Tag Archives: Liberace

Liberace: The Hologram Show

Via the Hollywood Reporter: In partnership with the Liberace Foundation for the Performing and Creative Arts, Hologram USA reported that it has started work on a hologram-like version of the famous entertainer for a feature-length live show that be would staged in such a way that “Liberace” would be able to interact with the audience. “This is a major step ...

Read More »

Liberace On His Outfits

Slate recaps this newly-animated interview posted by PBS: Liberace explains his kitschy sartorial choices to journalist Jay Kent Hackleman in the summer of 1968. The conversation, which crackles with a kind of adversarial energy from the start, is telling: The interviewer’s initial annunciation of “garb” is soaked in knowing hostility, and Liberace immediately defends his super-gay style in terms of ...

Read More »

Liberace’s Ex Sentenced To Prison

Scott Thorson, who was played by Matt Damon in HBO’s Liberace biopic  Behind The Candelabra, has been sentenced to 8-20 years in prison for failing drug tests while on probation for identity theft. Washoe District Judge Patrick Flanagan sentenced Scott Thorson on Wednesday after a string of bad drug tests capped by his failure to show up at a court-ordered ...

Read More »

Morning View – Liberace’s Star

Read More »

Douglas To Damon: You Deserve Half Of This Emmy, You Want Bottom Or Top?

Read More »

Tweet Of The Day

Read More »

Bill Murray On Letterman As Liberace

I haven’t seen Letterman in a month thanks to the TWC-CBS feud, but this happened last night. Bill Murray was the first guest on Letterman’s show when it debuted 20 years ago today.

Read More »

Liberace Open Thread

So what did you think?

Read More »

Donny Osmond As Liberace

And Debbie Reynolds as Paul Williams. From a 1979 show dug up by JMG reader Dave Evans.

Read More »

Another Liberace Trailer

Read More »

TRAILER: Behind The Candelabra

Read More »

Matt Damon On Liberace

“These two men were deeply in love and in a real relationship—a marriage—long before there was gay marriage. That’s not an insignificant thing. The script is beautiful and relatable. Their conversations when they’re dressing or undressing or having a spat or getting ready for bed? That’s every marriage. It feels like you’re witnessing something really intimate you would normally see ...

Read More »

Michael Douglas As Liberace

Boy Culture tips us to the above photo in the current issue of Vanity Fair. Very International Male, which seems about right.

Read More »

Matt Damon On Kissing Michael Douglas

“I never thought I would get to kiss Michael Douglas. I kind of think of it in algebra terms, back to my high-school days. It’s like the transitive property – by kissing Michael Douglas, I am making out with Catherine. I was actually kind of upset that I never got to kiss Catherine. But now I get to kiss Michael. ...

Read More »

Wladziu Valentino Liberace

My mom’s 70th birthday today reminds me that she shares the date with Liberace, who would have been 91 today. Below are clips from Liberace’s famed appearances on Batman, where he played the arch villain pianist Chandell and his evil twin brother, Harry. Many of the show’s fans consider Batman and Robin’s escape from Chandell’s player piano sheet music machine ...

Read More »

Casting Set For Liberace Biopic

I don’t know how I missed last week’s news that director Steven Soderbergh is casting Michael Douglas to play Liberace in a biopic about the famously flamboyant Las Vegas showman. Matt Damon is set to play Liberace’s lover who sued him for palimony. Right up until his 1987 death from AIDS, Liberace denied his gayness. (The magazines were always depicting ...

Read More »