(If you enjoy reading this and have some change to spare, consider donating to India’s ongoing Covid-19 crisis. A curated list of fundraisers can be found here, and another list spotlighting small grassroots organizations doing good work can be found here.) -Ed. note: Transcript has been (lightly!) edited for clarity. INTRODUCTION TO TMWBIP3 Alex: [plays … Continue reading Tobias Menzies Will Be In Paddington 3
How to Find A Rabbit: A Niche Interview With John Paul Brammer, the Author of ¡Hola Papi!
This article contains homophobic slurs and references to suicide. ¡Hola Papi! was an accident. “It had to be an accident,” says John Paul Brammer, “or I would have taken it too seriously and bunged it up.” When Brammer launched the advice column in 2017 for Into, Grindr’s editorial venture, he wasn’t planning on a phenomenon. … Continue reading How to Find A Rabbit: A Niche Interview With John Paul Brammer, the Author of ¡Hola Papi!
20 Men Whose Bad Hairlines You Haven’t Noticed Due To What I Suspect Is A Multi-Level Government Conspiracy
Reader, I come to you now from inside a dark and damp cave. For years I’ve bided my time, collected my data, risked my neck… All while you have been out galavanting in the world, getting gay married with a legal weed wedding registry and inventing new yoga moves in what I assume you now … Continue reading 20 Men Whose Bad Hairlines You Haven’t Noticed Due To What I Suspect Is A Multi-Level Government Conspiracy
So You Want To Know Who From Classic TV Was Gay?
If you're like me - and you're almost certainly not - you like to dunk your buttered toast in hot chocolate and you think socks should be a legal requirement in public spaces. More relevantly though, you'll also have childhood memories of being up late at night with your hair in sponge curlers, a fire … Continue reading So You Want To Know Who From Classic TV Was Gay?
A Niche Interview With Stuart Little: 5 Facts You Didn’t Know From His Instagram
We all know the story: from the shy little mouse adopted into a home with two loving dads, to the Instagram sensation he is today. Stuart Wilson-House Little has been called a tastemaker, a taste-breaker, and a cultural icon. And he turned down an interview with an unnamed fashion icon (who either is or is … Continue reading A Niche Interview With Stuart Little: 5 Facts You Didn’t Know From His Instagram
Phantom Thread (2017 dir. Paul Thomas Anderson) is a Rom-Com: A Scientific Proof
Last night, months after the rest of you gays, I finally watched Phantom Thread and let me tell you it had everything I was promised; painful levels of repression, sub-textual pegging realized via poison, Daniel Day-Lewis's sexy fucked up thumbs, Vicky Krieps being iconic in every single shot. I'm in love. It was also definitely … Continue reading Phantom Thread (2017 dir. Paul Thomas Anderson) is a Rom-Com: A Scientific Proof
How I Stole Mitt Romney’s Jacket, and You Can Too
In 2012 - or some year similar to that - Mitt Romney approached me, shook my hand with moderate firmness, and asked me why I was standing in his driveway. He did not question the Jedi robes I was wearing at the time, nor did he flinch when my lightsaber went off later on in … Continue reading How I Stole Mitt Romney’s Jacket, and You Can Too
Set-Ups to 32 Jokes About William Shatner
I've been devoting a good amount of headspace recently to mid-20th century beloved gay icon William Shatner, most notable for his kind, liquid eyes and for recording the audiobook version of his book Spirit of the Horse: A Celebration in Fact and Fable in 2016. Shatner is compelling enough to think on just as an abstract concept--obviously. … Continue reading Set-Ups to 32 Jokes About William Shatner
I Am Angels in America (And So Can You!) : A Niche Quiz
Greetings Niche Nation, and welcome back to our ongoing quiz series/hyperfixation dumping ground. Once again, we're here to test your wits and ask the question on everyone's mind: is this a quote from that one gay play we're all weirdly obsessed with, Angels in America, or from Emmy Award winning satirical series The Colbert Report? Confused? Keep … Continue reading I Am Angels in America (And So Can You!) : A Niche Quiz
How to Succeed in Comedy Without Your Pants On: The Louis C.K. Method
Like anyone with a bad childhood and worse posture, I like to think of myself as an aspiring comedian. Accordingly, I try to model my own maladaptive public displays on those of the industry legends— legends such as Louis C.K. After all, who could be a better inspiration than Mr. C.K.? The man is a stand … Continue reading How to Succeed in Comedy Without Your Pants On: The Louis C.K. Method