Divas Unite: Will posted yesterday, briefly, about the amazing union of Jennifer Hudson and Jennifer Holliday singing “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going” from Dreamgirls on the 2007 BET Awards. For a few hours Will had the clip up from YouTube, but YouTube has been pretty vigilant about getting that clip pulled down [...]
I zipped through Armistead Maupin’s Michael Tolliver Lives over this past week, and it was a wonderful read. It’s cliched to say, but it’s true that this felt like a visit with old friends. Michael Tolliver Lives is told from Michael’s point of view (as opposed to other Tales of the City books that were [...]
Concluding the month of gay-themed Geek Out, I wanted to put forth The Rainbow Trilogy by Alex Sanchez—made up of Rainbow Boys, Rainbow High, and Rainbow Road. The books follow Jason, Kyle and Nelson through their senior year in high school and the summer before they go to college. As the trilogy opens Jason is [...]
It was 38 years ago today that, in the wee hours of the morning, the modern Gay Rights movement was born. As a quick refresher of the history of the Stonewall Riots, here’s a 3 minute clip from the incomparable Varla Jean Merman. Thank you Stonewall veterans and God bless!!!
I downloaded Kelly’s new album, My December, this morning. Yes, I’ve read all the hype about her feud with the record company over this CD, and I’ve also read the good review it got in Entertainment Weekly. I have to say I side with EW. It’s a good album. On first listen, I think I [...]
It was a little disturbing to me to figure out that I first saw A Chorus Line 26 years ago. I was 12 and the national tour came into the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center. It was February 1981 and the show was out on its first bus and truck tour. I can’t remember why A Chorus [...]
The Ordinals brought home their first shut out since the Spring 2005 season last night against the Hitmen. The final score: 6-0! The team, once again, played a solid game and was very effective shutting down the rushes the Hitmen tried to make, both forechecking and backchecking looked great last night. The points last night [...]