AfterElton Briefs: Darren Criss Does The Unthinkable, “Out”‘s Artist Of The Year, Dustin Lance Black is From Driftwood, and More!

Here is last week’s caption pic winner. This week’s caption pic is at the bottom of the page.

Thanks to everyone for participating! The winner is …

“”Who Spiked the eggnog?”

Thanks to Strepsi for this week’s winning caption.


  • Weekend Birthdays! (Note: Birthday shoutouts are for out entertainers, allies, or for any celeb that seems to have a following on AE). Horror Hunk Joe Zaso (above with our own Brian Juergens) is 41, a belated Happy Birthday to RuPaul, who turned 51 yesterday, Linda Evans is 69, Christian Siriano is 26, Sean Young is 52, and Duncan Sheik is 42. Duncan won two Tony Awards for writing the music to Spring Awakening, and he managed to breath life into the barely conscious pop music corpse of the 90′s.
  • Elisabeth Shue will replace Marg Helgenberger as the female lead of CSI.
  • Kelly Osbourne has issued a letter of apology to the Transgender Community.
  • Below you can see Kathy Griffin talk to Lawrence O’Donnell about … the political landscape

  • Towleroad has video of Darren Criss on his “Sexiest Men Alive” People photoshoot. Unfortunately, his shirtlessness reveals a newly, and tragically shaved chest. .
  • Dustin Lance Black is the latest voice from “I’m From Driftwood.”