Category: BLOGS

NEEDLES AND PINS

NEEDLES AND PINS

[ 0 ] April 3, 2013

 PINS AND NEEDLES ~ by joel martens, editor in chief ~ As I write this, I feel like I’m standing on them. Like you, I am waiting to hear what the Supreme Court will say. At one moment I am hopeful and the next, lost in my cynicism regarding the ability of the human race […]

RIDE BABY RIDE

RIDE BABY RIDE

[ 0 ] March 7, 2013

~ by joel martens, editor in chief ~ If you use the party calendar as your marker, then it absolutely has begun. White Party Palm Springs 2013 is upon us and it starts the Spring/Summer season of fun-in-the-sun big parties, beginning Friday, March 29. It’s one of the “biggies” in the international gay event scene […]

IT'S MY PLEASURE

IT’S MY PLEASURE

[ 0 ] February 11, 2013

~ by Joel Martens, Editor in Chief ~ “I’d rather regret the things I have done, than the things that I haven’t.” —Lucille Ball The temptation in February for me is to let my cynical side run rampant. It’s a month laden with implicit rules and undertones about love and relationships.  The pressure to “be […]

REFLECTION

REFLECTION

[ 0 ] January 10, 2013

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” From Apology; Plato’s famous account of the trial and death of Socrates. ~ by joel martens, editor in chief ~ We have entered a new year. It seems the perfect time to reflect and look back at what one has done over its course. Hindsight can be a […]

THERE IS NO DENYING IT...

THERE IS NO DENYING IT…

[ 0 ] December 4, 2012

IT’S OFFICIALLY THE HOLIDAY SEASON! My first official holiday event for this year has happened. It has become the match that sets the holiday fires ablaze for me. I attended the annual Who-extravaganza that is Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas at San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre just a few days ago. Seriously, who […]

FOOD AND WINE, FALL, ELECTIONS AND GIVING THANKS

FOOD AND WINE, FALL, ELECTIONS AND GIVING THANKS

[ 0 ] October 31, 2012

~joel martens, editor November always makes me think about the songs I sang in grade school like, “Over the river and through the woods…” “Oh the weather outside is frightful…” making me think of warm rich foods, hot cider and the abundance of holiday meals soon to come. Oh, and lest I forget… the coming […]

LIVE LONG AND PROSPER...

LIVE LONG AND PROSPER…

[ 0 ] August 31, 2012

  AND STEP UP! Another  edition in the bag—lordy, how the heck did we get to September again already? This has been a personal favorite for me to put together, because I had the honor of interviewing a man that has been a part of my experience since he first piloted me through the stars […]

DO NOT CALL ME A CHICKEN

DO NOT CALL ME A CHICKEN

[ 0 ] August 10, 2012

  Who knew a chicken could cause such a stir?  A certain restaurant chain owner, has found himself in the deep fryer of controversy and I have to admit, I find the situation a little humorous.  Really Mr. Cathy are you going to whine about “the gays” picking a bone with you for what you […]

So Much  To Be  Proud Of…

So Much To Be Proud Of…

[ 0 ] July 25, 2012

We have completed another seasonal circle… Summer is here again and it promises to be a typical SoCal July full of sunshine and fun, with a myriad of potential  activities—the list long with many choices! We have so much to be grateful for and in many ways this year has been a banner one for […]

FIVE IS A MILESTONE

FIVE IS A MILESTONE

[ 0 ] June 7, 2012

  It’s been five years for The Rage Monthly and in that time we have covered a lot of ground. When I took over as editor nearly two years ago, I didn’t really have the context to understand all that had been accomplished—but I am grasping the bounty every day. There are so many great […]

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