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Heart Disease or Attack

Anyone have heart trouble or had an attack? What were your first symptoms?

I am 43 and lately I have been having some major chest pain and discomfort and tightness. I can't tell if it's because of my back issues or the heart.

by Anonymous replies 398 hours ago

Israeli food truck banned from festival in Philadelphia

Horrific discrimination against Jews in Philadelphia!

'Eat Up The Borders' has banned the ONLY Jewish food truck from their event this Sunday

Who's behind this disgusting antisemitism?

Chris "Chip" Coughlan - founder

Cindy M. Ngo - founder

Are we living in 1938 or 2021?!

by Anonymousreplies 198 hours ago

I’ll be in North the 24th-26th

and free each day until about 4:00pm. I’m mostly heterosexual, it’s been several years since I’ve been with a man. Things I like to do with guys: Taking showers Feeling muscles Touching skin Stroking and being stroked Getting oral-always Giving oral- the harder the dick the better, the fatter the dick the better, length doesn’t matter. The exhibitionist in me used to enjoy showing off in the gym showers. Anything anal is a hard no from me. Looking for bicurious or straight guy.

by Anonymousreplies 88 hours ago

Madonna Taking Out Her Tits Again

She really has hit a wall.

by Anonymousreplies 728 hours ago

Winston Marshall quits Mumford & Sons after Andy Ngo controversy, citing free speech

Guitarist and banjoist prompted backlash in March after supporting Unmasked, Andy Ngo’s book criticising the anti-fascist protest movement, antifa

by Anonymousreplies 68 hours ago

Kelsey Grammer Spills on 'Frasier' Reboot With 'most of cast' Returning

Kelsey Grammer spills details on the upcoming "Frasier" reboot coming to PARAMOUNT+.

"It's going to be his third act, his sort of next installment of his life. We last saw him leaving for Chicago and that played out. We're going to deal with that in the context of the new show. He's always on the verge of doing something.

John [Mahoney] is gone, and that was a very sad thing for us all. Honestly, I didn't know my own dad very well, so I had a chance to kind of play out this decade of loving a guy who was sort of my surrogate father. We were really close, and I miss him. So, we're going to deal with that in the first show.

And it looks like most of the other cast is going to come back. They've all been invited. We're still sort of ironing out what the story is and doing some polishing. But I think it would be really nice for everybody to see the family back together, in a new world. They're going to be in a new place. They'll be in a new city. There will be a new set of circumstances."

by Anonymousreplies 508 hours ago

You bitches are boring AF tonight.

That's all. No responses to watched threads, no new threads (for the most part) and the one thread that had action got canceled.

by Anonymousreplies 98 hours ago

Manson Murder House Finally Sells: $1.9 Million

Rosemary and Leno LaBianca were victims of the murderous Manson Family clan the night that followed the killings of Sharon Tate, four others.

by Anonymous replies 08 hours ago

51-Year-Old Amazon Worker Says She's Homeless Because She Can't Afford NYC Rent With the $19 She's Paid Per Hour

An Amazon employee who works at the company's warehouse on Staten Island in New York City said she lives in her car in the building's parking lot because she can't afford rent in the city with the $19.30 she makes per hour, Vice News reported on Friday.

The woman, Natalie Monarrez, 51, has been homeless since 2019 after struggling to find affordable permanent housing while working for two other Amazon warehouses in New Jersey that paid her even less, Vice reported.

"Jeff Bezos donates to homeless shelters for tax write-offs and PR. He needs to know that some of his own workers (without family or a second income) can't afford rent," Monarrez told Vice.

"Jeff Bezos has no idea that his workers are homeless, especially in New York, and I'm not the only one. I'm hoping executives will agree to pay workers more and that they know older workers have the right to be promoted like everyone else," she added.

While rents in New York City have fallen about 12 percent since the onset of the pandemic, it remains one of the most expensive places to live in the country. The median asking rent for a one-bedroom in New York City in June was about $2,500, a Zumper analysis found.

Amazon did not respond to Insider's request for comment on this story.

Amazon has frequently touted its $15-per-hour minimum wage, which it introduced in 2018 following pressure from Sen. Bernie Sanders, as evidence that it treats workers well.

But Bloomberg reported in December that in 68 counties where Amazon opened its largest type of warehouse, average industry pay dropped by 6%, and that a study from the Government Accountability Office found that more than 4,000 Amazon employees across nine states are on food stamps — trailing only Walmart, McDonald's, and two-dollar store chains. Amazon disputed Bloomberg's analysis, telling the publication that most of its hires come from retail jobs that typically pay less than warehouse jobs.

Amazon has also avoided paying taxes that fund food stamps and other social-safety-net programs from which its workers benefit.

Despite earning more than $10 billion in annual net income every year since 2018, Amazon paid little or no federal income taxes in those years. Amazon previously told Insider that it pays all the taxes it's required to pay in the US and every country where it operates.

CEO Jeff Bezos, despite growing his wealth by $127 billion from 2006 to 2018, paid zero federal income taxes in at least two of those years, ProPublica reported.

Amazon has also been plagued by extensive reports over the years of grueling working conditions, injury rates far higher than the industry standard, and labor-law violations.

In April, Bezos said the company was working "to do a better job" for its employees, and that it would invest over $300 million in 2021 to make warehouses safer. He added that the company needed "a better vision" for how it creates value for its employees — "a vision for their success."

Last year, workers spoke out repeatedly about what they said was Amazon's failure to protect them during the pandemic — and in some cases, faced racially charged smear campaigns and illegal retaliation and terminations.

Following an unsuccessful attempt by Amazon workers in Alabama to unionize, workers at Monarrez's warehouse, which Amazon calls JFK8, have also sought to unionize. Chris Smalls, an organizer the company fired in March 2020, is leading the effort.

by Anonymousreplies 2648 hours ago

Anyone else not happy that things are going back to normal?

I liked getting on the subway and it was quiet. No line-ups at the coffee shop. Fewer people out and about doing their stupid shenanigans like walking and texting at the same time.

Things are picking up again and all the nonsense I didn't miss is coming back. Parks are busier than ever so no space to sit and contemplate. More people on the subway listening to their stupid show with no headphones so that we all have to listen to it or people talking with their outside voices or like foghorns. More people coming back to the office and having to deal with their gossip and bullshit, when I miss working at home where I could focus solely on work and got a lot of work done and didn't miss having to make fake conversation with co-workers. All the rudeness I didn't miss coming back full swing.

I know we need to get things back to some kind of normality and we need to stimulate the economy, but I got used to certain things over the past year. Sometimes I dread going outside because I have to deal with the rudeness and stupidity of other humans.

Anyone else in the same boat?

by Anonymousreplies 418 hours ago

Nick Cannon to father fourth child in six months

The new baby, name to be determined, expected by model Alyssa Scott will join siblings: Monroe and Moroccan Scott Cannon (singer Mariah Carey), Golden "Sagon" and Powerful Queen Cannon (model Brittany Bell), twins Zion Mixolydian and Zillion Heir Cannon (DJ Abby De La Rosa).

by Anonymousreplies 238 hours ago

Madonna Performs for Pride in NYC

Looking like a goddamn trainwreck.

by Anonymousreplies 328 hours ago

Miami Condo Collapse

….they are finding bodies.

by Anonymousreplies 2628 hours ago

Late Night with Conan O'Brien is DEAD TO ME

His show was the only Late Night show that I've subscribed to and now, it's done. I'll miss his remotes, ComicCon shows and his silly, goofy comedy.

by Anonymousreplies 58 hours ago

New York State Passes Gender Recognition Bill

Awaits King Cuomo's signature. If signed into law trans or anyone else can have gender removed from state issued government documents replaced by an "X".

by Anonymousreplies 348 hours ago

Bagdad Café (1987)

Does anyone remember this film?

One of those cultish films a lot of people really liked that seemed to go over my head.

I liked the song though.

by Anonymousreplies 508 hours ago

Gaetz could be charged as early as July!

can't wait for the summer. It's gonna be fun

by Anonymousreplies 1018 hours ago

Help me settle an argument please

Help me settle an argument

I live with three other room mates . We do shared dinners, we cook a night each on rotation. Last night I made spaghetti bolognese and then tonight my roommate has essentially made the same thing except used a different denomination of pasta. I have told him this is dumb and from now on we can only have a single red sauce and mince based dish a week. This has caused a disagreement and he strongly believes whoever is cooking should be able to cook what they want. What do all of you think?

by Anonymousreplies 688 hours ago

The Sussexes rejected the title Earl of Dumbarton because it contains the word "Dumb"

Yes, really.

by Anonymousreplies 1408 hours ago

How do you give an old car a makeover inside?

I’ve had my car for over a decade and I’m so bored with it, but it’s in great condition so there’s no point in me getting a new one yet. I am however wondering if there is a way I can do anything to the interior to give it a makeover or something. Something that will make it feel new and exciting to me. I’m already looking at steering wheel covers, so that will be one thing, but it still needs more. The stereo has already been updated.

by Anonymousreplies 108 hours ago

Elite Season 4

Coming June 18th.

Trouble ahead for Ander and Omar.

by Anonymousreplies 708 hours ago

This Is One Reason Switzerland Is The Best Country On Earth

An incredible 6 mile cable car trip from Zermatt to Klein Matterhorn (not THE Matterhorn).

by Anonymousreplies 1209 hours ago

‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ Debuted 35 Years Ago Today

1986 was the summer of Ferris. One of my fav movies of all time. It must have been fun as a teen going to see this before a party that weekend.

by Anonymousreplies 529 hours ago

Armie Hammer checked into rehab

Well here we go....

by Anonymousreplies 3789 hours ago

I need to get a new car. Any advice?

I have to get a new car. I'd like to get a pre-owned one since I'll be able to afford a nicer car if I get something used.

I've never been big into cars and my last car was a Nissan Altima. This time, however, I'd like to go a bit more upscale and get something nicer than the Altima. And I want it to be comfortable and get good highway milage. Does anyone have any good advice?

Sincere thanks.

by Curtisreplies 579 hours ago

‘Call Chasten’: the Romance of Secretary Pete & his Significant Other

A reminder from Siri - how cute!

The other thread got paywalled/Murieled, so continue here

by Anonymousreplies 169 hours ago

Virginia Woolf & The Stream Of Consciousness Style: Yay, Or Nay?

I'm about to start re-reading "Mrs. Dalloway". I didn't finish it the first time (years ago), because while lovely, it's so densely written, it becomes laborious. Intellectually, I'm fully capable. But I scarcely have the patience.

Initially (and uninformed), because I live inside my head, I thought the stream of consciousness style would prove to be a favorite. But the truth is that reading this (at least where Woolf is concerned) is sometimes like wading through quicksand. That quicksand is at its deepest only 5' (I am 5'4"), but it's quicksand nonetheless.

I prefer the cinematic style of Steinbeck. But even if I don't read Faulkner, Joyce, or Proust (and I will, at least where Faulkner is concerned), I greatly appreciate what Woolf has taught me about human perception and expression, and her own psychology.

Here's an audio version of the novel. It is no substitute for reading the material, but it's well done.

by Native West Virginian replies 859 hours ago

Have you ever fucked a legit redneck?

How was it?

by Anonymousreplies 29 hours ago

Anybody was familiar with One Step Beyond ?????

So, a few weeks ago, épisodes from that show started to appear as a suggestion for me on YouTube.

At first glance, I really thought it was kind of a Twilight Zone parody. Then I quickly realised it was serious, but there are elements eerily similar to the Rod Serling show. The presenter introducing the story, giving his opinion in conclusion. The music is reminiscent of the first season of TZ, so is the image during the generic.

The stories are bit like a mix of TZ, Hitchcock Presents and Tale of the Unexpeted. Some of the premises are very good, but the execution is a bit less dynamic than in the other shows mentionned and seemed to be inspired from a radio play. The stories lack the bite and the social commentary some of the TZ had, but are still interesting.

The tone is more like they are introducing a real story but want to let you decide if there is an explanation or if we are dealing with supernatural. It is obviously supernatural.

I' m not American, so maybe this is why I never heard of it. It was broadcast in the U.S. from 59 to 61. Anybody is familiar with this ?

by Anonymousreplies 379 hours ago

Who's in Miami Beach?

Two dead girls pulled after building partially collapses in Miami Beach....

by Anonymousreplies 419 hours ago

Henry Cavill has gone LEAVE BRITNEY ALONE!

Oh God, he’s losing it. I was worried about this.

by Anonymousreplies 1649 hours ago

What do you say to the 24-28 year olds that message you on Scruff

When you’re almost 50?

I get TONS of messages from daddy chasers but I never know what to say to them after “Hi there, handsome”. Half the time they’re messaging me from work so we talk about that for like two replies then we run out of things of mutual interest to discuss.

One kid sent me a pic (clothed) of him that was different from his profile pics (that were all shirtless) and I didn’t know what to say so I said “That slaps!” and then never heard from him again.

I don’t even want a 24 year old twink. I just wanna know what to say to them.

by Anonymousreplies 119 hours ago

Who is this hot naked stud??

Just saw this pic, and holy shit he's beautiful, handsome, and naked. No idea who he is or how to see more of him though. I'm sure the DL Porn Sleuths will find out or just know in minutes...

by Anonymousreplies 769 hours ago


I was shocked AF when I saw this interview with Misha Barton and would never have recognized her had they not named her.

How do you go from one to another??? And don’t tell me it’s just age. How do you have ever gene pool and somehow mess it up!!

by Anonymousreplies 479 hours ago

What Are DL's Top 10 Most Popular Movies?

The ones most often mentioned and most likely to quickly reach 100 replies whenever a thread is created. Here are my guesses: (in no particular order, but put them in order if you like)


Brokeback Mountain

Ordinary People

Mommie Dearest

Valley of the Dolls

Whatever Happened to Baby Jane


What's Up Doc

Call Me By Your Name

Dawson's Fifty Load Weekend

Honorable Mentions: The Poseidon Adventure, Muriel's Wedding

by Anonymousreplies 449 hours ago

Where in the World are all the Trans Children? They're everywhere

According to supporters of the raft of proposed laws targeting trans youth in state legislatures around the country, the answer is emphatically yes: Transgender children are a liberal American fad.

Are they right? Is the Family Research Council, a powerful right-wing organization that supports many of these bills, correct when it claims that children like mine are the result of “a resurgence of postmodern thinking”? Is it true, as a best-selling book has argued, that my daughter is part of a “transgender craze” sweeping America’s youth?

In fact, trans kids are all over the world

by Anonymousreplies 349 hours ago

My friend's boyfriend puts mayonaisse in his guacamole

How vile!

I'd dump him for that.

by Anonymousreplies 589 hours ago

Tasteful friends, is your adopted teenager doing drugs?

[quote]Looks like a normal teen’s bedroom, right? Think again. Coming up on @ KMOV, we’ll show you what parents should be looking for so they can identify signs of drug use. I was shocked at what I found in this room!!!

by Anonymousreplies 159 hours ago

Ben Barnes, Part XV

Will he do anything scandalous or just keep sitting around like a boring, Covid-spreading lump? Sylvia's bored, but I have no life, so here we (probably don't) go!

by Anonymousreplies 839 hours ago

Harry finally gone native in California Part Six

May as well carry on here.

by Anonymousreplies 2739 hours ago

Million Dollar Listing New York Season 9

Couldn't find a thread for the new season. Did anyone watch? I feel so bad for Tyler. That viewing was a mess.

by Anonymousreplies 909 hours ago


Was this the best soap ever? Tabitha should be a camp icon

by Anonymousreplies 999 hours ago

'Sincere regret': N.J. education official apologizes for calling Kamala Harris a 'street walker'

“This was an offensive comment which does not reflect who I am in both my private and public lives,” he wrote.

Actually, it reflects EXACTLY who you are.

by Anonymousreplies 169 hours ago

Jared Padalecki is "Walker" - Part 2

Returns on Thursday. March 11 on the CW.

More shirtless Jared, please!

by Anonymousreplies 2439 hours ago

Supernatural was the best Sci-Fi/Horror show in the history of television.

True or False.


by Anonymousreplies 729 hours ago

Corporal Punishment - Elementary School Principal Paddles Naughty Child

I am a Yankee but for a few years my mom moved us to the deep South to escape her husband/our father because he beat the shit out of all of us.

The school allowed corporate punishment for naughty kids. Ironically my mom and her family were totally okay with a beating if it was deserved (to be fair he beat us often without cause, when he was drunk, lost a game of poker with his buddies, etc).

I get that this is Florida, but how did a school official think it was okay to beat this kid? Sure the kid was naughty and I can see WANTING to do it, but get control of your emotions, woman!

by Anonymousreplies 809 hours ago

Evan Peters IS Jeffery Dahmer

This is going to be phenomenal!

by Anonymousreplies 699 hours ago

Gays and man ass

Why do we admire an attractive male ass? Is it nature or nurture?

by Anonymousreplies 39 hours ago

Paris Hilton says shes no longer interested in becoming a billionaire because shes more focused on babies

Paris Hilton has ditched her stated goal to become a billionaire and has switched focus to starting a family of her own.

by Anonymousreplies 329 hours ago


How to get rid of it ? Quick quick

by Anonymousreplies 29 hours ago

David Archuleta reveals struggles with sexuality and Mormon faith, urges 'compassion' toward LGBTQ+ community

David Archuleta opened up about his struggles with his sexuality and faith in an emotional Instagram post on Saturday, calling for more "compassion" for those going through such experiences. The singer and American Idol alum, who is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (also known as Mormons), said he has long been uncertain of his sexuality and struggled to reconcile this uncertainty with his religious faith. "I like to keep to myself but also thought this was important to share because I know so many other people from religious upbringings feel the same way," Archuleta began his lengthy post. "I've been open to myself and my close family for some years now that I am not sure about my own sexuality. I came out in 2014 as gay to my family. But then I had similar feelings for both genders so maybe a spectrum of bisexual. Then I also have learned I don't have too much sexual desires and urges as most people which works I guess because I have a commitment to save myself until marriage. Which people call asexual when they don't experience sexual urges." "I think we can do better as people of faith and Christians, including Latter-day Saints, to listen more to the wrestle between being LGBTQIA+ and a person of faith," he wrote. "I don't think it should come down to feeling you have to accept one or the other. For me to find peace the reality has been to accept both are real things I experience and make who I am.... You can be part of the LGBTQIA+ community and still believe in God and His gospel plan."

Like many Christian denominations, the LDS Church has long held that homosexual activity and same-sex marriage are forbidden by God. The Church revised its stance on same-sex marriage in 2019, reversing a 2015 declaration that couples in legal same-sex unions would be considered "apostate." However, such a marriage is still considered "a serious transgression" and officially opposed by the LDS Church. The Church's stance on LGTBQ equality has long been controversial even within its membership.

by Anonymousreplies 4509 hours ago

Sharon Stone has had ENOUGH of the M worship!

"Which brings me to my ill-fated question.

In her memoir, Stone writes about how Hollywood — and society — pit women against each other. “It was put to us that there could be room for only one.”

“I find that fascinating,” I say. “So when you finally got to work with Meryl Streep, you realized –”

Stone stops me. “I like the way you phrase that, that I finally got to work with Meryl Streep,” she says. “You didn’t say, ‘Meryl finally got to work with Sharon Stone.’ Or we finally got to work together.”

“Good point,” I start to say – “Because that’s the way her life went, she got built up to be, ‘Everyone wants to work with Meryl,’” Stone says. “I wonder if she likes that?”

“You’re right,” I start to say – “The way you structured the question is very much the answer to the question,” Stone says. “The business was set up that we should all envy and admire Meryl because only Meryl got to be the good one. And everyone should compete against Meryl. I think Meryl is an amazingly wonderful woman and actress. But in my opinion, quite frankly, there are other actresses equally as talented as Meryl Streep. The whole Meryl Streep iconography is part of what Hollywood does to women.”

“I hear you,” I start to say, but Stone is on a roll. She starts listing names. “Viola Davis is every bit the actress Meryl Streep is. Emma Thompson. Judy Davis. Olivia Colman. Kate Winslet, for f***’s sake. But you say Meryl and everybody falls on the floor.”

“I actually agree with you,” I start to say – “I’m a much better villain than Meryl,” Stone goes on, “and I’m sure she’d say so. Meryl was not gonna be good in Basic Instinct or in Casino,” for which Stone earned an Oscar nomination. “I would be better. And I know it. And she knows it. But we’re all set up to think that only Meryl …” – here Stone’s voice goes all breathy, and she stretches out her arms in an arabesque, left arm forward – “is so amazing …” – right arm forward – “that when you say her name …” – left arm forward – “it must have been amazing …” – right arm – “for me to work …” – left arm – “with her.”

“I’m so sorry,” I start to say – “That’s how you’re set up to ask the question. That’s how we’re set up to think,” Stone says. Breathy voice again: “Because I could never … touch the heights … We’re all labelled the Queen of Something. I’m the Queen of Smut! She’s the Queen of That! We all have to sit in our assigned seats. Are you kidding me? If we worked in a supermarket, she can’t always be the No. 1 checkout girl. We’re all doing our jobs. Everybody gets to get better, and everybody gets to sometimes have that not great a day. Even … Meryl.”

“Absolutely,” I start to say – “That phrasing has been taught,” Stone says. “We’ve been taught that everybody doesn’t get a seat at the table. Once one is chosen, nobody else can get in there.”

That seems to end the storm. The set-up that Stone is objecting to — that one woman or one person of colour is “enough,” and everyone else has to vie for scraps or settle for being less-than — is rife in every profession, and it’s demeaning, unfair and incorrect. But I feel she’s made the point — thoroughly! — and we should move on. How does Stone feel about #MeToo? “It can’t just have been this blip in Hollywood, where one guy [producer Harvey Weinstein] went to jail,” she replies. “Harassment is everywhere. Until there are real laws, #MeToo was just the opening sentence. I’m sure Meryl has a story. But I’m also sure if Meryl told you her story, she wouldn’t be being Meryl, and she wouldn’t be getting those jobs. Meryl can’t be the envelope pusher. Because then she wouldn’t get the jobs. Meryl’s a smoother. That’s what she does.”

Again, Stone isn’t wrong; Streep has been criticized for her silence around #MeToo. But the clock is ticking, and I still have a stack of questions."

by Anonymousreplies 5249 hours ago

Theatre Gossip #425: "We See You, White American Mimsy" Edition

Will SJP insist that her daughter in Plaza Suite now be played by a BIPOC Trans actress?

by Anonymousreplies 2689 hours ago

Matthew & Leon Spinicker

What happened between the Chaturbate models? They were together for almost a decade. I saw a Go Fund Me Page about Matt having cancer and Leon being injured. Leon now broadcasts alone and Matt isn't around.

by Inquiring minds gotta knowreplies 19 hours ago

Who was the most beautiful actress of all time?

Make your voice heard.

by Anonymousreplies 43010 hours ago

Which 80s music iconic music act is you favorite?

And why?

by Kurt Cobainreplies 3010 hours ago

Do you think Evan Mock is attractive?

Model. Skater. Actor.

He's appearing on the re-booted "Gossip Girl."

I just "discovered" him recently, and I don't really know what to make of him.

Why is he supposedly the "most sought after" model right now? I don't really see anything that special about him.

by Anonymousreplies 3210 hours ago

Harry & Meghan Stir the Pot - Part 2

Since the first one got deleted. Fuck off Sunshine Sucks trolls. Carry on, the rest of you.

by Anonymousreplies 49610 hours ago

Gothic and neo-Gothic art appreciation thread

For those among you who also love this wonderful, imposing artistic style - from the sparse-yet-majestic verticality of the 12th Century to the delirantly exaggerate fancies of the Flamboyant/Late Gothic, everything can be included and discussed.

Oh, and let's not forget the awesome Gothic Revivalist movement of the 19th/Early 20th Centuries!

by Anonymousreplies 610 hours ago

Delta Covid variant has a new mutation called ‘delta plus’

Just an FYI.

Repig trump ass licker loons insane useless comments in 3..2..1

by Anonymousreplies 3310 hours ago

Top Chef Season 18: Portland

Couldn’t find a thread on this but it’s coming up in a couple of weeks - Thursday, April 1. I’m so excited.

A lot of these guys are hot!

by Anonymousreplies 46610 hours ago

Alec Baldwin, Hilaria, & 6 Kids Walk Red Carpet: The Boss Baby

Looks fun! Looks like Alec's holding a prosthetic baby, though.

by Anonymousreplies 2210 hours ago

Gossip Girl reboot trailer is here!

It looks fun. I will be watching.

by Anonymousreplies 6310 hours ago

Buck Angel, transman, is transphobic for saying transwomen can't have periods.



by Anonymousreplies 1710 hours ago

Is there anything worth watching on PBS these days?

It's impossible to keep up with peak tv and since I cut the cord and only use apps like Hulu, Netflix, HBO GO/Now etc. I tend not to watch PBS. In fact, I don't think I've watched anything on PBS since Downton went off the air, aside from an occasional PBS NewsHour or FRONTLINE. Is there anything worth watching these days? Drama, comedy or non-fiction?

Anyway, I have access to the PBS app and several of their shows make it to Netflix, Hulu etc. So, anything worth watching from the past couple of years? I couldn't get past the awful dialogue and unbelievably bad performance of Jeremy Piven, who cannot fit into a period piece at all. The new Prime Suspect prequel looks... bad... but perhaps I should give it a shot.

by Anonymousreplies 8410 hours ago

Favorite Historic Quotes

One if by land, two if by sea.

by Anonymousreplies 25910 hours ago

Musto: Frankie Sharp to open huge, fabulous queer club in post-pandemic Hell’s Kitchen

"The Q" will be a four-story gay club in Times Square/Hell’s Kitchen at 48th & 8th Avenue.

by Anonymousreplies 5110 hours ago

AMAZON Again Commits Blatant FRAUD

Has anyone else had NIGHTMARE experiences with Amazon lately?

After spending dozens of phone calls to Amazon re why my 2 packages were NEVER delivered to my front door (and photos were NOT posted proving that they had been delivered to a "secure location") I finally got replacement items many days later.

Today I got TWO different emails from Amazon DEMANDING the return of both items with packing slips (which also were NEVER SENT) or my credit card would be charged.

1 month ago Amazon delivery driver threw my package directly on top of my huge vegetable plant breaking the branches. Too lazy to walk the few steps to put the package at my front door (1st floor) as always clearly written under delivery instructions. Could not revive the plant as it was too badly damaged. (Yes there were plenty of empty spaces the driver could have left my package on the back patio/balcony besides directly on the plant.)

Has anyone ever heard of a class action suit against Amazon?

by Anonymousreplies 6510 hours ago

Has the World Forgotten That Britney Spears is a Lunatic?

Jamie Spears has done such a good job keeping his crazy daughter in line for a decade that she’s been able to con the public into believing she’s normal.

by Anonymousreplies 1910 hours ago

Gossip Girl Reboot Slated for July

HBOMax's Queer and Diverse Reboot of Gossip Girl Premieres this Summer.

I'll be first. The original started great, but I'd rather be waterboarded than watch the final season again.

by Anonymousreplies 4810 hours ago

Luke Macfarlane -

I’ve really only ever watched him on BROTHERS AND SISTERS. I don’t remember him ever being this butch.

by Anonymousreplies 15710 hours ago

Who styled it better?

Eh bien, qui a fait mieux DL?

by Georgereplies 010 hours ago

Gavin Newsom faces recall election

Second time in California history.

by Anonymousreplies 6210 hours ago

We have a threesome... it's pretty lit': Gossip Girl's Evan Mock details making out with a male co-star and playing bisexual Aki

The skateboarder and model, 24, will portray Aki Menzies in the hotly-anticipated HBO Max reboot who is dating Audrey Hope, played by Emily Alyn Lind. 'I had to make out with [co-star] Thomas [Doherty] and I feel like I'm playing the character, but, for my personal life, I'm also seeing if I like it or not.

'I didn't but you're also asking yourself questions like, 'why is [kissing a man] so much weirder?' I think it has to do with social norms and all that.'

by Anonymousreplies 310 hours ago

Mighty Joe Gets it Done: Biden Announces Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

[QUOTE] "We have a deal," Mr. Biden told reporters outside the White House after a meeting with the 11 senators of both parties who had negotiated the package. "We made serious compromises on both ends."

by Anonymousreplies 2810 hours ago

The "deep web" is not

...primarily full of pornography, illegal drug trade websites and stolen bank details.

The area that contains this illegal information is a small portion of the "deep web" known as the "dark web." Much of the "deep web" consists of academic libraries, databases, and anything that is not indexed by normal search engines

by Now You Knowreplies 1210 hours ago

YouTuber Kevin Cook

Curious transformation.

He had a fairly popular YouTube travel channel


by Anonymousreplies 10110 hours ago

Sorry Canadians, but it looks like you murdered a lot of First Nation children.

More First Nation children's' bodies found...

by Anonymousreplies 1610 hours ago

Post Pictures of Gorgeous Gay Men, Part 25

Last thread got deleted, let's continue here.

by Anonymousreplies 4710 hours ago

Let's Be a True Crime Documentary

I'll go first.

I am the foreboding drone shot of the seemingly docile community where the horrific crime takes place.

by Anonymousreplies 5110 hours ago

Younger People more Supportive of Putin

This is not good. Younger people tend to be more favorable towards Putin versus other generations. Why!? And wtf is up with Japan?

by Anonymousreplies 110 hours ago

Thinking of Moving to the Hudson River Valley

I’m sick of the heat, here in good old WeHo, so I’m thinking about moving to the Hudson River Valley. I’ve been in different parts of it for work, and some areas seemed really nice. I can’t decide if this video is inspiring or discouraging me though…

by Anonymousreplies 9710 hours ago

45+ gays, what advice would you give the 45 and under gays?

Serious thread. Finances, love, family, security, happiness. Let it rip.

by Anonymousreplies 11310 hours ago

Netflix “Halston” Reviews


“Netflix’s new five-part miniseries Halston is such a psychologically superficial portrait of the mononymous fashion icon that I invariably turn to one of my favorite critical pursuits: psychoanalyzing Ryan Murphy through his Netflix shows. Halston is, after all, the story of an acclaimed genius who, having sold his brand and possibly his soul, comes to realize that the only things that truly matter to him are his art and positive reviews. The fifth episode of Halston is even named “Critics,” a cheeky choice for a show with critical reactions embargoed to day-of-premiere.”

by Simon Halls Squirrel replies 23710 hours ago

CornBrooms on Warren Street: one woman’s journey

As kevin sessums contemplates a 65 dollar “corn broom”, he also wrestles with “being a failure”, and moving into Section 8 housing....some senior citizen building in Hudson. ALOT different then his “loft” on Warren Street. But on the bright side, he thinks this will allow him to LIVE IN LONDON for six months, whilst securing a cheapo section 8 apartment. I don’t think it works that way. Most people who live in section 8 housing don’t have jetting off to London on their mind. But leave it to Sessums....she can find the silver lining on the gloomiest of days. I wonder if two cats are allowed in this seniors building? Are we going to have another “rehoming” that third dog that he conveniently leaves out of his “narrative”......STAY TUNED FOLKS!! Cat hair cake ALL AROUND!!

by Anonymousreplies 1310 hours ago

“Redneck Rave” ends in Mud, Mass Arrests and Mayhem: Deplorables Rolling in Mud while Drunk & High

It looks disgusting and dirty. Who would want to get something to eat at that Pig sty? And as usual, the Deplorables are filthy dirty and then rolling in mud. Is this their idea of taking a shower? I don’t want to imagine how it smelled.

by Anonymousreplies 3710 hours ago

Marlene Dietrich and her daughter's book

From years ago but just recently uploaded to YouTube - fascinating

by Anonymousreplies 7310 hours ago

Do you have interesting Hollywood gossip?

Please spill it here.

by Anonymousreplies 59310 hours ago

"Push actors," as inspired by the Linda Lavin thread

My apologies if someone else already started this thread, but I thought it would be interesting to continue the discussion. As someone in the LL thread posted, a "push actor" is an actor who is pushed upon the public and given opportunities time after time after time (even with several failures). The list compiled thus far on the LL thread includes:

Tea Leoni

Mark Feuerstein

McLean Stevenson

Jonathan Silverman

Doris Roberts

I would add Ted McGinley, Lea Thompson, Jenny McCarthy, and George Lopez.

by Norma Shearer, the OG push actorreplies 25510 hours ago

John Boyega departs film mid-production! “Family reasons” cited

Who didn’t see this railcar coming off the track?

by Anonymousreplies 8010 hours ago

9/11, 20 years later

In two months it will the 20th anniversary. Let's get a jump start on the grief porn and discuss what we remember and some things we never knew about 9/11. Here's a tidbit that I discovered recently. Someone survived falling from the north tower.

“Boston” Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoff writes in “Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11” (Harper Collins, 2019), on pp. 263–264, that when an FDNY Emergency Medical Specialist named Ernest Armstead made his way on the plaza amid smoking debris, shortly after the first plane hit, he “found a well-dressed woman in her fifties, with brown hair and tasteful earrings, who’d suffered catastrophic injuries that left only her head and right torso intact. Somehow, she remained conscious. (…) ‘I am not dead,’ the woman insisted. ‘Call my daughter. I am not dead.’”

Zuckoff infers that she probably died from her injuries shortly thereafter."

by Anonymousreplies 10010 hours ago

Let’s discuss Bruce Campbell

I lusted after him in all three Evil Dead movies and even now, in middle age, he’s still a fox. I’ve got a chance to meet him later this year at a convention and I’m excited.

by Anonymousreplies 5310 hours ago

The Gays and Tennis Part 80:: blades of grass here we come!

I love the grass season and wish it were longer. We are moving on from RG and gearing up for Wimbledon.

Last thread paywalled after just a couple days

by Anonymousreplies 37010 hours ago

Anyone Else Tired of People Saying “Spill the Tea”?


by Anonymousreplies 111 hours ago

The Beatles Were Bi Part 2

Continuing discussion of John and Paul's relationship

by Anonymousreplies 11211 hours ago

Embarrassing erection moments

Thread for posting your stories about those embarrassing times you've popped an erection.

I'll start. Last year I was in a mental hospital for some weeks. Anyway when I got there they had to check numerous things before I could be admitted. This skinny Arab worker there took me into a room to check my weight, height, etc. He then told me to take off my clothes so he could check my body for marks (to see if I was harming myself). I was shirtless in just my boxers and soon enough he told me to pull them down so he could check underneath them. He checked me from behind first. He asked me to turn around. I did, and turned to him with a huge boner. I was so embarrassed but he was very nice about it and complimented my size lol.

Anyone else have any embarrassing erection stories?

by Anonymousreplies 6611 hours ago

Joshua Bassett Confirmed He's LGBTQ+ And Doesn't Ascribe To A Label

In a June 24 interview with GQ, Joshua Bassett confirmed he’s LGBTQ+, although he won’t label himself. The news comes weeks after the actor seemingly came out during a May 10 interview with Clevver. At the time, fans didn’t know whether he was being serious or not because he did it so casually. Now, Bassett confirmed he “wasn’t joking.”

Bassett first hinted at his sexuality while talking about his love for Harry Styles. “He is a very classy man. He’s also very well-rounded and kinda does it all – acting, singing, fashion,” he told Clevver about the singer. "Also, he’s hot, you know? He’s very charming, too. Lots of things. This is also my coming out video, I guess.” In his new interview with GQ, Bassett said he stands “behind every word” in his IG post. “Even if there are consequences, I would much rather deal with consequences and live my truth than live in fear,” he explained.

When asked if he thinks young people still need to “come out,” Bassett said, “I am anti–coming out in the sense that there’s no need to.” He explained that people have tried to push labels on him ever since he was a kid, but he hasn’t boxed himself into a specific category when discussing his sexuality. “There are plenty of letters in the alphabet… Why bother rushing to a conclusion?” he said. “Sometimes your letter changes, sometimes you try a different one, other times you realize you’re not what you thought you were, or maybe you always knew. All of these can be true.”

“I’m happy to be a part of the LGBTQ+ community because they embrace all. Don’t let anyone tell you love isn’t love. They’re the ones who probably need it the most,” he added. “I think nothing is more powerful than speaking the truth.”

by Anonymousreplies 2411 hours ago

Passive-aggressive people in your life

Who are they?

How do you deal with them?

My partner is like this. When he wents to indirectly show me he's upset, he serves me dinner with the bay leaf still on the plate! Drives me nuts.

by Anonymousreplies 2711 hours ago

Philly’s 2021 LGBTQ ‘Pride lite’ festival canceled as group dissolves after backlash

Roiled by community backlash, the organization behind Philadelphia’s largest annual LGBTQ Pride parade and festival for the past 28 years has abruptly dissolved and canceled its forthcoming Pride festivities, the Inquirer has learned.

The organizers behind Philly Pride Presents did not respond to multiple phone calls, voice mails, e-mails, and Facebook messages — which were shown as having been read before the group took down its Facebook page late last week.

The disbanding of the decades-old LGBTQ organization and cancellation of its September “Pride Lite” festival — moved from the typical date in June, Pride month, due to coronavirus restrictions — is the latest chapter in a tumultuous saga for Philly Pride Presents.

The most recent controversy began with a Facebook post from the nonprofit group on June 10, which drew swift castigation from some members of the community for using transphobic language to describe patrons of the Stonewall Inn, whose actions during an uprising against police on June 28, 1969 are widely attributed as the birthplace of the modern LGBTQ rights movement. The post also drew scrutiny for casting police officers as victims, when LGBTQ people were subject to police abuse. Within hours, the post, and others regarding Pride month vanished from the group’s page without explanation.

On June 17, the group posted an apology to its page, saying its senior adviser in charge of making Facebook posts had resigned and that Pride organizers were “deeply sorry that these posts unintentionally offended and hurt the LGBTQ+ black, brown and trans community.” Then again, within hours — after mounting online criticism, an earlier column from Philadelphia Magazine, and questions from a reporter — the group’s Facebook page disappeared altogether, and large portions of its website were removed from public view. By Monday, Philly Pride Presents’ phone line was disconnected.

A city spokesperson said Philly Pride Presents “does not have a formal relationship with the City of Philadelphia” nor did the non-profit 501(c)3 organization receive any funding from the city.

But, Celena Morrison, executive director of Philadelphia’s Office of LGBT Affairs, said that the office “has heard and shared the community’s concerns regarding Philly Pride Presents’ social media presence.”

“While this recent development is still unfolding, we understand the community’s need for a new vision of what LGBTQ+ Pride looks like here in Philadelphia,” Morrison said. “The Office of LGBT Affairs has been in conversation with community leaders and activists as they prepare to reimagine Pride, and we look forward to supporting the many celebrations, rallies, protests, and programming already happening across the city, as the future of Pride in Philadelphia emerges — one that is reflective of the many diverse experiences of our city’s LGBTQ+ communities.”

The group disbanding, is “definitely a win, for the community collectively,” said Abdul-Aliy Muhammad, a West Philadelphia-based writer, organizer, and cofounder of the Black and Brown Workers Cooperative, who for years has fought against racism in Philadelphia’s Gayborhood and worked to hold the Office of LGBT Affairs accountable to the concerns of many Black and brown members of the community.

Black and brown LGBTQ organizers are in the process of planning an event in the place of the September pride, with details to come, they said.

“It allows for something new to be born,” Muhammad said. “It allows for something resonant with Black and brown queer and trans people in the city, for all LGBTQ folks in the city, to have a space that’s truly held by the people in our community.”

by Anonymousreplies 14811 hours ago

Dateline Port Charles: Blame it on the Bolognese

It's the sauce of love!

Chocolates, roses, jewelry, perfume have all been done to death. Real men give RED SAUCE.

How long before the Chekhov's gun that is Sonny's magically delicious and uniquely identifying sauce goes off? Who will partake the fateful plateful of pasta with the power to rock Port Chuck?

by Ayyy, you want summa my sausage wit dat?replies 14911 hours ago

How was Linda Lavin cast in Alice?

She was absolutely nothing like Ellen Burstyn in Alice Doesn’t Live Hare Anymore.

Ellen was fantastic (she won an Oscar!) in what is a great film. Linda, as we all know is just plain mediocre. .

by Plus, Linda can’t sing for crapreplies 43311 hours ago

In The Heights

I am struggling to get through this. HBO. It’s me, right? Everyone in the universe seems to think this is the best (fill in the blank) known to mankind. All I can think about is do the plants need watering? When is my license fee due? Eggs. Do I need to buy more? You get the picture. The reviews are off the charts. What?

PS: did they revive a deceased Mark Anthony for this role

by Anonymousreplies 25211 hours ago

Gay YouTubers Part 19

The previous one was paywalled.

by Anonymousreplies 10511 hours ago

SHOCKER: Cabbageheaded Renee Zellweger falls for Ant Anstead

Second ex husband of HGTV's Cuntina, I mean Christina from Flip or Flop

by Anonymousreplies 1411 hours ago

Meghan Markle will NOT fly to London for the unveiling of Princess Diana's statue

ITV royal producer Lizzie Robinson also tweeted: 'Meghan will not fly to the UK to join Harry for the unveiling of a statue of his late mother Princess Diana on the 1st of July, a source confirmed after a US website claimed she would be attending.'

Radar Online published a report claiming the Duchess of Sussex, 39, wanted to fly to the UK to support her husband.

It quoted a source who said Meghan wanted to be by Harry's side as he faced his family for the first time since the Duke of Edinburgh's funeral and subsequent interviews in which he accused the family of passing on 'genetic pain'.

by Anonymousreplies 31911 hours ago

Have you ever been maligned on Datalounge?

Accused of being a troll?

Told, "Sure, Jan."

Nobody believed you when you related a true story?

Have a seat.

Tell us about it.

We're here to listen.

by Anonymousreplies 20911 hours ago

Tasteful Friends: Live like a "Private Sanitation" Heiress in this Brooklyn Abode

All for just $6.2M.

As someone who group up in the neighborhood, the only good thing I can say is that there's a firehouse about four blocks away, so take a walk over to stare at the hot firemen.

by Anonymousreplies 5411 hours ago

Why doesn't Joe Manchin just become a Republican?

Like Krysten Sinema he votes with them most of the time anyway

by Anonymousreplies 5611 hours ago

Why isn't the Netflix Daredevil a thing on here? Charlie Cox is a hottie!

But i want to fuck Foggy.

by Anonymousreplies 611 hours ago

Do zombies lurch or run? The Maggot zombies we saw on January 6 are the running variety obviously.

“The fast zombie is frenzied, it never tires, it’s a more visceral enemy. Pandora is out of the box, and she’s hungry for brains.”

by Anonymousreplies 611 hours ago

Rudy Giuliani suspended from practicing law. Am I the last person to hear about this?

The Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court temporarily suspended Giuliani's law license in response to a request from an attorney disciplinary committee, which accused Giuliani of making false statements in court and elsewhere about alleged voter fraud in the 2020 election.

by Anonymousreplies 611 hours ago

Halloween Kills (2021) - FULL TRAILER


by Anonymousreplies 1411 hours ago

I wouldn’t want to fly with unvaccinated crew. Nor with unvaccinated fellow travelers.

How about you?

by Anonymousreplies 711 hours ago

sessiepoo has a “new job”

Writing for some stupid “scandal sheet” that is in the Hamptons (?). ….. it’s called “grazie” and it’s also in Europe? I don’t know….but I do know this….all the people who subscribed to “Sessums magazine” are screwed….20 bux down the drain, he never really wrote anything for it anyway. His first bloviation was about that poor woman killed by a scooter. She was his classmate at Julliard….me me me me me! He had to weave being a fag into it too. How soon until she posts her cat hair cake recipe???? God he’s THE WORST

by Anonymousreplies 711 hours ago

Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)

Is Michael gay, do you think? He seems to be quite fond of that bit of rough he befriends. There's rampant lesbianism in Mrs Appleyard's den of iniquity, but if Michael is supposed to be gay it's much more subtle...

by Anonymousreplies 4111 hours ago

MSNBC - Part 25

Vaughn Hillyard.

Come out, come out wherever you are!

by Anonymousreplies 35511 hours ago

Will Jensen Ackles be the first Supernatural cast member to win an EGOT?

Emmy for playing Soldier Boy in "The Boys."

Grammy for his music with Radio Company.

Oscar for his future movie roles in the Batman franchise.

And Tony for the stage production of Supernatural.

Boy, the haters will be PISSED when this happens. Sorry, bitches!!

by #SoldierBoyreplies 811 hours ago

Madonna in Times Square for PRIDE!

TONIGHT 06/24/2021:

"Tonight is not just a party to kick off Pride Weekend 🌈💘🌈💘🌈!

At 10p and Midnight in Times Square you can watch a special video made By ME! Don’t miss it! Lets POP the cherry on Pride With a Bang! 🍒🍒🍒

Please come to party prepared to bid on 3 brand new Polaroids to support the Ali Forney Centre and Haus of US auctioned off by yours truly! 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉

We are here to celebrate our LGBTQ+ brothers and sisters, support some amazing Queer initiatives, declare Pride NY weekend open and the return of NYC. 🌈🙏🏼💘🗽 #pride "

by Anonymousreplies 1411 hours ago

Leaked Navy video appears to show UFO off California

A newly leaked Navy video appears to show an unidentified flying object disappearing into the water off California, according to a clip obtained by a documentary filmmaker and shared with NBC News.

The video was captured in July 2019 by Navy aircraft and recorded in the USS Omaha's Combat Information Center, according to the filmmaker, Jeremy Corbell.

The clip appears to show a spherical object flying above the water for a few minutes near San Diego before it vanishes.

"It splashed," military personnel can be heard saying in the video.

The Defense Department confirmed that the clip was recorded by Navy personnel and said it will be reviewed by the Pentagon's Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force, a panel established last year to "gain insight" into the "nature and origins" of such objects.

The video was published a few days before "60 Minutes" aired an interview with two former Navy pilots who recalled having been dispatched to investigate "multiple anomalous aerial vehicles" that descended 80,000 feet in less than a second. The incident also occurred off San Diego in 2004.

One of the pilots, Cmdr. Dave Fravor, told "60 Minutes" that personnel found a "little white Tic-Tac-looking object" moving above the water before it disappeared. Seconds later, his ship — the USS Princeton — said the object reappeared on its radar 60 miles away.

Christopher Mellon, a top defense official in the Clinton and George W. Bush administrations, said in an interview that there was "a lot of continuity" between recent reports of unidentified objects and reports dating back decades.

"What we're seeing are a number of distinct and different things," he said. "Sometimes we're seeing a 50-foot object that can travel at hypersonic speeds and seemingly go into orbit or come down from altitudes of potentially above 100,000 feet."

Mellon said the stigma associated with reporting such phenomena has long kept witnesses quiet — a sentiment echoed by Lt. Cmdr. Alex Dietrich, one of the Navy pilots interviewed by "60 Minutes."

"Over beers we've said, 'Hey man, if I saw this solo, I don't know that I would have come back and said anything,'" Dietrich said. "Because it sounds so crazy when I say it."

A lengthy story in The New Yorker titled "How the Pentagon Started Taking U.F.O.s Seriously" examined the work of journalist Leslie Kean last month. Kean co-wrote an article in The New York Times four years ago reporting that the Pentagon was spending millions of dollars on a threat identification program to examine unidentified aircraft that moved at high velocities with no apparent signs of propulsion.

by Anonymousreplies 7511 hours ago

David Fincher's "The Game" (1997)

I am semi-surprised there hasn't been a thread devoted to this ridiculously implausible (albeit very fun and stylish) late-'90s thriller.

by Anonymousreplies 1511 hours ago

Madison Cawthorn

Lazy Susan is ready for her closeup.

by Anonymousreplies 53811 hours ago

Home Farm: Emmerdale 2

Keep posting here.

by Anonymousreplies 2111 hours ago

Victoria's Secret Angels collapse is complete and to be replaced by "VS collective"

Victoria's Secret is saying goodbye to their Angels.

After years of scrutiny, the lingerie brand announced their new marketing brand on Wednesday (June 16), where the company will be introducing a new group of "VS Collective" that will be taking over for the Angels as they look to reinvent beauty standards for women.

When the world was changing, we were too slow to respond,” Chief Executive Martin Waters told The New York Times. “We needed to stop being about what men want and to be about what women want.”

Martin also said that the Angels are being phased out because he doesn't see them as being "culturally relevant" anymore.

Victoria's Secret announced the seven women that have been named the VS Collective, featuring actress Priyanka Chopra-Jonas, soccer superstar Megan Rapinoe, South Sudanese refugee and model Adut Akech, Chinese freestyle skier Eileen Gu, photographer and #Girlgaze founder Amanda de Cadenet, model and inclusivity advocate Paloma Elsesser, and Brazilian trans model Valentina Sampaio.

With the changes, don't expect to see the VS Collective posing in lingerie.

Instead, the group will reportedly focus heavily in marketing materials and new podcasts, with new projects being introduced next spring.

Over the past several years, Victoria's Secrets sales have been plummeting and former CEO Ed Razek was ousted after being accused of sexual assault and bullying.

by C. Teigenreplies 11011 hours ago

Just an average looking guy.

Do you think his description is correct, that he's just an average looking guy?

by Anonymousreplies 1411 hours ago

"Gay" porn performers that have become pussy fuckers.

Who are the so-called gay porn performers that have started doing bi and tranny porn? First and foremost is Wesley Woods.

by Anonymousreplies 27111 hours ago

Gays in the Olympics

Thread to post about the gay athletes that will compete in the Olympics. Please stick to male athletes only. No lesbians or trans.

by Anonymousreplies 7911 hours ago

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 6 - Part 1 !

Let the games begin!

by Anonymousreplies 10411 hours ago

The Official Euro 2021 Thread

Looking forward to it? Will you watch the first major football tournament in a long time? It starts tomorrow.

by Anonymousreplies 15211 hours ago

Jeopardy 23: parade of guest hosts continues

Thanks for the suggestion to watch on YouTube, which for some reason I thought had been discontinued a long time ago.

When Matt appeared, the term "skullfecker" sprung to mind - lucky monkey!

Final was very easy. Ones I knew that they missed: humble pie, Rio Grande, Mikado, Pat Brown = Jerry's dad, Monkey's Paw, and RI = 1790.

by Anonymousreplies 6711 hours ago

Let’s be Kamala visiting Seaside, Florida

🤣 😂 😆

by Anonymousreplies 112 hours ago

Jon Ossoff

Not gay? Really?

by Anonymousreplies 2612 hours ago

RJ King & Charlie Knepper: Models in wuv

DL fave Charlie Knepper and his boyfriend now have a YouTube channel where they post their inane, eye roll-inducing, and disgustingly sweet videos.

The cynical, borderline eldergay in me is nauseated by their youthful stupidity, but at the same time, they seem really cute together and the stunted romantic in me kinda loves it.

What say you heartless bitches? Yay or nay?

by Anonymousreplies 18012 hours ago

Drunk Boat Driving Murdering Frat Boy Son is Murdered with His Mother (Part Deux)

Part Une

by Anonymousreplies 48112 hours ago

Name some good Drag Performers

Every time I've seen Drag Queens perform, I get bored after about 10 minutes--sex jokes, lipsyncing, and quick snapbacks only go so far to entertain.

Have you been to any shows that kept your attention all the way through?

by Anonymousreplies 1712 hours ago

African-American Gentleman

Who comes to mind when you think of a handsome black man?

by Anonymousreplies 25812 hours ago

Let's list vapid motivational slogans

You must show up for yourself

by Anonymousreplies 2012 hours ago

HGTV Host Help

Around 2005, there was an HGTV show, 30-minute episodes, with some makeover or something. Aren't they all?

Anyway, this one show had a very attractive host, but I can't remember his name. It was like "Brian" or "Ben," but I can't find it online.

He had a fantastic body, tight polo shirts and khakis.

I thought he seemed very gay but also that crazy Xtian look as well.

Brown hair... anyone know who I'm talking about? And the show?

by Anonymousreplies 4412 hours ago

Why would you not want the filter on zoom?

It took me a few tries before I noticed it.

I looked so pale and it really did zoom. It was like my whole face filled up the frame.

The first time I used it I was afraid to ask how come I can see all your shoulders and all i see of me is my head?

by Anonymousreplies 012 hours ago

Wasn't "The Young & The Restless" the all-time greatest soap opera?

The Brooks sisters; Snapper; Kay Chancellor; Nicki; Jill; Victor; Ashley... The lighting, music, plots, glamour, sexual intrigue...

It really changed the soap landscape in the 70s - 80s. Everything else was a pale comparison.

by Anonymousreplies 55912 hours ago

I Want to Be Underwhelmed—Lazy Days of Summer Edition

Who can be excited in this heat?

by Anonymousreplies 16912 hours ago

"Stand Back" - Is this Stevie Nicks best solo song? Its an underrated GEM of a song

I know Edge of Seventeen is her most famous and popular, but this is my favorite song by her. I LOVE IT. It is absolutely hypnotic and sounds like a beautiful dream mixed with a nightmare happening. It's haunting, catchy and fun.

Such an underrated GEM of a song.

I also like the video with those gay dancers.

by Anonymousreplies 7612 hours ago

Actor Frank Grillo

A hot Alpha male

by Anonymousreplies 53912 hours ago

Audrey Hepburn's Anorexia

I'm trying to watch Two For the Road (1967) on FXM this morning... Audrey Hepburn is SO underweight is scary, she's a bag of bones. I can't fathom that the look was ever considered attractive, and don't say Twiggy to me.

Was this a topic of discussion when the movie came out? Did her eating disorder have anything to do with her quitting movies in the 1960s?

by Barfing as I typereplies 5612 hours ago

Christian LeBlanc FINALLY comes out

On Maurice Benard's podcast.

I mean, as the kids would say, "we been knew."

But the cat is finally out of the bag. MEOW!

by Anonymousreplies 1012 hours ago

Which of the new chicken sandwiches is best?

Many of the major chains have one or have revamped their existing one to try to keep up with Popeyes, it would seem. The only one I've tried is the McDonalds one, which was... alright.

For those who have tried more, which one(s) are your favorite? I'd make a poll but I don't know all the chains that have recently released new chicken sandwiches, just McDonalds, Popeyes, KFC, Chick-fil-A?

by Anonymousreplies 9312 hours ago

Today I graduated from a top school for models!

The world is my oyster!

by Anonymousreplies 3812 hours ago

Gay movies

Why are there so many bad ones?

by Anonymousreplies 1212 hours ago

Trumps supporters ruin their own lives

I never understood this. Almost everyone around Trump ends up getting their lives ruined. Yet Trump us untouched. Here is the list so far:

-Mike Pence will never be able to run for elected office again

-Roger Stone and Paul Manafort are done for and broke as hell

- Jeff Sessions was repeatedly humiliated and then lost his safe Senate seat

-Kellyanne and George Conway's marital problems worsened and are all out in the public

-Michael Cohen lost his law license and went to prison

-Michael Flynn lied to federal authorities and is facing prison

-Jerry Falwell Jr and his most likely homosexual sex scandal

-Rudy Giuliani's probably going to get disbarred and lose the Dominion lawsuit

-Scott Pruitt was outed for excess spending (by Trump himself); he will never be able to run for office again

-Steve Bannon received a federal indictment over fraud and money laundering for building a wall

-Sydney Powell and L. Lin Wood ruined their credibility as a member of the bar

-John Bolton outfoxed himself and now is despised by Democrats, Republicans, and Trumpians.

-Rick Perry got blamed for a scandal he knew nothing of

-Mitch McConnell destroyed his legacy as an old-school Republican

-Sean Spicer had to whore himself out on Dancing with the Stars

- Rex Tillerson, James Matthis, and Wilbur Ross (very respectable men in their fields) all received public humiliation

by Former Republicanreplies 10812 hours ago

My wife wipes back to front.

She gets infections and I keep telling her to stop. Amy advice?

by Dawn replies 1612 hours ago

Giuliani's Law License is DEAD TO HIM

Good. He’s a piece of shit and should be arrested.

by Anonymousreplies 6412 hours ago

Any Canadians here listen to Drex?

Hot bear. Openly gay too.

Anyone here had him?

by Anonymousreplies 2212 hours ago

What Women Want: Gay Romance

A documentary about the fast-growing market of gay romance novels mostly written and read by women. Kinda interesting social phenomenon.

by Anonymousreplies 18712 hours ago

James Mason- The Most Underrated British Actor

Mr. James Mason is one of my favorite actors, however I feel he was never as recognized as his peers- Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Richard Burton, and Trevor Howard. Why is that?

Sidney Lumet said he was the greatest film actor of all time.

He was in some of the biggest films of his generation- Thunder Rock, Julius Caesar, A Star is Born, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, North by Northwest, Lolita, Child's Play, Voyage of the Damned, The Boys From Brazil, Salem's Lot, Evil Under the Sun, The Shooting Party, and my personal favorite The Verdict.

by Anonymousreplies 6013 hours ago

Britney Spears Says Dad Controls Her Pussy


by Anonymousreplies 3613 hours ago

🙄 🙄 🙄

I need water, SOMEBODY!

by Anonymousreplies 613 hours ago

Windows 11

Coming soon, to a computer near you

by Anonymousreplies 25713 hours ago

Priest's Habits

What's your favorite priest's habit?

I love the habit that they need to "test" a bunch of wine to make sure it's ok for the parishoners.

by Father Johnreplies 6213 hours ago

Old Los Angeles

Beautiful photos!

by Anonymousreplies 14513 hours ago

Pete Buttigieg wishes happy 32nd birthday to 32lb-overweight husband

I wonder what "new possibilities and adventures" Pete anticipates for Chasten this year?

by Anonymousreplies 5113 hours ago

How come Pro-Life people are invariably for capital punishment?

by Anonymousreplies 5913 hours ago

Medical Question: What does Arthritis Feel Like?

I know you're going to call me names, but I am curious.

by Anonymousreplies 013 hours ago

Yashar Ali has vanished

At least from Twitter. Nothing from him since June 10th or so. Where did he go?

by Anonymousreplies 814 hours ago

Julian Morris, Part 10

Last thread got murieled again.

by Anonymousreplies 12314 hours ago

Where are the unusual immigrant enclaves in your city or country?

I always find it interesting to find large pockets of immigrants in unlikely places.

For example, Somalis in Minneapolis and Portland (Maine), Indians in North and South Carolina, and Arabs in Detroit.

I wonder what attracted them to those places?

Any others?

by Anonymousreplies 18814 hours ago

Did any of you watch the Younger Finale?

Liza ended up with the tattooed freak at a bar, the one known as they them it. The gay one.

Gross and horrible ending.

by Anonymousreplies 914 hours ago

RuPaul's Drag Race: General/Off Season Discussion

A litter box for our between season posts.

by Anonymousreplies 40214 hours ago

How do you remove clutter from your life?

I feel like I'm drowning in junk that I don't need.

I want to sell some of it, but garage sales are too much work.

And I'm really lazy.

by Anonymousreplies 12814 hours ago

Are there celebs who aren't creeps

or pedos or rapists?

It seems everyday some new celeb is exposed as being a heinous human being doing heinous crimes. Are there any pure people in entertainment or is that industry just a wicked place full of vile and toxic behaviour?

by Anonymousreplies 2214 hours ago

This is Why Critical Race Theory is Important

I never knew about this detail regarding the 13th Amendment:

“In 1866, one year after the 13 Amendment was ratified (the amendment that ended slavery), Alabama, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, Florida, Tennessee, and South Carolina began to lease out convicts for labor (peonage). This made the business of arresting Blacks very lucrative, which is why hundreds of White men were hired by these states as police officers. Their primary responsibility was to search out and arrest Blacks who were in violation of Black Codes. Once arrested, these men, women and children would be leased to plantations where they would harvest cotton, tobacco, sugar cane. Or they would be leased to work at coal mines, or railroad companies. The owners of these businesses would pay the state for every prisoner who worked for them; prison labor.

It is believed that after the passing of the 13th Amendment, more than 800,000 Blacks were part of the system of peonage, or re-enslavement through the prison system. Peonage didn’t end until after World War II began, around 1940.

This is how it happened.

The 13th Amendment declared that "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction." (Ratified in 1865)

Did you catch that? It says, “neither slavery nor involuntary servitude could occur except as a punishment for a crime.” Lawmakers used this phrase to make petty offenses crimes. When Blacks were found guilty of committing these crimes, they were imprisoned and then leased out to the same businesses that lost slaves after the passing of the 13th Amendment. This system of convict labor is called peonage.

The majority of White Southern farmers and business owners hated the 13th Amendment because it took away slave labor. As a way to appease them, the federal government turned a blind eye when southern states used this clause in the 13th Amendment to establish laws called Black Codes.

Here are some examples of Black Codes: In Louisiana, it was illegal for a Black man to preach to Black congregations without special permission in writing from the president of the police. If caught, he could be arrested and fined. If he could not pay the fines, which were unbelievably high, he would be forced to work for an individual, or go to jail or prison where he would work until his debt was paid off. If a Black person did not have a job, he or she could be arrested and imprisoned on the charge of vagrancy or loitering.

This next Black Code will make you cringe. In South Carolina, if the parent of a Black child was considered vagrant, the judicial system allowed the police and/or other government agencies to “apprentice” the child to an "employer". Males could be held until the age of 21, and females could be held until they were 18. Their owner had the legal right to inflict punishment on the child for disobedience, and to recapture them if they ran away.

This (peonage) is an example of systemic racism - Racism established and perpetuated by government systems. Slavery was made legal by the U.S. Government. Segregation, Black Codes, Jim Crow and peonage were all made legal by the government, and upheld by the judicial system. These acts of racism were built into the system, which is where the term “Systemic Racism” is derived.

This is the part of "Black History" that most of us were never told about.”

by Anonymousreplies 2714 hours ago

Chris D’Elia Accused of Soliciting Nude Pictures From 17-Year-Old

Comedian Chris D’Elia was sued on Tuesday for allegedly soliciting nude photos from a 17-year-old girl.

According to the complaint, filed in federal court in Los Angeles, D’Elia sought and received more than 100 explicit images and videos from the girl over the course of several months.

The suit also says he had urged the girl to come to one of his shows, and then had sex with her. While they were having sex, according to the suit, he asked her age and she revealed that she was still in high school. He responded that that was “hot,” the suit states.

Afterward, the suit alleges that D’Elia continued to pressure her to send explicit photos. The suit also states that D’Elia would emotionally manipulate her, showering her with attention when she complied, but threatening to cut her off if she refused.

The suit accuses D’Elia of violating federal child pornography and child sexual exploitation statutes.

D’Elia was first accused of seeking explicit photos from teenagers last June, after he appeared in the second season of “You” on Netflix. On the show, he portrayed a comedian who sexually abuses teenage girls.

At the time, D’Elia said he “never knowingly pursued any underage women at any point.” But he also apologized for anything he may have done to give offense, saying he had let himself get caught up in his own lifestyle.

Last month, he released a YouTube video acknowledging that “I do have a problem.” He said he was “doing the work” to be a better role model to his son, and had been in recovery.

by Anonymousreplies 3314 hours ago

It's Friday, so tell me (more) about Kate Jackson.

DL, you are wise and experienced. Please continue to share your collective knowledge of actress Kate Jackson with me.

by Anonymousreplies 10514 hours ago

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills season 11 thread #2

somehow last thread was allowed to go to completion

the ladies are about to start talking about Erika's legal and marital woes

by Anonymousreplies 27514 hours ago

OMG: Braiding your hair is cultural appropriation

WTF. Apparently people with braids are yelled at for "stealing" "culture". That's like saying piercings are cultural appropriation. What does it say about a culture/cultures if ... knotting hair... is fiercely claimed as part of a culture/cultures? How bereft of real substance is there in those culture(s) that they have to desperately claim a manner of ... knotting hair?

Also, who cares. Cultural appropriation is a silly concept.

And why even do it? It's gross: when you braid, you're blocking segments of hair from being fully cleaned when you wash your hair. Microscopic detritus and residues get stuck between and in the knots. Why would a pretty girl do that? Especially those styles where you can see lines of bare scalp. It's gross in the way the honeycomb surface of tripe are gross—that weird biological grossness akin to the fear of clusters of holes, trypophobia.

by That second angle on that girl is not flattering. replies 21415 hours ago

The Real Housewives of NYC season 13 thread #2

original thread just got paywalled

so Leah is now branching out her feud with Heather to Carole as well. She got mad that Carole, close friend of Heather, blocked on her instagram even though Leah and Carole do not know each other. Why would Carole want to be instagram buddies with someone who was rude to her friend?

So Leah lashed out and attacked Carole over a 2007 photo of Carole and Ghislaine Maxwell

by Anonymousreplies 34215 hours ago

ANL Granted Right to Appeal the Summary Judgement of High Court in Favour of Meghan Markle!

This is more bad news for what is turning out to be, since the first Oprah interview, increasingly bad PR for the Sussexes.

Bear in mind, this means that ANL (the parent company of the Mail on Sunday, which published Markle Sr.'s letter (not in full, though), has been granted the right to challenge and try to overturn the Summary Judgement that Mr Justice Warby handed down so suddenly, without allowing the Defendant to present the expanded Defence he permitted them to include just a couple of months earlier.

Only if the Court of Appeal overturn's Warby's judgement does the case go back to the High Court for (finally) a trial. So, a trial is still nowhere in view.

Just the same, this is bad news for Meghan Duchess of Sussex, who thought it was done and dusted and she could just collect her damages.

It was also somewhat unexpected. The CoA must have found some reason in ANL's argument even to grant the right to appeal - the Appeals court is usually loathe to challenge a standing decision.

Should the unexpected happen, and the judgement be overturned, then a full trial will not be in doubt, and the PEOPLE Five can kiss their anonymity goodbye, the Palace Four (Knauf, Latham, Cohen, and Jones - that staff that Meghan's PR rep just called "incompetent and not up to the standard she demanded for her 'work') will be able to come forward with their version of events.

And as Meghan was stupid enough to call experienced, successful staff "incompetent" to excuse her treatment of them, they'll probably be only too delighted to appear as witnesses for ANL.

Really - they keep aiming for the Palace turrets, and instead the grenades just keep coming back through the windows of Casa Montecito.

The Oprah interview whilst Philip was dying and the Queen grieving, Harry's poorly received whingeing about his childhood and his parents and his grandparents, then the stupidity of the baby name debacle which left him branded as a liar including the registering of the domain names before he even called the Queen (how stupid can you get?), her book flopping, the nasty story about why Meghan left the Fiji Food Market event, Lacey's "re-editing" book making it clear the bullying story has legs, and now ANL, against all odds, granted the right to appeal Warby's suspiciously sudden Summary Judgement.

Not a good couple of months. I predict more grenades re titles and race conversations and victimhood and smearing of the poor girl . . . until they've built the Queen so solid a case for taking the titles and/or amending the 1917 Titles Act to restrict HRHs to children and grandchildren of direct heirs only that no one will do anything but applaud when she does.

by Character is destiny. Heraclitusreplies 2515 hours ago

Pelicans attacked, mutilated in California

If you see something or know something, please let the authorities and the Wetlands and Wildlife Care Center (a wildlife rehabilitation organization in Orange County) know.

by Anonymousreplies 4015 hours ago

Closeted Actor Sam Heughan - Part 8

Sam sharing his hotel suite with another guy: March 24 2019. "A friend who works at the hotel in Memphis where the glam people stay, told me he was staying there the night before but was under "deep cover". Only had room service, didn't come to the bar, never was seen checking in or out. Had a suite on the 7th floor with another guy who handle everything." "With Heughan, we've seen his boyfriends go dark on SM, we've seen him engage in laughably fake relationships with his co-star, friends and beards, we've seen him intimidated into babbling like a deer in the headlights when doing press (with his publicist babysitting him ) and basically driven into the Sunken Place of gay shame." Any SM linking Sam with anything gay has been scrubbed!! All the gay roles on you tube under his name are gone.. except one.. If you go under any of his gay roles they are all “deleted”. His private FB gone.. that was the most telling with the comments. MPC members questioned it and people are saying his FB was “hijacked”.. lmao!! Even comments about him “possibly” being gay, on his biggest fan website have been deleted During a recent podcast he once more used the word "partner"instead of girlfriend. He has used gender neutral words in interviews before.

by Anonymousreplies 3515 hours ago

Connor Jessup & Miles Heizer (part 37)

Continue here!

by Anonymousreplies 5615 hours ago

Halloween Kills New Teaser Trailer

Jamie Lee Curtis returns next October for what looks like a wonderfully gruesome trip back to Haddonfield. Let’s hope President Biden has America sufficiently vaccinated by then.

by Anonymousreplies 30815 hours ago

Wendy Williams

Is she OK?

by Anonymousreplies 415 hours ago

Modern Men in Short Shorts Part Three 🔥

Winter is coming but short shorts 🩳 are still hot!

by Anonymousreplies 20415 hours ago

“Love, Victor” season 2- Official Thread

I am starting it right now. I am way more excited than I need to be for this. Love season 1 and Love Simon.

What do you think will happen during season 2???

by Anonymousreplies 23615 hours ago

Lucas Hedges and Tommy Dorfman out and about in NYC

Stunning and brave non-binary announcements coming in 3,2,1…

by Anonymousreplies 12515 hours ago

Love Victor Showrunners promise teen sex within first few episodes of season 2, support from Hulu

A Hulu exec feared the show would remain PG-13 forever. The first question she asked them: when are the kids going to have sex? She breathed a sigh of relief upon hearing their answer.

by Anonymousreplies 42015 hours ago

Michael Cimino & George Sear cover Attitude Magazine

They look so good! Michael is a sexy little brown boy. Yum!

by Anonymousreplies 39015 hours ago

New Yorkers react to the sudden reopening

Only the NYT would have the gall to print the quote by Katheryn Wyld stating that being “on edge” is the only reason people are concerned about the recent spate of horrifying violent attacks, while also saying such worry is unfounded. Yes, let’s not blow those attacks out of proportion. Unbelievable.

by Anonymousreplies 46215 hours ago

Tyler Hoechlin Discussion Thread

Superman on CW I think. I find him gorgeous.

by Anonymousreplies 1715 hours ago

This OnlyFans Whore Is 🔥!

Hot little slut with a gorgeous face!

by Anonymousreplies 24715 hours ago

Lardos thread 12 - Butterballs Niall, Lewis and Gemma

New thread. Fatties unite! Niall is looking bloated and so much like a pig.

Gemma is celebrating cuz she said she will be off on her birthday? Another feast happening?

by Anonymousreplies 2815 hours ago

George Unda is DEAD to me.

Gay icon, George Unda has suddenly passed away. No mention of what has caused his death, only that his roommate found him dead.

by Anonymousreplies 3815 hours ago

List all the celebs and social media "famous" people who responded to Datalounge threads about them

I know it's happened several times over the years

it's rather hilarious

by Anonymousreplies 10915 hours ago

Guess being a "good guy with a gun" didn't work out

Police accidentally shoot armed civilian in Colorado mass shooting

by Anonymousreplies 115 hours ago

What happened to the "Britney Impassioned Plea" from yesterday?

I just logged on after work and couldn't find it in my watched threads, then when i searched for it and clicked on it, it said "thread not found" - twice. Why would that thread be deleted?

by Anonymousreplies 115 hours ago

Where did the rumor that Sharon Stone has type 1 diabetes come from?

I am type 1 diabetic myself, and have seen Stone cited as one of the "celebrity diabetics" before. There are countless diabetes-related websites that state she is. However, she herself has said this is not true. Was this another Mensa-esque faux pas that she started? It seems like such a weird thing to lie about.

by Anonymousreplies 215 hours ago

Peter Thiel Has 5 Billion Sitting In An IRA. It Is Not Taxable.

The next in ProPublica’s rich people tax avoidance stories.

Thiel purchased PRIVATE stock of PayPal when he was creating it at $.001 a share. He spent less than $1,700. This, of course was not the real value. He placed it into the newly created Clinton IRA. IRAs are intended as a middle class retirement vehicle. You cannot contribute if you have a salary over $110,000. He claimed $76,000 as a hedge fund manager at the time. The stock of course exploded in value. He then took the proceeds and used the money to invest in public companies. It could not be touched because it’s in an IRA.

It’s now worth five billion. Thousands of wealthy people use this tax dodge. The middle class are funding the rich. He is a complete piece of shit.

by Anonymousreplies 1615 hours ago

Early Mel Gibson Interview

I know he's got a lot of haters here, but you have to agree that he was super hot back in the day! That hair is fantastic.

by Anonymousreplies 2015 hours ago

Have you ever been ghosted? Why do people do it?

I got randomly ditched by a friend (J.C.) I’d grown close with. They just stopped responding to emails and texts out of the blue. I’m not sure what happened.

by Anonymousreplies 12215 hours ago

July Fourth Party Planning

Hi Guys. As you know, my post-Covid dinner party was a huge success and now I am beginning to plan my annual Independence Day party. Nothing to share just yet, but just want to whet your appetite.

by Gregreplies 19415 hours ago

Inside Daisy Clover

I am watching this for the first time and loving it. I’m about two-thirds of the way through.

I feel like Melora Swan during her breakdown and Wade Lewis represents COVID.

Katharine Bard is sublime and I already know Natalie is going to give it to me in her famous breakdown scene in the recording booth.

by She’s gotta HEARTACHE!replies 31715 hours ago

Hot dudes Twerking

Gym twerk

by Anonymousreplies 15115 hours ago

Coronavirus Megahtread 9: Year of Living Dangerously

The prrvious thread way paywalled. I searched but couldn't find anorher thread.

by Anonymousreplies 8115 hours ago

I'm a New Yorker who visited the Midwest for the first time. Here are 15 things that surprised me.

An article made for DL....

by Anonymousreplies 4515 hours ago

Excellent movie-But not your cup of tea.

What film have you watched and thought it was excellent- maybe even a masterpiece, but at the end you just don’like?

Psycho- 1960

I think it is so well done. The few times I have watched it I have noticed how well built this movie is. But I am not afraid in the shower. I have always thought Janet Leigh was in more great movies than her talent deserved. Vera Miles isn’t as interesting as she is in Hitchcock’s ‘ The Wrong Man” with Fonda ( a very underrated film). I also think the look of film reminds me of an episode of “ Alfred Hitchcock Presents”.

by Anonymous replies 1615 hours ago

What's the best drug you've ever used?

I guess you could quibble about lumping cocaine and crack cocaine together. I've used the former but not the latter, but crackheads have told me the crack high is similar to the coke high; just much more intense. (Perhaps it's the same with amphetamines/methamphetamine.)

In any event ...

As much as I loved coke, MDMA was the cleanest, most glorious high I've ever experienced. And I only used it once.

As of May, though, I've been clean for ten years.

by Neely O'Hara replies 23215 hours ago

The first gay Miss America announces that she is pregnant and she and her wife are to be parents

Pregnancy in same sex relationships is becoming much more a mainstream or more commonplace part of gay life much faster than I expected.

by Anonymousreplies 115 hours ago

OMG look at his tits - too much?

Daniel Antoine

by Anonymousreplies 1915 hours ago

The Handmaid's Tale - When are they going to end this shit already?

I want to see the series through but they're beating the shit out of it. Do Margaret Atwood and Elizabeth Moss need that much cash? Moss has become an exec producer and has become even more insufferable with the character. The show has turned into total horror porn, torture, and brutal murdering way outside what the original story and early series would have portrayed. Nearly every scene of each episode holds on Moss' face, or her being brutalized or threatened in some way. Every episode ends with Moss staring shockingly into the camera. Like, every single one. She's clearly a megalomaniac and is no doubt driving the long stretch.

It just premiered this week and they've got it set for another episode next year. What is it about American television and its inability to let a story/series play out naturally instead of squeezing every bit of life and like out of it?

by Anonymousreplies 52015 hours ago

WHET Chandler Massey

Last public appearance was March - and virtual at that. Instagram and Twitter gone dark. Causationnation obviously an embarrassment. DOOL a distant mammary. Was his confidence just not enough to overcome his incompetence? I'm at a loss. Please Datalounge, please help me make sense of it all.

by Anonymousreplies 11615 hours ago

Great series of beach photos to put you in the mood for summer.

This is a nice bunch of vintage photos of celebrities, posed and unposed, at the beach. What's your favorite?

by my fav is this one of Joan with her perfect man!replies 1116 hours ago

Princess Diana's Scared Note: 'My Husband Is Planning an Accident'

Prince Charles was questioned by the U.K. police in 2005 about the death of his ex-wife, Princess Diana, according to a new report.

The probe was part of Operation Paget, the investigation into the various conspiracy theories surrounding Diana's death launched by the British Metropolitan Police in 2004.

Former head of Scotland Yard John Stevens told the Daily Mail that he spoke to Prince Charles about a note that Princess Diana wrote in 1995 which said, "My husband is planning 'an accident' in my car, brake failure and serious head injury," so that he could marry Tiggy Legge-Bourke, a nanny for Prince William and Prince Harry. Charles and Diana divorced in 1996.

Prince Charles was interviewed at St. James's Palace as a witness two years into the investigation, after the note became public in 2003.

"Yes, allegations had been made about the Prince of Wales and other royals but we had to find or examine the [existing] evidence before we approached him with formal questions," Stevens told the outlet. "We found no other evidence to support the scenario suggested in Diana's note."

"We were left with the note, which in itself was not enough to make Charles a formal suspect," he continued. "If he chose to assist Operation Paget, he would be doing so voluntarily as a potential witness. We would not be interviewing him under caution."

Stevens reportedly read the note to Prince Charles then asked him: "Why do you think the princess wrote this note, sir?"

The royal replied, "I did not know anything about [the note] until it was published in the media."

"You didn't discuss this note with her, sir?" Stevens asked, to which Charles said, "No, I did not know it existed."

When asked, "Do you know why the princess had these feelings, sir?" Charles replied, "No, I don't."

"At the end of the day he was incredibly cooperative because he had nothing to hide," Stevens told the Daily Mail.

Although Prince Charles, now 72, cooperated with the investigation, his father, Prince Philip, declined to assist in the investigation. He returned a request to comment on the allegations with three words, "No, thank you."

Princess Diana's note was written around the time she did her famous BBC Panorama interview with Martin Bashir.

An inquiry conducted by former supreme court judge John Dyson found last month that Bashir used "deceitful methods" to secure the interview by commissioning fake bank statements.

Stevens regretted that he and his officers did not interview Bashir.

"If there'd been an allegation then that Bashir had produced allegedly fake documents to Princess Diana, which is a criminal offense, we'd have investigated it. My goodness me, we would have done," he said. "But this has only come out recently, which is unfortunate.

by Anonymousreplies 12016 hours ago

The Rachel Maddow Show On MSNBC: Official Appreciation Thread


by Anonymousreplies 7416 hours ago

“No One Wants to Work Anymore”. No One Wants to Deal With Karen Kunt & Spawn for Shitty Tips

After seeing how service workers were treated during the pandemic, I don’t blame them!

by Anonymousreplies 816 hours ago

Chrissy Teigen has lost her deals with Target, Macy’s and now Bloomingdales

Who will be next?

I actually feel bad for her now. We all make mistakes!

by Anonymousreplies 49316 hours ago

Let's be a Church

I'm the old woman who refuses to sing contemporary songs.

"Why can't we just sing a hymn, dammit?!!!!"

by Anonymousreplies 10816 hours ago


Michael Cimino says he's catching tons of heat for playing a gay character in "Love, Victor" ... and he claims some haters are even threatening his life.

Michael, who plays the title character in the Hulu romance series, says he's getting ripped by some people in the LGBTQ community for taking a gay role when he's straight in real life.

MC told Attitude -- a gay magazine in the U.K. -- he was expecting to catch flak going into the project, but now says some of the reaction is crossing the line. The 21-year-old star is fully aware many people have a problem with straight actors getting gay roles while gay actors are often forced to stay in the closet. Michael's promising to be an ally by continuing to fight for LGBT rights ... even after he's done playing the role of Victor.

Sounds like Michael's getting heat from all angles, including from his own family. He says some of his own relatives are spouting off homophobic comments about the show and his character ... something he didn't expect.

by Anonymousreplies 6316 hours ago

Joshua Bassett comes out


by Anonymousreplies 7216 hours ago

Who was the best ever Best Actress Oscar winner, by decade? 1970s edition

So we are moving swiftly along now, please share your thoughts and opinions on who was the most deserving Best Actress Oscar Winner of the 1970s.

Its a solid line up but who gets your vote as greatest stand-out?

Who was snubbed? Who should have been there? Who stood the test of time?

by Anonymousreplies 2316 hours ago

The original version of "Alone"

I did not know Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly - who have cowritten so many popular songs for Cyndi Lauper, The Pretenders and the Bangles - also wrote this (under their band name i Ten).

by Anonymousreplies 116 hours ago

Who is nellier: Dan Levy or Bowen Yang?

Cast your votes.

by Anonymousreplies 1116 hours ago

Violent MAGA and Proud Boys RIOTS and TERRORIST ATTACK in the Capitol - PART 5

Here is part 5 for those who wish to continue.

Link to Part 4:

by Anonymousreplies 44316 hours ago

Do you believe that directors (intentionally or not) inject their personality/world views into their films?

I think there's something to it. Actor Judge Reinhold said something interesting in an interview one time: "There's so much more of a director's personality inherent in a movie than they even want you to know."

by Anonymousreplies 016 hours ago

Stonewall NYC

Was historic for gays

In the last few years been a great place for lesbians

But during Pride week seems best for straights

I feel this is a fair summation

by Anonymousreplies 216 hours ago


gee, that was quick! Talk about mentally ill. After his last HUMILIATING fiasco with Jack Mackenroth ....he has the nerve to rope someone else into his revolving door of tragedy. this queen is toxic and wears 5 PAIRS OF SOCKS BECAUSE HE SKIPS LEG DAY!!😂😂😂😂😂

by Anonymousreplies 35816 hours ago

Marjorie Taylor Greene thinks the Plan B pill "kills babies"

Bless her heart

by Anonymousreplies 816 hours ago

NYC DLers: Please Don't Vote for Eric Adams for Mayor

He is a clown, clownier than Andrew Yang.

by Anonymousreplies 50616 hours ago

All About Minka Kelly, Trevor Noah's Reported Girlfriend

One of the surprise new celebrity couples from last summer is still going strong. According to multiple reports, Minka Kelly, 40, is dating The Daily Show host (and 2021 Grammys host) Trevor Noah, 37. The pair was first linked back in August, with a source telling People that they had been quietly seeing each other for "several months" and were quarantining at Noah's New York City apartment. They have yet to confirm the rumors themselves, and at the Grammys, Noah posed solo on the red carpet.

But the outlet now reports that Kelly and Noah could be living together. Until they confirm the reporting, here's a few things to know about Kelly, her most famous roles, and what's known about her and Noah's private romance.

by Anonymousreplies 3716 hours ago

Jeff Lewis Before and After Eyelid Surgery

I don't see the difference. He needs surgery on his personality.

Flipping Out star Jeff Lewis revealed his new look after undergoing what he calls a 'cutting edge' cosmetic procedure.

The reality TV star and SiriusXM host, 51, shared before and after photos of his face to Instagram on Monday, June 21 following a fat repositioning surgery on his eyes earlier this month.

The star had previously detailed the procedure on his radio show Jeff Lewis Live in mid-May, sharing that his end goal was to 'look rested.'

by Anonymousreplies 1716 hours ago

BREAKING: Kim Kardashian Admits to Clogging Toilet with HUGE Number Two

Breaking in the Daily Mail.

by Anonymousreplies 2716 hours ago

Longtime L.A. gay bar Oil Can Harry’s closing after 52 years

New owner seeks to replace it with a Jazz venue

by Anonymous replies 1916 hours ago

Cohen vs Scaramucci

You're forced to have sex with one of Trump's ex-right hand men. Who do you choose to do the deed with?

by Anonymousreplies 2816 hours ago

What the fuck did I Just read?

This entire article sounds delusional.

by Anonymousreplies 3216 hours ago

I Drove All Niiiiight...

Crapped in your room

Is that all right?

I drove all niiiiiight

by Anonymousreplies 016 hours ago

Joy Behar tries to erase her homophobic joke bout gay football player

The View host Joy Behar has been slammed as homophobic for making a crude joke about 'penetration in the end zone' and asking 'is it really that big a deal?' after Carl Nassib became the first active NFL player to come out as gay on Tuesday.

Behar and her colleagues were discussing Carl Nassib's announcement on their ABC show when she kicked off the segment saying: 'I know he's the first active NFL player ever to come as gay but come on it's 2021, is this such a big deal?'

Then, after being told by her co-hosts that it was a big deal, she joked: 'You know after they said penetration in the end zone they lost me.’

Her co-hosts Anna Navarro, Sara Haines and Meghan McCain grimaced but she carried on, saying: 'I don't know that this is such a big deal.'

She said that because other athletes in different sports had come out as gay before, Nassib's announcement - the first from a player who is still playing in the NFL - was 'not that big of a deal'.

Later, Behar made some attempt to apologize for the crudeness of her joke but she stood by her sentiment that the announcement shouldn't get as much attention.

'I just long for the days where you can just be gay in the world and it doesn’t become a big deal.

'That inappropriate joke I made for daytime television - scratch it. Make believe I never said it. We'll be right back.'

Twitter users immediately slammed her joke and her comments that it was not such a big deal.

One said it was time for Behar to resign, writing: 'Gay jokes were NEVER funny. Get a clue'.

by Anonymousreplies 29916 hours ago

Girl, this Article on Yashar Ali is Fabulous, Too

Continuation of thread about DL's favorite photoshopped grifter.

by Kathy Greplies 12816 hours ago

Hamptons Double Date! SJP, Alec Baldwin, & Spouses

Rich people on parade! SJP with gray roots. Alec's hair: gray but thick. Under-eye bags make Alec look tired. Hilaria in high, pointy heels, aware she might get pap'd. Matthew Broderick ... sigh. I'd like to stage an intervention. No flip-flops sited!

by Anonymousreplies 16116 hours ago

Yeah for NEPA!

It's BY FAR, they best part of the state!

by Anonymousreplies 316 hours ago

Whitney destroys Janet, Paula Abdul in 1990 clip

Cissy Houston's advice: Don't sell out, it will all be alright in the end.

Was she right?

by Anonymousreplies 13316 hours ago

Carl Nassib is a Registered Republican

He came out as GAY, not any other letter, but he's a Trumper.

I don't see how anyone can be happy about this except the Log Cabin Nazis.

by Anonymousreplies 36716 hours ago

Karen Carpenter died on this day in 1983

A star on Earth, a star in heaven.

by Anonymousreplies 9317 hours ago

Part 2: Raiders player Carl Nassib comes out as gay, first active player in NFL history

The maybe Republican football player has come out as gay. His political status is up in the air but he's a hottie who ass I'd like to see up in the air. Present hole you trailblazer you.

Oh and he's the first active openly gay NFL player.

by Anonymousreplies 25517 hours ago

Forgotten movie stars of the golden age who deserve to be remembered, who are they ?

Mine is the lovely and talented Maureen O'Sullivan. One of the prettiest actresses ever, modern, graceful and classy, She was Thalberg's fav, and put a very handsome 9 movies in the top 10 in the 30's, only one of them a "Tarzan", which gives and idea of her popularity, even though she was rarely the lead. Giving childhood friend and classmate Vivien Leigh a good run for her money, both in the looks and talent department in "a yank at Oxford", Thalberg's early death was a blow to her rising career. Francis Scott F. was a fan. Then she married a slime bag and the rest is movie trash history, but I put her first on top of my list, the runner u being Merle Oberon...

by Anonymousreplies 59017 hours ago

Joe Flanigan Denies Claims He Supported Gay Marriage Ban Prop 8

Joe Flanigan Denies Claims He Supported Gay Marriage Ban Prop 8

By On Top Magazine Staff; Published: May 13, 2011

Actor Joe Flanigan has chided an Internet commenter for claiming he supported Proposition 8, California's gay marriage ban.

The 44-year-old star of cabler Syfy's science fiction drama Stargate Atlantis was livid at claims made by a poster using the name SeedyPetee on the UK forums site

"I go to a lot of sci-fi cons and have spoken with a lot of people who've worked with him," the user wrote. "Joe is from a very conservative family background. He refused to do any shirtlessness on the Stargate series because he purposely did not want to attract the same kind of 'gay following' that Michael Shanks and Ben Browder have. He's SO not down with the gays that when California had the Proposition 8 thing going on, Joe donated money to have it PASSED, which made him pretty unpopular with the rest of his open-minded cast mates."

Flanigan denied the claims in a tweet to his more than 17,000 followers: "Somebody named seedypetee spreading lies. Naughty boy. We will expose you. Never supported Prop 8. I embrace ALL my fans."

by Anonymousreplies 3217 hours ago

Lots of hetero women are turned on by controlling, dominating men.

Such as Nigella Lawson. The attraction is real and relevant -and very politically incorrect.

by Anonymousreplies 13817 hours ago

"Dave" on FXX; anyone else watching?

Season 2 has three episodes out so far. It's really uneven, but I'm sticking with it. Episode three was something else, including all the gay stuff between Dave & Benny. What is Benny Medina's deal? Some of those scenes were pretty convincing because of him. I know this show doesn't shy away from male nudity, or male intimacy (last season with Dave's friend/manager in the bathtub with him). But this was another level.

Thr first session was a knockout in my opinion. You think the show's one way, then it goes another way. The Gata episode was brilliant. I cried.

by Anonymousreplies 717 hours ago

Garrett Nolan

So much potential .. yet, so misguided.

by Anonymousreplies 10517 hours ago

Is the Gloria Grahame biography any good?

Hard to find a cheap copy, I wonder if it's worth it?

by Anonymousreplies 1017 hours ago

Matt Bomer face update

Oh, Duckling.

by Anonymousreplies 4617 hours ago

Family Karma Teases New Drama, New Relationships and New Cast Members in Season 2 Trailer

Family Karma, the first Indian American reality show, which follows nine young Indian American friends, will return to Bravo for season 2 on June 2.

by Anonymousreplies 6017 hours ago

Do you take TEPEZZA for your BULGING EYES?


I didn't even know that BULGING EYES was a thing.

How embarassing!

by Anonymousreplies 817 hours ago

Christopher Walken and Robert Wagner

Before Robert LaTourneaux from Boys in the Band died, he mentioned that when he was hustling one of his clients was Walken, who seems to have flown under the radar as far as his gayness is concerned.

"[LaTourneaux] gave an interview to a gay magazine naming his famous married closeted bisexual lovers, alleging one of them to have been Academy Award-winning actor Christopher Walken. He also accused Walken of having an affair with another married actor, Robert Wagner, on the night of actress Natalie Wood's (Wagner's wife) unexplained death."

The night before Natalie's death, the skipper wrote that he spent the night with her on Catalina while Walken and Wagner spent the night on the boat. This is why the real story about Natalie's death has never come out.

by Anonymousreplies 417 hours ago

Meghan’s book flop

Meghan Markle’s children’s book is already heading for the bargain bins as sales flopped and it was panned by critics.

by Anonymousreplies 13617 hours ago

What are the Best Onlyfans accounts?

Preferably guys who aren’t found in studio porn, like The Silent Real below:

by Anonymousreplies 27617 hours ago

Why Is Jennifer Aniston In The Middle?

After all if they were sitting according to billing, then Courtney Cox would be in the middle (Aniston-Cox-Kudrow)

But then again, shouldn't the tallest be in the middle. Which in this case would be Lisa Kudrow

But it is Jennifer Aniston smack dab in the middle, with the two other women just sitting on the side like after thoughts.


by Anonymousreplies 2217 hours ago

Prince of Wales gave Duke and Duchess of Sussex a ‘substantial sum’ to start new life

When the Duke of Sussex told Oprah Winfrey that his family had “literally” cut him off financially, sources close to the Prince of Wales could not hide their surprise.

The bank statements, they said, told a different story.

It has now emerged that the Prince of Wales gave the Duke and Duchess a “substantial sum” when they stepped back from their official roles, apparently contradicting Prince Harry’s claim that they had only been able to afford their new life in California because of his inheritance from his mother.

The Clarence House annual review revealed that Prince Charles gave a total of £4.5 million to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex during the last financial year, down from £5.6 million the previous year.

A Clarence House spokesperson confirmed that it included a "substantial sum" to help the Sussexes following their departure from royal life, payments that ended last summer.

“As we'll all remember in January 2020 when the Duke and Duchess announced that they were going to move away from the working Royal family, the Duke said that they would work towards becoming financially independent,” the spokesperson said.

“The Prince of Wales … allocated a substantial sum to support them with this transition.”

He described the couple's departure from the working Royal family as "a matter of enormous sadness to the family,” but added: “The Prince wanted to help make this work.

“I betray no confidence when I say they've been very successful in becoming financially independent.”

It also emerged that the investigation into alleged bullying by the Duchess of Sussex, which is being conducted by an external law firm, is being paid for privately.

Buckingham Palace declined to confirm which member of the Royal family was footing the bill but said no taxpayers’ money was being spent on the probe.

Details of the review were expected to be included in the annual report, but it has not yet been completed and aides declined to reveal when its conclusions might be published.

A spokesperson for the Sussexes insisted that there was no contradiction on timings and that it was “inaccurate” to suggest otherwise.

“The Duke’s comments during the Oprah interview were in reference to the first quarter of the fiscal reporting period in the UK, which starts annually in April,” she said.

“This is the same date that the ‘transitional year’ of the Sandringham agreement began and is aligned with the timeline that Clarence House referenced.”

In the interview, the Duke told Oprah: “my family literally cut me off financially… in the first half, the first quarter of 2020. But I’ve got what my mum left me, and, without that, we would not have been able to do this.”

Buckingham Palace has also admitted it was failing in its efforts to improve diversity as it published staffing figures for the first time, in the wake of the Sussexes’ racism allegations.

The Sovereign Grant report, published on Thursday, revealed that 8.5 per cent of employees at the palace are from an ethnic minority background. Aides said they hoped to increase that figure to 10 per cent by the end of 2022.

A senior palace source acknowledged they “must do more” to improve diversity, adding: “We are not where we would like to be despite our efforts.”

The aide said the figures had been published so there could be “no place to hide” and they could be held accountable if no progress was made.

Clarence House revealed that eight per cent of its staff were from ethnic minority backgrounds, which it also admitted was "not where we need to be".

It comes just months after the Sussexes accused the Royal family of racism, claiming that concerns had been raised about the colour of their unborn son’s skin tone.

In the UK, around 13 per cent of the UK population is from a minority ethnic background.

by Anonymousreplies 717 hours ago

Cut off your nose to spite your face

Have you ever overreacted in a stupid way to an unimportant situation and regretted it?

by Anonymousreplies 418 hours ago

La Garfield to star in miniseries adaptation of “Under the Banner of Heaven”

For Olmec Lance Black.

by Anonymousreplies 218 hours ago

Pre- and post-porn interviews

Some of these are just depressing. I just saw one where a guy was tied and gangbanged by a bunch of dudes and he looked like he was on the verge of tears in his post-porn interview. The interviewer asked him how getting tied-up and flogged in front of a group of laughing mocking guys felt like and the guy looked like he was going to lose it. I lost my hard-on looking at that and now I'm sad.

by Anonymousreplies 318 hours ago

IKEA and their racist Juneteenth Menu

I'm more bothered they spelled it potatoe salad.

by Anonymousreplies 4218 hours ago

Biggest Lies Told on Datalounge!

“I don’t like ranch dressing” and “My family owns several European villas with bidets throughout” are a couple that come to mind.

by Anonymousreplies 12818 hours ago

EastEnders on Britbox US

I'm aware that since the new episodes ended due to COVID that the BBC has been showing behind-the-scenes episodes with some of the show's actors.

Britbox US does not have the license to show them. For those of you in the UK, how are the current episodes ?

Can't wait for "Season Two" to start up in the fall. What are your predictions?

by Anonymousreplies 36618 hours ago

CANCELLED due to Corona Virus, part 2

Old thread:

by Anonymousreplies 33718 hours ago

Amazon Prime Days

Anyone buy anything? It's over at midnight.

I bought a small electric lawn mower for $50 that can be converted to an edger. I also got 3 streaming channels (Paramount, AMC+ and Showtime for 99 cents for 2 months).

by Anonymousreplies 618 hours ago

Actors who have appeared nude on stage

Which actors have appeared completely nude on stage? I know many of them have done performances early in their careers as actors, baring all for the world to see.

by Anonymousreplies 55818 hours ago

What are your favourite "world fusion" musicians/songs?

There's not a really great term to describe what I mean, but I know many use "world fusion". In the past year or so, I've found myself really attracted to music that takes on more of a fusion of styles from around the world; a merging of western and other styles.

It really begun when I discovered Natacha Atlas a little while back, followed by looking into Transglobal Underground, for whom she used to sing. From there I found Nitin Sawhney and Sheila Chandra. Then, on thinking about it, I've always been a fan of Kate Bush who did a lot of this kind of thing too. Listening to Siouxsie and the Banshees shows they did it a bit as well. Of course, there's Peter Gabriel and Paul Simon (who I don't like much) and David Byrne (who I do). The mixing of sounds from around the world, the thinning of boundaries between genres, it's much more interesting for me to listen to these days. Checking out Basement Jaxx recently, I loved how a song like "Hey U" starts off sounding like something out of Carnival and seemlessly merges into Romani music, while being sung by a Scandinavian artist and based around western House music.

Any favourites/recommendations?

by Anonymousreplies 16718 hours ago

Flirting for fun

My frau coworker is a prude. She thinks it is gross and inappropriate for (young) adults to harmlessly flirt with teenagers. I don’t think so. I think it helps to build confidence and teach straight teens how to interact with the opposite sex, and for gaylings it can also be a useful tool in socialization. I don’t see it as having to be sexual. Some of my fondest teenage memories are of times when men and women in their twenties flirted with me. It made me fee good about myself.

by Anonymousreplies 2618 hours ago

Steven Pinker: These Are the Grammar Rules You Don't Need to Follow

Steven Pinker—the Harvard cognitive scientist who also chairs the Usage Panel of the American Heritage Dictionary—is not a fan of many of the “rules” one finds in modern guides to grammar and usage, not to mention finger-wagging language columns.

That's part of the reason he wrote The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century, which just came out today: Even though Pinker has long been a fan of Strunk & White's and other style guides, he realized that they are often larded with proscriptions that exist simply because they have been passed down from earlier, different eras, rather than because they are based on any sound grammatical logic or understanding of linguistics (Strunk & White, he notes early on, “misdefined terms such as phrase, participle, and relative clause”). For example, Pinker argues, in many cases it’s perfectly fine—in fact, desirable—to dangle participles, split infinitives, describe things in the passive voice, and engage in various other practices frequently frowned upon by our most authoritative style sources.

But The Sense of Style is also a broader look at why there’s so much bad writing in the world—Pinker takes specific aim at certain types of professional and academic prose that he finds unreadable. And his advice about how to avoid such writing is couched in cognitive-science theories that help him advise readers not just on how to write better, but on why certain decisions lead to smoother, easier-to-parse prose. (He also draws lighthearted examples from frequently interspersed comics ranging from Doonesbury to xkcd.)

In a recent interview with Science of Us, Pinker explained “the curse of knowledge,” offered an explanation for why Twitter debates are so awful, and expounded on the usefulness of the word ain’t.

by Anonymousreplies 1618 hours ago

What's Whoopi Worth?

Whoopi Goldberg says in this video that she had blown through all of her savings and had no money to live on when she was hired to do The View.

Today, her net worth is estimated to be $60 million.

Is that possible? Supposedly, Celebrity Net Worth and similar sites are pretty reliable, using publicly available tax, real estate and other data to estimate assets.

If Whoopi Goldberg managed to attain $60 million from leveraging her role on The View, then she's made some great business decisions in recent years.

Remember, she says she started the show with no savings at all. Joy Behar has been on The View for 25 years and her estimated net worth is half Whoopi's at $30 million.

Strangely, Sunny Hostin's net worth is only estimated to be $3 million. That seems unlikely given how long she has been on The View, plus she has done an Investigation Discovery series, writes chick lit novels, etc.

by Anonymousreplies 2218 hours ago

OAN host calls for mass executions of those responsible for 'overthrowing' Trump

One America News' Pearson Sharp made a broad and terrifying argument in a segment that first aired Tuesday night, falsely asserting that "hundreds of thousands" of Americans were involved in a "coup" against former President Donald Trump. Those who worked to overthrow Trump, Sharp went on, should be dealt with — permanently.

"What happens to all these people who are responsible for overthrowing the election?" Sharp asks in his segment, while implying that state election audits would eventually reveal a Trump victory. Well "in the past," he declares, "America had a very good solution for dealing with such traitors: Execution."

Since the election, OAN has continued to peddle lies and conspiracy theories in support of Trump's assertion that the 2020 election was rigged, The Daily Beast writes, although the network was previously reported to have quietly removed claims of election fraud from its website for fear of a lawsuit from Dominion Voting Systems.

by Anonymousreplies 1819 hours ago

Archie Harrison and Lilibet Will Still Be Prince and Princess—Thanks to Camilla Parker Bowles, Expert Says

Archie Harrison and his sister Lili may still be prince and princess after all. And they could have Camilla Parker Bowles to thank for it.

Prominent royal historian Robert Lacey has told U.K. paper The Times that the issue has been discussed at the “highest level” and that the queen will not change existing rules, which would ultimately see Archie and Lili named prince and princess, in her lifetime. Any move to deprive the children of their titles would likely have to be made by Charles in the first hours of his reign, when, Lacey expects, he will be too busily focused on getting Camilla elevated to queen to be distracted by such peripheral projects.

Lacey has previously told The Daily Beast that he expects Charles to unilaterally declare Camilla queen the moment he is named king, disregarding a long standing agreement for her to be known as “princess consort.”

It was reported Sunday that Harry was angered at the time of the Oprah interview because Prince Charles had allegedly made moves to ensure Harry and Meghan’s children could never officially be princes or princesses.

It was reported that a source told the Mail on Sunday: “Harry and Meghan were told Archie would never be a prince, even when Charles becomes king.” The couple were said to have been told this just before they filmed their interview with Winfrey.

The source was quoted as saying: “This is what nobody realized from the interview. The real thing was that Charles was going to take active steps to strip Archie of his ultimate birthright.”

However now Lacey, whose newly updated book Battle of Brothers is being serialized by The Times in the U.K., told that paper he believes such an outcome is unlikely.

Who will or will not be a prince or princess is essentially in the gift of the reigning monarch meaning that while Charles could change the rules the moment he becomes king, as things stand right now it would be down to the queen to change the “letters patent,” laid down by George V in 1917, which currently dictate that Archie and his sister Lili will become prince and princess when their grandfather is monarch.

Lacey told The Times: “It is clear to me that the queen and her advisers have discussed this issue at the highest level, and that the future royal status of Archie and Lili is not in jeopardy in her lifetime.

“It is possible that Prince Charles may try to remove royal status from the Sussex children when he comes to the throne but that does not seem likely.

“His priority then will be to gain popular support for upgrading the status of Camilla from princess consort to queen consort, and he is not likely to court unpopularity by removing HRH status from Archie and Lili.”

Hugo Vickers, another constitutional expert, told The Times: “When the queen dies, Archie and Lilibet become prince and princess.”

The interventions come after it was reported on Sunday that Harry and Meghan’s children were set to be denied their “birthright” titles owing to an anticipated intervention by Prince Charles to change the rules around.

An infuriated Prince Harry reportedly agreed to do his explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey just 24 hours after being told that part of the price he would pay for leaving the royal family would be to lose his beloved military titles, roles, and associations.

Harry is known to have been dismayed by the removal of his ceremonial army titles, which included Captain General of the Royal Marines, which he was gifted by Prince Philip. The affront was particularly acute as Harry is the only living member of the royal family, with the exception of Prince Andrew, to have seen active service. Harry served two tours of duty in Afghanistan.

A source told the Sun: “There was a bust-up just before Oprah but it wasn’t to do with Archie’s title.

“That had been known and discussed for quite a while.

“Harry and Meghan were very cross before Oprah because the final Megxit separation had just been signed off which included Harry not keeping military roles.

by Anonymousreplies 18119 hours ago

Does anyone else loathe Anderson Cooper?

Don't get me wrong. I once said here that Anderson Cooper was like a luxury liner at the dawn of the jet age. He was so refined and above-it-all.

Was Anderson always this much of a charmless fake and phony? He is obviously aging rapidly and his career prospects are diminishing, however I find this kind of coordinated publicity desperate and so cringeworthy. You just know he called that creepy "Jess" Cagle to make it happen.

AC360 seemed essential at the beginning of the Trump years, but once he rolled his eyes at Kellyanne Conway- so frigging unprofessional - he began his downward slide. I haven't seen an episode in over a year and I even missed his birthday show.

So does anyone else feel as I do or are you still a steady viewer of his show?

by Anonymousreplies 21519 hours ago

Oh, look, the New York Post invented texts from Hunter Biden

Why are they so obsessed with him?

by Anonymousreplies 119 hours ago

Ryan Phillippe Turned Me Gay

I wasn’t attracted to men until I saw him in the late 90’s.

by Anonymousreplies 13819 hours ago

The most powerful player in the WNBA is a dude in a dress.

Editor's note: Layshia Clarendon, who identifies as transgender and nonbinary, uses he/him, she/her, and they/them pronouns interchangeably. We do so throughout this piece. We also introduce the preferred pronouns for others who appear in this story and for whom pronouns are used.

by Anonymousreplies 319 hours ago

Delta variant of COVID-19 a rising concern in Los Angeles County

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- While overall COVID-19 rates remain relatively low in Southern California amid continuing vaccination efforts, officials are increasingly worried about a growing threat from the delta variant.

Public health officials are reporting dozens of cases of the COVID-19 delta variant in Southern California.

by Anonymousreplies 5319 hours ago

Psychotherapist: Straight Dudes are falling in love with other Men

We need an alphabet for this identity

by Anonymousreplies 519 hours ago

Queen Elizabeth Will Be Dead Within The Year

Bookmark me. Statistically elderly couples die not far apart.

by Camillareplies 50719 hours ago

The Real Housewives of NYC season 13 premieres May 4th at 9 PM

meh trailer. Some moments look interesting others not so much. Only 5 full cast members this season. 2 friends including Heather.

Still not a fan of Leah and I'm beyond sick of Ramona and weird nosed, drunken Sonja

by Anonymousreplies 51919 hours ago

What happened to Sky Stallone’s face?

I know he’s old now, and not the hunk I crushed on as a small gayling during Rocky 4 and 5 and Demolition Man, but my goodness. He looks like shit.

by Anonymousreplies 1119 hours ago

Who is Paris Jackson's biological father?

Has this ever been figured out and I just missed it?

by OPreplies 5519 hours ago

Pairings in erotic fan fiction you want to see, and don't want to see

Want to see: Mr. Grant and Ted Baxter.

Don't want to see: Olivia Walton and Grandma Walton.

by Anonymousreplies 1419 hours ago

Angelina and Brad are officially going back to Court

Will it ever end?!

by Anonymousreplies 15919 hours ago

Tomi Lahren is a fucking joke

I love that she wants to see Britney free, and that is a topic most people agree on, but did she need to make herself look like a damned fool?

by Anonymousreplies 319 hours ago

Bronze Avery Teams Up With Kevin McHale For “Happy With Nothing”

So good! Gay excellence!

by Anonymousreplies 319 hours ago

Joey Pollari's Album 'About Men' Is About "Queer Loving and Seeing"

The gay Love, Simon actor discusses his turn to music and his first single and music video, "Fickle."

by Anonymousreplies 8319 hours ago

Ron "Duh" Santis signs legislation requiring universities to survey students and professors about their beliefs

And yet conservatives bitch about the "nanny state" and "thought police"

by Anonymousreplies 11619 hours ago

Gio Benitez and Tommy Didario Celebrate their 5th Wedding Anniversary

It’s not until April 16, but they’ve already begun, celebrating! Cheers to the happy couple!

by Anonymousreplies 22119 hours ago

I think "Exorcist II: The Heretic" is the worst major motion picture ever made

At least in the top 5. Re-watching it recently reminded me its not a bit scary but a lot laughable. It basically ended Linda Blair's career.

"Friedkin saw half an hour of the film: "I was at Technicolor and a guy said 'We just finished a print of Exorcist II, do you wanna have a look at it?' And I looked at half an hour of it and I thought it was as bad as seeing a traffic accident in the street. It was horrible. It's just a stupid mess made by a dumb guy – John Boorman by name, somebody who should be nameless, but in this case should be named. Scurrilous. A horrible picture." Friedkin later stated that this sequel diminished the value of the original and called it "the worst piece of shit I've ever seen" and "a fucking disgrace." He later added, "That film was made by a demented mind".

by Sarah T.replies 5319 hours ago

English actor/writer Sir Dirk Bogarde

Any fans? His notable film roles include The Servant, Darling, Victim (first film to use the word [italic]homosexual[/italic]), Death in Venice and The Night Porter.

He lived with his "manager" Anthony Forwood for almost 40 years.

by Anonymousreplies 43019 hours ago

Chicago Trip

Going to visit Chicago. What is the best deep dish pizza place? What are fun things to do? How is the world's biggest Starbucks? I want to take some pictures by 'The Bean'.

I got a deal at The Omni Hotel, funny because I remember watching Oprah's show and she had her guest stay there.

by Anonymousreplies 6419 hours ago

Marlene Dietrich’s Daughter Exposes Her

Whoa. Have you guys seen this or read the book?

by Anonymousreplies 1219 hours ago

Former cop and part-time coke head launches OnlyFans, makes ‘five figures’ in first 24 hours

Who here is subscribed to his OnlyFans account?

by Anonymousreplies 4320 hours ago

Days Of Our Lives 2021

Brandon Beemer and RSW were on a ski date, as shown on Instagram!

Susan is returning while Kristen is going insane herself.

Laura is the one who turned away Gwen's mother. I'm sure this will make Gwen hate Abby (and Jennifer!) even more.

NuVivian arrives this week!

by Anonymousreplies 47920 hours ago

Christian preacher celebrates fatal accident at Florida Pride “f*g” parade

"I would love it if every f*g would die right now."

by Anonymousreplies 2720 hours ago

Tthe first rioter to get punished gets a slap on the wrist. America is fucked.

by Anonymousreplies 1320 hours ago

Horrible Ideas for Celebrity Endorsement Deals- Let’s Pitch Them!

1. Catlin Jenner for Midol

2. Chrissy Metz for Planet Fitness Gyms

3. Casey Anthony for Parent Magazine

4. Johnny Depp for Christian Mingle

5. Janet Jackson- Breath Right Nose Strips

by Suzanne Sommers- Any Acting Schoolreplies 24720 hours ago

What's a good gift for my sister who is battling breast cancer?

She got some shitty news today. The chemo made her breast tumors disappear but it's in her lymph nodes and she will be getting them all removed next Friday and has a pet scan scheduled to see if it's spread elsewhere.

by Anonymousreplies 1020 hours ago

Police Now Afraid to Take a Proactive Role Against Crime in America

[QUOTE]”City lawmakers have decriminalized quality of life offenses and effectively ended prosecution of low level crimes,” he said. “We are doing the job as our elected leaders have asked. They will have to answer for the results.”

by Anonymousreplies 8020 hours ago

President Biden strikes a bi-partisan infrastructure deal!

WASHINGTON — President Biden announced on Thursday that the White House and a group of bipartisan senators had reached a deal on a $579 billion infrastructure plan.

“It’s been a very long time since the last time our country was able to strike a major bipartisan deal on American infrastructure,” Biden said at the White House.

Biden said he and congressional Democrats had to concede some on what’s known as “human infrastructure,” such as investments for childcare and spending on climate change. Democrats will instead look to pass additional spending in a separate bill through a Senate budgetary process called reconciliation, which requires only a simple majority to pass legislation.

The bipartisan proposal allocates $312 billion toward traditional infrastructure priorities such as roads, bridges, public transit, airports and waterways. The bulk of the remainder will be invested in water, broadband and power grid restoration, according to a fact sheet provided by the White House.

The administration says it hopes to invest $1.2 trillion in infrastructure over the next eight years — a number likely to disappoint climate activists, who continue to urge Biden to make a $10 trillion investment over the next decade.

The text of the bill is not yet publicly available, and it may face headwinds in Congress despite support from moderate Republicans. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has not said yet whether he supports the agreement.

But during his Thursday remarks at the White House, Biden said he expected the deal to make its way to his desk, and praised several Republican senators for their work in the negotiations, including Mitt Romney of Utah, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine.

“Mitt Romney has never broken his word to me. You know, the senator from Alaska, the senator from Maine, they’ve never broken their word,” said Biden, who was accompanied by Vice President Kamala Harris. “They’re friends. The people I was with today are people that I trust.”

He also said the bill was a sign to the world that democracy still works, and that it would help the U.S. compete with geopolitical rivals like China. “This agreement signals to the world that we can function, deliver and do significant things,” he said.

An infrastructure package has been a top priority of the administration, although progress was slow going in recent weeks. Talks between the White House and Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., fell apart earlier this month, and progressives within the Democratic caucus had balked at passing any bill that didn’t spend substantial amounts to target climate change. But Biden, who spent 36 years in the Senate, said a deal had always been within reach.

“Everybody tells me what my party is. My party is ‘divided.’ Well, my party is divided ... but my party’s also rational. If they can’t get every single thing they want, but all they have in the bill before them is good, are they going to vote no? I don’t think so,” Biden said.

He indicated, however, that he would sign the bipartisan infrastructure bill only if the additional Democratic bill also made its way through the reconciliation process.

“If this is the only thing that comes to me, I’m not signing it. It’s in tandem,” Biden said.

by Anonymousreplies 320 hours ago

Mercedes GLK 250 BlueTEC

Any thoughts, opinions, or experiences regarding this particular car? I am thinking of trying to find one.

by Robreplies 520 hours ago

David Archuleta must be pissed!!

That Deplorable MAGAT football player just stole his thunder.

It's the most publicity David has had in years, and POOF!! All gone, thanks to that right-wing Trump loving CREEP.

by Anonymousreplies 1920 hours ago

The Extinction of Gay Identity

Mart Crowley, the author of the groundbreaking gay play “The Boys in the Band,” lives in a Manhattan apartment building that he used to visit frequently, for parties, in the late 1960s, when “Boys” had its theatrical debut. It’s on East 54th Street, No. 405, and its nickname, he told me, used to be “four of five,” because that was supposedly the ratio of gay residents.

That is not the ratio now. “It’s all yuppies and kids in strollers and all of that — and a few old codgers,” Crowley, 82, said over a recent lunch. The gays have scattered, not just from that building but from others, and we’ve distributed ourselves throughout the city — and throughout society. Gay sanctuaries are vanishing.

Is that true of gay culture and gay identity, too? I increasingly get the sense that gayness itself has scattered, becoming something more various and harder to define. “Gay” tells you about a person’s lusts and loves, but it used to tell you more — about his or her boldness, irreverence, independence. It connoted a particular journey and pronounced struggle, and had its own soundtrack, sartorial flourishes and short list of celebrity icons. Not so anymore.

These thoughts came to mind as “Boys” comes back into view. For its 50th anniversary, it’s getting its first-ever Broadway production, with an all-gay, all-star cast including Jim Parsons, Matt Bomer and Zachary Quinto. Previews begin Monday; the show opens May 31. I’ll be fascinated to see what audiences make of this campy, catty portrait of a group of gay men who talk in code, traffic in secrecy and have carved out something separate that is not exactly peace.

The play is a postcard from an era that we have thankfully moved past, a point of reference for our hard-won success over the last half-century and our arrival in an infinitely better place. But it’s also a reminder of a glue that has gone missing among many gay men. Among many lesbians, too, though for them the lingo was different, as were the wardrobe, songs and patron saints. We were tribes in a way that we no longer are, with rituals that we no longer have, and with a shared story.

What’s that story now, and what qualifies as a gay play, if such a thing still exists? Jesse Green, one of The Times’s theater critics, wrestled elegantly with that question in T magazine in February, noting that for him, the gay theatrical canon — or, rather, the gay male theatrical canon — ends in 1993, with Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America.” That play followed “The Normal Heart,” “Torch Song Trilogy” and, decades earlier, “Boys.” All were born of the bigotry that gays endured and the grace that they forged in the face of it. The plays since, according to Green, are “grayer, more tasteful.”

“Sometimes, to judge from what’s onstage, I have to conclude that Crate & Barrel is sponsoring the new gay agenda,” Green writes, adding that he no longer hears “a gay voice,” which he defines as “quick-witted, protean, emotional.”

That voice rings loud and clear in “Boys,” which debuted in 1968 and went on to become a movie in 1970. It captures the flair for melodrama, appetite for mischief and exaggerated sense of humor — alternately self-lacerating and self-lionizing — that constituted a gay armor, worn because we lived in a sort of exile. I donned it myself in the 1980s, from my late teens through my mid-20s, as I took the temperature of the country around me, wondering exactly how cold to me it would be.

by Anonymousreplies 44820 hours ago

Edwin's Carl Nassib Thread on Twitter

Looks like Edwin is good at providing a forum for those not impressed with a white registered Republican coming out as gay.

Doesn't look like anyone's falling for the "innocent" narrative that is being hustled around hurriedly.

Good work, Edwin!

by Anonymousreplies 220 hours ago

Coronation Street on ITV: Part 5

There'll be a week of post-watershed episodes starting on 31 May.

by Anonymousreplies 2820 hours ago

“Drag Race” Legends Get Groovy in “Brady Bunch” Paramount+ Special

Here’s the story of a not-so-lovely lady.

The Brady Bunch is about to get a makeover from the queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race in a new Paramount+ Pride Month special, Dragging the Classics: The Brady Bunch.

The streaming event will reunite original Brady Bunch cast members alongside Drag Race legends as they re-enact the famous Brady Bunch episode “Will the Real Jan Brady Please Stand Up?” for “an innovative, one-of-a-kind event that uses state-of-the-art technology to transport the cast into the original Brady house.”

Most of the original Brady kids cast members — sans Maureen McCormick — are back, with Christopher Knight and Mike Lookinland reprising their roles as Peter and Bobby, respectively. Eve Plumb, who played Jan in the original series, will play Lucy, and Susan Olsen, who played Cindy, will now portray Margie. Barry Williams, who played eldest son, Greg, will now play the patriarch of the family, Mike Brady.

In Dragging the Classics: The Brady Bunch, the Brady brood will be portrayed by Shea Couleé as Marcia Brady, Bianca Del Rio as Carol Brady, BenDeLaCreme (out of drag) as Greg Brady, Kylie Sonique Love as Jan Brady, Nina West as Alice, and Kandy Muse as Cindy Brady.

Sadly, RuPaul will not be reprising his role as guidance counselor Mrs. Cummings, which he played in The Brady Bunch Movie and A Very Brady Sequel. However, he will make a special appearance as the “Wig Attendant,” along with his best squirrel friend, Michelle Visage.

For the uninformed children out there, “Will the Real Jan Brady Please Stand Up?” is a classic episode where Jan tries to stand out from her sisters by debuting “the new Jan Brady” with a black curly wig. The storyline was also recreated in The Brady Bunch Movie.

The original Brady Bunch actors were last seen together on 2019’s A Very Brady Renovation. Catch them alongside your Drag Race favorites when Dragging the Classics: The Brady Bunch hits Paramount+ on June 30.

by Anonymousreplies 120 hours ago

Alex Pettyfer is slowly becoming an Instaho

What is his main source of income after being blacklisted from Hollywood in his early 20s?

Is he the youngest actor to be blacklisted?

by Anonymousreplies 620 hours ago

Guys Who Are Convinced They Are Charming But Will Never Actually Be Charming

Adam Levine

by Anonymousreplies 3420 hours ago

Honorary Oscars: Elaine May, Samuel L Jackson, Liv Ullmann, Danny Glover

They picked well!

by Anonymousreplies 1220 hours ago

OMG, look at his tits

Dawson M!

by Anonymousreplies 021 hours ago

Lily Collins is our Polly Pocket! - written and made by Lena Dunham

Phil Collins offspring will play the little toy in Lena Dunham’s movie.

by Anonymousreplies 021 hours ago

‘Heartbreaking’ conditions in US migrant child camp

At a US border detention centre in the Texan desert, migrant children have been living in alarming conditions - where disease is rampant, food can be dangerous and there are reports of sexual abuse, an investigation by the BBC has found through interviews with staff and children.

In recent months, the US has seen a massive rise in migrants and asylum seekers from Central America. Violence, natural disasters and pandemic-related economic strife are some of the reasons behind the influx, experts say.

Some have also suggested the perception of a more lenient administration under Democrat Joe Biden has contributed to the crisis, though the White House has urged migrants against journeying to the US border.

The tented camp in the Fort Bliss military base in El Paso, Texas, is the temporary home for over 2,000 teenaged children who have crossed the US-Mexico border alone and are now awaiting reunification with family in the US.

Findings from the BBC's investigation include allegations of sexual abuse, Covid and lice outbreaks, a child waiting hours for medical attention, a lack of clean clothes and hungry children being served undercooked meat.

The BBC has spoken to camp employees about these conditions and seen photos and video smuggled out by staff.

Read details below

by Anonymousreplies 2421 hours ago

“For those who have lost their father ….”

This posturing makes me completely mental on Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. “I’m thinking of you, people whose mother burned you with a cigarette and then rented you out to the neighborhood lech for a bottle of Colt 45.”

Stop showing off for five milliseconds, insufferable poseurs. “Unlike everyone else, I ULTRA care.” Fuck you.

Both parents are dead and neither treated me well when alive. Am I so uber-fragile that I’m triggered by *other people* having a nice day with a parent they care about? NOPE.

by Anonymousreplies 1321 hours ago

White UK influencer comes out as nonbinary and Korean

They even had surgery to look more Korean.

Naturally, Twitter is outraged.

by Anonymousreplies 11621 hours ago

TV Made The Movie Great

Although the "Wizard of Oz" held its own and "It's A Wonderful Life," lost half a million dollars, both movies later became classics because of TV. What other movies owe their status to television?

by Anonymousreplies 721 hours ago

Chloe Lattanzi on new movie and musical comeback

Apparently, she's starring in a new movie and finishing an album. What do ya'll think of this?

by Anonymousreplies 1821 hours ago

Cloud Nine's Waterland mini album (1985)

This New Wave band from Holland band had some bad luck (keyboardist died & then they broke up) but managed to put out some good songs here.

Blue Gardens (0:00), Fraction Of A Second (4:37), Poison (8:36), It Started When The Rain Came (11:32), Waterland (16:17) & Wordporridge (20:11).


by Anonymousreplies 021 hours ago

Stephen Amell was removed from a plane for heated argument with wife

He must have gotten aggressive to get removed.


by Anonymousreplies 9021 hours ago

Listening to Desert Island Discs Archives- so good

I've been on a binge of the Desert Island Discs archives! Great interviews and great musical selections!

So far I have listened to Helen Mirren, James Mason, Alec Guinness, Lauren Bacall, Donald Pleasance, Donald Sutherland, and Derek Jacobi!

Any recommendations on who to listen to next?

by Anonymousreplies 621 hours ago

Hot guy shoots a gun.

I know from his accent and teeth he's not American and those tattoos are tolerable.

Anyone know what ethnicity he is? I think he's hot even though he rocks back and forth Bill Gates /Zuckerberg style.

by Would he be considered white adjacent?replies 921 hours ago

Christian LeBlanc

Why hasn't he come out? Also, how come he's friends with so many straight guys? I am older but find it so weird when gay men and straight men are friends.

by Anonymousreplies 621 hours ago

Update from Brendad Ickson

I think she may have had a few vodkas before lunch.

by Anonymousreplies 11021 hours ago

IS anyone else shocked by how casual DLers are about their trysts with married men?

If I was to engage in some unholy dalliances with a taken man, I would have kept it to the grave! Yet, DLers proudly spin the yarns on this uncomfortable topic, often in full gory details. It is so hard when you are here for tasteful friends, but the unpleasantness just keep showing up. Anyone feel the same?

by Anonymousreplies 35221 hours ago

China wants Canada investigated for crimes against humanity

China really is the new world superpower

by Anonymousreplies 421 hours ago

Lexapro and Wellbutrin

Does anyone take them in conjunction with each other? I'm on Lexapro but I'm sick of the increase in my appetite, of the sleepiness and of the anorgsmia. I'm thinking of adding Wellbutrin. Please tell me about your experiences combining these two!

by Anonymousreplies 621 hours ago

Prince Charles funded Harry and Meghan even after they stepped down as royals

Yet all they do is bitch about him.

by Anonymousreplies 1321 hours ago

Favorite campy TV show guest appearances

-Helen Hunt as the school girl on The Facts of Life episode who was into smoking pot.

-Madchen Amick as a teenage psycho who stalked Parker Stevenson's character in the early episodes of Baywatch

-Tom Hanks as the drunk uncle on Family TIes

by Anonymousreplies 121 hours ago

Royal Family Threads

Is it time that they were banned? Both sides of the debate are annoying asf

by Anonymousreplies 821 hours ago

I just won $1000 on a scratchers ticket

Ya'll are happy for me, right?

by Anonymousreplies 1821 hours ago

Men Who Have BDF

I think we've done this before, but in honor of Pride, let's list them again. Men who have BDF.

Christopher Eccleston

by Anonymousreplies 321 hours ago

New York Suspends Giuliani’s Law License

A New York appellate court suspended Rudolph W. Giuliani’s law license on Thursday after a disciplinary panel found that he made “demonstrably false and misleading” statements about the 2020 election as Donald J. Trump’s personal attorney.

The court wrote in a 33-page decision that Mr. Giuliani’s conduct threatened “the public interest and warrants interim suspension from the practice of law.”

Mr. Giuliani helped lead Mr. Trump’s legal challenge to the election results, arguing without merit that the vote had been rife with fraud and that voting machines had been rigged.

“We conclude that there is uncontroverted evidence that respondent communicated demonstrably false and misleading statements to courts, lawmakers and the public at large in his capacity as lawyer for former President Donald J. Trump and the Trump campaign in connection with Trump’s failed effort at reelection in 2020,” the decision read.

A lawyer for Mr. Giuliani could not be immediately reached for comment.

Mr. Giuliani, who was admitted to the state bar in New York in 1969, once had a prominent legal career. He worked in the Justice Department during the Reagan administration, and was named the United States Attorney in Manhattan in 1983.

He was mayor of New York City for eight years, rising to national prominence as he steered the city through the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

by Anonymousreplies 1021 hours ago

What are you having for supper?

I'm grilling a veggie burger and asparagus. My salad will be made with fresh lettuce, chives, green onions, and tomatoes all freshly picked from my garden!

Jealous, bitches?

by Anonymousreplies 4821 hours ago

Court Literally Rules that Rachel Maddow's Viewers Know She's a liar and full of bullshit, just like Tucker Carlson

When will these trash, hate-stoking shows be taken off the airwaves? At this point, they exist only to stoke hate and fracture among us. (Glenn Greenwald article on Maddow and Tucker Carlson I'll post in thread)

by Anonymousreplies 4921 hours ago

Famous Men Who Have Been Rimmed

What famous man would you bet has had their butthole licked by a man at least once in their life?

by Anonymousreplies 24121 hours ago

Philip McKeon

Anyone know what he died of?

by Anonymousreplies 18a day ago

Netflix "The Queen's Gambit"

Did anyone manage to catch it?

I thought it was a great show to binge since it was only 7 episodes. I don't know anything about chess but in a way it didn't require you to. It wasn't perfect but as Time Magazine said it's the kind of show that people don't make anymore. It was satisfying to finish.

by Anonymousreplies 268a day ago

Men of "The Queen's Gambit" on Netflix--Who's gay?

Harry Melling?

Jacob Fortune-LLoyd?

Thomas Brodie-Sangster?

by jreplies 1a day ago

Why does CNN have Don Lemon on for two hours?

He's their lowest rated host. It is sort of like CNN is intentionally trying to get as low ratings as possible.

by Anonymousreplies 41a day ago

Manifest series dead. NBC cancels and Netflix rejects

When Netflix decided it will not pick up the recently cancelled NBC drama Manifest, star Josh Dallas sent out a message to the “Manifesters,” the show’s passionate fan base.

“Well, my #manifesters, I’m sorry to say that it’s the end of the line for now. We are so proud to have brought this story over 3 season,” Dallas, who starred as Ben Stone, tweeted on Monday. “We so wished we could’ve finished this journey with you. But it wasn’t in the cards.”

Heading into the upfronts, Manifest was one of four shows on the bubble. Nearly a month after its May presentation, NBC opted not to renew the sci-fi drama earlier this month. Debris and Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist have both been cancelled by the network, with Good Girls‘ and Ellen’s Game of Games‘ fate still yet to be decided.


Classic example of a show that started with a great idea but spent every episode meandering down annoying dead end side paths.

Also: “Debris” has been canceled after one season at NBC

by Anonymousreplies 5a day ago

Bo Burnham "INSIDE" on Netflix

Just dropped ... his Covid-Lockdown show. He did it all in his room over the last year.

And he spends a fair amount of time in his underwear. Showing package and VPL. In case you're interested.

I've had a crush on him since I first saw him. He's VERY talented. The show is very well done, and intermittently very funny, but all of it is showing a lot of talent. And I'm sorry, but I find him hot.

by Anonymousreplies 60a day ago

Albert Einstein did not fail mathematics classes

He never "flunked a math exam" in school. Upon seeing a column making this claim, Einstein said "I never failed in mathematics.

Before I was fifteen I had mastered differential and integral calculus."

Einstein did, however, fail his first entrance exam into the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School (ETH) in 1895, when he was two years younger than his fellow students, but scored exceedingly well in the mathematics and science sections, then passed on his second attempt.

by Now You Knowreplies 4a day ago

Things I know NOTHING about, but I STILL have an OPINION

Okay, I'll start.

I don't know anything about the Kardashians, but they still annoy me. I have never seen their show, read their work, seen their interviews, looked at their pictures other than passing, or even know their names. Except Bruce, who ended up with them and got all confused.

I am not going to mention politics, trannies or religion, but I suppose somebody will.

by Anonymousreplies 6a day ago

Only 29 percent of Mississippians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Delta is going to hit the deplorables very hard.

by Anonymousreplies 119a day ago

Watch Matt Gaetz Get Schooled On Race By The Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff

“I’ve read Mao Tse-tung. I’ve read Karl Marx. I’ve read Lenin. That doesn’t make me a Communist,” he continued. “So what is wrong with understanding? Having some situational understanding about the country for which we are here to defend?

“I personally find it offensive that we are accusing the United States Military, our general officers, our non-commissioned officers, of being ‘woke’ or something else because we’re studying some theories that are out there.”

Gaetz responded to the nation’s highest-ranking military officer by dismissively shaking his head.

by Anonymousreplies 40a day ago

Almost half of Republicans think GOP state legislatures should be able to override the will of the voters


by Anonymousreplies 5a day ago

Blackrock is buying all of the houses

Blackrock is buying every single family house they can find, paying 20-50% above asking price and outbidding normal home buyers. Why are corporations, pension funds and property investment groups buying...

So Blackrock is leading the great reset?

by Anonymousreplies 69a day ago

Lens Dunham to direct the POLLY POCKET movie!

Will curiosity get the best of Polly and cause her to journey up Lens’s sister’s minge?

by Anonymousreplies 0a day ago

Who is today's George Carlin?

Not necessarily atheist, but really tells it like it is. I can't really think of anybody.

Someone needs to carry the torch.

by Anonymousreplies 34a day ago

Perez Hilton claims he’s being “bullied” for compassionately reporting on Britney Spears

Let’s be honest, he played a HUGE role in her downfall in 2007. He amped things up back then and used her to make a name for himself. He tore her apart 24/7 and encouraged the paparazzi.

by Anonymousreplies 36a day ago

Trashy and homophobic areas of the Northeast

I have heard a lot of Staten Island and Long Island were like this.

by Anonymousreplies 22a day ago

In what season of the Crown will the Diana Scream be featured?

I'm guessing the finale of season 5.

by Anonymousreplies 3a day ago

Deidre Hall Warns That the Next Marlena Story Will Have Fans Saying, ‘I Don’t Even Know If I Can Go for That!’

What could it be? Sex change?

by Anonymousreplies 12a day ago

Gurlina reporter looking for a new job!

She's smelling every cookie in California!


by Anonymousreplies 96a day ago

Politics is so weird now.

I started noticing it a few year ago. Liberals acting like conservatives on sexual issues, cancel culture, extreme political correctness, right-wing grifters, someone like Donald Trump being president, the Republican party flirting with autocracy, etc.

Maybe it has something to do with America's Pluto Return (if you believe in astrology).

by Anonymousreplies 9a day ago

Could somebody realistically come after me for this?

This lady didn’t look where she was going as she crossed the intersection and hit me. She gets out and yells at me about running the light. I said I was in a hurry and didn’t see anybody and she should’ve looked. She says she’s calling the cops and I say please don’t do that, I don’t want my insurance to go up. She whips out her phone and fortunately I was thinking fast, so I snatched it from her and hopped back in my car and left.

I thought maybe she’d follow me but I don’t think her car was running. I’m glad mine was. When I got home I hid my car in the garage and smashed her phone with a hammer. I hope nobody got my license plate. Can I just get a new one off of somebody?

I’m sorry I had to take her phone, but she left me no choice.

by Anonymousreplies 49a day ago

Napoleon Bonaparte was not short.

He was actually slightly taller than the average Frenchman of his time.

After his death in 1821, the French emperor's height was recorded as 5 feet 2 inches in French feet, which in English measurements is 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).

He was actually nicknamed le Petit Caporal (The Little Corporal) as a term of endearment.

Napoleon was often accompanied by his imperial guard, who were selected for their height and this may have contributed to a perception that he was comparatively short.

by Now you knowreplies 25a day ago

I don’t know Ryan Gosling Got a nose job

I thought he was perfect. What a sneaky bitch! Getting a rhinoplasty without telling me. I thought he was the perfect man for me. My dream was shattered

by Anonymousreplies 5a day ago

Tiffany: The Other Pop Star!

Like a bird! Like a bird!


by Anonymousreplies 10a day ago

Will Tudor

What do we know about this blond cutie from Game of Thrones and Humans?

Does he have some kind of royal blood? Tudor is not a very common name.

Also, is he gay?

There's so little information about him online.

by Anonymousreplies 94a day ago

Buff Bros in the Mirror 2020

Big Dick Energy

by Anonymousreplies 155a day ago

So How Did Critical Race Theory Ruin Your Life?

Critical Race Theory gave me gonorrhea back in 2003.

by Anonymousreplies 20a day ago


Remember ALF? What a great show. That curmudgeonly little alien and the doting dad.

By the way did ALF have an Eastern European twin brother?

by Anonymousreplies 23a day ago

There's no tuna in Subway's tuna sandwich according to NYT study in 60 sandwiches from 3 different Subways in LA

"A lab test commissioned by the New York Times found no traces of tuna DNA in over 60 sandwiches tested."

The lab offered two explanations, the first being that "Subway’s tuna is so heavily processed that if there is tuna in their sandwiches, it couldn’t be clearly identified. The second possibility is that there’s no tuna." Neither is exactly reassuring, is it?

The New York Times commissioned the test because of a recent lawsuit against Subway that claimed the same thing, that there was no tuna in their tuna.

by Anonymousreplies 74a day ago

Caitlyn Jenner refused to acknowledge Biden’s Presidential win on The View today

But instead praised Donald Trump 🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄

by Anonymousreplies 244a day ago

Shocking video of the Stresa Mottarone cable car accident

Poor people.

by Anonymousreplies 10a day ago

Best Men's Underwear

Who makes the best men's underwear?

by Anonymousreplies 90a day ago

Crazy Days and Nights just posted a "blind item" that seems to have been lifted almost verbatim from the DL

This story was posted in the "Tell us an unsettling story" thread last Wednesday.

Keep this in mind next time someone posts something from CDAN's "entertainment lawyer".

by Anonymousreplies 18a day ago

Female Athletes Told to ‘Be Quiet’ as Trans Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard Qualifies for New Zealand Olympic team

Former Olympic weightlifter Tracey Lambrechs says females are being told to “be quiet” when they complain about the fairness of transgender New Zealand athlete Laurel Hubbard competing in women’s competitions.

Hubbard is on track to become the first transgender athlete to compete at an Olympics after the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) modified qualifying requirements for the Tokyo Games on Wednesday.

The 43-year-old still has to satisfy the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) of her fitness and performance standards before selection for the team but the prospect she will compete in Tokyo has already raised hackles.

“I’m quite disappointed, quite disappointed for the female athlete who will lose out on that spot,” Lambrechs, who won a bronze medal for New Zealand at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, told TVNZ.

“We’re all about equality for women in sport but right now that equality is being taken away from us.

“I’ve had female weightlifters come up to me and say, ‘what do we do? This isn’t fair, what do we do?’. Unfortunately, there’s nothing we can do because every time we voice it we get told to be quiet.”

Hubbard, 43, competed in men’s weightlifting competitions before transitioning in 2013.

She has been eligible to compete in the Olympics since 2015, when the International Olympic Committee issued guidelines allowing any transgender athlete to compete as a woman provided their testosterone levels are below 10 nanomoles per litre for at least 12 months before their first competition.

Many scientists have criticised these guidelines, saying they do little to mitigate the biological advantages of those who have gone through puberty as males, including bone and muscle density.

In a statement on Thursday, the IOC said that while committed to inclusion, it was currently reviewing its guidelines to take into account the “perceived tension between fairness/safety and inclusion/non-discrimination”.

“The IOC is developing new guidance to help ensure that athletes – regardless of their gender identity and/or sex characteristics – can engage in safe and fair competition,” it said.

The exact criteria for transgender participation in elite sport is determined by the international federations and some have already adjusted the IOC guidelines for power events.

World Rugby banned transgender athletes from the elite women’s game last year for safety reasons.

“The rules are in place, that’s the playing field we’re playing in, so that’s how we’re going to move forward,” he said.

Australia’s weightlifting federation sought to block Hubbard from competing at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast but organisers rejected the move.

Rival weightlifters and coaches at the Commonwealth Games also complained. Hubbard suffered a potentially career-ending injury while lifting in the 90+kg division.

Brumbies hope to bounce back for NZ

by Anonymousreplies 144a day ago

Most satisfying scenes in movies

The end of Dogville

The entire third act of The Handmaiden

by Anonymousreplies 22a day ago

Who Was the Biggest Broadway Star No Not Appear In Film?

In any major way. Obviously this rules out those who were on Broadway before the invention of movies.

by Anonymousreplies 170a day ago

David Arquette is a certified Bob Ross painting instructor

In just a few hours, you can learn to paint like Bob Ross with Certified Ross Instructor (CRI®) David Arquette. Yes, that David Arquette. Embrace your inner artist with the help of an artist skilled in the techniques that Bob Ross himself taught. That the artist happens to be David Arquette — American actor, professional wrestler, film director, producer, screenwriter, fashion designer, and member of the Arquette acting family — that’s just extra. Classes are specially suited for beginners; you need no previous experience to attend. Let David Arquette teach you The Joy of Painting just like Bob Ross, so you can fill your world with happy little trees, fluffy little clouds, and beautiful landscapes.

Take home your own completed painting after just one class

Receive a special attendance certificate

Spend two hours experiencing the true joy of painting and change your life

100% of ticket proceeds go to benefit Inner-City Arts.

Arquette was the guest on the most recent episode of director Mick Garris’ Post Mortem podcast and told the host — with whom the actor worked on 2004’s Stephen King adaptation Riding the Bullet — that he is now a certified Bob Ross teacher.

“I recently took a course, a Bob Ross instructional course,” Arquette told Garris. “He’s so calming…and he’s so amazing, the way he paints so fast, and I was just obsessed with it, and it just relaxed me, so I was just watching one time and I thought, I wonder if you can take his course still, if you can paint these things that he’s painting. So, I called up to and they were like, ‘Yeah, there’s a local instructor you can find.’ So, I met this guy, and he was amazing, and I took this course, and then I asked him, like, ‘How did you get certified to do this?’ And he said, ‘Well, it’s a three-week course in New Smyrna Beach.’ So, this past summer, I went there. and I did it. and now I’ve taught like 30 people how to paint these little happy trees.”

by Anonymousreplies 14a day ago

Pit bull rally

Another one is scheduled in Ontario. Will DLers be coming out?

by Anonymousreplies 0a day ago

Dad killed son after found eating shit

An enraged Colorado father killed his 13-year-old son after the boy found “compromising” photos of him eating feces from a diaper while wearing women’s underwear, prosecutors allege.

The murder trial of Mark Redwine, 59, began Monday with opening statements by prosecutors who claim he flew into a rage when his teenage son, Dylan, may have mentioned or shown him the sordid photos the night he was killed in November 2012, the Denver Post reported.

“A damaged relationship, exposed with compromising photographs, photographs in the hands of a 13-year-old who is disgusted by it, which triggered a violent rage in the defendant,” prosecutor Fred Johnson said.

Redwine, who was arrested in 2017, is charged with second-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death.

by Anonymousreplies 85a day ago

Is Andrew Yang's collapse complete?

What's next for him? He made a name for himself in the 2019/20 Democratic presidential primary. Now he tried again for NYC mayor. After initially topping the polls he fell to 4th place and based on early returns tonight it doesn't seem he's going to win

Will he end up getting a job in the Biden administration or DNC? or what?

by Anonymousreplies 75a day ago

Who was the best ever Best Actress Oscar winner, by decade? 1960s edition

Continuing our weekly poll on who was the most deserving BA winner by decade, let's share our thoughts and opinions on the ten winners from the swinging 60s.

As there are actually 11 winners and we didn't have space, I've removed Hepburn's win for Guess Who's Coming To Dinner. Her performance in Lion tends to be much better thought of so I figured that's the one to keep. If you prefer GWCTD please write it in.

Share what you think..

by Anonymousreplies 119a day ago

Porn star Sean Zevran

I wonder why he is so pissed??

by Anonymousreplies 315a day ago

Just found out that remote work is OVER

I’ve been on a 50% in the office schedule. It was just announced that all employees must return to 100% office work. Fuck. I have been getting so much more done without having to get ready, make lunches, and a long daily commute.

Yes, I know I should be happy to have a job, and many people have never been able to work from home. I’ll get over it. But TODAY can I be pissed???

by Anonymousreplies 274a day ago

New ‘Candyman’ Trailer

In theaters August 27th.

by Anonymousreplies 4a day ago

Sandy Allen, The One Time World's Tallest Woman From 1975 To 2008.

She achieved the record breaking height of 7" 7.25" in the mid 70's & weighed at the time from 440 to 480 lbs.

Sandy had traveled all over the world for public events. I'm surprised that there aren't more photos of her on the internet since she posed with thousands of newlyweds (& others) in Niagara Falls for almost a decade at the Guinness Book Of Records Museum there. There's maybe 2 dozen total on some search engines.

Did anyone here ever meet her in her various appearances in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Indianapolis, Niagara Falls or her hometown of Shelbyville Indiana?

She lived longer than any other giantess in modern times & passed away at 53 in 2008.


by Anonymousreplies 114a day ago

Cody Collins is 🔥!

Check out this hot gay!

He complains that he can’t find a boyfriend, which seems ludicrous. Look at him!


by Anonymousreplies 200a day ago

Your precious newly minted icon Carl Nassib is a Repug

Still wanna worship him?

by Anonymousreplies 32a day ago

What is the best episode of I Love Lucy?

you know, in response to the one about the worst.

Me, I liked the one where she and Ethel and Fred went to the Brown Derby and they met Eve Arden and see Bill Holden and later, Lucy freaks when Rick brings Bill Holden home.

The bit with dunking the fake nose into her coffee cup to complete putting out the flame wasn't in the script.

by Anonymousreplies 279a day ago

Navy sailor called 'vile, inhuman creature' sentenced to 210 years for rape and assault of infants, toddlers

I normally post the text when I link an article, but in this case I won't.

The content is just vile.

I'm not shocked by much, but this story really shocked me.

Story at link.

by Anonymousreplies 102a day ago

The campiest thing you will see today is the Masters of the Universe trailer for Netflix

Gigantic tit muscles, mincing Skeletor and Bonnie Tyler’s Holding Out For a Hero.

by Anonymousreplies 8a day ago

75% of Americans will spend at least on year at or near poverty

Mark Robert Rank, 66, is a professor of social welfare at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. He is the co-author of "Poorly Understood: What America Gets Wrong About Poverty."

"According to your analysis, 60 percent of Americans will spend at least a year of their life in poverty. That’s just a shocking number for the wealthiest country in the world.

Yeah, and a lot of people are surprised at that. We show that 60 percent of the population between 20 and 75 will experience one year below the official poverty line, which is very conservative. And three-quarters of Americans will experience either poverty or near poverty, just above the poverty line. So people ask me: Why are those numbers so large? And one of the reasons is: If you look over longer periods of time, what happens is that things occur to us that we didn’t anticipate. So things like losing a job or a family splitting up or getting sick or a pandemic occurring. When they occur in the United States there’s not a lot to protect people. The safety net in the United States is very, very weak. So when these things happen, folks are very much at risk of falling into poverty."

by Anonymousreplies 9a day ago

Human Resources Fucks

Seriously - who chooses to be one these fucks? You spend your lives making people miserable and selling out to the man. Most of the recruiters I've met are spazz gay guys or vocal fry communication major girls. All of you are so full of BS - you dont need a college degree to yap on the phone Kelsey McVocalFry.

by Anonymousreplies 156a day ago

The GOP: Defund the Military!!

Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs, defended the U.S. Military Academy's curriculum from criticism by Republicans at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Wednesday. Milley specifically waved off complaints about an elective class at West Point that teaches critical race theory and explored "white rage," but he more generally stood up for the importance of academic study of differing views and difficult subjects important to understanding America, like race.

"I personally find it offensive that we are accusing the United States military, our general officers, our commissioned, non-commissioned officers of being 'woke' or something else because we're studying some theories that are out there," Milley said, in response to comments from Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) and Mike Waltz (R-Fla.). The "wokeness" of the military has also been a talking point on Fox News, by Tucker Carlson and others, and host Laura Ingraham slapped back at Milley on her show Wednesday night.

"We are sending our tax dollars to this military in an attempt to week out so-called 'extremists,'" Ingraham said, saying these "extremists" are just "conservative evangelicals" and not, as the Pentagon contends, white nationalist militants. "Why is Congress not saying we're not going to give you a penny until all this is eradicated from the military budget? Nothing. 'This is my offer to you: nothing," she said, quoting Michael Corleone in The Godfather Part II." That's what I would say," she said. Ingraham accused Milley of spreading a "far-left Marxist racist ideology" in the military, adding, "I am totally outraged by him and his ridiculous response today."

by Anonymousreplies 4a day ago

Supreme Court rules 9 to 0 against LGBTQ

Unanimous decision.

by Anonymousreplies 222a day ago

Trailer for "tick, tick... BOOM!: The Motion Picture"

This is the first time I've ever thought Andrew Garfield was attractive... he seems to have gained some muscle mass since his Spider-Man days.

But given that "In the Heights" has been a flop, it's hard to me to think this will catch on and be successful.

by Anonymousreplies 12a day ago

Behind John Boyega’s Abrupt Exit From Netflix’s ‘Rebel Ridge’

New article in the Hollywood Reporter today.


In early June, John Boyega abruptly exited the Netflix production of Rebel Ridge “for family reasons,” according to a statement released by the streamer at the time. But other sources say that in fact, Boyega simply walked away from the production with filming underway — which, according to one person with knowledge of the situation, the filmmakers only discovered when they looked for him at his hotel and found that he had checked out.

According to sources, there seemed to be no one incident that prompted Boyega to leave in the midst of shooting. Several insiders, however, say the star had myriad issues ranging from the script to his accommodations.

Top Netflix executives, including head of global films Scott Stuber and co-CEO Ted Sarandos, tried to persuade the star to return to the set without success.

Dozens of crewmembers on the project were let go after Boyega’s departure as the production disbanded. The shutdown may be temporary, however. Sources say the new plan is to resume shooting with a new lead early next year.

Industry veterans say they cannot remember an instance in which a star walked away from a movie when filming was underway. “I know actors who wanted to back out of a movie, but nobody actually bails,” says one top executive who is not involved with the movie. “Not once they started shooting.”

Boyega’s London-based agent, Femi Oguns, denied in an email that Boyega had unceremoniously exited the project. “I can categorically say that these rumours are completely untrue,” he wrote. “People will form their opinions often rooted from boredom. As stated John unfortunately left due to family reasons which in truth is none of anyone’s business except his own. John and Netflix have a wonderful relation which will continue to grow for years to come whether that be through his acting or through [Boyega’s production company] UpperRoom.”

Through his representatives, Rebel Ridge director Jeremy Saulnier (Hold the Dark, Green Room) declined to comment.

In the wake of Boyega’s departure, Netflix was unable to find a quick replacement. The production has disbanded for now, with plans to resume with a new lead early next year. The film, which Netflix has described as “a thriller that explores systemic American injustice,” had already been delayed for more than a year because of COVID-19. The budget is said to be in the $25 million range.

Last year Netflix made a deal with Boyega to develop films “based on stories, cast, characters, crew, literary properties, mythology, screenplays and/or other elements in or around African countries, with a focus on West and East Africa.” After the actor left Rebel Ridge, the streamer said in a statement: “We look forward to continuing our partnership with John Boyega’s UpperRoom Productions.”

Boyega’s decision to exit the film would seem to preclude an insurance claim for money lost due to the shutdown of the production. Industry insiders say Netflix would not sue, though it would appear that an actor could face liability for leaving a project of his own volition while shooting was underway.

Asked for a reaction to the incident, an executive who has worked with Boyega in the past expressed surprise and was “very disappointed to hear it. The guy is so talented.”

Boyega recently wrapped sci-fi mystery caper They Cloned Tyrone with Jamie Foxx for Netflix. His next release is Naked Singularity, about a public defender whose life starts to unravel following a loss in court. THR’s review gave the film a mixed review but called Boyega “a compelling lead.”

by Anonymousreplies 9a day ago

Man, Dude, Bro, Mate, Buddy, etc.

How do you feel about being called those terms by other guys?

by Anonymousreplies 146a day ago

‘In the Heights’ 🇩🇴 Movie starring Anthony Ramos

In the Heights is a musical with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a book by Quiara Alegría Hudes. The story is set over the course of three days, involving characters in the largely Hispanic-American neighborhood of Washington Heights in New York City.

The movie is adapted from the first Tony-winning musical created by Lin-Manuel Miranda, with the book written by Quiara Alegria Hudes. The show takes place in New York City's Washington Heights (the neighborhood in which Miranda grew up) and follows its residents as they dream, struggle, hope, live, and love. The film stars Anthony Ramos (A Star Is Born) as Usnavi, the role originated by Miranda on Broadway; Melissa Barrera (Vida) as Vanessa; Leslie Grace as Nina; Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton) as Benny; Dasha Polanco (Orange is the New Black) as Cuca; Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn 99) as Carla; Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent) as Daniela; Jimmy Smits as Kevin Rosario; and Olga Merediz reprising Abuela, the role she originated on Broadway.

by Anonymousreplies 77a day ago

George Floyd statue unveiled on New Jersey

What do we think of this? Seems misguided to me. He was murdered in an abominable way, which helped to surface the extreme injustices inherent in our police system… but was he someone we should be idolizing? Has he become a martyr?

(Statues in lieu of real actions and change are meaningless, anyway.)

by Anonymousreplies 191a day ago

Cancel Canada Day celebrations?

I say yes.

Do you agree?

by Anonymousreplies 19a day ago

What is your favorite international city?

One you could visit over and over?

by Anonymousreplies 234a day ago

Canadian Gossip - Part 2

Take off!

by Anonymousreplies 351a day ago

The Nonprofit World

Why do nonprofits tend to have toxic work environments?

by Anonymousreplies 2a day ago

Nina Turner Running for Congress

Endorsement video with Susan Sarandon and Megan Mullally to come soon, I'm sure.

by Anonymousreplies 11a day ago

Sharon Stone apologizes: I PUT MY FOOT MY MOUTH

"To be clear; Meryl Streep is one of the greatest actors of all times. Just not to the exclusion of others."

by Anonymousreplies 11a day ago

Amazon Admits That its Drivers Are Forced to Urinate in Water Bottles

[QUOTE] The web giant fessed up that its delivery drivers have limited access to bathrooms, meaning that accusations of them urinating in bottles or elsewhere in public are likely to be true.

by Anonymousreplies 46a day ago

Gerrard, Lampard, or Scholes?

All year long, the debate has raged over who the best legendary English Premier League midfielder is, wkth these three as the topmost choices. Who is the DL-fave?

Personally, I think if you got them all on a pitch to run drills, Scholes would come out as the best player, because Lamps & Gerrard would be too busy flirting and snogging each other to focus. Plus Paul has the most to prove and make up for, being the eldest and the smallest and the least hot.

by Anonymousreplies 15a day ago

52% of Americans want all student-loan borrowers to have their debt forgiven, new survey finds

[quote] A GoBankingRates survey found 52% of Americans support blanket student loan forgiveness.

[quote] It also found 20% of respondents think the government should stay out of debt cancellation.

[quote] Democrats are keeping the pressure on Biden to cancel $50,000 in student debt per person.

by Anonymousreplies 158a day ago

Harry Styles is gay

There seems to be a bunch of people on here insisting he’s straight and pandering. But no, who he’s really pandering to is the fangirls. He doesn’t like women.

The guy yachted with Ellen for fuck’s sake. Why are so many gay men and closet cases around Ellen? Because she’s a gatekeeper of gays in the industry.

by Anonymousreplies 226a day ago

“Nine Perfect Strangers” looks like it’s gonna be so good!

I can’t wait!

Nicole is about to get another Emmy!

by Anonymousreplies 13a day ago

Cody Silver - I'm Gay Asian Jewish Porn Star

Cody Silver is a biracial Chinese American Jew originally from Orange County, California. We spoke over Zoom, during which he was casually shirtless, his iconic red yen tattoo emblazoned on his chiseled chest. “I’m not your typical generic-looking white twink,” he said. He describes feeling different “growing up being a biracial Jew in an almost strictly conservative white and Christian community.”

A 2020 graduate of the School for Visual Arts, Silver went to school to become an artist, and now he’s become one in a different way: making porn in Brooklyn from his bedroom—or, as he puts it, his “gay baby jail.” The timing of his graduation overlapping with the COVID-19 pandemic closed off more traditional career paths. So he turned to OnlyFans.

Though Silver had prior experience with nude modeling and go-go dancing, it was never his main focus until the pandemic disrupted everything. Unwilling to break CDC guidelines and collaborate with others, he made a fortuitous decision: “I should just start an OnlyFans and just start jerking off for money. Lord knows I do it for free.”

Success followed. Under the username @PostMaload, Silver has made a name for himself. “This is the most money I’ve ever had in my life,” he said, pausing for a moment of gratitude. “All of my struggles feel like they’re finally paying off with this.”

The success has come somewhat as a surprise to him. “People of color: We work twice as hard to make half as much as white people do,” he said. “It’s something I’ve dealt with my entire life.”

Now he’s in high demand and can afford to pursue his passions. Silver writes and illustrates his own comics, which shine a light on his various identities. One such comic focuses on the casual antisemitism and anti-Asian racism he faced growing up, such as questions about why his dad wore a kippah or about whether he’s adopted (he’s not).

Silver mentioned how powerful it was to travel to Israel in 2015 on an LGBTQ Birthright trip, though, even in his home away from home, people kept mistaking him for a “lost Asian tourist.”

Silver also uses Instagram to talk about social justice issues. While their main feeds are for posting shirtless photos, their IG Stories—a content platform within the Instagram app where posts disappear after 24 hours—is where things get more personal and political. “I try and be as genuine as possible, which is a double-edged sword,” said Silver. “I’m giving my authentic self to so many people. I’m not giving any kind of persona.”

Silver says his mixed-race identity requires him to be an educator. “People don’t realize their microaggressions,” he said, so he feels it’s up to him to tell people “what the fuck is up.”

“It’s weird being queer, Chinese, and Jewish,” he said. “It’s like, damn, what isn’t going to offend me these days?”

Silver says he is “tired of hiding who I am,” so he puts his identity front and center in his porn. “There aren’t many Asian or openly Jewish performers that I know of,” he said. “I’m the representation that I’ve always wanted to see and have never seen.”

by Anonymousreplies 32a day ago

"Facing" bills

At my first minimum wage job I was taught to "face" the currency as I put it in the drawer -- have all the bills facing the same direction. It was expected later on when I worked as a bartender, too.

You'd "face" five $20s to make $100, or ten $10s, and then reverse so $100s were easy to count.

When I use the ATM or get cash from a teller, the bills never are "faced" any more. But I hardly ever use cash, and I know many younger people stick almost exclusively to debit cards and Venmo.

Is "facing" bills still a thing at restaurants and bars? Were you taught to do it?

by An ancient onereplies 39Yesterday at 8:13 AM

Chapter Two: Christian Diet Guru Gwen Shamblin Lara Penetrates Percy Priest!

Continue your mourning here.

by Anonymousreplies 367Yesterday at 8:08 AM

Whoopi Vs. Meghan

When are they going to kick Meghan of the show, she has always had a chip on her shoulder but since Biden's win her rage and aggression has gone out of control. She can't contain her resentment at all now and Whoopi is close to smacking her.

by Anonymousreplies 262Yesterday at 8:07 AM

She'll get knocked up by a string of "caring" trash boyfriends and end up broke.

Her dad will just shrug and say: "Told ya".

by Deep down you know it's true.replies 4Yesterday at 7:48 AM

Angel Heart - the movie Discuss!

Creepy mystery thriller. Who else loves this oldie?

Was Mickey Rourke ever hotter?

All fans and stairwells and churches. So many layers of symbols and meanings.

by Anonymousreplies 143Yesterday at 7:47 AM

Have you ever screamed?

I can’t say I have.😱😱

by Anonymousreplies 16Yesterday at 7:43 AM

Variety reads Kenya Barris's "#blackAF" FOR FILTH

This is one of the most savage reviews I have ever read. It replenished my electrolytes.

by Anonymousreplies 16Yesterday at 7:41 AM

Who else is gay in football?

Carl Nassib can't be the only one!

by Anonymousreplies 62Yesterday at 7:40 AM

Is Your Man Taking Off His Wedding Ring at the Gym?

And getting sucked off in the locker room.

Found this ad hilarious.

Notice the wine in the coffee cup at 0:32 They got the Frau thing down pat!

Her husband looks like a cleaner hotter version of Shia LaBeouf

by Anonymousreplies 0Yesterday at 7:35 AM

Ever see Don Diamont's HOT son?

Don Diamont from the soaps is super handsome - Don't you think? But have you ever seen is wickedly hot son, Zander? He's all grown up with muscles and tats. And he's a jock!

by Brad Carltonreplies 55Yesterday at 7:29 AM

Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus Says He’s Undergoing Chemotherapy for Cancer: ‘It Sucks and I’m Scared’

Blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus took to social media Wednesday to reveal that he is undergoing chemotherapy saying, “It sucks and I’m scared,” while adding that he feels hopeful and expects to be back on tour when he’s cancer-free.

Earlier in the morning, Hoppus had alarmed fans with a photo he posted on Instagram, and then quickly deleted, of himself sitting in what appeared to be a hospital room with the caption, “Yes hello. One cancer treatment, please.” Many hours later, the 49-year-old rocker put a stop to the guessing game with a text statement that made explicit exactly what he’s been going through, and for how long.

“For the past three months I’ve been undergoing chemotherapy for cancer. I have cancer,” Hoppus wrote. “It sucks and I’m scared, and at the same time I’m blessed with incredible doctors and family and friends to get me through this. I still have months of treatment ahead of me but I’m trying to remain hopeful and postive.

“Can’t wait to be cancer free and see you all at a concert in the near future,” he added. “Love to you all.”

Hoppus had not been absent from social media in the three months since he says he started chemo. A week ago on Instagram, he paid tribute to the anniversary of a key Blink-182 album. “Hell yes,” he wrote last week. “20 years ago today Take Off Your Pants and Jacket came out. After the overwhelming and unexpected success of Enema of the State we wanted to write a darker, harder album that pushed the boundaries of what blink-182 could do. I love this record. Thank you to everyone who listened to it then and continues to put it on two decades later.”

Blink-182’s last release, the single “Quarantine,” came out during the pandemic in 2020. Drummer Travis Barker said at the beginning of 2021 that the trio would be releasing an album this year. Fans had been curious about the band not jumping on the post-pandemic tour announcement bandwagon and wondered if it was Barker’s many production side projects standing in the way, before learning of Hoppus’ health concerns on Wednesday.

by Anonymousreplies 5Yesterday at 7:20 AM

Morgan Stanley CEO Expects All Staff To Return to NYC Offices By Labor Day

Or else!

by Anonymousreplies 70Yesterday at 7:17 AM

‘Redneck Rave’ Descends Into Throat Slashing, Impalements, and Mass Arrests

A massive country music festival in Kentucky this past weekend started off on rocky footing: Police found meth, marijuana, and an open bottle of alcohol in the first vehicle they stopped at a traffic checkpoint. One of the people in the car had two active warrants out for their arrest.

“We were like, ‘Well, this doesn’t bode well for the weekend,’” Edmonson County Sheriff Shane Doyle told the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Police said that by the end of the five-day bash, dubbed the “Redneck Rave,” one man had been impaled, one woman had been strangled to the point of unconsciousness, and one throat had been slit. In all, Edmonson authorities arrested 14 people, and charged four dozen people from five states.

The event, organized by country rapper Justin Time, took place in Blue Holler Offroad Park and drew a crowd of tens of thousands, doubling the population of the unincorporated town of Ollie, which is so small it does not have a stoplight. Redneck Rave promoters bragged that they had sold more than 20,000 tickets. The lengthy getdown, advertised as the “biggest country party you’ll ever go to,” boasted a demolition derby, goldfish racing, and a full-scale football game as well as a series of concerts.

The details of the Redneck Rave’s incidents are grisly. One person slit a friend’s throat and remains at large, a 29-year-old man had allegedly strangled a woman until she passed out, one person lost the better part of a finger, and another was impaled when he drove a side-by-side over a 2-3 inch log that broke through the bottom of the recreational vehicle. Paramedics left the log inside him as they airlifted him to a hospital.

Justin Time, whose legal name is Justin Stowers, wrote on Facebook, “This was the biggest event we’ve ever done and with as many people and random things that popped up unexpectedly I feel like we all handled it very well.”

Doyle told the Herald-Leader last year’s Redneck Raves—there were two—“overwhelmed” his staff. He ordered all his deputies to work mandatory overtime this year and requested assistance from the Kentucky State Police. At least one person died at the event last year. Another Redneck Rave is scheduled for October of this year.

“There were so many intoxicated people, we just decided, ‘If dispatch sends an ambulance in, we’re sending a deputy in with them,’” said Doyle.

Six of the festival-goers face felony charges, and the sheriff’s office filed roughly 30 charges stemming from drug and alcohol violations.

by Anonymousreplies 2Yesterday at 7:11 AM

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills season 11 premieres Wednesday, May 19 at 9 PM!

It's going to be mostly about Erika

not sure what Dorit's storyline is this year

With Teddi and Denise gone, Crystal and Sutton are the new housewives

by Anonymousreplies 600Yesterday at 7:09 AM

Florida's new anti-BLM law hits Boorish Loser Moron

And he's ugly, so the death penalty is warranted.

by Anonymousreplies 1Yesterday at 7:01 AM

Where Do You Buy Your Clothes?

Men only thread.

by Anonymousreplies 58Yesterday at 6:47 AM

What are your favorite spices for home cooking?

I've been cooking more over the last couple of months, so I can lose my quarantine 15. It's working. But I'm getting bored.

What do you like to use to liven up basics like chicken, fish (salmon or cod), roasted vegetables and homemade salad dressings?

The spice blends at Trader Joe's and the like tend to make everything taste too salty or like soup, I find. I've had better luck with simple stuff like white pepper, garlic powder and oregano.

by Anonymousreplies 94Yesterday at 6:46 AM

Thure Lindhardt

Beautiful Danish actor who played one of the Swiss Guard in "Angels and Demons."

Is he gay? 45 and I could find nothing on his past relationships, if any.

He has such an interesting look. In the movie you'd never know it, but he has a huge gap between his two front teeth! It's unusual, but kind of charming.

It's amazing that he can get work in Hollywood, but I think his Scandinavian good looks help him in that regard.

by Anonymousreplies 26Yesterday at 6:43 AM

Which movies have the best scenery?

Beautiful landscapes, wilderness. I don't care if it's Hollywood or foreign, I want a feast for the eyes!

by Anonymousreplies 91Yesterday at 6:41 AM

Man Charged in Capitol Riot Saying ‘I’m Not Even So Sure That Officer Sicknick’s Even Dead’

This complete surrender of any and all critical thinking skills makes one an empty vessel, susceptible to any and all forms of claptrap. Certain people prefer it that way because they feel this supplants their own moral agency and leaves them blameless for the acts they commit....acts like....sedition, or....genocide.

You are all in great danger- there are literally millions of people who share this mentality and all for the same reason- to ostensibly absolve themselves of guilt for the coming atrocities they are going to commit. Kinda like when they say, "But trump sent me-".

by Anonymousreplies 19Yesterday at 6:37 AM

“Loki” Viewing Thread

Very high 96 Fresh score.

by Anonymousreplies 83Yesterday at 6:36 AM

Aaron Schock Turns 40

Say whatever you want about his past, but he looks incredibly sexy and in shape

A hot body excuses all sins.

by Anonymousreplies 237Yesterday at 6:29 AM

Sarah Paulson felt 'trapped' while doing AHS: Roanoke : 'I just don't care about this season at all'

On her own personal ranking of American Horror Story seasons, Sarah Paulson would probably place Roanoke at the bottom.

The actress, who's now returning to the Ryan Murphy anthology series for season 10's Double Feature theme, opened up a bit about her experience coming off of playing Marcia Clark on The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and heading into Roanoke.

"I just don't care about this season at all," she admitted during a conversation on The Hollywood Reporter's Awards Chatter podcast with host Scott Feinberg. "I know people will get mad at me for saying it, but for me, this was post having played Marcia and it was what I went to do right after finishing Marcia.

"I was so underwhelmed by the whole experience," she continued, "because I felt like I had entered into a new place inside of myself in terms of what I thought possible, in terms of what I might be willing to see if I can do. I felt really kind of trapped by my responsibility and my contractual obligation to do American Horror Story. As much as it's my home, and I've loved it always, it was the first time I felt like I wish I could have gone to Ryan and said, 'Please let me sit this one out.

Show representatives didn't immediately respond to EW's request for comment.

Roanoke, the sixth season of American Horror Story, was set on Roanoke Island, N.C. Paulson notably played Audrey Tindall, an actress in the cast for the documentary My Roanoke Nightmare that dramatized paranormal experiences had by the Miller family. Paulson also reprised her role of Lana Winters from the Asylum season that year.

The Murphy muse ended up returning for the seventh season, Cult, because she "wanted to be there because of what we all went through as a country," she said on the podcast. "I liked the idea that it was mirroring what we were experiencing. Enough time had gone by." Paulson also came back for season 8's Apocalypse theme for the Coven crossover event, but she did sit out season 9's 1984.

American Horror Story: Double Feature, set to premiere on FX Aug. 25, will now be split into two separate stories, "one by the sea, one by the sand," per a teaser video. The only tidbits Paulson gave to EW about who she's playing are, one, the character "has some issues" and, two, she has "a hair color" Paulson's "never had in life nor in the show."

by Anonymousreplies 40Yesterday at 6:29 AM

When is President Biden Bringing Back KFC Potato Wedges?

He’s been in office 35 days now.

by Anonymousreplies 99Yesterday at 6:14 AM

DL Fave Taylor J Phillips reveals freakishly large feet

They’re like two large pizzas.

by Anonymousreplies 582Yesterday at 6:09 AM

Misheard Song Lyrics

It's happened to all of us. We think, sometimes for years, that the lyrics of a song are one thing, but it turns out to be something totally different.

For me: I used to think Billy Idol was saying, "How's about a date" instead of "Eyes without a face".

How about you?

DISCLAIMER: Is there at least one related thread on this topic? Probably. Am I going to bother to try and search for it? Absolutely not. So there!

by Anonymousreplies 167Yesterday at 6:05 AM

Astronomy II

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

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by OPreplies 543Yesterday at 6:04 AM

falling love with a jihadist

by Anonymousreplies 2Yesterday at 5:59 AM

NDP stinks like shit

There, I said it. The Liberal Party is superior in every way

by Anonymousreplies 15Yesterday at 5:58 AM

Poll: Trudeau Liberals increase support; Conservatives dropping

New poll out from Abacus this morning:

Liberal fortunes strengthen; Conservatives shed 5 points in a month

June 24, 2021

Liberals (37%)

Conservatives (27%)

NDP (18%)

BQ (9%)

Greens (5%)

Our latest national survey of 2,070 Canadian adults from June 18 to 21, 2021 finds the Liberals opening a 10-point lead over the Conservatives as the federal government’s approval rating improves.


Since our last survey, we see a four-point rise in approval of the federal government’s performance, to 44% with 38% disapprove. While movement on this indicator has been very limited this year, 44% is the highest number we recorded since January.


If an election were held now, the Liberals would win 37% of the vote, the Conservatives 27%, the NDP 18%, the Green Party 5% and the BQ would get 39% in Quebec. The Liberals are up 3 points since mid-June, the Conservatives are down 2, and at the lowest vote share in over four years.

Comparing these results to the outcome of the 2019 election, the Liberals are 4 points higher, the Conservatives 7 points lower, and the NDP 2 points higher.

While regional breakdowns are obviously important, readers are encouraged to read these breaks with appropriate caution, as sample sizes are smaller and margins of error higher.

• In BC we see the NDP (37%) with a 7-point lead over the Liberals (30%) followed by the Conservatives (27%).

• In this wave we see the Conservatives with 39% in Alberta, compared to 34% for the Liberals and 18% for the NDP. The People’s Party claims a 7% share.

• In Saskatchewan/Manitoba we are seeing a close race between the Liberals (34%), the Conservatives (33%) and the NDP (25%).

• The Liberals have a 13-point lead in Ontario, with 42% compared to 29% for the Conservatives and 19% for the NDP.

• In Quebec the BQ (39%) are showing stronger than the Liberals (33%) with the Conservatives well back at 14% and the NDP (5%) and Green Party (6%) essentially tied.

• In Atlantic Canada, we find 50% support for the Liberals followed by the Conservatives at 27% and the NDP at 13%.

Worth noting is that the higher support levels for the Liberals in the Prairie provinces may be an anomaly and reflect smaller cell sizes, but we do also see a 6 point rise in federal approval in Alberta and a 9 point rise in Manitoba/Saskatchewan since the beginning of June.


Justin Trudeau enjoys a positive impression among 38% and finds negative impressions among 39%, for a net score of -3.

Erin O’Toole enjoys a positive impression among 19% and finds negative impressions among 40%, for a net score of -21.

Jagmeet Singh enjoys a positive impression among 35% and finds negative impressions among 26% for a net score of +9.

Annamie Paul has seen her negatives increase over the past two weeks. 12% have a positive impression while 25% have a negative one for a net score of -13.


As election speculation is heating up, we thought it would be useful to compare the situation between the two largest parties in the House today, with where things were before an election call in 2019.

The Liberals trailed by 4 heading into that election, compared to a 10-point lead today. Today’s approval rating for the Trudeau government is 9 points higher than it was in 2019. Impressions of PM Trudeau are 5 points better this year, while impressions of Mr. O’Toole are 14 points lower than they were for Mr. Scheer.

[More at link]:

by Anonymousreplies 2Yesterday at 5:58 AM

Muscle Slut Shirt Bros 3

Austin Norman

by Anonymousreplies 277Yesterday at 5:57 AM

Sarah Brightman Serving You Edwina Monsoon-Level Delusional

You can’t under it.

by Anonymousreplies 20Yesterday at 5:46 AM

Below Deck Sailing Yacht Season Two

Premieres tonight, March 1st at 9:00 on Bravo

All fresh meat, except the tasty Glenn Shephard

by All but one could share the same shade of foundation. Shocker.replies 339Yesterday at 5:44 AM

Prestigious underground writing accolades

Tell me which have the greatest cachet in the world among truly great cult literary minds. None of the bestseller list fare, or the pretentious reviews that no-one actually reads but everyone claims to have. What I want to know about is the real fringe and what they consider to be high calibre.

by Anonymousreplies 2Yesterday at 5:38 AM

Apple chargers that don’t break

Somehow I get through a few of them every year, both branded and off-brand and if varying cable length. They never last. Sooner or later, the cable either burns out, frays internally, or snaps.

Please recommend me a tough one that I can use for years without damage. I usually charge from the floor or wall to a low table.

by Anonymousreplies 6Yesterday at 5:37 AM

Kamala Harris visiting the border!

I guess Joe gave her a talking to.

by Anonymousreplies 1Yesterday at 5:33 AM

Gay arranged marriages

What do you guys think of this concept? I'm too hopeless and socially anxious to actually go out and find a partner. I've been thinking how nice and easy it would be if this idea came to fruition. Obliviously this won't happen any time soon but its comforting to think, at least to me.

by Anonymousreplies 17Yesterday at 5:32 AM

Justin Timberlake speaks out in support of Britney for the first time

Thank you, Justin. She needs all the love and support she can get!

Justin Timberlake is breaking his silence.

On Wednesday evening (June 23), the 40-year-old singer and actor took to Twitter to share a message in support of ex-girlfriend Britney Spears after her bombshell day in court.

If you forgot, Justin and the 39-year-old pop star dated from 1999 until 2002.

"After what we saw today, we should all be supporting Britney at this time," Justin first tweeted. "Regardless of our past, good and bad, and no matter how long ago it was… what’s happening to her is just not right. No woman should ever be restricted from making decisions about her own body."

He followed up by tweeting, "No one should EVER be held against their will… or ever have to ask permission to access everything they’ve worked so hard for."

Justin's tweets come after Britney appeared during a virtual court hearing where she called for an end of her 13-year conservatorship under her dad Jamie Spears.

"I want to be able to be heard on what they did to me by making me keep this in for so long, is not good for my heart," Britney told the judge. "I’ve been so angry and I cry every day, it concerns me, I’m told I’m not allowed to expose the people who did this to me."

Justin concluded his tweets by saying that he and wife Jessica Biel send their love and support to Britney.

"Jess and I send our love, and our absolute support to Britney during this time," Justin tweeted. "We hope the courts, and her family make this right and let her live however she wants to live."

Justin's messages comes several months after the release of the Framing Britney Spears documentary, where fans slammed him for the way he treated Britney after their split. He then later released an apology, which you can read here.

by Anonymousreplies 6Yesterday at 5:22 AM

The Physics of God: Unifying Quantum Physics, Consciousness, M-Theory, Heaven, Neuroscience and Transcendence

This is a fascinating and highly informed and informative book.

by Anonymousreplies 50Yesterday at 5:17 AM

Old people who don’t have pensions

How do they live?

by Anonymousreplies 380Yesterday at 5:06 AM


First look at the sequel’s cast.

by Anonymousreplies 40Yesterday at 5:01 AM

‘Shameful’: Uefa blocks LGBTQ+ rainbow stadium protest in Munich

‘Shameful’: Uefa blocks LGBTQ+ rainbow stadium protest in Munich

Lighting display planned for Germany’s Euro 2020 match with Hungary to protest at country’s discriminatory law

by Anonymousreplies 21Yesterday at 5:00 AM

Sue Snell

I was reading some reviews of the pointless 2013 "Carrie" remake on IMDB and some mentioned that it was implied in the original "Carrie" with Sissy that Sue was in on the pig's blood prank. I've seen the original Carrie more times than I can count and I never once caught that implication. Am I missing something?

by I Survived the Black Prom-at all better booksellers!replies 87Yesterday at 4:57 AM

WHET hairy pron daddy RJ Parker?

This guy was smoking hot! I love his fur and his cute face!

by Anonymousreplies 1Yesterday at 4:52 AM

Cocaine Celebrities

I immediately think of cocaine whatever I see pictures of Kirstie Alley and Lauren Tewes.

Who do you associate with cocaine?

by Anonymousreplies 366Yesterday at 4:35 AM

Robin Byrd

Having moved to NYC in the mid 80s from a small Midwest town, I was clutching my pearls when I found Robin Byrd on some very high Manhattan Cable Channel where she was in a macramé bikini and had the roughest of porn actors come on to be interviewed. She always seemed to be a little too attracted to the ladies. Some of the guys who came on were really rough trade. Does anyone else remember Baby let me bang your box? In the 90s and later she became the unofficial mayor of Fire Island. Is her show re-run anywhere. It would be a good Hulu series.

by Anonymousreplies 89Yesterday at 4:33 AM

Britain’s New Entry in Conservative Media Is Off to a Splashy, but Shaky, Start

Advertiser boycotts, dropped microphones and prank calls bedeviled GB News, but its evening talk show drew higher ratings than competitors on the BBC and Sky.

by Anonymousreplies 24Yesterday at 4:21 AM

How Often Do You Wear RL

How often do you choose Datalounge fave, Ralph Lauren, for your fashion? Queens who still think Diesel is cool will be confused by this question.

by Anonymousreplies 54Yesterday at 4:17 AM

Alec Baldwin enjoying the beach

6 little kids, Hilaria, 75 extra pounds, and back hair.

by Anonymousreplies 69Yesterday at 4:00 AM

Has anyone checked in on Colton Underwood yet?

Is he ok? Now it’s all about Carl Nassib. Carl stole his thunder.

Will he seek revenge? Or will he try to befriend Carl so that he makes headlines again?

by Anonymousreplies 9Yesterday at 3:58 AM

Is 28 years old ancient?

Someone said this to me the other day

by Anonymousreplies 15Yesterday at 3:32 AM

George Floyd-Inspired Lingerie Line

Tacky fucks.

by Anonymousreplies 3Yesterday at 3:32 AM

Britney finally admits to misery, depression, wanting to sue her family

The conservatorship hearing is currently underway and, as expected, Britney has finally spoken out.

by Anonymousreplies 33Yesterday at 3:31 AM

Bryant Gumbel

The worst, most cringeworthy interviewer ever with his smug affected manner.

by Anonymousreplies 17Yesterday at 3:30 AM

Cher's latest Oscar campaign

Someone should tell her you can't win an Oscar for a TikTok video unless it's produced by Marvel.

by Anonymousreplies 1Yesterday at 3:30 AM

Zodiac's 340 character cipher has been solved!

The solution to what’s known as the 340 Cipher, one of the most vexing mysteries of the Zodiac Killer’s murderous saga, has been found by a code-breaking team from the United States, Australia and Belgium.

The cipher, sent in a letter to The Chronicle in November 1969, has been puzzling authorities and amateur sleuths since it arrived 51 years ago. Investigators hoped the Zodiac, who killed five people in the Bay Area in 1968 and 1969, would reveal his name in one of his many ciphers, but there is no such name in the 340.

According to code-breaking expert David Oranchak, the cipher’s text includes: “I hope you are having lots of fun in trying to catch me. ... I am not afraid of the gas chamber because it will send me to paradice (sic) all the sooner because I now have enough slaves to work for me.”

Oranchak, a 46-year-old web designer who lives in Virginia, has been working on the Zodiac’s codes since 2006.

“This is exciting,” Oranchak said in an interview Friday. “We’ve been sitting on the solution since last Saturday. When I first started looking at the Zodiac ciphers all those years ago, I thought, ‘Oh, I can just write a computer program and solve it,’ but it’s been kicking my a— all this time. Until now.”

by Anonymousreplies 230Yesterday at 3:20 AM

What’s the point of Palm Springs?

The most pointless place I have ever been. Other than being far from the beach and 100 degrees, how is it different from LA? Why not just rent a much closer house in Malibu, and enjoy a pool AND the beach?

Unlike what Napa is to San Francisco, oh what the Hamptons are to NY, Los Angeles and Palm Springs are both suburban car cities with access to tons of pools and nice weather. Palm Springs doesn’t seem worth them money. Are there even hot springs?

by Anonymousreplies 265Yesterday at 3:15 AM

Let's list acts of ultimate evil

eating a baby

by Anonymousreplies 110Yesterday at 3:12 AM

Aston Villa's Jack Grealish supports Black Lives Matters

So this picture of Jack Grealish sampling the chocolate box is doing the rounds on twitter.

What's kind of predictable is that black people are going nuts for him. Anytime a white male celebrity so much as looks as a black woman he's invited to the cookout.

by Anonymousreplies 34Yesterday at 3:09 AM

John Paragon is Dead to Me

This one hits pretty hard. RIP

by Anonymousreplies 74Yesterday at 3:08 AM

Jean Smart and Caftans: Part 2

So we can carry on glorifying Hacks and the sublime Jean Smart.

by Anonymousreplies 72Yesterday at 3:02 AM

What are other movies like KNIVES OUT?

I'm looking for heist, spy or mystery movies that are fun to watch. Help me!

by Anonymousreplies 35Yesterday at 2:58 AM

Gunther from Friends has stage 4 prostate cancer diagnosis

James Michael Tyler, the actor best known for playing Gunther - Central Perk's sarcastic coffee shop owner on NBC's hit sitcom Friends - has revealed he's fighting stage 4 prostate cancer.

The actor appeared on Today Monday to discuss his struggles with the disease since his initial diagnosis in 2018, telling NBC anchor Craig Melvin that because he didn't catch the cancer early, it spread more rapidly than usual. During the pandemic, the actor became paralyzed from the waist down due to tumors that grew on his spine.

"For my specific prognoses... it's stage 4. Late-stage cancer," Tyler explained. "So eventually, you know, it's gonna probably get me."

While Tyler's illness kept him from appearing in person at the recent Friends reunion, the actor was determined to remain a part of the event.

"I wanted to be a part of that, and initially I was going to be on the stage, at least, with them, and be able to take part in all the festivities," Tyler told Today. "It was bittersweet, honestly. I was very happy to be included. It was my decision not to be a part of that physically and make an appearance on Zoom, basically, because I didn't wanna bring a downer on it, you know? I didn't want to be like, 'Oh, and by the way, Gunther has cancer.'"

by Anonymousreplies 12Yesterday at 2:55 AM

I'm writing a book about reverse psychology

Please don't buy it...

by Anonymousreplies 3Yesterday at 2:31 AM

Skin care tips

I rub pure vitamin e oil into my clean, freshly washed, asshole daily.

by Anonymousreplies 9Yesterday at 2:30 AM

We've reached peak narcissism: controversial Fresno professor, Randa Jarrar, creates 'artistic' video...

... that makes her look like a laughing stock!

I mean, what the fuck is she doing? Hahahaha!

by Anonymousreplies 205Yesterday at 2:25 AM

Eric Adams, Andrew Yang Get Nasty During NYC Mayoral Debate

The New York City Democratic debate Wednesday night got particularly heated between mayoral candidates Eric Adams and Andrew Yang.

Adams called out Yang on a number of fronts, including not speaking out sooner on gun violence and “not vot[ing] in municipal elections at all.”

So he asked, “How the hell do we have you become our mayor with this record like this? how will you govern a diverse city like this?”

Yang defended his own record, pointing in part to his involvement in the Georgia races that determined the balance of the U.S. Senate, before hitting back at Adams by saying, “Three out of four shootings in Brooklyn are going unsolved right now. You’re the Brooklyn borough president. The problems have been getting worse around you while you’ve been running for mayor and raising money from your friends in real estate.”

Adams responded by saying Yang hasn’t been “on the ground” and only recently “started discovering” important issues.

He even asked, “So why should we trust you now? You may flee again during a difficult time. I never fled the city, I protected this city.”

Yang retorted by bringing up how Adams has “been investigated for corruption everywhere you’ve gone,” and asked, “Is that really what we want in the next mayor? You think you’re going to enter city hall and it’s going to be different? We all know it’s going to be exactly the same, that’s why so many people on this stage don’t want you to be mayor.”

“I guess they want you to be mayor?” Adams asked with a laugh. “What am I missing here?”

Scott Stringer jumped in to say, “I think you’re both right. You both shouldn’t be mayor.”

by Anonymousreplies 154Yesterday at 2:25 AM

Lucas and Tommy.

Love. Love?

by Anonymousreplies 24Yesterday at 2:17 AM

Covid eats away at your brain tissue. They don't know how this will progress with people who have had it as time goes by.

So even a mild case could haunt you in years to come. And the vaccine doesn't prevent it just gives you an asymptomatic case. But yeah, go to an amusement park. What do we care.

(per that Asian woman doctor who is always on CNN and knows her stuff.)

by Anonymousreplies 55Yesterday at 2:11 AM

Post Pictures of Hot Gay/Bi Guys Part 5

For those sexy guys who are more Hot than Gorgeous.

Examples: Luke Evans rather than Matt Bomer.

Russell Tovey rather Julian Morris.

Luke Macfarlane rather than Brandon Flynn.

Y’all get the drift.

And ‘Bi’ because it’s apparently the biggest chunk among Gen Z’s who identify as ‘LGBT’.

by Anonymousreplies 172Yesterday at 2:00 AM

Mussolini's granddaughter does pride photoshoot

After years of not condemning her grandfather's actions and after her 2006 quote "better fascist than fag”, fascist Alessandra Mussolini comes out as an ally, saying yes to adoptions and pride.

by Anonymousreplies 23Yesterday at 1:55 AM

A guy with 38 Facebook friends wants to take me out on a date

I usually couldn't care less about stuff like social media and the number of followers/friends someone has on those shitty websites but c'mon: 38 friends?! Even biggest basement dwellers have more friends than that. The guy's gotta be some sort of a psychopath, right? Too bad, cause he's got BDF for days.

by Anonymousreplies 12Yesterday at 1:54 AM

NYT Says Everyone Is Gay On TikTok

Foster Van Lear, a 16-year-old TikTok personality from Atlanta, has posted videos of himself kissing guy friends on the cheek. “Everyone is fluid and so men have become less hesitant about physical stuff,” he said.Devin Oktar Yalkin for The New York Times Connor Robinson, a 17-year-old British TikTok star with rosy cheeks and a budding six-pack, has built a large following by keeping his fans thirsty. Between the daily drip of shirtless dance routines and skits about his floppy hair, Mr. Robinson posts sexually suggestive curve balls that, he said, “break some barriers.”

In an eight-second video set to a lewd hip-hop track by the Weeknd, he and a fellow teenage boy, Elijah Finney, who calls himself Elijah Elliot, filmed themselves in a London hotel room, grinding against each other as if they’re about to engage in a passionate make-out session. The video ends with Mr. Robinson pushed against the tiled wall.

But as racy as the video is, fans are under no pretense that the two are in the throes of gay puppy love. Mr. Robinson and Mr. Finney identify as heterosexual, but as some TikTok influencers have discovered, man-on-man action is a surefire way to generate traffic. Uploaded in February, the video has gotten more than 2.2 million views and 31,000 comments (lots of fire and heart emojis).

“Normally, I do jokey dance videos and stuff like that, but it seems like things have kind of changed now,” Mr. Robinson said from his bedroom in Cumbria, England, which is painted forest green to stand out on TikTok. He estimates that 90 percent of his nearly one million followers are female. “Girls are attracted to two attractive guy TikTokers with massive followings showing a sexual side with each other,” he said.

Connor Robinson, left, a British TikTok star, posted this racy video with Elijah Elliot on his feed in February.   Gay and bi-curious male followers are welcome, too. “If watching my videos makes you happy and stuff, that’s cool,” he added. As devotees of TikTok’s young male stars know, Mr. Robinson’s hotel seduction video is veering toward becoming a modern-day cliché. The youth-oriented social media platform is rife with videos showing ostensibly heterosexual young men spooning in cuddle-puddle formation, cruising each other on the street while walking with their girlfriends, sharing a bed, going in for a kiss, admiring each other’s chiseled physiques and engaging in countless other homoerotic situations served up for humor and, ultimately, views.

Feigning gay as a form of clickbait is not limited to small-fry TikTok creators trying to grow their audience. Just look at the hard-partying Sway Boys, who made national headlines this summer for throwing raucous get-togethers at their 7,800-square-foot Bel Air estate in violation of Los Angeles’s coronavirus guidelines.Scrolling through the TikTok feeds of the group’s physically buff members can feel as if you’re witnessing what would happen if the boys of Tiger Beat spent an uninhibited summer in Fire Island Pines. There is a barrage of sweaty half-naked workouts, penis jokes, playful kisses and lollipop sharing.

by Anonymousreplies 110Yesterday at 1:33 AM

What's your fantasy celebrity sex tape?

mine is Chris Meloni fucking Julian Morris yum

by Anonymousreplies 12Yesterday at 1:29 AM

Tucker Carlson outed as Secret Source who reportedly dished on Trump, Fox News

Ed Mazza Sun, June 20, 2021, 8:18 PM·1 min read

Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who routinely rails against the mainstream media, is reportedly a secret and frequent source for reporters in the very organizations he attacks, according to the New York Times.

“Mr. Carlson, a proud traitor to the elite political class, spends his time when he’s not denouncing the liberal media trading gossip with them,” wrote media columnist Ben Smith. “He’s the go-to guy for sometimes-unflattering stories about Donald J. Trump and for coverage of the internal politics of Fox News (not to mention stories about Mr. Carlson himself).”

He wrote that Carlson’s willingness to dish is an “open secret” in Washington.

Smith said he trades messages with Carlson himself, and said 16 other journalists from outlets other than the Times had all said Carlson has been a source, with three calling him a “great source.”

Carlson’s rhetoric has turned increasingly extremist, airing conspiracy theories about the Jan. 6 insurrection, the coronavirus pandemic, vaccination and more. He’s also railed against immigrants, and both he and his guests have aired white nationalist talking points.

by Anonymousreplies 73Yesterday at 1:24 AM

Actor Pedro Pascal

Has anyone met him or worked with him? Any gossip. I kinda think he’s hot.

by Anonymousreplies 53Yesterday at 1:13 AM

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is DEAD to me

Buffett resigned from its board in a passive aggressive way. It’s only a matter of time before the practical death of the Foundation is recognized for having already occurred.

by Anonymousreplies 21Yesterday at 1:01 AM

Now I’m afraid to visit Stalingrad Scotland!

Oh my. The woke crowd will be on the streets and in the hallways taking notes and turning in folks to the authorities! We must speak appropriately while there! Putting quite a damper on MY wish to visit such a repressive environment. Long live freedom of speech in the U.S. and the world.

by Anonymousreplies 12Yesterday at 12:48 AM

What do British people eat on a daily basis?

American children of working parents grow up on Hamburger Helper, spaghetti, hamburgers, hotdogs, macaroni and cheese, canned vegetables, soup, etc. Do UK folks eat that stuff?

by Anonymousreplies 147Yesterday at 12:45 AM

Improvised Lines from Movie and Television That Have Become Iconic

How many can we come up with?

From The Godfather: "Leave the gun, take the cannoli"

by Anonymousreplies 13Yesterday at 12:45 AM

A pedestrian bridge's collapse is complete

[post redacted because thinks that links to their ridiculous rag are a bad thing. Somebody might want to tell them how the internet works. Or not. We don't really care. They do suck though. Our advice is that you should not click on the link and whatever you do, don't read their truly terrible articles.]

by Anonymousreplies 9Yesterday at 12:37 AM

Crazy John McAfee is DEAD to me!

Per Reuters

by Anonymousreplies 57Yesterday at 12:37 AM

Bruce Vilanch: Margaret Hamilton Was A Lesbian

This was common knowledge?

Starts around the 31:00 mark. They’re talking about the Paul Lynde special.

by Anonymousreplies 1Yesterday at 12:33 AM

Pentatonix and Dolly Parton


by I love themreplies 3Yesterday at 12:21 AM

Mr. Townsend of UNIPO, Mr. Townsend of UNIPO

My favourite voice from the 50's

by Anonymousreplies 0Yesterday at 12:20 AM

Level 42 - Something About You

This underrated 80s track doesn’t get enough air play. Were you a fan of Level 42 back in the day? Did they dabble in the homosex?

by Anonymousreplies 17Yesterday at 12:01 AM

What can I do with an Insta-Pot?

I bought one about six months ago, and I've never even opened it.

I have no clue what to do or make with it.

To be honest, I don't really even know what it is.

by Anonymousreplies 35Last Wednesday at 11:53 PM

Man confesses to killing Etan Patz


by Anonymousreplies 102Last Wednesday at 11:45 PM

Gavin Newson WILL Face Recall Election

He better announce that he’s going to pay everyone’s rent for the next year!

by Anonymousreplies 1Last Wednesday at 11:31 PM

New York Declares State Of Disaster Emergency Due To Covid Over

King Cuomo has spoken, state of disaster emergency in New York State is over, done, history...

by Anonymousreplies 1Last Wednesday at 11:27 PM

What's the weather like at your place?

Currently, it's nothing but dark sky and clouds. Sort of sucks and I have low energy because of it.

by Anonymousreplies 59Last Wednesday at 11:20 PM

Describe a movie in one sentence

I’ll start: “Rear Window with Prozac-Fibromyalgia Frau.” - The Woman In The Window (2021)

by Anonymousreplies 37Last Wednesday at 11:14 PM

Judith Miller

Why is this stupid bitch still working after her articles on WMDs and Iraq?

by Anonymousreplies 28Last Wednesday at 11:07 PM

VPL - 2021

It's time for another VPL thread. This the place to post the latest and greatest examples. Sure helps with the Covid blues.

by Anonymousreplies 257Last Wednesday at 11:05 PM

A rare (new) video message from Joni


by Anonymousreplies 7Last Wednesday at 11:04 PM

What are the current TV shows with gay male characters? Part 5

For those who are locked out of Part 4 (which is now open for subscribers only).

by Anonymousreplies 17Last Wednesday at 11:02 PM

How different is Santa Monica now?

Compared to this.

by Anonymousreplies 33Last Wednesday at 10:53 PM

EVIL DEAD video game coming

Revealed by former hottie Bruce Campbell at Summer Game Fest.

This looks fun!

by Anonymousreplies 10Last Wednesday at 10:49 PM

Random Movies nobody ever heard of that are actually really good

In this 1986 film, Harry Mitchell (Roy Scheider) is a successful businessman with mechanical aptitude living in the suburbs of Los Angeles whose wife Barbara (Ann-Margret) is running for city council. Harry is confronted by three hooded blackmailers who demand $105,000 per year for a videotape of him and the mistress, Cini (Kelly Preston), with whom he has been having an affair.

by Now Streaming on Primereplies 218Last Wednesday at 10:27 PM

Did Elvis have a nice cock?

It sure got a lot of use!

by Anonymousreplies 5Last Wednesday at 10:25 PM

The Godfather Part II

A masterpiece, pure and simple. Fabulous performances all around. Pacino with those black holes for eyes. The young DeNiro, with that thin, wolfish face, with young Tessio and Clemenza, gradually assuming power in Little Italy. The sad endings of Fredo, Kay, and Frank Pentangeli. The deft transitions between the past and present: the young family's trip to Corleone with their children; the assassination attempts of both Michael and Don Corleone, which they both survive; the betrayals from inside the family (Carlo/Tessio in part I, Frankie/Fredo in part II, along with their fates), the great sequence in Cuba. The narrative parallels between parts I and II; beginning with a huge celebration (Connie's wedding/Anthony's First Communion party); the massacres of all enemies at the end (all Five Family heads/Hyman Roth, the old Don back in Italy, Frankie and Fredo in part II). Even the doomed Sonny turns up as a ghost memory at the end, berating his younger brother for enlisting in the Marines. And all of it lovingly photographed by Gordon Willis in those golden lights and shadows. I love Part I, but I truly think Part II is the greatest American film ever made. I NEVER tire of watching it.

by Anonymousreplies 82Last Wednesday at 10:24 PM

Is the movie business ever going to recover from the pandemic?

Or is it over.

(poor Viola)

by Anonymousreplies 0Last Wednesday at 10:22 PM

I have a moral question, what would you do in this situation?

A cute cat has been hanging around my yard. I've been feeding him for several weeks now.

I looked online at one of those "lost and found animal" pages on Facebook to see if anyone had reported him missing, and found that several people in my area have been worried about him for some time. He regularly crosses a busy street, he's always hungry, and he's apparently full of fleas and mites - but - he does have a home. Apparently the owner has been contacted by volunteers from the lost and found cat group and she refuses to take him to the vet to get him fixed or attend to his fleas/mites. I live in a quiet area, but there's a major thoroughfare a few blocks away which he crosses.

I have a couple of cats who don't seem to mind him (yes, they've been treated for fleas and mites because of him), and I'm just it wrong if I decide, "fuck it" and take him to the vet myself and keep him?? I have a large yard and a gazebo where he could safely enjoy the outdoors and he'd have a very good and spoiled life here with me.

What would you do? I'd like to keep him, but, is that wrong? He really needs to see a vet. I feel so bad for the poor thing.

by Anonymousreplies 152Last Wednesday at 10:11 PM

Scientists identify 29 planets where aliens could observe Earth

Scientists identify 29 planets where aliens could observe Earth

Astronomers estimate 29 habitable planets are positioned to see Earth transit and intercept human broadcasts

by Anonymousreplies 7Last Wednesday at 10:02 PM

Delta Variant info. - it spreads quickly, people. Be careful.

[Quote] “NO MORE THAN MERE SECONDS” of exposure in 10-60 centimeters where one man triggers several #DeltaVariant infections with brief “fleeting” contact. Thousands of shoppers at NSW🇦🇺 mass tested. Delta called “near & present danger”.

by Anonymousreplies 56Last Wednesday at 9:57 PM

Couple dies after brazen Humboldt Park shooting

This is horrifying! How fucking sad! What is wrong with this country?

There is a video out there of it. Michael Rapaport posted it on his IB acct. Go there before it's deleted.

by Anonymousreplies 20Last Wednesday at 9:56 PM

Earthquake: West Hollywood

Anybody else feel that?

by Anonymousreplies 16Last Wednesday at 9:53 PM

Ketamine therapy for depression...

Really fucking works. I wish it wasn't so expensive. Have any of you tried it?

by Anonymousreplies 43Last Wednesday at 9:49 PM

Commercials You're Hating: Coronavirus Lockdown Edition

If I have to hear that fucking Alicia Keys Amazon commercial one more time...

by Anonymousreplies 555Last Wednesday at 9:27 PM

Cher is still wearing a mask when she goes outside

So since she and cockroaches will be the sole survivors we better follow her path.

by Anonymousreplies 1Last Wednesday at 9:20 PM

Craig Wasson

80s genre actor who kind of disappeared and later became a audio book narrator. Even though he was born in Oregon, he must have grown up in the south because he has a bit of a southern drawl. He also looked pretty mature for age in those 80s movies.

Years ago, I remember reading a blog entry somewhere about him sexually harassing a female fan.

by Anonymousreplies 19Last Wednesday at 9:15 PM

Andrew Yang officially drops out of the Mayoral race

Bwahahahahahaha good. Fucking opportunist. Phony.

He’s in fourth. Wasn’t he supposed to be Adams biggest competition? Bwahahaha

by Anonymousreplies 16Last Wednesday at 9:08 PM

NYC Queers, do you remember Mrs. Mouth?

Manhattan Cable Public Access from the late 80s into the mid-90s?

by Anonymousreplies 26Last Wednesday at 9:02 PM

Joan Rivers

She was on The Apprentice and hated Trump with a passion.

I can't imagine her reaction if she knew he was president. What a great lady. Anyone know her?

by Anonymousreplies 266Last Wednesday at 8:57 PM

NYC Votes Today!

Who will be the Dem nominee?

by Anonymousreplies 50Last Wednesday at 8:45 PM

When Was The Last Time A Song Written For A Broadway Show

Became a pop hit? I know most music these days is rap but how far back do you have to go to find a top ten hit?

I mean a song written specifically FOR a show, not a song written and later interpolated into a show.

by Anonymousreplies 13Last Wednesday at 8:39 PM

Rose McGowan called in to fat lump of shit Tucker Carlson's show to talk about Britney Spears






by Anonymousreplies 9Last Wednesday at 8:32 PM

Hot HGTV Summer

A welcome return to hot piece of ass Scott McGillvray. So many ads running with his shirtless dadbod leaping into a lake.

This is the new HGTV thread, so fire away!

by Dick Strawbridge's bushy moustache replies 11Last Wednesday at 8:31 PM

10 Signs You’re a WASP

How many of these do you check off?

by Anonymousreplies 54Last Wednesday at 8:30 PM

Melissa Benoist

She has this real sweetheart rep, but I've heard rumors about her being kind of mean. I know in a recent interview, Lauren Vandervoort said Melissa treated her poorly when she guest starred on Supergirl.

by Anonymousreplies 8Last Wednesday at 8:27 PM

How was Linda Lovelace cast in Deep Throat?

She looks nothing like someone you would want to put your penis in.

It launched the "porn chic" genre and played alongside A-list movies. Frankly, I expected Lovelace to sing in it.

by Anonymousreplies 13Last Wednesday at 8:14 PM

I am endlessly fascinated by seedy stories from NYC's 1970's and 1980's gay sex life

Maybe this is offensive to some, but I have been reading some old DL threads about that time and in retrospect it all seems so disturbing and fascinating. People living their lives freely, but unknowingly dancing on the edge, tumbling into the aids abyss.

Back in the day gay men used to get fisted by the busloads, now they are all in the suburbs raising kids. What a strange evolution.

What are your most depraved and shocking experiences/stories from that era?

by Anonymousreplies 75Last Wednesday at 8:13 PM

I wonder if ‘to go’ cocktails are going to stick around.

I’m really enjoying getting cocktails with my meals to take home. I had a skinny margarita tonight with my cheese enchilada carry out meal. It’s a little odd that they consider it OK, because of open container laws. They literally put Saran Wrap over the lid. Also, I’m not sure why anyone would pay the high markup on a bottle of wine for carry out.

by Anonymousreplies 7Last Wednesday at 8:09 PM

My Left Foot director: It's not right for non-disabled actors to play disabled characters.

Jim Sheridan, a six-time Academy Award nominee, told Sky News he does "not think it's right anymore" for "able-bodied" actors to play disabled characters

There has been criticism in recent years from leading figures in the TV and film industry of what is known as "cripping up", which often involves non-disabled actors mimicking the physical characteristics of impairments to play disabled characters

Actress and comedian Sally Phillips has said it is just as unacceptable as "blackface".

Sheridan, who was nominated for a best director Oscar for his work on My Left Foot, told Sky News: "I don't think you could make it today. I don't think you could make it without trying to find somebody physically impaired (to play the lead role).

"I think it's a different world and you'd be duty bound."

On non-disabled actors playing disabled roles, Sheridan added: "I don't think it's right anymore. We've gone past that.

"In My Left Foot, we had disabled kids in the movie and I could understand why Daniel stayed in character and never broke out.

"He wanted to respect them so he stayed in character the entire time for 20 weeks and that's as far as he could go as an able-bodied person playing a disabled person."

by Anonymousreplies 60Last Wednesday at 7:47 PM

Olympics-NZ weightlifter Hubbard to become first transgender athlete to compete at Games

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard will become the first transgender athlete to compete at the Olympics after being selected by New Zealand for the women's event at the Tokyo Games, a decision set to reignite a debate over inclusion and fairness in sport.

Hubbard will compete in the super-heavyweight 87+kg category, her selection made possible by an update to qualifying requirements in May.

The 43-year-old, who will be the oldest lifter at the Games, had competed in men's weightlifting competitions before transitioning in 2013.

"I am grateful and humbled by the kindness and support that has been given to me by so many New Zealanders," Hubbard said in a statement issued by the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) on Monday.

NZOC chief Kereyn Smith said it was an "historic moment in sport and for the New Zealand team."

"She is our first Olympian who has transitioned from male to female," she told reporters.

"We do know that there are many questions about fairness of transgender athletes competing in the Olympic Games but I would like to take this opportunity to remind us all that Laurel has met all of the required criteria."

Hubbard has been eligible to compete at Olympics since 2015, when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) issued guidelines allowing any transgender athlete to compete as a woman provided their testosterone levels are below 10 nanomoles per litre for at least 12 months before their first competition.

Some scientists have said the guidelines do little to mitigate the biological advantages of those who have gone through puberty as males.

Advocates for transgender inclusion argue the process of transition decreases that advantage considerably, and that physical differences between athletes mean there is never truly a level playing field.

The New Zealand government gave its support.

"We are proud of her as we are of all our athletes, and will be supporting her all the way," Sports Minister Grant Robertson said.

Weightlifting has been at the centre of the debate over the fairness of transgender athletes competing against women, and Hubbard's presence in Tokyo could prove divisive.

Save Women's Sport Australasia, a group opposed to transgender women competing in women's sports, said Hubbard's selection was allowed by "flawed policy from the IOC".

"Males do have a performance advantage that is based on their biological sex," the group's co-founder Katherine Deves told Reuters TV.

"They outperform us on every single metric - speed, stamina, strength. Picking testosterone is a red herring ... We are forgetting about the anatomy, the fast, rich muscle, the bigger organs."

The IOC has consistently said it is committed to inclusion but the organisation is also reviewing its guidelines to take into account the "perceived tension between fairness/safety and inclusion/non-discrimination".

Hubbard's gold medal wins at the 2019 Pacific Games in Samoa, where she topped the podium ahead of Samoa's Commonwealth Games champion Feagaiga Stowers, triggered outrage in the host nation.

Samoa's weightlifting boss said Hubbard's selection for Tokyo would be like letting athletes dope and feared it could cost the small Pacific nation a medal.

Belgian weightlifter Anna Vanbellinghen said last month allowing Hubbard to compete at Tokyo was unfair for women and "like a bad joke".

Former New Zealand weightlifter Tracey Lambrechs said she had to make way in the super-heavyweight category at the Commonwealth Games for Hubbard.

"When I was told to drop the category because Laurel was obviously going to be their number one super, it was heartbreaking, like super soul-destroying," the Olympian told TVNZ.

"And it's unfortunate that some female, somewhere is like, 'Well I'm going to miss out on going to the Olympics, on achieving my dream, representing my country because a transgendered athlete is able to compete."

Hubbard, who injured herself during competition at the Commonwealth Games and thought her career was over, thanked New Zealanders.

by Anonymousreplies 47Last Wednesday at 7:45 PM

Gratitude Journals

I was thinking about that cunt Christina Crawford today and o think of maybe she had kept a gratitude journal she wouldn’t have been such an ungrateful brat. Do any of you keep a gratitude journal?

by Anonymousreplies 1Last Wednesday at 7:24 PM

Your favorite films of the 90s

I'll start:

Orlando (1992). Sally Potter captivates with this epic drama featuring beautiful cinematography, unconventional story structure, and detailed character work by the great Tilda Swinton. I've never seen anything quite like it.

by Anonymousreplies 37Last Wednesday at 7:24 PM


Girl Scout Cookie Season may have come and gone, but their cookie surplus is available on-line!

by Anonymousreplies 38Last Wednesday at 6:53 PM

From The Mixed-Up Files Of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler

Story about two children who run away and hideout in NYC's Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Were you a fan of the book or the movie starring Miss Ingrid Bergman?

by Anonymousreplies 10Last Wednesday at 6:48 PM

Once again Brianna Keilar is destroying a Trump flunkie on CNN

Today it is Ken Cuccinelli.

by Anonymousreplies 252Last Wednesday at 6:41 PM

Things that don't sound true, but are true.

Charlize Theron was the second African-American actress to win an a best leading Oscar.

by Anonymousreplies 24Last Wednesday at 6:40 PM

Scott Rudin Fallout Intensifies With Sutton Foster Statement, Emotional Video From Late Assistant’s Twin

Oh, boy.

by Anonymousreplies 83Last Wednesday at 6:24 PM

Republicans blocked the Voting Rights Act.

No Republican voted for the Voting Rights Act.

Remember, we had the Voting Rights Act, until John Roberts struck it down.

by Anonymousreplies 71Last Wednesday at 6:10 PM

Let’s be the Daily Mail!

I’m TINY shorts, ample assets, shirtless at the beach, mini-me sons or daughters, showing them what they’re missing, peachy posteriors and a housewive’s amazing hack to do something that everybody already knows about.

by Anonymousreplies 246Last Wednesday at 5:58 PM

Hey, you know what paradise is?

It's a lie. A fantasy we created, about people and places as we like them to be.

But you know what truth is?

It's that little baby you're holding. And it's that man you fought with this morning--the same one you are gonna make love to tonight.

That's truth. That's love.

by Anonymousreplies 36Last Wednesday at 5:28 PM

Carl Nassib has top selling NFL jersey

Collectors item

by Anonymousreplies 6Last Wednesday at 5:10 PM

Gen Z and bisexuality

Why are so many gen z bisexual? It's not only girls anymore, a ton of guys are openly bisexual too. Are we seeing a shift in acceptance? If so that's great.

by Anonymousreplies 100Last Wednesday at 5:10 PM

21 Republicans, led by Boebert, move to censure Biden over ‘failure’ to enforce border laws


by Anonymousreplies 22Last Wednesday at 5:09 PM

Irish hipster missing in Grand Teton


by Anonymousreplies 0Last Wednesday at 5:09 PM

Who Will Come Out in 2021? Part 3

Previous thread was paywalled.

by Anonymousreplies 86Last Wednesday at 5:04 PM

Carl Nassib Has Top-Selling Jersey In The NFL

I's buy one but they're kind of expensive.

by Anonymousreplies 58Last Wednesday at 4:59 PM

I'm confusing Elizabeth Moss and Gillian Anderson.

Fuck me.

by Anonymousreplies 6Last Wednesday at 4:55 PM

Let's Be Random Sentences In a Novel About Lindsey Graham

He named each of his ladybugs after an especially satisfying trick, though not the Latino ones.

by Anonymousreplies 375Last Wednesday at 4:51 PM

Todrick’s new song “Rainin’ Fellas” is amazing

I’m obsessed. The video is a gay mans dream and the song is 🔥🔥🔥

by Anonymousreplies 114Last Wednesday at 4:49 PM

Jodie Sweetin

Was the best actor/actress on "Full House," even better than John Stamos and is fucked up belly button.

And she was a-door-a-BULL. Of course she grew palatial pontoons and grew up to be ugly, and lost all her teef, but she was the best whilst the show was on.

Of course some people may think otherwise, but they are clearly racist.

by Anonymousreplies 49Last Wednesday at 4:49 PM

❤❤❤❤ Hi I’m Mal 45 yeas old

I need a long term relationship that would last forever.. please I don’t need someone that would hurt me and I promise never to break your heart (only 60+ dads) ❤❤❤

by Anonymousreplies 3Last Wednesday at 4:44 PM

Best Bubble Butts 2021 🍑

Dump Trucks only

by Anonymousreplies 96Last Wednesday at 4:41 PM

Who is your favorite on Love, Victor?

Among the younger cast, that is.

by Anonymousreplies 4Last Wednesday at 4:41 PM

Is Jacob Elordi gay?

Or just one of those new age straight boys who see no issue with being affectionate with other men? I love that, by the way. I know a straight dude who will cuddle with me, or hug me, or hold my hand if I need him to etc. and it’s not sexual in the slightest.

Eldergays can’t get their brains to understand that but many younger very Liberal guys are anti machismo.

Anyway, is he? That is him with Tommy Dorfman of 13 Reasons Why.

by Anonymousreplies 22Last Wednesday at 4:41 PM

Spread em bro

This guy was at the local brewery this night. I would love to get down in there so bad ya know what I mean?

by Anonymousreplies 6Last Wednesday at 4:39 PM

Recollections May Vary XII

XI got paywalled just as the news broke that the Court of Appeal has granted ANL the right to appeal Mr Justice Warby's awarding of Summary Judgement without trial to Meghan in January.

It appears that recollections may vary in the Courts of Justice, too.

So here is the new thread. I have also started a thread strictly on the ANL news.

Not a great few months since the Oprah interview, eh?

I bet they thought they were just going to pull the Palace walls down with that interview, eh?

by The mills of the gods grind exceeding slow but exceeding fine, Meghan dear.replies 5Last Wednesday at 4:39 PM

I'm Jagmeet Singh & I Want To BEAT Justin Trudeau

Releasing this ad today on Social Media - We used our POWER!

Will it work?

by Anonymousreplies 2Last Wednesday at 4:35 PM

'Bachelor' Alum Colton Underwood Spotted On Date With Mystery Man After Coming Out As Gay

Following reports that he's not in a rush to date right now, Colton Underwood was spotted on what could very well have been a date.

The 29-year-old Bachelor alum – who came out as gay earlier this month – was photographed Monday having lunch with a mystery man in the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles, California.

Colton sported a white T-shirt under a grey hoodie, dark workout shorts, white sneakers and a navy-blue baseball cap, while his buddy wore blue jeans, black sneakers, and a navy-blue T-shirt under a grey, zipped-up jacket.

At one point, the former football player had his arms crossed atop the table as he leaned in to chat with his companion, who was seen laughing and talking with this hands.

After their lunch, the two men reportedly hugged for a while and then went off in separate directions.

Reps for Underwood have not yet responded to Radar's request for comment.

by Anonymousreplies 31Last Wednesday at 4:35 PM

Let's be The Godfather movies.

I'm this...Sicilian THING that's been going on for TWO THOUSAND YEARS!

by Kayreplies 293Last Wednesday at 4:32 PM

Karen: The Movie

The official trailer for Karen’s movie debut is here!

Karen is a horror film, by the way.

This is gonna be a DL fav I suspect.

by Anonymousreplies 45Last Wednesday at 4:31 PM

A thread to discuss Father Brown

The Priest cum Detective who has a sharp nose for crime.

Created by the excellent storyteller G. K. Chesterton. Thoughts and ideas?

by Anonymousreplies 99Last Wednesday at 4:29 PM

Joshua Bassett or Michael Cimino?

Which guy do you prefer?

by Anonymousreplies 18Last Wednesday at 4:28 PM

Eden Roc Hotels?

Have you stay at any? How are they? I'm looking at the Eden Roc in Ascona on Lake Maggiore. Supposed to have great food. It looks peaceful but I dunno maybe a bit dinky and contrived.

by Anonymousreplies 0Last Wednesday at 4:27 PM

Anal Sex: Behind the Scenes

What are the TV shows past and present where there was lots and lots of anal sex happening behind the scenes?

by Anonymousreplies 235Last Wednesday at 4:17 PM

What did you think of George Michael’s last song “This is How”?

This was the song released via the Last Christmas movie produced by Emma Thomson. Did you like it, hate it or what?

It did kind of stick with me, but my immediate sense was that the lyrics were so incoherent that they showed all the damage drugs had done to George’s mind over the years.

E Thomson seemed so greedy in trying to put together this film that was obviously intended only as a financial effort.

by Anonymousreplies 5Last Wednesday at 4:17 PM

Lois Nettleton came through on our Ouija board!

My friends and I were playing with a Ouija board last night for kicks and my friend asked if any spirits were with us. All of a sudden the pointer started darting around the board and spelled out LOIS NETTLETON! WTF! How fucking random. We quickly Googled her and discovered that was an old-time actress famous for playing Blanche’s lesbian sister on Golden Girls. That’s the only thing we recognized her from. We thanked her for visiting us, but told her to go back into the light and become a guardian angel to us.

Why would her spirit come through for us and then leave suddenly? Our friend Kim said that it might have been a demon impersonating Lois, which apparently they are known to do. She’s going to sage the house next week in case any malevolent spirits are still present.

The broom fell over in the utility closet later that night, but I’m not sure Lois had anything to do with it.

by Anonymousreplies 198Last Wednesday at 4:17 PM

Woman Wore Same Hawaiian Shirt To 264 Zoom Meetings — And No One Noticed

“The first month, I was like, this is really funny. Then it’d be like, oh, I’m still wearing this,” she told Inside Edition.

by Anonymousreplies 13Last Wednesday at 4:11 PM

Rachel Maddow Got Bleeped On Her Show Last Night.

Turns out it was just a technical issue.

by Anonymousreplies 43Last Wednesday at 4:10 PM

BREAKING: John McAfee is DEAD to me.

And to you too.

by Anonymousreplies 14Last Wednesday at 4:07 PM

Gay man has a velcro cat

I love cats, but this clingy kitty is just exhausting.

by Anonymousreplies 28Last Wednesday at 4:01 PM

Brilliantine Stick Insect

California is planning rent forgiveness on a scale never seen before in the United States,” attributing the post to a report by the New York Times, which noted that state lawmakers were putting the final touches on the program.

While eligibility criteria for the newly proposed program are still unclear, reports indicate that the measure would both give renters in arrears a clean slate and make landlords whole.

The state currently has about $5.2 billion on hand from multiple Congressional aid packages that is earmarked to pay off unpaid rent, Jason Elliott, senior counselor to Newsom on housing and homelessness, told the Associated Press. Elliott added that this amount should be sufficient to cover all unpaid rent in California.

by Anonymousreplies 5Last Wednesday at 3:55 PM

What's the dumbest lie a guy ever told to get you into bed?

He claimed to be a "military surgeon doctor" who was being sent on "secret missions"

Translation: Broke and unemployed

by Anonymousreplies 36Last Wednesday at 3:55 PM

Everyday Treasoning: Time in a Bottle (The Treason Thread, Part 42)

Continued Discussion...

If I could save time in a bottle...

by Anonymousreplies 541Last Wednesday at 3:52 PM

US government seizes Iranian media websites because they "spread disinformation"

Apparently, the "spreading" of "freedom" and "democracy" require the illegal sequestering of another country's media outlets, just because they don't say what the US government wants.

And Biden was supposed to de-escalate the mess that Trump had created in the Middle East... 🙄

by Anonymousreplies 13Last Wednesday at 3:52 PM

Hot Greek Husband Confesses To Murdering His British Wife

Charalambos 'Babis' Anagnostopoulos has confessed to murdering his wife Caroline Crouch at their home in Glyka Nera, Athens after initially claiming she died in a robbery, police say

The husband of a British woman found dead in Greece has confessed to officers, police say. Charalambos 'Babis' Anagnostopoulos made the admission as police investigated the murder of his wife Caroline Crouch on May 11, Greek Police tweeted.

Student Caroline died in front of her 11-month-old child at their home in Glyka Nera, Athens. Her husband initially said his wife had been killed in a robbery while he was tied up, however officers reportedly found evidence which undermined his version of events.

Today, Greek Police said: "Investigation of the homicide of a 20-year-old native that took place on May 11, 2021, in Glyka Nera. "The perpetrator is her 33-year-old husband, who confessed to his act." He reportedly confessed after more than eight hours of interrogation. Hellenic Police confirmed the husband had 'admitted to his actions'. A spokesman added: "He has not yet been charged due to bureaucratic behaviour."

Police flew by helicopter to a Greek island where Caroline Crouch's husband Charalambos 'Babis' Anagnostopoulos was mourning her death with relatives to speak with him earlier today, reports say. It was claimed they approached him discreetly following a memorial service near the cemetery of Alonissos and told him they had new information that he should see immediately. According to local reports, he was asked to follow the officers back to police headquarters in Athens. He was not arrested.

The mayor of Alonissos, Petros Vafinis, told "The police were very discreet and there was no disturbance at the memorial. I do not know if he has been called for identification or to give a new statement."

Helicopter pilot Anagnostopoulos, 33, previously told police that a gang of robbers broke into his home while he was sleeping. He claimed they burst in at about 5am, tied and gagged him and his wife and demanded cash and jewellery at gunpoint. The accused said he then told them where to find about £10,000 worth of euros in a Monopoly box - cash that the couple had on hand to pay builders after buying land.

by Anonymousreplies 49Last Wednesday at 3:45 PM

Juneteenth menu at Atlanta Ikea angers Black employees

If IKEA served their regular menu Swedish Meatballs, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Lingonberry Jam, and Princess Marzipan Cake, they would be upset and saying "Oh you ignored our interests and are insensitive!"

I guess it's damned if you do damned if you don't.

by I ate way too much at IKEA after shopping, pre pandemicreplies 6Last Wednesday at 3:41 PM

Pronouns on a resume?

[quote]After my internship ended at The Oregonian last year, I didn’t get a single interview until I stopped including my pronouns on my resume and cover letter. I think about that a lot when I see discussions about diversity in journalism and who gets a fair shake in this industry.

A resume is about what you can do, not who you are (gay, lesbian, Catholic, amateur Frisbee champion).

A lot of the replies seem to agree.

by Anonymousreplies 101Last Wednesday at 3:39 PM

OMG! Kyrsten Sinema just sent a message to all her haters!

She's so cool and quirky! 😍💕♥️

by Anonymousreplies 54Last Wednesday at 3:39 PM

Tucker Carlson Guest Claims Black People Have Lower IQs Than White

Charles Murray pushed white nationalist talking points about the "cognitive demands" of certain professions, which Carlson didn't challenge.

by Anonymousreplies 3Last Wednesday at 3:35 PM

Fresh New Hotness: Michael Cimino

Old and busted: Froy Gutierrez

It was a great ride Froy, but now you're dull and we are bored. We are dumping you.

by Anonymousreplies 10Last Wednesday at 3:29 PM

Jill Biden Booed In Nashville After Promoting Vaccinations

Joined by Brad Paisley & Kimberly Williams Paisley, Jill Biden said

Only 3 out of 10 Tennesseans have been Vaccinated

When the booing started, Jill said "you are booing yourself!"

by Anonymousreplies 15Last Wednesday at 3:26 PM

Jewish Men

Why do so many have anger and ego issues?

by Anonymousreplies 24Last Wednesday at 3:22 PM

Dylan shows off his ass in new photos

PS if you’ve been following him, he smokes like a chimney. Even in some of his stories he’s smoking.


by Anonymousreplies 360Last Wednesday at 3:22 PM

Men need to understand that women don’t care about them.

They don’t care about men and never will and why should they? Nowadays with feminism giving them everything they want they have no need to care about men. That’s what I tell these men when they complain about loneliness and sexlessness. You need to make peace with life and accept the MGTOW philosophy and focus on self improvement for your own happiness.

by Anonymousreplies 84Last Wednesday at 3:14 PM

Let's Talk About Van Johnson

Have to admit if one liked fresh freckled faced "All American" young men Van Johnston in his day fit that bill. I for one didn't know he was gay until rather recently.

Last years spent living in Sutton Place area of Manhattan (long an area full of well off and adjacent gay men), before going onto an assisted living facility in Nyack where he died.

Have heard stories Van Johnson in later years was one of those stately old queens of CA or NY. Always nicely dressed but giving off a vibe from a different era, sort of like your grandfather.

by Anonymousreplies 216Last Wednesday at 3:11 PM

Diana Ross unveils comeback single, "Thank You"

“Singing is my beautiful, delicious obsession,” the legend says. She looks (and sounds) incredible!

by Anonymousreplies 149Last Wednesday at 3:07 PM

Daytime Emmy PR rep dies

According to Judith Chapman's FB page, Geoffrey Martin Cyr died in the recent heat wave that hit Palm Springs.

WOW - I wonder what happened, it would be hard to get that kind of heat exposure and not survive it unless his power went out or something.

by Anonymousreplies 37Last Wednesday at 3:03 PM

Carl Nassub has top selling NFL Jersey

Collector’s item

by Anonymousreplies 2Last Wednesday at 3:02 PM

John McAfee, Antivirus Software Creator, Found Dead In Spanish Prison Cell

McAfee was set to be extradited from Spain to the U.S. to face tax evasion charges.

McAfee, 75, reportedly died by suicide on Wednesday afternoon, just hours after the Spanish high court authorized his extradition to the United States on tax evasion charges, Reuters reported.

McAfee faced charges from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which alleged he made over $23.1 million in undisclosed income from false and misleading cryptocurrency recommendations.

by Anonymousreplies 5Last Wednesday at 2:55 PM

The Vaccine Side Effects Have Started

I got my second Moderna puncture yesterday at 11am. By this morning the only side effect I had was just like the first one, a sore arm and swelling at the puncture site. Then at 5:30pm today I started feeling sickly. Headache, body aches, and then the chills started. The chills have stopped and have been replaced with at 100.3° fever. I'm going to bed and hope that by tomorrow morning this will be over.

The good thing though was that the provider at the vaccination site yesterday told me it was okay for me to go ahead and start back on my arthritis medication again. I've been off it since 3/1 and by yesterday it was a chore to even walk up the stairs at the site.

by Anonymousreplies 265Last Wednesday at 2:46 PM

How did Mcafee due in his cell? Who are the other tax evaders who ought to go to jail? How to make this happen?

“In 2019 McAfee expressed his disdain for taxes, tweeting that he had not filed tax returns for eight years because "taxation is illegal."

by Anonymousreplies 4Last Wednesday at 2:43 PM

TIL that there was a group orgy in 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina'.... okayyyyyy

i did not see that coming.

by Anonymousreplies 2Last Wednesday at 2:35 PM

Actors/actresses with weird line deliveries?

One who comes to mind is 80s/early 90s character actor Clarence Felder.

by Anonymousreplies 25Last Wednesday at 2:33 PM

TV show casts that have remained close

'The Facts of Life' girls, girls, girls come to mind; they always give shout-outs to one another on Instagram on their birthdays and other life occasions.

'The Love Boat' cast has also stayed pretty close. And 'Friends', for the most part.

by Julia Duffy, feeling left outreplies 37Last Wednesday at 2:32 PM

Maya Wiley predicts victory in NYC mayoral race

She will come from behind.

Next up, Jill Wine-Banks as the mayor of Chicago.

by Anonymousreplies 0Last Wednesday at 2:29 PM
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