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Category Archives: Armistead Maupin
11.4.2014 BY OUT.COM EDITORS Author Photography by JUCO | Retouching by Anna Glen at Wet Noodle The Moment: 1978: The first Tales of the City book is published. For nearly four decades, the Tales of the City series has influenced … Continue reading
KM Soehnlein interviews Armistead Maupin about “Tales of the City,” Jackie O, Burning Man, and Jesse Helms rolling in his grave. For almost four decades, “Tales of the City” has blazed its own trail through popular culture—from a groundbreaking San … Continue reading
October 2014 Eva Wiseman He’s been called the man who ‘invented San Francisco’ but with his final Tales of the City book in the bag, has Armistead Maupin moved on? He talks to Eva Wiseman about fame, fans and visiting … Continue reading
Thanks to Youtube User Curious2Travel, here is a virtual walk-through of Macondray Lane (aka “Barbary Lane”). To visit this, and other locations mentioned in Armistead Maupin’s “Tales of the City” Series, visit http://www.toursofthetales.com ran by Larry Rhodes. His website is updated frequently … Continue reading
By SUSAN KING September 23, 2014 Novelist Armistead Maupin, Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank and Levi Strauss & Co. are this year’s recipients of the Outfest Legacy Awards. The announcement was made Tuesday by Outfest, the Los Angeles nonprofit organization that … Continue reading
Robert Jones, Armistead’s editor for The Night Listener at HarperCollins, died of cancer in 2001, so Armistead flew to New York for the memorial service. He was offered two possible return flights to San Francisco the following day – September … Continue reading
From “The Dinner Party Show” Bestselling author ARMISTEAD MAUPIN, in this brief clip from his first visit to THE DINNER PARTY SHOW, reminisces with hosts CHRISTOPHER RICE and ERIC SHAW QUINN about the magic and mystery of BURNING MAN (“it’s … Continue reading
Armistead was given the ice-bucket challenge by his friends Laura Linney and Pat Montandon. He decided to take the challenge at his favorite San Francisco dog park.
Announcing One City One Book: San Francisco Reads 2014! http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=2000721701
Posted on June 20, 2014 by Public Affairs Maupin to speak on Oct. 23 at Main Library San Francisco Public Library is thrilled to announce that the 10th Annual One City One Book selection is Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the … Continue reading