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Bulking Up With Pat

“Did you know that Pat Robertson can leg-press 2000 pounds! How does he do it? Where does Pat find the time and energy to host a daily, national TV show, head a world-wide ministry, develop visionary scholars, while traveling the globe as a statesman? One of Pat’s secrets to keeping his energy high and his vitality soaring is his age-defying …

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HomoQuotable – John Rechy

“Later I would think of America as one vast City of Night stretching gaudily from Times Square to Hollywood Boulevard–jukebox-winking, rock-n-roll-moaning: America at night fusing its darkcities into the unmistakable shape of loneliness.” – John Rechy, City Of Night. Yesterday I bought my favorite novel of all time, John Rechy’s City Of Night, for probably the 30th time. I’m not …

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Ah, Sunshine

After some dismal weather over the last week, and even though it was 45 degrees outside when I got up this morning, half of my office decided to take our lunch to Bryant Park, which we decided is one of the definite luxuries of working in Midtown. Oh, but what did we do while we ate? READ BLOGS, of course!

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Double The Loads

Hustler Video releases The Da Vinci Load today. On Friday, PZP Video went gay-and-date with Tom Hanks, with their own The Da Vinci Load. Ho hum, about as amusing and certainly as predictable as Bareback Mountain. I’ll admit, I do love some punny porn titles. I have my favorites. You can keep Shaving Ryan’s Privates, Forrest Hump, and Titty Slickers. …

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WYSIWYG Tonight At BPC

Stop by tonight’s WYSIWYG as bloggers riff on the theme: Prom Trauma. A few months ago, Wizzy departed the venerated East Village performance space, P.S. 122, for the Bowery Poetry Club, located at Bowery & Bleecker. Doors open at 7:30, the show is at 8PM, and they’ve got a bar.

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INRI

Madonna opened her world tour, Confessions, in Los Angeles this weekend. You have to hand it to the old broad, she hasn’t lost her touch (craving) for controversy. Now somebody hand me my nail gun. (via Madonnalicious.com.)

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HomoQuotable – James McGreevey

“I knew I would have to lie for the rest of my life – and I knew I was capable of it. The knowledge gave me a feeling of terrible power.” – former New Jersey Gov. James McGreevey, writing in his new book The Confession, which comes out on ReganBooks this fall. Hilariously, Amazon is currently offering a special deal …

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Instant Disco History #5: Disco Orchestra

The disco orchestra was a phenomenon of the very earliest years of disco. In the pre-synth and early-synth days, often producers of disco records would engage the talents of entire symphony orchestras, picking and choosing which particular elements best lent themselves to a particular track. Sweeping romantic strings, sassy horns, percolating timpani, whatever, the orchestra members were usually quite glad …

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