Steve Mullins, a straight man in Sylacauga, Ala., didn't know what to say when his closeted gay friend, Billy Jack Gaither, told him out of the blue that he'd like to suck his dick.
So Mullins remained speechless. But his mind was racing.
In fact, the 25-year-old Mullins would later tell author Davi ... More >>
If you're trying to quit smoking, you might want to take a trip to your local farmers market: According to a study conducted by University at Buffalo researchers, eating fruits and vegetables may help smokers kick the habit.
One thousand smokers 25 years or older were surveyed about their smoking ... More >>
In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
"'You can always spot people who don't cook because they think that pancakes are made with butter,' she said." An Elegy for Nora Ephron: Pancakes, Bakery Dreams the Strawberry Ambrosia Fraud.
"I just don't understand the ... More >>
The artists on this week's list have endearing idiosyncrasies: James Lee Byars' obsession with the perfect atmosphere, Cai Guo-Qiang's spiritual pyromania and Dasha Sishkin's perverse approach to glamour.
5. Clothing-optional fantasies
If Shel Silverstein, who brought the same twisted humor to his ... More >>
It's the holidays, the season of giving, family gatherings, and coping mechanisms. So what's the number one way people traditionally survive the holidays? Alcohol. Which is great for many people, not so great for those who do not drink. Why you don't drink -- religious prin ... More >>
THE LATEST NEW REVIEWS ARE EMBEDDED IN THIS WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSAlso see this week's STAGE FEATURE on Polish theater unmaskedNEW REVIEW GO AS YOU LIKE ITAs You Like It Photo courtesy of Aquila TheatreSummer is in full heat across the Southland, which brings out amphitheater producti ... More >>
THE LATEST NEW REVIEWS ARE EMBEDDED IN THIS WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW REVIEW THEATER PICK CLOWNTOWN CITY LIMITSPhoto by Ed RachlesImagine a personable, grimy, makeup-smeared, cigar-chomping guy in a tank top, not unlike Tommy Lee Jones, playing cards outdoors on the porch of some tra ... More >>
For the first time in its 25-year history, the Sundance Film Festival opened Thursday night with a movie from Australia. It was also the first time the festival has opened with a feature-length animation -- one, I feel confident in saying, that is among the strangest animated films ever made. Writte ... More >>
the first time in its 25-year history, the Sundance Film Festival
opened Thursday night with a movie from Australia. It was also the
first time the festival has opened with a feature-length animation --
one, I feel confident in saying, that is among the strangest animated
films ever made. Writte ... More >>
Dorothy Parker once bought a new typewriter because she couldn't change the ribbon on the old one. Ernest Hemingway used to write standing up. Truman Capote wrote lying down, and could not tolerate the presence of yellow roses - although they were his favorite flower.
These are just a few facts I'v ... More >>