Too Much of a Good Thing...: Quotes You Can't Get Enough Of

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An entertaining and frequently hilarious collection of quotes by or about gay people. Hundreds of familiar figures-past and present, gay-friendly and homophobic-are represented here, including all the classic purveyors of outrageous wit and wisdom, such as Tallulah Bankhead, Charles Pierce, Bruce Vilanch, Quentin Crisp, Harvey Fierstein, and Oscar Wilde as well as more-obscure humorists, raconteurs, and wisecrackers offering priceless gems ...
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Overview

An entertaining and frequently hilarious collection of quotes by or about gay people. Hundreds of familiar figures-past and present, gay-friendly and homophobic-are represented here, including all the classic purveyors of outrageous wit and wisdom, such as Tallulah Bankhead, Charles Pierce, Bruce Vilanch, Quentin Crisp, Harvey Fierstein, and Oscar Wilde as well as more-obscure humorists, raconteurs, and wisecrackers offering priceless gems plucked from interviews, television, books, and movies.

Leigh W. Rutledge is the author of 15 books, including Nice Girls Don't Wear Cha Cha Heels, The Gay Book of Lists, The New Gay Book of Lists , and If People Were Cats. He lives in Key West, FL.Gregory P Hancock is a lawyer and freelance writer living in Boston.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555834135
  • Publisher: Alyson Publications
  • Publication date: 11/28/2000
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Pages: 239
  • Product dimensions: 5.53 (w) x 6.40 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Getting to Know Me
How I Found My Fetishes ; How I Think (I Think) ; Uncle Joel ; Hi-Tech Trouble (Off-line, On-line, and Out of Line) ; Athletically Challenged-Confessions of a Try-Athlete ; Mother, My Mother; A Little Learning
Chapter Two: Story Time 1
Clothes Encounters ; Night of 1000, Okay, 3 Maybe 4 Celebrities ; April Fools
Woodward, Bernstein, and Watergate ; Dead Man Floating
Chapter Three: To Live and Shop in LA
Shopping For Clothes-Getting What I Need ; Putting It All Together at Ikea ; Putting Parking in It's Place; Funny is Where You Find It ; Ill-Serviced ; Cataloging My Time
Chapter Four: Politics and God
Politics "Lite"-Activism Made Easy ; Gay Activism-The Straight Dopes ; You Kids! ; Rock-a My Soul ; A Protest for the Post-Operative ; An MCC Christmas Carol ; Looking For Gay Pride at the Gay Pride Festival
Chapter Five: Food and Sex
Food & Wine & Porno ; Men in Black ; Cruising-Looking for Love in All the Lit Places ; Food to Go ; The How-Ready-Are-You? Commitment Test ; Extremely Personal Ads ; One Man's Food ; Turkey, Ham, and Other Disasters ; What Kind of Sick Puppy Are You?
Chapter Six: Just Plain Ol' Being Gay
The Work of Being a Gay Male ; My Rose Colored Goggles ; Le Freak, C'est Chic ; Pop Quiz-How "Martha" Are You? ; Let's Not Get Physical ; Sports ; How to Not Work at Work ; How Much Do You Love Me
Chapter Seven: Going Places
And Away We Go ; Hi Ho the Glamorous Life ; New York on Next to Nothing ; Whatever Floats Your Boat ; What I Did on My Summer Vacation
Chapter Eight: The Arts
Kisses on Your Opening ; Until What Fat Lady Sings? ; Gaytime TV ; Take Me to Your Liter ; Gay TV, Then and Now ; Rudolph the Marginalized Reindeer ; A Rose Parade by Any Other Name
Chapter Nine: Story Time 2
Leather Boy on a Budget ; Why We Don't Visit the Rest of the Family ; Ashes to Ashes ; Take a Memo
Chapter Ten: A Final Word
Resolutely Fabulous
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