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ABOVE: For all you horn-birds.
MY NEW PLAID PANTS: Jonathan Majors, shirtless and glistening.
LOCALSYR: Tyler Johnson, who was censored for coming out in his high school newsletter, is now being honored.
HRC: So far, over 220 businesses have signed HRC's Business Statement Opposing Anti-LGBTQ State Legislation.
HUFF POST: Are Russian soldiers self-sabotaging to hinder the war in Ukraine? Russia's lost seven generals and 7,000 troops already.
Watching this horrible disease rob him of his ability to turn thoughts into words, or to focus on a book has been heartbreaking. But the good news is, he is still Bruce.— Glenn Caron (@GlennGCaron) March 30, 2022
L.A. TIMES: The sad news that Bruce Willis, just 67, is suffering from aphasia so severe that he has to retire from acting, gets sadder, with revelations that he has been showing signs of this cognitive decline for at least two years. Reporting suggests he was cranking out low-budget, low-quality films to bank what he could while he could, which you can't blame him for, but that people who worked on the films were not apprised of his condition and were left shaken trying to work around it.
NYT: RIP Richard Lipez aka Richard Stevenson, whose series of gay detective novels fucked with the genre in a progressive way. His publisher, Alyson, was the first publisher to offer to publisher my novel Boy Culture. I was so ecstatic to get that offer. I wound up getting an even better offer from St. Martin's Press, but I'll never forget it.
NYDN: A man brutally attacked a total stranger on the NYC subway this week, proclaiming, “I'm sick of all you fags!” At least he heeded Ron DeSantis and didn't say “gay.”
My 2018 review of Buddies here. (Image via Quad Cinema)
KENNETH IN THE (212): A trip to bountifully gay content, with belated reviews of Gypsy '83, Buddies and Swan Song.
SOCIALITE LIFE: RIP Tom Parker, one of the Wanted, a Euro boy band that tasted some success in the U.S. I met him, them, when I ran a teen mag. He seemed sweet and full of life.
FACEBOOK: Leslie Jordan ponders the Chalamet lewk:
YOUTUBE: I hated The Lost City, which is such a cynical, lazy distillation of much better movies, but this cast interview about red-carpet nightmares and on-set kerfuffles is more entertaining — it includes the hilarious Patti Harrison:
YOUTUBE: It doesn't touch the original — nor is it s'posed to — but I do like the 070 Shake feature on “Frozen”; feels like a good match of artists: