Television

“The Real World” Recap: Washington DC, Show Me Your Bisexuals!

In this new reality-TV-saturated world of ours, has the genre’s pioneer swapped stories about sexuality for stories about sex? “The Real World Washington DC” attempts to knock some sense into these drunk crazy sex-hungry animals by giving them Human Rights Campaign jobs, religion, patriotically inspired decor and you know, um, a hot tub and two bisexuals.

Arts + Pop Culture

Real World DC’s Bisexual Emily: Writes Poems, is Adorable, Was in a Cult, is “Wild at Heart”

The Real World DC premieres tonight and Emily, a super-cute 21-year-old bisexual, confesses that she’s “not sure the positives will outweigh the negatives.” Also, Ep 202 of Anyone But Me, Lohan’s 6126 line, Rosie & Kelli both have new ladyfriends now, Goldfrapp=gay, Brittany Murphy updates, a call for bi writers, and more Top 20/30/100 lists!

Books Music

Riese’s Team Pick: Mary Gaitskill on Lady Gaga

I said once on twitter that I wanted to read Mary Gaitskill describe Lady Gaga, and then it turned out that such a thing had in fact already happened. !. Mary Gaitskill on Lady Gaga at ryeberg curated video: “This video is to me a picture of hell. It is so normal, yet so terrible.”

Books

Riese’s Team Pick: The Decade in Poetry

2000-2009: The Decade in Poetry at the Poetry Foundation. There’s some Eileen Myles in there. (I love her) “The women poets I know are beginning to understand feminism as a sly term that can hold a lot. All that it needs…”

By |December 27, 2009
Arts + Pop Culture

A Shot at Tila Tequila: The Autostraddle Interview

Autostraddle stops talking about Tila and talks to her instead: “Hopefully, after people read this interview, it will change their minds about me. But if not, it doesn’t matter. I’m still happy. I’m still going to fight for our right to get married. I’m going to buy my Teletubbies pajamas, and throw pickles at paparazzi!”