Paul Lynde Halloween Special: Little Monsters, KISS, and Camp

By: Sunday October 27, 2013 5:20 pm

Shades of Lady Gaga two and half decades before Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta donned platform shoes and a meat dress. Watch Paul Lynde thanking his “Little monsters” at the close of his surreal 1976 Halloween special; it shows a throughline of queer consciousness.


FDL Movie Night: Spark: A Burning Man Story

By: Monday August 12, 2013 4:59 pm

Welcome Home!

That’s how participants in Burning Man greet each other on arrival on the “playa,” their dusty home for the week long interactive, volunteer-driven event. Theoretically, every person participates in some way — bringing their spirit, their art, their music, food, costumes, and more to Black Rock City — the temporary metropolis that forms annually in a remote Nevada desert.

FDL Movie Night: Showgirls 2: Penny’s From Heaven

By: Monday May 14, 2012 5:00 pm

I loved the original “Showgirls” for its utter Showgirls-ness delivered by screenwriter Joe Eszterhas and director Paul Verhoeven. The classy nail artistry of the heroine Nomi Malone; “Goddess” star Cristal Connors’ drawling “darlin’ ” and of course the slimy perfidy of casino hotshot Zack Carey with his utterly tacky dolphin fountain swimming pool which was the setting for one of the most ridiculous, and short, sex scenes ever.

But whatever happened to Penny, the naive stripper from Cheetah’s who took Nomi’s spot in valet/dancer Jimmy’s modern dance flop piece “Private Dancer”?

Occupy Hilo so far…

By: Thursday December 22, 2011 8:00 am

In Hilo, we are not camping (yet) but we have been holding sign wavings, rallies and other protests for well over 2 months now to raise awareness on a lot of issues. We have been meeting formally and holding General Assemblies for 7 weeks to pool our ideas and energies into direct actions. We are a small but determined and passionate bunch.

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