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The subversive genius of Joe Orton – BBC News

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“It was so bizarre.” Image copyright Central Press/Getty Images Image copyright Islington Local History Centre Image caption It is not entirely clear why Halliwell murdered Orton, but in a brief suicide note he wrote: “If you read his diary all will be explained” Entertaining Mr Sloane, a black comedy that touched on homosexuality and hypocrisy, was widely praised on its release, also in 1964, including by theatre heavyweights such as Terence Rattigan and …

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Same-Sex Couples Make Their Cases To The Justices

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On Friday, briefs are being filed in the cases challenging bans on same-sex couples’ marriages in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee. View this image › Carolyn Kaster / AP WASHINGTON — The first formal step in the marriage cases before the Supreme Court happened Friday, as the same-sex couples in four midwest states asked the justices to strike down bans that prevent them from …

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6 of the nuttiest Mooch quotes from his latest interview

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… reportedly in response to being asked about “the collapse of his marriage.” “I am now going to go dark …” “So what are you going to do next,” Ward asked him. I am now going to go dark …” Scaramucci said. “And then?” Ward persisted. “Then I will reemerge.” Mooch said, pausing. “As me.” Let us anxiously await Mooch to reemerge from his silkycocoon of darkness, a beautiful and far more self-aware Mooch …

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Best holiday reads 2017, picked by writers part one

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… inherent nihilism of three very different promises of power and wealth: nazism, Stalinism and Americanism. Ivan Krastevs After Europe (Pennsylvania), a sober reckoning with the challenges to Europe, defines the dangers that will outlast, and may even be aggravated by, Emmanuel Macrons triumph. I am only half-way through Masha Gessens The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia (Riverhead), but it already seems indispensable. I was very struck by The Story of a Brief marriage …

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Steak, swords, and an orb to rule them all: The strangest moments from Trump’s first foray overseas

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… Trump was not about to hold her husband’s hand. The incident was filmed and the world, uh, noticed. Sword dance with me President Trump joined Saudi King Salman in a traditional sword dance in Riyadh. pic.twitter.com/jFVi1HUUZc Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) May 21, 2017 Saudi Arabia greeted Trump with a traditional sword dance known as the ardah, which marks special occasions such as holidays and marriage ceremonies. The president got a sword of his own and smiled a smile that says …

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15 Issues That Matter To LGBT Australians Beyond Marriage Equality

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Not being able to get married sucks. But it’s just one of many conversations. We asked attendees at Sydney’s annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Fair Day what LGBT issues meant the most to them, with one catch: they couldn’t answer marriage equality. These are the topics people wished got more attention. 1. Queer youth homelessness. View this image › All pictures Anna Mendoza / …

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That Time Michael Lewis Complained About Dating A Hot Woman

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… just a pretty hot rod. The New Republic published a one-line response from Lewis: And she can cook too. Lewis proposed to Bohner after just three weeks of dating, according to Vanity Fair. He whisked her into a jewelry store, proposed, and plunked down $30,000 for a ring. One reader predicted Lewis marriage to the Bloomingdales model wouldnt last. It didnt. Three years after his column was published, Lewis married Tabitha Soren, a photographer and former MTV newscaster. They are …

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Scarlett Johansson, charismatic queen of science fiction

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… that spotlight on to causes I think are worthy or on to interesting, progressive figures. The fierce spotlight that has focused on her professionally and personally ever since the end of her first marriage to the actor Ryan Reynolds is unlikely to move away soon. So it seems possible that, for Johansson, simply slipping into the disguise of a superhero, an alien, and now a powerful cyborg, feels like a pretty good way out. JOHANSSON CV Born 22 November, 1984. Manhattan, New York. On screen …

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Is Stassi Secretly Corinne? ‘Vanderpump Rules’ Recap

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… a costume go right up to the front door. If I were Lisa, I’d tell them no fucking way am I facilitating this trainwreck of a marriage. LVP: I take marriage very seriously. Schwartz: As do we. 1) Who talks like that? 2) DO YOU? Because I recall five fucking minutes ago where you called Katie a bitch and said you wish Katie would just cheat on you already. Oh fuck, Lisa actually tells them no. Well, she tells them “not now” which we know means she ends up doing it but is gonna …

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