Cassie Nova • 04-17-15

Posted on 17 Apr 2015 at 7:45am

Springing into allergy season Happy spring, everybody. Yes, spring has sprung and the flowers are a-bloomin’, the bees are a-buzzin’ and I am a-sneezin’. As with many Texans, this time of year kicks my ass. Breathing in all this flower jiz is no bueno. My poor blue Jeep looks green covered in all this yellow [...]

Horns & belles

Posted on 17 Apr 2015 at 7:40am

EXCLUSIVE! Dixie Longate will launch new show in FW this fall Dixie Longate — drag alter ego of comedian Kris Andersson, who we profiled a week ago — never matriculated at an Ivy League university. The Tupperware-hawking, ex-con chatterbox from Mobile, Ala. has, however, earned more than her fair share of horse sense while attending [...]

Forever changed

Posted on 17 Apr 2015 at 7:35am

BMW’s i8 is sex on wheels CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer During a photo shoot, parked at Redondo Beach near L.A., it took the folks at BMW almost two hours to shoot five minutes of usable video. It wasn’t because the team was incompetent — it was just that people just kept coming up, snapping [...]

Play memory

Posted on 17 Apr 2015 at 7:30am

2 gay memoirs approach honesty with varying degrees of commitment Frank by Barney Frank (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2105); $28; 387 pp. From the time he was 10 years old, Barney Frank was fascinated by politics. By 14, he understood two things: “I was attracted to the idea of serving in government and I was [...]

Wily Capote

Posted on 17 Apr 2015 at 7:25am

A journo seeking redemption finds intrigue in ‘True Story’ ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor Admit it: If I told you Jonah Hill and James Franco were starring in a movie about a prisoner who steals the identity of a journalist, you’d assume it was written by Seth Rogen, directed by Judd Apatow and contained [...]

G-A-Y in the USA

Posted on 17 Apr 2015 at 7:20am

Gay-interest films at the USA Film Festival There’s a tremendous amount of gay-interest programming during the five days of the 45th Annual USA Film Festival. Here are some of the highlights. Dior and I (documentary). When Raf Simons was selected to head the creative team at the iconic couture brand Christian Dior, the fashion world [...]

Best Bests • 04-17-15

Posted on 16 Apr 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 04.17 Del Shores gets Sordid again! It has become a wonderfully dishy Dallas tradition: Del Shores, Texas’ gay Hollywood raconteur, descends on the Rose Room with his catalogue of hilarious adventures in showbiz, from the hate mail he receives to the actors he hates to the sex he has … and make a DVD [...]

Billy Masters • 04-10-15

Posted on 10 Apr 2015 at 7:25am

Jarec Wentworth pulls a boner; Jussie Smollett shows one! The big story I’ve been researching for a few weeks is about a gay porn star who was blackmailing a former client. The porn boy in question is Teofil Brank, who films as Jarec Wentworth, pictured. Allegedly, Brank was threatening to disclose damaging information about his [...]

Freeze frame

Posted on 10 Apr 2015 at 7:20am

Superstar gay wedding photographer Steph Grant shares her ideas on filling your special day filled with a lifetime of memories A full-time freelancer since 2010, Steph Grant ( is perhaps Dallas’ most prominent LGBT wedding photographer. Her work has been featured in Curve magazine, the Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan and Buzzfeed, among others. She happily travels [...]

Cassie Nova

Posted on 03 Apr 2015 at 7:30am

A reminder of the power of kindness Howdy, everybody. It recently occurred to me how different it must be to be a very young gay person now, compared to how it was when I was kid. The everyday normalcy of seeing gays and lesbians on TV shows, movies and books is so different from when [...]