Photo: “Glop” By Gabrielle Moss Image 1of/2 Caption Close Image 1 of 2 “Glop,” the new “Goop” parody book by Gabrielle Moss (Dey St., $19.99), offers articles like” “How to find locally sourced, sustainable karaoke,” “Use crystals to distract from the so-called ‘realities’ of aging,” and “Everyday basics that cost …

Entertainment Guide Nightlife Josephine County • ALIBI TAVERN, 1220 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-2854. Saturdays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover. • ART’S RED GARTER, 126 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-4222. Dec. 2-3, The Rockets, rock, 9 p.m.- 1 a.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover. • BOHEMIAN …

Carlos Castilla/Shutterstock Karaoke is the most earnest form of performance. You can test this. When someone takes the stage and sings an ironic song or a jokey song—Tenacious D, for instance—the performance flops. Transparently populist appeals to current chart-toppers flop. Excessively good singing flops when it’s bloodless, when there’s no …