Monthly Archives: November 2015

Adele, Jimmy Fallon, & The Roots – Hello [VIDEO]

“Hey Joe, how about ANOTHER Adele post?” Don’t mind if I do. Watch below as she sings along to the “classroom instruments” accompaniment of the Roots and Jimmy Fallon.

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NEW YORK CITY: Man Charged In Chelsea Restaurant Chair Attack Sues Everybody For Defamation

The gay man charged with clubbing a Chelsea gay couple over the head with a restaurant chair has sued the couple for assault and defamation. Also being sued for defamation are witnesses who provided video and statements to the police. Courthouse News Service reports: An HIV counselor’s night out in New York City went off the rails when he was ...

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GOP Candidates Practice Turkey Pardoning [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Among the many duties of the president, the pardoning of a turkey on Thanksgiving stands as perhaps the most important. It is for that reason that conservative online publication IJ.com invited a few Republican presidential candidates to practice their turkey-pardoning skills, thereby making the case to the American people that they are truly Oval Office material. Retired ...

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REPORT: Anti-Gay NYC St. Patrick’s Day Chair Bought “Male Enhancement Drugs” With Parade Funds

The notoriously anti-gay chairman of New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade has been accused of using parade funds to buy “male enhancement” drugs and make other unauthorized purchases. The Irish Voice reports: The board of directors of the New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade has notified the New York State Attorney General’s office about a “misuse” of parade ...

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“Verklempt” Obama Bestows Medal Of Freedom On Barbra Streisand & Stephen Sondheim [VIDEO]

Yesterday President Obama joked that he was “verklempt” as he bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Barbra Streisand. Other honorees included Stephen Sondheim, James Taylor, Steven Spielberg, Itzhak Perlman, Willie Mays, and Yogi Berra. Watch below.

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PHILADELPHIA: Judge Rules Alleged Basher Kathryn Knott’s Anti-Gay Tweets Can Be Used Against Her

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports: Remember those alleged anti-gay tweets posted by Kathryn Knott, one of the three Bucks County defendants charged in last year’s assault on a gay couple in Center City? Well, they can be introduced at Knott’s assault trial next month, a judge ruled Tuesday. Knott faces trial on a count of conspiracy, two counts of aggravated assault ...

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TRAILER: Captain America: Civil War

Wired recaps: Disney’s corporate synergy continues to pay dividends. It’s Star Wars Week on Jimmy Kimmel, but the company is clearly already looking ahead to the next phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, so the first trailer for Captain America: Civil War debuted during the show tonight. As teased during Ant-Man’s post-credits over the summer, it begins with Captain America ...

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TRAILER: Countdown To Zero

Vice today released a second trailer for their coming documentary about the continuing search for an HIV vaccine and cure. Today’s trailer features legendary HIV/AIDS activist Peter Staley. The film debuts on HBO on World AIDS Day, December 1st, at 9PM.

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Trump Campaign Manager: Media Is Suppressing The Videos Of All Those Cheering New Jersey Muslims

“For the mainstream media to go out and say that this didn’t happen is just factually inaccurate. We know it happened. They should go back and check the FBI records. Mr. Trump has provided them local media outlets that have covered this coverage that they don’t want to go and talk about. He’s provided many opportunities for them to go ...

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IOWA: Ted Cruz Closes In On Donald Trump In New Quinnipiac Poll, Now Only Two Points Behind

The Hill reports: Donald Trump has company on the Iowa GOP presidential podium, as Sen. Ted Cruz has moved within the margin of error at the top of a new Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. The real estate magnate wins one-quarter of likely Republican caucus-goers compared to the Texas senator’s 23 percent. Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon who edged Trump ...

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Trump Defends Racist Tweet To Bill O’Reilly:
Am I Gonna Check Every Statistic? [VIDEO]

Last night Bill O’Reilly called out Donald Trump for tweeting out that racist and completely false graphic about black crime rates. Trump brushed O’Reilly off, saying, “Am I gonna check every statistic?” O’Reilly: “You gotta! You’re a presidential candidate!” Watch below. UPDATE: The Washington Post goes OFF. At The Fix, we’ve already told you that Trump is leading a fact-free ...

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NBC Grants Equal Time To GOP Candidates Due To Trump’s SNL Appearance

But so far only four bottom-of-the-pile candidates have asked for it. Talking Points Memo reports: NBC has agreed to give 12 minutes of air time to a handful of Republican presidential candidates who filed for equal time after Donald Trump, who is also seeking the GOP nomination, hosted “Saturday Night Live” earlier this month, Variety reported. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Adele’s Hello In 25 Styles

300,000+ views overnight for this guy’s take on Adele’s smash in the styles of Prince, The Police, Pink Floyd, Etta James, Janis Joplin and many, many others.

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NEW YORK CITY: Leaders To Spend $6.6M On PrEP & HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis

Duncan Osbourne reports at Gay City News: Moving on the Plan to End AIDS, the City Council will spend $6.6 million to fund pre-exposure and post-exposure prophylaxis programs and efforts to aid people with HIV in staying on anti-HIV drugs so they remain non-infectious. “This initiative will help continue to provide programs and education to raise awareness of this devastating ...

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Politifact: Donald Trump’s Pants Are On Fire

You’ll be shocked to learn that Politifact has given Donald Trump their Pants On Fire rating for his claims about celebrations in New Jersey after the 9/11 attacks. They write: Trump said he “watched in Jersey City, N.J., where thousands and thousands of people were cheering” as the World Trade Center collapsed. This defies basic logic. If thousands and thousands of ...

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Facebook Tests Ex-Blocking

Facebook is testing a new feature which offers users the option of blocking their ex-partner if their relationship status has changed. Via the Independent: The social network will trial the new relationship tool in the United States, with plans to roll out the changes worldwide after receiving feedback. The tools will allow users to limit the photos, videos or status ...

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Adele’s 25 Smashes All-Time Album Sales Record

Some time last night Adele’s third album, 25, surpassed N-Sync’s 2000 release No Strings Attached to break the all-time single week sales record since the industry began using SoundScan in 1991. By the Thursday night end of the sales week, 25 is expected to have sold nearly three million copies versus the 2,416,000 copies sold in the first week of ...

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Perkins: Britain Hates The Baby Jesus Because Gays

The Church Of England is threatening to sue a British ad agency for declining to run their “Lord’s Prayer” Christmas ad in cinemas that will be showing Star Wars. According to a policy statement from the agency, they don’t place any political or religious advertising. And of course, Tony Perkins says this is our fault. Via email: The most disturbing ...

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Trump: I Probably Wouldn’t Use Nukes

In an interview published yesterday by GQ, Donald Trump promised that he’s be much more reasonable and way less crazy once he takes office. Therefore we probably shouldn’t worry all that much about him destroying every living creature on earth with nuclear weapons. From the interview: If anyone attacks you, you bite back pretty hard, don’t you? Yes. Yes. If ...

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NEW York: Liberty Ridge Wedding Venue Owners Appeal Fine For Turning Away Lesbian Couple

The owners of an upstate New York wedding venue yesterday appeared in court to appeal the $13,000 fine imposed last year after they turned away a lesbian couple. The Associated Press reports: The Giffords’ lawyer, James Trainor, said at the time of the initial ruling that he was surprised the judge did not incorporate the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent Hobby ...

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