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Armie Hammer Shuts Down James Woods Over Homophobic Tweet

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Armie Hammer has expertly clapped back at actor James Woods for his homophobic tweet about Call Me By Your Name. The queer-themed Call Me By Your Name has been building Oscar buzz ever since it drew rave reviews at Sundance Film Festival in January. Starring Hammer as a 24-year-old doctoral student who falls in love…

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Has New York Queer Theater Gone Stale?

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This fall, the New York theater community has set the stage for a parade of revivals that are gay in every sense of the word. In addition to recreations of late 20th century installations like M. Butterfly (with Clive Owen as the subtly queer protagonist) and When Pigs Fly (a musical revue with drag queens…

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Does Liberace’s Ghost Haunt His Old Mansion?

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Schmaltzy piano virtuoso Liberace was a big deal to Las Vegas. The flamboyant performer also known as Mr. Showmanship was a great match for the neon mecca of Sin City. Like other frequent Vegas performers, Liberace created a home base there, combining two smaller homes to form a mansion-like compound in the mid-1970s, filling it…

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Four ‘Dallas’ Actors We Lost To HIV/AIDS

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The entertainment industry was nearly decimated during the early years of the AIDS pandemic. Here are four actors we lost due to complications from HIV/AIDS and who all appeared on the hit TV drama Dallas. Tom Fuccello was born in Newark, New Jersey on December 11, 1936. Tom began his acting career on Broadway, appearing…

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Amy Sedaris Welcomes You Inside Her TV Home

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Amy Sedaris grew up watching lifestyle television programs, which she calls “hospitality shows.” The format featured homemaking and entertaining tips from “experts,” and these shows were set in the expert’s home, which was really a typical TV studio set. Visually, these shows were nothing like the realistic-looking lifestyle/cooking show sets of today. The older shows…

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Six Actors We Lost Prematurely To AIDS Who Are Worth Remembering

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The early years of the AIDS pandemic wiped out a huge portion of a generation of gay entertainers. Whether they were big stars or just workman actors, they made an impact on our lives and it’s important to let young people know that queer people have always been among us and their loss is not…

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New Gaga Doc Is Trying Very Hard To Be ‘Truth Or Dare’

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We’re not ones to stoke a feud between two strong females, but it appears there’s evidence the rivalry between Madonna and Lady Gaga is far from over. Admittedly, we haven’t yet seen Five Foot Two, the new documentary that offers what’s described as a vulnerable look at Lady Gaga, yet watching the just released trailer gives us…

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Sylvester Still Makes Us Feel Mighty Real

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Seventy years ago today, a beautiful baby was born in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles. The baby, named Sylvester James, Jr., would develop a love of singing in the gospel choir, although he’d become disillusioned with his church’s disapproval of homosexuality. In 1970 Sylvester moved to San Francisco and became a member of the…

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First Look At Grace Jones Documentary Trailer

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A Grace Jones documentary is set for its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival later this week. Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami promises a peek inside Jones’ world which she describes as, “a fascinating lonely place.” Here’s the just-released trailer: “Bloodlight” is Jamaican patois referring to the red light that illuminates when an…

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Hurricane Harvey Benefit Concert Will Feature Barbra And Beyonce

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You can almost always count on those the Trump administration dismisses as “the Hollywood elite” to come through following any disaster on American soil. A-listers such as Beyoncé, Barbra Streisand, Blake Shelton and Oprah Winfrey will headline an hour-long telethon, reminiscent of the one that took place shortly after 9/11, is being planned to raise funds…

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