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This month the highly-anticipated sitcom Partners premiered, with Michael Urie and David Krumholtz playing best friends and business partners inspired by the real-life friendship between Will & Grace creators Max Mutchnik and David Kohan. The big deal is, of course, that these two guys are best friends despite one’s being straight and the other’s being gay. I know – Can You Imagine?!?!
Yes, we can. Though our entertainments tend to like to plop us gay guys at the ladies' table, many of us have wonderfully rich relationships with straight men, sexualities be damned. And while Partners may be the highest-profile project that specifically tackles the topic of "bro/'mos" (Patent Pending), over the years there have been some great movies and shows that have featured best buds who bat for different teams. Here are a few of our faves.
Wallace and Scott – Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
The relationship between aloof, »
Brace yourselves. This list of the Top 100 Greatest Gay Movies is probably going to generate some howls of protest thanks to a rather major upset in the rankings. Frankly, one that surprised the hell out of us here at AfterElton.
But before we get to that, an introduction. A few weeks ago we asked AfterElton readers to submit up to ten of their favorite films by write-in vote. We conducted a similar poll several years ago, but a lot has happened culturally since then, and a number of worthy movies of gay interest have been released. We wanted to see how your list of favorites had changed.
We also wanted to expand our list to 100 from the top 50 we had done previously. We figured there were finally enough quality gay films to justify the expansion. And we wanted to break out gay documentaries onto their own list (You'll find the »
- AfterElton.com Staff
Dan Bucatinsky is the actor and producer behind the Lisa Kudrow TV gems Web Therapy and The Comeback, as well as the cult gay romantic comedy All Over the Guy. His newest endeavor is Does This Baby Make Me Look Straight?, a memoir detailing his experience as a father along with his husband and producing partner Don Roos. We spoke with Dan about parenthood, gay representation in the media, and his role in the NBC drama Scandal.
AfterElton: What made you decide to write Does This Baby Make Me Look Straight?
Dan Bucatinsky: You know, I'd like to say that it was a decision that I set out to write a book, and the truth is I didn't really, not at the beginning. About five years ago, right around the time that I became a parent, I started performing with other authors and writers and comedians in an evening »
3 items from 2012
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