Tag Archives: television

Family Guy’s “Peter Goes Gay” Episode

Here’s the full episode of last night’s Family Guy in which Peter got injected with the gay gene. Some of you were worried that the episode would reinforce swishy gay stereotypes, and yeah, it does. But at the core of episode is the lesson that gays are fine just as we are and any attempt to change us is doomed …

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Vanishing: Bars Without TVs

Yesterday’s NYT had an interesting story about the few taverns in NYC that have resisted installing televisions. While the New York State Liquor Authority permits the flow of alcohol in 10,320 bars, taverns and food-service establishments in the city, it does not track how many have rebuffed the Screen. But sales representatives of the Brooklyn Brewery report that televisionless bars …

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Peter Griffin Gets The Gay Gene

From Sunday’s upcoming episode in which Peter gets injected with “the gay gene” and leaves Lois for a man. (Tipped by JMG reader Alex)

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Pedro Zamora Story Airs April 1st

MTV’s movie about Real World star Pedro Zamora airs on April 1st. Zamora was a pioneering youth and Latino HIV activist whose personal battle with AIDS riveted the nation after he was selected for the cast of Real World: San Francisco in 1993. He died the next year of an AIDS-related brain illness. Pedro was made by the same people …

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Sanctity Of Marriage, Vol. 83

If the man you “love” proposes to another woman on national TV, just wait for the next episode, he’ll be back to propose to you. After spending much of Monday night’s two-hour finale debating whether he would propose to Molly or Melissa, Jason popped the question to an elated Melissa, who quickly accepted. But the couple’s seemingly happy ending was …

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Kenneth The Page Responds To Bobby Jindal’s Response To Obama

Bobby Jindal’s much lampooned response to Barack Obama’s speech has been compared to Jack McBrayer’s Kenneth The Page character on NBC’s 30 Rock. Last night on Jimmy Fallon’s new show, McBrayer responded to the response as Kenneth. (You’ll have to sit through a commercial first. Annoying.)

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Week Four: RuPaul’s Drag Race

Judging by buzz around the blogosphere, LOGO seems to have its first bona fide hit in RuPaul’s Drag Race. This clip, which is also an elimination spoiler, shows Ongina’s tearful revelation of her two years living with HIV, something her family did not previously know about.

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Tyra’s “I Hate Being Gay” Show

Yesterday Tyra Banks hosted a handful of homo sad sacks on her show where the subjects derided their fellow gays for being effeminate, disgusting, weak, terrifying, shameful, preying pedophiles. The first dumbo plans to be straight by the time he’s 30. So he says in his upspeaking valley girl voice. He’s also grossed out by dicks that don’t look exactly …

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Pat Sajak Has A Heart After All

Wheel Of Fortune host Pat Sajak is well-known for his ultra-conservative beliefs. But watch at the 2:33 mark of this clip when Sajak tearfully mentions the passing of his longtime wardrobe assistant Alan Mills and offers condolences to “the love of his life, Ivan.” (Via – Andrew Sullivan)

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The Power Of Soap

The lovely Reese and Bianca had their perverted fabric-of-society-destroying gay “marriage” on All My Children yesterday. Millions of housewives watched, dabbed their eyes, and contemplated Sapphic love. And thought about equal rights for a full hour. What else has the LGBT movement done with that kind of power? Remember, we killed communism with McDonald’s and Coca-Cola.

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The Simpsons Goes HD

To mark what was supposed to have been the launch of digital television nationwide, last night’s 20th season debut episode of The Simpsons broadcast in HD for the first time. And it’s the first time the show has made major changes to the opening sequence since the show began. You’ll note that the family now has a flat-screen TV and …

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Terminally Ill UK Reality Show Contestant Wants To Die On Camera

Jade Goody, a former contestant on UK reality show Big Brother, is terminally ill with cervical cancer and is taking bids for the rights to televise her death. Her story has become daily tabloid fodder. Goody told the News of the World: “”I’ve lived in front of the cameras. And maybe I’ll die in front of them. And I know …

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To Love Oneself Is The Beginning Of A Lifelong Romance – Oscar Wilde

That Oscar Wilde quote sprang to mind while watching this clip from Nip/Tuck. Audio NSFW. Wait for the last line. If I recall correctly, what they speak of has its own category on certain “social networking” sites. (Tipped by JMG reader DallasCub)

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Michigan TV Station Under Siege Over Anti-Gay Program From The American Family Association

A Michigan television station that was slated to run Silencing Christians, the hate-filled informercial from the American Family Association, has canceled its running twice as the station receives pressure from Christiantist and LGBT groups over the show. A controversial one-hour paid program on the “radical homosexual agenda” scheduled for WOOD-TV is delayed for the second time as partisans on both …

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Sopranos Uncensored

In case you’re watching it on A&E and are really annoyed by “Freak you” and “Ya gotta be foolin’ with me”, here’s every fucking “fuck” from The Sopranos. It’s rather hypnotic and goes on from 27 minutes, but you’ll probably only last a minute or two.

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Arranged Marriage Reality Show For CBS

Forget the Bachelor, Married By America, and all those other reality shows that demonstrate the God-ordained sanctity of one-man/one-woman marriage. CBS is treading into potentially controversial reality TV territory again. The network has ordered a new series from the producers of “Top Chef” that puts lovelorn singles into arranged marriages. The show introduces four adults age approximately 25-45 who are …

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Tonight: RuPaul’s Drag Race

RuPaul’s Drag Race debuts tonight on LOGO at 10PM. Here’s the first few minutes of tonight’s episode. You can watch the entire thing online right now.

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Stimulated: Liberal Media Gives GOP Twice The Airtime Of Democrats

Via Think Progress comes this graph showing who the cable news programs are going for commentary on Barack Obama’s stimulus package. In total, from 6 AM on Monday to 4 PM on Wednesday, the networks have hosted Republican lawmakers 51 times and Democratic lawmakers only 24 times. Surprisingly, Fox News came the closest to offering balance, hosting 8 Republicans and …

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Andrea Mitchell, Gay Icon?

The NY Observer thinks so. Sure, there’s Rachel Maddow and that wry smile, there’s Anderson Cooper and his silver foxiness, but Andrea … she’s got something else. But what was it? We were pretty sure it had something to do with her performance at the very end of last year’s Republican convention, when she appeared completely unfazed by the avalanche …

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Wheel Of Fortune Contestant:
“That’s My Fiance, Chuck”

Andy Towle points out this clip from Wheel Of Fortune in which a contestant point out his male fiance’ in the audience. His winning answer was “mixed signals”, but if there’s a joke in there, I can’t think of it.

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