Revisiting ‘My CoviDiary’ or ‘How I Stopped Writing’

Revisiting ‘My CoviDiary’ or ‘How I Stopped Writing’

BY MAX BURBANK December 12, 2019: A cluster of patients in China’s Hubei Province, in the city of Wuhan, begin to experience the symptoms of an atypical pneumonia-like illness that does not respond well to standard treatment.—The CDC Museum’s COVID-19 Timeline March 11, 2020: With 118,000 cases in 114 countries and 4,291 deaths, the World […]

Revealed! 20 Celebrities I Stunned Into Silence

Revealed! 20 Celebrities I Stunned Into Silence

BY MICHAEL MUSTO | I’m generally adept at drawing out my interview subjects, because I’m a pretty good listener and besides, I project a sort of passivity which enables the stars to unburden me with their most private truths. I love the whole process, with me posing insouciant questions, then sitting back and letting them […]

Come Again: Sherry Vine Shoots Six Times, Scoring Big with Season 2 of ‘Variety Show’

Come Again: Sherry Vine Shoots Six Times, Scoring Big with Season 2 of ‘Variety Show’

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | There’s something satisfying about the fact that while self-aggrandizing lawmakers in Tennessee and other states were spending 2022/2023 trying to limit, license, discourage, and otherwise disavow drag, Sherry Vine and friends were creating six episodes of variety television that plays such pomposity for laughs, while putting the pursuit of cock where […]

In from the Hall, Straight from the Heart: McCulloch’s Solo Show Earns its Return

In from the Hall, Straight from the Heart: McCulloch’s Solo Show Earns its Return

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Like rocking out to the sweet riffs of a Bob Seeger song after years of irony-only listening, writer/performer Bruce McCulloch’s autumnal residency at Soho Playhouse reveals heretofore hidden depths to the stellar ensemble comedian, whose work with The Kids in the Hall is peppered with mission-focused loners and sweet searchers yearning […]