Documentarian Nicholas Wrathall reveals the secrets behind making Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia
May 30 2014 11:21 AM
'Trying to make categories is very American, very stupid, and very dangerous.' Gore Vidal’s refusal to identify as gay was consistent with a man who worshipped ancient Greece, but was out of step with the times in which he lived.
Gore Vidal suffered vicious press when he ran for Congress in 1960. The gay man now running for the same district has other reasons to worry.
With his new book, 'The Asylum,' Simon Doonan dishes on Gore Vidal, Tom Ford, Diana Vreeland, and the problem with toe fungus.