Leave it to Stephen Fry to write a three-volume novel of his life.
It doesn’t get more “Indigo Girls” than One Lost Day, the first studio album for Amy Ray and Emily Saliers since 2011’s Beauty Queen Sister. This album goes back to their roots, and has a raw, Southern feel.
Few have experienced what George Baxter–Holder has lived to tell, and what a tale it is.
If Pride had a soundtrack, Jimmy Somerville would be on it. The British gay disco king is back with Homage, a nod to his 1980s disco roots that may make you want to strap on your roller skates and ride a rainbow down to this year’s Rhode Island PrideFest. Somerville, famous for his falsetto voice […]
Pride: The Gay and Lesbian Comedy Slam, a classic compilation of acts from some of the best gay and lesbian comedians, is back on Netflix for Pride Month. Still relevant and hilarious, the show is hosted by Bruce Vilanch, long-time comedian and head writer for the Oscars. Vilanch introduces self-proclaimed “gaysian sweetheart,” the tight–shorted Alec Mapa, and […]
by The Lit Chick. “Pull up a chair around the campfire,” Brandi Carlile seems to be saying with her newest album, “and listen to where I’ve been.” The Firewatcher’s Daughter is part alt-folk and part rock, but all distinctly Carlile. There is a mature and contented feeling as the songs roll with the signature rhythm […]
by The Lit Chick. “All poetry is forgiveness for what this world can not always hold,” writes genderqueer poet-activist Andrea Gibson. Gibson’s newest book, Pansy, does its part, delving into such topics as gender and sexuality, feminism, white privilege, abuse, retribution, recovery, and most of all, love, in all of its phases, and with all […]
by The Lit Chick. The staggeringly prolific George Takei has helmed the U.S.S. Enterprise as Lt. Sulu in Star Trek, and taken Facebook by storm with 8.4 million followers. Now Takei is taking on YouTube, and his husband, Brad Altman, is coming with him. In It Takeis Two, the couple’s playful new weekly webseries, George […]
by The Lit Chick. If you have a thing for lesbians in prison, TV4’s new webseries, Kittens in a Cage, is a must-see. A cross between Orange Is the New Black and The Naked Gun, it’s quickly become my favorite webseries. Kittens is set in 1950s New Jersey at the fictional Marquetta State Prison, where […]
by The Lit Chick. Massachusetts native Kristen Merlin, best known for belting out tunes on the sixth season of NBC reality show The Voice, recently released her first EP, Boomerang. Merlin’s debut will satisfy fans of country-western music and The Voice alike. It contains five entirely new songs never released as singles. It’s no wonder […]