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HBO Wraps Up Canceled Gay Series with ‘Looking: The Movie’

HBO Wraps Up Canceled Gay Series with ‘Looking: The Movie’

Fans of the short-lived gay series Looking are in for a dog days of summer treat. Last year, HBO unceremoniously cancelled the show after its second season, leaving viewers hanging. The series focused on the lives of three gay friends living in San Francisco: Agustín (Frankie J. Alvarez), Dom (Murray Bartlett) and Patrick (Jonathan Groff).

Bill Maher Brings Political Satire to Majestic Theatre

Stand-up comedian, talk-show host and political commentator, Bill Maher, is bringing his live comedy tour to the Majestic Theatre. Maher, a staunch supporter of gay marriage, animal rights, and atheism, has made his career calling out bigots and hypocrites. His public feuds with so-called conservatives have pushed the boundaries of public decency, and he is unapologetic

An SA Transparent conversation

Last week, as Variety reported, the Amazon series Transparent made history when it won two Golden Globe Awards (best TV series, and Jeffery Tambor for best actor). It was the first time an online series won awards of that magnitude. The show itself– pardon the now oft-repeated pun–is transformative. The series, taken from creator Jill

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