Do we really need Lilith Fair in 2010? Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein ponders. UK darling Laura Marling debuts a new sound and a new single. I’m From Barcelona releases free music from their upcoming ’27 Songs.’ Amanda F*cking Palmer has hairy armpits. And so much more!
Tegan & Sara announce their Australian tour!
Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson were spotted in the same location, which means they’ll probs reunite any minute now! Celebs including Ruby Rose gather in Sydney, Australia to support Wear it With Pride. Could a LiLo/Gaga duet be on the horizon? Glambert turned 28 this weekend! Plus, we’ve got a hot video of Amber Rose, Liza Weil will be on Anyone But Me, RuPaul thinks Gaga is awesome, and Stephen Baldwin is an asshole who supports his gay friends… who follow the lord back into heteroville.
This isn’t about paparazzi stuff, these are actually some really beautiful/classic photos of some of the most famous people in the world. They really take you back to a totally different time… one that existed before the internet obvs.
Curious to see what other queer grrrls are wearing? Want some ideas of what to wear tomorrow? Does the term “hump day” make you uncomfortable? No? Well welcome to I’ll Have What She’s Wearing! where team style will be bringing you interviews and photos of real live gay chicas. Each week we’ll bring you a new girl! Clothed! And I know that doesn’t sound like the most exciting thing ever, but we beg to differ.
Breaking down the Taylor Swift win and the Lady Gaga loss, with a Special Comment from Superfan Alex. Also; trouble for Naomi & Emily on this week’s Skins, the girl who plays Effy wishes she got to be gay too, a woman wins a directing award for the first time ever, and Tila Tequila quits twitter! For real!
It’s the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, and our first annual Grammy-Award-watching experience! We’ve got a drinking game and a casually updated live-blog of whatever happens after Lady Gaga performs. They give stuff out, right? Who knows!
So much random fun for today’s Sunday Funday – Saved by the Bell sex secrets revealed by Dustin Diamond, will the US move forward on DADT, Miss America, JD Salinger, Lifetime Network vs. Spike TV, gay activist dragged out of court, more Lady Gaga edibles, why’s everyone want us to have gender roles so bad, Angie/Gaga hookup nonsense, J-Lo, hot butts, librarians and more!
Naomi and Emily are back! Laughing! Looking cute! Making out! Here’s a recap of the Skins season four premiere.
Life Magazine Presents Famous Literary Drunks & Addicts. Ayn Rand on speed, Burroughs on heroin, Dorothy Parker & Jack Kerouac drinking the drink, Louisa May Alcott on Opium and more! Also – who said, “I’m an alcoholic. I’m a drug addict. I’m homosexual. I’m a genius.” (and no it wasn’t Internicaine KC Danger).
Top Ten Desert Island Albums. GO! Intern Emily already did – find out which records she can’t live without, and why – from Death Cab and Tegan and Sara, to Sarah Mclachlan, Okkervil River and more. Plus, the top ten albums the rest of Audiostraddle can’t live without … what are your favorites?
Feltron’s 2009 Personal Annual Report
As much as I love Netflix, their recommendation system doesn’t make a whole lot of sense to me [a documentary about Crips and Bloods has been on my front page for days. ?.] What To Rent asks you a bunch of weird questions and then gives you pretty much exactly what you’re looking for. There’s […]
2009 was an epic year for Canadian synth poppers Dragonette, who released their second studio album ‘Fixin’ To Thrill’, did a world tour, and won Crystal’s heart during intimate set at her favourite lesbian club. Intern Emily and Crystal are here to tell you all about it.
J.D. Salinger, author of “Catcher in the Rye” and legendary recluse, dies of natural causes at the age of 91. Will death kill his well-cultivated privacy? How do we honor our literary idols using the same media machine employed to vaporize/idolize our dead celebrities & rock stars? Will we get to read all his unpublished books now? Why do some people feel entitled to that, or anything, from anyone who has passed away, ever?
Jess talks to polarizing musician Elizabeth Ziff: “Honestly, I’m queer more than I am gay. I’m peripheral. I’ve never been conformist, I’ve never been status quo, it’s never even entered my brain. I’ve been in a band for 25 years, that’s what I’ve done. Traveled the world, fucked, got wasted, been political, and created.”
Listen to the full audio of Howard Stern asking Rosie O’Donnell the questions Oprah would never dream of (including sex toy chat) on their Sirius simulcast, Sara Quin producing Hesta Prynn’s solo album, Kristen Stewart is twitchy indie it girl, Joy Behar starts a shitstorm by declaring gays aren’t monogamous, Mo’Nique says the Church and God loves the gays, Lance Bass goes Glambert, gay Mad Men actor/character is gone for good.
Kelis goes from R&B to disco with her new single, “Acapella”.
Jennifer Beals shares tips for heavenly living, we play photohunt! Sundance darling The Kids Are Alright features Annette Bening and Julianne Moore playing a lesbian couple, Tracy Ullman does Rachel Maddow and Lady Gaga raises $ for Haiti. Bring it On has so many straight-to-video sequels, why is it such a smash hit? Plus, is indie dead? Will anyone agree to be in a Real L Word scene besides the cast? Will Queen Latifah adopt a child or three from Haiti?
The new Honda Accord Crosstour commercial caught Jess’ attention for more than one reason. It features “Pata Pata” by South African singing legend Miriam Makeba.