Gay Provincetown: The Latest

MTV Documentary Films Acquires 'Gay Chorus Deep South;' Plans Theatrical Release

MTV Documentary Films Acquires 'Gay Chorus Deep South;' Plans Theatrical Release

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cronin | Sep 17
"Gay Chorus Deep South," a 2019 documentary about a men's choir touring the American Deep South, has been bought by MTV Documentary Films. The studio, run by former HBO exec Sheila Nevins, hopes to organize a theatrical release.

Pulse Survivors Host Freedom March for 'Overcomers' of Homosexuality

Pulse Survivors Host Freedom March for 'Overcomers' of Homosexuality

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Sep 17
Two Pulse nightclub shooting survivors organized a march last Saturday to connect so-called "overcomers" of homosexuality. This takes place shortly after a petition has gained thousands of signatures to ban conversion therapy.

Here's When You can Watch the Final 'Schitt's Creek' Season

Here's When You can Watch the Final 'Schitt's Creek' Season

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 17
"Schitt's Creek" is unfortunately coming to an end but Pop TV, the network that airs the beloved comedy in the U.S., announced the Season 6 airdate.

NBC's 'Peacock' to Join the Streaming Fray in April

NBC's 'Peacock' to Join the Streaming Fray in April

NEWS | By Tali Arbel | Sep 17
Comcast's NBCUniversal said Tuesday that its upcoming streaming service will be called Peacock, in an homage to NBC's logo. It will become the home for some of the company's most popular shows, including "Parks and Recreation" and "The Office."

Cokie Roberts, Longtime Political Journalist, Dies at 75

Cokie Roberts, Longtime Political Journalist, Dies at 75

NEWS | By David Bauder | Sep 17
Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from breast cancer.

Trans Actress Angelica Ross to Host 2020 Candidates' LGBTQ Forum

Trans Actress Angelica Ross to Host 2020 Candidates' LGBTQ Forum

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 17
A forum on LGBTQ issues featuring the presidential contenders for next year's elections is set to be hosted by "Pose" star Angelica Ross.

'Jeopardy!' Host Trebek Says He's Resumed Chemotherapy

'Jeopardy!' Host Trebek Says He's Resumed Chemotherapy

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 17
"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek says he's had a setback in his battle with pancreatic cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy again.

Watch: For His 'Dancing with the Stars' Debut, Sean Spicer Does the Salsa

Watch: For His 'Dancing with the Stars' Debut, Sean Spicer Does the Salsa

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 17
The latest season of "Dancing with the Stars" kicked off Monday night and the world got to witness President Donald Trump's former press sectary Sean Spicer dance the salsa.

Watch: Openly Gay Tech Company Founder In the Running for Indiana Governor

Watch: Openly Gay Tech Company Founder In the Running for Indiana Governor

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 17
He's openly gay. He's married. And he's making history by running for the governorship of the state that gave us Mike Pence.

Actress Jessica Hecht's Emmy Night Comes Down to the Dress

Actress Jessica Hecht's Emmy Night Comes Down to the Dress

ENTERTAINMENT | By Leanne Italie | Sep 17
Being a size 2 came in handy as Hecht was deciding on just the right red carpet look for her big night Sunday at the creative arts Emmys, to air Saturday on FX ahead of the main slate. She didn't win, but she had a ball picking out a dress.


News

Milo Banned from... A Furry Convention?

Milo Banned from... A Furry Convention?

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 17
Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has a whole new reason to cry: The former Breitbart contributor and darling of the right now finds himself denied entry to a furry convention.


Entertainment

 Review :: Fires in the Mirror
Provincetown, MA

Review :: Fires in the Mirror

THEATRE | By Joe Siegel | Sep 17
"Fires in the Mirror" was written in 1992 as a solo piece for Ms. Deavere Smith; here expanded into an ensemble piece, it remains enormously relevant.

 Review :: Romantic Comedy
Provincetown, MA

Review :: Romantic Comedy

THEATRE | By Joe Siegel | Sep 17
With a run time of two-and-a-quarter hours, "Romantic Comedy" is a tedious and frustrating ordeal.


Business

Back to Basics: Congress Tries to Keep Government Lights On

Back to Basics: Congress Tries to Keep Government Lights On

FINANCE | By Andrew Taylor | Sep 17
As Democrats controlling the House unveil a stopgap, government-wide spending bill to keep the lights on and pay the troops, there's scant evidence that power sharing in the Capitol will produce further legislative accomplishments anytime soon.


Technology

Why Carbon Dioxide Has Such Outsized Influence on Earth's Climate

Why Carbon Dioxide Has Such Outsized Influence on Earth's Climate

SCIENCE | By EDGE | Sep 17
The key to carbon dioxide's strong influence on climate is its ability to absorb heat emitted from our planet's surface, keeping it from escaping out to space.


Cars

Volkswagen to Pay Up to $87 Million in Australia for Scandal

Volkswagen to Pay Up to $87 Million in Australia for Scandal

AUTO NEWS | By Rod McGuirk | Sep 17
Volkswagen has agreed to pay up to 127 million Australian dollars ($87 million) to settle an Australian class action stemming from the 2015 diesel emissions scandal, the German automaker and a lawyer said Monday.


Style

A New Look at Frank Lloyd Wright's Textiles and Home Goods

A New Look at Frank Lloyd Wright's Textiles and Home Goods

FINE ARTS | By Katherine Roth | Sep 17
A small but important exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art explores a little-known facet of architect Frank Lloyd Wright's creations: his line of wallpapers, printed and woven textiles, and other home goods designed for the public.


Health/Fitness

Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drug Instead of the Real Thing

Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drug Instead of the Real Thing

HEALTH | By Holbrook Mohr | Sep 17
Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an Associated Press investigation has found.


Nightlife

 Review :: Babymetal with Avatar at the House of Blues, 9-11-19

Review :: Babymetal with Avatar at the House of Blues, 9-11-19

MUSIC | By Sam Cronin | Sep 16
The House of Blues may seem like too small a venue to have a wall of death to open up, but when the crowd respects a band as much as Wednesday's crowd did Babymetal, anything is possible. Read our EDGE review of the show, accompanied by Avatar, here.