News: Sarah Palin, Penguins, Ralph Reed, Cleveland, Kidneys, MP3s

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Palin hints at independent conservative movement, to remain on national scene. Also, Son Track not a Republican.

Heche

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Gay SF Zoo penguin pulls an Anne Heche.

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Real Housewives of New York holding out for six figures. Kelly Bensimon to return.

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Ralph Reed aims to rejuvenate Christian Coalition: “Even though I’ve been doing other things, this is kind of like Steve Jobs returning to Apple.You have to reinvent it. It’s the political analog to
the iPod and the iPhone. It would be cool. It would be transformative.
It would transform our politics and bring younger people to our ranks.
All of those are critical imperatives.”

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Barney Frank cool in the pool.

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Ryan Reynolds to star as Green Lantern in feature film.

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Southern Christian Leadership Conference threatens to fire Los Angeles leader over support for same-sex marriage: "The
Rev. Eric P. Lee, president of the local SCLC chapter for two years,
became an outspoken advocate of same-sex marriage during the recent
campaign against Proposition 8, an amendment to the state Constitution
that banned such unions. The SCLC national board notified Lee on May 27 that he would have to
attend a hearing at its Atlanta headquarters on June 4 to explain his
stance on same-sex marriage. If he did not show up, they said, they
would suspend and fire him."

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F*CK!: Swearing helps reduce pain.

Mosescannon

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Lateisha Green murder trial set to begin in Syracuse. New York to use hate crimes law.

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Music industry sees collapse in illegal file-sharing: "The survey of 1,000 fans also shows that many14 to 18 year olds are
now streaming music regularly online using services such as YouTube and
Spotify. At the same time less than a third of teenagers are now illegally downloading music, the survey suggests."

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Male model fix: Chris Cuba.

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Brad Pitt and Anglelina Jolie house-hunting at swank NYC upper east side "fortress".

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Robert Pattinson offers a flash of the pubes.

Ediie

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Mental: Comedian Eddie Sarfaty coming to NYC.

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Levi Johnston: Palin quit for the money.

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Margaret Cho returns to TV in Drop Dead Diva: Cho plays the sidekick to a recently deceased model trapped in an overweight brainiac's body. "I thought that it was a really interesting idea, because I think that a
certain kind of beauty is valued more than other kinds, and that's a
really harmful thing. To take a script that questions that beauty ideal
and challenges it is very important. It's really close to what I do in
stand-up, talking about body issues and beauty in an intelligent, funny
and provocative way."

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Cleveland keen on capturing 2014 Gay Games.

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Wanted: living kidney donors.

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Anchor mocks Mariah Carey's performance of "I'll Be There" at Jackson funeral. The Westboro Baptist Chuch performs "Beat It".