Vidalotry

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

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 [...]
Posted: Tue June 12, 2018

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 [...]
Posted: Tue May 29, 2018

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 [...]
Posted: Tue May 15, 2018

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 [...]
Posted: Tue May 1, 2018

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 [...]
Posted: Tue April 17, 2018

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 [...]
Posted: Tue April 3, 2018

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 [...]
Posted: Tue March 20, 2018

2: Candidate Vidal

In Episode Two, Vidalotry explores Gore Vidal's love/hate relationship with America. Host Ryan Breegle looks at Gore's two political campaigns, his controversial views on [...]
Posted: Tue March 6, 2018

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 [...]
Posted: Mon February 19, 2018

Vidalotry: Coming Soon

Introducing Vidalotry, a new ten-part series podcast from Ryan Breegle that examines the wit and wisdom of famed intellectual and public persona Gore Vidal. Using a multitude [...]
Posted: Sun February 11, 2018