Entertainment: October 2013

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Watch Hot Rugger Ben Cohen Make His 2014 Calendar

Filed by John M. Becker | October 31, 2013 | 4:30 PM | comments

For his 2014 calendar, dreamy rugby star Ben Cohen hits the gym, plays on the field, strips down to his skivvies, and showers off -- all in the name of fighting bullying.Read More

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Daily Show Tests Intolerance In Mississippi, Alabama

Filed by John M. Becker | October 31, 2013 | 12:30 PM | comments

The response they got may surprise you.Read More

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The Best Airline Safety Video Ever

Filed by John M. Becker | October 30, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

Virgin America's new in-flight safety video is the best airline safety video of all time. I wish each flight started with a dance-pop burst of positive energy!Read More

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Hollywood & Homophobia: How Far Have We Come?

Filed by Davina Kotulski | October 26, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

What you think of the portrayal of LGBT people in the media? Are watchdog groups like GLAAD still needed?Read More


Universal Studios Cancels Homophobic Halloween Show

Filed by John M. Becker | October 24, 2013 | 6:00 PM | comments

Universal Studios Hollywood has cancelled its homophobic Halloween show after widespread public outcry.Read More

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How to Win DC's 17th Street High Heel Race

Filed by Bil Browning | October 23, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

DC's 27th Annual High High Race is coming up next week and last year's winner, Inertia, has some solid tips on how you can win the big event too.Read More

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This Cover of Lorde's 'Royals' Will Rock You

Filed by Bil Browning | October 22, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

I'd never heard of the rock group Mora Mora before, but this cover of Lorde's "Royals" has made me a fan.Read More

No Selfie Control

Filed by Bil Browning | October 22, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

I think we all know someone who just can't get enough of their own image. I have an acquaintance who changes his Facebook profile photo at least every other day; I liked him better before I knew he was that vain.Read More

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A Little LGBT Theater History

Filed by Mark Segal | October 21, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

Let's talk showbiz, and in honor of LGBT History Month, I'll tell a little secret.Read More

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Creeptastic: Jeremy Jordan Sings in His Underwear

Filed by Bil Browning | October 20, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Remember heartthrob Jeremy Jordan from the now-canceled hot mess TV show Smash? He recently took the stage at NYC's 54 Below to sing a mashup of TLC's and Radiohead's songs "Creep" in his underwear.Read More


Homophobic Halloween Show at Universal Studios Hollywood

Filed by John M. Becker | October 19, 2013 | 2:45 PM | comments

Universal Studios Hollywood's Halloween show features a lisping, effeminate gay-minstrel Superman character who gets beaten up. Because that's funny, right?Read More

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Chris Kluwe: The Fine Art of Swearing

Filed by Bil Browning | October 17, 2013 | 4:30 PM | comments

NFL player and mega gay ally, Chris Kluwe, stopped by Pivot's "TakePart Live" show the other day to chat about the fine art of swearing and what keeps other players fearful of speaking out on issues they believe in.Read More

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Losing It: The Best of Stephen Colbert

Filed by Bil Browning | October 16, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

Stephen Colbert is famous for staying in character as a conservative windbag, but sometimes the jokes are too much even for him. So what makes Colbert crack up?Read More

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Zac Efron Sports Strap-On In New Movie Trailer

Filed by John M. Becker | October 16, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

What could make this day better? If you said Zac Efron naked, you're right!Read More


GOP Debt Ceiling Crisis: One Day More

Filed by John M. Becker | October 16, 2013 | 7:45 AM | comments

Tomorrow, thanks to the GOP-engineered debt crisis, there will be no guarantee that the United States will be able to pay its bills on time and in full.Read More

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On Monday Morning: Can You Solve This Brainteaser?

Filed by Bil Browning | October 14, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Be considerate! Mark your comment as a spoiler if you know the solution. Some folks will want it, but others won't.Read More

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It Must Be a Catholic Daycare

Filed by Bil Browning | October 13, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Worst. Daycare. Ever.Read More

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Benedict Cumberbatch in the Shower

Filed by Bil Browning | October 10, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

There are few men in this world as sexy as Benedict Cumberbatch. Even his name is sexy; it rolls right off your tongue and the sheer sound of it has been known to drive small mammals mad with lust....Read More


Telekinesis & Game Shows: Morning Viral Video Round-Up

Filed by John M. Becker | October 08, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

How would you react if you saw a woman telekinetically throw a guy into a wall on your morning coffee run?Read More

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Miley Cyrus Twerking as Bachmann Is SNL Gold

Filed by Jerame Davis | October 07, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

When the girl who was in the news just a few weeks ago for twerking on MTV with Robin Thicke and pink teddy bears can credibly mock you, how much lower can you go?Read More


Germany Unveils Rainbow Uniforms for Sochi Olympics

Filed by John M. Becker | October 06, 2013 | 5:30 PM | comments

What do you think? Are Germany's rainbow Olympics uniforms a crazy coincidence or a silent protest of Russia's mistreatment of LGBT people?Read More

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Olympic Torch Blows Out Just After Arrival in Moscow

Filed by John M. Becker | October 06, 2013 | 3:00 PM | comments

After receiving a hero's welcome and stirring remarks from Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Olympic flame was promptly extinguished by a gust of wind at the Kremlin. Read More


Gratuitously Sexy Men For Your Sunday Morning

Filed by John M. Becker | October 06, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

Okay, so it's already the afternoon here on the East Coast. But it's a beautiful day, so here are some beautiful men to go along with it.Read More

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Rancho Bilerico: Our 15th Anniversary

Filed by Bil Browning | October 06, 2013 | 9:30 AM | comments

Today is Jerame and my 15th anniversary. I wanted to get him this card, but friends said they didn't think it was sufficiently sentimental.Read More


Vladimir Putin's Big Gay Adventure

Filed by Bil Browning | October 04, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

You know, they say that the biggest homophobes are also closet cases...Read More

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Guillermo del Toro's Treehouse of Horror Gags

Filed by Bil Browning | October 04, 2013 | 1:30 PM | comments

If you're a Simpsons fan, the upcoming Treehouse of Horror episode is a must-see. This year, noted filmmaker and novelist Guillermo del Toro takes the helm for the episode's opening sequence.Read More


GLSEN Honoring Company Behind 'Ender's Game' Film

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 04, 2013 | 10:30 AM | comments

GLSEN, an LGBT organization, is giving the company behind the controversial film "Ender's Game" an award this month. What are they thinking?Read More


In an Epic Rant, Lewis Black Unloads on Barilla Pasta

Filed by John M. Becker | October 03, 2013 | 1:30 PM | comments

Lewis Black tore into Guido Barilla in a special segment on "The Daily Show" this week. It's absolutely hilarious.Read More

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Sexy Chef Promotes Hate-Free Pastas

Filed by John M. Becker | October 02, 2013 | 1:30 PM | comments

A new, mildly NSFW video response to Barillagate promotes pro-equality pasta with a sexy chef and a same-sex homage to the noodle scene from Lady and the Tramp.Read More

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Decisions: Obamacare vs the Affordable Care Act

Filed by Bil Browning | October 01, 2013 | 1:30 PM | comments

Jimmy Kimmel did another one of his "man on the street" interviews last night and, once again, the results are ridiculously hilarious. After all, Amuricans are stoopid.Read More