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A Perfectly Cromulent Conversation with Simpsons Writer Mike Reiss

Mike Reiss may live in New York, but for most of the…

 

The Recession’s Gonna Make You Sweat

When Cynthia (Tonye Patano) wakes up on New Year’s Day, her husband…

 

The Inimitable Carol Burnett Has a One-Woman Show at the Paramount

During the 11 years that The Carol Burnett Show was on the…

 

Unique Fauxnique: Monique Jenkinson’s Erudite Drag

Monique Jenkinson, aka Fauxnique, isn’t exactly best friends with gender theorist Judith…

(Lit-)Crawling out of This Mess, at Survival of the Queerest

“I’m really excited about the artists who are people everyone should know…

What Would the Kids in the Hall Do?: Dave Foley at Litquake

“I have a 15-year-old daughter, and she and her friends informed me…

This Is the Last Literary Death Match at the Elbo Room

At one time, Literary Death Match used a water cannon to get…

Ron Stallworth, Real-Life BlacKkKlansman

A quarter-century before Dave Chappelle’s absurdist skit of a Black Klansman debuted in…

Dan Savage: Quickies

I was involved with a straight man who enjoys cross-dressing and taking…

Terror Vault at the Old Mint Is Legitimately Freaking Terrifying

I’m pretty sure I was baptized as a Satanist tonight. Terror Vault,…