Afternoon Delight: Updates from Comic-Con, “Glee” spoilers and Susan Sarandon on HBO

 
 

A lot of epic stuff went down at Comic-Con (check out Morning Brew for all of the lezzie/bi shenanigans), but the most heroic thing to happen all weekend was a counter-protest by fanboys and fangirls against those fools from Westboro Church. Fred Phelps & Co. were torn out of the frame because comic book readers spend too much time idolizing Batman. Their response? "God Hates Nerds" signs. The nerd response? "Superman Died For Your Sins" and "God Loves Gay Robin" signs.

Heroes 1, Haters 0.

Need more Glee spoilers? Check out Michael Ausiello’s interview with the cast at Comic-Con.

In other awesome news, I just took my What a Girl Wants DVD out of the vault and gently removed the "You can have this movie when you pry it from my cold, dead hands" Post-it note — because guess what? Amanda Bynes has un-retired from acting!

Maybe you were apathetic when she Tweeted her retirement plans last month, but I had a full-blown tantrum yesterday when Hairspray came on USA. Like, I couldn’t even enjoy Allison Janney is how bad it was. But Bynes is back and the world is right and She’s the Man will be playing at my house all week. (Bring your own popcorn.)

Remember Dannielle who won the NewNowNext award for her hilarious Tumblr Lesbians Who Look Like Justin Bieber? Well, she is one of five finalists in MTV’s TJ (Twitter Jockey) contest! If you want to help her win, tune into MTV on August 8th so you can text your vote. In the meantime, check out Dannielle’s other blog, Everyone Is Gay.

Are you a fan of Logo’s The Big Gay Sketch Show? Of course you are; it’s flipping hilarious. Well, if you’re in Santa Monica next Monday, you can catch Nicol Paone and her fellow cast members on The Big Gay Tour at Celebration Theater. Tickets are only $15 online!

Oscar-winner Kathryn Bigelow‘s new HBO project The Miraculous Year just landed another superstar. Susan Sarandon has joined the cast as "Patty Atwood, the director/choreographer of the play-within-the-show."

Trish mentioned in Brew this morning that Emily Deschanel and Zooey Deschanel are playing gay this year, and when she made her Afternoon Delight hottie request, Colleen mentioned that two is always better than one. So, here you go!

 
 

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