George Varga was a music freelance writer for the Reader from 1976 until 1981, during which time he did a three-month stint as the Reader's events listings editor (“and hated every minute of it”).
Articles by George Varga
Reader writers and other friends remember Steve Esmedina.
Esmo’s phone manner was so hugger-mugger that I could be sitting four feet away and could not make out a single word. For all I could tell, he might have been laying fifty on a pony.
His short term as music writer for the San Diego Union
Perhaps the best tribute I can pay to Steve Esmedina, my departed compadre and fellow music critic, is that his legacy truly lives on. Today, 25 years after first having read his work in the ...