In keeping with what's somehow our mission--letting you know exactly which personal belongings Gaga is getting rid of, where and why--and with what's also somehow our mission, letting you know how costly they are, but not in keeping with the mission of cheap urinal jokes: Lady Gaga is auctioning two more things off starting Dec. 1.
First up: this black dress from Madame Figaro magazine. You too can evoke the geometric rigidity of the cone bra on parts of your body where a bra wouldn't go, thanks to Julien's Auctions! If you're prepared for it going for more than $10,000. Next, the gun Gaga shot in the "Born This Way" video, which is comparatively inexpensive, expected to go for more than $6,000. We are sure this is pocket change for you--it clearly is for us--and you might as well go around telling everyone you've bought them now, for maximum bragging time.
Also available are items from Bono, Mick Jagger Cyndi Lauper, Kurt Cobain and John Lennon (a sketch of him and Yoko Ono, for the record. They, too, will put you back several thousands.
The classic He-Man meme video stands the test of time as an iconic example of queer-coded art.
In December of 2005, Brokeback Mountain shifted queer-coded cinema into the mainstream.
Prior to 2005, "New Queer Cinema"––a term coined by film scholar B. Ruby Rich in Sight & Sound to define the queer-themed independent film movement, which focused on rejecting heteronormativity and concentrated on LGBTQ protagonists––existed on the fringe of the film world. It's worth noting that while the movement primarily refers to the boom in independent LGBTQ films from 1992 onwards, queer cinema existed for many years prior, albeit without a proper name. But regardless of nomenclature, New Queer Cinema was typically designated for niche audiences, relegated to arthouse showings at best.
There's a big problem with the trailer for Morbius, Sony's upcoming Marvel outing that is definitely not part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe even though it has Michael Keaton reprising his role as Vulture (please let us keep our license, Disney!).
See if you can spot it.
MORBIUS - Teaser Trailer www.youtube.com
If you answered, "Sampling Beethoven's 'Für Elise' to line up with blue-tinted action shots is the absolute lowest effort, brain-dead attempt to signify 'gothic vampire movie' in the entire history of movie trailers," you're correct, but that's still not the biggest problem with Morbius. No, the biggest problem is that Morbius is played by Jared Leto.