By Barbara Falconer Newhall
Yes, it’s true. I’ll be making a brief appearance in a movie coming out soon. It’s a documentary about my old San Francisco Chronicle pal, Armistead Maupin, the author of the ribald, much-loved “Tales of the City” novels and TV series.
Documentarian Jennifer M. Kroot needed to interview someone who’d been there at the birth of “Tales of the City” and could tell some tales out of school.
I love a good story and I do have a few to tell about Armistead’s struggles to show up at the Chronicle city room on a regular basis and turn in newspaper copy on a tight deadline. Deadlines are a challenge for the best of journalists, but [Read more…]