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This Week in Queer Entertainment (11/5/08 – 18/5/08)

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Wedding bells, hot lesbian kisses and frat boys… this is what we have on your screen this week.

Wedding Bells

With the California Supreme Court striking down the ban on same-sex marriages as unconstitutional, our favourite celebrity lesbian couple, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi have announced their intention to get married.

Spoilers after the break! Read at your own risk.

Grey’s Anatomy

Oh man… where do I start?

This episode, firstly, Erica and Callie make a crack about them being lovers, to Mark, and start trying to test his turn-over-a-new-leaf thing by teasing him about a threesome. Callie is trying to get Mark to go back to his whore-days and sleep with him, but he, uncharacteristically, points out that she is trying to use the sex to make up for some other thing, and then proceeds to tantalise her by building an image of making mad passionate love to Erica. This clearly disquiets Callie, and she asks him to stop talking about her.

Then after Erica saves the life of the cardio god and is going home at the end of the day, and in the traditional elevator scene of Grey’s, Callie and Erica further tease Mark about a threesome and tell him he would not be able to handle it.


erica kissing callie

Erica then kisses Callie, on the lips, and tells Mark it is too much for him… Mark, visibly turned on, finally caves in and tells Callie to meet him in the on-call room. Callie walks out the elevator with a dazed look on her face, but makes a turn, presumably to the on-call room.

And I still have no idea where this is going, but at least this show is looking up for me. Not just because of the lesbian “romance”, but also because Meredith is finally facing her demons in therapy and healing herself. Thank you, Shonda. Hopefully, by the end of the season, Callie and Erica will not be the only ones who have worked their issues out and gotten together.

A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila

This week was a week of gender equality, surprising twists, and explosive testosterone.

The episode started out with a rodeo-riding competition, after the guys and girls nearly came to near blows over gay marriage. Okay, wait, let me rephrase that – after the girls and Chad came to near blows. For the rodeo competition, for a change, they stopped pitting the guys against girls, something I have been complaining about for some time. Instead, they just split them into two teams. Thank you, MTV.

There is only one word to describe the subsequent pool party – HOT. You gotta see it to believe it, oh wait, I’ll just post a sample screencap here.



That is only a sampling, ladies!

The later dunking derby was unremarkable except that the girls and guys were partnered with each other for it, and Lisa and Kyle won. Now, you must remember that on Tila, getting alone time with Tila is not always a good thing. Dominic got alone time with Tila last time, and look how well that turned out – for the jerks, it is a prime opportunity to for Tila to discover exactly why they should be eliminated. Kyle has been stalkery and weird for the past three episodes, and once he started asking Tila questions about her sexual escapades, Tila knew it was time to boot his ass.

Elimination was a surprise twist, because instead of keeping to the one-girl, one-guy ratio, Tila eliminated George, the really sweet, nice guy that everyone loved. A lot of people cried when George was eliminated (okay I cried too) Even Tila tearfully acknowledged it was a tough thing to do, as she told the contestants not to make her regret eliminating George. Uh… I can think of two people who are going to do that, Tila. Their names start with J and C, and are hereby christened The Redneck and The Punk, because I am starting to doubt their right to have real names that would indicate they are worthy of any basic respect.

And of course, within minutes of Tila making that mistake, it is proven how wrong her choice was, when Jay and Chad literally butt heads with Bo. The episode ends on a cliffhanger, where the fate of Bo is unknown. I am foreseeing another ambulance being called. Maybe they should keep an ambulance on standby near the house whenever they are shooting – Tila’s suitors have a very high casualty rate.


# Sayoni Speak 2010-02-02 00:37
Sayoni Speak » This Week in Queer Entertainment (26/5/08 - 2/6/08) said,

June 3, 2008 at 11:53 am

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