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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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The Queen Is Dead: We Are Officially Done With Morrissey

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If misery likes company, Big Mouth Morrissey continues to keep in stride with fellow shameful nativist Brit rock legends Eric Clapton—who, despite his debt to American Blues, still gives merit to the “Keep Britain white” tenets of the National Front that he endorsed in 1976—and Bryan Ferry, UK Conservative Party supporter. The self-anointed humasexual (in…

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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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Divine, Tab Hunter Camp Classic “Polyester” Getting Criterion Release

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John Waters’ wickedly funny film Polyester, starring Divine and Tab Hunter, will be given the deluxe Criterion Collection treatment. Resplendent in Harlequin Romance-style cover artwork, this Director-approved special edition includes new added value and will be available in September. From Criterion: For his first studio picture, filth maestro John Waters took advantage of his biggest…

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‘Desert Island Downloads’ With Drag Clown Love Connie

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The altered-ego of actor John Cantwell, Love Connie is a cyclone of 70s and 80s film, music, theatre references. Her live shows are multi-media drag extravaganza dance comedy jams, aggressively choreographed tributes to pop gods, scream queens and camp/cult film/tv shows. In a world of forgettable, lip-synching automatons, there is no one like Connie. Body…

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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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‘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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Doll Parts: Let’s Cast Barbie Movie Starring Margot Robbie

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Last week, Warner Brothers and Mattel announced a star for their live-action Barbie movie, thus breathing new life into a project that had originally been an Amy Schumer vehicle. This iteration features a touching, body-positive storyline about loving yourself unconditionally. Now, in the time-honored tradition of having Barbie look like she just finished doing several…

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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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