Sunday, September 23, 2018

Speedo Sunday

There Went Rhymin’ Simon

Bittersweet evening seeing the great Paul Simon tonight in Queens for the final performance on his farewell tour, wishing my brother Bill were here like he and Terence were for Art Garfunkel in 2015. Bill introduced us to Simon and Garfunkel as kids — we’d play their albums constantly in our basement on 13 Mile while hanging out or playing table tennis — and the love never faded. 

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Saturday 'Stache

Friday, September 21, 2018

Remains of the Day (09/21)

Towleroad: Just because we jerked off to you back in the day doesn't make you a gay-rights advocate, Dean Cain (but you're forgiven, Brenda)

The New York Times: Rod Rosenstein suggested secretly recording Trump and discussed invoking 25th Amendment after Comey firing

UnPresidented: Rosie O'Donnell on Trump, Kavanaugh, her heart attack and more

Church and State: New York bishop says boys are "culpable" for their actions at age 7

Daily Intel: Crackpot Kavanaugh supporter presents insane theory, accuses another man of sexually assaulting accuser

Billboard: Music Modernization Act, which will allow artists to be paid more fairly, passes in Senate with unanimous support

NewFest: The film organization celebrates 30 years of LGBTQ storytelling

Dlisted: Mischa Barton descends deeper into Lindsay Lohan status, getting sued by U-Haul

Boy Culture: Now, before we shame this dude for shaving his entire body in public on someone's front lawn, let's stop and remember he could be homeless

CNN: In his latest nutty reversal, Trump no longer demands declassification of Russia documents

The Gay Almanac: Happy birthday to the wonderful Fannie Flagg!

Baseline: Young journalist takes note of how BIG Sasha Zverev is 

New York Post: Susan Collins is "deeply concerned" (again), but will vote yes anyway (again)

The Randy Report: Two gay men attacked in Washington, D.C.

Hunk du Jour: Newsman Gio Benitez's biceps are taking up the whole screen

'There Is a Special Hell for People Who Tear Down People Who Dare to Speak Up'

I'm so proud to call the woman who wrote this a friend:
As a survivor of sexual abuse as a child, you just didn't talk about it.  And just when you think times have changed, you have people arguing that boys will be boys or why did she wait so long to come out? Let me tell you in no uncertain terms, it's mortifying, humiliating, and very scary. You feel fear that your abuser will harm you or no one will believe you or even worse you will be blamed. This woman had to leave her home and hide her family as she is getting death threats, yeah, makes sense she is just making this up. WTF is wrong with people? For all of you making these arguments, pray that boys will stop being boys or that your daughters, sisters, aunts, or friends will have the courage and strength to speak up and out against abuse of any kind but don't be surprised if they don't with how people still react! There is a special hell for abusers and those who defend them or tear down people who dare to speak up. AND I am not saying Kavanaugh did or didn't do it, I'm saying these are ignorant responses being made by ignorant people, yeah, I mean Trump.

On the Rag, Vol. 528

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

HotSpots (Florida): Meet Kirk Wells

Song of the Day: 'Don't Disturb This Groove' by the System

This ear worm showed up in my head the other day and hasn't left yet ...

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Thursday, September 20, 2018


Photo/message sent to me from a high school friend. I'm always fascinated when other people think they've seen my doppelgänger, because do any of us really know how others see us? In a recent diversity work meeting, we all had to go around the table and tell our colleagues the one thing people immediately think about you just by your appearance that is 100% not true. I drew a blank ... what about you?

Remains of the Day (09/20)

Laver Cup Invades Chicago

Exhibitions aren't my favorite, but these boys sure clean up nicely! 

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Song of the Day: 'Go Left' by Radiant Children

Twice I've Shazammed a song I like and twice it's been by Radiant Children. Does this mean I like a new group? Learn more HERE.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Remains of the Day (09/19)

The Daily New: Owner of controversial 3D-printed gun company in Texas accused of sexually assaulting a minor he met online

Baseline: Roddick, Federer reunite in Austin for good cause

Boy Culture: Mr. Man's favorite naked Cuban cuties

NewNowNext: Meet "Queer Eye" queen Jonathan Van Ness's hunky new boyfriend

Twitter: Justice Scalia's stolen seat was held open by Republicans for 400 days

Back2Stonewall: Watch Bette Midler's final performance on the Continental Baths, circa 1971

The New York Times: Trump, who knows more than a thing or two about moving in on a woman "like a bitch," thinks what his Supreme Court nominee is going through is "very unfair"

The Washington Post: Anita Hill urges senators to "push the pause button" on Kavanaugh hearing, says FBI should investigate

ABC News: Transgender teen crowned homecoming queen at California high school

The Wrap: Michael Rapaport went ape-shit that people are saying Bert and Ernie are gay -- "grown-ass, sick lunatics are worried about the sexual orientation of puppets made for teaching and educating children" -- yet I don't remember him or anyone else being outraged when Miss Piggy was romantically pursuing Kermit the Frog ... and where do Muppet babies come from? That's what homophobia looks like.

Outsports: Gay college soccer player says fan called him a gay slur, files Title IX complaint

The Randy Report: Med student Marco is just as sexy fully clothed

Dlisted: Apparently Julie Chen only wants to be supportive of her disgraced husband to a point -- she is staying on as host of "Big Brother" 

Metrosource: Dear Diary: It was the best of hair, it was the worst of hair

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Hot Cat of the Day: Just you try to catch this little cutie!

Wrestle Wednesday

This guy and his friends golf, too! See HERE.

Song of the Day: 'The Morning After' by Maureen McGovern

Not quite as good as the "Angie" theme, but definitely takes me back to my childhood!

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