Monthly Archives: May 2014

“The Normal Heart” is shattered by Bomer and all-star cast

Home Box Office (HBO) premiered Plan B Entertainment’s film adaptation of Larry Kramer’s 1985 off-Broadway play titled The Normal Heart.  Set against the backdrop of the early to mid 1980s, The Normal Heart is a haunting and heartbreaking story about a generation of gay men (later women) and the emergence of HIV/AIDS in the United States.  Anchored […]

Michael Sam: The Draft & “The Kiss”

NOTE:  I would like to first begin by saying that I believe the clip of Michael Sam kissing his boyfriend after being drafted into the NFL runs too long. I believe the media’s extended take and subsequent, unedited airing created an artificial feeling that some have construed as a “gay agenda” publicity stunt. Michael Sam […]

Happy Mother’s Day! I present: “The Life of Flowers”

If you’re like me, you go to Hallmark and various other places looking for that one Mother’s Day card that represents your mom.  Then, you go in search of the perfect complimentary gift, whether that be a bouquet of flowers, a trinket for her garden, or something else.  Either way, the woman you’re honoring today is your mother – so the […]

#BodyBobby Update: Becoming the “Cardio King”

It’s been way too long since the last BodyBobby update! I’ve got some news! Following my semi-successful “Olympic Challenge,” I decided it was time to make some major dietary adjustments (I’ve started counting calories again, using the My Fitness Pal app) and to start taking off the weight.  I’m focused and determined.  I won’t be […]