It's 1982's The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas, which they show in seeming constant rotation at the HK gay country bar Flaming Saddles. Here's the cast: Burt Reynolds. Dolly Parton. Dom DeLuise. Jim Nabors. And some Broadway types.
If you're as old as I am, you remember the ancient urban myth that Jim Nabors had married Rock Hudson. Apparently, that whole thing started because the two were friends and also because someone once cracked, "If Rock Hudson married Gomer Pyle, he'd be Rock Pyle," nyuck nyuck. Well, it turns out Na ... More >>
The hookup meets the walk-up as far out as Tenth Avenue
Kurt Wagner, ringleader of Lambchop, stops to chat with me for a few minutes outside his tour van. He's in White Plains, on his way to Philly, and he has about a cigarette break's worth of time. Thankfully, he's as verbose and animated in conversation as he is muttering, inscrutable, and downright p ... More >>
Stranded by Oscar
Chatting with Legally Blonde's Orfeh. Plus: Outtakes from the urban-myth closet.