A lot has changed in professional sports fitness since wideload Refrigerator Perry trotted his way around the football field: barbecue sauce is no longer considered a legitimate hydrator and last time I checked, when you are six foot two and weighing in at 382 pounds, you are not in ideal form. But this rather [...]

Though we are indeed in the 21st century, there is still something to be said for Rock Hudson’s commitment to the closet. He wanted no femininity to slip through the cracks of his stalwart rough and tumble persona and he was not going to let his true sexual orientation put a pall on his public [...]

I’m going to go out on a limb here and say something that might not be comforting to those of us whose mothers have convinced us that we’re beautiful even though, well, we’re not. Our eyelashes are short, we have stringy unkempt hair, our lips are shriveled and thin and we only wish our [...]

Last night on CNN – the station most likely to invoke suicidal ideation upon its viewers – I watched a segment that was actually psychologically interesting.  On AC 360, Anderson Cooper – arguably a man who has had a ‘glass closet’ custom designed for him – interviewed Alexandra Pelosi on her documentary about Ted Haggard [...]

The day of “it is an honour just to be nominated” has passed without a tremendous amount of surprise or dismay and now it is time for the stars to settle into their disingenuous politics until the fateful day arrives.
The Oscars – nothing but a glamorous day of indignance, disappointment, anorexia, and envy – are [...]

It is not often that I swoon over a greasy-haired man whose face is marked with acne scars, alcohol abuse, fight wounds and age, but in the case of Mickey Rourke – the Obama generation’s Lazarus –, I toss aside my vanity and coo away for this beautifully beaten-down brute.
 Perhaps it seems a tad tardy [...]


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