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Culture Clashes and Required Reading :: MJ Halberstadt on How His LGBTQ-Themed Play Became a Podcast
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Culture Clashes and Required Reading :: MJ Halberstadt on How His LGBTQ-Themed Play Became a Podcast

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 13
The first thing you need to know about MJ Halberstadt's new play is that it is not about Calamus bookstore. The next thing to know is that it has morphed into a podcast. Halberstadt explains it all to EDGE.

Begin Again:  James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own

Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own

NEWS | By Tim Pfaff | Aug 13
Eddie S. Glaude Jr.'s new book about James Baldwin -and what it meant to be an African-American and gay writer- joins a shelf of books whose timings is perfect.

Set for Ptown Award, Charles Busch Looks Back and Forward

Set for Ptown Award, Charles Busch Looks Back and Forward

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Aug 13
Speaking with Charles Busch it is difficult not to get a case of the giggles. EDGE spoke to the theater legend as he prepares to virtually accept an award this weekend from the Provincetown Theater.

Lady Gaga to Perform at 2020 MTV Video Music Awards

Lady Gaga to Perform at 2020 MTV Video Music Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 13
Lady Gaga is ready to just dance at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards.

Watch: Sam Asghari Offers Workout Tips

Watch: Sam Asghari Offers Workout Tips

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 13
Personal trainer Sam Asghari is best-known as Britney's boyfriend. But in an Instagram video he shows how he stays in such amazing shape.

Listen: Dua Lipa Releases 'Levitating' Remix with Madonna & Missy Elliott, Twitter Drags Song

Listen: Dua Lipa Releases 'Levitating' Remix with Madonna & Missy Elliott, Twitter Drags Song

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 13
Dua Lipa shares The Blessed Madonna's remix of "Levitating," featuring Madonna and Missy Elliott...but Twitter doesn't seem to be a fan.

Bette Midler Writes Kids' Book About Central Park Duck

Bette Midler Writes Kids' Book About Central Park Duck

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 13
Bette Midler is using words and pictures to tell a New York story.

Chris Evans Hopes to Shield Democracy with Politics Website

Chris Evans Hopes to Shield Democracy with Politics Website

NEWS | By Ryan Pearson | Aug 13
Chris Evans became the most politically prickly "Avenger" a few years back with withering tweets about President Donald Trump and his Republican supporters.

Stephenie Meyer Says More 'Twilight' Books are Planned

Stephenie Meyer Says More 'Twilight' Books are Planned

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 13
There is still plenty of life in Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight Saga."

Talk of Harris Successor Sets Off California Guessing Game

Talk of Harris Successor Sets Off California Guessing Game

NEWS | Aug 13
The possible election of U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris as vice president has kicked off widespread speculation in California about who might replace her.


News

Trump Opposes USPS Funding, Says Mail Voting Hard Without it

Trump Opposes USPS Funding, Says Mail Voting Hard Without it

NEWS | By Deb Riechmann | Aug 13
President Trump said he opposes additional funding for the U.S. Postal Service, acknowledging that his position would starve the agency of money Democrats say it needs to process an anticipated surge in mail-in ballots during the coronavirus pandemic.



Business

New Report Reveals 40% Unemployment in Hospitality and Leisure Sector

New Report Reveals 40% Unemployment in Hospitality and Leisure Sector

TRAVEL | Aug 13
Faced with a fresh round of bleak employment data, the American travel industry is renewing its pleas for leaders in Washington to return to the negotiating table and finalize another coronavirus-related relief package.



Technology

Thai Scientists Catch Bats to Trace Virus Origins

Thai Scientists Catch Bats to Trace Virus Origins

TECHNOLOGY | By Sakhchai Lalit | Aug 13
Researchers in Thailand have been trekking though the countryside to catch bats in their caves in an effort to trace the murky origins of the coronavirus.



Cars

Fiat Chrysler Calls GM's Bribery Allegations 'Preposterous'

Fiat Chrysler Calls GM's Bribery Allegations 'Preposterous'

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 13
Allegations by General Motors that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles bribed union officials are "preposterous" and read like a script from a "third-rate spy movie," FCA lawyers wrote in court documents filed Monday.



Style

Milan Fashion Returns to Runway in September, in Part

Milan Fashion Returns to Runway in September, in Part

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Aug 13
After the coronavirus pushed many fashion houses to make online-only presentations in July, more than half of participating Milan fashion houses are making plans to present in-person previews for Spring-Summer 2021.



Travel

Live Here? Go There: 5 Road Trips to Get Outta Town

Live Here? Go There: 5 Road Trips to Get Outta Town

TRAVEL | By Kelsy Chauvin | Aug 13
Summer 2020 is shaping up to be a road-trip kind of season. To help you refresh and decompress the gay way, we've compiled this tip sheet for your very own LGBTQ break from five U.S. cities. Gas up the car, pack up your travel cooler, and let's roll!



Nightlife

Summer Flashback: Ptown Carnival, Part 1

Summer Flashback: Ptown Carnival, Part 1

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 10
Provincetown Carnival attracts somewhere near 80,000 people to the town for the celebrations - something impossible in this year of COVID. The event was scheduled to begin this Friday. Here's a look back at carnival past - part 1 of 2.