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  • Waiting on Fame

    Topher Goodman There's a sign posted outside Rocco's on 22nd Street that reads: THE CAMERAS ARE OFF. But the television program that is sort of...

  • Dream Holliday

    ''I no longer live in sorrow,'' proudly proclaims Jennifer Holliday. ''I no longer have a lot of misery. But I definitely know how to sing...

  • Head of the Class

    Most gay characters on television may as well be impotent. That's not to say they're asexual, mind you. When the scriptwriter needs a campy wisecrack...

  • Melissa Etheridge: The Metro Weekly Interview

    Melissa Etheridge's staunch refusal to compromise her artistry has allowed her to remain true -- to her fans, to her music, and to herself.

  • Marga Gomez

    ''I idolized my father,'' says Marga Gomez, recalling her youth in New York City with her Puerto Rican-born mother, a dancer, and Cuban-born father, a...

  • Tony Curtis

    Tony Curtis ''I'm telling you'' -- Tony Curtis's Brooklyn accent is as thick and redolent and comforting as a slice of New York pizza with...

  • Living in Cyn

    Cyndi Lauper is turning fifty years old. Now let's think about this for a moment, because her effect on you when she entered your life...

  • The Words of Tammy Faye

    What is it that gays love about Tammy Faye Bakker-Messner? Is it her camp value? Her perky, love-gushing way with words? Is it her unbridled...

  • Chad Allen

    ''Long before I made the decision to come out and be an openly gay actor,'' says Chad Allen, ''I was told, 'Don't do it until...

  • Sandra Bernhard

    How does one forge a personality as strong and unique as Sandra Bernhard's? It may have had something to do with her upbringing, first in...

  • Finding Her Voice

    ''That was Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond with 'You Don't Bring Me Flowers','' Lucy Newman-Williams coos seductively. ''Up next, the Mantovani Orchestra, but first....'' Her...

  • Bill T. Jones

    ''I intend to live a while. '' Bill T. Jones takes a sip of coffee. ''And my doctor tells me I'll live a while. ''...

  • Danny Boy

    ''It's an actor's dream,'' says Hot 'n' Throbbing star Danny Pintauro about working with playwright Paula Vogel. ''She was here throughout the entire rehearsal process,...

  • The Wainwright Stuff

    METRO WEEKLY: You come from a family of well-known folk musicians, a homestead where music was an everyday occurrence. What influence did your parents --...

  • The Importance of Dixie

    Editor’s Note: The following interview originally appeared in the Sept. 3, 1998 edition of Metro Weekly. It has been modified slightly from from the original...