News: Gendered Toys, Lindsay Lohan’s Prison and Education, Texas Style

Posted on 25 Sep 2010 at 1:44am

6a00d8341c730253ef0134879fb980970c-800wi McDonald's makes clear distinction between "boy toys" and "girl toys." Sorry for the inconvenience. 

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6a00d8341c730253ef0134879fb980970c-800wi Chris Evans wpre plastic feet on the Captain America set. That's not where my eyes are going.

6a00d8341c730253ef0134879fb980970c-800wi Although I don't recall particularly enjoying the first two Bill and Ted movies, I am surprisingly excited to hear there will be a third installment of the Keanu Reeves-starring buddy adventure franchise.

6a00d8341c730253ef0134879fb980970c-800wi What are you doing this weekend? If you live in San Francisco or New York, perhaps you should check out Howl, the Allen Ginsberg biopic starring James Franco; it opens in those cities today. Sorry, rest of America.

6a00d8341c730253ef0134879fb980970c-800wi Is The Situation a straight man trapped in a gay man's body? Michael Musto seems to think so.

6a00d8341c730253ef0134879fb980970c-800wi Partisan politics is getting ugly: Harry Reid and Sharron Angle supporters turned to fisticuffs at a candidate forum today.

6a00d8341c730253ef0134879fb980970c-800wi Lindsay Lohan's back in jail after failing a drug test. Should we feel bad for her clear dependence, or feel contempt over her disregard for the law?

6a00d8341c730253ef0134879fb980970c-800wi NBC Universal chief executive Jeff Zucker announced today that he's leaving the company after Comcast officially takes the reins. Comcast chief operating officer, Steve Burke, agreed on that timing, said Zucker: "He made it clear that they wanted to move on at the close of the deal and I was completely comfortable with that.”

6a00d8341c730253ef0134879fb980970c-800wi The Texas Board of Education today approval a resolution warning text book makers to avoid an alleged "gross pro-Islamic, anti-Christian" bias.

6a00d8341c730253ef0134879fb980970c-800wi Your brain on art.

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6a00d8341c730253ef0134879fb980970c-800wi Shepard Fairey, the artist who created the world's most famous Obama poster, says he has given up on the president's ability to make progressive change on matters like health care and lobbying restrictions: "Obama was the delivery device in theory. Now, I realize that he maybe is
not the correct delivery device, and I'll just deal with those issues
separately."

6a00d8341c730253ef0134879fb980970c-800wi "I explained we're a family-run business, we have two young, impressionable daughters and we thought maybe it was best not to do that," said Indianapolis baker David Stockton about why his establishment refused to sell local students cupcakes for National Coming Out Day, which is coming up on October 11.

6a00d8341c730253ef0134879fb980970c-800wi Kathy Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb wisely suggested guest co-host Michaele Salahi not appear in Playboy.

6a00d8341c730253ef0134879fb980970c-800wi There goes another one: devastatingly handsome Inception actor Tom Hardy and his girlfriend Charlotte O'Reilly are engaged.

6a00d8341c730253ef0134879fb980970c-800wi The LGBT-inclusive Indiana Youth Group has filed a lawsuit against the state's Bureau of Motor Vehicles for refusing a gay-friendly vanity plate that would raise money for the group. The BMV says the group does not prove it's mission has an "uncommon level of statewide distinction and benefit."

6a00d8341c730253ef0134879fb980970c-800wi Claire Danes looked stunning at a celebration of Spanish language women's magazine Vanidades' 50th Anniversary last night.

6a00d8341c730253ef0134879fb980970c-800wi Andrew Sullivan offers his take on the Libertarian Party's seduction of gay voters.

6a00d8341c730253ef0134879fb980970c-800wi Without further ado, Barry Manilow's "Mandy."


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