American Michael Phelps tonight became the winningest gold medallist in Olympics history, taking his 19th (a gold). With this achievement, he surpasses '50s and '60s Soviet gymnast Larisa Semyonovna Latynina's (pictured below) previous record of 18.
281 posts from July 2012
I got to say hi to Haley Joel Osment at the Q&A after his film Sassy Pants screened today at NewFest. I wasn't taken with the cutesy coming-of-age tale, but his performance as the flamboy-toy of the protagonist's gay dad is unforgettable one way or another.
After the jump, short video of Osment talking about how he prepared for the role (no, it didn't involve lube) and how he picks his projects as a young adult actor so many years after his big break in The Sixth Sense...
From here: I will be first in line to see the Liberace biopic, but I can't get past the casting if this is how Michael Douglas looks. Is he playing Liberace or Joe Pesci? I'm glad my brother George isn't here.
The real deal:
Via Joe.My.God.: When a lesbian mom politely informed the owners of New Jersey bed and breakfast Camp Whitebriar that she would not patronize their business anymore after seeing a sign out front supporting Chick-Fil-A and expressing disapproval of same-sex marriage, the reply she received was beyond the pale.
The mom has created a page asking for an apology but...who cares about an apology? You can't apologize for something you feel at the DNA level, as this woman clearly does. Just shocking that people think this way, and all the more annoying considering how many anti-equality folks claim there is no "hate" behind their adherence to alleged Biblical principles.
Lana (formerly Larry) Wachowski makes her public debut after transitioning to female in this fun introduction to the Wachowskis/Tom Twyker new movie Cloud Atlas...