Entertainment: June 2012

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Star Spangled Banner [Non-Showtunes Sing-Off]

Filed by James Holmes | June 29, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

Usually I stick to showtunes but since it is almost the 4th of July, I think a "Star Spangled Banner" sing-off is appropriate.Read More


Gay Oreos Bleed Rainbows

Filed by James Holmes | June 28, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

The newest video out of Taiwan's 'Next Media Animation' takes on the controversial rainbow colored Oreo Cookies' ad that was released in support of LGBT Pride month. Are they clueless to how homophobic it comes across?Read More


HBO's 'The Newsroom,' Alan Poul, & GetEqual

Filed by Karen Ocamb | June 28, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

It was a kind of déj&eagrave; vu for me - I would have been the character bringing McAvoy the notes seconds before he went on air. And that's one of the few problems I had with the showRead More


Thank You Nora Ephron - RIP

Filed by Karen Ocamb | June 27, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Writer, director and humorist Nora Ephron died Monday night, a shock to her friends and the world from whom she hid her struggle with acute myeloid leukemia. She was 71. Read More


Best 'Beauty & the Beast' Parody Ever

Filed by James Holmes | June 27, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

In this newest version, we go live action with 'Beauty & the BEAT' as the townsfolk ask that bourgy girl Belle, "What's Good?" This is a must see. I've been watching it all morning. Read More


Obama Wants to Be Your 'Boyfriend'

Filed by James Holmes | June 25, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

After a day dominated by SCOTUS rulings of the present and SCOTUS rulings yet to come - and the endless line of statements made by everyone from the President to D-List celebrities regarding the decisions - I could use a musical break. Read More


Every Gay Man Has His Song

Filed by James Holmes | June 22, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

This man (I'm assuming gay) gives what appears to be an impromptu - yet secretly rehearsed - lip sync and dance number to Tina Turner's "Proud Mary" at a wedding. You know you have that one - or more - song you have handy for just such occasions. Read More


Outlaw Marriages Past & Present

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | June 22, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

The current campaign for and against "gay marriage" often ignores the fact that same-sex couples are not a recent phenomenon but in fact have been around for centuries.Read More


Kindergarten Vogue

Filed by James Holmes | June 22, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

First, no one vogues like a Kindergartener. Second, why did my school not let us dance to Madonna?Read More


Showtunes Sing-Off: Battle of the Battles

Filed by James Holmes | June 21, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

For this weeks sing-off I could not decide on a single song, so I am going to try something different and base the clips around a central theme. We'll see how this experiment goes.Read More


Kat Horne on Melissa Etheridge's Paycheck [Comment of the Week]

Filed by Bil Browning | June 18, 2012 | 5:00 PM | comments

Sue Kerr's post from last Thursday, "Melissa Etheridge Rocks Pittsburgh Pride After They 'Show Her the Money'," got folks talking about what responsibilities LGBT celebrities have to the community. Read More


The Best of Kylie Minogue CD [Contest]

Filed by Bil Browning | June 18, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

This week's contest comes to us courtesy of EMI Records. Up for grabs are three copies of gay icon Kylie Minogue's new album "The Best of Kylie Minogue."Read More

Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge Rocks Pittsburgh Pride After They 'Show Her the Money'

Filed by Sue Kerr | June 14, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

When I first read that rock legend Melissa Etheridge would be performing her first Pride event in my hometown of Pittsburgh, I was somewhat skeptical - why Pittsburgh? Turns out it was because they "showed me the money."Read More


Judy Freudberg: 1949-2012

Filed by Jessica Max Stein | June 14, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Judy Freudberg, who wrote for Sesame Street for 40 years, passed away on Monday. In this exclusive interview she talks about her experience writing and being out on the Street. Read More


Cazwell's 'Rice & Beans' [Not A Recipe]

Filed by James Holmes | June 13, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Ah Cazwell - how I love thee. But even more - how I love the boys you put in your videos.Read More


The Hangover Before Christmas

Filed by James Holmes | June 12, 2012 | 6:30 PM | comments

Personally, it took me more than one attempt to fall in love with beer, but it has on occasions caused random musical outbursts.Read More


Ms. White Goes to Washington [Caption This]

Filed by James Holmes | June 12, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

Looks like my favorite living Golden Girl, Betty White, was in town last week and popped in to meet the president. Read More


The 66th Annual Tony Awards: Not the Best - Not the Worst

Filed by James Holmes | June 11, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

I love you NPH, but I'm not sure this was your best. For those of you who missed last night, I've gathered up NPH's opening and closing numbers from all three of his times hosting. You be the judge. Which year was his best? Read More


NPH, The Tony's, & How My DC Pride Weekend Just Got Gayer

Filed by James Holmes | June 08, 2012 | 2:00 PM | comments

How could I forget to put this on my calendar? It is that time of year again for one of the gayest and least watched nights of television - The Tony's. Read More


The Shut-Up Gun

Filed by Terrance Heath | June 08, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

C'mon, admit it. There are times you'd like to have one, too.Read More


Showtunes Sing-Off: 'Defying Gravity'

Filed by James Holmes | June 07, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

I haven't tapped into many musicals of the past decade in these sing-offs. However, I have decided on a face-off that pits Idina Menzel against herself and a few others to Wicked's "Defying Gravity." Read More


RIP Ray Bradbury & An Inappropriate Video Tribute

Filed by James Holmes | June 06, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Sci-fi god Ray Bradbury passed away today at the age of 91. But as much as I love the man, his death has popped a certain song into my head that will be driving me nuts by the end of the day.Read More


Miss USA Voices Her Support for Transgender Women

Filed by Viktor Kerney | June 04, 2012 | 3:30 PM | comments

Find out what Miss USA said about a trans contestant last night. Read More