Following this assortment of carefully-selected news items, interested readers can find a refreshing pic of a hot man in underwear. Yes, we’re serious.
- Happy Birthday to Nicholas Hoult, above, costarring in the out Tom Ford‘s A Single Man. He turns 20 today, so we can stop feeling guilty about staring into those eyes.
- It’s being reported that the Bollywood film I Am will feature their first gay love scene when it premieres at the Rotterdam Film Festival.
- In news that should surprise no one, Adam Lambert will perform on the season finale of So You Think You Can Dance, which is executive produced by Simon Cowell and 19 Entertainment, just like American Idol. On December 16, he’ll sing "Whataya Want From Me" making me miss Mia Michaels even more, because she could have werqed that song.
- The Spurf over at EW is reporting details on the boyfriend they’re casting for Alby on Big Love, which I don’t watch, but I understand is very good. At least the headline the Spurf gave the article is really good.
- In further news from the Spurf, Vanessa Williams real life brother Chris Williams has been cast on Ugly Betty to play her drag queen doppleganger, Wilhediva Hater. I.Am.Beyond.Words.
- Via Joe.My.God, we find out that Virgin Mobile up in Canada is running a smoking gay angel advertisement on bus stops nationwide. First their universal healthcare, then gay marriage, now now gay angels. I’m packing my bags!
The gay ad is hotter than the other ad. Dorothy, we’re not in Kansas anymore.
- The Glee kids are up to
nogood again, autographing their favorite children’s books for auction to benefit 826la.org. Out and proud Chris Colfer chose Where the Wild Things Are and The Grouchy Ladybug.
- In what may be the most offensive thing I’ve read in the last hour (you wouldn’t believe what I read every day to pull this together) Details magazine published an article originally titled "Meet the Douchefag" only to retitle it "Meet the Gay Douchebag" so as to not offend anyone after the comments lit up. They devoted four pages to just the headers that you may be a gay douchebag, so that makes 20 pages in all. Classy.
- In sad news, Mark Salling of Glee tells People Magazine that he hates his mohawk, but he’s stuck with it for the show. Hey, Mark – don’t diss the bad boy look – it works for you, trust me.
- In a phone call worthy of the Walkers on Brothers & Sisters, the various kids from Glee scheme this week to keep Rachel from finding out that Finn isn’t the father of Quinn‘s baby. Watch!
- Technorati, which has been a bible of all things digital for forever, has devoted a huge number of pixels to interviewing Michael K. from the raunchy, but must read celebrity blog DListed. Oddly, the interview is fairly safe for work, unlike his site.
- Now this is just getting silly. Having hosted every show except the Oscars, starred on screens large and small, cohosted chat shows, sang and danced on stage, voiced a slew of animated characters, I thought they’d run out of new things for Neil Patrick Harris to do. Silly me – he’s going to headline Celebrity Skifest on CBS December 20th.
- ABC has an interesting article about the fact that many African-Americans, including prominent film critics such as Courtland Milloy, prefer The Blind Side to out director Lee Daniels‘ film Precious.
Well, the poster for The Blind Side is more interesting at least.
- Proving gays are good for you, both The Amazing Race finale with out brothers Sam and Dan, and Brothers & Sisters with Kevin, Scotty and Saul hit season highs in the ratings last night. OK, more like a wild conclusion I jumped to, but roll with it, O.K.?
- Holidays seem to bring out the human interactions, and also the letters to advice columnists in news papers on how to handle those interactions. Via Bilerico Project, we have Miss Manners throwing in the towel on some homophobic parents.
- Towleroad brings to our attention 14-year-old Joshua Caouette, son of filmmaker Jonathan Caouette, speaking to the New York Times on audio and pictures about coming to live with his dad and his dad’s partner.
- Over at Soaphunks.net, they have the voting open for, well, Soap Hunks across several categories. They insist you look at all video and photo evidence before voting, which was tough, let me tell you. While none of our gays are up for the top prize, Brody and Cristian from OLTL are, and Brett Claywell and Nick Rodriguez are competing for Best Newcomer. In the Most Shamefully Clothed category, we see Van Hansis, Jake Silbermann, plus local favorites Billy Magnussen and J.T.! himself, Thad Luckinbill. Review the evidence, and vote for
The evidence is very compelling.
- This morning we told you how the Grammys had nominated gay murder music Buju Banton for an award. Then came news all over the blogosphere that Pepsi had sponsored a concert by Buju in Uganda, which has been getting bad press lately on gays. I felt there was more to the story, because the religious fundies were already boycotting Pepsi for supporting gays. Pepsi spokesman Dave DeCecco released a statement saying that they don’t endorse the musician or his music and will be working with their global bottling partners (not a division of PepsiCo) in who they allow the brand to associate with globally.
- And ending on a good note, some real Christians got together and displayed Christian behavior by signing The Affirmation Declaration to counter the horribly offensive and hate filled Manhattan Declaration from people who obviously never read the bible last week.
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