Rocky Mountain News Needs Its Gaydar Checked

The Rocky Mountain News corrections section: The gift that keeps on giving -- although author Daniel Silva (pictured) may not feel quite the same way.

On July 15, the first correction reads: "A review on SPOTLIGHT 31 Friday of Daniel Silva's new novel Moscow Rules criticizes the author for writing a stereotypical gay character. The character the review refers to is not gay."

Hey -- it's an easy mistake to make. Isn't it weird how guys who are handsome and really well groomed sometimes turn out to be straight? -- Michael Roberts

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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