Queer Classics: “Looking: The Movie” (2016)

A little over a year ago, I wrote a very heartfelt piece about the end of HBO's Looking (you can check out here, if you want). At the time, my heart was still bruised by HBO's (in my view) disingenuous and insulting cancelation of one of the very few gay-centered dramas on television, and the piece reflects … Continue reading Queer Classics: “Looking: The Movie” (2016)

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“American Horror Story: Freak Show” Review: “Pink Cupcakes”

The Agony and the Ecstasy After finally getting the chance to watch last week's episode of American Horror Story, I have to admit that I was a little worried.  The infamous clown was dead, the townspeople seemed to have finally accepted the freaks, and all seemed right with the world.  And then tonight's episode happened, and all of … Continue reading “American Horror Story: Freak Show” Review: “Pink Cupcakes”

Are We There Yet? “How To Get Away With Murder” And “Post-Gay” Television

In case you missed it, Shonda Rhimes, the noteworthy executive producer of one of this season's most popular new dramas How to Get Away With Murder, put the smack down on someone who suggested that the gay scenes in both Scandal and HTGAWM were extraneous to the plot, tweeting that "there are no GAY scenes.  There are scenes with people in … Continue reading Are We There Yet? “How To Get Away With Murder” And “Post-Gay” Television