kd lang is set to make her Broadway debut in After Midnight, a musical about Harlem’s legendary Cotton Club. She’ll be taking over the role played off Broadway by Fantasia Barrino.
The low budget film Contest will premiere on Cartoon Network next month as part of their anti-bullying campaign. Shot on a shoestring, it tells the story of a young man and his bully who become friends through a cooking contest. It was a passion project for Dan Flaherty and Kenton Duty, but also stars local favorite Kyle Dean Massey.
In what has to be the weirdest custody settlement in recent memory, battling exes David Tutera and Ryan Jurica have decided to split up their twins, with one going to each of them.
In the wake of a lot of leaks, Congress is deciding to define what a “journalist” is for legal purposes, so it’s easier to prosecute people they deem not to be journalists. Oddly, under this new definition, I would qualify for shield protection.
Invisible buildings are evidently a thing, with the permits for one being approved in South Korea.
Take a moment to ponder the fact that Voyager has indeed left the solar system. Something built on earth, by human hands is officially in interstellar space and transmitting back to the apes who made it. That’s pretty cool.
Teen Mom Jenelle Evans told the truth when her boyfriend was pulled over for reckless driving, which is commendable. So why was he swerving all over the road? “Honestly, we were trying to have sex.” And it was captured on the dashcam of the police car. No word on if he let them go, but since I’m not allowed to use a cell phone while driving, I’m assuming trying to bone your significant other is frowned upon.
God’s mercy is on display again when a teacher was fired after coming out as a lesbian at the Catholic school she had taught at for 18 years.
GSN has ordered 8 episodes of Skin Wars, a body painting competition. This has the potential to be incredibly sexy.
Bishop Nienstedt of St. Paul and Minneapolis blames Satan for marriage equality. “Today many evil forces have set their sights on the dissolution of marriage and the debasing of family life. Sodomy, abortion, contraception, pornography, the redefinition of marriage, and the denial of objective truth are just some of the forces threatening the stability of our civilization. The source of these machinations is none other than the Father of Lies. Satan knows all too well the value that the family contributes to the fabric of a good solid society, as well as the future of God’s work on earth.” Honestly, I thought it was the wedding planning industry, who was fed up always planning and never being the groom.
Hot 97’s Mister Cee, who has had run ins with the law over cross dressing male prostitutes in the past, has resigned from his influential show in the wake of more accusations. But the departure was handled smoothly, with many talking about it being an important moment for homophobia in hip-hop.
A Pennsylvania judges has ordered the Montgomery County clerk to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, saying that he exceeded his authority, and if he felt the law banning marriage equality was unconstitutional, he should have filed a lawsuit. Honestly, this is how I expected this one to go. Now bring on the lawsuits!
Breaking Glass Pictures has nabbed the rights for Unhung Hero, a documentary based on a man whose girlfriend rejected his marriage proposal because he was too small. Down there. He goes on a quest to talk to exes, doctors, and porn stars about his endowment. Would you watch this? Sober?
JK Rowling and Warner Bros have announced a return to the world of Harry Potter – and literally the world. The movie will be based on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and the adventures of the author Newt Scamander. This places the story about 70 years before the events on Harry Potter, but the wizarding world isn’t big on change, so it should feel familiar. Rowling herself will write the screenplay, and the plan is to make multiple movies.