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10 Reasons I Love "Batman"

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 11.18.2014 | Media
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

"Batman" aired on ABC from 1966 to 1968. There were 120 episodes. Finally "Batman: The Complete TV Series" has been released on DVD. Here's 10 reasons I Love "Batman."

First Nighter: Rude Mechs Live Down to Their Name With Stop Hitting Yourself

David Finkle | Posted 03.29.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Before I get to an outright pan of the immoderately irritating Stop Hitting Yourself -- created by Austin's Rude Mechs and now squatting in the Lincoln Center Theater at the Claire Tow -- I'll offer unmitigated praise for the enterprise's one big plus.

Liberace's Ex-Lover Sentenced To Prison

AP | Posted 01.24.2014 | Celebrity

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A former lover of Liberace who was the subject of an HBO film on the pianist's life has been sentenced to eight to 20 years in a N...

Some Celebrities Are So Big, They Don't Need A Last Name

Posted 12.11.2013 | Celebrity

Madonna, Beyonce, Elvis -- what do these huge stars have in common besides talent? The fact that every single person knows who they are by first name ...

Emmys Book Elton John For Liberace Tribute

AP | Posted 11.09.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES — Elton John is about to do something he's never done: Perform live at the Emmy Awards. The television academy announced Monday tha...

PHOTOS: Liberace's Mansion Sold For Surprising Price

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 08.27.2013 | HuffPost Home

Liberace's Las Vegas mansion has finally sold and the buyer is supposedly a HUGE fan of the performer. According to Get Surrey, the nearly 15,000-s...

Politicians Have Not Been the Leaders of the Gay Rights Movement

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 08.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Joan E. Dowlin

We were compared to drug addicts and the mentally ill. We were even preached to that God hates us. Is it any wonder we were all in the closet back then?

How You Can Live Like Liberace

AP | Posted 06.26.2013 | HuffPost Home

LAS VEGAS -- A Las Vegas mansion that once belonged to Liberace and ultimately landed in the hands of a bank is now listed for half a million dollars,...

Michael Douglas Liberates as Liberace

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 07.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

Michael Douglas' performance as Liberace is vital, revealing what is possible beyond fear of loss, fear of emasculation or fear of death. Maybe soon we'll see more leading men playing emotionally diverse roles and more films about women and gender-nonconforming people.

Stars in Heaven Still Shining

James Van Praagh | Posted 07.24.2013 | Entertainment
James Van Praagh

Liberace, Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland and Barbara Walters are just a few of the stars I discussed the other day during my delightful interview with one of the brashest woman in show business, Joy Behar, known mostly for being the longest survivor on the gab-fest The View.

HBO Films Shine in Cannes

Annette Insdorf | Posted 07.26.2013 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

Now that the Cannes Film Festival is drawing to a close, it's clear that HBO has grown into a major film-making force beyond the small screen.

Maureen Ryan

What Is Up With Rob Lowe's Face? The Actor On His Crazy 'Candelabra' Role

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 05.25.2013 | TV

Rob Lowe thought the script for "Behind the Candelabra" was great and he jumped at the chance to work with stars Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, who p...

Film With 10-Minute Long Lesbian Sex Scene Is Talk Of Cannes Film Festival

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 05.24.2013 | Gay Voices

The 66th Cannes Film Festival ends this weekend, but not before closing with some controversy, this time involving a lengthy lesbian sex scene. "B...

Was Liberace A Good Pianist?

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 05.23.2013 | Arts

By J. Bryan Lowder Was Liberace really that great of a piano man? Claudette Barius/HBO In Behind the Candelabra, the first time we encounter...

Review, Behind the Candelabra: Brilliant Michael Douglas, Kitsch and Depth

Caryn James | Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment
Caryn James

Despite the earnest pr spin surrounding it, Behind the Candelabra invites us to laugh at -- not always with -- the grinning, gaudy Vegas spectacle that is Liberace.

Michael Douglas Dazzles As Liberace

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The idea of Michael Douglas playing Liberace might seem nearly as outrageous as Liberace himself. Liberace, forever hailed as Mr. Sh...

Lovers of the Rich and Famous: Scott Thorson

Mark Adnum | Posted 05.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Mark Adnum

Now that Streisand's Oscars appearance has passed, attention can turn to Behind the Candelabra, Steven Soderbergh's HBO telemovie starring Michael Douglas as Liberace, and Matt Damon as Scott Thorson.

The One Thing Matt Damon Wishes His Wife Hadn't Seen While Filming Liberace Film

Posted 03.07.2013 | Gay Voices

In the first official promotional photo for "Behind the Candelabra," Michael Douglas and Matt Damon look almost unrecognizable as Liberace and his lov...

Like You've Never Seen Them

ew.com | Posted 03.07.2013 | Entertainment

Yes, that really is Michael Douglas and Matt Damon under the prosthetic makeup, wigs, and crystal-trimmed suits...

Movie Review: Side Effects

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.07.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Dear Steven Soderbergh: Please don't stop making movies. Your name is high on the list of filmmakers whose careers I'm thankful have coincided with my career as a movie critic. And Side Effects is further proof that you are at the height of your powers as a filmmaker.

Matt Damon's New Movie Is 'La Cage Aux Folles' On Steroids, Jokes Director

Posted 01.25.2013 | Gay Voices

Director Steven Soderbergh spoke at length about Hollywood's early dismissal of his latest project, "Behind the Candelabra." Earlier this month, S...

Liberace Biopic Deemed 'Too Gay' For The Big Screen, Director Claims

Posted 01.06.2013 | Gay Voices

"Brokeback Mountain" and "Milk" may have captivated audiences and swept award shows in recent years, but it seems Hollywood still has some reservation...

Tom Cruise Will Be Great As 'Jack Reacher'

Liz Smith | Posted 11.10.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

I can't wait to see Tom Cruise at Christmas playing my hero, Lee Child's vigilante "Jack Reacher." Mr. Child's books have a champion he dreamed up in readable novel after novel.

Dog Ears Music: Born in May Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.04.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by André 3000, Tammy Wynette, Bob Seger (& The Silver Bullet Band), Young M.C. and more.

WATCH: Which Celeb's Lover Claims To Have Had An Affair With Michael Jackson?

Posted 05.02.2012 | Gay Voices

Liberace's lover Scott Thorson has come forward with shocking claims he had an affair with Michael Jackson. As Entertainment Tonight is reporting,...