Lost in Emotion

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Lost in Emotion Airplanes disappear without a trace. Epidemics continue without an end in sight. What phenomenon makes the first a riveting mystery...

The History Boys?

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Martin Duberman is a great man whose collected works of history, fiction, nonfiction, and biography have influenced thousands of writers, probably more...

Silent Movie

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Films have played a large part in the history of AIDS—from the seminal Longtime Companion (1989) to Philadelphia (1993) to this...

What’s Your Brand of AIDS Activism?

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Frontdesk by David Waggoner January is usually the coldest month for New Yorkers. But I’m not worried about the weather coming in...

The Next Generation

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Do you ever wonder what is missing from the commercialized holidays and all the decorations and store trimmings? It isn’t holiday shoppers;...

All in the Family

Frontdesk by David Waggoner November is a month when we have to decide to which candidates we give our votes. Sometimes, as we all know, we...

October Surprise

Frontdesk by David Waggoner October Surprise Ordinarily the months leading up to the holidays are stressful for me: trying to figure out which grandkids (I’ve got...

Talk That Talk

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Talk That Talk Since the beginning of the epidemic—as it was first reported by The New York Times on July 3, 1981—the...

The Walking Cure

Frontdesk by David Waggoner August carries a lot of mixed emotions for me. For one thing, it’s the month I was first diagnosed with AIDS. For...

Defense of America

Frontdesk by David Waggoner July is the month of our nation’s birthday—almost every American knows that. But do they know that more Americans than ever...

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