You Gotta See This: July 2012

Water, Water Everywhere

Filed by Joseph Gentile | July 31, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

If Chick-fil-A's CEO Dan Cathy truly lives by Biblically-based principles, then we're not going to have a "complicated order" come Wednesday, Aug. 1. In fact, he'll be all wet. Read More

More Republicans Are in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage!

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | July 30, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

First it was young conservatives. Now it's a Washington state senator. Will Republicans stop accepting us?Read More

Now Don't Get Too Cockney

Filed by Joseph Gentile | July 29, 2012 | 9:40 AM | comments

Several intrepid Olympians from Team USA aren't too chicken to dabble in the universal language of laughter. Read More

Okay: Enough 'Call Me Maybe' Lipsynch Videos

Filed by Bil Browning | July 28, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

The US Swim Team has me hoping they're better swimmers than lipsynchers. Is it just me or have all the "Call Me Maybe" become like the "It Gets Better" videos? After you've watched a couple they all start to...Read More

Obama Tells Kids: Hit the Books & Stop Watching 'Real Housewives'

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | July 27, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

The President tells students to apply themselves to succeed - followed by laughs and applause from the audience. Read More

What a Catch

Filed by Joseph Gentile | July 26, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

Baseball player Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays swings for the fences by going nude for ESPN Magazine's 'Body Issue.' Read More

Bill Moyers Comments on the NRA & the Second Amendment

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | July 25, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

For the first time in a long time, a well-known public figure stand up to the NRA and speaks the truth. Read More

Teenage Diver Flips for Equality

Filed by Joseph Gentile | July 24, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

Thirteen-year-old diver, and aspiring Olympian, Jordan Pisey Windle delivers a medal-worthy defense of his two Dads. Read More

Best Spaceship Ever?

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | July 23, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

Nerdie Trekkie Alert! Do you think the Enterprise has got what it takes to be the best spaceship? Neil deGrasse Tyson thinks so! You've got to see why. Read More


Filed by Joseph Gentile | July 22, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

"When Kaylin met pretty girl Mary Alice, he couldn't do what al the other little boys would do. Fall in love with her that is. Instead, the appearing of Mary Alice brings out a whole new side of him ..."Read More

Hi Fashion: Special Delivery Love

Filed by Bil Browning | July 21, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

I'd never heard of the band Hi Fashion before getting a press release about their new video for the single Special Delivery Love. Apparently Perez Hilton has been championing. If all the music is as infectious as this one,...Read More

Beyonce vs. Boy in Snuggie: Countdown Music Video

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | July 20, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

Wanna know how well Beyonce and Snuggies get along? Then, you've got to see this. Read More

It's What's for Dinner

Filed by Joseph Gentile | July 19, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

One fish, two fish, red fish ... Penis Fish?Read More

The Outs: A Web Series On Gay Life in NYC

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | July 18, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

Check out a gay web series plentiful wit, sass, hardbreak, and soulmate-searching in Brooklyn. Now clubs just the day to day lives of three twenty-somethings trying to find love. Read More

The Obama Ad Everyone's Talking About

Filed by Bil Browning | July 17, 2012 | 9:45 AM | comments

As soon as I saw this ad featuring Mitt Romney singing "America The Beautiful" while listing all of his overseas bank accounts yesterday, I said "This is the one that's going to make a difference." Apparently many other people...Read More

Rapper Murs' New Anti-Homophobia Video

Filed by Bil Browning | July 16, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Murs, a LA rapper, has released a new song and video with a decidedly pro-gay theme. He plays Roderick, a closeted gay high school student, in the video, wears a Legalize Gay t-shirt, and kisses another man repeatedly. Be...Read More

Season 3: The Walking Dead Return Again

Filed by Bil Browning | July 15, 2012 | 4:22 PM | comments

I've never actually seen an episode of The Walking Dead. The trailer for season three is out now, but since I know some of you are fans, why should I start watching?...Read More

When Did This Become a Thing?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 14, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

Okay, seriously. Since when did recording artists start releasing "trailers" of their upcoming music video? George Michael's upcoming "White Light" track features Kate Moss in the video and the star is trying to build buzz with this? It has...Read More

Political Animals

Filed by Bil Browning | July 13, 2012 | 9:31 AM | comments

USA Network's new min-series "Political Animals" is about a former First Lady turned Secretary of State turned presidential candidate. She has a gay son and apparently Grindr has hit the zeitgeist enough it get a brief cameo as the...Read More

I Think I've Played This Game

Filed by Bil Browning | July 12, 2012 | 8:31 AM | comments

I'm not a big fan of driving. Back in Indiana, Jerame was the family chauffeur and I was as pleased as punch to get rid of my car completely when we moved to DC. I love to play driving...Read More

Cookie Monster Does 'Call Me Maybe'

Filed by Bil Browning | July 11, 2012 | 9:19 AM | comments

I know, I know. We've showcased dancing shirtless Slovakian twinks, a singing dog, and a bear drag queen all doing their own renditions of the summer hit, "Call Me Maybe." Now we can add Cookie Monster to our list....Read More

The Bravest Thing You'll See Today

Filed by Bil Browning | July 10, 2012 | 9:38 AM | comments

This has to be the most amazing show of bravery you'll see today. Watch in amazement as three men face down a pride of 15 lions and steal their meat. Jump to 1:48 to go straight to the amazing...Read More

Ana Matronic: Family Is Something You Make

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

Scissor Sisters' Ana Matronic took to the mic at this weekend's show in NYC to show support for LGBT families and marriage equality. The language is a little salty at the end, so if your boss is prudish, you...Read More

Do You Really Eat Ethically?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 08, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

Just because your meal is "organic" and "locally sourced," doesn't mean it's ethical. Take a look behind the kitchen door at what's really going on behind the scenes too....Read More

They're Farming & They Grow It

Filed by Bil Browning | July 07, 2012 | 10:50 AM | comments

Here's a too cute parody of "Sexy And I Know It" sung by a trio of cute farmboys from Kansas. I do believe they're begging the question, "Grower or shower?"...Read More

All Your Pets Are Dead

Filed by Bil Browning | July 06, 2012 | 10:14 AM | comments

Jeremiah McDonald recorded a video of himself twenty years ago. He asked his "older self" several questions. He dug the video out recently and answered the questions he'd asked. This has to be one of the funniest things I've...Read More

The 2012 London Olympics Theme

Filed by Bil Browning | July 05, 2012 | 10:45 AM | comments

They've released the 2012 London Olympics theme and it sounds like a British 80's pop song mixed with a bit of American metal and a shallow classical twist thrown in for flavor. Meh. Can we just recycle KD Lang's...Read More

The Fat Girl Scores

Filed by Bil Browning | July 04, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

This YouTube vlogger has been getting quite a few nasty comments about her weight lately and she completely owns all the idiots who've been doing it. Love it. This will put you in a celebratory mood today....Read More

Anderson Cooper Came Out for CNN Ratings?

Filed by Bil Browning | July 03, 2012 | 9:12 AM | comments

Next Media Animation's take on Anderson Cooper's coming out implies that the not-so-closeted news anchor finally 'fessed up to help CNN's tanking ratings. I'm doubtful. His talk show? Maybe. CNN? Not likely....Read More

Mexican Wrestler (El Paso Style)

Filed by Bil Browning | July 02, 2012 | 10:45 AM | comments

This version of "Mexican Wrestler" has been banging around my head since I found it on Jill Sobule's blog. I love the song normally, but singer Velia gives it a Latin flavor that really adds something special....Read More

Dog Lip Synchs 'Call Me Maybe'

Filed by Bil Browning | July 01, 2012 | 10:35 AM | comments

I've been featuring a lot of "Call Me Maybe" lip synch videos lately now that the tune has become the "it" song of Summer. We've had everything from shirtless Slovenian twinks to a bear drag queen covering the number,...Read More