February 25, 2011
How many layers does he have on that junk!? That's some impressive titty control, I'll give him that. But those dance moves are just... they don't match the sexiness of his mustache. Let's put it that way.
February 23, 2011
"Attorney General Eric Holder has just issued a statement announcing that the Department of Justice will no longer defend the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act. President Obama has come under criticism from gay groups for saying he supports a repeal of DOMA, the federal policy that restricts marriage to one man and one woman signed into law by Bill Clinton in 1996, while still instructing the DOJ to defend it in court. In the two current cases against DOMA, Pedersen v. OPM and Windsor v. United States, the DOJ will now remain participatory but will not defend the constitutionality of DOMA. (Interested members of Congress still may defend it if they so choose.)"
Thanks, NY Mag, for not making that paragraph as legal as the Advocate.
Charlie Savage wrote this for the NY Times:
"WASHINGTON — President Obama, in a major legal policy shift, has directed the Justice Department to stop defending the Defense of Marriage Act — the 1996 law that bars federal recognition of same-sex marriages — against lawsuits challenging it as unconstitutional.
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. sent a letter to Congress on Wednesday saying that the Justice Department will now take the position in court that the Defense of Marriage Act should be struck down as a violation of gay couples’ rights to equal protection under the law.
“The President and I have concluded that classifications based on sexual orientation warrant heightened scrutiny and that, as applied to same-sex couples legally married under state law,” a crucial provision of the act is unconstitutional, Mr. Holder wrote."
IT'S ABOUT DAMN TIME.
So, it started this weekend when everyone was bugging (on Facebook) about this new Radiohead single (which is lovely, by the way), called "Lotus Flower." It features Thom Yorke dancing like a nut and it's very charming. I've now seen him put to dance against songs like "Single Ladies," Ginuwine's "Pony" and now Rick Astley. This is probably my favorite yet (partly because of the way it's cut up).
February 22, 2011
February 21, 2011
February 17, 2011
February 16, 2011
NY Mag's Vulture ran this and invited comments. There are currently 45 and they're pretty fun to read. Check it all out here:
"In his new Rolling Stone cover story, Justin Bieber tackles the hard stuff: sex ("I don't think you should have sex with anyone unless you love them"), politics ("I'm not sure about the parties, but whatever they have in Korea, that's bad"), health care ("Canada's the best country in the world. We go to the doctor and we don't need to worry about paying him"), and the big one, abortion. "I really don't believe in abortion," Bieber tells the magazine. "It's like killing a baby?" But what if that baby (baby, baby, oh) were a product of rape? "Um. Well, I think that's really sad, but everything happens for a reason. I guess I haven't been in that position, so I wouldn't be able to judge that." Craft your own publicist-approved clarification and apology in the comments!"
In other Bieber Fever news, he was basically all up in Glee last night:
Sweet Jesus. Powerful stuff.
My heart started to pitter patter when I read this:
"Channing Tatum: Jamie Bell and I Have 'Been Having Sex for a Few Years Now'"
What!? Oh, this, C/O Towle:
While the GQ cover story is not up yet, Tatum recently discussed the homoeroticism in his new film, The Eagle, and the master/slave relationship between Tatum and his costar Jamie Bell with The Vulture:
"I think there’s love in any relationship, whether it’s between a man and a woman, an animal and a person. Look, you have a need to be understood, humans gather around each other and they need to help each other through things. Jamie’s character and my character through trial by fire had to figure out how to understand each other. So I guess you could call it a bromance."
Tatum continues on that thread:
"How about in real life?
Jamie and I have a bromance. We’ve been having sex for a few years now.
How’s that going?
He’s a lot smaller than you. He’s really small.
He’s a goer though.
What’s a goer?
I don’t know. I just made it up."
February 14, 2011
They sat together in the front row of the Calvin Klein runway show. Thanks, DListed. I do like this clever text: "You Can Cut The Sexual Tension With One Of Zac Efron's Eyebrows."
Better than Justin Bieber, Drake, Florence & The Machine, and Mumford & Sons? Not so sure, but this song sure is pretty.
February 11, 2011
February 10, 2011
WASHINGTON — A congressman from New York abruptly resigned his seat Wednesday, quitting, he said, because he regretted actions that have hurt his family and others.
The gossip website Gawker reported Wednesday that Rep. Christopher Lee, a married two-term Republican lawmaker, had sent a shirtless photo of himself to a woman he met on Craigslist, an online advertising site.
Lee said in an emailed statement that his resignation was effective immediately. The statement offered no confirmation or details of a Craigslist posting.
"I regret the harm that my actions have caused my family, my staff and my constituents," Lee said. "I deeply and sincerely apologize to them all. I have made profound mistakes, and I promise to work as hard as I can to seek their forgiveness."
Added Lee: "The challenges we face in Western New York and across the country are too serious for me to allow this distraction to continue, so I am announcing that I have resigned my seat in Congress effective immediately."
An anonymous woman described as a 34-year-old resident of Maryland and a government employee provided Gawker with emails she said were an exchange between her and Lee in response to an ad she placed in the "Women Seeking Men" section of Craigslist.
Gawker reported that Lee identified himself as a divorced lobbyist and sent a photo of himself posing shirtless. The woman eventually broke off the contact with Lee after becoming suspicious that he had misrepresented himself, according to Gawker.
Lee served on the House Ways and Means Committee, considered among the most prestigeous in the House of Representatives, because it writes tax law. He also was active on economic revitalization issues.
He has a business background stemming from his family's manufacturing business.
Thanks AP and CTV.
February 8, 2011
February 7, 2011
Text via Gawker: "Shia LaBeouf got in a bar fight at the Mad Bulls Tavern in Sherman Oaks, CA and was cuffed and hauled away in a cop car. According to one eye-witness, Shia got punched in the face and split his lip. The guy on the other side of the fight says he tried to ask Shia for a photo but he refused. Later, when Shia came out of the bar, one of the guy's buddies tried to say hi to him but Shia told him to "get the fuck out of my way." So the guy said "don't worry, he's just a fucking faggot anyway." Shia flipped out, charged and started "chest-bumping" him. Then the bouncer put Shia a head lock and turned him over to the cops. This sounds like they were just filming the big screen version of Jersey Shore."
MUCH more obnoxious reporting about the incident C/O Radar.
P.S. How awesome is this super-random photo I found?
There are many more on Beautiful Mag's website.
There's MORE where that came from.
"Xtina sang "what so proudly we watched" instead of "o'er the ramparts we watched."" - from DListed.
She's already apologized: "I got so caught up in the moment of the song that I lost my place. I can only hope that everyone could feel my love for this country and that the true spirit of its anthem still came through." I think it came through, girl. Don't let the haters bring you down.
Chris Evans in Captain America:
Chris Hemsworth in Thor:
Chris Hemsworth in Thor:
February 3, 2011
February 2, 2011
February 1, 2011
Thanks, Jezebel and The Daily What.
Holy shit, right? Go here for more.