Jim Parsons

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    Did Beck's Band (and Hat) Upstage Him on SNL?

    We all get by with a little help from our friends, but surprise cameos during the musical guest performances on Saturday Night Live don't happen all too frequently. The Imagine Dragons/Kendrick Lamar reprise was a welcome one when they played SNL last month, and that had more to do with Kendrick sav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Everything Went Wrong At The Emmys

    That's the thesis of The Wrap's Tim Molloy, who questioned some of the choices made in the envelopes--and in the telecast itself--last night. For example, Molloy thinks it was weird to pick Two And a Half Men's Jon Cryer as Best Actor in a Comedy over candidates like Don Cheadle, Alec Baldwin, and ... More >>

  • Theater

    June 20, 2012

    Harvey: Cheers for Booze

    Fueled by alcohol, Mary Chase's classic comedy shows its enduring charm

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    Jim Parsons And A 6'3" Rabbit In Harvey: My Review

    Harvey is Mary Chase's 1944 play about the need for companionship and the power of the imagination to combat banality. Elwood P. Dowd is a man who has checked out of reality and opted for pleasantness, hanging out--at bars and other places--with a tall "pooka" in the form of an affable rabbit named ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Gay Celebs Come Out Quietly These Days

    If they come out at all. Gone are the days of "Yep, I'm Gay!" magazine covers and grand-scale declarations. Michelangelo Signorile explains that today's gays open the closet door via a casual comment on their blog or a quickie mention in an interview. Why do it like that?

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    Jim Parsons Has Come Out!

    In Broadway's revival of Harvey, Jim Parsons plays a guy who pals around with an invisible rabbit. Well, he's finally addressed the invisible elephant in the room too.

  • Voice Choices

    May 16, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    The Normal Heart Film Casting Is Intriguing But Bizarre

    ​Ryan Murphy is putting together a stellar cast for the long awaited screen version of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, about the struggle to get recognition for AIDS as it devastated the gay community in the early days. Julia Roberts will play the lady doctor who nails the big boys with rage ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 12, 2011

    Cheyenne Jackson Discusses His Future On Glee--And Getting Checked Out At The Gym

    He acts, he sings, and he even talks—with me! By Michael Musto

  • Theater

    May 18, 2011

    The 2011 Obie Awards Winners List

    The best of the Off-Broadway season

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    I Met The New Me!

    ​Isn't he special? He's Nicholas Gumas, one of the LGBT scholarship winners honored at Live Out Loud, Monday night's benefit at the TimesCenter, which raised $250,000 for their programs and activities. Nicholas is whip-smart, gave a great speech, and is much better dressed than me. Well, he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    AIDS Drama Brings Out The Big Names

    ​The Broadway revival of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, about the early days of the AIDS crisis, is a powerhouse which I'll tell you more about on Thursday night when it officially opens. Meanwhile, let me recap last night's reception at the theater, where I mixed with various cast members ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Emmy Nominees Include The Family Guy, Ernest Borgnine; Jon & Kate Snubbed

    Emmy-nominated The Family Guy featuring Emmy-nominated Seth MacFarlane. For us the joy of the Emmy Nominations, announced this morning, is in the less-well-known categories. We see that there are only two shows, for instance, up for Outstanding Children's Nonfiction Program: Grandpa, Do You Know ... More >>