Bill Hader to Host Saturday Night Live

...And five other things you need to know today.

The Fifth No�

If you find yourself in New York City this weekend'or if you're just another Big Apple'based, world-weary, anti-Santa …

By Jason Lamphier

All Hail James Purefoy

When in Rome, James Purefoy has a rule. He is quite prepared to do as the Romans did, but only if the story demands it. …

By Alastair McKay

Best Gay Joke Ever?

In our A to Z Guide to Health and Longevity in our January issue, we noted that gay men, like other minorities, have …

By Editors

Rome vs. Greece

Sure, the ancient Greeks and Romans gave us the pillars of Western civilization: democracy, theater, and the bathhouse. …

By Bob Smith

Wicked Awesome!

We always knew Ana Gasteyer was hilarious. After all, she spent six seasons on Saturday Night Live making us laugh with …

By Jeffrey Epstein

City That Does Not Sleep

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By Cass Bird

Gay Life and Culture: A World History

Any self-respecting queer knows about the rampant homoeroticism in ancient Rome and Greece, but the ambitious tome Gay …

By Jason Lamphier

First Exclusive

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By Peter Di Maso


A glorious dance ends as soon as the curtain has descended to the stage. But in Move (powerHouse, $50) photographer …

By Editors

Exclusive: Daytime Television�s Newest Queer Character

How will soapland's fabled Pine Valley handle the addition of a transgender woman to its community? We'll soon find out …

By Christine Champagne


Influenced at a very impressionable age by iconic purveyors of masculinity and sex, Tom of Finland and Colt magazine, …

By Editors

Party Poopers

It's been a big autumn for Ed Droste of Brooklyn, N.Y.'based band Grizzly Bear and Owen Pallett of Toronto's Final …

By Editors

Cable Guys

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By Mark Veltman

All New iMix: Pop Tops

Fresh ‘N’ TastyThese new tracks include a bit of everything from blues to dance music, and from holiday …

By Editors

The Hair Down There

Not like I have been sleeping around or looking at a lot of Internet porn or anything, but what is up with the trend of …

By Mike Albo

�It� Girl

She was the toast of New York City, yet few people knew Edie Sedgwick well. 'She was Icarus: She went right up to the …

By Matthew Breen