John Barrowman talks about the new season of Torchwood: Miracle Day, saying “I’m naked in one episode – I
am full-on naked. I am bumping and grinding in this one. I am having man sex.
The true die-hard fans know Jack is omnisexual – he likes men and women. People
who tune into this series will just think Jack is gay, because he just has
full-on man sex. It was really fun. One day, I get to shoot a helicopter and
save the world, and a couple of days later, I get to have sex with a
24-year-old. It’s the most perfect job in the world.”
At a fundraiser last night in New York City, President Obama said that marriage should be left to the states. So much for his opinion “evolving.” I can’t begin to express how offended I am that a man whose own parents’ interracial marriage was made possible by a federal court ruling is taking the Tea Party route on the issue.. I can’t
begin to express how offended I am that a man whose own parents’ marriage was
possible thanks to a federal court takes the Tea Party route on the issue.
JK Rowling has
unveiled Pottermore. It’s as confusing as it is revolutionary. Basically, it’s
an ebook store, with Rowling selling her own works via ebook, with no publisher
in between. No DRM, just trust. There’s also a social experience around the
books, with the ability to join Hogwarts houses, get original content, and
interact with other Potter fans. Some people think it could change the face of
Aaron Sorkin and John Krasinski are teaming up to develop a mini series about the legendary Chateau
Marmont, home and party palace for everyone from Jean Harlow to Lindsay Lohan.
Lindsay Price is pregnant. If you’re going “Who?” like I was,
she’s the fortunate soul that gets to sleep with celebrity chef/hunk Curtis Stone.
Over at E! they’re voting for the Best Kiss of the last television season, and
you can vote for the kiss that almost caused me to wreck the car when my phone
nearly exploded – Kurt and Blaine.
For an outside perspective on my favorite new website, Animals Being Dicks,
we get ANIMALNewYork, who loves it, with this qualifier: “So, let’s make a quick
distinction here. Dogs are hilarious jerks. Cats are just assholes. Oh yeah, I
Will Smith is reportedly courting Emma
Thompson to adapt Annie as a starring vehicle for his
The Great Speedup is going on all around you, particularly in the United
States. You’re now doing the jobs that used to take several people, but you’re
not being paid more. And you’re not really good at it, but you’re good enough
to up corporate profits. How did we get here?
The Williams Institute is chewing its way through the 2010 Census Data on same-sex
couples on a state-by-state basis (trust me, they send a LOT of press
releases). But it is fascinating to see how many are raising children, and how
it seems more common in more rural areas.
In news that I totally missed, and shocked me, Here! has announced new television development, including a new
eight episode season of Dante’s Cove called Dante’s
Cove: Book of Tresum, set to debut late fall. Now if only my cable
system still carried Here!
True Blood’s Ryan
Kwanten says he doesn’t work out for the show – he works out to
stay sane. He’s always been active, and as one of three boys, was always on the
move, even the time he got gummed by a shark.
Cory Monteith had a wild youth that included a lot of drugs, and stealing
from his family to pay for the habit. Some tough love and rehab set him
straight though, and it’s how he got into acting.
Sofia Vergara has had to drop out of The Paperboy with Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron and Tobey Maguire because the camera couldn’t handle all the beauty.
No, seriously, the dates slipped and she has to get back to Modern Family,
which is for the best.