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Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Plus Your Thoughts and Comments, Call for Submissions

Which is why I’ve developed the Beachcomberland Citizenship Test, a simple written exam that will determine whether or not you have what it takes to live in our little slice of paradise. It’s not based on your income, race, sex, sexual preferences, religious beliefs or whether or not you like to listen to Nickelback...
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Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Best of the Emerald Coast - Muhammad Ali - Chris Carter - Glen David Andrews - Joe Fingas - and More

Good sense prevailed when Beachcomber Editor Chris Manson caught up with Anthony O’Shae— vocalist for the Beachcomber Music Awards winning band Continuum—at the Fort Walton Beach Landing during Billy Bowlegs weekend. Because neither of them dressed or talked like pirates...
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Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

LuLu's 1st, Plus Great New Music from Gileah, Bri Wehner, Astral Lite, Bill Garrett

...they’ve been great partners to our publication, helping to make your favorite FREE arts and entertainment tabloid (and my huge salary as Beachcomber editor) possible...
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Thursday, April 21st, 2016


Musician Pals Pay Tribute to the Great Man

...Mighty Merle’s set started just as the heavy rains came, and instead of everyone running for cover, every damn person in that crowd got up from their blankets and mud holes and stood right where they were and listened to every damn note that man sang...
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Thursday, April 7th, 2016
If you owe us a boatload of money, be creative. Don’t release an album of unreleased songs and sell it on late night TV. Willie Nelson did that decades ago. Don’t make a bunch of bad movies. Nicolas Cage did that recently, and he’s still doing it...
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Monday, March 14th, 2016
If you break the law, bear in mind that our jails are nowhere near the beaches, and you’ll have a crappy view as you’re being charged, transported, booked and belittled by our slow as hell working staff. There’s no live music unless you bring a harmonica...
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Thursday, February 25th, 2016
I grew up visiting Florida once a year every summer. Places like AJ’s—casual, crowded and turning out enormous platters of fish and shellfish—were part of this pudgy little Ohio boys’ introduction to the good life. AJ’s came through the fire because it was just meant to be...