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Dec 20, 2022
The Unconventional Baroque Masterpiece at the Center of 'The Empress'
Built in the 18th century with money gifted by the Holy Roman Emperor, Weissenstein Palace imbues the familial feuds of 'The Empress' with high baroque drama.
Dec 6, 2022
The Welsh Estate in Joanna Hogg's 'The Eternal Daughter' Had Its Own Transformation
The location, currently a wedding venue, went back to its haunted origins, courtesy of production designer Stéphane Collonge.
Nov 21, 2022
How 'The L Word: Generation Q' Remade Its Queer Community Hub
In recreating Echo Park’s the Semi-Tropic on a soundstage for the show, the Showtime drama also created an IRL queer space for its fans.
Nov 14, 2022
The Sexy, Liberating History of the Gay Leather Bar on 'AHS: NYC'
The new 'American Horror Story' season makes the leather bars murderous, but in reality they've been a safe haven for the LGBTQ+ community.
Oct 24, 2022
The Storybook Island That Backdrops Colin Farrell's Fantastic New Movie
'The Banshees of Inisherin' set up shop on Inishmore, a majestic Irish locale that offers a perfect respite from the hubbub of Dublin.
Oct 5, 2022
Provincetown Is Exactly as Charming and Gay as 'Bros' Makes It Seem
Billy Eichner's gay rom-com takes a detour to P-Town to spotlight the historic and ever-changing landscape of the Massachusetts LGBTQ+ enclave.
Jul 5, 2022
How 'Only Murders in the Building' Pays Tribute to the Upper West Side's History
The Hulu series uses the very real background of its building's setting to further the plot in Season 2.
May 31, 2022
Why the Fetish Shop SEX Is so Integral to FX's 'Pistol'
You can trace the Sex Pistols' origin to the London store owned by Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren.
Apr 21, 2022
Horseshoe Bar Is the Center of NYC's 'Russian Doll' Multiverse
It's still a vital part of the East Village.
Feb 8, 2022
How 'Pam & Tommy' Fell in Love at Señor Frogs
The story behind recreating the infamous beer soaked setting of the couple's first date.
Dec 10, 2021
'It Has To Be Visceral': How Spielberg's 'West Side Story' Probes New York History
The original 1961 movie filmed on the site that was razed to build Lincoln Center. The new version makes it part of the story.
Nov 24, 2021
The Real Licorice Pizza Was an Incredible SoCal Record Store Chain
Former employees explain what made the store Paul Thomas Anderson named his latest film after so special.
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