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Randy Rainbow's 'Playing With Myself'

Randy Rainbow's 'Playing With Myself'

BOOKS | By Brian Bromberger | Jul 7, 2022

Randy Rainbow, comedian and singer, best known for his YouTube video spoof interviews and parodies of right-wing political figures that have become viral social media sensations with millions of views, now tells all in his new memoir.

Shola von Reinhold's 'Lote' - a Literary Tour de Force

Shola von Reinhold's 'Lote' - a Literary Tour de Force

BOOKS | By Laura Moreno | Jul 7, 2022

In author Shola von Reinhold's first book, "Lote," which is a tour de force, the luscious, textured writing is astonishingly good.

Taika Waititi Takes a Hammer to Thor in 'Love & Thunder'

Taika Waititi Takes a Hammer to Thor in 'Love & Thunder'

MOVIES | By Jake Coyle | Jul 7, 2022

"Thor: Love and Thunder," which opens Thursday, is Marvel's fourth Thor movie and Taika Waititi's second after the 2017 smash success "Thor Ragnarok.

Ex-'Cheer' Star Harris Gets 12 Years for Seeking Photos, Sex

Ex-'Cheer' Star Harris Gets 12 Years for Seeking Photos, Sex

CRIME | Jul 7, 2022

A federal judge sentenced Jerry Harris, a former star of the Netflix docuseries "Cheer," to 12 years in prison for coercing teenage boys to send him obscene photos and videos of themselves and soliciting sex from minors at cheerleading competitions.

Embattled UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Agrees to Resign

Embattled UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Agrees to Resign

INTERNATIONAL | By Danica Kirka, Jill Lawless and Sylvia Hui | Jul 7, 2022

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson finally succumbed to political reality Thursday and agreed to resign after the latest ethics scandal around his leadership led some 50 senior lawmakers to quit the government.

Hong Kong Lifts Flight Ban Citing 'Little Effect' on COVID

Hong Kong Lifts Flight Ban Citing 'Little Effect' on COVID

TRAVEL | By Zen Soo | Jul 7, 2022

Hong Kong announced Thursday it is shelving a COVID-19 measure that has resulted in dozens of canceled flights in recent months and thwarted travel plans for thousands.

Rousteing Gives One-off Gaultier Couture Display in Paris

Rousteing Gives One-off Gaultier Couture Display in Paris

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | Jul 7, 2022

An enfant terrible appeared in a new guise on Wednesday as designer Olivier Rousteing of Balmain took a one-off shot at a couture collection for the house of Jean Paul Gaultier.

Apple to Add 'Lockdown' Safeguard on iPhones, iPads, Macs

Apple to Add 'Lockdown' Safeguard on iPhones, iPads, Macs

PERSONAL TECH | Jul 7, 2022

Apple said it will roll out a "lockdown" option for iPhones, iPads and Mac computers intended to protect against spyware unleashed by state-sponsored hackers.

U.S. Allows Pharmacists to Prescribe Pfizer's COVID-19 Pill

U.S. Allows Pharmacists to Prescribe Pfizer's COVID-19 Pill

HEALTH | By Matthew Perrone and Tom Murphy | Jul 7, 2022

Pharmacists can prescribe the leading COVID-19 pill directly to patients under a new U.S. policy announced Wednesday that's intended to expand use of Pfizer's drug Paxlovid.

Amazon Prime Adding Free Grubhub Meal Delivery for Members

Amazon Prime Adding Free Grubhub Meal Delivery for Members

BUSINESS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jul 7, 2022

Amazon will give its U.S. Prime members free access to meal delivery service Grubhub for a year under a deal announced Wednesday.

Juul, FDA Suspend Court Case while E-cigarette Ban on Hold

Juul, FDA Suspend Court Case while E-cigarette Ban on Hold

HEALTH | By Matthew Perrone | Jul 7, 2022

The Food and Drug Administration and Juul agreed Wednesday to put their court fight on hold while the government reopens its review of the company's electronic cigarettes.

Moscow Trial of Out WNBA Star Brittney Griner Resumes

Moscow Trial of Out WNBA Star Brittney Griner Resumes

NATIONAL | By Jim Heintz | Jul 7, 2022

Jailed American basketball star Brittney Griner returns to a Russian court on Thursday amid a growing chorus of calls for Washington to do more to secure her release.

Work at a School or Nonprofit? You Could Erase Student Loans

Work at a School or Nonprofit? You Could Erase Student Loans

FINANCE | By Cora Lewis and Adriana Morga | Jul 7, 2022

More than 145,000 borrowers have had the remainder of their federal student loan debt canceled through a program for people who work for schools, governments or nonprofits.

Team Holds Public Rally in Support of Out WNBA Star Brittney Brittney Griner

Team Holds Public Rally in Support of Out WNBA Star Brittney Brittney Griner

SPORTS | By John Marshall | Jul 7, 2022

Wearing "BG" shirts and holding signs, fans gathered for a public rally in support of Griner on Wednesday, hoping their sentiments would reach the WNBA player 6,000 miles away in a Russian jail cell.

Red, White & Reflections On Fire Island

Red, White & Reflections On Fire Island

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 6, 2022

Ty Sunderland and Daniel Nardicio presented the second annual Red, White & Reflections on July 4th weekend in the Fire Island Pines with special guests Aquaria, Nicky Doll, Jan Sport and Linux.

Just Why Did Taron Egerton Quit 'Cock'?

Just Why Did Taron Egerton Quit 'Cock'?

THEATRE | By Emell Adolphus | Jul 6, 2022

Taron Egerton reveals in a new interview the very personal reason why he decided to quit the West End play "Cock" earlier this year. Speaking with the NY Times, the actor revealed the very personal reason why he decided to leave the production.

'Elité' Hottie Manu Ríos Just Landed A Role in Upcoming Queer Cowboy Film

'Elité' Hottie Manu Ríos Just Landed A Role in Upcoming Queer Cowboy Film

MOVIES | By Emell Adolphus | Jul 6, 2022

'Elité' Hottie Manu Ríos just landed a role in Pedro Almodovar's upcoming gay western. Almodovar describes the film as an "answer to 'Brokeback Mountain.'"

Health Officials Approach MPV on Lower Cape with Careful Monitoring and Education Campaign

Health Officials Approach MPV on Lower Cape with Careful Monitoring and Education Campaign

NATIONAL | Jul 6, 2022

Local health officials are carefully monitoring the spread of the monkeypox virus (MPV) on the lower Cape, as well as providing information about how it is spread.

Is 'Rainbow Capitalism' Minimizing Authentic Queer Content?

Is 'Rainbow Capitalism' Minimizing Authentic Queer Content?

FASHION | By Nia Hunt | Jul 6, 2022

Rainbow capitalism threatens to minimize, if not erase, the innovations pioneered by queer creators in fashion, as well as the significance clothing holds for self-expression and defiance of gender norms.

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