Margaret Whiting

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    The Night I Dressed Like A Lobster

    Some time in the weightless '80s, I had a birthday bash at a St. Marks Place boite named Bananas. And it was bananas all right. The zany crowd consisted of drag queens, singer Margaret Whiting, ex porn star Jack Wrangler, new personality Ricki Lake, actress Bridget Fonda, playwright Christopher Du ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    The Ultimate Gay YouTube Collection

    You don't have to be gay to enjoy the staggeringly entertaining and wildly campy clips I've compiled for you, but it helps. Simply click on the links and you'll see: Joan Crawford/Cyd Charisse, "Two Faced Woman" (narrated by Debbie Reynolds, of course). This defies description. Must be seen to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    "Dubbing Through The Decades" Video Expanded And Improved!

    I recently posted a YouTube video of clips showing who dubbed the singing voices for various screen icons so they could sound as hot as they looked. It was eye- and ear-opening, a vastly entertaining glimpse into Hollywood magic-making that you cineastes adored. Well, by popular demand, the person ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Photos Of Me With Fabulous Celebs!

    :​It's Norma Desmond time. I've been going through my inventory and finding lots of instances were I stuck my face in photos with celebrities at various parties (often when they were hosting bashes for me or vice versa). Humor me and enjoy these images of yours truly with: *Liberace (above ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 5, 2011

    Octogenarian Showstopper Rules New York!

    Revived: Marilyn Maye and Sally Kellerman. Clubs aren't dead yet, either.

  • Film

    August 12, 2008
  • Film

    June 3, 2008

    Newfest Turns 20

    Featuring the Voice's very own Michael Musto—and Karl Rove!

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2008

    Formerly Gay Porn Star Ready For One More Closeup

    Usually I scream bloody murder when a gay man marries a woman, but when Jack Wrangler hooked up with Margaret Whiting all those years ago, I thought, "Well, maybe." She was 55, he was 33. She was a classic, old-style singer, he was a once-raunchy porn star. She was a woman, he was a gay. But they bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2008
  • Columns

    March 13, 2007

    Anchors a-Gay

    Straight talk from CNN's Roberts about his molester—but not a word about his boyfriend

  • Columns

    December 12, 2006
  • Music

    May 14, 2002

    Fetishizing the LP

    Verve Miniaturizes 20 Old Albums

  • People

    May 7, 2002