It feels like there's been no shortage of bad news this week. The death of Chris Skinner. The Winnipeg bathhouse arson. The passing of former Whistler, BC mayor Ted Nebbeling. The thought of losing The Hidden Cameras to Berlin. And then...this completely appalling baptism footage:
I hate to break it to the padre here but I too was baptised as a child and, well, look how that turned out!
So I'm not going to let another dime-a-dozen religious homophobe get me down. At times like this, I like to focus on the little things -- a few random bits that made me smile and hopefully you too:
-- Three words, people: Ecuador transgender makeovers!
-- The over-the-top delight of the Palm Beach Sugar Daddy Ken Doll. My Earring Magic Ken's been so very lonely!
-- Levi Johnson's veiled threats to blab Sarah Palin's secrets. We joked about wanting to see what's in his pants; who knew we'd now want to see what's in his mind?
-- Actor Forbes March finally confirming what soap opera fans already knew: gay teen couple Luke and Noah are so tragically bland because they're forced to be
-- The Ooh La La guys are showing off the new Abercrombie & Fitch catalogue. I may hate the clothes but I love the models who don't wear them:
-- Michael Bublé insisting he's not that "clean-cut" Canadian kid by revealing that he smokes pot and was once pegged as gay. Ooooh...badass!
-- "A Tragic Video History Of Male Nudity In Science Fiction [NSFW]," the amusing list that reminded me how hot Russell Crowe looked in Virtuosity
-- what, you thought I'd forget to mention Obama finally signing that hate crimes bill into law? A great day for our American friends!
-- and finally, another hit of silliness from late-night comic Craig Ferguson. Sure, I posted his last dance number just a couple weeks ago but this one is just as hilarious and really, really, really gay: