News: Lupita Nyong'o, CarPlay, Oscar Pistorius, Kim Novak

RoadLady Gaga was at the Oscars but you wouldn't have known.

RoadThe state of Michigan's witnesses are up next in the trial challenging the state's gay ban.

LupitaRoadMark Seliger hosted a photo booth at Vanity Fair's Oscar party.

RoadShame on the Oscar audience for not standing up for Kim Novak!

RoadA pill that could slow aging? "US researchers found a protein called SIRT1 extended the lifespan of mice, delaying the onset of age related health problems. It also improved their general health, lowering cholesterol and even warding off diabetes."

RoadApple announces iOS operating system for cars called CarPlay.

RoadA lot of people got snubbed during the Oscars' 'In Memoriam' segment.

RoadColored lobster rope could be safer for whales: "We know they can see the ropes. We thought by making them more visible they might be like traffic cones" by steering whales away from danger, Kraus said at the Maine Fishermen's Forum, an annual fishing industry event that draws together fishermen, regulators, researchers and other industry officials.

RoadElton John and David Furnish were 'fierce hosts' at their annual Oscar bash.

CaptainamericaRoadChris Evans gets a new Captain America poster.

RoadAn update on marriage equality in Minnesota: "Across Minnesota, same-sex marriage is subtly but permanently altering the social fabric. The political rancor that gripped the state for more than two years before legislators took the historic step that legalized such unions last summer has given way to a new and still forming landscape. Same-sex couples are settling swiftly into married life, and others still uneasy with the momentous change are struggling to adjust to it. "

RoadBillie Jean King met a gay Russian teenager in Sochi. "I'm worried about the LGBT community for their safety. Basically, it's OK to hate now and you can get away with it. I'm concerned, more than concerned."

RoadOscar Pistorius murder trial kicks off: "Media reported that the trial started with a delay of about 90 minutes. The BBC explained that an "overwhelmed" interpreter for the court in the multi-lingual country was the reason for the delay. Sky News reported that the interpreter 'arrived at court, saw the melee, burst into tears and said she couldn't do it.' The trial, attended by Steenkamp's mother June Steenkamp, started with the charges against Pistorius being read out and his team reiterating his not guilty plea. Then, first witnesses were called."

RoadWhere did The Cranberries go?

RoadMale model fix: Henrik Fallenius.

Io_francoRoadJames Franco throws some purple shade on the cover of Italian mag IO Donna.

FRoador homeless LGBT youth in Little Rock, Arkansas, there are few places to turn: "The state has 14,000 homeless children, according to the Campaign to End Child Homelessness, and the state ranks third worst in the nation for homeless children. While there are homeless shelters, very few places offer a space for youth who are gay."

RoadMoney offer exposed in Indiana gay marriage fight: "Jim Kittle offered “unlimited” campaign help to House Speaker Brian Bosma as part of a push to defeat the proposed amendment, according to multiple people with direct knowledge of the discussion."

RoadSeattle man charged with homophobic attack also yells racial slurs at judge: "Filing charges late last month, King County prosecutors contend Larry Figueroa accosted the other man on Feb. 23 in the 1500 block of Boylston Avenue. According to charging papers, Figueroa shouted an anti-gay slur at the man, then told him to find his “own people” and go to a gay bathhouse. Figueroa is alleged to have punched the man in the back, prompting the other man to call 911....Jailed following his arrest, Figueroa made racial slurs toward King County District Court Judge Mark Chow during an initial court hearing, Senior Deputy Prosecutor Michael Hogan said in court papers."

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  1. Kim Novak surely desevres a standing ovation.
    Chris and James both looking good.

    Posted by: Matt27 | Mar 3, 2014 4:20:08 PM


  2. James Franco looks great in that photo. And I dare one you b.tches to tell me that he doesn't.

    I've always loved Kim Novak, and I always will. Maybe if she'd worn a decent gown last night she would have received a standing ovation.

    She aint Katherine Hepburn--coming to the Academy Awards in a pants suit. Then again, Streisand did it.

    Only Hillary could get a standing ovation in Hollywood in a pants suit.

    Wait a minute...Ellen wore pants almost all last night.

    Posted by: Derrick from Philly | Mar 3, 2014 4:35:21 PM


  3. God knows why you felt the need to provide a link to a trashy blog post about Lady Gaga attending the Oscars. She devotes more time and energy to defending the rights of LGBT people then all of her peers combined, and for that you thank her by promoting nasty gossip about how she is no longer relevant?

    Super classy Andy.

    Posted by: Thomas | Mar 3, 2014 4:39:54 PM


  4. I was surprised by Kim Novak's outfit, but then I decided that she probably said to herself, "Good taste and class have been dead in Hollywood for years. So to Hell with it. I'm 81 years old and I'll wear what I usually wear to my doctor's office."

    Posted by: Martin | Mar 3, 2014 4:58:41 PM


  5. @ "I'm 81 years old and I'll wear what I usually wear to my doctor's office."

    Good point, Martin.

    I didn't realize that Kim Novak was that age. Still beautiful, she is. She was brave enough to date Sammy Davis Jr in the 1950s--which could have cost her her career and Sammy's life. I'll always love Kim Novak.

    You're right. She can wear whatever the hell she wants to wear... anywhere.

    Posted by: Derrick from Philly | Mar 3, 2014 5:11:36 PM


  6. I always thought Kim Novak was stunning.

    Posted by: Mike in the Tundra | Mar 3, 2014 5:18:51 PM


  7. Lupita Nyong'o is stunningly beautiful. Her acceptance speech was my favorite of the night.

    Posted by: Brian W. | Mar 3, 2014 7:05:41 PM


  8. Gaga can't even win a Razzie. Enough!

    Posted by: don't a tell la | Mar 3, 2014 7:22:04 PM


  9. Unfortunately, the SIRT1 pill will never see the light of day. Pharmaceutical companies would see a decrease in profit in a dug that not only extends aging, but lowers cholesterol, wards off diabetes, and increases their general health. Any pill that does more than one of these things is verboten.

    Posted by: Rodney | Mar 9, 2014 5:00:49 PM


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