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A Witty Book Makes Readers “Suave in Every Situation”

Written by Gonzague Dupleix | Flammarion; $24.95 If you prefer your guides to living well and looking good to come equipped with a hearty helping of humor, consider Suave in Every...

Jinkx Monsoon Packs Heat — along with Everything Else

Of all the contestants on RuPaul’s Drag Race, Jinkx Monsoon was consistently one of the most creative and surprising. We caught up with her just after a performance of her...

Grizzly Bear Makes Music for a Worried World on Painted Ruins

Grizzly Bear Painted Ruins (RCA Records) The longstanding indie darlings break new ground on a sensational, dynamic major label debut effort. Emerging from Brooklyn in the early...

I Actually Wore This: A New Book About a Timeless Idea

Written by Tom Coleman and Jerome Jakubiec | Rizzoli; $35 Have you ever looked in your closet and noticed an article of clothing you can’t believe found its way into your life?...

James Franco Doubles Down in HBO’s Pre-AIDS Epic, The Deuce

Writer and producer David Simon, who co-created such prestigious show as The Wire, Homicide, Generation Kill and Treme, returns to HBO September 10 with The Deuce. The new series...

You’ll Go Dutch for the Colorful Costume Drama Tulip Fever

It was one of history’s great economic bubbles: a period in 17th century Holland when a single tulip bulb could be worth an obscene amount of money. During this time of manic...

A Brooklyn Bad Boy Wants It Both Ways in Beach Rats

Frankie (pictured, center) is noticeably smart and obviously handsome, but he’s aimless: his main occupation seems to be kicking around Coney Island with his buddies like a pack...

Eli Lieb Surfaces With a New Look and Single, Shangri La

Can you explain the message behind “Shangri La” and also your decision to film the video in such an intimate way? “Shangri La” is a song about doing something you...

Steve Grand: Let’s Hear it for the Boy, But Watch the Hands, Willya?

Steve Grand is used to the idea that some find him as appealing for his looks as for his music. He’s always gracious and happy to pose for photos after the show, as he...

Strike a Pose: The Vogue Years Captures Doisneau’s Keen Eye

By Robert Doisneau | Flammarion; $60 Robert Doisneau was a 20th Century visionary. His photography both elevated magazine work to the level of art, while also creating immortal...

Worse Than Whitney: Bob the Drag Queen Rips Donald Trump

Bob gets it. As a drag queen, a gay man and a person of color, Bob knows that when the alt-right turned the streets of Charlottesville, Va. into a war zone last weekend and the...

There Are No Small Parts or Actors in Tom of Finland Biopic

Even ardent fans of Tom of Finland might wonder whether his life story could possibly rival the allure of his famously bulging gay erotica. It most surely does. The film begins...