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Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Plus - Your Thoughts and Comments

You guys know he is a writer, right? As in fiction? (1) I never scream, (2) I never go in his man cave (the floor really is littered with empty whiskey bottles), (3) Dick Clark was never stoned (blasphemy!), (4) I can’t pronounce “objectification”...
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Thursday, July 16th, 2015

With Special Appearances by Hugh Hefner, Kid Rock, Donald Trump

The flag was actually stolen from the Playboy Club in Chicago by a stoned DJ (well, they all were in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, even Dick Clark) and presented to my father, the general manager of WGLD-FM...
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Friday, June 5th, 2015

Leslie Kolovich Gets Up Close and Personal

As I reevaluate my path, realizing how precious each breath really is, I want to make sure my contributions to life are good...
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Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Plus Our Cover Model Cheech at the Beach

Thanks to all the good folks that contributed to this issue’s cover story (“30 Things We Love About 30A"). I had a few of my own, but some people (I’m talking to you, Bruce Collier and Nikki Hedrick) apparently didn’t get the “submit one thing” email...
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Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Beachcomber Writers - Get Ready to Be Happy

Speaking of pennies, I’m implementing a new pay scale for the writers based on the Spotify model. No more of this 15-20 cents a word bullsh—er, nonsense. Effective with the next issue, for every click-through of one of your masterpieces on our Web site, you will receive a very generous 1/100 of a penny...
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Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Plus - Why Shannon Ireland Loves The Beachcomber

Beachcomber Editor Chris Manson, Contributing Editor Bruce Collier and Brew Review writer Joni Williams at the recent grand opening of ABC Fine Wine & Spirits in Destin. All of whom look a little wobbly….
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Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Plus - Contributor Seleta Hayes Howard

After their initial disappointment, I won them over by informing them I would pay my way by playing for tips in Downtown Music City...
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Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Plus Kind Words from Oli Petit

Of course, I had a crappy job back then, which did little to discourage me and my co-workers from drinking crappy wine after clocking out. Now that I’ve moved up in the world, I’m ready for a glass of the good stuff. You should be, too. You’ve earned it if you’ve read this far...