You Gotta See This: February 2012

Fierce iPhone4S Update

Filed by James Holmes | February 29, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

Check out this new parody video by projector John Raymond Barker. I think Apple should take up the advice. Siri is so stiff and robotic. I'd prefer a little sass in my pocket. If you like what you see,...Read More

Madonna's New Single: Girls Gone Wild

Filed by Bil Browning | February 28, 2012 | 9:21 AM | comments

Madonna dropped her new single with a "lyric video" yesterday. It's not bad, but lacks some of the punch of some of her other songs. I like how she sings "Girls just want to have fun" a few times....Read More

Rejected New Oprah Show Ideas

Filed by Bil Browning | February 27, 2012 | 10:13 AM | comments

Jimmy Kimmel's post-Oscars show last night was a laugh riot, but no one was funnier than Oprah Winfrey. The "rejected new shows" skit was the cherry on top. My favorite was the one where she takes back all of...Read More

User's Guide: Texting Safety & Etiquette

Filed by Bil Browning | February 25, 2012 | 1:22 PM | comments

We've all seen people walking on the sidewalks and texting away - oblivious of any dangers and weaving around the sidewalk without regard to other people. Shoot, we've all done it at some point or another. This helpful video...Read More

Defining 'Lunacy Unhinged'

Filed by Bil Browning | February 24, 2012 | 11:16 AM | comments

You've heard the phrase "lunacy unhinged," right? Here's a prime example. Watch as "theologian" Paul Begley has a complete meltdown over Indiana's license plate supporting an LGBT youth not-for-profit. This has to be seen to be believed....Read More

Daniel Radcliffe's Trevor Project PSA from Glee

Filed by Bil Browning | February 22, 2012 | 9:23 AM | comments

Last night's Glee was a heartstopping hour focused on anti-gay bullying and suicide. Stuck in the middle was this PSA for the Trevor Project featuring Daniel Radcliffe. I'll avoid any spoilers for those of you haven't seen the episode,...Read More

Why Do Rightwing Christians Lie to Win?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 21, 2012 | 9:20 AM | comments

The Minnesota for Marriage coalition will do anything to pass a marriage amendment - including lie their chastity belts off. Watch as they claim that children raised by "married parents" do better in life. What they neglect to tell...Read More

Skateboards: How to Get Straight

Filed by Bil Browning | February 20, 2012 | 11:43 AM | comments

I imagine most of those ex-gay "therapy" sessions go pretty much like this. Why is that all the ex-gay "therapists" always look like they're the ones holding down a regular bar stool at a drag bar? Liam Sullivan (better...Read More

Public Schools Are a 'Hitlarian' Idea

Filed by Bil Browning | February 19, 2012 | 11:24 AM | comments

Holy cow! I had no idea that public schools were a "Hitlarian" idea meant to keep kids stupid and worshiping the devil. They're also responsible for drug use, the rise of LGBT rights, and Satanic worship. Oh, and all...Read More

IN Senator Lugar Doesn't Live in Indiana

Filed by Bil Browning | February 18, 2012 | 11:33 AM | comments

Senator Lugar hasn't lived in Indiana since 1977 and bills taxpayers for hotel rooms when he returns. Democrats and his Tea Party opponent are making hay out of the issue, of course. The Constitution says that all Senators must...Read More

Michelle Obama Surprises White House Visitors

Filed by Bil Browning | February 17, 2012 | 11:27 AM | comments

Why hasn't this ever happened when I've been to the White House? I've been there four times now and, sadly, I've never run into the First Lady in the Blue Room. (Hat tip to JMG)...Read More

There's Just Too Much to Mock for One Video

Filed by Bil Browning | February 16, 2012 | 9:28 AM | comments

I was originally going to point out that - like any bad series - the Purity Bear has returned, but apparently changed gender and race. He's not voiced by a white guy this time; now he sounds like a...Read More

The Coolest Thing You'll See Today

Filed by Bil Browning | February 15, 2012 | 9:25 AM | comments

Check out this video from Walk off the Earth of the five band members playing one guitar while performing "Somebody That I Used to Know." It sounds really hokey, but it's damn cool. I've had the song stuck in...Read More

Rugby Players Are Sexy, Sexy

Filed by Bil Browning | February 14, 2012 | 11:47 AM | comments

The DC gay rugby team, the Washington Renegades, put out this video this morning featuring some super sexy guys all hot, sweaty and dirty. I've never seen a rugby game. I may have to go sometime if they all...Read More

Jennifer Hudson's Whitney Houston Grammy Tribute

Filed by Bil Browning | February 13, 2012 | 10:26 AM | comments

I never watch award shows, but when James texted that Jennifer Hudson was starting her tribute to Whitney Houston, I flipped stations immediately. I'm glad I did....Read More

We'll Always Love Whitney Houston

Filed by Bil Browning | February 12, 2012 | 11:20 AM | comments

Whitney Houston dead at 48? I blame Bobby Brown entirely; he destroyed one of the best voices in the history of the world. We'll always love her....Read More

Chuck Woolery on the Upcoming Zombie Apocalypse

Filed by Bil Browning | February 11, 2012 | 9:57 AM | comments

After posting Chuck Woolery's dickish claim that no one needs civil rights legislation because everyone gets discriminated against, I surfed over to his website, "Save Us Chuck Woolery," to see how he plans to rescue mankind. Apparently, the most...Read More

You'll Cheer Several Times

Filed by Bil Browning | February 10, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

Jerame knows I don't like talk radio, so when he told me I had to listen to this clip of Howard Stern defending Ellen Degeneres and Rosie O'Donnell against anti-gay attacks, I knew it must be something special. It...Read More

This Is What an Internet Troll Looks Like

Filed by Bil Browning | February 09, 2012 | 9:19 AM | comments

There've been a few times that I've wanted to track down some of the internet trolls that besiege Bilerico occasionally, but I've always been afraid they'd be just as unapologetic as this guy that the BBC tracked down for...Read More


Did You Miss the Premiere of Smash?

Filed by Bil Browning | February 08, 2012 | 9:21 AM | comments

Did you miss the premiere of Smash this week? Described as Glee for adults, the show was a huge hit. If you've got the time to spare, here is the entire first episode. I'd suggest hitting the View Fullscreen...Read More

Hoekstra's Racist Super Bowl Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | February 07, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

Somehow I missed this while I was *cough* playing Skyrim watching the Super Bowl. Former Congressman Pete Hoekstra is running against incumbent Representative Debbie Stabenow in Michigan. He put out what has to be one of the most racist...Read More

Un-Baptizing Mitt Romney's Father-In-Law

Filed by Bil Browning | February 06, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

After news broke that Mitt Romney's atheist father-in-law had been "converted" to the Mormon faith after his death, Bill Maher kindly provided an "un-baptizing" of the doggedly anti-religious man. Mormons often "convert" dead people to their faith and have...Read More

2012 GOP Platform: PolyMormonism

Filed by Bil Browning | February 05, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

With Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich battling it out for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, how can the GOP unite the base? The answer is easy! PolyMormonism....Read More

Santorum to Gay Man: You're Worth Less

Filed by Bil Browning | February 04, 2012 | 12:25 PM | comments

Frothy Mix Santorum continues his attack on LGBT families on the campaign trail, this time telling a gay man that LGBT relationships aren't "special" like heterosexual ones....Read More

Ricky Martin's Glee Song: Sexy & I Know It [Video]

Filed by Bil Browning | February 03, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

Ricky Martin's turn as the Glee celebrity flavor of the week is next week. So what song do you give the hot Latino gay guy? Sexy & I Know It, of course....Read More

Romney Gets Glitter Bombed

Filed by James Holmes | February 02, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

After being glitter bombed yesterday, Mitt Romney gives it the best spin I've yet to hear. Seems even he realizes that glitter can brighten any situation. With all the gel in his hair, I assume he'll be sporting the...Read More

Glee Is Sponsored by the Principalities of Darkness

Filed by Bil Browning | February 01, 2012 | 8:50 AM | comments

According to James Robison, a kookball preacher recently on Glenn Beck's TV show, the forces of darkness are using Glee to spread a non-family-friendly message with their "staggering talent." After watching last night's episode, I'd have to agree that...Read More