Broadway musicals where you sing the whole time, I really don't like; I like alternating dialogue and music.
There's something about uninterrupted singing that just doesn't work for me, because at some point, I need my characters to talk.
Cruising-for-sex spots, in Rock Creek Park and Meridian Hill Park, just to name two, are attractions. On July 8 at a.m., Bill, the 55-year-old from Boston, leaves this message: "I'm delighted to be a part of this group." He then talks about his wife and how her knowing of his same-sex attraction "threatens" and "hurts" her.
Profiles in chat rooms and postings on Web sites are written in code. Later that day, at p.m., Steve, a 48-year-old who works in photography publishing, says this of his situation: "Basically, it works about as well" -- he laughs a shy laugh -- "as something like this can work.
What did you think of what Lee Daniels did with the material? Well, I don't want to criticize it, but let's say that the cast is completely mistaken.
I do think the novel still has a great film in it that has not yet been made. My first memory is of the eyes of my brother; he was looking at me all the time.
"Bimm" translates to bisexual married male; "m4m" translates to "married male for married male." Yesterday at a.m., AOL's chat room listings included rooms such as "Bi Curious Married Men" (36 people there), "dallas bimm4bimm" (36 there, too), and "Bostonbimm4bimm" (another 36). It's a difficult life."Steve, who lives in New York, has been married for 27 years, a "great father," he says, to his two preteen boys.
Hook-up ads (sex ads) such as this one in the "Casual Encounters" section of Craigs read: "Traveling to Reston area for business. His wife knows of his ongoing affair with a 47-year-old teacher.
(The two practice safe sex, he says.) His wife, "in one way or another," he continues, has come "to accept it." He explains in a phone interview, "There are no road maps here." He pauses.
"I don't think I'll live my life as a gay man -- ever.
You make decisions like, "This one, I might actually have sex with!
" There's a really fun lip-synch dance number in this film. If I liked all the songs and felt very confident about the way they fit together, I think I would, but I actually don't feel like I could ever get to that point.
The movie is a throwback in another important way, too: It's Almodóvar's first out-and-out comedy in ages, and several of his longtime collaborators pop up in the film, including Antonio Banderas and Penélope Cruz, who make cameos.