Howard Stern on Rosie O’Donnell’s gay family cruise: “It’s so, like, kind of beautiful, and she put together this cruise where they could all be together and not feel so abnormal all the time and be goofed on, and I thought it was great… I gotta hand it to the broad. She did a good job, and she did a good thing for people. You know. And at one point, they pull into, like, The Bahamas, and there’s a religious group protesting them, and – it’s pretty upsetting…But Rosie was like very, very cool about it, and you see her working with these kids, and it was, you know, hey – you can goof on her all you want, but she’s doing more than most. She’s doing something for people.”
This week’s Entertainment Weekly provides a glimpse into the new Bill Condon Dreamgirls production: “There will be four new songs, including an ’11 o’clock number’ for Beyonce titled ‘Listen’ and a paean sung by [Jennifer] Hudson called ‘Love You I Do.’ Frets Condon, ‘They’ll be saying, ‘He changed this, he changed that.’ I mean, that’s what I would say.’ The studio reps are betting critics and award balloters won’t sing the same lament.”
Think Progress: New Bush policy — all gays should be celibate.
Up for air: Lake monster surfaces in Argentina.
Fallwell vs. Falwell: Supreme Court declines to hear case brought by Reverend Jerry Falwell claiming that the Fallwell site, which criticizes Falwell’s views on gays and lesbians, is an infringement and could “confuse” web surfers.
Fred Phelps and his Westboro Baptist anti-gay gang of haters inspiring a reassessment of picketing laws. Shirley Phelps-Roper: “They can pass all the laws in Christendom, but they can never stop us from telling them that God is punishing them. If they interfere with our capacity to cause America to know her abominations, we have no choice, we have to sue them.”