Meet the Kings of Summer, up close and personal with a grizzly bear, and Cheyenne Jackson hits the beach
Dylan O’Brien is in talks to star in Glimmer, a Black List script about a group of kids who go exploring in the woods only to discover a portal that transports them to the 1970s, where changes they make in the timeline has devastating consequences.
A two mile wide EF4 tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma yesterday, destroying huge swaths of the Oklahoma City suburb, killing at least 51 people. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families.
John Barrowman will host Sing Your Face Off, a six episode singing competition in which “stars” attempt to belt out the classics. Darrell Hammond and Debbie Gibson will be the judges. If you ask really nicely, we might talk snicks into liveblogging what is sure to be a lively show.
Astronaut Sally Ride will posthumously receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Ride’s sexuality became known after her death last year.
For the 14th year, a seminary in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania will hold a sports camp for gay men wishing to become straight. Because nothing says heterosexual like a bunch of sweaty gay men hitting the locker room together.
The Connecticut Yankee Council of Scouts has defected, posting that they will welcome all scouts and leaders regardless of their sexuality. “Our Scouts and leaders repeatedly pledge to respect all people and defend the rights of others. Prejudice, intolerance and unlawful discrimination of any form are unacceptable within our membership.” Of course, Scout Councils have tried this move before, and gotten slapped down hard by the national council.
I’m just going to admit I’ve had a hard time following the developments in the UK regarding marriage equality yesterday, but it appears that the amendment to allow heterosexual civil partnerships won’t go forward after a deal was struck to fast track review of the proposal after marriage equality.
Good news everyone! A new poll finds that 59% of the American population finds GLBT relations “morally acceptable” putting it right in the range of having a baby or sex outside of marriage.
I admit, caffeine is the first thing I reach for in the morning, but I’m not sure that I need a caffeinated toothbrush to start my day. I’m also not saying I don’t need it. Some mornings are more difficult than others.
Christian Borle has joined the cyber-thriller starring Viola Davis and Chris Hemsworth.
The Church of Scotland’s General Assembly has voted to allow gay ministers, including those in civil partnerships. The move still must be approved by the regional presbyteries, and then be voted on again in 2015 to become effective.
DisneyXD will air a new Star Wars cartoon in 2014 focusing on the two decades between Episode III and Episode IV, which is mostly unexplored territory.
Yahoo! has officially purchased Tumblr, but pledges to run it as a separate business, and yes, they will still allow porn.
Right Wing radio host Pete Santilli says “”I want to shoot her right in the vagina and I don’t want her to die right away; I want her to feel the pain and I want to look her in the eyes and I want to say, on behalf of all Americans that you’ve killed, on behalf of the Navy SEALS, the families of Navy SEAL Team Six who were involved in the fake hunt down of this Obama, Obama bin Laden thing, that whole fake scenario, because these Navy SEALS know the truth, they killed them all. On behalf of all of those people, I’m supporting our troops by saying we need to try, convict, and shoot Hillary Clinton in the vagina.”
Thousands took to the streets of New York City last night in a giant march in response to the multiple hate crime attacks over the past few weeks.
Sarah Silverman plans the Perfect Night. She just gets me.
This is a single panoramic shot taken by LandSat, covering 6,000 miles, starting in the Middle East and crossing Africa. It’s kind of amazing we can do things like this.
This is the NSFW red band trailer for The Kings of Summer, in which some teens who feel put upon by their parents escape to the woods and build a home of their own. I can’t put my finger on what makes this film so interesting to me, but I love the idea.
This is what it looks like when a grizzly bear eats your Go Pro camera. I never wanted to see the inside of a grizzly bear’s mouth so up close, but I’m really glad that if I had to do it, it was from behind the safety of my computer screen.
President Obama went a little off-script when giving the commencement speech to the all-male Morehouse College, saying “And that’s what I’m asking all of you to do: Keep setting an example for what it means to be a man. Be the best husband to your wife, or you’re your boyfriend, or your partner. Be the best father you can be to your children. Because nothing is more important.”
Blue’s Clues was a weird show. You could watch it as an adult and crush on the host without feeling bad. And it works in the touring company as well, when Tom Mizer met his new understudy, who would eventually become his husband.