Now that Simon Cowell
has picked his favorites to be judges on The X-Factor: USA, we turn our
speculation to who will host the show. Right now is seems that Pussycat Doll Nichole Scherzinger will
cohost with High School Musical alum Corbin
Bleu. In a recurring segment, they’ll compete for a limited budget for hair
All Out has a petition condemning the Malaysian government’s use of
education camps to change boys they see as effeminate.
You know how you feel about watching Glenn Beck’s show? That’s how he feels about Glee. “This show stands out and
stands against almost every value that I have. I’ve watched it in stunned
horror combined with a sense of admiring awe. It is a brilliant, brilliant
show. Very well done. But it is a horror show.””
website for the Washington Blade is live. I like the new
look, but if I still lived in D.C., I think I’d still pick up the print copy
for nostalgia reasons. It would remind me of when I was a scared, naïve little ‘mo.
This was the week on The Real World that Dustin Zito’s gay-for-pay past came out
on the show. Reality Blurred talks to Zito about his fear of a gay roommate, and also with FratPad
about why Dustin’s sex scenes were removed from the site. Meanwhile, this
episode was the highest rated Real World
in three years.
ABC News covered the Lisa
Miller child kidnapping case and the ties that may exist to Jerry
Falwell’s Liberty University in a fairly damning piece.
It seems you can get out of jury duty for just about
anything these days, like being gay, or just having a ticket to one of the final tapings of Oprah.
Sometimes, it really is an extra hand, and not Photoshop.
BroadwayWorld.com talks to Seth
Numrich about shooting Private Romeo with Matt Doyle while both of them were also
auditioning for War Horse. They are, admittedly, very different roles.
Summit Entertainment, about to run out of gas on their Twilight
cash cow just snapped up the rights to Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game with aims to make a new
series. Part of me really wants to see the books turned into movies, but only
if it were possible to do so without disgustingly homophobic Card benefitting
in any way, and that’s impossible.
Due to filming delays, Spartacus had to recast Naevia. Flash Forward’s Cynthia Addai-Robinson will be sharing Crixus’
bed when the new season rolls around.
Considering the New York Times hated the first
production of Larry Kramer’s The
Normal Heart, they couldn’t heap praise high enough for the revival.
In a new comic, Superman
renounces his American citizenship after a disagreement
with the government. Liberals and nerds are hailing the move, saying the alien
hero belongs to the world, while the right wing is up in arms over the
betrayal. I’d like to see them try and deport him.
Cynthia Tucker at
Journal Constitution has some harsh words for Bishop Eddie Long, who is reportedly close to settling the lawsuits
brought against him by the young male members of his flock. The title, Eddie Long: homophobe, narcissist, con artist, is the least
of what she has to say.
Mark Pedowitz has officially been named head of The CW. This could be a
good thing, since while he was with ABC, Pedowitz was the force behind Desperate
Housewives, Brothers & Sisters, Ugly Betty, Kyle XY, and Legend
of the Seeker.
Armadillos can transmit leprosy to humans. Yet another reason to avoid
Richard Grieco is the man behind Gigolos. When asked why gay men
weren’t part of the client base, he says “Women are making as much money as
guys and want something easy-breezy, nice and easy, and no strings attached. It
was a show I thought needed to be done.” Also, even on Showtime, he can show
peen, but only limp peen.
Why does Yahoo!, a tech company in the heart of liberal
Silicon Valley, let Maggie Gallagher
write anti-gay editorials?
Lance Bass is
a new Sirius-XM radio show.
I’m going to go ahead and assume that Atlanta Braves coach Roger McDowell is guilty of those
anti-gay comments and violent imagery he was accused of, because he’s come out and apologized, “I am deeply sorry
that I responded to the heckling fans in San Francisco on Saturday. I apologize
to everyone for my actions.” GLAAD has reached out to the Braves, who have said they are conducting