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All posts tagged "television"

  • Spreading the Word

    Pam Grier enjoys being something you don't expect. She is, after all, the iconic star of such '70s blaxploitation action classics as Coffy and Foxy...

  • Shining in the Spotlight

    The spotlight that usually shines on Doug Spearman, whose roles include playing Chance on Logo's Noah's Arc, is the kind associated with Hollywood glitz. But...

  • Harriet Harris

    METRO WEEKLY: Let's begin with what first got you interested in acting. HARRIET HARRIS: I'm from Texas. I grew up in Fort Worth, and there...

  • Christine Baranski

    METRO WEEKLY: How did the performing bug bite you? CHRISTINE BARANSKI: It's hard to exactly pinpoint, but the fact is that my paternal grandparents were...

  • Lily Tomlin

    Do Ernestine! The plea perches in the back of your head, chirping incessantly, while you talk to Lily Tomlin. Please, PLEASE do Ernestine. Or Edith...

  • PSA tackles ''PNP''

    Crystal methamphetamine has plagued the local gay community, with addiction to the drug growing steadily during the past five years, according to public health officials....

  • Cutting through the Static

    F. Scott Fitzgerald was famously wrong in his declaration, ''There are no second acts in American lives.'' Americans, particularly those in the public eye, have...

  • Birch Society

    Move over Univision, BET, and Lifetime Television for Women -- we have arrived. While American entertainment has long had gay flavor, the dawn of here!...

  • Blonde Ambition

    One could almost say Mrs. Robinson is the original desperate housewife. But there's nothing desperate about the woman currently playing her on The Graduate's national...

  • All Soaped Up

    As television critics ponder their post-mortems for the 2003-04 season, much attention will be paid to this year's crop of guilty pleasures. Whether it's the...

  • Reichen's Reality

    It was a defining moment -- as well as an exhilarating one -- as America watched gay couple Reichen Lehmkuhl and Chip Arndt stagger up...

  • Funny Girl

    ''Next to ‘Why do you always serve chicken?' and ‘Can I have a table as far away from my ex-lover as possible?‘ the most-asked Gala...

  • Visible Progress

    We've come a long way since the day Dr. Zachary Smith got lost in space. Or when Jodie Dallas came out to his family on...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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