The Washington Post

Amy Argetsinger

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The gimmicky charity fundraiser seized the nation’s attention in 1986. Here’s how it played out.

  • May 25, 2016

Looking back at the D.C. premiere party and our original review: “a pure projection of swagger, a kind of mad, gorgeous hymn to testosterone.“

  • May 19, 2016

We took a look at the 1966 archives for traces of “Blonde on Blonde.” It’s pretty embarrassing, man.

  • May 16, 2016

There’s always a more elite party, and this year, the Obamas stole some of the buzz from the glittering media parties.

  • Apr 30, 2016

Hundreds of students raised their hands to tell him in sign language, “I love you.“

  • Apr 22, 2016

“A talent show with no talent,” wrote Tom Shales. “Roadkill TV. . . a gruesome spectacle.“

  • Apr 7, 2016

See the front page from October 4, 1995 and read the original Post coverage of the historic moment.

  • Apr 6, 2016

In a 1990 interview, Harry Mapplethorpe was troubled by his late son’s homosexuality and bohemian lifestyle.

  • Apr 5, 2016

Artists were the activists behind Washington’s most stunning protest.

  • Apr 4, 2016

He brokered the American Psychiatric Association’s landmark 1973 vote to stop treating homosexuality as an illness.

  • Dec 26, 2015
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