Briefs: Ben Cohen Has More Bounce To The Ounce, Justin Jaymes Is Truly Unbelievable, And Adam Scott And Paul Rudd Are “Bosom Buddies”

Birthday shoutouts go to Jerry O’Connell (above), who is 40, Ed Sheeran is 23, Billie Joe Armstrong is 42, and Barry Humphries is 80.

Russia’s Gay Rights Debate Suddenly Lacking Star Quality

Celebrities React To Ellen Page Coming Out In The Most Beautiful, Supportive Way

NFL Camera Operators Prepare For Challenging Year Of Avoiding Offensive Michael Sam Signs. “The cameramen added that they are also proposing a 15-second delay for all games taking place in the South.” Sometimes the line between The Onion and reality is razor thin.

After Simon & Simon, Hart To Hart and Too Close For Comfort, now Adam Scott brings us a shot by shot remake of the opening to … Bosom Buddies! He plays Peter Scolari to Paul Rudd’s Tom Hanks, with Mo Collins a formidable Holland Taylor

He’s lucky he didn’t break his coccyx.

Here’s the latest from mega popstar Justin Jaymes, “You Don’t Know How Hard.” Okay, it’s actually singer/songwriter Tom Goss, who’s playing the shallow Justin in the upcoming murder mystery Out To Kill. But sadly, if you didn’t know it was a parody … you’d never know it was a parody. That’s how bad music has gotten.

Kylie has released a 9-minute sampler of her album Kiss Me Once, featuring snippets from all 11 songs.

Good enough for now.

And here’s The Weekly ShoutOUT™. Each week we’re going to focus on one out athlete/performer and feature a daily pic and career timeline. We’ll be showcasing the big names, but also the lesser-known gay celebs who deserve more recognition. This week we give a ShoutOUT™ to … Murray Bartlett.

42-year-old Australian Murray spent his early acting years like many Aussie performers … appearing on the dramas Neighbours, Home & Away, and The Secret Life Of Us. Below you can see him in the 2001 short film Muffled Love

We’re shifting the focus of the latest Briefs List back to the greatest aspect of 80’s pop culture … the music, which remains the ultimate pop music decade. For this list, we’re going to focus on the ladies, and countdown the The Top 100 Hits Of The Ladies Of the 80’s. There are only two rules: all the songs had to hit the Billboard Top Ten, and they’re all from women … whether solo or with a group. Ready to jog your memory?

At #85 is … “Rush Hour” by Jane Wiedlin. The good Reverend had a great lost hit in 85 with “Blue Kiss” (peaking at #77), but she had her own certified solo smash with “Rush Hour,” which climbed to #9 in July 1988. We may be seeing a former bandmate of hers a few times on this list.

Congrats to Nobody! No one guessed that Friday’s Pixuzzle™ © ® was Arthur.

Here’s today’s Pixuzzle™ © ®. Here are people from a famous TV show. Can you name it?


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