Category Archives: gay

Michael Sam: The NFL Goes All-Gay

With the selection of Michael Sam as the 249th draft pick in the seventh round by the St. Louis Rams, the NFL has gone All-Gay, all the time. A nicer thing couldn’t happen to a more deserving league. Sam’s canny … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Gay Rape Scandal: A Classic Agency Problem

Hollywood has an Agency Problem. Briefly defined, it means the people who run Hollywood don’t own it, as in the days of Louis B. Mayer (owned MGM) or the Warner Brothers. Instead they run publicly traded companies run by a … Continue reading

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DC Comics Goes Gay

And so does the revenue stream from DC Comics derived movies. As “the Avengers” racks up one box office record after another, just in time for the latest Batman movie and the new Superman Movie, DC Comics is announcing that … Continue reading

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Gay Star Trek

There are plans for a new Star Trek TV series. Among the tidbits, two gay leads. Is there a problem with this plan? Sure. As William Goldman noted, in Hollywood “nobody knows anything.” But … in Bar Rescue, a reality … Continue reading

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Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys

The new Sundance Channel series, “Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys,” explores the gay best friend phenomena. Because, apparently no one demanded it, but got it anyway. http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1 This brings a new face to the reality of niche, upscale … Continue reading

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Beta Males and Inferior Men

Comedy writer and former “Upright Citizens Brigade” performer Julie Klausner has a new book out. Called: “I Don’t Care About Your Band: What I Learned from Indie Rockers, Trust Funders, Pornographers, Faux Sensitive Hipsters, Felons and Others,” it contains her … Continue reading

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Advertising: Get the Man Out!

Advertising forms the basis for much of what is deemed mainstream and acceptable culture in Western society. Advertising is everywhere, all the time. Drive down the road and you’ll see billboards. Listen to the radio and you’ll hear ads. Watch … Continue reading

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