347 posts categorized "HISTORY"

Feb 22 2015
Black To The Future: How Hattie McDaniel Dealt With Being A FIRST Before Hollywood Was Ready Comments (0)

Hattie-McDaniel

Incredible piece on Hattie McDaniel, who had a very interesting life and career beyond her indelible performance in Gone with the Wind (1939).

 
Feb 16 2015
So Funny It's Not Funny Comments (0)

Betty-White-Bradley-Cooper

Bradley Cooper (looking exactly like Ryan Hansen) laid one on Betty White during an otherwise interminable skit during last night's SNL 40th anniversary special. It was amusing because they really went for it. The kiss, not the show.

The show was...depressing. Not sure why? It just felt like less a celebration than a memorial service, and I think the black-tie crowd lent to that. Paul McCartney sounded really rough, which didn't help.

I think what really killed it for me is that it had a barrage of fragments from so many amazingly funny skits that put me in the mood to actually revisit them, but instead of offering up vintage fun, it would instead focus on unfunny tributes to some of the show's legendary entertainers. I mean, yay, Chris Rock admires Eddie Murphy...but why couldn't there be something funny for Murphy to then do about that?

And the new live stuff mostly sucked. All the celebs in the world don't make unfunny stuff funny.

I did like those short clips, and I have to say that Bill Murray was hysterical singing the love theme from Jaws.

Rolling Stone has a list of the 141 cast members ranked from best to worst. It would be hard to argue that the Top 3 are undeserving (but Mike Myers at #4???), yet I think Bill Murray belongs at the top. Poor Robert Downey Jr.!

I think the special worked as nostalgia but failed as comedy.

 
Feb 12 2015
I Want Your Gay Sex Comments (0)

Gay

Leo Herrera's 3 ERAS of GAY SEX in 3 Minutes is hard to look away from...

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Feb 10 2015
Need To Know: Uncle Thomas Gives Up + Sweet Homo Alabama + GETTING ON & On + Beck & Call + Madonna Best To First + MORE! Comments (0)

GayGrab your partner, do say, “I do!”

*widget boy cultureWhy same-sex marriage will probably be legal in every state in June.

*widget boy culture(Thanks, Gavin Newsom.)

*widget boy cultureWhy Alabama is run by shitkicking Neanderthals.

*widget boy cultureLesbian couple murdered by US Coast Guard worker.

*widget boy cultureGetting On renewed!

*widget boy cultureShe wanted Charles Manson for his (dead) body.

*widget boy cultureRosie O'Donnell is leaving The View due to her health.

*widget boy cultureThis is funnier than 50 Shades of Grey is sexy.

*widget boy cultureKim Kardashian loved 50 Shades of Grey, her husband hated Beck.

*widget boy cultureRob Pattinson takes on James Dean.

*widget boy cultureMadonna's Grammy perfs, ranked.

*widget boy cultureA buncha boys getting frisky in the locker room here.

 
Feb 04 2015
Need To Know: How To Get Away With Spring Outfits + Schocking Truth + MAGIC MIKE XXL Struts Its Stuff + IMITATION Insincerest Form? + MORE! Comments (0)

FALAHEEJackin'

*widget boy cultureHow to Get Away With Murder's Jack Falahee covers Out.

*widget boy cultureNot-gay Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Illinois) looooves Downton Abbey.

*widget boy culture21st annual Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue cover is here!

*widget boy cultureJeremy Renner outed as a gun nut.

*widget boy cultureShocking images of plane as it's crashing.

*widget boy cultureMagic Mike XXL teaser trailer after the jump below...

Screen Shot 2015-02-04 at 11.50.00 AMMagic Mike XXL: Here's Bomer!

*widget boy cultureDid you find The Imitation Game cowardly and timid?

*widget boy cultureVivica A. Fox hates Kenya Williams. A lot.

*widget boy cultureNew sexy book by Maurice Heerdink.

Maurice-HeerdinkHow's it hangin'?

*widget boy cultureAmerican Sniper is dangerous propaganda...says an American sniper.

*widget boy cultureEven Gwen Stefani knows her marriage lasting has been miraculous.

*widget boy cultureThis seems like a good use of your money.

*widget boy cultureThe right wing is anti-vaccination and also against clean hands.

Tumblr_nj70ztTMUF1tin2txo10_r1_500You've got 25 songs to choose from, pigs.

*widget boy cultureCool set of gifs for all of Madonna's new songs.

*widget boy culture“We have waited 10 years for new Madonna music...”

*widget boy cultureDifferent versions, covers for Rebel Heart.

*widget boy cultureA review of Britney Spears's new, um, blow dryer...after the jump...

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Feb 03 2015
It Bears Reminding: The Reagans Were Awful People Comments (0)

Rockhundson

The Reagans didn't lift a finger to help their dying friend, Rock Hudson.

 
Feb 02 2015
Turing Company: THE IMITATION GAME Gets HRC Award Comments (0)

Imitation-Game

“Did you know that it was an openly gay Englishman who was as responsible as any man for winning the Second World War? His name was Alan Turing . . . Why don't they teach any of this in the schools? We have come a long way but we must never forget our past, or our heroes. Today, Turing's vital story is finally being told in the award-winning film, The Imitation Game.”—recently out actor Joel Grey, quoting from The Normal Heart as he presents The Imitation Game with an HRC award

 
Jan 30 2015
I'm Not Offended When She Dresses Like A Man... Comments (0)

Drag

...so I'm not sure why Mary Cheney is offended when RuPaul dresses like a woman.

Drag is a lot of things, and drag shouldn't always be given a free pass (I mean, it is possible to offend while in drag, though it's hard due to the context), but drag is not blackface, not even close, Mary...

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