Hollywood Inside And Out

From the silver screen to the flat screen, get the information you need from behind the scenes all with a GLBT prospective. New releases, who’s coming out, who’s not; Hollywood From the Inside has you covered.

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Hollywood Inside and Out: October 16, 2014

“I have been given a lot of roles that are downtrodden, mammy-ish.” – Viola Davis explains her zeal for landing the lead in “How To Get Away With Murder”, the best performing new one-hour drama of the season.  Of course, would it kill anyone to give this woman a Kleenex?  She’s made a career out […]

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Hollywood Inside and Out September 18, 2014

“If everybody likes you – you’re pretty dull.” – Bette Davis’ quote might as well have been directed at Joan Rivers…or me.  Neither one of us has ever been called dull. This week, I celebrated a milestone.  I have been writing this column for 19 years.  Yes, I know I barely look a day over […]

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Hollywood Inside and Out September 4, 2014

“Rarely.” – Larry King’s answer when Howard Stern asked if he masturbates. I can’t say that I knew Lauren Bacall very well.  But I did know her.  During my years working with one of her neighbors, we’d run into each other with some regularity.  At one point she said, “Call me Betty,” which was her […]

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Hollywood Inside and Out August 19,2014

“Betty White’s a doll – as long as you’re not on the same show as her!” – Carol Channing. I just spent a magical weekend in Provincetown that certainly didn’t start out so promising.  Just before I arrived, I got a call from the hunky proprietor of the Crown & Anchor, Rick Murray, informing me […]

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Hollywood Inside and Out August 13th, 2014

“I know a lot of secrets about Andy.  I guess the one that would most surprise people is he’s a top.  Believe me, there’s nothing wrong with that.  But I’m just saying I think that would surprise people.  And I don’t know this from personal experience, but from conversations I have had.  I mean, it […]


Hollywood Inside & Out June 26 2014

“I went home and I was like, ‘Oh my God, I have glitter between my teeth!’” – Jonathan Groff describes the aftermath of making out with Neil Patrick Harris during rehearsal of the “Hedwig” number for the Tony Awards.  During the telecast, the recipient of Hedwig’s foreign tongue was NPH’s spousal-equivalent, David Burtka. You know […]


Hollywood Inside & Out June 12 2014

“I would be thrilled if it’s embraced by drag queens.  I think we all share a love of this kind of costume.” – Angelina Jolie shares her opinion on playing “Maleficent”.  Something tells me we’ll be seeing a gaggle of Maleficents on Halloween! I never went to a prom.  Don’t cry for me, dear readers.  […]


Hollywood Inside & Out June 5 2014

“This is like the Last Supper with Barbara as Jesus!” – Joy Behar gets in one last joke on Barbara Walters’ final day on “The View”. I began writing this column in August of 1995.  Two years later, I moved to LA since work necessitated me being in Hollywood more and more.  My apartment had […]


Hollywood Inside & Out May 15, 2014

“Great to meet the strong & brave young women from #PussyRiot, who refuse to let their voices be silenced in #Russia.” – Hillary Clinton’s Tweet after meeting Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina backstage at the Women in the World Summit. Sometimes when I cover a story, I feel like the child of divorced parents — […]


Hollywood Inside & Out May 1, 2014

“I have no problem with your pelvis at all, actually.” – Bruno Tonioli disagrees with other “Dancing With The Stars” judges, who complained that James Maslow’s bottom half was somewhat out of sync.  Then again, I’m sure Bruno never met a groin he didn’t like. Do you know what happened last month?  It was Japan’s […]