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Gore Vidal the Best Man

Broadway Will Go Dark For Vidal

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 10.01.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — Broadway theaters will dim their marquee lights on Friday night in memory of Gore Vidal and the cast of his play "The Best Man" will ...

My Conversation with Gore Vidal (Video)

Dusty Wright | Posted 10.01.2012 | Books
Dusty Wright

I had the good fortune of sitting with Gore on several occasions these past few years. This is one of my favorite sit-downs with him.

Jennifer Aniston Leaves New York (But She's Still Got Justin Theroux)..

Liz Smith | Posted 06.23.2012 | Home
Liz Smith

She found, to her disappointment, the paparazzi are as intrusive in NYC as in LA. Oh, well. I still think she should try her hand onstage. I continue to stir the tea leaves.

After 3 Decades, 'Evita's Back

Posted 04.02.2012 | Home


The Best Man: Democracy in Action

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 06.02.2012 | Home
Wilborn Hampton

When Gore Vidal's The Best Man opened in 1960, JFK and LBJ were slugging it out for the Democratic presidential nomination. Half a century later, Michael Wilson's riveting revival is a timely reminder that in politics, the more things change the more they stay the same.

Rick Santorum Ruins The Best Man

Chris Kelly | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics
Chris Kelly

Maybe you're haunted by your brushes with birth control, maybe you're not. But we must have done something wrong -- as people, as a generation, as a nation -- to have to go through this hell again. Endlessly.