the b-52s

Party Mix: The B-52s Kate Pierson Picks Her Fave Tracks

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“Private Idaho.” “Give Me Back My Man.” “Love Shack.” “Legal Tender.” Everyone has a favorite track by The B-52s. The party band extraordinaire has been together for over forty years. In 1976, the original quintet (Cindy Wilson, brother Ricky, Fred Schneider, Kate Pierson and Keith Strickland) held an impromptu jam sesh after sharing a “flaming…

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Melissa McCarthy, Lizzo Vie For “Little Mermaid” Villain

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An epic battle is being waged under the sea. Melissa McCarthy and rap/pop sensation Lizzo are vying for the coveted role of tentacled sea witch Ursula in the live action remake of The Little Mermaid. Lizzo made her interest in the role known by Tweeting out the crying emoji when news broke that McCarthy was…

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It’s Time To Dance: Streep, Grande, Kidman To Star In Musical “The Prom”

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Is there no queer/queer-adjacent entertainment that Ryan Murphy doesn’t have his hands in? His recent Broadway revival of “The Boys in the Band” just won a Tony. The Paris is Burning-inspired ball culture series “Pose” is deep into season 2. “The Assassination of Gianni Versace” won armloads of Emmys. Now, he’s lined up a stellar…

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bananasplits

From Kiddie Show To Horror Flick, “Banana Splits” Reboot Is Bananas

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When a remake/reboot is announced, we pretty much know what to expect. The production values and/or special effects will be better. An “A” or “B” list star might be attached. An old storyline will get dusted off and tweaked for greater mass appeal. All the familiar tropes we loved will be amplified. That is exactly…

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Esther The Wonder Pig And Her Two Daddies Are Going Hollywood

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Move over, Miss Piggy. Back up, Babe. Watch your back, Wilbur. There’s a new piggy out to conquer Tinseltown. The producers behind animal rescue films Free Willy and Hotel for Dogs, have hired writers to develop a screenplay based on the improbable tail of a gay couple who adopted a piglet who grew into a…

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First Look: Trailer, Poster For Almodovar’s Reunion With Banderas, Cruz

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Fans of filmmaker Pedro Almodovar and superstars Penelope Cruz and Antonio Banderas rejoice! The latest, much-anticipated cinematic collabo between the trio will be unspooling soon, in Spain at least. The trailer and poster for Dolor y Gloria aka Pain & Glory, have finally arrived. The official synopsis describes the film concerning, “first loves, second loves,…

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jimmyneurosis

‘Top Chef Master’ James Oseland’s Memoir Details Punk Coming Of Age

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Jimmy Neurosis: A Memoir About “Being Young and Gay During the 1970s Punk Revolution in America” is James Oseland’s raw, riveting coming-of-age memoir about his tumultuous teen years between 1977 and 1980. Long before he was an award-winning food writer and editor and a judge on Bravo’s Top Chef Masters, Oseland was an awkward, bullied, gay…

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liberacecooks

Flagrant Flashback: Mr Showmanship Shares His Sticky Buns In ‘Liberace Cooks’

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What can one do to quell ever-frequent presidential assassination fantasies? One cozy, escapist idea is to dive headfirst into the vintage book Liberace Cooks!: Hundreds of Delicious Recipes For You from His Seven Dining Rooms as told to food critic Carol Truax. Gratitude to Carol, though Wikipedia states she joined the spirit world before co-author…

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Pull Up To The Bumper: Dolph Lundgren On “Exhausting” Grace Jones Orgies

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Currently back on screen in the smash hit Creed II, action star Dolph Lundgren recently reminisced on his torrid relationship with the iconic diva Grace Jones. In 1983, Lundgren had been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to MIT and was on track to be a chemical engineer. He got sidetracked when Grace spotted him across a…

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R.I.P. Gay Rights Activist, Filmmaker Pat Rocco

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A largely-unsung giant of the LGBTQ rights movement, Pat Rocco was truly a Renaissance man. A singer on a popular TV series, a self-taught filmmaker, a gay rights pioneer and a homeless advocate, Rocco died November 8. He was 84. He was born in 1934 in New York, and as a child, sang to entertain…

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