Category Archives: Armistead Maupin

San Francisco: Maupin’s real Tales of the City

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

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Macondray Lane Walk Through

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

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Armistead Maupin, Hilary Swank honored by Outfest

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

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Armistead and 9/11

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

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The Dinner Party Show: Author Armistead Maupin recalls the mystery of Burning Man

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

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Armistead and the Ice Bucket Challenge

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.

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One City, One Book

Announcing One City One Book: San Francisco Reads 2014!             http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=2000721701

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