Camilla Parker Bowles is really making a power grab for that Queen position. First she gets the Brits to create a buzzphrase for her
over the top fashion sense and now she has the Queen loaning her tiaras. Fasten your seatbelts…
A harsh blow has been dealt to gay marriage in New Hampshire. A state commission on same-sex unions voted 10-2 to not allow gays to marry, not recognize same-sex unions from other states, and not to set up a domestic partner registry for couples who can’t marry. So much for rubbing shoulders with gay-friendly Vermont.
Aussie hotel mini-bars to carry tuna steaks, thanks to Ian Thorpe.
Brokeback Mountain and Capote get best picture nods for the Gotham Awards (the East Coast’s version of the Independent Spirit Awards). Brokeback also received a nomination for best ensemble cast, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt was nominated as breakthrough actor for his role in the gripping Scott Heim adaptation Mysterious Skin.