Entertainment: April 2007

Don Imus is off the air; why is this guy still on?

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 30, 2007 | 11:34 PM | comments

Rush Limbaugh apparently likes making fun of Black people. A lot. We already knew that. But here's a real question: why is he still on the airwaves? If you want to see his latest round of racism, watch this video....Read More


What a gay truck

Filed by Bil Browning | April 30, 2007 | 10:36 PM | comments

My brother, Dave, lives in Texas and is the only sibling I'm particularly close to. He just got a new truck and sent me these photos to show it off. You can see the truck with his motorcycle in the...Read More


Some camp to start the week

Filed by Bil Browning | April 30, 2007 | 6:24 AM | comments

Nothing says gay like vintage Carol Channing. Here she is doing Cecilia Sisson: "The Inside Story." Go ahead and send us other LGBT clips that we should feature on the site - whether because it's a gay icon or a...Read More


Some camp to start the week

Filed by Bil Browning | April 30, 2007 | 6:24 AM | comments

Nothing says gay like vintage Carol Channing. Here she is doing Cecilia Sisson: "The Inside Story." Go ahead and send us other LGBT clips that we should feature on the site - whether because it's a gay icon or a...Read More


Qomics for Queers watches the fine line between "soap opera" and "fisting porn"

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 29, 2007 | 12:56 PM | comments

I don't know about you all, but I can't get through the day without a shot of Beetle's crotch. Right there, center stage. Yep. Here's my weekly post on the queerness in the daily comics, where I do a little...Read More


I'm going bananas

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 28, 2007 | 12:55 PM | comments

Know why evolution didn't happen? Because people can eat bananas. From GodTube via Pam: Since the human penis can be so easily gripped and is obviously designed for easy entry into another man's mouth, does that mean that God created...Read More


Queer music Friday - Dusty Springfield

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 27, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

Dusty Springfield's "Son of a Peacher Man": And in her own words for The Evening Standard:A lot of people say I'm bent, and I've heard it so many times that I've almost learned to accept it. I couldn't stand to...Read More


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Drumroll, please...

Filed by Bil Browning | April 27, 2007 | 8:29 AM | comments

A couple of announcements before everyone takes off for the weekend about some changes you'll see here at bilerico.com next week. 1) We're going to stop posting a daily political cartoon from the major syndicates. There have been a few...Read More


News from the sports world

Filed by Jen Jorczak | April 26, 2007 | 11:32 AM | comments

On the heels of the recently published autobiography of John Amaechi, a former Penn State and NBA player who came out in the book, today, Los Angeles Times sports reporter of 23 years Mike Penner announced to his readers that...Read More


News from the sports world

Filed by Jen Jorczak | April 26, 2007 | 11:32 AM | comments

On the heels of the recently published autobiography of John Amaechi, a former Penn State and NBA player who came out in the book, today, Los Angeles Times sports reporter of 23 years Mike Penner announced to his readers that...Read More


I'll play pro to Don's con!

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 25, 2007 | 10:38 AM | comments

Don posted earlier today that he doesn't care much for the word "queer". I completely respect his position, but you can't really have a con without a pro. That's like having a defense without a prosecution. Or the other way...Read More


The Big Gay Sketch Show starts tonight

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 24, 2007 | 4:16 PM | comments

It seems like everybody's getting into the comedy business now. Logo's premiering its new Big Gay Sketch Show tonight at 10 PM. They say it's like SNL for gays, but from the clips on their site, it seems more like...Read More


Next on my reading list

Filed by Jen Jorczak | April 24, 2007 | 3:10 PM | comments

Jessica Valenti, Executive Editor of the blog feministing, published a book today called Full Frontal Feminism. She's 28 and is aiming the book at high school and college-age women, but I plan to read it anyway. There are interviews with...Read More


Dithering, apologizing, and excusing...It's spreading! Beware!

Filed by Jerame Davis | April 23, 2007 | 6:00 AM | comments

Copyright 2007 David Honig - http://hypnocrites.blogspot.com/ All apologies to Chris and Dave, but this cartoon makes me giggle every time I see it...And it wouldn't be funny if there weren't some truth in it!...Read More


Qomics for Queers is still holding out hope for Ted Forth

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 22, 2007 | 1:58 PM | comments

That's going to be how I introduce myself in every room I enter from now on. "NO, I THINK I HAVE THE RIGHT ROOM-HI, MOM... ....PROFESSOR WILKINS!" Or maybe: "NO, I THINK I HAVE THE RIGHT ROOM-HI, TOILET... ......Read More


Sunday Funny

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 22, 2007 | 12:29 PM | comments

Some classic Ellen observational comedy:...Read More


Queer music Friday - RuPaul

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 20, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

RuPaul's "Supermodel": In her own words in NY Tix:Well, we're born naked and the rest is drag. Drag is whatever you wear - however you choose to represent yourself through clothing. So there's different types of drag. There's men who...Read More


What in the hell?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 19, 2007 | 1:26 PM | comments

What in bloody hell is this MTV marijuana public service announcement trying to say? Let's start with the tagline: "If you're high, just make sure you don't drive." So are they saying it's okay to smoke weed as long as...Read More


What in the hell?

Filed by Bil Browning | April 19, 2007 | 1:26 PM | comments

What in bloody hell is this MTV marijuana public service announcement trying to say? Let's start with the tagline: "If you're high, just make sure you don't drive." So are they saying it's okay to smoke weed as long as...Read More


Going Back to Basics...

Filed by Tony Kariotis | April 17, 2007 | 9:18 PM | comments

Notice I put this under the category of "Icons," for I can imagine the LGBT community will be going to Ms. Christina's 3-year-round-of-farewell concerts well into her 60's. I had the pleasure of seeing Christina in concert for the...Read More


Going Back to Basics...

Filed by Tony Kariotis | April 17, 2007 | 9:18 PM | comments

Notice I put this under the category of "Icons," for I can imagine the LGBT community will be going to Ms. Christina's 3-year-round-of-farewell concerts well into her 60's. I had the pleasure of seeing Christina in concert for the...Read More


The stove is hot. Ouch. The stove is hot. Ouch. The stove...

Filed by Bil Browning | April 17, 2007 | 3:13 PM | comments

I know I've brought this up before, but this story is irritating me too. While everyone is busy making fun of American Idol contestant Sanjaya Malakar for his singing talents (or lack thereof), one of the put-downs that often comes...Read More


The stove is hot. Ouch. The stove is hot. Ouch. The stove...

Filed by Bil Browning | April 17, 2007 | 3:13 PM | comments

I know I've brought this up before, but this story is irritating me too. While everyone is busy making fun of American Idol contestant Sanjaya Malakar for his singing talents (or lack thereof), one of the put-downs that often comes...Read More


Poor Uncle Steve

Filed by Bil Browning | April 16, 2007 | 5:50 PM | comments

(Sent in by faithful reader, Jay.)...Read More


Poor Uncle Steve

Filed by Bil Browning | April 16, 2007 | 5:50 PM | comments

(Sent in by faithful reader, Jay.)...Read More


SJR-7 Fly Story II: The Backlash

Filed by Don Sherfick | April 16, 2007 | 7:30 AM | comments

A few days ago I attempted a bit of what I thought would be universally taken as innocuous law-related humor in telling a tale about a Statehouse fly whose last living act was to make a small comma-like deposit onto...Read More


Qomics for Queers with dogs in drag!

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 15, 2007 | 8:07 PM | comments

Man, is Mark angry! So angry he turned into a goose to fly out to his friend's house and accuse him of using their friendship to commit insurance fraud! I mean, I've never been that mad. Follow me after the...Read More


Farley Granger comes out

Filed by Bil Browning | April 14, 2007 | 8:58 PM | comments

Former screen idol Farley Granger comes out as bisexual in his upcoming autobiography, "Include Me Out." The 81 year old star talks candidly about his affairs - both gay and straight. Granger is probably most often romantically linked to Shelley...Read More


Farley Granger comes out

Filed by Bil Browning | April 14, 2007 | 8:58 PM | comments

Former screen idol Farley Granger comes out as bisexual in his upcoming autobiography, "Include Me Out." The 81 year old star talks candidly about his affairs - both gay and straight. Granger is probably most often romantically linked to Shelley...Read More


Queer music Friday - Owen Pallett

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 13, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

Final Fantasy's cover of Bloc Party's "This Modern Love": And singer/violinist Owen Pallett in his own words on being a gay artist for NOW Magazine: As far as whether the music I make is gay or queer, yeah, it comes...Read More


Death of an American treasure

Filed by Bil Browning | April 12, 2007 | 3:05 PM | comments

"I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all the kinds of things you can't see from the center." Kurt Vonnegut 1922-2007...Read More


Gay cars?

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 12, 2007 | 1:37 PM | comments

Ok. this article has been up for a few days now on the NY Times website about which cars are more gay or lesbianic than others. It's all pretty asinine, but it does get to the point of the discussion...Read More


Fire Imus

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | April 10, 2007 | 7:03 PM | comments

I wanted to let the rage die back so I could write rationally. It hasn't. Call me Herodias if you like but I want the man's head on a platter -- at least figuratively. A two-week suspension after his career...Read More


SJR-7: A Fly's Story

Filed by Don Sherfick | April 10, 2007 | 1:50 PM | comments

Now that SJR-7 is dead in this year's session of the Indiana Legislature, one matter that won't have to be decided, at least not for now, is whether or not the first sentence of the amendment could have legitimately gone...Read More


Easter is such a drag

Filed by Bil Browning | April 08, 2007 | 10:48 AM | comments

Happy Easter everyone! If you're easily offended, you might want to skip this video. If not, enjoy The Passion of the Camp. If the Easter Bunny looked this good when visiting our house, we'd probably celebrate more! *grins*...Read More


Qomics for Queers, established well before the Industrial Revolution and its bourgeois construction of gender

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 08, 2007 | 9:30 AM | comments

What a week's it's been! I'm beginning to feel a lot like Luann Powers, more and more work, less and less time, and the ghost of a tonalist artist floating around me forcing me to paint. Well, all except for...Read More


Queer music Friday - Elton John

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 06, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

Well, it was his birthday this past week. Here's Elton's performance of Rocket Man from his 60th birthday party:...Read More


Junk in her trunk

Filed by Bil Browning | April 03, 2007 | 6:44 AM | comments

Okay, you have to admit that this has to be one of the best remakes ever. Alanis Morissette takes on the Black Eyed Peas "classic," My Humps. I just can't stop laughing... (Hat tip to Queersighted)...Read More


Qomics for Queers will never let go of the dream

Filed by Alex Blaze | April 01, 2007 | 10:57 PM | comments

Hey everyone! I've set up another blog to be the archives for Qomics for Queers and to be a site to keep me from procrastinating writing this post until the end of the week. I'll update it throughout the week...Read More