Posts tagged ‘BBC’

June 9, 2011

Handpicked News: Wingnuts Say, Abducted Lesbian Syrian Blogger, He’s HIV-Positive, “Hate Group”

by Accidental Bear


AIDS/LifeCycle Stories: Young Man Calls Mom At Rest Stop To Tell Her He’s HIV-Positive At Rest Stop 3 on the third day of the Ride, Kenny approached the embedded Press Corps, which IFD is a part of, and informed us that he was about to call his mom to tell her for the first time that he’s HIV-positive. He told me the decision came after having a lot of alone time to think about it while cycling and also the amazing community that’s been surrounding him the past few days. He invited us to film his end of the phone conversation which lead to an incredibly emotional moment on the Ride.

Wingnuts Say Indianapolis Police Will be ‘Howled at by Homosexuals’ in Force’s First Gay Pride Parade “The majority of Hoosiers and probably the majority of folks in Indianapolis if they actually went to the Gay Pride Parade and see the activities that goes on there would be shocked to see our taxpayer dollars going to have our men and women in uniform through the police and fire department march in that kind of a parade,” says Ryan McCann of The Indiana Family Institute.”

Catholic School Bans Rainbows Administrators at a Catholic high school in Canada told students they couldn’t use rainbows for an antihomophobia event last week, but the students found a clever loophole. Sixteen-year-old Leanne Iskander established an unofficial gay-straight student group at St. Joseph Catholic Secondary School in Toronto in March, according to Xtra. The school board told her the group could not use rainbows to publicize its information after the students brought in signs and posters with rainbows on them.

Perry and “Hate Group” Team Up for Rally



Summers Are Going To Get Hotter, Stanford Scientists Say The summer season has not even officially started yet in the U.S. and already people are cranking up the a/c, boxing away the sweaters, seeking out the best swimming hole, and plotting how to avoid sweat stains. It’s about to get a lot worse. A recent study conducted by Stanford University scientists has concluded that if greenhouse gas concentrations continue to increase, many regions in the world will probably experience an irreversible rise in summer temperatures within the next 20 to 60 years.

Sacha Baron Cohen As ‘The Dictator’: First EXCLUSIVE Look (PHOTO) And you thought Borat and Bruno were wild disguises. Debuting exclusively at The Huffington Post, here is the first image of Sacha Baron Cohen in his Saddam Hussein-inspired costume for his new film, “The Dictator.” About a Hussein-like dictator who gets secretly replaced by a lookalike goat herder and now must find new meaning in a life in New York City, the film is inspired by “Zabibah and the King,” a book about a benevolent dictator that was revealed to be written by Hussein himself.


April 22, 2011

Morrissey Talks to BBC (Video)

by Accidental Bear

Morrissey has 9 solo albums under his belt, and a reluctant interviewee. He started out by offering that he is “Surprised it’s (his solo career)lasted so long”. Interesting insight from the man who has guided me from child into adulthood.

“Smiths reunion will never happen!”


He admits, “Some of his earlier songs were like mating calls.

“It’s very important to me that all my songs have soft edges.”

The Very Best Of Morrissey with bonus DVD to be released 25th April; Glamorous Glue single with previously unreleased songs

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April 21, 2011

Pump Your Breaks, New AbFab Confirmed

by Accidental Bear

These drunken, sloppy dames are going to be thrilling audiences for another round. I resisted at first the peer pressure to love AbFab. But falling in love with the cruel ways in which they treat each other made me a believer. ( Hands raised in the air, AMEN!)


New Episodes of AbFab Confirmed

By Editors


Filming of new episodes of the British cult hitAbsolutely Fabulous has been confirmed by one of the stars, Joanna Lumley, according toThe Guardian.

Lumley will again play Patsy Stone opposite Jennifer Saunders as Edina Monsoon in the enduring comedy series, with three new episodes scheduled to being shooting this summer. Lumley ignited speculation about a new season last year, when she told a reporter that Saunders had written her about relaunching the series.

March 7, 2011

George Michael Owns being a HOT MESS

by Accidental Bear

Ok, I have been around the block a few times a know that it takes more than a joint to  black out while you’re driving and end up slumped over steering wheel crashed into a store front. Either that was some wack shit George smoked or he was on something much stronger and “they” are calling it cannabis.


George Michael says he was the ‘poster boy for cannabis’ and deserved to be jailed

George Michael was jailed for two months

Gay pop star George Michael has told the BBC that he deserved to be jailed for crashing his Range Rover through the door of a shop while under the influence of cannabis.

Michael was jailed for eight weeks and fined after the incident at Snappy Snaps in North London.

Michael told the Chris Evans show in an interview to be broadcast tomorrow that he is “ashamed” of the incident and is having treatment to stop his use of drugs which he says has earned him the status of “the poster boy for cannabis”.



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