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Paley Center, October 18th: The Cast of Hannibal

My good friend Keith Uhlich, who moderated an extremely entertaining QA with Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny at the Paley Center for Media last year, will be moderating another discussion there this Saturday, only this time on Hannibal! Keith will … Continue reading

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“But at that point in my life, I was done playing transgender characters in the hospital, going to the hospital. I was done wearing the gown!” – Alexandra Billings

A beautiful interview (it made me cry, dammit!) with Alex Billings on her role as Davina in Transparent. As she mentions in the interview, she does work “through a lens of kindness.” In every aspect of her life. It’s such … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday

I won’t even state how long ago this was, but I will say that David and I are still friends (he’s one of my best friends), we still live within 20 miles of each other. I have known him (and … Continue reading

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Transparent Renewed For Second Season

If you haven’t watched the first season, do yourself a favor and check it out on Amazon. It’s so good. Strange and poignant, dark and tender, really funny, wonderful cast, and I’m not just saying that because Alex Billings is … Continue reading

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An Ode to E.B. White and a Very Special Teacher

I post this every year at the beginning of the school year, in honor of all the teachers out there – the teachers I know, and the teachers I’ve had. Here is my favorite teacher-story of all. You make a … Continue reading

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New Trailer For New Series, Transparent

The new series called Transparent, starring Jeffrey Tambor, Judith Light, Gaby Hoffman, and others, will be available for streaming on Amazon Prime Sept. 26. And above, check out the new trailer for it. Beautiful and emotional. It’s already killing me! … Continue reading

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A Rhode Island Day

Spent the entire day outside, bumming around Rhode Island, with my two old and dear friends, Mitchell and Luisa. We went to Newport. We hung out. We sat on the beach for three hours. We got clam cakes. We checked … Continue reading

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Congrats to Alexandra Billings: Transparent

My great friend Alexandra Billings (notably, the first transgendered person to actually play a transgendered person on network television) has been cast in a recurring role in a new series called Transparent – an Amazon original series, with a helluva … Continue reading

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Friends Writing Books

– My great friend Dan Callahan has written a biography of Vanessa Redgrave – Vanessa: The Life of Vanessa Redgrave – which comes out today! I went to his book party last Saturday night, and the whole joint was festooned … Continue reading

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DVR, by Fielding Edlow

DVR by Fielding Edlow from Fielding Edlow on Vimeo. A short hilarious film written by Fielding Edlow, starring Fielding and her husband Larry Clarke. I’m roaring. Directed and edited by Dave Rock: I love the slow circling pans of the … Continue reading

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