At the opening night of Douglas Carter Beane's The Nance--with Nathan Lane as a gay Republican who does swishy stage acts in 1937--Jesse Tyler Ferguson of Modern Family fame happened to sit next to me. (Lucky him.) So I nanced him up for this week's column. You'll see what Jesse had to say about th ... More >>
A new “musical Commie-dy” could make both Reds and Red-staters feel less blue
I want to get married like I want to join the military
Eight playwrights whip gay marriage into a froth of fun
With a date of separation perfectly timed for Halloween, Kim Kardashian and whatshisname are divorcing after 72 days of unholy union, at least surpassing the 32-day stint once achieved by the much hotter looking Ernie Borgnine and Ethel Merman. But doesn't this reek of something truly foul? ... More >>
Making The Boys--opening today--is Crayton Robey's documentary peering behind Mart Crowley's legendary 1968 play The Boys in the Band and its impact in bringing the world out of the closet in terms of gay life. I'm one of the film's chattering experts, along with Paul Rudnick, Michael Cunn ... More >>
A new study reveals that the brain responds to junk food the same way it does to heroin. According to researchers, "this is the most complete evidence to date that suggests obesity and drug addiction have common neurobiological underpinnings." [Grist] Meanwhile, Paul Rudnick, the author of I ... More >>
A New York Times article today revealed that playwright Paul Rudnick lives on candy--virtually nothing but candy, plus the occasional handful of Cheerios. He's been repulsed by most regular food for his whole life, and has always craved refined sugar. Incredibly, he's not fat, still has his teeth, a ... More >>
If you don't know who Paul Rudnick is, I'll come over and personally take away your gay card and your Britney collection too. He's a well known playwright (Jeffrey) and screenwriter (Addams Family Values, In & Out), and now the effortlessly witty author has a book out--an essay collection ca ... More >>
Fierstein and Bucchino seek intimacy on Broadway; two Off-Broadway plays seek laughs in sorrows
Paul Rudnicks gay crystal ball
And trying to be famous? Let me tell you about it.
Paul Rudnick finds the funny in Park Avenue socialites and same-sex marriage
Wedding bells are ringing for Rudnick and his glittery cast
Marathon display of the ancient art and variegated pleasures of the one-act
Mein Gott, everyone's a winner!
Do you know the question to which '9W' is the answer? Betcha the author of this play does.
Of Mugger, Masher, Donna Johnson and . . . Calendar Boy
The Today Show: From 'Retail Sluts' to Backstreet Boys, Hyperhipster Marc Spitz Uses the Farce
The 44th Annual Obie Awards
Grace Jones appeared in rainbow-colored wings to address us as 'my subjects' while Lee Majors danced wildly with the ballsy puppets.