Saturday, February 13, 2016

Ambitious Blonde


We're in full San Francisco mode over here tonight, so decided to watch "Vertigo" for the first time tonight, also as part of addressing my Hitchcock blindspot. Enjoyed it -- and found Kim Novak to be utterly mesmerizing. But I'd hardly call it the best film of all time -- as the British Film Institute did -- or even one of the best. (Am wondering if it's even his best. I think Midge needs her own film.)  Plan to watch "Rebecca" next.

What's YOUR recommendation?




Friday, February 12, 2016

Russell Tovey Scores in 'The Pass'


He's so straight-acting that Russell Tovey is playing a closeted footballer a new film called "The Pass"! Read HERE.


Keeping It 'Real'


Cutie Davis Mallory is feeling VERY ROMANTIC.

NYC's Hottest Bars, Clubs and Art Spaces in 1973


   How many people does it take to change a light bulb in New York City? Twenty. One to change the bulb, and 19 to tell you how much better the city used to be back in the day. Read HERE.


The Stilettos: Amanda Jones or Rosie Ross (not sure), Elda Gentile and Debbie Harry, circa 1973


#SFlashbackFriday


(Photo circa 1989)

I will be in San Francisco tomorrow thru Friday -- a city I frequented in the late '80s and '90s but have not visited since 1998! Where should I go -- has anything changed? :-)

On the Rag, Vol. 394

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


Next: "Degrassi" alum and Broadway leading man Jake Epstein stars as a closeted bro in "Straight" / Read HERE.


Order HERE.

An Education on Higher Learning Homophobia: A Gay Professor Looks Back in an Excerpt From His Memoir, "Office Hours" / Read HERE.


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Matthew Griffin’s debut novel delivers a searing portrait of an elderly gay couple./ Read HERE.


Guy (Ft. Lauderdale): Daniel Guillen and Reinier Yero cover the #SignleVSTaken issue / Read HERE.


If you're single this Valentine's Day, you might be interested in An Abbreviated History of Male Self-Pleasure HERE.


QX (London): Hang out at home with Gina & Courtney HERE.


Metro Weekly (D.C.): Joel Grey and Alan Cumming have a surprising amount in common / Read HERE.


Get Out!: Frankie Grande looks more like a tall to me / Read HERE.


The Fight (L.A.):  "WeHo Party Boys" brings sexy sizzle to Santa Monica Boulevard in new burlesque show / Read HERE.


Grab (Chicago): Meet Helix Studios stud Brad Chase HERE.


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MetroSource: We’ve read about him growing up in a madhouse and battling with addiction. Now Augusten Burroughs is back to continue his story, with his craziest challenge yet: finding a functional relationship / Read HERE.


GT (London):  Aydian Dowling.becomes the mag's first trans coverman! Read HERE.


Cybersocket (L.A.): The sex issue looks rather punishing ... / Read HERE.

Ryan Reynolds Named Sexiest Dad Alive


From HERE.

Our little Ryan is all grown up. Next stop: dad bod? Hard to believe it was decade ago when he posed for Men's Fitness looking the HOTTEST he ever has.

Sandra Linings Playbook


I'm not happy with Sirius-XM's decision to shutter OutQ. But I will say that Radio Andy's "Sandyland" is an unexpected treat from the fallout. Girl sings over records, incoherently reads articles from newspapers and does zero research on any her guests, yet somehow it's always a little bit of magic. You remember what I'm talking about ...

Planned Parenthood Aborts Relationship With Noted Fabulist Carly Fiorina


ICYMI: One of the best Tweets of all time.

Song of the Day: 'Step It Up' by Stereo MCs


Totally forgot about this one -- oh, the 1990s!

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