August 1, 2012
Influential author and ardent critic of U.S. foreign policy, Gore Vidal has died from complications of pneumonia at the age of 86.
“The United States was founded by the brightest people in the country — and we haven’t seen them since,” he once said.
- Norman Mailer and Gore Vidal’s infamous televised feud: Anatomy of a Dick Cavett classic (dangerousminds.net)
- Larry Kramer interviews Gore Vidal; to be or not to be ‘gay’ is not the question. (baileyalexander.typepad.com)
- Summer of So Many Sad Goodbye’s (sott.net)
- Gore Vidal: “I’m not a conspiracy theorist – I’m a conspiracy analyst.” (guardian.co.uk)
- Ayn Rand and Barack Obama (genomega1.wordpress.com)
- Warrior Class Hits Its Talking Points (wqxr.org)
- Gore Vidal on Obama (boardpad.typepad.com)
- Photo Flash: First Look at Elizabeth Ashley, Cybill Shepherd & More in Gore Vidal’s THE BEST MAN! (broadwayworld.com)
- Actor Michael McKean, Of ‘Laverne & Shirley,’ Struck By Car In Manhattan (newyork.cbslocal.com)
- An Unfiltered Look at the Engineered World of GATTACA (1997) (theworstmovie.wordpress.com)