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Articles from Vol. 20, No. 2, September

Adam Levine Will Be Loved
THE BREAKOUT STAR OF NBC'S THE VOICE WASN'T A CONTESTANT-IT WAS ITS JUDGE AND MAROON 5'S FRONT MAN. HERE, THE SINGER OPENS UP ABOUT HIS NATURAL EXHIBITIONISM, WHY HIS SHOW TRUMPS IDOL, AND HOW PARENTS SHOULD REACT WHEN A KID IS QUEER.In concert, Adam...
All That Glitters
REDISCOVERING GILLES LARRAIN'S IDOL WORSHIPIn 1973, photographer Gilles Larrain published his first book, Idols, alavish account of various members of New York City queer and drag culture whom he gained access to at the legendary nightclub Max's Kansas...
Andy Butler & Kim Ann Foxman
HERCULES AND LOVE AFFAIR'S PRINCE AND PRINCESS HAVE SOME ADVICE FOR THE QUEENS OF POP.Andy Butler, the leader of New York house collective Hercules and Love Affair, is surveying his petite bandmate, Kim Ann Foxman, from across the room of their London...
Bands on the Run
CHRISTOPHER BAILEY, THE CREATIVE GENIUS BEHIND BURBERRY, WANTS YOU TO LISTEN UP.Music and fashion have long been happy bedfellows, especially in Britain. You need only try to imagine the Sex Pistols without Vivienne Westwood's spiked collars and safety...
Basic Instincts
AS GROOMING PRODUCTS CONTINUE TO MULTIPLY, TWO STANDBYS HAVE STOOD THE TEST OF TIME.Though the grooming industry is a multibillion-dollar enterprise, churning out an endless supply of miracle elixirs- soaps, creams, tonics, colognes, serums - a pair...
BBQ Finds Its Seoul
HOW TO MASTER THE ART OF KOREAN GRILLINGBefore you hang up your grilling tongs for the cold months, consider Korean barbecue for one last hurrah. This adventurous crowd-pleaser is finally getting its due stateside: Think sliced beef, chicken, or lamb...
BE Transgressive!
BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL-LIGHT ON THE LABELS, HEAVY ON THE STOMPThe team behind Bring It On: TheMusical knows what you're thinking: Splashy uniforms and spirit fingers aside, the production will be just another campy repurposing of a big-screen blockbuster....
Cat Got Your Tongue?
WHAT HAPPENS"WHEN ANIMALS PLAYPSYCHIATRIST?In Miranda July's recently released sophomore film, The Fufare, a couple's cataclysmic breakup is narrated by Paw-Paw, a terminally ill cat whom they intend to adopt. We've seen plenty of animals play supporting...
DEVONTÉ HYNES IS Burning
THE EVEREVOLVING MUSICIAN STRIKES HIS LATEST POSE, AS A GENDERBLURRING FUNK ESCAPIST.Does Devonté Hynes ever play himself? As the driving force behind midaughts experimentalists Test Icicles and, more recently, the sanguine indie-pop of Lightspeed Champion,...
Ellie's Legacy
AMONG THE SEASONAL RESIDENTS OFf-TOWN THIS SUMMER, AN ABSENT FRIEND LOOMED LARGE.The news went viral on Facebook. Then it made Towleroad. Stalwarts of the Provincetown chattering class jammed news feeds with sad-face emoticons and R. I. Rs for the death...
Eye of the Party
A NIGHT OUT WITH ICONIC NEW YORK PHOTOGRAPHER PATRICK MCMULLANOn abalmynight in July, there was apartyaboard the decommissioned WWII aircraft carrier, Intrepid, in New York City's Hudson River. The occasion was a birthday blowout for DJ Cassidy, the...
FOOL'S Gold
THE BRILLIANTLY DAFT WORLD OF ANNA FARISCould Anna Faris be the most fearless funny girl of our generation? The actress has made a career out of playing smashed, slutty, and stupid (occasionally all at the same time). On-screen, she's been kicked, run...
GETTING Play
IN NBC'S NEW '60S DRAMA, THE PLAYBOY CLUB, GAY TWISTS FIND AN UNUSUAL SETTING.It takes about five minutes for the hetero veneer of NBC's new fall drama, The Playboy Club, to yield to campier gay sensibilities. The moment arrives when one of the story's...
Green Giants
THE COUNTRY'S BEST FARMERS' MARKETS HAVE ONE THING IN COMMON: A PERFECT FALL AFTERNOON.In the waning days of summer, greenmarket splendor turns taciturn. Mottled lima beans beg for a snap, plump pumpkins stand their ground. But beyond the charge a Saturday...
Gus Van Sant vs Gus Van Sant
FALL'S BIGGEST FACEOFFAfter a relatively quiet three-year period, Gus Vant Sant returns this fall, directing the indie romance film, Restless, and executive producing his first foray into television, Boss, whose season premiere he also directed. They're...
Love at First One-Night Stand
In Andrew Haigh's first full-length film, Tom Cullen navigates an ill-timed romance that wasn't meant to be."They're too busy on Grindr showing off their arses," quips a character in Andrew Haigh's strikingly accomplished debut feature, Weekend. But...
Mean Streets
Mean StreetsFIVE CHARACTERS GO IN SEARCH OF MEANING IN CHRISTOPHER BOLLEN' S OUTSTANDING DEBUT.As a literary category, the New York City novel is not exactly in need of reinforcement, but reinforce it Christopher Bollen has- and brilliantly, too. Bollen...
Music-Inspired Sleeps
HOTEL PLAYLISTRock stars and hotel rooms go together like televisions and open windows - famously. The same creative energies that spark destruction also inspire design-driven sleeps, and for the music lover, that's a tune to book in to. Hotel Pelirocco...
NIKKI ARAGUZ vs. THE STATE
HER CHILDHOOD BEGAN IN A WELTER OF SEXUAL CONFUSION AND ENDED WHEN SHE WAS RAPED AND INFECTED WITH HIV. HER FIRST MARRIAGE WAS DESTROYED IN A BLUR OF DRUGS AND DYSFUNCTION, HER SECOND WHEN HER FIREFIGHTER HUSBAND DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY. BUT THE BIGGEST...
North by Northwest
CARBO-LOADING AND CLOTHES-HOARDING IN VANCOUVERThe Olympics may have brought the glory, but Vancouver and its surrounding regions have long been a haven for the athletic traveler. Green cityscapes, glass skyscrapers, grand mountains, and agracious embrace...
Q & A: Sarah Michele Gellar
To some, Sarah Michelle Gellar will forever be a vampire-slaying valley girl. But the actress's latest project, the C W thriller Ringer, offers Gellar fans not one, but two new characters to get behind: Bridget and Siobhan, a pair of twins with exceptionally...
Q & A: Tom Tykwer
The German director (Run Lola Run, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer) talks about his new film, Three, which follows Hanna and Simon, a couple whose staid relationship is shaken up when they unwittingly have an affair with the same man. M.B.Are you going...
Spicy like Sunday Morning
NEW BRUNCH COCKTAILS BRING A MUCH-NEEDED JOLT TO THE SENSES.Brunch, booze, the gays- a longstanding tradition. But while we've always supported hair-of-the-dog decadence, waking up with the same old mimosa every Sunday is a bit like waking up next to...
The Marrying Kind
Until very recently, British newspapers had a sly euphemism for known homosexuals who had resisted the kinds of sham marriages that were once par for the course. In the words of obituary writers, whose job it was to find substitute words for "gay," they...
This American Life
A SPRAWLING NEW BOOK FROM PHOTOGRAPHER SCOTT PASFIELD CAPTURES THE STORIES OF MORE THAN A 100 GAY MEN ACROSS THE COUNTRY.Alex is an Oklahoma native who settled in Alaska, where the mountains are "giving us one huge hug." Mark is a pastor in Ferndale,...
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