Ask Howard • 07.29.16

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 7:25am

How to do the wrong thing right This sweltering month, per usual, we’re once again preoccupied with those dog days’ matters of “size,” narcissism, petty politics and thwarted marriage proposals — oh, the burning dramas of gaydom. Let’s get right to it. Dear Howard, One of my regular booty-calls proposed to me the other night. […]

Dune: VW’s Buggy

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 7:20am

Reeling from a terrible year, Volkswagen packs tons o’ fun in a sporty mini CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer autocasey@aol.com Not long after the Volkswagen Beetle migrated to America, some enterprising, sand-loving fool ripped off most of the body, jacked it up, installed off-road tires and headed for the beach… and consequently, the sand dunes. […]

Through the ‘Looking’ glass

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 6:30am

How the Texas Bear Round-Up impacted one of the stars of ‘Looking,’ and other thoughts on the legacy of a groundbreaking series about modern gay life It was “goodbye for now” as the cast and crew of HBO’s modern-queer dramedy Looking stood in the rising San Francisco sun tearfully hugging as they concluded production on […]

Anthem for toilets

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 6:15am

Former ‘Letterman’ writer Steve Young celebrates the weird, campy underground art of industrial musicals Lavish, costly, performed only once, industrial musicals were like Broadway shows written for boardrooms. Often starring top talent and written by folks (like the gay composing team Kander and Ebb) who’d later have Broadway hits, they sang of toilets and tractors, […]

‘Tickle’ punk’d?

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 6:00am

Documentary unearths fetish culture … and the shady, scary figure behind it ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Journalists routinely email subjects, asking them if they’d like to participate in a story. When David Farrier — a reporter based in New Zealand who specializes in human-interest stories about the bizarre — discovered a fetish […]

Best Bets • 07.29.16

Posted on 28 Jul 2016 at 11:10pm

Friday 07.29— Saturday 07.30 Dallas Cabaret Festival continues with a stellar lineup Day 1 of the inaugural Dallas Cabaret Festival has ended, but the fun is just beginning. Friday welcomes Linda Petty at 7 p.m., Julie Johnson at 8:30 p.m. and Marisa Diotalevi at 10 p.m.; Saturday is an all-star tribute to the late pianist […]

Scene • 07.29.16

Posted on 28 Jul 2016 at 11:00pm

Making the SCENE the week of July 29–Aug. 4: • Alexandre’s: Filter Kings on Friday. Mi Diva Loca on Saturday. Wayne Smith on Sunday. K-Marie on Tuesday. Chris Chism on Wednesday. So Strung Out on Thursday. • Club Changes: Boy Leo’s A Hot Night of Chilling Gothica Show at 8 p.m. on Friday. Wall of […]

Kristen Stewart comes out

Posted on 28 Jul 2016 at 11:37am

Kristen Stewart comes out

Dallas Voice’s Tuesday Big Movie lineup at the Magnolia Theatre

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 10:40am

Landmark’s Magnolia Theatre’s weekly Big Movie New Classic Series, sponsored by Dallas Voice, screens a different classic film each Tuesday at 7:30 and 10 p.m. This quarter’s lineup is filled with amazing Oscar winners: Aug. 9: Now, Voyager. One of Bette Davis’ best weepers, a masterful romance with Paul Henreid lighting two cigarettes with one match. […]

Cassie Nova • 07.22.16

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 7:40am

Cassie gives advice to the ladies! Hello, beautiful people! I am so glad you all have taken a moment from playing Pokémon GO to read this. Although I myself do not play yet, I did love the cartoon back in the day. As a matter of fact, I had a Pomeranian named after a Pokémon. […]