9 posts categorized "STEPHEN GUARINO"

Feb 05 2016
6-PACK — Funny Ha-Ha/Funny Queer + Lips Before Hips + Well-Hung + Animal Urges + Booby Flack + Last Supper! Comments (0)

Screen Shot 2016-02-05 at 2.24.58 PMCher and Cher alike. (Video still via Logo)

*widget boy cultureYES HOMO: Gay Skit Happens is coming to Logo February 8.

*widget boy cultureAdult virgin Tim Tebow lip syncs “Eye of the Tiger” in a wifebeater.

*widget boy cultureL.A. getting massive, simultaneous Robert Mapplethorpe exhibits.

*widget boy cultureWhy must sex lubes be tested on helpless animals? Get a sub to do it.

*widget boy culturePiers Morgan officially detests older women with breasts.

*widget boy cultureMary Fiumara, Prince spaghetti mama, dies @ 88.

Screen Shot 2016-02-05 at 2.15.06 PMIt's Prince spaghetti day! (Image via YouTube)

Nov 20 2012
Trick Of The Night: Hustling's Second Season Premieres Comments (1)
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Above, a gallery of the best-lookin' cast since Paper Dolls in the '80s!

I spent some time with the cast of Hustling in honor of its second season premiere last night, including a revealing Q&A with creator/director/star Sebastian La Cause:

The episodes we screened contained precious little of hysterical Stephen Guarino (as a porn agent) and Gary Cowling (as a career counselor)—these two should get their own spin-off!—but were otherwise filled with what we've come to expect from La Cause's hustling drama: solid acting, witty writing and unexpected situations. This season also benefits from much better production values, even though I though the kick-off season was already remarkably well done on a shoestring.

Daphne-Rubin-Vega-Sebastian-La-CauseRubin-Vega directed us to the after-party: "There's a party in your mouth and everybody's comin'!"

Daphne Rubin-Vega continues to bring real depth to a part that could easily have been a throwaway, and veteran actress Sharon Washington is on hand as the trash-talking mom who will never understand her son's direction in life.

*Sebastian-La-CauseLa Cause honors Movember while celebrating his second season

*Gary-CowlingCowling gets handsy with the boss

Men-of-Husting-Season-TwoBoys, boys, boys: Cowling, Robert Montano, La Cause, Glaszek & Rodriguez

A little atmosphere, including La Cause's introductory speech, can be soaked up here.

While there, I ran into my buddies Andrew Glaszek, one of the main stars, and Guto Bittencourt. Both, like La Cause, are Broadway Bares alumni. Guto's got a hot song and video that's about to drop (stay tuned) and Andrew was teasing us about sexy developments involving his Hustling character. Sounds like La Cause's character has been a bad influence!

Guto-Bittencourt-Andrew-GlaszekAfter-party boys Guto & Andrew

Speaking of which, this season definitely ups the ante when it comes to sexy scenes; everyone was showing ass crack, including Guarino (who I bet had that in his contract—he's proud of it!) and there were several tastefully and tastily filmed horizontal throw-downs, including an eye-opening kick-off featuring a busty Wilson Cruz.

If anything about the series feels unreal, it's how appealing the johns are. But while titillating, the hustling isn't really the core of Hustling, ironically.

*Facundo-RodriguezWho nose? Rodriguez plays a pornstar who parties a little too hard...

Make sure to watch at www.hustling.tv or via the official YouTube channel.

After the jump, a bonus interview with new (and caliente) cast member Facundo Rodriguez...

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Oct 23 2010
Bear And Grin It Comments (0)

Went to the Quad tonight for the 7:15 show of BearCity, Doug Langway's bear rom com about a group of men looking for love, self-acceptance and the occasional cheap thrill, and was surprised how much of a good time I wound up having.

BEARCITY Cast & Creators @ The Quad NYC Premiere 10.22.10 from Matthew Rettenmund on Vimeo.

BearCity2 BearCity—co-written by Langway with film writer Lawrence Ferber—is sort of like a hairy, white Noah's Arc with some Desperate Housewives and Sex and the City thrown in. Tyler (first-time film actor Joe Conti) is a preppy thesp who's sick of acting like he isn't wildly attracted to bears. He meets furry partners Brent (Big Gay Sketch Show's Stephen Guarino) and Fred (Brian Keane) and is taken under their paws, finding himself introduced to 400-pound Michael (Gregory Gunter) and his cubby hubby BF Carlos (James Martinez) as well as the hottest bear in town, silver-haired and silver tongued Roger (CSI's Gerald McCullouch). Instant community!

ROUNDUP-BEAR-articleLargeAre they hirsute-able for each other?

Tyler falls hard for Roger, who seems to resist returning the favor to protect his rep among the muscle bears—as much as Tyler has felt expressing his attraction to bears to be a second coming out, Roger feels the same way about expressing his attraction to a non-bear.

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Oct 21 2010
Honey, Honey Comments (0)

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The cast of BearCity recreates that True Blood cover of Rolling Stone for Next. That's honey they're covered in, you pervert.

Oct 19 2010
Bear Essentials Comments (0)

My buddy Stephen Guarino's flick BearCity hits the Quad in NYC for a week starting this Friday, October 22. Guarino, the director and the writer will be at every 7:15 and 9:30 screening all week in case you want to ask them a question or cruise them.

Aug 02 2010
Stephen Guarino Bears All Comments (1)

Home_v03_15 If you've never seen LOGO's The Big Gay Sketch Show, you're in luck—its latest season (currently in a perpetual state of rerun) is by far its best, so you're not late to the party, you're right on time. One of its stand-outs, the versatile Stephen Guarino, has popped up in everything from Confessions of a Shopaholic to I Hate Valentine's Day and the DVD adaptation of the teen neo-classic The Clique, but like his TV series, he's now really hitting his stride with a meaty role in the new film BearCity. So much so that he just collected an award at Outfest as Outstanding Actor in a Feature Film.

554 BearCity is described as Sex and the City for the bear community, following a Chelsea twink (Joe Conti, pictured) with a secret attraction to big, hairy men. He's taken in by an older couple (one of whom is Guarino) as he pursues one of their sexy friends (Gerald McCullouch, also pictured). Love is in the hair...!

BrianLawrenceStephenGuarino with co-star Brian Keane (L) and co-writer Lawrence Ferber. From here.

Currently on tour with a live version of Sketch and making personal appearances to plug BearCity, Guarino took time out for a quick interview on...(NSFW) Cam4.com. Yes, the Web cam sex site. It was probably the first time I had to compete with horny admirers while conducting an interview, and it was the first time I interviewed an actor who ended up with less clothing than he started out with.


Is Guarino a funny pervert or a perverted funnyman? Maybe he's just a great actor with a sense of humor and whose blood type is Viagra. Check the embedded video or click here to view his revealing session., in which he talks about his movie, his TV show, his dream role, his sexual predilections and what happens when co-star Sebastian La Cause enters.

Jul 19 2010
Their Hard Work Bears Fruit Comments (0)


6a00d8341c730253ef011570f42207970c-450wiThe Outfest awards were announced and I'm so excited that my pal Stephen Guarino (of Big Gay Sketch Show fame) won the jury award for Outstanding Feature Actor for his performance in BearCity, which won Outstanding Screenplay (by Douglas Langway and Lawrence Ferber).

More awards here.

Apr 15 2010
Titter And Be Gay Comments (5)

I think this season of The Big Gay Sketch Show is pretty damn funny, definitely competitive with industry standard SNL. (Actually, I laughed a lot more at the former than I ever do at the latter.)

The skits were filmed AGES ago, but most are pretty fresh. It's gotten edgier as it's gone along. I still think the Rosie O'Donnell bits are completely counter-productive and unfunny. The best was their Amazing Race send-up, which casually outed Hugh Jackman, Tyler Perry, Queen Latifah and several others...but in a funny way.


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