News: Bullies, Dixie Chicks, Blogging Hobbits, Name Game

road.jpg NBC refuses to air ad for Dixie Chicks, says they “cannot accept [the] spots as they are disparaging to President Bush.” Harvey Weinstein issues statement: “It’s a sad commentary about the level of fear in our society that a movie about a group of courageous entertainers who were blacklisted for exercising their right of free speech is now itself being blacklisted by corporate America. The idea that anyone should be penalized for criticizing the president is profoundly un-American.” Watch the ad.

Kiss_1road.jpg Earlier this week I posted about the man-on-man kisses built into the new video game Bully. Now, the Gay Gamer has a guide for those of you who want to make that happen.

road.jpg UK schools to crack down on homophobic bullying.

road.jpg Will Stolichnaya’s new LOGO documentary series be intoxicating? The vodka maker looks to overthrow Absolut in the gay market by offering ‘real’ entertainment: “The network made the deal for the advertiser-produced shows because they are ‘authentic,’ says Logo President Brian Graden. ‘We started out with the question, ‘Is this good content and something that our audience would like to see?””

road.jpg If you’re a hobbit who blogs, you best watch out for Jared Leto.

road.jpg There are 299,968,595 people in the U.S. How many have your name?