1. There’s a lot of chatter about a verdict in the Prop 8 trial — namely, that it’s coming very soon. As in, maybe today. That could be speculation, but don’t be surprised. Assuming things go as I think they’ll go, and as many others think they’ll go, that would be a nice way to start the weekend.
2. Those Ke$ha dancing soldiers? (The Israeli ones?) They’ve been ordered to make an anti-dancing video. Frankly, I’d prefer they make an anti-Ke$ha video or at least put the Mossad on her skank ass, but then, I haven’t had quite enough coffee this morning.
3. Like most of my gay brethren, I enjoy porn now and then (translation: daily). But Bel Ami films have never been my thing, mostly because younger guys don’t do much (translation: anything) for me. But Matthew Rettenmund’s interview with George Duroy, the company’s founder is…interesting. I like stories about people who operate on the edges, and he’s done a good bit of that. However, Duroy seems completely clueless about condom use, and his comments in support of bareback films are irresponsible and outrageous. And he still wonders why the mainstream gay media won’t give him editorial coverage?
4. It’s funny, the way the world keeps shrinking. For months, I’ve seen the pic below making the rounds on Tumblr. Recently I learned that it was created (in part) by a friend from a former life (by which I mean 15 years ago), Adrain Chesser, who now lives in Seattle and makes photographic loveliness with the equally talented, equally lovely Steven Miller. Small, small, small.