Entertainment

Patrick Stewart Does Reddit AMA

Yesterday Patrick Stewart took part in one of Reddit’s “Ask Me Anything” sessions. Via E Online: Patrick Stewart is kind of like the Hollywood version of a unicorn. He’s a very rare combination of brilliant, funny, down to earth and most importantly, royal. Whenever you have the pleasure to be in the presence of Sir Patrick, you should count yourself ...

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Tom Goss Featuring Matt Alber – Breath And Sound

Popular gay crooners Tom Goss and Matt Alber have joined up for a lovely new ballad. Goss explains the video concept: “I’ve been dreaming about this video for years. As soon as we recorded the song I knew I wanted to shoot a lyrical dance because I’m fascinated by movement and even more so by collaborative projects. About six months ...

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Trans Model Amiyah Scott Joins Cast Of Real Housewives

While the scope of her role has not yet been revealed, the Real Housewives franchise will get its first transgender character this fall when model Amiyah Scott joins the cast of the Atlanta show. Variety reports: Though Bravo declines to comment on any casting rumors surrounding the network’s programming, insiders tell Variety that Scott attended a Monday night event with ...

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Batgirl Actress Yvonne Craig Dies At Age 78 [VIDEO]

Yvonne Craig, best known for playing Batgirl in the campy 60s series Batman, has died of breast cancer at the age of 78. “In the end, her mind still wanted to fight but her body had given up,” her family said in a statement. A trained dancer, she began her career at The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and used ...

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Teabagger Infighting Hits DefCon1

The Trump/Coulter/Breitbart war versus the rest of Teabagistan went nuclear today after GOP strategist Rick Wilson accused “low information” Breitbart readers of tweeting threats to rape his daughter. After Ann Coulter mocked his “hilarious public meltdown” over the alleged rape threats, Wilson fired back the above tweet. Mediaite has much more about today’s Twitter flame war.

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Peaches – Close Up

Huh? Right. What? Uhh. The teaches of Peaches are back in full force. Stereogum reviews: The onetime electroclash star Peaches has a new album called Rub coming out, and the single “Close Up” pair her with Kim Gordon, formerly of Sonic Youth and currently of Body/Head. In director Vice Cooler’s new “Close Up” video, Peaches becomes a pro wrestler, and ...

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New Order – Restless

Two weeks ago we got the audio clip and today we get the production video. The Guardian reviews: Directed by Spanish filmmakers NYSU, whose past credits include work with Wild Beasts and Philip Selway of Radiohead, the video centres on a 21st-century revamp of the legend of Excalibur. The ancient tale’s sword remains, but its medieval theme is threaded through ...

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Patrick Stewart: I’d Give Sean Connery Some Tongue [VIDEO]

Last night on Conan, Patrick Stewart explained his habit of kissing his dear friend Ian McKellen on the mouth. That lead to a discussion on other knighted actors Stewart might want to kiss. And as you can see, the bit ended with Stewart giving Conan a personal demonstration. Click for the clip.

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TRAILER: Victor Frankenstein

This one is a comedy. Slash Film has the recap: 20th Century Fox has dropped the first trailer for Victor Frankenstein, starring James McAvoy as the mad doctor and Daniel Radcliffe as his faithful (and so far non-hunchbacked) protege Igor. If you’ve seen really any version of the Mary Shelley classic, you know how it goes: Frankenstein engages in some ...

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Obama Posts Spotify Playlists: Beyonce, Joni Mitchell, Stevie Wonder, Coldplay, Florence + The Machine, Aretha Franklin

I don’t think we’re supposed to actually believe that the president has time to compile Spotify playlists, but he IS on vacation right now. The playlist’s header notes that as it’s an official White House account, messages to the president on Spotify are subject to being archived at Homeland Security (probably.) The link above is for the nighttime playlist – ...

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Matt Baume On The History Of Gays In Sitcoms [VIDEO]

“When did TV first permit joking while gay? I’ve been combing through sitcoms to figure out when queers stopped being a scary threat, and were allowed to be real people with love lives and funny punch lines. Here are just a few of my favorite early gay characters on sitcoms.”

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Forty Years Of Sweet Transvestites

Dr. Scott! Janet! Brad! Rocky! Ugh! The movie version of The Rocky Horror Picture Show opened on this day in 1975. Via Digital Spy: On its most basic level, Rocky Horror is a celebration of diversity, something midnight movie-goers took note of when 20th Century Fox started late-night screenings in ’76, where the film finally found its audience and became ...

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Lana Del Rey – High By The Beach

The Verge has a review: Lana Del Rey released her video for “High By the Beach,” the latest single from her upcoming Honeymoon, this afternoon. It’s dreamy and strange, with a beach house, aerial shots straight out of Grand Theft Auto, and a lovely (but snag-prone) baby blue robe on Lana, but let’s be honest: you’re not here for car ...

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Madonna: I’m Done With Anti-Gay Russia

Madonna has declared that she will no longer tour in Russia due to its anti-gay laws. Via the Moscow Times: Madonna has told celebrity news magazine Entertainment Weekly that she will most likely never return to Moscow or St. Petersburg because of Russia’s stand on gay rights, Cosmopolitan reported. Madonna last appeared in Russia in 2012 and lived up to ...

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TRAILER: The Hateful Eight

Deadline recaps the trailer from the new Quentin Tarantino film: The feature is set in the decade after the Civil War and stars Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Samuel L. Jackson, Walton Goggins, Bruce Dern, Damian Bechir, Michael Masden and Tim Roth as travelers forced to hunker down together as they ride out a blizzard. The characters include a bounty ...

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MICHIGAN: Melissa Gilbert Announces Run For Congress

NBC News reports: The actress perhaps best known for her role as Laura Ingalls Wilder on the TV series “Little House on the Prairie” is taking a run at Congress. Melissa Gilbert announced Monday her candidacy to represent Michigan’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat, the seat currently held by Republican Mike Bishop. Bishop was first elected in 2014 and ...

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Postmodern Jukebox & Mykal Kilgore – My Heart Will Go On

Openly gay Broadway veteran Mykal Kilgore has gone viral with his “Jackie Wilson-style” take on Celine Dion for Postmodern Jukebox. Those high notes! Kilgore has worked with Welsh popster Bright Light Bright Light and recently collaborated with Scissor Sisters member Del Marquis on his Slow Knights project. The clip has over half a million views already.

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G Is For Google, A Is For Alphabet – Google’s New Parent

Huge news from the tech world today. Via TechCrunch: Google just rocked the world with some light news on a Monday. It has restructured the company and everything will now report up to “Alphabet” a new corporate name. That includes Google, which will now be CEO’d by Sundar Pichai (one less Twitter candidate?). Its site? https://abc.xyz/. The CEO of Alphabet ...

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Babes – Life Come Into Me [MUSIC VIDEO]

Immensely strange, in a good way. Stereogum recaps: Last time we wrote about L.A.-based Babes, they were really turned on. Apparently, the five-piece is still revved up because their new video, directed by Sarah Hamblin, features a handful of men (possibly the band members) dancing suggestively in slow-motion, wearing speedos and assless chaps. The men appear to be auditioning for ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: When Uber Meets Tinder

What this is about: In good news for all time-conscious technophiles, dating app Tinder and taxi app Uber have combined to create ‘UnDer’, “the ultimate auto-erotic experience”. The only problem is the super-app only exists in a parody video. In the three-minute fake commercial “Uber meets Tinder”, a female passenger waits by the side of a road as a prospective ...

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