Category Archives: The Nineties

Review of “Gentlemen of the Shade”

Gentlemen of the Shade: My Own Private Idaho by Jen Sookfong Lee This is the second book in the “Pop Classic” series that I’ve read; the first being It Doesn’t Suck: Showgirls. I love film criticism, especially when it’s as … Continue reading

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Is “BPM: Beats Per Minute” the AIDS epic we’ve been waiting for?

On Monday night I saw the French film, BPM: Beats Per Minute, at the Vancouver International Film Festival. The story follows the members of the Paris chapter of ACT-UP in the early nineties. At the time the film takes place, … Continue reading

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Through the Looking Glass: Looking back at Madonna’s Blonde Ambition Tour

Last week I saw Strike a Pose, the documentary about Madonna’s backup dancers for her Vogue video and 1990 Blonde Ambition tour.  Madonna has always played a supporting role in the soap opera that is my big queer life. Into … Continue reading

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