ABOVE: Keiynan Lonsdale pays tribute to the “Gods of the Disco” in his new music video.
OMG.BLOG! (WORK UNFRIENDLY, BUT WORTH IT): Schitt's Creek actor Mike Taylor flashes tits, pits and globes — sorry, I know this is a family-friendly site — let's just say he disrobes in Scarecrows, a Canadian horror movie.
YOUTUBE: A gay student talking about anti-gay bullying was bullied in real time by an adult at a school board meeting. Mackenzie Atwood was just talking about her own experiences when a spectator yelled that she was engaging in indoctrination. “It is extremely disgusting that you can look me in the eyes and say that I'm not being oppressed at this school,” Atwood shouted back, becoming emotional, before the meeting was adjourned briefly.
VICE: Inside the replica fashion boom. This Q&A is interesting in that in the whole discussion, there is no mention of ripping off the admittedly wealthy companies that make the legit items; the only moral issue discussed is over whether you should ever sell something as real that you know is fake. (Answer: No.)
GR8ERDAYS: Go-Go's are Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famers at last (see their full performance, fan-shot), Jean Smart recalls worrying her (worthy-of-inclusion) late actor husband might not be honored by the Emmys' in memoriam segment, more ABBA talk.
KENNETH IN THE (212): Manspread Monday.
PEOPLE: Trans reality star Jazz Jennings is prepping for Harvard.
BUZZFEED: Ed Sheeran once suspected he might be gay — and it was his love of Britney Spears and musicals that had him briefly as the Q in LGBTQ.
POLITICO: Georgia Republican are fine with domestic abuse and idiocy, as Herschel Walker — who'd become one of the dumbest people ever elected to the Senate should he win — looks like a lock in the Republican primary. He would face off against Rev. Warnock.
YAHOO! NEWS: Seems there are trademark hurdles for Zuckerberg's new Meta. Maybe it should be renamed TheRealMeta? Or Meta24581?
My gayest Halloween costumes: "A woman" (fourth grade, in 1977! I look like Jane Withers!), a Castro clone in college '89 (worn to a gay college prof's private home, and yes, he was nervous) & Theda Bara in '91 (I lean into vintage). pic.twitter.com/a6YqHSrVF7— Matthew Rettenmund (@mattrett) October 31, 2021
TWITTER: My gayest Halloween looks — one '70s, one '80s and one '90s.
INSTAGRAM (FOLLOWS APPRECIATED): On the occasion of Lucan star Kevin Brophy's 68th birthday, I am remembering the time he found himself in a male fan's last will and testament — making him heir to half of the guy's million-dollar estate.