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Time of the Cuckoo

Time of the Cuckoo, Shattered Globe Theatre, at Victory Gardens Theater. In his memoir Original Story By, gay playwright Arthur Laurents confesses that the female central character in his 1952 drama Time of the Cuckoo “is based on…what was going on inside me” during a trip to Venice, where sex “hangs in the air.” Feisty, […]

Posted inNews & Politics

The Straight Dope

Were vomitoriums really used in ancient Roman times so that people could throw up between courses in order to eat more? –Christine Let me ask you this, Christine. The last time you were doubled over the porcelain throne heaving your nachos, did you think: I want to permanently consecrate part of my home to this […]