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Steve's fans lift him up. Full gallery above.
Steve Grand is stubborn.
The Lemont, Illinois, native has discovered a way to have his cake and eat it, too (all the while looking like he's never so much as tasted cake): Without a record deal or traditional music manager, he's created two-going-on-three viral music videos, landed on multiple mainstream TV shows, made personal appearances around the country and—oh, yeah—raised $130,000 on Kickstarter in a day and a half.
So forgive him if he's not worried to be going it alone when he releases his debut album, All-American Boy, in May.
But for a self-described loner, Steve was, as he has been every time we've connected, completely affable, open and in good humor during our late-night, birthday-eve phone pow-wow, during which we talked about his fans, his album, his single "Back to California" and how he's handling being an "It" guy for so many people who'd never heard his name eight months ago...
My last "Instagratification" post went semi-viral. No surprise, since being boy-crazy is more contagious than the mumps.
This post spotlights another nine beautiful dudes—gay, straight and anyone's guess—who enjoy availing themselves of the exposure and brand-building that social media offers. They gain attention and build fans, and we get eye candy—everyone wins.
Check them all out and feel free to make suggestions for guys I can include in my next round-up, and don't forget to follow my own sexy Instagram, follow me on Facebook, follow my blog on Facebook, follow me on Twitter, check out my YouTube videos and/or venture into my filthy-dirty Tumblr (Work Unfriendly)...
Daddies, a new film about—guess what?—by Antonio da Silva.
SWV, '90s girl group, gets sassy backstage at "bethenny."
Is it time to boycott Coke again?
Laverne Cox's powerful speech at Creating Change.
American Apparel's 62-year-old underwear model.
George Michael's new tune "Let Her Down Easy."
Ryan Kwanten's phat butt.
A plea for sanity in the Woody Allen case.
53-year-old Kristin Scott Thomas is retiring from film work.
Jared Padalecki—an actor by trade—doesn't understand the definition of "tragedy."
Johnny Weir is the perfect coverboy for "Hate on Ice."
To Kirk Cameron, the Grammys were "an all-out assault on traditional family."
PEOPLE HAVE THE POWER: Pete Seeger's House Un-American Activities testimony.
Man claims he was raped at a gay resort. Makes a video. Doesn't tell police. Thoughts?
Miley Cyrus & Madonna duet on "We Can't Stop" & "Don't Tell Me" tonight on MTV.
Prince suing fans for $1 million. Doves are bawling.
My game of "Would You Ever?" with Big Ang.
Tara Lipinski thinks skating trumps gay rights.
New George Michael album.
Patton Oswalt's mind wandered during the State of the Union:
When it comes to following hot Broadway performers, Off-Broadway actors and chorus boys, I wouldn't say I'm the most dedicated, but I'm one of the most literal—in fact, I tend to run into them on the street and say hello. [Most of the time, they're thrilled to be recognized and briefly chatted up by a fan, though one luscious blond(ish) boy has looked at me like I'm wearing a vest littered with bubonic plague-laced needles.]
My own Instagram is filled with sexy men about town, and probably a decent number of them are buff theater boys, sure to please all you theater buffs.
Without further adieu, and in no particular order, here are just a few of the nonsensically beautiful, occasionally ecstatically exhibitionistic men of the theater who you may want to get social with real fast...
When Goldie Hawn abjectly apologized for her ignorance in posting kind words for Nigeria's awful Goodluck Jonathan, it unleashed a barrage of racism-laced negativity from homophobes, many of them Nigerians. "Homophobe" isn't really a proper word for people who want gays executed (as the guy above, who could be from anywhere) wants. But it's amusing and scary that someone can be so unhinged on this topic, and then their very next post is...
I tweeted Goldie Hawn to tell her she should become more informed before meeting world leaders, branding her gushing over Nigeria's President Goodluck as embarrassing. She promptly replied. It feels good to know that Goldie cares about the optics of playing kissy-kissy with someone who has condemned his gay citizens.
This is why, when someone says or does something offensive or wrong, you don't write them savaging their very being. It can often be a mistake, or at least be a good way to get them to re-think things.
It's officially the weekend of unfortunate comments by stars!
Liam Payne of One Direction tweeted warm words of support to the Robertsons regarding their "family values," then threw a Twitter fit when fans and bloggers called him out on it.
He feels people are twisting his words, and just because he likes a show, that doesn't mean he agrees with everything said on it.
I appreciate that boy-banders are not hired for their brains, but surely this young man is smart enough to realize the difference between saying he loves a show and directly sending public support to one of its stars, and surely he gets that saying he appreciates "the family values you still all behold" is synonymous with endorsing the family's stance on gay marriage. I mean, that is what they're (in)famous for at the moment.
Also, the insane argument used by so many people in these cases—that there are worse things in the world going on that we should focus on—never fails to infuriate me. What are we supposed to do, have a tribunal that decided which issues are worth being interested in and which should be meaningless? Because I'm pretty sure he is happy when his meaningless (well, there's world hunger to think about) albums come out and people pause to buy and enjoy them.
How far down a list of adjectives describing Lady Gaga would the world "humble" come, for you? If it's in the Top 100, seek help. (P.S. I can't think of many interesting artists who are "humble," but I also can't think of very many other artists who are currently more up their own asses than Gaga is. Her latest kooky letter seems indicative of a personal meltdown. I'm sure she'll at some point get clarity and be back in top form, but she ain't there now.)