The Articles


Bruce Vilanch Articles
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The Advocate Column: Notes from a Blonde

The Advocate, January 20, 1998: Rupert Everett: Leading man on the rise

The Advocate, April 14, 1998: Blowing in the wind

The Advocate, July 1, 1998: Disco relics that shook the world


The Advocate, July 7, 1998: Partying for pride

The Advocate, August 18, 1998: A league of our own

The Advocate, Sept 15, 1998: Surefire bets for fall

The Advocate, November 10, 1998: Best Bette

The Advocate, February 2, 1999: Citizen Lane

The Advocate, February 16, 1999: Cataloging our lives

The Advocate, April 13, 1999: Our own worst enemy

The Advocate, August 17, 1999: Cruising for a bruising

The Advocate, October 12, 1999: No fruit in his basket

The Advocate, Nov 9, 1999: Coming out of the ordinary

The Advocate, January 18, 2000: My own homosexual panic

The Advocate, May 9, 2000: Acceptance beyond the Oscars


The Advocate, July 4, 2000: Hallowed ground


The Advocate, August 15, 2000: Funny girls


The Advocate, Sept 12, 2000: Eminem’s fag jag


The Advocate, Oct 10, 2000: My two tribes


The Advocate, April 11, 2000: Making a living off of homophobia

The Advocate, December 19, 2000: Grin and bear it

The Advocate, January 16, 2001: You had to be gay

The Advocate, June 5, 2001: Nelly victorious

The Advocate, July 3, 2001: That’s Myth Tom to you

The Advocate, October 9, 2001: Chad Allen: His own story

The Advocate, Nov 6, 2001: Falwell’s heart of darkness


The Advocate, January 22, 2002: 2001: An out-of-place odyssey

The Advocate, March 19, 2002: Gay enough for you?

The Advocate, May 14, 2002: Rallying around Rosie

The Advocate, August 20, 2002: Who’s afraid of gay romance?

The Advocate, Sept 17, 2002: Good work, fairies: it hasn’t been easy for us in the Gay Mafia to dress up as straight people and drive to Denny’s just to have a quiet place to plan Mike Ovitz’s downfall

The Advocate, January 21, 2003: If I picked the top 10

The Advocate, March 18, 2003: The gay Hollywood 10

The Advocate, August 19, 2003: Heathers in Leathers 

The Advocate, January 20, 2004: Just say ’mo
 

The Advocate, February 17, 2004: The Password is Gay 

The Advocate, July 06, 2004: From Outlaws to In-Laws

Los Angeles Times, July 11, 2004: America, seen in a ‘Hairspray’ haze

The Advocate, August 17, 2004: Cruising for books

The Advocate, September 17, 2004: Carry On, Cary


The Advocate: October 12, 2004: Over and out 

The Advocate, November 09, 2004: Boo! We’re Gay!

The Advocate, December 07, 2004: Pitch pitch pitch!

The Advocate, May 09, 2005: Tolerance and Tennessee

The Advocate, June 21, 2005: Gay, in other words

The Advocate, July 18, 2005: Hot gay summer

The Advocate, September 13, 2005: Looking at Logo

The Advocate, October 11, 2005: The Playbill hustle 

The Advocate, November 07, 2005: Hasta la vista, Arnold



Interviews with Bruce Vilanch

Avalanche of Fun/Bruce Vilanch: August 1998

They Call Him Bruce: Sept. 10, 1999 

HOLLYWOOD’S MANE MAN: Sept. 10, 1999


TO VILANCH, IT’S ALL A BIG JOKE: Feb 28, 2000

A Stand-Up Guy: June 1, 2000

Whoopi’s Gag Man: March 20, 2002

A peek behind the curtain with Oscars writer Bruce Vilanch: 2002

Three Dollar Bill: March 2003