Afternoon Delight: “Machete Kills” to open at Fantastic Film Fest, Lady Gaga duets with Sting

Good afternoon and happy hump day!

Happy birthday to Sofia Vergara, Jessica Simpson, Fiona Shaw, Phyllis Smith, Alexandra Hedison and Susan Graham!

“Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara posing with her Madame Tussauds Wax statue.
Sofia Vergara To Unveil Two Wax Figures For Madame TussaudsPhoto by Cindy Ord/Getty Images

Out director Jamie Babbit is in great demand these days. Babbit has been hired to direct Lorne Michaels HBO half-hour comedy pilot. The untitled project follows two reporters in Atlanta trying to make it big.

Julie Goldman and Brandy Howard star in the new lesbian webseries Roomies. Check out the official trailer below.

Andrew Garfield wants to know why Spider-Man isn’t “into boys.”

Machete Kills, starring Lady Gaga, Amber Heard, Michelle Rodriguez, Sofia Vergara, Jessica Alba and Vanessa Hudgens, will make its world premiere during Austin’s Fantastic Festival on September 19.

Halle Berry has signed on to star in and produce the indie comedy Mother. The film is about “a bride who leaves her mobster fiancé at the altar and goes on the run.”

Kristen Bell and Emily Owen, MD‘s Mamie Gummer join forces for The Lifeguard.

While promoting her new webseries In Transition, Margaret Cho discussed her successful open marriage to her husband of 10 years and refers to herself as the “Prime Minister of the Gays.”

Julianne Moore graces of the cover of Dujour magazine.


Jessica Kirson’s comedy album Unheard is available on Amazon and iTunes.

And while you’re on iTunes, download Rachel Cantu’s new single “We Must Pay.”

Out actress Evan Rachel Wood is sharing her pregnancy cravings with her Twitter followers.

Lady Gaga joined Sting to perform an awesome rendition of “King of Pain.” Gaga looks and sounds outstanding as always.

The CW has revived the improv show Whose Line Is It Anyway? hosted by gay ally Aisha Tyler.

Video of the Day!

Edie Windsor discusses coming out, the great love of her life, Thea, and the importance of Olivia’s lesbian cruise line.