An Interview with Jacqueline Novak
Jacqueline Novak’s knees must be getting tired. She’s been on them since July, when her off-Broadway one-woman show about blowjobs opened in the West Village. Get on Your Knees became something of a downtown darling this summer—and has recently been extended again, this time through October 6.
September 19, 2019
Alone with Elizabeth Bishop
“When you write my epitaph,” Elizabeth Bishop famously told the poet Robert Lowell in 1974, “you must say I was the loneliest person who ever lived.” But being lonely and being alone are not the same, and Bishop recognized from a young age that there was something special, even salvific, about the latter.
September 20, 2018
A Thing for Men in Uniforms
If fascism has had an allure for some gay men, it is anti-egalitarianism that provides the connective tissue—the belief that homosexuality belongs to an elite caste, an exclusive fraternity existing above the heterosexual masses and destined for greatness.
May 14, 2018