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Christopher Isherwood

Dobbin and Kitty Ride Again

Mark Simpson | Posted 11.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Mark Simpson

In Katherine Bucknell's The Animals, a collection of letters between the famous British-born novelist Christopher Isherwood and his lover, the American portrait artist Don Bachardy, love speaks in animal tongues. Cloying Beatrix Potter animal tongues.

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.

How Don Bachardy and Christopher Isherwood's Love Story Made It to the Big Screen

Guido Santi | Posted 05.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Guido Santi

The reels had been stored for years in a cabinet in his bedroom facing the ocean. I did not have much of an expectation about the film but when the projector started rolling, I quickly realized the enormity of what I was watching.

CultureZohn: I Spent New Year's Eve With Richard Burton

Patricia Zohn | Posted 03.12.2013 | Books
Patricia Zohn

It had taken all fall to try to set this up -- and I even had to take a back seat to Lindsay Lohan. But it was worth the wait. Richard Burton was the kind of man I had always imagined for whom one could throw everything over. We all get crushes on movie stars and rock stars but Burton was something unique.

Gay Literary Icon in Winter

Lew Whittington | Posted 02.17.2013 | Books
Lew Whittington

Katherine Bucknell expertly positions Christopher Isherwood's private papers and private life vis-à-vis his place as a gay literary giant and restores his diaries as unique literary archives.

Reading Christianity in the Age of Glenn Beck

Suzanne Morrison | Posted 10.17.2011 | Books
Suzanne Morrison

When it comes to buying Christian works, and I don't mean just liberal-approved Christian books like Lit, I often buy them online. Why? Well, because I'm embarrassed.

Literary Love Letters To Los Angeles

Posted 09.07.2011 | Books

From Flavorwire: A while back we did a post on literary love letters to NYC, but we knew at some point we should honor the entertainment capital of...

Coming Of Age Under The Third Reich: Films On The Loss Of Innocence

George Heymont | Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Every hour of every day someone, somewhere, suffers a life-changing loss of innocence. Whether it occurs while watching the news or at gunpoint, wheth...

A Portrait of the Artist as an Artist's Model: My Sessions With Don Bachardy

Lisa Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Adams

Out of the blue I was contacted by the model booking agent for Don Bachardy, to sit for none other than the venerable portrait master himself--a man w...

DVDs: Life on Mars, A Single Man and The Crazies

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

If for some reason you haven't watched the acclaimed UK original Life On Mars, it's all gathered together in one neat package with audio commentary, behind the scenes documentaries and more.

Homo-Harlem: Learning How to be Gay from Movies

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michael Henry Adams

Yesterday, I saw the season's gay hit move of the summer, Sex in the City II, which has received such bad reviews, but my friends and I quite enjoyed ...

The Scottsboro Boys: New Kander-Ebb Musical, Old Kander-Ebb Formula

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Time was, audiences went to musicals--more often called musical comedies then--to see famous entertainers sing great songs written by first-rate lyric...

A Single Man: The Cinema of Beautiful Death

Dan Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Siegel

Too bad A Single Man was overlooked as an Oscar best picture contender. This movie deserves your viewing for Firth's magnificent performance in a wrenching yet life affirming story of love and loss.

Nicholas Hoult of A Single Man: About a Boy Who's Become a Man -- With Oscar Prospects!

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

For most of us in America it's startling not only to see the physical change to manhood in Nicholas Hoult, but to remark how intriguing and comparable his roles are in About A Boy and A Single Man.

The Beautiful and the Buzzed

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

A Single Man, from Gucci-designer-turned-director Tom Ford, gets it spectacularly right.

Toronto Film Fest Day 6: Mild Disappointment, Happy Success and a Hero

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The strength of designer Tom Ford's film, A Single Man, is not some flashy or gorgeous visual style but the acting. Ford brought out an award-winning performance from Colin Firth.