Entertainment: December 2013

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New Year's Eve Time-Waster: 2013 News Bloopers

Filed by John M. Becker | December 31, 2013 | 1:30 PM | comments

Need a time-waster as you count down the minutes until the holiday? Look no further. You'll be guffawing at your desk!Read More


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A Look Back: 2013 in LGBTQ Soaps

Filed by Sue Kerr | December 31, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Overall, 2013 was a banner year for gay men on daytime TV soap operas. For the rest of the LGBT community? Not so much.Read More


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Betty Bowers Puts Duck Dynasty Brouhaha In Perspective

Filed by John M. Becker | December 30, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

In 2013, the bigots got "Duck Dynasty" back -- but same-sex couples got the freedom to marry in 10 new states.Read More


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From 'Duck Dynasty' to 'Booker's Place'

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 30, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

"Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson's comments on race didn't cause as much controversy as his anti-gay spiel, but they deserve just as much scrutiny.Read More


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'House of Cards' Season 2: The Butchery Begins

Filed by John M. Becker | December 30, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

The road to power is paved with hypocrisy... and casualties.Read More


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Are Gays All About the Boom-Boom?

Filed by Bil Browning | December 29, 2013 | 6:00 PM | comments

Got a question about gay people? Imran is here to help.Read More


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Sesame Street Spoofs 'The Hunger Games'

Filed by John M. Becker | December 29, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

You can have the "Hunger Games" movies. I'll save the time and take Sesame Street's version instead.Read More


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I Don't Even Know What This Is

Filed by John M. Becker | December 28, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

...but grab your favorite mind-altering substance and give it a listen.Read More


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Betty Bowers: God Is 'History's Biggest Freeloader'

Filed by John M. Becker | December 27, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Four Gospels, and not one mention of Jesus so much as sanding an end table!Read More


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'Wrecking Ball': The After Christmas Edition

Filed by John M. Becker | December 26, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

"Don't you ever say Santa Claus is fake. He's always watching you."Read More


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This May Be the Weirdest Christmas Mashup Ever

Filed by John M. Becker | December 23, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

It sounds ridiculous, but you can bet I listened all the way to the end to hear how it turned out.Read More


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Will the GOP Embrace Duck Dynasty Conservatism?

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 23, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

Conservatives have rushed to defend Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson. But why?Read More


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One Lesbian Portrays Another on Saturday Night Live

Filed by Jessica Max Stein | December 23, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

You've got to see Kate McKinnon's hilarious impression of tennis legend Billie Jean King!Read More


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All He Wants for Christmas Is You

Filed by Bil Browning | December 23, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

There's just something about "All I Want For Christmas" that's so darn infectious no one can resist singing along - no matter how surprised they are at the performer.Read More


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Christmas Parody: 'We Three Queens'

Filed by John M. Becker | December 23, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Keep the Yuletide gay with "We Three Queens," performed by the fabulous Pussy Willow.Read More


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Watch: Puppy Gets Exciting Christmas Present

Filed by Bil Browning | December 19, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

"This is the canine version of Ralphie getting his official Red Ryder, carbine action, two-hundred shot range model air rifle!"Read More


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O Holy $#!+... Terrible Singing Makes a Bad Song Better

Filed by Michael Knaapen | December 19, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

For some poor bastards, "O Holy Night" is THE song of the season. For the rest of us, if we can't enjoy the song on its merits, we may derive at least a little schadenfreude from its more colorful performances. Read More


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Elderly Louisiana Duck Hunter Hates Gays Because Jesus

Filed by John M. Becker | December 18, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

Phil Robertson, star of A&E's hit show "Duck Dynasty," says gays should be interested in vaginas if they want to go to heaven. But he doesn't mean any disrespect.Read More


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Nellyka: Some Electric Guitar for Christmas

Filed by Bil Browning | December 18, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Nothing says holiday spirit like a Thai woman playing Joy To The World on the electric guitar, amirite? Well, today is your lucky day. It's about to feel a lot like Christmas.Read More


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If Paul Ryan & Aaron Schock Had a Fling...

Filed by John M. Becker | December 16, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

"But Aaron knew there was at least one other man who worked as hard at his fitness as he did. His was the body that Aaron really wanted."Read More


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Do the Elves Run the Dungeon?

Filed by Bil Browning | December 16, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

This pain relief center can make all your aches go away. But isn't it the pain that makes it feel so good?Read More


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Kmart's New 'Vulgar' Christmas Commercial

Filed by Bil Browning | December 16, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Combining fake vulgarity and making fun of Christ's birthday? The War on Christmas just got real, people.Read More


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The Most Aggressive Christmas Caroling Ever

Filed by John M. Becker | December 14, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

Two comedians in Dickensian garb roaming the streets of Manhattan shouting Christmas carols at pedestrians and berating them when they flub the lyrics = sheer holiday brilliance.Read More


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Jon Stewart Demolishes 'War on Christmas,' White Santa

Filed by John M. Becker | December 13, 2013 | 5:30 PM | comments

The folks at Fox News are again trying desperately to make the "War on Christmas" happen, which is perfect fodder for Jon Stewart.Read More


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Straight German Celebs Make 'Mouth Propaganda' For GQ

Filed by John M. Becker | December 12, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

The German-language edition of GQ has just launched #Mundpropaganda, a campaign featuring straight celebrities standing up to homophobia by locking lips.Read More


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The Eternal Melody: Mathematics as Music

Filed by Bil Browning | December 12, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

If you turn the never ending numbers in Pi into a song, you get an eternal melody as old as time itself.Read More


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Legends Of Oz: Dorothy's Return Trailer

Filed by Bil Browning | December 12, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

How many friends of Dorothy will be running out to catch the flick?Read More


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Taystee & Crazy Eyes: A Jolly Christmas

Filed by Bil Browning | December 11, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

This medley of Christmas tunes is bound to warm your cold Grinchy heart. Two of the stars from everyone's favorite Netflix show, Orange Is The New Black, have taken to YouTube to bring you some holiday joy.Read More


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A Shirtless Gymnast to Warm a Snowy Day

Filed by Bil Browning | December 10, 2013 | 10:30 AM | comments

What's a gay to do when he's sitting around the house pretending to work remotely on a snow day? Why, watch YouTube videos of a hot shirtless gymnast and play on Facebook!Read More


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A Song to End Your Day: Matt Gold Sings 'I'm On Fire'

Filed by John M. Becker | December 09, 2013 | 6:30 PM | comments

Until Matt Gold sang it, I wasn't a fan of Bruce Springsteen's "I'm On Fire. But Gold's soulful, introspective rendition really sold me on it.Read More


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Leslie Jordan Wants Cool Ranch Doritos

Filed by Bil Browning | December 06, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Leslie Jordan is hoping to crash the Super Bowl in a Doritos commercial.Read More


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James Franco: 50 Shades of Batman & Robin

Filed by Bil Browning | December 05, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Rumors have swirled for a long time that Franco is actually gay - and these photos aren't going to stop that gossip any time soon.Read More


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Marvel Using Comics to Counter Islamophobia?

Filed by Guest Blogger | December 05, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

The new Ms. Marvel will be a Muslim teen named Kamala Khan. Marvel deserves applause for re-affirming the belief that heroes can come from any community. Read More


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Dustin Lance Black Owns the Internet

Filed by Bil Browning | December 04, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Shortly after news broke that newly-out Tom Daley's mystery boyfriend is none other than Dustin Lance Black, the queer internet went spastic.Read More


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Talking Bilerico on "This Show Is So Gay"

Filed by John M. Becker | December 03, 2013 | 9:00 PM | comments

Ken Schneck, host of "This Show is So Gay," talks to Bilerico's John Becker about the site, highlights from this year in LGBT history, and equality activism.Read More


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Chicago Gay Hockey Association Wants You For Christmas

Filed by John M. Becker | December 02, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

The men and women of the Chicago Gay Hockey Association send their happy holiday wishes with a whimsical cover of Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You." Check it out!Read More