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Vidalotry

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Vidalotry

Vidalotry

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Taking a look at the wit and wisdom of Gore Vidal in his own words, from Ryan Breegle.

Latest Episodes

Vidalotry: Coming Soon

Host Ryan Breegle introduces Vidalotry, a new podcast the examines the wit and wisdom of Gore Vidal through his own words.

3 MIN2018 FEB 12
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Vidalotry: Coming Soon

1: Gore and The Gay Novel

In this debut episode, Vidalotry explores the complex relationship between Gore Vidal and his stance on homosexuality. Host Ryan Breegle looks at Gore's passion for promiscuity, his first love that would forever haunt him, and how writing a novel about gay sex would affect his career in the years to come.

14 MIN2018 FEB 19
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1: Gore and The Gay Novel

2: Candidate Vidal

Vidalotry explores Gore Vidal's love/hate relationship with America. Host Ryan Breegle looks at Gore's two political campaigns, his controversial views on party politics, and the play he wrote about the scandalous secrets candidates dig up to use against each other.

30 MIN2018 MAR 6
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2: Candidate Vidal

3: Hollywood and Howard

In Episode Three, Vidalotry explores what happens when Gore Vidal is invited to work in Hollywood. Host Ryan Breegle looks at homosexuality's network television debut, and we meet the man Gore chose to live with for more than half of his life.

15 MIN2018 MAR 20
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3: Hollywood and Howard

4: The Buckley Debates

In Episode Four, Vidalotry explores the 1968 televised debates between Gore Vidal and William F Buckley, Jr. Host Ryan Breegle looks at how Gore prepared his witty remarks in advance, the speed at which the debate became nothing more than a war of words, and how both men were greatly affected by the aftermath.

40 MIN2018 APR 3
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4: The Buckley Debates

5: Mean Mad Mailer

In Episode Five, Vidalotry explores the tumultuous friendship of Gore Vidal and author Norman Mailer. Host Ryan Breegle looks at Mailer's history of violence toward women and how it took Gore, a legendary female journalist, and a late night TV show to finally put him in his place.

21 MIN2018 APR 17
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5: Mean Mad Mailer

6: Tennessee and Truman

In Episode Six, Vidalotry explores Gore Vidal's relationship with two gay authors; one friendly, the other contentious. Host Ryan Breegle looks at Gore's adventures with Tennessee Williams and their involvement in a film featuring lobotomies and cannibalism. And he examines Gore's detest for Truman Capote, culminating in lies and lawsuits.

22 MIN2018 MAY 1
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6: Tennessee and Truman

7: The Three Kennedys

In Episode Seven, Vidalotry explores Gore Vidal's entrance into the Kennedy inner circle. Host Ryan Breegle looks at Gore's family ties to Jackie, the bad blood between Gore and Bobby, and his thoughts on what really led to the assassination of John F Kennedy.

31 MIN2018 MAY 15
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7: The Three Kennedys

8: Gore’s Watergate Fix

In Episode Eight, Vidalotry explores Gore Vidal's fascination with the downfall of Richard Nixon. Host Ryan Breegle looks at Gore's early wariness of Nixon, the play he wrote using words directly from the President's mouth, and Gore's suspicions that were finally proven correct.

27 MIN2018 MAY 29
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8: Gore’s Watergate Fix

9: Ronnie and Nancy

In Episode Nine, Vidalotry explores Gore Vidal's humorous criticism of the Reagan administration. Host Ryan Breegle looks at Gore's initial dismissal of Ronald as a convincing politician, his good-natured jabs at Nancy, and his overall concern that the United States was governed for eight years by a talented cue card reader.

19 MIN2018 JUN 12
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9: Ronnie and Nancy

Latest Episodes

Vidalotry: Coming Soon

Host Ryan Breegle introduces Vidalotry, a new podcast the examines the wit and wisdom of Gore Vidal through his own words.

3 MIN2018 FEB 12
Comments
Vidalotry: Coming Soon

1: Gore and The Gay Novel

In this debut episode, Vidalotry explores the complex relationship between Gore Vidal and his stance on homosexuality. Host Ryan Breegle looks at Gore's passion for promiscuity, his first love that would forever haunt him, and how writing a novel about gay sex would affect his career in the years to come.

14 MIN2018 FEB 19
Comments
1: Gore and The Gay Novel

2: Candidate Vidal

Vidalotry explores Gore Vidal's love/hate relationship with America. Host Ryan Breegle looks at Gore's two political campaigns, his controversial views on party politics, and the play he wrote about the scandalous secrets candidates dig up to use against each other.

30 MIN2018 MAR 6
Comments
2: Candidate Vidal

3: Hollywood and Howard

In Episode Three, Vidalotry explores what happens when Gore Vidal is invited to work in Hollywood. Host Ryan Breegle looks at homosexuality's network television debut, and we meet the man Gore chose to live with for more than half of his life.

15 MIN2018 MAR 20
Comments
3: Hollywood and Howard

4: The Buckley Debates

In Episode Four, Vidalotry explores the 1968 televised debates between Gore Vidal and William F Buckley, Jr. Host Ryan Breegle looks at how Gore prepared his witty remarks in advance, the speed at which the debate became nothing more than a war of words, and how both men were greatly affected by the aftermath.

40 MIN2018 APR 3
Comments
4: The Buckley Debates

5: Mean Mad Mailer

In Episode Five, Vidalotry explores the tumultuous friendship of Gore Vidal and author Norman Mailer. Host Ryan Breegle looks at Mailer's history of violence toward women and how it took Gore, a legendary female journalist, and a late night TV show to finally put him in his place.

21 MIN2018 APR 17
Comments
5: Mean Mad Mailer

6: Tennessee and Truman

In Episode Six, Vidalotry explores Gore Vidal's relationship with two gay authors; one friendly, the other contentious. Host Ryan Breegle looks at Gore's adventures with Tennessee Williams and their involvement in a film featuring lobotomies and cannibalism. And he examines Gore's detest for Truman Capote, culminating in lies and lawsuits.

22 MIN2018 MAY 1
Comments
6: Tennessee and Truman

7: The Three Kennedys

In Episode Seven, Vidalotry explores Gore Vidal's entrance into the Kennedy inner circle. Host Ryan Breegle looks at Gore's family ties to Jackie, the bad blood between Gore and Bobby, and his thoughts on what really led to the assassination of John F Kennedy.

31 MIN2018 MAY 15
Comments
7: The Three Kennedys

8: Gore’s Watergate Fix

In Episode Eight, Vidalotry explores Gore Vidal's fascination with the downfall of Richard Nixon. Host Ryan Breegle looks at Gore's early wariness of Nixon, the play he wrote using words directly from the President's mouth, and Gore's suspicions that were finally proven correct.

27 MIN2018 MAY 29
Comments
8: Gore’s Watergate Fix

9: Ronnie and Nancy

In Episode Nine, Vidalotry explores Gore Vidal's humorous criticism of the Reagan administration. Host Ryan Breegle looks at Gore's initial dismissal of Ronald as a convincing politician, his good-natured jabs at Nancy, and his overall concern that the United States was governed for eight years by a talented cue card reader.

19 MIN2018 JUN 12
Comments
9: Ronnie and Nancy
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