I recently picked up the phone to chat with Matthew Aaron and Bruce Fretts about landlines, the normalization of queer characters in entertainment and their new film. "Landline" follows PR executive Ted Gout (Matthew Aaron), who, after losing a big promotion to a technology-savvy college graduate, embarks on a low-tech, old-school journey to find himself. With […]
Break out your cone bras, ladies and gentlemen. It's time to express yourself! Madonna's most memorable troupe of dancers are back, and they are ready to continue their legacy by inspiring yet another generation of LGBTQ moviegoers. "Strike a Pose" has been tearing up the film festival circuit over the past year and for good reason. The critically acclaimed […]
In New York City, LGBTQ youth of color gather out on the Christopher Street Pier to practice a performance-based art form, Ballroom, which was made famous in the early 1990s by Madonna's music video "Vogue" and the documentary "Paris Is Burning." Twenty-five years after these cultural touchstones, a new and very different generation of LGBTQ youth have […]
President Obama appears on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ and takes a subtle shot at Republican nominee Donald Trump.
Like any big occurrence—Kennedy’s assassination in 1963 or the Challenger explosion in 1986 (or any other huge event in one’s lifetime)—I remember where I first saw the 1991 documentary “Madonna: Truth or Dare.” I was living in my home state of Indiana, and while I’m not sure how much influence the film had on me, it […]
The year was 1977 and even without the Internet to spread the word on controversy I knew that there was something freaking people out about with this new sitcom called “Soap.” The show was supposedly racy, sexual and bawdy like no other show had been before and among its regular cast, it also had a […]
To celebrate JImmy Fallon’s ascension to host of the “Tonight Show,” Streampix offers the following series of his 10 best moments on “SNL.”
Kanye West will perform at the MTV Video Music Awards this month.
By Veronica Miller, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Love her or hate her, Rihanna certainly knows how drop a good pop single. And that is now an indisputable fact - yesterday, Billboard announced that Rihanna has set the record for the most singles to hit No. 1 on the Pop Songs radio airplay chart. The milestone […]
By Alexis Garrett Stodghill, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Beyoncé Knowles is having quite a week in fashion, with much of the stir caused by her latest looks from her Mrs. Carter world tour. She kicked it off in Belgrade, Serbia on Monday,sporting a black and gold body suit with detailed breasts and nipples rendered in color-contoured […]