Ben Whishaw to Star in Gay Spy Drama

...And five other things you should know today.

Prop 8 stands

I know we're supposed to keep this place lighthearted and snarky at all times, but I'm having a hard time …

By Noah Michelson

School's Out 4-Ever

It's that time of year again -- at least for the certain segment of the population born roughly (brace yourself) …

By Jessanne Collins

The Sporno Files: From Quarterback to Beach Boy

If you haven't been paying attention to the latest crop of NFL draft picks, now might be a good time to start. …

By Jessanne Collins

Who Is Amanda Leigh?

At barely 25-years-old, Mandy Moore has done more than most of us will do by the age of 60. The industrious singer began …

By Noah Michelson

Being in love trumps being a mayor any day

J.W. Lown, the mayor of San Angelo in West Texas, has left his position to follow his heart -- and his partner -- to …

By Noah Michelson

Vanessa Williams on Miss California Carrie Prejean: "Who cares?"

"I’m surprised at how much this story has gone on and on. My personal opinion is really, 'Who cares?' She’s …

By Noah Michelson

Rapper-Diva Relationships Overload Our Cute-Craving Hearts

The only thing more thrilling than a story involving a cute animal is a story involving two cute animals, of entirely …

By Jessanne Collins

The Real Thing

When it comes to talent, Vanessa Williams is a multi-threat. She was the first African-American Miss America, she's …

By Dustin Fitzharris

Bethenny Frankel is our kind of Housewife

"People are always saying that to me but when you're confronted with crazy you just get calm. I mean, I'm …

By Noah Michelson

American Idol: Upset 2009

Ray Mickshaw/FOX …

By Noah Michelson

Idol: Our "Cultural Proxy War"?

The Daily Beast has an interesting analysis of last night's American Idol results. In this great piece, the …

By Matt Vella

St. Vincent takes to the road

By Noah Michelson

Simon vs. Simon

Loosely based on Simon Doonan's memoir of the same name, Beautiful People became an instant hit the moment it began …

By Derek de Koff