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I sometimes feel: What's the point of being gay if I'm not beautiful

I'm not ugly but certainly not hot. Gay men just don't respond to me, which makes for a rather lonely existence when you're gay.

I'm smart, well off, established in a great career, pretty fun.

Yet, none of that seems to matters to the gay men I meet.

I've tried too long for the gay community (is there one?) to even acknowledge me, let alone accept me.

Do I just give up and become a recluse? Honestly what's the point of going to a bar, party, or club hoping for something to be different this time?

by Anonymousreplies 754 hours ago

Cyclist BANGS On Moving Car, Driver HITS Cyclist In Retaliation!

Whose side are you on? The cyclist is the one who started it by banging on the moving taxi cab

But then again the Taxi Cab could have killed the cyclist with that move.

So whose side are you on?

Vote below then discuss

by Anonymousreplies 724 hours ago

Mary Kay Place... Lesbian???

Talented, never married, no children, never linked with anyone. Is she family?

Sarah Paulson should leave Holland for her.

by Anonymousreplies 384 hours ago

Do you like big balls?

Well?

by Anonymousreplies 64 hours ago

Assuming Dems win the House

so can actually pass bills on to the President. Which is the most likely outcome: No ENDA action at all, Gay-only bill passes, G +T bill fails, G + T passes?

Cynically, I say #1 as "GLBT" orgs wouldn't let gay only be votes on.

by Anonymousreplies 24 hours ago

Don’t tell parents if transgender males bunk with daughters

A Maryland school district is instructing teachers and administrators not to tell parents if their daughters are bunking with male students who identify as girls on overnight field trips.

Bob Mosier, chief communications officer for Anne Arundel County Public Schools, says in a training video detailing how to accommodate transgender students that privacy issues regarding the student prevent the district from informing parents about such arrangements.

“So, many of you might be asking yourselves, ‘So I’m at an overnight field trip, and I have student who’s biologically a male, identifies as a female, and we’ve worked with that student and her family, and that student wants to sleep in the dorms, or whatever sleeping arrangements are, with the females,’” Mr. Mosier says in a video of the training session. “They don’t want to sleep in a room by themselves; they want to sleep with the rest of the females. So what do we do?

“And the answer is, they sleep with the females,” he said. “That’s not the easy answer; it’s the right answer. And in some cases, it’s going to cause issues, because … the private information piece doesn’t allow you to share that with parents of all of the other campers. Right? So that’s difficult.”

Writing at The American Conservative, Rod Dreher said the video is “very instructive, though not necessarily in the way the school system intends.”

“This gender insanity is not everywhere, yet, but it’s coming,” Mr. Dreher wrote. “Mark that. If you’re a teacher, administrator, or staffer for a public school system anywhere in the United States, you are going to find yourself sitting in a seminar just like this one day, if you haven’t already. And if you object, you’re a bigot.”

by Anonymousreplies 944 hours ago

Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe

Roasters will be Jimmy Carr, Ann Coulter, Pete Davidson, Nikki Glaser, Jewel, Ralph Macchio, Peyton Manning, Rob Riggle, Jeff Ross and roast master David Spade.

No one from West Wing or Parks and Recreation. Guess the rumors are true that everyone on those shows hated him.

Can't believe Ann Coulter will be doing this.

by Anonymousreplies 304 hours ago

Hot White Dudes with Swag

Bieber not allowed here.

by Anonymousreplies 4184 hours ago

U.S. Male Gymnasts Want to Be Objectified

Dan Savage ‏@fakedansavage 3h3 hours ago

[quote]On it.

by Anonymousreplies 354 hours ago

Matt Bomer says he was celibate in college.

Do we believe him? Do we feel sorry for him? Anyone know who his first was?

by Anonymousreplies 3994 hours ago

I'll be 55 years old tommorrow

And no longer a part of that desirable 35-54 year old demographic. This makes me feel a bit sad. Not like my life is over just that I'm officially no longer part of the mainstream. It's hard to describe, but we live in a youth oriented society and it seems like after 54, you don't really matter. It's a significant number in our society. When I turned 35 I didn't worry about how I wasn't considered "young" anymore -- I was an adult with responsibilities. Now I just feel like I'm on the sidelines. I'll be 70 years old in 15 years. I'm grateful for my health but this is the age where contemporaries start to drop off, just a trickle but it's the beginning of old age and the end.

by where did the time go?replies 924 hours ago

Who Ever Heard of a Red Weirdo?

Since many of the new Datalounge crowd had not heard of the Prancercize lady, it occurred to me that maybe they never saw another DL classic: the film of Joan Crawford going to the supermarket.

by Anonymousreplies 694 hours ago

Colin Kaepernick explains why he doesnt stand during the National Anthem

Forty Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick has willingly and knowingly immersed himself into controversy by refusing to stand for the playing of the national anthem in protest of what he deems are wrongdoings against African Americans and minorities in the United States.

His latest refusal to stand for the anthem -- he has done this in at least one other preseason game -- came before the 49ers preseason loss to Green Bay at Levi's Stadium.

"I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses Black people and people of color," Kaepernick told NFL Media in an exclusive interview after the game against Green Bay. "To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder."

The 49ers issued this statement: "The national anthem is and always will be a special part of the pre-game ceremony. It is an opportunity to honor our country and reflect on the great liberties we are afforded as its citizens. In respecting such American principles as freedom of religion and freedom of expression, we recognize the right of an individual to choose and participate, or not, in our celebration of the national anthem."

By taking a stand for civil rights, Kaepernick, 28, joins other athletes, like the NBA's Dwyane Wade, Chris Paul, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony and several WNBA players in using their platform and status to raise awareness to issues affecting minorities in the U.S.

However, refusal to support the American flag as a means to take a stand has brought incredible backlash before and likely will in this instance. The NBA's Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf of the Denver Nuggets, formerly Chris Jackson before converting to Islam, refused to acknowledge the flag in protest, citing similar reasons as Kaepernick and saying that it conflicted with some of his Islamic beliefs.

Abdul-Rauf drew the ire of fans and was briefly suspended by the NBA before a compromise was worked out between the league and player, who eventually stood with his teammates and coaches at the playing of the national anthem.

Kaepernick said that he is aware of what he is doing and that he knows it will not sit well with a lot of people, including the 49ers. He said that he did not inform the club or anyone affiliated with the team of his intentions to protest the national anthem.

"This is not something that I am going to run by anybody," he said. "I am not looking for approval. I have to stand up for people that are oppressed. ... If they take football away, my endorsements from me, I know that I stood up for what is right."

Kaepernick said that he has thought about going public with his feelings for a while but that "I felt that I needed to understand the situation better."

He said that he has discussed his feelings with his family and, after months of witnessing some of the civil unrest in the U.S., decided to be more active and involved in rights for black people. Kaepernick, who is biracial, was adopted and raised by white parents and siblings.

Kaepernick's Twitter feed is filled with civil rights Tweets and messages.

The former Super Bowl starting quarterback's decision to go public comes while he is fighting for his football life with the 49ers, who drafted him in the second round in 2011. He lost his starting job last season after being one of the most promising players in the NFL during his run under former coach Jim Harbaugh.

Over the past few months, his relationship with management has turned sour. He requested a trade last spring, which never came to fruition. He also has spent most of the offseason rehabilitating from operations to his left (non-throwing) shoulder, his hand and knee. That left him unable to fully compete with Blaine Gabbert for months and now, just weeks before the regular season starts, has him seemingly in a bind to regain his starting job.

by Anonymousreplies 804 hours ago

Real Housewives of New York City - Season 8 - Part 6

Reunion time!

All the fake laughter. All the fake tears. All the fake drama.

And of course, all the Skinny Girl product placement your anorexic heart desires.

by Anonymousreplies 784 hours ago

ITALY REACHES BREAKING POINT: Rome sending migrants BACK to Sudan on private jets

August 27, 2016 - Sudanese and Italian authorities are working together to tackle the migrant crisis.

Some 48 people in Ventimiglia have been deported as human rights organisations protest against the move.

The migrants, who were hoping to cross the Italian border into France, were flown to the Sudanese capital of Khartoum on a chartered EgyptAir flight.

In a bid to avoid protesters expecting the flight to leave from Milan Malpensa Airport, the migrants were actually flown from Turin-Caselle, an airport over an hour away.

The deportation, the first of its kind in Italy, has been met with outrage.

Speaking to local media, protesters said: "We knew well two of the guys that were on that plane.

"Until yesterday they were in the Red Cross centre, they felt safe and they were preparing everything to ask for asylum.”

Italian officials are yet to comment on the deportation.

Alessandra Ballerini, a lawyer in Caritas Ventimiglia and expert in immigration law, said: "This is a mass deportation to a country where fundamental rights are violated and where their lives are in danger.

“With this operation, our country becomes an accomplice.”

In 2015, 60 per cent of Sudanese asylum seekers were granted humanitarian protection in Italy.

But Sudan and Italy signed an agreement earlier this month to work together on migration and border control issues.

A team of Sudanese officials have been sent to the Italian-French border to identify migrants to be repatriated.

Amnesty International says human rights abuses have taken place during conflicts in Sudan.

President Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir is wanted for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

(Continued at source)

by Anonymousreplies 224 hours ago

Julia Roberts Blind Items dirty Reveals

December 28, 2006

This married A++ actress was attached to do a movie but wanted a certain actor to play opposite her. The actor was not interested but our actress thought she could convince him and the studio believed her. The studio chartered a jet and our actress flew 11 hours one way and 12 hours on the return flight. All of this travel for about six hours of alone time with the actor who still did not want to do the movie but had a great deal of fun doing something else. The actress returned home, broke the sad news to the studio, broke off her own involvement in the project and ultimately cost the studio a great deal of money but it was her satisfaction that was most important and so they still do business together. Julia Roberts

August 6, 2013

This A list mostly movie actress who used to be A++ list got in touch with this A list mostly movie actor who she had a brief fling with when they made a movie a few years back. She called him to congratulate him and then said she was in town on a whim and they should meet for coffee. Javier Bardem, Julia Roberts, Penelope Cruz

August 18, 2013

This A+ list mostly movie actress yelled and screamed with spit flying at an employee for an hour because she thought the employee was hiding her cell phone and what would be a very incriminating video of our actress. Julia Roberts

August 29, 2013

This still A list mostly movie actress who is an Academy Award winner was at dinner this week with her husband and a few of her friends. When the husband started to correct something our actress was saying, she turned to him and said, “When I want you to talk, I will tell you.” The husband shut up for the rest of the dinner and just stared down at his phone. Julia Roberts

December 20, 2013

This former A+ list mostly movie actress who will probably be an A permanently just because of her name didn’t let her marriage vows stand in the way of making it very clear to the lead singer of this B list band with the catchy name that she would be more than willing to fuck him all night long. Yeah, those were pretty much her exact words and she was pretty ticked off when he turned her down. I believe she used the word hack or something that rhymes with brick when earlier she had been gushing about the music. Caleb Followill, Julia Roberts

October 2, 2013

This war between A list mostly movie actresses who are also Academy Award winners has reached epic proportions. #1 won the award but has way less nominations. She is the one who started the fight and has also threatened to expose #2’s infidelities with her leading men. For her part, #2 has threatened to not only expose #1’s infidelities but also release recordings of #1 having sex with a co-star when #1 got too loud and everyone could hear them outside #1’s trailer. Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep

June 26, 2014

This forever A List actress is having a hard time coming to the realization that she is past her prime for many leading roles she is interested in. In her day, she was everywhere and pretty much had her pick of any movie …or any man. Always had smiles and sweet demeanor for her adoring public, but in Hollywood she was known to be extremely difficult to work with. People cringed when she came on set and she rarely spoke to anyone “beneath” her. That didn’t keep her from getting work because it was a guarantee hit if she was in it. I’ve seen firsthand what she reduces a man to once she’s decided she’s through with him. Julia Roberts

June 17, 2014

This married Academy Award nominee/winner actress was A+ list back in the day and part of a famous family. Now, she makes commercials and is pretty whiny about everything. What she wants you to believe is that she is straight and narrow. What she won’t tell you is that she got so wasted on LSD one night during the filming of a movie that she took on four guys at once. She was legendary. Julia Roberts

by Anonymousreplies 664 hours ago

Best Live Televised Musical Performances - Award Shows, Talk Shows, Specials

This one is still a stunner - as much for the lovely Carole King's reactions as for Aretha's performance. BTW, never noticed this before, but Aretha actually brings her purse with her on stage! Ha ha ha! Guess she thought there were some sticky fingers backstage.

by Anonymousreplies 814 hours ago

Sex Scenes From Mainstream Films You Find Hot.

The scene from Nymphomania where the young woman forces herself on the older man on the subway and sucks him off was very arousing.

by Anonymousreplies 234 hours ago

The Journalistic Assassination of Ryan Lochte

So, unlike virtually every other "reputable" news outlet, USA Today did some actual reporting and found that, yes, Ryan was telling the truth. But that doesn't matter to us, does it? All we want is a lynch mob. A chance to feel better about ourselves and to feel holier-than-thou. I mean, how would we have the eventual heart-warming redemption story if we hadn't tried to destroy the man's life and achievements first?

[quote]Man, that Ryan Lochte, what a jerk! Am I right? Of course I’m right. It’s backed up by journalism. There isn’t a news outlet on the planet that hasn’t carried a story about how Lochte and three other swimmers no one bothers to name got hammered at the Rio Olympics, trashed a bathroom at a gas station, and traumatized innocent security guards, women, children, and plant life alike.

[quote]But what if it didn’t happen that way? What if, with the exception of a few minor details flubbed in a drunken haze, Lochte and his fellow mermen told the truth?

[quote]That might seem far-fetched. After all, media luminaries such as Matt Lauer and Al Roker slammed Lochte as a liar. Lochte himself admitted to lying. It’s true; we saw it in the media. Or did we?

[quote]The story begins after the swimmers were done with their events. Friends hit the town, as anyone would, and had a few (maybe a few too many) adult beverages. If you think you wouldn’t seek to blow off some steam and have a little fun after going through what it takes to become an Olympic champion, you’re lying to yourself.

[quote]None of this was illegal; none of it was wrong.

[quote]As anyone who’s had a few drinks can imagine, on the way back to their rooms, the swimmers had to pee. This is where the media narrative goes off the rails.

by Anonymousreplies 1014 hours ago

Cheerleaders Say No

Whittier Family Says Cheerleading League Wouldn't Let Daughter With Disability Join Team

by Anonymousreplies 214 hours ago

The Gays and Tennis Part 15

Here's the new thread since Part 14 just filled up. We're about to start the USO. I'm sure someone will make a separate thread for that but here's one for pre and post slam tennis.

Can Kerber clinch the #1 ranking or will Serena find a way to hang on?

Can Murray win his second slam this year?

Can Djokovic regain his form?

What can we expect from Nadal?

Can either Cincinnati winner, Pliskova and Cilic, carry that form over to the last slam of the year?

Will someone else make a name for him/herself?

by Anonymousreplies 114 hours ago

How to make an improper lasagna/e

There is something particularly revolting about seeing cottage cheese in a lasagna/e

by Anonymousreplies 544 hours ago

Why are feminists and SJWs so opposed to the "burkini" ban?

I really don't understand. I know that some Muslim women say that they wear the burkini, or other head/body coverings out of choice as opposed to oppression, but wouldn't you think that those women are simply brainwashed by religion? I'm kind of surprised at the reaction of women's rights advocates. Of course, it is the right of these women to wear the burkini, but I can't see how it isn't a form of oppression, even if the wearer doesn't recognize it as such.

I kind of don't blame France for wanting to be a secular society, but then again, I'm an atheist and can't stand any religion. I guess right now, it's only trendy or acceptable to pick on Christians. I don't think that these SJW types understand that they'd be the first to be stoned to death under Islamic rule.

by Anonymousreplies 784 hours ago

Barbra Streisand Mocks Donald Trump In ‘Yuge’ Jimmy Fallon Duet

“Any wall you can build, I can build taller.”

by Anonymousreplies 74 hours ago

Egyptian police 'are using Grindr to find and arrest LGBT people'

August 27, 2016

Egyptian police are using Grindr and other dating apps to find and arrest members of the country's LGBT community, reports suggest.

Officers have allegedly utilised the gay dating app to pinpoint the location of people suspected of being LGBT.

According to an unnamed source from the Egyptian LGBT community, police have used the app to get within a "few hundred metres" of their targets, according to the Jerusalem Post.

The source told Egyptian lifestyle magazine, Cairo Scene: "It is possible to tell a user's position within a few hundred metres, and many users include personal pictures, making them easily identifiable to cops.

"It baffles me how easily people are willing to share such personal information in a country like Egypt. It is beyond stupid.

"I would advise anyone to be careful when dating online."

While homosexuality is not illegal in Egypt, authorities have continued to arrest members of the LGBT community under a "debauchery law".

Activists have claimed the vague guidelines set out in the law allow police to arrest and secure convictions of LGBT people.

In April, 11 men were given a total of 101 years in prison for a number of 'debauchery' offences, Gay Egypt reported.

by Anonymousreplies 84 hours ago

Theatre Gossip #236- "It's Not Where You Start, It's Where You Nemetz" Edition

Wherein 67 theater queens wait with bated breath for something interesting to happen on BroadWAY so we don't have to dredge up "Moose Murders" in this thread.

by Anonymousreplies 874 hours ago

For God's sake, someone PLEASE help me understand why I can't return to where I was when clicking a link on DL using an iPhone

It's driving me crazy. WHY does it do this and WHY don't the people in charge of Data Lounge DO something about it.

by Anonymousreplies 264 hours ago

Meta Thread about Feelings and Empathy Trolls

Clever DL members, what is it called when people post concern and empathy to social media, but they don't realise their deep feelies often have no effect whatsoever on anything out there in the big wide world.

For example: “Fifteen civilians, among them 11 children, were killed in a barrel bomb attack on the Bab al-Nayrab neighbourhood,” the Britain-based Syrian Observatory For Human Rights monitor said.

After the attack, a reporter from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation shared a video of two boys mourning the death of their sibling. In it, the boys hug each other as they cry “My brother!”

Twitter: Sophie McNeill ✔@Sophiemcneill Look at this heartbreak today in #Syria It's 1 week since #OmranDaqneesh & NOTHING has changed #wecantsaywedidntknow 11:06 PM - 25 Aug 2016

___________________________

"1 week & NOTHING has changed." Did she expect change in a war, after 1 week, because some civilians a world away posted their "sads" about a heartbreaking photo last week?

I read that this is not the same as "concern troll"

concern troll: A person who posts on a blog thread, in the guise of "concern," to disrupt dialogue or undermine morale by pointing out that posters and/or the site may be getting themselves in trouble, usually with an authority or power. They point out problems that don't really exist. The intent is to derail, stifle, control, the dialogue. It is viewed as insincere and condescending.

_______

I dont mock the empathy or the deep feelies (well the latter a little bit). But what is it called - that people can feel outraged or betrayed when a social media empathy crusade doesn't have results.

BLM has a lot of this.

There is a meta logic - "I thought we already agreed that black lives matter and indiscriminate killing of black folks is bad, because we all posted about this. So how on earth could it happen again yesterday! We posted about this."

Thoughts?

by Anonymousreplies 84 hours ago

Same Song, Different Singer

Sometimes two singers can sing the same song and come out with totally different interpretations of the song. What are some of your favorites.

Cyndi Lauper originally came out with "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun." It was an anthem to party girls. Greg Laswell slowed the song down and from a male perspective, he makes it sound like a guy who is under pressure to find a girl and can't really seem to find one that is right for him.

"Stand By Your Man" the big country hit had Tammy Wynette telling women to stand by their man with the intention that if you don't, he'll go to someone else. Lyle Lovett then sang the song from a male perspective with an interpretation of a man who didn't have a woman who stood by him.

by Anonymousreplies 1084 hours ago

Instagram Fitness Models 3

Brandon Williams

by Anonymousreplies 514 hours ago

Neil Amin-Smith

Damn he's looking good on the cover of Gay Times

by Anonymousreplies 24 hours ago

Katie Ledecky

I think they removed her frontal lobe so she could swim faster.

by Anonymousreplies 14 hours ago

Character actor David Pevsner NUDE!

For those who like mature men.

He has done tons of episodic TV from Criminal Minds to Desperate Housewives to NYPD Blue to Law & Order to Grey's Anatomy just to name a few.

But see him NUDE

He could have a new career as a mature gay porn star!

by Anonymousreplies 2534 hours ago

Hermey Elf: Gay?

From the classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

by Anonymousreplies 34 hours ago

Will Gus Van Sant ever talk about what really happened between Stipe and Phoenix?

Courtney Love is recording "Live Through This" in Stipe's hometown, Athens, while River is dying in LA. "Live Through This" is released one week after the death of Kurt Cobain.

Gus met Stipe for the first time through River, who brought him on the set of MOPI. This was also the movie he allegedly got hooked on drugs in. Was there something else going on? We hear news this week that Prince's meds were mislabeled and his last Tweet was "Just when you thought you were safe" and he died in an elevator, after having a long fear of them and associating them with The Devil.

So what is going on in the Music industry and what does Van Sant really know about the events surrounding the untimely deaths of both Phoenix and Cobain? Keanu Reeves, Phoenix's best friend at the time was allegedly involved with David Geffen at the time, who was having trouble with Cobain a few months before his death.

Where's Gus?

by Anonymousreplies 1884 hours ago

Two celebrities who always make me puke and who I hate like I hate death are James Corden and Steve Harvey.

Am I the only one? Corden is a fat. Ugly. Disgusting. Talentless pig. Steve Harvey is ugly. Gross. Has set black people back about a hundred years. Both these cunts just really make me sick. Tell us why you hate these two fucks.

by I really really really hate these two.replies 204 hours ago

JESSICA LANGE: Before and After

So, it's well known that Lange dabbled in botox for quite a few years. However, in recent years (since 2013), she has even stopped that and has aged remarkably well (maybe the botox helped).

Here's a recent before (Lange in the mid '80's) and after (Lange in "Wild Oats" in 2016):

Amazing.

by Anonymousreplies 464 hours ago

"Stranger Things" on Netflix

Has anyone else started watching? It started today.

It's very Spielbergian, with the setting a "normal" Indiana town (like CLOSE ENCOUNTERS) filled with twelve year old boys in messy houses who love to play Dungeons and Dragons and ride their bicycles at night (like ET). And a boy disappears when he is abducted by extraterrestrial forces and his loss is mourned by his single mother (CLOSE ENCOUNTERS again) who can only communicate with her missing child in another dimension via an electric household appliance (like POLTERGEIST).

Winona Ryder has improved as an actress significantly (she's rid herself of a lot of her child actress mannerisms--finally), and is affecting, although her voice makes her sound like she's still in her twenties.

by Anonymousreplies 1504 hours ago

The Two Nuns Murdered in Mississippi...a Lesbian Couple, Yes?

Seems to be robbery related...some black dude arrested...

by Anonymousreplies 74 hours ago

Chinese food delivery woman shot and killed by 4 teens.

WATERBURY -- Four teens have been arrested in connection with the murder of a Chinese food delivery driver in Waterbury Tuesday night.

Helena Vargas, 59, of Waterbury was found shot outside 70 Linden St. about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. She was taken from the scene and died at the hospital.

Police said another delivery driver, a 60-year-old man, was found assaulted and robbed of his money in the car outside the home on Linden Street. Both people worked for the Golden Wok restaurant on East Main Street, police said.

Wednesday, four people were arrested in connection with the shooting, all teenagers.

19-year-old Anthony Wright of New York, a male juvenile and two female juveniles are all facing murder charges. Wright appeared in court Wednesday afternoon and is being held on $2.5 million bond.

Police believe the people were targeted in the incident and that at least one of the four arrested had called the restaurant to make the delivery order. Investigators said all four of the suspects blamed each other when they were interviewed about what happened.

by Anonymousreplies 1064 hours ago

Which Movies Should a "Sophisticated" Person Have Watched - From Silent Films to Modern Day Flicks

DLers have a lot of obscure film knowledge, so I'd like to find out which movies should a pretty well educated, well-read, and "sophisticated" person have watched (note, I'm not claiming to be any of those things).

I'm most interested in silent films up to the early 2000s, but all opinions are most welcome. Be as obscure or esoteric as you like.

My picks would be Last Year at Marienbad and Battleship Potemkin.

by Knowledge Seekerreplies 3684 hours ago

Let's Spend $2500 to Haul Around Our Crotchfruit...

Use this as ammo on the first frau that complains to you about the high cost of Epi Pens.

by Anonymousreplies 24 hours ago

Things You Will Never Hear Donald Trump Say

Ya know, that Hillary ain't so bad!

by Anonymousreplies 724 hours ago

Has Camilla Give Up Completely - How Does She Manage to Look So Bad?

Camilla was never a beauty but I'm continually amazed at how unattractive she looks and it seems to be getting worse? She always manages to look as if she just stepped out of a Council Flat.

Her mother-in-law is one of the richest women in the world - does Camilla not care about her teeth or her skin or her hair. Is this some kind of passive-aggressive game with her in-laws?

by A Member of the Royal Household - Asking for Helpreplies 3055 hours ago

Expired Food. I Can't Throw Food Away.

Do you ever discover expired food in your cupboard? Do you eat it anyway? I live alone and haven't moved in 25 years, so things accumulate. I just found condensed soup that expired in Jan of this year. I ate it anyway. I have a (neglected) habit of going through things in Jan and eating old food, inspired by once finding a can of corn that was eight year's past its expiration date.

by Frugal Fannyreplies 585 hours ago

Loretta Lynn Concert

I was given two free tickets to her show. Should I go?

I like country music enough and LL is a legend but she's 85 or so and I don't want to see an embarrassing novelty act.

The tickets cost $125 each.

Please advice. TIA.

by Tammyreplies 115 hours ago

Longest Living Man, Age 145, Ready to Die

Jesus. What if this is actually true? 145 years? That's... insane.

I've never said this phrase before, but he looks good for 145.

by Anonymousreplies 245 hours ago

Friends with Bigots

Should you tolerate friends who are blatantly bigoted? We tolerate imperfections in all people, so why not bigotry? Of course, we should challenge them when they express bigotry to us, but cutting people off just because they are not perfect is harsh.

by Anonymousreplies 125 hours ago

What should Hillary say when asked about the Colin Kaepernick protest?

This is the type of thing the media like to ambush Democrats with.

by Anonymousreplies 55 hours ago

Starting the countdown to Russell Brand's conversion to Islam

You heard it here first.

by Anonymousreplies 195 hours ago

Do you consider this guy hot?

What do you think? :)

by Anonymousreplies 405 hours ago

Apartment / Flat-Dwelling Dataloungers: can you hear your neighbours?

And if so, how much?

by Anonymousreplies 1045 hours ago

Great Character Actors

Post character actors that amuse, abuse, or refuse you.

I love Leo G. Carroll. He was in the Man from Uncle TV show. Lots of old movies. He had a very distinctive face and voice. Not pretty, but not normal, either. I never heard of his name, but his face is familiar.

by Or recuse youreplies 1845 hours ago

The new Ben-Hur

Just seen the trailer for the new BEN HUR - just one question: why? Why did they bother? Nothing in it looks real, as per these CGI "spectaculars" - nobody in it is known to me, nor is the director. Morgan Freeman is the only name in it, drafted in to pay Sheik Ilderim - but were black people in positions of power back in the Roman empire ????

I quite like looking in on the 1959 film which still gets aired a lot, particularly at Easter coming up, and its an involving powerful film, which somehow does look 'real' - Jack Hawkins is a powerful Arrius, and he too seems to have the hots for Ben, that "ramming" scene with the rowers seems suggestive to me, and then of course Messala seems to crave Ben too - as per the legend that Gore Vidal and Wyler told Boyd how to play it without letting Heston know. Boyd really should have won best supporting actor - he is the black heart of the film and must have trained as hard as Heston for the chariot race. Hugh Griffiths who did win as the sheik is just a comic turn with a few scenes.

The TV film a few year back, was not too bad actually, within its limitations, but this new one looks not very important.

by Anonymousreplies 405 hours ago

What's the sappiest movie ever made?

Can anything beat The Song of Bernadette?

by Anonymousreplies 525 hours ago

Trump vs. Clinton Will Come Down to the Debates

Conventional wisdom says Donald Trump is going to lose, and lose big.

You see it everywhere in corporate media. Republican Party insiders are bereft and in denial, simultaneously refusing to accept the reality that their party is facing the possibility of catastrophic defeats in races all over the country this fall; indeed, some pundits say Trump marks the beginning of the end of the GOP. The New York Times is running a 24-7 odds placement that puts Hillary Clinton’s chances of victory at 86% against his 14%.

Indeed, if the election were held today, Hillary Clinton would beat Trump by a sizable margin. But the election is in two months. Two months is a long time. Old scandals percolate; new ones emerge. Another terrorist attack could prompt voters to turn to the right.

By far the biggest potential game changer, however, is the presidential debates. Conventional wisdom says Hillary Clinton will use her superior command of the facts and her ability to namedrop world leaders to run circles around Trump. But conventional wisdom is often wrong – just ask unstoppable 2016 Republican presidential nominee Jeb Bush.

I think Donald will trounce Hillary in the debates.

by Anonymousreplies 655 hours ago

Epi-Pen CEO's pay jumps from $2 million to $19 million

as the price of Epi-Pens jumps from $57 to $318.

The CEO of EpiPen company Mylan not only quadrupled the price of the life-saving allergy tool - she also started taking home 671 per cent more money, it has emerged. Mylan is currently facing Congress scrutiny after its EpiPens increased in price from $56.64 per pen in 2007 to $317.82 in 2015 - an increase of 461 per cent. But perhaps even more shocking is the even bigger increase in some Mylan execs' wages in that period - including those of CEO Heather Bresch, whose total compensation raised from $2,453,456 to $18,931,068, NBC reported.

Other execs also benefited from much-increased pay. In 2015 president Rajiv Malik's pay increased 11.1 per cent to $1million. And chief commercial officer Anthony Mauro began taking him $625,000 that year - an increase of 13.6 per cent. This came after nine years spent gradually increasing the price of the EpiPen, which gives lifesaving shots of epinephrine to those suffering dangerous allergic reactions. Prices were hiked as frequently as every second quarter, and now cost 461 per cent more than they did in 2007. The price and pay hikes aren't the only big figures in Mylan's recent past. The company also increased its lobbying from $270,000 to $1.2million in 2008. It would appear that move paid off, as in 2010 the FDA changed a recommendation that the company ship the pens two-to-a-box to just one per box. It also said they should be prescribed to at-risk patients as well as those whose allergies have been confirmed.

These plan certainly worked out well for the company: its shares shot up from $13.29 per share in 2007 to a peak of $47.59 in 2016. But the price increases have brought with them anger from Congress, which is demanding to know why those prices increased so dramatically - especially as no generic equivalent of the EpiPen exists. Senators Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), Mark Warner (D-Virginia) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) have already written the company to complain about the cost to parents and schools. On Monday Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota) called on the Federal Trade Commission to begin a probe. And on Tuesday Representative Grace Meng (D-NY) asked the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to hold a hearing on the issue. In a statement, Mylan said most customers have insurance that limits their copayments, or they can use a copay discount card to save $100. It recommended people review their coverage. It also said that since 2012, Mylan's EpiPen4Schools program had given schools more than 700,000 free EpiPens. Mylan shares were down more than 4 per cent Tuesday.

by Anonymousreplies 1735 hours ago

Your favorite threads on Datalounge?

by Anonymousreplies 15 hours ago

HBO's "The Night Of"

So far, really good.

by Anonymousreplies 2805 hours ago

Juicy celebrity dirt!

Ben Affleck

Rude and a boor. "Boring." May possibly be more than just friends with Matt Damon and perhaps other men over the years. Has a filthy mouth. Tranny chaser. Recovering alcoholic. Has used hookers in the past; likes threeways with hookers and Matt Damon. One account has the two looking at each other (and getting off on that) while doing the pro. Has had work done on his teeth, hair, and chin. Linked with Pamela Anderson, Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Garner, Salma Hayek, Lauren Holly, Famke Jannsen, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Lopez, Gwyneth Paltrow, Britney Spears (who he cheated on Jennifer Lopez with, while Spears was seeing Justin Timberlake ).

Jennifer Aniston

Has become a big pothead through her relationship with Brad Pitt. Has jealousy issues; "can be a real bitch if you're not in her 'circle.'"Used her pull with NBC to force them to rehire her father when he was let go from Days Of Our Lives. Good tipper. Linked with Adam Duritz, Tate Donovan, Paul Rudd, and Brad Pitt.

Mariah Carey

A certain problem with faithfulness and hygiene. Her early career was funded by her sister's prostitution. Very difficult to work with, and very unpleasant to fans. (Although, as is par for the course here, I've received some e-mails contradicting this). "Has a staff member remove her tampons during concerts". Has breast implants. Linked to P. Diddy, Vin Diesel, Matt Dillon, Eminem, Grant Hill, Derek Jeter, and record company exec Tommy Mottola, who she used to get a record contract.

Jim Carrey

Unpleasant man, simultaneously rampantly insecure and hideously conceited. Extreme hypochondriac. Didn't make it through high school--and while in high school, according to one of my correspondents, "JC was incredibly mean to every student he could pick on (expecially when he was with a group of friends). Really mean, he'd pick on defenseless "losers" who had no hope of even excaping his cruelty. He would do this every chance he got." Has been known to act extremely childishly on-set, although there are some reports that one-on-one he's not bad. Has sexually harassed numerous actresses.

George Clooney

Reportedly a nice guy. Slut. Possibly swinging for both fences. Like lumberjacks, likes to try on women's clothes. May have a serious gambling problem. Linked with Lucy Liu, Ginger Lynn, Kelly Preston, Julia Roberts, Winona Ryder, Charlize Theron, and Renee Zellweger.

Johnny Depp

Difficult to work with (or perhaps not; e-mailed accounts differ). Drug user/abuser. Experimenting sexually. Linked with Naomi Campbell, Sherilyn Fenn, Jennifer Grey, Juliette Lewis, Kate Moss (who he shared addictions with), Vanessa Paradis, Christina Ricci,and Winona Ryder.

Cameron Diaz

Self-important bimbo." Germ-phobic. Alcoholic and drug user. Very hard to work for; once made her assistant shave her armpits for her. The blonde nitwit in Lost in Translation is reportedly based on her. Has very bad acne, bad body odor, and bad breath.

Leonardo Dicaprio

Slut. Reportedly aggressively bisexual. Treated Claire Danes horrendously on the set of Romeo (although I've since been told that the latter rumor isn't so and that the two are friends). Reported heavy drug & alcohol use, to the point where it interferes with his acting performance. Hygienically challenged. Punk. Allegedly made gay porn under another name. Has used hookers in the past; likes anal sex with them. Tickle fetishist

by Anonymousreplies 145 hours ago

Fire Ants!

Are they a problem where you live? I hate these li'l bastards!

We've been having a lot of rain and this has caused them to make new mounds all over my yard.

Today I was pulling weeds and did not see they had a new mound behind a shrub I was working on.

I was wearing flip fops and about six of them stung me on both feet and three got me on my right hand.

Vinegar applied immediately works very well for the pain, but it doesn't stop the pustules that form from the ant stings.

Argh!

by Anonymousreplies 395 hours ago

Classical Music Gays - Holst's 'The Planets' - amirite?

I'm a philistine. I have no musical knowledge, but I love symphonic music. In particular, symphonic music from the late 19th and early 20th C. wagner, berlioz, Tchaikovsky, Grieg, Ravel, Dvorak, Debussy and - most of all - Stravinsky. But, I think my favorite piece might be Holst's 'The Planets'. I know, I know. How gauche, how obvious. Listening back to The Planets now it's crazy to me how much it's influenced 20th C. film composition. You can hear it's influence in thousands of scores. For drama, sheer versatility and awe inspiring grandeur, I don't think it can be beat.

I mean the thundering, bombast of Mars and the other-worldly etherealness of Neptune with that gorgeous off-stage choir's voices echoing? Come on!

So, with that in mind, let's adapt one of those knock-off-perfume commercials to this example. You know the ones - if you like Obsession by Calvin Klein, you'll love Compulsion by Larry Weinberg.

So, if I like Holst's The Planets, what will I love?

by Anonymousreplies 585 hours ago

Finally! Trump's collapse is complete. The sequel to the sequel to the sequel PT 5

I hope this link works. EVERYONE should see this. Pass it on.

by Anonymousreplies 4015 hours ago

Are Asian women attracted to gay men?

Why? All my adult life asian women seem to be attracted to me. I don't get it. The other races don't seem that interested and I'm pretty obviously gay. But there always seems to be some foreign student who thinks I'm husband material. Explain please!!!

by Anonymousreplies 185 hours ago

Amazing restoration of the 1957 TV version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA with Julie Andrews

Best copy so far, complete on youtube

by Anonymousreplies 145 hours ago

La Rafe de nuestras vidas capítulo dos

Continuing all discussing all things about Dena Higley obsession Rafe, the continuing downfall of Days and future Oscar winner Billy Flynn.

by Anonymousreplies 715 hours ago

BIG BROTHER 18 OFFICIAL THREAD - Part 6

A continuation of Parts I, II, III, IV & V

Continue discussing the incomparably handsome Paul, master of the BB 18 house, and those other HG's as well.

P.S., has Paul shown his gorgeous, naked ass yet?

by Anonymousreplies 5325 hours ago

Which celebrities do you think have ended up in Hell?

Charlton Heston, perhaps?

by Anonymousreplies 465 hours ago

A Question For Those Who Have dated Bi Men

Unless you have an open partnership, in which either partner can date outside the union, there is the monogamy problem, because some men just aren't created monogamous.

So: which is more likely to cheat, a gay man or a bi man?

Because Bis have twice the available partners to choose from (that is, men and women both), are they more susceptible to stimuli? But then, men are more sexually available than women generally, so the gay man who wants to cheat might find it easier.

What was your experience like?

by Anonymousreplies 175 hours ago

Transformation: From flab to fit 💪🏽

Have you transformed your bod from flab to uberfit? If so, how did you do it? How long did it take? Are you afraid of going back to flab?

by Anonymousreplies 385 hours ago

Men Presenting Amazing Asses, Part 3

Nothing but amazing asses, just because they're amazing asses.

by Anonymousreplies 2415 hours ago

Social Media erupts over footage of Odell Beckham Jr. looking at Shirtless Teammate

Twitter is Savage

by Anonymousreplies 1525 hours ago

WHET to Chris Colfer

He was such a hot commodity during GLEE . We all thought he would be next Gay superstar . But it seems his star has been faded and now he is peddling some of his boring books to his followers on twitter .

He is completely forgotten by DL and even other media outlets

by Anonymousreplies 2515 hours ago

49ers QB Kaepernick Protests National Anthem

49ers QB Kaepernick Protests National Anthem Over Treatment Of Minorities

by Anonymousreplies 75 hours ago

Brooklyn Loves MJ Party today 8/27 from 12-6pm hosted by Spike Lee!

Anybody will be there?!

by Anonymousreplies 05 hours ago

Generally speaking, what do you think is the most reliable car?

cost and reliability combined. I say Toyota. They are cheaper than Hondas and better made. I don't have experience with trucks and SUVs.

by Anonymousreplies 315 hours ago

Blind Item: Actor on Top

I just know one of you bitches know who this is...

EXCLUSIVE!

[Blind Gossip] There are sites where people can submit home videos of themselves having sex. Of course, if there are two people in the video, they are both supposed to give permission when they submit the video.

We just saw a video of two men having sex.  The video seems to be shot from a phone. Both men are clearly aware that they are filming themselves, as the “bottom” guy picks up the phone or camera several times to hold the phone at a different angle.

As soon as we saw the “top” guy, we gasped!

It was an actor who currently stars on a powerful cable TV series!

The actor’s attorney sent a demand letter to the site telling them to remove the video. While demanding the removal, they concurrently claimed that the man in the video is not the actor.

Really? We’ve watched this actor for years. This guy is handsome. We’re talking soap opera star handsome. Either it’s him or his identical twin brother.

He doesn't have a twin brother!

Anyway, in real life, the actor is married to an actress on another TV series. They had a baby in the past year or so.

by Anonymousreplies 125 hours ago

Rejected for not Liking Football: Crazy reasons people gave for dumping you

I met a guy online who I thought might be the one. He is a bisexual former college football player, in grad school, very bright, kind, masculine, only child, Biracial, built like a Men's Fitness Model. We had a couple of dates, he said he really liked me and I was the first dude he could date. He even said he wants to tell his "bros" about me. We met at a sports bar Sunday to hang. He wanted to stay there all Sunday and watch football. I confessed that I didn't usually watch football and wanted to go to the movies. He looked incredulous in the moment, but we actually left and watched a movie. That night, he texted me and said it wouldn't work out because he saw my lack of interest in football as a fatal flaw. He says masculine men like football, and he doesn't think of men who are not into football as real masculine men. He said we can't relate to each other longterm if I don't enjoy the sport like him. I am trying to move on, but it stings.

by Anonymousreplies 1446 hours ago

There Are Things

Just lots of stuff, and other things as well. You can pretend there's a grand plan, but it's really just a lot of stuff that you face. And other things as well.

by Anonymousreplies 246 hours ago

Big surprise (not) Stephen Harper resigns as MP and starts consulting firm

This will not surprise anyone - after his colossal defeat in the last Federal election, and his status as a back bench MP, Stephen Harper has resigned his seat in Parliament, and is establishing a consulting firm with two of his loyal Conservative buddies. When are we going to hear about the divorce from his lesbian wife next? Hopefully we'll never hear of him, and from him again, unless it's his obituary.

by Anonymousreplies 146 hours ago

Barbra Streisand used Steve Jobs as an IT help desk

Singer says when she could not work something out on her computer she called up the Apple co-founder for IT advice

by Anonymousreplies 126 hours ago

I'm trying to sit through Interstellar

14 minutes in and I'm already bored as shit. Does it get better?

by Anonymousreplies 886 hours ago

Breaking: Federal judge overturns conviction of Brendan Dassey...

...featured in "Making a Murderer."

by Anonymousreplies 366 hours ago

It's almost autumn!!

Yay!! I just found out about pumpkin spice cheerios. I'm so excited!! I'm going to have them for breakfast along with my pumpkin spice latte. They're limited edition, so don't miss out on your chance to try them!

by Limited edition!! replies 346 hours ago

Elizabeth Warren Has Basically Had It With Paul Krugman’s Big Bank Nonsense

WASHINGTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) appeared to offer a thinly veiled rebuke of liberal economist Paul Krugman on Wednesday by highlighting a “scary” too-big-to-fail ruling from federal bank regulators.

The Federal Reserve and the FDIC said Wednesday that five of the biggest banks in the country cannot credibly be unwound safely without bailout money from taxpayers.

“This announcement is a very big deal. It’s scary,” Warren said in a written statement. “After an extensive, multi-year review process, federal regulators concluded that five of the country’s biggest banks are still — literally — too big to fail. They officially determined that five U.S. banks are large enough that any one of them could crash the economy again if they started to fail and were not bailed out.”

The banks — Bank of America, Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase, State Street and Bank of New York Mellon — were all given until Oct. 1 to present more credible plans for how they’d enter bankruptcy, or face penalties from regulators. If they continue to fail to present credible “living wills,” regulators will eventually be required to break them up.

But Warren directed her sharpest words at an unnamed set of people who have recently downplayed the role of big banks in the financial crisis and questioned the value of breaking up big banks — an apparent reference to the Nobel Prize-winning Krugman.

“There’s been a lot of revisionist history floating around lately that the Too Big to Fail banks weren’t really responsible for the financial crisis,” Warren said. That talk isn’t new. Wall Street lobbyists have tried to deflect blame for years. But the claim is absolutely untrue.”

“There would have been no crisis without these giant banks,” Warren continued. “They encouraged reckless mortgage lending both by gobbling up an endless stream of mortgages to securitize and by funding the slimy subprime lenders who peddled their miserable products to millions of American families. The giant banks spread that risk throughout the financial system by misleading investors about the quality of the mortgages in the securities they were offering.”

On Friday, Krugman argued that the financial crisis wasn’t really a problem of too big to fail, but rather a failure to regulate so-called shadow banks — a broad term including just about every financial activity beyond traditional loans and deposits.

“The crisis itself was centered not on big banks but on ‘shadow banks’ like Lehman Brothers that weren’t necessarily that big,” Krugman wrote.

“Revisionist history is dangerous because it can blind us in the present - and bind us in the future,” Warren countered. “Today’s announcement should remind us of the central role that the big banks played in the last crisis - and it is a giant, flashing sign warning us about the central role they will play in the next crisis unless both Congress and our regulators show some backbone. ... Today, our top regulators warned us about the danger of the biggest banks - and we would be foolish to ignore their warnings.”

by Anonymousreplies 286 hours ago

Alan Poul to direct feature film adaptation of "Dancer From The Dance"

He was an EP of Six Feet Under, but he also directed the craptacular JLO flick "The Back Up Plan".

by Anonymousreplies 396 hours ago

Jacob Rascon of MSNBC one of us?

The whole time I saw him speaking, all I could see was really, really dark perfectly plucked eyebrows. That's girlfriend behavior if I have ever seen it.

by Anonymousreplies 66 hours ago

What jobs or professions would you recommend for famous people?

Imagine they didn't have the jobs or professions that made them famous. What would they be doing?

by Anonymousreplies 16 hours ago

Food Network Gossip

What's the dish on all of the celebrity chefs?

I love Alex Guarnaschelli, Ted Allen, Marcus Samuelsson, and Amanda Freitag. I hope they're nice people, because they seem nice.

Is Rocco DiSpirito still single? Mmm hmmm.

Anybody else in love with Tyler Florence? He's hottie.

Jeffrey Zakarian and Bobby Flay both seem like total dickholes! No wonder Bobby is with anorexic Giada. The ginger and the lollipop...

by Anonymousreplies 3606 hours ago

DL Olds: How do you remember so many details of TV shows from the 60s and 70s?

Every time there is a thread about Golden Girls or Mary Tyler Moore or Happy Days or Brady Bunch, it seems like a couple dozen of you can recite every episode from memory.

Did you just watch those shows over and over again as kids because there was no internet? Or do you still watch them now on Netflix or Amazon and that's why they are still fresh in your minds?

Not giving you shit, just impressed that you can remember and wondering why.

by Anonymousreplies 456 hours ago

"The Outsiders"

Just saw this for the first time. It launched the careers of Ralph Macchio, C. Thomas Howell, Tom Cruise, Emilio Estevez, Patrick Swayze... The extras blather on about the exhaustive casting and rehearsal process, but you'd never know it- not one frame rings true. I guess I saw the later director's cut with rock music instead of orchestrations, and Rob Lowe's deleted scenes added back in (wouldn't he blow Francis or something?). It just feels like Tiger Beat Community Theater. Lots of hair blowing against the sunset, etc. They are toughs like Michael Jackson's posse in the video "Bad". Just... weird.

by Anonymousreplies 506 hours ago

Any gossip on Morgan Fairchild?

I've always been hearing lesbian gossip about her. Any truth to it? Are there any other female tv legends from the 70's or 80's that are in the closet?

by Anonymousreplies 836 hours ago

Barbra's new album: Encores

She can't sing like she use to. She has not tried to adjust her phrasing and accent to give the songs a different perspective . This recording is so ego driven that she insults the music. Her singing partners, overwhelmed by the great Barbra, are helpful, but she is so much at the wheel of control that there is no room for them. She also picked out songs that she would have hit out of the park twenty years ago, but swings and misses now. Although she is a great singer, she can't seem to get out of her own way. And age and a happy marriage haven't softened her, or given her a deeper grace. She could never do " Gypsy" now. Sad, how at the end of her career she hasn't matured or seasoned well.

by Anonymousreplies 46 hours ago

Shockers

My mother was shocked the other day when I didn't rinse garbanzo beans after taking them out of the can. What shocks your mother?

by Anonymousreplies 57 hours ago

The Strain, Season 3

New season begins Sunday August 28 on FX!

by Anonymousreplies 37 hours ago

The Gays and College Football

With the season around the corner: Who's hot? Who's gay? Who's #1, and why is my team better than yours?

by Anonymousreplies 1037 hours ago

Flipping Out is back!

One of my favorite Bravo shows.

by Anonymousreplies 777 hours ago

Pancakes vs. Waffles

Which and why is your favorite? What's the best topping?

by Anonymousreplies 297 hours ago

The Millennial Whoop

A musician friend and I were discussing this the other day. He works as a producer and engineer and he said I wasn't imagining this proliferation of "whoooo"-ing in pop music from the past few years. He hears it all the time in the studio, to this day.

by Anonymousreplies 97 hours ago

I'm too nice to give him what for

Even though he deserves it. Take the other night the latest example of things. Granted I could have done a little better but for all that he went through for all he knows I could have gone through other stuff the same just in a different way. But he asked me as soon as he got there what my decision was about the stuff we thought could be cool for fun (just expensive!), mind you not even a hello, i swear it went like that. And I did give it some thought but I also thought we were going to go over it step by step that weekend so I guess I wasn't ready. I felt also a little taken by surprise because he knows I don't like just dropping in and as I said it was too early to talk so I guess I was a little short. But his reaction was not a little anything it was a lot of big this and big that. Mean I would say but yes i found out he had a bad day but you know what? He's not the only one.

So now I don't know how i feel about the plans, if there even are plans left. But I'm mad and i think rightly so.

by Anonymousreplies 67 hours ago

Lets all be silly things that existed in the 1980's!! Part 2

[quote]I am Commodore 64 and Atari.

I'm a Wang!

by Anonymousreplies 187 hours ago

Is anyone watching Tyler Perry's TOO CLOSE TO HOME?

It's on TLC as I type. It's pretty good so far. Social media sensation Brock O'Hurn is mouth-wateringly hot as the himbo trailer park landlord, and Heather Locklear as the scorned wife is so Botoxed that she's barely recognizable. It's reminiscent of Perry's OWN hit "The Haves and the Have Nots", but with better acting.

by Anonymousreplies 137 hours ago

Will Frank Ocean be first openly gay person atop US album chart?

I can't think of any other contendrrs

by Anonymousreplies 167 hours ago

Reverse Mortgages

Are they a scam?

by Anonymousreplies 57 hours ago

"Smoking hot" pastor's wife killed after failed robbery - Part 6

Corrected thread

by Anonymousreplies 4177 hours ago

Californians, tell me about Lucky Supermarkets

I vaguely recall Lucky from my young childhood in Southern California - especially the commercials with Stephanie Edwards. I thought they'd shut down in the 90s, but a friend of mine in the Bay Area was just chatting with me while, yes, shopping at a Lucky supermarket. Said there are dozens of them up there. So... are they the equivalent of Albertson's and Vons? Are they more of an Aldi / Grocery Outlet tier? I remember they used to promote their value and cost savings regularly. Do white people shop there? Tell the truth.

by Anonymousreplies 188 hours ago

Uber lose 1.2 billion! Ha ha!

The non-union, dangerous, unregulated ride-share service is thanking faster than a Prius veering off a bridge into a lake.

by I'm your Uber driver; may I assault you?replies 1648 hours ago

"Finding Prince Charming" the gay bachelor trailer is out. Premieres Sept 8th with host Lance Bass

Yes, I know there is a long thread about Robert Sepulveda's escorting past and his jack off video. But now that a trailer is out figured might as well start a new thread so more people can see what this hot mess of a show will be offering. And a new place to discuss it once it airs

by Anonymousreplies 698 hours ago

If you could lick any celebs asshole for 24 hours who would it be?

For me Nicolas Hoult for sure.

by Anonymousreplies 1758 hours ago

Is catcher in the rye an actual relatable novel?

Be honest, anyone here not have a Holden - esque adolescence?

by raises handreplies 88 hours ago

When you get a massage- what's your level of undress?

I'm getting a massage tomorrow- a professional one- from a guy. I normally just wear my boxers but my friend suggested i can get totally naked and it's pretty common and not sexual. Is this true? Im not a prude nor am I some creepy old guy but I dont want to be off putting to my male masseuse.

by Anonymousreplies 469 hours ago

Dionne Warwick

She has one of thinnest voices I've ever heard. It could give you a paper cut. Great songs, mediocre voice

by Anonymousreplies 209 hours ago

‘DWTS’ Season 23: Maksim Chmerkovskiy Returns to Competition as Pro Dancer

Maskim Chmerkovskiy, considered the bad boy of the “Dancing With the Stars” ballroom, will rejoin the cast as a pro dancer on the new season.

Chmerkovskiy, 36, made the announcement live on “Good Morning America” today.

“I’m looking at this montage you guys put together, and seems like the last 12 years, everything that happened in my life had some sort of relationship to the show, and why keep staying away from stuff that constantly has you on?” he explained.

The pro dancer said he feels great, largely because of his successful summer tour with his younger brother, Val Chmerkovskiy.

“In the process, I somehow got in the best shape of my life,” Maks Chmerkovskiy said of the “Maks & Val” tour. “My knees are back, my ankles are great, and I just wanted this to continue — the feeling, the positivity. There’s so much love there.”

The outspoken fan favorite was the season 18 pro champion — his only win in more than a dozen seasons on “Dancing With the Stars.” After taking the mirror ball trophy in May 2014 with celebrity partner Meryl Davis, Chmerkovskiy announced that he was “done” dancing on the show.

“I’ve done it. There’s no pressure,” he said. “The basic principal of the show stays the same, and you just come in and do your best and help whoever your partner is to do their best. I’m not running after multiple mirror balls. That’s not where my focus is at. I feel absolutely no pressure having to win again. I do, however, know that I’m a very competitive person, so its going to come out, and I’m looking forward to that.”

The names of eight other season 23 dance pros were revealed Tuesday on “GMA.”

Joining him as pros for the season are Lindsay Arnold, Sharna Burgess, Witney Carson, Artem Chigvintsev, Sasha Farber, Allison Holker, Gleb Savchenko and Val Chmerkovskiy.

Not returning is Peta Murgatroyd, who is engaged to Maks Chmerkovskiy and is pregnant with their first child.

“She’s doing amazing and getting bigger, and the baby is kicking, and it’s phenomenal,” the proud father-to-be said. “It’s amazing. I can’t even express it.”

The remaining pros and all 13 of their celebrity partners will be announced Aug. 30 on “GMA.”

The new season of “Dancing With the Stars” premieres Monday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

by Anonymousreplies 109 hours ago

Has anyone here made money off house flipping?

What is up with all those housing renovation/house flipping shows? This is pretty much BS, right? Has anyone here made money buying a housing, doing a reno, and then selling it? Do tell..

by Anonymousreplies 49 hours ago

Which of you vindictive bitches are helping in organizing two pride festivals in Kim Davis' home town?

"Last August, Morehead was the center of a media circus and an international flashpoint for the cause of single-sex marriage.

This year, two Pride festivals are planned for Saturday by the LGBT organizers in the mountain town. The Morehead Pride Festival will be from noon to 5 p.m., and the Rowan County Pride Festival will be 5 to 10 p.m.

The town of about 7,000 people received international attention when Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis refused to issue a same-sex marriage license after a U.S. Supreme Court decision made the marriages legal. A year later, Pride festival organizers say they hope the community will celebrate with them."

by Anonymousreplies 49 hours ago

The Man From U.N.C.L.E Underrated movie of 2015

I've just seen after having read how bad the movie was. I wish I haven't read some of the online commentators saying it bombed and have them influence my decision. It was a Really GOOD movie. Amazing cinematography. Great Soundtrack. Amazing cast. I wonder why there wasn't enough PR for the film. I have the feeling that someone is hating on WB trying to bring down its movies. Such a shame really.

by Anonymousreplies 879 hours ago

Test your WW2 knowledge

I got 25/30.

by Anonymousreplies 499 hours ago

Alex Jones Uncovers the TRUTH behind Hillary's Pickle-Gate Conspiracy

You won't get away with this, Hills!

by Anonymousreplies 29 hours ago

Must . get . .to the back . .

Must . . get . . to . . .the back . . . . .

by Anonymousreplies 09 hours ago

Sea-faring trolley dollies reveal truth about life on cruise ships

They started a Reddit thread. Hookups with passengers are a no-no:

User heapsgoods worked on a cruise ship for three years and revealed they had three friends sent home for sleeping with passengers.It's a strict no-no for crew members. The Redditor wrote: 'Essentially you get busted, you have a masters hearing and you're sent home at the next port (on your dime).

'The cruise companies don't want to be liable for anything and rape accusations are all too real. We aren't allowed to take elevator rides with guests if you're the only two people in it either, for the same reason.'

by Anonymousreplies 269 hours ago

Sticky note on my desktop

You don't have to like it, you just have to do it

by LIFEreplies 49 hours ago

Ryan Lochte in Talks to Join Season 23 of Dancing with the Stars Cast After Rio Controversy

08/24/2016 AT 12:50 PM EDT Ryan Lochte is in talks to join the celebrities competing on season 23 of Dancing with the Stars, a source tells PEOPLE.

While the cast of the latest edition of the reality competition series has yet to be announced and ABC does not comment on casting reports, the source says Lochte may be among the front-runners.

According to a DWTS insider, "Ryan has wanted to be on the show for years."

The news comes shortly after Lochte, 32, ignited controversy by fabricating a details about being robbed during his time at the Rio Olympics in August.

"I've been thinking about it a lot, because I have a big heart, and I feel like let down a lot of people," Lochte told PEOPLE on Wednesday. "I feel bad that I have let people down."

"Everyone started watching it, and they didn't watch the athletes," he continued. "That's another reason why I'm so hurt by it, because it took away from the Games."

Lochte was dropped by sponsors Speedo and Ralph Lauren in the wake of the incident, and he's facing further punishment from the U.S. Olympic Committee.

Lochte, who won his 12th medal at the Rio games, told NBC's Billy Bush ahead of the second week of Olympic events that he and three other Team U.S.A. swimmers were robbed at gunpoint in Rio.

After prodding from Brazilian police, however, Lochte admitted to PEOPLE in an exclusive interview that he had "made up" details about the robbery. Instead, the group had been confronted by a security guard after being accused of vandalizing a gas station bathroom.

"The part I made up was saying that it was a robbery. I think the word 'robbery' shocked a lot of people, and the story went viral after that," he told PEOPLE. "A gun was pulled, and we had to give them cash. If I didn't say 'robbery,' none of this would have happened."

Subsequently, Lochte told PEOPLE he apologized to his teammates, James Feigen, Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz, who had been held in Brazil for questioning in relation to the swimmer's comments.

Dancing with the Stars wouldn't be Lochte's first foray into reality television: he starred on brief E! series What Would Ryan Lochte Do? in 2013.

The show chronicled the life of the American swimmer as he prepared for Rio.

by Anonymousreplies 599 hours ago

Why do some average-looking single gay men blame all gay men for being single when attractive men don't give them attention?

I'm fug, a 3 at best, and I date guys in my league because I'm realistic and not shallow. I have no problem dating and getting into great relationships.

So, why are so many 1-5s shallow and vain and have these delusional expectations that they deserve 10s and when they get rejected or ignored (naturally) they accuse ALL gay men of being [html removed].

by Anonymousreplies 99 hours ago

wow what

a body good looking hoy sexseeguy and a hunk i love to talk to you on line and being friends with you if you want to call me on line and tell me if you want be friends there could be more for you if you get it hope to here you soon afa bobby drooly emoticon

by Horny Bobby in Andorrareplies 110 hours ago

The Florence Foster Jenkinses of the world

Who else tried to create a showbiz career armed with nothing but a dream?

by Corky St. Clairreplies 1110 hours ago

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 2 is here!

Well it premieres tomorrow but the first 10 minutes are out. Looks like it is going to be damn entertaining.

by Anonymousreplies 6411 hours ago

Who is America's most loathsome family?

Trump? Palin? Kardashian? Hilton? or..... ?

by Anonymousreplies 2911 hours ago

What about the theory 'the more older brothers you have, the more it increases your chance to be gay'?

The number of biological older brothers a boy's mother has carried--whether they live with him in the same household or not--affects his chances of being gay. The findings, reported this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, by Anthony Bogaert of Brock University, lend credence to the theory that it's not the social or rearing factors that influence a man's sexual orientation, but rather prenatal mechanisms that begin in the womb. The idea that prenatal mechanisms may influence sexual orientation has been around for a couple of decades. In 1996, Bogaert along with colleague Ray Blanchard correlated sexual orientation in men with the number of older brothers, but it wasn't clear if that influence was occurring because the boys shared the same household or because they had shared the same womb. In the new study, Bogaert pitted prenatal against postnatal by examining four samples of homosexual and heterosexual men, for a total of 944 participants. The data for three of the samples had been collected previously, and included detailed information about the men's sexual orientation, as well as their family life. Because most of the men from these three study groups came from unbroken families, Bogaert looked at a fourth group, composed of men who had been adopted or raised with half- or step-siblings. He also gathered data from this group about how long members lived with each sibling and whether they had brothers or sisters with whom they had never lived. He reasoned that if the social or rearing factor theories were correct, he would expect to see certain things. First, it wouldn't matter whether a gay man's older brothers had been biologically related or not, the social influence would be there. Second, the amount of time the young boy lived with his older brothers, biological or not, should affect his sexual orientation. Third, if the boy did not live with older brothers, then the numbers should not impact his sexual preference.

Bogaert found the opposite to be true. First, he found that only the number of biological older brothers predicted sexual orientation in men--even when the number of non-biological older brothers was significantly higher. Second, his study showed that the amount of time reared with older brothers--either related or not--did not predict a young boy's becoming homosexual. And surprisingly, Bogaert discovered that even if a young man did not grow up in the same house as his older brothers, the fact that he had older biological brothers increased his odds of being gay. The fact that the common denominator between the older and younger biological brothers is the mother hints at a prenatal influence on sexual orientation. What it could be is still a mystery. But one theory suggests that after delivering a boy, a woman's immune system produces antibodies to male-specific proteins. During subsequent pregnancies the mother's placenta may deliver the antibodies to the fetus, possibly affecting its development.

by Anonymousreplies 7211 hours ago

The Stars Come Out on NBC's "Hairspray Live!": Sean Hayes and Rosie O'Donnell added to the cast!

NBC has announced that Sean Hayes and Rosie O'Donnell will take time out of their busy schedules to play two crucial roles in the upcoming live telecast of 'Hairspray': Mr. Pinky and the Gym Teacher.

by Anonymousreplies 7811 hours ago

Are you busy?

Are ya?

by Anonymousreplies 512 hours ago

BREAKING NEWS: DL fave Dustin Lance Black just declared his barely legal bf Tom Daley as "the great love of his life"

Not that this relationship hasn't been a farce since day one, but it sounds like DLB is passive-aggressively trying to guilt Tom -- now a hotter commodity (and piece of ass) than ever, thanks to his continued Olympic wins -- into staying with him as he fades into middle-age obscurity. So, so sad.

by Anonymousreplies 17312 hours ago

Almodovar's JULIETA (2016)

Has anyone here seen this yet? Anyone looking forward to it? It was released in Spain on the 8th April, then on the 18 May in France, 26 May in Italy, and 23 June in Brazil. It will be released in the UK in two days, but not in the US until December 21st.

Almodovar is my favorite film-maker and, to quote the English title of his previous film, I'm so excited!!!

by Pedro Anonymous!replies 4713 hours ago

People I Think Are Gay

Justin Timberlake

Will Smith

Dax from TMZ

Daniel Craig

Sean Mendez

Arron Carter

by Anonymousreplies 10913 hours ago

What does 'Glam Slam' mean?

You know, from the Prince song. What the fuck is Glam Slam?

by Anonymousreplies 613 hours ago

Adam Lambert & Sam Smith

Discuss.

by Anonymousreplies 11613 hours ago

Ronaldo's gay lover arrested

A KICKBOXER said to be in a gay relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo has been arrested over an alleged assault at a luxury hotel in Morocco.

Amsterdam-born Badr Hadi, 31, who now lives in Morocco, is said to have been detained upon touching down in Casablanca airport following a trip to Brussels.

by Anonymousreplies 8213 hours ago

Skin Care

Now that I'm starting my seventh decade (I'm 61), I've decided to get serious about skin care. I've never really used anything on my skin except (very infrequently) sunblock. (And of course there was no such thing when I was a boy and out in the sun all the time.) But my skin is not in bad shape ... very few wrinkles, at least.

So ... what's the best skin care regimen and what are the best products (or types of products) to use? I'm thinking a day moisturizer with a high SPF (at least on days when I plan to be in the sun) and some kind of night cream.

Thanks in advance for your suggestions. (And please don't recommend some exotic $500 product!)

by Anonymousreplies 12113 hours ago

How do I properly visit LA as a tourist?!

First time there and I want to avoid being one of those awful tourists who end up trapped in places like the Hollywood Walk of Fame area or the Santa Monica Pier!

7 full days, by myself, with a car rental, and I'll be staying through AirBnB in Hancock Park.

What are your favorite, less touristy, off-the-beaten path things to do to really experience the "real LA?"

by Gay man, late 30sreplies 18314 hours ago

Post Pictures of Beefy Guys - Part II

Continue the fun, pants optional.

by Pork, the other beefreplies 25915 hours ago

Guys With Full Untrimmed Pubes

I missed out on the 70s and 80s when most guys had full untrimmed pubes. It is such a turn on, maybe because I've spend years looking at shaved, stubbly or otherwise severely reduced pubes and the sight of a full bush is so hot.

Post your photos here.

by Anonymousreplies 27515 hours ago

... and please don't tell me what Laura-Louise said, 'cause I'm *not* interested!

Sometimes I wonder how come you're the leader of anything.

by Anonymousreplies 1115 hours ago

Ryan Lochte - First, You Cry

He cries during this interview.

First, You Cry

What happens after you finish crying?

by Anonymousreplies 3415 hours ago

Bradley James -- PART III...III...III

Continue discussion here.

Revelation 13King James Version (KJV)

13 And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy.

2 And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority.

3 And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast.

4 And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?

5 And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months.

6 And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven.

7 And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations.

8 And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.

9 If any man have an ear, let him hear.

10 He that leadeth into captivity shall go into captivity: he that killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.

11 And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.

12 And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed.

13 And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men,

14 And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live.

15 And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.

16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:

17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.

18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.

by Anonymousreplies 35116 hours ago

American names you won't hear in the UK

Skyler

Dallas

Brock

Austin

by Anonymousreplies 5916 hours ago

Miss Angie Dickinson!!!!!

discuss!!!!'

seems a bit slutty to me.

by Anonymousreplies 19016 hours ago

Are you- or is anyone you know- in a "polyamory" lifestyle"?

How the hell do you work something like that?

by Anonymousreplies 317 hours ago

Your favorite Golden Age Hollywood Studio?

Tell us which was your favorite of the big Golden Age Hollywood studios and why? What were their greatest films, stars, directors, etc? What were some of their juiciest scandals. The characters working behind the scenes: the fixers, the producers, the studio heads, the costume designers, the production designers and so on....

Let's talk about the studios themselves. How they each worked. The kinds of films they made and the people who made them!

by Anonymousreplies 6017 hours ago

Men Presenting Their "Nipples To The Day"

Because all the other nipple threads seem to be closed, and this image is just so hot, one bro worshiping another bro's nipples:

by Anonymousreplies 25317 hours ago

Poppy Has 2 Daddies

Mrs. Nate Berkus shares his secret about "having it all" with People Magazine.

by Anonymousreplies 1017 hours ago

Breaking***6.2 earthquake in central Italy

I hope Sophia Loren's OK.

by Anonymousreplies 11617 hours ago

GQ Article-- Having Gay Sex Doesn't Make You Gay

Sounds like they've been trolling DL for topic ideas.

TL;DR version is sometimes guys had some one-off experiences when they were younger (e.g. gay friend blew them) and that doesn't mean they turned gay. Labels are bad anyway.

by Anonymousreplies 1917 hours ago

Jennifer Lopez dumped Casper Smart, Casper is in denial

[quote]Jennifer Lopez broke up with Casper Smart because he snubbed her by passing on a fancy Hamptons charity event in favor of hanging with his boyz at UFC 202 ... TMZ has learned.

[quote]Sources connected with the former couple tell us ... J Lo told Casper it was super important for him to accompany her to Ron Perelman's Hamptons fundraiser Saturday night benefiting the Apollo Theater. Casper wasn't having it, because he desperately wanted to watch the Conor McGregor/Nate Diaz fight in Vegas with his friends.

by Anonymousreplies 1117 hours ago

Gay Gym Buddies - How do STRAIGHT Bodybuilders treat you at GYM

Do you get a lot of homophobia from straights guys at the gym? Or do they treat you with respect your sexuality is not an issue.

Discuss below!

by Anonymousreplies 12917 hours ago

tell us the time when your coworkers asked for you to chip in on a gift for so and so?

does this happen to you often?

by Anonymousreplies 1317 hours ago

Trudeau rules out burkini ban

I object to it just because it looks ridiculous.

by Anonymousreplies 14618 hours ago

In 1850 The US Census Reported 30,000 Homeless Children In NYC Alone

This spurred the "Orphan Train" movement which settled over 200,000 children from NYC alone out in the Midwest. Although most were orphans, some had been abandoned by parents while a small minority were run-a-ways.

It was only beginning of the Great Depression in the 1930s that brought an end to these orphan trains, now operating from all major east coast cities, as well as Detroit and Chicago that brought and end to the resettlement of the orphans.

Historians who have studied the records of the Children’s Aid Society closely have concluded that the largest number of orphan train children were temporarily transferred or shared, not given up.

Most children were not permanently separated geographically or culturally, from their parents and communities of origin. Well into the twentieth century, impoverished but resourceful parents took advantage of the services for their own purposes, including temporary caretaking during periods of economic crisis and apprenticeships that helped children enter the labor market.

Many poor parents had no intention of losing track of their children, and they usually did not, even in the case of very young children placed permanently for “adoption

by Anonymousreplies 718 hours ago

Oh, so, Dr. Drew's a Republican?

He's always creeped me out. I feel like we're going to find a whole bunch of bodies buried in his basement after he dies.

by Anonymousreplies 4918 hours ago

Who buys coffees throughout the day?

I don't like lattes and like basic black coffee. So if I want something fancy, I just bring a thermos from home but I have a stack of instant coffee and good quaity tea bags in my desk.

Same on water. Never buy it during the work day. Never really go for smoothies, iced tea/juice/diet Coke - I only buy some to treat myself if it's really hot out or if I view an impending low-blood-sugar-induced meltdown on the horizon.

I save probably $50 a week.

by Anonymousreplies 11518 hours ago

Are movies good today?

Broad question.

by Anonymousreplies 1018 hours ago

A just too cute video of a Seal jumping on a boat to avoid being eaten by killer whales.

A pod of Orca whales is chasing this seal and its only option is to jump on the back of a boat that isn't moving. It leaves a couple of times and the Orcas force it right back on the boat. I just thought this was so cute, wish they had done a better job of taking the video but you get the idea.

by Anonymousreplies 2218 hours ago

What attracted you first to your partner/bf?

Except for looks.

Mine has a gravelly/scratchy voice that turned me on from the second I heard it. Plus he's so friendly and funny.

by Anonymousreplies 1618 hours ago

Ben Barnes

Gay or not?

Let's get a conclusion.

by Anonymousreplies 20018 hours ago

President Ball

Could Lucy have run for POTUS? Apparently she was a pretty savvy executive, and built a showbiz empire.

by Anonymousreplies 2018 hours ago

The gay Iranians pushed to change their gender

Iran is one of a handful of countries where homosexual acts are punishable by death. Clerics do, however accept the idea that a person may be trapped in a body of the wrong sex. So homosexuals can be pushed into having gender reassignment surgery - and to avoid it many flee the country.

Arsham Parsi, a gay man who left Iran for Canada, where he runs the support group, the Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees, says he receives hundreds of inquiries every week, and has helped nearly 1,000 people leave Iran over the past 10 years.

Some are fleeing to avoid gender reassignment surgery, but others have had treatment and find they still face prejudice. Parsi estimates that 45% of those who have had surgery are not transgender but gay.

"You know when you are 16 and they say you're in the wrong body, and it's very sweet... you think. 'Oh I finally worked out what's wrong with me,'" he says.

When one woman called him from Iran recently with questions about surgery, he asked her if she was transsexual or lesbian. She couldn't immediately answer - because no-one had ever told her what a "lesbian" was.

Ali Hamedani reports on Our World at 16:10 and 22:10 GMT on Saturday 8 November and 22:10 GMT on Sunday 9 November on BBC World News.

by Anonymousreplies 418 hours ago

"I'M RUBBER, YOU'RE GLUE"

First Hillary said Donald isn't temperamentally fit to be president (he isn't), and then he leveled that charge on her. Then, Hillary gave an excellent speech a few days back in Reno, Nevada linking Trump to the Alt Right White Nationalists movement and then he outright called her a "bigot" (she isn't of course).

Now, his supporters are tying Hillary to the KKK by spreading a meme that she kissed former KKK member Sen. Byrd. This is despite the fact he spent the later decades of his life disavowing his membership in his 20s. He was honored by the NCAA and spearheaded civil rights during his tenure in the Senate.

Meanwhile, in 2016, Trump has the backing of David Duke and countless members of the White Nationalist movement.

Trump supporters of course are not very intelligent but their "I'm rubber and you're glue" way of thinking, led by Trump and his surrogates, is particularly shameful and repulsive.

I find it comical how he and his top advisers are trying to erase every bigoted thing he said over the course of the past 15 months by reaching out to minority voters. It's gross.

by Get a blog!replies 1118 hours ago

"Equity" - Movie about women and Wall Street

Stars Anna Gunn ("Breaking Bad") and James Purefoy. (And Bette Midler's daughter in a pivotal role.) Has anyone seen it? I checked it out today. It was mostly entertaining, but the ending was unsatisfying.

I liked "The Big Short" better.

by Anonymousreplies 118 hours ago

Maine Governor calls state lawmaker a "socialist cocksucker" (AUDIO)

Gov. Paul LePage left a state lawmaker from Westbrook an expletive-laden phone message Thursday in which he accused the legislator of calling him a racist, encouraged him to make the message public and said, “I’m after you.”

LePage sent the message Thursday morning after a television reporter appeared to suggest that Democratic Rep. Drew Gattine was among several people who had called the governor a racist, which Gattine later denied. The exchange followed remarks the governor made in North Berwick on Wednesday night about the racial makeup of suspects arrested on drug trafficking charges in Maine.

“Mr. Gattine, this is Gov. Paul Richard LePage,” a recording of the governor’s phone message says. “I would like to talk to you about your comments about my being a racist, you (expletive). I want to talk to you. I want you to prove that I’m a racist. I’ve spent my life helping black people and you little son-of-a-bitch, socialist (expletive). You … I need you to, just friggin. I want you to record this and make it public because I am after you. Thank you.”

LePage later invited a Portland Press Herald reporter and a two-person television crew from WMTW to the Blaine House, where during a 30-minute interview the governor described his anger with Gattine and others, told them he had left the phone message and said he wished he and the lawmaker could engage in an armed duel to settle the matter.

“When a snot-nosed little guy from Westbrook calls me a racist, now I’d like him to come up here because, tell you right now, I wish it were 1825,” LePage said. “And we would have a duel, that’s how angry I am, and I would not put my gun in the air, I guarantee you, I would not be (Alexander) Hamilton. I would point it right between his eyes, because he is a snot-nosed little runt and he has not done a damn thing since he’s been in this Legislature to help move the state forward.”

Gattine is the House chair of the Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee, which has opposed some of LePage’s welfare, drug enforcement and other reforms. He said the governor’s phone message was uncalled for.

“Obviously that message is upsetting, inappropriate and uncalled for,” Gattine said Thursday night. “It’s hard to believe it’s from the governor of the state of Maine, but again, we need to stay focused on the drug problem we are facing here in Maine and cannot allow this story to be about the governor’s inappropriate and vulgar behaviors.”

REPORTER’S QUESTION ENRAGES GOVERNOR

LePage left the message after a television reporter asked the governor what he would say to people who are calling him a racist. LePage asked who had called him that and the reporter said he had talked to Gattine, but didn’t say Gattine had called the governor a racist.

LePage then reacted, told the reporters “you make me so sick,” and stormed off.

He later called the same reporters to the Blaine House for an interview, told them he had called Gattine and said he hoped the lawmaker would make the governor’s phone message public. The Press Herald made a Freedom of Access Act request for the phone message, and Gattine provided a copy to the Press Herald around 8:50 p.m.

Gattine has been a longstanding critic of many of LePage’s proposals to reform the state’s welfare system and has blocked efforts by Mary Mayhew, commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services, to change eligibility requirements for a variety of programs that help individuals and families with developmental disabilities. Gattine is running for re-election in House District 34, which includes the city of Westbrook. He is unopposed.

Gattine said Thursday that he never called LePage a racist.

“What I said to the television reporter today is that the kind of racially charged comments the governor made are not at all helpful in solving what the real problem is,” Gattine said. “And that is, we have a crisis in the state of Maine of people overdosing on heroin and prescription drugs and we are not doing enough with respect to treatment and prevention.”

[AUDIO at link]:

by Anonymousreplies 1118 hours ago

Gay male authors

I had always assumed Jeffrey Eugenides was gay, but then I read he was married with a daughter.

Then I thought Colson Whitehead and Michael Chabon were gay but I found out otherwise.

A gay writer does not need to write "gay" plotlines to be interesting to me, but since I have been wrong multiple times, which modern male novelists are gay or bi?

by Anonymousreplies 12018 hours ago

In what field do you work?

Or do you work at all?

by Anonymousreplies 1318 hours ago

Quinnipiac Poll: 51 Clinton, 41 Trump

Quinnipiac has a pro-GOP house effect

by Dr Lulu Fong replies 2518 hours ago

BOOTLEG STREAM: "Wild Oats" (2016) w/MacLaine and Lange!

A fan on twitter was sweet enough to do this. It's clear and audible though clearly a bootleg, lol. Still, for those who won't get the chance to see this until Oct. 4 when it comes out on DVD, you can finally see the whole movie.

Part 1:

by Anonymousreplies 1018 hours ago

In your opinion is "once a cheater always a cheater"

True??

by Anonymousreplies 1718 hours ago

Queen Carly Rae Jepsen Drops 'Emotion Side B'

"CRY" is a bop. That's all.

by Anonymousreplies 018 hours ago

Film subsidies don't work.

Even [italic]Breaking Bad[/italic] only generated 14 cents on the dollar for the state of Arizona.

by Anonymousreplies 319 hours ago

Anything wrapped

I know, I know, it's about a tranny, but should be interesting.

by Anonymousreplies 219 hours ago

Looking for Egor? Lindsay decked out in lace applique trousers and swimsuit back in Mykonos.

8 weeks of lounging around on yachts in the Mediterranean..most people would look rested, refreshed, healthy, tanned. Instead Lohan looks pasty, bored and, of course, attention-starved. Heading to the beach in h00ker-wear, cigarette lighter in one hand, a shopping bag in the other: could she be any more useless and aimless?

by Yacht Lounging to "Summer Sadness" Theme by Lana Del Rayreplies 4219 hours ago

Is Burning Man still worth attending?

Was it ever worth attending?

by Anonymousreplies 119 hours ago

TV to watch when you are miserable with the flu

I am snuffled on the sofa with a duvet and my head is too cloudy to read.

I am watching The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Dad's Army and The Closer.

by Anonymousreplies 3219 hours ago

Here's a place to say nasty things about SJWs

go ahead, get it out of your system

by Anonymousreplies 619 hours ago

The fluffy romance between Sarah Paulson and DL fave Holland Taylor PART DEUX

Do you (still) root for them despite the 32 years old difference?

Carry on.

by thanks for the thread title, original OPreplies 9319 hours ago

Rep. Brian Sims, Part Trois

Let's continue in our admiration for the sexiest state representative there is in these 50 states.

by Anonymousreplies 14619 hours ago

Fall fun in Seattle: Levi Kreis is doing the shitty "Pump Boys and Dinettes" while Norm Lewis stars in "Man of La Mancha"

Times must be tough if you're a Tony winner and you're reduced to doing shit like "Pump Boys" in suburban Seattle. At least Norm gets to do his show IN Seattle and not have to schlep out to the sticks. Plus "La Mancha" is actually a good musical.

But, who will confirm if Levi and Norm belong in the Broadway BDC?

by Anonymousreplies 419 hours ago

So how will you fix Ryan Lochte?

To get back those sponsors? Or maybe get new ones.

His mea culpa interview with Matt didn't seem to do the trick.

by Anonymousreplies 9819 hours ago

Why Did Hillary Name Her Kid After Part of Manhattan?

If she had a boy was she going to call him Harlem? Or Uptown? Or Greenwich Village?

by Anonymousreplies 2319 hours ago

Things your Mother used to say to you

I'll start...

Honey, run down to the store and get me a Boss Pepsi and a pack of Kents before Another World comes on.

by I was 9replies 2720 hours ago

Pedro Almodovar on Brokeback Mountain

He claims if he'd ended up directing it there would have been a lot more gay sex in it.

by Anonymousreplies 4620 hours ago

Mulholland Drive leads the pack in list of 21st century's top films

David Lynch’s surrealist masterpiece Mulholland Drive, which even its most ardent fans admit is as maddeningly baffling as it is mesmerising, has been named the greatest film of the 21st century.

A poll by BBC Culture of 177 film critics from 36 countries aimed to find the best films of recent memory.

The resulting top 100 list has Mulholland Drive (2001) at No 1, followed by Wong Kar-wai’s In the Mood for Love (2000); There Will Be Blood (2007); Spirited Away (2001); and Richard Linklater’s Boyhood (2014).

The most popular directors in the list, all with three films each, were Wes Anderson, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Christopher Nolan, Michael Haneke, Paul Thomas Anderson and Joel and Ethan Coen.

Matthew Anderson, the editor of BBC Culture, said greatest film polls often looked right back into the past.

“But we wanted to find out about the best films in recent memory. These are the films that most people feel strongly about.

“We hope that this list will spark discussion and debate, not just among critics and film aficionados, but among everyone who enjoys movies and has an opinion about what makes a good one.”

Each critic was allowed to submit 10 films which resulted in a total of 599, then sorted into the top 100.

Mulholland Drive, originally planned as a six-part TV show, came in at No 1. The film was described by the Guardian’s Peter Bradshaw as “creepy, fascinating, dreamily self-indulgent” as well as being “very enjoyable”.

The most popular year for films was 2012, with 10 films in the top 100 including The Act of Killing (14) and Holy Motors (16). Nine films from 2013 also featured, including 12 Years a Slave and Blue is the Warmest Colour.

There is no room for some of the most popular films of the last 16 years, no Harry Potters or Hobbits or Pirates of the Caribbean; but there is a place for the more obviously commercial movies such as George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) at 19, WALL-E at 29 and Ratatouille at joint 90.

Top 100

1 Mulholland Drive (David Lynch, 2001)

2 In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-wai, 2000)

3 There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007)

4 Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaki, 2001)

5 Boyhood (Richard Linklater, 2014)

6 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Michel Gondry, 2004)

7 The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick, 2011)

8 Yi Yi: A One and a Two (Edward Yang, 2000)

9 A Separation (Asghar Farhadi, 2011)

10 Inside Llewyn Davis (Joel and Ethan Coen, 2013)

10 No Country For Old Men (Joel and Ethan Coen, 2007)

12 Children of Men (Alfonso Cuarón, 2006)

12 Zodiac (David Fincher, 2007)

14 The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer, 2012)

15 4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days (Cristian Mungiu, 2007)

16 Holy Motors (Leos Carax, 2012)

17 Pan’s Labyrinth (Guillermo Del Toro, 2006)

18 The White Ribbon (Michael Haneke, 2009)

19 Mad Max: Fury Road (George Miller, 2015)

20 Synecdoche, New York (Charlie Kaufman, 2008)

21 The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson, 2014)

22 Caché (Michael Haneke, 2005)

22 Lost in Translation (Sofia Coppola, 2003)

24 The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2012)

25 Memento (Christopher Nolan, 2001)

by Anonymousreplies 10820 hours ago

ok... this is for

Andorra... yes... i bleached last night. like crazy... i had to i just had to. but..... been up since four this morn... and not one drop. so... with that being said i have reached my limit for the day lmao. gotta clean something. but i promised you i would try. proud emoticon

by Pooped in Andorrareplies 120 hours ago

REPORT: Bannon, new Trump campaign "CEO," was accused of battering then-wife in 1996

What? Violence against women? Who'd have thought it!

Latest disaster for embattled Trump candidacy ....

by Anonymousreplies 2220 hours ago

Hey guys thanks for

adding me .. don't a stranger say hi shy emoticon

by Friendless in Andorrareplies 120 hours ago

what painting (or work of art) would you love to see again in person? (or for the first time?)

what trip would you love to take art art connoisseurs?

by Anonymousreplies 820 hours ago

Downy Woodpecker

This Downy Woodpecker visits every winter to a feeder outside my window. He's been coming around for about 5 years. The oldest known DW reached age 11y 11m. No evidence of a lady friend. DW comes daily but usually waits until the sparrows are finished.

I don't get much variety of birds visiting here. Occasionally I get Blue Jays, who are easily spooked. I had a dove nest on my window sill recently, and I had a hawk visit once. The hawk made a God-awful screeching sound. I hope he didn't eat the dove.

by Ornithologist, 2nd Classreplies 47120 hours ago

Trump’s New Campaign Manager Was once Charged of Domestic Violence of His Wife in 1996

Oops, forgot the background check. Hey bros before hoes. And he hates Jews, surprise.

by Anonymousreplies 420 hours ago

Sometimes I wish I was friends with a member of the mob

So they can rough up or just scare shitless someone for me who's giving me undeserved trouble.

by Anonymousreplies 2120 hours ago

Phyllis Hyman

"Be One" from the movie "School Daze."

by Old School R&B-Jazz Headreplies 6920 hours ago

Pearly penile papules

Anyone here have them? I don't mean to insult anyone who does but it looks diseased to me. Very reluctant to put such a dick in my mouth.

Anyone here have any pearly penile papule parables? Any pearly penile papule prophesies?

by Anonymousreplies 3021 hours ago

Have you ever worked at Disney?

How was it?

by Anonymousreplies 321 hours ago

What did you just eat?

I ate microwavable pizza.

by Anonymousreplies 39621 hours ago

Cancer patient beaten to death outside treatment center

To add to the usual roster of senseless crimes... So bizarre. The assailant walked up from behind and just struck her on the head as another person were waiting for a shuttle at 9:45 p.m.. Isn't it weird to have a radiation treatment session after 10 in the evening?

Shannon Vincel of Springfield, Missouri, will be laid to rest Tuesday.

The breast cancer patient was sitting outside the guest quarters of Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Zion, Illinois on Aug. 15 when she was struck in the head with an unknown object by a man, the Zion Police department said in a press release.

She sustained severe head trauma and died the following night at Condell Medical Center, where she was transported by Zion Fire/Rescue.

She was 46.

A witness told responding officers the assailant was a black man wearing dark clothing.

The Zion Police Department has made no arrests and is continuing to investigate.

Cancer Treatment Centers has pledged $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the man responsible for the murder, according to Kristen Gerlach, a spokeswoman for the hospital.

Vincel was a patient at Cancer Treatment Center’s Midwestern Regional Medical Center located midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, according to the police.

She and another patient were waiting outside for the shuttle bus to take them for treatment and around 9:45 p.m., the assailant approached from the sidewalk and struck Vincel in the head and ran away, the witness told police.

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of the victim,” said Gerlach, who noted Cancer Treatment Centers have increased their security presence as a precautionary measure. “We continue to support the ongoing investigation of the Zion Police Department.”

A native of St. Louis, Vincel was a graduate of Clayton High School and Drury University and a former manager of a hair salon, according to her Facebook page.

Her funeral is noon Tuesday at St. Clemens of Rome Catholic Church in Des Peres, Missouri, said James Francis of the Lupton Chapel Funeral Home.

by Anonymousreplies 2921 hours ago

Is this Don Lemon's new Dude?

Bae or Bro?

by Anonymousreplies 33621 hours ago

College Football Season 2016 Starts Now!

Cal Berkeley vs. Hawaii in Sydney Australia.

Starting in two minutes.

Yay!!!

by Anonymousreplies 121 hours ago

What is your favorite Shakespearean story?

The majority of his works is not all that exciting.

by Anonymousreplies 521 hours ago

Song from the movies. PRE-1950...

I just came across this little lovely and thought I'd share the clip.

Of course it's very famous, but I never really knew who sang it or thought about it very much.

& it made me wonder if anyone round here could share their favorite songs from the movies of the 1920s, 30s & 40s....hope so.

by Anonymousreplies 721 hours ago

Ryan Lochte Loses Speedo Contract

Ralph Lauren has got to be next.

by Anonymousreplies 11321 hours ago

Romeo and julian

How different would that age old classic be if it was Juliet was a man?

by Anonymousreplies 421 hours ago

Drake's cakes

They're nicely displayed in his new Instagram pic...

by Anonymousreplies 7a day ago

Partner in AA

Sober for 30 years, still goes to meetings twice a week. Hangs out with AA people a lot, all of whom I can't stand.

They're a different breed, aren't they?

We've been together for six years, but I'm not sure how much longer I can do it. It's just so goddamn boring.

by Anonymousreplies 186a day ago

How do you un-ignore someone you accidentally ignored?

Because of the touch screen on this fucking Android?

by fucking Androidreplies 4a day ago

Straight men into fashion

I don't get it.

by Anonymousreplies 6a day ago

Elvis Presley' Girlfriend New Book

One night when we were home at Graceland, I woke up, and Elvis wasn’t in bed beside me. Knowing he was under the strong influence of his sleeping medication, I was immediately concerned, and so I went on a search-and-rescue mission. I walked all around the upstairs of Graceland, but I couldn’t find him anywhere. Finally, I peeked my head into Lisa Marie’s room, although I couldn’t imagine why he’d possibly be in there, as she wasn’t staying with us at the time. But there he was, lying on the little daybed in Lisa’s room that had once been used by the baby nurse and nanny. He was sprawled across the sofa, completely out of it, with his pajamas’ fly open, while a woman who was temporarily working at Graceland kissed him. I could see the back of her head moving, but it looked like he was asleep, or barely clinging to the edge of consciousness.

I cleared my throat, loudly. “Ahem!”

The girl jumped away from him, falling abruptly to the floor beside the daybed.

“Oh dear, Linda, this isn’t what it looks like,” she said.

Elvis struggled to open his eyes enough to look up and focus on me with great effort.

“You should’ve knocked,” he slurred.

“Should’ve knocked?” I sputtered. “I should have knocked?” I repeated incredulously. “I live here. I shouldn’t have to knock. Or walk in to find you kissing another girl.”

“I wasn’t kissing her,” he said. “She was kissing me.”

“Either way, I’m out,” I said.

The female employee slunk out as quickly as possible. I went to my dressing room and started packing. After Elvis had slept off most of the effects of his medications, he came ambling back into our bedroom suite area, where he spotted my suitcase. He seemed surprised.

“Where are you going?” he asked.

“I’m going to my house,” I said.

“That’s not why I bought you that house, so you could just leave me whenever you want,” he said.

“Well, I’m not going to walk in and see you kissing another girl, and have you tell me I should’ve knocked, when I live here,” I said. “I either live here, or I don’t live here.”

“You can’t leave,” he said.

“Watch me,” I said.

My clothes were packed. My suitcase was at the ready. Now I just had to muster all of my strength and self-possession and leave the man I loved

“I told you, you can’t leave,” he said, growing agitated. “You can’t leave me. I love you. I didn’t kiss her, she kissed me.”

When I didn’t immediately capitulate, and he realized from my demeanor that I might really leave him, he snapped. He pushed me in the direction away from the door. My suitcase was behind me, and I tripped over it onto the floor, landing on my backside. I wasn’t physically hurt, but I started crying, my sobbing audible and cathartic. Elvis stood there, momentarily stunned that he had pushed me down, I think. Then he began studying me. A bemused look overtook his expression, and then he started laughing.

“Why are you laughing?” I choked out through my tears. “I’m really mad. I’m crying here! Why are you laughing at me?”

“Honey, you just don’t have a face meant for crying,” he said. “Your beautiful face is always smiling, so when you cry, your little eyes get all red and swollen.”

“That just hurts my feelings even more,” I said.

“Look at your little face,” he said. “Go look in the mirror when you’re crying. You look comical. Your little eyes get swollen and red like little pitiful pig eyes, and you get this red runny nose. C’mere, baby.”

He sat right down on the floor with me and started petting me, teasingly, and loving me. Even though I didn’t want to be won over so easily, I couldn’t help myself. He snapped me right out of my anger. Just like that, I almost forgot why I was mad in the first place. Almost

by Anonymousreplies 1a day ago

I have two choices

Pay my rent on the first of the month.

Or take my rent money and "let it ride" in Vegas on Labor Day weekend.

Which should I do?

I could double my money, right?

by Anonymousreplies 22a day ago

Stars who look terrible for their age(aka druggies/sun queens/they've had no work done)

A companion thread for the "Stars who've defied the aging process" thread.

by Anonymousreplies 121a day ago

Fucked Up Dreams

I had a weird ass dream last night. I usually go for hot daddy types but I had this strange dream that I went out with a guy who was like 18 or 19 who I didn't find attractive and I let him creampie in me TWICE. Then I went shopping for salsa. What in the hell could this mean? What are some of the more fucked up dreams you've had?

by I had a dream, a wonderful dream Papareplies 1a day ago

A religion poll! Come and be counted.

There have been some recent threads about religion but the only polls I could find where very old. So let's do it bitches.

by Anonymousreplies 2a day ago

Rihanna - KISS IT BETTER

Boobies! Nipple ring! And the song is fucking GOOD.

by Anonymousreplies 2a day ago

Anti-gay pastor who celebrated Orlando massacre arrested for molesting underage boys

See link below

by Anonymousreplies 9a day ago

Autumn is about a month away

It just hit me today.

Any plans for the Fall?

Are you looking forward to mug-cradling, pumpkin spice, and falling leaves? I think I am.

The nice thing is that this has been a very pleasant Summer. No prolonged periods of heat or severe weather. Overall, it's been very nice.

But still, Fall is always my favorite time of the year.

by Anonymousreplies 116a day ago

A Hillary Clinton Loss ..........

What could be more mortifying than losing to Trump (and horrifying for us) ??

Nate Silver says that the person leading six weeks (eight weeks ??) after the conventions usually wins the election.

PLEASE hold onto that lead, Hillary ......

Bad debates, Donald ............ Baaaaaaaad debates !!!!

by Anonymousreplies 5a day ago

Let's be NYC in the 1900-1910 decade!

I'll start!

I'm one of the lucky immigrants who got to build bridges in these conditions!

by Anonymousreplies 283a day ago

Southside With You

So who's going to see this ode to Barack Obama?

It looks pretty good.

by Anonymousreplies 2a day ago

The new Hyacinth Bucket shades the original Hyacinth

Patricia Routledge has criticized the one-time prequel to KEEPING UP APPEARANCES: “Why are they doing this sort of thing? They must be desperate. Nothing to do with me. Let them get on with it… Remind me to switch off, please.”

Kerry Howard, who's playing Young Hyacinth, responded:

[quote]“We’re going backwards and explaining her character. She doesn’t know that. I think that’s why she responded like that – because she was thinking some other actress is going to come along and play her part. But it’s not that at all. [bold]There’s no way she could come back and play young Hyacinth![/bold]”

by Anonymousreplies 4a day ago

The Great British Baking Show

Anyone else watch it? It's probably my favorite baking show.

by Anonymousreplies 48a day ago

Celebrity Big Brother UK Summer 2016 Thread

Thought I'd make a consolidated thread since there are several others floating around. Free Channel 5 live stream at the link for non-UK folks.

The housemates:

Christopher Biggins: Elderqueen, pantomime dame, and '70s British comedy star; has enjoyed a career resurgence in the UK as a reality star ([italic]Come Dine With Me, MasterChef[/italic])

Saira Khan: Runner-up on the first season of [italic]The Apprentice[/italic] UK; occasional TV host

Frankie Grande: The less said the better

Ricky Norwood: Former cast member on [italic]EastEnders;[/italic] kicked off the show for jerking it and smoking weed on Skype

Renee Graziano: You know huh

Marnie Simpson: [italic]Geordie Shore[/italic] slag and Carefree Bisexual

James Whale: UK TV and radio host known for being a racist and sexist jerk

Aubrey O'Day: Danity Kane/Dumblonde singer and reality star ([italic]Making the Bad, The Apprentice, RuPaul's Drag Race[/italic]); like Marnie, bisexual and up for a girl-girl showmance

Stephen Bear: UK reality manwhore ([italic]Ex on the Beach[/italic]); got naked and fingered his b-hole on Skype

Katie Waissel: [italic]X Factor[/italic] UK contestant

Lewis Bloor: Another UK reality douche ([italic]The Only Way Is Essex[/italic])

Grant Bovey: UK businessman/film producer; ex-husband of UK TV host Anthea Turner

Chloe Khan: [italic]X Factor[/italic] rejectee-turned-camshow whore, Playboy model, and plastic-surgery addict

Heavy D: Star of the UK version of the reality show [italic]Storage Hunters[/italic]; fat

Samantha Fox: '80s trash-pop queen, tabloid titty model, and lipstick lez

by Anonymousreplies 127a day ago

Vagenda of Manocide

Sign on a gunsmith shop: "Beware the Beast. Hildabeast Clinton and its Vagenda of Manocide."

You have to read the comments in the article; they're priceless.

by Anonymousreplies 15a day ago

Did you have sea monkeys

I never did. It sounds like fun.

by Anonymousreplies 12a day ago

What's The Best Saint City?q

San Francisco (St Francis)

St Paul (St Paul)

St Louis (St Lewey)

Sao Paulo (St Paul)

San Antone (Saint Anthony)

San Diego (St James)

Others?

by Anonymousreplies 36a day ago

FRIDAY AFTERNOON DRINKIE POOS

It's been a week, bitches. I'm popping open the Sangria and drinking RIGHT from the bottle.

And you?

by Anonymousreplies 7a day ago

Bargain brawl! Female shoppers pile in to huge fight in the middle of a Chicago Walmart

A massive fight that broke out inside an Illinois Walmart ended with a woman having her clothes ripped off.

The all-out brawl occurred inside the store in Crestwood, south of Chicago, and was all captured on video by a witness.

The fracas involved four women and was attempted to be stopped by a single male security guard, who got lost in the fight.

A woman at the center of the brawl had her top pulled down in the melee, exposing her breasts.

Another woman was then finally dragged away from the group by the security guard, though she continued to fight against him and scream.

It is unclear what started the argument that led to the brawl. Crestwood Police did not have records of any arrests.

The video was uploaded to YouTube last week and has received thousands of views.

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My favorite part was the " single male security guard, who got lost in the fight". I picture him squished out flat on the floor like in an old Bugs Bunny cartoon. That city needs a community organizer

by Anonymousreplies 154a day ago

Glenn in Dangerous Liasions or Angelica in The Grifters?

Which Oscar-nominated, Stephen Frears-directed performance was better?

by Anonymousreplies 23a day ago

Pamela Hupp --- What A Bizarre Story ....

Her terminally ill BFF is brutally murdered.

Three days prior soon to be dead BFF leaves her life insurance to Pam.

Dead BFFs husband is tried (twice) for murdering BFF. Second trial he is acquitted.

Now Pam has been charged with murder OF A DISABLED MAN she says that she shot (in self defense) because he tried to force her to the bank to 'get Russ's money' (there was an instruction note from 'Russ' and $ 900 in dead guy's pocket)

Authorities claiming Pam was trying to set up Russ for the robbery attempt (and supposed attempted murder) and that she lured the guy to her house and shot him as part of her plot.

What the hell ?? Why bother ? Did Pam kill her BFF too ??

by Anonymousreplies 7a day ago

Frankie Grande Is Entering The Celebrity Big Brother House Tonight In The UK

Just thought your should know.

by Anonymousreplies 16a day ago

Tasteful Friends. Do you see potential in this house?

I've always wanted to renovate a house to have exactly what I want, and I love a bungalow.

I live in a paid off condo, but I want an actual house. This house needs a LOT of work, but it's in a great area and I think it has good bones.

Even if I got it for full asking price, I'd have about $125,000 for renovations, maybe more. (Will probably make about $75k selling my condo) Even if I eventually hated living in a house this size, I should have no problem selling it for a profit in this area.

So DL, what do you think? I know it would be a major gut, and I'd have to install central heat and air, but I think it could be really awesome.

by Anonymousreplies 197a day ago

Conspiracy central: the activists painting Clinton as a sick, terrorist-friendly killer

Conspiracy central: the activists painting Clinton as a sick, terrorist-friendly killer

The rightwing blogosphere claims Hillary Clinton is ill, has left a trail of death and has links to radical Islam. But even the most far-fetched rumors start somewhere

by Anonymousreplies 0a day ago

Just ridiculous the mind games that happen while playing the job hunting game

Dear recruiter,

ANSWER YOUR FUCKING PHONE. You told me to call you back and now I've been unable to reach you all day.

Sorry. Just had to get that out real quick.

Best regards,

by Frustratedreplies 8a day ago

We have a little over 5 months to get ready for... THE RETURN OF THE SPEEDO!!!

You've been following:

-Men In The Kitchen

-Hot Guys in Underwear thread

-Let's talk about Personal Trainers: What's Their Value To You?

-Pictures Of Hot Beefy Men

-HOT! HOT! HOT!!! Men In Exercise Wear!

-Hot Dudes Working Out

-And more!

It's time for you to put up... or, shut up! Many circuit parties will be here before you know it. Or, you want to get all of the boys on the beach! Post Hot images of men wearing speedos! Exercise routines! Whatever the hell ya want that is speedo related! Make this the HOTTEST thread ever!

by Yup! I'm a Speedo wearerreplies 342a day ago

Hot Dudes Working Out

James Alexander EIllis

by Anonymousreplies 399a day ago

Astronomy II

Wow, we did it! Filled a whole thread on Astronomy with no posts on Astrology! I'm so proud of you, DataLounge! Continue educating me on:

Planets Black Holes Galaxies Comets Mysteries of time & space More! More! More!

Please respond to the poll to show how much work we have yet to do with you people.

Oh, here's the previous thread:

by OPreplies 28a day ago

I want to be underwhelmed.

Discuss the most pedestrian parts of your lives.

by Anonymousreplies 109Yesterday at 6:17 PM

We're overdue for another major celebrity death, aren't we?

Maybe it'll be Mary Tyler Moore. God knows we can stop counting on Zsa Zsa.

by Anonymousreplies 261Yesterday at 6:00 PM

Men In The Kichen

The way to a man's heart is through his stomach.

This thread is not only about showing HOT men in the kichen, but also to share those recipes and/or food ideas that help create scrumptious meals that will land that man!

by Foodiereplies 333Yesterday at 5:45 PM

Why Gay Men Love Bitchy Women?!

The more bitchy she is, the more they love her?! Genuine question.

by Anonymousreplies 17Yesterday at 4:56 PM

Hot Middle Eastern Dudes, Part 3

Abderrahman El Ouadrassi

by Anonymousreplies 80Yesterday at 4:44 PM

Did Anyone Here Like Liberace???

I bet that is why you're gay.

by Anonymousreplies 65Yesterday at 4:40 PM

Yep. He's Gay. Tim Tebow's Official New GF is a Professional Beard.

She "dated" Joe Jonas. Really.

This is just so blatant, but the straight red staters will totally buy it.

If you're going to beard up, why not choose someone not already known to beard? Stupidity on Tebow's part.

by Anonymousreplies 82Yesterday at 4:30 PM

Tye Sheridan

Has he been linked with anybody? Please tell me he's gay!

by Anonymousreplies 201Yesterday at 4:29 PM

Patrick Healy of the New York Times and CNN.

But I love him.

by I do.replies 17Yesterday at 4:23 PM

Are you nostalgic?

I am finding as I get older I think a lot about the past. Like I am reviewing my life. Some good, some bad. I'm not depressed but I'm thinking this may not be such a good thing and I may get stuck in it.

Maybe I am just bored?

by Anonymousreplies 20Yesterday at 4:16 PM

Footy locker rooms

Surely some of you have stories....

by Anonymousreplies 0Yesterday at 4:15 PM

New interview with "preppy killer" Robert Chambers tonight.

"48 Hours" will air a new interview with the preppy killer Robert Chambers tonight at 10 eastern time on CBS. He was looking rough around the edges the last time we saw him when he was busted for selling drugs out of his NYC apartment several years back. I know he went back to prison, but I'm not sure if this is a jailhouse interview or if he served his time and is now free...again.

by Anonymousreplies 123Yesterday at 4:13 PM

Holiday Decorations

As Summer's light begins to fade, stores begin to bring out their holiday decorations. Halloween decorations are now out in force, and even saw the first hints of Christmas yesterday. Where do you stand on holiday decor?

by Anonymousreplies 15Yesterday at 4:13 PM

Edward Bess - QVC's Hair Product Unicorn

I just happened upon this vision while channel flipping. I had to turn back after catching a glimpse of this guy - he and his waist length locks were made for the cover of a romance novel. He's on QVC selling his line of hair-care products, and I found that he also has a makeup line.

Where has this guy been hiding that I've never heard of him before? He's a unicorn!

by Anonymousreplies 20Yesterday at 4:08 PM

Would you get your butthole steamed? (For men)?

Based off of the popularity of the "V Steam," where women sit on this vaginal steaming device, Korean spas have capitalized off of that popularity and created the "A-Steam" (Anal steam) for men.

These guys try it out for the first time.

by Anonymousreplies 24Yesterday at 3:56 PM

'Don't Breathe' at 86% fresh on RottenTomatoes

This horror film is getting fantastic reviews. It looks like it's going to be a big hit.

I hope it's not torture porn, but more of a jump out of your seat scary type of movie.

by Anonymousreplies 0Yesterday at 3:55 PM

A Most Violent Year

Okay. I officially have a crush on Oscar Isaac. He has a GREAT ass. Like a donkeybooty ass! And those smoldering eyes.

Jessica Chastain was good. Like a higher caliber Elvira Hancock from Scarface, with the exact same haircut.

This film was extremely well directed, solidly acted, with spectacular photography- (It really looked like New York city in 1981), and yet somehow it was a -complete- dud.

I felt like NOTHING happened. I guess some might call it a character study, but I leave a character study film feeling like I viewed something wonderful, This film just sits there and never takes off. Two or three decent jumps.

Weird.

Did anyone here see it?

by Anonymousreplies 12Yesterday at 3:50 PM

But... what of the children? Successful scions of stars long departed and maybe forgotten...

This might be fun.

Many of the Hollywood stars before the 70's and earlier had children. Unfortunately a lot of them haven't fared well as individuals. But, then there are those who are trying to, and making their mark! Let's talk about the children, and grandchildren, of the stars that some may have forgotten about and what they are doing. I'll start;

Jimmy Durante's grandson, Ryan Bloum: about age 20/model

by Anonymousreplies 71Yesterday at 3:46 PM

Olympic Rower Henrik Rummel Is Fine With His Bulge Being Out There

We take our coverage of the Olympics seriously at Cosmo, and that means it includes everything from breaking medal updates to news on the hottest bodies out there. It's not without controversy. So we just want to hear it straight from you, what are your thoughts on the "objectification" of male athletes?

I suppose, in decent taste, it doesn't bother me. I don't think it would bother anyone that has been in these articles. One of my friends was in Elle's Top 20 Hottest Olympians or whatever, and he didn't feel violated or anything. I don't hear guys complaining about it. And I think why it would be considered OK for guys and not girls is because I don't think there is any real history of men being possessions and being exploited by another sex. That is my first guess why we feel differently about it.

Do guys ever talk about it? You mention your friend who was in Elle - are you guys like, "Oh, that's awesome" or do you give each other a hard time?

Oh yeah, when we find out about it, we will crack jokes. But also [he's] just a good-looking guy, so it's not like we are ripping on him.

How much does tone or intention matter?

As long as the people [involved] are fine with it - like, you can joke around with your friends, but as soon as the friend starts taking offense to it, it changes the tone. Guys don't take any offense to it at all and I don't think they mind at all. I think it also depends on the girl's side: If a men's magazine ran a thing like "Most Attractive Women of the Olympics," I think women would be fine with it - I imagine they would, I can't speak for women as a whole but that is my impression. However if it was like, "Top 20 Olympic Racks," I don't think that would go over well, right?

As Olympians, your bodies are your tools. Do you feel like you want to flaunt your body more because of how much work you have put into it?

Well, I put zero work into presenting my body! But by virtue of training for the Olympics, this is what it looks like - we rowers have great bodies, very toned muscles, slim waists … so I mean, I like the way I look. I don't know if "flaunting it" is the right [expression] but I like the way I look. Like any guy, I enjoy if I catch people catching glances. Not to be self-serving or anything, it doesn't happen a lot - but I like it.

I have been training for 16 years [but] I haven't exercised. Everything has been done to make myself a better rower. So it's going to be pretty interesting [now that I'm retired]. I haven't thought a lot about it but I imagine I am going to take workouts from my rowing background and apply them to other things like biking.

What about diet? Did you have a very specific eating regimen for training? Will you stick to something strict to maintain your physique?

[For rowers,] the best way I've heard someone explain it is that there is a balanced 2,000-calorie diet and then there's 4- or 5,000 calories a day extra that is the energy we need to just fuel our bodies. We eat a lot and I try to eat well - I try to avoid things that are quote-unquote "bad for you." In particular, in relationship to body fat, you don't want extra weight slowing you down; you want things that are going to build muscle.

I am not going to completely change what I eat. I will probably do more pancakes and waffles once in awhile for breakfast, but I don't think that my general approach to food will change much. After [the London Olympics], I took a couple of months off and it was interesting because at first, I just couldn't eat - I wasn't hungry at all. My appetite just completely left because I think I was so used to [eating as a way of] fueling my engine.

Would you say you have a lot of body insecurities?

I don't really know yet. I have always been very aware of my weight but I don't know what to think about how I look. It's more like, "Oh no, if I am eating crappy for a little bit, I will be 4 pounds heavier than I normally am and I will notice that and that's not good." I imagine that if I start getting fat, I am not going to like it very much.

by Anonymousreplies 11Yesterday at 3:37 PM

Coworkers' Behavior That Annoys the Hell Out of You!

The blathering self-important underling who ANNOUNCES his IMPORTANT out-of-office meetings LOUDLY, and every time uses the same self-important instructions, "Call me if you need me. You have my cell, and I'll check my email."

You're going across town to drink up a client, queen. We all know. You're not that important.

What are your pet peeve coworker irritants?

by Closing my office doorreplies 82Yesterday at 3:30 PM

MR. ROBOT: season_2.0

Last summer's critically acclaimed breakout series will be returning to USA Network July 13 at 10pm!

The other thread hasn't quite maxed out yet, but the the official trailer for the second season is finally here so I thought go ahead and get the ball rolling.

by Anonymousreplies 365Yesterday at 3:30 PM

In a West End town, a dead end world.

The East End boys and West End gulls.

by West End gullsreplies 8Yesterday at 3:28 PM

What are your favorite podcasts (current) to listen to, while...?

and what are they about?

by Anonymousreplies 6Yesterday at 3:17 PM

Degrassi TV Show SEX SCANDAL!

Just breaking and some of what is being alleged is so disturbing, I'm going to post the allegations inside this post.

Just shocking what is being alleged if true.

by Anonymousreplies 14Yesterday at 3:11 PM

Coronation Street on ITV

This is a thread for those of us watching the show on ITV.

by Anonymousreplies 88Yesterday at 3:10 PM

Coworkers' Behavior That Pleases You!

Here's the uplifitng, oppositional thread to my "Coworkers that annoy the hell out of you!"

Describe co-workers that please you, offer kindness, mentoring, or just behave like human beings. Go!

Mine: today, we got pizza, and we didn't even have to work overtime for it.

by OP, lucky he only has a few jerks at work, none of them behaving badly todayreplies 0Yesterday at 3:02 PM

I wish he was my daddy

Trooper becomes enamored with Vomitot.

by Anonymousreplies 7Yesterday at 3:01 PM

Parents Fight Condo Development As It Would Put Kids In The Shade

The 38-storey mixed-use building slated to be built at Church and Wood Sts., at the southern end of the Church-Wellesley Village, would cast a shadow on the nearby Church Street Junior Public School.

“We know (sun) is important for the kids,” said Chris Moise, school trustee. “It helps your mood, it helps you learn. . . . It’s good for cognitive growth.”

“To remove any other opportunities for sunlight. . . . I think it’s almost a criminal act,” particularly in Canada’s northern climate, added local Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam.

Since the students are “bound to the school grounds,” Wong-Tam said, “the quality of living space for children cannot be compromised.”

Access to sunlight is “paramount,” said Lisa Fleischmann, whose daughter is starting Grade 2 at the school in September. It’s not just that it’s a shadow, she said, but it’s a big one.

“These kids don’t get enough sun as it is,” added Fleischmann, who is a board member of the school’s child-care centre. She explained the daycare operates year-round — often in the school’s playground — offering a day camp from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. throughout the summer.

These buildings are permanent, said Wong-Tam. “In perpetuity, are we confining children to study and to play and develop their best years in darkness?”

Do you agree? Should buildings NOT be built near school play yards as it would deprive kids of the sun?

by Anonymousreplies 16Yesterday at 3:01 PM

Lets all be silly things that existed in the 1980's!! Part 2!

Since Muriel locked the first thread let us continue our walk down nostalgia lane.

I'm the blissful ignorance of the world around us.

by Anonymousreplies 3Yesterday at 2:58 PM

Arnold favors Joseph Baena over girly-man Patrick!

LOL!

by Anonymousreplies 54Yesterday at 2:54 PM

Is Barry Jenkins' MOONLIGHT this year's Brokeback Mountain?

This looks like it has the potential to be brilliant. And it's from A24, the indie studio that's been killing it the last few years with Swiss Army Man, The Lobster, Room, Amy, A Most Violent Year, Obvious Child, Under the Skin etc.

[quote]The Barry Jenkins drama is based on the Tarell McCraney play 'In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue' and marks the big-screen debut of Janelle Monae. "At some point, you gotta decide for yourself who you gonna be," says Mahershala Ali in the trailer for Moonlight. "Can't let nobody make that decision for you."

[quote]Written and directed by Barry Jenkins, the drama from A24 and Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment follows a young boy named Chiron, who is coming of age in War on Drugs-era Miami. Based on the Tarell McCraney play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue, the story is told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.

[quote]The cast features Naomie Harris, Andre Holland, Trevante Rhodes, Alex R. Hibbert, Jaden Piner, Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome, as well as Janelle Monae in her big-screen debut.

[quote]Moonlight opens in select New York and Los Angeles theaters on Oct. 21, following its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.

by Anonymousreplies 7Yesterday at 2:53 PM

TV Series Casual

About heteros divorcing, hooking up, fucking and using sex aps. Anyone? Makes me laugh.

by Anonymousreplies 0Yesterday at 2:49 PM

RuPaul's All Stars 2 coming August 25th

That is actually much sooner than I expected. The cast has been officially announced, though really it has been known online for months now.

by Anonymousreplies 60Yesterday at 2:47 PM

Is loneliness a common trait in gays?

Gays particularly seem to talk, sing, write about being alone.

by Anonymousreplies 3Yesterday at 2:42 PM

I have a dream!

I've recently conceptualize an invention that I'd like to somehow get to the market. It involves lasers, and I have no experience with lasers, patents, law, or business. I don't want to pitch my idea to someone if they might simply steal it.

DL, any idea how one would go about bringing this to fruition? I know I'm being a little vague, but I want to keep it on the QT for now.

Thanks!

by Not Ethel Merman nor MLKreplies 0Yesterday at 2:37 PM

Fatfoot Cuntessa

Is the Bigfoot Cuntessa the ugliest, nastiest, cunt on TV or just in the top 3? Did you know she denied a Make a Wish request that she prepare one fucking lousy meal for a dying kid? I think some gays have sympathy for her because she's a beard (her husband is an infamous bottom and bath house fiend), but I don't. Nothing justifies being so smug and cunty. And absolutely nothing justifies her being a gross, fat, hag.

by Anonymousreplies 15Yesterday at 2:32 PM

WEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!

This looks amazing! I wanna go!

by Anonymousreplies 3Yesterday at 1:32 PM

Complete Collapse of Bernie's Revolution

Purity wars, poor management, and stunning ignorance on regulations, doom Bernie's "legacy".

by Anonymousreplies 22Yesterday at 1:32 PM

Hillary calls Trump out for what he is.

[quote]On David Duke’s radio show the other day, the mood was jubilant. ‘We appear to have taken over the Republican Party,’ one white supremacist said. Duke laughed. ‘No, there’s still more work to do,’ he replied.

[quote]So no one should have any illusions about what’s really going on here. The names may have changed. Racists now call themselves ‘racialists.’ White supremacists now call themselves ‘white nationalists.’ The paranoid fringe now calls itself ‘alt-right.’ But the hate burns just as bright.

[quote]And now Trump is trying to rebrand himself as well. But don’t be fooled.

[quote]There’s an old Mexican proverb that says ‘Tell me with whom you walk, and I will tell you who you are.’

[quote]But we know who Trump is. A few words on a teleprompter won’t change that.

[quote]He says he wants to ‘make America great again,’ but more and more it seems as though his real message seems to be ‘Make America hate again.’

[quote]And this isn’t just about one election. It’s about who we are as a nation. It’s about the kind of example we want to set for our children and grandchildren.

by Anonymousreplies 3Yesterday at 1:31 PM

Gaycation: Orlando

[quote]"Gaycation," the Emmy-nominated series from Viceland, is following actress Ellen Page and executive producer Ian Daniel's visit to Orlando in the aftermath of the mass shooting at the gay nightclub Pulse. The episode "Gaycation Presents: Orlando" will be on the channel Wednesday, Aug. 24, at 10 p.m. Page and Daniel spoke to several people in Orlando affected by the massacre that ended in 49 deaths, including survivor Angel Santiago, local activist Nancy Rosado and Orlando City Commissioner Patty Sheehan.

by Anonymousreplies 5Yesterday at 1:05 PM

Unusual T-Shirts!

I've actually seen T-Shirts here on DL that I've gone on to actually buy! This thread features and discuss those unusual T-Shirts that one will not see everyday, but once seen would cause others to stop and stare.

Let's begin!

by High Fashionreplies 171Yesterday at 1:04 PM

Bra Company Boss Wants His Male Employees To Understand What It’s Like To Live With Large Breasts

Sometimes, being a woman can be tough. Painfully nauseous periods, carrying and birthing children, bras that stab you in the back, bras in general… Oh, if only men would know what we go through. Well, now a bra company’s CEO is giving his male employees a taste of what it’s like to be a woman.

PrimaDonna CEO Ignace Van Doorselaere, makes his male employees wear fake boobs, so they’d experience what it’s like to be a woman. “There is only one way for a man to realize what an E-cup feels like, and that is having an E-cup,” he says. So, since the average E-cup weighs around 2.2-3.5 lbs (1-1.5kg) per breast, Doorselaere makes his employees wear weights hung around their necks. And when the fake breasts start to hurt their backs and necks, is when they understand how important good support is…

by Anonymousreplies 8Yesterday at 1:03 PM

The Bugatti Chiron

Over a Million dollar price tag, 11 radiators. 16 cylinders. 1,500 horses. How Bugatti built the monstrous Chiron. Even if I was a billionaire I wouldn't spend a million dollars on a car but it is one fine looking car.

by Anonymousreplies 7Yesterday at 12:23 PM

Another Thread About The Vetrano Case

Why are there so many pictures of Karina and the father and not the mother?

by Anonymousreplies 6Yesterday at 11:30 AM

Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel Expecting Twins After IVF

That turkey baster is getting a workout

by Anonymousreplies 19Yesterday at 11:30 AM

What movie did you just watch?

I just finished Mommy by Xavier Dolan. The first film I've seen from the wünderkid. Surprisingly touching, realistic to a point, thankfully didn't get too heavy. Got my eyes moist once which is an achievement. I appreciate Dolan a lot, he's mature yet has youthful passion. Big kiss for him.

3.75 / 5

by Anonymousreplies 158Yesterday at 11:23 AM

LA Times Tracking poll : The Donald leads by 0.7%

Discuss

by Anonymousreplies 11Yesterday at 11:13 AM

The children of your parents' friends

God they were awful, weren't they? Being thrown together all the time. Kids want to choose their own friends, don't they?

I could fill a page with horrible stories.

But tell us about your experiences of them first.

Did you like them, did you hate them?

by Anonymousreplies 34Yesterday at 11:11 AM

What It’s Like to Chestfeed

“For trans men and transmasculine folks, putting a baby to their chest to suckle can lead to complicated feelings about their gender. Many lactation support services are available for ‘nursing mothers,’ which sounds unwelcoming to men and non-binary individuals."

by Anonymousreplies 39Yesterday at 11:09 AM

"A" and a "P" and a "Wee-Ohh" Where Economy Originates

A&P is expected to notify all of its employees of impending layoffs as it proceeds with plans to close or sell all of its stores under its Chapter 11 bankruptcy wind-down. A&P employs approximately 28,500.

Sources told SN Tuesday the notices were procedural in nature and issued "out of an abundance of caution," as the retailer seeks buyers for its 297 stores.

An A&P spokesman declined comment.

by Anonymousreplies 16Yesterday at 11:03 AM

uConn head football coach Bob Diaco is a DILF. I call dibs.

Finally there are some football coaches out there that aren't fat slobs in track suits or pleated khakis (I.e. Charlie Weis) but I think the hottest of these guys has got to be Bob Diaco. If I knew how to post pics I would. :(

by Anonymousreplies 7Yesterday at 10:42 AM

Throw them off the roof or make them dance?

Can anyone explain what is going on here? Young gay man dancing like a woman surrounded by all men but not gay? WTF?

by Anonymousreplies 10Yesterday at 10:35 AM

Prisencolinensinainciusol...ALRIIIGHT?

This is my absolute favorite Italian disco-rock song with nonsensical lyrics in a made up language intended to replicate what Americans sound like to Europeans and featuring a fabulous Debby Harry'esque Italian blonde rocking out to the beat.

by Don't deny how fabulous this is!replies 0Yesterday at 10:16 AM

Charlie Cox

Does he have a big one?

by Anonymousreplies 18Yesterday at 10:13 AM

Lens Dunham's untouched "sexy" lingerie photo shoot!

Teal lacy gunt, for dayyyssss!

(She definitely loves herself. That's for sure.)

by Make her go away already...replies 15Yesterday at 9:58 AM

Say something!!!!!

I see you all out there view pages. The views are high yet the conversation is dead tonight.

Come on lurkers, talk to us!!! We don't bite. Well actually we do but still....

by Anonymousreplies 28Yesterday at 9:53 AM

Alcohol Would be Perfect...if it didsn't destroy your body

When I'm drunk I am a much better person. I have a very high capacity for empathy which I lack when sober. I actually strongly dislike most people when I'm sober but can find things to love about nearly everyone when drunk. Also I am very outgoing and usually I'm an extreme introvert. Life would be beautiful if I could be drunk or high on MDMA all of the time. Why can't they make a version of liquor that won't kill you?

by Anonymousreplies 22Yesterday at 9:06 AM

Real Housewives of New York City - Season 8 - Part 5

Cokeheads, High Ponytails, FWBs......Holla!

by Anonymousreplies 600Yesterday at 9:05 AM

Bachelor in Paradise 2016

New season starts tonight. I'm in it for the Chad shenanigans.

by Anonymousreplies 161Yesterday at 9:01 AM

YET again, Men presenting their Dicks to the world, Forever!

from the last thread

by Anonymousreplies 73Yesterday at 8:59 AM

"X" Stands For Danger...

..."X" stands for xylophone too.

by Anonymousreplies 0Yesterday at 8:56 AM

Hillary Clinton Is Tossing a Lifeline to Down-Ballot GOPers

Donald Trump has made this election, like everything else, about Donald Trump. Hillary Clinton, happily skewering him as he blows up his campaign with ruinous attacks on fellow Republicans and myriad others, has zero problems with this. But critics on the left do, because by playing it safe Clinton is sending troubling if unsurprising signals about the agenda she will set as president, and also missing a historic opportunity to crush the Republican Party in a moment of acute vulnerability. Instead of aggressively making the case that Trump represents the worst of Republican greed and bigotry, she is inviting their leaders and donors to join her campaign en masse.

“He’s taken the Republican Party a long way from ‘Morning in America’ to ‘Midnight in America,’” Clinton warned in her convention speech, praising Ronald Reagan. She went on to peddle the class equivalent of “All Lives Matter,” pledging to “be a President for Democrats, Republicans, and Independents. For the struggling, the striving the successful. For all those who vote for me and for those who don’t. For all Americans together!”

It shouldn’t be a radical proposition to say that Henry Kissinger, Meg Whitman, Mark Cuban, Robert Kagan and Michael Bloomberg have no place in any political program seeking to make the US a better place. But yesterday, the campaign launched Together for America to coordinate a mounting outreach effort to the frightened legislators, national security hawks and rich people who have made things so horrible for so many here and around the world. It’s a country-first campaign conveyed through a stunning display of elite unity, pining for the lost days of Washington consensus politics instead of putting forward a substantive transformational agenda.

The strategy, as Carl Beijer writes, poses a more immediate electoral risk as well. Trump’s historic weakness as a candidate, he writes, “should create an extraordinary opportunity for the American liberal-left. As the standard-bearer for the Democratic party, Clinton is in a position to press this advantage against her political opposition and make them pay as high a price as possible for nominating such an unpopular candidate.”

That, of course, is not what’s happening. DNC Communications Director Luis Miranda complained that the Clinton campaign has requested that they not tie Trump to down-ballot Republicans, according to a Wikileaked email attributed to him and dated May 16. Instead of holding candidates responsible for nominating a monster that reflects the party’s worst, the campaign wanted to celebrate the fleeing Republicans and distinguish Trump as abnormal.

The Clinton campaign, Miranda charged, would force the DNC “to throw out our entire frame that the GOP made Trump through years of divisive and ugly politics. We would have to say that Republicans are reasonable, that the good ones will shun Trump.”

Clinton’s bid to forge an anti-Trump consensus is a reincarnation of what Sarah Palin dubbed “that hopey-changey stuff”: Obama’s rapturous promise that his charisma and the basic goodness of American people could transcend partisan rancor. Clinton, like Obama but minus the charisma, is running not so much as a Democrat but as a bipartisan tribune of democracy—this time against what’s perceived to be an unprecedented threat of authoritarianism and chaos.

She’s running not against the billionaire class, as Bernie Sanders did, but against one outrageous individual who purports to be a billionaire. It’s a negative campaign but a bad one: instead of demonizing the Republican Party agenda, with its fealty to corporate America and scapegoating of racial, religious and sexual minorities, it attacks that party’s apotheosis, Donald Trump, as an aberration who must be defeated for the sake of protecting democracy.

Obama set the tone at the convention, praising Ronald Reagan as an icon who Trump has defiled, and declaring that “America is already great.”

(...)

by Anonymousreplies 0Yesterday at 8:51 AM

Highway Buggery

Moider in the first degree....

by Anonymousreplies 0Yesterday at 8:50 AM

A Junk Drawer of Random Pics Just for Fun!!

So hot for Captain Joe...

by Anonymousreplies 565Yesterday at 8:44 AM

Tall East Indian Guys Part 2

Continue the discussion here

by Anonymousreplies 16Yesterday at 8:28 AM

Ryan Reynolds is so straight he can even tweet stuff like this:

Just want to wish Billy Ray Cyrus the most special, magical birthday ever. I love you with all my heart. Also, Happy Birthday to my wife.

see, he is so secure!!!!

by Anonymousreplies 5Yesterday at 7:36 AM

Many Shades of Black

Do you prefer the original version by The Raconteurs, or Adele's cover?

by Anonymousreplies 2Yesterday at 7:34 AM

So why did Shelley Long leave Cheers?

What did they do with the character?

by new to Cheersreplies 115Yesterday at 7:19 AM

What's your favorite old-timey name?

I'm partial to Esther, Ethel, Eunice, Gussie, Hester, Myrtle, and Grizelda.

How about you?

by Anonymousreplies 80Yesterday at 7:18 AM

Did You Notice Lou Pearlman And Lance Bass

Now that Pearlman is dead, when you see pics of him and his "boys" Lance Bass is always standing next to him and Justin Timberlake is the farthest.

I think that alone is quite telling, don't you?

by See but one example belowreplies 10Yesterday at 7:18 AM

More than 20 MLB teams interested in Tim Tebow

More than 20 MLB teams are confirmed to attend Tim Tebow's workout in L.A. on Aug. 30:

by Anonymousreplies 23Yesterday at 7:04 AM

Do you like Arctic Monkeys, or do you find them overrated?

Any particular songs you love from this band? I like that retro feeling i get from the music, but the lyrics need some work, imo.

by Anonymousreplies 11Yesterday at 7:04 AM

TYLER HOECHLIN SHOCKS WORLD WITH PERFECT BUBBLE BUTT

Film at 11.

by Anonymousreplies 418Yesterday at 7:03 AM

DLers pick a great book for me to read next?

I want to have your book recommendations. Pick an amazing book for me to read. List title, author and genre. This book would top your list as a great book, a must read, and/or life changing book.

by Anonymousreplies 23Yesterday at 6:59 AM

Ryan Lochte scores endorsement from 'forgiving' cough drop maker

While other companies have dropped Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, Pine Bros. cough drops have signed him to a new endorsement deal.

"Just as Pine Bros. is forgiving to your throat, the company asks [the] public for a little forgiveness for an American swimming legend," the company said in announcing the deal Thursday.

by Anonymousreplies 5Yesterday at 6:53 AM

Omari Hardwick

Very handsome, built like a brickhouse, great voice. Saw him on Colbert this week. Anyone watch Power? Any good?

by Anonymousreplies 7Yesterday at 6:47 AM

DOES TRUMP REALLY HATE WOMEN?

Why do his wife and daughters not kill him in his sleep?

It must not be true that he's a vicious misogynist.

by Dumb Asdirtreplies 5Yesterday at 6:20 AM

Critic's Notebook: Is Meryl Streep Coasting With Roles Like 'Florence Foster Jenkins'?

Poor Meryl. The critics have turned against her.

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8:00 AM PDT 8/13/2016 by Sheri Linden

From 'Julie & Julia' to 'The Iron Lady,' 'Doubt' to 'August: Osage County' and now 'Florence Foster Jenkins,' Streep's career has turned into a parade of larger-than-life, Oscar-courting grand-dame roles. Is she selling her talent short?

There was a time when the burning question posed by Hollywood movies was not “DC or Marvel?” but “Meryl Streep: yea or nay?” With her Yale and New York theater bona fides, the actress hit the big screen as a preternatural talent and quickly began racking up awards. A 1981 Time cover proclaimed “Meryl Magic.”

But not everyone felt it.

For me, her early, much-lauded work in The French Lieutenant’s Woman and Sophie’s Choice was admirable in a museum-quality way, defined by a clinical precision that was more about performance than character revelation. It wasn’t until Silkwood that the power of her talent struck me. As the real-life title character, Streep seemed liberated, not just from period trappings and accent perfection, but from the capital-A acting that had kept her previous portrayals at a remove.

It’s her regular-girl roles — Defending Your Life, Postcards From the Edge, Adaptation, Dancing at Lughnasa, The Hours, A Prairie Home Companion — that continue to dazzle me, even as I’ve also come to appreciate her peerless knack for inhabiting larger-than-life characters.

At 67, Streep has been on a run of such outsize roles, from the delectable (Julie & Julia) to the imperious (Doubt) to the oxygen-sapping (August: Osage County) — all garnering best actress nominations in her long, storied relationship with Oscar. Even recent cameos, in Suffragette and, to a lesser extent, The Homesman, had a show-stopping grandness about them. Her latest performance, as the delightfully untalented Florence Foster Jenkins in Stephen Frears’ feature of the same name, makes grandiosity its very subject. It’s a perfect example of what’s indispensable about her, and also of what’s frustrating about a number of recent vehicles for her gifts.

Streep’s turn as the tone-deaf dowager is the bittersweet soul of the amiably cartoonish film. Her screeching approximations of light opera are so heartfelt that each deluded trill is a life story in miniature. But around her, the movie does little more than put reactions to her awful singing on a repeat cycle. Is there too much awe around the two grandes dames at the center of the production, Jenkins and Streep? A similar dynamic was at work in her previous lead role, as a singer of a very different stripe in Jonathan Demme’s Ricki and the Flash, a contrived comic drama gathered unpersuasively around a typically commanding performance.

Though the role doesn’t come with the prefab importance of another recent picture showcasing her portrayal of a historical figure, The Iron Lady, in many ways Florence Foster Jenkins feels just as hermetic as the Thatcher biopic. It’s a signed, sealed and delivered tribute that doesn’t want to dig too deep or give much room to character aspects that are unflattering or disturbing. It’s Streep’s dexterity that lets in the shadows and light. There’s something both touching and freeing in watching a performer known for her technical rigor hit the wrong notes with such gusto. Her ability to convey self-importance, vulnerability, yearning and delusion in a single tortured melody is exhilarating. It makes you wish she’d bring that fluency to something in a minor or more intimate key, a story that strips away the bells and whistles.

More at link...

by Anonymousreplies 71Yesterday at 5:56 AM

June Allyson looked like an old lady even when she was young

She's only 27 in this pic and she looks about the same as when she did the Depends ads.

by Anonymousreplies 58Yesterday at 5:55 AM

Russia just announced that it's sending humans to the moon

October 29, 2015

Before 2030, Russia plans to land its first cosmonauts on the moon, and Europe wants a piece of the action. They're a little late for the great space race of the 1960s, but the mission is an admirable push for the reignited interest in manned deep-space travel.

On Tuesday, at a space and technology conference in Moscow, the head of Roscosmos Energia — Russia's version of NASA — announced: "A manned flight to the moon and lunar landing is planned for 2029."

And the European Space Agency, which made history last year by landing the first spacecraft on a comet, is teaming up.

"We have an ambition to have European astronauts on the moon," Bérengère Houdou, head of the lunar-exploration group at ESA's European Space Research and Technology Center, recently told BBC News. "There are currently discussion at international level going on for broad cooperation on how to go back to the moon."

Russia and Europe have expressed interest in establishing a permanent base on the moon, and they have already begun taking the fist steps toward this goal.

Last month, Roscosmos announced that it will send a lander, Luna 25, to the moon's south pole in 2024. After touchdown, the lander will investigate the lunar surface for future lunar bases.

The Luna 25 mission was initially proposed in 1997 and has since suffered a number of delays, but it seems that with Europe's aid the mission could finally get the jump-start it needs. Construction on the spacecraft has already begun, Tech Insider reported.

This collaborative effort is a welcomed contrast to the lonely space race of the mid-20th century. While Europe and Russia raise their collective eyes to the moon, NASA continues its quest for a farther, more dangerous mission: Mars.

by Anonymousreplies 11Yesterday at 5:26 AM

anybody participated in a paid marketing focus group?

How was it? What was it for? How much paid? Other details?

by Anonymousreplies 21Yesterday at 4:42 AM

From Dusk Till Dawn Series

Any fans or do you prefer the movie?

by Anonymousreplies 0Yesterday at 4:32 AM

People who don't have a traditional Christmas/holiday celebration...

... what do you do?

I am may be family-less this year. Staying home by myself might be depressing, but I might have for a walk and settling in with some wine and popcorn to watch movies. I think having lunch with friends' families might feel worse.

Or I might go on a 10 day package group tour involving some camping and hiking overseas that ends on January 2nd.

by Anonymousreplies 13Yesterday at 4:02 AM

Sade

Predict what year their next album will come out.

by Anonymousreplies 10Yesterday at 3:58 AM

Montel Williams Blasts Donald Trump: 'A Racist Is as a Racist Does'

Aug 25, 2016

Television personality Montel Williams calls it like he sees it, and the 2016 presidential election is no exception.

“A racist is as a racist does,” said Williams of Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump. “This racist has done enough to prove who is he truly is.”

On this week’s episode of “Powerhouse Politics” podcast with ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl and ABC News Political Director Rick Klein, Williams accused Trump of delivering a “false invitation” to African-American voters.

“This false invitation for African-American representation in the Trump campaign has been equal to the false invitation for African-American participation, minority participation, in the Republican Party for the last 20 years,” explained Williams.

When asked why he believes Trump's direct appeal to the African-American community is false, Williams replied, “Are you kidding me? Seriously, do you really believe that?”

He continued: “It’s like, David Duke right now saying, ‘Hey, I want to get these black people, come on in my house. Forget everything I’ve said in the past.’

“It really has done more to make sure that the primary people he was speaking in front of would be less apt to say, ‘Oh, he is a racist,’” he added. “You cannot go back and now retract your statements and your past to try to say that you’re not what you have been.”

Williams also cast doubt on Trump’s ability to lead the country, explaining that he is a direct threat to the United States “without any question.”

“He’s shown the fact that he does not have the capacity to even understand international politics,” Williams said. “He’s shown a clear direction in his thinking that it’s OK to commit war crimes.”

That is why Williams, a longtime conservative, will be voting for Hillary Clinton in November -- although he does not agree with all of Clinton’s actions, including her handling of sensitive information as secretary of state, which he calls an “abomination.”

But he just can’t pull the lever for Trump.

“I think [Trump] has done it to himself. I just cannot vote for him,” said Williams.

by Anonymousreplies 9Yesterday at 3:48 AM

The Gummer girls are MODELS now

What's next for them, a reality show?

by Anonymousreplies 90Yesterday at 3:48 AM

American shopping malls are failing, What are your mall horror stories?

What advice would you give to the retailer that wronged you?

by Anonymousreplies 5Yesterday at 3:41 AM

Frau Flop

Delaware woman plunges to death while completing bucket list.

by Anonymousreplies 13Yesterday at 3:32 AM

Poor Tia Carrere...

She used to be one of the most gorgeous women in the industry (and was # 1 on my "to do" list when I was still in the closet).

Unfortunately she now looks like a typical plastic 40-something LA-er.

by Anonymousreplies 26Yesterday at 3:16 AM

Get ready for Manbang

It may not be the Gilmore Girls, but soon North Korea will be able to stream its own state-sponsored equivalent of Netflix NFLX -0.79%, according to an announcement from the country’s state broadcast television earlier this week. The news represents a startling development in light of the near-total lack of functioning Internet in the country, and it’s unclear if the streaming service will actually come to pass or if its supposed creation is just an inscrutable, propagandistic move by Kim Jong-un’s authoritarian government.

In theory, North Koreans will now be able to stream programs using a set-top box called “Manbang,” according to NK News, a U.S.-based publication that covers North Korea. They could watch up to five different channels, watch state-sponsored documentaries, get updates on Kim Jong-un’s activities, and read newspaper articles from the state newspaper Rodong Sinmun. The programming would be entirely state-run and no in any way related to streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime available in the rest of the world.

It’s hard to tell if the technology at play would be Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) or Video On Demand (VOD), based NK News‘ description of the televised announcement. IPTV involves using the Internet to stream regular cable or satellite television in real time. Using IPTV, say, you could watch the Olympics on NBC as it happens. VOD, by contrast, is more interactive and lets you make selections from a library of programs, like when you pick a show on Netflix and watch it when you want.

The mysterious part of North Korea’s claim to debut streaming video is that there is almost no Internet in the country, and what is available is tightly controlled. Mobile phones have traditionally been the way that people in developing or under-resourced countries access the Internet. North Korea is home to 25.2 million people, according to the World Bank, but only 3 million people (or 12% of the population) have domestic cell phone plans. None of those plans can be used to call internationally. By contrast, 59% of people in the Congo have a mobile phone.

North Koreans who do smuggle in unauthorized mobile phones to access the global Internet risk being sent to prison camps, according to Amnesty International. North Korea’s state security even has a special branch called “Bureau 27″ that uses special equipment to detect illegal cell phone use.

by Anonymousreplies 7Yesterday at 3:07 AM

What philosophical ideology is how your live your life by? Your motto?

can be a hybrid as well?

by Anonymousreplies 0Yesterday at 3:05 AM

Practising the Moon Landing

Lights, camera, action!

by Anonymousreplies 9Yesterday at 3:02 AM

Aaliyah's death, 15 years on

Did she really die because she and her entourage had too much luggage on the plane?

by Anonymousreplies 3Yesterday at 2:41 AM

Straight men who say gay men want them.

I overheard the idiot in the office next to mine say this morning, "I have no problem with gays as long as they don't come on me." This man's face would make Don Knotts look like Rock Hudson. What is it with some straight men thinking we want them? I've heard this same comment over the years from other straight men.

What would a DLer say to these jerks without getting fired or starting a fight?

by Anonymousreplies 49Yesterday at 2:35 AM

Say Hello to Teen Wolf's First Bisexual, Buddhist Werewolf!

Cody Saintgnue, who plays Brett Talbot, talks about how his role will "break labels," being the first bisexual and the first Buddhist werewolf.

by Anonymousreplies 43Yesterday at 2:29 AM

Ghosts of White People Past: Witnessing White Flight From an Asian Ethnoburb

Omg!!!

actually I didn't read it but I thought you guys might.

by Anonymousreplies 1Yesterday at 2:21 AM

Top 10 Worst TV Characters of Great TV Shows

These characters made awesome shows almost unwatchable at times.

10. A.J. Soprano, The Sopranos

9. Scrappy-Doo, Scooby-Doo franchise

8. The Sixth Doctor, Doctor Who

7. Ted Mosby, How I Met Your Mother

6. María LaGuerta, Dexter

5. Andrea, The Walking Dead

4. Franklin P. 'Foggy' Nelson, Daredevil

3. Dana Brody, Homeland

2. Kim Bauer, 24

1. Larry Bloom, Orange is the New Black

Honorable Mentions

- Nikki Fernandez & Paulo, Lost

- Aslaug, Vikings

- John Doggett, The X-Files

- Jubilee, X-Men

[italic]Who would be on your top ten list?[/italic]

by Anonymousreplies 58Yesterday at 2:18 AM

Unemployment Blues

the severance package ended. I had to pay COBRA today. It's so much fucking money.

I can't seem to get any traction going for a job. Everyone's busy.

I'm going to have to cash out the 401K soon.

This is how people become homeless, isn't it?

by Anonymousreplies 206Yesterday at 2:00 AM

Can we discuss Jack Laugher's legs?

by Anonymousreplies 32Yesterday at 1:05 AM

I have a question about the queens on RuPaul's Drag Race

I know there's already a thread for this show but this is more of a generic series of questions for the drag community: 1- do these queens generally represent the drag community accurately or do they represent the community the same way the people on Love and Hip Hop represent the black community? 2- are drag kings popular? Ive only seen them on QAF. Are they not as respected? 3- has the drag community gotten bigger since the show? 4- I'm soooo not trying to be cunty but why are the queens on this show so damn ugly and faggy? Not all of them but 95% of them.

by Anonymousreplies 6Yesterday at 1:03 AM

Meryl dear a question

So did Sophie's children really die in the holocaust or did she make it up?

by Anonymousreplies 0Yesterday at 12:27 AM

Cloud Storage - Do you use it?

Do you put your things on a cloud? This Leslie Jones thing has me wondering about things I have secured online, nothing explicit though.

But maybe this is something only celebrities should be concerned about.

by Anonymousreplies 3Yesterday at 12:21 AM

Johnny Depp Is Sending Amber Heard’s Settlement Checks Directly To Her Charities Of Choice

Good for him!

by Anonymousreplies 19Last Thursday at 11:53 PM

Everything done will be justified by my foundation

discuss

by Anonymousreplies 2Last Thursday at 11:50 PM

The A380 is the Ugliest Plane Ever Designed

There, I said it.

by Anonymousreplies 56Last Thursday at 11:42 PM

No hospital bills for Pulse victims

Yay Orlando!

by Anonymousreplies 16Last Thursday at 11:24 PM

Ryan Lochte RUINED the 2016 Olympics

What a jerk, this Olympics is right after the Munich ones where the Palestines killed the Jews.

by Anonymousreplies 14Last Thursday at 11:23 PM

Ugly people with pretty eyes

Name 'em!

by Anonymousreplies 2Last Thursday at 11:22 PM

#GayMediaSoWhite after Frank Ocean's album is ignored by gay publications

Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' release was hardly covered in gay magazines — why?

(...) However, reading many major gay publications, you wouldn't have any idea that one of the most visible, queer POC artist of our generation — an artist who by many accounts completely changed the game for queer celebrities — had returned.

Neither the Advocate Magazine, Out Magazine, nor the U.K.'s Gay Times covered any of Ocean's recent projects upon their release. Gay Times, which has a music section on its site, hadn't posted a single article on any Ocean-related content until Monday morning, and it eventually came in the form of a short stub about a poem from Ocean's Boys Don't Cry that was gaining coverage across the web. Many fans couldn't help but see this as yet one more piece of evidence in the ongoing conversation surrounding #GayMediaSoWhite. Twitter user Philip Van De Kamp noticed the seemingly obvious gaffes of each major queer publication, tweeting Sunday morning, "Hi Grammy-winning LGBT POC, Frank Ocean released two albums. Whenever you have time after brunch," tagging each site's social media profiles.

Users quickly hopped onto the thread to offer that these publications might not have had editorial staff available to cover the releases throughout the weekend. However, that excuse doesn't explain why Ocean's Endless wasn't at least covered Thursday or Friday.

Gay Times found plenty of time on Thursday to post about Lady Gaga's new single, which isn't due until September. (...)

by Anonymousreplies 99Last Thursday at 11:11 PM

Uber Vs Lyft

Isn't Uber for people of quality and Lyft for you know...the rest?

by Anonymousreplies 17Last Thursday at 10:55 PM

Let's pretend we're Ziegfeld girls

Jeepers, Thelma, I'm gonna tap my way to the front of chorus no matter what! Mr. Ziegfeld is sure to notice me then!

by Anonymousreplies 5Last Thursday at 10:54 PM

Hunter Dad Boasts 8-Year-Old Daughter Bit into 'Warm, Quivering' Deer Heart

A hunter boasted on social media about his daughter’s first kill—a young deer—and the fact that she took a bite out of the dead animal's “warm, quivering heart.”

The post, submitted to the group NZ Woman Hunters, was accompanied by photos, including a closeup of the 8-year-old tearing into the deer's bloody flesh. It was accompanied by another picture of the proud dad and his young apprentice posing over the deer's corpse, as well as the gun used to make the fatal shot.

According to the outlet NZ stuff, beaming father Johnny Yuile is also a New Zealand police officer. He told the local outlet that though this is the first time his daughter had successfully shot a deer, she has been accompanying him on hunting trips since she was a baby.

“She's been coming out with me since she was eight months old with a front pack,” Yuile stated.

The 8-year-old said she enjoyed the outing. She added that she was inspired to sample the bloody deer heart after watching her uncle partake.

"I saw my uncle bite the heart so I thought I might bite it too,” she told the NZ Stuff. "It tasted quite nice."

by Anonymousreplies 34Last Thursday at 10:52 PM

Seattle Minimum Wage study confirms elementary economic logic

Since the wage hike only affected the city of Seattle, the outlying areas provided perfect testing grounds.

One of the foundations of economics- that raising the cost of an input reduces the amount used- was proven, once again.

From the study-

In a region where all low-wage workers, including those in Seattle, have enjoyed access to more jobs and more hours, Seattle’s low-wage workers show some preliminary signs of lagging behind similar workers in comparison regions.

The minimum wage appears to have slightly reduced the employment rate of low-wage workers by about one percentage point. It appears that the Minimum Wage Ordinance modestly held back Seattle’s employment of low-wage workers relative to the level we could have expected.

Hours worked among low-wage Seattle workers have lagged behind regional trends, by roughly four hours per week, on average.

Low-wage individuals working in Seattle when the ordinance passed transitioned to jobs outside Seattle at an elevated rate compared to historical patterns.

by Anonymousreplies 149Last Thursday at 10:51 PM

Best Actress Oscar Race 2017

Also known as The Viola Davis and Ruth Negga Showdown

by #OscarsNotGonnaBeSoWhiteThisTimereplies 105Last Thursday at 10:46 PM

Australian mother dresses her son in blackface for a costume competition ... and wins!

An Australian mother who painted her son's skin black for a school costume competition has caused outrage for a moment she described as a "parenting win".

The photo, which was posted on the Facebook wall of mummy-blogger Constance Hall, has prompted widespread condemnation online.

In her original post, the mother said her son's school was running a Book Week competition, where kids were required to dress as their favourite book character. She said her son had wanted to look like AFL footballer Nic Naitanui - even though that's completely irrelevant to the "book" theme. "I was a little worried about painting him. (So many politically correct extremists these days) he is pastey White (sic) and if I just sent him in a wig and footy gear, no one would tell who he was," she posted on Hall's wall.

"So I grew a set of balls and painted my boy brown and he looked fanf....ingtastic."

The Perth-based mother said that despite her Facebook friends telling her it was a "horrible idea", her son won the parade.

"Parenting win," she posted.

by Anonymousreplies 6Last Thursday at 10:45 PM

Do you use the Butt Machine in the Gym?

And do other dudes use it at your gym?

by Anonymousreplies 108Last Thursday at 10:43 PM

The Day of the Locust Film

What do you think of The Day of the Locust film? I think it's weird. And I think that Jackie Haley's character Adore was the weirdest shit I've ever seen, even though I think Haley is a good actor.

What did audience think of it when it first came out?

by Karen Blackreplies 43Last Thursday at 10:43 PM

We Found Love In A Hopeless Place

Two more queens find love through TimeOut Magazine.

by Anonymousreplies 8Last Thursday at 10:39 PM

Family heirlooms

Do you own any?

by Anonymousreplies 25Last Thursday at 10:35 PM

Peter Thiel on His War With Gawker

I know that Thiel is unpopular here. But this is a well-reasoned argument on why he wanted to stop Gawker from doing what Gawker does--or, rather, used to do.

And the argument is framed entirely in terms of living as a gay man in America today.

by Anonymousreplies 9Last Thursday at 10:34 PM

The Dead Zone

This has been rerun over and over and over again lately. Somebody is really hoping to put an idea in people's heads.

by Anonymousreplies 3Last Thursday at 10:34 PM

"Turning! Turning!" Tell us about the very first time you saw Boys In The Band. Part II.

Let's continue our conversation here >>

by Anonymousreplies 231Last Thursday at 10:33 PM

Catch Phrases you despise

"I can't even."

"Truth!"

"If only!"

by MOARreplies 297Last Thursday at 10:29 PM

am I a perv?

my niece's BF is 19 and really hot. is it wrong to add him on Facebook to see more pics?

by Anonymousreplies 13Last Thursday at 10:24 PM

Ryan Lochte Charged With Filing False Police Report

Wonder if he will ever step foot in Brazil again?

by Anonymousreplies 13Last Thursday at 10:21 PM

Courtney Stodden shaves head in tribute to her beloved miscarriage

[quote]Taking to her Instagram account earlier today, she posted a video in which she is close to tears as she says: “Hi everyone, as you all know I recently suffered a miscarriage and it’s had a huge impact on me emotionally. "I’ve been thinking and I have decided that I want to give back to my angel with a symbolic gesture and that to me is shaving my hair off because I want to step into this new chapter into my life fresh and new. So I wanted to share it with you because you’re a huge support system for me and I love you so much. So thank you so much. Here we go.”

[quote]Barely dressed - in a leopard print string bikini, matching head band and sporting her signature pout - Courtney sipped champagne and celebrated her new style in a series of pictures on Instagram.

by Anonymousreplies 32Last Thursday at 10:02 PM

Maybe It's Maybelline

Belgian cat with especially luminous furcoat is going viral

by Anonymousreplies 28Last Thursday at 9:57 PM

Amazing Balls #2

Because the original thread is full... and we need to have a thread about amazing balls!

by Anonymousreplies 52Last Thursday at 9:56 PM

Squeezebox

Ok, confess. How many of you thought this was about a musical instrument?

In and out and in and out....

by Back When Music Was Funreplies 3Last Thursday at 9:55 PM

Taron Egerton, star of "Kingsman -The Secret Service"

I'm smitten.

by Anonymousreplies 284Last Thursday at 9:48 PM

Melissa Etheridge

I used to love her. She was the outsider rocker chick when there didn't seem to be any others on the scene. Her musical talent, at every level, was astonishing. Then, way to soon, she turned into a fraubian. With a brat and titty trouble. Why did she go the gourmet cupcake and play date route? Who is she marrying this week?

by Dr. Helena Russellreplies 5Last Thursday at 9:47 PM

The Newsboys' Lodging House

"How much" said our hero Ben,

"It's six cents for the bed and six cents for the breakfast," replied the superintendent, "but we will give you it all for ten cents if you agree to be molested."

Never one to pass up a bargain Ben handed over only a dime.

by Anonymousreplies 7Last Thursday at 9:37 PM

Blonde

Is Frank's new one great?

by Limeaidreplies 0Last Thursday at 9:36 PM

BREAKING*** Gloria DeHaven Dies: Singer-Actress & Star Of MGM Musicals Was 91

Gloria DeHaven, one of the last surviving stars from Hollywood’s golden age who made her screen debut in the Charlie Chaplin "Modern Times" and went on to be featured in several hit MGM musicals and numerous television roles, has died in Las Vegas. She was 91.

by Anonymousreplies 26Last Thursday at 9:35 PM

What types of Toothbrush do you use?

I use Sensodyne because I have sensitive teeth.

by Anonymousreplies 1Last Thursday at 9:34 PM

The last 25 minutes of WILD OATS.

Somebody was cute enough to share this. With breaks, it runs 40-50 minutes. Still, there's about an hour preceding this section of the film.

Just for those who are curious and wanted to chime in. The last scene between MacLaine and Lange really sells the pic.

by Anonymousreplies 5Last Thursday at 9:28 PM

Islamists who preached chastity caught having sex on beach

In an unusual turn of events, an exalted Islamist couple both in their 60s were expelled from their party on Monday after reports said they were caught having sex on a beach.

The pair both serve as vice presidents of Morocco's Islamic Unity and Reform Movement (MUR), which is the ideological wing of the Islamic Justice and Development Party (JDP).

According to India Today, the party has now expelled the pair.

They could face trial for adultery, as Mr Benhammad is married, but Ms Nejjar is said to be widowed.

Mr Benhammad is a married man with seven children and also a professor of Islamic Studies at the Faculty of Arts in Rabat.

He was said to have been charged with attempted corruption.

by Anonymousreplies 16Last Thursday at 9:25 PM

Crazy Feminist Gets Triggered and Screams Over Man's Name

[quote]Seattle, Washington – Black Lives Matter protester, Zarna Joshi, was at a recent Seattle City Council meeting when she went completely hysterical after she was "sexually harassed," and demanded police response, then refused to speak with officers when they arrived.

[quote]The incident happened as a group of anti-police protesters were protesting the building of a new Seattle Police North Precinct Station. The protesters have deemed the new station "the bunker" to try to convince people that it’s the base of operation for an occupying army. The "Block The Bunker" Facebook page has almost 1,500 followers because: Seattle.

[quote]Obnoxious protester, Zarna Joshi, had been getting in people's faces and demanded to know their names. Joshi then saw a police supporter being interviewed by a news reporter, and she decided to harass him. When Joshi confronted the supporter, he identified himself to her as "Hugh Mongous." And that's when the world fell apart. The crazy really starts about two minutes in. (Warning: Language)

by Anonymousreplies 24Last Thursday at 9:22 PM

Aging gracefully v. hanging on to the cringeworthy style of one's youth

A thread in which we compare and contrast people of similar vintage.

Paul Weller

by Anonymousreplies 156Last Thursday at 9:20 PM

Songs about city life

What are your favorites? Mine are

1. Streets of Philadelphia by Bruce Springsteen

2.new York minute by don't Henley

3.talking back to the night by Steve winwood

4.you belong to the city by Glenn Frey

5. Blade runners blues by vangelais

by Anonymousreplies 20Last Thursday at 9:18 PM

Quack, Quack

I was takin' it back....

I did not mean a thing I said....

Rub a dub

While jerkin' in the tub

My hand was givin' my penis head...

Well... I came in the tub

Put my feet on the floor

I wrapped the towel around me

And I opened the door.

And then a quack, quack

A duck jumped on my back

How was I to know I had fowl fuckin' comin' on

by Anonymousreplies 4Last Thursday at 9:16 PM

Christine Chubbuck

New film explores the tragedy of television anchor Christine Chubbuck - the first person to kill themselves on live TV - as it's revealed footage of her death DOES still exist

'Kate Plays Christine,' is a film about an actress, Kate Lyn Sheil, who struggles to develop into the character of Christine Chubbuck

Chubbuck died live on television in 1974 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head during a Saturday broadcast of her show in Florida

She suffered from depression for years and her parents spent $1million over 20 years on psychiatrists and psychologists to help her

Video of her actual suicide was recorded and kept by the station owner

It is now in the possession of his wife who does not plan to release it

by Anonymousreplies 8Last Thursday at 9:14 PM

BBC remake of Are You Being Served? has been partially cast

According to Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Fail, Jason Watkins will play Mr. Humphreys, Sherrie Hewson will play Mrs. Slocombe and John Challis will play Major Peacock.

I like Sherrie Hewson, she could be very good. Don't know the others.

by Anonymousreplies 64Last Thursday at 9:13 PM

Are There Any Gay Republicans Here? Don't Be Afraid! I Come In Peace...

You are reviled by other gays. You have been spat upon, called very ugly names, and beaten! You are constantly told that you are self loathing... that you are only on a quest for daddy's love and acceptance...

But, is any of that true? Has any of your detractors asked you why you are a Republican, and what is it that you believe?

I say let's call a detente! Let's civilly try to understand each other. As the OP, i will try to protect you should someone get out of line, but I feel that this could be a very enlightening thread!

by Facilitator/ OPreplies 82Last Thursday at 9:10 PM

I have a feeling Zsa Zsa Will die sept 18

This has been dragged out long enough, let her be with Eva

by Anonymousreplies 2Last Thursday at 8:55 PM

Tell me about a time you had to declare your boundaries

Has anyone ever gone too far in a friendship or a relationship, and you had to tell them what's what?

by Anonymousreplies 9Last Thursday at 8:55 PM

Two (2) Films about Christine Chubbuck

2 Sundance films explore a journalist's on-air suicide

"Christine" starring Rebecca Hall

and

"Kate Plays Christine."

by Anonymousreplies 32Last Thursday at 8:51 PM

Thug Porn Part II

XConvicts.net

by Anonymousreplies 122Last Thursday at 8:49 PM

The Impossible quiz

I got 6/20. The explanations to the answers are good to know.

by Anonymousreplies 9Last Thursday at 8:46 PM

Historical Jocks

The first University of Texas - Austin football team, 1893

by Anonymousreplies 65Last Thursday at 8:44 PM

What do you guys think of this kid?

His name's Danny Duncan. Does a lot of stupid shit in SoCal.

by Anonymousreplies 15Last Thursday at 8:41 PM

Baseball 2016

Hall of Fame voting results came out today.

Ken Griffey Jr. will be inducted on his first year of eligibility with a record-setting percentage of votes - 99.3% surpassing the 98.8% of the previous record holder Tom Seaver. Hard to not be happy for this guy.

Mike Piazza has been suspected of a lot of things that he denies, and PED use is one of them. With no real evidence to hold against him, the all-time best slugging catcher finally received enough support to make it in the HOF.

I am not the OP that has originated the MLB thread the previous few years, but I don't know for sure if that guy stayed with DL with the format change. Either way, I am ready for a thread for the new year.

by Anonymousreplies 72Last Thursday at 8:24 PM

Watching 'Natalie Wood, Too Young to Die'

I am watching the Natalie Wood episode of 'Too Young to Die' on Amazon. When they discuss her being brutally raped as a teenager they, for no reason related to what they are saying, cut to a prolonged shot of a theater with 'Kirk Douglas Theatre' in lights. Not even trying to be subtle- I actually gasped.

by Anonymousreplies 9Last Thursday at 8:12 PM

First Look at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

For those who are interested.

by Anonymousreplies 10Last Thursday at 8:11 PM

Republican Mayor Loses Re-Election: Proclaims ‘The Ni**Er Won’ On Facebook

She must post on DL these days.

by Anonymousreplies 8Last Thursday at 8:11 PM

The Gays and Hockey

Since no time of year screams "Hockey!" more than August: Let the discussion begin

by Anonymousreplies 16Last Thursday at 8:09 PM

I Joined DL two months ago and can't see any of my posts.

People respond to them. There is a skip in post number where my post should be. And I'm returned to the top of the thread instead of where I left off when I click on it. There should be a better way of communicating this to the webmaster than starting a thread about it. Sorry to my fellow DL posters if I missed it.

by Anonymousreplies 16Last Thursday at 7:53 PM

4th Man Out

Probably one of the better gay-themed films I've seen in a long time. Big-time crush on lead actor Evan Todd, who I discovered is openly gay in his personal life. Also, a totally unrecognizable Chord Overstreet. Maybe a bit corny at times, but good acting and direction and a story that will resonate deeply with certain types of gay men, !ike me. Recommended. On Netflix.

by Anonymousreplies 16Last Thursday at 7:49 PM

What's The Best Song By Van Helen Reddy

I like Dance The Night Away Angie Baby, but Why Can't This Be Love Ruby Red Dress comes close.

by Anonymousreplies 2Last Thursday at 7:44 PM

Melania Trump SUES Daily Mail For Saying She Was A Hooker

In a statement

All such statements are 100% false, highly damaging to her reputation, and personally hurtful. She understands that news media have certain leeway in a presidential campaign, but outright lying about her in this way exceeds all bounds of appropriate news reporting and human decency."

How could people think Melania was a hooker?

by Anonymousreplies 109Last Thursday at 7:41 PM

I Hate People Who "EE" Place Names

Like Californey and Philadelphy.

The should be given the death penalty.

by Anonymousreplies 21Last Thursday at 7:39 PM

Soros hacked, thousands of Open Society Foundations files released online

More than 2,500 files from the raft of organizations run by billionaire George Soros have been leaked by hackers.

Saturday’s leak, published by DC leaks, includes hundreds of internal documents from multiple departments of Soros’ groups, predominantly the Open Society Foundations.

by Anonymousreplies 236Last Thursday at 7:32 PM

Bono e-mails Hillary Clinton and asks for a favor...

Yes, really. It's not the opening line to a joke. Pretty funny.

Bono’s ego: the final frontier. Following the release of new information, galactic cartographers are invited to get in touch to plot the revised boundaries of the U2 frontman’s self-regard. Current indications place the northern border of this vast entity in low Earth orbit. Specifically, in the International Space Station.

According to the latest batch of Hillary Clinton’s private State department emails to be released, Bono is a donor to the Clinton Foundation, presumably as part of his pro bono work. Philanthropy need not always be its own reward and, in the course of discussions, Bono seems to have made an off-topic request to Hillary’s people. As a Clinton Foundation executive puts it in a joint email to both Hillary’s top aide, Huma Abedin, and Bill’s equivalent adviser: “Bono wants to do linkup with the International Space Station on every show during the tour this year.” Well, of course he does.

“I’m trying to figure out who the best contact is to talk to at Nasa, or the congressional committee on science and technology,” the charity executive wonders. “Any ideas?” Alas, both aides replied with the same phrase – “no clue” – and nothing more was done. However, U2’s 2009 U2360 concert tour did end up featuring a recorded video segment filmed with various ISS crew. On stage, Bono would credit them with “figuring out how our little planet exists in this cosmos we call home”.

But in many ways, we should also credit them with figuring out something ultimately more important. Namely, that there is no escape from Bono. Not only was U2’s album automatically installed on every iTunes user’s library a couple of years ago, but he is willing to pursue you across the galaxy to enforce promotion. There is only one thing more horrifying than the suggestion that in space, no one can hear you scream. And that is the possibility that in space, no one can hear Bono.

by Anonymousreplies 1Last Thursday at 7:25 PM

Greenleaf feat. Oprah!

Discuss.

Set in a Memphis mega-church. Oprah is the black-sheep of the family and Dowager Cuntress of Beale Street it seems.

Story lines inspired by Cat on a Hot Tin Roof among other potboilers.

by Anonymousreplies 13Last Thursday at 7:18 PM

The View Talk (Formally Joy Behar back on The View Parts 1,2, & 3).

Season 20 is around the corner and Barbara is getting fitted for more comfortable diapers.

by Anonymousreplies 117Last Thursday at 7:15 PM

Montreal Questions

Hey guys I'll be going to Montreal for two weeks for work. Any suggestions on cool things to do/see? I'm staying in the gay village so I think that's a pretty good start. Should I drive to Ottawa or Quebec city ?

by Anonymousreplies 13Last Thursday at 7:09 PM

The Kid With Retarded Toys

There always seemed to be one kid who's parents bought him retarded toys and worse, he didn't seem to know it.

Like my friends and I were all playing with our "Tinker Toys" building great things when Brent, as this boy's name was, brought over his "Lincoln Logs." Of course we shunned him.

by Anonymousreplies 34Last Thursday at 7:09 PM

Joe Mamganiello haircut

Discuss.

by Anonymousreplies 12Last Thursday at 7:03 PM

Alexander Skarsgard Turns 40 Today!

He old.

by Anonymousreplies 36Last Thursday at 6:59 PM

Bringing Sexy Backs

Dudes with hot backs and traps. Riav Haj

by Anonymousreplies 94Last Thursday at 6:33 PM

Where Did You Grow Up...

...and where have you lived most of your adult life?

Me: Born and raised in Sonoma, CA. Attended Stanford in Palo Alto and then lived and worked in San Francisco for 12 years.

My partner and I moved to Madison, WI 14 years ago and are still here. I doubt that we'll move, as we love Madison.

by Anonymousreplies 3Last Thursday at 6:23 PM

Sarah Paulson to escape Ryan Murphy's claws to join Ocean's Eight

Paulson will be reunited with her Carol co-star Cate Blanchett (along with Sandra Bullock, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling and Awkwafina) in the sequel/spin-off that finds Bullock playing Danny Ocean's sister plotting a heist at the Met Gala.

by Anonymousreplies 0Last Thursday at 6:17 PM

Are the Central Park Rambles still a hook-up place?

Or did the internet kill it too?

by Anonymousreplies 0Last Thursday at 6:05 PM

Why is CCTV footage such fuzzy, useless shit?

Whenever they release CCTV footage, i think why cant the images they capture be GOOD!!! So many cases would have different outcomes if footage was useful.

by Anonymousreplies 1Last Thursday at 6:05 PM

Rush Limbaugh warns ‘Obama regime’ is sending government-paid lesbian farmers to invade red states (NOT THE ONION)

In his latest crazy on-air rant, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh accused “the Obama Regime” of trying to unleash on red states a scandalous scourge of lesbian farmers.

“What they're trying to do is convince lesbians to become farmers,” he told listeners.

There’s a specific sinister motive to the sapphic shift, Limbaugh claimed: Ruining conservative voting blocs.

Shock jock Rush Limbaugh warned listeners of the danger of government-paid lesbian farmers. (JULIE SMITH/ASSOCIATED PRESS) "They are trying to bust up one of the last geographically conservative regions in the country; that's rural America," he said.

Rush Limbaugh's ratings appear to be sagging In fact, it may even be part of Obama’s plot to take away your guns.

“Rural America happens to be largely conservative. Rural America is made up of self-reliant, rugged individualist types. They happen to be big believers in the Second Amendment,” he said.

Lesbian farmers could be a threat to conservative areas, according to Limbaugh. Lesbian farmers could be a threat to conservative areas, according to Limbaugh. (NATHAN4847/GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO) “So here comes the Obama Regime with a bunch of federal money and they're waving it around, and all you gotta do to get it is be a lesbian and want to be a farmer and they'll set you up. I'm like you; I never before in my life knew that lesbians wanted to be farmers.

"I never knew that lesbians wanted to get behind the horse and the plow and start burrowing. I never knew it. But apparently enough money [made] it happen, and the objective here is to attack rural states."

Limbaugh’s atrocious Aug. 17 rant — which just started gaining traction online over a week later — was sparked by the Iowa LGBT Rural Summit. For the Des Moines event, the USDA collaborated with LGBT groups to educate the gay community about a variety of policies, including “rural housing loans, community facility grants and bullying,” according to the event website.

The Washington Free Beacon fanned the flames of lunacy with an Aug. 16 article titled “Feds Holding Summits for Lesbian Farmers.”

“The all-day summit will teach lesbian and transgender hillbillies how to get subsidies from the government like rural housing loans and ‘community facility grants,'” the conservative paper wrote.

Limbaugh took that and ran with it.

“You sit in there and laugh. Okay, go ahead and laugh at it, but I'm telling you what they're doing,” he said.

Twitter took the shock jock’s advice and had a nice hard laugh at his expense.

“#limbaugh says federally paid lesbian farmers could invade your town! And we're growing zucchini, people! Lots and lots of zucchini,” tweeted comic Dana Goldberg.

“Rush Limbaugh is back on hillbilly heroin, again, Lesbian farmers. Won't they get dirt in their Birkenstock's? Twit,” said another Twitter user.

“Rush Limbaugh is correct, btw, after work I head straight for the fields. Can't stop won't stop,” wrote journalist Meredith Bennett-Smith.

by AGAIN, NOT THE ONIONreplies 17Last Thursday at 6:00 PM

Staten Island boy, 13, kills self after Holy Angels Catholic Academy staff ‘didn’t do anything’ to stop bullying

Before he took his own life, Daniel Fitzpatrick, taunted and bullied, wrote a final, heartbreaking letter lamenting that nearly no one tried to help him. The 13-year-old Staten Island boy, mercilessly badgered over his weight, grades and his innocent heart, pleaded to his school for help.

But teacher after teacher at Holy Angels Catholic Academy — the principal, too — turned a deaf ear, refusing to intervene, he said in the letter that was never sent. Finally, overwhelmed by the torment, Daniel hanged himself, his family said.

He was found dead late Thursday by his older sister in the attic of his family home, a belt wrapped around his neck.

“I gave up,” the teen scrawled on two sides of a single sheet of paper. “The teachers . . . they didn’t do anything,” he said, pouring his heart onto the page.

by Anonymousreplies 158Last Thursday at 5:59 PM

Tell us about your first dwelling, after leaving the family nest.

Apartment, house, cabin, yurt, trailer, van, homeless shelter.

A dorm room DOES NOT count. First off campus apartment does count, however.

Was it great? Abominable? Where you happy? How old were you? Where was it? Who did you live with?

by Anonymousreplies 12Last Thursday at 5:53 PM

Gay couple invites DLer to "join them for a threesome" with intent of robbing him, ends up killing him

Sad story, but if only he recognized that this couple half his age probably didn't actually want him...

by Anonymousreplies 12Last Thursday at 5:49 PM

Frank Dillane

Cutie. Dreamy.

by Anonymousreplies 42Last Thursday at 5:44 PM

Albert in Bye Bye Birdie

His "Speedup" is speed, bennies, amphetamines! At the end they discover his "fertiliser" works on humans, everyone will get rich and happy ending.

Paul Lynde is funny in the movie. Ann-Margret achieves a surreal trippiness. Jesse Pearson as Birdie is god awful. WTF?

by Anonymousreplies 14Last Thursday at 5:34 PM

Odd Mom Out

Bravo, I hate to tell you this but no one is watching this bullshit.

by Anonymousreplies 12Last Thursday at 5:17 PM

Trump Olive Branch To Black Voters "What the hell do you have to lose?”

Making remarks directed at black voters, Trump asked: “What do you have to lose by trying something new, like Trump?”

“What do you have to lose?” Trump asked repeatedly. “You’re living in poverty, your schools are no good, you have no jobs, 58 percent of your youth is unemployed. What the hell do you have to lose?”

Trump said black voters have “got nothing to lose” by choosing him over Democrat Hillary Clinton, who has focused her efforts in Michigan’s March 8 primary on turning out African American voters in Detroit and Flint but lost narrowly to U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont.

“One thing we know for sure is that if you keep voting for the same people, you will keep getting the same, exactly the same result,” Trump said.

by Anonymousreplies 94Last Thursday at 5:13 PM

What are you favorite euphemism for "vagina"?

I'll start...

lady hamper

by (credit to Deven Green on that one)replies 135Last Thursday at 5:09 PM

Old Forgotten TV shows, Part 2

Part 1 linked below

by Anonymousreplies 9Last Thursday at 5:01 PM

Ryan Lochte's presence is desired by Brazilian authorities

CNN

Thu August 25, 2016

It looks like US swimmer Ryan Lochte will soon have to decide whether to go back to Brazil.

Brazilian police have asked a judge to issue a summons for the 12-time Olympic medalist to appear in a Brazilian court and answer accusations he filed a false police report, Clemente Braune, a commissioner with the Special Tourist Police in Rio, said Thursday.

Lochte can opt to send a lawyer and does not need to appear in court. But were he not to appear, Lochte would lose the opportunity to negotiate a fine before charges were pressed, Braune said.

If convicted, Lochte, 32, could face between one to six months in jail, although the judge could choose to levy a fine instead. There would be no negotiations in that case, Braune explained.

Lochte would also have the opportunity to appeal any decision.

Jeff Ostrow, Ryan Lochte's attorney, told CNN he has not heard from Brazilian authorities.

'Over-exaggerated'

Lochte has apologized for poor behavior during an incident at a Rio gas station on the morning of August 14. Lochte told Olympics broadcaster NBC on the day of the altercation that he and three other swimmers were robbed at gunpoint after the cab they were in was pulled over.

The other swimmers -- Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and James Feigen -- have since publicly shared their version of the events with stories that differ from Lochte's original tale and essentially match surveillance video released by Brazilian police.

Authorities said there was no robbery, but security guards had drawn guns and stopped the swimmers from leaving after they vandalized the gas station. The money was to pay for items that were broken, they said.

Feigen said in a statement this week that he was questioned by a detective later that day and gave a statement in which he left out parts about the swimmers urinating behind the building and Lochte pulling down a framed poster.

Days later, as scrutiny on Lochte's story increased, police questioned Feigen again. In his second statement, he gave more details, he said.

The court then proposed he pay a $31,250 fine and do 15 days of community service, Feigen said. He rejected the offer and the judge increased the amount to $46,875, the swimmer said.

Feigen's attorney negotiated a fine of $10,800 and the swimmer was given back his passport and allowed to leave Brazil.

Lochte told NBC's Matt Lauer that he had been interviewed by police while he was still in Rio. He also changed his version of the story slightly to include that the swimmers had stopped to use the bathroom and the incident occurred as the quartet was going back to their cab.

In a second interview with Lauer, he said he had "over-exaggerated" when describing the events of the morning to NBC and others.

The four-time Olympian also faces potential discipline from the US Olympic Committee and the International Olympic Committee.

by Anonymousreplies 0Last Thursday at 4:49 PM

Bug Attack on NYC Subway!!

Straphangers go berserk after woman tosses bugs in subway car! Video at link!

A crazed woman trying to sell crickets and worms on a D train suddenly threw them all over the crowded car, sending it into chaos during the evening commute.

The women walked into the train car at about 6 p.m. on Wednesday and and made a pitch to passengers to try to get them to buy the chirping insects and wrigglers.

A group of teenagers pushed her, prompting her to freak out and toss the box of pests into the air, said witnesses. The straphangers then started screaming and crying, and all ran down to one end of the car.

by NY POST!!!replies 20Last Thursday at 4:41 PM

Define: Trump....

"Bully for you, Dutchey! You're a trump."

"What is one trump?" asked the boy, with a puzzled expression.

"It is a good feller."

by Anonymousreplies 0Last Thursday at 4:30 PM
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