311 posts categorized "HISTORY"

Oct 03 2014
Need To Know: LiLo Blow + Tight End + Made For A Man (But I Like It, Too) + The Goldwyn Standard + White Mischief + MORE! Comments (0)

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*widget boy cultureRaven-Symoné subtly shades ex-roomie Lindsay Lohan.

*widget boy cultureOne of the best butts on any football player. Ever.

*widget boy cultureWomen love gay male porn?

*widget boy cultureTeresa & Joe Giudice will serve prison time. Yay!

*widget boy culturePHWOAR!: Ben Cohen's 2015 calendar cover revealed.

*widget boy cultureNew York Times also loved Tail! Spin!

*widget boy cultureDisgusting rationale behind lesbian moms' suit over black sperm donor.

Scott-foley-800Tony Goldwyn's having a go at Scott Foley. I want a go at Tony Goldwyn!

*widget boy cultureHollywood is a dog-eat-dog town!

*widget boy culturePresident Obama tweaks FOX News over healthcare.

*widget boy cultureHIV traced to the Congo in the '20s.

*widget boy cultureIf you like the Artist Often Known as Prince, click here now.

*widget boy cultureRandy Quaid and his wife are lunatics.

*widget boy cultureAfter the jump, hear Megan Mulally's advice on what NOT to wear...

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Sep 25 2014
In The Name Of Love: A Review Of PRIDE Comments (0)

PridePride is a rare gay film that isn't about sex and romantic entanglements.

BOY CULTURE REVIEW: **** out of ****

Writer Stephen Beresford and director Matthew Warchus (1999's Simpatico with Nick Nolte, Jeff Bridges and Sharon Stone) have crafted the perfect '80s gay movie in 2014's Pride, which tells the feel-good-'n'-Socialist story of Great Britain's striking miners of the summer of '84 and the unlikely alliance between them and a group of gay activists.

Mark-Ashton-PrideThe late Mark Ashton (L) and Ben Schnetzer (R), who ably brings him to life in Pride

In 1984, with miners on strike and being starved out by heartless right-wing PM Margaret Thatcher (her face in the film begs for boos), a grassroots group calling itself LGSM (Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners) decides to align itself with the cause of the miners, recognizing fellow underdogs. Their efforts are met with some resistance from the workers, who don't look too kindly on perverts and fairies, but they are ultimately welcomed and open minds even as they work to collect donations.

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Sep 24 2014
Need To Know: FASHION POLICEwoman + We Dropped A Bomb On You, Baby + Coming Out In Office + He's A Vision + TRANSPARENT Motives + MORE! Comments (0)

Joan-Rivers-Kathy-GriffinFashionably late

*widget boy cultureKathy Griffin is taking over for Joan Rivers after all.

*widget boy cultureSyrian bombing campaign disrupted imminent terrorist attacks—U.S. Mr-Brainwash

*widget boy cultureGet Mr. Brainwashed!

*widget boy cultureHe looks awesome in his underwear.

*widget boy cultureState senator is gay: Get over it!

*widget boy culture3 attackers to be charged in Philly gay-bashing.

*widget boy cultureAaron Carter gives up the ghost on Hilary Duff.

*widget boy cultureHow is this psychic drag queen's name not Crystal Balls???

*widget boy cultureJustice Ginsburg blames Justice Kennedy for abortion restrictions.

*widget boy cultureDOUBLE SHOT: Susan Sarandon & Jake Shears pic-with in L.A.:

Susan Sarandon Jake ShearsJake & Susan were nabbed by my pals John & Matthew!

*widget boy cultureKen Burns scrubs gayness from The Roosevelts. JOan Crawford

*widget boy cultureDamiana Garcia's motives are Transparent.

*widget boy cultureBarbra Streisand makes history at #1.

*widget boy cultureNew Madonna music said to be “wicked.”

*widget boy cultureI'm at 200 backers!!! Debbie-Harry

*widget boy cultureJoan Crawford last seen in public 40 years ago this week.

*widget boy cultureFacebook will purge all drag queens' profiles w/o birth names.

*widget boy culture40 (!) years of Blondie.

*widget boy culture100 (!) orgasms a day = a nightmare.

*widget boy cultureSee-through is a matter of taste, but even the tabloids liked Gaga's turban.

GagaEvita meets Sunset Boulevard meets TITS! 

 
Sep 22 2014
The Reviews Are In: 10 Vintage, Personal Takes On NYC Theater Comments (0)

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Made a fun find at the Broadway Flea Market yesterday—a stack of old Playbills from some guy (I assume) who seems to have seen every show on the boards from the '60s until at least two years ago. What makes his collection special is he jotted down his reviews on the covers...and at times they're hilariously malevolent, if not also downright wrong. The original Chicago? Hated it. Torch Song Trilogy? Too much mugging and the fat fag with a gravel voice never could be believed.

Check them out below (all of the below is quoted from his writing)—some of them are priceless...

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Sep 21 2014
Black-And-White Comments (0)

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Finally developed and ready to be displayed after 101 years, a never-released feature film with a black cast is said to be the most complete recorded performance of the important black Broadway star Bert Williams (November 12, 1874—March 4, 1922). The story of its journey from 1913 to its 2014 debut is pretty fascinating.

 
Sep 19 2014
Need To Know: 'Tight Brother + Sequel Opportunity + Dropping The MIKE + Still-Great Scots + Joe Buddy + Fandemonium + Free, Clay & Happy + MORE! Comments (0)

Bb4Hate to be a buttinsky...

*widget boy cultureABOVE: Meet an exceptionally tight, tight end.

*widget boy cultureMatthew McConaughey will not be in Magic Mike 2.

*widget boy cultureIf this doesn't make you want to kill that t.A.T.u. bitch, nothing will.

*widget boy cultureScots voting NO on independence.

*widget boy cultureJoe Manganiello had sympathy for his LGBTI friends' suffering.

*widget boy cultureLast day to own a piece of Madonna history.

*widget boy cultureThis ex-gay couple has HOT chemistry...and matching plaids!

*widget boy culturePlease check out my Kickstarter...I'm getting closer and closer!

*widget boy cultureJessie J and Ariana G ditch Nicki M.

*widget boy cultureAriana Grande does not ditch her fans.

*widget boy cultureBrian Sims on the Philly gay-bashing.

*widget boy cultureCheck out the bulge on this one:

BulgeRipplin'

*widget boy cultureJimmy Somerville's orgiastic “Travesty”.

*widget boy cultureSan Francisco politician is a Truvada...user.

*widget boy cultureJared Leto's huge one.

*widget boy cultureAnother insane mass shooting, this time a grandfather wipes out his family.

*widget boy cultureMiley Cyrus gets spanked for Mexican-flag spanking. (Herstory repeats!)

*widget boy cultureTRAILER: Is Big Eyes Tim Burton's comeback?

*widget boy cultureJennifer Lopez is now a money-eating ass.

*widget boy cultureClay Aiken's NYC fundraiser was in snark-infested waters, thanks to Vocativ.

*widget boy cultureBen Affleck, like a dog returning to its own shit, returns to Details.

Details1Cleft chin & out

 
Sep 16 2014
Mantiques: WILD THINGS Pre-Union Comments (0)

Kevin-Bacon

Bob Deutsch sent me these sizzling photos of youngsters Kevin Bacon (b. July 8, 1958) and Matt Dillon (b. February 18, 1964), and I thought it would be nice to do a Wild Things (1996) match-up.

Which is your fave? 

Bob recalls that he shot Kevin on the roof of the brownstone on 82nd Street where Bob used to live. Bacon was in The Guiding Light (1980—1981) at the time. Despite being a soap actor, he declined to remove his shirt.

Dillon was shot at an apartment on 11th Street in the Village. Bob recalls he was 17 and “a really sweet boy!”

Dillon to come...

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Sep 14 2014
Keepin' It MIGHTY REAL: A Review Of That Must-See Sylvester Musical Comments (0)

MightyReal266Resolutely fabulous

BOY CULTURE REVIEW: ***1/2 out of ****

Sylvester (September 6, 1947—December 16, 1988) was a force of nature—he forced his nature on a world that was at times unwilling to accept him for the person he didn't choose to be, and for the MightyReal565person he chose to be. It's hard to imagine Sylvester's brand of authenticity bringing him success in the 1970s, but he had a good imagination because success is what he had. With some indelible disco classics and a refusal to play the game required of most other popular singers, he became a gay icon and an inspiration in his short life—he died of AIDS at 41.

In Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical, Anthony Wayne (who also wrote the book and is co-director and co-producer with his partner Kendrell Bowman) resurrects Sylvester, doing a damn fine job of disproving any notion that Sylvester was inimitable. In a performance that's informed by Wayne's obvious respect for the icon, he recalls without mimicking Sylvester's piercing falsetto in a string of soaring musical numbers that draw from the entertainer's entire oeuvre.

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