Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Truman Capote Doesn't Show at the 28th Lammys
The Early Stories of Truman Capote was nominated for a Lammy this year. Therefore Mr. Capote was issued a name badge. Expectations ran high. While he was unable to pick his up owing his ectoplasmy state - if it's not gin it's ectoplasm, I say, one of the Lambda volunteers wore it in Mr. C's honor. Or in her honor. Or in honor of Lambda and name badges and volunteers. The awards were Monday night in Manhattan. Fun was had by many. Hilton Als, who edited the collection of stories, was named Trustee for Literary Excellence, which is neato and well-deserved. I used to love reading Als' movie reviews in The New York Times. Now he writes for The New Yorker and co.