Has the current state of affairs put a damper on your love life? If it hasn’t, shame on you! But seriously, the need for romance combined with a moment that requires unprecedented social separation is an abiding concern. Being trapped at home is probably magnifying your pent up physical desires leading to feelings of imprisonment. Every cloud has a silver lining, and … [Read more...] about LGBTQ Horoscopes May 19-June 1, 2020
Ambush Magazine Volume 38 Issue 10
Greetings from my humble abode that has also been my quarantine quarters for the past few weeks. And, may I just say, screw this! Seriously, some of my friends used to call me a social butterfly because I go out all the time. I am not a butterfly, however; they are pretty and delicate and flitter about. I am a social beast. I love … [Read more...] about Clipping A Social Butterfly’s Wings
Of all the nuns and orders of nuns in New Orleans, the most fabulous is The Big Easy Sisters, Parish of the Muddy Waters. The Big Easy Sisters are an order of 21st century queer nuns. Their primary goal, in their own words, is “to promulgate universal joy and expiate stigmatic guilt or, in other words, we are the clowns of our community and we banish any negative … [Read more...] about The Big Easy Sisters
With no shows to critique or even help publicize, I wanted to offer this column to Artistic Directors of New Orleans’ theater companies to let us know what was going on when things shut down, what they’re doing now, and what plans they have for the future. For the second installment of PAST PRESENT FUTURE, Jon Greene of The Radical Buffoons shares his thoughts … [Read more...] about PAST PRESENT FUTURE II for Trodding the Boards
Reading—the best state yet to keep absolute loneliness at bay.William Styron During these incredibly trying times during quarantine, I find that reading has been my salvation. It is a life preserver I hang onto when I find myself adrift in a raging sea of loneliness. It is calming, transporting me from my current reality, and into another place created by the … [Read more...] about Book of the Month: Who Killed Buster Sparkle?
Let’s go back a bit. Not back to better times, but before we were sequestered in our homes and trying to keep ourselves busy. Let's go back to when we could busy ourselves with other like-minded people and find the serendipitous moments of revelation on the streets. I want to go back to a very important day that I was lucky to share with a mentor, my husband, and the mayor of … [Read more...] about Strange Inheritance: Past