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Gore Vidal Dies

The Case Against Eulogizing Gore Vidal

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 08.03.2012 | Home

By David Greenberg De mortuis nihil nisi bonum: Of the dead say nothing unless it is kind. This is a good rule of thumb. Despite the temptation, it...

Gore Vidal and His Reading List for America

Michael Winship | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics
Michael Winship

I briefly interviewed Gore Vidal once. It was a little more than 30 years ago, at the end of a long day of filming in Los Angeles. I was working as writer and segment producer on an arts magazine pilot for public television.

How We Should Remember Gore Vidal

Christopher Bram | Posted 10.02.2012 | Books
Christopher Bram

I grew up on Gore Vidal. As a teenager in Virginia, I knew him first as a TV personality, then as an essayist and finally as a novelist. There was nobody else like him. On television he was unflappable. On the page he was startlingly funny, especially in his essays.

My Gore Vidal Days

Robert O. Green | Posted 10.01.2012 | Home
Robert O. Green

It's said that one shouldn't meet one's heroes, that their feet of clay will be exposed, their ugliness will come to the fore. But for me, that wasn't the case with Gore Vidal.

'The Best Man' Cast Reflects On Vidal

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 08.02.2012 | Home

The playwright, commentator, gadfly (a word that's skyrocketed in use these past hours), and public intellectual, Gore Vidal, died Tuesday at the age ...

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 ...

Hail and Farewell, Gore Vidal

Peter Z. Scheer | Posted 10.01.2012 | Books
Peter Z. Scheer

I don't feel sad for Gore Vidal today. He lived to 86 and he had the kind of life people ask Santa Claus for. It was not without hardship, loss or suffering, but he leaves behind great works and a million smiles. If anything, I feel sad for my country, which lost one of its truest patriots.

25 Things Gore Vidal Hated

Posted 08.01.2012 | Books

With Gore Vidal's death yesterday, we lost a major American iconoclast. Vidal was a man of many words, quite a few of them extremely negative. Writ...

In Remembrance: Gore Vidal's Caligula

Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts

Famed author author, playwright and commentator Gore Vidal passed away today at the age of 86. The sharp-tongued author, known for novels such as "Bur...

PHOTOS: Media Remembers Gore Vidal

Posted 08.01.2012 | Media

Gore Vidal passed away on Wednesday at the age of 86. The legendary author, playwright and political activist died of complications from pneumonia...

Gore Vidal's Most Notable Books

Posted 08.01.2012 | Books

Gore Vidal, who died today at age 86, wore many hats as a writer. Aside from eight plays and 14 screenplays, including contributions to the iconic "Be...

Remember Gore Vidal's Movie Work

Posted 08.01.2012 | Entertainment

Gore Vidal passed away on Tuesday at the age of 86 after succumbing to complications from pneumonia. Vidal was best known as an acclaimed author, play...

Gore Vidal Dead At 86

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 09.30.2012 | Books

In a world more to his liking, Gore Vidal might have been president, or even king. He had an aristocrat's bearing – tall, handsome and composed ...