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07-31-2012, 09:28 PM
R.I.P. Gore Vidal.
07-31-2012, 09:34 PM
07-31-2012, 09:43 PM
RIP. Just checked out The City and the Pillar from the library the other day. Loved what little of his writing I read. Especially the batshit crazy Myra Breckinridge which was made into an even more ridiculous film with Raquel Welch playing a post-op transsexual sociopath. And The Best Man was a wonderful political satire. I think it's back on Broadway now.
Here's a young Vidal in one of Carl Van Vechten's iconic photographic portraits:
08-01-2012, 04:39 AM
Every US high school senior should be required to read 1876 before graduating.
08-01-2012, 05:52 AM
R.I.P. You were gay before it was popular.
08-01-2012, 08:39 AM
This cuts me deep...one of my LONG time heroes. RIP
08-01-2012, 12:43 PM
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08-01-2012, 01:12 PM
especially the part where she says "The Founding Fathers were not the characters that I saw Gore Vidal portraying in his novel..." Like she knew George and Ben personally.
08-01-2012, 08:06 PM