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Rick Emerson "Weenie" Roast: It Was Kind of Like Oz (HBO's Prison show, not the Land of Munchkins)

"Oh, fuck, why did I agree to do THIS?"

There I was.

In front of 1,ooo-plus fans of AM-azing radio icon Rick Emerson.

A local radio talk show host, Emerson asked me a f...   More
Friday, May 16, 2008 by Byron Beck

Why It Matters: Gay Marriage in California is Bigger Than You Think.

Think the decision by the California's Supreme Court to treat same-sex marriages the same as opposite sex-sex marriages will have effects limited to California? Think again.

The basics of the decision m...   More
Friday, May 16, 2008 by Byron Beck

UPDATE (and now with Ellen's big "announcement!" as well as Thalia Zepatos comments) Gay marriage ban overturned by Calif. Supreme Court.

The California Supreme Court has determined that the state's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional.

With the ruling, California becomes the second state to allow same-sex couples to legally wed.

Will be piping on this later today.

Just rec...   More
Thursday, May 15, 2008 by Byron Beck

Coming Out For Sho

Just because you’re gay doesn’t mean you have to vote for the gay guy. Who knew?

Queer Window
Ever since Sam Adams first ran for office, I’ve written I’d vote for him because this is identity politics, pure and simple. But for some of my gay brothers, it’s not that simple.Tak ...   More
Wednesday, May 14, 2008 Byron Beck

UPDATED with Super Spoiler: We know where Amazing Race 13 is ending in Portland!

SUPER-SPOILER ALERT, Wednesday 8 pm: We know where the end of the Race is filming its finish in Portland! We hear the cops have the access road all blocked off.

• If you don't want to know where TAR13 is filming, close this post now.
• If you do want to know, click here.
Tuesday, May 13, 2008 by Byron Beck

UPDATED: It's "Official"—PK & The Playhouse moving to 107.5

Just heard word from the "man" himself.

Jammin 95.5's "The Playhouse" is moving to 107.5, so says P.K., ringleader for the popular morning drive-time show that's last day at at their flagship station will be Monday, May 12.
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Friday, May 9, 2008 by Byron Beck

TWATCH 2008: The "Anti-Twilight Moms" Song, Stephenie Meyer's PDX book signing sold out, Big TM B-Day.

Welcome back to" TWATCH 2008," where we try to keep you updated on the doings revolving the upcoming release of the Twilight movie.

On April 16th (before this "controversial" article appeared in <...   More
Friday, May 9, 2008 by Byron Beck

Well, this sucks: Robyn's appearance in Portland postponed due to Baba Wawa's The View

Celeste emailed this to me.
Then I talked to the publicist who confirmed it.
The much anticipated    More
Wednesday, May 7, 2008 by Byron Beck

WELCOME TO TWATCH 2008: Gnashing our Teeth over a Teen Vampire Flick

Who knew Twilight would be such a big deal?

Well, frankly WW did. Just look at what happened with this story.

Th...   More
Wednesday, May 7, 2008 by Byron Beck

Robyn: (Gay)Boy Wonder

Sweet Swede pop sensation lands in PDX.

Queer Window
Two female, Euro-based pop stars “dropped” their latest albums on U.S. soil last Tuesday. The first, Hard Candy, is by a 49-year-old that goes by the name of Madonna. You may have heard of ...   More
Wednesday, May 7, 2008 Byron Beck
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