Review: The Poet and The Vampyre by Andrew McConnell Stott

“The Curse of Byron and the Birth of Literature’s Greatest Monsters”   LORD BYRON was considered by many to be “mad, bad, and dangerous to know!” He was an unapologetic sensualist who bedded men and women alike. Byron was a poet, a rogue, and an atheist with sexual appetites he proudly shared publicly. He also […]

Review: Queer Musings of a One-Time Boy Skater by Joe Bainbridge

“THINK JAMES Bond, But With Exquisitly Tacky Gold Sequins.” Quite the cover statement to whet the reader’s appetite! What a delicious treat this book is. While I love a good auto/biography, the stylistic framework of Queer Musings of a One-time Boy Skater is something I don’t engage with enough. It’s very free-spirited, sometimes even “stream-of-conscious” […]

Review: Tab Hunter Confidential: The Making of a Movie Star

I HAVE always been more of a Montgomery Clift fan. His dark, brooding complexity, good looks, and acting chops just do it for me. That said, the life of Tab Hunter (1931-2018) and his Hollywood-manufactured “All-American Boy-Next-Door” schtick fascinates me still. While I enjoyed Tab Hunter Confidential: The Making of a Movie Star by Tab Hunter with […]