‘Re-Married’ Creators to Tie Real Knot After Show’s Chelsea Run

‘Re-Married’ Creators to Tie Real Knot After Show’s Chelsea Run

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Worlds collide, sending fiction crashing into fate and creating a new reality so meta, it makes the Marvel Cinematic Universe seem utterly unambitious. That’s the sense you get when reading the timeline that accounts for this weekend’s stage presentation of David and Kate Get Re-Married. Written and performed by David Carl […]

Dina Martina Muses on Lea DeLaria & More, in Advance of GMHC’s Fab Fundraiser

Dina Martina Muses on Lea DeLaria & More, in Advance of GMHC’s Fab Fundraiser

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | If you’re a gay man with access to a shower and a penchant for covering showy show tunes therewithin—a sizable demographic if ever there was one—you’ve likely found yourself belting out the work of Oscar, Golden Globe, and Grammy Award-winner Howard Ashman, lyricist of Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, […]

Klea, We Need Ya: Longtime ‘Merman’ Who Won Over Herman Set to Fete Him, in Song

Klea, We Need Ya: Longtime ‘Merman’ Who Won Over Herman Set to Fete Him, in Song

It’s a rare individual who can take the stage, bring the best of herself to songs that have been the calling cards of others for decades, and emerge a favorite daughter of their creator. As actual documented showbiz legend has it, that’s exactly what happened from the moment Broadway lyricist/composer Jerry Herman heard beyond-brassy, rafter-raising […]

A Brief History of Halloween

A Brief History of Halloween

AN INTRODUCTORY NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR | Over the years, for a number of reasons, I’ve written quite a bit of material about Halloween. I worked for much of the 2000s for a marvelous website called I-mockery.com, and we were famous for our “Two Months of Halloween.” Every September and October, all content on the site was […]

My CoviDiary: The April Entries

My CoviDiary: The April Entries

Below, find the latest diary entry, then all other April content. Click here for all March entries. My CoviDiary is reprinted, with the author’s permission, from its original publication via maxburbank.wordpress.com.   My Covi Diary, 4/30/2020: Funny, But Not Plausible BY MAX BURBANK | Two stories took place in the world outside my head today […]

My CoviDiary; Being an Introduction to This Project

My CoviDiary; Being an Introduction to This Project

My CoviDiary is reprinted, with the author’s permission, from its original publication via maxburbank.wordpress.com. Below, find all March entries. For April entries, click here. My CoviDiary, 3/18/2020: Being an Introduction to This Project BY MAX BURBANK | Hours ago, on my own authority, I declared today to be International Robert Goulet Day. There was a […]