This doesn't come from me, mind you.
I don't even have a chia pet.
But actor Joe Pantoliano says in his new book that when he got depressed, he started accumulating dogs and found that smooching with the pooches was a delightful and safe act of affection.
In her new book, Seriously...I'm Kidding, Ellen DeGeneres reveals what it was like to be a judge on American Idol for a short but concentrated period of time.
First of all, she writes, "Ryan is truly a workaholic. He never stops."
Ellen jokingly adds that during commercials, Ryan runs arou ... More >>
The new issue of Gay City News has Dean Wrzeszcz's thoughtful and appreciative review of my new book.
(Have I told you I have a new book? No? Gosh, what a lapse. Well, yeah, I have one, lol.)
He refers to my "wide ranging dexterity" and says "There's something for everyone in Musto's compil ... More >>
You can't walk down the street in New York City today without running into one of the city's myriad restaurants-on-wheels as the food truck craze has taken over most major cities in America. So obviously, a guide to these street eats had to have been written. Heather Shouse has just release ... More >>
Yes, David Mamet himself drew this cartoon for Tablet Magazine.
David Mamet, of course, is the Pulitzer-Prize-winning playwright who penned such dramas as Glengarry Glen Ross and Speed-the-Plow, but has also written Torah commentary, and a novel about the lynching of Leo Frank in Marietta, G ... More >>
Christmas 1962. Noel Coward was having a star-studded house party in wonderfully neutral Switzerland.
After dinner, the double pianos were enchantingly taken over by Coward and Kay Thompson (you know, Liza's godmother; the fab woman who wrote Eloise and sang "Think Pink" in Funny Face).
So says Alan Downs, Ph.D in his new book, The Velvet Rage: Overcoming The Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man's World.
Writes Debbie Downer Downs, "Our houses become showplaces that elicit kudos from all who enter.
The New York Times Book Review for October 17, 2010 features Great House author Nicole Krauss on its cover. The book, her highly anticipated third novel and the follow-up to The History of Love, is reviewed by Rebecca Newberger Goldstein in an article entitled "Hearts Full of Sorrow," teased ... More >>
In her new book titled "Confessions of a Prairie Bitch," Little House's Nellie Oleson, Alison Arngrim, talks about how inspiringly close she and costar Melissa Gilbert were--and still are!
But it was Melissa Sue Anderson who was the bad fairy on the prairie.
The Girls' Guide to Rocking, the new super-primer/covert punk-rock educator/best friend of a book by SOTC buddy Jessica Hopper, is actually a lot of books at once. It's a polemic (girls should rock), a how-to with a sneaky DIY slant (girls should do it themselves), and a covert good-taste rec ... More >>
"I was interested to learn that New York Times Cost of Living columnist M. P. Dunleavy enjoyed 'occasional anal sex' during her last long-term relationship." Us too, and if literary dames turn you on, you may be intrigued by Paula Derrow's review of Meredith Bryan's Behind The Bedroom Door: Getting ... More >>