Briefs: Ben Cohen Is A Hot Sailor, Angela Lansbury Wants To Kill The “Murder She Wrote” Remake, and Maulik Pancholy Comes Out

Birthday shoutouts go to Stanley Tucci (above) who is 53, Demi Moore is 51, Calista Flockhart is 49, Carson Kressley is 44, and Leonardo DiCaprio is 39.

DON’T TEASE US, AGNETHA!

Angela Lansbury is not a fan of the NBC remake of Murder, She Wrote. “I think it’s a mistake to call it Murder, She Wrote, because Murder, She Wrote will always be about a Cabot Cove and this wonderful little group of people who told those lovely stories and enjoyed a piece of that place, and also enjoyed Jessica Fletcher, who is a rare and very individual kind of person. … So I’m sorry that they have to use the title Murder, She Wrote, even though they have access to it and it’s their right.”

Univ. of Texas swimmer Matt Korman comes out to teammates in email

Leading opponent of same-sex marriage in Colombia outed as a gay man

Maulik Pancholy is one of the Out Hot 100. Congrats Maulik, and more congrats on celebrating nine years with your partner!

Headshots & Breakdowns is a new web series based on the life of New York actor John Graham, about “a young actor pursuing fame and fortune in NYC while holding down a low-paying job at an upscale day care center.” You can see the newest episode below, and check out previous shows at the link.

Former Howard Stern regular Artie Lange talks about the evolution of comedy, and being embarrassed by the gay slurs his younger self used.



Ben Cohen is in his seventh week on Strictly Come Dancing, and while he doesn’t get shirtless this week, he does some hot acrobatics. As for that sailor uniform … I can’t even.

And here’s The Weekly ShoutOUT™. Each week we’re going to focus on one out athlete/performer and feature a daily pic and career timeline. We’ll be showcasing the big names, but also the lesser-known gay celebs who deserve more recognition. This week we give a ShoutOUT™ to … Tom Lenk.

37-year-old Tom got his big break playing Andrew on Buffy. Below you can see an interview at the 2011 Comic-Con where he talks about his role in the iconic series, and the various nerdgasms he’s experienced.

And now we have the 50 GREATEST LOST HITS OF THE 90′S! I’ve often ragged on the pop music of the 90′s for being an arid desert devoid of fun, but there were bright spots, including these 50 songs, which should have performed better on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Like The 100 Greatest Lost Hits Of The 80′s countdown, this list is very female-centric (what can I say, I like rock chicks), but hopefully, some of these pop gems may trigger a long dormant memory.

And now … THE TOP TEN LOST HITS OF THE 90′S! And here we are one last time. At #1 is … “Possession” by Sarah McLachlan. This is not only my choice for #1 on this list, It’s also my choice for the greatest pop single of the 90′s. Written about an obsessed fan (who would later sue her and commit suicide), it was the song that first turned me on to, not just Sarah, but all of the female singer-songwriters who would help rule the decade. But there’s no denying that the song was a big flop on the charts, peaking on the Hot 100 at #73 in June 1994. Surprisingly, it didn’t do all that well in Canada, where it hit #27, and it didn’t chart anywhere else in the world. But to me it represents the best of the 90′s. Below you can see two versions of the music video. The glossy international version and the original version, which is very … Canadian. Sidebar – I just realized that three of the top four artists on this list are Canadian women. I don’t know what it means, but it’s … something.

Thanks for indulging me with my 90′s pop music moment. Starting on Wednesday, we’ll be back to the more familiar with … The Top 25 Sci-Fi Films Of The 80′s!

Congrats to No One! Nobody guessed that Friday’s Pixuzzle™ © ® was Justified.

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Here’s today’s Pixuzzle™ © ®. Here are characters from a famous TV show. Can you name it?

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