214 posts categorized "BOY CULTURE"

Mar 17 2014
Need To Know: A League Of Her THRONE, War Crimea, SHINING Examples, You're Sh*ttin' Me, Lady Gag-Gag, How You Dune? + MORE! Comments (0)

*widget boy cultureMadonna changed a girl's life, has awesome purim outfit that would be a cool look.

*widget boy cultureFake Crimean secession vote goes 93% for joining Russia.

*widget boy cultureThe Shining twins...as they appear now!

*widget boy cultureTahj Mowry naked selfie?

*widget boy cultureTop 10 public penises of D.C.

*widget boy cultureChristina Aguilera's f*ck list is more diverse than Lindsay's!

*widget boy cultureShe eats lesser divas for breakfast, but what does Michelle Visage eat for lunch?

*widget boy cultureBoston's mayor is boycotting St. Patty's Anti-Gay Parade. Guinness spanked.

*widget boy cultureHave you visited my DIRTY Tumblr?

*widget boy cultureUgly, Ugly Emptiness strikes again:

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*widget boy cultureGreat moments in passive-aggression.

*widget boy cultureYou've seen the 1st kiss & 1st HJ, now the 1st #2.

*widget boy cultureAwesome Drag Race art prints.

*widget boy cultureBilly Graham's successor loves Putin. Remember this.

*widget boy cultureIs this even "Better Than Dancing"?

*widget boy cultureLady Gaga makes Demi Lovato NOT want to puke.

*widget boy cultureSixty years ago, a peek at lust in the dust:

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Dec 02 2013
Boy Culture Turns 8: My 100 Favorite Posts! Comments (0)

BoyCultureBlogYou need a little (Boy) Culture!

StripperIt blows my mind to realize that Boy Culture is now eight years old. I can still remember the joy I felt when I figured out how to post, how to upload an image and how to embed a video. I remember every time a post blew up, bringing in hits and new viewers. I remember the longtime commenters, the trolls, the spam and the never-ending (and validating!) pitches and free tickets and photographers' snaps of half- or all-naked male models. 

RuPaul-Drag-RaceShooting for my blog has never been a drag.

Cone-boyI've used Boy Culture to express myself, to help express others and to connect to people internationally.

I've also used it to show off my humor (both high and low), to flaunt my obsessions, to reality-test my sexual diversions and perversions, to laud the art I love, to lash out against the enemies of gay people and to broadcast my admiration for Madonna.

I want to thank you all for having read this blog over the years. It's a very hard thing to maintain, and it will not be maintained forever. But each time I get some positive (or even just meaningful) feedback, each time my posts are shared on social media, each time something I've written elicits a response, it keeps me going that much longer.

Madonna-stepmother-Joan-MDNAMadonna's stepmother was not impressed.

Thank you. Please enjoy my 100 favorite posts, please let me know if you're reading any old ones for the first time and are liking them and, most of all, please share this entire post far and wide to help get my work out there.

**2008 first one 6a00d8341c2ca253ef00e54fdddbfd8833-800wiMy first "Guydar" post from 2008.

As always, you can find me on Facebook (personal and blog), Twitter, Instagram and YouTube (plus, here are my YouTube greatest hits). 

ALL ORANGE TITLES ARE HOTLINKS.

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TOTALLY RANDOM LISTS (2011—2013)

I've gotten way into lists. Way. You'll find more of my lists higher up on, uh, this particular list. But the ones that are just completely random go here because I worked my ass off on them, because I love them and because—judging from Quantcast data—you like 'em, too.

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DuranMy favorite Duran Duran member.

POP QUIZ: VIDEOS THAT KILLED (2011)

Totally awesome '80s! Take this visual quiz to see how many classic music videos you can ID.

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Brando-DeanI wish sex tapes had existed in the '50s.

UNDER THE GAYDAR: 10 PEOPLE YOU MAY OR MAY NOT REALIZE WERE OR ARE QUEER (2012)

I got lots of feedback on this, mainly because nobody realized Nell Carter was with a woman at the time of her death.

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DazzlerI would've chipped in to get this one made.

WOULDA COULDA SHOULDA: 5 INCREDIBLE MOVIES THAT NEVER HAPPENED (2013)

I'm shamless for including Leda & Swan, a movie that was a bomb without ever even being made.

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Lizabeth-ScottGreat Scott!

IN & OUT: 25 STARS' FIRST & LAST PERFORMANCES IN FILM & ON TV (2013)

Being obsessed with nostalgia and with movies, this was fun—but so very taxing—to compile. I loved the randomness of it.

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PSBI hate that music has been sleeveless for 20 years.

20 7" SINGLE SLEEVES FROM THE '80S THAT BELONG IN A GALLERY (2013)

Just 20 from my massive collection of 45s. I got rid of my 12" records, but I've kept these guys because they're just too much a part of my childhood.

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Amanda-BlakeAmanda Blake's marriage was a mystery, with both spouses dying of AIDS.

GAY MARRIAGE: CELEBRITIES WHO MARRIED LGBT SPOUSES (2013)

It might've been more efficient to make a list of famous straight people who managed to marry other full-on heteros.

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Mark-MessierThe infamous Gary Coleman/Mark Messier two-shot seen 'round the world.

ODD COUPLES: 19 UNUSUAL CELEBRITY PAIRS (2013)

This post encapsulates my outlook on pop culture and my desire to twist it and play with it...except in this case, its participants are already doing the dirty work.

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Lake-GenevaHaunted House: The family home that haunted Jane and Bill's final years.

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A FIGHT AT THE MUSEUM (2007)

My late mentor's husband struggles to give away his family home.

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POLITICS (2005—2013)

I'm a political person and I blog about it a lot. Some of the entries stand up over time, but many are so of the moment it was hard to pull the ones I like best.

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Kevin-James-Adam-SandlerWhere Kevin James goes, (unintentional!!!) homophobia follows.

TRUNZO IS DUNZO (2007)

Star Magazine implying gay people aren't quite right? Not normal! This took off on several blogs and GLAAD got an apology from Trunzo over it. Some people think it's being "oversensitive," but Jesus...how much clearer is "Man to man" with a huge "NOT" (NORMAL) stamped over it?

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John-McCainIf McCain calls, I'm not here. 

NEW YORK TO McCAIN: DROP DEAD! (2008)

The time I saw John McCain and showed him exactly how I felt. 

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6a00d8341c2ca253ef00e54fdcda278833-800wiThe Clintons practice some black magic 

WHITE MISCHIEF (2008)

When Bill and Hillary decided to use race in the race for the White House.

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Jason-WetheringtonCrist for the mill 

FLORIDA'S GOVERNOR ENGAYGED: DOES THIS COUNT AS "GAY MARRIAGE?" (2008)

Charlie Crist is gay. Really, really gay.

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Hillary-Clinton-guysThere's always 2016... 

HOW DO I LOVE THEE? LET ME COUNT THE GAYS... (2008)

The gay affair with Hillary Clinton.

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6a00d8341c2ca253ef00e554e2e7d28834Hail, Mary, full of disgrace

 SARAH PALIN = SPIRO AGNEW + HARRIET MIERS (2008)

Aw, she'll never last...

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Whoopi-Goldberg-Prop-8Whoopi-tee-doo & Kate, too! 

THE MARRYING KIND (2008)

That fabulously spontaneous anti-Prop 8 march in NYC.

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Barack-Obama"Fierce advocate" was once a taunt, and is now just true.

WITH US OR AGAINST US (2009)

A post from when the Obama Administration was considered almost openly hostile toward gay-rights advocates. I believe he's turned that impression around.

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IT GOT BETTER (2010)

The one where President Obama happily signed DADT out of existence.

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Sophie-B-HawkinsAs she lays her career down to sleep...

DAMN, I WISH SHE WOULDN'T DO THISI (2011)

Sopie B. Hawkins GOesProud. I wish she'd GOHome.

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Merv-Griffin-Tombstone_6I live for death!

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OBITUARIES (2009—2012)

I tend to write about almost every celebrity death I hear about, specializing in anyone from the Golden Era. These are two that really blew me away. You, too?

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Farrah-FawcettVery hazardous duties

AND JILL CAME TUMBLING AFTER (2009)

The death of Farrah Fawcett, a woman whose nips decorated my walls before I realized I had no use for them.

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Elizabeth-taylor-bathing-suitEnd credits

REFLECTIONS IN A VIOLET EYE: ELIZABETH TAYLOR DIES AT 79 (2011)

The biggest living star fades out. It's still hard to believe she isn't around anymore.

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Donna-SummerShe worked hard for the money.

LAST DANCE: DONNA SUMMER DIES AT 63 (2012)

I'd spent a long time hating Donna over her alleged anti-gay comments, but that rumor isn't the whole story on her life.

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Barbara-KentGood egg

MAKES SAD FACE, MOVES LIPS, TYPE APPEARS ON PANEL: "THE END" (2012)

I was surprised when no major news services noted the death of the last person to have starred in a silent film as an adult, Barbara Kent.

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Sep 20 2013
Gone Living Comments (0)

I just can not keep this blog up for the next few days. I have a crazy schedule after a crazy work week, one that involves a lightning-fast trip to L.A.

Keeping content—let alone original content—flowing on this blog has eaten up 50% of my waking time over the past eight years. I love it and have reaped a lot of rewards, but it's also a killer and exhausting.

Therefore, I really do appreciate your coming back daily and sharing stories and commenting (when you do!). So please keep doing so. I'm just not sure the next few days will be its fullest, content-wise.

Thanks.

 
Aug 17 2013
YouTube & I: Boy Culture's Greatest Video Hits Comments (0)

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 MADONNA @ Roseland: About to Pick 4 Finalists! 

My closeup footage of Madonna (and Brahim) at Roseland for her oddball tour-dancer selection broke the Internet for an hour, and wound up in my personal Top 10. Loved when she chastised us for taking her picture...what were we going to do? She was 20 feet away from us and in hotpants a stripper would have been shy to try.

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ALYSSA EDWARDS: "Baby, honey...we're ALL bitches!" 

RuPaul's Drag Race figures prominently into my most-watched videos. The first Top 10 entry is this one-on-one with Alyssa Edwards, in which she admits everyone on the show is a bitch. I loved her in person! This was before seeing any part of the season. I liked her on the show, too.

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SHARON NEEDLES Live (Sorta...Mwah-haha) @ XL 4.30.12 with Amanda Lepore, Susanne Bartsch 

Gothic glamour gal Sharon brought the house down to Hell at XL when she won RuPaul's Drag Race. I was there to capture it, but the musical element means no revenue sharing. Still, fun to watch.

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RAQUEL WELCH on Meeting Mae West for MYRA BRECKINRIDGE + Impersonation 

You could've knocked me over with a feather boa when this one went kinda-viral: Who in the world woulda thunk a video on septuagenarian sexpot Raquel Welch would attract attention? But Welch, who was speaking at a screening of her mega-bomb Myra Breckinridge (1970), whipped out a fabuous Mae West impersonation, complete with deep dish, and HuffPo UK picked it up. The rest is herstory.

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12-Year-Old Transgender Star of I AM JAZZ Interviewed at GLAAD Awards 

Covering the GLAAD Media Awards, you're forced to decide whether you want to bother raising your camera for every single person who comes by. After all, some of them aren't famous, even they're doing good work. I tend to say yes to everyone. But I almost passed on then 12-year-old Jazz, not knowing anything about her and being uncomfortable having to interview someone so young. I had nothing to worry about—she's a very sweet girl, and if her status as transgender attracted a large number of my 40,000+ views, all the better...you couldn't find a better ambassador for the cause.

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Jul 06 2013
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Come follow me on Instagram if you're a fan of "Guydar." It's filled with interesting-looking (read: HOT) men found, like lost wallets, all around NYC by me, tarted up with Instagram-trickery and rendered artistically.

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Jul 05 2013
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Jun 26 2013
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Jun 03 2013
Need To Know: Shore Things, Michael Douglas's Oral History, Pigs Out, Hot Army Tops + MORE Comments (2)

The-Wanted-shirtlessEngland's most Wanted.

*widget boy culture50 celebrity beach bodies. Debbie-Harry

*widget boy cultureMichael Douglas claims HPV, not cigs, caused his cancer.

*widget boy cultureAndy Towle & Michael Goff honored by SCF.

*widget boy cultureDebbie Harry "forgets" she isn't in her 20s.

*widget boy cultureLIVE: Pet Shop Boys perform "Vocal."

*widget boy cultureWatch Boy Culture online anytime.

*widget boy cultureStorm Chasers get caught in tornado, die.

*widget boy culturePia Zadora arrested for domestic violence.

*widget boy cultureAnother good reason not to eat pigs.

*widget boy cultureAdam Lambert would judge American Idol.

*widget boy cultureAndrew Sullivan on Turkey.

*widget boy cultureSexy army tops.

*widget boy cultureRussia ready to ban all foreign adoptions by gay couples.

*widget boy cultureA random, delightful snap of the late Jean Stapleton with...Alice Cooper???

Jean-StapletonThose were the nights.

 
May 23 2013
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Apr 15 2013
Need To Know: Daft Punk Rocks, Shake The Disease, Bieber Even More Annoying Than Mrs. Van Daan, Hung & The Restless + MORE Comments (2)

*widget boy cultureAbove, Daft Punk + Giorgio Moroder + Nile Rodgers = heaven. Shimansky-Steve-Cochran-shirtless-models

*widget boy cultureWeHo realtor brain dead from bacterial meningitis. Get the shot.

*widget boy cultureKmart becomes cool with just one commercial.

*widget boy cultureMILKIN' IT: Mama cat adopts orphaned bunny.

*widget boy cultureFollow Boy Culture's (Work Unfriendly) Tumblr.

*widget boy cultureCyndi Lauper pleads veggie on Lady Gaga's meat dress.

*widget boy cultureMen's fall/winter '13 collections are here.

*widget boy culturePUBIC NUISANCE: Hugh Jackman gets pubic-bombed at gym.

*widget boy cultureJustin Bieber really is an idiot.

*widget boy cultureBut so is Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine).

*widget boy cultureA list of the BIGGEST male stars, like Steve "12.4-inch" Cochran.

*widget boy cultureBrian Shimansky works it on out.

*widget boy cultureIs La Toya the "most relevant living Jackson?"

*widget boy cultureIn the Deep Web series about friends with secrets.

*widget boy cultureIs Walt Disney World "an unconstitutional form of government?"

*widget boy cultureScott Brown to carpetbag New Hampshire?

*widget boy cultureYESTERGAY: San Francisco's forgotten gay bars.

*widget boy cultureBest Star Wars parody ever?

*widget boy cultureWhich has the Weitz stuff?

*widget boy cultureA (Work Unfriendly) Tumblr: Guys & Pits.

*widget boy cultureHot young models with crazy hair.

*widget boy culture1st look at Darius Goodworth's FU e=fu8 Underwear shoot:

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