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Days of Summer Calendar

Days of Summer Calendar

August 27: Admit it, youve read The Nanny Diaries, (even if it was tucked into a copy of The Economist on the train ride to work), and youve wanted to make Scarlett Johansson your best gal pal since Ghost World. If you havent already checked out the big-screen adaptation of Emma Mclaughin and Nicola Krauss New York society romp, then see it today. Even if you wouldnt stoop so low as to read the novel, youll go ga-ga for the toddler-toting protagonists love interest, Chris Evans.

August 28: Get back to nature and get rid of those unsightly tan lines by attending Daddy 2007, the 10th Annual Clothing-Optional Gathering at Camp Ramblewood in Maryland, hosted by Daddy magazine. Always remember that you can dodge any unwelcome advances from a bear (human or otherwise) by scaling a nearby tree. Get the details here.

August 29: Say water sports for the first time without giggling at Splash, Alyson Adventuress weeklong rafting trip for gay men through the Grand Canyon. With swimming and hiking added to the deal, experience one of the worlds greatest wonders in a way you never have before. For more information, check out AlysonAdventures.com.

August 30: If youve always wanted to go to Mardi Gras but were afraid of all those boobies, dont worry. Head down to Southern Decadence, New Orleanss Gay Mardi Gras, with porntrepreneur hostess Chi Chi LaRue. While youre there, give the relief workers some aid. Itll help you atone for your night of Southern debauchery. SouthernDecadence.net has the naughty details.

August 31: Will Ferrell, Jon Heder, and straight America have taken male-male figure skating away from us. Our only option is to take hockey away from them. Chill out at the Coors Cup, an all-gay hockey tournament at the Ice Centre in Westminster, Colo. For more details, log on to CoorsCup.com.

September 1: VHS or Beta? Frankly, wed choose NetFlix, but the Kentucky dance-rock trio who sport this moniker have released their third album, Bring on the Comets, a hook-soaked record of chunky guitar riffs, danceable disco grooves, and anthemic choruses. We look forward to the bands promised underground remixes of the apocalyptic, New Orderlike track Burn It All Down.

September 2: Bless the bigwigs at HBO for renewing two of our favorite series, slick sausage-fest Entourage and quirky musicomedy Flight of the Conchords, for next season. In the meantime, catch the shows season finales. Yeah, all the dudes are heteros (ostensibly), but we still cant get that delightful Conchords scene in which Jemaine sings about spooning his band mate, Bret, out of our heads.

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