Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia made headlines this week for his rant at a Princeton student about gays. But this is just the latest from Scalia. He, and his son, who ministers to an ex-gay group, don’t actually believe in gay people. They believe in gay behavior. To them, we’re no more real than Santa.
LA Reid says that he’s leaving The X Factor to go back to the music business full time, which should make it painfully obvious that The X Factor (and The Voice, and American Idol) are not about the music business.
Since we know that we’re getting a Tron 3, it was probably only a matter of time before we found out that Garrett Hedlund is going back the Spandex suits.
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Back in September, Speaker Boehner and the Republicans on the House Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group secretly increased the budget to defend the Defense of Marriage Act in the courts, without consulting with the Democrats. They’ll now be spending up to $2 million of tax money to defend a law that can’t win.
Matt Damon says that he normally has a no nudity clause in his contracts, but that isn’t the way it worked for his Liberace biopic. “Normally I’d say no to nudity, but I just did a lot of it playing the long-term partner of Liberace, Scott Thorson, in Behind the Candelabra. I mean, it’s tastefully done…But this movie’s not going to be for everyone. I had to come out of the pool, go over to Michael Douglas, straddle him on a chaise lounge and start kissing him. It’s not like I kiss him just once. We drew it up like a football plan… Michael was a wonderful kisser.”
The military spouses group that denied membership to a lesbian wife at Fort Bragg will be reviewing their policy after media picked up on the snub. The group is sanctioned by the military, but isn’t a government entity, so DOMA doesn’t apply.
Up until President Johnson, the United States had policy for a full nuclear strike against China and the USSR if the president went missing or was killed during a conflict, even if the conflict was conventional, and even if it didn’t involve Russia or China.
Illinois is moving forward with plans to pass marriage equality during the lame duck session of the legislature in January, much faster than expected. I have a lot of friends in Chicago that I may need to buy wedding presents for soon.
Out billionaire David Geffen has donated $100 million to the UCLA Medical School for scholarships. Geffen was alarmed at the debt medical students were accumulating while attending school. He’s previously donated $200 million to the school.
It’s probably not as strange as it sounds, but Pepsi-flavored potato chips exist in China.
Logo (our parent company) has greenlit a new live nightly sex advice show where callers can interact via phone, webcam, and social media to get questions to their sex questions. There will be a live show at 11 PM Eastern, another at 11PM Western, and more content live on LogoTV.com that’s too racy for television.
4Chan rigged the voting in Time Magazine’s Man of the Year awards to give the prize to North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un.
Liam Hemsworth was filmed getting into a fistfight outside a bar, bloodying the nose of his opponent and rubbing his head into concrete after a rock was allegedly thrown at Hemsworth.