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Gay Pride Book: Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's - the Novel That Saved My Life

Jamie Brickhouse | Posted 06.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Jamie Brickhouse

It showed me an adult life that was about parties and friends and sex and sparkling wit and messiness and creativity and longing for something outside of convention. It gave me the insatiable appetite to reach beyond my circumstances. It gave me a vista of what kind of life was possible for a homosexual like me.

Top 5 Fictional Characters I Wish Were My Best Friends During a Break Up

Meira Bienstock | Posted 06.04.2014 | Books
Meira Bienstock

The realization has occurred; the relationship is over. Your mind is clouded with cobwebs from smashed love and a shattered heart, and all you need is advice from someone.

The 'Bada Bing' of a Novel

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 05.31.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Popular culture references can be a shorthand way of conveying vivid images. In their own unique way, they can enrich the read, if they're not over-used. Incorporating the names of people, products, films and television shows within the story can bring immediacy to the narrative.

WATCH: 9 Decor Lessons From Holly Golightly's Apartment

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 05.04.2013 | HuffPost Home

Lesson #1: Traditional couches are for unimaginative people.

Capote Manuscript Sells For HOW Much?!

AP | Posted 06.26.2013 | Books

AMHERST, N.H. — Truman Capote's 1958 typed manuscript of "Breakfast at Tiffany's" with the author's handwritten edits has sold for about $306,00...

Soothing Away Stress In The Big Mango

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

These spas are some of the city's best. Sightsee and shop in the morning, lunch lightly, and in the afternoon retreat to a spa for a perfect Bangkok day.

No More 'Breakfast At Tiffany's'

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.15.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — There'll be no more breakfast on Broadway. Producers of the latest stage adaptation of Truman Capote's classic 1958 story "Breakfast...

Rachel Zoe Is So Superficial She's Profound

Caroline Presno | Posted 06.12.2013 | Style
Caroline Presno

Until Rachel Zoe, I had never witnessed someone having a true peak experience over clothes and accessories. Characterized by overwhelming joy, rapture, and oneness with the universe, peak experiences are the aha moments of life.

Some Plays

James Franco | Posted 06.10.2013 | Entertainment
James Franco

Lucky Guy is a tribute to the late Nora Ephron. The performers say at least 50 percent of their lines directly to the audience, so it becomes a case of telling rather than showing. I didn't find this to be a fault as much as a device that altered the theatrical form.

Cultural-Catch-Up: April 2013

Jill Lynne | Posted 06.02.2013 | Entertainment
Jill Lynne

NYC is indeed a cultural wonderland and a la Lewis Carol's Alice, I am indeed Jill Lynne -In-Wonderland.

Now You Can Own A Piece Of 'Breakfast At Tiffany's'

AP | LYNNE TUOHY | Posted 06.01.2013 | Entertainment

CONCORD, N.H. — Truman Capote's 1958 typed manuscript of "Breakfast at Tiffany's" is rife with the author's handwritten edits – most notab...

Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Dog's Dinner

Rex Reed | Posted 05.29.2013 | Arts
Rex Reed

With no trajectory, it's an evening about people saying things -- words strung together to form an empty, silly, and meandering narrative. Nothing works. It's a musical with all the song cues and no tunes.

Hands on a Hardbody

Rex Reed | Posted 05.28.2013 | Arts
Rex Reed

Don't go to Hands on a Hardbody, the new musical at the Brooks Atkinson imported from a critically praised run in California, expecting titillation (the hardbody is a red pickup truck) or a revelation in contemporary musical scoring.

It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman'

Ken Fallin | Posted 05.22.2013 | Arts
Ken Fallin

I loved comics as a boy. Drawing comic book characters always intrigued me, and Superman was a favorite.

Breakfast at Tiffany's: Holly Goes Lightly

Danny Groner | Posted 05.21.2013 | New York
Danny Groner

This production misses the mark because it emphasizes the wrong sets of emotions. In a dark, noir-like setting, Holly gets wrapped up in the nightlife. Fred gets lost in the shuffle. But you never feel that either of them is comfortable in their own skin.

'A Lackluster Story And Overly Fancy Direction'

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 03.21.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- If the cat is a potent symbol in the story of "Breakfast at Tiffany's," so too is it one in the new play version that has landed on Broadw...

First Nighter: Emilia Clarke Does Holly Golightly in Stage Breakfast at Tiffany's

David Finkle | Posted 05.20.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

In the new production of Capote's adored Breakfast at Tiffany's at the Cort, Emilia Clarke, of Game of Thrones, is no long and skinny drink of water, but she's undeniably darkly beautiful.

What's It Like To Play Holly Golightly?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Emilia Clarke was auditioning to play one of America's most iconic heroines and wanted to impress. Her first scene required her to bi...

No Tiaras For Broadway's 'Breakfast At Tiffany's'

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — The Holly Golightly who has shown up on Broadway isn't wearing oversized Wayfarer-style sunglasses, tiaras, big hats, a pink cocktail...

Spring Is Here! B'Way Producers Talk About Their Shows

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.18.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Speaking of back to Broadway -- Bette Midler is coming. I've been waiting for years, and now she is coming. Midler is starring in one of three one-woman shows on the Great White Way this season.

Training a Cat Actor for Broadway? Better Understand the Peculiar World of Feline Motivation

Anna Jane Grossman | Posted 05.07.2013 | New York
Anna Jane Grossman

Training is just a game of finding a creature's motivation and then delivering it wisely. What makes cats notoriously difficult to train is the complexity of their reward systems. They're usually not as motivated by the two big things we use to train dogs: food and human attention.

How to Rock a LBD (Little Black Dress) With a Mom Body

Linda Wolff | Posted 05.01.2013 | Style
Linda Wolff

I love wearing dresses. They are a little more forgiving than pants, especially if you're curvy like me. And there is nothing like the Little Black Dress (LBD). It's every woman's secret weapon.

PHOTOS: These Truman Capote Reissues Are Awesome

Posted 02.11.2013 | Books

Random House's Modern Library came out with a new series reissues for some of Truman Capote's classic works. We talked to the designer, Eric White, to...

Capote's Beloved Masterpiece Heads To The Stage

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 10.11.2012 | Arts

The Tony Award winning playwright Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out, The Violet Hour) has adapted Truman Capote’s revered 1958 novella "Breakfast at Ti...

Audrey Hepburn Is Beachy Chic

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 10.07.2012 | Style

We'll always think of Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly, wearing a demure LBD with a strand of pearls around her neck. Although the style icon popular...