Entertainment: August 2007

Queer music Friday - Ani DiFranco

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 31, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

Remember back in the day when writing songs about bisexuality was the thing to do? You don't? That's probably because it never was. But Ani DiFranco wrote a great one here, "In or Out": And Ani, in her own words...Read More


How To Dress Like a Ho!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 31, 2007 | 1:10 PM | comments

Paris Hilton is a whole new person! Check out her new fashion line!...Read More


Fun with 365gay.com

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 31, 2007 | 12:35 PM | comments

As I went to check the headlines, I thought: Gay marriage in Ohio? I missed that headline! Of course, they're referencing this story from Iowa. This reminds me of that one story from Lorrie Moore, "Agnes of Iowa", where the...Read More


Revolutionary Russia

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 30, 2007 | 9:47 PM | comments

Russian authors are not known for their brevity. Indeed, one might say that they have a tendency 'to go on for a bit.' But during its height, the Russian literary scene was nothing short of dazzling. And, as it turns...Read More


Fire Tucker Carlson

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 30, 2007 | 4:12 PM | comments

Ok, I waited two days after I found out about this to see if I'd still feel the same way. I do. Tucker Carlson should be fired from MSNBC. Two night ago, while on Dan Abrams show, Carlson related a...Read More


Teen Choice Awards!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 30, 2007 | 2:21 PM | comments

Hasslehoff Sings!...Read More


It certainly seems like an opportune time to repost this call for submissions...

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | August 30, 2007 | 6:20 AM | comments

WHY ARE FAGGOTS SO AFRAID OF FAGGOTS?: flaming challenges to masculinity, objectification and the desire to conform • CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS • As back rooms are shut down to make way for wedding vows, and gay sexual culture becomes little...Read More


Tucker Carlson's Gay Panic

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 29, 2007 | 2:20 PM | comments

Note to self: If I ever run into Tucker Carlson in a D.C. area men's room, do not say "hello," nod in recognition, or even so much as smile at the S.O.B. OK. First the mere thought of Hillary...Read More


I know I said I wouldn't make fun of Miss Teen South Carolina....

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 29, 2007 | 12:31 PM | comments

But this isn't really making fun of her. Laughing with her, maybe? More of making fun of Larry Craig? Oh, well, this is Mo Rocca on the whole situation in Minnesota:...Read More


Britney Spears New Song & Girlfriend!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 29, 2007 | 8:34 AM | comments

Britney Spears new song & girlfriend!...Read More


Truths and Transformations: a conversation, a movie review, a relationship, a hooker, a marriage and more

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | August 29, 2007 | 6:46 AM | comments

About two years ago, I received an email from Caren Block that read as follows: "Hi Mattilda. I read your interview in Bitch magazine and experienced a political and filmic revelation that leads me to you now. My business partner,...Read More


Miss Teen South Carolina Is My Hero!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 28, 2007 | 7:11 AM | comments

Why do these MISS USA girls always have trouble? Oh yeah - Donald Trump!...Read More


High School Musical 2 Rocks!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 26, 2007 | 5:59 PM | comments

High School Musical 2 Rocks!...Read More


Queer music Friday

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 24, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

Aaron Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man" (of course it was for a man) performed by the Orquesta Sinfónica de Xalapa: Aaron Copland once said when Leonard Bernstein urged him to come out in the 70's, "I think I'll leave...Read More


Lohan's Father Sings With Jesus!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 23, 2007 | 10:27 PM | comments

Lohan's Father Sings With Jesus!...Read More


Wherein I was labeled an angry homosexual blogger

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 23, 2007 | 12:02 PM | comments

Remember Matt Sanchez, the porn-star-turned-marine-turned-conservative-darling? Well, you can add "WorldNetDaily correspondent" to that list of signifiers! That's right - our Matt Sanchez is apparently embedded in US forces in Iraq, and it's his job to make up for biased MSM...Read More


Solid Gold Rumors About Karl & His 'Family'

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 22, 2007 | 8:26 PM | comments

It's (almost) official: Karl Rove is gay. If you believe Jeff Gannon's former employer, Talon News, that is. DC gossip Wonkette is reporting (and Talon is sort of confirming) that Gannon is planning a 'tell-all' book about Rove which will...Read More


GirlTrash programming note

Filed by Bil Browning | August 22, 2007 | 1:50 PM | comments

If you've been following our Sunday installments of GirlTrash, the web shorts by The L Word producer Angela Robinson, I have bad news for you. This just in from Angela: Sadly, we've had to take a hiatus from bringing you...Read More


So You Think You Can Dance finale!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 22, 2007 | 11:35 AM | comments

This was my favorite show of the summer! Stay tuned till the end because I announce the drop of my new album and sing a little!...Read More


More straight-washing, this time on Chilean TV

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 22, 2007 | 10:44 AM | comments

Andrés Duque has a post up about the Chilean interpretation of an Argentine soap and what's been "changed Much like how American producers took the scripts for Britain's The Office and Colombia's Ugly Betty and adapted them for American audiences,...Read More


Straight-washing Merv Griffin

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 22, 2007 | 8:43 AM | comments

Ray Richmond wrote a story about his personal friend Merv Griffin for The Hollywood Reporter last week entitled "Merv Griffin died a closeted homosexual", and, well, it's caused a bit of a stir. Michelangelo Signorile noticed that it was pulled...Read More


Britney Spears is a lesbian?

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 21, 2007 | 12:51 PM | comments

Britney Spears is a lesbian? I really did not want to talk about her this week but HELLO - she was on the cover of 5 magazines!! UGH!...Read More


I am sad today!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 20, 2007 | 12:08 PM | comments

I am sad today!...Read More


Guess who's gay?

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 20, 2007 | 8:02 AM | comments

Siegfried and Roy, that's who! Monster and Critic is reporting that the National Enquirer has the inside scoop on their upcoming book in which they come out and tell all about their now-over relationship. Ummmmmm.... Yeah. I think I'm more...Read More


Queer music Friday - Bjork

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 17, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's Bjork's "Venus as a Boy": In her own words for Diva magazine: I’ve always had as many powerful, creative ladies in my life as I have men, and you could probably describe some of those relationships as romantic. I...Read More


Ever wonder what an ex-gay children's book would look like?

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 17, 2007 | 1:29 PM | comments

Well, wonder no more. Dorm Item has part of crazy ex-gay Richard Cohen's book up on their site. Richard Cohen's that one ex-gay who's all about cuddling and hitting pillows with tennis rackets. Fun stuff. (via Timothy Kincaid)...Read More


Divas!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 17, 2007 | 12:15 AM | comments

Tyra Pees In Her Purse! Paula Abdul Has Parkinson's!?...Read More


Oh, no -- more consolidation of the independent press!

Filed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore | August 16, 2007 | 3:39 AM | comments

Haworth Press, publisher of numerous imprints including Harrington Park Press (LGBT studies), Alice Street Editions (lesbian-specific), and Southern Tier Editions (gay fiction/erotica), as well as close to 200 journals, recently announced that they have been purchased by Taylor & Francis,...Read More


Politics!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 16, 2007 | 12:02 AM | comments

Buck Gets Political! OMG! It's my first political entry! And I know we need to talk about gay issues- don't hate on me! I was joking....sensitive gays! Stay Tuned for BILERICO SHOUT OUT at the end!...Read More


Happy Birthday, to the Diva Who Brings Us to Our Knees

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 15, 2007 | 7:51 PM | comments

It was on August 16, 49 years ago, that the world bestowed upon us the magnificence of Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone. The little girl born in Bay City, Michigan would arrive in New York in 1978 with $35 in...Read More


Big Brother 8 contestant makes bigoted remarks

Filed by Bil Browning | August 15, 2007 | 2:41 PM | comments

While watching Big Brother 8 last night (what can I say, I'm a reality show junkie!) I had to wonder what the hell CBS was thinking by allowing Dick to stay on as part of the show. In my opinion,...Read More


Reality Rewind

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 14, 2007 | 11:26 PM | comments

I watch crap so you don't have to!...Read More


I never thought I'd say this, but: thank goodness for Al Sharpton.

Filed by Jen Jorczak | August 14, 2007 | 5:26 PM | comments

Thanks, Alex, for the heads-up from Drudge and WaPost: Don Imus will collect $20 million from CBS to settle his "termination dispute," and is already being courted by other networks. To which I can only say: Are you fucking kidding...Read More


I never thought I'd say this, but: thank goodness for Al Sharpton.

Filed by Jen Jorczak | August 14, 2007 | 5:26 PM | comments

Thanks, Alex, for the heads-up from Drudge and WaPost: Don Imus will collect $20 million from CBS to settle his "termination dispute," and is already being courted by other networks. To which I can only say: Are you fucking kidding...Read More


Homosexuals are too valuable to fight in the military

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 14, 2007 | 3:14 PM | comments

I knew DADT actually came down to this: Thanks for sending this in, Don!...Read More


GLAAD will award LGBT media outlets

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 14, 2007 | 12:11 PM | comments

GLAAD has finally decided to include LGBT media in its annual Media Awards. From them: “With the expansion of cable channels and niche programming, LGBT created and consumed media is more readily available than ever before,” stated [GLAAD executive director...Read More


Caption this photo

Filed by Bil Browning | August 14, 2007 | 10:58 AM | comments

I'll put the best caption for this one up here in the entry later this evening. C'mon, give me some good ones - this one is almost too easy... My caption? The 4th guy is the navigator. He has...Read More


Skank

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 14, 2007 | 8:57 AM | comments

Brit's Boobs Are Real! She just wants to be a good mom!...Read More


Monday!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 13, 2007 | 10:40 AM | comments

I am not on drugs!...Read More


Crying

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 12, 2007 | 7:10 PM | comments

Tearjerker Movies!!...Read More


Queer music Friday - Lesley Gore

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 10, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

It's interesting to note that Ms. "Till Johnny's dancing with me I've got no reason to smile" is a lesbian in real life. Well, not so much "interesting" as "hot". Here's her big, timeless hit, "It's my Party": And in...Read More


I went to Beyonce!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 10, 2007 | 10:40 AM | comments

Totally Random!...Read More


Whoopi

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 09, 2007 | 9:00 AM | comments

OMG I am number one featured today! Go to the main YouTube page and look!!!! YIPPEE! This video is about some people I love - some I hate! Love Her! Hate Her!...Read More


Death

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 08, 2007 | 9:13 AM | comments

Death on You Tube - Were you sad? Do you know who I am talking about....It was a big event on the web....BFD!...Read More


Simpsons fun

Filed by Bil Browning | August 07, 2007 | 12:51 PM | comments

As someone who made sure to see The Simpsons Movie on its opening weekend (which I rarely do!), I feel obligated to point out this "Ultimate Gay Simpsons Trivia Quiz" from PlanetOut. How many did you get right? I missed...Read More


Ordinary Couples - putting faces on the marriage equality debate

Filed by Don Sherfick | August 07, 2007 | 9:49 AM | comments

I’ve noted with some considerable satisfaction the attention currently being given by the Indianapolis Star, and reflected in recent commentary by Karen Celestino-Horseman on this site as well as Gary Welsh on Advance Indiana, to the unfortunate story concerning life...Read More


Skank Edition

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 07, 2007 | 8:47 AM | comments

Oops They Did It Again!...Read More


Because "television programming" isn't a figure of speech

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 06, 2007 | 2:29 PM | comments

GLAAD watched a whole bunch of TV this past year and rated the networks on LGBT representation. ABC came out on top, then the CW, CBS, NBC, then Fox. None of the networks was rated as "excellent", only ABC was...Read More


Monday

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 06, 2007 | 8:14 AM | comments

Happy Monday Vlog!...Read More


Queer music Friday - The Pet Shop Boys

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 03, 2007 | 5:00 PM | comments

This is the strange video for the strange pop song by the Pet Shop Boys, "New York City Boy": Neil Tennant, in his own words in the Advocate: When I was I younger I didn't want to be gay. Not...Read More


Sports!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 03, 2007 | 9:35 AM | comments

Sports Edition!!...Read More


Elton John - Sad Songs Say the Internet sucks

Filed by Jerame Davis | August 03, 2007 | 9:30 AM | comments

His Sirness, Elton John, has taken leave of his senses and apparently it's all because of the Intarwebs. In an interview with The Sun (UK), Sire John gifted the world all with this little meme: The Internet has stopped people...Read More


Mary Cheney's book really isn't doing that well

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 02, 2007 | 2:11 PM | comments

The Washington Blade has an article up about how books by gay celebs aren't selling. It has a bunch of numbers and junk, but it seems to be more of a way to make fun of Mary Cheney's Now It's...Read More


Music Edition

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 02, 2007 | 9:34 AM | comments

Beyonce's Fall! Lance Bass! Happy One Gay Year!...Read More


Whoopi takes over for Rosie on the View

Filed by Bil Browning | August 01, 2007 | 3:29 PM | comments

It couldn't have happened to a nicer lady. The View announced on air today that Whoopi Goldberg would be replacing former co-host Rosie O'Donnell. Star Jones's old spot on the panel still remains unfilled. Hopefully Sherri Shepard will get that...Read More


My Peace Dance!

Filed by Michael Buckley | August 01, 2007 | 9:59 AM | comments

So I Still Think I Can Dance! Big Brother! Love you Jen!...Read More