Entertainment: September 2012

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Showtunes Sing-Off 'Luck Be A Lady'

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | September 29, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

It's sometimes hard to remember that in the classic 1955 film version of "Guys and Dolls" this song was was sung by co-star Marlon Brando, rather than Frank Sinatra, who later made it a signature song.Read More


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Is 'New Normal' Trying to Be the New 'Maude'?

Filed by James Holmes | September 28, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

I finally got around to watching this week's episode of The New Normal last night, and my immediate thought was, "Hey - didn't Bea Arthur do this on Maude 40 years ago?" Read More


KD Lang & Partner Separate

Filed by Bil Browning | September 27, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

Singer KD Lang has separated from her domestic partner, Jamie Price. The couple have been together since 2003 and registered a domestic partnership in 2009.Read More


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The Perks of Being a Wallflower [Contest]

Filed by Bil Browning | September 26, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

Courtesy of Summit Entertainment, we're able to offer two lucky winners tie-in prize packs with the new movie "The Perks of Being a Wallflower." Just leave a comment to enter the contest.Read More


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And the Emmy Goes to . . . the Same People

Filed by James Holmes | September 24, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

As in previous years, ABC's Modern Family swept the comedy category. I have nothing against Modern Family, but is it really the best comedy? And more importantly, do I care? Read More


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I'd Never Thought of It that Way [Comment of the Week]

Filed by Bil Browning | September 23, 2012 | 7:00 PM | comments

The "comment of the week" is a little different this time around. It's actually three comments and they don't disagree with each other.Read More


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Showtunes Sing-Off: 'Part of Your World'

Filed by James Holmes | September 22, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

What better song than "Part of Your World" from The Little Mermaid - the first movie I can remember seeing in theaters - to be my first Disney Sing-off.Read More


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Sarah Silverman Explains Voter ID Laws

Filed by James Holmes | September 21, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

Sarah Silverman explains voter ID laws in a way only she can.Read More


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Lawrence of Arabia as Transgender Allegory [Part 3]

Filed by Drew Cordes | September 21, 2012 | 1:15 PM | comments

T.E. Lawrence is a man who's struggling very much with who he is, where he belongs and what he can do write his own fate in the face of great challenges and opposition. This should sound familiar to just about all trans people.Read More


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Lawrence of Arabia as Transgender Allegory [Part 2]

Filed by Drew Cordes | September 20, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

T.E. Lawrence is a man who's struggling very much with who he is, where he belongs and what he can do write his own fate in the face of great challenges and opposition. This should sound familiar to just about all trans people.Read More


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Honey Boo Boo Dubstep Remix & Why I Despise Them Both

Filed by James Holmes | September 19, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

Two things I despise remixed into one minute and seven seconds of addictive hell. Read More


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Lawrence of Arabia as Transgender Allegory [Part 1]

Filed by Drew Cordes | September 19, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

T.E. Lawrence is a man who's struggling very much with who he is, where he belongs and what he can do write his own fate in the face of great challenges and opposition. This should sound familiar to just about all trans people.Read More


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Transphobia Ruins Weeds Finale

Filed by Jessica Max Stein | September 19, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Did you see the last episode of Weeds on Sunday night? What did you think?Read More


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The Power of '8'

Filed by D Gregory Smith | September 18, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

I am thrilled to announce that Dustin Lance Black's play "8" will be performed in a staged reading next week at the Bozeman Public Library - and I'm also thrilled that (full disclosure) I'll be reading! Read More


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Monty Python's The Republican Party

Filed by James Holmes | September 18, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

While re-watching Monty Python's Meaning of Life last night, one of the opening numbers immediately brought my mind to the current Republican Party and their attacks on women's health and family planning. Read More


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Women on the Land: Creating Conscious Community

Filed by Davina Kotulski | September 17, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

Carmen Goodyear built a small cabin, Thoreau-Walden-Pond-style, that she lived in for about 35 years until a nearby redwood tree fell down and she decided to upgrade and get a kitchen and some indoor plumbing.Read More


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An Invitation to Rupert Everett: Come Meet Our Kids!

Filed by Kergan Edwards-Stout | September 17, 2012 | 3:30 PM | comments

A gay dad responds to Rupert Everett's comment that there is "nothing worse" than being raised by LGBT parents.Read More


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Curiosity Killed the Cat

Filed by James Holmes | September 17, 2012 | 1:15 PM | comments

Literally.Read More


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Non-Showtunes Sing-Off: 'I Say a Little Prayer'

Filed by James Holmes | September 15, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

Technically, I first knew this song through a movie, which kinda makes it a musical, which kinda makes it a showtune - right? Sure. So you get to decide whether this is a Showtunes Sing-off or a Non-Showtunes Sing-off. Read More


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RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race: Full Trailer

Filed by James Holmes | September 14, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

I am so excited for RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race. So far we have only had a sneak peak, but Logo has finally released a full trailer - and the season looks to be full of surprises.Read More


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Justin Hernandez: Inside the Vortex

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | September 14, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

Native New Yorker Justin Hernandez is the author of the blog Naked in New York City, where he chronicles "life and dating in the Big Apple, with the occasional commentary on gay culture." Read More


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The Living Dead Goes to Broadway

Filed by James Holmes | September 13, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

In this new animated short, Broadway Zombie, by John Raymond Barker, a Zombie gets his chance at the Broadway stage. Read More


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Web Therapy Remixed: 'He's a Top'

Filed by James Holmes | September 12, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

This has been stuck in my head for days, so now it is your turn. Enjoy.Read More


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Glenn Gaylord, Director of Gay Indie Hits "I Do" & "Eating Out 3" [Interview]

Filed by Kergan Edwards-Stout | September 11, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

An interview with Glenn Gaylord, director of the gay indie hit movies "I Do" and "Eating Out 3: All You Can Eat," and screenwriter of "Leave It On the Floor."Read More


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Billy the Vampire Slayer

Filed by Jason Tseng | September 11, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Now, with the help of the ever amazing and frequent Whedon-collaborator Jane Espenson (credits include Buffy, Battlestar Galactica, Torchwood, and Husbands), the very first gay male slayer is being introduced to the buffyverse. Read More


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Showtunes Sing-Off: 'A Little Priest'

Filed by James Holmes | September 10, 2012 | 6:30 PM | comments

When my love for musicals and dark, twisted subject matter combine, you get Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Read More


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Today Jon Hamm's Junk Made the Internet Happy

Filed by Bil Browning | September 10, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

Today, Jon Hamm's penis set hearts aflutter all over the intertubes after it reached out to the paparazzi to confirm a longstanding rumor. Read More


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New Photo Project Shows Gay 'Personals' in a New Light

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | September 10, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

A few months on Manhunt or Adam4Adam and it can start to seem like these sites are calculated to make one loose faith in the fundamental decency, not to mention grammar skills, of the males of the species. The truth of course, is that these sites exist because people want them, and they work. While I do know people who've found love on sites like Manhunt, that's not what they are there for. Read More


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Naked Rowers Tell You Today's Date

Filed by James Holmes | September 10, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

Are you an aunt in need of a gift for your favorite gay nephew? Look no further. Read More


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Glee's Amber Riley Sings National Anthem at DNCC

Filed by James Holmes | September 05, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

I wrote a sing-off post for "The Star Spangled Banner" in June. As of last night, I feel the need to add another to the list.Read More


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Gender of Novelists in Gay Fiction: Does It Matter?

Filed by Kergan Edwards-Stout | September 05, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

More authors in gay fiction are not only using pseudonyms, but actually trying to pass themselves off as gay men in interviews and marketing efforts. Which begs the question, "Does the truth matter when writing fiction?" Read More


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How Does a Straight Author Write Gay Sex Scenes?

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 02, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

What was it like for a straight author to write a gay sex scene?Read More


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Showtunes Sing-Off: 'A New Argentina'

Filed by James Holmes | September 01, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Yup. My body's natural reaction to Republican talking points is to phase out and start hearing the voice of Patti LuPone. Read More