You Gotta See This: September 2012

Don't Be an American Zombie

Filed by Bil Browning | September 29, 2012 | 6:17 PM | comments

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson's latest campaign video compares American voters to zombies. I suppose that's one way to win over the people....Read More

AVP in Action

Filed by Bil Browning | September 28, 2012 | 9:45 AM | comments

Last night was the 2012 Anti-Violence Project Courage Awards ceremony. As a past winner, we were happy to be a media sponsor of the event, but I thought some of you still may not know the group or what...Read More

Leela for Marriage Equality

Filed by Bil Browning | September 27, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

Actress Katey Sagal, best known as the voice of Leela on Futurama, has become one of HRC's Americans for Marriage Equality. Here's her video supporting our freedom to marry....Read More

Go Figure: Romney Lies About Lying

Filed by Bil Browning | September 26, 2012 | 9:40 AM | comments

Watch as Mitt Romney tries to spin as a reporter questions him about his ads that blatantly lie about President Obama's record. While Romney tries to attack Obama for his ads, the reporter is dogged about pointing out examples...Read More

Leave Mittney Alone!

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

Ever wonder how you could make Chris Crocker relevant to the 2012 presidential election? This drag queen is to the task as she parodies the famous "Leave Brittney alone!" video with a riff off Ann Romney's infamous "Stop it....Read More

Ahmadinejad & Piers Morgan Talk Gay Rights

Filed by Bil Browning | September 24, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sat down with CNN's Piers Morgan for an interview while the homophobic leader is in town to rant and rave in another UN speech. The conversation quickly turned to gay rights and, of course, Ahmadinejad...Read More

Romney's Worst Week Ever (Again)

Filed by Bil Browning | September 23, 2012 | 12:32 PM | comments

The DNC is capitalizing on this week's implosion of the Romney campaign by providing folks with a short timeline of the Republican candidate's worst week yet. Love the tagline: "If this is the Romney campaign... Can you imagine a...Read More

Simpsons Mock Romney

Filed by Bil Browning | September 22, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

The Simpsons season premiere will feature the presidential elections according to this clip released yesterday by Fox. Of course, Homer votes for Romney....Read More

Minnesota's Latest Marriage Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | September 21, 2012 | 12:38 PM | comments

Minnesota's latest television ad arguing against a marriage amendment has hit the airwaves. Second verse, same as the first....Read More

The New Hobbit Trailer

Filed by Bil Browning | September 20, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

The newest Hobbit trailer is on the web. How many of you will go to see it in the theater? I'm sure Jerame will get us tickets to see it on opening weekend. He's the biggest Lord of the...Read More

GetEqual Protestors Roughed Up by Values Voters Attendees

Filed by Bil Browning | September 19, 2012 | 10:36 AM | comments

This video shows just how rough the security guards at the Values Voter summit were with GetEQUAL activists, but also shows the violence of the attendees of the conference. Some yelled "Get out of my sight" and "I'll kick...Read More

Daniel Radcliff's Google Hangout

Filed by Bil Browning | September 18, 2012 | 9:39 AM | comments

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliff hosted an hour long Google hangout moderated by Shira Lazar for The Trevor Project. The star took several questions from fans, but none of them included "Do people use Google+ for anything other than...Read More

Are You Better Off Than 4 Years Ago?

Filed by Bil Browning | September 17, 2012 | 9:50 AM | comments

One of the Obama campaign's latest ads features Romney's constant statement that "Obama can't say you're better off than you were four years ago." Actually, Republican memory is selective. You definitely can say it....Read More

Too Extreme for Indiana

Filed by Bil Browning | September 16, 2012 | 2:50 PM | comments

This ad targeting four of Indiana's most conservative state senators is entertaining and I've written extensively about all of them. Notice though that Mike Young is targeted for the marriage amendment but it only mentions civil unions. Also note...Read More

The Creepiest Thing You'll Watch Today

Filed by Bil Browning | September 15, 2012 | 8:00 AM | comments

Finland apparently has a problem with alcohol abuse. As part of an ongoing awareness campaign, the nonprofit Fragile Childhood has put out this video that is off the creepy charts....Read More

Winky Winky Bum Bum Poo

Filed by Bil Browning | September 14, 2012 | 10:28 AM | comments

Fair warning(s): This is safe for YouTube, but if cartoon nudity will get you in trouble at work, save this one for home. Your other warning? This song will get stuck in your head for the rest of the...Read More

Start Your Morning with a Ben Cohen Photo Shoot

Filed by Bil Browning | September 13, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

The work day has just started and you're still looking around the intertubes for something to help you get your morning off with a bang. If your boss isn't too prudish, here's a behind the scenes look at the...Read More

MIKA: The Origin of Love

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

MIKA has a new single out, "The Origin of Love." I'm a big fan of his, but I'll admit his last album was less than spectacular. Sophomore slump? This one, however, brings back that sound we've come to love....Read More

Glee Does 'Call Me Maybe'

Filed by Bil Browning | September 11, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Tonight's season premiere of Glee includes a cover of "Call Me Maybe." Looks like there's going to be a squabble over who's in the lead this year at McKinley High....Read More

Jerame Davis on LGBT Participation in Democratic Party

Filed by Bil Browning | September 10, 2012 | 11:28 AM | comments

During the Democratic convention, Bilerico co-founder turned National Stonewall Democrats Executive Director, Jerame Davis, did an interview with the AP about LGBT people participating in the process that's now on YouTube. Since I always featured all of my own...Read More

Walk Like a Puppini

Filed by Bil Browning | September 09, 2012 | 11:07 AM | comments

My friend Thom sent me a link to this video of the Puppini Sisters singing "Walk Like An Egyptian." I'd never heard of them before, but now I'm hooked. This is the live version performed at Martyr's in Chicago...Read More

Sneak Peek: Glee's Season Premiere This Week

Filed by Bil Browning | September 08, 2012 | 11:45 AM | comments

Glee comes back this week on a new night - Thursdays - and they've given us a sneak peek at one of the songs - "Americano"/"Dance Again."...Read More

'Mad Men' Cast Will Never Give You Up

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | September 07, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Ever wonder what the cast of Mad Men sounds like when singing an 80's song? Watch this and you'll know!Read More

Love Is a Dancer

Filed by Joseph Gentile | September 06, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

I'll admit it. I'm guilty of love in the first degree for the Gossip's lead singer, Beth Ditto too, but, I haven't brought a props to an impromptu dance party before,Read More

Chuck Norris' Calls to Arms Evangelical Christians

Filed by Rodrigo Ugarte | September 05, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Chuck Norris will awaken all the evangelical Christians and save America! You gotta see this!Read More

Gandalf Got Back

Filed by Joseph Gentile | September 04, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Flat-assed? "THOU SHALT NOT PASS!" Funnyman Hunter Davis gives us a side-splittingly, raunchy parody of Sir Mix-A-Lot's "Baby Got Back" in the style of the distinguished gay actor, and occasional wizard, Sir Ian McKellen. Just don't laugh your ass off. Read More

The New Cast of Glee

Filed by Bil Browning | September 03, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Glee has to shake things up a bit now that half of the show has graduated. And by "shake it up," I mean hiring a bunch of kids who look like clones of the already stereotypical high school archtypes...Read More

London's Mayor Puts Us In a 'Happy State'

Filed by Joseph Gentile | September 02, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Conservative Mayor Boris Johnson of London doesn't cease to amuse me with his brilliantly zany antics. When he's not ziplining for Olympic gold, he's remind us that more and more Londoners are joining the "happy state" of marriage, as should gays and lesbians. Read More

Matt Gold: Ordinary

Filed by Bil Browning | September 01, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

I told everyone earlier this month that Matt Gold's new single "Ordinary" would drop a video soon. Here you go. Friend him on Facebook for more news about the upcoming album....Read More