Entertainment: October 2006

Dixie Chicks movie

Filed by Bil Browning | October 30, 2006 | 1:39 AM | comments

NBC and CW may not want you to see the trailer for the Dixie Chicks new movie, but you can preview the movie here on bilerico.com! The flick open nationwide on November 10th and has had fairly positive reviews....Read More


Dixie Chicks movie

Filed by Bil Browning | October 30, 2006 | 1:39 AM | comments

NBC and CW may not want you to see the trailer for the Dixie Chicks new movie, but you can preview the movie here on bilerico.com! The flick open nationwide on November 10th and has had fairly positive reviews....Read More


Songs for Sunday

Filed by Bil Browning | October 29, 2006 | 1:03 PM | comments

1. I Wanna Hold Your Hand - The Beatles 2. Truly Madly Deeply - Savage Garden 3. Before Your Love (New Mix) - Kelly Clarkson 4. One Day - Alana Davis 5. Push - Madonna 6. Always Be My Baby...Read More


Get your Foleys straight

Filed by Bil Browning | October 28, 2006 | 2:43 PM | comments

(Hat tip to VH1's BestWeekEver)...Read More


Get your Foleys straight

Filed by Bil Browning | October 28, 2006 | 2:43 PM | comments

(Hat tip to VH1's BestWeekEver)...Read More


Separate? equal? please pass the catsup

Filed by Don Sherfick | October 28, 2006 | 9:38 AM | comments

I see that last Wednesday's New Jersey Supreme Court decision has produced everything from Ellen's "We Won!" claim, prompting Marla's description of civil unions as "an insulting bag of benefits", to Chris' reminding us that the decision is largely the...Read More


Bye Bye Boondocks?

Filed by Bil Browning | October 27, 2006 | 11:40 AM | comments

Universal Press Syndicate recently notified newspapers and bloggers across the country that Aaron McGruder has not made plans to resume The Boondocks comic strip, which he had left in March for a six-month hiatus. While McGruder presumably will continue...Read More


Culture break

Filed by Bil Browning | October 26, 2006 | 11:19 PM | comments

Today's cool music video comes from Italy - Gianna Nannini's song "lO." Fooled ya, didn't I? You thought it would be Asian again... Oh. Well. Yeah, that is Japanese at the end. And the video is all about a...Read More


Anti-racist Author/Activist Tim Wise in Columbus, IN - 11/08

Filed by Ed Team | October 25, 2006 | 11:19 PM | comments

Please consider attending this event on Wednesday, November 8 at 6:30 PM in Columbus, IN. Tim Wise will be leading a discussion on the topic of: "The Oprah Effect: Black Success, White Denial, and the Reality of Racism." Wise will sign copies of his books immediately following.Read More


Solid potato salad

Filed by Bil Browning | October 25, 2006 | 11:40 AM | comments

Okay, don't you wonder how much "Solid potato salad" this commercial from the 1940's sold? When you get to the part with the apple, you won't be able to stop wondering "Are there apples in the potato salad? What...Read More


Solid potato salad

Filed by Bil Browning | October 25, 2006 | 11:40 AM | comments

Okay, don't you wonder how much "Solid potato salad" this commercial from the 1940's sold? When you get to the part with the apple, you won't be able to stop wondering "Are there apples in the potato salad? What...Read More


My new book

Filed by Ellen Andersen | October 24, 2006 | 5:40 PM | comments

Time for some shameless self-promotion. I have a new book out and I'll be doing a reading and signing this Saturday at OutWord Bound Books, starting at 2pm. Out of the Closets and into the Courts explores the promise and...Read More


Barney Frank on gay republicans

Filed by Bil Browning | October 23, 2006 | 7:13 PM | comments

Barney Frank eviscerates his opponent (I have no idea who he is. You can tell me in the comments!) on Bill Maher's show. They talk about gay Republicans, LGBT rights, gay marriage and more. With so many Republican readers...Read More


Songs for Sunday

Filed by Bil Browning | October 22, 2006 | 12:50 AM | comments

1. Transatlanticism - Death Cab for Cutie 2. Planet Claire - The B52s 3. Freeze Frame - J. Geils Band 4. Nothing Like You - Shawn Colvin 5. The Boy's Gone - Jason Mraz 6. Roxanne - Fall Out Boy...Read More


Songs for Sunday -- the favorites edition

Filed by Ellen Andersen | October 21, 2006 | 11:14 PM | comments

I've been listening to Yo-Yo Ma's version of Bach's cello suites while I grade midterms, and it hardly makes sense to list a series of suites, so I thought I'd leave everyone with a list of 10 songs currently on...Read More


Tim Curry - GLAAD Media Awards

Filed by Annette Gross | October 18, 2006 | 10:26 PM | comments

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Tim Curry - GLAAD Media Awards

Filed by Annette Gross | October 18, 2006 | 10:26 PM | comments

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Runnemede: To Be Revisited?

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | October 18, 2006 | 6:47 PM | comments

Regarding the Military Commissions Act: Open Letter to the Magna Charta Dames ... The Peter Sellers-esque spectre of a tiny army of blue-blooded blue-hairs marching on the nation's capitol notwithstanding... Read More


Job opportunity - Torture Corp

Filed by Bil Browning | October 18, 2006 | 5:38 PM | comments

Fresh out of high school? Never got around to completing ITT Technical Institute? Just looking for something to get you out from behind the desk? Hey, buddy, when BushCo said they were going to create high paying jobs in...Read More


Turning off the media filter

Filed by Bil Browning | October 17, 2006 | 10:36 AM | comments

Don't you know that if you turn off the media filter and you could really hear what Bush is saying that it would sound something like this? Maybe if... (Isn't that Their Man Mitch sitting and beaming there at...Read More


Worst logo ever

Filed by Bil Browning | October 16, 2006 | 10:15 AM | comments

Wow. There's no way I'd take my kid here. Or is it just me? (Sent in by an alert reader)...Read More


Songs for Sunday

Filed by Nick Clarkson | October 15, 2006 | 2:32 PM | comments

1. Where I End and You Begin - Radiohead 2. There There - Radiohead 3. Love You More - Gaelle 4. Dreaming with a Broken Heart - John Mayer 5. I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker (With Flowers in...Read More


Songs for Sunday

Filed by Bil Browning | October 15, 2006 | 10:12 AM | comments

1. Calling God - Jann Arden 2. I Love You - Sarah McLachlan 3. Purple Rain - Tori Amos 4. Cecilia - Simon & Garfunkel 5. Da Ya Think I'm Sexy - Revolting Cocks 6. Rest in Pieces - Saliva...Read More


Pickle surprise!

Filed by Bil Browning | October 12, 2006 | 10:14 AM | comments

How about a morning pickle surprise? I found this online the other day and saved it for everyone. It features RuPaul and Lady Bunny before either of them became famous....Read More


Free hugs

Filed by Bil Browning | October 11, 2006 | 11:15 AM | comments

A friend sent me this today. I don't know why it affected me so strongly, but it did - I welled up even! Since it had such an impact on me, I thought I'd share it with you. The...Read More


Korean pop song

Filed by Bil Browning | October 09, 2006 | 3:30 PM | comments

I'm taking an asian culture break. Join me? While the news media will be focusing a lot on North Korea and Kim Jong Il for the next little while, I thought I'd lighten the conversation with a "Hit Song"...Read More


Songs for Sunday...

Filed by Bruce Parker | October 08, 2006 | 4:33 PM | comments

1. One by Mary J. Blidge with U2 2. Without You by Mary J. Blidge * I always liked Mary J. Blidge but Paige reintroduced her to me last February* 3. Who Knew by Pink 4. Long Way to Happy...Read More


Songs for Sunday

Filed by Bil Browning | October 08, 2006 | 8:00 AM | comments

1. Let Me Entertain You - Shakespeare's Sister 2. Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds - Elton John 3. Girl Eyes - Eve 6 4. Hold On - Sarah McLachlan 5. The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill - Phish 6....Read More


What cover up?

Filed by Bil Browning | October 05, 2006 | 10:17 AM | comments

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Songs for Sunday

Filed by Bil Browning | October 01, 2006 | 11:40 AM | comments

1. One Part Be My Lover - Bonnie Raitt 2. The First Cut Is the Deepest - Sheryl Crow 3. Complicated - Avril Lavigne 4. Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor (On the Bedpost Overnight) - Dr. Demento 5....Read More


Songs for Sunday...

Filed by Bruce Parker | October 01, 2006 | 4:07 AM | comments

1. Cry Ophelia - Adam Cohen 2. Say Goodnight, Not Goodbye - Beth Nielson Chapman 3. Orange Sky - Alexi Murdoch 4. Fields of Gold - Eva Cassady 5. Letting Go - Sozzi 6. The Soundtrack of Your Life -...Read More