Windy City Media Group Frontpage News

THE VOICE OF CHICAGO'S GAY, LESBIAN, BI, TRANS AND QUEER COMMUNITY SINCE 1985

home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2023-12-13
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
Donate

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor

  NIGHTSPOTS

Billy Masters
by Billy Masters
2018-01-03

This article shared 792 times since Wed Jan 3, 2018
facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email


Billy Masters

"I just want to take a sip of tea, if they'll let me—they told me there would be tea. Oh, it's a disaster. OK, well we'll just have to rough it. I'm gonna be just like everyone else with no hot tea!"—Mariah Carey's most memorable moment on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve.

Before we get to the new year, we had to dispense with The Kennedy Center Honors. Since her ouster as ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy once again hosted the event—with nary a Schlossberg in sight. Her time in the Far East has not made her any more graceful, as she lumbered out in an ill-fitting dress which surely would have made Jackie turn in her grave. But she spoke well, and isn't it the thought that counts?

Gloria Estefan was an honoree, and one of the tribute performers was her daughter, Emily Estefan. Just before the holidays, Emily posted the following on Instagram: "Happy anniversary to my delicate, bold, intelligent, important, honest, loving, funny ( but not funnier than me ), brave, compassionate, patient, badass, talented, and the most beautiful... Moon Flower. I love you. One circle exquisitely sealed in time forever. Cheers to many more and tons more laughing." Who is Moon Flower? Emily's girlfriend, Geremy Hernandez. They two have been dating for the past year and actually went to The Kennedy Center Honors as a couple. Felicitaciones!

As usual, I eschewed the glitz and glamour of all those New Year's Eve invitations and spent time with loved ones while watching the work of another loved one—Lindsay Wagner. But tradition dictated several furtive glances at Ryan Seacrest hosting Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve. After last year's debacle, everyone was kinda shocked that Mariah Carey returned to the scene of the crime. Would she brave the single-digit Times Square temperature in an outfit more appropriate for Saint-Tropez? Duh! While Seacrest looked like a frozen garden gnome bundled up head to toe, Mariah refused to close her flapping fur coat. Do you think those titties stay perky on their own? She performed two songs. First was "Vision of Love," which I believe was mostly sung live. Then came her monologue about hot tea—which made me fall just a little bit back in love with her. She sang "Hero"—at least partially enhanced with a scratch track. Illustrating why we miss Dick Clark, Ryan summed it up by effusively proclaiming, "And that is why she is ... Mariah Carey!" Um, OK.

According to social media, the gays started off the night tuned into CNN for AC Squared—Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen ringing in the New Year. Personally, I was looking forward to the world seeing something that doesn't often appear on worldwide live TV—two good-looking gay men of a certain age just hanging out as friends. Alas, tweets indicate that Kathy Griffin was sorely missed. Viewers were bored with the "bromance," felt Cohen tried too hard to be like Kathy, and Cooper looked like he'd rather be getting an enema—as if that's a bad thing.

I'd be remiss if I didn't mention two runners-up in the quote of the week category. First, when Andy Cohen saw the portrait made of him by someone high on marijuana, he was shocked: "Those age lines—I'm like an old marionette! And, my God, my eyes are even more crossed than they are normally!" But Cohen was topped by sexy Bill Weir, who was reporting on the indomitable Key West drag queen Sushi being lowered in a giant stiletto at the stroke of midnight, saying, "I have been offered so many meals and beverages ... and apartments, strangely." He then added, "I've met so many people who've touched me—from Puerto Rico, to the Keys, to Texas." Ah, life on the road!

Web sensation Davey Wavey has decided to enter the world of gay porn—shocking! In the past, he's regularly interviewed porn stars. He took on a non-sexual role in the Men.com release, Justice League XXX. Now he's going further with a new website called Himeros.tv . He said, "We worked with some really incredible experts, sex coaches, and really amazing directors to make content that has never been created before." The plan is for new clips to be featured each week. Davey hasn't said if he'll "act" in any of the scenes, but obviously it's only a matter of time. After all, you can already see him nude ( and aroused ) from every angle on BillyMasters.com .

Didya hear about the giant penis in New York's Lower East Side? On Christmas Eve, what has been described as a "shockingly life-like" penis roughly four stories tall appeared on the side of 303 Broome Street. Talk about your Christmas miracles! Apparently it was painted by Swedish street artist Carolina Falkholt, who claims it was commissioned by The New Allen, an art group. Reaction from neighborhood residents is mixed. Those who live in the building seem less offended than those across the way, whose homes suddenly have a view! Although not for long—as with all erections which last more than four hours, help has been called to remove it.

To round out our first column of the new year, we bring you Ricky Martin. He spent Christmas Eve ( which is also his birthday ) frolicking in the surf and sand of Puerto Rico—so apparently that pesky hurricane-related power failure didn't dampen his holidays. While he's not naked, you can see the outline of his penis in his holiday Speedo. You can check out Ricky and his fiancé on BillyMasters.com .

When the world can be united on one giant penis—regardless of your tongue, it's time to end yet another column. I just remembered that Ricky's beau, Jwan Yosef, is an artist. Not only is he an artist, but he's Swedish—despite the obviously non-Swedish name. Do you think maybe Jwan paints under the name Carolina Falkholt? And is it possible that Ricky posed for the four-story penis? All that and more will be pondered onBillyMasters.com, the site that goes deep. For all your penis and non-penis-related needs, drop a note to Billy@BillyMasters.com and I promise to get back to you before a giant appendage shows up on the side of that wall Trump keeps threatening to build! So, until next time, remember: One man's filth is another man's bible.


This article shared 792 times since Wed Jan 3, 2018
facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email

Out and Aging
Presented By

  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

Theater Review: Billy Elliot, The Musical
2024-02-19
Book and Lyrics: Lee Hall; Music: Elton John. At: Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora Tickets: 630-896-6666 or Paramountaurora.com; $28-$79. Runs through March 24 Billy Elliot: The Musical may nearly be two decades old, but ...


Gay News

SHOWBIZ Kelly Clarkson, Billy Porter and Luke Evans, 'All of Us,' 'Book of Mormon'
2024-01-05
Video below - At Kelly Clarkson's "Chemistry: An Intimate Evening" residency show in Las Vegas, two men got married with the help of the singer/talk-show host as a witness, EW.com noted. In an audience video from the show, fans ...


Gay News

Billy Masters: The tea that got spilled in 2023
2023-12-26
"No offense, but you look like Billy Masters." —I don't know which part of this quip from a stranger insulted me more—that he didn't realize I am Billy Masters, or he thought someone would take offense ...


Gay News

MOVIES Bill Oliver reflects on a queer couple's custody fight in 'Our Son'
2023-12-21
In the compelling, intimate movie Our Son (in theaters and available via streaming), Luke Evans and Billy Porter portray a married couple in which one of them decides to file for divorce. However, this is no ...


Gay News

Billy Masters: Barry Manilow really was just interested in the articles
2023-12-19
"I wouldn't be in it now if they gave me a million dollars. I'm never going to change my mind. They can just go you-know-what themselves." —Cher tells Kelly Clarkson her thoughts on being snubbed by ...


Gay News

LGBTQ+ baseball executives announce cancer battles
2023-12-13
Openly gay Major League Baseball (MLB) executive Billy Bean announced he has been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia and that he needs a donor for a bone-marrow transplant, Gay City News noted. USA Today initially reported ...


Gay News

Billy Masters: Fun messiness from the Ladies of the '80s
2023-12-12
"Everybody wants a bf like Timothée Chalamet...until it's time to change a tire." —Meghan McCain. OK, so she only retweeted it. But I'm filled with the spirit of giving. Alas, I suspect Timmy could only ...


Gay News

Billy Masters: The icing on the cake at a gender-reveal party
2023-12-05
"To hell with this place!"—George Santos's parting comments after being ejected from Congress. He also said that Congress "is full of felons galore." At least, that's what I think he said. With his lisp, it sounded ...


Gay News

Billy Masters: The Dolly Cowboy Cheerleaders
2023-11-28
Whoever intended to dumb down the citizens of America have done a FANTASTIC job. We are dumb as shit!"—Patti LuPone in an interview with broadcaster Tom Power prior to her touring show Don't Monkey with Broadway ...


Gay News

SHOWBIZ Billy Porter, queer novel, 'Tammy Faye,' queer DJ, Bella Ramsey
2023-11-24
Billy Porter released his long-awaited new album, Black Mona Lisa, via Island Records UK/Republic Records, and it's executive-produced by Justin Tranter, a press release noted. Porter said, "So many of the songs on my album have ...


Gay News

Billy Masters: Was Kim Kardashian officiating your wedding worth it?
2023-11-20
I'd hoped to never again type the word "Jada" again. But this week, it's inevitable. It is being alleged that actor Duane Martin (don't feel bad—I had to look him up as well) slept with Will ...


Gay News

Billy Masters: The times Streisand failed to make a splash
2023-11-13
"Fame is a hollow trophy. No matter who you are, you can only eat one pastrami sandwich at a time."—Wise words from Barbra Streisand. You all know that Barbra Streisand's book is out. And I ...


Gay News

Billy Masters: Barbra's bio hits stores...but don't rain on Cher's parade either
2023-11-07
"I will be forced to be in a position where I will have to openly say how I feel about the film and go against you, my mother and this film publicly."—Lisa Marie Presley's e-mail to director Sofia Coppola after reading ...


Gay News

Billy Masters: Britney spills the tea
2023-10-31
"Brad Pitt, I think, in 'Troy'. That's a beautiful man. There's no denying it."—Jacob Elordi tells Jimmy Fallon his first celebrity crush. (If you can't place Jacob, you'll soon see him playing Elvis Presley in Sofia ...


Gay News

Billy Masters: Madonna sets her watch to Diva Time
2023-10-23
"It is truly obscene what they're charging for tickets to 'Merrily We Roll Along' on Broadway. $500 to $800. PLUS—$40 a ticket 'handling charge.'"—Kevin Chamberlin voices his outrage at the price of Broadway tickets. Imag ...


 


Copyright © 2024 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.

All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 
 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS







Sponsor
Sponsor


 



Donate


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Advanced Search     
Windy City Queercast      Queercast Archives     
Press  Releases      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast      Blogs     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam     
Privacy Policy     

Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.