On Wednesday night’s edition of The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert lamented the fact that America’s culture wars have made their way even into the world of our most innocuous snack foods.
After playing a news clip about the brand's recent posting of an image of a rainbow themed Oreo cookie in support of Gay Pride, Colbert gasped, “Good God, Oreos are gay! And the things I've done with them.”
“All those nights lying in bed grabbing four or five in my mouth at once. Splitting them open and licking their cream off.”
“Folks, I should have known something was fishy when these homosnackuals got me to accept consensual double stuffing. The only good thing about this is that with this action Kraft has finally proven what I have always said: There is nothing in America that can escape the gravitational pull of our culture wars.”
On The Daily Show last night, Andrew Garfield confessed that he did not enjoy his skin tight Spandex Spider Man suit at all. To alleviate the stress of being in the suit all day, he had a photographer follow him around and do a photo diary showing Spider Man doing goofy things. Here is Spider-Man peeing and below is Spider Man looking longingly at the food service table that he could not eat from.
Harry Shum Jr., who is best known for playing Mike Chang on Fox's musical-comedy Glee, takes on his first gay role in director Quentin Lee's White Frog.
The film, which had its debut in March at the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, will be screened on July 21 at Outfest, Los Angeles' annual LGBT film festival.
Shum plays Chaz Young, a gay high school student dealing with enormous family pressures. Chaz's parents, played by BD Wong and Joan Chen, were not aware before his death that their “perfect” son was gay. They find out in a coming out video he left behind after he was killed in a biking accident. The lives of his loved ones are inevitably torn apart after the accident. Boo Boo Stewart plays his younger brother.
Politic Animals stars Sigourney Weaver as secretary of state and former First Lady Elaine Barrish. It is an intense family drama that tells the story of how Weaver fights to keep the family in one piece. Check out the extended trailer below. Political Animals premiers July 15 on USA Networks.
Chris Pine, the Star Trek actor, visited Conan O'Brien's talk show to promote his new film People Like Us, recalled an encounter with an over enthusiastic gay trekkie during Pride celebrations in New York City. He revealed that he was chased by a fan who was wearing nothing more than a sock.
Campioni is a photo book of photographic potraits of young football players from Italy's Serie A shot by Domenico Dolce. Campioni brings together the worlds of football and art through the lens of Domenico Dolce in images that pay homage to the young athletes’ physical attributes.
E!'s Marc Malkin got Matt Bomer to talk about his coming out:
"I never really endeavored to hide anything. But there were times I chose not to relegate my history to the back page of a magazine, which to me is sort of akin to putting your biography on a bathroom wall."
It’s been touted as the world’s first ever black eau de parfum. The ingredients on the label is just as wacky as Gaga herself - “Tears of belladonna, crushed heart of tiger orchidea, with a black veil of incense, pulverized apricot and the combinative essences of saffron and honey drops.” WTF.
Oreo is one of the most successful brands on Facebook with over 26.9 million likes. Tonight Oreo proved it could be one of the boldest, too. Around 8 p.m. Eastern, Oreo posted it's Gay Pride Oreo featuring a six-layer cookie stuffed with rainbow-coloured filling, with the date June 25 and the word “Pride”. The caption reads “Proudly support love!”
The response among Oreo’s 26.9 million fans has been fiercely divided, with many commenting that they planned to stop purchasing Oreos. “I'm never eating Oreos again. This is just disgusting,” one commenter said. “Unliking page and the rest of the ‘kraft’ family products... i will not support a company with these views,” wrote another. But the post also drew a massive amount of support in the form of 14,800 shares and 87,000 Likes as of this writing.
C'mon guys....Let's support Oreo by liking their facebook page.