Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2019-09-18
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor

  WINDY CITY TIMES

Billy Masters
by Billy Masters
2019-02-13

facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email


"I don't know why. I just ... I always feel like I know him. I mean, maybe I have a little crush on him."—Carrie Ann Inaba on David Muir. OK, which of us is gonna tell her?

If I could have one gift for my birthday, it would be the Churro Donut from AMPM gas station. Doesn't that sound like a bit of heaven? A churro and a donut? They make them overnight ( yes, I recognize I am salivating over a food product cooked in a gas station ) and, in the morning, they go like hotcakes. Here's the problem—I am rarely awake before noon. And by noon, they are sold out. I thought I came up with a perfect plan—to buy one before I fell asleep at 4 a.m. But they weren't ready yet! If someone could figure out how I could have a fresh Churro Donut, that would be the best 50th birthday gift ever.

With all the talk last week about David Pecker running photos of Jeff Bezos' penis, few have mentioned the connection with Ronan Farrow. To recap, the Amazon founder claims that AMI, the parent company of The National Enquirer ( published by Pecker ), was trying to get him to refute his assertions that its expose of his romantic affair was politically motivated. He says that's why Pecker threatened to publicly publish pics of Bezos' pubics. Allegedly, Trump has Pecker in his pocket and has been using AMI to take down Bezos and his publication, The Washington Post. Did you follow that?

Into this mess walks our very own Ronan Satchel Farrow Sinatra Allen O'Sullivan. He tweeted that The National Enquirer made a similar threat against him: "I and at least one other prominent journalist involved in breaking stories about the National Enquirer's arrangement with Trump fielded similar 'stop digging or we'll ruin you' blackmail efforts from AMI. ( I did not engage as I don't cut deals with subjects of ongoing reporting. )" So, the question remains—does The Enquirer have pics of Ronan's rod?

Meanwhile across the pond, a gay porn star was fined 1,000 pounds for filming a gay threesome on a London subway car. George Mason, known to his fans as Hung Young Brit, shot the video with his boyfriend and an unidentified third man. The encounter took place on the Northern Line between Leicester Square and Waterloo stations. On that particular day, the entire journey took three minutes, including two stops. Perhaps they simply wanted to document the efficiency of the London Underground. The clip was shot in July 2017, but he didn't post it until February 2018—and that's when the problems started. A gay man saw the video online and reported it to the police. What's interesting to me is that the clip clearly shows other people on the subway train. And yet none of them reported it. Just another day on the Tube.

It is entirely possible that more people saw the video of this London subway threeway than Fox's non-live Rent. Rent was the least watched live-ish musical in recent history. To put it in perspective, The Sound of Music, with Carrie Underwood, brought in SIX TIMES the viewership! People are using these statistics to explain why NBC has cancelled plans for Hair: Live! But, I would argue that NBC never had any intention of airing "Hair," live or otherwise. It was a no-win situation—if they did the musical as written, they would be bombarded by complaints and protests about the nudity and the content. If they censored it, they would be blasted by everyone else. Officially, the peacock network says, "We need titles that have a wide appeal and we're in the process of acquiring the rights to a couple of new shows that we're really excited about." That makes one of us.

Speaking of musicals, we still may get a remake of Gypsy. As you'll recall, Barbra Streisand's long-planned turn as Mama Rose stalled at the station. But Gypsy is once again in development. Amy Sherman-Palladino, creator of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, is now in talks to direct the remake. Although Babs is no longer in the running, a new name has been floated—Melissa McCarthy. What's interesting about that is the first time we heard of her singing was when she recorded a duet of "Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better"... with Streisand! Prophetic words, indeed.

Our "Ask Billy" question comes from Wade in Fort Lauderdale: "When is this new movie with Jake Gyllenhaal coming out? I keep seeing previews for it and Jake's naked. But I don't see it playing anywhere."

It's already out—on Netflix. Since the film is about the art world, one review was titled, "Jake Gyllenhaal's Naked Body is the Greatest Work of Art in 'Velvet Buzzsaw'". And I concur—except for Jake's unfortunate bangs. Yes, there is a good amount of nudity. Although he isn't actually full frontal, he is certainly full backal. And he's in good company. One of his love interests is played by retired basketball player Sedale Threatt Jr. Yes, he's a he—and a mighty hot he who gives at least a hint of everything ... as you'll see on BillyMasters.com .

When Pecker has a peck of prick pics to publish in public, it's time to end yet another column. Well, it's finally here: 50. And as I celebrate being half a century old, I am reminded of something my pal Belinda Carlisle said when she turned 50. She talked about wanting to retire from The Go-Go's: "I know I don't want to be doing it when I'm in my mid-fifties. I'd like to end it on a high note, with a little dignity." So who knows how much longer I'll be writing—although I hasten to add that Babe performed with The Go-Go's this past summer on the eve of her 60th birthday. So, perhaps I ain't going anywhere. But, for the time being, you can grab some sizzling hot dish on BillyMasters.com—the site that doesn't look its age. If you have a question, email Billy@BillyMasters.com and I promise to get back to you before I eat my weight in Churro Donuts! Until next time, remember: One man's filth is another man's bible.


facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email





Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

Billy Masters 2019-09-18 - "Also, it's just nice to have toasted nuts."—Sexy Great British Bake Off contestant, David, who is an international health adviser and dabbles in ...


Gay News

Billy Masters 2019-09-04 - "Maybe at a show you can have a moment of knowing that you're not alone. I'm aware that as a white male, I ...


Gay News

Billy Masters 2019-08-20 - "I don't know if you noticed or not, but there's a bit of an age difference between the two of us. But on ...


Gay News

Billy Masters 2019-08-07 - "But at the same time, my God, if you're 3 years old and you're saying you're feeling a certain way, or you think ...


Gay News

Billy Masters 2019-07-24 - "I have had sex—and Jesus still loves me. And with how you feel, me fucking in a windmill, you probably want to leave. ...


Gay News

Rupaul's Drag Race and Billy Porter among Emmy nominees 2019-07-17 - RuPaul's Drag Race was among the television programs the Television Academy announced as having earned Emmy nominations for 2019, according to the Academy's ...


Gay News

Billy Masters 2019-07-10 - "Do you know what? I've been giving that some thought recently because a couple of other parents said that to me as well. ...


Gay News

THEATER Sean Masterson's Timeless Magic 2019-07-04 - Playwright: Sean Masterson At: Chicago Magic Lounge, 5050 N. Clark, Chicago. Tickets: https://www.chicagomagiclounge.com/ . Runs through: Oct 2 How ...


Gay News

Billy Masters 2019-06-26 - "What? Really?"—Renée Zellweger's reaction to learning she's a gay icon. Ironically, I had the same reaction when I heard this news! Renée added, ...


Gay News

SHOWBIZ Ryan Murphy, Billy Porter, Boy George, 'Queer Eye' 2019-06-25 - Ryan Murphy will direct and produce the feature adaptation of the Tony-nominated stage musical The Prom and has secured a cast that puts ...


 



Copyright © 2019 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.