October 20, 2014

Watch the Book Trailer for Neil Patrick Harris’ New Book

Posted on October 15, 2014 by in Videos & Trailers

This month, Crown Archetype is releasing actor Neil Patrick Harris’ unconventional “memoir” Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography. (more…)

LGBT Writers ‘In Memoriam’ Video

Posted on June 5, 2014 by in Remembrances

Every year at the Lambda Literary Awards, we pay tribute to members of the LGBT literary community who have died since the last ceremony.

The “In Memoriam” video tribute from this year’s ceremony is presented in its entirety below.

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Watch the Young Lovers’ New Video “My Tears are Wasted (So Am I)”

Posted on January 8, 2014 by in Videos & Trailers

It’s great when one of our favorite queer writers becomes one of our favorite queer musicians. It is like killing two birds with one giant gay stone.

Writer/indie-rocker Brontez Purnell, under his band moniker Young Lovers, has released a new Bob Dylan inspired video for his song “My Tears are Wasted (So Am I).” The song is everything you would expect from Purnell: raw, sincere, and funny.

 

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Watch the Trailer for the First-ever Screen Adaptation of a David Sedaris Story

Posted on August 15, 2013 by in Videos & Trailers

This fall a beloved David Sedaris story will get a big screen makeover. The film C.O.G. is based on the autobiographical story of the same name from the best-selling collection Naked. (more…)

Watch the Teaser Trailer for Steven Soderbergh’s Liberace Biopic, ‘Behind the Candelabra’

Posted on March 5, 2013 by in Videos & Trailers

HBO has released a teaser trailer for Steven Soderberg’s Liberace biopic, Behind the Candelabra, based on the autobiographical novel by Liberace’s ex-lover Scott Thorson. The film, like the book, recounts “the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover [Thorson].” The film stars Matt Damon as Thorson and Michael Douglas as Liberace.
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A Special Holiday Message From Chris and Greg: The Cockettes and Sylvester

Posted on December 19, 2012 by in Videos & Trailers

Oh San Francisco, so much to answer for.

Just in time for the holidaysChris and Greg, of the situation comedy Falling in Love…with Chris and Greg, unwrap The Cockettes and Sylvester‘s famed 1970s New York City show. Their humorous video deconstructs the 1971 concert and astutely examines some age old questions about queer art and community.

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Justin Vivian Bond: The Drunk News!

Posted on December 9, 2012 by in News, Videos & Trailers

The Lambda Literary Award winning author and performer Mx.  Justin Vivian Bond has created a new YouTube channel that takes a decidedly satirical look at the weekly news cycle.  This ain’t Huffpo folks,  so be forewarned.  (more…)

Watch the Teaser Trailer for Kimberly Peirce’s Adaptation of “Carrie”

Posted on October 16, 2012 by in Videos & Trailers

On March 15, 2013, Screen Gems and MGM is releasing lesbian director Kimberly Peirce’s (Boys Don’t Cry) new film adaptation of the Stephen King novel Carrie. The script was written by gay playwright and comic book scribe Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. (more…)

Watch Emma Donoghue Talk About Her New Play ‘Talk of the Town’

Posted on August 15, 2012 by in Videos & Trailers

Fans of Emma Donoghue (Room) have a lot to be happy about this fall. Her new book Astray is being released state-side this October from Little, Brown and Company and a play she has written about the glamorous Irish-American writer Maeve Brennan is having its full premiere, as part of the 2012 Dublin Theatre Festival.

CDLA reports,

HATCH Theatre Company, Landmark Productions and Dublin Theatre Festival present THE TALK OF THE TOWN, a new play by Emma Donoghue about the Irish-American writer Maeve Brennan.

[...]Ireland and America collide. From the red-brick suburbs of Ranelagh to the giddy heights of 1950s Manhattan, one woman – the iconic Maeve Brennan – made the leap. Daughter of a famous revolu­tionary father, she threw herself into the glamour of New York literary circles while writing heart­breaking stories of a very different world back in Dublin. Beautiful, mercurial and devast­atingly truthful in her work, she fascinated the world, including the brilliant and volatile men in her life at The New Yorker.

 

 

Previews of the play will begin on September 27th. For more information visit the Dublin Theatre Festival website.

[Photo: Emma Donoghue]

Is there Such a Thing as Originality in Art?

Posted on August 1, 2012 by in Videos & Trailers

Is there such a thing as originality in art? In this post-modern world what does the term “derivative art” even mean?

In this video, recently published in the opinion section of The New York Times, animator Drew Christie cleverly examines the arguments and theories surrounding the notion of originality in both art and literature . (more…)