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Big Ang of "Mob Wives" is Very Very Sick

I don't believe she will survive this one. Her throat cancer has metastasized to her lungs and brain. A GoFundMe website for her has been created.

by Anonymousreplies 375 hours ago

Part III: My boyfriend and I went to Paris and all I got was this engagement ring - Now fund our honeymoon!

The continuing adventures of A-gays Gio Benitiss and Tommy Dieria. With just over two months to go until the wedding, who will walk Tommy down the aisle and give her away? Will she wear white? Will they save costs and have a single bachelor party? Will there be a cash bar?

by Tommy D.replies 845 hours ago

Bad tourists

Tell us some of your experience.

by Anonymousreplies 945 hours ago

What were Kristy and Jimmy McNichols' greatest singles?

Pick one of these incredible musical masterpieces by the greatest recording artists of their time.

Don't let my link influence your decision.

by Anonymousreplies 305 hours ago

Agnetha - The Solo Years!

With the upcoming reunion of ABBA, relive Agnetha's exciting solo career!

One of my faves is "Mr/ Persuasion" from 1983!

by Anonymousreplies 115 hours ago

Ouija Board Usage & Stories

A friend of mind gave me an old Ouija board and I'd like to use it. I know some people have said not to use it alone but is that really dangerous? Do you have any stories or tips for using a Ouija board? TIA.

by Anonymousreplies 235 hours ago

Deborah Kerr

Everyone's second favorite actress. Was in a bunch of great movies - Quo Vadis, From Here to Eternity, An Affair to Remember, The King and I, Casino Royale, The Innocents.

She wasn't as beautiful as Liz, Marilyn or Rita, but was a better actress.

by Anonymousreplies 465 hours ago

MADONNA Fortune Upgraded to $800 Million (Net)

With the hotly anticipated finals of the UK’s X-Factor drawing near, Wealth-X today released a list of the world’s top 10 richest recording artists. American pop music icon Madonna emerged at the top of the list with a net worth of US$800 million.

At 56 years old, Madonna has had an illustrious career in the music industry over the past three decades, selling over 300 million records worldwide and inking a series of lucrative contract deals, including a US$120 million contract with Live Nation in 2007. The “Queen of Pop” has also ventured into other industries such as filmmaking, fashion, and children’s books.

In second place is British rock and roll music legend Paul McCartney, who gained worldwide fame as a member of the Beatles. During his Beatles career from 1960 to 1970, however, McCartney only made US$7 million. The rest of his US$660 million fortune was amassed during his later career as a solo artist. At 72 years old, he is the oldest recording artist on the list.

The youngest musician on the list is 33-year-old American pop music sensation Beyoncé, whose personal fortune of US$440 million lands her in the 10th spot. Beyoncé, however, is married to hip hop star Jay Z, and the combined net worth of this music power couple is US$950 million, putting them right on the threshold of billionaire status.

Another American hip hop pioneer on the list is Dr Dre, whose fortune of US$650 million earns him third place. The 49-year-old is the co-founder of audio products manufacturer Beats Electronics, which was sold to Apple in 2014 for US$3 billion. Wealth-X estimates that Dr Dre pocketed US$630 million from the Beats deal, before taxes.

Below are the top 5 richest recording artists:

by Anonymousreplies 585 hours ago

American Idol Final Season

Two night premiere on Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 6 and 7.

Let's discuss!

by Anonymousreplies 305 hours ago

Celebrity Confusion 1935

How do I tell the difference between Joan Crawford and Bette Davis?

How do I tell the difference between William Powell and Clark Gable?

by Anonymousreplies 15 hours ago

Top Chef: Back to Cali

Two-night season premiere starts Wed. December 2.

by Anonymousreplies 1665 hours ago

Deadpool has 98% fresh rating on RT

Did NOT see that coming!

The reviews are very good- not ecstatic, but positive nonetheless. I'm kinda shocked at how good the reviews are.

Reynolds' love for the character, and his performance, are the highlight according to most reviews. I can't wait to see it.

by Anonymousreplies 525 hours ago

Civil rights hero John Lewis burns Bernie: In all my years of activism ‘I never saw him, never met him’

Legendary civil rights activist and U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) challenged the civil rights record of Democratic candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) by saying Thursday he had never seen Sanders in the course of his many years working for racial justice.

Lewis was addressing the Congressional Black Caucus, which endorsed Sanders’ rival, Hillary Clinton.

Lewis said of Sanders, “I never saw him, I never met him. I was a chair of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee for three years from 1963 to 1966. I was involved in the sit-ins, the Freedom Ride, the March on Washington, the march from Selma to Montgomery, and directed the Voter Education Project for six years. But I met Hillary Clinton. I met President Clinton.

Sanders won the New Hampshire primary this week after a hair-narrow loss to Clinton in Iowa early this month. But Sanders has consistently struggled to attract voters of color, the Washington Post reports. Those demographics will become increasingly important in primaries scheduled in states that have large communities of color.

Watch Rep. Lewis’ brief speech, as posted to Twitter by ABC News, here.

by Anonymousreplies 1065 hours ago

Bathhouses continue to go the way of the Do-Do. One of London's largest gay saunas closes it doors

I know some of bitches have been there.

[quote]One of London’s biggest gay saunas will be closing its doors after more than 20 years. Chariots Spa in London’s Shoreditch neighborhood will be demolished to make way for a high-end 200-bedroom hotel along with shopping and office space.

by Anonymousreplies 855 hours ago

Overpriced bullshit nonsense that needs to be brought down

The stock market is crashing and the economy is limping. Another recession may be close at hand and some analysts are saying we could have a repeat of 2008.

What kind of product or service is so way overpriced that another deep recession could knock the shit out of it – and deservedly so?

My list: Pro sports ticket prices; $600+ haircuts at Manhattan hair salons; hotel restaurant prices.

by Anonymousreplies 615 hours ago

Gay Teacher Fired After Sex Tape Stolen, Posted On School Website

Any of you bitches has that sex tape ?

by Anonymousreplies 1585 hours ago

I worry about my future

I'm 43 have about $30,000 in my retirement fund and work at a grocery store full time.

I've lived in the same basement apartment, (don't laugh, it's a big basement!) but the owners are moving to a retirement home and their son has told me he wants to move into the house and has asked me to move out because he doesn't want to share the house with a renter.

I have no skills, no education and now have to look for a new place to live. I don't have a boyfriend and my last really good friend has moved and I can't imagine how hard it will be to make new friends.

Some days it all seems like a waste of time, just trying to get by. Maybe I should just start a taking meds and spend the rest of my days in haze.

by Anonymousreplies 395 hours ago

The Merry Widow -- Live in HD

Really enjoyed myself--the production was a lot of fun, and the dancing was great, although it amazed me Susan Strohman would not let Renne Fleming and Nathan Gunn do more than about four tiny steps around the stage. Both Fleming and Gunn are in great voice, though I was amazed to see how Gunn looks older than his 45 years (he is still handsome though).

The second male lead, Alek Shrader, was gorgeous in an innocent way. Kelli O'Hara was surprisingly unmemorable as Valencienne until the final act, when she got to be drunk and was very funny. I had never seen Carson Elrod before, but he looked and acted exactly like a clone of Screech from "Saved by the Bell."

The merry widow's many suitors all seemed flaming (except for Gunn and Shrader, who were the only two handsome ones among them, unfortunately).

by Anonymousreplies 135 hours ago

Mercy Street, the new PBS Civil War drama

It stars DL faves Jack Falahee and Luke MacFarlane....is anyone here watching?

by Anonymousreplies 575 hours ago

 Why Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Deserve the Black Vote

ry Clinton loves black people. And black people love Hillary—or so it seems. Black politicians have lined up in droves to endorse her, eager to prove their loyalty to the Clintons in the hopes that their faithfulness will be remembered and rewarded. Black pastors are opening their church doors, and the Clintons are making themselves comfortably at home once again, engaging effortlessly in all the usual rituals associated with “courting the black vote,” a pursuit that typically begins and ends with Democratic politicians making black people feel liked and taken seriously. Doing something concrete to improve the conditions under which most black people live is generally not required.

Hillary is looking to gain momentum on the campaign trail as the primaries move out of Iowa and New Hampshire and into states like South Carolina, where large pockets of black voters can be found. According to some polls, she leads Bernie Sanders by as much as 60 percent among African Americans. It seems that we—black people—are her winning card, one that Hillary is eager to play.

And it seems we’re eager to get played. Again.

The love affair between black folks and the Clintons has been going on for a long time. It began back in 1992, when Bill Clinton was running for president. He threw on some shades and played the saxophone on The Arsenio Hall Show. It seems silly in retrospect, but many of us fell for that. At a time when a popular slogan was “It’s a black thing, you wouldn’t understand,” Bill Clinton seemed to get us. When Toni Morrison dubbed him our first black president, we nodded our heads. We had our boy in the White House. Or at least we thought we did.

Black voters have been remarkably loyal to the Clintons for more than 25 years. It’s true that we eventually lined up behind Barack Obama in 2008, but it’s a measure of the Clinton allure that Hillary led Obama among black voters until he started winning caucuses and primaries. Now Hillary is running again. This time she’s facing a democratic socialist who promises a political revolution that will bring universal healthcare, a living wage, an end to rampant Wall Street greed, and the dismantling of the vast prison state—many of the same goals that Martin Luther King Jr. championed at the end of his life. Even so, black folks are sticking with the Clinton brand.

What have the Clintons done to earn such devotion? Did they take extreme political risks to defend the rights of African Americans? Did they courageously stand up to right-wing demagoguery about black communities? Did they help usher in a new era of hope and prosperity for neighborhoods devastated by deindustrialization, globalization, and the disappearance of work?

No. Quite the opposite.

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by Michelle Alexander | February 10, 2016replies 25 hours ago

Kanye West's Clothing line sucks.... discuss

Horrible, go away!!!

by Anonymousreplies 145 hours ago

Tips for beating a cold or runny nose?

Uggghghghhhhhh

by Thanksreplies 135 hours ago

Do you have celery in your house?

I have celery in my house.

You burn more calories digesting celery than you get from eating it.

by Celery Trollreplies 995 hours ago

Selena

Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was an American singer and songwriter. She was named the "top Latin artist of the '90s" and "best selling Latin artist of the decade" by Billboard for her fourteen top-ten singles in the Top Latin Songs chart, including seven number-one hits.

She was called "The Queen of Tejano music" and the Mexican equivalent of Madonna.

Selena was murdered at the age of 23 on March 31, 1995 by Yolanda Saldívar, the former president of her fan club. On April 12, 1995, two weeks after her death, George W. Bush, governor of Texas at the time, declared her birthday "Selena Day" in Texas.

In 1997, Warner Brothers produced Selena, a film based on her life starring Jennifer Lopez.

by Anonymousreplies 915 hours ago

Asking advice from DL cooking enthusiasts.

I grew up poor and find it absolutely infuriating to throw out perfectly good food when it's possible to doctor it to my tastes. So thanks in advance for any suggestions about the following taking up space in my fridge/freezer.

1. A quart of highly spiced chicken tikka masala. Dry as a bone. Would love to make a soup or salad out of it, or produce a sauce. There is obviously turmeric going on as well as a bunch of Indian spices I can't identify. I much prefer Thai curry to Indian.

2. A ton of Chinese delivery rice in the freezer. My Mom used to make rice pudding or add it into soups but neither interests me,. I have never had congee and have been wondering about that. Or an interesting recipe for fried rice.

3. A friend gave me a ton of home-grown beets, which I roasted and froze. I love beet salad in the summertime but would like to make something warm from it now.

4. The remnants of batch cooking gone amok: I made a huge amount of (very good) spaghetti sauce with turkey sausage that I can no longer stand to look at. Would love to know if I can re-purpose it.

by Anonymousreplies 285 hours ago

American Crime - Season 2 PART 2 Joey's missing eyelashes

Part 1 is filling up. Let's keep it going and please mark SPOILERS if you have them.

by Anonymousreplies 995 hours ago

Does anyone really enjoy getting fucked fast and hard?

While it's a staple of porn movies, I find it very uncomfortable when someone pounds me.

by Anonymousreplies 05 hours ago

What are your thoughts on obesity in pets?

My cat is so fat that he often just lounges around even outside.

by Anonymousreplies 275 hours ago

Openly Gay Celebrity Tops and Bottoms

Based on rumors or deduction.

Lance Bass - Top Adam Lambert - Top Charlie Carver - Bottom Austin Armacost - Top Gus Kenworthy - Bottom Reid Ewig - Bottom

by Anonymousreplies 945 hours ago

THEATRE GOSSIP #201- The Pinkins! Dolly! Compassion! Edition

Thoughts from the last 4 threads:

Tonya Pinkins gave a 3 day seminar at The Public 12 years ago and it turned my whole career around. Went from not auditioning at all to landing major roles onstage and on TV. On a side note, Tonya has already been picked up to sing in one of Marc Siegel's Broadway by the Decade concerts. DL fave KZ too!

Love! Valour! Compassion! was favorite night at the theatre ever. I was in college at the University of Michigan and heard about this play with Stephen Bogardus & Stephen Spinella who I had seen on the Tonys in Falsettos and Angels in America. And Nathan Lane who I was in love with! And the brother of my friend was in it! Randy Becker! And it was about gay men in the Catskills. I had come out of the closet a year before and spent two summers in the Catskills doing theater and meeting my eventual husband. And there was nudity. And the Times said there was fine ensemble acting. I had to see it. It was at MTC at the time and was sold out. I placed a call to Randy but hadn't heard back. I inquired about ushering but no go. Then I just bought a plane ticket to NYC determined that I would find a way to see it. I went to the lobby after a performance and found Randy who then was able to get me a house seat for $20! I went the next night and LOVED it. I tell this whole story because it's the whole experience that made this play memorable to me.

I've played many principal roles but one of my two favorite experiences ever onstage was being in the chorus of Hello Dolly. It's a joyful show and a great show for the chorus. I was so happy that summer in Eugene, Oregon. By the way, the other favorite experience was playing Kim McAffee in an all male Bye Bye Birdie.

Re: Phantom and ACL lines around the block, that was before Internet. If the only way to get tickets to Hamilton was the theater box office, the line would go 20 times around the block. No comparison.

Erin Dilly was in A Christmas Story and that was a hit.

Ribbons Down My Back is not for a soprano. It's quite low. More appropriate for a mezzo.

Re: Meet Me In St Louis...

Rose: I hate, loathe, despise, and abominate money!

Mr Smith: You also spend it!

Whose father is grandpa?

Spring Awakening is being done wrong if the audience thinks Moritz has a thing for Melchior. That's not his problem. He's had dreams about women, he doesn't understand it, and his Dad is putting way too much pressure for him to do well at school and he can't live up to his expectations.

5 notes can strain your voice if you don't have the range. Plus, I know a guy who understudies Phantom on the tour and he said it is very demanding, has no idea how one does it 8 times a week.

Norm Lewis is not a B-lister. He's barely a D-lister though not even that.

Audra is tap dancing. She will win her 7th Tony.

I disagree that "no actor should actually play to the back row." If the back row of a theater misses out on your part of the storyline, you didn't do your job

by Anonymousreplies 4336 hours ago

Jason Derulo gets naked and (badly) imitates D'Angelo

Okay....

1. Written, directed by and starring Jason Derulo.

2. Who is this dude trying to fool with lyrics about banging "300 hos" and about his "favorite pussy". Last year wasn't he with devout Christian Jordan Sparks. Please...

3. Did he NOT think everyone would compare this stupidity to the far superior, and pretty iconic by now, D'Angelo video?

4. Who is that middle aged woman with the birthing hips in the video? His auntie?

5. Wow, he has TINY hands and really short fingers. Hmmm.

by Yeah, I'd still say 'yes', you're right...replies 66 hours ago

OMG, Peggy Lee was so famous, but I only know one of her songs...'Is That All There Is?'

Anyone round here know Peggy's music?

by Anonymousreplies 636 hours ago

People v. O.J. Simpson’ Episode 2: The Chase

Has too much Kato Kaelin even for Kato Kaelin, interview at the link. Fake buff Kato is so fine with his shirt off, real Kato, meh.

by Anonymousreplies 2126 hours ago

'Why the portrayal of gay men on screen is unrealistically positive'.

Gee, some 'researcher' must have A LOT of time on her hands:-

1.Research suggests screen stereotypes may amount to 'positive prejudice'

2.Cited movies and TV shows they say may have left gay viewers depressed

3.Many promote assumption that gay men must be upbeat, clever and witty

4.Psychologists said that leaves men in real life feeling short on confidence

by Anonymousreplies 506 hours ago

Everyone who's returning to Twin Peaks

Plus a rumor that the Log Lady may have recorded scenes before her passing!

by Anonymousreplies 266 hours ago

Favorite jazz musicians

Vocalists, saxophonists, trumpeters, pianists, guitarists, etc.

by Anonymousreplies 426 hours ago

Howard Stern defends Jimmy Kimmel, says Leno is putting his ‘enormous chin’ where it doesn’t belong

Jay Leno and his “enormous chin” should mind their own business.

Howard Stern blasted the former “Tonight Show” host for telling the Daily News that Jimmy Kimmel was losing the late night ratings wars because he has a “mean streak.”

“No one is more cruel than Jay Leno,” Stern said on his SiriusXM show on Wednesday. “Jimmy Kimmel is one of the nicest guys on the planet. ... Jay is putting his enormous chin where it doesn't belong.”

During a chat with The News Tuesday, Leno said Kimmel, a longtime Stern pal, had treated him poorly when they competed in late night. He gave two reasons: one, that Kimmel had a “mean streak” and two, because the “Jimmy Kimmel Live” host had been trying to curry favor with Stern.

“That’s not what happened,” Stern said noting that Kimmel had been friendly with Stern long before Kimmel’s infamous appearance on Leno’s “Tonight Show” in 2010 — when Kimmel ripped into the host for shanghaiing the NBC talk show back from Conan O’Brien.

Kimmel, Stern said, had actually been simmering about Leno’s behavior for decades.

“Jimmy loved (David) Letterman and didn’t like when Jay plotted against him (to become the host of “The Tonight Show” in 1992),” the shock jock said.

Leno and the King of All Media have a long acrimonious history that spun out of control when Stern sidekick “Stuttering” John Melendez jumped ship to join Leno’s show in 2004. The offer had been made behind Stern’s back.

He also took issue with Leno’s explanation for the feud. Leno had said Kimmel had a talk “radio vibe... it’s a typical radio versus standup comic situation,” he explained.

“When you have to look an audience in the eye, you’re not quite as brave as when you’re just talking into a microphone,” Leno added. “When an audience can react to what you’re saying and you see them doing that, it’s a little different.”

Leno is the host of a new CNBC car program, “Jay Leno’s Garage” — but Stern was not impressed.

“Jay likes cars because cars can't tell him he sucks,” Stern spat.

Kimmel was not available to comment Wednesday, his rep Lewis Kay said.

by Anonymousreplies 236 hours ago

Cute BYU student abducted by No Korea?

Yes it's the Daily Fail but it's the only media source that provides a really good picture of David. Now he's the 10th of 11 kids of an LDS family, there's no mention of a girlfriend back home because he's been so busy 1st learning Korean during his mission of 2 years in South Korea, and now studying Chinese, before planning to go to law school. He was supposed to meet his brother who also knows Japanese and lives in the Far East.

Chinese official explanation is that he fell while hiking and drowned in the river.

by Anonymousreplies 86 hours ago

Hillary on Honesty and Trustworthiness

She nailed this answer.

This is the Hillary that I've been waiting to hear from. She's direct, she's sincere, and she's forthright.

I wish that more people would have seen this interview, because it was awesome.

by Anonymousreplies 386 hours ago

David Harris

So hot in the blizzard

by Anonymousreplies 4556 hours ago

Hillary Clinton and Catherine Deneuve could be sisters!

Google recent pics of Deneuve. If Hillary had longer hair, the resemblance would be uncanny.

Both women have aged very well. And both were stunning in their youths.

by Anonymousreplies 166 hours ago

AirBnB: Disaster Capitalism

Big chunk of Airbnb's revenue comes from year-round rentals, study finds

Nearly a third of the revenue generated by the short-term rental company Airbnb in 12 major markets comes from homes and apartments that are rented out on a full-time basis.

That was one of the conclusions of a study commissioned by the American Hotel and Lodging Assn., a trade group for the nation's hotels. The group said the findings point out a "very disturbing trend" that suggest the rentals are operating like "unregulated hotels."

Airbnb called the study deeply flawed.

by Anonymousreplies 926 hours ago

The Gays and Tennis - Part 12

Just in time for the long spell before the French Open, no?

by Anonymousreplies 56 hours ago

Star Trek Voyager

Who is your favorite recurring character?

Discuss.

by Morkreplies 116 hours ago

Celebrity Confusion

How do I tell the difference between Jessica Chastain and Eva Green?

How do I tell the difference between Lily James and Anna Paquin?

by Anonymousreplies 36 hours ago

People staring at you on the subway

Have you experienced this?

This morning I experienced it. I got on the subway and I noticed this woman at the subway door kept staring at me an then muttered something under her breath. And she just kept on staring. I was intimidated and point blank asked her "Do you have a problem? You keep staring at me." The woman (I'll call her intrusive woman) across from her piped in, "That's not how I saw it." I told her "Maybe you didn't interpret it that way but I did." Then the other woman continued to stare at me. I called her on it again.

The woman across from her again piped in and made some rude comment and I told her she was a bitch and to mind her own business. Ok, that was rude of me to say but she kept interjecting and I wasn't asking for her opinion. Then other people joined in and started attacking me. The intrusive woman said "He's eruptive. I'm worried he's going to punch my face in" to the man beside her. I responded "I would not punch your face in. I wouldn't waste time on your ugly face". So people are supposed to accept others staring at them and not say anything? Then someone said "Now everybody is staring at YOU."

The woman never did say why she kept staring at me.

by Not in NYCreplies 416 hours ago

Some people deserve to be treated rudely.

Some people seem to genuinely enjoy being mean to people. So isn't it fair to treat them the way they treat others? I say it is. If you can't be nice to people, why should anyone be nice to you? And if you can't be tolerant of people who are different from you, you bring a well-deserved retaliatory intolerance upon yourself.

by Anonymousreplies 376 hours ago

Which movie stars did your parents most closely resemble?

Looking at my parents' old wedding pictures, my late parents looked a lot like Carole Landis and a young Jack Lemmon.

My mother shares Landis's more notable facial features, sometimes to a harder extreme.

But I think my father was better looking than Jack Lemmon, in a more rugged way.

by Anonymousreplies 586 hours ago

What lies deep within the pussy?

Lint? Buried treasure? Is it a portal to another universe?

by Anonymousreplies 456 hours ago

Who gave you bad advice when you were young

which ended up causing you problems?

I always take responsibility for my mistakes, but in my late teens my older brother decided that he needed to intervene and tell me how to live my life. He had always bossed me around but as I got older and tried to distance myself from him he doubled his efforts to control me.

He convinced me to drop out of high school and get a job; he went to where I worked and told my boss I was quitting because I had found a better job, which wasn't true; the "better job" he had lined up for me was a forklift driver which I was not trained or licensed to do and I was fired.

At this point I had no diploma, no job and no prospects. But I did have a car loan for a car I didn't need but my brother decided I should buy. I finally said to him that in a two year period he managed to ruin my life. He never took responsibility for what he had done and until the day he died he always told me what a screw up I was for not listening to his advice.

by Anonymousreplies 196 hours ago

Henry Cavill's Hoodie Is Struggling To Break Free of Henry Cavill (Part VIII)

AMMAN - Jordanian authorities have returned a forest green Royal Marines hoodie to Henry Cavill on the set of war drama "Sand Castle." A spokesman claims the hoodie (below, in better days) had been in contact with known terror suspects, and was begging to be strapped to a suicide bomber. This follows an incident only days ago where the hoodie caused a commotion in an Amman souk, when it tried unsuccessfully to feed itself to a camel. The Amman detectives who returned to hoodie to Mr. Cavill at that time were not unsympathetic to the hoodie's situation, and urged Mr. Cavill to relegate the hoodie "to the occasional Sunday at home."

by Durrell Livingstone's Fruit Batreplies 4267 hours ago

Why Are There 20 New Anti-Hillary Threads Every Day on the Datalounge?

It's pretty fucking strange. Has this become a Republican propaganda website?

Is there some rabid/feral anti-Hillary troll with a compulsive posting problem?

WTF?

by Anonymousreplies 237 hours ago

If the economy crashes, where do I invest my stash of cash?

I've been sitting on a nest egg waiting for a moment like this. How to make money for retirement in say, ten years?

by Anonymousreplies 87 hours ago

Who remembers a porn scene with a soldier stuck on a tree?

I remember watching a scene several years ago that a soldier fell from the sky with a parachute (not sure?) and landed on a tree and got stuck. Someone walked past and the soldier asked to be freed, and that guy started touching and taking out the soldier's junk.

Anyone remembers this scene?

by Anonymousreplies 137 hours ago

'Zoolander 2' Gets Critically Savaged

'Zoolander 2' Gets Critically Savaged

10:37 PM PST 2/9/2016 by Abid Rahman

It was never meant to be this way.

Zoolander 2, the long-awaited sequel to one of the most cultish and quotable comedies of recent times, was supposed to deflate the over-important absurdity of the fashion world with some memorably silly humor and give the world a bunch of new lines and catchphrases. Alas, the critics are almost tripping over themselves to deride Zoolander 2 as a film full of rehashed, reheated jokes that don't go anywhere and that's before they all take umbrage with the labyrinth plot.

As of Tuesday evening the sequel had a 5.8/10 rating on IMDB and a score of 38 on Metacritic. But the numbers and stats don't quite show how much the film was detested by the critics. So if you're Ben Stiller, you may want to look away now.

The Hollywood Reporter's movie critic David Rooney described the comedy in Zoolander 2 as "too often misplaced" and that the film was "wildly over-plotted" and "under-energized." Rooney took particular issue with the story elements saying that "not one of the patchy sequel's threads really holds together, even within the elastic boundaries of farce." Rooney enjoyed the moments when Will Ferrel's Mugatu took center stage but ultimately said the film was "like a cute little outfit burdened with too many accessories, Zoolander 2 is a victim of overkill."

Entertainment Weekly gave Zoolander 2 a C minus score with reviewer Chris Nashawaty brutally suggesting that the film "feels sad and desperate, like a comic who doesn’t know when to get off stage." Nashawaty ends his review with the notion that the "only good news is that at the pace the franchise is moving, we won’t get Zoolander 3 until 2030."

Variety's Justin Chang was scathing in his review describing Zoolander 2 as a "disappointment-slash-misfire, the orange mocha crappuccino of movie sequels."

TheWrap's Alonso Duralde said "there are no build-ups or pay-offs here, just a lot of random moments" in the film and that "[e]ven with four writers on hand, this smacks of “we’ll make up something hilarious on the spot.”"

Screen Daily's Tim Grierson was equally underwhelmed and opined that "[l]ike many comedy sequels, Zoolander 2 supersizes everything in such a way that it’s much more apparent how few of the jokes are connecting." Little White Lies reviewer said that director and star "Ben Stiller sleepwalks through this drab, inconsequential comedy sequel."

British reviewers were somewhat kinder on Zoolander 2 with most having mixed feelings. The Daily Telegraph's Helen O'Hara recognized the films faults but said it was "fun" to see a sequel. "It seems unlikely that the premise could ever sustain a third film, but if this is Derek’s swan song then he leaves amid a flurry of feathers and bustle," wrote O'Hara.

The Guardian's review was less scathing but ultimately disappointed with Peter Bradshaw describing Stiller and Wilson as "so lukewarm right now." Bradshaw added: "Like a famous band playing live, Derek et al are required to do their greatest hits, not their new stuff ­— and they don’t really have much in the way of new stuff."

by Anonymousreplies 507 hours ago

Jeopardy 5

Let's keep this going.

by Anonymousreplies 907 hours ago

Did you know China's most popular talk show host is a post-op MTF transsexual woman?

Damn, the Chinese wins again.

by Anonymousreplies 447 hours ago

Micheal Neeson

Liam Neeson and Natasha Richardson's son.

Wow, he's really hot! I wonder if he's hung like his dad?

by Anonymousreplies 637 hours ago

Grant Gustin

Soooooo butch.

by I love himreplies 4157 hours ago

Mexico prison riot: at least 52 people killed and 12 injured in Monterrey

Bet the "affulenza" kid from Texas is glad he's no longer in a Mexican jail

by Anonymousreplies 57 hours ago

Alden Ehrenreich - What do we know?

Cute Jewish boy of German descent and discovered by Spielberg at a bat mitsvah reception.

by Anonymousreplies 397 hours ago

New Millennial trend: Fake gray hair

My, aren't they clever?

by Anonymousreplies 817 hours ago

Katy Perry Grinds on Madonna at Star-Packed L.A. Show!

Sexy!

by Anonymousreplies 67 hours ago

Boring film titles

I know it's supposed to be a great film but I just saw an advert on the side of a bus for ROOM and it occurred to me that it's one of the most boring film titles ever. They should have at least put an exclamation mark at the end, as they did with Losey's BOOM!

Another recent one is the THE WALK. A fascinating and inspiring story with a tedious title. The title of the documentary MAN ON WIRE is kind of mundane but it has real drama to it and makes you curious to see the film.

by Anonymousreplies 08 hours ago

A guy at work won $100,000 on a scratch ticket

I fucking hate him. I shook his hand and said, "That's great!" but inside I wished he would drop dead right in front of me. I didn't think it was possible to have this much hatred inside me.

by Anonymousreplies 518 hours ago

Berlin Jury Chief Meryl Responds to Diversity Concerns: "We Are All Africans Really"

Ich Bin Ein Afrikaner.

Meryl has spoken.

by Anonymousreplies 188 hours ago

What has Bernie accomplished in his 25 years in Congress?

Seriously

by Anonymousreplies 548 hours ago

Hillary in yellow is a mistake. She looks like Mao Tse Tung.

Terrible.

by Anonymousreplies 518 hours ago

Sticks and stones:do words hurt you?

Are you a thick skinned person can you take verbal insults as if they were nothing?

by Anonymousreplies 88 hours ago

Name your favorite/local high-end bakeries and ice cream shops!

I love looking at high-end desserts and like to try them when I travel. I get bored with the same old "standard" sweets so I like to go to high-end places. I don't care if you live on the coast, in the south, middle America or in a different country! Let's see the menus/websites!

Fridays and Saturdays are my sweet treat days since I'm such a health nut during the week.

by Anonymousreplies 388 hours ago

What's the deal with Cate Blanchett?

People in the OSCARBAIT COLLAPSE thread talked about how Cate is perceived as a bit of a cow these days for being an ass and dissing other actors. When did she do this? I remember during Blue Jasmine she was criticised for being wishy washy on Woody Allen and being a bit drunk a the Golden Globes but that's it. She's always been a tad pretentious and mannered (even in the trailers for CAROL she's posing and "performing" compared to hoe present and interior Rooney Mara seems) but any gossip is good.

by Anonymousreplies 4078 hours ago

Courtney Thorne-Smith ***DRUNK!***

See for yourself at clip below

by Anonymousreplies 108 hours ago

Are you an underdog?

Are you fighting against the odds? How so? How will you triumph and when?

by Anonymousreplies 28 hours ago

Zayn Malik releases his debut single "Pillowtalk" and the video features his gf Gigi Hadid

The song isn't bad. I hate his dyed blond hair and I'm not a fan of the beard. Yolanda must be thrilled her daughter is featured in this video. The song which was released today shot to #1 on itunes in the US.

by Anonymousreplies 1028 hours ago

The Real Housewives of Dallas premieres April 11th!

Cast info and trailer released today! There are 5 housewives and 1 frequently filming friend.

Housewives: Cary Deuber, Tiffany Hendra, Stephanie Hollman, LeeAnne Locken, Brandi Redmond

friend: Marie Reyes. Her info is included in another article so I'll just copy it here: [quote]Marie Reyes, a friend to the Housewives, is also involved in the Dallas charity scene. She's an RN who owns and operates SkinSpaMED.

cast bios and trailer below

by Anonymousreplies 09 hours ago

Irish culture

Discuss.

by Paddyreplies 359 hours ago

Heidi Cruz: Ted Shows America 'The Face Of The God That We Serve'

Such a dear, that Heidi.

[quote]Heidi Cruz said Wednesday that her husband, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), was showing America "the face of the God that we serve" through his faith-based Republican presidential campaign.

[quote]"We are at a cultural crossroads in our country, and if we can be in this race to show this country the face of the God that we serve—this Christian God that we serve is the foundation of our country," she said. "Our country was built on Judeo-Christian values. We are a nation of freedom of religion, but the God of Christianity is the God of freedom, of individual liberty, of choice and of consequence."

by Anonymousreplies 189 hours ago

Jennifer Jason Leigh

Sweety or bitch? I just waqtched this podcast but can't decide.

Would the more judgmental people please chiime in. (I'll go with the consensus.)

by Anonymousreplies 259 hours ago

Mob Wives - the final season

Big Ang has cancer :(

by Anonymousreplies 1159 hours ago

Tuck Everlasting, the musical

What's the skinny on this show, set to open on Broadway this Spring?

by Anonymousreplies 09 hours ago

Asian Man Fed Up With Being Ignored By The "White-Painted Gay Community"

Q: As a queer man of color—I’m Asian—I feel wounded whenever I am exposed to gay men in New York City, Toronto, or any city where white gay men dominate. Gay men, mostly whites and Asians, reject me because of my race, and no one admits to their sexual racism. I understand that sexual attraction is subconscious for many people. But it is unfair for a gay Asian like myself to be constantly marginalized and rejected. I fight for gay rights too. I believe in equality too. I had the same pain of being gay in high school and the same fears when coming out. Why is there no acceptance, no space, no welcome for me in this white-painted gay community? I’m six-foot-one, 160 pounds, fit, and very good-looking. What can I do? I might as well be a sexless monk. —Enraged Dude Details Infuriating Experience

A: “I relate to a lot of what EDDIE is feeling here,” said Joel Kim Booster, a Brooklyn writer and comedian. “The double-edged sword of living in a city with a large gay community is that the community gets so large that we finally have the opportunity to marginalize people within it.”

Jeff Chu, a writer who also lives in Brooklyn, can relate: “Racism still thrives in the gay community, just as in broader society,” said Chu. “Many of us who are Asian-American come out of the closet and walk into this weird bamboo cage, where we’re either fetishized or ignored. Many times I’d go into a gay bar and see guys playing out some gross interracial porno in their heads—with me playing the part of their Chinese pocket gay. Others (the ones I was interested in, to be candid) would act as if I were wearing an invisibility cheongsam.”

Chu feels there’s plenty of blame to go around for this sad state of affairs. “It’s the gay media,” said Chu. “It’s Hollywood. (Even with all the LGBT characters we have on TV now, what images do we have of Asian-American ones?) It’s that LGBT-rights organizations still haven’t diversified enough, especially in their leadership. And it’s all of us, when we’re lazy and don’t confront our own prejudices.”

Booster and Chu are right: Racism is a problem in the gay community, some people within are unfairly and cruelly marginalized, and we all need to confront our own prejudices.

Even you, EDDIE. You cite your height (tall!), weight (slim!), and looks (VGL!) as proof you’ve faced sexual rejection based solely on your race. But short, heavy, average-looking or unconventionally attractive guys face rejection for not being tall, lean, or conventionally hot, just as you’ve faced rejection for not being white. (Though granted, the cultural baggage and biases that inform a preference for, say, tall guys is a lot less toxic than the cultural baggage and biases that inform a preference for white guys—duh, obviously.)

“As a stereotypically short Chinese guy, my first reaction to reading EDDIE’s letter? Damn, he’s six-foot-one! I’m jealous,” said Chu. “And that’s also part of the problem. I, like many others, have internalized an ideal: tall, gym-perfected, blah blah blah—and, above all, white.”

Booster was also struck by your stats. “It’s hard for me to wrap my head around any six-foot-one, fit, VGL guy having trouble getting laid,” said Booster. “On paper, this is the gay ideal! I don’t really consider myself any of those things—and I have a perfectly respectable amount of sex.”

Booster, who somehow manages to have plenty of sex in New York’s “white-painted gay community,” had some practical tips for you. “EDDIE should stay away from the apps if the experience becomes too negative,” Booster said. “If logging on to a hookup app bums him out, take a break. Being a double minority can be isolating, but living in a big city can be great. There are meet-ups and clubs and activities for all stripes. Join a gay volleyball league—truly where gay Asian men thrive—or find one of the many gay Asian nights at one of the gay bars around the city. They’re out there.”

by Anonymousreplies 5979 hours ago

Aaron Carter Now Linked With Chris Crocker

Yes, that Chris Crocker: "Leave Britney alone!"

For the love of God, please let this be a publicly stunt. As far as Aaron Carter has fallen, he can still do better than that...thing.

by Anonymousreplies 1359 hours ago

Beyoncé Drops New Single/Video "Formation"

Thoughts?

by Anonymousreplies 2869 hours ago

Eric Garner’s Daughter Endorses Bernie Sanders: He’s a ‘Protester’ Like MLK, Malcolm X

On her personal blog, Garner praised the Sanders campaign for giving her full creative control of the endorsement video:

So touching

by Anonymousreplies 09 hours ago

Denali - man's best friend

Denali the dog stood by his best friend Ben when he had cancer, now it's time for Ben to do the same.

by Anonymousreplies 19 hours ago

Kanye West Says Bill Cosby Is “Innocent”

Shut up, crackers!

by Anonymousreplies 5910 hours ago

Democratic Debate - Thursday, February 11, in Milwaukee

One week after their first one-on-one faceoff, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will take the stage in Milwaukee in a debate hosted by PBS NewsHour in partnership with Facebook.

It comes just a couple of days after Sanders' resounding victory over Clinton in the New Hampshire primary, as Clinton seeks to gin up momentum going into the next set of contests, in which she is favored. The Nevada Democratic caucus is Feb. 20, followed by the South Carolina Democratic primary on Feb. 27, leading up to Super Tuesday on March 1.

[bold]When does Thursday's debate start?[/bold]

It starts at 9 p.m ET. It'll air live on local PBS stations, with a live stream on the PBS NewsHour website, and CNN will simulcast it as well.

[bold]Who will moderate?[/bold]

Moderators are PBS NewsHour co-anchors and managing editors Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff.

[bold]When is the next Republican debate?[/bold]

Hopefully you were planning on staying in on Saturday night, because Republicans will be meeting up in Greenville, S.C., in their last debate before the South Carolina GOP primary on Feb. 20.

[bold]What about the Democrats?[/bold]

Brace yourself: Democrats don't meet up again until March. But after the long wait, there will be two debates in four days (March 6 in Flint, Mich., and March 9 in Miami).

by Anonymousreplies 28510 hours ago

The Herbert Ross Troll Part "10"

Just like the movie starring Bo Derek, Julie Andrews, and … George Segal?!!!

Yes, Segal was originally cast in the movie “10” for the role eventually played by Dudley Moore. He had even started filming and walked out over creative differences, namely the swelling of Julie Andrews’ part.

But there’s one movie he did not walk out of 10 years before (there's that pesky number again), and that was The Owla and the Pussycat, directed by… you guessed it, Herbert Ross.

by What's new, Pussycat? Whoa whoa whoa whoa ooohreplies 9910 hours ago

I now know I'm going to hell because...

I found this hilarious.

Why are you going to hell (if there is a hell of course)?

by Anonymousreplies 010 hours ago

Pics of men presenting their pits

I'll start:

by Anonymousreplies 16210 hours ago

Gays, tell me about living in Sacramento

Yeah, I know, it's not going to be thrill city, USA. But I'm a final candidate for a new job in Sacramento and if I got the offer, I couldn't afford to turn it down. The job doesn't offer relocation, but I'd be earning more than I have before. I've lived in Southern California most of my life (San Diego, North and South OC and, presently, LA), so it wouldn't be as big of a culture shock as moving from North Dakota. The job is in downtown Sacramento. No, nothing to do with politics.

I'm a gay man. Early 30s. Liberal/progressive. Single, sexually active. Work out regularly. Not a huge partier - so, don't really care about clubs/bars. Love the arts (theatre, dance, music, museums, film); diverse and interesting menus at local restaurants; outdoorsy stuff (hiking, especially); volunteer work (most often with LGBT youth and/or homeless). Don't need fancy amenities like doormen, swimming pools or gyms (already have 24 hour fitness national membership) - in other words open to both big multi-unit apartments and single-occupancy homes with a single owner.

Walkability is a HUGE plus to me.

Would prefer to live alone (studio or 1br), but don't want to pay more than $1400.

Can live with a 45 min - 1 hr commute ea/ way, but not more than that.

So...

What's life like in Sacramento?

What's public transport like?

Could I get by without a car for my first 6 mos? (Don't own a car right now and given the expense of relocating, would want to wait before buying)

What neighborhoods / nearby cities should I be looking at?

How does the cost of living compare to LA?

Best/worst parts about living in Sacramento?

by Anonymousreplies 1510 hours ago

Post something sublime...

My contribution is Kiri Te Kanawa singing "It Never Was You"

by Anonymousreplies 7510 hours ago

Gay-ghetto restaurants

Every city seems to have those tired old restaurants where bitter waiters have been serving up mediocre food to generations of queens.

I'm talking about the places that opened in the 1970s and 1980s and just keep soldiering along -- nobody loves them, but they're always busy.

The picture below is of West Hollywood's French Market (which had shops around the inside like "Marc Edward Skincare" and "Baby Jane's Gifts"). San Francisco has Cafe Flore. Then there was "Hamburger Mary's" (home of Mary-Oke singalongs), which had several outlets in California gay ghettos.

Stories about these and other gay-ghetto faded legends, please.

by Anonymousreplies 22810 hours ago

Diane Ladd is PISSED off at category fraud and GREED!

I love her!

by Rooney Moore, Carn Winnerreplies 6110 hours ago

Favorite male soul vocalists

Who are your favorites ? Old school new school.

And share your favorite songs too.

by Anonymousreplies 16610 hours ago

Trump just called Cruz a "PUSSY" at a rally!

And the Trumpvolk went wild with jeers of approval!

by PUSSY willows, Ted!replies 3810 hours ago

Campy songs

And I don't mean only musicals.

by Anonymousreplies 18410 hours ago

Henry Cavill: Beards, bubble butt, and Beer!

Okay, is this title better than the raging tits one?

by Anonymousreplies 26910 hours ago

Crimson Magazine

Just got slimed. Even Fash-Mag-Slag par excellence Patsy Stone couldn't pull this hot mess out of the dumper.

by Cartullo, punching and deleting Maxie from his cellphone as he typesreplies 13310 hours ago

Most Viscious Manson Girl

A poll!

Explanations welcome!!!

by Anonymousreplies 1311 hours ago

"Good Times" inconsistencies

Florida was considerably older than James. Esther Rolle was 54, John Amos was 35. Jimmy Walker was 27.

James only had a sixth grade education, yet he served in the Korean War. James was vet, yet struggled to support his family, pay rent, pay bills. Where was his vet assistance? Vet assistance began in 1936.

by Buffalo Butt replies 8311 hours ago

DEA Approves Ecstasy For Anxiety, MDMA Trials Begin In California

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has approved the first clinical trial of MDMA to treat anxiety and other psychological illnesses, amid a growing resurgence in therapeutic psychedelic drug usage in the medical community.

Aljazeera.com reports:

“The tide has changed for psychedelic research,” said Brad Burge, the communications director for the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), a California-based nonprofit research group that studies medicinal uses for psychedelics and marijuana and is sponsoring the study. The DEA approved the project on Friday, he said. Unlike Ecstasy or Molly — names for MDMA sold on the street and often mixed with dangerous adulterants — pure MDMA has been proved “sufficiently safe” when taken a limited number of times in moderate doses, MAPS says on its website. The DEA did not immediately respond to a request for comment. MDMA can be useful in psychotherapy for people suffering from anxiety due to life-threatening illnesses because it produces in users a sense of calm, trust and confidence, Burge said. Unlike psychedelics such as LSD and psilocybin, MDMA does not produce hallucinations, he added. The clinical trial will be held in Marin, California, in a psychologist’s office, as opposed to a hospital setting, Burge said. The patients will lie on a couch with a therapist nearby for support and conversation.

In the trial, 18 subjects diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses will attend months of psychotherapy, with MDMA being used in a few sessions in order to facilitate the process, he said. The outcome will be measured by whether using the psychedelic helps reduce people’s anxiety, which will be determined at the end of the sessions by the patient’s feedback and the therapist’s assessments.

Researchers hope that using MDMA alongside psychotherapy will let subjects confront their situation more clearly and allow the positive steps they take during the therapy to “stick,” Burge said.

“It opens them up and makes them more comfortable with the therapist while reducing fear and making them more able to talk about difficult emotions.” If the pilot is successful, MAPS plans to continue with further studies involving more subjects and different approaches. For now, researchers hope to establish basic safety and effectiveness, he said.

The trial is part of a larger $20 million plan to make MDMA an FDA-approved prescription medicine by 2021, Burge said. MAPS is the only organization in the world funding MDMA-assisted psychotherapy trials, he added. The institute has carried out successful pilot studies of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder, adding to the drug’s scientific credibility, he said. Other research by the institute includes ayahuasca-assisted therapy for drug addiction, LSD for cluster headaches and psilocybin for nicotine addiction.

Researchers hope to back up growing evidence that psychedelics have legitimate therapeutic uses — and to counter the narrative that has demonized them as mind-destroying drugs.

“That’s what the really good science shows, despite decades of propaganda and government misinformation,” Burge said. “Just a couple weeks ago, a phenomenal study showed that there are no long-term associations between psychedelic use and mental illnesses.”

That study was published this month in the Journal of Psychopharmacology. In addition, a recent report by Johns Hopkins Medicine, a leading U.S. medical institution combining the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Hospital, showed that the use of psychedelic drugs — primarily psilocybin and LSD — could reduce psychological distress and suicidal thinking.

by Anonymousreplies 1211 hours ago

Cover songs better than the originals

Which are your favorite remakes ?

by Anonymousreplies 20611 hours ago

Model Nyle DiMarco introduces his Bae

Hot hot hot!

by Anonymousreplies 5511 hours ago

The Anita Bryant bio movie

It was supposed to be filmed last year, starring Uma Thurman. What happened to it?

by Orange Juicereplies 4311 hours ago

What if Question: Whitney Houston's Net Worth

This was inspired by the thread about Madonna's net worth. Question. Where would Whitney's net worth be without the drugs or her death happening? She didn't have many writing credits but she served as an executive producer and was credited for vocal arrangement for most of her albums. Her My Love is Your Love World Tour in 1999 commanded $100+ dollars a ticket and the European portion was the highest grossing tour of that year. Do you think a healthy Whitney with at least her 1998/1999 voice could have sustained that level of interest and have a net worth within Mariah and Madonna's range even without writing credit.

by Anonymousreplies 2011 hours ago

The 100

Kind of amazed at what a good show this is. Smart sci-fi, big themes, decent acting, some hot guys. And on the damn CW network. How the hell did this happen?

by Jasper, ogling Bellamy's perfect ass replies 1911 hours ago

‘Days Of Our Lives’ Renewed By NBC

I have learned that Days Of Our Lives, which marked its 50th anniversary this season, has been renewed for next season, which will be the long-running daytime drama’s 51st. The pickup, which I hear may include an option for an additional year, keeps NBC in the daytime soap game as Days is the last remaining afternoon drama on its schedule. The network brass had showed public support for the show, from Sony Pictures Television, with both chairman Bob Greenblatt and president Jennifer Salke recently saying they were “happy” with its performance.

Days of Our Lives celebrated its 50th anniversary anniversary in November with a 20-month ratings high, averaging 2.721 million viewers for the week of Nov. 2-6, its largest audience since the week of Feb. 17-21, 2014 (2.836 million) during the network’s coverage of the Sochi Olympics. Days recently topped that during the week of Jan. 4-8 with a big storyline involving Maggie’s decision whether Brady or Eric would receive the heart of her brain-dead son Daniel. It drew 2.914 million viewers, the show’s largest viewership in two years, since January 2014.

In addition to Days of Our Lives, Sony TV also produces CBS’ daytime drama The Young and the Restless.

by Kristen 'out da window but not out' DiMerareplies 1711 hours ago

Another gay ally has been turned.

David France, Oscar nominated director of How to Survive a Plague, is making a documentary on Marsha Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, no doubt pushing to further lie about their involvement in Stonewall and their importance in the gay rights movement. We're losing allies daily.

by Anonymousreplies 1711 hours ago

Daniel Sunjata

Very handsome TV and now film actor.

I found this interesting post about him on the "Celebrities you have seen at Gay Bars, etc." thread:

[quote](baseball cap, very much on the down low) at a straight bar on Sixth Avenue. This was about 5 years ago. He came in chatted up this guy at the bar and left in a hurry. I went up to the guy to ask what happened, and he said that it was a Craigslist hook-up that didn't work out. Daniel freaked out when the hook-up recognized who he was.

Daniel is 41, never married and has no children. He is so pretty, his lips especially. Why isn't he more famous, if not for his looks alone?

by Adam Rodriguezreplies 31111 hours ago

TV Stars Who Were Pushed On Us By The Networks Till They Got A Hit TV Show

Barrie Youngfellow

Doris Roberts

Jerry Van Dyke

Others?

by Anonymousreplies 2711 hours ago

Nude Beach Stories and Photos

Post your stories, or great photos/links. I can't wait for May so I can hit the nude pool (no beach near by). I do love seeing sights like this. Where do you hang out naked and let the breeze nuzzle your balls?

by Anonymousreplies 6411 hours ago

Eldergays, tell me about Bram Stoker's Dracula

This movie is a hot mess! Was it considered as such when it was first released?

by Anonymousreplies 10311 hours ago

DL Fave Chandler Massey to Return to Days of Our Lives Later this Year

Thought I would share with DL some interesting news I just found out from a very reliable source. Ms. Massey is 100% returning to the role of Will Horton later this year with the renewal of Days. You heard it here first. You're welcome.

by May the memory of Strudel long be forgotten.replies 411 hours ago

Helicopter Swing Chair

Cool or Corny?

by Anonymousreplies 812 hours ago

Bernie Sanders meets with Al Sharpton to talk strategy and how he can court the African-American vote

Sanders, fresh off a huge win over Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire on Tuesday, is focusing on the Palmetto State, where Clinton has consistently polled stronger among black voters.

The two leaders met at Sylvia’s, a famed soul food restaurant, in New York City’s Harlem on Wednesday morning.

Sharpton embraced Sanders outside the breakfast spot Wednesday before heading inside. They were joined by former NAACP president Ben Jealous, who endorsed Sanders last week, and posted a photo of the pair.

Sanders is meeting Sharpton in the same Harlem restaurant where the activist met with then- Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill) during his 2008 presidential campaign.

Sharpton will also sit down with Clinton on Wednesday to pre-tape an interview for MSNBC, according to the Daily Beast.

by Anonymousreplies 912 hours ago

Cast of HOUSE

Any gossip?

It's been around for a while now, surely someone has to have some dirt.

Who loves each other? Who hates each other? Who's fucking who?

by Anonymousreplies 37312 hours ago

On the beaches of Tanquir

Sipping a cocktail and having a grand time!

Is it cold in Bay City?

by Cecile dePoulignac, Dilettante of the World replies 1312 hours ago

I'm taking my man to Red Lobster

Jealous, bitches?

by Anonymousreplies 1312 hours ago

Atlanta leather daddy suddenly dies

Any DLrs know the real story?

by Anonymousreplies 38712 hours ago

Scott Gardner, HOT Male Model

Stud bro

by Anonymousreplies 4813 hours ago

Ahoy, Tasteful Mateys! All aboard a detailed replica of the Titanic

Titanic. Chinese construction. Maiden voyage. These are words that do not go together well.

The Titanic sails again: Inside the lavish £300million replica of doomed ocean liner, which is due to set sail in 2018

Planned by Blue Star Line, the Titanic II will stick to the incredible detail of the original ship which sank in 1912 Titanic II's launch has been pushed back to 2018, with a maiden voyage planned from Jiangsu, China, to Dubai Amenities include a small swimming pool, Turkish baths, a gym with Edwardian equipment and a squash court

by Anonymousreplies 713 hours ago

Celebrity Yearbook Photos, Part 2

I'll start with Dee Snider! This one is hilarious

by Anonymousreplies 37013 hours ago

Jemaine Clement attacked by homophobic Men's Rights Activists for opposing rape

So apparently Jemaine Clement tweeted about how funny it is that Roosh V, a 36-year-old pick-up artist who calls himself the "King of Masculinity", was discovered to actually live in his mother's basement. Roosh V writes many incendiary things, but is perhaps most well-known for blogging about raping women (which he now claims was 'satire').

Jemaine's tweets about Roosh, and his (Jemaine's) obvious opposition to the rape and mistreatment of women didn't sit well with the Trump loving Men's Rights Activists. So for days, they have banded together to attack him. They're calling him a f-ggot, cuck, ridiculing him for being raised by a single mom, they're claiming his son was fathered by another man, etc. (see the ONTD link for some examples). Jemaine doesn't come off particularly bothered by it. He actually seems amused considering he keeps retweeting them and making them look like idiots. My question is, what the hell do they think they're accomplishing? Do they believe calling a comedian homophobic slurs because he opposes rape and mistreatment is going to help their cause?

by Anonymousreplies 3513 hours ago

Work is stressing me out entirely too much.

I'm good at what I do, married to my job. But preferential treatment for another manager is driving me crazy. I had to take a Xanax to calm down last night from being so angry about the unfairness.

Tonight I'm drunk. I might take a Xanax too.

But I'm old and fat and making good money. It's more profitable to seethe in anger than to fix anything.

by Anonymousreplies 513 hours ago

Liam Neeson's dating an 'incredibly famous' woman!

Who could it be?

by Anonymousreplies 18113 hours ago

Reporter Patrick Price and his Incredible Ass

He's a general assignment reporter at Lex 18, the NBC affiliate in Lexington, Kentucy, and is originally from South Carolina. What do you think of his ass?

by Anonymousreplies 18813 hours ago

What happens after we die?

Do we hover outside of our bodies looking down at it like we see in movies? Is there really a grim reaper?

by Anonymousreplies 6013 hours ago

Jay Carney Says Obama Wants Clinton To Win The Democratic Nomination

Former White House press secretary Jay Carney said Wednesday that President Barack Obama wants Hillary Clinton to be the Democratic presidential nominee.

"I think the President has signaled, while still remaining neutral, that he supports Secretary Clinton's candidacy and would prefer to see her as the nominee," Carney said in an interview with CNN. "He won't officially embrace her unless and until it's clear she is going to be the nominee." Carney left his job at the White House in 2014 and briefly became a commentator for CNN. He now serves as a senior executive for Amazon.

He said Wednesday that Obama was "maintaining tradition" of not endorsing a candidate until the primary process had ended.

"But I don't think there is any doubt that he wants Hillary to win the nomination and believes she would be the best candidate in the fall and the most effective as President in carrying forward what he has achieved," Carney said.

by Anonymousreplies 713 hours ago

Bradley James -- PART TWO

Old thread maxed out at 600.

Continue discussion here.

by Colin Morganreplies 35713 hours ago

Jane Sanders Dismisses Concerns About Bernie’s Age: ’75 Is the New 55′

Jane Sanders came to the defense of her husband, dismissing claims that he is too old to run for president.

Appearing in an interview on HuffPost Live, she said that her husband acted much younger than a 75-year-old.

“Well, 75 is the new 55,” Jane Sanders said with a laugh.

The Hill reports:

The oldest president ever elected was Ronald Reagan, who was 69 when sworn into office.

She said her husband is very energetic despite his age.

“Well seriously, he puts everybody to shame in terms of his endurance,” she said. “He is going everyday, you know, 15, 16, 20 hours a day, depending on the day. The rest of us take a day off every now and then, Bernie doesn’t.”

“I think it might have to do with him being a runner when he was a kid,” she added. “He’s as healthy as they come.”

“I think he’s been sick three days since I’ve known him in 35 years.”

by Anonymousreplies 413 hours ago

Hey gays! Did you watch my new show Shades of Blue on Thursday?

How much did you love me?

by J. Horeplies 4113 hours ago

R&B stud Tank talks about the time a girl rimmed him and he liked it!

HOT! but he does make the distinction of allowing tongue only. As he puts it "no utensils in the salad". Yaaaaas-he refers to his ass as salad and fingers as utensils! It happened when he was 18 and seeing a girl who was 26.

He even demonstrates by putting his legs up on the table!

"It felt compromising at first but then I just let go"

"Get it! Get in there! Get all the way in there!"

Listen from 15:30 to about 21:35

by Anonymousreplies 1713 hours ago

What are you watching tonight?

The debate, Top Chef, American Idol, Project Runway All-Stars, or something else?

So much to watch, so little time.

by Anonymousreplies 313 hours ago

Man fears pregnancy after sex

This changes EVERYTHING!!!

by Anonymousreplies 013 hours ago

Jack Falahee

Gay or straight?? He's very hush-hush about it, refuses to discuss his sexuality. Thoughts?

by Anonymousreplies 614 hours ago

The Muscle Slut Shirt: We shall not be denied!!!

Our rightful participation to be a part of DataLounge. This thread was popular for more than a few, and as we move into the summer months, how much more appropriate can this thread be?

Muscle slut shirts--celebrating the sluttiness in all of us...

by Muscle slutreplies 7914 hours ago

What does herpes taste like?

This guy I kissed tasted like grape, do I have it now?

by Anonymousreplies 714 hours ago

Any fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer?

A friend suggested I check it out. What were your favorite seasons?

by Anonymousreplies 314 hours ago

Mexican-American guys in LA

Since moving to LA, I've had me some non-stop, uncut verga!

Always uncut, with thick bushes and even the "straight" ones are down for some fun!

by Anonymousreplies 3614 hours ago

The People Vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story debuts TOMORROW February 2

This is going to be cheezetastic people. Set your DVRs!

by Anonymousreplies 514 hours ago

Poll: Album of the Year Grammy- 1984

1984 saw four iconic albums (which are still revered 30+ years later) nominated for Album of the Year at the Grammy Awards. Those albums were

Born in the USA by Bruce Springsteen

Private Dancer by Tina Turner

She's So Unusual by Cyndi Lauper

Purple Rain by Prince & the Revolution

None of them won the award.

No, the fifth nominee (and eventual winner) was Can't Slow Down by Lionel Richie, an album few revere (or even remember) to this day. In fact, the only memorable thing from the entire venture was the ludicrous video for the song "Hello" and the clay bust of Richie sculpted by the "blind" student.

DL gays and such. Who rightly deserved the Grammy for Album of the Year, 1984.

by Anonymousreplies 614 hours ago

New Hampshire GOP Voters Favor Trump’s Call for Muslim Ban, Exit Polls Show

Some two-thirds of Republican voters in New Hampshire expressed support for a ban on Muslims entering the United States, an idea espoused by Donald Trump, who was projected to win the state's primary.

Exit polls show that in addition to support for Trump's proposal, four in 10 say undocumented immigrants should be deported.

In response to Trump’s calling for a halt to Muslim entry into the US, a number of his presidential rivals said they did not agree with his proposal.

by Anonymousreplies 7614 hours ago

Hurray for Lentils

I've started eating a lot of lentils lately and almost like magic I'm just losing weight. I still eat a little bit of junk food and I'm not exercising more the only change is the lentils. Why is this? They're delicious too.

by Anonymousreplies 6914 hours ago

Democratic Debate

Tonights Debate

Will Hillary ask Bernie how he intends to get all the free stuff to give away?

Will Bernie ask Hillary what Progressive things she has done?

Let's get all the infighting in here

by Anonymousreplies 1114 hours ago

Which do you like better: cats or dogs?

I like cats better because they serve a function in life.

by Anonymousreplies 3214 hours ago

What the hell happened to Jason Gould's burgeoning singing career?

Apparently no one, including Barbra, knew that he possessed an extraordinary buttery voice like Michael Buble until he was in his mid-40s. He recorded a cd and his proud mama even pimped him at her concerts but he seemed to sputter and stall on the launching pad. What happened? Does he just not have any ambition or drive? I seem to remember the same thing occurred with his acting career then his film production career. Strange.

by Anonymousreplies 714 hours ago

The Walking Dead, Season 6 - Part II

Is Glenn dead, or isn't he?

Carry on.

by Anonymousreplies 2714 hours ago

Aaron Schock, Data Lounge's most hated gay man is back. Kind of.

The man DL loves to hate is kind of cumming back, but this time in a porn parody. How wonderful. I wonder what Aaron will think?

by Ethanreplies 2014 hours ago

How important is sex in your life?

After years of taking antidepressants, my sex drive is totally gone. I am 49 and haven't had sex since I was 34. Is this normal?

by Anonymousreplies 1514 hours ago

Where to eat en route from L.A. to Palm Springs

What's your favorite restaurant on that long lonesome road? Looking for lunch options.

by Anonymousreplies 1114 hours ago

Steve Avery case on Dr. Phil now

Woo, that Nancy Grace sure believes he's guilty.

Do you think he got a fair trail?

by Anonymousreplies 1014 hours ago

Why Was Clifford's Size So Variable?

I mean in some episodes Clifford's as big as a two story house, then in the next scene he's only like 8 feet tall. I mean come on get it right, right?

And why is Emily Elizabeth such a cunt, people think the other one is, but Emily Elizabeth is.

by Anonymousreplies 114 hours ago

Decorating at Datalounge

Interior designers -- know any? Share your experiences. Share your rooms! Share the pain!

People whose homes are just picture perfect -- don't you just hate them! Or is that you?!

by Anonymousreplies 4714 hours ago

What do you consider child abuse?

On the cat thread, many think it's animal abuse to not control ones pets weight. Would it be considered child abuse to not allow ones children to achieve developmental milestones like learning to cook, darn clothing, get a part time job in the summer. All normal things that a teen should do?

by Anonymousreplies 714 hours ago

Maddow: "As A Gay Person In 1992, I Did Not Feel Like Bill Clinton Had My Back"

What does Elder gays think about this ?

by Anonymousreplies 23014 hours ago

Who will come out in 2016?

As 2015 comes to a close, we congratulate Gus Kenworthy, Gio Benitez, Reid Ewing and others who have come out in 2015. Who will come out in 2016?

by Anonymousreplies 39715 hours ago

"Life in Pieces"

Just finished this episode- it felt like I was watching a totally different show from the first half of this season. I have watched a few episodes, and I could see some promise but tonight was "Community" and paintball or "Seinfeld" and masturbation. Brilliant use of these characters, and seamless transition between stories that makes a final payoff that does fucking "Curb Your Enthusiasm" Justice!

by Anonymousreplies 115 hours ago

Do renovations on my parents house or just sell?

My parents have lived in the same house for almost 40 years. Dad didn't believe in spending money on updates or repairs until he absolutely had to. Needless to say the house is in need of massive renovations.

Several contractors have been through the house and the estimates range from $88k to $95k which my parents don't have and can only afford if they mortgage the house. Add to that the neighborhood isn't what it was and has really deteriorated over the decades with a lot of trashy people moving in.

At this point I'm thinking it's time to sell and rent. Buying a condo makes no sense as taxes and fees could be anywhere from $500 to $650 a month, but renting would be just as much of a waste of money, but they wouldn't be responsible for repairs or assessments.

My concern about a condo are the strict rules and a rental brings it's own risks with rules and threats of eviction and never feeling like you own the place.

My brother in law said to mortgage the house get the renos then get a reverse mortgage that way my parents will have a renovated home but without any mortgage payments but that sounds ridiculous.

by Anonymousreplies 2515 hours ago

I'm thinking of retiring to a small rural town in Wisconsin.

What do you suggest -and with photos please.

by Anonymousreplies 915 hours ago

Doomed marriages

Now that gays are into the whole wedding thing, the phenomenon of marriages that are doomed from the outset. Share your stories.

by Anonymousreplies 015 hours ago

Project Runway All-Stars, Season 5

Daniel Franco's back for the 100th time.

Also Stella, Dom, Kini, and Fade zu Grau too!

by Anonymousreplies 115 hours ago

Luuuuucy!

Was Lucille Ball a Communist?

by Little Rickyreplies 1215 hours ago

THREAD TWO -----The final season of Downton Abbey starts today Jan 3rd 2016 in the US. CONTINUED!

That's all, carry on.

by Anonymousreplies 43015 hours ago

Best tapings of theatrical productions

Name, discuss and even post videos if you can find them online. Mine is the filmed performance of Trevor Nunn's 1978 Macbeth production.

by Anonymousreplies 2815 hours ago

Roz Kelly as Pinky Tuscadero on "Happy Days"

From wikipedia.org:

"On Happy Days, Kelly played Carol "Pinky" Tuscadero, the older sister of Leather Tuscadero (singer Suzi Quatro). Just as Arthur Fonzarelli insisted on being called "Fonzie" or "the Fonz", Carol insisted on being called "Pinky", and usually dressed in attire to match. Pinky was slated to be Fonzie's long-term girlfriend after her initial appearances in episodes #64–66; commercials for the next season even began promoting Kelly's new character. When discord occurred among Kelly, the cast and producers, her character was dropped; she was only mentioned briefly in two later episodes."

Does anyone know the story here? It's hard to think of Henry Winkler having discord with anyone because he is famously so incredibly nice.

by Anonymousreplies 2015 hours ago

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog's 2016 Election Special. It is for heem to poop on!

This bit about Christie at a meet and greet is hilarious. Watch for glimpses of the governor, unaware of the camera, so fucking unpleasant and sour. comedy gold.

by Anonymousreplies 615 hours ago

I wonder if Hillary's being a doormat to Bill's cheating is why young women don't like her.

Young girls are obsessed with cheating nowadays. Ot is like the worst thing they think could ever happen to them.

by Teacher replies 1015 hours ago

Millennials. This is what we are dealing with.

You won't believe it. Unfuckingbelievable.

by Anonymousreplies 20515 hours ago

 Why Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Deserve the Black Vote

Best quotes:

"... Bill Clinton made the economy his top priority and argued persuasively that conservatives were using race to divide the nation and divert attention from the failed economy. In practice, however, he capitulated entirely to the right-wing backlash against the civil-rights movement and embraced former president Ronald Reagan’s agenda on race, crime, welfare, and taxes—ultimately doing more harm to black communities than Reagan ever did."

"...We should have seen it coming. Back then, Clinton was the standard-bearer for the New Democrats, a group that firmly believed the only way to win back the millions of white voters in the South who had defected to the Republican Party was to adopt the right-wing narrative that black communities ought to be disciplined with harsh punishment rather than coddled with welfare. Reagan had won the presidency by dog-whistling to poor and working-class whites with coded racial appeals: railing against “welfare queens” and criminal “predators” and condemning “big government.” Clinton aimed to win them back, vowing that he would never permit any Republican to be perceived as tougher on crime than he."

" Just weeks before the critical New Hampshire primary, Clinton proved his toughness by flying back to Arkansas to oversee the execution of Ricky Ray Rector, a mentally impaired black man who had so little conception of what was about to happen to him that he asked for the dessert from his last meal to be saved for him for later."

" Bill Clinton presided over the largest increase in federal and state prison inmates of any president in American history."

"When Clinton left office in 2001, the United States had the highest rate of incarceration in the world."

" Some might argue that it’s unfair to judge Hillary Clinton for the policies her husband championed years ago. But Hillary wasn’t picking out china while she was first lady. (...)  In her support for the 1994 crime bill, for example, she used racially coded rhetoric to cast black children as animals. “They are not just gangs of kids anymore,” she said. “They are often the kinds of kids that are called ‘super-predators.’ No conscience, no empathy. We can talk about why they ended up that way, but first we have to bring them to heel.”"

" An oft-repeated myth about the Clinton administration is that although it was overly tough on crime back in the 1990s, at least its policies were good for the economy and for black unemployment rates. (...)  As unemployment rates sank to historically low levels for white Americans in the 1990s, the jobless rate among black men in their 20s who didn’t have a college degree rose to its highest level ever.  This increase in joblessness was propelled by the skyrocketing incarceration rate."

" When Clinton left office in 2001, the true jobless rate for young, non-college-educated black men (including those behind bars) was 42 percent. This figure was never reported. Instead, the media claimed that unemployment rates for African Americans had fallen to record lows (...)"

" Despite claims that radical changes in crime and welfare policy were driven by a desire to end big government and save taxpayer dollars, the reality is that the Clinton administration didn’t reduce the amount of money devoted to the management of the urban poor; it changed what the funds would be used for. Billions of dollars were slashed from public-housing and child-welfare budgets and transferred to the mass-incarceration machine.  By 1996, the penal budget was twice the amount that had been allocated to food stamps. During Clinton’s tenure, funding for public housing was slashed by $17 billion (a reduction of 61 percent), while funding for corrections was boosted by $19 billion (an increase of 171 percent), according to sociologist Loïc Wacquant “effectively making the construction of prisons the nation’s main housing program for the urban poor.”"

-- Link to full article below.

by Anonymousreplies 2115 hours ago

OK GO!

Any fans?

The new video is too much. How many takes did they do to get this in one shot?

The cabin is filled with all that goop at the end, so they had to clean it between takes.

Zero Gravity looks like fun to me, but I'm sure most people would puke.

by Anonymousreplies 015 hours ago

***OFFICIAL DEBATE THREAD: FINAL GOP SHOWDOWN!***

Time to pop the popcorn, ladies and gents, for the wackiest show on earth! Will Jeb Bush cry out for his mother? Will Carly Fiorina's eye twitch overtake her entire face until she begins shrieking to the tune of "Do You Know the Way to San Jose"? Will Chris Christie collapse? Will John Kasich speak? Will Ben Carson bring a blanket and pillow? Will Rubio answer every question with a canned response about the military? Will Ted Cruz smirk and slink? Will The Donald and his Orange Mop insult everyone in sight? Please weigh in here!

by Anonymousreplies 36615 hours ago

....It's Here People, Tracy Chapman Preached Years Ago...Bernie's Our Leader, He'll Take Us There

...we're done talking about it.

by Anonymousreplies 915 hours ago

Oregon or Washington?

Which state offers the more beautiful, lush, green, mossy scenery? I would have guessed Washington, because it is further north, but a co-worker insists that Oregon is more scenic?

by Trying to choose a vacationreplies 2115 hours ago

Hillary Clinton Top Six Campaign Staffers Are All White Men

Lets hope she will hire some black people in top position before South Carolina Primary

by Anonymousreplies 815 hours ago

Oguchi Onyewu

Anyone else a fan of this 6'4 soccer stud?

Damn, he's hot.

by Anonymousreplies 615 hours ago

Hottest band members who are NOT lead singers.

Lead singers get all the attention, the main glare of fame and sometimes, the most love for a band. But what about the hidden hotties who make up the meat and bones of a band? I'll start with my perennial fav, Alex James of Blur.

by Don't listen to that one crazy groupie trying to smear him. replies 17915 hours ago

The Flash Season 2

New season starts on October 6th

by Anonymousreplies 46415 hours ago

Spoil How To Get Away with Murder opener for me.

I don't watch the show and don't really want to BUT the commercial got me. Why is Viola carrying that baby and screaming? (she's pretty good in that scene. I bet even M would agree.)

by Anonymousreplies 115 hours ago

The price of gasoline is going down, down, down. What will I do with all this extra cash in my pocket?

It is down to $1.41 here. I remember it being $1.37 back in 1997. Thankful I can now fill up my tank for under $20.

by Anonymousreplies 1515 hours ago

Movies People/Critics LOATHE But You LOVE

Name them. Don't be embarrassed. Name those films that everyone bashes and critics have given thumbs down to but you secretly love and watch over and over.

I'll start... HUSH. Jessica Lange is a complete mental case of a mother-in-law when her son (the hot Jonathan Schaech) and his wife (Gwyneth Paltow) come to stay at her estate. LOVE Jessica's scenery-chewing in this.

by Anonymousreplies 38015 hours ago

The Muppets

They're back y'all!

by Anonymousreplies 10215 hours ago

Gay Married Male Cop Couple Discuss Disfunction Of Their House

They are COPS they are gay they are MARRIED they are hot guys!

See link below

by Anonymousreplies 8815 hours ago

Hillary again strikes out with the young female demographic

There is a space in hell waiting for these two girls.

by M Albrightreplies 3615 hours ago

Squeaky. We know you are out there.

Please respond immediately.

by Charlie replies 215 hours ago

Icelandic Water Puts Gay Spin On 90s Coke Ad [VIDEO]

Yum!

by Anonymousreplies 1315 hours ago

WEST VIRGINA: Anti-LGBT “Religious Liberty” License To Discriminate Bill Passes House By 72-26 Vote

After hours of fiery and literally fist-shaking testimony in the name of White Jesus, West Virginia’s House of Delegates has voted 72-26 to pass a bill legalizing discrimination against LGBT citizens on the basis “sincerely held religious belief.” It appears that at least eight Democrats crossed party lines to vote with the GOP majority. The bill now moves to the state Senate where Republicans hold a slim two-seat majority.

by Anonymousreplies 1215 hours ago

Joy Behar back on The View Part 2

More gossip and fun about the View from the View Insider!

by Anonymousreplies 42415 hours ago

Water filters

Would a water filter have done any good for someone in Flint?

by Aaron Brockovichreplies 315 hours ago

Kim Kardashian is an inspiration

I don't like the fact that she does not seem to have any talent, but at the same time, I find her story a bit of an inspiration.

Before Kim Kardashian became famous, she was considered a "lowly assistant" by Paris Hilton who treated her very poorly and almost like an assistant. But then she skyrocketed to fame.

Showing us that the underdog can come out on top. And here she is, Kim, 8 years later, still the on top.

I think this is the positive thing to take out of Kim Kardashian is that those who are deemed low, or second-rate do not always remain so.

by Anonymousreplies 2215 hours ago

Paroled murderer Jon Buice: ‘Killing of gay banker wasn’t a hate crime’

It’s his first interview since being released from jail on parole, and he assures it will be his last.

Talking to KTRK-TV, convicted killer Jon Buice insists his 1991 murder of Paul Broussard, a Houston Banker, was not a hate crime at all.

Broussard was beaten to death and stabbed in the streets of Montrose; a crime that’s become one of America’s most notorious antigay attacks.

“This was not a hate crime,” Buice says. “It was a bunch of teens high and drunk in a pack mentality… [The crime] was mislabeled from the start, and once the ball got rolling, it was too hard to pack up.”

Buice served 23 years of the 45-year sentence he got in a plea bargain. He was granted parole in November over the protests of Nancy Rodriguez, the mother of victim Paul Broussard.

Buice was 17 when he and nine other teens and young men drove into the city looking for gays to harass.

They found Broussard, 27, and two friends walking near a gay nightspot, and the two groups got into a fight.

In attempting to flee, Broussard ran into a dead-end alley, where he was surrounded and attacked and fatally stabbed by Buice.

The November parole decision brought protests from within the criminal justice system and the LGBT community.

“The murder of Paul Broussard clearly was a hate crime,” Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson said in November. “The decision of this board sends a terrible message in a time when these crimes seem to be flourishing.”

Noel Freeman, former president of the Houston GLBT Political Caucus, called his release a “travesty of justice.”

Broussard’s mother had called for Buice to serve at least 27 years behind bars – one year for every year of her son’s life.

Buice had previously been denied parole at least eight times.

Broussard tells KTRK he’s still traumatized and haunted by the murder.

“There’s not a day I open my eyes and don’t think about what happened July 3, 1991,” he said. He says he’s still full of “regret, guilt and shame.”

“You can’t erase it. If you are involved in taking someone’s life, you carry a burden on your shoulders like a lead weight. The only way to rid yourself of it or accept it as a human being is to admit it and take responsibility for your actions. It’s part of growing into a man.”

“Can a person who’s done something horrible be forgiven by a whole community? I don’t know, we will see. To be known for who I am today would be something good. To be known for what I did at 17, would not be good. I want to show people there is an opportunity for a person to grow into a good human being.”

Watch “The Final Interview” below

by Anonymousreplies 2016 hours ago

Best Mexican food in Santa Monica or Venice

I have a (second) date on Saturday with a guy who lives in Venice. I'm actually in San Diego but moving to Santa Monica in a couple of months. Can anyone recommend a good Mexican restaurant - preferably old-school, like margaritas and enchiladas, not just a taco shack.

by Keeping things spicyreplies 416 hours ago

Bernie Sanders questions Obama's leadership

Bernie Sanders questioned President Barack Obama’s leadership in a new interview, suggesting that he would be able to close a divide between Americans and government that the Obama administration has left open throughout his presidency.

It’s the latest salvo from Sanders, who has — intentionally or unintentionally — been engaging in an escalating war of words with the man who eight years ago was building his own political revolution.

“There’s a huge gap right now between Congress and the American people,” Sanders said Wednesday in an interview with MSNBC that will air Thursday evening on “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell.” “What presidential leadership is about [is] closing that gap.”

Sanders acknowledged that Obama has tried to bridge the divide but said he hasn’t succeeded. “But I think what we need, when I talk about a political revolution, is bringing millions and millions of people into the political process in a way that does not exist right now,” he said.

Such a political revolution would be necessary to carry out his agenda, Sanders said, which includes free college and a single-payer health care system.

Hillary Clinton, who has recently been more openly embracing Obama and his legacy, pounced on Sanders’ comments. She fired off a tweet that served as a double whammy by invoking Marco Rubio’s robotically repeated line from last Saturday’s GOP debate. “Let's dispel with this fiction that @POTUS doesn't know what he's doing. He knows exactly what he's doing,” she said, including a link to the MSNBC interview.

Obama has increasingly found himself caught in the crossfire between Sanders and Clinton, and at times has injected himself, usually to the detriment of Sanders.

During an interview with POLITICO last month, Obama quickly shot down the notion that Sanders, with his grass-roots revolution, reminded him of himself in 2008. “I don’t think that's true,” he said. And he made clear during that conversation that he views Clinton, not Sanders, as the candidate best suited to take the baton from him.

Sanders, in the interview with MSNBC, said Obama and Vice President Joe Biden should stay out of the Democratic primary and let the process play out. “Well, I hope and expect that the president will allow the American people to make the decision as to who the Democratic nominee will be,” he said. “What the president has indicated, what Vice President Biden has indicated publicly, is that they are going to play a neutral role in the process, which is what they should be playing.”

The Vermont senator and Obama have generally maintained a cool but not unfriendly relationship. Sanders had a one-on-one meeting with Obama in the Oval Office just five days before the Iowa caucuses, and both sides said it was a good encounter.

Tad Devine, a top aide to Sanders, told POLITICO on Thursday that the Vermont senator has been “very supportive” of the president. He said Sanders is also sympathetic about the challenges he faced when he entered the White House, including a dismal economy and two wars he inherited.

“He thinks the president has done a great job given the circumstances that he and the vice president came into. And we're not trying to signal anything other than how Bernie would lead the nation if he was president,” Devine said.

by By Nolan D. McCaskill | February 11, 2016replies 2716 hours ago

We've come a long way, baby!

About 1980, my college newspaper was filled with straight, harmless, flirtatious personal ads. I went in person to place an anonymous ad from me to "Calvin from Grange Hall", and they refused to place it. (Though to save Calvin from persecution, I signed it with a gender-neutral pseudonym.)

After a while, I placed an ad to "Cal", and they let it be published. Eventually, I "accidentally" bumped into him and we had a torrid affair.

by One of the nicest guys I've ever met!replies 216 hours ago

Black Lives Matters Activist Commits Suicide In Front of Ohio Statehouse

A Black Lives Matter activist killed himself on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse, authorities said.

MarShawn McCarrel's family said his emotionally draining work may well have taken a toll on him.

“My demons won today. I'm sorry,” the activist, who recently attended the NAACP Image Awards, posted on his Facebook page about 3 p.m., just hours before his body was found near the Statehouse.

His last tweet read: “Let the record show that I pissed on the state house before I left.”

No one witnessed the shooting, Cvetan said. McCarrel was pronounced dead at the scene.

McCarrel, who had recently worked with Black Lives Matter, helped organize protests in Ohio after a Missouri cop shot and killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in 2014.

He also founded youth mentorship program Pursuing Our Dreams, which launched Feed the Streets, a project to help Ohio's homeless.

The 23-year-old community organizer was named one of Radio One’s Hometown Champions, an award for community activists and volunteers, earlier this year and earned a trip to the California awards show.

by Anonymousreplies 2616 hours ago

What is your favorite Sondheim lyric?

I'll start. It's an early one. Off of "Small World" from Gypsy:

"We have so much in common, it's a phenomenon"

When phrased right, it's so simple, elegant and beautiful.

Merman sang it lovely. And it's actually Roz Russell's finest moment in the film version.

What say you?

by Anonymousreplies 14416 hours ago

Plagiarized songs

Guns n' Roses - Sweet Child o' Mine

by Anonymousreplies 7416 hours ago

Star Trek Enterprise

Who is your favorite recurring character?

Discuss.

by Morkreplies 416 hours ago

How jealous of Bernie do you think Ralph Nader is?

Also---is he gay?

by Michael Moorereplies 116 hours ago

Face Off Season 10

I think there are a few DLers who watch the show on Syfy. The new season starts tonight, January 13, 2016, at 9PM Eastern. Seems that it will be on Wednesday nights this season, not sure why Syfy changed the night.

by Anonymousreplies 2817 hours ago

NEW LOW: Civil Rights Legend John Lewis Getting Trolled by Bernie Supporters

They're at it again, Berniebots throwing around the 'N word' for not supporting Saint Bernie.

by Anonymousreplies 1417 hours ago

The Walking Dead, Season 6, Thread #2

First thread's [linked] nearly at max, and the next ep is airing soon!

by Anonymousreplies 32117 hours ago

How not to introduce your newborn to the family dog

Definitely not a good idea to leave little Sweet Pea in a basket on the floor while you take a nap.

by Anonymousreplies 1417 hours ago

Oops! Bernie Sanders campaigns funded by big banks when Senator

The news is now coming out that Bernie's Senate Campaigns had funding from big banks.

He was a regular at all-paid-for high donor retreats.

That sure takes alot of wind out of that bag.

by Anonymousreplies 9817 hours ago

What's under The Beinecke at Yale?

What is under it?

by Anonymousreplies 317 hours ago

I turn 40 next month, will I no longer be a millennial?

Will I now be part of a "Generation X"? I know I am way too young to be a Baby Boomer, but I'm not sure where the definitions put me.

by Gay Guyreplies 7717 hours ago

The WORST Female Voices of All Time!

Britney Spears

Paris Hilton

Billie Holiday

Daphne Rubin Vega

Carol Channing

Bette Midler

Ashlee Simpson

Macy Gray

by Anonymousreplies 15617 hours ago

NFL Sunday

It's back!!!!!!! Panthers or Jags? Colts or Bills? Browns or Jets? Packers or Bears? Redskins or Dolphins? Seahawks or Rams? Giants or Cowboys?

by Anonymousreplies 59417 hours ago

Introducing the world's first blowjob robot

Unlimited blowjobs On Demand. One of the most successful Kickstarters as featured on CNN, Bravo, Men's Health, BuzzFeed, and TechCrunch.

by Anonymousreplies 2217 hours ago

George Shelley's coming out was a "witch hunt"

This is horrible. The gay journalist needs to be named.

The rest of the article was nice though, I especially liked what Jaymi said about labels:

[quote]I personally like labels. I think it gives the gay community a unified voice. But I understand people’s decision not to want to have labels, and I think people should respect that.

by Anonymousreplies 5517 hours ago

Andrew Young, John Edwards' right hand man

What ever happened to him? Did he ever come out of the closet. For that matter what happened to John Edwards, his piece of trash girlfriend, and their little bastard? All I can remember is Young's wife on Oprah acting as though she couldn't see that her husband's bromance went far too deep. Some women never learn or are happy to ignore.

by Anonymousreplies 1017 hours ago

When did you go from thinking "I want to have sex with a man" to "I want to fall in love with a man?"

That seems to be the hardest leap for so many gay men.

Just share your story if you did make that leap, or did the two always go hand-in-hand?

by Anonymousreplies 4618 hours ago

HOT SILVER DADDIES! Part 2!

First thread now closed at 600 posts.

by Anonymousreplies 26818 hours ago

Johnny Manziel

How long before his collapse is complete? He's under investigation for allegedly having beat the living crap out of his ex-girlfriend (again), his agent just dropped him, he'll formally be cut from the Cleveland Browns no later than March 9th, he dropped out of rehab (again), and he's only 23 years old! And his dad is now claiming that Johnny's suicidal and is predicting that without help, he won't live to see his 24th birthday. What a sad mess.

by Anonymousreplies 8218 hours ago

Stoya, James Deen & the New Shift in Rape Culture

Dec. 8, 2015

Laurie Penny

Last week, Stoya accused James Deen of rape. Deen denies it. I believe Stoya.

How much can you change the world with 55 words?

On the 28th of November, in two tweets, Stoya—who is in no particular order a famous porn actress, an activist, a writer and a friend of mine—unambiguously accused her ex-boyfriend, fellow porn actor James Deen, of rape. “James Deen held me down and f–ked me while I said no, stop, used my safeword,” she wrote. “I just can’t nod and smile when people bring him up anymore.”

Within days, the porn industry had turned against its golden boy. In so doing, it became the first professional community to respond to allegations of serial sexual violence by actually believing women from the start.

What was astonishing was not the courage it doubtless took for Stoya to type those 55 words and hit send — knowing that she would be accused of lying and attention-seeking, knowing the number of people who would claim that as a sex worker, she cannot expect to claim rape and be believed. What was astonishing, though, what had my heart between my teeth, was the number of people who did the opposite. Even before more former partners and colleagues of Deen came forward with more accusations of rape and violence, major porn studios dropped him as a performer, and many outlets publishing his work and writing cut ties. The hashtag #solidaritywithsoya trended around the world.

Watching the story unfold, I found these lines from Lidia Yuknavitch’s The Small Backs of Children echoing in my mind: “Nations will shift like stones in the hands of a girl making a city in the dirt, and men and women… either they will finally see each other and do what must be done to evolve, or they will not.”

Something is changing. The response to Stoya and the other accusers is the crest on a tidal wave of women’s truth washing away the detritus of lies about sex and violence, about which lives matter and who is to be believed. In Hollywood, in the music industry, in politics, in every corridor, women and girls are coming forward and coming together to stand against a culture of abuse that has valued the reputation of powerful men above the dignity and voice of women. It’s Bill Cosby. It’s Jimmy Saville. It’s Terry Richardson. It’s the Steubenville High School football team. It’s all of their accusers, whose names we have been told do not matter. Until now.

That’s what solidarity is.

The default response to accusations of rape, especially against powerful men, has long been to assume that the accusers are lying. That’s what women do, of course — that’s the nature of the sex. They are malicious and vengeful and they refuse to accept that men simply have more sexual power than they do, because nature made them that way, or because God wants it that way, depending on your point of view.

The thing about rape is that it is extremely hard to prove. By its very nature, there are usually no outside witnesses. Even when victims steel their courage, overcome and go directly to the police without taking a shower, they can count on not being believed.

Part of the reason that rape is hard to prove is that sexist fairytales about what constitutes consent infect judges and juries just as much as the general public. Of the many myths about sexual violence, the most pernicious is that women routinely lie about it. That’s not true; the rates of false reporting for rape and sexual assault are estimated to be around the same as rates of false reporting for any other crime – the current figure is anywhere between 0.2% and 8%. Men are actually more likely to be victims of rape themselves than they are to be falsely accused of it.

[Full article at link]:

by Anonymousreplies 15518 hours ago

I'm having trouble collecting my unemployment

so much red tape to get through to the right places; keep getting the paperwork returned saying it has errors

I call and call and get a series of menus and prompts that lead me nowhere.

There's no office to go, it's all by phone and email

I have some savings to get by but no leads on jobs; I can see how people end up homeless and how fragile life is.

I think if I won the lottery I wouldn't be rich for very long because I'd give it all away to people who have nothing

by Anonymousreplies 2318 hours ago

HOTDOG!!!! It's Men With Their Dogs!!!

When no one else loves you there is someone who will...

by Anonymousreplies 8518 hours ago

Pervert priest charged with the 1960 murder of a young woman

Slime.

by Anonymousreplies 618 hours ago

Your versatility

When it comes to anal sex.

by Anonymousreplies 3018 hours ago

"I Can't Make You Love Me" Bonnie Raitt

Has there ever been a more beautiful and humane statement of dignified resignation in the teeth of heartbreak and all without a trace of self-pity? The ancient Stoic philosophers could not have put it better; but they of course lacked the concept of compassion and forgiveness that is the beating heart of this track tapped out with brushes.

Do you raitt this track?

by Anonymousreplies 5219 hours ago

Final trailer for "Batman vs Superman"..starring Ben Affleck! And Henry Cavill has a couple cameos...

Remember when Henry Cavill thought he was launching a DC movie universe where he would be the star? Oh well.

by Anonymousreplies 1219 hours ago

OMG, I love dates!! Don't you?

Especially those Medjool ones.

The fancier the better, I think.

What's your take on this?

by Anonymousreplies 919 hours ago

Chicago Fire

They should just have Steve R. McQueen shirtless in every one of his scenes. In the firehouse, visiting people in the hospital, rescuing people, "Emoting."

by Anonymousreplies 419 hours ago

Political Gossip

Spill what you know and who've you've blown

by OPreplies 019 hours ago

Hillary Clinton NOW Leads Sanders By 31 Points In New Hampshire

The surge continues.

by Anonymousreplies 2419 hours ago

Bland4Bland: Pietro Boselli's first YouTube video

"I can talk about my thoughts and feelings and opinions on a variety of topics [...] Many people know me for my PhD and for being a model, but there's way more to that. I have a lot of things to say, many many interests, you know, fitness, travelling, etc"

by Anonymousreplies 1319 hours ago

The Official X-Files Revival Thread

Let's watch together tomorrow. Here's a link for those of you who may need a refresher on the key themes of the series that debuted in 1993.

Please link this thread if you see duplicate threads popping up tomorrow.

by Tomorrow we find out the truthreplies 21819 hours ago

The balding slacker from puppymonkeybaby

Anyone else kind of want to do him?

by Anonymousreplies 119 hours ago

Matt Bomer on cover of Men's Fitness January 2016 Edition

There’s a canyon at the end of a dusty lane off the I-5 freeway, down some lonely roads built to access landfills and water treatment plants, where Greater Los Angeles ends and America begins. Here, through some iron gates and down a hill lined with hedges, is a portal to a land of pickups and full-brimmed caps, where old men wearing tan vests stuffed with ammunition openly carry shotguns, where not one but two giant stuffed grizzly bears greet visitors in a dark lobby, and where the sounds of live fire echo off the sandstone walls. This would be a terrible place to steal a car stereo. Or wear a Bernie Sanders shirt. And into this scene arrives a man in a black luxury station wagon, wearing very stylish jeans, a snug green Henley, and a 49ers cap that is well cared for.

“Aren’t you on TV?” asks a clerk inside the pro shop of the Oak Tree Gun Club, in Newhall, CA, from behind a counter where visitors can purchase or rent various firearms. Matt Bomer nods and smiles. “I am,” he says. Celebrity sightings do not seem to be a regular occurrence at Oak Tree; unlike basically everywhere else in Greater Los Angeles, there’s no wall of fame of signed head shots, at least that I can see.

“I hate to ask you this,” the clerk replies, “but my wife and I love your show, and she would kill me if I don’t get a picture.” He gives his phone to a colleague, hunches in close to the star of the megahit American Horror Story: Hotel—as well as the films Magic Mike and Magic Mike XXL—and then gives us a very quick instructional on safe handling of a .22 Ruger pistol, which Bomer selected by name from a wall of handguns. “It’s the assassin’s choice,” he tells me. “You’ll see why when you fire it.”

Game Changers 2015: Matt Bomer >>>

Bomer, it turns out, has some experience with firearms. “I’ve been handling guns since I was a kid,” he says, out on the trap range a little later, popping a shell into a 12-gauge Dickinson shotgun. “I got a .30-30 for Christmas in the seventh grade. It wasn’t what I asked for, by the way. And it wasn’t my only present.” It was a gift from his father, a conservative Christian and avid hunter who “clears the decks for deer season.”

Bomer was born outside St. Louis but spent his formative years in Texas. He reckons he was “somewhere around 8” when his father first introduced him to guns. As a kid, he hunted birds and ducks but hasn’t shot at anything live in years. “It’s nothing that I’ve elected to do in my adult life,” he says. “In Texas, it’s a way for men to bond together. I was down with that when I lived there, and I haven’t really done it since.”

He’s not sure when he first handled a firearm on a set. It could have been on Guiding Light, the soap he starred on for a little more than a year in the early 2000s. “I know I killed several people on that show,” he says, but decides that most, if not all, of those murders occurred offscreen. Probably, then, it was the 2006 film The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, in which he is murdered by Leatherface in extravagant style—“He strung me up for a while, and then he knocked me out and carried me to the basement, strapped me up, partially skinned me alive, then gutted me with a chain saw.” This gratuitous death wasn’t without purpose. “Leatherface becomes Leatherface with my face.”

Michael B. Jordan: American Adonis >>>

Bomer aims the gun over the top of the wooden trap and yells, “Pull!” causing a neon-yellow clay target to shoot across the range. He fires. It shatters. For someone who hasn’t shot at a bird, real or fake, in eons, he’s pretty good, hitting four out of five clays in his first round. “City boys out in the country!” he hollers. When one shot of mine barely nicks a target, he gives me encouragement. “If you hit it at all, you’ve killed the bird.” Bomer takes the gun and pats me on the back. “If that were the case, we’d be going home with some dinner.”

When the ammo is exhausted, we go in search of lunch, but in Oak Tree’s café, the air is heavy with fryer oil. I suggest we try elsewhere.

by Dr. Lulu Fongreplies 3819 hours ago

Hot GIFs for watching all day, Part III

Great ready to stroke boys...

by Anonymousreplies 10419 hours ago

There Are Currently 39 Open Madonna Threads Available on DataLounge

I TOLD you she WASN'T relevant any more! Did you believe me? Did any of you believe me? Maybe next time you will!

by Anonymousreplies 719 hours ago

Big Cock

Who's the owner?

by Anonymousreplies 3320 hours ago

Astronomy

This is the thread were we post news about and discuss astronomy. We've had some cool threads lately, and I thought it would be good to have future posts appended to one thread.

Planets

Black Holes

Galaxies

Comets

Big Bangs; modest bangs; small, shy bangs

And more!

I'll start, the Washington Post has a cool article today on a probe of the planet Ceres. I think they were being too cute and attempting to generate views by referring to this piddling dwarf-planet as a "planet", without qualification. But no matter, we're there, taking pictures and orbiting.

This thread is [italic]not[/italic] for astrology posts, please.

by Anonymousreplies 41320 hours ago

Ignoring tickets and citations = bench warrant?

I received three tickets for 'disorderly conduct' over the course of maybe a year and a half, and I never appeared in court for the hearings for any of them.

Is there a bench warrant out for my arrest? How does this affect me? How could I get caught? Will this "trouble" follow me out-of-state? What should I do to clear up the matter?

by My penis kept falling out of my pants in publicreplies 5520 hours ago

Indonesia wants gay-themed emojis removed

Indonesia wants social networking sites to remove any emojis representing same-sex couples, it's reported.

One popular messaging app, Line, has already dropped all LGBT-themed emojis, after saying it had received complaints from users. Now the Indonesian government is asking major players like Facebook and WhatsApp to follow suit and remove the icons for users within the country, the pro-government Republika newspaper reports. "No social media may show items that smack of LGBT. Because we have our own rules, like religious values and norms, which they must respect," information ministry spokesman Ismail Cawidu is quoted as saying.

Homosexuality is legal in Indonesia, but prevailing conservative attitudes in the Muslim-majority country make open discussion of sexuality controversial. Mr Cawidu did not specify what would happen if companies refused to remove the emojis.

But one human rights group says any such censorship will promote intolerance. "It brings to the public the message that LGBT is something which must be opposed, and then the public, through various organisations, will enact such opposition, says Ismail Hasani, research director at the Setara Institute. "Public opinion in our country is predominantly anti-LGBT, but it is deplorable that the government follows this opinion."

In January, Indonesia's higher education minister, Muhammad Nasir, said gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people should be barred from university campuses if they engage in "public displays of affection".

by Anonymousreplies 420 hours ago

Gray v. Grey

Where does datalounge stand on this burning question?

by Anonymousreplies 720 hours ago

Johnny Depp 'skewers' Trump

They never get the hair right the wig is too thick and in fact he has a combover from the hell that doesn't successfully hide the fact he's balding. The man wants to be President and is delusional about his hair.

by Anonymousreplies 820 hours ago

Christopher Stoddard

I had never heard of him until I saw him on that Out bachelor list. He seems to be a writer but on Amazon his book only has three reviews (and he wrote it with someone else). His bio seems a little thin. How does he survive in NYC? Has anyone read his stuff?

by Anonymousreplies 320 hours ago

One Dead as FBI Arrests Oregon Occupation Leader, Four Others

(Reuters) - The leader of an armed occupation at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon and others were arrested on Tuesday after shots were fired during a traffic stop, leaving one person dead and another wounded, the FBI said.

Protesters were still occupying the remote Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon after leader Ammon Bundy's arrest and the Federal Bureau of Investigation was setting up a perimeter with the hopes of a peaceful resolution, a law enforcement official told Reuters.

A total of eight people were arrested in two states.

The takeover at Malheur that started Jan. 2 is the latest flare-up in the so-called Sagebrush Rebellion, a decades-old conflict over the U.S. government's control of millions acres of land in the West.

Several media outlets, including the Oregonian and CNN, reported that law enforcement sources said LaVoy Finicum was killed. Finicum, a rancher who acted as a spokesman for the occupiers, told NBC News earlier this month that he would rather die than be arrested.

"There are things more important than your life, and freedom is one of them," he said in the NBC interview.

Bundy and four leaders of the occupation were taken into custody following the confrontation along Highway 395 in northeast Oregon around 4:25 p.m. local time (0025 GMT), according to the FBI.

A sixth individual was arrested by the Oregon State Police in Burns, Oregon, about 1.5 hours later. The FBI said a seventh person was later arrested, 50-year-old Peter Santilli, an independent journalist who livestreamed events at the refuge.

The FBI said they also arrested an eighth person in Peoria, Arizona, in relation to the occupation.

All of those arrested face federal charges of conspiracy to use force, intimidation or threats to impede federal officers from discharging their duties, the FBI said.

The Oregonian reported that Bundy had been en route to a community meeting in John Day, Oregon, with several other members of the occupation, where he was scheduled to be a guest speaker, when authorities stopped his vehicle.

The newspaper said 43-year-old Ryan Bundy, Ammon's brother, was injured in the arrest, suffering a minor gunshot wound. Authorities did not release the identity of the person killed, but added that he was the subject of a federal probable cause arrest.

Some 25 miles (40 km) of Highway 395 was shut down in both directions following the incident, a dispatcher for the state department of transportation said. The highway was expected to remain closed as authorities investigate the shooting.

The occupiers of the wildlife refuge said they were supporting two local ranchers who were returned to prison this month for setting fires that spread to federal land. The ranchers' lawyer has said the occupiers do not speak for the family.

Burns Mayor Craig LaFollette told Reuters that while he had limited information about the night's events, he hoped the stand-off would come to a peaceful end.

"I think my perception is that people's patience was running thin and that the community as a whole was looking for some resolution and to have these people leave," he said.

Law enforcement officials had largely kept their distance from the buildings at the refuge, 30 miles (48 km) south of the small town of Burns in rural southeast Oregon's Harney County, in the hope of avoiding a violent confrontation.

Local residents have expressed a mixture of sympathy for the Hammond family, suspicion of the federal government's motives and frustration with the occupation.

by here we go...replies 621 hours ago

ROSIE O'DONNELL Strikes Again: with a joke about autistic kids

INFURIATES AUTISM GROUP

They are now calling her Dog shit .

What is wrong with this woman ?

by Anonymousreplies 2121 hours ago

Tonight, on a Very Special "Cold Case".......

An ex-priest was just arrested for a murder he committed.....in 1960

by Anonymousreplies 521 hours ago

Just 28 Migrants Live In A German Castle Supposed To House 300

Article is in German . Use google chrome browser to auto translate it

by Anonymousreplies 221 hours ago

Men who are so hairy

It looks like a medical condition. Obviously you can't lick them.

by Anonymousreplies 3121 hours ago

Actual funny ads

I never see them on t.v.

by Anonymousreplies 021 hours ago

Re-gay therapy

For those of you who are in danger falling off the wagon..this resource is here to help you get back on that horse

1st session:

kris Jenner

by Anonymousreplies 221 hours ago

Star Trek TNG

Who is your favorite recurring character from the show?

Discuss.

by Morkreplies 621 hours ago

Joel Hodgson Brings Us Our First Mystery Science Theater 3000 Reboot 2016 Production Update!

Finally! It's here!

by Anonymousreplies 1021 hours ago

Hoverboard Porn Is Exactly What It Sounds Like [NSFW]

Oh, dear.

by Anonymousreplies 021 hours ago

Davey Wavey Wants You To ‘Show Some Fucking Respect’ To Eldergays 😂😂😂

Davey says he has had enough of hearing younger gay guys make derisive comments about eldergays.

Davey says, “I am so sick and so tired of seeing young gay guys walk into a club, for example, I get so fired up about this, and they’ll be like, ‘Ew! That old creepy gay guy is so disgusting. He’s so gross. He looks like Santa Claus. Ew, he checked me out! Ew!’ Let’s think about this for a second. That creepy old gay man that looks like Santa Claus and the people of his generation are literally – literally! – the only reason that you can walk down the street in your pink fucking tank top, holding your boyfriend’s hand and not get your ass beat.”

Davey adds, “Every aspect of your stuck-up cocky gay world was built on the sacrifices that that man made. And yes, maybe he is old. But guess what? He cannot help his age. You on the other hand can help your attitude. So shut up and show some fucking respect.”

by David Wavidreplies 3421 hours ago

What's the worst sexual experience you've ever had?

What went wrong?

by Anonymousreplies 20921 hours ago

Anti-Beyonce Protest by Police Supporters Set Outside NFL HQ

An anti-Beyoncé protest rally has been scheduled outside the NFL's New York headquarters after former Mayor Rudy Giuliani and others said that her new song and Super Bowl halftime performance attacked police officers.

"Are you offended as an American that Beyoncé pulled her race-baiting stunt at the Superbowl? Do you agree that it was a slap in the face to law enforcement?" asks the rally's Eventbrite page.

The page, which says the protest will happen Feb. 16 at 8 a.m., listed the hashtags #BoycottBeyonce, #BlueLivesMatter, and #AllLivesMatter.

Beyoncé's new song, "Formation," was released a day ahead of the Super Bowl, and the music video and halftime performance included politically charged imagery alluding to the Black Panthers, the Black Lives Matter movement, Malcolm X, and Hurricane Katrina.

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani was offended by the imagery, particularly what he saw as a glorification of the Black Panthers and Black Lives Matter movement, which have been called anti-police by many.

"This is football, not Hollywood, and I thought it was really outrageous that she used it as a platform to attack police officers who are the people who protect her and protect us, and keep us alive," he said, according to the New York Daily News.

The organizer of the protest rally at the NFL's headquarters focused on the Black Panthers, and posted a mugshot of Herman Bell, a former Black Liberation Army member convicted of murdering two police officers.

"Do you agree that the Black Panthers was/is a hate group which should not be glorified? Come and let's stand together. Let's tell the NFL we don't want hate speech & racism at the Superbowl ever again!" the event page read.

by Why can't these fuckers get a life?replies 20a day ago

Favorite Menstruation Songs

Only Women Bleed

and yours?

by Anonymousreplies 14a day ago

Another Foot Turns Up in B.C. !!

Another mystery for DL to solve!

by Anonymousreplies 25a day ago

OutQ has cancelled The Frank DeCaro Show

I'll miss them, they had been part of my morning commute for a while.

by Anonymousreplies 22a day ago

MARCO RUBIO IS BACK FROM THE DEAD

Rubio is having a townhall in SC today and the country gals are going crazy for it. His good looks and charming smile are whooping them up into a frenzy.

You'd think it was Elvis.

Don't count this stunt queen out just yet, he is tap dancing for his political life down there.

He gave up his current senate seat -- mid term -- for dreams of a bigger post. He's going all or nothing.

Bring back Chris Cristy while we still can!

by political psychic replies 5a day ago

Does Gerald Ford deserve to have an aircraft carrier named after him?

The USS Gerald R. Ford is scheduled to join the Navy fleet in March. I was kind of surprised to hear that he got a carrier named after him. He was an unelected president for slightly over two years and his tenure was notable for his pardon of Richard Nixon and not much more. Sure, he served in the Navy during WWII, but so did Carter (but that's another story). Surely, there's someone or a battle more worthy of giving the ship its name.

by Anonymousreplies 40a day ago

iZombie Season 2

Premiered tonight! Really good opening episode ... really nice set-up for the new season.

Anyone else watching?

by Anonymousreplies 56a day ago

Another Sad Tale of a Toddler Wandering Off

Time and again with these stories, a child was left in the care of a grandparent who is one of those professional jerkoffs completely unaware of what is happening around them.

And how did a three-year-old get a mile away from the house in freezing weather? A mile? And Grandpa Idiot is busy duhhing his way around in a daze.

Why do parents leave their children in the care of these morons?

by Anonymousreplies 13a day ago

Carly Fiorina Is Out. Bye Bye!

She has suspended her campaign. Will anyone here miss her campaign?

by Anonymousreplies 33a day ago

What country's children are the most fashionable to adopt nowadays?

We want to take in some unfortunate tots but we want to stay trendy.

I remember it was Vietnamese kids then Romanian then African. What is in now?

by Anonymousreplies 30a day ago

Twitter Announces The Trust & Safety Council To Monitor Tweets

The Council is made up of a "community of experts" It's aim is "to strike the right balance between fighting abuse and speaking truth to power."

Here's its community of experts working for safety and free expression: Anti-Bullying Pro, Anti-Defamation League , Beyond Blue , Bravehearts, Center for Democracy and Technology, Childnet, Circle of 6, ConnectSafely, Crisis Text Line, Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, Cybersmile Foundation, Dacher Keltner, Professor of Psychology and Faculty Director of UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, Dangerous Speech Project, E-Enfance, EU Kids Online, European Schoolnet, Family Online Safety Institute, Feminist Frequency, Fundacion para la Libertad de Prensa, GLAAD, Hollaback, iCanHelp, ICT Watch, iKeepSafe, INACH, Insafe Internet Watch Foundation, Jugendschutz, LICRA, Love 146, Marc Brackett, Director, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, National Cyber Security Alliance, National Domestic Violence Hotline, National Network to End Domestic Violence, NetSafe, Pantallas Amigas, Project Rockit, Reachout, Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales, Red Papaz, Safernet, Samaritans, Southwest Grid for Learning, Spunout, The Alannah and Madeline Foundation, The Wahid Institute, Thorn, UK Safer Internet Centre, Without My Consent, Yakin

No tech groups like the Electronic Freedom Foundation though. This will not end well.

by Anonymousreplies 22a day ago

Aaron Hernandez Praises Tom Brady, Tells Pen Pal to Commit Suicide in Prison Letter

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Former New England Patriots tight end – turned murderer Aaron Hernandez still has love for quarterback Tom Brady, and also a lot of remaining aggression.

In a prison letter attained by TMZ Sports, Hernandez tells his pen pal that she needs to commit suicide, while simultaneously speaking of his adoration for former teammates.

"Tie a cinderblock to your ankles and jump in a deep body of water," Hernandez writes in the letter. "Buy the most powerful firecracker in the world that's possible to buy, tie it to your face with duct tape, light it and wait for your head to explode."

Hernandez goes on to explain how he watches the Patriots games from his cell at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in the Dec. 10 letter.

"I have a TV in my cell! And yes I still root for my squad and still love all the ones I loved," Hernandez writes.

"The closest I was with was probably Brady and whom I love to death and always will and only hope the best for them. But was cool with Julez, Branch (I [expletive] with and got mad love for) and 'the BEST TE ever to walk on a football field' Gronk!"

Hernandez also rips into Patriots owner Robert Kraft, whom he claims is "fake" and "non loyal."

Hernandez, 26, is currently serving a life sentence for the murder of Odin Lloyd. He currently awaits a trial date for a second murder.

by Anonymousreplies 129a day ago

Golden Girls Inconsistencies 2: Son of Golden Girls Inconsistencies

Because we lost the original thread and it appears it was useful reference tool.

If Blanche raised her family in Miami, why do all her children live in Atlanta?

by Anonymousreplies 489a day ago

Favorite female soul vocalists

Who are your favorites ? Old school new school.

And share your favorite songs too.

by Anonymousreplies 129a day ago

Young Republicans Are Interviewed About Donald Trump And Their Stupidity Will Blow Your Mind

Being constantly fed bullsh*t to a young, developing mind is both harmful for that being and for the rest of America. A group of young conservatives attempt to explain why arrogant, narcissistic, a**hole Donald Trump would win their vote if he was nominated by the Republican party. Many of the answers are complete Republican propaganda.

Check it out:

by Anonymousreplies 14a day ago

Bernie Sanders's attacks on Wall Street takes advantage of Americans' latent Anti-Semitism

It is one thing to demand accountability and oversight of the big banks

However I do think that Sanders's consistent scapegoating of finance as the big bad "other" does have historical prescedence that has notable antisemitic roots

I think if Sanders was a genuine socialist he would be attacking the nature of consumer capitalism, rather than sort of scapegoating "financiers" as standing in the way of bourgeois aspirations

by Anonymousreplies 36a day ago

Never Forget!

Bush being funny

by Anonymousreplies 0a day ago

It's time for Jimmy Carter to negotiate a cease-fire between Bernie fans and Hillary fans.

Already.

by John Fugelsangreplies 17a day ago

Misha Collins butt crack

Starts at 11 secs . How it is so smooth ?NO hair

by Anonymousreplies 7a day ago

Guys - do you have a pair of pumps?

What about a feather boa?

Some eyeliner and lipstick.

Do you have one item of trashy women's clothing?

Do you have a bra? Panties? Stockings?

Which girly thing(s) do you have, keep around just for that special occasion. How long have you had them, how often and how do they get used?

I'll start:

I have 2 pairs of pumps - mens size 13, bought from tranny shops. 1 for a halloween costume and another for a dance routine I did a couple years ago.

by Anonymousreplies 37a day ago

Philadelphia voted #1 place to visit in America by Lonely Planet

"Visited by Pope Francis, hosting the Democratic National Convention in July, and freshly crowned as the US's first and only World Heritage City (joining the ranks of Cairo, Paris and Jerusalem), Philly's on a roll. NYC's more neighborly neighbor is experiencing a transformation to its urban core, as many U.S. cities are right now. Craft breweries? Check. Hot new locavore restaurants? Big check. But Philadelphia is steadfastly managing to retain its historic roots and gritty flavor, as well as its affordability - a pleasant surprise for a city so cosmopolitan and accessible. Hands up to the sky, Rocky fans: celebrate the film's 40th anniversary in 2016 with a sprint up the 72 steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art."

Come visit my city!

by Philly, my home (now let the bashing commence, DL)replies 59a day ago

David Bowie definitely is dead

And before you get your panties in a twist, this is just a riff on the original thread's title: "David Bowie might be dead". Continue the celebration of the man, his music, his film and theatre and his magical, otherworldly spirit...

by Anonymousreplies 277a day ago

Why I'm voting for Trump?

CNN talks to more than 150 people in 31 cities to explore what's driving the Trump phenomenon

A) There's widespread anger that too many immigrants are simply "getting away" with not playing by the rules at the expense of hard-working white Americans. Why do some people not pay taxes? Not have jobs? Come into the country illegally?

B) There is a very palpable anger at President Obama. Many Trump supporters say he can't be trusted, he cares more about the welfare of black people than whites and he's inflamed racial divisions in the country. Others say they're convinced that he's Muslim.

C) Energizing the Trump movement are voters who call themselves the "silent majority." These individuals feel strongly that white people, too, face discrimination in this country, and that they are often wrongly accused of being racist. This is stirring anger at the Black Lives Movement.

D) Many Americans are deeply frightened by the recent spate of terrorist attacks around the world and wonder whether Obama is doing enough to keep the country safe. Trump's explosive proposals to increase surveillance of mosques, keep a database of Muslim-Americans and enforce a temporary "ban" on Muslims entering the country have energized his supporters.

E) Trump has mesmerized voters. People say they have never seen a presidential candidate like Trump: He's unfiltered; he's anti-establishment; he exudes confidence and strength; he's not a politician.

by full report and video at link - it's long, but goodreplies 255a day ago

Phyllis Hyman

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

by Old School R&B-Jazz Headreplies 26a day ago

Divorce papers

Say you divorced you partner and got an official certificate. But your partner won't give you the certificate. Is there any way to attain it.i think there should be because it is a legal document. I'm asking because I know someone who is currently in this situation.

by canadianreplies 9a day ago

Franchot Tone

Was he a big star?

by Joanreplies 17a day ago

I''m watching Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

So far its coming across as the live action version of Josie and the Pussycats, but Harris is very hot in that 1970s way.

by Anonymousreplies 46a day ago

Bernie or Hillary?

I hope the next POTUS is

by Anonymousreplies 10a day ago

Being Robby Mook

You're Robby Mook, Hillary's gay campaign manager, and things should be going great about now, but they're actually not.

Hillary just screamed at you in front of the staff. Poll numbers! Dropping! And Bill C. just phoned you to tell you what a fuck-up you are.

You used to be good looking, but they beat that out of you, too. Now all you dream about is the time you worked on the Martin O'Malley campaign for Governor. You picture O'Malley storming the doors of the Clinton Campaign headquarters in a sleeveless T, rescuing you from all this hell, a la "An Officer and a Gentlemen."

But that ain't gonna happen. And here comes Hillary 'round the corner, headed your way to slap you upside the head again.

by Anonymousreplies 38a day ago

Bernie Sanders 81% Vs Hillary Clinton 18% Among Younger Democratic Voters

Bernie Sanders has 81% support among younger Democratic voters?

How can Hillary win?

by Anonymousreplies 60a day ago

Star Trek Films

Who is your favorite character from the films?

Discuss.

by Morkreplies 3a day ago

Was Jesus a real person?

I think he was but the parting of water and walking on top of it are attributed to natural events.

by Anonymousreplies 29a day ago

What's the best sexual experience you've ever had?

Inspired by, "What's the worst sexual experience you've ever had" thread.

What experience made your toes curl? Details, bitch! Did you ever see them again? Was this a random? Did you marry them? The one that got away?

by Anonymousreplies 19Yesterday at 11:56 AM

What is the meaning of life to you?

Do you think there is a deeper meaning to life or are we just like plants grown with no purpose? And existence is simply a matter of chance?

by Anonymousreplies 32Yesterday at 11:49 AM

New Gay Movies 2016

Here's a list of new gay related movies in 2016.

by Anonymousreplies 14Yesterday at 11:48 AM

Who has the biggest cock in Pro Golf?

I like to watch them on the weekend, esp. when the wind is blowing hard on their polyester slacks. And when they squat and bend over.

by Anonymousreplies 41Yesterday at 11:34 AM

$5.00 Meals on GMO

Are a joke

They keep using expensive 'pantry items' to complete the meals. Poor People won't have Extra Virgin Olive Oil on hand or Dijon Mustard or.......

by Anonymousreplies 8Yesterday at 11:14 AM

Wintertime Back Itching

What do my fellow DLers use to ease wintertime itching and prickles on your backs?

I've been applying baby oil while still in my shower, but it's losing its effectiveness.

What do you use and recommend?

Looking for a cheap medicament that I can slather on.

by Itchy Brotherreplies 50Yesterday at 11:13 AM

Corey Loves Corey

Do you think Corey Haim and Corey Feldman explored the love that dared not speak its name?

by Anonymousreplies 18Yesterday at 11:10 AM

Silly Willy Nilly

Won't go home

Cause you can't push Liam where Liam won't go

Try telling everybody but whoa no

Silly willy nilly is a nelly 'ho'

by Anonymousreplies 1Yesterday at 10:46 AM

How to find a good barber?

I just can't seem to find a good barber to cut my hair.

I've tried at least 10 different places, and they usually end up leaving my sideburns uneven, or the haircut is not balanced (sides too short, top too long, or vice-versa), or it's just downright bad.

Salons are just not for me, plus they're too expensive.

Is it impossible to find someone to give me a decent haircut??

by Anonymousreplies 9Yesterday at 10:43 AM

Can I Have An Extention On My Cell Phone?

It'd be cool

by Anonymousreplies 4Yesterday at 10:41 AM

Convoluted Barley

Or whatever her name was, why didn't she run for president on the Republican side?

by Anonymousreplies 0Yesterday at 10:35 AM

Clinton attacks Wall Street in concession speech

Yes !! That is Hillary we need

by Anonymousreplies 12Yesterday at 10:30 AM

Loving Part Two - Everyone Seems To Remember ABC's Soap ....

Continue discussing Robert Tyler

by Anonymousreplies 14Yesterday at 10:19 AM

Gay bloodbath at SiriusXM! Bye, Lance!

Sirius OutQ terminated! And Lance Bass axed!

by Anonymousreplies 12Yesterday at 10:17 AM

Unpopular Opinions in Sci-Fi Fandom

Do you have any opinions in a certain area of fandom--such as science fiction--that are considered heresy within your circles?

Mine is regarding Star Trek: The Next Generation. I cannot STAND Brent Spiner. I think he's a hammy, scenery-chewing over-actor abd he grates on me in nearly every scene he is in. But saying so in Star Trek circles would be like going into a Catholic church and taking a dump on a crucafix.

And don't even get me started on David Tennant and Billie Piper in Doctor Who. That "Oh I'm so in love with you!" nonsense and having an overemotional Doctor who cries in nearly every episode was just embarrassing. I was overjoyed when they were both gone. And again---"Ten and Rose" are sacred in circles of new fans.

You?

by Anonymousreplies 108Yesterday at 10:06 AM

Let's pretend we work at the Datalounge department store with a Datalounge grocery store right next door.

What products and services would the two stores serve? The grocery store must have Red Dragon cheese, graxy and cak.

by Anonymousreplies 115Yesterday at 9:55 AM

Nick Jonas addresses gay rumors

“As a heterosexual male, [I am] open and comfortable about loving my fan base, gay or straight, because to me there is no difference, it is my fan base. Your sexual preference does not matter to me and it shouldn’t matter to anybody.

“I have nothing to prove. I’m very comfortable in my own skin and I’m thankful to have as many close gay friends as I have, people who have been so supportive in my life, and have always been there for me."

by Anonymousreplies 20Yesterday at 9:54 AM

When someone pukes in your bathroom during a party

...the polite thing is to clean it up, right??? I walked into my guest bathroom this morning to find it disgusting.

by Anonymousreplies 27Yesterday at 9:44 AM

Chelsea tells Conan she sleeps with her trainer, landscaper and other staff

No, not that one, Chelsea Handler.

Look, I'm not a slut shamer. I'm not a serial monogamist. I'm sex positive. But I get the feeling she's not kidding. Something kinda creepy about sleeping with service employees and bragging about it on Conan.

by Anonymousreplies 10Yesterday at 9:37 AM

Have you successfully cut your cable and replaced it with an internet option?

What have you replaced it with?

Roku? Apple TV? Subscriptions to HBO, etc?

by Anonymousreplies 48Yesterday at 9:34 AM

Men Presenting Amazing Asses, Part 2

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

by Anonymousreplies 273Yesterday at 9:27 AM

Muslims who saved Jews from Holocaust commemorated in I Am Your Protector campaign

Dubbed the “Iranian Schindler”, Islamic diplomat, Abdol Hossein Sardari, saved thousands of Jews from the Nazi regime by confusing the fascist group with their own propaganda.

When the Nazis began implementing anti-Jewish laws in occupied France, Mr Sardari, head of the Iranian Consulate in Paris, used the Nazis’ own racial purity laws to convince the group Iranian Jews were actually Aryan and not subject to the Reich’s racial laws.

Issuing Iranian passports to occupied Jews, without the consent of his superiors, Mr Sardari helped 2,000 Jews escape the Nazi regime.

Mr Sardari is just one of many people who feature in a new campaign honouring Muslims who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust.

Organised by I Am Your Protector (IAYP) - who describe themselves as “a community of people who speak up and stand up for each other across religion, race, gender and beliefs” – the group is attempting to highlight the, often forgotten, stories of Muslims who helped Jews during one of history’s deadliest genocides.

Also commemorated is British Muslim war heroine Noor Inayat Khan. Ms Khan, served as a wireless operator during World War II and was recruited to spy for the Allied forces in Nazi-occupied France. Until her arrest she provided critical support to the resistance movement and was executed at the Dachau Concentration Camp.

by Anonymousreplies 21Yesterday at 9:25 AM

Look everyone, Zac Efron has made another unwatchable comedy!

DOWNTOWN! DOWNTOWN!

by Anonymousreplies 67Yesterday at 9:17 AM

What would an Oscars Swag Bag have been like in the 1950s?

Well?

by Anonymousreplies 50Yesterday at 9:09 AM

Two Female Muslims suicide bombers kill over 60 people in northeast Nigeria: official

Very sad indeed Two female suicide bombers sneaked into an internally displaced persons camp and detonated themselves in the middle of it, emergency officials said. Read

by Anonymousreplies 6Yesterday at 9:06 AM

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by Anonymousreplies 0Yesterday at 9:00 AM

Ok, DL, guess who I'm talking about. For you bitches that like gossip...

Someone that I know works over at the set of a certain long-running television show. Well, not everything on set is running so smoothly these days. The lead actress, who is publicly portrayed as being friendly and fun to work with, is, in all reality nothing short of a colossal bitch, a control freak, and a touch on the paranoid side.

Paranoid, in part because of her advancing age, and her dislike of actresses on set who are younger and prettier than her. She gets upset if attention is paid to the younger actress, and makes sure that it is well known when she enters a room, and basically demands that she be the center of attention. In fact, there is a rumor running through the staff whether or not one young actress will even return next season.

This aging actress in question is a control freak. She is involved in the show on many different levels; acting, directing, producing, and has demanded that her character essentially be the shows "main" character, much to the determent of the shows quality. The last few years have gotten out of hand, with ridiculous plots and character arcs. The writers and the show's showrunner bend to her demands, and rarely try to reel her in anymore.

In addition, she insists on portraying the set as a "fun" and "family-orientated" place, when in all reality, it is anything but. Other cast members are NOT allowed to say differently, and they must kowtow to many of her demands, one of which is posing for cast selfies, (including guest stars), which are then uploaded to various social media sites to prove that the cast is one, big, happy family. Cast members follow suit and publicly rave about what a "wonderful" person she is and how grateful they are to be able to work with her. They are really only grateful for the job, and that is the truth. They tow the line in order to keep their job. The biggest laugh on set recently was when an actor, who has won and been nominated for many awards, said that he "learned" a lot from working with her. Yeah, he learned alright. He learned what a bitch she is. Even when cast members depart the show, they are not allowed to speak negatively of their experience. This person is such a narcissist, that she actually believes that these people are her friends, when in fact, most people that work with her consider her to be quite the tyrant.

Do you have enough clues to take a guess?

by Anonymousreplies 62Yesterday at 8:47 AM

Teresa Guidice Endorses Trump!

I knew that twohead was smart! She told a bewildered Andy Cohen, "He needs me like a noose needs a sad sack! Trump fever will spread now like fireflies, so put that in your oven and toast it!"

by Trump, calm as a cucumberreplies 4Yesterday at 8:43 AM

Cheyenne Jackson's ass on AHS

What sayeth the Datalounge?

by Anonymousreplies 218Yesterday at 8:29 AM

House of Cards - Season 4

The hit series is officially returning to Netflix March 4, 2016!

Who else is excited?

by Anonymousreplies 11Yesterday at 8:09 AM

Who is responsible for Alicia Vikander's Hollywood career?

She has EIGHT films coming out this year, beating Jessica Chastain's seven back in 2011. But Chastain's sudden surge was a matter of timing, with the films being shot in a span of four years. This Vikander girl seemingly got all the prestige projects overnight and shot them within like a year.

Another thing is that we know Chastain owes her career to Pacino, but at least things happened organically in her case. He cast her in his passion project and let her perform with him in front of all his Hollywood friends, and got her cast in Terrence Malick's pet project, which then opened all kinds of doors for her. Vikander, on the other hand, doesn't appear to have such powerful pushing hands that we are aware of. So who or what is really behind her Hollywood career? Any inside scoop?

by Anonymousreplies 128Yesterday at 8:06 AM

Star Trek Cartoon

Who is your favorite character?

Discuss

by Morkreplies 2Yesterday at 7:58 AM

Most Handsome Stars of Saturday Night Live?

I have to go with Chevy Chase, even though he is reportedly unbearable dickish in person. I find him and his chin cleft irresistibly sexy.

My first runner up is Andy Samberg.

Which of the Not-Ready-for-Primetime Players does it for you?

by Buck Henryreplies 173Yesterday at 7:51 AM

Star Trek DS9

Who is your favorite recurring character?

Discuss.

by Morkreplies 1Yesterday at 7:44 AM

Sacha Baron Cohen's 'The Brothers Grimsby' looks so dumb - can't wait

This looks like it might actually be good. You know, as opposed to basically everything he's done since BORAT. Also, I REALLY wanna know what the fuck is going on in the scene that got such a wild reaction out of Jimmy Kimmel's audience (see next post)

Trailer...

by Anonymousreplies 3Yesterday at 7:11 AM

Predictions for 2016

What predictions do you have for 2016? They can be psychic or an educated guess.

by Anonymousreplies 181Yesterday at 6:54 AM

Do you own bitcoin and surf the deep Web?

I sometimes go on it but since hearing that there are viruses, I haven't been back.

I also couldn't find the 2016 hidden wiki.

by Anonymousreplies 1Yesterday at 6:52 AM

Is it "shady" to refuse service at a hotel for consecutive days?

I travel weekly for work and stay in hotels Monday thru Thursday. I almost always book a room with two double beds, and keep my luggage on the second bed before switching to it (for sleeping) on the third night.

Anyway, because I spend so much time on the road and value my privacy, I generally will refuse housekeeping service during the entirety of my stay. Oftentimes, if I run into cleaning staff during the week, they will look me up and down suspiciously when exiting the room, and then confirm "that I don't need anything."

What do you think they think I'm doing in there?

by Anonymousreplies 66Yesterday at 6:51 AM

If Hillary becomes President will that trigger all Millennials?

Well?

by Anonymousreplies 28Yesterday at 6:29 AM

Rooney Mara: Is "CAROL" Finally Her Breakthrough Moment, Homosexual Film Fans?

Will fair Miss Mara finally fulfill the early promise she displayed onscreen so tantalizingly in "THE SOCIAL NETWORK" and "THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO"?

At age 30, Rooney is garnering great acclaim for her work in "CAROL." She has a number of films scheduled for release next year, including one from master auteur Terence Malick; however, she has yet to click with the public in a meaningful way. It may be her aristocratic hauteur, her rather highbrow projects, or her reserved quietude.

Can Rooney break through? Will an Oscar nom be forthcoming? Should she date a pop star and wear less couture to appear more "user-friendly" to the public?

Thoughts?

by Anonymousreplies 164Yesterday at 6:09 AM

Would you support a military coup to make Obama president for life?

This presidential race is making me long for one.

by Anonymousreplies 5Yesterday at 5:35 AM

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Talks to Young Voters

As part of Hulu’s Triumph’s Election Special 2016, Triumph the Insult Dog visited the University of New Hampshire to quiz a group of students from the liberal arts school about microaggressions and political correctness.

Triumph chose the school after it issued a “bias-free language guide” which told students to avoid words like “American,” “homosexual,” “illegal alien,” and “Caucasian,” declaring those terms “problematic.”

Needless to say, the irascible puppet was veeeeery problematic. “What do you identify as, besides pretentious?” he asked one male student. After a female student explained what a “trigger warning” was, he began to speak about her in a very sexual manner, clearly angering her.

One female student was quizzed on what “mansplaining” meant. But after she was done explaining, Triumph went to a male student, saying he could probably explain it better.

by Trigger Warningsreplies 21Yesterday at 5:00 AM

Steven Avery's New Attorney Seems Like a Ball Buster

And I mean that as a compliment. She has a pretty renowned history in getting wrongful convictions overturned and she is reading the State of Wisc for filth on Twitter right now. Whether that's a wise move, I'll leave to others. Given her history, I'll assume she knows what she's doing.

by Anonymousreplies 18Yesterday at 4:41 AM

AfterElton sucks out loud

Is there a better website out there covering gay men in media? AfterElton has so deviated from their initial focus and philosphy that it's become pure crap.

by Anonymousreplies 121Yesterday at 4:41 AM

Channing Tatum in Hail Caesar

Everyone is saying he's supposed to be Gene Kelly.... but he seems more like he's emulating Dan Dailey, no? Especially with the hints of gayness.

by Betty Grablereplies 136Yesterday at 4:40 AM

**BREAKING** FBI siege at occupied Refuge - live stream happening

The FBI is attempting to arrest the 4 idiots remaining at the refuge. The 4 of them have planted bombs around the refuge and have multiple guns.

by Anonymousreplies 9Yesterday at 4:34 AM

Affluenza Boy's New Home--It's Not Pretty

It's adult prison, with what looks like solitary confinement and no TV, except exercise videos.

by Anonymousreplies 8Yesterday at 4:20 AM

Maher: Hillary Can’t Beat ‘a 74-Year-Old Jewish Socialist,’ ‘Hillary, We’re Making This As Easy As We Can For You

HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher mocked Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by stating “she’s not good at this” and “she’s losing to a 74-year-old Jewish Socialist,” “Hillary, we’re making this as easy as we can for you” on Friday.

Maher said, “Hillary, I love her, but she’s not good at this. She’s not good at [campaigning]. I mean, in 2008, she lost to a black man with a Muslim name. Now she’s losing to a 74-year-old Jewish Socialist. I mean, Hillary, we’re making this as easy as we can for you. But, you’re going to have to help a little. Now, Hillary’s camp says that’s unfair because Bernie has an advantage, people actually like him. But, you know, you’ve got to admit, [Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie] Sanders (I-VT) having a big win there — I mean a tie there. Now he’s going to have a big win in New Hampshire. A tie and a win in the first two go a long way to addressing the electability issue.”

by Anonymousreplies 31Yesterday at 4:15 AM

Protesters to Hold Anti-Beyonce Rally at NFL Headquarters to Protest Black Panthers Halftime Show Reference

Oh, Christ.

by Anonymousreplies 25Yesterday at 4:06 AM

Who was the hottest Golden Girls guest star?

My money's on Jake, the hunky caterer whom Blanche briefly dated in a season 2 episode, before dumping him because of his lack of social graces.

by Anonymousreplies 83Yesterday at 3:52 AM

Rimming.

As a top I love to rim a hot ass. However, I'm not really a big fan of having it done to me. What say you other tops and bottoms?

by Anonymousreplies 52Yesterday at 3:45 AM

Tarzan Boy by Baltimora

One of the '80s-est songs that ever '80-ed hit the U.S. charts 30 years ago.

As a wee gayling I found it quite romantic and mysterious.

Such a weird backstory: Italodisco producer hires gay Irish dancer to lip-synch heavily Italian accented vocals.

by Anonymousreplies 1Yesterday at 3:43 AM

Gay Attacker In Philly Gets Jail Time !

Good. That police chief's daughter involved in the attack on two gay men in Philadelphia didn't get off as easily as she thought she would.

by Anonymousreplies 24Yesterday at 3:24 AM

Marco Rubio, Lampooned for Repeating Himself, Does It Again

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Maybe it was just the end of a long, tiring day of campaigning. Or maybe Senator Marco Rubio’s opponents have gotten into his head.

But on Monday, Mr. Rubio, the Florida Republican, who has been under relentless criticism for uttering his talking points over and over in Saturday’s presidential debate, had another repetitious lapse.

Speaking to a crowd in Nashua, he was lamenting the decline in American family values.

Then he lamented the decline in American values again.

This what he said verbatim, as his wife and four children looked on:

[quote] “We are taking our message to families that are struggling to raise their children in the 21st century because, as you saw, Jeanette and I are raising our four children in the 21st century, and we know how hard it’s become to instill our values in our kids instead of the values they try to ram down our throats.

[quote] “In the 21st century, it’s becoming harder than ever to instill in your children the values they teach in our homes and in our church instead of the values that they try to ram down our throats in the movies, in music, in popular culture.”

Mr. Rubio appeared to notice his own echo: As he repeated the word “throats,” he caught himself, but proceeded to the end of his sentence nonetheless.

by Anonymousreplies 16Yesterday at 3:03 AM

Homopathy

Gay doctors

by Anonymousreplies 2Yesterday at 3:03 AM

Hooray For Holly Woo

The Chinese version on Hollywood

by Anonymousreplies 1Yesterday at 2:59 AM

Once Again, It's Men Presenting Their Dicks, Forever Again!

Presenting! And trying not to get caught this time...

by Anonymousreplies 189Yesterday at 2:58 AM

Marco Rubio "He's Just Not Ready"

Just take out Justin Trudeau name out and Insert Marco Rubio name in ad below

Marco Rubio, He's just not ready!

by Anonymousreplies 8Yesterday at 2:51 AM

***Official*** New Hampshire Primary Thread

Tune in here for rumors, observations, giggles and bitchslapping related to the first primary election in the 2016 U.S. Presidential race.

See who wins the midnight voting early Tuesday morning in Dixville Notch, Millsfield, and Hart's Location.

Find out if Donna Jo can convince the Flenders to vote for President Bartlet.

Share what's happening in your media world.

Read through the day and into the evening to find out which Republicans get tickets to South Carolina.

by Anonymousreplies 328Yesterday at 2:47 AM

‘Robo Rubio’ cluelessly thought GOP debate went OK until he checked Twitter

Marco Rubio apparently didn’t realize how badly he’d bombed Saturday’s debate until he saw all the mean tweets about his performance on Twitter.

The anecdote was dropped in an article in today’s New York Times examining how Rubio’s robotic repetition of a talking point about Barack Obama tanked his campaign. Rubio knew he hadn’t done particularly well, but it wasn’t until he went on Twitter that he understood how bad the damage was.

[quote] The episode was such a shock that not even Mr. Rubio seemed to understand the gravity of the situation as he left the stage at St. Anselm College just after 10 on Saturday night. His wife and four children rushed to greet him in a private back room, followed by somber-faced aides, who delivered their candid assessment.

[quote] It was not, Mr. Rubio conceded to them, his best performance. But only after the senator scrolled through Twitter — flooded with brutal, mocking reviews — did he fully grasp the damage he had done to his own campaign.

According to the Times, Rubio’s campaign had believed he’d be better off attacking Obama than fighting with his fellow candidates, a strategy that appeared to be working up until the disastrous debate Saturday. Rubio did not comment on the article but let’s dispel with this fiction that Barack Obama doesn’t know what he’s doing. He knows exactly what he’s doing.

by Anonymousreplies 26Yesterday at 2:44 AM

My 600 Lb Life

Yikes.

I've never seen one of these super-sized shows before. I'm watching it now but I don't want to keep watching if someone dies. Nobody dies on these shows, right? I mean....these are BIG people. I've never seen anyone this big before because frankly, I thought they were all enmeshed in their couches and couldn't come out of the house.

If you're that big, isn't walking like pushing 500 lbs of furniture or something?

by Anonymousreplies 81Yesterday at 2:42 AM

I don't get the whole, "My straight friend" thing.

I have mostly straight friends and I truly have no interest in having sex with them. They are good friends who understand I am into guys and live their own lives. At the end of the day, the only reason why they are good friends is because I don't want to fuck them. Why sexualize the straight dudes in our lives?

by Anonymousreplies 30Yesterday at 2:42 AM

ESL problems

I have been taking English in since my public school days, but they didn't teach us the language effectively. It was only one class for an hour every other day, and I never really became efficient.

Now I am taking English at a postsecondary level, and while my reading and comprehension is good and I can speak it fairly well I cannot make sense of many grammar and spelling issues. I recently turned a paper which had some grammar errors. As hard as I try there are some things that I just cannot seem to get right. For example, on the use of "threw" and "through." Why are so many words in English like this? Very confusing. Do people just memorize which is the correct word to use, or do you have to concentrate when writing them? I had the same issue with "they're" or "their." My instructor has tried to point out the differences but I still struggle. For anyone reading this who speaks English natively, are these words just natural to you when having to spell them out? It seems that everyone in my class has the same problem.

by Anonymousreplies 13Yesterday at 2:42 AM

Things you would only say in a soap opera

-" Why Sally don't you know Doug has been sleeping with Marigold?"

--We can release her- she has a brain tumor !"

- " So it's true Susan. You only loved me for my money!"

by Anonymousreplies 77Yesterday at 2:26 AM

Hairy Guys

I read a comment on a posting recently (that I can't find now) and he was lamenting that no one found hairy guys attractive. Just wanted to send a message that it's NOT TRUE. You are in the golden age of body hair appreciation. Consider yourself lucky. Go out and tear it up.

by It does help if you are handsome, thoughreplies 1Yesterday at 2:04 AM

My kitty is sulking

My cat looooves pork - ham, bacon, sausage, you name it, she wants it. Weird, right?

Well, last night I had crackers, cheese, smoked oysters, and sausage for snackies, and of course, gave her a few nibbles of sausage.

So I just had another cracker [there were only a couple left in the package] and she came racing up to me, meowing away... but there's no sausage left, I finished it off last night! After sniffing everything in the area [bold]including my breath[/bold], she finally accepted that there was no sausage left... and she flopped down on her side on the floor and let out a mournful wail.

by Anonymousreplies 66Yesterday at 2:03 AM

Law & Order: SVU and Chicago PD crossover

the writing is moronic; the good guys allow a guy who's a lot like Hannibal Lector into an area of the prison where he can escape and nobody checked the fat bitch sneaking weapons and tools into the prison via her baked lasagna - it's only half over and I can just guess that one of the two escapees who is obsessed with the pretty blond cop and her baby is going to get to her.

I miss Elliot.

by Anonymousreplies 1Yesterday at 2:02 AM

Advice for Hillary and Poll: Hillary's Fate

If you could give HRC advice, what would it be?

And take the poll.

by Anonymousreplies 5Yesterday at 1:53 AM

Chinese New Year 2016 Year of the Monkey

It starts tomorrow and lasts for twelve days !

How are you celebrating? What's your sign and what does it predict for you?

I'll start. My sign is a Dog.

by Anonymousreplies 31Yesterday at 1:52 AM

Can Americans just move to Canada?

People always say if so and so is elected I'm moving to Canada. Aren't there immigration rules?

by Anonymousreplies 9Yesterday at 1:44 AM

Italian-American Guys Part 2

More about these greasy guidos w/ squeaky clean holes.

by Anonymousreplies 126Yesterday at 1:44 AM

Oi fit Serbian!

The second coming of Dolph Lundgren?

by Anonymousreplies 18Yesterday at 1:40 AM

Beyonce gets political at the Super Bowl: Singer performs 'Black Lives Matter rallying cry'

as her dancers dress as Black Panthers, pay tribute to Malcolm X and demand justice for man shot dead by cops

by Anonymousreplies 61Yesterday at 1:37 AM

Funky songs

Funk ! Baby!

by Anonymousreplies 70Yesterday at 1:36 AM

braces for a dog's paws

I'm trying to decide between surgery or plastic braces for my dog's paws. She was a very active jumper until about two years ago (jack russell terrier), which has caused problems in the way she stands on her front paws. Has anyone gotten braces for their dog's paws? Or had the surgery done? The surgery would be over $5,000 and the braces would be about $2,000. They say at least half the time a 2nd surgery is needed to remove ____ (can't remember what it is) that are put into the paw that sometimes the body's immune system rejects. And sometimes the dog doesn't feel comfortable with the braces.

by Anonymousreplies 10Yesterday at 1:30 AM

Which celebs would look good as Cosplay characters and what costumes would you suggest for them?

[quote] Cosplay (コスプレ kosupure?), a contraction of the words costume play, is a performance art in which participants called cosplayers wear costumes and fashion accessories to represent a specific character. Cosplayers often interact to create a subculture and a broader use of the term "cosplay" applies to any costumed role-playing in venues apart from the stage. Any entity that lends itself to dramatic interpretation may be taken up as a subject and it is not unusual to see genders switched. Favorite sources include manga and anime, comic books and cartoons, video games, and live-action films and television series.

by Anonymousreplies 1Yesterday at 1:19 AM

What were you just doing?

Prior to parting, I was watching TV.

by Anonymousreplies 5Yesterday at 1:07 AM

Sensay

Has anyone tried it yet?

by Anonymousreplies 0Yesterday at 1:00 AM

Is Adele greatest singer of all time ?

Her new album sales certainly make a case for her

by Not fraureplies 37Yesterday at 12:54 AM

Big Kitty

These cats are really definitely feline heavy: Huge tabbies weighing up to 35Ibs and so big they are even hard to pick up become internet hit

Pictures of huge cats have become a massive craze on the internet

Owners have been snapped struggling to pick up the giant felines

Many are American Maine Coons, which can grow up to 48in long

by Anonymousreplies 59Yesterday at 12:48 AM

THE BIZARRE AND LONELY DEATH OF OLIVIA MABEL

In 1994, Texas authorities responded to silent 911 calls from the home of Olivia Mabel. What they found horrified them...

by Anonymousreplies 4Yesterday at 12:27 AM

Chef fires back at bitchy frau

Another trashy frau who thinks because she watched Martha Stewart once, she's a cosmopolitan type of gal.

by Anonymousreplies 7Yesterday at 12:22 AM

Youth power

Millennials get a lot of abuse here, but there are two areas where they led the way. The first was in gay acceptance. Millennials in the late 1990s once AIDS stopped being a death sentence, suddenly opened a huge gap with older generations in accepting gays. The differences in age cohorts were astonishing, and it took just ten years for it to seep into the general culture.

The second is socialism. Since 2000, millennials have come to accept socialism as a better system than capitalism. That hasn't been reflected in the general culture, but in ten years' time, America is going to have the biggest political revolution since the Confederacy, dwarfing the New Deal. They may not know shit and they may not rank very high on the workplace totem pole, but they see something clearly their addled elders with their minds blanked by idiot biases and Cold War propaganda cannot: the economic, political, and military system we have now is destroying itself.

by Anonymousreplies 3Yesterday at 12:19 AM

Anyone enjoy Swing Out Sister?

Breakout anyone?

by Anonymousreplies 3Yesterday at 12:03 AM

Which person in your family are you suspicious of?

Who may mean you harm?

by Anonymousreplies 5Yesterday at 12:03 AM

Who is this guy?

Aside from Marc Jacobs' ho of the month....

by Anonymousreplies 12Yesterday at 12:02 AM

Any fans of Bates Motel?

Just finished Season 3 on Netflix. So good.

by Anonymousreplies 3Last Wednesday at 11:55 PM

Kim Davis wins: doesn't have to sign gay marriage licences

A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that Kentucky clerk Kim Davis followed orders to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and that licenses altered to remove Davis' name are likely valid.

U.S. District Judge David Bunning -- the same judge who initially ordered Davis to jail for a few days in September -- found that Davis has fulfilled the court's orders not to interfere with her deputies granting marriage licenses to gay couples, according to ABC News.

After Davis left jail last year, she removed her name from marriage licenses, and Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) in December issued an executive order removing all county clerks' names from marriage licenses.

Bunning wrote that "there is every reason to believe that any altered licenses ... would be recognized under Kentucky law," according to ABC News.

In a lawsuit filed against Davis, the American Civil Liberties Union argued that she had not followed the judge's orders not to interfere with the process of issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, according to Reuters.

ACLU lawyer Ria Mar told Reuters that Bunning's ruling could not be appealed and that state courts have to decide whether the new licenses are valid.

"The bottom line is that all loving couples in Rowan County can now receive marriage licenses, and we'll continue to fight to ensure that remains the case," Mar said.

by Anonymousreplies 6Last Wednesday at 11:51 PM

Cheapening the once dignified act of protesting.

What happened? How have we gone -- in Western societies -- from protesting being a great act of conscience, reserved only for the most serious injustices, to protesting being used as a way to silence other people's free speech?

Please deconstruct and offer a theory because none of this makes sense.

by Anonymousreplies 1Last Wednesday at 11:49 PM

Hillary Loses New Hampshire!!!!!

Go Bernie!!!!!!!

by Anonymousreplies 98Last Wednesday at 11:48 PM

My Canadians friends, what's the real story behind this cute writer's abrupt fall from fame?

Best selling Canadian novelist, Steven Galloway. He was dismissed from a prestigious writing position at UBC for "serious allegations". But they won't say what it is! Is there a gay angle to it or is it just something boring?

by Anonymousreplies 11Last Wednesday at 11:45 PM

"Agent Carter" returns for season two tonight

I enjoyed the first season, any other fans here?

by Anonymousreplies 54Last Wednesday at 11:41 PM

Celebrities who would be considered attractive if not for a single flaw

Meryl Streep & Mamie Gummer & Barbara Streisand - hook nose

Keira Knightley - manly jaw

Ryan Gosling - facial asymmetry

Rami Malek & Jonathan Rhys Meyers - bug eyes

Jessica Chastain & Sarah Jessica Parker - horse face

Jennifer Aniston &Reese Witherspoon - long chin

by Anonymousreplies 49Last Wednesday at 11:37 PM

8-Year-Old with Gun

attempts to rob store.

by Anonymousreplies 3Last Wednesday at 11:24 PM

Ash Wednesday dinner

I having a boiled dinner.

I am going to rot in hell, aren't I?

by Anonymousreplies 18Last Wednesday at 11:03 PM

The Home Depot

Just drop the 'The' already. SHEESH.

by Mark Zuckerboyreplies 1Last Wednesday at 11:02 PM

Is daniel Craig a good actor?

He can act better than many of the TV actors I see.

by Anonymousreplies 0Last Wednesday at 10:53 PM

Milo Yiannopoulos vs. Dumb and Angry!

The state of modern education:

by Keep 'em dumb, keep 'em pliant. replies 0Last Wednesday at 10:35 PM

Online Pharmacies

So there I am reading a medical article online when an ad pops up for a pharmacy that sells pain pills and anti anxiety meds without prescription. I figure it's an overseas pharmacy, but no. It's in the southern US

Isn't that illegal?

Can't you get arrested for buying stuff like that online without an Rx?

by Anonymousreplies 10Last Wednesday at 10:34 PM

Nobody won or lost the New Hampshire primary

It's a long game, an accumulation of delegates -- it takes 2,382 to win the Democratic nomination.

Last night Sanders acquired 13 more delegates and Clinton got nine.

But in the overall race so far, Clinton has 394 and Sanders has 42.

On the GOP side, in the overall race for delegates, Trump leads with 17, Cruz has 10, Marco Rubio has seven, Kasich has four and Bush has three.

It takes 1,237 delegates to win the Republican nomination.

It's still a long road ahead.

by Anonymousreplies 8Last Wednesday at 10:05 PM

Fox News Channel Bags Second-Biggest Primary-Night Audience In Cable News History

Fox News Channel’s primetime coverage of the New Hampshire primary last night clocked 4.2 million viewers in primetime to become cable news’ second-biggest primary-night primetime haul ever – behind FNC’s Iowa caucuses night, when it clocked 4.4M viewers.

by Anonymousreplies 1Last Wednesday at 9:51 PM

Children of Lana Turner, Joan Crawford & Others Discuss Their Tramatic Childhoods

On Donahue!

by Anonymousreplies 11Last Wednesday at 9:51 PM

Richard Hatch returns to the tv screen on the upcoming season of The Biggest Loser!

Thought you'd seen the last of him and that his 15 minutes were over? WRONG. He's fat now and trying to lose weight while grasping onto any bit of fame he has left.

by Anonymousreplies 52Last Wednesday at 9:50 PM

DL Chefs -- Name for a garnish?

What's the name for the little garnish that's often put in the middle of a bowl of soup.

Seems like I read it recently and it's a French word. Can't find it on the web.

Little help?

by Anonymousreplies 6Last Wednesday at 9:42 PM

Ever have a "friend" do something really evil to you?

Years ago, I was with a group of friends at the beach. It one of the guy's birthday, so I said to his best friend: "I need to go and get a bottle of champagne to celebrate Jim's birthday tonight."

He responded: "No, don't do that. Jim doesn't like to celebrate his birthday. It will embarrass him if you draw attention to it." They had grown up together, so I assumed he knew what he was talking about.

That night at dinner, the friend who had advised me not to get the champagne, presented Jim with a bottle of champagne, a card, and a gift. And made a big fuss. Later that night, I went into Jim's room to talk to him and he was crying and said, "You didn't need to make a big fuss, but you could have a least gotten a card." I felt like such a shit. And I realize I had been set up by his very competitive best friend to look bad. And I didn't want to compound Jim's unhappiness by letting him know what a devious person his best friend is.

Years later, when Jim died, I got a call from the best friend: "Jim's dying wish is that everyone wear white or other light colors to the funeral. That is what was done on his favorite TV show and it meant a lot to him." I wore a light blazer and was greeted at the door by the best friend in a dark grey three-piece suit. When I walked in, I realized that I had been the only one told to dress in light colors. Again, set up to look bad.

I am not friends with that person anymore, for obvious reasons. But it is still a bit shocking that anyone would be that malicious and devious. I know he will be a hero to some of you!

by Anonymousreplies 142Last Wednesday at 9:41 PM

Trump the Coward

Trump is a coward. Rather than take a position on an issue, like Ted Cruz's citizenship, he says "People are talking about it. I don't know about it, but people are talking about it."

He often phrases issues like that. He raises subjects by saying that OTHERS are interested in them, and therefore they need to be discussed. It's a trick that Fox uses as well, and they're known for dishonest reporting. After they've created a buzz in this manner, and news organizations are reporting on the subject, only then they address the subject directly. It's cowardly. If Trump wants to comment on an issue, he should just do so.

by Anonymousreplies 44Last Wednesday at 9:38 PM

The Bizarre Life and Brief Career of Jake Lyons

I'd never heard of him until a couple of days ago. I did find a short DL thread about him from 2011 but not much info in it.

In the interview portion of the scene below, he says he's 20 and a prostitute. His mother, who's 37, is also a whore back in Ohio and they share stories about hooking. He said he was first fucked up the ass "at a very young age" (apparently age 6 from other statements he's made) and then not again until age 13.

He acknowledged he'd had an incestuous relationship but laughed off the uncle question. He went on to say he found guys online to drink their piss (sex not required) and his big fantasy was to have a guy piss up his ass.

The sex that followed this remarkable conversation was relatively tame by comparison: Jake only got slapped in the face and spat upon.

Wow, what a mess. Just listening to him talk, you could see he was a disaster waiting to happen. This was in 2011. By 2012, he'd completely flipped out according to The Sword website.

by Anonymousreplies 37Last Wednesday at 9:36 PM

Lena Dunham is suffering from endometriosis.

Hold me! This is People's top news story.

by Anonymousreplies 112Last Wednesday at 9:36 PM

Pissed-off Passenger Urinates on Fellow Flier

A pissed-off passenger who was not allowed to smoke or drink alcohol aboard a Paris-bound plane took out his frustrations on a fellow flier by urinating on him.

The mile-high waterworks forced the Air Meditarranee flight from Algiers to divert to Lyon when flight attendants pinned the shirtless goon after a free-for-all, the MailOnline reported.

Another man involved in the melee also was removed from the Airbus A321 at Lyon, where the charter flight was delayed for about three hours.

The airline, based in Toulouse, uses Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris as its hub for domestic flights and international routes to the Canary Islands, Greece and Lebanon, among other destinations.

The pee-brain isn’t the first flier to relieve himself outside of an airplane bathroom.

In September, a man was arrested at Portland International Airport in Oregon after he allegedly urinated on fellow passengers on a JetBlue flight from Alaska.

The 27-year-old man, who had been sleeping for most of the flight, stood up and began peeing through the space between the seats in front of him.

In 2011, French actor Gerard Depardieu was ejected from a CityJet flight from Paris to Dublin after he wet the aisle while the plane was taxiing to a runway.

He fumed that he needed to use the toilet, but was told he would have to wait until the plane was airborne.

by this is why i hate flyingreplies 9Last Wednesday at 9:32 PM

Adele's new single WWWY

When We Were Young, with adorable childhood photo.

by Anonymousreplies 24Last Wednesday at 9:31 PM

"Hannibal" Creator Bryan Fuller Takes Over New "Star Trek" Series

Paging The Voice of the Night...

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CBS is boldly handing control of its new Star Trek series to the person best suited for the job: Bryan Fuller.

The acclaimed auteur, who launched his career writing for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager, will serve as co-creator and showrunner of the Eye Net’s forthcoming reboot.

As previously announced, the new series will launch on CBS in early 2017, with all subsequent episodes then being available exclusively on CBS All Access, the network’s on demand and live streaming service.

“My very first experience of Star Trek is my oldest brother turning off all the lights in the house and flying his model of a D7 Class Klingon Battle Cruiser through the darkened halls,” said Fuller in a statement. “Before seeing a frame of the television series, the Star Trek universe lit my imagination on fire. It is without exaggeration a dream come true to be crafting a brand-new iteration of Star Trek with fellow franchise alum Alex Kurtzman and boldly going where no Star Trek series has gone before.”

“Bringing Star Trek back to television means returning it to its roots, and for years those roots flourished under Bryan’s devoted care,” said executive producer Alex Kurtzman. “His encyclopedic knowledge of Trek canon is surpassed only by his love for Gene Roddenberry’s optimistic future, a vision that continues to guide us as we explore strange new worlds.”

Fuller’s non-Trek TV credits include Pushing Daisies and, most recently, Hannibal.

by Anonymousreplies 34Last Wednesday at 9:25 PM

Surprising Celebrity Connections

I just read that Mariska Hargitay is a daughter of Hollywood legend and sex symbol Jayne Mansfield.

Are there any celebrities' family connections that you didn't know and was genuinely surprised of?

by Anonymousreplies 212Last Wednesday at 9:22 PM

NCI's Pauly Perrette Attacked By A SECOND Homeless Man (In Three Months)

Damn, girl ..... give them a buck already. You're on a long running TV show, cheapass.

by Anonymousreplies 8Last Wednesday at 9:16 PM

Does a female alligator have a pussy?

What does it look like?

by Anonymousreplies 7Last Wednesday at 9:13 PM

Pec Implants. Who's Had Them

Kenny Chesney

Dwayne Johnson

Simon Cowell

Joel McHale

Others???

by Anonymousreplies 1Last Wednesday at 9:12 PM

Not an elder but really like vintage radio dramas.

I found this while searching for a good podcast. Enjoy!

by Anonymousreplies 7Last Wednesday at 9:05 PM

Bar Bush lashes out at Trump

On CNN:

by Anonymousreplies 1Last Wednesday at 9:00 PM

"Hunks" of the '90s

I tried to use a 90's legitimate word to describe them but you know who I'm talking about: Who were/are your favorite guys of the 90's and the era specific shows they were in (90's sitcoms, the action-fantasy TV series revival, Western comedies, etc.)?

by Oh, Sasha Mitchellreplies 46Last Wednesday at 8:56 PM

Raul (and his tbcjscpctscroc) thread V - continuing the DL love fest

It just wouldn't be Datalounge without a Raui Esparza thread!

by Anonymousreplies 29Last Wednesday at 8:55 PM

The Story That Destroyed Truman Capote PART TWO

First thread is about to hit 600 and close.

by Anonymousreplies 8Last Wednesday at 8:52 PM

Paul Lynde as the poor man's Archie Bunker

The Paul Lynde Show, I just stumbled across it on YouTube. It's actually pretty good. Lynde is restrained, for him anyway, and the son-in-aw Howie is basically a 70s Sheldon Cooper.

by Anonymousreplies 3Last Wednesday at 8:52 PM

Finding a gay or lesbian realtor?

Does anyone know how I would find a gay or lesbian realtor? Is there some sort of online list?

Thanks everyone

by Anonymousreplies 16Last Wednesday at 8:51 PM

The Men of Dostoyevsky! Who is your favourite Karamazov brother?

I love all three of them, plus the father! I even have a soft spot for Smerdyakov. They are all very clever and red-blooded.

Dmitri is probably the one I feel the most kinship for. He is total passionate abandon, but with an honest and noble soul.

Ivan is the kinkiest. Chilly intellectual who falls in love with that transparently failure of a seductress, Katerina, of all people.

Alyosha is sweetness and light.

Fyodor is cannily intelligent and a good natured crude barbarian.

Smerdyakov is weird beyond belief, a portrait of a madman, but a complete fascination.

by Anonymousreplies 2Last Wednesday at 8:50 PM

Joe Jonas Becomes The Second Jonas Brother To Be Cruised In A Public Bathroom

By Vine star, Jerome Jarre.

by Anonymousreplies 7Last Wednesday at 8:46 PM

Never-Before-Seen "Mrs. Doubtfire" Scenes Turn Up On Internet

Wow.

by Anonymousreplies 10Last Wednesday at 8:45 PM

I thought Michael B. Jordan was a hell of a lot more compelling in Creed than Matt Damon's womanly ass/damsel in distress

needing to get saved but WHATEVER, what do I know vs. these untouchable movie critic Gods!

Agree or disagree? Why or why not?

by replies 26Last Wednesday at 8:44 PM

Dublin, Ireland for vacation this summer (July/August)

Last year's vacation was a complete disaster and I don't want to repeat it; this year, I'm thinking of going to Dublin, but have questions for our Irish DLers and those who have been there:

• Thinking of staying in the Temple Bar area, as it appears to be near both the major sights and the gay scene; is it safe? Is it littered with homeless, addicts and prostitutes?

• Are there any hidden charges, like charging one for a paper bag but not telling you or even having a sign?

• Anything else I should know? I'm mostly into museums, history and, if I'm lucky, a brief romantic encounter with an Andrew Scott or a Jamie Dornan.

TIA

by At Swim, One Boyreplies 30Last Wednesday at 8:40 PM

OMG, he’s naked: Tattooed X Factor UK contestant Ellis Lacy

The video is still on Youtube!

by Anonymousreplies 6Last Wednesday at 8:18 PM

Debra Messing looks bloated these days

Whose fetus did she abort?

by Anonymousreplies 0Last Wednesday at 8:18 PM

Will Trump win the nomination only to completely fall apart at the seams before the general election?

He seems like an inevitable win for the nomination at this point. But will he have a meltdown and start calling Hillary a cunt or something and render himself completely unelectable?

Can the GOP do a takesie-backsie if he proves to be a total embarrassment?

by Anonymousreplies 49Last Wednesday at 8:13 PM

Incestuous lesbian community alert: Jodie Foster dating Ellen D's ex according to E!

Jodie Foster has a new girlfriend.

The Oscar-winner has been quietly dating photographer Alexandra Hedison, according to sources.

Name sound familiar?

Well, Hedison used to date Ellen DeGeneres until the talk show queen left her for Portia de Rossi.

"It's pretty serious," a source says of Foster and Hedison. "They're totally in love."

Internet chatter about the two began in the summer when the two were photographed together at a technology seminar at Fox Studios in Los Angeles and out to dinner with friends a few days later. Both were at the opening of Alan Cumming's Macbeth in NYC back in April, but they weren't photographed together.

by Anonymousreplies 80Last Wednesday at 8:03 PM

Producers of British soap Hollyoaks criticized for being too gay

UK soap Hollyoaks premiered 20 years ago, growing into a television touchstone with a revolving cast and sometimes hysterically overwrought melodrama. One thing the show has not skimped on (especially over the last decade) is gay representation, with same-sex romance and hot button issues (gay domestic violence, homophobia) a large part of the landscape.

by American soaps GH and Days can no longer also be accused of this same crime replies 49Last Wednesday at 7:31 PM

In Best Exotic Marigold hotel

Why does Maggie Smith have to go to India for her operation?

I missed that. Doesn't the UK pay for all that.

by old movie but I just saw it replies 16Last Wednesday at 7:27 PM

The Bahamas Triangle

Millions of ships have been mysteriously lost there over the centuries but no government dares to investigate.

by Anonymousreplies 3Last Wednesday at 7:24 PM

How Not To Apply For Parole

Sirhan Sirhan says he doesn't remember a thing. Then someone else he shot begs the parole board to free the killer, taking an hour to testify and getting mad at the parole board.

by Anonymousreplies 0Last Wednesday at 7:24 PM

Thanks To Superdelegates, Hillary Clinton Still Wins After Getting Crushed In New Hampshire

Bernie Sanders may have crushed Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire popular vote, but thanks to superdelegates, Clinton will leave New Hampshire with the same number of delegates as Sanders.

Bernie Sanders may have crushed Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire popular vote, but thanks to superdelegates, Clinton will leave New Hampshire with the same number of delegates as Sanders. The Hill reported:

Sanders had won 13 delegates with his 20-point victory on Tuesday and is expected to raise that total to 15 by the time all of the votes are counted.

Two of the state’s 24 delegates are currently unpledged but will likely be awarded to Sanders once the results are finalized.

Clinton won nine delegates in the primary but came into the contest with the support of six superdelegates, who are state party insiders given the freedom to support any candidate they choose.

Superdelegate support is fluid, though, so some of those delegates now backing Clinton could switch to Sanders before the Democratic National Convention in late July.

But as it stands, the superdelegate support gives Clinton a total of 15 New Hampshire delegates.

According to the Associated Press’ delegate count, Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders 394-44. Clinton has roughly 360 superdelegates to 8 for Bernie Sanders. Clinton already has 16.5% of the delegates needed to win the nomination.

Contrary to what some progressive groups who are supporting Sen Sanders are suggesting in their emails to supporters, superdelegates aren’t a trick to take the nomination away from Bernie Sanders. Superdelegates have been around since the 1984 election. They represent 20% of the total delegate pool. Clinton’s domination of the superdelegates means that winning the popular vote, or a majority of delegates won’t be enough for Bernie Sanders to win the Democratic nomination.

If Sanders were to win the nomination without winning a large percentage of superdelegates, he would need to defeat Clinton by 60-40 delegate margin in the remaining states. Winning won’t be good enough. Sanders is going to need to win big.

Bernie Sanders won New Hampshire by 22 points and gained nothing on Hillary Clinton in the delegate count.

Even when Hillary Clinton loses, she still manages to find a way to win.

by Anonymousreplies 11Last Wednesday at 7:18 PM

So has the Bernie Bros and Bettys calmed down still Bernie told them to STFU?

Any evidence of them backing down or did they not listen to him?

by Anonymousreplies 1Last Wednesday at 7:10 PM

Guys who have sexually harassed other guys

John Travolta

Merv Griffin

by Anonymousreplies 31Last Wednesday at 6:52 PM

Best gaming platform

I have been a Nintendo fan for many years and have all the consoles/good games from Super Nintendo through the WII U. I originally got into Nintendo because they were licensed to have Star Wars games - plus Donkey Kong, Mario Cart and Mario World etc.

I've noticed Star Wars have stopped releasing games on the Nintendo platform. Star Wars Battlefront is for everything but Nintendo. Same for the other Star Wars games coming out this year. I also noticed Alien Isolation which looks quite good - also not for Nintendo. So I am going to either buy a PlayStation 4 or an X-Box (not sure which one yet).

Just wondering what my fellow gays think is the better gaming platform? Which has the best games, which games do you reccommend and what do you like about the platform you have?

Thanks guys!

by Anonymousreplies 26Last Wednesday at 6:44 PM

Is Channing Tatum a camp actor?

Someone on Deadline suggested this.

He does do drag more often than a straight actor should.

by Anonymousreplies 2Last Wednesday at 6:39 PM

Caftans. Earrings. Lights. Camera. Action!

Allen Carr and "Grease."

by Anonymousreplies 4Last Wednesday at 6:38 PM

Blu Kennedy-gay porn actor

What happened to him? What's he doing now? I couldn't get enough of him

by Anonymousreplies 12Last Wednesday at 6:37 PM

DL porn experts, I need your help.

Any idea where this video comes from/who the top is and if he's done more videos? He's fucking hot.

by Anonymousreplies 9Last Wednesday at 6:33 PM

**BREAKING** Millennials Fume At Announcement That Both Sanders and Clinton Will Be Awarded Same Amount of NH Delegates

Rendering Bernie's win meaningless. Oh, well.

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Despite defeating Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire by the biggest margin of any Democrat in modern history, Bernie Sanders will get the same number of delegates from the state as the former Secretary of State.

Sanders won 15 delegates in his 22-point win over Clinton on Tuesday while Hillary won nine.

The difference is Clinton already had six delegates heading into the state thanks to the Democratic Party’s superdelegate system.

Superdelegates are state party insiders who can support any candidate they want, regardless of primary outcome.

Six of New Hampshire’s eight superdelegates had already lined up behind Clinton before the state even voted, raising Clinton’s nine delegates to 15.

The other two superdelegates, state party chair Ray Buckley and state Senator Martha Fuller Clark, are still uncommitted.

Hillary’s superdelegates include Governor Maggie Hassan, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Rep. Annie Kuster and DNC members Billy Shaheen, Kathy Sullivan, and Joanne Dodwell.

The superdelegate problem will continue to hamper Sanders all around the country, even if he continues his unlikely torrid pace.

Though superdelegates can change their support, Clinton has already lined up about 360 superdelegates around the country while Sanders has just eight superdelegates.

There are 4,763 total delegates in the Democratic Party.

It takes 2,382 delegates to secure the Democratic nomination.

Fifteen percent of the 4,763 delegates – 712 to be exact – are superdelegates.

In 2008, each super delegate had about as much influence on the race as roughly 10,000 voters.

by Anonymousreplies 9Last Wednesday at 6:26 PM

Jeb !

Carly and Chris --- Bye, Bye, Bye ....

Jim WHO ?

Ben is begging Trump for VP

Mario is a robotic cake boy .....

TOLD YOU I WAS HARDCORE, MOM !!!

by Anonymousreplies 2Last Wednesday at 6:02 PM

Justin Bieber’s Feminine Beauty Pretty Much Landed Him A Record Dea

Justin Bieber's beauty during his early teen years was apparently so potent that it helped him get a music deal, according to the record executive that signed him.

In L.A. Reid's new memoir, Sing To Me, the exec goes in depth about the first time he met Bieber, when Usher brought the singer to the Island Def Jam Records office.

"At four on the dot, Usher walked into my office with this adorable fourteen-year-old boy," Reid wrote. "This kid was beautiful, like a woman can be beautiful and men rarely are, and he turned it on as soon as he stepped into the room."

Reid refers to Bieber's beauty a few times in the book. At one point he talks about how the teen had "grown his hair down almost covering his eyes" and that Reid "could see immediately that Justin's hair would be every bit as important as his songs, his voice his face, or his presence."

Later in the chapter, Reid wrote, "Justin was simply beautiful -- his superpower was his face." During Bieber's ascent, it became an Internet meme to compare the singer's looks to that of a woman's.

In a way, that seems to have been a part of his record label's plan all along.

by Anonymousreplies 83Last Wednesday at 6:01 PM

Why are poor neighbourhhoods more dangerous?

I realize that this must sound like a really dumb question (and maybe it is), but bear with me.

Obviously, there is a link between poverty and violent street crime. But why is that link quite as focused and localized as it is? Why would muggers have to "work" on the same streets where they live? Even poor people can take the subway. What keeps a mugger from crossing town and plying his trade in a wealthier neighbourhood? After all, there would be 2 good incentives for him to do so - fírstly, his potential victims would be wealthier and thus more likely to carry large amounts of money or valuables with them; and secondly, they would be less streetwise and thus less likely to be able and/or willing to effectively fend off the attack.

by Anonymousreplies 12Last Wednesday at 5:52 PM

So I guess El Nino isn't happening in LA

It's almost 90 and sunny. It's gorgeous, but I was looking for a little break from summer. If El Nino isn't happening by now, I doubt it's happening at all.

by Too big to failreplies 6Last Wednesday at 5:49 PM

Cocteau Twins

Any DL love for this band? Any gossip?

by Ivoreplies 28Last Wednesday at 5:47 PM

Liza Minnelli Cancels National Tour To Focus On Improving Her Health

"She deeply regrets that she will not be able to perform for her devoted fans."

by Anonymousreplies 132Last Wednesday at 5:44 PM

European Dataloungers

It seriously sucks to live in Europe because Datalounge is completely dead during the day. When Datalounge is most active I'm asleep. I really hate time zones. Any other Europeans feel the same way?

by Anonymousreplies 63Last Wednesday at 5:40 PM

Post Pictures of Beefy Guys - Part II

Continue the fun, pants optional.

by Pork, the other beefreplies 113Last Wednesday at 5:35 PM

Are bodybuilders inherently shallow?

I have tried to achieve a relatively muscular body by working out regularly, however, I soon leave it because putting so much effort on physical appearance feels so shallow and unfulfilling. I still work out but getting bigger muscles is not my goal now.

Are bodybuilders shallow people as the sterotype about them says? What is the gratification they receive from obsessing with their looks?

I am not trying to vilify bodybuilders, instead, I would like to understand their mentality and why physical appearance matters so much to them to such an extreme level.

by Anonymousreplies 54Last Wednesday at 5:33 PM

Johnny Winter (1944-2014)

Johnny Winter was a blues rock guitarist from Beaumont, Texas. He made his mark at Woodstock along with the highs and lows that came his way. He went to rehab in New Orleans to kick heroin in the early 1970's. He was made fun of when he was younger because he was albino.

In the mid 1970's Johnny got to produce his idol, Muddy Waters. He produced four albums for Muddy. By the end of the 1970's after Johnny Winter went through his rock star phase and concentrated on being a serious bluesman.

Years down the road after kicking methadone, anti depressants, and alcohol. Johnny Winter recorded his final album called "Step Back" which was released after his death.

On July 16, 2014, Johnny Winter passed away in Switzerland while on tour.

by Anonymousreplies 18Last Wednesday at 5:20 PM

Edgar Winter

Who remembers the rock musician named Edgar Winter from the 1970's? He is the brother of the late Johnny Winter. He is an albino. His biggest hits were "Frankenstein," "Free Ride," "Tobacco Road," and "Hangin' Around." He was the first musician to strap a keyboard like a guitar player. Edgar Winter is a multi instrumentalist who plays alto sax, keyboards, timbales, drums, etc.

by Anonymousreplies 18Last Wednesday at 5:16 PM

Aaron Tveit ....

Has "Grease-Live" pushed Aaron Tveit to a new level ?

Thought he did a really good Danny Zuko.

He's in his early thirties though, so not exactly 'teen heartthrob' material.

But he has potential for a bigger career.

by Anonymousreplies 140Last Wednesday at 5:15 PM

**BREAKING NEWS **Christie Suspends Campaign

Chris Christie is suspending his campaign as announced to NBC new. He got eclipsed by Trump, "bridge mess", has flown 50 staff back to NJ to announce his resignation. Christie called Trump early today but Trump would not reveal substance of conversation.

by Anonymousreplies 3Last Wednesday at 5:13 PM

He’s Guilty! Nancy Grace Reveals Evidence She Says Proves Steven Avery Is A Killer

Making a Murderer has captivated the nation, with growing claims that the documentary proves Wisconsin man Steven Avery was wrongfully convicted of murder. But Nancy Grace told RadarOnline.com in an exclusive interview that she believes he is absolutely guilty of the rape and murder for which he is serving a life sentence.

“It doesn’t matter what I think,” Grace explained. “It matters what a jury thinks and I agree with the jury. I believe Steven Avery brutally murdered Teresa Halbach. I have watched the show. I kept waiting for them to tell the truth. That never happened.”

The acid-tongued HLN host recounted the evidence that she believes the filmmakers left out of the Netflix documentary.

“Her DNA was on a bullet that was forensically tested and was fired from his weapon that was hanging above his bed. His DNA, his sweat, was under the hood of Teresa’s car. You can’t get a warrant for sweat,” she said. “You can for blood, hair, fingerprints but not sweat.”

Grace continued with evidence she said connected him to the crime. “Her cell phone/camera/PDA were all found burned 20 feet from his back door,” she claimed. “Her tooth was found on his property. It is inconceivable that the police could have planted this much evidence.”

Grace told Radar that she interviewed Avery in 2005 and “grilled him like a hamburger on the Fourth of July.”

She claimed his version of the events did not hold up.

“He tells me that she did come to his place that day,” she said. “Then his story fell apart. He could not explain how someone could have gotten a car to his place without anyone seeing it. He admitted that the day she goes missing, she did go to his place.”

Avery previously served an 18-year sentence for a rape that he did not commit, and it was not until DNA evidence exonerated him that he was released from jail. He then filed a $36 million dollar lawsuit against the county and various officials who he blamed for his erroneous conviction, but just a few months later he became a suspect in Halbach’s murder.

However, the false conviction did not sway Grace into believe he was wrongly convicted a second time by evidence planted by the police.

“It is preposterous to think that two different jurisdictions did this,” she said. “They would have had to kill her, burn her body, put her charred remains in a steel belt that he used as an accelerator.”

“It’s a lie. He murdered her.”

by Anonymousreplies 46Last Wednesday at 5:13 PM

Ta-ta, Carly!

Washington Post's Robert Costa reporting La Fiorina is taking her sharpened face out of the GOP race later today.

Toodles! And say hi to Chris Christie!

by Anonymousreplies 17Last Wednesday at 5:09 PM

Was Viveca Lindfors a gay icon?

'The Way We Were' thread made me think of her.

by Anonymousreplies 36Last Wednesday at 4:59 PM

The Tragic Data Behind Selfie Fatalities

What a world....

by Anonymousreplies 1Last Wednesday at 4:54 PM

Congratulations to the Mangueira, winners of Rio's Caranaval for 2016!

Mangueira's show was an homage to classic Brazilian singer Maria Bethania. Featuring many famous Brazilian singers, Beth Carvalho, Caetano Veloso, and Alcione.

by Anonymousreplies 1Last Wednesday at 4:54 PM

100 Most Eligible Bachelors 2016

Who are you going to vote for?

by Anonymousreplies 93Last Wednesday at 4:53 PM

Did you give anything up for Lent?

I read that someone give up Facebook for Lent.

Luke Russert of MSNBC just appeared on TV with ashes on his forehead for Ash Wednesday.

It's also a Jubilee year, too.

by Anonymousreplies 6Last Wednesday at 4:51 PM

Prednisone

My doc gave me a scrip for 10 tablets only for a serious psoriasis flare up. Worse I've ever had. Will it make me puffy does that occur with long term usage?

by Anonymousreplies 16Last Wednesday at 4:50 PM

Can you imagine what would happen if cats had the ability to transform light into matter?

In my opinion, if cats were physicists, and they discovered how to turn light into matter, then I wonder what they would do with the light from laser pointers that they like to chase. I mean, many cats waste their lives away by fruitlessly chasing after the infrared beam that emits from laser pointers. You'd think that they would give up, since they are chasing something which cannot ever actually be caught. Maybe, they are somehow plotting on how to transform that beam of light into something that they would actually enjoy and be able to catch. Such as a mouse, a squirrel or even a blue jay. My cat seems to know that the beam of light does not simply materialize out of thin air. I say this because whenever I go to the kitchen drawer that contains the laser pointer, he gets all excited in anticipation. So, he knows that the light comes from the laser pointer.

The other possibility is that it may be a bad idea to play with cats with these objects, as infrared is surely alien technology. I think that the last thing we, as humans need, is for cats to have anything at all to do with aliens and their technology. That would give us all something to worry about. But, then again, if faced with cats being contacted by aliens, and the possibility of cats becoming minions of the aliens, then maybe we as humans would find peace amongst each other in order to fight the much bigger threat to our very civilization as we know it. That threat being, that we are actually housing and serving spies of the aliens (cats) in our homes. That is one scary thought if you think about it hard enough. Suddenly, the refugee crisis and ISIS wouldn't seem like such a big deal if all of us humans had to deal with cats that are spies and are capable of things such as mind control and other technologies from distant galaxies.

by Anonymousreplies 6Last Wednesday at 4:49 PM

Entertain us, Donald Trump, you're our only hope!

It's been 15 hours since you tweeted out a huge pile of angry comedy, and we haven't seen your charming visage on a television in 10 hours. C'mon!

Loser.

by Anonymousreplies 36Last Wednesday at 4:36 PM

Telenovela

I stumbled across this show this weekend while perusing On demand and I ended up watching all 3 episodes that have aired so far. It stars Eva Longoria and it is hilarious. I love the older soap star who has been replaced by Longoria. She actually hisses at people as they pass. Some eye candy with hot muscular shirtless dudes as well. Really, really funny.

by Anonymousreplies 48Last Wednesday at 4:27 PM

War and Peace started tonight on BBC1

Damn, James Norton is hot. Paul Dano is wonderful as Pierre and uses a Brit accent which isn't bad at all. The blonde chick from Downton is in it, too, she's dull.

by Anonymousreplies 7Last Wednesday at 4:24 PM

I now have my door

sling I am looking for room mates for IML I will have my Porta sling,bed bondage, and door sling for anyone to use

by Anonymousreplies 1Last Wednesday at 4:21 PM

Cody Christian - Getting Buff For Teen Wolf

Cody Christian, known for his role as Mike on Pretty Little Liars will be recurring on this coming season of Teen Wolf. Most fans just know him as Aria's (a character on PLL) little brother but he has surely grown up. It seems he is really packing on the pounds for Teen Wolf.

:D

by Anonymousreplies 162Last Wednesday at 4:13 PM

Academy Award Winner Leonardo DiCaprio

It's a given.

The "love" he received at the SAG Awards just confirmed it for me. Not only do the Hollywood Execs love him, but his fellow actors love him as well. He seems like a genuinely nice guy

Leo has this in the bag. He will win.

by I heart Leoreplies 246Last Wednesday at 4:05 PM

Any Hot Encounters with Delivery Men, Contractors or Cable Guys?

I'm having some work done around the house today and expecting a few deliveries as well. I am hoping one of these guys will be hot and up for some action.

Does anybody have any real (I don't mean pool boy fantasies) to share?

by Anonymousreplies 11Last Wednesday at 4:01 PM

Do you unpack your clothes into drawers when you stay in a hotel?

The thread about not utilizing maid service got me thinking. So many people terrified of bedbugs and black light stains are posting about how they never touch the bedspread, keep their suitcase in the bathroom, never take their shoes off or sleep while suspended in a self-contructed cocoon mid-air, etc. (Okay I made that last one up.)

Just wondering if I'm a big old freak risking being eaten alive by bedbugs while coating my belongings and self with the spewed loads of a thousand hotel hookups, because I like to put my socks and underwear in a drawer rather than rooting through a suitcase just to get dressed every morning.

by Anonymousreplies 13Last Wednesday at 4:01 PM

MSNBC Chief Eyes Changes To Fix Ratings

MSNBC president Phil Griffin, whose cable news network is the only one among the big three to lose primetime viewers this season, told staffers he would look to turn things around by continuing a push for younger viewers in 2015.

Griffin, in a memo sent Monday, also promised “to get on the road — and outside of Washington” to broaden the network’s coverage. “It’s no secret that 2014 was a difficult year for the entire cable news industry and especially for msnbc,” Griffin wrote.

“We have a long history of finding and nurturing great talent — and with an eye toward 2016 — we continued to build our next generation of top-notch journalists,” Griffin wrote.

The memo then singled out such 20-something hosts as Ronan Farrow, Kasie Hunt and Alex Seitz-Wald.

It also touted Shift, MSNBC’s just-launched streaming news service, which “is already allowing us to reach new, younger audiences.”

MSNBC’s push to embrace youth makes sense for the only cable news network to see its primetime audience erode in the current season, as measured by Nielsen.

Its 548,000 primetime viewers age 2 and older — down 18 percent from the comparable season a year ago — ranked third to CNN’s 560,000 (up 15 percent) and Fox News Channel’s 1,845,000 (up 1 percent).

MSNBC’s ratings slide suggests that Griffin’s making the network “the place to go for progressives” has outlived its usefulness as an audience builder.

A Pew Research study last year identified MSNBC as the most opinionated news network, with factual reporting accounting for just 15 percent of its content.

Whether the changes suggested in the memo will be enough to extend Griffin’s seven-year stint atop MSNBC remains to be seen.

An early-career claim was Griffin being that rare CNN producer who could get along with Keith Olbermann. The two later reunited at MSNBC until Olbermann left in 2011, took a chunk of its ratings with him and exposed Griffin’s vulnerabilities.

“Few have praised his ability to create strong shows for MSNBC,” a cable news veteran said of Griffin. “Given the fall in ratings, I think he’s in a lot of trouble.”

by Anonymousreplies 164Last Wednesday at 3:52 PM

Is the Washington Post suggesting Marco Rubio was cruising for cock in a public park?

That seems to be a possibility with their story on his 1990 arrest.

by Anonymousreplies 90Last Wednesday at 3:52 PM

UN rules in favor of Julian Assange

A United Nations human rights panel has concluded that Julian Assange is being arbitrarily detained in London in violation of international law.

Assange says UK and Sweden must implement UN findings and allow him to leave Ecuadorian embassy.

by Anonymousreplies 42Last Wednesday at 3:52 PM

Happy Birthday Leontyne Price!

The Mississippi Diva turns 89 today. Best wishes to her on her long and illustrious career on the opera stages of the world.

I still listen to her recordings and it is still a thrill to hear her voice. Verdi was indeed her friend.

This is one of my favorite fotos of her back in the 60s when she was at the zenith of her career.

by Ethanreplies 18Last Wednesday at 3:43 PM

We're the pleasant peasant girls

Happy pleasant peasant girls

by Anonymousreplies 10Last Wednesday at 3:40 PM

Major Crimes

When it was The Closer the cases were interesting and well written.

Now it is more soap opera...but I love the home drama...any of you watching?

by Anonymousreplies 100Last Wednesday at 3:36 PM

Look Gays : Tom Hardy Full Frontal nudity in new movie Taboo

Tom Hardy bared absolutely everything while filming his new movie Taboo last week in Essex, England

Will you watch his new movie Taboo ?

by Anonymousreplies 42Last Wednesday at 3:27 PM

Music Streaming

What Music Streaming Service do you use?

I have Apple Music, which I like for it's large catalog, I don't like spending $15/month for it.

What other options should I consider?

by Anonymousreplies 10Last Wednesday at 3:11 PM

"Smoking hot" pastor's wife killed after failed robbery - Part 5

We maxed out on the last thread. Continue the discussion here about Perry Noble, Etsy Nanny, 3 hour workouts and other questionable behaviors

by Anonymousreplies 189Last Wednesday at 3:10 PM

Help End That Reign Of Terror Known As Pastor James Manning!

This "Pastor"... James David Manning is truly one of the vilest of the most vilest! How he speaks of Blacks, President Obama, the LGBTQ community is simply BEYOND THE PALE. But, here's the good news! He doesn't pay his bills, or that of his "church", and the church property is now in foreclosure, and scheduled for auction.

At the the auction,(Feb. 24), the Ali Forney Center, (they do great work helping our homeless youth) is hoping to be successful in acquiring the property and converting it into a shelter for our gay homeless, and at-risk, youth.

The goal is to raise $200K. Thus far, over $168K has been successfully raised! Please help financially if you can. Any amount, no matter how small, helps! Remember that A LOT of nickels, dimes. quarters, and a dollar here and there, have built some of our greatest churches, and other buildings. If you are unable to help financially... have no guilt at all! However, by passing on this message to others and those of your network is just as helpful!

Mr/Ms DataLounge Webmaster, I hope this thread doesn't violate any of the DataLounge rules. I hold sole responsibility--we can definitely just restrict this thread to talking about James Manning, but here is an opportunity to really shove his, (and others like him), garbage into his and their faces!!! Besides, the mainstream press i.e. Slate; CBS; etc are picking up on this story...and shouldn't DataLounge be in the company of all of this media too?

by Anonymousreplies 54Last Wednesday at 3:10 PM

The Most Confusing Things On Planet Earth

Exhibit A. My body is undergoing a "fuck or flee" response.

by Anonymousreplies 24Last Wednesday at 3:09 PM

Hollywood Bowl announces its 2016 season.

I'm going to 7 shows so far.

Jealous much?

by Anonymousreplies 22Last Wednesday at 2:58 PM
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