Thursday, December 27, 2012
As yet another year comes to an end, it's time once again to sit back and reflect upon the best and the worst of the last 12 months. And then we make our lists.
So this is the first in a series of what I enjoyed in 2012, beginning with books. I will also share my "Grooviest" selections in theater, music, television, DVDs, movies, people and gorgeous guys as well as the results of The Second Annual Groovy Awards honoring the best web series of the year. Now here are my literary favorites of 2012 in alphabetical order according to author (click on title for more info):
Friday, May 6, 2011
Playwright, librettist, stage director and screenwriter Arthur Laurents, who died on Thursday at age 93, had a fascinating life. If you don't believe me, go read his 2000 autobiography, Original Story By Arthur Laurents: A Memoir of Broadway and Hollywood, in which he discusses his career as well as his many gay affairs and relationships (he was with his partner, Tom Hatcher, for 52 years). Now here are some highlights of Laurents' career: