O Solo Homo

O Solo Homo

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O Solo Homo is a diverse, definitive, and hugely entertaining collection representing the cutting edge of queer solo performance. The pieces in O Solo Homo touch nerves that run deep a€” from sex, politics, community, and health to the struggles and joys of family, friends, and lovers. Peggy Shaw, of Split Britches, revisits how she learned to be butch. The late Ron Vawter, of the Wooster Group, juxtaposes the lives of two very different men who died of AIDS: diva filmmaker Jack Smith and Nixon crony Roy Cohn. Tim Miller, one of the NEA Four, surveys the landscape of gay desire before and after the advent of AIDS. And Carmelita Tropicana, the a€œNational Songbird of Cuba, a€ makes an unforgettable, hilarious return to Havana.She who penciled in her beauty mark, she who was baptized in the fountain of Americaa#39;s most popular orange juice, in the name of ... I got this sharp pain in my throat and I felt these blood clots inside my mouth and I said, a€œNo, Doctor, I cana#39;t count backwards. Dona#39;t make me ... So they connected these wires to my brain, my computer, my mango Macintosh. ... Let me not be a question mark anymore.

Title:O Solo Homo
Author:Holly Hughes, David Roman
Publisher:Grove/Atlantic, Inc. - 2007-12-01


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