Entertainment: February 2008

Yeah, leap year. BFD.

Filed by Bil Browning | February 29, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

Jerame thought I should post on this. It didn't really matter to me. Since it's already spurred some discussion around the old homestead, I thought I'd compromise with Jerame on the post. It's leap year. Today is Feb 29. Big...Read More


How I got the peeps who were in my celebration video

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 29, 2008 | 11:15 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Thank you again to everyone who was in my special video! This video is to explain how/why I picked the people I did. There are A LOT more people I wanted to be in but...Read More


Buckley hardly tossed bouquets to the gays, proving that erudition is a club that still admits bigots

Filed by Guest Blogger | February 29, 2008 | 10:45 AM | comments

[EDITOR'S NOTE:] This guest post comes to us from Hans Johnson. Hans is an NGLTF board member, a Contributing Editor to In These Times, and the President of Progressive Victory. There are at least two sides to many stories. The...Read More


Anything you can do, I can do better

Filed by Bil Browning | February 29, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

This was too funny not to share. Normally I'd save it for a You Gotta See This video, but it really made me laugh this morning so I thought I'd promote it to the main column. Doesn't it seem like...Read More


Prince Harry Goes To War

Filed by Abigail Hannon | February 28, 2008 | 4:48 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch hes fighting them over there so we dont have to have tea with them over here. click here to subscribe to abigail's videos....Read More


How could I have forgotten Kim Pearson?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 27, 2008 | 8:30 AM | comments

I shared all of the shout-outs to the Bilerico Project at Creating Change - or so I thought. That flu must have really knocked something out of me, because I forgot to include Kim Pearson! Yikes! iPhone users: Click to...Read More


5 Dirty Little Secrets

Filed by Abigail Hannon | February 27, 2008 | 2:02 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch come subscribe and sign up to the mailing list on my website!...Read More


Tina Fey is a goddess and Mike Huckabee is truly hilarious

Filed by Jerame Davis | February 26, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

I love Tina Fey. Her take on Hillary Clinton is exactly why I love her so... Mike Huckabee is milking his presidential bid for all it's worth. He scares me, but he really is a funny guy. Check out the...Read More


Tina Fey is a goddess and Mike Huckabee is truly hilarious

Filed by Jerame Davis | February 26, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

I love Tina Fey. Her take on Hillary Clinton is exactly why I love her so... Mike Huckabee is milking his presidential bid for all it's worth. He scares me, but he really is a funny guy. Check out the...Read More


Huckabee isn't gay for Jeebus

Filed by Bil Browning | February 25, 2008 | 10:14 PM | comments

Hat tip to TruthDig for this one....Read More


Is It Funny Because It Is True?

Filed by Bruce Parker | February 25, 2008 | 6:47 PM | comments

The clip below from Saturday night live had me laughing my a** off. I know that Hillary is taking a lot of hits for directing funders toward SNL as evidence that the media has been biased against her, but to...Read More


Best Collab Eva - What the Buck 100,000!

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 25, 2008 | 6:06 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch At BuckHollywood check out the COOL POSTER my brother-in-law made me! THANKS WES! Thank you so much to those who participated! It was a lot of fun to put together! I'll make a vlog explaining...Read More


Gay Producer Craig Zadan on "A Raisin in the Sun"

Filed by Karen Ocamb | February 25, 2008 | 5:53 PM | comments

Let's be honest: most people will probably tune into ABC's drama "A Raisin in the Sun" tonight to see if Sean "P Diddy" Combs can act. He can. In fact, the entire cast is achingly brilliant. Check out the excellent...Read More


Gay Producer Craig Zadan on "A Raisin in the Sun"

Filed by Karen Ocamb | February 25, 2008 | 5:53 PM | comments

Let's be honest: most people will probably tune into ABC's drama "A Raisin in the Sun" tonight to see if Sean "P Diddy" Combs can act. He can. In fact, the entire cast is achingly brilliant. Check out the excellent...Read More


Jimmy Kimmel's effing Ben Affleck

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 25, 2008 | 9:18 AM | comments

Jimmy Kimmel has his response to Sarah Silverman. I'm going to have to go no opinion on this video as well. What do you all think of the queer-phobic message?...Read More


Sex Positive

Filed by Michael Crawford | February 24, 2008 | 7:31 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch A look at the life of Richard Berkowitz, a revolutionary gay S&M hustler turned AIDS activist in the 1980s, whose incomparable contribution to the invention of safe sex has long since been forgotten....Read More


What if learning to drive were like abstinence-only education?

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 23, 2008 | 5:54 PM | comments

Suzanne Kleid wrote up a driver's ed class that works in the abstinence-only tradition. Here's a bit: And for those of you wondering if it's OK for you to learn to drive because you're gay and can't get legally married,...Read More


Am I the Only Gay Man in America Not Obsessed with Zac Efron?

Filed by Michael Crawford | February 23, 2008 | 2:04 PM | comments

Zac, of course, is the star of High School Musical and the film version of the Broadway musical version of Hair Spray. This photo has caused the most recent slew of blog posts wondering "is he or isn't he gay."...Read More


Conservatives Spend More Time Talking About Our Identities Than We Do

Filed by Dustin Kight | February 23, 2008 | 12:09 AM | comments

So the headline might be a bit of an overstatement, but bear with me. I recently got "pinged" for a post I'd written for the Family Equality Council Blog. That post is called, "It's STILL Elementary," referring to the recently...Read More


Queer music Friday - The Cliks

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 22, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's The Cliks' "Oh Yeah": iPhone users: Click to watch And lead singer Lucas Silveira on the attention his being trans brings to the band:...Read More


Barack Obama

Filed by Abigail Hannon | February 21, 2008 | 8:21 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch a political ad i did 4 my social studies class. come see more at my website!...Read More


A little straight humor

Filed by Sara Whitman | February 21, 2008 | 3:45 PM | comments

I saw this link on Huffington Post and could not resist. For the first time in the wild, gorillas are doing the deed face to face. And they tell us mission style is the way of the lord. Such excitement...Read More


Nancy boys who live in glass houses...

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 21, 2008 | 8:32 AM | comments

Tim Gunn thinks Hillary Clinton is suffering from gender confusion (about 5:50 in): iPhone users: Click to watch What's also interesting is that of the three politicians whose fashion he and Conan commented on, two were women. That makes sense...Read More


SEX on Big Brother! EWW! TALENT on American Idol! YAY!

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 20, 2008 | 7:47 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch YAY! Top 24 on Idol tonight - I am so excited! Sorry that my last video was on BB too - I didn't plan it this way - but so much happened! Do you love...Read More


Lindsay Lohan Naked Photo Shoot

Filed by Abigail Hannon | February 19, 2008 | 9:57 PM | comments

Lindsay goes naked 4 New York Magazine & pretends to be Marilyn Monroe. Who's she??? Subscribe at www.abigailsteendiary.com...Read More


What the Buck bloopers!

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 18, 2008 | 7:36 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Angry Bloopers! I am so sorry for the swearing- this was last Monday when I felt so sick!AHAHAHAHHAHA I really do not swear that much normally!...Read More


Alternative Divas, reclaiming diva love

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 18, 2008 | 5:19 PM | comments

It's no secret that the idea of diva love usually bothers me, but I think I'm going to have to examine that a bit further. I think it stems from the fact that I don't like being told what to...Read More


More L Word Drama

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | February 18, 2008 | 12:43 PM | comments

Last night's episode of "The L Word" may have been sparse on the sex scenes, but there was no shortage of drama. Alice is up for a role on a daytime talk show called "The Look." The producer and hosts...Read More


Aguilera Yourself!

Filed by Abigail Hannon | February 17, 2008 | 11:29 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch its the new trend sweeping hollywood....Read More


Snoop Dogg Dogs Gays in Reality Show

Filed by Sean Kosofsky | February 17, 2008 | 6:54 PM | comments

I don't normally watch TV so I don't even know if what I just witnessed was a re-run or not, but on Snoop Dogg's reality show "Father Hood" on E! there was a bizarre piece of "advice" given to Snoop's...Read More


Homophobia in the Locker room

Filed by Sean Kosofsky | February 17, 2008 | 2:23 PM | comments

Many of you remember when former NBA player John Amaechi came out and Tim Hardaway opened up a can of "I must be uncomfortable with my own sexuality" on his ass. Well, here in Detroit something similar happened a few...Read More


Back To Reality!

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 17, 2008 | 5:44 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Gonna try to cover that a little this week and maybe Idol - I love the top 24! I may be off this week to try to get better! I will try to post my...Read More


A sex writer’s open letter to her audience

Filed by Gina de Vries | February 16, 2008 | 6:45 PM | comments

Lest you have any doubts about why I’m up on this stage tonight, I’ll make my intentions abundantly clear: I am here to cruise every single last one of you. Perhaps stumblingly, perhaps juggling my heart around in my nervous...Read More


Your 15 minutes could be now

Filed by Michael Crawford | February 16, 2008 | 12:43 PM | comments

Who doesn't love a superficially fabulous reality tv show? (Put your hand down Alex.) Well, MTV is casting an upcoming episode of its amazing documentary series True Life and you could be what they are looking for. If you are...Read More


Your 15 minutes could be now

Filed by Michael Crawford | February 16, 2008 | 12:43 PM | comments

Who doesn't love a superficially fabulous reality tv show? (Put your hand down Alex.) Well, MTV is casting an upcoming episode of its amazing documentary series True Life and you could be what they are looking for. If you are...Read More


LGBT Media Matters...Or Not

Filed by Rebecca Juro | February 15, 2008 | 9:38 PM | comments

Back when I first came out transsexual and began getting involved and familiar with community-relevant media in the mid-90’s, there really wasn’t a heck of a lot of out there for transgender and gender-variant people. With the exception of the...Read More


Queer music Friday - Scott Free album review

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 15, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Scott Free The Pink Album (A Pop Opera) Leather Western Records, 2008 I read a book of gay short fiction a while back edited by certain prominent gay writer, with all the coming out stories, the "I'm living two lives"...Read More


Hot Teacher

Filed by Abigail Hannon | February 15, 2008 | 11:04 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch My spanish teacher looks a little like debra lafave. She's so cool to give me extra tutoring :)...Read More


Cher Made Tommy gay! Hillary Clinton pimps Chelsea!

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 15, 2008 | 7:42 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch This video is some random funny stuff from last week.... Cher and Tommy?! WTF Hillary PIMPING Chelsea?! GOOD FOR HER! Tyra takes a dump! Paris makes cheap shoes! Lohan is doing well? Buck habla espanol!...Read More


Happy Valentine's Day--the safe sex way!

Filed by Jen Jorczak | February 14, 2008 | 9:55 AM | comments

Happy Valentine's Day, everyone! Whether you're boycotting V Day or impatiently whiling away your work day so you can get home to your red hot sweetheart, enjoy this safe sex primer courtesy Ricky Gervais: iPhone users: Click to watch Consider...Read More


Happy Valentine's Day--the safe sex way!

Filed by Jen Jorczak | February 14, 2008 | 9:55 AM | comments

Happy Valentine's Day, everyone! Whether you're boycotting V Day or impatiently whiling away your work day so you can get home to your red hot sweetheart, enjoy this safe sex primer courtesy Ricky Gervais: iPhone users: Click to watch Consider...Read More


Dating in the Cyber Age

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | February 14, 2008 | 8:55 AM | comments

I hate Valentine's Day. I think it's a load of crap. Not because I'm bitter about relationships, but because I hate any kind of sappy shit like heart-shaped boxes of chocolate and bouquets of fucking flowers. So in honor of...Read More


Big Brother 9 Neil Garcia shows his ass (literally)

Filed by Bil Browning | February 13, 2008 | 8:46 PM | comments

Did you watch the first episode of Big Brother 9: 'Til Death Do You Part? (Or as I like to call it: Big Brother: Winter Break 2008) This time around they're pairing participants into duos to duke it out including...Read More


Happy Valentine's Day!

Filed by Abigail Hannon | February 13, 2008 | 8:23 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch happy valentine's day everyone!!! lets love not hurt :)...Read More


Quarterback Brady Quinn Drops the F-Bomb

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 13, 2008 | 1:22 PM | comments

Cleveland Browns quarterback Brady Quinn was apparently part of a group of men shouting insults at gays outside an Ohio bar New Year's Day, according to a 911 call made to police. The caller told the operator, "I just walked...Read More


Quarterback Brady Quinn Drops the F-Bomb

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 13, 2008 | 1:22 PM | comments

Cleveland Browns quarterback Brady Quinn was apparently part of a group of men shouting insults at gays outside an Ohio bar New Year's Day, according to a 911 call made to police. The caller told the operator, "I just walked...Read More


Amy Winehouse SMOKES Grammys NOT CRACK!

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 13, 2008 | 7:47 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Did you enjoy the Grammy's!? What was your fave moment? And isn't Natalie Cole a bitch?! And doesn't FERGIE'S new name work better? And FIEST is a girl not a BAND- got it! And I...Read More


TWO GAY GUYS: Romantic Valentine's Day Edition

Filed by Brent Hartinger | February 12, 2008 | 3:16 PM | comments

On Valentine's Day, romance happens when we least expect it. (We're proud of this one--give it a watch!) Get Embed Code...Read More


Jessica Alba Tagged - 5 FACTS! Heidi Montag HIGHER! FU ET!

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 12, 2008 | 1:46 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch This one is random! Who the hell tagged Jessica Alba?! 5 facts we never needed to know!...Read More


Dolly Parton and me

Filed by Sara Whitman | February 12, 2008 | 1:40 PM | comments

The one thing that always amuses me, is when I'm wearing something tight on top? No one ever confuses me for a man. That would be due to the enormous shelf I'm hoisting around. Just like Dolly Parton. Poor dear,...Read More


Rembrandt's "Return of the Prodigal Son" doesn't an anti-gay tract cover make

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 12, 2008 | 11:11 AM | comments

Look what Jim Burroway found. Seriously, why not just call the thing "The Gay Guide to the Church of England, 2008"? The art is Rembrandt's "Return of the Prodigal Son," but without the context of that name, and the positioning...Read More


Important things like... The L Word.

Filed by Gina de Vries | February 12, 2008 | 4:04 AM | comments

Wow, I'm bad at posting and keeping up with blogs (livejournal, bilerico, etc) lately. If I'm not commenting on your posts or responding to your comments super-fast, I promise it's not 'cause I don't love you. I've just recently been...Read More


Abigail's X-Rated Teen Diary - Mad Mom

Filed by Abigail Hannon | February 11, 2008 | 2:05 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch my mom got real mad at me this weekend. :( go to www.abigailsxratedteendiary.com for more :)...Read More


Homophobia on YouTube

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 10, 2008 | 4:38 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Here is a link to my blog and the Advocate story is there! Have a great weekend! Thanks for listening! Love, Michael "BucK"...Read More


Joe on the Colbert Report

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 09, 2008 | 5:06 PM | comments

Part 2 after the jump....Read More


Indiana Bilerico: The whole place to myself! (but not for long...)

Filed by Don Sherfick | February 09, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Gee. Hello............(echo) (echo) (echo) I feel like somebody who just snuck past the "Open For Business While Under Construction" sign. My chief editor and his other half are in Detroit until the end of the weekend attending the "Creating Change"...Read More


Why I Love/Hate "The L Word"

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | February 09, 2008 | 7:23 AM | comments

I hate "The L Word." And yet I watch it every week, ever since I got sucked in during Seasons 1 and 2. Those were the good 'ole days, before they murdered Dana and the fashion, hairstyles, and storylines went...Read More


Ledger's death: the real message

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | February 08, 2008 | 11:21 PM | comments

Heath Ledger's death is already fading from the headlines, but its real message is going to haunt us all. Many Americans need to take it as a somber reminder about the safety issues around prescription drugs and over-the-counter drugs. Many...Read More


Queer Music Friday - Sinead O'Connor

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 08, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Here's Sinead O'Connor's cover of Nirvana's All apologies: iPhone users: Click to watch And Sinead, in her own words with The Advocate, on sexuality, lesbians, and the gay press:...Read More


The Military's Big Gay Patch?

Filed by Steve Ralls | February 08, 2008 | 10:09 AM | comments

"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" indeed! From Flickr: This patch is from the 22nd Military Airlift Squadron, who flew C-5 cargo aircraft out of Travis Air Force Base in Northern California. Part of the 22nd MAS’ mission was to conduct late...Read More


Leave Britney Alone! F-U SAM LUTFI - Rehab Recap!

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 08, 2008 | 7:37 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch This video is less about Britney and more about the A-HOLES around her! Poor thing - I had to film an update at the end too AND now she is out of rehab! YIKES! Also...Read More


Abigail's X-Rated Teen Diary - Black History Month

Filed by Abigail Hannon | February 07, 2008 | 11:30 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch Join me in saluting Black History Month! Yaaaay! And head 2 www.abigailsteendiary.com to subscribe via iTunes :)...Read More


John Mayer's body is NOT a Wonderland

Filed by Bil Browning | February 06, 2008 | 3:57 PM | comments

Oh, who am I kidding? I'd still hit it if he lost the glasses. I mean, the Borat suit just makes for easy access. Still, what does it say about his sexuality? That he's obviously not gay or he'd have...Read More


And... we're back!

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 06, 2008 | 2:52 PM | comments

So here's a video explaining Genesis 19, the story of Sodom and Gomorrah. Totally NSFW so it's after the jump. (h/t Graydon):...Read More


Chad Allen Naked & Broadway Talk With Buck

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 06, 2008 | 8:32 AM | comments

Yeah- I sang PART OF YOUR WORLD! Do you love it?! I would post on YOU TUBE but honestly Disney could pull it for copyright! LOL so I won't! This video is me talking about some Broadway stuff and...Read More


Abigail, 2 Girls & 1 Cup

Filed by Abigail Hannon | February 06, 2008 | 3:09 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch video in YouTube App If u've seen the infamous 2Girls1Cup video, this reaction vid is 4 u. If u haven't, don't. Subscribe 2 my videoz @ www.abigailsteendiary.com :)...Read More


SUPER BOWL SPOILERS & SUPER TUESDAY! GO VOTE!

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 05, 2008 | 6:35 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch video in YouTube App In this video, Buck reviews the Superbowl and talks a bit about Super Tuesday! Wasn't like a big IDOL promo for FOX?! GAY! I hope everyone is voting! Who are you...Read More


Abigails XRated Teen Diary - I'm What???

Filed by Abigail Hannon | February 04, 2008 | 10:38 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch video in YouTube App Some people say my uncle looks like Rich Fulcher of the hit UK comedy "The Mighty Boosh". And theyd be rite. abigailsteendiary for more :)...Read More


Amy Winehouse Vs Britney Spears

Filed by Abigail Hannon | February 03, 2008 | 10:51 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch video in YouTube App like, forget perez hilton & tmz. i gots the REAL scoopage on whats doing down w/ Amy Winehouse n Britney Spears. hed over 2 abigailxratedteendiary where you can post reponses, videos,...Read More


Figure Skating is GAY! Miss America Gets a MAKEOVER!

Filed by Michael Buckley | February 03, 2008 | 4:02 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch video in YouTube App This episode covers US SKATING NATIONALS, the Miss America pageant and other shows I have been watching! That is not Paula when I say HEY PAULA WALNUTS! It's Beth- I just...Read More


Sunday's Silly Video

Filed by Waymon Hudson | February 03, 2008 | 1:30 PM | comments

For those of you in need of a break from Presidential talk, I give you perennial gay-fav Sarah Silverman’s message to her longtime partner, Jimmy Kimmel, creatively titled: “I’m F**king Matt Damon.” iPhone users: Click to watch video in YouTube...Read More


I Heart Grandmothers

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | February 03, 2008 | 12:40 PM | comments

This will warm your heart. The letter was sent to the principal's office after the school had sponsored a luncheon for the elderly. An old lady received a new radio at the lunch as a door prize and was writing...Read More


Frozen Grand Central

Filed by Michael Crawford | February 03, 2008 | 8:58 AM | comments

How can you not love Improv Everywhere, the improv group that "causes scenes of chaos and joy in public places?" In October I posted video of their "shirtless Abercrombie" prank which had over 100 shirtless men roaming the A &...Read More


Gay Surfer Film "Shelter"

Filed by Michael Crawford | February 03, 2008 | 7:29 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch video in YouTube App Here is a montage of clips from the new gay surfer film Shelter that will play at a theatre near you beginning in March. The theatrical run will be followed by...Read More


"Random Black Girl," Sung by Patina Miller

Filed by Dustin Kight | February 02, 2008 | 10:53 PM | comments

It's the Saturday night after a big Friday night. So what am I doing? Drinking water and checking up on old classmates, of course! I went to high school with the singer in this clip -- Patina Miller. We didn't...Read More


Abigail's First Diary on the Bilerico Project

Filed by Abigail Hannon | February 02, 2008 | 7:25 PM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch video in YouTube App...Read More


Queer music Friday - Katastrophe

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 01, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Katastrophe appeared on a Nicky Click album I reviewed last year and he shined on it. And I effin' love this song, Katastrophe's "The Life": iPhone users: Click to watch video in YouTube App And Katastrophe, in his own words...Read More