Entertainment: March 2009

The Big Voice: God or Merman? One Night Only, Wednesday, in Coral Springs

Filed by Father Tony | March 31, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

I saw this in New York and I loved it. Jim Brochu and Steve Schalchlin, two of the most delightful and talented guys you'll ever see on stage or off are presenting their show The Big Voice: God or Merman?...Read More


The Year's Unsexiest Men

Filed by Dana Rudolph | March 31, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Men's sexiness isn't really my area of expertise, but I thought other Projectors might have some thoughts on the Boston Phoenix's list of the year's "100 Unsexiest Men." Not just a compilation of superficial unsexiness (though there's some of that),...Read More


Erotic Trans Embroidery

Filed by Tobi Hill-Meyer | March 30, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

Some readers might remember I had promised a follow up to my Porn For Education post that would go into the details of my more recent work in video. With everything going on this week, I've had to put it...Read More


Write Your Own Caption #31

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 29, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

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Write Your Own Caption #31

Filed by Terrance Heath | March 29, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

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Women's History Month -- and Three Women Jockeys

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | March 28, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

It's the last week of Women's History Month, and the subject of women jockeys has been galloping at me for weeks. First an Outsports colleague, Craig Brownstein, who loves handicapping horse races, sent me an email reminding me about Barbara...Read More


Baiting Homophobes

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | March 26, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

ABC's hidden-camera program, What Would You Do?, dupes people into facing ethical dilemmas that would be considered tasteless if they weren't so damn interesting. John Quinones sets up fake situations that are sometimes racially charged, that sometimes come across as...Read More


No to Newsroom Nitpicking

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | March 25, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

The other day, the fashion police's scream about Michelle Obama's turquoise boots was heard around the world. This on the heels of their shriek that her sleeveless dresses are "inappropriate" in the White House. When I think of all the...Read More


Bromantic Comedy

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | March 25, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

If Paul Rudd isn't the funniest man on the planet, then he comes pretty damn close. His performance as the lovable loser in I Love You, Man is a miracle of comic timing, oddball ad-libs, and unrestrained awkwardness. (And, for...Read More


Yes on K8 tickets on sale now

Filed by Bil Browning | March 24, 2009 | 8:00 PM | comments

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Riot Grrls vs. High School Musical Thespians in Celeb Charity Smackdown

Filed by Paige Schilt | March 24, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

A grassroots feminist organization could be the lucky winner of the first Social Media Smackdown for Charity. The Smackdown challenges nine celebrity teams to raise the most money for their chosen charities via social media sites and blogs. Actress Brea...Read More


Riot Grrls vs. High School Musical Thespians in Celeb Charity Smackdown

Filed by Paige Schilt | March 24, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

A grassroots feminist organization could be the lucky winner of the first Social Media Smackdown for Charity. The Smackdown challenges nine celebrity teams to raise the most money for their chosen charities via social media sites and blogs. Actress Brea...Read More


Anyone see Marley & Me?

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 23, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

Last night Alberto and I went to the movies and watched, at 10PM on a Sunday night, Marley & Me, starring Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston. Movies come out a little later here in France, and this one was just...Read More


Twilight Star Gay Sex With Joe Jonas!

Filed by Michael Buckley | March 23, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1. Who was on top? Robert Pattinson or Joe Jonas? HA! 2. Do you think Le-Ann Rimes had an affair? Really? Do you even know who she is? 3. Were you shocked Alexis was...Read More


We don't like Conserved Lesbians here on Ocean Avenue. Or Cereal Rapists!

Filed by Gina de Vries | March 22, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

Perusing CraigsList for fun (and to voyeuristically ogle apartments I could never afford in a million years), I clicked on this posting. My curiosity was piqued because it was listed in the Ingleside, the San Francisco neighborhood where I grew...Read More


Assimilator's Guide to DC: TangySweet [Dupont Circle]

Filed by Nathan Strang | March 22, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Being in a long distance relationship means I make once-a-month (or so) trips to DC to visit the lover. I live in Buffalo, but I figure I'll end up in The Capital sooner or later, so I've been making it...Read More


An extraordinary potato

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 22, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

The other day I went to the market down the street. I had to pick up potatoes, and usually I just get the yellow ones, not the red ones. But right next to the yellow ones was the most extraordinary...Read More


What Does Your Taste in Music Say About Your Intelligence (or Lack Thereof)?

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | March 22, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

If you're a fan of Beyonce, then you're probably kind of dumb. Just thought you'd like to know. Also, Justin Timberlake and Aerosmith listeners aren't the brightest lights on the Christmas tree either, so, if you're one of those, don't...Read More


What Does Your Taste in Music Say About Your Intelligence (or Lack Thereof)?

Filed by Prince Gomolvilas | March 22, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

If you're a fan of Beyonce, then you're probably kind of dumb. Just thought you'd like to know. Also, Justin Timberlake and Aerosmith listeners aren't the brightest lights on the Christmas tree either, so, if you're one of those, don't...Read More


More and more young athletes coming out now: realizations from my project "Fearless"

Filed by Jeff Sheng | March 20, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

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Queer Music Friday - GaybiGayGay at SXSW

Filed by Paige Schilt | March 20, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

It's Friday, the midpoint of South by Southwest 2009, the biggest and most hyped music festival in North America. Thousands of bands, music execs, and fans from around the globe have made the pilgrimage to Austin, Texas, the city that...Read More


Sleepwalking dog FAIL

Filed by Bil Browning | March 19, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

This has absolutely nothing to do with LGBT issues. But it is absolutely hilarious. I had to watch it three or four times and couldn't stop laughing. And as an owner of a dog that does the run/walk sleep thing...Read More


Escape From the Madness - Listen to Protest Songs

Filed by Chip Clapp | March 19, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Hello Bilerico Friends! With municipal elections here in sunny Fort Lauderdale completed, I've had a little bit of time to decompress. Now, rather than working full time, going to school full time and working on campaigns, I'm only working and...Read More


Harlow Cuadra gets life in prison

Filed by Bil Browning | March 18, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

Big thanks to Project GregC for pointing out in the comments section of my previous post on Harlow Cuadra's guilty verdict in his murder trial that the jury handed down a sentence. Cuadra got life in prison without parole. All...Read More


Everything gAy to Z: Gay Men's Chorus of Washington 2009 Season Opener

Filed by Dan O'Neill | March 18, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

On the evening of Saturday, March 21st (8:00pm) and the afternoon of Sunday the 22nd (3:00pm), the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington (GMCW) will present a "musical spectacular" honoring characteristics of gay culture, important personalities, and major turning points in...Read More


The New Gay Makes the Washington Post

Filed by Michael Crawford | March 16, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Its usually a good thing when gay bloggers get featured in the traditional media for the role that they can play strengthening the LGBT community. Its even better when the gay bloggers featured are from DC and are doing such...Read More


2009 Lambda Literary Awards nominees

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 16, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

The Lambda Literary Foundation has come out with its list of nominees for this years awards. Congratulations to Bilerico contributor Nancy Polikoff on her well-deserved nomination for Beyond (Straight or Gay) Marriage. The rest of the nominees are after the...Read More


Gay High School Musical 4

Filed by Bil Browning | March 16, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

Comment Questions of the Day: 1. Did you/will you Watchmen? Thoughts? 2. Looking forward to HSM 4 on Disney Channel? Who will come back from original? 3. Any faves/east faves on Top Model? I think its a pretty group...Read More


Small Talk: the Yes and No's of the new iPod Shuffle

Filed by Nathan Strang | March 14, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

The Apple store went offline this last Wednesday, red-flagging Mac fanboys that something was up. After a break barely long enough to proliferate rumors the Apple site was refreshed. What was new? The 3rd Generation IPod Shuffle: buttonless, half the...Read More


Queer music Friday - Right Said Fred

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 13, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

While you probably remember them for "I'm Too Sexy," the pop track that became quintessential to modeling montages in B-rate movies and TV shows, Right Said Fred actually has a pretty long-running career. Here's their 2007 remake of that old...Read More


Gay Survivor contestant Spencer Duhm voted out of game

Filed by Bil Browning | March 13, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

So here's a mixed bag of Survivor gay news... First, this year's gay contestant Spencer Duhm stuck his foot in his mouth with this bit of internalized homophobia: I don't like come across like most of the gay guys but...Read More


Gay porn star Harlow Cuadra guilty of 1st degree murder

Filed by Bil Browning | March 13, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Gay escort and bareback porn star Harlow Cuadra was found guilty of first degree homicide yesterday by a Pennsylvania jury. Cuadra and his business partner/lover Joseph Kerekes were accused of killing rival porn producer Bryan Kocis in January 2007. I've...Read More


Pole Chicken

Filed by Nathan Strang | March 12, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

I don't hate twinks... just don't have much use for them. Its not secret that I love the bears; a beefier stock of man with a scruffy face and a furry belly is all I need to be happy. And...Read More


Dance MidEast Sexual Politics

Filed by Brett Abrams | March 11, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

Washington's City Paper blurbed: "Thierry Smits, Compagnie Thor's artistic director, swears there's no political or social edge to D'Orient, though it's hard to deny the bristling homoerotic undercurrent of the piece: If men discovered the beauty of the human form,...Read More


Cold Cases With an LGBT Twist

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | March 11, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

Cold cases are a popular TV reality thread, reflecting the public's fascination with unsolved murders. Sometimes only one or two people -- a family member, an isolated detective -- keep the flame burning on these cases for many years. Sometimes...Read More


Theatre Review: This Beautiful City

Filed by Jason Tseng | March 11, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

This Beautiful City created by The Civilians is a docu-musical cataloguing the story of Colorado Springs: the unequivocal epicenter of the Evangelical Christian movement, it's diverse inhabitants on both sides of the religious/secular divide, and the now infamous rise and...Read More


"When I Came Home" -- TV film review

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | March 09, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

This is one of those documentary films that wins major film-festival awards and rave reviews from major magazines...but you won't see it aired on network TV. Why? Because the U.S. government and many Americans simply don't want to deal with...Read More


Women's History Month: Filling In the Blanks

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | March 09, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

How can we say for sure if a famous woman who lived 2400 years ago was a lesbian? Even in our own time, we can't say that for sure about a woman -- unless she makes her own personal statement...Read More


My Visit to the Mr. Gay World Competition!

Filed by Brent Hartinger | March 09, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

A few weeks, I mentioned my visit to the Mr. Gay World competition in Whistler, British Columbia. I'm back, and I brought video -- speedos included!...Read More


Idol Adam Lambert is Gay (DUH!) - Rihanna Takes Chris Brown Back!?

Filed by Michael Buckley | March 09, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

In this video, I talk about Rihanna and Chris Brown (ugh) and then move on to happy topics- Make Me a SuperModel and Top Model premiere this week!!! Also new of Britney, Goopy Gwenny, Jessica Simpson, American Idol and...Read More


Quick Report-Back: Fusion Opening Night

Filed by Jessica Hoffmann | March 08, 2009 | 3:30 PM | comments

I hope some of you L.A. readers are out at Fusion events today while I'm in my room reading make/shift submissions. Quickly, thought I'd post a little report-back from opening night of the festival: Turnout was fantastic (sold out!); path-crossing...Read More


Queer music Friday - Tegan and Sara

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 06, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Canadian lesbian band Tegan and Sara's "Nineteen": Tegan Quin, after the jump, about stupid interview questions....Read More


How Prop 8 got its butt kicked

Filed by Bil Browning | March 05, 2009 | 11:30 AM | comments

With the legal hearings kicking off soon for Prop 8, this seemed like an appropriate time to throw up this picture for a "Caption This." What've you got, Projectors? And here's a livefeed of the Prop 8 arguments so you...Read More


Obama = Death

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 04, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

It's been fun noting that Rush Limbaugh is the de facto leader of the GOP right now, what with Republican politician after Republican politician bowing to kiss his feet and groveling for forgiveness if they've insulted him. They know who's...Read More


Homage to Gore Vidal

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | March 04, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

If I had to be stranded on a desert island with only the works of one author, I would pick the works of Gore Vidal. Brilliant, erudite, perceptive and sarcastic, Vidal is a one-man library. He is the author of...Read More


Academic Queer Politics

Filed by Brett Abrams | March 04, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

How many of you political activists want to write a book about queer politics? How would your perspective be received in academia? A new book series is coming out of the State University of New York Press. I would like...Read More


La Bamba

Filed by Father Tony | March 04, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

When Bobby suggested we go to La Bamba for its weekly gay night, I was skeptical. When he added that it was all locals and that Matthew Rush was frequently there, I warmed. When he warned of crowds and an...Read More


NGLTF's Winter Party recap - with pictures and video!

Filed by Father Tony | March 03, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

Now that Winter Party 2009 is completed, I wanted to take a moment to summarize my obvious endorsement of the event and to dispel what I suspect are some false opinions about it. Although it is difficult to overlook the...Read More


Shave the baby

Filed by Bil Browning | March 02, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Wow. Just "Wow." Give us your best caption for this one... (Clickety to embiggen)...Read More


Twilight Stars Are Not F**king?!!!

Filed by Michael Buckley | March 02, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

WHO IS A-HOLE OF WEEEK? watch video and tell me: Keenan Thompson One of the Househags of NY /OC Kristen Stewarts Dad Other discussion questions 1. Are you looking forward more to Twilight Part 2 or 3 ( have...Read More


Parents need to get used to diversity

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 01, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Via Feministing, a children's BBC show hired a presenter who's missing part of her right arm. Some parents didn't like the hire that much: Disparaging comments by adults about a children's presenter have led to an angry backlash in support...Read More


Sean Hannity loses his mind (again) over men kissing

Filed by Waymon Hudson | March 01, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Oh, Hannity. The buckets of crazy keep falling out of his mouth (along with the obvious buckets of bigotry). It's bad enough that my ears are still bleeding from Rush "Where's my oxycontin" Limbaugh at the CPAC conference yesterday. Doesn't...Read More