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Melissa McCarthy, Lizzo Vie For “Little Mermaid” Villain

Entertainment, Featured  

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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Long Live The Gay Bar

Politics  

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, it’s important to note the role that gay bars held, and continue to hold, in the queer community. For many, especially those living outside metropolitan areas, gay bars are as important now as they’ve ever been. As Trump and his enablers continue to roll back…

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The Queen Is Dead: We Are Officially Done With Morrissey

Featured, Politics  

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”

Entertainment, Featured  

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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Stonewall Wasn’t The First Stonewall

Politics  

If LGBTQ+ history were like Christian history, the Stonewall Uprising would be 0 AD. Everything began there. Everything happened because of it. Every twink, every Pride blackout, every video of a gay porn star launching his butthole at you for the Running Butthole Challenge …  It’s all possible because of Stonewall. Or so we’ve been…

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

Comedy, Featured  

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

Entertainment  

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

Entertainment  

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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‘Desert Island Downloads’ With Drag Clown Love Connie

Comedy, Featured  

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

Entertainment, Featured  

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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