Author Archives: Richard Miller

‘Armistead Maupin’s Tales Of The City’ Revival Gets Series Order At Netflix; Ellen Page Joins Cast

by Denise Petski April 24, 2018 10:50am Netflix has ordered a 10-episode limited series revival of Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City. Production is expected to start later this year for premiere in 2019. As previously announced when the project … Continue reading

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The Party

“Michael picked up a tray of brownies in the kitchen. “Are these loaded?” he asked. Mrs. Madrigal merely smiled at him. “I thought so,” said Michael. “Has Mary Ann come down yet?” “Not yet.” “What on earth could have…?” “I … Continue reading

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PBS visits Armistead Maupin

Mark you calendars and kick off 2018 with The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin on PBS!  The award winning documentary premiers on PBS 1/1/2018.  Click here for a preview, and check you local listings for air-times.

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Tim Adams’s best biographies of 2017

The Guardian December 3, 2017 “Chroniclers of other people’s lives do not always make the best memoirists, but there are exceptions to that rule. Armistead Maupin made his name with the episodic revelations of San Francisco’s gay culture before and after Aids in … Continue reading

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Mr. Maupin, it’s time for your close-up

August 11, 2017 at 9:21 pm PDT by John Paul King For a certain generation of gay men and women, the name Armistead Maupin will always strike a deep and richly satisfying chord in the soul. His serialized “Tales of the … Continue reading

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Netflix Developing New Installment of ‘Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City’

June 28, 2017 Cynthia Littleton Managing Editor: Television Netflix is developing a new installment of “Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City” with Working Title Television U.S. Laura Linney and Olympia Dukakis are on board to revive the characters they played … Continue reading

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Happy Pride! “Tales” and “More Tales” available on All 4

Happy Pride Barbaryphiles! All 4, Channel 4’s on-demand streaming service, is airing “Tales of the City” and “More Tales of the City” to their programming service and as a bonus, ALL episodes are free this month in the UK.  Pride would … Continue reading

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The unexpected beginnings of Armistead Maupin

By HANA BABA JUN 14, 2017 Armistead Maupin is the veteran San Francisco writer known for his iconic series Tales of the City. In his famous series, which started off in the San Francisco Chronicle, Maupin wove titillating fiction about … Continue reading

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Armistead Maupin’s own tale in a documentary

By David Lewis May 31, 2017 Updated: June 2, 2017 11:28am Armistead Maupin, one of the world’s foremost gay writers, hails from a genealogical literary tree that includes Marcel Proust, E.M. Forster and Christopher Isherwood. His “Tales of the City” … Continue reading

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San Francisco avec Armistead Maupin

Check out this gorgeous piece on Armistead Maupin, and San Francisco, from ARTE ,a French and German network.  Thanks to Journalist Virginie Goubier for the heads up.  It’s great to see my friend, David Roundsley interviewed as well. http://sites.arte.tv/invitation-voyage/fr/video/san-francisco-avec-armistead-maupin

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