All posts by Todd Franson

  • 18 Great Duran Duran Videos

    Metro Weekly's art director chooses his 18 favorite Duran Duran videos.

  • An interview with Duran Duran’s Simon Le Bon

    Simon Le Bon on The Paper Gods Tour, the DNA of Duran Duran and how the iconic band has stayed together for 40 years

  • Gallery: Outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday, April 28

    Thousands gathered in support of marriage equality and Metro Weekly's Todd Franson was there to capture it

  • The Year in Scene 2014

    8,993 images from 126 LGBT events in and around Washington, D.C., categorized by month and venue.

  • Fixtivus

    It's been a hard-knock life for us here in Capital City. From the government shutdown to ''Obamacare'' and even Miley Cyrus, everything just seems broken....

  • Coverboy of the Year 2012 Interviews [video]

    We go behind the scenes at the 2012 Coverboy of the Year shoot and talk to the three finalist, none of whom, at the time,...

  • Chill Threads

    Bloomingdale’sJacket - Burberry $695Hoodie - Michael Kors $295Shirt - Ralph Lauren $89.50Pants - Joe’s Jeans $158 Universal GearJacket - Premium Lounge $199.50Sweater - Universal Gear...

  • A Queen's Hidden Treasures

    1. Dorothy's Ruby SlippersSmithsonian National Museum of American History 2. Hope Diamond and National Gem CollectionSmithsonian National Museum of Natural History 3. Salon DoréCorcoran Gallery...

  • Heartfelt

    Playing Ned and Felix, the two lovers at the center of The Normal Heart, Patrick Breen and Luke Macfarlane have come to D.C.'s Arena Stage...

  • Poolside View

    (Photo by Julian Vankim)} AFTER A WINTER'S worth of work hitting the gym, counting calories and achieving that shape, you can indulge with a little...

  • An Outing — Or Not

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry's ''Strong'' presidential primary advertisement, which has more than...

  • The Ambassador of Out

    James Hormel fits the role of a statesman well. Turning 79 next month, the former U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg is actively engaged in national LGBT...

  • The Obsession of Holland Taylor

    Holland Taylor is obsessed. Not with image, or awards, or even celebrity. She's obsessed with the late governor of Texas, Ann Richards. Coming to the...

  • Frank Remembrance

    It's difficult to watch someone with whom you've had close contact over the years, someone whom you admire, visibly edge toward life's finish line. But...

  • The Rules of Warcraft

    He doesn't care about fantasy themes or the storyline behind World of Warcraft -- for Mike Larson, it's the social aspect of the game, the...

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