Author Archives: Tom Jenkins

Even the paperwork is hot in Husbands

Even the paperwork is hot in Husbands

In the last issue of Out In SA, I waxed lyrical about the possibilities of HBO’s Looking, a fascinating but also frustrating series about the lives of contemporary American homos. In particular, I expressed the hope that the main character—twinkish computer wonk Patrick—would, in the second season, no longer come across as dumb as a

From Tom Jenkins with love: NYC theater notes

Dear theater folks in San Antonio, I’m just back from NYC, and here are some thoughts about current offerings (in case you are going soon, or over the holidays). Enjoy! THE LAST SHIP: A new musical with some lovely and melancholy tunes by Sting, but an awful and confused book. The problem is that playwrights

In defense of a second season for ‘Looking’

The second season of Looking premieres January 11, 2015. HBO’s Looking is worth a second look, particularly if you’ve heard the buzz about last year’s terrible first episodes—the epitome of Bad Gay Art. Roughly modeled on such socio-sexual buddy series as Sex and the City and Entourage, Andrew Haigh and Michael Lannan’s project puts an