28 posts categorized "JANET JACKSON"

May 28 2014
Hung-Up Jury Comments (0)

Madonna-Post-Jury

Slow news day...Madonna skipping jury duty gets 2/3 of the front of today's New York Post. Seriously? I guess she really is the third most-obsessed-about celeb on the Internet.

(Don't even get me started on that stupid Time poll, which the magazine itself calls subjective. People are not still obsessing over George W. Bush, certainly not more than Obama or either Clinton, and Janet Jackson is hardly Topic A. Lady Gaga would be way higher, in or out of a career slump. Nicole Scherzinger is #65? Bitch, please.)

 
Jan 08 2014
Legends In Our Own Minds Comments (0)

Madonna-Whitney

This parody of a fantasy "Legends Panel" (Madonna, Michael, Whitney, Mariah, Janet...) is hysterical. If you're not familiar with this guy's stuff, you're in for a treat. It's nuts...

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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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#100

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.

#99

A FIGHT AT THE MUSEUM (2007)

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

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#98

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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OBAMA-DADTA good sign

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!

#97

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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Aug 28 2013
Need To Know: Bored To Death, Miley The Minstrel, Photographic War-haul + MORE Comments (0)

710108-chris-lane-and-sarah-harperChristopher Lane with his girlfriend.

*widget boy culturePresident Obama addresses shock Christopher Lane thrill kill.

*widget boy cultureBLOOD LIBEL: Pat Robertson says gays deliberately infect people with AIDS rings. Nick-Gruber

*widget boy cultureJustin likes Miley, loves Madonna. (And Janet???)

*widget boy cultureMiley, racist & misappropriatin' little slut female.

*widget boy cultureSPANK THAT PUSSY!

*widget boy cultureAlec Baldwin...needs help.

*widget boy cultureRobbing a bank to get free health care in jail.

*widget boy cultureEminem's new #1 hit "Berzerk" samples "The Stroke."

*widget boy cultureDiarist releases rare Warhol pics, including of Madge.

*widget boy cultureNick Gruber says Calvin Klein was enamored with seducing a straight dude.

*widget boy cultureGay assholes mad at Macklemore for doing equality better.

*widget boy cultureJackie Collins does a dramatic reading of Cher's "Woman's World":

 
Aug 17 2013
Need To Know: For Ryan Out Loud, XXXpatriates, What A Ham!, Gaga Mystery + MORE! Comments (0)

Ryan-gosling-3Picture perfection.

*widget boy cultureInstantly change all the photos on a Web page to Ryan Gosling.

*widget boy cultureGay porn studio created to help Russian LGBT refugees.

*widget boy cultureAnti-gay pig Scott Lively sued for crimes against (gay) humanity.

*widget boy cultureSan Antonio councilwoman recorded calling gays "disgusting!"

*widget boy cultureI take no issue with Kevin Zegers fronting a "sexy issue."

*widget boy cultureDisney Channel star Zendaya channels Janet, Whitney, Aaliyah  for new video.

*widget boy cultureDo you see The Scream in this vacuum-packed ham?

*widget boy cultureWill God really "even the score" with President Obama and gays?

*widget boy culture"Thirsty" is just a hint of what's to come from Purple Crush's Iconoclassic.

*widget boy cultureDJs are raking in the money!!!

*widget boy cultureWait, that Gaga/Madonna/Perez accusation does not make sense...

*widget boy cultureJu$t in time for her birthday weekend, Madonna launche$ a Revolution of Love.

MadonnaWear your love.

 
Jul 21 2013
Need To Know: Sims-ly Sensational, McCain Cedes His Ground, Steve Grand Hat-Tips Drake Jensen, Wild About Harry + MORE Comments (0)

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*widget boy cultureIs Brian Sims the sexiest politician ever? (Work Unfriendly)

*widget boy cultureEven John McCain isn't in love with "Stand Your Ground" laws.

*widget boy cultureSteve Grand: "I don't consider myself country, I'm not a star, I wasn't first."

*widget boy cultureBethenny Frankel and a bevy of beefcake.

*widget boy cultureHarry Styles tweets support of gay rights.

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*widget boy cultureAustralian underwear models are often photogenic.

*widget boy culturePioneering journalist Helen Thomas dies at 92.

*widget boy cultureBarbie's Dream Dumpster!

*widget boy cultureLET'S SLEEP TOGETHER: Sweet '40s soldiers photo.

*widget boy cultureJesse Tyler Ferguson marries.

*widget boy cultureJanet Jackson's husband is a fucking monster. So is she if she doesn't act on this.

Janet-Jackson-Al-Mana-620x412Seriously, he marries a sexpot and then fires a woman for being raped???

 
Apr 04 2013
Last Heard: How Long It's Been Since These Icons Went Top 40 Comments (9)

Hit-artists

What follows is a list of 125 household-name artists grouped by the last years in which they appeeared on a single that hit the Top 40 of Billboard's "Hot 100" chart in America. As a recovering teen chart nut, I find this stuff fascinating. It speaks to their relevance as artists in some cases, but speaks to the relevance of having a "hit single" in cases where the artists are clearly still quite successful by other measures.

Most of all, it's just wow-inducing to see how long it's been for some of these artists, who have sold millions and millions of records in their storied careers. It's also interesting seeing the groups of artists who enjoyed their last Top 40 success together...Gloria Gaynor and Patti Smith, for example.

(Please feel free to correct me if I am wrong on any; it's hard juggling artists' singles, featured appearances, etc.)

Enjoy...

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Oct 08 2012
Fill Me In On The Latest Comments (7)
Janet Jackson plastic surgery
National Enquirer is hyping its big "Plastic Surgery Shockers" issue, which it only publishes every other week or something like that. This snap of Janet underscores that something is amiss with her cheeks. She's always had big cheeks, so her new ones are usually less attention-getting than they might otherwise be.
 
Jul 26 2012
Tell Me Again How Janet Is "The Normal One"...? Comments (2)

Janet Jackson
Katherine Jackson has lost custody of her grandchildren after being kept—or staying away—from them for over a week. Now, she's given a bizarre and rather coerced-looking speech stating that her adult kids were not holding her against her will. It doesn't get weirder than this.

 
Jul 12 2012
I'll See You In The Parking Lot Comments (4)

Madonna Janet Jackson stan war
This hilarious thread from a site called Stan Wars (thanks to David) is beyond sublime. It has moderators posing as their matron saints and Madonna really makes out well. It reminds me of this brilliant fucker.