107 posts categorized "US MAGAZINE"

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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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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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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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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Sep 30 2013
Auntie Fame: Imagine Cher As Mame Comments (0)

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In a new Us (October 7, 2013) piece on "25 Things You Don't Know About" Cher, she reveals the following about a dream movie part:

"I have watched the 1958 film Auntie Mame, with Rosalind Russell, at least 100 times. I would love to play that part in a remake."

My first thought was: How cool would it be if she'd watched "the 1958 film Auntie Mame with Rosalind Russell at least 100 times?" What a girls' night in! My second thought was: Who in their right mind wouldn't finance this?

 
Sep 14 2013
24 Things You Don't Know About Me, 1 You Prolly DO Comments (0)
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The above is from Us (September 23, 2013). The idea that this closet case would submit to a "25 Things" for the mag (in which she is willing to discuss plenty of personal things, just nothing gay) inspired me to ask a friend to alter #22.
 
Jul 04 2013
Oh, The Passion! Comments (16)
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Henry Cavill and alleged new love interest Kaley Cuoco put on a show for the photographers. This one, I can't even go along with for a second.
 
Jul 01 2013
Cher's Stud Service: The Boys Of Cher's Marquee Appearance Comments (0)
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Above, are you "Strong Enough" to handle the hotness from Cher's Marquee appearance?

Superhot Chase Hostler, pornstar Alessio Romero, Andrew Christian hottie Alex Sanchez and another scorching go-go boy (name, anyone?) helped prove that while Cher's is a "Woman's World," there's plenty of room for guys, too. At least, that's the message I took from their captivating gyrations Thursday night when Cher made a brief but memorable appearance at the club Marquee's new "Q" night (promoted by Brandon Voss) to plug her comeback single.

Above, an interview and hot shoot with Chase.

I was transfixed by Chase's ample assets (and by his and the other guys' abillity to dance tirelessly for six-plus hours), taking more and better photos of him and any other guy who crossed my path than Cher herself.

Very sexy gogo boyAlex Sanchez...so hot!

Check out the gallery above for some of the sexy shots, and visit my dirty (and therefore Work Unfriendly) tumblr for jockstraps with full tummies: Chase, more Chase, Alessio and the others.

Brandon VossVoss, left, examines his handiwork.

 
Jun 17 2013
2 Cups Of Joe Comments (0)

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Joe Manganiello, plugging a new season of True Blood, pops up in Us (June 24, 2013) and OK! (June 24, 2013):

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In OK!, Joe says of his relationship requirements:

"Generosity is big. I'm a giver. I'd hope to be with someone who'd reciprocate."

So...he wants to flip, is what I'm reading. Done!

 
Mar 31 2013
Wrinkle Wrinkle Little Star Comments (2)

Harry-Styles-underwear-StarMeanwhile, he was dating a woman in her 30s before he was 18

I remember when Vanessa Hudgens's nude photos surfaced and many news outlets pretended they had to be sent to Zac Efron, something they pretended only so as to be able to show them (because in reality, they had been made years earlier and constituted child porn, albeit self-made).

Though there is no nudity involved, I find it...interesting!...that Us (April 8, 2013) reveals a 2010 photo of 16-year-old One Directioner Harry Styles in a pair of barely-there gold briefs. The photo is titled "How's It Hangin'?" and comes with a large arrow pointing at his junk, in case you missed it. "Already an exhibitionist at age 16!" the mag gushes...and I guess we're meant to still be voyeurs at 25-42, or whatever its demos are.

Harmless? Hot? Harmful? Let me know your thoughts.

 
Mar 06 2013
Need To Know: Swift Passage To Hell, Oprah Wins Breast Actress, Lisa Rinna Will Cut A Bitch + MORE Comments (0)

Carly-Rae-JepsenCalled off, definitely

*widget boy cultureBoy Scouts too anti-gay for Carly Rae. Hotshirtless-Turkish-oil-wrestling

*widget boy cultureTurkish oil wrestling is totally legit.

*widget boy cultureJeb Bush running for prez in 2016?

*widget boy cultureKate Middleton carrying a little princess?

*widget boy cultureDeborah Cox to women: HIV still a threat

*widget boy cultureWhy Republicans should support marriage equality.

*widget boy culturePro athlete to come out sooner rather than later?

*widget boy cultureGay Web series are where it's at.

*widget boy cultureLisa Rinna goes off on a chick for mauling Harry Hamlin in the can  at a Vegas eatery.

*widget boy cultureEllen's Ben Franklin: "We're here, we're queer..."

*widget boy cultureSuperman artist won't work with ultra-homophobe.

*widget boy cultureTerrence Howard's Oprah sex scene livened up by her "tig ol' bitties."

*widget boy cultureAnderson Cooper on Madonna: "I'm, like, the oldest groupie in the world."

*widget boy cultureBlog that smeared Madonna on AIDS removed.

*widget boy cultureTaylor Swift takes all comers, can NOT take a joke.

Madonna-AIDSHave you ever seen your best friend die?

 
Mar 04 2013
Lowe & Behold Comments (2)

 

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From the week's 'bloids, all the best shots of Sean Lowe. I'm not sure I should be so attracted to a straight, SQUARE virgin, but he's definitely not ugly. Images from the March 11, 2013, issues of In Touch, Life & Style, OK!, Star and Us.

 
Feb 13 2013
Born-Again Virgin Comments (7)

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Via Us (February 25, 2013): Current Bachelor Sean Lowe is 29 and a virgin. Well, not exactly; he did have sex through college, but found religion in his twenties. He's' engaged to one of the final four contestants on the show, but isn't having sex with her. I guess all of this will make it easier to have the whole thing annulled in a year, but why would you get married without having sex? Isn't that like buying a house without doing a walk-through? What if there's mold in the basement?

A great shirtless shot of the chaste chased man after the jump...

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