84 posts categorized "KENNETH IN THE 212"

Mar 24 2014
Need To Know: The Heart Is A Lonely Tab Hunter, Perez Keeps It Together, Roamin' Ronan, Queen Of The Hill, Heart-Stopping Cocktail + MORE! Comments (0)

TAB-HUNTER-EXERCISE-BIKER-SHIRTLESSPedals on the wind

*widget boy cultureABOVE: Tab Hunter exercising is another reason to get this book.

*widget boy culturePICTURED: Chip Duckett DJs Perez's Madonna-themed b'day in NYC. Perez-Hilton

*widget boy cultureRonan Farrow at NLGJA.

*widget boy cultureBest celebrity-sibling quiz. The. Best.

*widget boy cultureAnita Hill now: "I am not going to stop."

*widget boy cultureVeep Biden speaks out on passing ENDA.

*widget boy cultureYou won't believe this Caesar cocktail.

*widget boy cultureBecause gay people are cool like that.

*widget boy cultureAaron Tveit in South Beach.

*widget boy cultureFamiliar actor James Rebhorn dies @ 65.

*widget boy cultureBest twink butt EVER? (Work Unfriendly)

*widget boy cultureIs Gaga's latest extravaganza too much, too late?

*widget boy cultureRussell Adams's cuteness is far easier to locate than MH370.

Russell-AdamsLooking for...love?

 
Mar 21 2014
Need To Know: Give It To Me In '50s, And The Supremes, Life Gives Us Lemon, Homo-Sexercise + MORE! Comments (0)

55RevengeofCreatureHunky John Bromfield (R) in Revenge of the Creature

*widget boy culture10 most beeefcake-heavy horror flicks of the '50s!

*widget boy culturePossible Supreme Court nominees...should any vacancies occur.

*widget boy cultureWhy the fuck is Don Lemon self-destructing???

*widget boy cultureRyan Gosling to play Busby Berkeley?

*widget boy cultureChad White for Atlantic Men. Chad-White

*widget boy culture"RUBELLA!": Thanks, Jenny McCarthy & Kristin Cavallari.

*widget boy culturePNP? RIP: Bad batch of GHB killing gay Manhattanites?

*widget boy cultureKylie's "Sexercise" turned into a gay fan's wet dream.

*widget boy cultureNick Bateman touches his nipples.

*widget boy cultureChick spends marathon taking hunk pic-withs!

*widget boy cultureBlogger says tomorrow = wonderful, but makes the '90s look outta sight!

*widget boy cultureMike Albo's The Junket is in my future!

*widget boy cultureGay swimmer's tough year.

*widget boy cultureMadonna's Like a Prayer, 25 years (!) on.

*widget boy cultureVia pop au cubo: "My name is Dita, I'll be your dermatologist tonight...":

 
Mar 19 2014
Need To Know: Tong For The Lonely, Wet For Pets, The Billionaire Blues + MORE! Comments (0)

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Boy-CultureMatt Williams by Sonny Tong is a thing of beauty.

Boy-CultureFlight MH370 is very likely at the bottom of the Indian Ocean.

Boy-CultureKenneth Walsh's Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful? reviewed.

Boy-CultureDiversity-themed float snuck into the Boston St. Patrick's Day parade.

Boy-CultureMeet sexy Rob Smith, author of Combat, Closets & Coming Out.

Rob_smithNow that's an author photo.

Boy-CultureDesigner Vivienne Westwood showers for PETA.

Boy-CultureThe Chris Christie scandal actually could get, and has gotten, worse.

Boy-CultureShould M.I.A. pay $16 million for flipping us off during the Super Bowl?

Boy-CultureSORRY/NOT SORRY: Loaded twat sez being rich = being Jewish in Nazi Germany.

Boy-CultureVintage underwear set is snazzy.

Boy-CultureThis (below) is someone you need to follow:

Andre-Hamann2Do fence me in.

 
Mar 06 2014
Need To Know: Sit On Me Baby One More Time, Russian To Secede, A Total-Miss Hannigan, Starring Harry Styles & Adele Dazeem + MORE! Comments (0)

Britney-Spears-fan-Peter-DeeHave a seat!

Boy-CultureBritney knows how to treat a superfan.

Boy-CultureBIG, FAT LIAR: Christie claims Democrats are the intolerant ones.

Boy-CultureCrimea votes to become part of Russia. This should go over well.

Boy-CultureGhanaian movie posters are beyond.

Boy-CultureTOTALLY AWESOME 2000s: Aaron Carter misses Hilary Duff.

Boy-CultureWhat looks worse, Diaz's "acting" or the kid's "singing"?:

Boy-CultureJohnny Weir & his shady husband take a bite out of crime.

Boy-CultureON THE RADIO: Blogger blah-blah-blahs on the air tonight.

Boy-CultureWill Harry Styles join the Wicked movie?

Boy-CultureFabuous Rock Hudson & Elizabeth Taylor limited editions raise $ vs. HIV:

Rock-Hudson-Elizabeth-TaylorA positively beautiful gesture

Boy-CultureNicole Kidman pretending to be Grace Kelly.

Boy-CulturePrince is no longer cool on any level.

Boy-CultureDarrell Issa is a complete jerk, CBC wants him out.

Boy-CultureDesperately Seeking the Exit returns to NYC, like herpes—but funny!

DSE SQUARE LRGEMaking bloody marys out of rotten tomatoes.

 
West Village People: A Trip To The WASN'T TOMORROW WONDERFUL? Book Party Comments (0)

Kenneth-Walsh-Wasnt-Tomorrow-WonderfulKenneth's book apparently comes in a handy (very) LARGE-print version...

Kenneth-M-WalshHad so much fun last night at Kenneth M. Walsh's book-release party for his memoir Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful? (Magnus, $19.99), held at 49 Grove.

What a great, loungey vibe that place has, especially when well-stocked with glitterati and literati (and probably some illiterati once the booze began flowing).

It was a Chip Duckett joint, so naturally a good time was had by all.

Kenneth-Wash-2An example of the Studio 54-like vibe at 49 Grove. Call it: Studio 49.

Margarita-PracatanI brought my out-of-towners Kurt and Warren, who are connoisseurs of NYC fun, cute boys (a late-night Adonis visit may or may not have happened) and Kenneth's book. We hung out with the likes of Scooter LaForge, artist extraordinaire and body beautiful (and unashamed Madonna queen), and legendary funnylady Margarita Pracatan (pictured at right and below), who confessed that when she has no idea what the hell someone is saying to her, she laughs. (This works well, except for when a southerner is recounting the loss of his wife. Oops.)

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Mar 03 2014
Need To Know: The Oscars Were Pretty Fun, Ellen Was Mostly Funny, The Right People Mostly Won Comments (0)

Tumblr_n1vj4pXJ911rl58vno4_500"You deserve this." "I know."

*widget boy cultureThe Oscars (winners here) remind us that Angelina Jolie is a very good person.

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*widget boy cultureHere's a tip: Next time, give the pizza boy some money.

Tumblr_n1uy5d0KwD1qibkfno1_500Indiana Jonesing for carbs.

*widget boy cultureEllen's gimmicky selfie trick was a Samsung semi-coup.

Tumblr_n1ubpuTtzd1qh9nffo1_500Say, "Cheesy!"

*widget boy cultureLet's not think of Kim Novak this way, but instead think of her this way:

Tumblr_n1otv2QhlL1riyibxo3_500What black magic has her surgeon been up to?

*widget boy cultureStill, Kim thought Goldie Hawn looked just GREAT.

Goldie_hawn_oscars_face_2014_19h80ln-19h819uFoul play.

*widget boy cultureJohn Travolta is our Liberace:

John-Travolta"I wish my brother Dick was here."

*widget boy cultureOf course, Travolta has launched the Twitter career of Adela Dazeem:

*widget boy cultureOscar viewership hit a 10-year high on Ellen's watch.

Tumblr_n1vh0b0tqq1rtx5ico3_400"What kind of disease do I need to get to win a fuckin' award, huh???"

*widget boy cultureLeo loses to Matt, Matt snubs AIDS, Jared snubs no one.

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*widget boy cultureJennifer goes for Lupita's gold, but is headed for a big fall.

Tumblr_n1u7m9vhMu1snj5pto2_400Once is cute, twice is rehab.

*widget boy cultureLupita's the first African to win an Oscar.

Tumblr_n1udym9DHs1qh9nffo1_500Kenya believe it???

*widget boy cultureNext Oscars will be all about Airplane vs. Volcano.

*widget boy cultureDarlene Love was 20 feet from every star, not about to miss her big break:

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*widget boy cultureLady Gaga was at the Oscars. No one cared.

Tumblr_n1u6u0Gj7n1t1rvzco4_250And the crowd goes mild.

*widget boy cultureMadonna's after-party was the be-all, end-all.

MadonnaMadonna gave Jane Krakowski (sur)realness!

*widget boy cultureNOW SHE'S A BLUE-HAIR: Liza's hair was everything at the Oscars:

Tumblr_n1u1c2bjtX1s9dykmo1_400Reminds me of her Results-era 'do.

 
Mar 01 2014
Need To Know: Mother Russia Reclaiming A Wayward Daughter?, Das Pitt, Brown & Out, Something Old + MORE!, Comments (0)

Ukraine-Crimea-Putin-RussiaWar Crimea

*widget boy culturePutin is invading Ukraine, but it's okay, at least the Olympians got to compete. Til_Schweiger_Van-1-thumb-500x661-17645

*widget boy cultureJoan Rivers takes a cake to "her" face. What pig did this???

*widget boy cultureBOURNE THIS WAY: Great beauty site for guys and girls.

*widget boy cultureMeet "the Brad Pitt of Germany."

*widget boy cultureVIOLENT RETREAT: Chris Brown ordered to rehab.

*widget boy cultureUgandan Pres. Museveni's daughter is not gay—story a hoax.

*widget boy cultureUganda hit with aid cuts over approach to gay rights.

*widget boy culture(((Gay))) group invited to march in Boston St. Pat's parade.

*widget boy culture"Stinky little town" to honor Madonna with...a sign.

*widget boy cultureSPEECHY KEEN: Jimmy Cagney honored by AFI in 1974.

*widget boy cultureUp close and personal with one of your favorite bloggersMadonna

*widget boy culturePeter Staley calls out gay-on-gay shaming.

*widget boy cultureTogether 53 years, these dudes will wed in TX!

*widget boy culture"ARE YOU A BOY OR A GIRL?": Waitress offers her tip.

*widget boy culture"LOOK OUT BLACK WOMAN, A WHITE HOMO MAY TAKE YOUR MAN." (Any advice on how to do this?)

*widget boy cultureDewey Chaffee's "screw you" to that Harlem pastor:

 
Feb 25 2014
Need To Know: Take Me Out Of The Closet, Playing Defense vs. Gays, Fingering JTT, I Wanna Be Luft By You + MORE! Comments (0)

Matt-KaplonMatt's teammates said his coming out brought them together.

*widget boy cultureVia Sticky (Work Unfriendly): Baseballer Matt Kaplon just came out to his teammates. FebChris Salvatore2

*widget boy cultureChris Salvatore launching undies line.

*widget boy cultureLobbyists want to ban out players from the NFL.

*widget boy cultureJustin Timberlake disarms finger-giving fan.

*widget boy cultureDaniel Radcliffe is your mane man.

*widget boy cultureJudy Garland's kids to help celebrate Wizard of Oz @ 75!

*widget boy cultureAlec Baldwin continues to campaign for Douche of the World.

*widget boy cultureRep. John Dingell (D-Michigan) retiring after 60 (!) years.

*widget boy cultureTyga, Lil' Wayne and Nicki Minaj together in one place, at last.

*widget boy cultureFrozen longest-running soundtrack at #1 since Titanic.

*widget boy cultureKenneth in the (212) on StonewallLive tonight.

*widget boy cultureDON'T have a cow.

*widget boy cultureMadonna vs. AIDS hysteria in 1985 (tell me you've seen this?), Blondie in 1979:

 
Feb 24 2014
Me, (212)!: My Interview With Kenneth M. Walsh Comments (0)

Kenneth-Walsh

Please do me a favor and check out my lengthy Q&A with my buddy and your second-favorite self-absorbed blogger, Kenneth M. Walsh, over at Queerty upon the occasion of the publication of his witty, insightful, honest-'til-it-hurts memoir, Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful? (Magnus, $19.99)

Kenneth-walsh-matthew-rettenmundIn happier times

He's an interesting guy, even more so in book-length than in the space of a post.

 
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.

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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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#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!

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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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