AfterElton Briefs: A gay book wins the Stoker, Dolly remembers Michael and what does tennis smell like?

One smells like emergency room…
the other looks like cat pee with an old tootsie roll on top

Following this assortment of carefully-selected news items, interested readers can find a refreshing pic of a hot man in underwear after the jump. Yes, we’re serious.

  • What does tennis smell like? Apparently Lacoste thinks it smells like Hayden Christensen who will be the face of their new cologne "Challenge." Meanwhile, Patrick Dempsey is so multi-dimensional he needs a second cologne to capture all of him. Meet Patrick Dempsey 2 which according to Dempsey "Is about the intimacy of two people and the strength you get in a relationship."
  • Ft. Worth, Texas council members want a probe of this weekend’s raid on a gay bar.  
  • The New York Observer observes that Hollywoods new definition of male
    beauty doesn’t have much variation. Do these guys all look alike to

    Zac Crawford and Chace Efron. Or is that Zac Chace and Crawford Efron?
  •  Two Chris’s with big foreheads and perfect eyebrows. But which is which?

  • A remake of An American Werewolf of London is in the works. No word on who might play the David Naughton part, but he needs to look good running naked through the streets of London.
  • For the first time ever, a gay book snagged The Stoker Award. The winner’s are Chad Helder and Vince Liaguano for the queer anthology Unspeakable Horror. Congrats!


  • President Obama commemorates Stonewall. Many gay activists remain skeptical.

    And today’s Briefs are brought to you by… 

    Ibrahim Baaith!