Tag Archives: San Francisco

Old Friends: Revisiting Armistead Maupin and the Tales of the City.

On Friday I saw the new Armistead Maupin documentary, The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin. The movie is basically a love letter to Armistead Maupin and the Tales of the City. I liked the film, even though there were moments … Continue reading

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Once More with Feeling: Re-reading 28 Barbary Lane

28 Barbary Lane: “Tales of the City” Books 1-3 by Armistead Maupin My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve bought and read these books. Tales of the City stills stands as one of my … Continue reading

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Back to my Roots: All the books I’ve loved before

A couple of weeks ago I saw a great musical by  the local playwright, Dave Deveau, called the Elbow Room: The Musical, about the Davie Street breakfast spot that is an institution in Vancouver’s gay community. I’m sucker for stories … Continue reading

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The fastest way to a nerd’s heart is with Toy Story shoes

I live in Canada, but I’ve been listen to NPR religiously. I love the CBC, but I prefer how NPR reporters deliver the news. There could be a zombie apocalypse in Iowa, but the reporter’s voices would still lull me … Continue reading

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The Purge Report: AWA Wrestling Ring

This is part of an ongoing series of blog posts about things I’m purging from my apartment and why I’m getting rid of them. I’ve held a lot of boring temp jobs in my time. For the most part they … Continue reading

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The Purge Report: Don’t Tug on Superman’s Cape

This is part of an ongoing series of blog posts about things I’m purging from my apartment and why I’m getting rid of them. For as long as I can remember I wanted to dress up as Superman for Halloween. … Continue reading

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The Purge Report: The Tony Portrait

The Tony portrait belonged to my best friend Keith. The portrait is of Keith painted back when we were still bartending together in San Francisco. Keith had this habit of buying secondhand  clothes with name patches on them that said … Continue reading

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