John Mellencamp

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2012

    Live 105's BFD: Jane's Addiction, Fun., and Garbage Get the Sun-Drenched Masses Moving

    Live 105's BFD, with Jane's Addiction, Garbage, Cake, fun., Neon Trees, and more Saturday, June 2, 2012 Shoreline Amphitheater Better than: Listening to Live 105 for 12 consecutive hours. True to its name, Live 105's BFD was a big fucking deal yet again this year. We're talking more than three doz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Kylie Minogue Makes Movie About Lesbian Werewolf; World Groans

    Since we have so many queer women in this fine city of ours, we figured we should probably just go ahead and throw this out there: Have any of you ever gotten so hot 'n' bothered after a make-out session that one of you started turning into a werewolf? No? Didn't think so. But that's the premise o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Cocktober Surprise: An Indecent Urinal Proposal

    It's okay! Andrew Miller is married! ‚ÄčThe Week In GayThe biggest news this week is the new term I learned: Cocktober!  Isn't that terrific?  How have I lived on this planet for multiple decades without ever referring to this month as Cocktober??It's adorable, I tell you. And you'll never ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Last Night: Deer Tick at The Independent

    Joseph SchellDeer TickJuly 1, 2009The IndependentBetter Than: Karaoke. Last night, Deer Tick started its mellow set with a slow crescendo that climaxed in a stage dive. "We're doing things a little differently tonight," declared handlebar mustachioed lead singer John McCauley, before launching into ... More >>

  • News

    July 9, 2008

    The Price of Failure

    Empty seats abound at Giants home games – and it's not just the team that's losing.

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2007

    2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Announced: Includes Madonna, Leonard Cohen and John "Douchebag" Mellencamp

    What is that dude's name anyway? John Cougar? John Cougar Mellencamp? Fuckin' make up your mind, 'cus I just bequeathed you the middle name of Douchebag. That's because this third-rate hack of an American singer/songwriter is included with next year's very worthy HOF class that includes Madonna and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2007

    LastNight: Bruce Springteen Turns Bouncer into Fangirl at Oracle Arena

    Photo courtesy of Flickr's Nigulat: Bruce Springsteen October 25, 2007 Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA Better than: John Mellencamp Download: John Stewart Dancing with Springsteen Truly the biggest sign that arena rock is long dead and gone is the fact that you can no longer find lighters with adjustab ... More >>

  • Music

    September 5, 2007

    From Oakland Blues to Big Singles

    Keyshia Cole could shine in the spotlight this fall

  • News

    June 27, 2007

    She Opened the Box

    An avid Net radio listener shares what she´d miss about the station that cracked her musical code

  • Summer Guide

    June 29, 2005

    Music Highlights

    Bands reunited, sock-stuffing legends, and chanteuses from Charo to Chaka? It could only mean summer sounds in the Bay Area!

  • News

    December 8, 2004

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of Wednesday, December12, 2004

  • Music

    August 4, 2004

    Songs of Freedom

    Perhaps the candidates running in the 2004 election could use some help selecting their campaign music

  • Music

    July 7, 2004

    Emo Money

    Now that emo's a cash cow, one of the genre's founding bands has reunited to milk it

  • Film

    June 30, 2004

    Soul Doubt

    Louis Schwartzberg aims for America's Heart, but mostly sticks to the surface

  • Music

    April 30, 2003

    Lisa Germano

    Lullaby for Liquid Pig

  • Culture

    March 26, 2003

    War on War Songs

    Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest

  • Music

    March 13, 2002

    Music Lesson

    At Noise Pop, Alex Chilton proves you can be a fucked-up rock star and survive

  • Calendar

    May 5, 1999
  • News

    November 25, 1998

    Moon Over Marin

    Paul Nave's championship proves fleeting

  • Music

    May 27, 1998
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    January 21, 1998
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    November 19, 1997
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    June 11, 1997
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    May 28, 1997
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    April 9, 1997
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