Tag Archives: LGBT

Harry Hamlin Reflects on 40 Years of ‘Making Love’

It has often been reported that Harry Hamlin regrets starring in the controversial gay romantic drama Making Love (1982) — but it's just not so. A love story for the '80s (Image via 20th Century Fox) "Regardless of the effect it had on my film career, I went on to have a great career —…
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Monkees Maestro Mike Nesmith Dies @ 78

Michael Nesmith, the singer-songwriter whose work elevated the creative autonomy of the Monkees, died Friday at 78. Nesmith signed this just a year ago. (Image via book cover) Nesmith had undergone quadruple-bypass heart surgery in recent years. His death was attributed to natural causes. A statement from his family read, "With Infinite Love we announce…
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Bronski Beat’s Steve Bronski Dies @ 61

Steve Bronski, co-founder of the British synthpop trio Bronski Beat, died this week at 61. Teen fodder circa 1984 (Image via Smash Hits) Further details were not immediately available, but his old bandmate Jimmy Somerville, 60, who bolted the group in 1985, took to social media to remember him, writing: It was also a triumph…
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‘Old Yeller’ Star Tommy Kirk Dies @ 79

So sad to read that Tommy Kirk, the winsome star of Disney's phenomenally popular — and deeply sad — family film Old Yeller (1957), has died. Tommy was the ultimate boy-next-door for Disney (Image via Walt Disney) He was 79. ExtraTV reports the retired actor was found dead at home in Las Vegas yesterday, September 28, by…
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Took It All Off: ‘The Great American Strip-Off’

If you're looking for a camp flashback to the '80s with some juicy sex thrown in, look no further than The Great American Strip-Off, an '80s Playboy Channel show that daringly offered topless girls and mixed male and female contestants in a reality show decades before its time. Disrobing for dollars (Image via video still)…
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Farley Granger on Gay Subtext in ‘Rope’: ‘It Was Never Discussed’

The late Farley Granger lives again, courtesy of a never-seen 40-minute interview conducted by TCM in 1995 that has just been uploaded to the channel's popular YouTube account. Granger, Hitch, Stewart & John Dall (Image via Warner Bros.) In the footage, Granger, then around 70, discusses his unique career, characterized by his rebellious decision to…
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Spacey Comeback WON’T Feature Redgrave, Buy Indy’s Hat & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: Vanessa & Franco over 50 years ago, in Camelot (Image via Warner Bros.) VARIETY: If Franco Nero, 79, couldn't get his own wife — legend Vanessa Redgrave, 83 — to commit to appearing in his pre-ill-fated film, but could get Kevin Spacey ... that is not shaping up to…
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