Afternoon Delight: Tegan and Sara sing “Closer” on “The Today Show”

Good afternoon and happy Monday!

Happy birthday to Marion Cotillard, Lacey Chabert, Monica Bellucci, Fran Drescher and Kathleen Madigan!

Actress Marion Cotillard at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival
"Blood Ties" Press Conference - 2013 Toronto International Film FestivalPhoto by Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Tegan and Sara stopped by The Today Show to chat about their most recent album and perform the song “Closer.”

If you enjoy being creeped out, take a gander at the latest teaser trailers for American Horror Story: Coven. Great, now I’m scared of high heels!



Michelle Paradise (Exes & Ohs) gave two thumbs up to last night’s Breaking Bad finale.

Girls creator Lena Dunham and Mindy Kaling watched the hilarious Saturday Night Live parody of Girls together this weekend.


Here it is, just in case you missed it:

Jennifer Lawrence will make a cameo in the Dumb and Dumber sequel.

Out photographer Tasya van Ree posted the below photo on her Facebook page with the caption: “Shooting these foster kids today… Cutest things ever! @ChildrensActionNetwork #HeartGalleryLA

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Lady Gaga is making us wait for more ARTPOP.

In out writer Anita Dolce Vita‘s stellar article “You’re Too Pretty to Be Gay’ Is Not a Compliment,” Vita explains, “Both feminine and masculine, are beautiful despite what men think of them. Standards of beauty rooted in misogyny are destructive not just to lesbians but to all women (and men).” Hear, hear, sister!

Last week in a closed-door meeting, The White House celebrated “Bisexual Visibility Day.”  Maybe next year the door will be open.

Speaking of politics, CNN Film’s Hillary Clinton documentary has been shelved. But don’t fret, Hillary fans, the NBC Clinton miniseries (starring Diane Lane) is still in the works as well as the biopic Rodham.

A married California couple made headlines when the wife told her husband that she is a lesbian and he, in turn, admitted he is a transwoman. Although their marriage of 20 plus years is now over, they are still best friends. Sounds like a happy ending to me.

Tomorrow night I will be hosting Gays R Us at the Hollywood Improv (8162 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA) featuring out comics Erin Foley, Leah Dubie and Gloria Bigelow!

Tweet of the Day!

Today’s tweet comes from political comedian Kate Clinton.

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