ABOVE: To Tahiti with Gus Kenworthy.
SOCIALITE LIFE: W offers 9 (!) covers to commemorate the year's best performances, including sexy Chris Evans.
SMITHSONIAN: A Problem in Greek Ethics, John Addington Symonds's 1873 essay that praised the Greeks' embrace of same-sex love, was so incendiary he only printed 10 copies. Five were known to exist, and now, a sixth has been located.
OMG.BLOG! (WORK UNFRIENDLY): Wow, Luis Gerónimo Abreu is PERFECT naked in La Noche de las Dos Lunas.
BLOOMBERG: Richard Goldberg, an official with the U.S. National Security Council who has been one of the council's most outspoken hawks regarding Iran, is suddenly leaving his post just when he got what he wanted (a strike on Soleimani) for personal reasons. The really shocking part of the story is that during his entire time in the U.S. government, he was on the payroll of FDD. FDD (The Foundation for Defense of Democracies) is a neoconservative think tank that has pushed for attacking Iran.
KENNETH IN THE (212): If you want muscles all over your body ...
NYT: Young people who fear a new draft — don't get carried away at the idea of being carried away. Yet.
JOE.MY.GOD.: Even white supremacist Tucker Carlson is against Trump's assassination of Soleimani.
FOX29: Delaware GOP chair resigning for using anti-gay slur. Claims it was simply “locker room talk.”
TOWLEROAD: Jake Gyllenhaal will produce and star in a film version of the Broadway show Fun Home.
NYT: Trump is withholding 20 emails regarding Ukraine aid. Innocent people don't do this.
HUFF POST: Thousands protest America, mourn Soleimani in Baghdad.
AOL: Ex-Fox News star Courtney Friel asserts that Trump asked her to come over “to kiss.”