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- There is a full court media press on Tom Ford‘s A Single Man. The Advocate interview is wide ranging, from his days trying to make it in the city, why the book spoke to him, the love of his life, and more.
- From the teaser photo, The Guardian had a nice profile on up-and-coming fashion designer Henry Holland, and the article is unapologetically gay, which we’d not get in the U.S. My favorite quote:
I think it [being gay] makes you more experimental. There’s
not that whole thing of, ‘I can’t wear that, I’d look like a poof’,
because you are a poof.
- AOL has a nice interview with Ben McKenzie about Southland‘s future, including this exchange about Officer Cooper:
Do you think they’ll ever go there with Cudlitz’s character, getting him a gay love interest … or have they already?
They … yeah, they start pushing towards that as well. Once again, I
think that we got kind of cut off in the middle, but they definitely
start making inroads to revealing his personal life more. We’re trying
to handle the fact that Officer John Cooper is gay as only one aspect
of his personality, not the overriding, sole aspect of his personality.
He is a cop who happens to be gay rather than a "gay cop." So, much
like I don’t play a straight cop — I’m a cop, I’m also straight. I’m
also rich, and I’m also ambitious … [and] named after a fashion
- Mad Men‘s season is over, and nobody seems to know where Bryan Batt‘s Sal is – including Bryan himself.
- Cher has announced she’s returning to Caesar’s in Las Vegas for a series of performances this holiday season, and a series of dates this spring. Below we’ve got some video of the last time she was in residence, and her talking about her history in Las Vegas.
- Sh*t My Dad Says is somehow going to become a 30-minute comedy for CBS. The Twitter sensation is one I’ve been following since it started, and I find it totally hilarious. David Kohan and out Max Mutchnick of Will & Grace fame are writing.
- Adam Lambert‘s debut album, For Your Entertainment, opened at #10 on the iTunes charts after less than twelve hours on sale.
- Surprising no one, the New York State Senate failed to vote on a marriage equality bill in a special session called for today. This is the same state senate that spent weeks with Democrats and Republicans locking each other out of the Senate Chamber like a bunch of 8-year-olds.
- James Franco talks about why he’s doing a stint on General Hospital. Well, sort of. I’m not sure. Actually, I’m not sure he is either.
- The People’s Choice Awards nominees have been announced, and there’s all sorts of gay in the nominees. This being The People’s Choice Awards, you can vote for your favorites. A summary, that’s far from conclusive:
- TV Comedy: Desperate Housewives, How I Met Your Mother
- TVComedy Actor: Neil Patrick Harris
- TV Obsession: Gossip Girl, True Blood, Secret Life of the American Teenager
- New TV Comedy: Glee, Modern Family
- Breakout Music Artist: Adam Lambert, Lady GaGa
- Below we’ve got the cast of Glee talking about what kind of music they personally listen to – and one of them is a big fan of both Pantera and Rufus Wainwright.
- The American Medical Association is the latest group demanding that Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell be repealed by Congress. Someone who might agree with them? Darren Manzella, who was discharged under the policy. Take a minute to watch – his story is fairly unique, since he "confessed" to being gay, and was told that wasn’t evidence when it suited the Army to keep him.
- I know I asked you to shop a little with The Gap this morning, but I’m fascinated with this new J.Crew campaign that uses real men instead of fashion models.
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