There is more than one artist with this name: 1. The Stranger is Leyland Kirby (a.k.a. The Caretaker and V/Vm) 2. The Stranger is an alternative weekly newspaper in Seattle, Washington, USA which features Dan Savage's sex advice column Savage Love and a podcast version called Savage Lovecast. 3. The Stranger is a recently re-united garage/punk/rockabilly group from Chicago, IL - featuring members of Deal's Gone Bad and The Peelers.