Looking back at Gay bar's past...And looking up for big beautiful blue skies of hope.
Fleet Week! A visit to a Navy Ship! Fabulous nights at the theater seeing Heather Headley and Danny Burstein! And the passing of a "Crazy" friend. All just "yesterday".
Charles looks less further back than usual to just yesterday. He shares a fun, quintessentially NYC story about an adventuresome trip to a see the mega-hit Broadway show "Hamilton." Plus, he shares some valuable tips on how to save money on Broadway show tickets!
Charles shares more stories of his first Broadway shows and glances over at Fleet Week.
Charles recalls the first time he literally stepped onto Broadway and his very first Broadway show.
Charles remembers what it was like to be a kid in Kent, Ohio when four students were killed at Kent State and how this tragedy affected him and the town he grew up in.
To celebrate Charles' 25th podcast episode, he shares the most intimate portrait yet...and dedicates this special episode to all those special boys who could never fit inside a closet.
For many of us, we remember our mothers not for the big things but for the little things they did for us.
Charles reflects on lessons from "The Wizard of Oz"
Charles tells of his misadventures on one morning fighting "the system."
Charles remembers some of the priests who had a positive impact on his life.
A lovely story by performer and writer, Jen Brown about being a TV extra provides insight to the hard working performers who do it all for love.
A meditation on how we come to faith and how we can let go of it.
Charles recalls even more of some of his older friends
Charles remembers some of his truly older friends.
Charles recalls life in New York's Theater District in the late 70s
Charles recalls some of his favorite foods and shares his mother Tillie's potato salad recipe. Get out a piece of paper and a pen!
Charles recalls more stories about his Mama's people in the hills of Kentucky.
Charles recalls childhood memories under a Kentucky summer sky.
Charles shares a short story by Tony nominated actor/writer Brian Lane Green and shares his own thoughts about how we regard time.
Charles shares actor David Pevsner's remembrance of Broadway musical director Jack F. Lee, which then inspires thoughts about the creative process.
Charles lends his voice to condemning Donald Trump while at the same time, attempts to understand the forces that have drawn people to his candidacy.
Charles invites his listeners to reconsider what they think of politics and politicians and recalls some of his earliest memories of politics and the assassination of JFK.
Charles recalls his very earliest Oscar memories and special moviegoing experiences.