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road.jpg Ron Reagan endorses Obama.

Reynoldsroad.jpg Ryan Reynolds beefs up the NYC marathon.

road.jpg Two Swedish women married in India: "The young women, Sara and Sandra had been living together in India's national capital, New Delhi for past one year and 'solemnized' their marriage according to the Vedic rites and rituals. The newly married couple said that they were extremely happy to get married in the city of Taj Mahal, the monument of love and one of the Seven Wonders of the World."

road.jpg Lesbian engagement on All My Children: "That day, I knew I wanted to spend the rest of my life with you. And I knew that I wanted to have a home with you and Miranda, and a future together. And so today, I am asking you my beautiful, beautiful, beautiful Bianca... will you marry me?"

road.jpg Will & Grace creator Max Mutchnick marries.

Levineroad.jpg Harrison Ford dressed as a peapod for Halloween while Maroon 5's Adam Levine took a sexier route.

road.jpg Hawaii verifies Obama birth certificate.

road.jpg New play about gay Iranian teens executed in 2005 to open in Chicago: " The play tells the story of two boys coming of age, and struggling with their identities as Arab Iranians, and as typical teenagers longing to discover their place in the world. Ayaz Marhouni and Mahmoud Asgari, the two fifteen year old boys who may have been gay or may have been experimenting with their sexuality – like many teenagers do, get caught in a compromised position, publicly humiliated and tried in the Iranian legal system."

road.jpg New York voters targeted with robocalls claiming to be Gay City News with an endorsement for the Democratic candidate in certain districts.

Saopauloroad.jpg Students kiss for gay rights in Sao Paulo.

road.jpg North Carolina Democrat Kay Hagan is suing Elizabeth Dole for defamation over her "Godless" attack ad.

road.jpg New McCain Keating 5 revelations on investigations on alleged leaks by the Senator: "All five senators--including McCain--had testified under oath and under the U.S. penal code that the leaks did not come from their camps. The leaks were also prohibited by rules of the Senate Ethics Committee; according to the rules of the Senate, anyone caught leaking such information could face expulsion from the body. These, then, were not the usual Washington disclosures: Discovered, they could have stopped the career of any Washington politician in his tracks."

road.jpg Boy gunned down while trick-or-treating: "An ex-convict who thought he was being robbed gunned down a 12-year-old trick-or-treater, spraying nearly 30 rounds with an assault rifle from inside his home after hearing a knock on the door, police said Saturday."

Tomoffinlandroad.jpg Tom of Finland retrospective opens in Liverpool.

road.jpg Joaquin Phoenix says good-bye to acting .

road.jpg Homophobic attacks on the rise in Scotland.

road.jpg Netherlands: Cannabis being laced with Viagra.

road.jpg Straight man bringing discrimination suit against employer over "gay taunts" from colleagues who suggested he was gay because he lives in Brighton: "Stephen English, who is heterosexual, says he was called a 'faggot' and 'Mr Franglais' by fellow members of staff at the blind and awning firm where he worked. He alleges that the barbs began after a sales manager discovered that he went to boarding school and now lived in the Sussex seaside town, which has a large gay population. Mr English, who has been married for 20 years and has three teenage children, decided to take legal action after his attendance at Brighton's Gay Pride parade wearing "skin-tight Lycra cycling shorts" was mentioned in the Thomas Sanderson Blinds in-house magazine."

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  1. The people who spread the lie that Obama isn't a natural born citizen are not in touch with reality so they will be unfazed by the news from Hawaii. I imagine the excuse will be that Obama paid off the right people to get that announcement made.

    Posted by: sam | Nov 3, 2008 3:59:57 PM


  2. I'm almost embarrassed that with all the important news above I am commenting only to say that Ryan Reynolds is scorchingly hot.

    Posted by: Dan B | Nov 3, 2008 4:08:50 PM


  3. I'm sorry, Swedish dumbfucks, but the Taj Mahal is NOT one of the "Seven Wonders of the World."

    They are/were:

    The Colussus of Rhodes
    The statue of Zeus at Olympia
    The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
    The Great Pyramid of Giza
    The Tomb of King Masolus
    The Great Lighthouse at Alexandria
    The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus

    Please.

    Posted by: Yeek | Nov 3, 2008 4:15:25 PM


  4. Ryan Reynolds .... nice pit!

    Posted by: Tralfaz | Nov 3, 2008 4:28:49 PM


  5. Yeek is correct about the original Seven Ancient Wonders of the World. However, the New Seven Wonders of the World, as determined on July 7, 2007, include the Taj Mahal:

    Chichen Itza, Mexico
    Christ the Redeemer, Brazil
    Colosseum, Italy
    Great Wall of China, China
    Machu Picchu, Peru
    Petra, Jordan
    Taj Mahal, India
    Giza Pyramid Complex, Egypt (honorary - remaining ancient wonder)

    www.new7wonders.com

    Posted by: David D. | Nov 3, 2008 4:33:17 PM


  6. Both Yeek and DAVID D. are correct. But both of you forget the greatest wonder of the world: Tim Liggns' butt. Look him up on MuscleGallery. Amazing...and truly wondrous!

    Posted by: Derrick from Philly | Nov 3, 2008 4:47:22 PM


  7. David D. is correct in that there are many, many copycats who have made their own "Seven Wonders" lists. However, that does not mean that they are worthy of respect. Just a few of them include:

    Seven Wonders of the Industrial World
    Seven wonders of the underwater world
    Seven Wonders of the Medieval World....

    You can read about more of them (yawn) here:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wonders_of_the_World

    It's just another example of a great concept milked to the point of ridicule by the unimaginative. I suppose we'll have the "Seven Wonders of Banquet Halls" list soon so that people getting hitched at the Parsippany Marriott can claim they were married at "one of the Seven Wonders."

    I call bullshit.

    Posted by: Yeek | Nov 3, 2008 4:57:59 PM


  8. The story about the execution of two gay Iranians referred to them as Arab Iranians. Were they, in fact, Arabs in Iran or were they Persian?

    Posted by: The Realist | Nov 3, 2008 5:06:54 PM


  9. I hope Dole looses the election and the lawsuit. If she ends up homeless, she can always rely on a stiff one from the hubby.

    Posted by: Josh | Nov 3, 2008 6:48:44 PM


  10. Yeek, the Taj Mahal was merely mentioned as part of the story that two Swedish lesbians got married in India. That certainly does not merit your arrogant and insulting remarks to them, especially since, as noted by your own second post, your first statement was not entirely correct.

    Congrats to the happy couple.

    Posted by: RJ | Nov 3, 2008 8:47:12 PM


  11. Derrick from Philly,

    Thank You.

    Posted by: Wheezy | Nov 3, 2008 9:35:36 PM


  12. Pity that the play about the gay Iranian teens is being directed by David Zak at Chicago's Athenaeum. He's a horrible director (pretty boy amateurs and gratuitous nudity are par for the course in his gay-niche projects), while the venue is neglected by those who follow theatre and unknown by everyone else. I look forward to a better production hopefully soon.

    Posted by: Anon | Nov 4, 2008 12:00:10 AM


  13. RJ:

    Actually, I made those remarks ABOUT them, not TO them, but I still think they earned it. The "New Seven Wonders" list was created as a for-profit venture by travel agents. It's still bullshit, and I think they're still dumbfucks. And they're probably very happy, so I think they're more than even.

    By the way, the London sewer system is listed as a wonder on one of those lists. I don't recommend it as a spot for a destination wedding, but whatever works.

    Posted by: Yeek | Nov 11, 2008 6:20:15 PM


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