Browsing: The Movies, Part II

November-December 2015

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EARLIER THIS YEAR, my film programming colleagues and I at Frameline—the San Francisco International lgbtq Film Festival—met to begin the always agonizing process of selecting our favorites from several…More

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Brush Fires in the Social Landscape is a twentieth-anniversary expanded and redesigned edition of a monograph with the same title published in 1994 by Aperture #137. Wojnarowicz had been in talks with Aperture’s editors about publishing a book of his work, but he died of AIDS in July 1992 before the project was completed.

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Davenport-Hines, a British historian and biographer, gives little space to economic theory. Yet there is a subtle case about economics to be made. What makes a great economist? asks the author.

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IF YOU WERE to ask a teenage boy what he thought of a movie that was nearly devoid of women characters and was instead filled with muscular, handsome men…More

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I Left It on the Mountain: A Memoir by Kevin Sessums St. Martin’s Press. 272 pages, $25.99 “HAVE YOU fucked the angel?” asks Hugh Jackman in the opening…More

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RUPERT BROOKE is one of those figures who continually haunt the periphery of literature, a figure of myth and uncertainty. Chief among his attributes is that he is forever linked with the generation of English poets who perished in World War I.

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Baldwin first came to the attention of a large public in 1949 with the publication of his second novel, Giovanni’s Room, about a white man’s same-sex adventures in France.

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Reviews of Adam Lambert’s album: The Original High, and the books: Cultural Encyclopedia of the Penis, Living Large: Wilna Hervey and Nan Mason, and Smash Cut.

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Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks Edited by Dieter Buchhart and Tricia Laughlin Bloom Skira Rizzoli Publications/Brooklyn Museum, 246 pages, $50. THERE’S A UNIQUE POWER in the raw, organic evidence…More