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Novel Idea for an Affair: The Only Living Boy in New York

Thomas (Callum Turner) lives a privileged, literature-saturated New York City existence. His father (Pierce Brosnan) is a publisher; his mother (Cynthia Nixon) is a book lover;...

This Is Why Kevin Allison Is Crushing on Supernatural Actor Osric Chau

Kevin Allison loves Asian men. It’s something that he has not been shy about discussing on his Risk! Podcast (where he frequently reveals even the most candid details of his sex...

See James Van Der Beek as Never Before: Playing DJ Diplo

Diplo is the kind of superstar DJ with whom you might not be familiar if you’re not into EDM. That may be about to change as the Viceland network prepares to premiere its first...

Music Recommendations: Mark Aaron James

This year, out musician Mark Aaron James released an album, — My Mighty MAJick Stick — which was billed as “the first album to only be physically distributed via USB...

Who Knew Drag Race Could Be Brain Food?

RuPaul’s Drag Race and the Shifting Visibility of Drag Culture bills itself as the first book to explore the phenomenon of Ru’s ultimate drag pageant from a global...

Use Caution When a Bear Approaches You in the Woods

As one of the stars of the recently completed comic trilogy, Bear City 3, Stephen Guarino says that while he’s had more cushy assignments, finishing this series was a labor...

The Cranberries Linger over Their Hits on “Something Else”

The Cranberries Something Else (BMG) The Irish quartet’s latest release offers unplugged and orchestral versions of the biggest singles from throughout their...

Jerry Mitchell Tells the Naked Truth about Broadway Bares

The musical theater dynamo sounds off on showing skin to fight AIDS and bringing Pretty Woman to the stage. This June marked the 27th time that Broadway actors disrobed in the...

Mary J. Blige Survives Divorce with the “Strength of a Woman”

Mary J. Blige Strength of a Woman (Capitol Records) The legendary R&B diva returns with her 13th studio album, which chronicles her recent divorce from her longtime manager...

Dressing Daughter Poppy Is a Challenge for Designer Jeremiah Brent

It was a beautiful summer morning in SoHo and amidst the upscale bustle of Mercer Kitchen. Jeremiah Brent was seated across from me — sipping the last of his iced coffee and...

Leslie Jordan Spills the Tea on His Favorite Roles

You know him as the Tammy Wynette obsessed cross-dressing gay inpatient from the Sordid Lives series. Karen Walker finally met her match when she was confronted by his catty...

Sofia Coppola Tackles Sex and the Civil War in The Beguiled

When a handsome, wounded Union Soldier — played by Colin Farrell — wanders into a finishing school full of rich and faithful daughters of the Confederacy, there’s bound to...