27 posts categorized "MARIO LOPEZ"

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

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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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 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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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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Oct 12 2013
Shaved By The Bell: Hairless He-Man Mario Lopez Is A Fitness Philosopher Comments (0)
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Mario Lopez heats up Fitness RX For Men! (November 2013) in an exclusive photo shoot by Per Bernal.

Of his relentless maintenance of superfitness, Lopez has this to say:

"Working out complements everything else that I do in every aspect of my life. It gives me more energy; it gives me more confidence. It makes me feel better about myself."

As if he needed the ego boost! But I'm glad he does it, because his work-outs give me more energy, too.

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Feb 23 2013
Need To Know Comments (1)

Perry-EllisI very much approve

*widget boy cultureMeet the Perry Ellis Very Perry campaign.

*widget boy culture"Fierce advocate" Pres. Obama fiercely advocates against DOMA.

*widget boy cultureAnti-gay nut: Obama dating Reggie Love.

*widget boy cultureCan NJ legislature override Christie's anti-equality veto? Gay-press-gay-power

*widget boy cultureOscar-ish: Anderson Cooper's Top 10 favorite films.

*widget boy cultureEven for $25K, I wouldn't tongue-kiss Maloof.

*widget boy cultureGay Press, Gay Power = amazing LGBT non-fic book.

*widget boy cultureBTS of Purple Crush's "Little Bitch."

*widget boy cultureA guilt-free Barbra Streisand trip.

*widget boy cultureAmazing Madonna mash-up.

*widget boy cultureMadonna is music's #1 earner of 2012.

*widget boy cultureGaga isn't in the Top 40! (But it didn't count merch, etc.; she's #4 there.)

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Feb 06 2013
"Don't Look, Ethel!": Mario Lopez Loses A Bet Comments (1)
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Mario Lopez's idea of losing a bet involving stripping to his branded underwear and going for a short run while TV and still cameras click away.

 
Feb 04 2013
50 Superhot Hosts, Newsmen & Presenters Comments (31)

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Anchorman-Sequel-1333031817I'm certain I'm forgetting some, so rather than put a set-in-stone ranking out there, I thought I'd do this list of superhot TV hosts/newsmen/presenters alphabetically. They're all sexy in their own way, no?

Please feel free to post names that belong on this list, especially locals I might otherwise never get to ogle...

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Feb 01 2013
Super Bowl Shuffle Comments (0)
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This is the thirteenth in a series of articles by The Underwear Expert

The Super Bowl is this Sunday, which means lots of athletes running around in tight pants. We tried putting together a gallery of homo-erotic images of football players throwing down and putting out to celebrate, but the recent mumbling about gays and football not getting along has a sour taste in our mouths. That, and we couldn't find any pictures of football players playing in their underwear.

We have a gallery, though, which in all honesty is probably better. We've got four images of guys wrestling in their underwear, which is all football is anyway...right?

In this small series, you'll see Barcode Berlin and Timoteo underwear, as well as two guys we wish would wrestle. Happy Super Bowl, everyone.

And now that we've shown you how much hotter wrestling is than football, check out these two dreamy hunks--Mario Lopez and Jed Hill--in their wrestling gear. Cue imaginary wrestling match now!

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Photos courtesy of Matthias Vriens-McGrath, Barcode Berlin, Rated M, Rick Day, Marcio del Nero & Timoteo.
 
Dec 21 2012
Your Nightly Briefing Comments (0)

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This is the fifth in a series of articles from The Underwear Expert

As 2012 comes to a close, it's time to look back fondly at a year jam-packed with celebrities showing their underwear in public. The Underwear Expert keeps track of all the celebrity underwear sightings you could possibly care about so that you can keep tabs on who is wearing what, who is looking decent and who needs some serious undies advice.

With dozens of underwear sightings this year, it was tough to narrow them down, but we've come up with a list of the Top 5 celebrity underwear sightings of 2012. These were the most controversial, interesting, hilarious or popular sightings of the year. Check out our Top 5 sightings below and let us know which were your favorites...

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Dec 10 2012
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I don't see the chimney, but I'm sure Mario Lopez is hung with care. But you can't tell in this shot from behind, taken and posted by his undeserving bride on her Twitter. (She seems to tweet every 10 seconds...with Mario Lopez running around the house???)
 
Dec 03 2012
History's 50 Hottest TV Actors: My List Comments (91)
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What follows is my personal list of History's 50 Hottest TV Actors. Feel free to chime in with the guys you think I left out, the ones I love who you hate and with any corrections. Before freaking out, read Part 2 (#51—#100). And check out list of History's 100 Hottest Movie Actors, too. As a bonus, in the gallery above are 15 extra shirtless shots of some of the hottest of the hot.

Jon-Erik-Hexum-shirt-openAnd Joan Collins tried to act like she barely remembered him when I asked her!

Jon-Erik-Hexum-eyes#1 Jon-Erik Hexum (1957—1984) An easy pick for favorite is Hexum, who smoldered so deeply in the '80s it hardly mattered whether or not he was straight; his sexuality was superseded by his overall sexual energy. He died tragically, a sort of masculine counterpart to Marilyn Monroe, albeit one who died before he could reach true stardom rather than after having conquered it in every way imaginable. Voyagers! (1982—1983), Making of a Male Model (1983), Cover Up (1984)

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VanWIlliams2#2 Van Williams (1934—) TV's Green Hornet looks like he walked out of 2012 in beefcake shots he posed for 50 years ago. A classically handsome man with a bit of a Thomas Roberts air about him. And still handsome today as a geezer. Bourbon Street Beat (1959—1960), Surfside 6 (1963), The Tycoon (1964—1965), Batman/The Green Hornet (1966—1967), Westwind (1975)

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Gregory-Harrison#3 Gregory Harrison (1950—) He always looked like he'd just spent the previous night and early morning romping around with a couple of sex partners on Trapper John, M.D. Also, his self-produced For Ladies Only absolutely, positively wasn't. What I loved about him was a suggestive look he always managed to give the camera. That, and the fact that when I met him and we were about to pose for a photo, he suggested his best side was his backside. Logan's Run (1977—1978), Centennial (1978—1979), Trapper John, M.D. (1979—1986), For Ladies Only (1981), The Fighter (1983), Falcon Crest (1989—1990), The Family Man (1990—1991), Safe Harbor (1999)

Robert-conrad-90190614654I've wrestled with a lifelong Robert Conrad addiction

Hot-Robert-Conrad#4 Robert Conrad (1929—) The incredibly handsome lead of The Wild Wild West had a sardonic delivery as well as an ass that just would not quit, at least not in those allegedly period Western pants. He was still fuckable as all hell in Black Sheep Squadron, which gave him an excuse to parade about in a Speedo and struggle for male supremacy with guys half his age (he was only 47 or so himself) like Scott Baio on Battle of the Network Stars. Hawaiian Eye (1959—1963), The Wild Wild West (1965—1969), The D.A. (1971—1972), Black Sheep Squadron (1976—1978), Battle of the Network Stars (1976), A Man Called Sloane (1979)

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#5 Brian Bloom (1970—) I first fell for him when we were teenagers—he was so smokin' hot on his soap I was surprised he could be broadcast in the daytime. Back then, I never could have imagined that in 20 or 25 years he'd be buck-naked in a prison shower on television. Makes me wonder what we'll be watching during the "family hour" 20 years from now. As the World Turns (1983—1987), 2000 Malibu Road (2000), Oz (2001)

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Oct 19 2012
Need To Know Comments (0)

Mitt Romney BindrA true pal to all gals

Boy culture WIDGETFind Mitt Romney on BINDR.

Boy culture WIDGET2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals: DOMA unconstitutional.

Pawel hot modelBoy culture WIDGETPawel Milner is a model citizen.

Boy culture WIDGETLeading marriage-equality opponent cuts ad in favor of it.

Boy culture WIDGETAnimal Practice put to sleep.

Boy culture WIDGETGay boxer Orlando Cruz "struggled" with coming out.

Boy culture WIDGETOminous October Surprise site unmasked as an awkward Rick Roll.

Boy culture WIDGETAnn Romney thinks Mormon missionary work = military service.

Boy culture WIDGETSomeone thinks Mario Lopez is a "thoughtless jerk." (Ali Landry thinks so, too.)

Boy culture WIDGETMan tied to Virginia GOP arrested and charged for destroying voter-registration forms.

Boy culture WIDGETObama (funny!) and Romney (meh) crack wise in Manhattan: