Friday, October 24, 2014

On the Rag, Vol. 326

A weekly look at what's making news in the free gay mags:

Get Out! magazine: La Leche is New York City's biggest Halloween party / Read HERE.

Next: Cazwell takes the gay rap game back to the dance floor with his long-awaited third album / Read HERE.

Get Out! magazine catches up with Annie Lennox / Read HERE.

Metro Weekly (D.C.): Ted Clements and Peter Lloyd are soaring high with construction underway for the new DC Eagle / Read HERE.

Echo (Phoenix): What’s in a Name? Arizona drag queens sound off on Facebook’s “real-name” policy / Read HERE.

Grab (Chicago): Boystown is ready for Halloween / Online edition HERE.

Love, Love and Love

  Doesn't speak well of women's tennis that I would much rather have the camera on the booth than any of the matches going on in Singapore.

Final Chapter?

Am happy to hear that Barnes & Noble has reversed its decision to close its one and only Bronx store, but sadly this two-year respite does not bode well for the future.

Good Karma

Boy George writes: 
It was amazing to get the 'Q Idol Award' and it felt especially exciting after our reunion gig at Heaven. Here's to the future!
Everyone's looking great some 30 years later, no?

I Should Be So Pucky

Junior hockey players claim girl, 15, pursued sex as ploy to bed men from each team in league 

Thomas Carey and Brandon Nicholas, both 19, have reportedly admitted sleeping with the girl and filming the acts during a Valentine's Day tryst in Moorhead, Minn. Their attorneys claim the girl was the predator in the case and pursued the men so she could pass another female 'hockey groupie' known as 'the Legend' by sleeping with a member of every team in the U.S. Hockey League.

I don't know what the truth is, but I do think this girl either has incredibly good taste or incredibly good luck. Read HERE.

Chew on This

Pizza Ebowla

Not to defend the guy, but you'd have to have a life-threatening disease to be willing to pay what they charge for a lane in this town.

I love you, Lizz!

Mucho Macho

Cock ring sold separately.

Meet 6'2", 220 lb. Former Rugby League Player Turned NFL Wannabe Jarryd Hayne

Jesus F**king Christ. Is this the hottest man ever? And he's an overachiever, to boot. Read on ...

Australian superstar Jarryd Hayne quit his rugby league team Wednesday to pursue a career in the NFL. The Australian international, who won the National Rugby League's highest individual accolade -- the Dally M Medal -- for a second time just last month, has been given a conditional release by his club, the Parramatta Eels, to follow his NFL dream. [+] EnlargeJarryd Hayne Ashley Feder/Getty Images Jarryd Hayne is giving up his rugby league contract to try to make it in the NFL. Hayne, 26, said he could not let the opportunity to play in the NFL pass him by. "For the past 24 months I've been thinking about having a crack in the NFL, and over the last 12 months I've been seriously considering it," Hayne said in a letter published on the Eels' website.

My Busy Valentine

I will likely be at both of these BlueBonnets shows. If you're a Kathy Valentine, Go-Go's or KIT212 fan, please come out and say hi -- and be ready to rock! More info about the band HERE.

Oh, Canada

We need less security, not more 

Why the best response to the Ottawa shootings is to open Parliament to all Canadians—not to fortify it

While it saddens me that what happened(1) in Canada yesterday is kind of like a normal Wednesday in America, I do agree with writer Scott Gilmore in Maclean's on this one. Read HERE.

(1) Referring to senseless gun violence, not the ISIS connection

UPDATE: As I was saying ...

Although a reader reminded me of this Muslim convert incident yesterday:

Song of the Day: 'Come Back and Stay' by Paul Young

I'm not even a Paul Young "fan," but is there really a way to top this?

Morning Wood

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