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Gale fans - look it over before you buy...
on April 5, 2005
I was really angry when I got my copy of this book. I mean, it's QAF, right? It's got to be good. Well, that depends on your point of view. It's a must have for Hal Sparks fans, and it really did him justice. Hal is a great guy and deserves all the attention he gets. I love him to pieces, but while his character narrates the show, it focuses primarily on Brian Kinney.
If you're a Gale Harold fan, you might want to think twice about buying this book. I have no knowledge of the guy who put this book together, but I swear, my impression is that he didn't like Gale. There are certain shots of Brian Kinney ("are you coming or...") that are emblematic of the show that should have been included. They aren't. Closeups of Gale have his eyes hidden behind sunglasses; other shots seem chosen to show awkward poses, or just don't give a fair representation of him. The man is stunningly good looking, but you only get hints of it here.
If I had seen the book before I bought it, I wouldn't have wasted the money. To top that off, the story in the fan world is that he won't even autograph it - not that I blame him - but I did spend money on the stupid thing.
This book could have been as glorious as the show - too bad Ruditis wasted the opportunity.
On the plus side, the DVD has some fun stuff on it. Not enough to make up for the book, though.