Tag: gore vidal

Sunday Bloody NYT Sunday: Special Big Advice From Big Brains Edition

You know we have made no secret of our crush on New Pope, and today's New York Times gives us even more reason to cheer the current papacy. NEW POPE TRIGGER WARNING: Yes, we know the church is still...

Quien Es Mas Macho? Your Late Morning Outbound Links!

First up this morning! Gawker's fucking marvelous epistolary duel between Tom Scocca and some dick from some Canadian "news" "paper." Some Gawker commenters seem to think it is Tom Scocca who comes across poorly here. They are incorrect. A...

Words Fail Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal has died. Perhaps you most treasured him for mixing it up with awful racist William F. Buckley, as above. (The aesthete Buckley called Vidal "a queer.") We loved him best for (okay, Burr, but also) this: He and...

Book: Charlie Sheen & Matt Lauer Are Liberals Who Say Dumb Things

Anyone who writes or speaks about politics (with very few exceptions) is bound to say something stupid and egregious at some point or another. You'll definitely say something dumb if you're one of the ambitious but dull people who...

Michele Bachmann Worked For Jimmy Carter, Was Ruined By Gore Vidal

Michele Bachmann opened up to a gathering of Michigan Republicans on Tuesday about her shameful, Jimmy Carter-loving past. "I was a reasonable, fair-minded Democrat. And another secret you need to know: My husband and I met in college. We...

Gore Vidal Yells At British Election Followers

Crabby queen writer Gore Vidal, who is certainly older than you, appeared on the English telly after Obama's clinch last night to discuss American politics with the Britons. Appropriately, he went insane for several minutes after asking and receiving...

Gossip Roundup: Aviatrix Lust