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Morning Dose of Testosterone: Beard, Bacon and Guns

“We roll down to Georgia and meet up with one of the biggest badasses on YouTube! FPSRussia and his arsenal of weapons joins forces with us and our copious amounts of deliciousness! WARNING: These are professionals in controlled environments. DO NOT try this at home!!” Epic Meal Time Crew [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMyPD1VKk60&w=400&h=224]

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Susana Martinez, New Mexico Governor, Visited By Bear In Santa Fe (VIDEO)

GRRR or OH SHIT? Given the many issues that politicians must face, a bear is probably not high on their list of concerns. But this past weekend, New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez was confronted by this very challenge. The Associated Press reports that surveillance video near the governor’s mansion caught a bearoverturning trash cans over the […]

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Timber! T-shirts: Only 161 Days until Christmas

the t-shirts… TIMBER! t-shirts are hand-drawn and hand-screened in a garage in California. All shirts are made in the USA. www.timberpreservationsociety.com the beginning… In early 2006, artist and six year screenprinter, Chad Eaton, drew a lumberjack line drawing and printed it on a few t-shirts for his own amusement. Friends began asking for them. Friends […]

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Cornucopia of New Bay Area Artworks: SF CA

Bay Area Now 6, the triennial exhibition at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts devoted to regional artists who work across disciplines from performance to visual art, to film and video, brought Out There toYBCA last Friday night for the show’s opening event. The 18 Bay Area-based artists or artist collectives included were chosen by YBCA curators […]

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Handpicked News: Planned Parenthood Defunded, HIV-carrier gives birth, Picket Betty Ford's Funeral, Sean Connery Nude

HIV-carrier gives birth to healthy twins A week after Hadassah University Medical Center announced the birth of its first healthy baby fathered by an HIV carrier, Rambam Medical Center reported on Monday its first two births of healthy babies, whose mother is HIV positive. The Hadassah baby was made possible by the special rinsing of semen to remove the […]

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Four Year Strong Project Greenroom Interview

It is no secret Accidental Bear’s “bromance” With Four Year Strong. Want to know more about Four Year Strong’s upcoming third full length? “The records not a punk record, it’s not a pop-punk record, it’s not a hardcore record, it’s a rock record. Listen up to Project Greenroom’s sit down with these hunk-of-burning-loves and listen to them […]

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Handpicked news Briefs: 'News Of The World' Signs Off, Dirty Dancing, Quake Hits Off Japan's Coast, Pot No Medical Use

Hidden Camera Finds Reparative Therapy at Bachmann’s Clinics New evidence has surfaced that Marcus Bachmann’s Christian counseling clinics are actually in the business of reparative therapy for gay people – a claim that he had denied.   Dirty Dancing Abe Sylvia remembers very clearly the first time he saw Dirty Debbie. The handsome 36-year-old Broadway dancer turned screenwriter-director […]

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In His Own Words: How I Went Undercover at Bachmann's Clinic

File this one under ” The Best” and “Fascination”. John Becker finds out the truth always wins. He went undercover equipped with a hidden camera and hiding any evidence that he was a proud, proactive homosexual and turned himself into 007. His findings are astounding and incriminating  for the C]christian counseling center run by Marcus Bachmann. […]

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Is Andy Warhol More Alive Now Dead Than When He Was Alive? Interview Mag Talks with Vito Giallo

(via Interview) Each new generation of New Yorkers hungers to shape the city. Andy Warhol‘s New York City: Four Walks Uptown to Downtown (The Little Bookroom) reveals how Warhol did just that; the book provides walking directions and information about some of the most important landmarks in his life. Accompanying text by Warhol expert Thomas Kiedrowski provides […]

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Handpicked News: Polygamy Next? Pentagon suspends DADT, Final Shuttle Launches

Santorum, Bachmann, sign Family Leader’s marriage vowFormer U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum and U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann have made commitments to sign pledges in support of traditional marriage sought by the Family Leader, an Iowa group that backs Christian conservative social values. Man Accused of Killing Boy He Thought Was GayA possible cult leader in North […]

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Melissa Haslam “Kigurumi”| Unveiled July 15th, 2011

On July 15, 2011 LeBasse Projects will unveil the first major solo exhibition from Australian artist Melissa Haslam. Haslam, who has shown in group shows throughout the United States, will share paintings exploring her fascination with the Kigurumi seen. Participants in Kigurumi fashion themselves as living stuffed animals, wearing what they call “disguised pajamas.” Haslam, […]

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Advocate Magazine Spotlights Artist Alexei Biryukoff: Banned for obscenity in Siberia

Banned for obscenity in Siberia, Biryukoff’s large-scale male figure paintings are like landscapes of expressive strokes and earthy color. By Christopher Harrity at Advocate.com Alexei Biryukoff was born in Kyrgyzstan, later lived in Kazakhstan, and moved to Russia in 1990, the year before the Soviet Union fell apart. Since 2011 he has been living and working […]

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Global Warming Hates The Fourth Of July

As fossil fuel pollution heats the planet, one of the casualties is the traditional celebration of the founding of the United States. The record droughts, floods, and storms fueled by global warming are causing widespread bans on fireworks and the cancellation of numerous municipal firework displays, even a celebration for our soldiers in Oklahoma: There will be no […]

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'Kiss Our American Ass' By Ted Alexandro & Hollis James Kicks Your 4th Of July Weekend Off Right

This video has everything: mustaches, cowboy hats, beer, an inexplicable wheelchair, a Ford truck, a wife gone off to war, a hardcore rap about Bin Laden, and a happy ending. Oh, and it has the word “ass,” like, a lot. Comedians Ted Alexandro and Hollis James have crafted a brilliantly obnoxious satire of American stereotypes, particularly our celebratory response […]

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NY Bar Raided During Celebration: Stonewall All Over?

In a case of poor timing, New York City’s Eagle Bar underwent a sudden police inspection Friday night just as patrons were celebrating the state’s legalization of marriage equality. Those present say representatives from the New York Police Department and three other city agencies, including the State Liquor Authority, arrived shortly after the State Senate’s […]

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Southwest Airlines pilot was suspended after Obscene Rant about Ass F**king Homosexuals and a Granny| Video

Whoopsie Daisy of the Day: A Southwest Airlines pilot was suspended without pay and ordered to attend sensitivity training after he accidentally broadcast an obscene rant concerning the lack of datable flight attendants to every airplane in the area through the Houston Center air traffic control frequency. The exchange between the pilot and his co-pilot, which took place […]

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GAY IN AMERICA: Groundbreaking, Stereotype-Shattering Photo Book Caps Extraordinary Year For Gay Americans

New York, NY, June 3, 2011 – New York City photographer Scott Pasfield and Welcome Books today announced the release of Gay In America, a groundbreaking, stereotype-shattering, unprecedented 224-page book of intimate photos and deeply personal stories from 140 gay American men. Introduced by activist Tom Kirdahy and his husband, playwright Terrence McNally, Gay In […]

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A. Bear Readers Meet Two Jasperjohns, Two Jasperjohns Meet A. Bear Readers

I will be talking with these two delightful, white pants wearing, bear talk lovin’, intellectual buckets of love juice soon for a full interview, so hold your breath because your cerebral cortex will be overly stimulated. Thanks and you’re welcome. Check these guys out on Tumblr in the mean time. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxfScRnF61I&w=460&h=249] [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doZ7Ri7c07A&w=460&h=249] ABOUT: […]

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Scooter Laforge Releases First Published Survey; “QUEER FROM ZERO TO A HUNDRED”

For the first day of summer in New York, Scooter LaForge is offering the FIRST PUBLISHED SURVEY of his work.  This book of images will feature all of the sexy trash and trashy sex that has quickly made this artist a legend.  Highlights include celebrity collaborations, paintings and some of his iconic fashions, and it will […]

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Ever Thought How Odd Your Online Life Is? Rib-tickling Funny Video

Making fun of ourselves is fun, especially when it’s clever. This Is Funny, You Should Watch It of the Day: To promote Nico Muhly’sTwo Boys — “a new opera that lifts the lid on the dangers of living our lives online” — the English National Opera sent out an actor to perform familiar Facebook and Twitter actions IRL. Unfriendilarity […]

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For those Inclined, RuPaul Will be at Amoeba San Francisco 6/11

RuPaul, the hit recording artist, television star, and author, will be signing copies of her new album, Glamazon, at Amoeba San Francisco (1855 Haight Street) this weekend on Saturday, June 11th. Purchase Glamazon at the store and receive a pass to attend this special signing event (space is limited – while they last). The CD signing begins […]

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Catholic Charities Asserts Right to Discriminate

Would it be childish to say, “Go to hell Catholic Charities?” By Andrew Harmon As one Catholic Charities official sees it, it’s simply a matter of protecting child welfare. In what may be an unprecedented lawsuit, three Illinois Catholic Charities agencies are demanding that they be exempted under state law from licensing unmarried couples. And same-sex […]

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“As We Live It” City Hall SF CA

This Is How We Do It By Tara Jepsen via www.sfweekly.com San Francisco produces such a wealth of so-called outsider art, you could quickly lose interest in who the hell the insiders are. Tonight’s opening for “As We Live It”features participants in our great city’s assistance programs, including housing, mental health, and substance abuse treatment. Using […]