Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Page 1 Consider (10/08)

  • Nervous But Shy: Did you catch the adorable Robert Buckley on the CW11 news the other morning? Even the annoying bitch interrupting everything he says "interviewing" him couldn't ruin it. (Shirtless on "The Price Is Right"? Bring it on!) (CW11)

  • Race to the Altar: With four weeks to go before a statewide vote on same-sex marriage, a study has found that 3,800 gay couples are marrying each month in California. The study, released Monday by the Williams Institute at UCLA, estimated that 11,440 couples had married since the state Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in May, already more than Massachusetts has had in four years. (NYT)

  • Hillary Hangover: I'm sooooo into Barack Obama now (I admire him greatly and cannot wait until he's sworn in as our next president). But even so, why does this article just reassert my old feelings that Hillary Rodham Clinton is the one with all the answers to the problems this country is facing right now? I'm glad Obama's listening, but still. (NYT)

  • The XXX Files: Watch your vaginas, ladies. David Duchovny is out of sex addiction rehab! (AP)

  • Straight Talk: Welcome to the awkward world of straight assumptions (and we wonder why people like Ellen Degeneres or Anderson Cooper would "need" to come out). (365Gay)

  • J. Lo Hearts L. Ron: My pal Kevin Sessums found out the hard way that Jenny From the Maternity Ward is just as big a diva as Jenny From the Block. (DailyBeast)

  • No Trans-gression: Georgia’s top court has ruled in favor of a transgender politician sued by two political opponents who claimed she misled voters by running as a female. (365Gay)

  • Sarah, Queen of the Desert? Sarah Silverman stopped by the Theatres at 45 Bleecker in NYC last night to promote her pro-Obama "Great Schlep" program -- and kicked up her heels with the Aussie drag quartet Drags Aloud, who open at the theater tonight for a three-week run. (TheGreatSchlep)

  • Gut Instincts: Adults should aim to get in 2 1/2 hours of exercise a week and children should run and play for at least an hour a day, according to new exercise guidelines issued by the U.S. government on Tuesday. The guidelines, meant to be akin to the "Food Pyramid" nutritional advice, are based on studies that show clear health benefits from regular, moderate exercise. (Reuters)

  • RIP: Charles Wright, who wrote three autobiographical novels about black street life in New York City between 1963 and 1973 that seemed to herald the rise of an important literary talent but who vanished into alcoholism and despair and never published another book, died on Oct. 1 in Manhattan. He was 76 and lived in the East Village. A sad ending to a fascinating life. (NYT)

    Sam said...

    I'm totally with you on Hillary and Obama. I'm behind Obama 100%, but I'll always be a Hillary guy.

    Loved the article on straight assumptions. It reminded me of the "Claymates" who were shocked and in tears when Clay Aiken came out. Actually, it reminded me of people who were shocked when I came out. I thought I was kind of obvious.

    Anonymous said...

    obama and mccain are 2 sides of the same coin. i voted for ron paul because i believe in small government and personal freedom. silly me.

    Jerry said...

    You've gotta find the shirtless Price is Right clip....puh-lease!!