VIDEO: Rising stars
Jan 01 2013 | This was probably an artistic match written in the stars eons ago: Tilda Swinton and David Bowie.
"The Stars (Are Out Tonight)" is the second video released from David Bowie's new album, The Next Day. The song is great, and the music video is bizarre, quirky and surprisingly sexy. L
VIDEO: Let's have a Holy SeeSee
Jan 01 2013 | With evil pope and Emperor Palpatine look-alike Benedict XVI saying, "Auf Wiedersehen," it leaves many of us wondering how the cardinals in Rome go about picking a new pope.
Luckily, America's best Christian, Betty Bowers, who previously taught us the values of traditional marriage,
Jan 01 2013 | American game developer EA Games's motto is "Challenge everything," which is appropriate, given that the company is hosting an event focusing on queer issues in the gaming industry.
Over the years, EA Games has offered games with same-sex romances and gay, bi and lesbian characters,
No butts about it
Jan 01 2013 |
Live-tweeting adds an exciting element to things like court proceedings, political sessions, concerts, performances and more, giving them a level of transparency and accessibility. You can enjoy so many experiences, even if you're not there, in real time.
Like having a vibrating dildo ex
The Vatican: putting the glory in glory holes
Jan 01 2013 | Let's be fair to this cardinal. Ancient Rome is famous for its bathhouses, so maybe when they read the real-estate description, they pictured an ancient imperial bathing complex. An understandable mistake.
A fresh Vatican scandal finds Cardinal Ivan Dias, a day ahead of his joining the concla
VIDEO: More than a friend
Jan 01 2013 | The kind of movie that has the premise of "social warfare breaks out in a suburban high school when the three clique queens who rule the shool compete for this year's must-have teen girl accessory -- the GBF (or gay best friend)" could be really offensive, asinine or hilarious. Luckily
VIDEO: Poor little princess
Jan 01 2013 | Reasons this video is amazing:
1. Incredibly clever, very dark humoured and insanely well-performed parody of Disney songs breaking down the Disney princesses' not-so-happy endings.
2. Those cheekbones . . . unf . . .
I don't know if Jon "Paint" Cozart, an adorable, tal
VIDEO: A kiss with a fist
Jan 01 2013 | Two songwriters were darkly inspired by Eva Boyd's story of abuse from her partner. The singer, famous especially for singing "The Loco-Motion," was being beaten regularly by her boyfriend at the time and explained that his actions were motivated by love, sentiments echoed in the
My Fab story
Jan 01 2013 | I grew up in a small town on the East Coast, and until I was 15 or 16 I didn't even know being gay was an option. I was completely fascinated and terrified when a cousin talked to me about his feelings for other guys. That's not necessarily a unique experience; many of us who grow up outside
Fab issue #466 is all about NYE
Dec 31 2012 |
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Fab #466 is all about the big night . . .and then some! Treat it as your ultimate guide to gay New Year's parties in the city, with Rolyn's Mayan-themed must-attend list and our extensive listings.
Also in the issue, Scott Dagostino's hilarious "Qu
Big tin heart
Dec 30 2012 | "I played the audition very seriously and they, a panel of 15, but not Sir Lloyd Webber, stopped me to say, ‘Remember, he’s all heart,’” says Mike Jackson, who plays the coveted part of the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz. It was a complete change of motivation for Jackson,
Dec 27 2012 | “Our best-selling cupcake is our red velvet. It was recently featured on CNN Travel as one of Toronto’s seven tastiest treats, and they were also specially requested for The Hunger Games premiere,” boasts Dlish Cupcakes owner Verge Manuel.
Dlish — which Queer Eye’s C
BJs for DJs
Dec 26 2012 | “I emerged from the womb, most likely, with headphones on,” says Craig Dominic, who is celebrating his fifth anniversary as a Toronto DJ. The party will take place on the same date and in the same location as his debut: “It’s where I started five years ago to the exact day .
Damn good music
Dec 22 2012 | Over the past year, up-and-coming Swedish group Icona Pop has latched on to just about every genre you can think of, from synth-pop to punk rock and everything in between. Luckily for band members Aino Jawo and Caroline Hjelt, the only label requirement was that they make "damn good music."
How to be a heartbreaker
Dec 21 2012 | If there was a course in heartbeaking, Marina, of Marina and the Diamonds, would be the professor. Leading up to our interview, I'd never been so excited to go to class. The Welsh singer's breakout pop hit "How To Be a Heartbreaker" and its amazingly homoerotic video, from her soph
Dec 21 2012 | Thanks to the fine folks at Brilliantine here in Toronto, we'll be staying a little warmer this holiday season.
No, they will not be coming over to cuddle, but they have provided this cute mix for all of us to download FREE!
Merry merry merry, everybody!
More Brilliantine stuff at their
Big tin heart
Dec 20 2012 |
“I played the audition very seriously and they, a panel of 15, but not Sir Lloyd Webber, stopped me to say, ‘Remember, he’s all heart,’” says Mike Jackson, who plays the coveted part of the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz. It was a complete change of motivation for Jacks
The real world heightened
Dec 18 2012 | For anyone who has seen Rent, which is just about everyone, it’s impossible not to have the melody of “Without You” pop to mind at the sight of the poster for Anthony Rapp’s one-man musical-theatre memoir, also called Without You. “It’s the song I sang at my mom&r
Next gay theatre review: Love Train
Dec 17 2012 | "They should have a shuttle," admits Troy Adams, who is performing in Love Train at Stage West Mississauga.
It is a shame that many downtowners will not get a chance to enjoy this revue simply because of its location. The cast members pour their hearts out and the quality of the staging
Holiday queer on screen
Dec 17 2012 | Sometimes the holidays means suffering through having traditional family values shoved down our throats at every possible opportunity. Despite the overwhelming amount of camp décor and traditions that come with the season, sometimes it feels like us queer folk don't have a visible place i