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Confess: What tacky touristy shit have you done?

I kissed the Blarney Stone in 2000.

by Anonymousreplies 88 hours ago

Why aren't there more gay teachers?



Just seems like schools could do with more openly gay teachers. Would help the gay students accept themselves, teach straight children gays are totally fucking normal.

Why is it like the Karen Frau have co-opted the profession? They complain about them all the time!

by Anonymousreplies 48 hours ago

The verdict is in!

That was fast.

Announcement imminent

Must be guilty.

by Anonymousreplies 1958 hours ago

I just watched The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) for the first time, to see what the fuss was about.

Why is it that a low budget horror film from the mid-70s is able to create a better atmosphere for horror than modern day movies can, with all that is at our fingertips now? Is it the fact its low budget, so it looks less polished? The whole movie looked dirty and grimy, which I appreciated.

I liked that all the main characters were pretty normal looking, nothing special. Of course the cutest of the guys (with the pert butt) had to die first, but oh well.

I am glad to have finally seen it. For context, I came of age in the late-90s: the era of the self-referential and meta horror movies. It's interesting to go back in time and try and imagine how people felt when they first watched this and the effect it had. Honestly, it seems like it is just good, shlocky, b-grade movie fun. Like, I could imagine late night viewings of it back in the day.

The guy in the wheelchair was pretty annoying, and the sister needed to stop screaming for 2 seconds. Like, at one point she's escaping the house and you see the guy with the chainsaw run in the other direction... so she starts screaming and he immediately corrects his course! Shut up, lady!

The end of it went on slightly too long for me too, but overall I really appreciated how short this movie was. I wish the 80 minute movie would come back in fashion, they feel a lot tighter and I don't get restless.

What are your thoughts on this film?

by Anonymousreplies 548 hours ago

Speaker Pelosi Thanks George Floyd for getting murdered

I know what she was trying to say but I find this hilarious. Her gay social media interns must have gone into full panic mode as soon as she said this

by Anonymousreplies 38 hours ago

Julian Morris, Part 9

Last thread got locked again.

by Anonymousreplies 3078 hours ago

Have you ever used the word "buttocks" at a funeral?

And I mean "buttocks," not butt, ass, heinie, poop chute, cornhole, or anything else but "buttocks."

And I mean a funeral, not a wedding, not a Bar Mitzvah, and not a Quinceañera.

by Anonymousreplies 98 hours ago

Joan Crawford: “Whoever Heard of a Red Weirdo?”

I love how the mom ditches Joan as soon as she can.

by Anonymousreplies 438 hours ago

Do you like the finer things in life? I enjoy classical ballet.

Please no posts about dicks and ass and Janet ok? Yes we get they have their place. Somewhere else.

by Anonymousreplies 98 hours ago

Gorgeous Yoga Teacher discusses testicular health

Oddly I’ve never had a problem with my balls during yoga, but if this hot, hairy-chested yoga hunk says I should, then I will!!!

by Anonymousreplies 68 hours ago

I need my thread deleted or else I’m going to be in big trouble

So a few days ago, I posted my first thread about a famous couple that I’m vaguely acquainted with in real life due to work circumstances. Nothing incriminating. Just dumb gossip about a possible divorce incoming. I just wanted to gather the tea about them and all the informations I posted hinting at the possible split were public. Well, today I learn that a "friend" who knows I made the thread snitched and THEY FOUND OUT. They know me, they know where I work and they have a huge position of power over me. I’m new here but long time lurker and it’s been hours that I’m trying to contact whatever admin to ask to delete only to find out there is no way to do that. I’m mortified and I need this thread deleted ASAP. Please help me.

by Anonymousreplies 508 hours ago

Adult Brady Bunch remake from hell

I'm 40. I grew up in a deeply religious family in the Midwest. My mother died of cancer four years ago. I've lived on a coast since college.

My father sent me a text about a year ago that he'd met a woman in his church's widowed support group. That's great! I think everyone deserves companionship. Then, this week he called and said they've decided to get married He asked me to be the best man.

The trouble is: I haven't come out to my father or 2 sisters because they are all fundamentalist Christian. His next wife has two sons and a daughter, who are like machine-pressed hetero fraternity and sorority types. The two brothers will no doubt analyze me to death whenever we would hang out.

I want to skip the wedding and not be part of this new system — which would hurt me badly but satisfy him — at all. I don't want to hurt my dad by coming out.He's already dealt with too much with mom dying early. He is so religious and I live so far away, my plan was to just wait it out until he died. It's not like I have a boyfriend anyway. Is this crazy? Please be real with me, DL, because I have been talking with friends for weeks and have been getting nowhere definitive.

by Anonymousreplies 238 hours ago

COVID Denier Ted Nugent Has COVID 19

[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 598 hours ago

“Cruel Summer”- New 90s-set teenage thriller series looks SO GOOD!

It debuts soon, and looks so good! I will def be watching

. It looks like a dark, serialized version of Mean Girls.

by Anonymousreplies 688 hours ago

Harkle Schemes

So what schemes do you think the Harkles are hatching now? What’s next on their BRF shakedown?

by Anonymousreplies 268 hours ago

DL Fave Matthew Dempsey back from "Sosche Meed Breakie!"

After his defense of the COVID New Year's Eve Gays, which backfired on him hideously, therapist-to-the-days, Matthew Dempsey is BACK, with his hair higher than ever!

Has all been forgiven almost three months later?

by Anonymousreplies 1958 hours ago

White Boy Summer

Chet Hanks is doing the most bro

by Anonymousreplies 288 hours ago

Breaking News!!! The Queen Breaks with Royal Mourning Tradition After Death of Prince Philip

Unlike other current family members and royals before her, she will not be using black-edged stationery during the official mourning period. It has been confirmed that she will instead use personalized stationery featuring her crest in black, instead of the customary red, PEOPLE has learned.

by Anonymousreplies 358 hours ago

Will William Be a Popular King?

I think William will not be very well liked as king. Of course the UK press will cover for him and push him on as the well and the good, but I just think the Royals will become even less relevant with him at the helm. Social media is more powerful than the Rags so even the old PR tricks won't always be as effective in the future.

He'll get the big stuff right which will go a long way of managing the store. He's level headed and keeps his drama and tantrums behind closed doors. He knows the job and has been slowly stepping into a leadership position. So doing the job will not be an issue for William. That said, I just think the shine will really fall off during Charles and William's reigns. William's saving grace will be Kate. She'll be carrying that family on her back. Hopefully, the children don't grow up to be cunts but rich and powerful kids are always a toss up.

Warning: This thread is NOT about Harry or Meghan. Please stick to the topic at hand.

by Anonymousreplies 38 hours ago

WHET Brandon Davis?

He used to be everywhere with Paris Hilton and his fat brother. Now I never hear about him. I think he's gorgeous, although I seem to be one of the few that thinks so (I usually see him described as "greasy"). I just read that his brother died about a year ago. What other news?

by Anonymousreplies 78 hours ago

Disney probably won’t reshoot Armie Hammer’s scenes in Death on the Nile, but may send it straight to Hulu

Reshoots would be too expensive given Hammer’s prominence in the film and the very large ensemble cast.

by Anonymousreplies 3528 hours ago

Walter Mondale Is DEAD To Me!

Former Vice Presidential nominee.

by Anonymousreplies 738 hours ago

Marjorie Taylor Greene to introduce resolution to expel Maxine Waters from Congress


by Anonymousreplies 1068 hours ago

Theatre Gossip #417 - The Karen Olivo "I want a thread title that matches my integrity" Edition

This is the brilliant thread title I couldn't wait to foist upon you, DL!

by Anonymousreplies 4338 hours ago

Sam and Aaron Taylor-Johnson listed their L.A home this month

I remember reading a blind about their relationship having troubles last year. I paid it no mind cause well, CDAN... and now I can’t help but think that something is about to happen.


by Anonymousreplies 808 hours ago

His dick was TOO BIG

I'm currently in the ER about to undergo emergency surgery🔥

by Anonymousreplies 298 hours ago

What overplayed song did you hate the most?

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

by Anonymousreplies 488 hours ago

Shelley Winters

We've never fully discussed, praised and trashed Shelley Winters like we have other stars. And I'm afraid that our younger gaylings may not even know who she was. She led a very colorful life which she detailed in TWO autobiographies.

She took some of Hollywood's finest cock. Marlon Brando, Burt Lancaster, Vittorio Gassman.

She was roommates with Marilyn Monroe and credits herself with teaching Marilyn the famous lips parted, alluring smile.

She's played in some great movies, even though at times her acting sucks. She's laughably bad in "I Am A Camera" and if I had been Julie Harris, I would have demanded she be removed from the picture. I still don't see how in her later career, she got good roles. Did she work for cheap? Everybody praises her in "Lolita" but I don't think she does anything that 10 other actresses couldn't have done (and they would have done the nude scene she refused to do).

She sort of modeled herself as one of the queens of acting theory, so much so that she even made a cultural exchange trip to Russia during the Iron Curtain days.

Later in her career, she because the queen of the talk show circuit, often showing herself to be a cunt of the highest order. Here she is pouring a glass of water over a very pompous, and probably drunk, Oliver Reed. I've discussed this clip with other people, and while Reed was being a total dick, Shelley just proves the point he was trying to make.

So, post all your love, hate and sentiment here for Shelley Winters.

by Anonymousreplies 1208 hours ago

“Pray The Gay Away” by the Zakar Twins- Did any of you read it?

It’s actually about them growing up in a very religious Arab household and their crazy religious mom.

They wrote a book and then adapted it into a play.

I love them! I wish I could have seen their play!

And LOL at Michael speaking about fooling around with a boy in the bathroom in HS

by Anonymousreplies 98 hours ago

What are the most important Stevie Nicks albums one should own?

If you had to pick two.

by Anonymousreplies 108 hours ago

Hot male nurse

In tribute to our front line workers

by Anonymousreplies 168 hours ago

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 1948 hours ago


What are some of the words & phrases that people mangle that you just have to correct? I have a friend who says “had went” quite often, she also says “I could care less” & “what comes around, goes around.” I correct her but she never remembers the right way to say these things. One thing I used to say was “I’ll see it when i believe it.” But I think that’s the only wrong thing, I used to say it a lot, until my mother finally corrected me.

by Anonymousreplies 448 hours ago

Meet India’s Celebrated Gay Pornstar

Charan Bangaram. Of the highest caste.

by Anonymousreplies 68 hours ago

Kegan Keller is now using his real name, Tony Goodfellow

He is also back to his Christian ways, AGAIN.

I guess he can’t shake off all he was taught while growing up.

by Anonymousreplies 1108 hours ago

Attendance at Prince Philip's Funeral, Part 4

The body is buried but the feuding continues.

by Anonymousreplies 2418 hours ago

This OnlyFans Whore Is 🔥!

Hot little slut with a gorgeous face!

by Anonymousreplies 1238 hours ago

Are people in America happy in general?

Or no, and that's why they're protesting?

Maybe life mostly sucks in America?

by Anonymousreplies 238 hours ago

Pfizer CEO: Covid vaccination to be annual

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said people will “likely” need a third dose of a Covid-19 vaccine within 12 months of getting fully vaccinated. He also said it’s possible people will need to get vaccinated against the coronavirus annually.

by Anonymousreplies 828 hours ago

Jim Steinman, over-the-top bombastic composer... and attempted murderer?

Well, I wouldn't post it if there wasn't some fire amid the smoke.

Details at the link below. (Pseudonymous, but if you look at the rest of the guy's website, it ain't hard to figure out.)

by Anonymousreplies 98 hours ago

Luke Evans at the gym with a very hot mystery man...

Luke Evans, a talented stage and screen performer, and accomplished purveyor of the Instagram thirst trap, has just shared another sweaty post-workout photo showing off his shredded six-pack abs.

The 41-year-old actor—best known for playing the buff bad guy Gaston in 2017's Beauty and the Beast remake—has spent the last eight months of the pandemic upping the intensity of his workout and getting back into amazing shape as he prepares to return to a busy working schedule. And naturally, he has been posting regular physique updates, because did a workout even happen if you're not sending your followers into a thirst frenzy?

After training hard at home for the duration of the United Kingdom's lockdown, Evans is now back at City Athletic gym in London, and celebrated this week's return to semi-normal by taking a photo with his pal, trainer and City Athletic founder Shaun Stafford.

"Two buddies who are happy to be back training at the gym!!!" He wrote in the caption, referring to the U.K.'s easing of Covid restrictions on April 12, which has seen gyms and fitness centers open their doors for the first time in 2021.

"Excuse me, do you mind if I borrow your abs?" said actor Zoe Terakes in a comment. "I have some cheese that needs grating." Terakes and Evans are co-stars in the upcoming Hulu drama series Nine Perfect Strangers, based on a novel by Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty. Evans plays Lars, an attorney and "spa junkie" spending 10 days at a prestigious wellness retreat. If his most recent spate of workout photos are anything to go by, he'll be pretty convincing in the role.

by Anonymousreplies 888 hours ago

Oakland youth arrested for a series of failed armed robberies

Kid squeals like a pig when one victim bodyslams him.

This is the moment an underage armed carjacker squealed after being body slammed to the ground by a would-be victim who fought back.

Surveillance footage caught the moment two kids, one armed, approached the burly man outside his home in San Leandro, California, last week.

The would-be carjacking victim then kneels on the child who begins squealing while his accomplice yells 'let him go!'

Afterwards, the visibly shaken children ran away and fled in a white Kia leaving the gun in the middle of the street.

The boys and two other pals - all of them aged between 11 and 14 - embarked on a multi-day crime spree which also saw a bank customer and two other drivers targeted.

It began six hours before the boy was filmed being bodyslammed, when he and his accomplice tried to rob a customer at a nearby Chase bank.

They fled empty-handed after their intended victim told them he was an off-duty police officer.

Police were able to connect all the attempted robberies with multiple surveillance tapes and pieced together that the same getaway car was used in each incident, Kron 4 news reports.

Days after the filmed carjacking attempt, both suspects and a third underage boy were caught by police after attempting to carjack another victim in nearby Oakland.

Oakland Police found the trio driving the same white car captured in the body slam video, and later set them free.

They were released to their guardians and are then said to have attempted yet another carjacking with a fourth pal three days after being freed, on April 19.

Police arrested the boys again, and have referred the cases to the Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center for prosecution.

But the car owner immediately goes on the defensive and picks up the armed child before hurling him onto the road, sending his gun clattering across the ground.

by Anonymousreplies 58 hours ago

Blossoms of spring: the new HGTV thread

Feel free to chat about all things HGTV, DIY and/or the new Chip Gaines Ball Stank New Network here.

We usually kick these off with the divine Adrian Leeds, but I'm fascinated by the new show (new for HGTV, anyway) Escape to the Chateau and their hosts, Dick and Angel Strawbridge.

Angel loves bringing nature indoors.....though her hair color cannot be found in any natural setting! And Dick is as butch as the day is long........

by Anonymousreplies 679 hours ago

Do you use chopsticks when eating at a Chinese restaurant?

Ok, I'm pretty adept when eating pieces of meat, vegetables, etc., and maybe noodles. But how the FUCK and I supposed to consume rice with them? Yes, I know rice can be sticky (I actually prefer dryer rice, but whatever). But it's still too small, and there's enough sauce usually that the sticky rice is more wet than sticky.

by Sum Ting Wongreplies 829 hours ago

The Trial of Derek Chauvin, P3

What say ye? Innocent or guilty?

by Anonymousreplies 1989 hours ago

Classic Hollywood stars you SUSPECT had plastic surgery

Is it just me or does Audrey Hepburn's nose look different in her earlier pictures?

by Anonymousreplies 639 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 3339 hours ago

Let’s be Demi Lovato

I am the “constant healing”!

by Anonymousreplies 259 hours ago

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 1359 hours ago

Over 100K UK TV viewers complained that Phil's funeral coverage was on instead of EastEnders

A small tidbit in this otherwise interesting article.......

by Anonymousreplies 69 hours ago

Celebrities you're surprised are still alive

I'm surprised that Nancy Olson (Betty in Sunset Boulevard) is still alive, while the rest of the cast is long gone. I suppose it's not surprising given the age difference between her and everyone else in the film, but still ... the film featured several people associated with the silent era. I guess this makes it more impressive to me.

Another surprise is jazz vocalist Helen Merrill, for similar reasons. She got her start in the 1950s and recorded with, eg, Clifford Brown, whom I associate with an earlier (and long gone) generation of jazz musicians.

by Anonymousreplies 5519 hours ago

Palm Springs

The city has 44,000, one-third is gay. Why have we, especially elders, moved there?

by Anonymousreplies 529 hours ago

Shelley Hack - why is she so popular?

I want to look like her. Tiffany Welles is my idol!

by Anonymousreplies 1879 hours ago

Tasteful Friends, See This

What do you think of this lovely period piece?

by Anonymousreplies 869 hours ago

Kate Winslet. What do we think about her?

I like everyone of her performances. From Sense and Sensibility, Eternal Sunshine, The Reader. Everything she has done.

I have noticed that DLers are very critical towards her because of her Oscar winning. And I mean, it was her third or fourth nomination and have you seen the rest of the contenders? Who do you wanted to win? Angelina for “playing” whatever in a forgettable movie directed by a Republican?

She could have been Viola in Shakespeare in Love. I think she could have been great, much better than Goop. Do you think she would have gotten that Oscar like GP did? Do you think she was ever one of the Harvey’s girls?

by Anonymousreplies 849 hours ago


What word did people use before that one took over everyone's vocabulary? Suddenly everyone's a "grifter."

by Anonymousreplies 409 hours ago

Woman sues police after she's arrested for complaining about wrong food order

Police say she was drunk and disorderly when she went back, she claims they "violated muh rats!"

by Anonymousreplies 09 hours ago

Hot guy names

Which names never disappoint in bed?

by Anonymousreplies 479 hours ago

Fauci on mask usage: Vaccinated people can still "inadvertently infect" others

Have any of you invested in companies that manufacture masks?

by Anonymousreplies 979 hours ago

Ben Barnes, Part XIV

Hello Darkling, my old friend....

by Anonymousreplies 2049 hours ago

Aaron Taylor-Johnson‘s Meaty Dong & Tight Hole

Is there a hotter man in Hollywood today? Discuss.

by Anonymousreplies 39 hours ago

The Simpsons mocks Morrissey - Morrissey takes grand offense

Morrissey, the poor dear, doesn't appear to know what the Streisand effect is. This is the most press The Simpsons has gotten in years.

by Anonymousreplies 359 hours ago

Do you have a family member or friend who is famous?

What's it like to be famous-adjacent?

I'll bet you get a lot of good gossip.

by Anonymousreplies 219 hours ago

has new york city bounced back?

last year, dataloungers who lived outside nyc were gloating that the city seemed on the cusp of some irreparable damage. the subways were abandoned but for homeless people. crime was soaring post-riots. work places were staying empty. businesses were closing.

but dataloungers who lived in nyc had a different view. the subways were never easier to use. any crime was not happening where dataloungers lived. nyc would become a mecca for work-from-home because why work from home in scarsdale? and the businesses that were closing would leave room for new and more interesting businesses to start up.

so what's the deal? is nyc back? is it suffering?

by Anonymousreplies 5719 hours ago

Bullshit Cat Memes

During times of stress and anxiety, I can usually score a little piece of mind off pictures of cuddly animals - most popularly cats. Technological advances in bandwidth now allow gifs that play as well as videos.

However, I’m observing a troubling level of heinous bullshit lately.

1. Baby talk from cats; cats may have speech impediments or refuse to talk, but none of them talks like my demented three-year old niece - NONE of them

2. Gifs that do nothing; a disturbing trend is a gif moniker that simply makes the picture flash or produce a small Shaq in the corner

3. Videos that take me offsite to gfycat or instagram or youtube; If I wanted to watch shit on that platform I’d do so

4. Reboots of old memes using fresh faces; yeah it’s a pretty baby who is funny but it was done in 2009 by an older cat and we don’t need another version

5. Animal hoarders pretending they won’t hoard; I’m happy you snagged another animal and your farm is cleaner than it was the last time you snatched an animal, but you don’t have to create drama around every “rescue” you make. That raccoon waddled around just fucking fine before you put a splint on its foot. OK, it was probably a “re-enactment”, but you should have had the camera. You didn’t; you can’t make raccoons perform a re-enactment.

by Anonymousreplies 19 hours ago

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier: Marvels First Interracial Couple

Starts March 19th. I've heard rumors that the show will deal with racial issues within the MCU, such as how the government react to a black man becoming Captain America. I hope we get some flashbacks to Bucky's past and watch him deal with the psychological damage of being Hydras sleeper assassin. I am a little worried it won't push the boundaries of the MCU as much as WandaVision did.

by Anonymousreplies 2889 hours ago

Gays, how clean is your home?

How often do you clean? Is your home spotless? Do you have dishes in the sink?

by Anonymousreplies 1469 hours ago


Who’s used it and what was your experience like?

by Anonymousreplies 4019 hours ago

Soccer’s Breakaway Super League Leaves Legions of Fans Super Distraught

Protests erupt over plans by the sport’s most successful professional teams to form their own elite and lucrative circuit, upending long-held tradition

by Anonymousreplies 129 hours ago

Post the best gay porn videos where the top cums inside

These are the best gay porn videos. No pulling out. And the top shoots his load inside the bottom’s ass. Even better when the bottom pushes the load out.

by Anonymousreplies 259 hours ago

The Warren Gays Are Still Pissed At Mayor Pete

Can you believe this hot garbage was published in a law review? The fuck?

“ This Article argues that Mayor Pete Buttigieg seized the national imagination and a substantial number of Democratic delegates through the combination of his gay identity and his alignment with masculinity norms generally assigned to heterosexual men, and by taking aim at more senior and qualified women candidates, namely Senators Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar. Buttigieg’s unprecedented success suggests that some White gay men now enjoy a unique pathway to reclaiming their status as men and asserting White male privilege. In short, contrary to pervasive media claims, Buttigieg’s success should be read as a breakthrough for certain White gay men, but not for the LGBTQ community generally. Indeed, Buttigieg’s appeal to White heterosexuals may signify a growing chasm between the “G” and everyone else who identifies with a term included in that acronym. The lack of enthusiasm for Buttigieg’s candidacy—and in some cases outright repudiation of Buttigieg—among LGBTQ folks who are women, people of color, queer, transgender, and/or younger reflects an objection to the “respectability politics” that have fueled the movement since the 1990s. The Mayor Pete backlash, which was closely followed by the convergence of a historic racial uprising and a remixed Pride Month, suggests that the future of LGBTQ rights is intersectionality

by Anonymousreplies 1009 hours ago

How is Jeff Palmer still alive?

He's been HIV+ since the late 90's and stopped taking medication to treat it a very long time ago.

by Anonymousreplies 729 hours ago

James Charles sexted underage boys

He admitted it.

by Anonymousreplies 2659 hours ago

Froy does cover of Wonderland magazine in slutty shirt

Oh Froy.

by Anonymousreplies 199 hours ago

Froy in April

Springtime is here and so is Froy !!!

by And he is getting stuffed by Richard Madden replies 1419 hours ago

Righteous and Entitled Asshole of the Day

“An anti-mask Texas school board candidate got the shock of her life when she was arrested — despite her "right" to be there.

The bodycam footage from the Sunset Valley Police Department shows Lake Travis ISD hopeful Kara Bell lecturing two officers on how the law works... until they eventually lose patience and return the lesson.

The incident occurred on April 7, when police were called to an altercation at a Nordstrom Rack on Brodie Lane; employees claimed Bell had tried to enter a changing room without a mask; the worker claimed she shoved her way in before deploying the classic opening Karen gambit: calling corporate office.


Outside, Bell insisted it was she who was assaulted... but refused to identify herself, making taking a report of the incident a bit difficult for the officers.

Bell was given an assault citation, a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by up to $500.

She told officers she wanted to press charges against the Nordstrom employee, and completed a victim statement to that effect. According to the Austin American-Statesman, the employee initially was given a citation for assault by contact, but it was voided after two employee witnesses corroborated her testimony.

Nordstrom managers told police that earlier that day, a group of 10 to 12 people had also targeted the store by attempting to shop without masks on.

Police Chief Lenn Carter told the publication that Bell is part of a group that is planning another upcoming anti-mask protest, and that their activities are putting a strain on his 12-officer department.

"If they think they can come here and do that in our city anonymously, they can't," he said. "Our officers should be out there with crime prevention and responding to calls for help, not being used as political pawns or ploys for somebody's political ambition."

Bell is currently challenging incumbent Lauren White for a seat on the Lake Travis school board.”

by Anonymousreplies 29 hours ago

Are you a gay guy with no gay friends?

I'm gay, but all my friends are straight, I live in a very rural area, so that doesn't help, but I wondered if there were anyone else here in a similar situation.

by Anonymousreplies 489 hours ago

Amazon Says It Has “Concerns” About Breakaway European Super League

Amazon has broken its silence about wildly unpopular proposals to create a breakaway European Super League involving some of the world’s biggest soccer clubs.

After declining to comment on Monday, the streamer, which televises Premier League games in the UK, released a statement today expressing concern at the plans and making clear that it has had no involvement in plotting the competition.

The intervention is significant because Amazon has shown itself to be an active force in the sports market and would be the sort of partner the European Super League is hoping to attract when it comes to selling television rights.

by Anonymousreplies 110 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 210 hours ago

Jim Steinman, Rock Legend, is Dead to us! at 73

Late in his life, he apparently became a steampunk trans.

by Anonymousreplies 1910 hours ago

Michael Musto's massive list of all the celebrities he's ever met (with brief asides about many of them)

I can't look away!

by Anonymousreplies 16810 hours ago

Bernie Kopell -- OMG! He's still kicking!

Just saw an episode of Superstore - Valentine's Day - and Bernie stole the episode. I remember him from Get Smart, That Girl, My Name is Earl. He had to have been in EVERY series from the beginning of television! What a talent -- wrote, directed, acted. Just seeing him again made this day a special day! God bless ya, Bernie!

by Anonymousreplies 1610 hours ago

Chet Hanks heralds this as White Boy Summer

Paging Jon B

by Anonymousreplies 9210 hours ago

Queen Elizabeth Will Be Dead Within The Year

Bookmark me. Statistically elderly couples die not far apart.

by Camillareplies 22110 hours ago

Is Florida really requiring genital checks in order for kids to play athletics?

I’m seeing this trend on twitter that the Florida legislature is going to require genital checks of kids to play sports to be sure they are matched up with their biological sex. Is that correct?

Chase Strangio the trans aclu lawyer is tweeting and retweeting this, but I’m reading where the law actually says that a note from a doctor would suffice. Also can’t a cheek swab determine sex? I think those have been around since the 60s.

I haven’t been an athlete in school for awhile, but boys at least had somewhat of a genital check for an hernias during an athletic physical.

by Anonymousreplies 6210 hours ago

Are the Beatles overrated?

Inspired by another thread. Are the Beatles still relevant or is The Beatles phenomenon strictly a boomer infatuation? Some topics for discussion: Is A Hard Day's Night weighed down by its production? Is Sgt. Pepper's just a bunch of hippy shit? Lennon's solo career vs. Paul (& Wings). Why are boomers so mad that 'Here Comes The Sun' is the most streamed Beatles song?

by Anonymousreplies 20210 hours ago

Billy Wilders birthday... Has there been a filmmaker more consistently excellent, commercially and artistically? More loved?

Name your fave Billy Wilder film. I love Kiss, Me Stupid where Dean Martin gets a headache when he can't get laid.

by Anonymousreplies 4410 hours ago

Lindsay Lohan looking pretty good for a 58 year old whore

And the DM agrees, as only they can.

by Anonymousreplies 21110 hours ago

Paris Hilton tries to change the narrative about her sex tape.

Every commercially celebrity sex tape that has been released in the last 20+ years has both parties written agreement for its release. There were lawyers in LA that set up shell companies where the money would be deposited.

She absolutely signed on and profited on its release. Jezebel is absolute shit.

by Anonymousreplies 3210 hours ago


I know it takes time.

Do you have any advice?

by Anonymousreplies 1910 hours ago

Mare of Easttown starring the transcendent Kate Winslet with Evan Peters, Jean Smart and Guy Pearce

HBO launched its new series set in the exburbs of a drab small town outside of Philly with a spot on dialect spouting Kate Winslet as a police detective hitting a wall in a dead end missing girl’s case only to be confronted with another young woman murdered a year later. Reviews seem good and it’s very atmospheric and true to Pennsylvania, although not a single WaWa was spotted in the first episode.

by Anonymousreplies 8210 hours ago

MSNBC - Part 23

When is Phillip Mena going to be promoted to cable television's first nude anchor?

I've been waiting a long time.

by Anonymousreplies 41910 hours ago

Police Officer Brian Sicknick’s Killer is Identified

THE FBI has released a photo of a suspect that they want in connection to the murder of Capitol officer Brian Sicknick.

Senator Bill Cassidy posted on Twitter a photo of an older bearded man wearing a blue knit cap with the letters "CFD."

The rest of the story is at the link.

by Anonymousreplies 12310 hours ago

Looks like Russiagate was real

Sorry, DL Republicans.

by Anonymousreplies 8110 hours ago

Why are there significantly more bottoms than tops?

What's the ratio? For the 100% bottoms on DL, is it hard to find a top? For the 100% tops, do you feel like gods?

by Anonymousreplies 5410 hours ago

Self absorbed idiot calls out small business for selling sugar free options of cookies and yogurt.

Demi Lovato of course.

by Anonymousreplies 9610 hours ago

Pfizer CEO: Vaccine third dose ‘likely’ needed within 12 months

The head of Pfizer said that people will “likely” need a third dose of his company’s COVID-19 vaccine — among the priciest on the market — within a year of being fully vaccinated.

CEO Albert Bourla also said annual vaccinations against the coronavirus may well be required.

by Anonymousreplies 1910 hours ago

I can't control myself around ANY foods and it ruining my life

I once shoved 6 peanut butter cookies in my mouth at once even tho I'm allergic to peanut. I almost died. I ALMOST DIED

by Anonymousreplies 1310 hours ago

Why Does Everybody Hate Brandon Flynn

I've been wondering this for a while now. I haven't met a single person who likes Brandon or speaks good about him. Why do you think that is?

by Anonymousreplies 510 hours ago

More Australian Gossip

I've been binge watching several Australian TV shows like All Saints, Packed to the Rafters, The Heart Guy and now Underbelly, which I love. So naturally I've been curious about some of the stars I've seen on TV and movies from Australia.

Would someone from down under be able to answer my questions?

Is Martin Lymes from All Saints still in jail for sexual assault?

What is Georgie Parker doing these days? I loved her as Terry Sullivan; I watched All Saints up until her character was written out. I hated the reboot as an emergency room drama.

I remember a really cute actor named Damien Rice, who played one of the first gay characters on Australian TV

They have such good quality shows so far. Why do so many of the actors come to the US? It must be ultra competitive down there.

by Anonymousreplies 34310 hours ago

Derek Hough's cousins, Riker and Ross Lynch

Are they good and positive?

by Anonymousreplies 4110 hours ago

Suburban hells

Describe what it is like living in a suburb. How hellish is it?

by Anonymousreplies 24110 hours ago

Gus Kenworthy will be Colton Underwood’s “gay guide” in new reality series

Lmfaoooo Gus is gonna turn him into a raging whore.

by Anonymousreplies 21810 hours ago

Tasteful friends: an English Country House completed in 1931 in West Mount Airy, Philadelphia, $3.4M

A fairly brilliant and huge house of 10,000 square feet, 7 bedrooms, 8 baths, and 1.25 acres of mature landscaped gardens, commissioned by conductor Leopold Stokowski by architects Mellor & Meigs and completed by Morris E. Leeds.

The interior is wonderfully light and recalls some of Lutyens work (the giant window bay at Little Thakeham, for example.)

Drawbacks: The modern kitchen is a wasted, disappointing space to my eye, but the adjacent pantry is spectacular and more than a sufficient kitchen. The low iron fence should be replaced with some combination of a tall solid fence and high hedges. I might have done something different with the bathrooms, but who cares - the house is spectacular.

by Anonymousreplies 6710 hours ago

Tom Daley slutty new photoshoot


by Anonymousreplies 8810 hours ago

Things you’ve never told anyone

Give me breasts, wings, or legs, but I just don’t like chicken thighs.

by Anonymousreplies 9010 hours ago

Superman actor Christopher Reeve was bisexual?

Makes me like him even more...

by Anonymousreplies 17810 hours ago

Rosie O'Donnell on The So-Called Normal...

It was posted on June 26 2019 to YouTube. The host is Mark Henick.

Have any of you listened to it yet?

She seems like she's been on a good path in the past couple of years.


by Anonymousreplies 5110 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 11210 hours ago

Tom Daley shows off bulge in new “Man About Town” photoshoot

I love him

by Anonymousreplies 1810 hours ago

Today’s Active Shooter brought to you by West Hempstead, New York

Again, again!

by Tinky Winkyreplies 910 hours ago

Pfizer side effects you were not warned about.

I’ve had both doses and I want to say that I was not expecting: severe diarrhea, heightened anxiety, extreme nausea, lightheadedness and all of this going on for days, not a couple hours.

by Anonymousreplies 10210 hours ago

Drag Race contracts

Even though the creator of this has the questionable nickname of "Bussy Queen" this is very interesting.

by Anonymousreplies 1911 hours ago

BREAKING news: CCB reveals her son is unengaged!

Was there another man involved? Was the bride to be a liberal Democrat. This is just awful, horrible news people.

by Anonymousreplies 2311 hours ago

I got Pfizer vaccine . I am better than the people who get moderna , j&j and AZ

We’re on the top of the vaccine chain

by Anonymousreplies 25011 hours ago

What happened to the "Grandma Dearest" book we were promised?

I want some juicy summer reading.

by Anonymousreplies 1011 hours ago

People Who Refuse To Get The COVID Vaccine...

I really, really wish every single one of them would come down with COVID-19. To the point of actually having to be hospitalized and on a ventilator.

I won't go so far as to say I hope they die, but actually wouldn't care if they did.

by Anonymousreplies 611 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 36511 hours ago

Cyndi Lauper's 1983 cover "When You Were Mine", originally by Prince

from her first album

LOVE IT. I love how she didn't change the pronouns either to keep people guessing. Too bad she never officially released it as a single

by Anonymousreplies 1111 hours ago

Bradley James, Part 6

All things Bradley, continued now into a sixth thread! I haven't been here for parts 1-4, but has this been used yet? He's so cute...

by Anonymousreplies 45411 hours ago

The Queen is far from stupid

That brief clip of the conversation between the Queen and Regan is very telling, she is aware of the fact that the democracies are bankrupt, this was in 1991 and that future generations are going to have a very hard time and all Regan can do is laugh. Also note the moment that Nancy attempts to mimic the queen with the tea stirring, she never could handle that she was just some actress.

by Anonymousreplies 1611 hours ago

WHET Lucille Wexler?

Has she opened any interesting pieces of mail lately?

by Jennifer Richardsreplies 6811 hours ago

Have any DLers ever been to Kaliningrad?

It's a Russian exclave, physically cut off from the rest of Russian and bordered by Lithuania and Poland. I've been to Lithuania and Poland a number of times. I've wanted to visit Kaliningrad, as it has a ton of history. But I imagine it's a giant pain to get visas (and that was pre-covid).

by Anonymousreplies 1511 hours ago

Does your doctor or specialist push expensive drugs on you that you don’t need?

This seems to be the new thing. It has happened to be 4 times in 2 years. We are talking $1000 medication that I did not need upon a second opinion. It has gotten egregious. It’s like they are trying to make your symptoms fit something just so they can prescribe the medicine.

Do they get a kickback from pharmaceutical companies? Why don’t the insurance companies push back? It’s such a rip off.

by Anonymousreplies 3611 hours ago

Disney delays Death On The Nile again, buying some time to figure out what to do about Armie Hammer

Oh boy.

by Anonymousreplies 1911 hours ago

Ice Creams you like vs Ice Creams you dislike

What ice creams do you enjoy? Which do you hate?

Growing up my mom always bought Breyers or Haagen Dazs. We lived near a Carvel so she would buy from there too, but never the other stuff.

I eat Ben & Jerry’s here and there on my own, but my mom always hated them.

I ran out of Haagen Dazs (the only one I buy) so decided to try Turkey Hill Black Cherry. Omg what a mistake. I know people who love Turkey Hill, and I haven’t tried their other flavors, but this one tastes like the icing on a birthday cake but frozen. It doesn’t taste like ice cream.

I’m so upset. What a waste of money.

My favorite ice cream is Coffee Haagen, or their Pistachio, followed by their Cherry Vanilla.

I hate their Chocolate covered almond one. Barf.

by Anonymousreplies 19511 hours ago


Woman clings to ledge, terrified of pet dog.

by Anonymousreplies 1611 hours ago

Aaron Rodgers Guest host Jeopardy.

Please answer in the form of a question.

by Anonymousreplies 10312 hours ago

Salinas, California

Has anyone lived there? How is it? Is there a gay community? Is it expensive?

by Anonymousreplies 112 hours ago

Ben Affleck gushes over ex-fiancé Jennifer Lopez

Awwwww how sweet of him. He seems to think very highly of her.

by Anonymousreplies 1712 hours ago

Tired: Jacob Tobia. Wired: Naavikaran!

They're ... a lot.

[quote]My challenges around being coloured, having a complex immigration status, being unapologetically transgender and experiencing intricately poor mental health puts me on a very dangerous and often inaccessible intersection. Like, I would love to converse about fashion and astrology with the rest of the queers, but [bold]I am suffering, quite intensely and daily, and honestly responding to “how are you?” is exhausting[/bold].

[quote]I find it so interesting, too, that more and more transgender folk are being regarded with this faux sense of “royalty”. I get told that I am a Goddess and that my beauty is heavenly and undeserving. There is absolutely nothing wrong with this. Please, shower me with poetry. I would rather people sit with their discomfort with femininity and transness than skip over it entirely and compare me to a distant notion of God. [bold]I would rather be deeply understood for the multiplicity of my trauma, intersections, work and aspirations[/bold] as a part of my humanity than be compared to fiction.

by Anonymousreplies 8412 hours ago

TikTok THOT Will Tanski

He sure is aware of his assets.

by Anonymousreplies 2612 hours ago

Republicans Can’t Lay a Glove on Teflon Joe Biden

[QUOTE]Biden is proving to be an elusive cipher for Republicans to message against. GOP senators are frustrated, saying Biden’s “nice guy” reputation and moderate tone have helped insulate him politically.

by Anonymousreplies 5212 hours ago

I Want to Be Underwhelmed, Sedition Edition 2021

Let the ennui ensue.

by Anonymousreplies 56612 hours ago

Favorite Male Models

Like male models? This is an Instagram account with a lot of them. You know some of them, you love some of them. Others might be new to you.

What do you think?

by Anonymousreplies 2312 hours ago

What are you currently streaming?

Netflix has been my BFF of late. Let’s be real, we’re spoilt for choice with ‘content’ at the moment. I’ve just finished bingeing The Assassination of Gianni Versace and absolutely adored every second of it. What are you watching? What’s getting you through the lockdown? x

by Anonymousreplies 12312 hours ago

Missouri GOP house member faces expulsion after probe shows he sexually and physically abused his children

But I thought all pedos were Dem politicians and woke Hollywood celebrities?!!!

by QAnon Followerreplies 612 hours ago

A24 removes Scott Rudin from 5 films


by Anonymousreplies 512 hours ago

Coronavirus Megathread 8: Year of Living Dangerously

Thread 7 has been paywalled.

by Anonymousreplies 7812 hours ago

The 26 movies every design lover should see

I understand some of these choices but not others.

Metropolis, Safe, The Ice Storm, yes.

But Batman? Beetlejuice? TOYS? Hell no!

by Anonymousreplies 2212 hours ago

French Bulldogs

Best dogs ever

by Anonymousreplies 17212 hours ago

The end of a great show...with only 6 seasons.

Superstore is over and it will be missed!!

by Anonymousreplies 912 hours ago

The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III

I am currently reading this book and it is quite good. I have always had respect for Baker, the blue-blooded Houston aristocrat who was one hell of a lawyer and diplomat.

Has anyone else read this book? Thoughts?

by Anonymousreplies 012 hours ago

Ennio Morricone appreciation thread!

My favorite film composer (RIP). Don't know of anyone with more talent in this area.

The Sundown, from The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, is only played once during the film ... and is majestic.

What are your favorite Morricone scores?

by Anonymousreplies 1412 hours ago



Because we’re never going to fucking let you.

by Anonymousreplies 212 hours ago

Armed robbery victims flips script on Assailants

It’s the squealing for me! Armed robbery in California doesn't go as planned

by Anonymousreplies 712 hours ago

TV Shows that Replaced Departing Stars With New Characters — Were they Upgrades or Flops?

Who are the best and worst replacements? Who is missing from this list?

Cheryl Ladd for Farrah Fawcett, Charlie's Angels

Woody Harrelson for Nicholas Colasanto, Cheers

Kirstie Alley for Shelley Long, Cheers

Javicia Leslie for Ruby Rose, Batwoman

Tiffani-Amber Thiessen for Shannen Doherty, Beverly Hills, 90210

Rose McGowan for Shannen Doherty, Charmed

Joe Mantegna for Mandy Patinkin, Criminal Minds

Byron Cherry and Christopher Mayer for John Schneider and Tom Wopat, The Dukes of Hazzard

Goran Visnjic for George Clooney, ER

Cloris Leachman for Charlotte Rae, The Facts of Life

Meaghan Rath and Beulah Koale for Grace Park and Daniel Dae Kim, Hawaii Five-0

Seann William Scott for Clayne Crawford, Lethal Weapon

Levy Tran for George Eads, MacGyver

Harry Morgan for McLean Stevenson, M*A*S*H

Jon Lovitz for Phil Hartman, NewsRadio

Jimmy Smits for David Caruso, NYPD Blue

James Spader for Steve Carell, The Office

Dax Shepard for Danny Masterson, The Ranch

Janina Gavankar for Nicole Beharie, Sleepy Hollow

Charlie Sheen for Michael J. Fox, Spin City

Josh Meyers for Topher Grace, That '70s Show

Jenilee Harrison and Priscilla Barnes for Suzanne Somers, Three's Company

Ashton Kutcher for Charlie Sheen, Two and a Half Men

Sandy Duncan for Valerie Harper, Valerie/Valerie's Family/The Hogan Family

Robert Patrick for David Duchovny, The X-Files

by Anonymousreplies 15512 hours ago

Younger: The Final Season “Goodbye to All That.”

This has been my favorite guilty pleasure sitcom for much of the last decade. It’s a love letter to NYC and the cast is an amazing combination of actors who I hope are having as much fun as it looks on screen. Sutton Foster still looks fabulous, if not passable as a millennial. Miriam Shore proves yet again that she elevates everything she touches to the nth degree. Four episodes have dropped on Hulu and while I should ration them out I can’t, it been too long await for the long goodbye. Share your thoughts, love it or hate it, as it winds down to its conclusion and reckoning of who Liza chooses.

by Anonymousreplies 2012 hours ago

Tell me about Peter Lawford

Inspired by comments in the “Dean Martin Was so Slimy” thread, Peter Lawford sounds like a beautiful mess:

[quote]Wasn't there some story of Peter Lawford’s mother visiting LB Mayer's office when Peter was a teenager and warning LB that Peter might have homosexual tendencies? Rumors of Peter's bisexuality continued all his life. It was said he and Dominick Dunne were part of a gay surfers' cabal in Malibu in the 1950s.

[quote]Peter Lawford's fetish was S&M according to his last live in girlfriend. She said he had to be whipped and humiliated. His mother seemed to take sadist delight in humiliating him and I never read why she did that. He had no self esteem because of her. I think the bitch was demonic.

[quote]After Christopher was born, Peter complained to his wife Pat that the baby cried too much, slept irregularly and made the house and his clothes smell like shit. He convinced Pat to have their first born child live with a nanny in an apartment down the street. BTW, Christopher was born on the same day as Joey Luft and in the same hospital.

[quote]Peter Lawford would watch his own son fuck prostitutes. Yes. He actually did that.

[quote]Peter dated Dorothy Dandridge but had to keep it under wraps because of people's views on mixed marriages. Understandable. I read that he was heartbroken when she died. He was one of her pallbearers. I don't know why he went off the rails like he did. He really turned into a dirtball in his later years; his toupee in the 70s was so awful, looking like a mogwai on his head.

by Anonymousreplies 17612 hours ago

Favorite Painting

You know what to do.

Cakes by Wayne Thiebaud, 1963.

by Anonymousreplies 3512 hours ago

Jon Hamm

The hazing incident from his college days is all over internet. Mostly remarks of his trivializing the incident. I YouTube has it all.

by Anonymousreplies 12512 hours ago

Jeopardy Thread #21

With Alex gone, guest hosts will be trying to fill his shoes for the rest of the season.

This is the thread where we discuss each day's episode and our various impressions of the contestants.

by Johnny Gilbertreplies 54112 hours ago

Deep voice-big cock correlation?

I think it's a fantasy we all hold onto a little, that when you meet a guy with a rich deep voice, there's good stuff awaiting. And it sure would be a hot combo. Yet in reality, have the two ever gone together? The most well-hung guys I've encountered actually had higher or lighter than average voices.

by Anonymousreplies 5112 hours ago

Are you going back to the gym?

I need to but I don't trust that they have their shit together. How can you properly social distance? The mask irritates me while walking into a CVS. Can't imagine working out with one on.

How are you keeping safe in the gyms? ARE you going to the gym?

by Anonymousreplies 21112 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 6512 hours ago

For once, I agree with Cornel West!

From his opinion piece in the WAPO:

Upon learning to read while enslaved, Frederick Douglass began his great journey of emancipation, as such journeys always begin, in the mind. Defying unjust laws, he read in secret, empowered by the wisdom of contemporaries and classics alike to think as a free man. Douglass risked mockery, abuse, beating and even death to study the likes of Socrates, Cato and Cicero.

Long after Douglass’s encounters with these ancient thinkers, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would be similarly galvanized by his reading in the classics as a young seminarian — he mentions Socrates three times in his 1963 “Letter From Birmingham Jail.”

Yet today, one of America’s greatest Black institutions, Howard University, is diminishing the light of wisdom and truth that inspired Douglass, King and countless other freedom fighters. Amid a move for educational “prioritization,” Howard University is dissolving its classics department. Tenured faculty will be dispersed to other departments, where their courses can still be taught. But the university has sent a disturbing message by abolishing the department.

Academia’s continual campaign to disregard or neglect the classics is a sign of spiritual decay, moral decline and a deep intellectual narrowness running amok in American culture. Those who commit this terrible act treat Western civilization as either irrelevant and not worthy of prioritization or as harmful and worthy only of condemnation.

Sadly, in our culture’s conception, the crimes of the West have become so central that it’s hard to keep track of the best of the West. We must be vigilant and draw the distinction between Western civilization and philosophy on the one hand, and Western crimes on the other. The crimes spring from certain philosophies and certain aspects of the civilization, not all of them.

The Western canon is, more than anything, a conversation among great thinkers over generations that grows richer the more we add our own voices and the excellence of voices from Africa, Asia, Latin America and everywhere else in the world. We should never cancel voices in this conversation, whether that voice is Homer or students at Howard University. For this is no ordinary discussion.

The Western canon is an extended dialogue among the crème de la crème of our civilization about the most fundamental questions. It is about asking “What kind of creatures are we?” no matter what context we find ourselves in. It is about living more intensely, more critically, more compassionately. It is about learning to attend to the things that matter and turning our attention away from what is superficial.

Howard University is not removing its classics department in isolation. This is the result of a massive failure across the nation in “schooling,” which is now nothing more than the acquisition of skills, the acquisition of labels and the acquisition of jargon. Schooling is not education. Education draws out the uniqueness of people to be all that they can be in the light of their irreducible singularity. It is the maturation and cultivation of spiritually intact and morally equipped human beings.


by Anonymousreplies 3812 hours ago

Andrew McCarthy is writing a memoir

He looks good for pushing 60. Loved him in Heaven Help Us. I wanted to a pale boyfriend like that,

by Anonymousreplies 9312 hours ago

Hayden Christensen is 40 today.

Why did his career go straight down the shitter?

Anyway, Happy Birthday!

by Anonymousreplies 3112 hours ago

I want this french bulldog 🐕

Just for the tantrum... 🐾🐾🐾🐾

by Anonymousreplies 1612 hours ago

Rafael Nadal wore pink booty shorts to a tennis match and instantly broke gay Twitter – thanks, Nike

"Straight men have no need for an absolute dump truck like this," said one severely dehydrated Twitter user.

by Anonymousreplies 8312 hours ago

New Jersey adds 'X' gender marker on driver's licenses and other state identification

They should change it to Sex. Wait until all the criminals start using these changes to fly under the radar.

by Anonymousreplies 412 hours ago

The Jackson Family

You don't hear much anymore. Do they get along? Has anyone met any of them? Does Janet distance herself from the brothers? What about those siblings you never hear about?

by Anonymousreplies 212 hours ago

Demi Lovato had a hard weekend because she didn’t get the Froyo she wanted

She walked out because of its diet menu and had a Hard weekend after.

by Anonymousreplies 4312 hours ago

LGB Alliance to be entered onto the Register of Charities

Heads are exploding.

by Anonymousreplies 612 hours ago

Everyday Treasoning: Time in a Bottle (The Treason Thread, Part 42)

Continued Discussion...

If I could save time in a bottle...

by Anonymousreplies 26112 hours ago

Figure Skating 2021

The 2020 thread is paywalled.

Season is botched anyway with many events (European and Four Continents Championships) canceled. They still mantain some hopes for World Championships. Can ISU fail to organize a "bubble"?

However, Russian and Japanese Nationals took place this weekend. US are scheduled for 11-21th January.

by Anonymousreplies 25412 hours ago

Magic Mushrooms Part 2

Let's keep the love going.

Part 1 below.

by Anonymousreplies 8812 hours ago

AMERICAN TEETH are taking over in the British Isles.

including the displaying of them in photographs

You Americans will have to find something else to sneer at us about.

This could be interesting.

by Anonymousreplies 1712 hours ago

Comic Series Nerds Listen Up!

There’s a NEW Contessa Valentina Allegra DeFontaine and she DOES NOT HAVE A PENIS!!!!!!!

It’s Julia Louis-Dreyfus Anastasia De Ississi of Ulm!!!!!

Yeah, suck it.

by Anonymousreplies 213 hours ago

Homoerotic Chemistry

Richard Gere & William Baldwin were having to hold back to not fuck each other on camera in the movie ‘Internal Affairs’. I’ve never seen two “straight” men so into each other on film. They had more chemistry and sexual tension together than either did with even Sharon Stone. I bet they fucked in a trailer on set. Any other stars or films with homosex tension?

by Anonymousreplies 12013 hours ago

EU regulator finds possible blood clot link with J&J vaccine, but says benefits outweigh risks

Of course the benefits do.

by Anonymousreplies 313 hours ago

Yuzuru Hanyu-Japanese figure skater

Anyone know if he is gay?

by Anonymousreplies 1213 hours ago

I’ve taken to talking to people the way Amanda Woodward did

It’s actually been working out really well for me. Who knew that’s what people wanted all along.

by Anonymousreplies 3613 hours ago

Police grapple with perp in an emergency room

He's got a gun!

by Anonymousreplies 013 hours ago

Queen Allegedly Orders William and Harry to be Separated behind Philip's Coffin!

The Queen has ordered that Prince Harry and Prince William are separated in the funeral procession behind their grandfather Prince Philip's coffin.

The brothers will walk together but be separated by cousin Peter Phillips who will stand between them. The royal funeral will bring the two brothers together for the first time in a year, following Harry and Meghan Markle's decision to walk away from the royal family. The Queen has signed off plans which will see Harry and William walking behind Philip's coffin as it makes its way to St George's Chapel. She has decided on "each and every" detail of her husband's funeral to ensure his wishes are carried out as much as possible under the trying circumstances of the pandemic. Her Majesty is said to have insisted that nothing "detract from what the day is about, commemorating the extraordinary life of her husband".

by Anonymousreplies 37613 hours ago

Let's be jurors deliberating the Derek Chauvin trial

I'm the straight guy who wants this over with because I ain't had no pussy in weeks.

by Dougreplies 1313 hours ago

Poll: McConaughey would easily win Texas Governor's race

He smokes holy roller Greg Abbott 45% to 33%.

by Anonymousreplies 5113 hours ago

I wanna wax rhapsodic about Jessica Lange

And cause one of you in particular to itch and twitch.

by Horny, breathy, sluttyreplies 8413 hours ago

Meryl vs. Glenn - Who's Prettier?

Who is prettier - Meryl Streep or Glenn Close?

by Anonymousreplies 4313 hours ago

Country Singer from Brothers Osborne Comes Out

T.J. Osborne, one-half of dynamic country duo Brother Osborne, came out as gay in an interview published Wednesday by Time magazine.

He's the lone openly gay man signed to a major label country record deal, according to the article. Osborne, who fronts the Maryland-bred Brothers Osborne with his older brother-guitarist John Osborne, knew he was gay from a young age, and came out to friends and family years ago.

"I'm very comfortable being gay," he told the publication. “I find myself being guarded for not wanting to talk about something that I personally don’t have a problem with," he said. "That feels so strange.”

by Anonymousreplies 5913 hours ago

Zac Efron

He's pushing 30 soon... isn't he gonna have a kid soon? Or settle down with a wife instead of constantly playing a frat boy?

by Anonymousreplies 7413 hours ago

Sound of Metal

Wow... This was a good film.

I wish that the rumors about the lead actor being scum were bullshit.

I am from New England and had no idea prior to watching that the majority of it was filmed in Massachusetts.

It really captures that Mass vibe. The suburbs are very green and kind of pretty, but there is this element of ugliness and bleakness.

It really worked for this film..

It really liked it. It makes you want to escape and become who you really are. Even if through "a negative circumstance".

by Anonymousreplies 1413 hours ago

Oscar Nominations Part 2

Continue discussing the 2020/2021 Oscar nominations.

by Anonymousreplies 7413 hours ago

Brianna Keilar talking over CNN’s New Day

Brianna was fierce today in her debut as conhost of New Day going after Tucker Carlson.

Her hair is great too.

by Anonymousreplies 4313 hours ago

The Beverly Ann years were The Facts of Life's best seasons

Sorry Charlotte Rae but Cloris Leachman in a crew cut was a big improvement.

by Anonymousreplies 6813 hours ago

Bill passes in Tennessee that would allow students to "opt out" of learning that gay people exist

The people who whine about "cancel culture" always pull shit like this

by Anonymousreplies 4113 hours ago

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

He is a clown, clownier than Andrew Yang.

by Anonymousreplies 5413 hours ago

Former "Bachelor" star Colton Underwood to reveal "deeply personal" information in interview with Robin Roberts

What could it possibly, possibly be?

by Anonymousreplies 58513 hours ago

James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad trailer

Starring Joel Kinnaman’s nips!

by At least it was for mereplies 213 hours ago

Is David O. Russell the next Hollywood asshole to be canceled?

He abuses his cast and crew. He even admitted to groping his own niece and gave a pathetic excuse for it.

by Anonymousreplies 113 hours ago

Mask Dispute

I’m not a violent guy, but I just want to slap here arrogant face. Viciously.

by Anonymousreplies 2513 hours ago

Zipporah is a icon

You go girl. Such moxy.

by Anonymousreplies 113 hours ago

Happy Birthday, Jessica Lange!

72 years young.

by Anonymousreplies 013 hours ago

Cheap whores decide! Which discount store is the king of them all?

I went to Ross this morning for dog toys. My god what a dump! Also, in the ceiling about 500 cameras were trained on customers spaced out every foot or so. I cannot imagine finding anything in there worth stealing. What's the BEST discount store? Vote!

by Anonymousreplies 8213 hours ago

Are you glad that Hollywood is on its death bed?

I am.

I was watching the movie POMS on Showtime, and I was horrified. I literally asked myself out loud, "Is THIS the best that Hollywood can do?"

The USA has THE most creative writers, directors, and actors in the world, and all they do is churn out crap.

There has been nothing noteworthy in cinema, in years!

I can't even imagine sitting through POMS in a theater, much less paying to watch it.

Looks like Covid came around just at the right time.

by Anonymousreplies 1613 hours ago

Henry Cavill reveals “beautiful and brilliant love” Natalie with professional shot on Instagram

Oh Henry. This is even worse than Corey Booker and Rosario Dawson.

by Anonymousreplies 13813 hours ago

What are your fav movies with black actors/actresses?

Looking for recommendations. Don’t have to be “great” films. Plain old fun movies are fine, too. I love Boomerang, Waiting to Exhale, and Hidden Figures.

by Anonymousreplies 10913 hours ago

Our Gail Is Academically Gifted

Is she?

by I wonder who I could be thinking of then?replies 413 hours ago

Who Will Come Out in 2021? Part 2


by Anonymousreplies 25413 hours ago

TV Meteorologist files lawsuit, claims he was fired for being gay

He's cute

by Anonymousreplies 3413 hours ago

DL and Gay icon Samantha Fox turns 55 years old this week!

What a delight!

by Anonymousreplies 013 hours ago

Former Golden Globes president calls BLM a ''hate movement''

An email sent Sunday by a former Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. president criticizing Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors and likening BLM to a hate group touched off a firestorm among many of the organization’s members.

In the email, Phil Berk, who served eight terms as HFPA president, shared a post that called BLM a “racist hate movement” and described Cullors as “the self-proclaimed ‘trained Marxist.’” It was sent out to the association’s members, its staff and the group’s general counsel and chief operating officer, Gregory Goeckner.

The email lands at a sensitive time for the HFPA, which has come under pressure for not having any Black members as well as allegations of ethical and financial lapses raised in a Times investigation into the group. Last month, the group behind the Golden Globe Awards pledged to make “transformational change” and retained a strategic diversity advisor, Shaun Harper, a professor of racial, gender and LGBTQ issues at USC’s Marshall School of Business, and an outside law firm, Ropes & Gray, to audit and review its policies and membership requirements and bylaws. The HFPA, which in recent weeks has reached out to the National Assn. of Black Journalists and NAACP, plans to announce a set of reforms on May 6.

While Berk, 88, did not cite a source or provide a link to his email post, it appears to be have been an article originally published under the headline “BLM Goes Hollywood” that appeared on conservative commentator David Horowitz’s Freedom Center website, FrontPage Mag, on April 12.

by Anonymousreplies 1013 hours ago

Rumors on Twitter Say Chicago Mayor, Lori Lightfoot Might Be Resigning Because of a Sex Scandal

Supposedly Lori cheated on her wife. The cheating occurred at a hotel paid for by the city. Later on, the woman's boyfriend got caught with a gun & the woman called Lori and says, "you better take care of this or I'm going to the news"

Lori's wife finds out and beats her ass. Their daughter runs out front to the police and say, "my mom's are fighting"

The police allegedly leaked this scandal. A journalist named Jaymal Green tweeted about this. Then deleted the tweet. A lot of people are saying Lori is Resigning, possibly tomorrow

by Anonymousreplies 5413 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 17513 hours ago

DOJ Investigating Matt Gaetz, Part 2

Continue discussing SpongeBob Squarehead here!

by Anonymousreplies 25913 hours ago

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 20713 hours ago

Tell me all about Maine

Is there any there there?

by Anonymousreplies 5013 hours ago

Tasteful friends: Badynghams, a 15thC house in Great Waltham, near Chelmsford, Essex, £1.1M

A smaller house of the 15thC of E-shape and half-timbered construction with end walls and fantastic chimneys in brick giving it great stature. Located on the town square with four bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, adjacent the 12thC church and cemetery, with with an enclosed courtyard garden.

The property was mentioned in documents from 1371 but probably dates to the next century. It has undergone a fair amount of early alterations, with some Elizabethan fireplaces and a restoration of 1992 in which "a significant investment was made restoring and replacing bricks and timbers to allow this exceptional house to continue its journey and be enjoyed for years to come." It's not entirely of one specific period with some alterations layered on but in an agreeable way. The drawing room was a bit romantically/rustically "restored" in the 20thC it appears, and some rooms have more historic integrity than others but it's a wonderful small house of just 2500 square feet but with the architectural impact of a much bigger house. And the setting is ideal and with a lot of privacy for a house in town.

It's about 10km /6mi to Chelmsford which is 66km/41mi or an hour by train to central London.

by Anonymousreplies 1513 hours ago

Larry Storch Is Still Alive

who knew

by who cares?replies 1113 hours ago

Katie Holmes posts a Happy Birthday post to her daughter Suri

She is now 15!!! Time flies!

Do you think Tom Cruise will see her? Call her? Does he engage with his child?

by Anonymousreplies 1113 hours ago

DeFacto’s Bottom Bashing

Anyone else notice DeFacto showing up in threads and bashing bottoms?

His go-to line: “Bottoms are sick/nasty”.

That’s funny, because I always thought he was a bottom.

What a self-hater.

by Anonymousreplies 4613 hours ago

'I think Craig was lonely': Tina Turner opens up for the first time about her son's suicide

'I think Craig was lonely': Tina Turner opens up for the first time about her son's suicide after he killed himself in July and reveals she thinks he's 'in a good place now'

by Anonymousreplies 8013 hours ago

Mrs Babish or Mrs Beasley?


by Anonymousreplies 013 hours ago

Ruthless People is on Sundance right now

Good for a laugh. It's the scene right now where dimbulb Bill Pullman films the wrong guy (the policeman screwing a prostitute).

by Anonymousreplies 6213 hours ago

Ruth Madoff Is Living In $3.8M Waterfront Mansion In Connecticut

So take that, Datalounge Bitches!

by Ruth Mreplies 8913 hours ago

Tasteful friends: a 1920s French Eclectic mini-mansion in West Virginia

It's listed as contingent, so with any luck the new owner will give it some love. The royal-blue wall-to-wall extra-plush-pile carpeting alone is a hate crime.

by Anonymousreplies 6613 hours ago

Has anyone ever tried the raw, vegan diet?

I know it's DL but thought I'd ask

by Anonymousreplies 3413 hours ago

How many cocks has Melania sucked in her lifetime?


by Anonymousreplies 3614 hours ago

Oscar Nominations and Win You Love

Mine need no introduction and I’m sure one of you will happily oblige on my behalf, so I’ll start with one of my favorite actresses nominations and wins.

[bold]Tootsie[/bold]: Lange is effervescent in here, displaying an aching subtlety and bittersweet melancholy that grounds the film, giving a rare poignancy to what is essentially a slapstick, though extremely witty, comedy. Her performance elicits autonomous sensory meridian responses to the max. I love that she won the Oscar for her brilliantly understated work here, which compliments and highlights her win for her explosive work in Blue Sky quite nicely.

[bold]Frances[/bold]: In one of the best performances in cinema history, Lange reaches Olympian heights as a troubled star would-be serious thespian, her mercurial visage flickering from quiet melancholy and sardonic contempt to white-hot fury and, finally, pained, darkened hope trapped in a void. A shattering performance.

[bold]Country[/bold]: Lange's work here, in what is the best and grittiest of the "80s farm films," carries all of the weight of an Andrew Wyeth painting: she is both graceful and severe; luminous and haunting; tender and brittle; fragile and steadfast. She exhibits a simplicity and naturalness that is effortless, beguiling and, ultimately, galvanizing.

[bold]Sweet Dreams[/bold]: From spitfire beginning to explosive - literally - end, Lange's performance is infused with an infectious exuberance and joie de vivre that is measured and composed by Patsy Cline's own voice rather than by a valiant attempt at imitation or interpretation; this is perhaps the greatest honor one could pay Cline because no one could sing like her. Lange, with the help of the equally brilliant Ed Harris and Ann Wedgeworth (who, dare I say, make her work possible), channels Cline's ephemeral electric essence like a live wire. As Pauline Kael, the jealous rube, wrote, “When Lange's Patsy slings her strong young body around she gives off a charge. Lange has real authority here, and the performance holds you emotionally. This is one of the few times I've seen people cry at a movie that wasn't sentimental--it's an honest tearjerker. People can cry without feeling they've been had.”

[bold]Music Box[/bold]: One of my favorite performances of Lange's. It sort of leaves me dumbstruck and speechless. Kael said it best when she wrote of Lange's work here: "What counts is the Old World, New World texture that Jessica Lange brings to toughness. Her beautiful throatiness counts. She has the will and the technique to take a role that's really no more than a function of melodrama and turn this movie into a cello concerto." Her descent into the embodiment of Dieric Bouts's Weeping Madonna is both profound and cathartic.

[bold]Blue Sky[/bold]: I will never understand why her performance in this film continues to be so underrated. What Lange does with what is perhaps my favorite of her performances is utterly riveting, transcendent, and nearly peerless. You would have to go back to the stars and thespians of a bygone era - a few of which she purposefully emulates in the film - like Monroe, Taylor, Bardot, and Leigh, to get a performance as simultaneously vital, sexy, potent, volatile, and succulent as Lange’s is in this film. It still astonishes me that she managed to go from the drab, dowdy, albeit genius, work of something like Men Don't Leave to this: something so shiny, intoxicating, and brilliant. It thrills me that she won not only the Oscar but LAFCA for this. It's a performance that is equal parts depressing, heartbreaking, infuriating, and uplifting.

I would have also nominated her for Best Actress in Men Don't Leave, Everybody's All-American, and Losing Isaiah, and Best Supporting Actress for Crimes of the Heart, Cape Fear, Rob Roy, given her the win in this category for Titus, and nominated her again for Don't Come Knocking.

by Mreplies 414 hours ago

Erin Burnett - Out Front on CNN

She’s not very good or even interesting.

by Anonymousreplies 1414 hours ago

Rocco Ritchie is missing

hasn't been seen in a week

by Anonymousreplies 1614 hours ago

Happy 4/20 Datalounge

Hope everyone spends today staying stoned! Take an edible, roll a joint, dab, vape, bong, whatever! The drunks have St. Patrick's Day and the potheads have today 😎😎 🌿🌿

by Anonymousreplies 1214 hours ago

***The Official Prince Philip Funeral Thread*** Part 2

Carry On.

by Anonymousreplies 60314 hours ago

Do you iron/dry-clean your clothes?

I was talking to a friend about this. He never irons his shirts. He says he buys non-iron shirts and pants. however, they are always wrinkly. It looks tacky, IMO. He told me I tried too hard by always having my shirts and pants dry cleaned/ironed. I told him I like to look nice and was raised to always have your clothes pressed.

Curious if anyone else irons/dry cleans all of their clothes. Why/Why not?

by Anonymousreplies 5614 hours ago

DJT on Hannity last night

During the commercials on Below Deck, I switched to watch a few minutes of the Big Idiot.

His hair was more out of control than ever and he was more brown than orange. His talking points were the same.

And for "legal reasons" he can't declare a 2024 run right now - but he is seriously considering it.

It was kind of like watching an empty tin can being blown down the street......

by Anonymousreplies 1014 hours ago

In Appreciation of Kate (Sorry for another royal thread)

Do you think The Duchess Of Cambridge really got the two Prince brothers talking again at the funeral?

by Anonymousreplies 1014 hours ago

Sundays in the Times with George

I lost track of how many times I MARY!'d while reading this, though it seems to be a quiet, pleasant existence.

by Anonymousreplies 4714 hours ago

Highlights from the classic movie Now Voyager

Why, when Tina said she fantasized about pissing on on me,

Well, it was like a goddamned nightmare...

Like I want your child to piss on me, that would be like a fucking mule pissing on me.

I did allow myself to indulge in the fantasy, that both of us were beating the shit out of her.

I know what's best for her, and beating her ass would actually make her seem like our child after a while

by Anonymousreplies 1314 hours ago

Bruce Campbell of the EVIL DEAD movies

He was such a hottie.

by Anonymousreplies 8114 hours ago

Which crypto purchase avenue and wallet do you use? PayPal? Coinbase? Are any of these decent? Fuck Robinhood and their bullshit.

by J. P. Gettyreplies 5314 hours ago

Are Vans Shoes Gay ? Are they in style?

Ok So I Have 50 Bucks And I only Have A Nike pair of sneakers but it dont match with my clothes so i was thinking of getting vans but people say their gay & then some people say their sexy

by Anonymousreplies 14614 hours ago

Tasteful Friends - whatcha gonna do?

Inspired by the "Malibu hilltop mansion can be yours" thread linked (and other extravagant but tacky monuments to mediocrity like Ryan Seacrest's place and that enormous 350 million buck joint that was on here a while back)

You've got a beautiful location and huge budget, say around the 50-80 million mark, and you can build anything you like, its to YOUR taste, not anybody else's, you do not need to consider resale value, this is your chance to build your dream home in your dream location

by Anonymousreplies 1214 hours ago

Shouldn’t governments be erring on the side of caution instead of rushing to bring back a “normalcy”?

Yes business interests demand this but everyone knows this pandemic is far from over. For instance I think all passenger flights should be grounded. All. Now.

by Anonymousreplies 814 hours ago

Grace School Manhattan fires teacher for "woke"criticism

A TEACHER who blasted his $57,000-a-year private school for "indoctrinating" students with its woke curriculum has been booted from the classroom for the rest of the year.

Paul Rossi, who taught math at Grace Church School in New York City, claimed the "antiracism" training was "deeply harmful" and "demonizing white pupils".

by Anonymousreplies 1614 hours ago

Who do the lunatic DL queens here hate the most?

Encouraged by the stream of bile directed at Harry here over the weekend, just wondering...

by Anonymousreplies 1114 hours ago

West Point accuses more than 70 cadets of cheating in worst academic scandal in nearly 45 years

WASHINGTON – More than 70 cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point were accused of cheating on a math exam, the worst academic scandal since the 1970s at the Army's premier training ground for officers.

Fifty-eight cadets admitted cheating on the exam, which was administered remotely because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Most of them have been enrolled in a rehabilitation program and will be on probation for the remainder of their time at the academy. Others resigned, and some face hearings that could result in their expulsion.

The scandal strikes at the heart of the academy's reputation for rectitude, espoused by its own moral code, which is literally etched in stone:

“A cadet will not lie, cheat, steal, or tolerate those who do.”

Tim Bakken, a law professor at West Point, called the scandal a national security issue. West Point cadets become senior leaders the nation depends on.

"There’s no excuse for cheating when the fundamental code for cadets is that they should not lie, cheat or steal," Bakken said. "Therefore when the military tries to downplay effects of cheating at the academy, we're really downplaying the effects on the military as a whole. We rely on the military to tell us honestly when we should fight wars, and when we can win them."

“The Honor process is working as expected and cadets will be held accountable for breaking the code," McCarthy said in a statement.

“The honor system at West Point is strong and working as designed," Lt. Gen. Darryl Williams, the academy's superintendent, said in a statement. "We made a deliberate decision to uphold our academic standards during the pandemic. We are holding cadets to those standards.”

Army Col. Mark Weathers, West Point's chief of staff, said in an interview Monday that he was "disappointed" in the cadets for cheating, but he did not consider the incident a serious breach of the code. It would not have occurred if the cadets had taken the exam on campus, he said.

"Our West Point cadets are the cream of the crop and are expected to demonstrate unimpeachable character and integrity," Speier said. "They must be held to the same high standard during remote learning as in-person."

Instructors initially determined that 72 plebes, or first-year cadets, and one yearling, or second-year cadet, had cheated on a calculus final exam in May. Those cadets all made the same error on a portion of the exam.

Recently concluded investigations and preliminary hearings for the cadets resulted in two cases being dismissed for lack of evidence and four dropped because the cadets resigned. Of the remaining 67 cases, 55 cadets were found in violation of the honor code and enrolled in a program for rehabilitation Dec. 9. Three more cadets admitted cheating but were not eligible to enroll in what is called the Willful Admission Program.

Cadets in the program are matched with a mentor and write journals and essays on their experience. The process can take up to six months. Cadets in the program are essentially on academic probation.

The remaining cadets accused of cheating face administrative hearings in which a board of cadets will hear the case and decide whether a violation of the code occurred. Another board will recommend penalties, which could include expulsion. West Point's superintendent has the final say on punishment.

One of the biggest cheating scandals among the nation's taxpayer-funded military colleges occurred in 1976 when 153 cadets at West Point resigned or were expelled for cheating on an electrical engineering exam.

Less than half as many cadets were involved in the current cheating case, and all but one was a first-year student, Peterson said. The first-year students are relatively new to the expectations and programs designed to develop ethics and leadership at the academy.

The pandemic has overturned college life as distance learning and exams supplanted in-person learning.

West Point switched to remote learning after spring break last year as the pandemic spread.

by Anonymousreplies 3814 hours ago

Neighbor who tossed an elderly Jewish woman off a balcony while yelling 'Allahu Akbar' avoids trial because he smoked weed

France's top court ruled on Wednesday that the killer of an elderly Jewish woman will not go on trial, France24 reported.

Kobili Traoré admitted to murdering his neighbor, Sarah Halimi, in 2017. He shouted "Allahu Akbar," or "God is great" in Arabic, and "I killed the devil," shortly before throwing her off the balcony of her third-floor Paris apartment, The New York Times said.

On Wednesday, the Court of Cassation - France's final court of appeal - affirmed two prior judgments that ruled that Traoré could not be held criminally responsible for his actions because he was in a state of drug-induced psychosis.

Traoré, a drug dealer, smoked pot every day for 13 years and had up to 15 joints a day, Israel Hayom reported. Toxicological analysis revealed the presence of cannabis in his blood on the day he was arrested, the French newspaper Libération said.

The court noted that "a person is not criminally responsible if suffering, at the time of the event, from psychic or neuropsychic disturbance that has eliminated all discernment or control," The Times said.

Traoré will be held in mental health institutions until doctors deem him fit to return to society, according to reports.

In December 2019, President Emmanuel Macron made a rare intervention by criticizing the Paris appeals court for saying that Traore was unfit for trial.

"Even if, in the end, the judge decided that there was no criminal responsibility, there is a need for a trial," Macron said in 2020.

The country's top magistrates then criticized Macron for impacting the "independence of the justice system," The Times of Israel reported.

The ruling has angered French politicians and France's Jewish community, the largest in Europe.

Dozens of French senators have reacted by proposing a revision to the law that exonerates a crime due to a drug-induced psychosis, The New York Times said.

by Anonymousreplies 9014 hours ago

"In a Lonely Place" by Dorothy B. Hughes----Ever read it?

I just finished the novel "In a Lonely Place," source material for the film by Nicholas Ray with Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame.

Wow! The book was really good, an inside the head view of a psycho killer, written by a woman. And while the film is also good and considered one of the best upscale film noir examples from the '50s---the movie is different from the book in plot, motivation and details. Only a few aspects of the novel are evident in the movie: character names, a WWII fighter pilot background for Dix and the cop who was once in his platoon, the cop's wife (but they cast someone very different from the wife's description), and a couple other things.

Dix Steele in the novel is irredeemable. He's a Tom Ripley before Tom Ripley, living in another guy's apartment, wearing his clothes, driving his car, telling everyone Mel has gone to Rio...He quickly becomes obsessed with his neighbor, Laurel Gray. She likes him, but not as much as he likes her, and she is quickly suspicious because she knew Mel and his going to Rio is weird. Inside, Dix seethes with resentment against women, his uncle who only gives him $250 a month to live on, and anyone who he perceives to be wealthy and living a life of leisure. He is a terrible person and I can understand why the studio, producers, director and Bogart himself would recoil from playing such an awful guy.

And thus, the script is created using tiny nuggets of the original source material, to make Dix Steele a character people could maybe sympathize with, and to not alienate too many fans who prefer him as a hero.

Anyone familiar with both the novel and the film? What do you think?

by Anonymousreplies 3014 hours ago

Sally Struthers on why she gave up Save the Children

She also called Trump "the orange butthole", says Rita Moreno was a terrible person.

by Anonymousreplies 37814 hours ago

Gio Ponti was the greatest European designer of the 20th century.

Prove. Me. Wrong.

by Anonymousreplies 314 hours ago

MSNBC - Part 22

It's a new dawn.

It's a new day.

It's a new life.

And I'm feelin' good...

by Anonymousreplies 48915 hours ago

Ellen & wife have flipped another property

Earning less than a $5 million profit. What's the point?

by Celestia, Barstowreplies 1715 hours ago

'Real Housewives of the GOP' — Wannabe reality show narcissists commandeer the party

Donald Trump has proven to be a loser — and a sore one at that — but he has won something. He managed to transform the GOP into a party in his own image: an outsized, narcissistic cast of mini-me sycophants. Just like the maestro, none of them appears to care about actual governing. They’re building their brand first, then following fame and the money.

This has transformed the GOP from a party that once had ideas and credibility into a lame variation on the “Real Housewives” reality TV franchise. Forget the red hats. The real mantra of this new GOP isn’t “America First” — it’s “Me First.”

Like the TV “Housewives,” these new Republicans seek attention, fame and fortune, ignoring credibility. Their success is sometimes short-lived, and often ends in relationship troubles, legal troubles, and worse.

The most obvious recent example is Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.).

TV Insider ran a piece recently detailing the troubles of seven of the TV “Housewives” from various cities. Fame and money are intoxicants. Add a bit of power and the realization that there are people “out there” who buy your special brand of assininity, and the tragedy begins to unfold.

The one thing all “Housewives” have in common is performative outrage.

In one corner, there’s Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.). It seems as if he’s never heard a conspiracy to which he wouldn’t subscribe: Remember the FBI Secret Society out to get Trump? Maybe the Congressional committee hearing he conducted on the already disproven effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine in treating COVID-19? Or maybe the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol? Johnson says those were Leftists pretending to be Trump supporters. The other things Johnson says about Jan. 6 are simply despicable. He puts QAnon star Marjorie Taylor-Greene to shame.

But Johnson has pledged not to run for a third term.

Then there’s Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who would out-flank and out-maneuver Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) eight ways til Sunday to get in front of a TV camera. To create a distraction after his Cancun skedaddle, Cruz went down to the Mexican border – “Broadcast News” style – allegedly spotting members of an immigrant-trafficking cartel who taunted him from across the Rio Grande, down which — allegedly — a dead body floated past. Cruz was mocked.

Ken Burns he’s not. But this Housewife has his eye on the Oval Office.

Traveling with Cruz on the border junket was Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who — it’s abundantly clear — really has no compass. The former “best friend” of the late Sen. John McCain now gushes about Trump’s “magic.” Ideas, vision and credibility be damned — Just give me votes. That’s where Graham would take the party.

Chris Whipple got it exactly right in his most recent book “The Gatekeepers”: There is a stark contrast between politicking and governing. The difference is that governing needs credibility, whereas politicking does not.

Credibility has long been the currency in Washington that defeats swampian politics.

The new GOP wouldn’t understand this distinction if it waddled up and nipped them in the backside. That’s the legacy of the Trump administration – all politics and no governing. In another era it was called “All hat and no cattle.” Trump and his Housewives replaced credibility with a counterfeit currency. Instead of draining the swamp, they’ve put it on steroids.

Arguably, this is all the result of a right-wing alt media echo-chamber run amock, in which self-aggrandizement replaces ideas as the political holy grail.

While these new “GOP Housewives” may provide entertainment of sorts, I fear they bode ill for the country overall.

Thoughtful, responsible GOP lawmakers are leaving public service in droves — or will be driven out. Many of them knew when to leave politics at the door and get into governing mode. With their departure, there will be no “marketplace of ideas.” It’ll just be Democrats talking to themselves — rarely a good thing.

by Anonymousreplies 215 hours ago

Another Kevin Sessums thread.

Just because the last one was so lively until it fizzled into the ether, as they do. The last thing I read Miss Sessums was doing much media socializing on Facebook.

by Anonymousreplies 5515 hours ago

Travis Kelce Tight End

for Kansas City. HAF

by Anonymousreplies 1715 hours ago

Good Luck to Scott Stringer!

Let's hope Mr. Stringer is NYC's next mayor. He is a moderate Dem on most issues and does have the swampy smell of the DeBlasios on his shoes like some other candidates (Hey Maya).

His experience with city government is second to none and he knows how to handle large budgets and isn't afraid to call out wasteful spending. I hope his bland personality is not a reason to dismiss or discount him. Go Scott Go!

by Anonymousreplies 615 hours ago

Cruising Horror Stories

Inspired by the thread asking "Do you remember everyone you had sex with?", I thought it would be fun to share odd, scary, funny or otherwise memorable hook-up stories. The sex itself, how good or hot it was, isn’t what’s really important here, but rather the unusual, coincidental, embarrassing or downright horrifying circumstances of, or repercussions from a clandestine sexual encounter. Me first!:

One cold winter night, probably around 1990, I was at The Limelight, an old church that had been turned into a club here in NYC. After drinking and dancing for a good while, I moved into the main event of the evening: the backroom that was upstairs on the top floor of the side building of the church, so I could get my swerve on before going home. I made my way around that pitch-black, pitched-roof room looking, or feeling really, for the right situation. I'd had to fend off one guy who’d been particularly aggressive, but that's normal for this type of entertainment.

I found a cutie I was into, and we tucked ourselves away in a private little corner to get our little freak on. So, we were getting as busy as we could – meaning some kissing, masturbation and maybe a little sucky, even though at the time oral sex in this type of venue was forbidden – “Lips above the hips, guys!” was a familiar command from guys who were there to monitor the practices and keep everyone safe. They’d warn you once, but the second time they caught you, they’d kick you out.

Well, my guy was, in fact, going down on me, and rather well if I recall. After a few minutes, suddenly, to my horror, from the other side of this dark little abyss, I heard some guy yelling, “Oh yeah, (yelling my first and last name), get that cock sucked!"; then again "Yeah, that’s what I said, (using my first and last name again), enjoy getting your cock sucked, man! I guess you’re not into ME, (my name - yet again) but I sure hope you have a good time!" adding my name still again. It was the guy I'd pushed away earlier.

This asshole said my full name, very loudly about five times. The others in the room started shushing him and telling him to shut up. I remember one guy yelling back at him saying, "Hey, that's not cool, man, shut up!" Finally, after he’d killed the vibe of the entire group, lips-above-the-hips-guy made him leave. I was pulled out of my alcohol-fueled horn-fog, and with my mood deflated, so to speak, I decided I should get the fuck out of there. I smooched the guy and made my way out. (continued...)

by Anonymousreplies 11315 hours ago

Tasteful friends, 898 Francisco on Russian Hill is back on the market!

Freshly repainted and dropped from a pre-pandemic asking price of $11 million, this manse has curb appeal, is right on the Powell- Hyde cable car line, and has views to die for!

by Anonymousreplies 2715 hours ago

I fainted tonight

because my boyfriend made nothing but brussel sprouts and cauliflower for dinner

by Anonymousreplies 1115 hours ago

Cher - new documentary

Looks great.

by Anonymousreplies 815 hours ago

Kourtney Likes It Rough from Tat-Man

Those KarTRASHian broads must sit around all day and discuss their vag and how best to monetize them. No drip or moisture bead too trivial. Post it. I personally wouldn’t mind having Travis crawling all over me just once.....mostly out of curiosity.

by Anonymousreplies 715 hours ago

Andy Cohen talks fallout with Carole Radziwill and drama with Jeff Lewis

Andy Cohen opened up about his falling outs with Carole Radziwill and Jeff Lewis while appearing on Brandi Glanville‘s podcast on Friday, September 25.

While chatting with the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast member, Andy agreed with Brandi after she slammed the Real Housewives of New York City star for being “bitter and angry” before taking on his past issues with the former Flipping Out personality and sharing his thoughts on the richest Real Housewives.

“I agree [that she seems bitter and angry],” Andy told Brandi on Unfiltered. “I think she’s angry toward the show and me and she felt like I was up Bethenny’s a**.”

Although Brandi suggested that Carole had misinterpreted how close she and Andy actually were before they ended their friendship, Andy denied that their relationship had been incorrectly characterized.

“I don’t think she said we were overly close. We were in each other’s circle for years. We didn’t talk on the phone. We didn’t email but I think we had genuine [care] for each other,” he explained.

As for his feud with Jeff, Andy admitted to feeling betrayed by Jeff after he was let go from his role on Flipping Out.

“There was a moment a couple of years ago where he was in hot water with Bravo and I was texting him things and he wound up reading private texts of mine and it kind of betrayed my trust,” Andy revealed. “He and I have discussed it on the air and off the air. That was for sure a significant hiccup for us.”

Despite the drama, Andy said he and Jeff are currently in a good place and that he likes “him a lot.”

“We still are friends. I think we were probably closer friends when… I was an executive on his show. He was on Watch What Happens Live a lot so we really were in contact by design way more than we are now. [But] I’m grateful that he’s on [my] radio channel,” Andy shared.

When Brandi then asked Andy who he believes are the richest cast members of the Real Housewives franchise, Andy named Adrienne Maloof, who starred on the RHOBH seasons one through three first, while also saying the estimates shared by Celebrity Net Worth are typically far from correct.

“Adrienne always seemed like she had a lot of money. I think [Sutton Stracke] has a lot of money [and] I think [The Real Housewives of Atlanta‘s Kandi Burruss], for sure [has a lot of money].”

Andy added that Mauricio Umansky, the husband of RHOBH‘s Kyle Richards, “makes a lot of money,” as well.

by Anonymousreplies 2415 hours ago

Has your boyfriend/date ever peed in the toilet at the same time as you?

I'm dating this bro-type guy and the other day he just nonchalantly walked into the bathroom when I was peeing, pulled out his big uncut dick, started taking a piss, and started talking to me about what was on TV. It was totally unexpected but so hot. I loved watching him taking a piss.

by Anonymousreplies 2415 hours ago

Healthy snack ideas

Please give me your best healthy snack ideas. I’ve been on keto since January 1st and lost 30 pounds. I’m down to my ideal weight but want to maintain now. I’m sick of almonds, slices of avocado, cheese, olives, and blueberries!! (As delicious as they are.) But what do some of you like to snack on while watching movies or working at your desk?

by Anonymousreplies 315 hours ago

Paris Hilton- “I was in tears every single day after my sex tape leaked in 2003!”

“That will always be something that will hurt me for the rest of my life."

by Anonymousreplies 6215 hours ago

Ted Nugent: “Why didn’t we lock down for COVID one through 18?”

He actually said that.

Ladies and gentlemen, today’s Republican Party.

(And before you fascist trolls chime in with “he was only kidding”: Nope. He really is that stupid, and so are you.)

by Anonymousreplies 2315 hours ago

Cut Broadway songs you liked better than their replacements

Gonna Be My Time is a rewrite of And Im telling you, but its a better finishing number for Effie than One Night Only and the disco version is better as well.

by Anonymousreplies 815 hours ago

What’s more tragic, a hung bottom or a top with a small dick?

Give your reasonings.

by Anonymousreplies 1015 hours ago

WHET Hayden Christensen?

I always thought he was sexy as hell.

There were also tons of blind items about him about 10 or so years ago, talking about him having sex with other guys in public, and having a boyfriend, etc.

Then he bearded up with Rachel Bilson, and .... it was all quiet.

Now he's "single" again. So what's the scoop??

by Anonymousreplies 8315 hours ago

Madonna vandalizes Los Angeles for a good cause

She’s really lost it.

by Anonymousreplies 3315 hours ago

Obscure/dismissed movies worth watching

Put your recommendations here.

Anyone ever seen "The Betsy"? I was thinking of watching it. It appears to have had terrible reviews, but the cast and premise are interesting.

by Anonymousreplies 18215 hours ago

'Joe's Special'

I ate this humble egg-spinach-ground beef scramble at a Greek diner in San Francisco a couple of times, but had no idea it was a thing in San Francisco restaurants of the past. It seems easy enough, and it would be simple to switch out frozen spinach for fresh.

Anyone else remember this, or make it at home?

by Anonymousreplies 2515 hours ago

In praise of soft dicks...

I love a soft dick. I feel it's a sign of true intimacy. Love looking at soft dicks. Especially guys I've never met. Love touching them. Feeling they grow in your mouth. Like you are doing a good job.

Am I the only one?

by Regular guy. replies 8616 hours ago

Connor Jessup & Miles Heizer (part 34)

Continue here

by Anonymousreplies 18816 hours ago

Lamda Garcia and Polo Martin out of the closet after two years of relationship.

two mexican hot papis. I can deny when I see hot guys coming out of the closet I get very excited. I don't give a shit about ugly ones.

by Anonymousreplies 32116 hours ago

Name a smaller role with a bigger impact

Christopher Walkens' short scene in Pulp Fiction was extremely memorable. He did a whole lot with the 4 minutes of screentime he had. Can you top it?

by Anonymousreplies 21816 hours ago

That gurl, Hayley Mills...

was YUUUGE in America as a child actress/singer.

i think she worked a lot into adulthood but never cut the mustard.

she was adorable as a kiddie, wasn't she?

by Anonymousreplies 016 hours ago

Tell me you’re homophobic without TELLING me you’re homophobic

I’ll go first: Im only attracted to straight men.

by Anonymousreplies 18616 hours ago

Meghan is such a sweetheart! Love her!

Meghan Markle sent a handwritten card for the Duke of Edinburgh that was placed on a wreath at St. George's Chapel.

Clearly she wishes she could have been there.

by Anonymousreplies 22116 hours ago

Eldergays, tell me about Nesselrode pie

I came across this dessert in one of my crossword puzzles. Apparently it was the "cronut of 1946"! Did you have to stand on long lines to get one?

by Anonymousreplies 2616 hours ago

Where do we go from here?

A fussy lesbian told me about ten years ago, "I don't want anyone who thinks I'm a nurse or a purse". I laughed, then. Turns out a few years later, she was found in her car, in the closed garage with the motor running. I don't know if anyone cared.

I have pondered that for years.

by Anonymousreplies 216 hours ago

That don't impress me much!

DLers, what are things that people brag about that are NOT impressive?

I'll begin, I'm not impressed by people who brag about how they "don't get sick" with colds or flus. You have a strong immune system or never come into contact with other people, good for you!

by S. Twainreplies 9916 hours ago

Once again Brianna Keilar is destroying a Trump flunkie on CNN

Today it is Ken Cuccinelli.

by Anonymousreplies 22016 hours ago

Celebs who out themselves with their IG habits Part 3

[Quote] Jack Brett Anderson Retweeted

[Quote] Th(ah)nos @skskskoot · 19h When your top can’t stay hard and you leave early

by Anonymousreplies 4916 hours ago

Luther Vandross

Someone said the in the latest Anita Baker thread that legendary Luther was a real piece of work, a nightmare that would be a perfect fit for DL.

Ive read that Luther was an emotional eater like Mother Oprah, obviously. I also heard he kept hot young men on his payroll, a la Tyler Perry.

Anybody have Luther stories? He deserves to not have his teas spilled on a thread about that broke bitch Anita Baker, since he hated her so much.

by Nippy, Luther's sister in Christ, waiting for lovereplies 32116 hours ago

Is there a celebrity you crush on even though they are known to be a horrible human??

For me it’s Matthew Fox. I was a big LOST fan and lusted after him hard during that time. There were lots of good looking men on that show but he was it for me. He’s perfection to me physically but I’ve never heard even one decent thing about the man.

by Anonymousreplies 9416 hours ago

Do You Visit Cemeteries?

There are a lot of people earning a living on youtube exploring cemeteries, and most Hollywood cemeteries are tourist destinations.

Finding myself alone in a multi-story mortuary and the sinking feeling as you navigate between the unknown space between burials is too creepy for me.

by Anonymousreplies 7716 hours ago

Ted Nugent catches “ the Chinese shit”

Ted Nugent has spent the past year as one of the many COVID deniers in the Republican party. He has called the virus a “scam” and “not a real pandemic.” He’s even questioned whether half a million really died from coronavirus, calling it “bullsh**.” As for the vaccine, the rocker proclaimed “that’s not a real vaccine. I’m sorry. I ain’t taking no vaccine.”

Now, Nugent, an adamant Donald Trump supporter is eating crow. In a Facebook video Monday he said, “Everybody told me that I should not announce this… I have had flu symptoms for the last ten days. I thought I was dying. Just a clusterf***.”

The 72-year-old goes on to admit he has COVID while using a racial slur, “I was tested positive today. I got the Chinese shit. I’ve got a stuffed-up head, body aches… My God, what a pain in the ass. I literally could hardly crawl out of bed the last few days… So I was officially tested positive for COVID-19 today.”

What is happening to Nugent is just a microcosm of a bigger problem. COVID denial and vaccine conspiracy theories have only added to the hesitancy among a large part of the population.

by Anonymousreplies 716 hours ago

Hot Dudes Working Out, Part Four 🏋️‍♀️

Quads Matter

by Anonymousreplies 4216 hours ago

Downton Abbey 2 ~ Christmas 2021

Really? I thought they tied up everything very well in the last one. I bet Maggie didn't see this coming. What could they possibly do in a sequel that won't screw everything up?

by Anonymousreplies 716 hours ago

Pretty Gay K-pop Music Video

This is supposed to be a gay-theme music video—basically they’re cruising each other, right?

There are subtitles. They mention a girl. I’m confused.

by Anonymousreplies 7116 hours ago

New York Housewives in Retrospect

I’ve been rewatching early seasons of RHONY on Hulu to avoid real life, and I’m a little surprised by some impressions...

—Bethenny is histrionic but she really is pretty likable and relatable. A far cry from the woman who later lamented that she’s the richest homeless person in New York.

—Jill is overbearing and has a savior complex, but she doesn’t seem like the evil narcissist I remember her to be.

—Ramona has always been Ramona.

—I didn’t remember at all that Ramona instantly hated Alex and Simon, or how desperate and scheming the couple seemed during the first season. I think I may not have ever seen the first season at all because their behavior during that season has totally changed the way I think of them. I used to think of Alex as an underdog and now I see her as a total user thanks to season one.

—LuAnn has always been a pretentious jackass, but she seemed really easy to get along with and not cutting or vicious or nearly as narcissistic when she was married to the count. She is by far the biggest trainwreck of this series. She has fallen far and hit hard.

—Kelly Bensimon has a serious mental illness, something like schizoaffective disorder. She speaks in word salad and contradictions and almost never makes any sense at all. It’s creepy that she was ever cast for comic relief. During ‘Scary Island,’ when she was alternately accusing Bethenny of trying to cut her throat while she slept, Alex channeling the devil, and Gummi Bears and jelly beans, I was impressed that Sonja handled the situation so well. She told the women to stop mocking a disturbed woman and effectively brought Kelly, who seemed to be on Jupiter, down to Earth.

—Sonja was so fun and sweet!

—There was a...Cindy...??!

In summary, the RHONY producers have completely fucked up the show by either scripting the women as all alcoholics or driving them to addiction. Today, when I think of LuAnn, Sonja, Dorinda and the new blonde one, my primary association is “sloppy drunk old lady.”

by Anonymousreplies 2416 hours ago

Tasteful friends... first chance in 209 years

Whatever you make of the house I loved this line in the listing: is currently occupied by the 5th generation of the Spokes family with the property being offered for the first time for sale since the Mill was purchased in 1812.

Further: "Optone" was the name given to Upton in the Doomsday Book of 1086 and the books records an existing mill here. At that time the mill was let by King William I for 12 s, 8d. During the medieval period the ownership of the mill as part of the Manor of Upton passed between several hands, with the tenure granted to the Abbey of St James, Northampton. In 1790 Thomas Samwell inherited the mill who profited from the Dissolution and in 1812 the tenancy of the mill was taken over by the Spokes family.

I mean, the house isn't up to much but what a story....

by Anonymousreplies 716 hours ago

Funny That Matt Damon and Ben Affleck Never Wrote Another Screenplay...

After winning an Oscar for one? I know they supposedly writing one together, but I always found this deeply suspicious. The rumours about a ghost writer may have been partly to undermine their Oscar changes, but I think there was truth to it.

Does anybody know anything more about this?

by Anonymousreplies 3916 hours ago

The Gays and Tennis Part 72- Clay Time!

last thread paywalled

Nadal just lost in Monte Carlo!

by Anonymousreplies 9117 hours ago

Brad Pitt was so gorgeous

Is he still?

by Anonymousreplies 2317 hours ago

Which stars of Hollywood's Golden Age were genuinely homophobic? PART TWO

I enjoyed the first thread on this topic. Although many of the posts were a more general discussion of old Hollywood, that was often the most interesting part.

by Anonymousreplies 6817 hours ago

Was RUTH GORDON exactly the same in every thing she did?

That's how it seems to me.

by Anonymousreplies 7717 hours ago

Decades by youth generation

The 1960's is associated with Boomers. At what point did that end and the next generation began?

by Anonymousreplies 717 hours ago

I was mis-gendered by a flight attendant!!

I was on a flight returning home this past weekend, and was asleep against the window.

The female flight attendant came by, woke me up, and said "Ma'am, you need to put your seat back in the upright position." Then she said, "Erm... sir."

ExCUSE me??? How do you confuse a sir with a ma'am??

I was half asleep, but when I realized what had happened, I was really pissed. I think the guy sitting next to me started giggling too!

They're all a bunch of fuckers. I look like a SIR.

by Anonymousreplies 1817 hours ago

Does anyone else just want to fuck every hole on Kumail Nanjiani?

I'll bet he's a great fuck!

by Anonymousreplies 6917 hours ago

Eldergays, tell me about Barbara McNair

I'm embarrassed to say I'd never heard of her until randomly stumbling upon the gorgeous 'Here I Am Baby'. From what I've read it seems like she obtained moderate (and occasional) success, but never really caught on. Or am I mistaken?

by Anonymousreplies 1017 hours ago

Dateline Port Charles: Of Missions and Mayhem


I can't stand looking at that smug, rat-faced bastard anymore. I don't care who he's boning, he needs to be off my screen.

by Do I have to do everything around here?replies 31217 hours ago

Dog Rescuer - Asher House

This guy is amazing. He quit his job, got a huge RV, and traveled the country with his friend and his adopted dogs to promote adoption. Then he bought a rural house in Oregon and built a sanctuary for dogs and I think other animals.

Bullied as a kid, but got over that and became a built extrovert sales guy, and then used his extroversion for his cause.

by Anonymousreplies 3917 hours ago

Amin Elkach

Fucking hot Moroccan fitness model. I’ve been quite obsessed with his Instagram account as of late. He likes to tease with his Insta-stories by showing off his bubble butt while working out, and he often wears the tiniest of shorts and nothing else. Not much in the way of a bulge, but I don’t care if he’s underhung. I’d do him until the cows came home.

by Anonymousreplies 33117 hours ago

pop tarts

Do you prefer them toasted or right outta the box? I like them both, but I slightly prefer them not toasted.

by Anonymousreplies 1517 hours ago

Russians are whining over sanctions

Should we feel sorry for them?

How much is Russia going to hurt for the next four years?

by Anonymousreplies 5917 hours ago

Biden Administration to cancel cigarettes

The Biden administration is considering whether to cap nicotine levels in cigarettes and ban menthol cigarettes. Just what America needs right now, a bunch of iPhone zombies running around having nicotine withdrawals.

by Anonymousreplies 4917 hours ago

FL Sheriff Celebrates New "Anti-Riot" Law, Warns New Residents Not To "Vote Stupid Like You Did Up North"

This dumb prick.

by Anonymousreplies 717 hours ago

‘Passion of the Christ’ Star Jim Caviezel Pushes False QAnon Conspiracy at Right-Wing Conference

Actor Jim Caviezel, who used to be famous for starring in movies like “The Count of Monte Cristo” and “The Passion of the Christ,” joined an all-star lineup of far-right conspiracy theorists at a COVID-19 conspiracy “health and freedom” conference in Oklahoma on Friday night. And Caviezel spent at least part of his segment endorsing the false QAnon conspiracy theory regarding “the adrenochroming of children.”

This made-up theory states that rich people torture children so they can harvest their adrenaline, which the theory says has some unspecified rejuvenation properties.

by Anonymousreplies 1417 hours ago

Helen McCrory is DEAD TO ME!

Aged 52. Played Cherie Blair in The Queen and Narcissus Malfoy in Harry Potter. Wife of Damian Lewis.

by Anonymousreplies 4418 hours ago

Florida Passes Anti-Trans Bill Allowing Student Genital Check

What could possibly go wrong?

by Anonymousreplies 918 hours ago

Malibu Beach Barbra

Who would have guessed that Brooklyn-born Barbara Joan Streisand would transform into a volleyball-playin, boogie-board ridin, Malibu Beach Barbra who rarely, if ever, leaves her surf-n-turf sand-in-her-toes lifestyle?

by Anonymousreplies 7718 hours ago

Police reform comes when ‘white people’s kids start getting killed’

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said gun laws and police reform will happen when “white people’s kids start getting killed”.

by Anonymousreplies 20118 hours ago

Beyoncé is just serving the gays what we want lately, huh?

She looks DIVINE!!!! Yesssss sis! Love that color on her, and she’s starting to get back to normal size again. Thank God. She was turning into her mother.

She looks beautiful!

by Anonymousreplies 818 hours ago

Madison Carwheels- “We’ve got to take the majority away from these bastards!”

Of course bastards means Democrats! Lmao this fool needs to go play car wheels and leave us alone.

by Anonymousreplies 518 hours ago

“California Dreams” (1992-1996) - SBTB knock off about California teens in a band

Omg I used to watch this when I was a kid. I loved it! But looking back, why didn’t this take off the way Saved by the Bell did? SBTB was a hit and still relevant today, whereas no one remembers this one. Sad.

It’s a shame. This was a cute show and the teens cast are cuties!!!

As a kid I had a crush on Sly, but looking now, Matt is sooooo cute (the lead singer).

And both girls are beautiful!!! Omg. I don’t remember them being so pretty.

Scary how watching this brought back so many memories and I got teary eyed. The nostalgia hit me lol. And scary how I remember the words like 25 years later. Omg.

by Anonymousreplies 2018 hours ago

Real Disco Music (1975 - 1981)

This has been covered ad nauseam here over the years but what the hell. In a recent Captain & Tennille thread I made reference to Paul Jabara, Patrick Cowley, & Two Tons O' Fun (The Weather Girls). A person (who I'm assuming was a young kid) took notice. He had no idea what the hell I was talking about but enjoyed the Paradise Express tune I posted. That little exchange made me feel a bit nostalgic and flung me into the Disco kick that I've been on over the last month.

It's dawned on me that there's an entire generation that has no concept of REAL DISCO MUSIC and what was actually getting play in the clubs back then. They actually think we were dancing to 'Disco Duck', The Bee Gees and 'YMCA'! That wasn't the case! Here I'll be sharing some of the obscure jams I remember packing the floor back in the day. Former Disco heads feel free to share your favorites as well.

I was careful to make the distinction of 1975 to 1982. Any early Disco from pre-1975 is pretty much just R&B/Soul Music. And Hi-NRG (which I also love) came into prominence in 1982 and has a totally different beat. Most Disco Music that sounded like Disco Music was produced from 1975 to 1981.

My first pick is Ultimate's 'Love Is The Ultimate (Medley 2)'. Ultimate was a Philadelphia studio project from the same producers/musicians who also recorded as Strange Affair & Tangerue. All 3 "groups" had a sound that consisted of girly vocals, sweeping strings & kick ass grooves. Ultimate's 'Touch Me Baby/Love Is The Ultimate' was always a crowd-pleaser at the clubs I went to. This particular mix wasn't on the LP but was only available on 12 inch.

by Anonymousreplies 35118 hours ago

Myriam Gurba, author of MEAN, wants you to know that hatred of the other sex can only seriously exist in one direction!

[quote]Can women abuse men? Sure. But women can’t target men as a minoritized collective. There’s no systemic misandrist parallel to misogyny.

How convenient for her.

It's not gone down well, considering nearly every response. She's been left to merely whine that she's being misconstrued (as they always do).

[quote]Men who willfully misconstrue what I say about them can stay fantasizing about kissing my stretch-marked ass.

So tough and bawdy!

by Anonymousreplies 3518 hours ago

Do you have any friends who refuse to get the COVID vaccination?

My friend refuses to get vaccinated. She never gets the yearly flu vaccine and is scared of getting sick from the shot. I understand that this is her choice, but I feel like distancing myself from the friendship because I think she's being selfish and irresponsible.

by Anonymousreplies 19418 hours ago

Sister Wives on TLC...These people all hate each other.

How has it lasted for 15 seasons? They clearly can’t stand each other. How many more seasons can this last for? Every episode is about how they despise plural marriage and how tough it is to live this life. Kody doesn’t even hide his contempt anymore.

by Anonymousreplies 918 hours ago

I want that amazing ass in my face

Wow, it’s perfection 🤩

by Anonymousreplies 418 hours ago

Sharon Osbourne on Real Time with Bill Maher

He's completely eating her ass.

by Anonymousreplies 15518 hours ago

Ricky Martin's Maria is arguably the best song of 1990s why it's not a hit in the US ?

I think it's a very original and unique song. We haven't seen anything like it before or after it. It is very catchy and you can't help but tap your feet to it. It was a worldwide phenomenon except in the US. What gives ?

by Anonymousreplies 2518 hours ago

Is your home decorated in a masculine or feminine way?

Should a single adult man have lace curtains? Floral arrangements?

by Anonymousreplies 4218 hours ago

Do you get bored with friends easily?

I don't want to 'ghost' any friends, but I get bored with most of the ones I meet and get to know. After a while, I just don't care to hang out anymore. Maybe I just meet boring people, or have boring friends? Or I'm a socio/psychopath of some sort?

"Hey, what are you up to this weekend?" All I can think is "our friendship has run its course. Please stop texting, and just move on."

Anyone else find that you lose interest in friends after a while?

by Lost interestreplies 318 hours ago

Flirting with a straight man

I took a cooking class and I thought the chef was a hottie. I saw him in his t shirt before he put on the white coat and felt lust in my heart. He did not really flirt back but seemed receptive with smiles etc.

When he left the room for a minute one of other students who knew him told me that he was straight and very married.

After the class I apologized and he said that one should never apologize for being complimentary and kind. I think he meant it.

I wish everyone felt this way.

by Anonymousreplies 29218 hours ago

I'll Be Your Majick - Def FX

Anyone else remember this song? It reminds me so much of being a teenager, from memory it was a pretty big alternative hit here in Australia. Not sure if it did anything outside of this country though. I can't even find the video clip on YouTube, nor is the album on Spotify.

by Anonymousreplies 118 hours ago

NY is dead to me. Remake Classic NYC movies and set them in the suburbs where everyone wants to be.

Working Girl becomes Maternity Girl-

Tess calls Cyn from her great room in Great Neck- "Cyn, I made it. I gotta awn suite and crown molding!"

"Whadoes a wall need a crown for? 16,000 dollars and it's not even wood!"

by Entitled white cunt frozen in time.replies 219 hours ago

Courtney Love implies Sam Lutfi and actor Ross Butler pilfered her bank account while keeping her isolated and doped on Xanax

And, thanks to Marilyn Manson (and her gay hairdresser), she was able to escape. It sounds so insane that I actually believe it, especially given Sam Lutfi's track record. I can envision someone like Courtney getting exploited like this, especially because of her drug problems—manipulators like Lutfi know where to look, and prey on emotionally vulnerable women with big bank accounts. Also, Ross Butler must be a real piece of shit.

Caption of Courtney's Instagram post:

Happy birthday my prince @marilynmanson It has been a pleasure growing up with you . And our supermodel careers. (🍆🌜😁)

In LA at the end of my using 2 and a half years ago, trying to plan my escape from that crazy asshole (see my description of 2020, previous post) who was controlling all my phone, email , any contact with the outside world, was “moving” 100s of 1000s of dollars a month through rosses his roommates bank accounts (Ross entirely complicit , is what the forensic accountants told us , along with my accountant , Karen, .. ) and telling me I had no money at all to eat, pay rent, nothing . I had no credit, no Uber, no method of transport , I’d have taken the bus in la, I just didn’t even have ANY, cash, I lived under a reign of suicidal terror . And was at the end of my rope. It was Manson who rescued me. Manson who stuck his neck out and sent a car for me every night . Planned my escape . Manson (and my daughter, my sister @jamrz and @lanadelrey who helped me get to a place to detox off the staggering , 15 bars a day, Xanax habit that monster had me on, also without @paulnortonhair getting me a burner phone and loaning me 500 dollars he couldn’t really afford, I couldn’t have done it. Thank you paul, sorry for forgetting . That burner phone was my only way of getting out too . 🌺🌺🍄) I’ll never forget that. It was brave, and it was kind. And hanging out with you every night was my only human connection for months. You made me start to feel human again. Thank you my brother . I’ll always have your kind, gentle hearted , true artists back . I’m sorry that one tour didn’t work out, (the kids think we’re stuck on some 90s moment with that tour, and aren’t aware of the incredible, inclusiveness you have shown me over the years) I love you. Xx clc

by Anonymousreplies 9619 hours ago

Jason Isaacs & Tom Felton

...reunite for a sweet daddy-son COVID chat. They have a close bond, don’t they? Even for straight British luvvies (bear in mind they are 25 years apart in age...).

Disclaimer: not a ‘Harry Potter’ fan and never was (Rings all the way), but I had a bf in school who pushed me to watch the films against my will so I used to needle her about the Draco character seeming in love/lust with his father Lucius because it chagrined her...was I onto something?

by Anonymousreplies 6019 hours ago

Dominican Actor/Singer Hugo D Almonte

Fire 🔥

by Anonymousreplies 719 hours ago

I didn’t realize Chris Evans was so old

Almost 40. No wife or kids. Is he gay? If not he better hurry up because he’s already at the age where it’s harder to have children (weaker sperm, lower sperm count).

by Anonymousreplies 3319 hours ago

La Belle Geick launches OnlyFans

I’ll let you know if it’s worth subscribing.

by Anonymousreplies 39019 hours ago

Are there more gay men or lesbians in the general population?


by Anonymousreplies 219 hours ago

What is the worst song of all time?

For me it's Bette Midler singing Wind Beneath My Wings.

by Anonymousreplies 41219 hours ago

Do you live in the Villages in FL?

Is there lots of homosex going on?

by Anonymousreplies 119 hours ago

Savage Garden's Darren Hayes...WTF?

He appeared in a video last week as an ally for Trans Day of Visibility. From the hair, the eyebrows, and the kimono, at first I thought he himself was transitioning.

I'm kind of getting a "Buffalo Bill" from "Silence of the Lambs" vibe from this photo.

by Anonymousreplies 15219 hours ago

Nick Sandell doing yoga naked

He's a somewhat well known fitness Insta-ho who started a business where models offer one-on-one training, but he must have fallen on hard times as he has an OnlyFans and is now showing cock on it.

by Anonymousreplies 42919 hours ago

The Judge says Maxine Waters might've caused a mistrial upon appeal

by Anonymousreplies 4919 hours ago

What do you do when you realize that no one really cares about you?

Do you eventually get used to the feeling of total emptiness inside?

by Anonymousreplies 1619 hours ago

Tell me you're gay, without telling me you're gay

I wanted to be a priest when I was a teen

by JJ replies 51419 hours ago

I know I shouldn't feel happy but I do when I hear of poachers being killed by the animals they were hunting.

What's your schadenfreude?

by Anonymousreplies 2019 hours ago

Ellen Drops to Just 800,000 Viewers

Wendy Williams and Maury are beating her.

by Anonymousreplies 2720 hours ago

Oh Christ! *Another* Downton Abbey Movie

Good God, what time period will they be in now? 1970s?

by Anonymousreplies 20320 hours ago

I know a lot of damaging secrets of a lot of family members.

Many family members have treated me badly over the years because I'm gay. I eventually distanced myself from nearly all of them. I could start sharing what I know with other family members. It would hurt the people who have wronged me, but it would also hurt a few in the family I still love. So why don't I do it? Why don't I ruin the lives of the many I loathe instead of protecting the feelings of so few? Why don't I do it? Is it cowardice?

by Anonymousreplies 1920 hours ago

Phase 1 of HIV Vaccine Trial Shows 97% Antibody Response


by Anonymousreplies 6520 hours ago

I saw the gay movie Hawaii (2013) with two hot Argentinian male leads

It was a very sensual film, available free to stream on TubiTV and Youtube.

I have a few questions. Are there a lot of Argentinian men who look like this? And does Argentina have a large middle class?

by Anonymousreplies 14920 hours ago

Covid Vaccination: What did you get? Or planning to get?

Where are you in the process of scheduling you covid vaccination?

What vaccine did you get (Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson&Johnson)? Another, offered in your country?

What side effects did you get?

by Anonymousreplies 31020 hours ago

Anthony Powell is DEAD to me!

The three-time Oscar winner designed the schmattas for many films but I will most treasure his work on Evil Under the Sun which included Jane Birkin’s fabulous frock/chapeau and Nicholas Clay’s black bathing suit.

by Anonymousreplies 421 hours ago

Nicolas Fairford - Designer and Advisor on Fine Living Part TWO

The other thread maxed out, so you can continue to discuss our working-class gone posh designer and lifestyle advisor.

Why not begin by spending a perfect day in Edinburgh. COVID be damned.

by Anonymousreplies 39121 hours ago

Fast Food Guilty Pleasures

McDonald's bacon, egg, and cheese biscuit

Popeye's spicy chicken

Steak 'n' Shake steak burgers and peanut butter cup shakes

Sonic onion rings

by Anonymousreplies 14421 hours ago

AMC's "The Terror"

Premieres Monday, March 26.

Looks really good! Will anyone else be watching?

by Anonymousreplies 58921 hours ago

J&J vaccine takers

Aside from fearing for your health, do you feel like second class from those that got Pfizer or Moderna?

by Anonymousreplies 721 hours ago

Homosexuality is legal in Djibouti

This must be the gayest place in Africa.

by Anonymousreplies 421 hours ago

Have you ever double cummed?

As in, not cumming twice in a relatively short time, with like a secondary spurt,, but like 2 separate ejaculations, the second one happening after the first one stops? It’s only happened once to me, & I can say that the second time was the best cum of my life, I was about 16 & it’s never happened again. It also happened once to a guy I blew, he had a normal cumload & when I stopped, he said Wait, I’m not finished. Then he ejaculated a full second load.

by Anonymousreplies 621 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 3321 hours ago

Theatre of Blood 2021 remake

They are remaking the Vincent Price classic Theatre of Blood in 2021!

The 1973 original cast included: Vincent Price, Diana Rigg, Ian Hendry, Harry Andrews, Robert Coote, Michael Hordern, Robert Morley, Carole Brown, Jack Hawkins, Arthur Lowe, Dennis Price, Madeline Smith, and Milo O'Shea as the inspector.

The 2021 cast will be: Gary Oldman in the Price role, with Lucy Boynton, Ewan McGregor, Benedict Cumberbatch, Hugh Grant, Timothy Dalton, Stephen Fry, Cate Blanchett, Kenneth Branagh, Simon Callow, Hugh Laurie, Emma Corin, and Idris Elba as the inspector.

Hopeful, huh

by Anonymousreplies 3221 hours ago

The View

Does anyone else find this show tired? Joy Behar needs to be put out to pasture. Her response to the Robin Hood story was appalling

by Anonymousreplies 14621 hours ago

Which Republican is most likely to subscribe to male, Mexican prison OnlyFans porn?

May the moistest mussy cake win.

by Anonymousreplies 17a day ago

Do you give away part of your spirit when you have sex?

Sometimes I feel like that when you have sex with someone that you give away part of your spirit to them and vice versa. And sometimes if I have sex with someone I get bad vibes about, it’s like I can feel their bad energy stuck in me for several days after.

by Anonymousreplies 46a day ago

I’m a fucking whore!

Will somebody please fuck me?!🥵

by Anonymousreplies 6a day ago

Who asked about the black baby?


by Anonymousreplies 586a day ago

Watching Sex and the City for the first time

I will be watching Sex and The City for the first time. For those of you've that watched it, tell me if you enjoyed it. Has it stood the test of time or will watching it now seem dated? Is there anyone else who has never seen it before?

by Anonymousreplies 286a day ago

Animal Videos!

Let’s share some cute/funny/interesting animal videos!

by Anonymousreplies 167a day ago

What determines who is the bigger star between Barack Obama and George W. Bush?

Boris the Nazi Incel says it's an article in the Guardian about George W. Bush's new book tour. What say you?

by Anonymousreplies 9a day ago

Are We Following the George Floyd Trial?

I mean, it’s the biggest trial in history and the US is going to be burned to the ground any day now.

Post your predictions... is this asshole gonna walk or not?

by Anonymousreplies 10a day ago

Looks like a big rise in sea level is coming. Will you lose your home and property?

New Orleans will go I'm thinking.

by Anonymousreplies 69a day ago

Minneapolis is Dead to Me

She had a great... what’s there again?... anyways, she couldn’t live forever.

by Anonymousreplies 0a day ago

NZ's Jacinda Ardern to Australia: "Welcome back, baby"

The Trans-Tasman travel bubble is due to begin at 11.59 pm (AEST) on Sunday, April 18.

by Anonymousreplies 41a day ago

The Nanny is on HBO Max

I'm on Season 1. It is actually a very funny show. It's sort of like a subversive I Love Lucy. The supporting players really make it, Niles, CC, Sylvia, and Val are great. Even the kid actors aren't annoying.

by Anonymousreplies 156a day ago

DL Epicure: What are you having for dinner?

I am hungry.

by Anonymousreplies 249a day ago

Why do gay pornstars have the stupidest hair?

I never understand why he men with the most beautiful bodies on Earth are always the ones with the worst haircuts. They are always trying to trendy so they get noticed, and they always get extreme haircuts that make them look like idiots: Alam Wernick (pictured--and that's not the wind blowing; that's how he does his hair) and Adam Killian, two of the most famous gay porn stars live, are two of the most classic examples of this.

Why aren't they just satisfied with people staring at their beautiful bodies? because believe me, everyone is.

by Anonymousreplies 5a day ago

Do you have a "go to" guy on Chaturbate?

Who is it?

by Anonymousreplies 30a day ago

Phillip's Funeral - This truly was the beginning of the end

things were never the same, for me, after Phillip died.

this footage is painful

by Anonymousreplies 67a day ago

Candace Cameron Bure's 20-year-old twink son is engaged to a girl

She’s a religious nut. Did she force this on him?

by Anonymousreplies 437a day ago

What is HollyOaks?

I keep getting clips of gay scenes from HollyOaks.

Is it a gay soap opera?

by Anonymousreplies 17a day ago

Pay It Forward (2000)

I never saw it. I could never bring myself to watch it after reading Entertainment Weekly's review by LIsa Schwarzbaum. Possibly the most scathing indictment of a movie I've ever read. It is still my all-time favorite nasty review of anything, and with Oscars soon here, I wanted to share it with DL....

Post anything that comes to mind. Maudlin movies others love that you despise, or maybe share an amazing horrid review that's worth reading long after the movie has been forgotten.

by Anonymousreplies 61a day ago

So Brave!!! Oops! Justine Bateman’s new book!

Plastic surgery is a no win Ponzi scheme.

by Anonymousreplies 412a day ago

Lardos thread 6 - Niall Hogran and Lewis Fataldi

Another thread to discuss the Lardos and their super fan Gemma.

by Anonymousreplies 23a day ago

Jon Hamm is the new Jeopardy Host

I think Jon Hamm has the knowledge, voice, and disposition to be the new Jeopardy Host

by Anonymousreplies 40a day ago

Did Nancy Reagan's pussy stink?

We already know she was the Blowjob Queen.

by Anonymousreplies 37Yesterday at 10:01 PM

Is anyone else depressed by the pandemic?

I’m so down.

by Anonymousreplies 189Yesterday at 9:53 PM

Would you have fucked Charlie Chaplin?

Admit it. You would have hit it.

by Anonymousreplies 58Yesterday at 9:49 PM

I keep farting. What’s the culprit?

Last night, I was having loud, powerful, smelly farts all night. I didn’t know why. Now, I believe the culprit is the lettuce I bought, since the same thing is happening tonight and it’s the only thing I ate tonight that I also ate last night.

The organic blend I bought contains green leaf, mizuna, tango, crisp, oak leaf, chard, spinach, arugula, red leaf, lolla Rosa, baby butter, and kale. Any idea which of these is making me so flatulent so I can avoid it in the future?

by Anonymousreplies 44Yesterday at 9:48 PM

Actors who've always looked old

Was Max von Sydow ever actually young?

by Anonymousreplies 174Yesterday at 9:36 PM

Make-Up Free Cher Flashes Her Midriff

Flashing midriff at her age?

by Anonymousreplies 47Yesterday at 9:34 PM

Liam Payne lards out during lockdown - puts on 30lbs

Farewell, ripped Hugo Boss underwear model.

by Anonymousreplies 35Yesterday at 9:16 PM

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 381Yesterday at 9:15 PM

No Brief Challenge

The latest TikTok challenge.

by Anonymousreplies 19Yesterday at 9:10 PM

Choreographer Liam Scarlett is dead at age 35

Cause of death unknown, but he was basically ruined 2 years ago because of accusations by students that he was sexually inappropriate with them. A thorough investigation found no evidence, but his career never recovered.

Anyone wanna bet it was drugs or suicide?

by Anonymousreplies 120Yesterday at 8:51 PM

What’s the worst thing anyone has ever said to you??

I was with my ex partner for 13 years. We met in high school and were best friends for years then were together as a couple from the ages of 20 to 33.

I was diagnosed bipolar when I was 30 and it was for sure a bumpy road. I don’t blame him for leaving me. But he told me he wanted to be with someone he could be proud of and I don’t think I will ever, ever forget that. It felt like part of my soul broke when he said that to me.

by Anonymousreplies 249Yesterday at 8:49 PM

Older Movies That Seem Current

and those that seem dated. How even with similar plots one movie can feel "present" and another is like a glimpse into a hard-to-get world. A combination of acting style, direction, cinematography ("and possibly hairdressing," to quote Hitchcock - Name That Quote!), and point of view, I guess. And use of irony, wit, quick humor and acute observation.

Even with the 1930s-1940s banter, the costumes, the sets and all, the whole THE THIN MAN series with Powell and Loy feels contemporary. The Melvyn Douglas and Joan Blondell films are similar - always connected and current.

But nothing that Joan Crawford, Miriam Hopkins, and even Bette Davis, did, with all the directors involved, has that timelessness. As great as many of their movies are, they're dated in a way that is beyond ice boxes, theatrical gestures and bobbed hair. They're fixed, not flexible.

by Anonymousreplies 9Yesterday at 8:47 PM

DL where the fuck in US do people live where a bobcat can attack you in your driveway? Man grabs it off family and chucks it


by Anonymousreplies 175Yesterday at 8:46 PM

Winona Ryder

Like the time Madonna stole the spotlight from Rosanna Arquette in what was supposed to a showcasing starring role, Winona Ryder produced and starred in "Girl, Interrupted" and could not escape the resulting chants of Angelina! Angelina! Angelina!

What do you think of this tragic doe-eyed fallen ingenue?

by Anonymousreplies 89Yesterday at 8:43 PM

Definitely not a complaint, but lately I’ve been struck how utterly alone I am. Really, utterly alone we are.

Yeah I have faintly, relatives, guys I’m seeing. But it’s just each of us for ourselves. Many are there for the fun and celebration. None for the hardships we face alone.

I’m ok with this.

by Anonymousreplies 7Yesterday at 8:34 PM

Stupid things that you think are funny (but nobody else thinks are funny)

Every time I drive past the dealership where I got my car, I say to it “there’s the hospital where you were born!”

My boyfriend hates me for that.

by Anonymousreplies 13Yesterday at 8:28 PM

J Lo and A Rod call it quits!

Break off their two year engagement!

Will she ever love again?

by Anonymousreplies 133Yesterday at 8:25 PM

Why I'm leaving Substack!

"I’m leaving Substack. Now let me tell you why. " (Short answer - because of "anti-trans bigotry").

(Skipping paragraphs of self-aggrandizement)


"Yet, targeted harassment of individual marginalized people, especially trans people, goes on openly on this website without any action taken by Substack. Graham Linehan, a retired comedy writer who was kicked off Twitter for targeted harassment and transphobia, uses his Substack exclusively to target trans women. He has multiple pieces targeted and doxxing specific trans women in particular. That even this behavior doesn’t lead to censure from Substack is a sign of how little the service cares to protect people from abuse. It indicated the complete failure of the moderation policy they’ve put to paper, but never into practice."


"More personally, I can’t ignore that Substack is particularly benefiting from and encouraging a culture of anti-trans bigotry. They’ve done this at a time when there is a powerful movement to roll back the bodily autonomy and healthcare of trans people. Just last week, Arkansas Senate passed a law banning gender-affirming healthcare for trans kids, including reversible (and medically recommended) puberty blockers and hormones. If the governor’s veto is overruled, this will kill and irrevocably harm trans children — and it is the point. This year, over 80 similar ‘model bills’ aiming to roll back trans rights and outlaw treatment have been proposed in numerous state legislatures."

(To summarize - he disagrees with some writers using the platform and wants them banned, but Substack won't do it. So he is flouncing off to a cheaper platform).

by Anonymousreplies 63Yesterday at 8:25 PM

The American Plan vs. The Continental Plan vs. The European Plan

[quote]The American Plan, sometimes abbreviated as AP in listings, means that the nightly rate quoted by a hotel or resort includes three meals a day, i.e. breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In the American plan, the meals are provided by the establishment's kitchen and served on site, typically in the dining room

[quote]The Continental Plan, sometimes abbreviated as CP in hotel listings, indicates that the quoted rate includes a continental breakfast. A continental breakfast normally consists of coffee or tea, juice, and bread. The bread may be as simple as a loaf or as appealing as a basket of freshly baked croissants, scones, and muffins. At some facilities, yogurt and fresh fruit may also be available. The Continental Plan breakfast does not include cooked foods, such as pancakes or eggs.

[quote]The European Plan, sometimes abbreviated as EP in hotel listings, indicates that the quoted rate is strictly for lodging and does not include any meals. All food provided by the hotel is billed separately. Taxes and tips are usually additional as well.

by Anonymousreplies 1Yesterday at 8:24 PM

Invincible (Amazon Prime, 2021)

Holy fucking shit. This show is [italic]amazing[/italic]. It’s based on the comic book series by Robert Kirkman, co-creator of The Walking Dead. I could have sworn I first read about it here, but I did a DL and Google search and didn’t find a thread for it. Anyway, it’s fun, smart, intriguing, extremely graphic, and a total love letter to all comic books, from the X-Men to the Watchmen.

Warning: The last third of the first episode is [italic]insane[/italic].

by Anonymousreplies 90Yesterday at 8:21 PM

Arizona Bans LGBT in Schools

Parents must opt-in.

The Arizona legislature passed a bill yesterday that would require parental permission before any school discussion of LGBTQ people or HIV.

“Parents shouldn’t have to worry about what schools are teaching their children about human sexuality and gender identity,” said Sen. Nancy Barto (R), who sponsored the bill in the state senate.

by Anonymousreplies 85Yesterday at 8:12 PM

Best comedy sketches

I love Kids in the Hall. Out of all the great sketches Girl Drink Drink still puts me in stitches. I also love the Buddy Cole sketches.

by Anonymousreplies 82Yesterday at 8:03 PM

Why isn't Stephen Dorff a bigger star?

I first noticed him as Candy Darling in I Shot Andy Warhol, a movie I loved (also became a fan of Lili Taylor thanks to that one). Why didn't Stephen Dorff become a bigger star though? He's hot as fuck. Not a bad actor in the right roles. Starred in movies alongside the likes of Morgan Freeman, Reese Witherspoon, Jack Nicholson, Michael Caine, Sharon Stone, Dennis Quaid, Susan Sarandon, Helen Mirren, Emile Hirsch, Dakota Fanning. His Texas Chainsaw Massacre prequel Leatherface arrives on Netflix in December (no theatrical release apparently).

Does he just have a bad attitude or reputation?

I remember when I wrote a script with him in mind about a decade ago and suggested him to my agent but she refused to pass it along to him, declaring that he "bounces off the walls." Did he have a drug problem?

by Anonymousreplies 125Yesterday at 8:00 PM

Golden Globes is MORE racism trouble!

Of course it’s because of that crazy South Afrikaaner ex president (the one who molested Brendan Fraser).

by Anonymousreplies 8Yesterday at 7:57 PM

Now I've seen everything.

So, now imdb has a record for "Prince Philip - A Royal Funeral (2021 TV Special).

Hmmm. I wonder who put this up.

And note how incorrect the names/titles are listed.

So, explain this to me. Can anyone put up such a record on imdb?

Both offensive and ridiculous.

by Anonymousreplies 1Yesterday at 7:54 PM

Viola Davis says she's the black Meryl Streep.


No comic, ability, no accent work, always sort of somber and trouble. No musicals. No classical stage work.

by Anonymousreplies 49Yesterday at 7:49 PM

Phoebe Waller-Bridge Will star in the new Indiana Jones

OMG I like her but this is gonna be a train wreck

by Anonymousreplies 37Yesterday at 7:49 PM

The nicest guy in Hollywood! Matt Damon, 50, showcases his muscular physique in a tight top

He is known as one of the nicest guy in Hollywood.

And Matt Damon was winning hearts again on Monday night while enjoying an evening meal with his family in Sydney.

The 50-year-od Good Will Hunting star, who is currently in Australia to film Thor: Love and Thunder, was spotted shaking hands with a waiter at popular Italian eatery Totti's in Bondi Beach.

Matt, who arrived in the city alongside co-star Chris Hemsworth via private jet on Sunday, beamed at the man as he thanked him for looking after his clan during the meal.

The waiter looked somewhat starstruck by the American actor as the two men shook hands.

Matt showcased his muscular physique during the outing by wearing a tight-fitting, long-sleeve T-shirt out to dinner.

The Hollywood heartthrob paired the revealing top with a pair of loose-fitting tight jeans, along with a pair of runners.

The actor was later seen strolling up busy Bondi Road following his dinner at the restaurant.

Matt proved his nice guy credentials once again on Sunday after giving an airport employee a bear hug after disembarking a private jet.

Earlier this month, Matt enjoyed a well-deserved holiday to surf haven Noosa alongside his family and friends - including Chris' younger brother, Liam, 31.

Noosa is a regular haunt for both the Hemsworth brothers and Matt, who have all been spotted spending time at Double Island Point and Rainbow Beach in the area years prior.

Chris and Matt first holidayed at the tourist hotspot together in 2018, while the siblings enjoyed a trip there last July alongside Chris' wife Elsa Pataky and their children; India, Sasha and Tristan.

Matt had made a brief cameo in Thor: Ragnarok, where he played Thor's brother Loki in a short skit.

In the 2017 film, the play was called 'The Tragedy Of Loki' and featured four celebrity cameos.

Matt Damon as Loki, Luke as Thor, Sam Neill as Odin, and Cate Blanchett as Thor's evil sister Hela.

by Anonymousreplies 32Yesterday at 7:44 PM

I love some of you old whores. We need a special thread for when you die.

Bye bye

by Anonymousreplies 12Yesterday at 7:31 PM

How long do you lick the lollipop before biting it?

I lick for about 5 minutes

by Anonymousreplies 2Yesterday at 7:28 PM

is it safe to share an electric shaver with someone else?

I'm thinking no, but just wanted to check with DL first.

by Anonymousreplies 15Yesterday at 7:26 PM

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 13 Part 6: If anyone still cares at this point.

Part 5 is literally dragging, and pretty much impossible on phones so here is the new thread.

Link to prior thread below.

by Have at it, bitchesreplies 21Yesterday at 7:25 PM

Why don't people masturbate more often?

It is SO relaxing.

And it feels SO good.

Is it religious guilt? You can't get it up? Low sex drive?

I jerk off every day, and it helps me to sleep better, I can think more clearly, and it is an orgasmic rush.

Those of you who don't masturbate, or are really uptight about it, are totally missing out!

by Anonymousreplies 76Yesterday at 7:24 PM

Male Doctor Does Porn On The Side

He has his own "OnlyFans" page that he posts his sexual escapades on

Don't you think the hospital he works for would have a problem with him constantly posting his sex tapes online?

Naked pictures inside this thread

by Anonymousreplies 29Yesterday at 7:17 PM

Celebrity Deadpool 2021 - Which celebrities do you predict will pass away in 2021?

It is that time of year again when attention turns to making predictions about what the new year will bring.

Some names that spring to mind for me include Bob Barker, Prince Philip, June Lockhart, Liza Minnelli and Barbara Walters.

by Anonymousreplies 521Yesterday at 7:16 PM

Scott Rudin Fallout Intensifies With Sutton Foster Statement, Emotional Video From Late Assistant’s Twin

Oh, boy.

by Anonymousreplies 40Yesterday at 7:15 PM

Cancel Culture

I’m getting really, really annoyed with “cancel culture”. Recently, I went to watch one of my favorite shows, the Sarah Silverman Program, and any episode that’s vaguely non-politically correct was basically blocked. I also heard a young lady calling Helen Keller a racist on social media...what????

by Anonymousreplies 122Yesterday at 7:10 PM

HIV Bug Chasers

Is this a real thing? It sounds a little urban mythy to me.

by Anonymousreplies 25Yesterday at 7:03 PM

Lance Bass: Colton Underwood Is ‘Monetizing The Experience’ Of Being Gay

The *NSYNC singer explained why the former “Bachelor” star, who came out as gay last week, is facing backlash from many in the LGBTQ community.

“When you first come out, most people ... have no clue about the LGBT community,” he said. “They don’t know what the issues are, they have no idea because they’ve been so separated from that on purpose. So when someone comes out as a public figure, so many people immediately go to: ‘Screw that! It’s too late.’ They don’t like to support it because they don’t feel like you know what you’re talking about yet.”

by Anonymousreplies 42Yesterday at 7:01 PM

A shiny penny: Rosemary Prinz

Prinz is still at it, bless her heart.

by Anonymousreplies 252Yesterday at 7:00 PM

“Jane, you ignorant slut”

I defy you name a funnier four-word comedy phrase.

by Anonymousreplies 31Yesterday at 7:00 PM

BREAKING: Walter Mondale is DEAD to me.

Only 93.

by Anonymousreplies 7Yesterday at 6:59 PM

On apps like Grindr, do you block guys you are not interested in or just don't respond?

I always block, seems more honest, guy is not left wondering what the deal is.

by Anonymousreplies 66Yesterday at 6:59 PM

Modern Men in Short Shorts Part Three 🔥

Winter is coming but short shorts 🩳 are still hot!

by Anonymousreplies 105Yesterday at 6:43 PM

Janeane Garofalo Hair/Wig/Whatever Thread

As the old threads keep getting locked. This will be the definitive place to talk and share gossip about Janeane's hair/wig/weave/extensions etc. Ever work or perform with her? Share your hair stories here. Know a wig stylist that knew her? talk about.

by Anonymousreplies 123Yesterday at 6:40 PM

Prince Harry & William refuse to walk beside each other at Prince Philip’s funeral

I don’t blame Harry. William is the worst!

by Anonymousreplies 111Yesterday at 6:36 PM

Chris Crocker took his famous “Leave Britney Alone” video off the web, now selling it for $21k

Apparently people are willing to spend $21k in order to have that video again?

by Anonymousreplies 13Yesterday at 6:35 PM

WHET Luke Wilson?

He wasn't a bad actor. Where has his career gone? I think he's way sexier than his brother Owen.

by Anonymousreplies 12Yesterday at 6:32 PM

911 on Fox

Rob Lowe is a fireman. Jennifer Love Hewitt has a small role as a 911 dispatcher. 😆

by Anonymousreplies 47Yesterday at 6:30 PM

Asian Muscle Dudes, Part 6 🔥

Hot damn

by Anonymousreplies 156Yesterday at 6:30 PM

Songs that mention other songs

Madonna’s Cherish

Mashed Potato Time

Land of a Thousand Dances (indirectly, only because Watusi and Mashed Potato were part of song titles).

by Anonymousreplies 36Yesterday at 6:25 PM

Great casting choices for people supposed to be related.

So often in TV and movies, people who are supposedly related look NOTHING alike, but sometimes they get it right.

Teri Garr looked like she could actually be Phoebe's mother on Friends.

Similarly, the actresses who played Joyce Summers on Buffy and Catelyn Stark on GoT looked like they could literally be Buffy's and Sansa's moms (respectively).

Oddly enough, except for Catelyn/Sansa, none of the other Starks look alike.


by Anonymousreplies 224Yesterday at 6:22 PM

'Exterminate All the Brutes': Four-part documentary on white colonialism, genocide.

Josh Hartnett stars in Raoul Peck's experimental hybrid docuseries for HBO about colonialism and genocide in Africa and the Americas. “We would prefer for genocide to have begun and ended with Nazism,” muses filmmaker Raoul Peck in the voiceover that steers his four-part hybrid docuseries Exterminate All the Brutes (HBO). “This would indeed be most comforting.” But genocide was made a prerequisite for the establishment and expansion of America — a fact as obvious to some as it is unacceptable to others. Drawing on the work of historian Sven Lindqvist, from whose 1992 book (and a line from Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness) Peck takes the title of his project, the I Am Not Your Negro director argues that, though guns, germs and steel played their crucial parts in the Western colonization of Africa and the Americas, it was a 19th century idea that the extinction of “inferior” races was part of the “natural” course of history that gave Europeans ideological cover to annihilate or brutally exploit the peoples native to those continents. The West won, he asserts, because it was willing to wipe out entire civilizations.

But that summary belies the beauty, the intimacy, the creative leaps, even the whimsies in Exterminate All the Brutes, which approaches the history of European colonialism — starting roughly in the late 1400s, when Columbus set sail and Spanish anti-Semitism and Islamophobia solidified the unscientific concept of race as blood-based — with an essayistic stream of consciousness, especially in the docuseries’ first hour. Peck also employs meta-reenactments — many starring Josh Hartnett (the series’ only recognizable actor) as a kind of colonial Zelig who pops up in the American West and in Africa — to reinforce the continuity between exterminations across the globe, as well as to reinstate the shock of an individual killing, even when real-life victims number in the millions. In a similar technique, Peck often zooms out on photos of victims — say, of a Native American child who’s revealed to be surrounded by dozens of fellow Brown students forced into Christian schools (in a practice that often involved abducting children from their parents) — in an effort to memorialize both the tragedy of the one and the group.

With Exterminate All the Brutes, Peck seeks to shift our perspective, again and again — to get us to see the founding of America as inherently genocidal, to situate race relations today within a centuries-old exercise of homicidal racism and soul-destroying greed and to sit with the mind-boggling amount of suffering that European and American colonial powers inflicted. When a time-lapse graphic illustrates the 12 million captives taken from Africa to the Americas, for example, it moves slowly enough for at least an iota of that oceanful of needless torture to sink in. (“Trading human beings — what sick mind thought of this first?” asks Peck in his forceful, lyrically aphoristic prose.) In case we’ve grown inured to seeing white men kill Black and brown tribespeople — a script passed down to children in the form of playing “Cowboys and Indians” — Peck has Hartnett’s colonizer murder a group of Black men in modern-day clothes in seemingly contemporary Africa, perhaps to see if the different context makes historical genocide feel any more morally shocking, any less an inevitability.

by Anonymousreplies 24Yesterday at 6:19 PM

Real Life Hot Dudes and Their Dudes, Part 5 👬


by Anonymousreplies 103Yesterday at 6:18 PM

The Salton Sea

I have lived about three hours away from the Salton Sea for like 20 years. But yet I have never been there. The closest I’ve been is Palm Springs. People tell me don’t bother wasting my time going there. It’s smelly and dirty and weird people hang out there. But it seems fascinating to me for some reason. I’ve been stuck at home for over nine months now and I need to take a short road trip. Maybe stay overnight in Palm Springs and check out the sea the next day. I also wouldn’t mind checking out Idyllwild since I’m going to be out that way.

Has anyone been to the Salton Sea? What about Idyllwild? Any info or insight would be helpful. Thank you.

by Anonymousreplies 88Yesterday at 6:15 PM

Aaron Carter archin' that back


by Anonymousreplies 214Yesterday at 6:09 PM

Should I give up the DC shows on The CW next season?

There is just too much TV and I don't think they're good anymore. What are your thoughts?

Arrow - I don't know why I've hung around this long. Maybe there is some part of me that hopes it will get better. Just how many enemies from Oliver's past are going to come out of the woodwork?

Flash - It was going down hill, but that daughter just sucked the life out of it.

Legends - Meh.

Supergirl - Meh with Meh on top.

by Anonymousreplies 212Yesterday at 6:04 PM

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 95Yesterday at 6:00 PM

Jane Austen CANCELLED!!!

[quote]A museum devoted to Jane Austen has sparked fury by announcing plans to subject the author to a 'historical interrogation' over alleged links to the slave trade.

How long before every actor who has ever appeared in a Jane Austen movie will begin apologizing. Who will be the first?

by Anonymousreplies 19Yesterday at 5:59 PM

Another police shooting in Minneapolis today

A sad state of affairs in our country yet again today.

by Anonymousreplies 333Yesterday at 5:59 PM

DL EPICURE: I have some frozen tuna steaks (ahi), how should I cook them?

I have some frozen tuna steaks (ahi). I have no ideas to prepare them. What do you recommend?

by Anonymousreplies 18Yesterday at 5:58 PM

What’s With All the Tree Topping?

Why is this suddenly a thing? Everywhere I go I see trucks where guys in ladder buckets are sawing off the tops of evergreen trees.

by Anonymousreplies 10Yesterday at 5:57 PM


OMG ! Is it the best and most delicious fruit or what ? Can't get enough of them. But damn, are they expensive ! :(

by Yum Yum Yumreplies 80Yesterday at 5:55 PM

What is going on with whites in America?

Why are so many white men unable to control themselves when facing conflict, immediately opting for violence instead of well reasoned dialogue and de escalation tactics?

The majority of the world is able to walk away unharmed and without causing physical to harm to others when facing stress or conflict in day to day life, but Americans are sadly falling behind in this arena, as per usual, since they also appear to be falling behind in many other ways, compared to their European, UK, and English speaking countries, worldwide.

by Anonymousreplies 66Yesterday at 5:54 PM

Martha Stewart shows off her new basement storage-including a bucket marked 'enema kits'


by Anonymousreplies 69Yesterday at 5:53 PM

Walter Mondale, who was still alive, is DEAD TO ME

Honestly thought he died years ago.

by Anonymousreplies 3Yesterday at 5:53 PM

I have purchased Chris Watts’ cum!

We put 2.5K in his commissary and he sent us two containers full of his cum. Our husbear is now introducing those loads into our fagpussy and will add his own to it anon. We are officially pregnant by Chris Watts! Jealousy, bitches.

by Anonymousreplies 52Yesterday at 5:50 PM

Marcia Gay Harden suggests Judi Dench was "not happy" that she won the Oscar for Pollock

Dench was up for Chocolat (a performance I don't even remember).

Harden totally deserved to win.

by Anonymousreplies 217Yesterday at 5:48 PM

Karen Olivo quits Moulin Rouge over theaterworld silence on Scott Rudin


by Anonymousreplies 107Yesterday at 5:46 PM

Bebe Neuwirth - Dear Diary - unsold 1996 pilot wins 1997 Oscar for Best Live Action Short

Jeff Blumenkrantz found this one camera half hour pilot was ahead of its time, in his opinion... on VHS in his closet and noticed that there wasn't a "clean" copy. so if you have twenty two minutes to waste...

by Anonymousreplies 1Yesterday at 5:42 PM

Croyez-vous que Robert Wolders ever gave Shirley Fonda his manhood?

Or Audrey Hepburn? Or Merle Oberon for that matter?

by 2 candlesticksreplies 8Yesterday at 5:38 PM

Eldergays, are any of these groups from the 1970s worth listening to?

I've been going through my parents record collection and I've enjoyed listening to some of the gems they have in their collection.

HOWEVER, there's a ton of records by 1970s soft rock/country-ish/singer-songwriter groups that haven't retained their popularity over the years and that I've never listened to, beyond maybe a hit or two by a few of them. Are any of their records worth dusting off and playing? If so, which one should I listen to fist?

by Anonymousreplies 288Yesterday at 5:33 PM

Dark Shadows' Robert Rodan Is DEAD to Me!

All you Dark Shadows buffs, his obituary said he played a Frankenstein character on the series. What was all that about? All I can say is that he was definitely a manly man!

by Anonymousreplies 38Yesterday at 5:32 PM

Kamala sits in the same seat Rosa Parks used

Does this idiot do anything other than campaign photo op stops?

by Anonymousreplies 12Yesterday at 5:32 PM

DataLounge Film Festival

Get your best caftans ready for the DataLounge Film Festival. This year, Muriel is premiering a new documentary. We know you'll enjoy it.

by Anonymousreplies 1Yesterday at 5:31 PM

This is sweet, but I don't know if I like old photos of the dead being animated.

Something creepy about it.

by Anonymousreplies 1Yesterday at 5:29 PM

Obama says reparations 'justified'

Former President Obama said this week that the case for reparations for Black Americans is “justified,” but he added that the “politics of white resistance and resentment,” among other issues, made the prospect of pursuing the issue during his presidency a “non-starter.”

“There’s not much question that the wealth of this country, the power of this country was built in significant part — not exclusively, maybe not even the majority of it — but a large portion of it was built on the backs of slaves,” he continued.

by Anonymousreplies 117Yesterday at 5:24 PM

Raquel Welch has vanished from social media. Could something be wrong or has she gone all Greta Garbo or Norma Desmond,

Raquel Welch seems to have disappeared from social media with no acknowledgement of her 80th birthday. Her Facebook account seems to have been deleted, no Instagram posts in over 2 years and no tweets in 18 months. Now of course she might just have got bored or fed up with all social media and chose to stop posting .

But I have a feeling , an intuition that something is wrong especially with nothing for her 80th birthday in September. Perhaps a serious health problem or vanity because she doesn't want to be seen in public when she can no longer maintain the standard of her look. I believe Lana Turner became reclusive in part for this reason. I am wondering if maybe she has become all Greta Garbo or Norma Desmond in her twilight years.? Any dataloungers heard any rumours or gossip about this or has speculation to share?

by Anonymousreplies 162Yesterday at 5:16 PM

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 298Yesterday at 5:11 PM

Gay Couple From North Carolina - We Love Out Bodies

So there is a 30 year age difference - if they love each other, who are we to judge

But one thing they say

"Passionate & dominant! We love to fuck! "

by Anonymousreplies 59Yesterday at 5:10 PM

Rachel Maddow Got Bleeped On Her Show Last Night.

Turns out it was just a technical issue.

by Anonymousreplies 34Yesterday at 5:05 PM

Rachel Maddow is Bill O'Reilly

Fabulous article explaining how Miss Maddow’s constant conspiracy theories and fear mongering are dangerous

by Anonymousreplies 116Yesterday at 5:02 PM

Hot Straight Male Porn Stars

We've exhausted the gay ones - who are some of the hottest straight male porn stars? I've never watched any, except by accident, so I don't have even one pic to share. I have seen some black men with really hot asses in straight porn photos, though. Who else? Please limit or don't show their co-stars!

by Anonymousreplies 234Yesterday at 5:00 PM

What's the best advice you were ever given?

My grandmother always used to say "Always in moderation."

Over, and over, and over again.

I never listened when I was younger, but as I get older, I'm starting to realize how that little statement really works so well in life.

by Anonymousreplies 141Yesterday at 4:59 PM

That Girl's Donald Turns Me On

I used to masturbate to Ted Bessell during syndicated That Girl re-runs.

Any other fans?

by Sick Days Home from School Well Spentreplies 68Yesterday at 4:55 PM

Whose Big Butt Is This??

I don't know, because I don't watch superhero movies. Captain America? What actor is it? I'm referring to the pic on the bottom left.

by Anonymousreplies 6Yesterday at 4:54 PM

Big pecs that jut out #4

After years, and two competing #3 threads (one "just out" and one "Jut out), here we are on the fourth thread of jutting picks, so let's start us off right!

by Anonymousreplies 306Yesterday at 4:53 PM

Who were/are Elizabeth and Phillip's favorite and least favorite children?

It was implied in The Crown that Phillip loved Ann best, because she was stoic like him. And I feel like I read somewhere that Edward was his least favorite, because he didn't serve in the military. And somewhere I've seen that Andrew was the Queen's favorite, but I don't know if she has a least favorite. I think Charles is confusing to her, and all the more reason not to abdicate. Plus abdication is for losers in her mind.

by Anonymousreplies 53Yesterday at 4:48 PM

Power Couple Johnny Doull & Dana Baker - "We Love Our Bodies"


by Anonymousreplies 12Yesterday at 4:47 PM

Who'da thunk? Boris the Nazi Incel is lying that Dumb Dubya Bush is more popular than Barack Obama.

Of course he is because Boris's sanity is fading. He's not only seeking to retro-project popularity on to Donald Trump by pretending COVID neglect was Trump's only flaw, but now he's digging for a non-Trumplican to rally around in defeat, so he reaches for a less recent national disaster like Dumb Dubya.

It's not like the Republicans have anyone competent or popular to pick from. When your party is all about not caring, not being responsible and hating the government, all you're going to get is disaster-making deadbeats like George W. Bush and Donald Trump.

Boris wants us to bring back the Good Ol' Days under Bush, when terrorism increased as a direct result of Bush's actions, Bush invaded the wrong country that hated us for it at the expense of 4,000 U.S. troops and $4 trillion they still haven't paid for while cities like New Orleans just drowned when there were natural disasters. Bush was too busy sucking up to the bankers defrauding the housing industry who would plunge America into the Great Recession!

Long live Dumbya Bush, I want his star to rise again! Those were some awesome times!

Boris's proof that "Dubya's star is rising while Obama fades" is merely that Dumb Dubya Bush is selling a new book. Does a book-selling publicity tour mean more than what Americans say in scientific polls or how they've voted for 15 years?

by Anonymousreplies 18Yesterday at 4:45 PM

Chicago Police Officer Murdered 13 Year Old Adam Toledo - He Had No Gun and Put His Hands Up

It was previously falsely said he had a gun in his hand, but it turns out, with the release of the footage, he didn’t and he followed police orders but was murdered anyway.

by Anonymousreplies 393Yesterday at 4:43 PM


This thread is all about...dolls.

by This thread is IDEALreplies 80Yesterday at 4:36 PM

PrEP, Poz Face and Crix Belly

I have bucked up the courage to put my toe back in the water this summer and go on some "dates" - wink, you know what I mean. 🍆🍑💦 Not my "toe" LOL.

The 1 year lockdown made me do the math and 3 decades of celibacy to avoid dying of AIDS is enough. I'm ready to live live live again!

But my friend tells me that PrEP will cause Poz Face and I don't want that! So everyone gets filler? I live on a fixed income.

Also what happens if I got HIV anyway? How long before I got Crix Belly?

So when PrEP stops working and you get AIDS that meant the drugs did't work because it's the same drug. My friend said I'll have to take 20 pills a day to live a couple years, and I already take 30. I wonder if I should really do this but life is a banquet right?

Also should I tell people I take PrEP or keep that my shameful secret? What do the lotharios prefer to know nowadays?

Any experience would be appreciated.

by Anonymousreplies 10Yesterday at 4:33 PM

Queen Elizabeth's Survival

How long will Liz last?

by Anonymousreplies 49Yesterday at 4:29 PM

Georgia activists call for Coca-Cola boycott over ‘deafening silence’ on voting rights

Push to get major corporations to oppose significant voting restrictions Republicans in the state are on the verge of approving

by Anonymousreplies 420Yesterday at 4:28 PM

Resort World

Has any of our Vegas bros or sistahs attended a preview? How massive does it look from the street? A worthy competitor to Wynn? Last time I was in Vegas was two years ago. Stayed at Treasure Island. What a dump. Almost as bad as Circus Circus. Well, not quite that bad but close.

by Anonymousreplies 27Yesterday at 4:23 PM

Scottie Pippen's 33-year-old son dies. No cause of death given yet. I don't know how parents ever recover.

He always struggled having to live up to his father's name and accomplishments.

by Anonymousreplies 4Yesterday at 4:20 PM


She is out of control!

Someone needs to put a muzzle on her.

by Anonymousreplies 14Yesterday at 4:01 PM

White, rural southerners and vaccines

Bless their hearts.

by Anonymousreplies 22Yesterday at 4:00 PM

Actors who turned down roles that could have been big for them...

I say COULD have because just because it worked for the actor who ended up in the role doesn’t mean it would have for them.

But I can think of a few MCU roles.

Jensen Ackles wanted to be Captain America and auditioned more than once but they were set on getting the only person they wanted Chris Evans. They offered him Hawkeye but he turned it down. He seemed to really just want Caps.

Emily Blunt was originally cast as Black Widow before dropping out and them eventually casting ScarJo, who was a walking audition for the role after being rejected more than once. Emily was then offered the role of Peggy Carter in Captain America but declined it, and still to this day says she is happy with her decision to not join the MCU.

Joaquin Phoenix was in negotiations to play Doctor Strange but ended the negotiations when he decided he didn’t wanna be tied down to a long contract for a franchise like that.

Joseph Gordon Levitt auditioned for the role of Ant-Man but was turned down, but was offered the role of Star-Lord in Galaxy, but he turned that down to do the Sin City sequel instead.


by Anonymousreplies 133Yesterday at 3:51 PM


[quote] It’s a horror movie with strong elements of class and queerness, about a sad young man alone in an epic wilderness; Josh O’Connor will star.

I cannot wait to see this. Let the dong flow free!

by Anonymousreplies 13Yesterday at 3:47 PM

Abandoned Turkish Town Of 530 Mini Castles

Developers spent $200,000,000.00 building all these mini castles before going bankrupt and abandoning the project.

by Anonymousreplies 10Yesterday at 3:47 PM

White gay men and shoes

I'm circulating the memo because enough is enough:

1.) Enough boat shoes! With white socks to boot! Unless you're over sixty and very nautical, there's no excuse to be clinging on to some preppie fad from the eighties. And don't even get me started on the white socks. Everyone knows it's tan or cream colored socks with any type of brown shoe. White should only be worn with a sneaker or a shoe if you are in that grunge look. None of that applies to what I've just addressed.

2.) Flip flops NEED to go. Your feet are not that good. The world will adjust to not looking at the glory of your crusty nails and calloused heels. Most of you have never properly learned how to tan or moisterize your feet anyways. And flip flops are so declasse.

Let's start elevating the culture again, okay? Enough with these raggedy quirks.

And keep it moving with the negativity. Don't hate on me, cause I keep my shit fine. Hello!

by Anonymousreplies 139Yesterday at 3:45 PM

How Would Joan Rivers Be Faring Today?

Given all this cancel culture and no one can say anything offensive AT ALL, I wonder how Joan Rivers would fare today?

She's made fun of Princess Diana in the past; I wonder what she'd have to say about Meghan.

Bill Maher quipped the other night that Prince Harry was sixth in line to a job that has no pressure. That's something that Joan might have said.

by Anonymousreplies 112Yesterday at 3:40 PM

Why all the hate for Renee Fleming?

She sounded beautiful at Biden's Inauguration.

But there seems to be a lot of hate directed at it because she scoops into high notes? Overacts? Her creamy but boring voice?

by Anonymousreplies 12Yesterday at 3:38 PM

Madonna's wedding to Guy Ritchie

Why Scotland? Surely Italy would have been more fitting? Not even a catholic ceremony, was she that desperate to rebel?

by Anonymousreplies 20Yesterday at 3:34 PM

Hot sportsmen of yore

I would have loved to get plowed by Hank Greenberg

by Anonymousreplies 15Yesterday at 3:29 PM

The Talk - What Is CBS Thinking?

Sharon Osbourne incident aside, can someone explain why the Talk is still on the air? While I realize it's cheap to produce, it's so....boring. None of the co-hosts - even when Sharon was on - are standouts. Sure, Sheryl is a safe way. Elaine is poised and a safe way. Sharon - while there - was "outrageous" a safe way. Carrie Ann Inaba is a snooze and Amanda Kloots seems stupid as hell (and what is she famous for?).

They actively avoid controversy or hot topics and when they's boring. At least the View has strong points of view and the Real does as well, alongside a specific audience target of black women. Why in God's name does this show exist? Why does CBS keep it on the air?

by Anonymousreplies 16Yesterday at 3:28 PM

Do you think Noah Beck is gay?

TikTok star Noah Beck has been accused of being homophobic and mocking feminine men in his videos so a lot of people are trying to "cancel" him.

Now he's clearly trying to make himself look better by hanging out with gay YouTubers Larray and James Charles. But does he ping for anyone else?

Skip to 14:48 for Noah in short shorts.

by Anonymousreplies 268Yesterday at 3:25 PM

How many push-ups can you do?

More than 50?

by Anonymousreplies 5Yesterday at 3:24 PM

David Muir

Ever notice he never faces the camera head-on? He's always posed in a 3/4 profile. Reminds me of Rona Barrett.

by Anonymousreplies 480Yesterday at 3:19 PM

Peter Ustinov would have been 100 today. Happy Birthday, Nero! What's your favorite Ustinov role?

I always liked Ustinov and used to fantasize talking to him when I was a kid. Later I had a bf who was Russian Jewish and looked so much like Peter that he and his brother once passed him off as the actor to an MGM exec (my bf's brother worked for MGM in London). My favorite role of his is in Topkapi.

by Anonymousreplies 37Yesterday at 3:11 PM

I Want To Be Underwhelmed, Winter 2020-21 ( Part 2)

I can't wait to take a nap later. I'm ALWAYS tired: ALL DAY , EVERY DAY.

by Anonymousreplies 79Yesterday at 3:10 PM

WTF is "Chad" on TBS supposed to be?

What a stupid show.

And why does a female get to play a 14 year old boy? I thought we weren't doing that?

Gay people play gay people, trans people play trans people, and MEN should play MEN.

So why does a female get to play a male? Oh, I forgot. They're special, and exempt from "the rules."

This show is crap. Hope it gets cancelled.

by Anonymousreplies 89Yesterday at 3:07 PM

Mystic Pizza

Mystic Pizza was released 29 years ago today on October 21, 1988.

Julia Roberts looks her hottest, and gives her most likeable performance.

She was still dating Liam Neeson since they met working on "Satisfaction.". Roberts then started seeing one of the grips while filming.

It holds up pretty well, and I still watch it whenever it's on.

Did you see "Mystic Pizza" when it was released and what do you think of it today?

by Anonymousreplies 121Yesterday at 3:06 PM

Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde - the new IT couple?

Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde - the new IT couple?

by Anonymousreplies 159Yesterday at 2:58 PM

Ooh the lady got a gun! That's MISS Lindsey to you!

Have at her, boys!

by Anonymousreplies 60Yesterday at 2:57 PM

The Serpent (Netflix miniseries)

Tahar Rahim (A Prophet, The Mauritanian) is smooth and sexy as the handsome, charismatic serial killer Charles Sobhraj, who robbed and murdered travelers along the 'Hippie Trail.' Lots of shirtless scenes.

Two episodes in, there's no sighting yet of Rahim's serpent.

by Anonymousreplies 31Yesterday at 2:51 PM

Which Career Path Would You Chose?

I am young and have a few options to pick from. Which would you do- why/why not?

by Anonymousreplies 42Yesterday at 2:50 PM

How did the Capitol rioters kill Officer Brian Sicknick, if not with a fire extinguisher?

Did they beat the officer to death with something else?

A UK news site said it was a stroke induced by bear spray, but the Times is staying away from that so far.

by Anonymousreplies 34Yesterday at 2:47 PM

Guest Stars On The Golden Girls...

What ever happened to all of them?

Does any of the superfans on the DL know?

I just watched the first season episode with Charles Hill who played "Dirk" who gets Blanche to think he is interested in her sexually.

What ever happened to him? I looked up his IMDB page but it stops in 1987. Was he family? Is he still alive?

by Please post any updates that you have on them...replies 124Yesterday at 2:45 PM

Twitter Comes For Kevin McCarthy


by Anonymousreplies 49Yesterday at 2:44 PM

Help! I ate too much hot sauce. What can I eat to absorb the juices?

I made homemade salsa and ate too much of it and now my stomach hurts. Would peanut butter balance out the aches? Or something else?

by Anonymousreplies 11Yesterday at 2:39 PM

Cody Simpson, singer and Australian Olympic swimmer

He dated Miley Cyrus for a while.

by Anonymousreplies 14Yesterday at 2:31 PM

Is Kumail Nanjiani On Steroids?

43 years old and he’s walking around looking like this?

by Anonymousreplies 79Yesterday at 2:29 PM

Demi Lovato goes to dessert shop and berates them for carrying...desserts

Jesus Christ she’s insufferable.

by Anonymousreplies 23Yesterday at 2:22 PM

Why Is Peter Phillips In The Middle?

I mean after all Prince William is a Future King of England - by all accounts shouldn't William be in the middle.

But then again Prince Harry, wife Meghan is expecting a child the latest Royal grandchild. By all accounts shouldn't he be in the middle

But it is Peter Phillips (not even a HRH) smack dab in the middle


by Anonymousreplies 125Yesterday at 2:21 PM

What Non-Essential Item Have You Gone To The Store To Buy?

I went to the store to buy M&M Easter Eggs in the discounted holiday candy section.

They're King-sized M&M's!

by Anonymousreplies 5Yesterday at 2:14 PM

Lizzo Is Thirsty For Chris Evans, Sent Him DMs


by Anonymousreplies 22Yesterday at 2:11 PM

REPORT: X-Men Reboot 'The Mutants' in Development at Marvel Studios

If Marvel wants to do this right this time, the first film of the reboot should focus exclusively on the original five X-Men. The second film should be an adaptation of Giant-Size X-Men #1, properly introducing the “second genesis” of the new X-Men. They can also do a solo film for Wolverine based on and titled Weapon X. Finally, they need to do a proper adaptation of the Dark Phoenix Saga, remaining as close to the design and writing of that masterpiece as possible. In fact, I would go retro with X-Men and maintain the most iconic iterations of the characters, which were from the 1970s through the 1990s. They can then move into Jonathan Hickman’s brilliant new reboot. Of course, they can also start with Hickman’s version, adapting House of X and Powers of X, but I would prefer the aforementioned buildup.

by Anonymousreplies 163Yesterday at 2:04 PM

David Muir/George Stephanopoulos catfight at ABC News

"There's only ONE star at ABC News, and that's ME baby!"

David Muir's new role at ABC News leads to drama with George Stephanopoulos and a visit from Bob Iger

Earlier this year tensions between ABC News anchors George Stephanopoulos and David Muir boiled over to the point that Stephanopoulos threatened to walk to a rival network, according to sources close to the matter.

In an unusual intervention, Disney executive chairman Bob Iger flew across the country to broker peace at ABC News.

Iger smoothed things over and gave Stephanopoulos, 60, a valuable contract extension, defusing the situation. Muir, 47, also remains under a long-term contract.

"They found a way to have two big stars and build towards the future," one of the sources said.

But not without a whole lot of drama along the way. The previously unreported spat showcases the challenges of talent management and how TV anchor roles are evolving in the streaming age.

Spokespeople for ABC News, a unit of Disney, declined to comment for this story. More than half a dozen sources spoke to CNN Business on condition of anonymity.

At issue was a title, "chief anchor," and a key network news responsibility: leading special coverage of breaking news stories and special events.

Those special reports have been helmed by Stephanopoulos for the better part of a decade. Now Muir will have that responsibility on top of his "World News Tonight" anchor role.

Stephanopoulos, the co-anchor of "GMA" on weekdays and "This Week" on Sundays, will be adding a production company and prime time specials to his portfolio. Sources said that he will create new shows for Disney-owned platforms like Hulu and National Geographic.

Now, no one at ABC News will have the title of "chief anchor."

The title was invented in 2014, and that's really where this story begins.

Diane Sawyer was stepping down from "World News," the network's flagship evening broadcast, historically the top job at ABC News.

Stephanopoulos was anchoring "GMA" and was, according to some sources, coveting the "World News" chair.

But power was shifting from the evenings to the mornings. As Bill Carter wrote for The New York Times in 2014, "Stephanopoulos is now too important a part of ABC's top-rated morning program, 'Good Morning America' — by far the biggest profit center for the news division — to be moved to the evenings."

by Anonymousreplies 186Yesterday at 1:56 PM

Porn performers that became Twitch streamers

Are there any gay porn performers that stream on Twitch?

by Anonymousreplies 10Yesterday at 1:51 PM

Madonna debating huge artists like John Oates and James Brown about Music Videos in 1984

It’s so interesting seeing this rare seminar with new (at the time) superstar Madonna discussing the importance of Music Videos with the (then) youth of the world, while John Oates was completely against them.

Was 1984 around the time Music Videos began to be a thing?

Madonna knew what she was speaking about and a lot smarter than I thought. She knew to think ahead.

by Anonymousreplies 123Yesterday at 1:50 PM

Which is the sluttiest generation?

Boomers. Thread closed.

by Anonymousreplies 69Yesterday at 1:49 PM

Does it make you upset todays gaylings avoid gay culture?

Most of them find it too "girly" and don't want to stick out in their friends circles. Thoughts?

by Anonymousreplies 155Yesterday at 1:49 PM

Who’da thunk? Dubya’s Star is rising. Barack’s seems to be fading.

Of course it is because the GOP is in such a mess and there’s a void for non-deplorable conservatism that he’s filling. Correspondingly, Biden’s doing a better job than Obama and there’s no role that Obama can fill as a rightist neoliberal.

by Anonymousreplies 16Yesterday at 1:48 PM

America's sweet heart, Mayor Pete explains everything about Biden's Jobs Plan in less than 15 seconds.

Tweeted by Biden. Isn't he fricking adorable ? Squeee

by Anonymousreplies 6Yesterday at 1:43 PM

Let's Be Altman's 3 WOMEN, Starring DL Fave Shelley Duvall

I'm Tom.

Cough cough.

by Anonymousreplies 85Yesterday at 1:42 PM

Celebrity crushes from your younger days that make you wonder "What was I thinking?"

Matthew Perry when he was on Friends

Michael Jackson ('nuff said)

by Anonymousreplies 56Yesterday at 1:34 PM

The Trial of Derek Chauvin, P2

Continue on...part one below.

by Anonymousreplies 600Yesterday at 1:28 PM

Will the Republican party ever become "normal" again?

Assuming it was "normal" to start with... will we ever see a Right/Center Republican party again, or are they headed down this far-right direction that will either destroy them (which won't happen until they start losing elections) or destroy the country, which the previous POTUS was doing just by enabling the most extreme in the country.

I am of the opinion that we need two working political parties, not one whose sole mission is to "give it to the Libs" every chance they get. The fact that the Republicans are a minority party that has the majority of statehouses and legislatures, and was able to put 3 new judges on the Supreme Court continues to boggle my mind, considering how far right they have truly gone. This Red v Blue state has destroyed what was once an incredible country, and I think the political system started to erode with Clinton/Gore and the Gingrich Congress, despite them actually working together.

It's what gave us Rove's Red v Blue strategy, which ended up working for the GOP (and I think continues to work for them). And personally, I think Congress goes GOP in 2022, though I am still holding on to the hope that the Dems (either Biden or Harris) can keep the WH in 2024.


by Anonymousreplies 27Yesterday at 1:19 PM

A League of Their Own

I watched it on HBO Max. Certain scenes still made me laugh but Madonna was fucking awful.

by Anonymousreplies 6Yesterday at 1:16 PM

Let’s Just Replace Every Terrible Man in the Movies With Tig Notaro

Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead completed most principle photography in 2019. At that time, the character of “Peters,” described as “a cynical helicopter pilot,” was played by comedian Chris D’Elia. Since filming wrapped, the now-41-year-old D’Elia has been accused by multiple people, including minors, of sexual misconduct, and just last month he was sued for possessing child porn and exploiting a minor. Long story short, Chris D’Elia is a piece of crap and not the kind of person you want in your movie.

by Anonymousreplies 5Yesterday at 1:12 PM

Hidden gems of BBC-TV drama

I just finished “The Charmer,” featuring Nigel Havers and Bernard Hepton, from the BBC in the late 80s. Really enjoyed it — it’s based on the Gorse books — and it got me wondering what other hidden gems are out there from the BBC (or ITV, etc) in the 70s-90s.

I don’t mean the ones still well known and viewed like Tinker Tailor, Brideshead Revisited, Jewel in the Crown or similar. What are your favorites?

by Anonymousreplies 441Yesterday at 1:10 PM


Jody Watley won a Grammy for Best New Artist in 1988, though she had been a member of Shalamar for over a decade

by Anonymousreplies 27Yesterday at 1:10 PM

Jozea has sex with DL celebrity on OnlyFans

by Anonymousreplies 147Yesterday at 1:04 PM

People who love historical drama: what event or era in history would you like to see made into a TV series?

Is there any particular subject you'd love to see a proper, as-historically-accurate-as-possible TV drama devote itself to?

I'm interested in stories from the multicultural cities of the Levant, myself.

by Anonymousreplies 365Yesterday at 12:56 PM

Where can I find a good whore in London for under £50?

must be ok with rimming sucking toes and being spanked

by Anonymousreplies 6Yesterday at 12:52 PM

Do you like the strong quiet type or the chatty, full of personality type?

For a bf

by Anonymousreplies 9Yesterday at 12:46 PM

PEMDAS strikes Twitter: 6 / 2 (1+2) = ?

9. The answer is 9.

by Anonymousreplies 47Yesterday at 12:31 PM

The Vagina Museum needs donations to stay afloat!

Of course it’s in the UK, because in the US we would have forced it to change its name to the FRONT HOLE museum by now.

by Anonymousreplies 15Yesterday at 12:29 PM

90 Day Fiance - new season 12/06/20

(not Bon) Jovi already bugs. He is a weird cross between Duckie and Tim from 90 Day.

Brandon the farm boy with the smothering mother is doomed.

Mike and Natalie (Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction), I am waiting for her to face off with Uncle Beau.

Zied has lost weight and is looking better, Becky girl you in danger.

Another cougar with a younger man that wasn't on this episode and another couple they didn't show yet.

by Every time I think I'm out they pull me back inreplies 286Yesterday at 12:28 PM

Cybill Shepard as Martha Stewart!

A career defining performance.

by Anonymousreplies 22Yesterday at 12:25 PM

Titles for books, movies, or songs you never understood

For me: the song "Purple Rain" by Prince. I know Prince loved the color purple, but rain is not purple. (It's also such a weird word to sing: "Purr-pllllle...")

by Anonymousreplies 7Yesterday at 12:12 PM

Pelosi kills Jerry Nadler's Supreme Court packing effort

Nancy Pelosi effectively killed an upcoming Democrat proposal to expand the Supreme Court by four seats by saying Thursday she would not bring the bill to the House floor.

The bid from a group of Democratic lawmakers would change the number of justices for the first time in 160 years and wipe out the conservative majority built under Donald Trump.

'Do you support [Rep.] Jerry Nadler's bill to expand the Supreme Court by 4 seats and would you commit to bringing that bill to the floor,' a reporter asked the House Speaker at a press conference on Thursday.

'No,' she said.

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, while unveiling the bill Thursday, explained Democrats are looking to reverse the conservative majority created under the last administration with the court packing bill.

'We're not packing it, we're unpacking it,' Nadler argued.

Pelosi said she backs President Joe Biden launching a commission to look at expanding the Supreme Court Justice count, rather than bringing forward the current Democrat proposal.

'I support the president's commission to study such a proposal,' Pelosi added. 'But, frankly, I'm not – right now, we're back, our members – committees are working putting together the infrastructure bill and the rest.'

by Anonymousreplies 28Yesterday at 12:09 PM

Matthew McConaughey For Governor

Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey is leading Republican Texas governor Greg Abbott By 12 Points in new poll

by Anonymousreplies 17Yesterday at 12:08 PM

Godzilla v. Kong. I'm Team Neither. I'm Team Mega-Tub of Popcorn and Large Cherry Pepsi

Can't wait.

by Fat Whores Rejoice!replies 122Yesterday at 12:06 PM

Are the Trans Youth trying to steal the Transgender Women of Color's thunder?

I think they are.

by Anonymousreplies 6Yesterday at 12:02 PM

Dory Previn - Beware of Young Girls

a song about Mia Farrow... guess what goes around, comes around. I missed it in the various Farrow threads.. so thought it deserved a thread of it's own.

by Anonymousreplies 2Yesterday at 12:01 PM

Has anyone here taken AstraZeneca? Any side effects?

My fb is going to take 1st shot in one hour. Am worried about “VIPID” blood clots in 56 year old obese man.

Not interested in people’s experience of other vaccines on this thread.

by Anonymousreplies 35Yesterday at 11:58 AM

Did your mommy love you?

Why or why not?

by Anonymousreplies 15Yesterday at 11:56 AM

Hot movie villains

Lucius Malfoy.

by Anonymousreplies 165Yesterday at 11:53 AM

I love mature men, part 4

Missed me?

by Anonymousreplies 195Yesterday at 11:51 AM

Actors I don't know the difference between

Bill Paxton and Bill Pullman

Kirk Douglas and Burt Lancaster

Lesley Ann Warren and Lesley Anne Down

Dylan McDermott and Dermot Mulroney (and sometimes Rupert Everett)

Mila Kunis and Rachel Bilson

Kirsten Dunst and Anna Paquin

Do you have any actors you can't keep straight?

by Anonymousreplies 387Yesterday at 11:48 AM

Should the ira have apologized? Yeah murder is murder. But as politics?

by Anonymousreplies 16Yesterday at 11:47 AM

Openly" Gay" porn stars seen with women

There's been rumors of a couple porn stars like Trenton Ducati and Leo Domenico seen around SF with their girlfriends. Is any of this true? Have any of you seen "actual" gay porn stars who say they are gay,but secretly might be bi or heteromantic?

by Anonymousreplies 101Yesterday at 11:46 AM

What is your favorite Mariah song? What is your least favorite?

What song is/songs are your favorite by Mariah?

I love Always Be My Baby. It’s a timeless classic. It’s just so good!

I also love We Belong Together and Beautiful

As far as least favorite, I never liked My All. Sorry. It’s a bore.

by Anonymousreplies 41Yesterday at 11:39 AM

Any other anime watchers in here? What are you watching? Attack on Titan? Jujutsu Kaisen? Re:Zero?

AoT, JJK, and Re:Zero all had spectacular seasons this year. Re:Zero had its season finale last week. I was briefly confused when I didn’t see a new episode this week, which prompted me to generate this thread lol. AoT also had a great Final Season ( Pt1), but holy shit, it’s becoming depressing now. I’m also waiting for the full US release of the Infinity Train movie from Kimetsu no Yaiba. What are you all watching? Also anyone here into classic stuff like Vampire Hunter, Ghost in the Shell, or Ninja Scroll??

by Anonymousreplies 32Yesterday at 11:38 AM

Super popular musicians you can't name a single song from


Fleetwood Mac

Pearl Jam

Ariana Grande Latte

by Share your musical illiteracy with us, beloved DLers!replies 45Yesterday at 11:37 AM

What do you think Fauci likes best about his celebrity?

People not being allowed to criticize him

Endless praise

Zoom chats with celebrities

Being on tv every minute of everyday

by Anonymousreplies 10Yesterday at 11:35 AM

Look at David Muir's face

Remnants of a shiner?

by Anonymousreplies 35Yesterday at 11:31 AM

Video: Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer thrown out of pub over lockdown row

Well, that escalated quickly.

by Anonymousreplies 12Yesterday at 11:29 AM

John Cameron Mitchell IS the Tiger King!

People aren’t sick of these yahoos yet?

by Anonymousreplies 19Yesterday at 11:28 AM

Let’s be the cast meeting of The Facts of Life when they announced the Season 2 changes

I’m the crystal paperweight Felice Schachter threw at Lisa Whelchel’s face.

by Anonymousreplies 217Yesterday at 11:18 AM

Will Prince Harry pull a Colton Underwood?

Like Colton, Harry planted a very public flag.

Harry may not be able to retreat from it gracefully - at least not with the public. But Harry may be personally happier if he does.

by Anonymousreplies 1Yesterday at 11:15 AM

Mass shooting in Austin, Texas

Cue Greg Abbott, Ted Cruz, etc screaming about woke liberals trying to take away their guns

by Anonymousreplies 10Yesterday at 11:15 AM

Let's cast "Oscar Bait: The Movie"

Leonardo DiCaprio as the wheelchair-bound surgeon who learns how to love again

by Anonymousreplies 331Yesterday at 11:08 AM

Most mass shootings are connected to domestic violence

Pretty sad, a ton of these guys have a history of attacking their wives or gfs

by Anonymousreplies 7Yesterday at 11:05 AM

Any truth that the Nazis fled to Brazil and fathered children there?

This photo of President Jair Bolsonaro with Army Chief Edson Pujol, Navy head Ilques Barbosa and Air Force chief Antonio Carlos Moretti Bermudez (the latter three all just resigned) looks like a bunch of German guys.

by Anonymousreplies 18Yesterday at 11:02 AM

Putin is trying to kill Alexei Navalny again - and this time he may succeed.

He is "seriously ill" in prison, but this time, Putin isn't letting him out. Meanwhile, Maria Butina (remember her?) is helping Putin to gaslight the world by proclaiming that she "is tired" of Navalny claiming that prison conditions are too harsh when she has seen firsthand how nice it is in there.

by Anonymousreplies 48Yesterday at 10:59 AM

Should the GOP be banned?

It should be an illegal organization. Give your reasons

by Cricketsreplies 85Yesterday at 10:55 AM

Naked Men 2020 - Chapter II

Have we worshiped at the font of Lance Parker before? He was reply 235 on the now paywalled Naked Men 2020 - Chapter I.

by Anonymousreplies 538Yesterday at 10:44 AM

That critic was right Carey Mulligan is too ugly for Promising Young Woman

Why'd Margot Robie not do the role?

by V. Davis, suffering replies 53Yesterday at 10:39 AM

Why doesn't more gays read comic books?

Muscular men in Skintight clothing, one would think that gays are flocking to the comic book stand. Back in 2018, Dc made good effort to show off male skin in comic, but apparently the gays were not buying, so now it is back to tits galore in DC. Shame.

by Missing Aquaman's glorious butt shotsreplies 16Yesterday at 10:38 AM

DL Fave Demi Lovato Angry at Yogurt!

Demi Lovato calls out LA frozen yogurt shop for selling sugar-free options

Demi Lovato needed to take a big chill pill.

The “Dancing With the Devil” singer blasted Los Angeles-based frozen yogurt shop The Bigg Chill for carrying sugar-free varieties, saying it was “triggering” for her as a woman recovering from an eating disorder.

“Finding it extremely hard to order froyo from @thebiggchillofficial when you have to walk past tons of sugar free cookies/other diet foods before you get to the counter,” she wrote on her Instagram Story. “Do better please.”

She also added the hashtag “#dietculturevultures.”

The Bigg Chill wasn’t sweet on the critique and later defended itself on the shop’s Instagram Story — and tagged the star — writing, “We carry items for Diabetics, Celiac disease, Vegan and of course have many indulgent items as well.”

The “Sorry Not Sorry” singer, who has been candid about her battle with bulimia, also shared her direct messages with The Bigg Chill on her Story. “We are not diet vultures,” The Bigg Chill wrote to her. “We cater to all of our customers needs for the past 36 years. We are sorry you found this offensive.”

Unwilling to relent in her criticism, Lovato said her experience there was “triggering and awful.”

“You can carry things for other people while also caring for another percentage of your customers who struggle DAILY just to even step foot in your store,” Lovato continued.

"You can find a way to provide an inviting environment for all people with different needs. Including eating disorders — one of the deadliest mental illnesses only second to opios [sic] overdoses,” Lovato added, alluding to her 2018 drug overdose. “Don’t make excuses, just do better.”

Seemingly unable to handle that the Bigg Chill iced her out, Lovato continued messaging the small business with “more beneficial” marketing ideas.

“I was thinking, maybe it would help if you made it more clear that the sugar free options and vegan options are for that,” Lovato suggested. “Labeling the snacks for celiac diabetes or vegans. When it’s not super clear, the messaging gets confusing and being in LA it’s really hard to distinguish diet culture vs. health needs.

“I think more clearer messaging would be more beneficial for everyone,” she added.

Lovato’s final message credited The Bigg Chill for “catering to many different needs” but added it’s not about “excluding one demographic to cater to others.”

The Bigg Chill once again chose not to engage with Lovato’s messages.

by Anonymousreplies 28Yesterday at 10:29 AM

Dylan Farrow: should she accuse Scott Rudin of molestation?

People will buy it, you don’t have to prove anything no more.

by Anonymousreplies 3Yesterday at 10:27 AM

Chrissy Teigen calling for IVF to be made available on health insurance in all 50 states- Is she right?

Do we agree with her? It is currently only on health insurance in less than half of states.

by Anonymousreplies 76Yesterday at 10:23 AM

Commercials we HATE: Summer 2020 Lockdown Edition

If you stream CNN, you have to watch the CNN International commercial about 10x per hour, which ends with the odious Richard Quest saying, "I'm ex-HAUSS-tid befoah we've even STAHTED!".

Feel free to add your most-loathed commercials here.

by Anonymousreplies 71Yesterday at 10:23 AM

What's the worst thing you've ever said to another person?

As a companion to the "What's the worst thing anyone has ever said to you?" thread.

This is something I'm very ashamed of and will always feel guilty about.

As I've mentioned elsewhere, my mom has early onset Alzheimer's. Early in her diagnosis, we got into a big fight about something. In a moment of anger -- I can't even remember the context now -- I said sarcastically to her, "It doesn't matter, you won't remember it anyway."

It was truly an awful thing to say.

Now she's advanced to the point that she recognizes me, but I'm not always sure she realizes I'm her son.

Water under the bridge, I suppose, but I'll always regret it.

by Anonymousreplies 51Yesterday at 10:14 AM

Dr. Yazan thread #2

the sexy doctor has graduated from his fellowship in Cleveland

by Anonymousreplies 132Yesterday at 10:03 AM

What are your favorite novels published in the last decade or so?

I've fallen a bit out of touch with contemporary literature so I'm looking for some good recent books to add to my reading list. I'm especially fond of memoirs and (semi)autobiographical stuff but that's certainly not a prerequisite. And nothing too woke, please.

by Anonymousreplies 17Yesterday at 9:57 AM

I just watched the musical Mame for the first time.

I don't get it.

by Dwight Babcock of the Knickerbocker Bankreplies 41Yesterday at 9:53 AM

The Greatest Transfer of Wealth in Human History

The Boomers will hand over their money to Millennials & Gen Z by subscribing to their OnlyFans and chasing sky high cryptocurrencies after the younger generations crash the dollar.

by Dillon Geek’s TedTalkreplies 0Yesterday at 9:51 AM

Jeffrey Star Injured in Serious Traffic Accident in Wyoming

Looks knarly.

by Anonymousreplies 139Yesterday at 9:50 AM

WHET Evan Parker from Helix?

His only social media seems to be twitter. He doesn't even have an OnlyFans page. Even though his Twitter page is private, he has about 130,000 followers. I assumed he was letting pretty much anybody follow him. I tried to follow him and got no response. Has anyone else tried to follow him?

by Anonymousreplies 90Yesterday at 9:50 AM

Songs that evoke 1970s LA

I find the song "Gold" by Jon Stewart (no, not that one) with backup vocals by Stevie Nicks to be very haunting and evocative of Malibu.

I also like "Ventura Highway" by America.

Looking for more in this genre.

by Anonymousreplies 167Yesterday at 9:46 AM

I just watched a marathon of Riverdale

And I wanted to kill myself when it was done!

What a horrible fucking show!!

Just awful.

by Anonymousreplies 30Yesterday at 9:36 AM

Christian Jules Leblanc (THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) poses like a dick twenty something to showcase his 62-year-old body.

Honey, no. You look ridiculous.

by Anonymousreplies 126Yesterday at 9:23 AM

Olivia Colman in the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

I chose this tweet to link because it used a photo from THAT NIGHT.

by Anonymousreplies 0Yesterday at 9:20 AM

How to Get Ripped quickly?

Any buff guys with six pack abs here wanna share your advice? No drugs

by Anonymousreplies 245Yesterday at 9:12 AM

Bands are back! Meet TRAMP STAMPS: GenZ's take on L7

by Anonymousreplies 0Yesterday at 9:06 AM

A leading conspiracy theorist who thought COVID-19 was a hoax died from the virus after hosting illegal house parties

(Cue tiny violins)

by Anonymousreplies 7Yesterday at 8:54 AM

Why didn't Bob Ross ever paint animals or people?

His paintings are like all life has become extinct.

by Vangoreplies 91Yesterday at 8:52 AM

Malibu hilltop mansion can be yours

For just under $50 million.

by Anonymousreplies 16Yesterday at 8:50 AM

Are you afraid of dying?

I'm not, but I hope it won't be painful or take too long.

by Anonymousreplies 82Yesterday at 8:48 AM

Shirtless Justin Theroux

New Esquire cover

by Anonymousreplies 93Yesterday at 8:43 AM

Wheel of Misfortune, Port Chuck Edition

The Finn-Chase Family plays a dangerous game of coffee roulette:

Who will chug from the tainted mug?

What cruel blow will said cup bestow?

Will the fiend behind the fouled caffeine finally get his just desserts with that?

by O Fortuna Cremorareplies 23Yesterday at 8:38 AM

Ontario is going into another lock down with a stay in place order

Starting at midnight Thursday. Ford gov't reacting to complaints they didn't do enough last week.

So that's me out of work again.

Meanwhile there's millions of vaccine doses just sitting around waiting to be administered while Ford plays maybe maybe not with giving them out.

by Anonymousreplies 50Yesterday at 8:33 AM

What are some nicknames that convey an entirely different persona than the full, formal name?

Top for me is Robbie/Robby, as opposed to Robert. All the Robbies I've met have been cool guys. Most of the Roberts I've met have been assholes. And these have all been guys around the same age.

by Anonymousreplies 38Yesterday at 8:26 AM

"Comin' Home Baby"

"You know I'm prayin' every day."

How did I ever not know this video existed? Heard it in Falcon and the Winter Soldier and soundclouded it.

by Anonymousreplies 3Yesterday at 8:22 AM

Miami is a cultural wasteland and trashy dump with nothing to recommend about it

Prove me wrong

by Anonymousreplies 12Yesterday at 8:02 AM

Chris Evans replies to Lizzo’s drunken DM

Awww will these two get together? I would love to see them as a couple.

by Anonymousreplies 5Yesterday at 8:00 AM

Actors are exhibitionists?

I know many won't do nudity on screen, without a prosthetic these days, ever since Ben Affleck showed a partial fake dick they all feel they must be huge to competed.

But in life I think many are fantastically exhibitionist.

I remember visiting Los Angeles and one particularly Savage former child star loved strutting around the Korean bath.

Here in Berlin a Brokeback kinda guy loves to visit and loves the sauna here and never attempts to screen a bit of his bit.

Then there was the page 6 item about a Graceless sitcom actor who loved showing it off in the NY locker room. He was Canadian and did have a nice forskin.

by Anonymousreplies 29Yesterday at 7:54 AM

For those who don't eat carbs...

What do you eat for breakfast, lunch, and dinner?

Some ideas please!

by Anonymousreplies 78Yesterday at 7:49 AM


129 great-great grandkids

by Anonymousreplies 37Yesterday at 7:40 AM

Disney to theatres: “Die! Die! My Darling!”

Black Widow and Cruella will open day and date in theatres and on Disney Plus premiere access ($30 rental in addition to Disney Plus subscription price)

by Anonymousreplies 47Yesterday at 7:31 AM

Cute cat, but the guy is HOT

Check them out

by Anonymousreplies 8Yesterday at 7:28 AM

Let's be New York Debutante Balls

I'm the stick up everyone's ass

by Anonymousreplies 19Yesterday at 7:15 AM

Body by Parker 💪🏾


by Anonymousreplies 33Yesterday at 7:06 AM
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