Cyndi Lauper Takes A “Detour,” The First Trailer For “X-Men Apocalypse”: BRIEFS

Plus "Downton Abbey" with American accents

Here is last week’s caption pic winner. This week’s caption pic is at the bottom of the page.

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Thanks to everyone for participating! The winner is ….

“ALL erotic material is STILL delivered in a plain brown wrapper,
Thank you for shopping IncBoi.”

Thanks to JKS1113 for this week’s winning caption!


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Weekend Birthdays! Ben Browder (above) is 53, Rita Moreno is 84, Taylor Swift is 26, Donna Mills is 75, Teri Garr is 68, Mo’Nique is 48, NeNe Leakes is 48, Anthony Callea is 33, and Dionne Warwick is 75.


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Move over man buns, jingle beards are back! Well, men have to do something with their winter fur.

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The 10 best Pentatonix covers.


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“Nick The Gardener” gives full ass in Paper Magazine shoot with Gigi Gorgeous.

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IN OTHER NEWS

Here’s the first trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse, with younger versions of some favorite mutants, as well as the return of Quicksilver, the introduction of Psylocke and Jubilee, and a bald James McAvoy.


Cyndi Lauper is working on her next album, Detour, in Nashville, which will feature covers of r&b and country hits of the past:

“Largely pulling from the Fifties and Sixties, Lauper’s choice in covers reflects her roots and what she would listen to growing up. “I heard someone say that sometimes your childhood defines the music or the things you think in your life,” she says. “My childhood was a mixture of things, but if you went by Aunt Gracie’s kitchen, she was playing the country music station. I think it’s a little bit of that in there and that’s what reminds me of her.”

Here’s a taste of what to expect with the just-released “Hard Candy Christmas” from The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas


Here’s shirtless Ricky Martin for the weekend.

¿Que Pasa? ¡Tranquilo!

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Downton Abbey with American accents is just wrong. Just wrong


Here’s the Friday Puzzler! “Snow Globes”


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 and bisexual celebs who deserve more recognition. This week we give a ShoutOUT™ to … Anthony Callea

Closing out our week with Anthony, last year he married Aussie actor Tim Campbell, and the two recently celebrated their first anniversary. Congrats to the happy couple!

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 27:  Anthony Callea and Tim Campbell arrive at the 2014 Logie Awards at Crown Palladium on April 27, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)
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Three years ago I presented my personal favorite Briefs list, The 100 Greatest Lost Hits of The 80’s, and because if there’s one thing Hollywood has taught us, it’s that sequels and reboots and remakes are ALWAYS better then the original, we’re going to the well again with The 100 Greatest Lost Hits of The 80’s Part 2: The Even More Forgotten

We’ll be spotlighting 100 more of the greatest minor hits of the decade, the songs you don’t hear on any 80’s nostalgia show. Songs that missed the top ten, or top twenty … or top forty. Hopefully these forgotten gems may ring a long dormant bell, or for younger readers, provide a pop music history lesson.

At #48 is “The Border” by America

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America had a huge comeback in 1982 with their top ten smash “You Can Do Magic,” and “The Border” was catchy enough that it should have continued that success, but it petered out at #33 in August 1983, and was their final chart entry.


Congrats to Andy, who guessed that yesterday’s Pixuzzle™ © ® was Nightmare Before Christmas.

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Here’s today’s Pixuzzle™ © ®. Here is a scene from a FAMOUS MOVIE. Can you name it?

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Here’s your caption pic for this week. Drop your caption ideas in the comments (And please remember to keep the captions PG-13!)

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