AfterElton Briefs: Matt Alber’s “Dreams,” “Glee” Returns With a Shrug, and “The Bold & The Beautiful” Gets A Gay Storyline

  • Birthday shoutouts go to Brett Claywell (above, in a classic moment), who is 34, Meshach Taylor is 65, Joel Grey is 80, Mason Reese is 46, Joss Stone is 25, and the faboo Lisa Stansfield is 46. What are your Lisa faves? Here are mine: 5. “You Can’t Deny It,” 4. “This Is The Right Time,” 3. “All Around The World,” 2. “All Woman,” 1. “Change.”

  • In ratings news, Glee returned from its hiatus down 7% from its last airing.
  • As Ed mentioned in the Meme this morning, Michael Musto has been previewing his interview with just-out The Hard Times of RJ Berger star Paul Iacono. It’s now online for your perusal..
  • If you happened to glance at NOM’s website and social media sites today, and were shocked to see a glimmer of humanity shining through, it’s because they were hacked!
  • Below you can see the latest preview of The Avengers, with Tony Stark getting sassy with Loki.

  • As a rule I detest remakes, and when I see the words “remake” and “Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’” together, well, you can imagine my reaction. But when the cover artist in question is the out mega-talent Matt Alber, I’m willing to give it a try. My favorite of these is #10.

  • After decades on the air, The Bold And The Beautiful is finally getting a gay storyline. And our sisters at AfterEllen should pay close attention.
  • Anderson Cooper is never more adorable than when he’s giggling, and now we’ve hit the motherload.

  • Below you can see a preview of next week’s Smash with Uma Thurman as Marilyn Monroe.

  • Congrats to Rob2884, who was the first to correctly guess yesterday’s Pixuzzle™ © ®

  • Here’s today’s Pixuzzle™ © ®. Below you can see characters from a famous movie. Can you name it?

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