Browsing: Eccentricities

May-June 2014

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IN THE TV SERIES Queer as Folk, Emmett Honeycutt was everyone’s favorite Southern queen a decade ago. He was portrayed by Peter Paige, a multi-talented actor, writer, and producer. In…More

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“FRIENDS and acquaintances were going to the hospital in droves,” recalled Robert Gray in a recent interview, reflecting upon the situation for gay men in 1984. “I remember men…More

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You Might Be a Rednik  Now that the Putin regime in Russia is officially in bed with the U.S. evangelical movement, it’s time for a new coinage: the Rednik.…More

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Equal Partners in Ancient Times To the Editor: It’s a bit difficult to identify whether certain statements in Toby Johnson’s review (Jan.-Feb. 2014) of Gilles Herrada’s The Missing Myth: A…More

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Dallas Buyers Club is about a homophobic redneck electrician and part-time rodeo cowboy—based on a real guy named Ron Woodroof, brilliantly played by Matthew McConaughey—a drug addict who’s also a sex addict with a taste for orgies. 

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If Looking tells us anything about “the Zeitgeist,” it’s that Patrick and company freely resist the walking clichés that one has come to expect from prime-time TV.

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PETER HUJAR (1934­–1987) began as commercial photographer’s assistant, then shifted to the world of fashion before turning exclusively to fine art photography.

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Necessary Errors
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Necessary Errors by Caleb Crain Penguin. 472 pages, $16. THIS EXTENSIVE, detailed first novel follows a young American who’s spending a year in Czechoslovakia during 1990, the year…More

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