The Sidecar

By | 2012-08-16T09:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2012|Uncategorized|

By Ed Sikov Cocktail Chatter All the housemates - Craig, Sal, Sean and Sal's friend Colton - arrived at the same time, having ended up on the same ferry, as I was putting together the [...]

The Michigan Film Fail

By | 2012-08-16T09:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2012|Entertainment|

It was destined to make Michigan the movie-making capital of the Midwest. Then, just three years after it was enacted, it was decimated by Gov. Rick Snyder and the boom went bust before it even [...]

Jordin Sparkles

By | 2018-01-16T08:06:58+00:00 August 16th, 2012|Entertainment|

Whitney Houston's starring role - the last before her tragic death earlier this year - isn't the only reason "Sparkle" has gay written all over it: there's the flamboyant style of the '60s, an all-girl [...]

Think ahead, Capricorn!

By | 2012-08-16T09:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2012|Entertainment|

By Jack Fertig Q Scopes Aspects between Sun, Venus, and Pluto warn that efforts to charm and unite may be manipulative. Mars aligning with Saturn in Libra challenges us to examine the hard work and [...]

Magic Carpet Ride

By | 2012-08-16T09:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2012|Entertainment|

Across 1 AZT, e.g. 5 Roadies' burdens 9 Performed like a top 13 Rock's longtime companion 14 Man in a skirt, perhaps 15 Coastal raptor 16 Nick was his master 17 160 rods 18 Prefix [...]

‘Burn This’ Casts Heat and Light

By | 2012-08-16T09:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2012|Entertainment|

By Michael H. Margolin Lanford Wilson, who died just last year, wrote some two dozen plays, encapsulated the fever of off- Broadway in the 1960s, then captured Broadway with his characters, both straight and gay. [...]

Tibbits Revives Lost Cole Porter Musical

By | 2018-01-16T06:57:27+00:00 August 16th, 2012|Entertainment|

By Judith Cookis Rubens Considered too racy for Broadway in the 1930s, Cole Porter's saucy musical "Nymph Errant" was largely forgotten. Tibbits Summer Theater, with its cleverly staged and choreographed production, valiantly tries to revive [...]

Neubecker home burns

By | 2012-08-16T09:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2012|News|

BROWNSTONE TWP. - PFLAG parents Mike and Jan Neubecker's home burned to the ground early in the morning of Aug. 14. Both of them were not injured, but the house is a total loss. The [...]

Hunger Strike Week Two

By | 2012-08-16T09:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2012|Michigan, News|

FERNDALE - "Did you hear about the Hunger Strike at Affirmations?" That question is being asked all over the country, and especially here in Michigan where someone can be fired just for being gay, Michigan [...]

Paul Ryan

By | 2012-08-16T09:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2012|Creep of the Week, Opinions|

Creep of the Week Dear Log Cabin Republicans, We need to talk. It's about your new boyfriend. Look, I know you're all smitten with him and think he's the best thing to happen to you [...]

Chick-Fil-A Fail

By | 2012-08-16T09:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2012|Opinions, Viewpoints|

By Abby Dees Thinking Out Loud There were so many things I could have written about today: openly lesbian Tammy Smith's promotion to the rank of brigadier general and the fact that the military is [...]

2012 Wilde Awards Nominations

By | 2012-08-16T09:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2012|Michigan, News|

Best Musical or Opera Chicago the Musical, Mason Street Warehouse; Kurt Stamm, director From My Hometown, Meadow Brook Theatre; Travis W. Walter, director I Pagliacci, Michigan Opera Theatre; Bernard Uzan, director The Light in the [...]

The 2012 Wilde Awards Program

By | 2012-08-16T09:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2012|Michigan, News|

Presented at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts West Bloomfield Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 Welcome and Introduction Awards Presentations: Best Musical or Opera Best Performance, Actress - Drama Best Design - Costumes Best Original [...]

By | 2012-08-16T09:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2012|Michigan, News|

A U.S. District Court jury decided Thursday evening that former Michigan Assistant Attorney General Andrew Shirvell must pay $4.5 million to gay student leader at the University of Michigan Chris Armstrong for having defamed and [...]

By | 2012-08-16T09:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2012|Michigan, News|

A U.S. District Court jury decided Thursday evening that former Michigan Assistant Attorney General Andrew Shirvell must pay $4.5 million to gay student leader at the University of Michigan Chris Armstrong for having defamed and [...]