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Tyler Green fears for the museum part of the Corcoran’s mission. [Modern Art Notes]

Michael Dirda on Gore Vidal: “the worldly Mr. Vidal provoked controversy with his laissez-faire attitude toward every sort of sexuality, his well-reasoned disgust with what he called American imperialism and his sophisticated cynicism about love, religion, patriotism and other sacred cows.” [Post]

Christopher Buckley on Gore Vidal: “The evidence suggests Vidal never deserted his demons and took them with him to the grave.” [TNR]

Two amazing corrections to the New York Times‘ Vidal obit [NYT]

On No Rules Theatre Company’s move to Signature Theatre [Post]

On the joys of the Black Cat’s annual Run for Cover benefit [Express]

Pussy Riot gives Philippa Hughes a change of heart. [Pink Line]

A dramaturg monologues, Mike Daisey-style. [Woolly Mammoth blog]

Get spaaaaced to this mix by the dudes D.C. electronic label Future Times. [Juno Download]

A rave for Kane Mayfield‘s Thievery Corporation-mining mixtape [Stereogum]