Tag Archives: Icons

July 11

The Bond Files: 12 Days of Bond

In 12 days I leave for Jamaica. In honor of the trip and my passion for everything James Bond, I am watching every James Bond film ever produced. Why Jamaica and why Bond? For two months every year, from 1946 to his death eighteen years later, Ian Fleming – the writer and creator of James […]

July 08

Swoon – Magic Mike XXL

So why am I swooning this evening? Matt Bomer sings “Heaven” in Magic Mike XXL. While on the road, Matt, along with Channing Tatum and the boys, finds himself in the company of a group of ladies. Matt gives the women some advice about their love lives. Of course, his efforts turn musical pretty quickly. Listen to Matt […]

June 29

My attitude towards Pride has changed from dismissal to respect

June 28

The Power of Pride

In early June my best friend and I had a lengthy discussion around the role of Gay Pride in today’s society. He proposed that Pride still had a every important position in gay culture. I thought the celebration had its day and was grasping on to relevancy. Then the Supreme Court ruling happened. As you grow […]

June 27

Puerto Rican Orlando Cruz is First Openly Gay Boxer

May 27

An Evening with Bette

So I totally lived a queer cliche last night. I went to Bette Midler at SAP Center. Yes… I know. Two gay boys, flaming out to the Divine Miss M. It was wonderful. He and I grabbed Japanese tapas, had a few cocktails to celebrate the evening and then sat through 2 hours of wonderful. […]

March 27

My Tribute to Cane

Anyone who is a regular reader of this blog knows I am a huge dog lover and advocate for pit bulls. As a breed, pit bulls are misunderstood and misrepresented. Last year I learned of one amazing pitbull that I was inspired by and shared my own thoughts. Cane was adopted from a shelter in […]

March 24

Pretty Different..

March 04

Maktub

Book club is coming up and I am quickly reading The Alchemist. There are many wonderful concepts put forward in the book, one of which is: Maktub. Maktub means, it is written. “Determinism is the philosophical view that, given certain initial conditions, everything that ensues is bound to happen as it does and in no other possible […]

February 16

‘It’s My Party’ Singer Lesley Gore Dies At 68