This week I talked with Broadway veteran Seth Rudetsky about the new play Unbroken Circle he has produced. Set in 1970 Galveston, Texas, it is the story of a family brought together for the first time in years on the day of its patriarch's funeral.
Show trials and screw-ups do not make for true "scandals." But what about GOP efforts to in effect deny the original intent of Article II when it comes to Obama's constitutional power to name judges? Spitzer & Matalin debate this as well as the NSA and Rice-Power appointments.
Here's a fun one: former Mayor Art Agnos debating the Warriors arena with Gary Radnich and Larry Krueger. Radnich has always been my favorite sports guy, ever since his days on KRON TV (although Kruk and Kuip are the best live-action announcers), and Agnos is my favorite ex-mayor. Show More Summary
This week I talked with Michael Musto, the legendary NYC club and celebrity reporter whose weekly gossip column "La Dolce Musto," which ran in The Village Voice for 28 years, came to an abrupt end. We talked about the future of journalism and his spin on LGBT issues.
Now entitled to the works. Charles Ramsey was sitting on his front porch eating a Big Mac one Monday evening earlier this month when he came to the aid of Amanda Berry, her daughter, and two other women. They were later revealed to be the kidnapping victims of local bus driver Ariel Castro. Show More Summary
What a week for Republicans! It started with Obama fighting off simultaneous scandals and 24 coming back this Fall. But as Spitzer and Reagan discuss, by Friday the Scandals Scorecard revealed more smoke than fire. Who'll tell FOX?
You'd think Gardner would get on board with Colorado's ASSET law, which allows colleges to offer these so-called "Dreamers" the normal in-state tuition rate.
Dan posted the must-watch interview ("I barbecued with this dude... We eat ribs and listen to salsa."), now listen to the 9/11 call. RAW 911 CALL: Charles Ramsey rescued Cleveland... by newsbreaker Ramsey is an American natural. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
This guest post is by Jeff Reifman, a Seattle-based technology consultant, writer, and activist. He’s also an eight-year Microsoft employee. Royalty taxes received by Washington State (blue) vs. what Microsoft should have paid (red) Generally,...Show More Summary
Reagan and Clarke share their reactions in personally terrorizing situations -- Ron after his father was shot, Torie at the Pentagon on 9/11 -- and how public officials should respond to violence. Good: "stay calm and carry on" like Deval. Bad: overreact w/ Iraq & torture. Ugly: vote for gun deaths.
What are we if don't do everything possible, within safety constraints, to make our elections wide open to every citizen who wants to vote?
Eliot Spitzer and Mary Matalin clash over four hot topics: Can Weiner run after his spectacle of contrition? Does dynasty = destiny for Caroline, Chelsea, Hillary? Is Obama now entitled to a grand bargain? Will Newtown parents out-lobby the NRA?
I spoke with actress and model Milla Jovovich, Jersey Shore's Snooki, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo's Mama June, The Real Housewives of New York's Countess LuAnn de Lesseps, and Jennifer Tyrrell, who was ousted as den leader of her son's Boy Scout troop because she's gay.
I’ll be on with Tim Bryant in Athens, WGAU AM, just after the 7am news break. If you’re so inclined, you can listen to the program here. While I’m at it, I’m not sure we ever got around to posting these from a while back: Here’s a link to me talking with Don Zabkar at [...]
Kreis became a Broadway star overnight as Jerry Lee Lewis in Million Dollar Quartet, which garnered him a Tony. Now he returns to his LGBT roots with his new single, "So Much Better," which sets the tone for a new chapter in his career that directly speaks to LGBT history.
I can see the veins popping out on the necks of conservatives when they hear that Denver Post publisher Dean Singleton thinks the Republican Party is "dead in Colorado."
The Yankees are in sufficiently bad shape that even a great year by Rivera will not bring them back to the World Series. Moreover, Rivera is not the only aging Yankee seeking to recover from an injury.
Born This Way: Real Stories of Growing Up Gay features the stories and childhood photos of over 100 notable public figures from the gay community. The book evolved from Vitagliano's blog of the same name, which he launched as a way to support LGBT youth.
- A New York City panel featuring Gov. Andrew Cuomo, which is set to discuss his efforts to pass a bill publicly finance elections in New York, has abruptly been closed to the press. The Friday morning event, sponsored in part by good government groups such as the Brennan Center, was being advertised to the media last week as open to the press. Show More Summary
Representative Tom Taylor was recently interviewed on Star 94 discussing his bill that would pave the way to create the Dunwoody City Schools district. The interview can heard by clicking this link. Public Forum Hosted by Dunwoody Parents...Show More Summary