News: Mark Hamill, Mitt Romney, Harvey Milk, Orson Scott Card

RoadOrson Scott Card's homophobic worldview worries Ender's Game adaptation producers.

SkywalkerRoadMark Hamill in talks to appear in Star Wars: Episode VII.

RoadVideo: Ke$ha blows a cannoli, feeds it to friends baby bird-style.

RoadMitt Romney to speak at CPAC:
“The thousands gathered at CPAC this year are eager to hear from the
former 2012 GOP presidential candidate at his first public appearance
since the elections. We look forward to hearing Governor Romney’s
comments on the current state of affairs in America and the world, and
his perspective on the future of the conservative movement.”

RoadCyprus considers civll partnerships: "The draft bill passed through the Cabinet last Thursday and the legal services will need to process and approve it before passing it on to parliament for discussion and voting."

RoadIdiot manhandles a manatee calf, lets his daughter sit on it.

RoadKristen Wiig joining Arrested Development?

RoadShia LaBeouf airs private emails, revealing differences with Alec Baldwin that caused him to leave the Broadway show Orphans. Plagiarized apology?

License_milkRoadIs this Harvey Milk's unofficial "marriage license"? "While the document does not use the word 'marriage,' the hand-written note outlines the 'terms, conditions and clauses' of a contract between Harvey Milk and Joe Scott Smith to be "lovers from this day on." It is signed and dated on December 22, 1971."

RoadWhat your face needs to be 'Oscar-ready'.

RoadMatt Rettenmund lines up history's hottest 100 male models.

RoadIs HIV being shortchanged by major donors? "Major philanthropists are ignoring the continuing AIDS crisis in the United States, and people are dying because of it. Sounds harsh? It is, but only because it's true. The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently released a list of the top 50 American donors in 2012, and only two donors, Jon Stryker and David Geffen, gave significant funds to combat HIV and AIDS in the United States."

RoadVideo: Penguin with a case of the nerves.

RoadObama job approval rating at three-year high.

SunspotRoadNASA observes massive, growing sunspot more than six Earths across.

RoadGoogle in talks with Warby Parker to design more fashionable frames for the Glass. "They join other companies that are grappling with these design challenges, including big companies like Apple, Nike and Jawbone and smaller ones like Pebble, MetaWatch and Misfit Wearables."

RoadTop GOP Senator Chuck Grassley inadvertently embraces Roe v. Wade: "nothing can be done to your body without your permission. It’d be a violation of the constitutional right to privacy if that were to happen."

RoadStill waiting for an LGBT Cabinet appointment from Obama: "One that has sparked media attention recently is the potential appointment of gay California Assembly Speaker John Perez as a replacement for Hilda Solis as labor secretary. John O’Connor, executive director of Equality California, said Perez would be an excellent choice as labor secretary because he’s a champion of both LGBT people and the working class."

Posted February 21, 2013 at 3:30pm ETC by Andy Towle
in Julie Bindel