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And with that, True Blood's seventh and final season has come to an end. Who lived? Who died? Who suddenly became a lesbian cage fighter? Sink your fangs into our recap, and share your thoughts on the series finale, AFTER... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Towleroad
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It's rare to find an LGBT protagonist at the heart of a successful science-fiction story. Rarer still to find one played by an openly gay actor. That's not the only thing special about John Barrowman and his portrayal of Torchwood's... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — Foodies may already by familiar with Top Chef judge Gail Simmons and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at Towleroad
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I'm as happy as anyone to see that fan-favorite couple reunited on True Blood, but could the show have served up a more tepid, boring penultimate episode otherwise? How a season that started (loosely) with the premise of "Zombie Vampires"... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at Towleroad
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Fifty-six years ago today, in Bay City, Michigan, Madonna Louise Ciccone came into this world. More than half a century later, the pop landscape is forever changed. The Queen of Pop’s legacy extends beyond the more than 300 million records... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — It's the penultimate episode of True Blood, Sunday at 9 p.m. Eastern... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Towleroad
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If there was even a tiny, lingering hope that True Blood would stick the landing of its final season, that likely evaporated in tonight's episode. In what's become commonplace on True Blood, several storylines (of the show's many, many storylines)... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Towleroad
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If you were to ask folks to name the most powerful people in television today, one name sure to pop up would be Andy Cohen. The openly gay television personality has left an indelible mark on the pop culture landscape... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2014 at Towleroad
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If you haven't already caught an episode of Please Like Me, you may be missing out one of the most charming comedies on television. This gem of a series follows the awkward ups and downs of a young, gay man... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at Towleroad
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The seventh episode of True Blood's seventh season wasn't the most exciting in terms of plot development, but that doesn't mean it was a total wash. There were a few good character moments, particularly from Carrie Preston. She'd be foolish... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at Towleroad
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There’s no doubt that Marilyn Monroe is all sorts of an icon. She’s an icon of femininity, an icon of sexuality, the iconic blonde bombshell. From her tumultuous and ultimately tragic history to her struggle with identity and hyper-sexual persona,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — “Zac Efron was nervous glancing over the top of the waterfall, his... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at Towleroad
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We're now in the back half of True Blood's seventh and final season. There's already been enough twists and turns in the first few episodes to keep even the most seasoned fan on their toes. However, tonight's episode, "Karma," gave... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at Towleroad
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Humor has always been a powerful tool for the LGBT movement, both to increase the visibility of LGBT entertainers and to call out hypocrisy and injustice. In recent years, writer-comedian Wanda Sykes has emerged as a loud, proud voice in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — Our favorite reality-competition, Project Runway, returns Thursday at 9 p.m. on Lifetime.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at Towleroad
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Ain’t no party like a True Blood party, because a True Blood party includes at least one stabbing. Break out the jungle juice, because folks in Bon Temps are getting lit. (More like Bon Turnt, amirite?) Tonight's episode lacked the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at Towleroad
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Has there been a more famously flamboyant frontman than Jake Shears since Freddie Mercury? One of the lead singers of Scissor Sisters (along with Ana "Ana Matronic" Lynch), Shears' (né Jason Sellards) onstage antics and songwriting focusing on explictly gay... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — The you-know-what really hits the fan on Tuesday’s season finale of The... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at Towleroad
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Oh, this show. I've been pleased with how the final season of True Blood has been thinning the herd of the show's ridiculously bloated ensemble. However, after tonight's episode, I'm left a little unclear what the thrust of the remaining... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at Towleroad
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Big icons come in small packages. The petite pop princess Kylie Minogue is not just a gay icon, but, according to a survey printed in The Sun, she’s the biggest gay icon of all time. You’re free to disagree, but... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at Towleroad
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This week's installment of True Blood featured a lot of the things that viewers hate about the series (a bunch of random new characters, overcomplicating plot lines with Vampire politics, a stupid Civil War-era flashback), and yet it was still... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at Towleroad
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MTV’s The Real World wasn’t always the alcohol-fueled neanderthal breeding program it became in later seasons. The show’s first few casts helped to not only pioneer socially-conscious reality television, but they also told some of the most ground-breaking stories about... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2014 at Towleroad
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Whether you gobbled up all the new episodes of Orange Is the New Black in one glorious binge session or you're rationing them out throughout your summer, you're in for a treat. The latest batch of episodes, streaming now on... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at Towleroad
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I want to begin this week by thanking the man or woman responsible for somehow sneaking in my Eric (Alexander Skarsgård)-Jason (Ryan Kwanten) slash-fiction into the True Blood writers’ room. It made no sense and was completely unnecessary (just a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — While that other show with the beefy werewolves has been a roller-coaster... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2014 at Towleroad