Ricky Martin Comes Out 2

Ricky Martin Comes Out
Well if you had a bet riding on Ricky Martin ’s sexuality, now is the time to collect. Tell your friends to, “Pay up!”, because it’s official- Ricky Martin has announced that he is indeed gay. Monday, Martin posted on his blog: “I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man…This is just ...

This week in music 1

This week in music
Lunatico – Gotan Project Label: Xl Recordings Release Date: 11 April 2006 Genre(s): Electronica, Downtempo/Nu-Tango I normally wouldn’t want to stray into a habit of reviewing music that isn’t ‘up to the minute’ or currently in charts but I had to share this.  In the lead up to my trip to Spain next year, this ...

This Week in Music

This Week in Music
Head First – Goldfrapp Label: Mute Records Release Date: 16 March 2010 Genre(s): Electronica, Synthpop Too high to write a sentence! Love it! Love her! Buy it! Twelve thousand stars shooting all over my face! I left something in the oven!

Brady bunch backs bedrock in tacky taupe terror 6

Brady bunch backs bedrock in tacky taupe terror
Proving that money can’t buy you taste, this 2.5 million dollar travesty is safely contained in the geomantic curves of Canberra’s deep south. The taupe rendering and the stone work is meant to suggest earthiness, possibly stability; but instead invokes visions of “The Flintstones”, while the decidedly 70s architecture harkens back to the cheesiness of ...

March’s Astro-weirding 4

March's Astro-weirding
Disclaimer: These forecasts that I’ve written are written to show what the headlines for your particular sign are. The details would take up too much space and would take more effort than I can currently afford to give at the moment. If you’re just interested in things like “Will I meet someone?” or “Will I ...

And The Oscar Goes To…

And The Oscar Goes To...
Hollywood’s annual back slapping night is almost upon us. This year there have been a few changes made for the 82nd Acadamy Awards, there will be ten films nominated for best picture and will be voted on using a preferential ballot. The producers have also annouced that speeches will be only 45 seconds long. Me ...

Godwin Gretch leaves distastefully decorated domicile 5

Godwin Gretch leaves distastefully decorated domicile
Sweet Jesus, my poor Christian eyes! Godwin Grech, he of the Ute email scandal is leaving Canberra. Sadly he’s leaving for Melbourne. I’m sure he’ll find refuge in one of the green eastern suburbs full of ethnic people with equally bad taste. Godwin isn’t afraid to limit his bad judgment to politics, heavens no! Not ...

UK Police Investigate BBC Presenter Over Ex-Lover’s Death

UK Police Investigate BBC Presenter Over Ex-Lover's Death
LONDON (Reuters) – British police said on Tuesday they will investigate a BBC presenter who admitted killing a former lover who was dying from AIDS, stoking the legal and moral debate over assisted suicide. More at this link. http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory?id=9848891 I read this story on the way to work in The Australian, while on my break ...

This week in Music

This week in Music
Soldier of Love – Sade Label: Sony Release Date: 6 February 2010 Genre(s): RnB, Urban It’s been 10 years since this siren has released an album and, as expected, it’s straight from the heart.  Word on the grapewire is that we had to wait for her to fall in love again before the inspiration for ...

I need the edge

I need the edge
I need the edge, the bleeding edge, and I need it now. The internet first came to my high school around 1994. Exciting developments in html included images. Then I found irc, then came google and ebay, gaydar and gay.com that shit was exciting. I blogged with the other trailblazers rolling my own php script ...