Afternoon Delight: “True Blood” video from Comic-Con, new album cover art from Freckles

Happy birthday to the one and only Helen Mirren, who is scantily clad in August’s Esquire magazine. What a cheeky monkey! The 66-year old Dame and Oscar winner went out of her way to personally invite us to check out the issue. How could we possibly refuse?

Happy birthday also to AfterEllen.com’s editor in chief and Stevie Nicks’ biggest fan Karman Kregloe!

If you attended Comic-Con you might have already seen the special True Blood Season 4 trailer. If you didn’t, enjoy the below video and find out what’s in store for our little Sookie and the TB cast. 

If you’re in Chicago, don’t miss queer comedian Cameron Esposito’s one-woman show, Side Mullet Nation. Esposito will be playing all by herself at 10 p.m. on August 5, 12, & 19.

Iron Chef Cat Cora stopped by the Today Show to show off her recipes for chocolate peanut butter s’mores and grilled strawberry shortcake. Yum yum!

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This Wednesday, July 27 join This Just Out’s Liz Feldman and a slew of other comedians for the Come Out Laughing Comedy Tour at The Laugh Factory in Long Beach, CA. (151 S. Pine Street) Tickets are still available for the 8 p.m. show.

This Saturday, July 30, rock star sisters Tegan and Sara will be performing at the Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI for the Newport Folk Festival. The sold out concert starts at 4:15 p.m. at the Quad Stage.

Tonight Julianne Moore (The Kids Are Alright) stops by The Late Show with David Letterman , while House’s Olivia Wilde visits The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. And on Thursday, July 28, Lady Gaga will be on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Released today on DVD is The Fish Child (El Niño Pez), from director Lucia Puenzo.

Lesbian Pic of the Day:

Out singer/songwriter and music producer Freckles has a brand new Facebook fan page! Check out the cover art for her upcoming album The Xperiment.

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