Brian Moylan

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2014

    10 Ideas Under $10 for Your Week: Victrola Burlesque and "Be Fabulous" at Steven Kasher Gallery

    This week we're adding a bit of fabulousness to your agenda. Partake in a night of Queeraoke (yes, that's exactly what it sounds like), party like a supermodel at Steven Kasher Gallery, and catch rousing dance performances by the lovely ladies of Victrola Burlesque. You're welcome.

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    The Notebook Author Won't Do A Gay Book!

    He said as much to when they asked him about it at a premiere of Safe Haven, the latest movie based on a Sparks hetero romance novel.

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    Gawker And The Guardian Credit Me With Groundbreaking Anderson Cooper Reporting

    CNN superstar Anderson Cooper came out yesterday, and I felt it was a major move, if such a long time a-coming that I've turned gray (and it doesn't look quite as dashing as it does on Anderson). In fact, Gawker's Max Read just did a history of Anderson coverage and noted the early importance of my ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    Robert Pattinson's New Movie Is Just Like Gay Porn!

    In fact, even the title--Bel Ami--happens to be the name of a popular gay porn studio! As you know! And yet, there are differences.

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    The Hideous Lies In Dating Site Profiles: Here's Your Handy Guide

    Everyone--I mean everyone--lies on, OKCupid, Grindr, Manhunt, eHarmony, and every other hookup site/app in tarnation. The profiles read more like romance novels than confessionals, filled with exaggerations, evasions, wishful thinking, and downright doctoring of evidence. With every word ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Straight Etiquette For Gay Bars

    If gay guys have to abide by certain rules at gay bars, then the visiting heteros certainly should as well--and Brian Moylan has finally laid them out so there won't be any further clashing of minds and behinds. Among the rules are helpful provisos like: "Your Vagina Has No Power Here" "No One Li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2011

    Free Fleshlights Given Out At Fleshbot Awards

    ​ A Fleshlight looks sort of like a flashlight, except it unscrews to reveal a simulated vagina that you ... well, as Joan Crawford said to Christina, "You figure it out!" And since Fleshlights sponsored the Fleshbot awards for sexy pop culture, held at the Highline Ballroom on Friday night, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    The Observer Names The 50 Most Powerful Gays In NYC

    Christine Quinn, who came in at #1​A reporter from that other weekly paper recently called me, and in the course of the conversation, he asked if I'd be amenable to being on the list. I replied, "Sure, I love being on lists." But then he got to work trying to pick my brain about which real e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Is Porn Better With a Plot Or Not?

    ​There are two kinds of porn lovers--avid ones and liars. And there are two kinds of porn movies--ones with elaborate plots and tons of dialogue and ones where they just open the door and get it on. I picked up a bunch of both types at the birthday party for Gawker's Brian Moylan the other n ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 30, 2011


    He-Man exhibited in true form

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Presenting the Single Worst Sex Toy Ever: The Obamarator (Obama Vibrator)

    Click to Enlarge. Not like that.​What are you going to be gift-wrapping this holiday season? A Squinky? A Sing-A-Ma-Jig? A Gremlin? Maybe for the children. But alas, a gift has arrived that will bring all Americans -- Red State, Blue State, Green Party, whatever -- together. If they're creepy. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    Free Porn at Gawker Party!

    ​At the birthday party for Gawker's Brian Moylan last Friday night at the Alphabetland club 40C, I could have sworn the birthday boy said, "There's corn on all the tables. Take as much as you want!" I was beside myself because, like inevitable SNL host Carol Channing, I happen to adore corn, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Why This Decade Sucked, Reason #7: Guilty Pleasures Without Guilt

    ​ We will, in the closing days of this wretched decade, list the Top Ten reasons why it sucked. Previous reasons here, here, and here. ​If you had told us, at the beginning of this awful decade, that intelligent people would one day be writing essays -- serial essays, yet -- on reality ... More >>