Category Archives: Uncategorized

‘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

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments

“Tales of the City” a concert

I am back home from an extremely short trip to New York to see “Tales of the City” a concert at the Music Box Theater. The musical debuted at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco in 2011, and it was wonderful … Continue reading

Posted in Tales of the City Musical, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments

‘Tales of the City’ author Armistead Maupin says, ‘I surrendered my youth.’

BY DANNYE ROMINE POWELL Who today even remembers that Armistead “Tales of the City” Maupin is from Raleigh? That’s right. The man who, in 1976, began chronicling the gay movement in San Francisco, came from a conservative family in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments

Top 5 Vintage Gay TV Characters

Antony Simpson 13th July 2016 Antony Simpson shares his Top 5 Vintage TV Characters. In order to make the list, characters had to be iconic, queer and in some way vintage. Click here to see the list

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments

A Return to Barbary Lane?

At the Monday, June 20, opening party for Dog Eared Books’ new store in the Castro, after Armistead Maupin read something from “Logical Family,” his forthcoming memoir, Frank Biafore asked about Laura Linney’s recent revelation that there have been talks … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments

Laura Linney is keeping a secret

No one is lovelier than LL when she spills the beans. More news soon! Posted by Armistead Maupin on Friday, May 27, 2016    

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments

Armistead Maupin in conversation with Katherine Maxfield

Sunday, April 24, 2016, 3 p.m. The internationally bestselling author, hailed as having “invented San Francisco,” comes to Montalvo for a fascinating and evocative conversation with Katherine Maxfield about his life and many accomplishments in literature, theater, and music. Books … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments

News Briefs: Maupin receives Mayor’s Art Award

compiled by Cynthia Laird 02/04/2016 Bestselling author Armistead Maupin has been named by Mayor Ed Lee as the recipient of the 2016 Mayor’s Art Award. Maupin, a gay man, rose to fame with his nine-volume Tales of the City series, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Comments