Saturday, February 13, 2016
We're in full San Francisco mode over here tonight, so decided to watch "Vertigo" for the first time tonight, also as part of addressing my Hitchcock blindspot. Enjoyed it -- and found Kim Novak to be utterly mesmerizing. But I'd hardly call it the best film of all time -- as the British Film Institute did -- or even one of the best. (Am wondering if it's even his best. I think Midge needs her own film.) Plan to watch "Rebecca" next.
What's YOUR recommendation?
Posted by Kenneth M. Walsh at 1:32 AM
Friday, February 12, 2016
How many people does it take to change a light bulb in New York City? Twenty. One to change the bulb, and 19 to tell you how much better the city used to be back in the day. Read HERE.
A weekly look at what's making news in the free gay mags:
Next: "Degrassi" alum and Broadway leading man Jake Epstein stars as a closeted bro in "Straight" / Read HERE.
An Education on Higher Learning Homophobia: A Gay Professor Looks Back in an Excerpt From His Memoir, "Office Hours" / Read HERE.
Matthew Griffin’s debut novel delivers a searing portrait of an elderly gay couple./ Read HERE.
Guy (Ft. Lauderdale): Daniel Guillen and Reinier Yero cover the #SignleVSTaken issue / Read HERE.
If you're single this Valentine's Day, you might be interested in An Abbreviated History of Male Self-Pleasure HERE.
QX (London): Hang out at home with Gina & Courtney HERE.
Metro Weekly (D.C.): Joel Grey and Alan Cumming have a surprising amount in common / Read HERE.
Get Out!: Frankie Grande looks more like a tall to me / Read HERE.
The Fight (L.A.): "WeHo Party Boys" brings sexy sizzle to Santa Monica Boulevard in new burlesque show / Read HERE.
MetroSource: We’ve read about him growing up in a madhouse and battling with addiction. Now Augusten Burroughs is back to continue his story, with his craziest challenge yet: finding a functional relationship / Read HERE.
Cybersocket (L.A.): The sex issue looks rather punishing ... / Read HERE.
I'm not happy with Sirius-XM's decision to shutter OutQ. But I will say that Radio Andy's "Sandyland" is an unexpected treat from the fallout. Girl sings over records, incoherently reads articles from newspapers and does zero research on any her guests, yet somehow it's always a little bit of magic. You remember what I'm talking about ...