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Marriage Loophole

A Boston court ruled last week that gay New Yorkers married in Massachusetts can be considered legally married there, but more interestingly, they apparently can be considered legally married in New York too, but only if they were married between May 17th 2004 and July 6th, 2006. It wasn’t until July 6th, 2006 that New York state ruled that gay ...

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Hell-Cam!

Thanks to the folks at Ninth Circle Technologies for grabbing this Hell-cam shot as Jerry Falwell rocketed down the Styx Superslide to his eternal reward. Satan was waiting at the bottom for his old friend.

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Morning View – Queensboro Bridge

I took this shot of the Queensboro Bridge from the Roosevelt Island tram last night. Riding on the tram was an extremely excited woman who kept exclaiming about the view and nudging the commuters. She was wearing a baseball uniform. At the end of the ride, she invited us all for drinks. We declined. The bridge is under rehab right ...

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Jerry Falwell Dead Dead Dead

Jerry Falwell has died after being found unconscious in his office this morning. I will shed no tears. In fact, Tinky Winky and I may just have a big hug. “AIDS is God’s punishment to gays.” – Jerry Falwell. “Instant death is my punishment to Jerry Falwell” – God. UPDATE: I can’t resist adding some classics from Falwell… – “If ...

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Soup & Pallid

Lenny’s Deli, 1st Avenue, 12:30pmGirl 1: OMG! That chowder smells so good! Girl 2: It totally does, but I’m not getting cream soup so close to summer. Girl 1: You can always get rid of it at the office if you need to. Girl 2: Oh, I never purge at work. People can hear you. (Both laugh.) Girl 1: Yeah, ...

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Moscow Pride Banned For 2nd Year

Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov has banned the gay pride parade for the second year in a row, saying a parade would violate the rights of non-gay residents. Last month parade organizers lost a libel case against the mayor after he called pride marches “satanic”. Last year about 200 people were arrested for defying the parade ban, but charges were later ...

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Haloscan Suckage

Haloscan has been most unreliable over the last few days, my apologies. Please try reloading the page until you get a comments link. Then if you’re lucky, you can actually leave a comment. Grrrr.

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2007 Tony Noms

The 2007 Tony nominations are out. It looks like Spring Awakening leads with 11 nominations, followed by Grey Gardens with 10. UPDATE: I failed to notice that Kiki & Herb – Alive On Broadway, which Little David and I saw on opening night, is nominated for Best Theatrical Event. Woo-hoo! Best Play: The Coast of Utopia – Author: Tom StoppardFrost/Nixon ...

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Morning View – Bryant Park

Bryant Park is a neat little 9-acre park squeezed behind the Main Library at 5th Avenue & 42nd Street. While an official NYC park, Bryant Park is managed by a private non-profit group. During the civil war, Union soldiers drilled there. Fashion Week takes over the park twice a year and during warm weather I’ve seen some great 8AM concerts ...

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of Universal Music Enterprise’s Hip-O Records, this week’s swag haul is a fantastic collection of 13 Elvis Costello CDs. The prize package comprises two brand new collections compiled by Elvis himselvis and his first 11 albums!Brand new is The Best Of Elvis Costello – The First 10 Years, containing 22 hits spanning Costello’s first decade on the charts. Also ...

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