!! OMG, gossip: Celine launches new song COURAGE at NYC drag bar !!

She’s an honorary queen herself! [boy culture]

Former Trump aide Roger Stone found guilty on 7 counts including lying to Congress [towleroad]

Gay teen who clapped back at guy who called him a ‘f*ggot’ talks about the incident that went viral [instinct]

Nicolas Cage says he wants to come back as an Orca whale in his next life [dlisted]

Look under your computer swivel chairs! It’s Oprah‘s favourite thiiiiiings [socialite life]

An unscripted Friends reunion special could be happening at HBO Max [celebitchy]

Homophobic Kentucky principal who banned LGBTQ books just arrested for, you guessed it… [gay fleshbot NSFW]

!! OMG, WATCH: Kristen Stewart brings the Angels to eat spicy wings and answer questions on HOT ONES !!

You can catch Kristen in her latest, Charlie’s Angels reboot, which is set to open on November 15th. But how is she with spicy food? Stewart takes on the wings of death and discusses everything from her style to her love for Charlie’s Angels co-stars Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska.

!! OMG, Puppy has extra tail on his forehead, is the cutest ever !!

Is this puppy magical? His rescuers think so. They named him Narwhal after the arctic whales that have large tusks, but his unique feature looks more like a tail right between his eyes. Narwhal was taken in by Mac’s Mission in Missouri, which rescues dogs with special needs. The pup has been checked out by a vet, who determined that his unique feature isn’t harmful to Narwhal’s health. Narwhal seems blissfully unaware of how popular he is. InsideEdition.com’s Mara Montalbano has more.

The cutest! Check out Narwhal above!

!! OMG, a Q&A with Michael Stipe !!

Michael Stipe Polaroid portrait

Despite his apparent radio silence, Michael Stipe has been anything but idle since the dissolution of his legendary band R.E.M. in 2011, keeping himself busy as a visual artist based in New York City, but last October, he re-emerged in a surprising return to the music world with new solo material.

Without warning, one of the most iconic vocalists and performers of our time presented an entirely personal communiqué via his new single, “Your Capricious Soul,” released in conjunction with and in support of a mass protest held by the UK based non-violent environmentalist group Extinction Rebellion, with all proceeds from the single going to the organization.

In addition to unveiling his solo musical endeavour, Stipe also recently published a second book of visual work, Our Interference Times: A Visual Record, created in collaboration with Canadian artist Douglas Copeland.

Michael Stipe Our Interference Times with Douglas Copeland

And, in a near-comical torrent of activity, Stipe’s former band R.E.M. are simultaneously celebrating the 25th anniversary of their divisive and pivotal glam rock stomper of a record Monster with a special edition re-release. Following R.E.M.’s ascension to superstardom and celebrity with the release of their 1992 album Automatic For The People, Monster was the twisted, feedback-soaked response that saw the band confronting rumours around Stipe’s sexuality as well as the mindfuck of sex and death in the arena of rock stardom.

Having just returned from a jaunt in the UK and Europe promoting all three projects, Michael Stipe chatted with OMG.BLOG about his new work, his many transformations, and how it feels to be a Queer icon for more than thirty years.

Read the full Q&A after the jump!


!! OMG, nostalgia overload: Motorola is relaunching its Razr flip-phones !!

Motorola is relaunching its Razr flip-phones, this time as a smartphone with a foldable inner screen. The inside screen will be similar to the screen size of the regular iPhone 11, though not as wide. It’s initially going to be sold for $1,500 BUT in the US only, and launching on December 26 (weird timing). Will you be going back to your old pink flip Razr, OMG?

!! OMG, LISTEN TO THIS: TR/ST releases video for ‘IRIS’ from ‘The Destroyer – 2’ !!

Check out the latest from TR/ST‘s album Destroyer – 2! Iris, directed by Muted Windows, premiered today over on V Mag.

Capping off a five-year hiatus, TR/ST’s Destroyer diptych reflects an odyssey of emotional and sonic growth. As the one-man, neo-darkwave outfit told V earlier this year, “I hope [that the listener has] some sort of strong feeling. I think indifference is the worst thing…You don’t need permission from the ‘big person above’ to make a record, put it out, go ahead and do some shows, and connect with people.”

PLUS: Check out upcoming tour dates and read the original OMG.BLOG Q&A with Robert Alfons of TR/ST here.

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