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Tom sent along this ad for Scruffs Hardcore. Wow. Me? I like guy #1.

Comments for sure
'Lo | 2011-05-09 21:51

No wonder they have to take so many tea-breaks.
don | 2011-05-09 21:51

I'll take #3.
anonymous | 2011-05-09 21:51

I like! I googled Scruffs to get more info on this ad and found a link to Now that really is a hardcore clothing advert...and man on man action too! (Be warned - v explicit!)
Jack | 2011-05-09 21:51

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Slap! - Kaka
Going back to the World Cup - just for a day - I'm Slapping Brazilian hottie (are there any ugly men in Brazil??) Kaka. Wow what a hottie.

And just in case you're interested, QueerBeacon has the scoop on "Is Kaka gay?"

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What's wrong with 'Kaka'??
don | 2011-05-09 21:51

kaka's hot!
brent | 2011-05-09 21:51

But why must his name be "Kaka?" I don't like kaka.
Ed | 2011-05-09 21:51

What an unfortunate name... but, to show I won't hold it against him, I'll say I'll do-do Kaka.

Eric W | 2011-05-09 21:51

Slap! - Justin Long
Kip wrote to request today's Slap. You remember Kip - he's one of my favorite bloggers. And he's also the guy who suggested a while back that I Slap Randy Johnson. He's been trying to recover from that for a while...

I think the recommendation for today's Slap - Mr. "I'm a Mac", Justin Long - is an excellent one. When I watched the Mac ads for the first time, I couldn't place him, but as I researched this post I realized that I recognized him from his first movie role - Galaxy Quest, where he played the quintessential geeky teen. He was also in Dodgeball, but I never saw that one.

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Ive always thought Justin was cute. Way too young, but cute. He was also in teh TV show ED.
Tom | 2011-05-09 21:51

yeah, he's adorable!
dae | 2011-05-09 21:51

What movie is he in where he's wearing a clothespin on his nip? What's happening in that scene....
curious | 2011-05-09 21:51

So I can bring my DVD of "Jeepers Creepers" out of the closet! Yum!

Roger Cat
anonymous | 2011-05-09 21:51

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Today's the day!
QueerBeacon has the scoop on Superman if you're thinking of seeing it today. I'm going to try for today or tomorrow - I hope I can convince my husband.

It will be interesting to see what you think. Saw it last night. Not 100% sold. Characters are flat esp. Lois. Spacey is no Hackman and Brandon didn't nail that role like Reeve. I'd say 2 of 4 stars, honestly. Disappointed a little.
DD | 2011-05-09 21:51

I don't know what movie you saw but for me when Brandon was playing Clark/Superman, it felt like he was channeling Chris. This Lois was different from Kidder's Lois and Spacey's Lex was different from Hackman's Lex. The storyline was good and the special effects were great. Bryan did a great job making this movie.
Mike | 2011-05-09 21:51

See the 1st film again. Reeve is like 2 different people, dramatically. Brandon did just ok. Teri Hatcher (L&C) and Erica Durance (Smallville) are more interesting and play it grittier - like Lois Lane. I didn't hate it, and will see it again, but think about Superman 1, and Spiderman 1 and 2. Much better character development. You cared about those people. Shit, XMen 3 was better than this film. DD
anonymous | 2011-05-09 21:51

Slap! - Guillaume Canet
Surfing around the other night, since my husband was out and I wasn't allowed to watch Lost or Entourage, I stumbled across the dreadful film The Beach. It starred, of course, recent Slap Leonardo DiCaprio, but for me the highlight of the film was French actor Guillaume Canet, who played Etienne.

Guillaume has been in lots of things, mostly French of course. Well, actually, it looks like they're all in French. So exploring his body of work is left as an exercise to the reader.

More Guillaume Canet

yummy! this guy is a nice morsel
luvthefrench | 2011-05-09 21:51

this guy is hot! if you have never been to France you need to...these hot French guys all have huge bulges...I mean distractingly so!
will | 2011-05-09 21:51

I wans't impressed until the handcuff one. :)
hat12 | 2011-05-09 21:51

A rather boring and mundane choice -- sorry, Bent, you missed the mark today..
Nick | 2011-05-09 21:51

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This is a "helathy eating" cookbook, right?

There are a couple of Twinkies at work I wouldn't mind making a meal out of ;-) yumyum
gad1n10 | 2011-05-09 21:51

Slap! - Sean Patrick Flanery
For today's Slap we go to a guy that, as far as I can tell, nobody has ever suggested. How can this be?? You guys are asleep on the job! Of course, so am I since it's taken me this long to get him up.

Sean Patrick Flanery first came to my attention in The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles as, of course, Indiana Jones. The show was predictably terrible, but the eye candy was good. I had high hopes when I saw the trailer for Powder - it looked like there might be some good skin in there too, but that whole white makeup thing was kinda creepy looking, even if he did show his cock. (Pics after the jump.)

Sean has been in tons of other things, but they seem rather obscure and I don't remember any of them. Can anyone share any highlights?

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LOVE this guy!! Powder was creepy, but otherwise he's beautiful!!!
Evan | 2011-05-09 21:51

He is s hot!! I loved him in Powder, and he has been on the USA series the dead zone for 5 or 6 seasons.
Tom | 2011-05-09 21:51

How about "Best Men", "Simply Irresistable" and the classic "Boondock Saints" where William DeFoe steals the show as the gay hit man.
anonymous | 2011-05-09 21:51

He's totally hot. Check him (and other hotties) out in Suicide Kings. That is actually where the main photo came from.

Nice cock shot from Powder, but the problem is that they did the white make-up everywhere but his cock and balls!

If only I had been the make-up artist on that shoot ...
mark | 2011-05-09 21:51

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OK, wait...
President Bush insists that global warming is a serious problem. He goes on to qualify that by saying "There's a debate over whether it's manmade or naturally caused".

Fine. I don't really agree - nor do I disagree for that matter, I just don't know enough - were I to guess, I'd say we're contributing more to global warming than is healthy for us in the long run. But that's not my point.

My point is this - Bush wants to implement technologies to reduce carbon dioxide emissions:
The truth of the matter is, if this country wants to get rid of its greenhouse gases, we've got to have the nuclear power industry be vibrant and viable
Well, that sounds super - but if we're not responsible for warming, will it make any difference at all? Fine, we want to rid ourselves of other pollutants, but he's talking specifically about reducing greenhouse gases. But if he's right, who cares about greenhouse gases?

Global warming is bad and if we don't stop fucking up this world we'll drown within the next decade because of the ice caps, but I don't like the fact he uses a big issue to try and sell nuclear power. That just makes it suspicious. For a country as powerful and big as America, you would think that you guys can choose a proper leader. And besides, America has such an influnce that the rest of the world should be allowed to vote for your leader. You need to have the "if you don't vote we'll fine you" thing that Australia does so atleast you don't just get the Red necks voting. Thats the democratic way.
aussiebloke | 2011-05-09 21:51

For the slow people the joke is it's not really democratic..........I found it amusing.
aussiebloke | 2011-05-09 21:51

Bush unfortunately represents a typical American; ignorant and stupid.

Most Americans don't understand and don't know the science behind global warming. Their attitude is if it's too difficult to understand then it doesn't exist.
So when someone who knows nothing about global warming tries to express his opinion on the subject, he can't help but sound ignorant...because he is ignorant.
anonymous | 2011-05-09 21:51

The Bush administration doesn't have a great track record when it comes to understanding or following scientific findings. Rather than viewing science as anything conclusive, Bush and friends tend to look at concrete, corroborated scientific findings as somebody's personal opinion and therefore, easily dismissed. They feel that they know what's best despite the fact that they don't have any scientific expertise.

Politics is more important than science. How many incidents have emerged in which a press secretary or some other political chrony rewrites or spins scientific information to make the administration look good despite the actual scientific findings.

Absolutely moronic...
Evan | 2011-05-09 21:51

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It's the little things...
I HATE it when the power goes out and the timer for the sprinkler system gets reset.

At least you're allowed to use sprinklers.
hat12 | 2011-05-09 21:51

Let's just let nature deal with it. We already know who'll win.
don | 2011-05-09 21:51

It's the All-Roddick Channel
Wimbledon starts today, and as you might guess, it's already raining. So since they couldn't play, ESPN was broadcasting last year's final - with Andy Roddick and Roger Federer.

Now, as cute as I think Roddick is, this is not a good omen. During tournaments like this, whenever they don't have a marquis match to show, they seem to resort to showing Roddick. I suppose watching last year's final isn't unreasonable, but I've seen them show repeats of his match from the day before - on days when it wasn't raining!

So again, as cute as I think he is - I'm over-Roddick-ed. Augh!

I insist he comes around to my home and I'll see if there's too much Roddick to handle.
hat12 | 2011-05-09 21:51

Slap! - Marc Blucas
I'm embarassed to admit that I watched the teen-chick-flick First Daughter a couple of days ago. But in a way I'm glad I did, because it reminded me that Marc Blucas needed to be Slapped - really hard!

What a hottie he is! I was kind of disappointed that he didn't take his shirt off more during the movie, but I was able to grab a couple of shots from elsewhere - thanks to Dewey at Dreamcaps. Marc played a fairly big role in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and was also in one of my favorite shows ever - MTV's Undressed. Talk about a guilty pleasure! I didn't see him in that but you can be sure there was plenty of skin.

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Oh Riley Finn definately did it for me - I almost hed actual tears when he left Buffy... Photos alone don't do him justice unfortunately, he played a sensitive perfect-in-almost-every-way character in Buffy who I was (and still am) determined to find in the real world!! he he....

Yeah, but FIT!!
Mule | 2011-05-09 21:51

Riley was dumb but oh so hot.
hat12 | 2011-05-09 21:51

I miss fur week already. :(
anonymous | 2011-05-09 21:51

The only thing missing would be the geeky glasses, and the look would be complete - talk about who cares!
Bring back real men with real fur!
anonymous | 2011-05-09 21:51

Slap! - Igor Rosa
I think today's Slap, suggested a while ago by Jim, makes a perfect finale to fur week here. Igor Rosa is another extremely hot Brazilian model, along the lines of Gilmar Rodrigues and Juliano Lopes. Igor has been making the rounds on the web, but personally I think Gilmar has him beat by a nose.

More Igor Rosa

P.S. I can't really tell you where the pics came from, since Jim was nice enough to send them all zipped up for me. Thanks, Jim!

Well, to me the amount of hair on his chest is 100% right. Love him!
AJ | 2011-05-09 21:51

The pictures came from a Brazilian site that monthly portraits a different guy.

Another hot site is:

It features Brazilian celebrities and some wannabe celebrities.

Have fun!
Bernardo | 2011-05-09 21:51

Some of you guys spend so much time analyzing guys like Goldilocks (not furry enough, too furry, not furry in the right places, too twink, too old) that you just don't enjoy yourselves. If you don't like someone just wait for the next one, or say "Not to my taste". We don't need essays. Just enjoy the guys, good and bad, and the variety that is given to readers.
hat12 | 2011-05-09 21:51

OMG -- Absolutely perfect! Just the right mix of hair, perfect body & handsome face!
BedMonster | 2011-05-09 21:51

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On your e-mail...
I guess it's time I posted this again.

When it comes to e-mail, I really appreciate the e-mail everyone takes the time to send. But please realize - I get a ton of suggestions. If I stopped taking suggestions today, I'd have enough to last until the end of the year. So I really can't Slap everyone's suggestion in a timely fashion. And it doesn't always make sense to Slap in the order the suggestions arrived. So I end up posting suggested Slaps somewhat randomly, and the fact that I haven't Slapped the guy you suggested is really nothing personal.

And please, don't be offended if I don't respond to your e-mail promptly. I get a huge number of e-mails every day - from this site and from work - and there's only so much time. Sometimes I'm just too busy to get a response out. But I do try to respond to all of them - and if, by some chance, I still haven't responded to yours, again, it's not personal. Some just get lost in the shuffle.

Regardless, keep sending your suggestions and other e-mails. I do enjoy hearing from everyone. And if you think your suggestion is a really good one, send it again. Some suggestions get posted simply because I read them at the exact moment that I'm looking for inspiration. And some get posted simply becuase the suggester sends along a batch of pictures ready-made for posting and I'm feeling lazy. In fact, I have one in my inbox right now that might just get that treatment. I don't post my e-mail address here for spam reasons, but if you want it just drop me a note - I'll send back my address and you can send any attachments you like. But if you send me a virus I'll hunt you down and kill you...



There is a reason why they are called "suggestions" not "orders"
.. I hope everyone realizes that..
Tom | 2011-05-09 21:51

True Tom. But some people think that other people owe them the world.

I think Rob's scheme is fine... as long as he places my suggestions over everyone else's. :D
hat12 | 2011-05-09 21:51

Slap! - Steve Jones
Stephen wrote to suggest U.K. model Steve Jones as a candidate for a "fur week" Slap. He's not what I'd normally consider furry, but he's got a nice bit of hair there. And as far as I'm concerned, he passes into fur week with flying colors - what a hottie! Perhaps this will appease some of you who were so aggravated by Bruce Willis.

More Steve Jones

P.S. I think the link above to IMDB is to the correct Steve Jones. There are a lot of people named "Steve Jones" on there...

P.P.S. OK, I updated the link to the right IMDB page. Thanks Ive!

P.P.P.S. Richard was kind enough to send along a couple extra pics of Steve, including one where he's playing David Beckham. Nice, thanks! Check 'em out!

Fur, no fur, fur, no seems we all want what we don't have, then factor in the hairless twink factor. To me a hot guy is just that, HOT. It's more about attitude, confidence, being fit anf taking care of himself. Just my 2¢
rob | 2011-05-09 21:51

This is his IMDb page:
Ive | 2011-05-09 21:51

hat12 | 2011-05-09 21:51

hot yes. =] i cant remeber, have u slapped hugh jackman? u probably have but i need a hugh fix. im getting twitchy and hand tremors.
BrOKeN | 2011-05-09 21:51

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Slap! - Pete Sampras
He bugs the crap out of me, but I still think today's Slap - Pete Sampras - is deserving. And what better time than fur week. Hell, give him a few more pounds (actually, I think he has them now) and he's a gorilla.

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I'd climb up on that!

Had a crush on him for ages. Thanks.

scotte | 2011-05-09 21:51

This man would be very cute if dipped in nair. Have we FINALLY coughed up all of the fur balls, or does pussy need to go to the vet?
anonymous | 2011-05-09 21:51

WOW. :o)
Bleu | 2011-05-09 21:51

That first pic of him mid-serve is quite simply - STUNNING. W-O-W!
hunk-a, hunk-a, hunk-a
Craig | 2011-05-09 21:51

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Slap! - Bruce Willis
I'm surprised that nobody mentioned Bruce Willis when I asked for furry suggestions. I mean, no he's not as furry as Matthew Fox, and not as furry as tomorrow's Slap, but there's something decidedly non-smooth, non-twinkish about him.

I don't imagine many people need reminding, but Bruce got his start on Moonlighting, and is probably best known for the Die Hard moveies. To me, his best role was as Dr. Malcolm Crowe in The Sixth Sense. For which, by the way, he was paid $100,000,000. Wow. Nice work if you can get it.

More Bruce Willis

Non-smooth, non-twinkish, non-attractive. Maybe that could b why no one sugested him?
Tom | 2011-05-09 21:51

He looks a bit like a monkey...
anonymous | 2011-05-09 21:51

i've always found him to be sexy. not good looking, just sexy.
dae | 2011-05-09 21:51

Bruce Willis is, in the eys of many, a masculine, sexy man. That said, he is a vocal supporter of the Bush Administration's follies in Iraq and its policies of American hegemony--and all the suffering and bloodshed they entail.

For those reasons alone, despite his sexiness, he's no slap.
anonymous | 2011-05-09 21:51

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So wait...
You expect me to take a goverment official seriously because he was elected? And somehow represents "the will of the people"?

Not a chance.

How dare a government official concern himself with something that effects the well-being of his consistuents. Doesn't he realize that his job is simply to take juvenile potshots at the members of the opposing party?
Steve | 2011-05-09 21:51

Lost theories
Augusto, like me, likes Lost and, more importantly, Matthew Fox. He also just recently finished watching the past season and has some interesting thoughts on the season finale - and what the fuck is happening on that damn island!

Slap! - Matthew Fox
Day 3 of Bent's Fur Week comes at the suggestion of Jason. Surely nobody will claim that Matthew Fox isn't a good representative of great looking furry guys.

I've been especially pleased as I've gone through the 2nd season of Lost - Matthew has been a lot more compliant about taking off his shirt, although fellow "Lost"-ee Sawyer (Josh Holloway) has been the only one that I've seen wear "appropriate" swimming attire. That is, on a desert island. If you'd been stranded on a desert island for 2 months, what would you likely wear in the water? Right. Boxers. Not your jeans and button front shirt. Sheesh!

Oh, and if you didn't see the link to QueerBeacon's scoop on Matthew and his swimming attire, be sure to check it out.

More Matthew Fox

Fuck yeah.
And after 2 months on a desert island why would you wear anything at all in the water?
cupre | 2011-05-09 21:51

This is fur? Well, when you put it like that, maybe I am interested.
hat12 | 2011-05-09 21:51

Isn't it odd that Matthew Fox who in "real life" is a confirmed nudist, has no nude pictures on the Net? Do the paparrazi have no interest in exposing a star who doesn't care?
Dave | 2011-05-09 21:51

A couple of hot pictures there. He'd be hotter if he let the hair on his head grow out too. Or at least kept from his neck up to his jaw shaved, otherwise his jaw line just disappears.
anonymous | 2011-05-09 21:51

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King George
The atrocities committed by the Bush Administration don't seem to have an end.

The Duchess of Crawford
is a walking atrocity!
I M P E A C H ! ! !
Bugs | 2011-05-09 21:51

Never thought I'd actually agree with Andrew Sullivan on anything other than gay marriage.
Craig | 2011-05-09 21:51

What truly amazes me is that so many of my countrymen remain enamored of this 'Potomac Caesar' who is laying such a murderous ax to what is left of our freedoms. I wonder what ancient chroniclers like Suetonius & Tacitus would make of this modern day enthroned fool. What sad tales would come down through the ages to the amazement of future history readers of him searching under banquet tables to the bemused laughter of his lackeys for WMDs like a modern day NERO! Perhaps Gore Vidal will assist us with such an effort; history would be indebted to him for it.
Baal | 2011-05-09 21:51

Picture of the week

A rabbit outrunning an Airbus A380.

I haven't mentioned it in quite some time, but the release of their newest browser seems like as good an occasion as any to advocate for my favorite web browser: Opera.

I know, I know. Firefox is the cool kid on the block, but for my money (well, OK, it's free...) Opera is the best browser out there. Opera has all of the functions that Firefox does, plus extra customizations that Firefox and IE simply don't offer. And with version 9, it now has built-in functionality for reading RSS news feeds (perfect for reading this site!!), BitTorrent and others! What more could you ask for?

OK, fine. You don't want Opera. But please don't just stick with Internet Explorer. It's old technology (5 years since the last update!), and its position as the leader in the market makes it a prime target for worms and other online attacks. So if you're in the market for a new browser - and you should be - give Opera a whirl!

R. | 2011-05-09 21:51

Thank's Rob, for the kudos of the best browser-- has been my favorite for many years...
The Puckster | 2011-05-09 21:51

opera is awesome! i love that browser, it's really easy to use and it works amazing in macs!
leo | 2011-05-09 21:51

More World Cup!
Via Tottyland comes J.B's vote for best World Cup picture. I think he's right.

And since Ron was so nice to point the way, I thought I'd post the video of U.S. player Brian McBride.

I wonder how I missed him during World Cup Week?

OK, I know there aare a lot of guys visiting this site who are calling for more fur, but this furless Brian McBride is just plain gorgeous!
J. Brett | 2011-05-09 21:51

The video is hot and any pics of Brian are equally hot, but probably the best part is that he is a genuinely nice man.
harry | 2011-05-09 21:51

Do you mean to say he's gorgeous, nice, AND he can play football? There goes my heart, breaking again!
fareva | 2011-05-09 21:51

SO hot! Hot bod, handsome face. I know what I want for my birthday :-)
Ben in PA | 2011-05-09 21:51

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Slap! - Tom Selleck
I think today's Slap - a suggestion for Fur Week from Brian - is one of the iconic "furry guys" in the world. Which makes it all the more surprising that I've never Slapped him before. I mean - Tom Selleck and Sean Connery are the prototypes, aren't they?

Anyway, Tom is best known for his role as Thomas Magnum in Magnum P.I.. And he was really entertaining in Her Alibi. But my favorite role of his was as a gay newscaster in In & Out, where he lip locked with Kevin Kline.

More Tom Selleck

Update: Richard was kind enough to send along some extra pictures of Tom. Thanks!

I'm not a twink fan by any means, but you've gone too far in the other direction. What do we have to look forward to next? Sean Connery? Hume Cronin?
gm | 2011-05-09 21:51

exactly! uurgghhh.. let's go back to the football players and twinx
ian | 2011-05-09 21:51

I always found Tom hot in the past, particularly when he wore those hot shorts to show off his muscular hairy legs on "Magnum PI" and even earlier when he advertised "Stetson" cologne. BUT that was 20-30 years ago. He is still very attractive "for his age" and he's a good choice to SLAP, but more of the selected pics posted here should have been relatively recent, at least of him within the past 5-10 years. Older men of age 60 can still be handsome, so how about more pics that reflect the way these aging hunks look now.
Scout | 2011-05-09 21:51


Bring back the smooth hotties, already!
Brad | 2011-05-09 21:51

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Not so MADD any more...
You may remember the slight kerfuffle over the anti-gay spot that appeared to be in production for MADD. I just received two e-mails (from Chris and Jim), apparently containing an apology written by MADD Canada's ad agency, Saatchi Canada, taking responsibility for the spot:

Mr. Andy Murie
MADD Canada
2010 Winston Park Drive, Suite 500
Oakville, ON L6H 5R7

Dear Andy:

On behalf of Saatchi Canada I would like to apologize for the press you received in the The L.A. Independent. The facts of the story were wrong. The spot was not being created to go to air and you had no awareness of the creation of this spot under the name MADD.

Saatchi & Saatchi was working on their own in an attempt to test areas that were more relevant to a younger target group. One of the areas was the spot described in the article. Sometimes it is better to see concepts shot in a rough form in order to see if there is any merit in their application.

When it comes to advertising to a younger target pushing the boundaries is what we have to try to do, but it should never be at the expense of an individual or any group.

It is unfortunate that news of this spot got out since the likelihood of it advancing was improbable.

I encourage our teams to always be thoughtful of all of our clients in a proactive fashion. It is regrettable that on this occasion our actions had a negative effect. Again, I would like to stress how truly sorry we are for that.

All action has been terminated on this spot. Should you have any comments or concerns please do not hesitate to contact me at the above number.


Brett Channer

CEO/Executive Creative Director
cc: Dawn Regan
Assuming for a moment that this is genuine, I think it's great. For one thing, I'm glad to hear that the ad wasn't really intended to run in the first place, and I'm glad to see that Saatchi took responsibility and killed it quickly, and finally I'm glad that MADD apparently wasn't involved at all.

More to the point, I appreciate the need for "experimental" spots to test target audiences and explore shifting demographics. Nevertheless, producing an ad that implies that alcohol and/or drugs might "turn you gay" - or worse (incest) - is over the top. No, it wasn't intended for public distribution, but casting notices, while having limited distribution, still land on a lot of eyeballs. It's surprising that Saatchi was so careless.

I got the same response, I feel a little dumb getting so bent (no pun intended) out of shape about it.
Brandon Humphries | 2011-05-09 21:51

Good apology, even if it does further the image that the gay community is some fragile group which has to complain a lot. I think the GLBT community needs to lighten up sometimes.
hat12 | 2011-05-09 21:51

I don't see how you can draw that conclusion from the letter. The proto-ad was bigoted and reinforced negative attitudes about gay men. I think that's worth complaining about. What's worse is that the ad agency thought this might be a viable approach. Why did Saatchi Canada think that dissing gays would be "more relevant to a younger target group?" Who funds Saatchi? - the Republican Party? If someone on their staff had proposed making fun of a religious or ethnic minority, you know it wouldn't have made it off the table. Lighten up? Hat12, in case you hadn't heard, there's a "culture war" being fought, and we're the ones with the targets painted on our backs.
Mark | 2011-05-09 21:51

The casting call and idea for the sample ad were inappropriate from the get-go, and the uproar was actually quite appropriate. Saatchi showed striking incompetence by even advancing the idea to that stage and having people actually *working* on the idea. Complete inanity. Imagine an ad agency putting out casting calls for black actors for "test spot" linking drunk driving and being black? The uproar would be appropriate then, too. And, even if something is in-house and not meant for public consumption, that doesn't mean it's appropriate, either: just because your papa hits your mama behind closed doors doesn't make it right, and the neighbors have a responsibility to call for help.
ubu | 2011-05-09 21:51

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So you're missing the footballers?
Tottyland has a nice sampling, including a team from Mallorca posing nude. Nice!

There is a very nice vid of shirtless Brian McBride on youtube!
Ron | 2011-05-09 21:51

Woops! forgot the url
Ron | 2011-05-09 21:51



Michael wrote to tell me about a photography exhibit going on at the LGBT Community Center in New York. Called "Just Men" it features some interesting looking photography from Michael Alago, Wilson Models and Joe Oppedisano.

I thought some of you might enjoy a picture like this, given the recent preponderance of smooth and thin around here:

The exhibition runs through August 11:

And just in case you need convincing, here are some more samples:

The picture of the redhead is porn star Blu Kennedy.
Steve | 2011-05-09 21:51

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I love hot men
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Thank god for iTunes!
My husband and I are big fans of ABC's hit series Lost, but somehow this season we lost track and stopped watching about half way through. I still don't remember how we dropped the ball, but there you have it.

So thank god for iTunes - I recently bought the entire season (we missed so many episodes, it was actually cheaper to buy them all than one at a time), and I hooked my laptop to our plasma TV so we can catch up. What a fantastic system! No commercials, no hassle at all. Now if I can just remember to turn off instant messenger before we start, it'll be perfect.

Oh, and while I'm at it.

I'm really mad they killed off Ana-Lucia and Libby. Given the nature of the show, I guess they could bring them back, but they haven't done that before, so I don't know why they'd start now. And I want to throttle Michael for being the one who killed them - he's been pissing me off lately with his "fuck the rest of you" attitude.

And could Locke and Jack act any more like a married couple? And someone really needs to take Sawyer and flush his head down the toilet.

Oh, and one more thing, I saw some fun stuff about hottie Matthew Fox in Out Magazine the other day - Queerbeacon has the scoop.

You can also watch the last 4 episodes of the season of Lost on free
tom | 2011-05-09 21:51

Slap! - Paul Nicholls
I was trolling around famousmales forums the other day and came across some new pics of British actor Paul Nicholls. It's been well over a year since I Slapped him and I figured it was time for an update. And what an update! This guy is just AMAZING! That smile. That fur! That body! I think I've made my choice for Slap of the Month.

Also, this is the first day of fur week, and I think Paul is a good intro. I know I stretch the definition of "twink" sometimes, so bear with me here, but Paul is, for lack of a better term, a "furry twink". He has that twink-ish look, but he also has a nice bit of fur (if he resists the urge to shave). So that makes him a good transition from "Smooth Soccer Stud Slaps" to "Furry Slaps". Eh. What the fuck do I know? Reading that back, it sounds like a lot of crap.

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Being of spanish heritage living australia i get best of both worlds. If your still interested in soccer guys harry kewl(aust), de villa(spain), torres(spain) and iker casllias(spain). the things i would do to all of those men............crap i drolled
BrOKeN | 2011-05-09 21:51

The complaint isn't against "no fur", it's the body types inhabiting them. I think a lot of it comes from the fantasy of being swept off your feet by a man with the body to actually do it. Nothing against the majority but broad shoulders, defined pecs, flat abs and nice arms are definitely a draw to many of us. As mentioned before, Sam Elliot, Tom Selleck, Robert Conrad, Thomas Jane, Matthew McConaughey, Harrison Ford, Mark Harmon, Matthew Fox, Joel Gretsch, Jamie Bamber, Josh Lucas, Dylan McDermott - all of these men, currently or in their prime, represented the Alpha Male. They looked the part of the caretaker and had the sensuality of a caregiver. The man who would sweep you off your feet (literally) and carry you to the bed for your own "Moonstruck" moment. Why do you think the lead characters in most romance novels look like they stepped out of the pages of International Male? Because this is the dream. You cannot be saved by arms that look like they can't even punch a hole in a wet paper bag. So as much as the "twink" image is prelavent here and in society, I will never waste my time on any image that doesn't look like they stepped off the pages of International Male. But that's just my opinion.
Stuart | 2011-05-09 21:51

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What a great start to fur week!
tom | 2011-05-09 21:51

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Soccer follow up!
I figured there was no way I could skip some of the footballers that really need to be Slapped - hard - so I'll run a few down here, which is fairly easy because they've been Slapped in the past:

David Beckham (readers' choice for Slap of the Year!):

Alex Frei:

Steven Gerrard:

Christiano Ronaldo:

I'm sure I've missed a few over the past week, hopefully I can get them in later this year!

Stay tuned for fur next week!


D'oh! It wasn't until Nicholas asked for him that I remembered that I had also Slapped Fernando Torres:

LOVE all the soccer guys being slapped on the blog. How about Brian McBride? Think I fancy him very much :-)
BluWolf | 2011-05-09 21:51

Muy muy caliente. How about slapping Fernando Torres from Spain/Atletico Madrdid as well.
Nicholas | 2011-05-09 21:51

Slap! - Tim Cahill
Today's final Soccer Slap comes at the suggestion of BrOKeN. Tim Cahill is an Aussie footballer who plays for Everton. He's also playing in the World Cup where, apparently, he's put on quite the performance. Nice!

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YaY! Ur the best. timmy boy yumm!
BrOKeN | 2011-05-09 21:51

Slap! - Joe Cole
Today's Slap comes courtesy of hat12 - he asked so nicely, I just had to include Joe Cole. Joe is currently an attacking midfielder for Chelsea, and right now he's obviously in Germany, representing England in the World Cup.

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Lots of the pics came from here. He also has a Most Beautiful Man profile.

Yay yay yay. You're the best!
hat12 | 2011-05-09 21:51

He's lovely! And those LEGS! DAY-UM!

About your comment: I thought this was a "family" site! Heh heh.
Michael | 2011-05-09 21:51

Slap! - Andriy Shevchenko
Today's Slap comes at the request of Johnnie, and a long ago (centuries, almost) submission by Don. Andriy Shevchenko is a Ukranian star playing for his home country in the World Cup. Most of the time, however, he plays for Chelsea, having recently been acquired from AC Milan. For £30,000,000. Andriy must be good too.

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Update: I really should read my e-mail more often (and more closely). Johnnie had sent along a pic of Andriy to include in today's Slap. Thanks Johnnie!!

Who needs fur when they look THIS good??!!??
Jim | 2011-05-09 21:51

the last one was great, he's hot!
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Nap = good.

I'm twinked out!
I can't believe it - and I'm sure you can't either - but I'm over-twinked! All these footballers are hot, but I need some fur!!

I'm going to do a couple more players since this is, after all, the first week of the World Cup, but next week I'm going to try to get some fur in. So I need suggestions! If I've been neglecting your favorite furball or older guy, let me know! I get WAY more suggestions than I can ever use - or keep track of, for that matter - but if you send me fur in the next few days, it'll be very likely to get in!

So let's hear it, who's your favorite furry guy?

I agree with you about the twinks! More hair please!

Burt Reynolds (in his heyday when he was younger) was a real sexy furball. So was Tom Selleck.
Brian | 2011-05-09 21:51

Sam Elliot!
Curt | 2011-05-09 21:51

Twinks with hair! Twinks with hair!
don | 2011-05-09 21:51

Burt Reynolds may have had his heyday, but now... eewww! I like to think of myself as a Jon Bon Jovi (unshaved, of course) or Chris Issak person. Yum!
Steve | 2011-05-09 21:51

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Colorado has its own quarter now.

Slap! - Michael Owen
I got a couple of requests for today's World Cup Slap. Jim wrote to request him, and Mark wrote to say:
now I know it goes without saying but you are going to slap Michael Owen for the world cup right
Yes, indeed I am. To me, Michael Owen is the original soccer football hottie. Somehow, I was aware of Micahel before I'd ever even heard of that Beckham fellow. Michael is a striker for Newcastle United, having recently returned from Real Madrid - in a £17,000,000 transfer. Wow. He must be good.

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He's cute...but he looks ridiculous with his pants and shorts always pulled up so high.

That's grandpa height, jeez!
anonymous | 2011-05-09 21:51

That bulge.. that ass.. that face.. Oh, how I wish I could be taht trainer pulling his leg up.. lol
tom | 2011-05-09 21:51

At times he resembles Wentworth Miller.
don | 2011-05-09 21:51

Owen is dull dull dull dull.
hat12 | 2011-05-09 21:51

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Well, it all sounds good until...
Paul sent along this little nugget:

Merrill Lynch heir Charles Merrill, and his partner of 15 years, Kevin Boyle, have started a gay tax protest, planning not to pay their federal income taxes until the tax rules in the United States treat gay people fairly. Apparently, they haven't paid their taxes - and haven't filed tax returns - since 2004, calling the current system "taxation without representation".

While I support their objectives - unfair tax treatment is one of the most significant, and tangible, negative effects that gay people suffer by being denied marriage rights - I wonder if refusing to pay taxes is the best way to go about it. Merrill certainly seems to be getting a fair amount of press for his effort, indicating that he is willing to go to jail to prove his point.

I'm certainly not joining their efforts - I have no intention going to prison - but it is an interesting idea. I just worry that it will end up causing more harm than good when the Christianists start labeling people "tax evading gays".

If Charles Merrill really wants to make a stir, he should get all the gays to quit shopping. Can you say economic chaos [hey, it worked for the Daughters of Liberty].
wyocwby | 2011-05-09 21:51

Charles is not the heir to Merrill Lynch, he is a distant cousin to the guy who is! LMAO Charles Merrill and Kevin Boyle will fit right in in prison! You don't screw with the IRS.
anonymous | 2011-05-09 21:51

Slap! - Freddie Ljungberg
I got at least two requests for today's Slap - Swedish footballer Freddie Ljungberg - from Ruben and Adrian. I may have gotten more, but I can't track them down. I'm sure, in fact, that I must have gotten more, because how could a guy this hot have gotten by so many radars??

I have to admit that I recognize the face - well, the underwear pics, anyway - but I couldn't have told you anything about the guy in the picture. Apparently, he's an attacking midfielder for Arsenal. Um, yeah. I knew that.

Honestly, I couldn't care less about watching most sports - tennis and golf are really the only two exceptions - but with guys that look like these recent few Slaps, I could get used to soccer.

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This brings to mind something I find odd about myself. Looking at his tight little tummy, I have the urge to lick it. Lick it, and lick it and lick it. Is that an odd fetish that I'm alone in? Does anyone else feel compelled to lick a tight tummy when they see one?? (among other things to lick of course... I'm talking initial impulses.)

I've spent many a moment staring at that Calvin Kline billboard in the TTC subways. It's still hot.
John in T.O. | 2011-05-09 21:51

I remember when his big billboard was unvieled in times Square in NYC I was staring up at in and literally walked into a pole?! LoL ~ why more gay men do not watch sports I will never know!
Franzel | 2011-05-09 21:51

anybody else notice that big package?
Aussi' | 2011-05-09 21:51

I could start at the nipples and lick all the way down. Would like to see that package unveiled. wow what a slap
anonymous | 2011-05-09 21:51

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Cool picture

Via Astronomy Picture of the Day

Oh joy.
My fucking hero.

Anyone have a barf bag?

O come on...Don't career politicians deserve SOME credit...I mean, all the man has ever done is sponge around Washington, steal money from other causes and use it to build big RCB monuments in WV. Come home, embrace your roots and take advantage of the loot!
muffy | 2011-05-09 21:51

WV is the only place I know where you can be the only one driving on a six lane highway to no where.
DCDrew | 2011-05-09 21:51

Try Alaska.
Jenna's Bush | 2011-05-09 21:51

Slap! - Carlos Bocanegra
Continuing with our WorldCup 2006 theme, today's Slap was mentioned by Ben. Carlos Bocanegra was a defender for the Chicago Fire, but he apparently made a move recently to Fulham. Hopefully, his new English teammates will teach him to take his shirt off at the end of games - clearly someone missed that bit of his training.

He played yesterday when the U.S. Team played The Czech Republic. You can see him again on Saturday, in what is reported to be a great match-up, when they face Italy and one more time next week when they take the field against Ghana.

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very nice
dae | 2011-05-09 21:51

Okay, I know the community is obsessed with youth, but I'm beginning to feel like a pedophile with all of these babies! Is there no one attractive over 30 anymore? I guess at 40 I'm not the target demographic for this site but these pics are starting to look as recycled as any Saturday night at a gay bar. It's the same look on the same faces on the same "swimmer's body" on the same interchangable twinkie twenty somethings. I'm not even talking about chest hair. I'm talking variety. Sure we got Kevin Sorbo recently but what about Anderson Cooper, Julian McMahon, Stone Phillips, or Greg Kinnear? We got Pierce Brosnan's son but what about him? I don't mean to be a bitch, and I do visit this site daily, but it's getting a bit redundant.
Stuart | 2011-05-09 21:51

Sorry, Sorbo was over at Bare Naked Men, but you get the point.
Stuart | 2011-05-09 21:51

27 year olds are "babies" now? Christ, I must be prenatal.
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Michael over at GayOrbit has information on a new PSA coming out from MADD:
“Casting Notice: GUYS WILLING TO KISS ANOTHER GUY, 18 to 21, all ethnicities but leaning towards Caucasian. Everyone must be willing to kiss another guy passionately for about 10 seconds. Everyone will have to make out at the callbacks. They should seem like very regular guys. They should seem very hetero, so it is unexpected to see the guys making out. BASIC SCENARIO: Three friends completely stoned out of their minds sit in a car vegging out. The two guys in the front seat begin making out.

“After a few moments they pull away from each other, and one says: ‘Wait a minute…we’re not gay’ A super imposed image comes up on the screen: that says: ‘DRUGS SLOW DOWN YOUR REACTION TIME’ Then another super imposed image comes up on the screen: ‘IF YOU’RE HIGH YOU CAN’T DRIVE’ Then cut to the guy in the back seat who says: ‘Not that there’s anything wrong with that…and like, aren’t you guys brothers?’ “ End of PSA.
You've got to be kidding. That's the dumbest - and most obnoxious - thing I've come across in some time. And the "Not that there's anything wrong with that" at the end is wasted.

How does this reduce drug use? "Dude, you better not smoke pot, or you'll become a fag." Yeah, I guess that's it. (Via GayOrbit)

Update: You can reach MADD here. Better yet, send them an e-mail here or fax them at: 972-869-2206. In general faxes are taken more seriously, so if you have the time and are able, I recommend a fax. That's what I'm doing.

Update 2: Several people have noted that the guy who wrote the original article hasn't provided any documentation or follow-up. And I have yet to see any independent confirmation of the allegations. I'm hoping that the guy was, in fact, wrong - I think that MADD in general is doing some good and I'd hate to see them stoop so low. If anyone hears anything, let me know.

Apparently these 'mothers' are against drunk driving, but they are completely for homophobia....

what is wrong with these people, and where do we write or who do we contact to express our disgust with this planned announcement?
anonymous | 2011-05-09 21:51

so much is wrong just with the ad text .... the 'all ethnicities but leaning towards caucasion' is mad bigoted and that last bit of dialogue ... weed will make you go faggy on your brother, dude. its pretty clear madd doesn't care about anyone who doesn't fit into their straight, white, i-smoked-pot-in-the-seventies but would-kill-my-kid-for-doing-the-same-thing demographic ....
dave | 2011-05-09 21:51

If it turns hot straight guys gay then I guess drug usage will be more popular in the gay community. :D Mixed messages from this PSA.
hat12 | 2011-05-09 21:51


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Italy hotties - day 5
I thought I'd include some pics of various Day 5 hotties for everyone. The guy in the red shirt was the best. YUM.

Update:gemini6ice makes a good point. The guy in the red shirt is the second picture.

Click the images to see them full size

Hey nice, red shirt guy def best. I was watching the soccer last nyt, as us insomniacs do and thought omg, bent should slap Tim Cahill. Hot soccer dude from australia. Whats not to love?
BrOKeN | 2011-05-09 21:51

Day 5 - 23-Apr - Chianti
Sorry for the delay in posting Italy pictures, but it's been a busy couple of weeks. So where we last left off, we were staying in Radda in Chianti.


Day 5 started at our hotel in Radda. A nice breakfast was included with the room rate, so we of course couldn't pass that up - my favorite was the blood orange juice. Why is that so easy to find in Italy, but virtually impossible to find here?? After breakfast, my husband and our friend TJ, both lapsed Catholics, decided to attend an Italian mass.

Hank and I, on the other hand, decided it was time to spend a little time with our Dean Koontz books. Sitting by the pool, we ordered mimosas and kicked back. The other boys finally returned, surprised at how even in Italian a Catholic Mass is universal.

Wasting no more time, we hit the road to see the sights. We decided, based on guidebook suggestions, to hit the medieval town of San Gimignano. TJ never could seem to get the pronunciation right, so we referred to it as "San G". On the way to San G, we found a winery that was open for tastings - finally!

Il Borgo de Vescine turned out to be a fantastic winery. I was surprised at the breadth and depth of the tasting - we sampled no fewer than 6 wines, with fruit, bread and cheese. My favorite? A white varietal that I'd never heard of - Tocai. It's not a grape grown in Tuscany - it actually comes from the area near Venice. I'm not typically a fan of white wines, but this one was exceptional - unfortunately I only got a small taste, as the bottle we bought was stolen along with our suitcase later in the trip.

So having had, perhaps, a tad too much wine, we moved out, headed for San Gimignano. I could not believe the size of the crowds - it was apparently an Italian national holiday, and I think the entire population of Rome vacations in San G. We scarfed a couple of slices of pizza for lunch, made the requisite stop for gelato, and visited the torture museum so that we could puke it all back up. Seriously - what a creepy exhibit - if you want to find out more, I'm gonna make you look for it yourself, it's just too bizarre to type.

We took a trip to the top of the tallest tower in town and got some exceptional views. When we returned to our car, we were surprised to see a parking ticket - we didn't see anything obvious we'd done wrong; later we asked someone at our hotel to translate the ticket, and it said that we'd "parked in a crosswalk". I don't think we did, but we didn't take pictures of the situation, so what could we do? Pay the fine. How much, you ask? 71 Euros. Yes, you read that right - 71 Euros. A mere $90. For a parking ticket. Yikes!!

San G struck again - probably for shortening its name - as we tried to leave. The traffic was so bad that we couldn't get on the road back to Radda, and we ended up going farther west - to Volterra. Arriving late in the evening, all we really had time for was dinner. Fodor's recommended a "great place for locals" and after a lot of wandering - and asking directions from an 80-year old Italian woman that spoke not a word of English - we tracked it down and were told they had no tables available. We slogged our way all the way back up the hill - Volterra is way up there! - and dropped in on a different fantastic locals place - Ristorante La Pace Di ... something or other (my credit card receipt has faded). The waiter was fantastic - he walked up and said "let me guess, you want a typically Tuscan meal, no?" Yes. He took care of everything for us - the food was exceptional and, I suppose, typically Tuscan.

We didn't realize just how far we'd driven from our hotel - the trip back was 1.5 hours. And let me tell you, driving around rural Italy at 11pm is quite the challenge; at least we only got lost once.

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Slap! - Sebastian Kehl
Several people, including Johnnie, Ben & Ruben, wrote to suggest that I Slap a few soccer players footballers in honor of the start of The 2006 World Cup.

Well, what a charming idea. We'll start the week off with one of Johnnie's suggestions, German Sebastian Kehl. I looked and looked and couldn't find any shirtless pics of this tasty morsel, but I did find a nice pic of his ass (well 1/2 of it), and some great stills from an amazing video of his cock flopping around on the pitch. (Wow, look at that use of the lingo!)

So, enjoy Sebastian, and if you know of any shirtless pics, point me in the right direction!

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Very nice. Dick shot too! But please be sure to do Joe Cole at some point. Or I'll get angry and you don't want to see me angry!
hat12 | 2011-05-09 21:51

I just can't stop fantasizing about his cock in my mouth!
AJ | 2011-05-09 21:51

I've thought Sebastian hot for some time and I'm a big fan of Dortmund, the team for which he plays. But the real hottie of the team is Roman Weidenfeller, the goalkeeper.
Duane | 2011-05-09 21:51

Slap! - NYC Firefighters
Kip was kind enough to send along some information about the new 2007 NYC Firefighters Calendar. These calendars, because all those firefighter hotties are kind enough to take their shirts off and pose around the city of New York. What more could you ask for??

Order yours here!

It would seem, year in and year out, based on this calendar, that very few New York firemen actually have any hair on their chests.
ubu | 2011-05-09 21:51

If you want hairy firemen, check out Mr. June, 2006. Hot!
Sam | 2011-05-09 21:51

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It's summer!
Yes, it's warm here (finally!) and there's a volleyball tournament at the park near our house today. I'll try to get some pics...

Slap! - Mark Valley
Bill wrote to request today's Slap, actor Mark Valley of Boston Legal, and also one of the hotties, I'm sure, from The 4400 that people mentioned when I featured Chad Faust.

When a nice furry chest he has!

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I've been WAITING for you to show him. Interesting fact: he went to West Point.
Cris | 2011-05-09 21:51

Actually he is not in the 4400.

Joel Gretsch is the hottie from the 4400.
Paul | 2011-05-09 21:51

Actually he did a two episode guest spot on the 4400 as Agt. Warren Lytell. He was very good.
D.Mark | 2011-05-09 21:51

I'd let him throw me around! Tasty.
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Slap! - Leonardo DiCaprio
Joey - you remember Joey, don't you? He gave me that huge list of lovely suggestions - sent along the idea for today's Slap. I'm kinda surprised I haven't Slapped him before, but Leonardo DiCaprio always confuses me. I've always liked his work - I think he's an exceptional actor - but I can never decide if I think he's cute or not. And his looks really don't change, so I'm not sure why it's a problem for me.

Anyway, if you're interested in seeing a decent amount of Leo skin, check out The Beach. And I seem to remember an ass shot from The Aviator, but couldn't track it down. One of my favorites was Catch Me if You Can, and it looks like he has four more projects on the way, in various stages of development. So if you're a Leo fan, it looks like it's gonna be a good couple of years!

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He can be seen totally naked in "Total Eclipse" as the French poet Rimbaud. There's not much to see, unfortunately. I agree with you about whether he's hot or not. His body has never been in great shape, he has a small dick, and he still looks like a jaded 17 year old.
Curt | 2011-05-09 21:51

never thought he was all that good looking. does nothing for me & don't really like his movies either.
dae | 2011-05-09 21:51

Yawn!!! Next!!!
Lionel | 2011-05-09 21:51

I still think his BEST role was as the retarded kid in Gilbert Grape. He was flawless. It's been a bit of a roller coaster ever since...mostly down.

But he is can you say he's not?
myackie | 2011-05-09 21:51

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Strike up the band!

Mike Luckovich is right on the money.

(via GayOrbit)

marvin | 2011-05-09 21:51

this reminds me of the situation here in Canada. We passed the same sex marriage law last year and now the newly elected Conservative (your Republican equivalent)government is planning to re-open the case in the fall. They want to have a "free" vote in the House meaning that the members will be able to vote as they themselves wish to vote, as opposed to following the views of the political party to which they belong.

This at a time when we have much more important issues, like terrorism!!

Can no one get the priorites in order?
marvin | 2011-05-09 21:51

I have always found very amusing how you (citizens of the US, not Americans 'cos that is anyone who's born in the American Continent) can find any difference between Democrats and Republicans. From an outsider's perspective (a decently informed outsider), it's all the same.

Perhaps, an individual might have a distict view on a given issue. However, when it comes to the parties and the big politics, it's all the same. One party may like better blue to green. But, does it really matter?

For the rest of the world they are equivalent. They perform the same imperialist politics. Their arrogance is the same. And for your homeland, well, it doesn't look that different either.

Even if you might disagree, I hope this helped you to understand the world view on your politics.

A Brazilian.

P.S.: I gotta admit one thing. Since Bush has been elected, it's been much better for Latin America. He's doesn't give a shit about us (exception made to the immigration issue). And trust me, all Latin Americans pray every day for it to continue so! May Bush keep all his efforts focused in the Middle East! Oh, as you might know, that's because Clinton was a little bit too intrusive in Latin America. I'd vote for Bush!
Bernardo | 2011-05-09 21:51

Yeah, there's pretty much of a consensus on most issues between Democrats and Republicans. It's a drag.
But as for the term "American," I'm sorry but we simply don't have another adjective or noun (depending on the situation) to use. Even "citizen of the United States is unclear," since the official name of Mexico is The United States of Mexico, is it not?
It's not like the term "American" should confuse anyone; I've never heard a Brazilian call himself anything other than a Brazilian.
Bret | 2011-05-09 21:51

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Oh and...
If you enjoyed Juliano Lopes, you may want to see him "nude".

Hot Pics but they are all fake....look at the photo shopped rest.... GRRR
Mike | 2011-05-09 21:51

Mike - That's the point of that site....the guy that does that blog photoshops pictures of hiot actors, athletes, etc. to imagine what they might look like naked.
Spike | 2011-05-09 21:51

He He He I guess I should read before i write...... :-)
Mike | 2011-05-09 21:51

Tom alerted me to an important announcement from kenneth in the 212.


The Family Stone
Following up on the Slap of Luke Wilson, I just thought I'd bring to your attention Augusto's gay-view of The Family Stone at QueerBeacon.

I have to concur - it was a really great movie and portrayed gay people in nothing but positive terms. If you haven't seen it, you really should.

Slap! - Chad Faust
I've gotten two fairly recent requests for today's Slap, so I figured I better get him in. Mostly I only get one request for each guy, but Chad Faust seems to have piqued the interest of a number of people including David and Carter. So here he is - currently he's spending most of his time in The 4400, one of the latest supernatural series out there. Some of the pics after the jump (courtesy of Dreamcaps) show some decent skin (and an OK looking bulge) as he gets out of bed. Nice!

More Chad Faust

Nice Buldge indeed, and ass.
DD | 2011-05-09 21:51

Nice nips!
Michael | 2011-05-09 21:51

VERY impressive :P
cozzajoy | 2011-05-09 21:51

Well, I'm convinced
I'm reconsidering my stance on gay marriage - after all, I didn't realize that It Endorses Masturbation.

Disgusting. Just disgusting.

Slap! - Lucas Black
Paul wrote to commend my attention to today's hottie, actor Lucas Black. Lucas has looked sexy in lots of things, including Jarhead, Cold Mountain (whence comes the ass shot after the jump - I think it's him, but can't tell for sure), and currently in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.

Lucas is quite the hottie - how have I missed him? Thanks Paul!

More Lucas Black

Pictures, as is often the case, courtesy of Dreamcaps.

OMG_d! I didn't realize he was the little boy from Sling Blade. I knew he'd grow up to be a hottie!
myackie | 2011-05-09 21:51

He's a cutie!

Thank goodness the admenment to legalized gay bashing failed today. This why the Democrats are better than republicans. Republicans have sponsored all the major anti-gay movements in the US.
The reason some sad Dems would pander to the right for votes is because they can't count on the gays for votes. The gay vote has been weakened by the Log Cabin idiots and gays who don't vote. The log cabin is self hatred manifesting itself politically.

Oh my goodness, I've said too much.
terry | 2011-05-09 21:51

I've adored him for a long time. Thanks for this, I've already decided who gets my June vote for SOTM.
AJ | 2011-05-09 21:51

Wow. Caleb Buck dun growd up. That kid used to scare the hell outta me on American Gothic.
Celtiberius | 2011-05-09 21:51

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Not smart. But hot.

You know, I'd prefer it if they had a picture of Brandon Routh (preferably without his shirt) on these Alienware computers:


That picture in the underwear. *slobber*
hat12 | 2011-05-09 21:51

This is not Brandon Routh, but another brazilian - Dimas Caetano, who posed naked for g magazine.
anonymous | 2011-05-09 21:51

Apropos of the recent X-Slaps I featured here, Augusto over at QueerBeaacon sent me his review of X-Men: The Last Stand. It doesn't apparently have any explicit gay content, but the prospect of seeing Ben Foster shirtless on screen is enough for me. Anyone else seen it yet?

If you're going to see it just for the sake of seeing Ben Foster, you might be a little disappointed. His role is so small they could've easily left him out entirely. The slap you gave him is pretty much the extent of what you see in a nutshell. Other than seeing him as a child early-on.

Plot-wise, the movie is just... lacking. I enjoyed it, but it's nowhere near the calibre of the first two films, for story and continuity-flow.
John in T.O. | 2011-05-09 21:51

Foster is cute, but John, above, is correct. I hadn't seen any of these movies, and knew nothing about the X-Men, but a friend asked me to go. I liked the movie, and the Jean Grey character had the right idea for using her mutant powers: peeling Hugh Jackman's clothes off (altho a little more skin would've been swell!)
Greg | 2011-05-09 21:51

They could have easily extended the one movie into two. Lots of action, not enought plot/character development. Hot actors, though. 6 out of 10!
Jon | 2011-05-09 21:51

As a long-time X-Geek, I really enojyed the most recent installment. I actually prefer the rationale for Phoenix/Dark Phoenix used in the movie as opposed to the Claremont era rationale, it just worked better for a movie. The cure plot is a blatantly gay allegory, as are all the X films. And, to make things even better.... more Colossus!!!!!!!
Dave | 2011-05-09 21:51

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Slap! - Luke Wilson
Augusto wrote to ask (demand?) that I Slap actor Luke Wilson. When I saw his e-mail I thought "why didn't he use the search?" But I'm the idiot - I haven't Slapped him before? How could I have missed such a sexy guy???

So, thanks to Augusto, I have pulled my head out of my ass on the Luke Wilson issue. As for what he's been in, lately it seems like he's been in everything. I especially enjoyed his turn (in only a towel - pictures after the jump) in The Family Stone. Yum yum yum!!

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Um, I don't get it. Luke or Owen. I don't think either is remotely attractive. Or funny.
Frank | 2011-05-09 21:51

Luke is very hot. And thank goodness he doesn't shave his chest like his brother does.
Steve | 2011-05-09 21:51

I've got a friend who is obsessed with Owen. I always look at her with mystery since Luke is the much hotter Wilson brother. Great pick.
Alex | 2011-05-09 21:51

Yes, Luke is very hot...hotter than his penis-nosed brother.

Although that pageboy haircut he has in the one photo....hmm, really not workin' for him at all!
Spike | 2011-05-09 21:51

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Slap! - Novak Djokovic
It's tennis season, and while I haven't Slapped perennial Bent favorite Andy Roddick I figured I'd get a couple of hotties in from this year's French Open. As I type, I'm watching Novak Djokovic play in the round of 16 (I think). Novak is the twinkish-ly hot Serbian tennis player that you've (well, I've...) never heard of before. But his official site had some nice skin shots.

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And in other news, I haven't given Andy Roddick an official Slap in ages. I can't believe that - I post the occasional picture, but it's just not the same. Maybe I'll have to take care of him again soon. He's been irritating me lately, but he's hot enough that I can overlook that.

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BarkerTaylor30 | 2011-05-09 21:51

YUM! I'm going to have to start paying more attention to him. I've been too focused on my Celebrity Boyfriend Rafael Nadal.
Michael | 2011-05-09 21:51

Michael | 2011-05-09 21:51

Skinny serbian guy? interesting choice but kum on man! u've got much better then that!
BrOKeN | 2011-05-09 21:51

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Slap of the Month - Juliano Lopes
Well, it's official, Juliano Lopes is May's Slap of the Month. I don't remember so lopsided a victory in quite some time - I guess the furry Brazilians are popular??

R U kidding? Anyone with fur in all the right places is a Slap of the Month.
mark | 2011-05-09 21:51

Kwanten, Kwanten, Kwanten, I don't care, Kwanten, Kwanten, Kwanten !!!!!!
anonymous | 2011-05-09 21:51

This has to be my all-time favourite Slap! this year! This man is just absolutely gorgeous! More furry Brazilians (or men for that matter) please!!!
Lionel | 2011-05-09 21:51

Slap! - Jason Ritter
John reminded me last night that he had requested today's Slap long ago (long long ago, actually) and I had never delivered. Honestly, I don't know why I never delivered because I find Jason Ritter completely adorkable just like John does.

So today, on the last day of our 15th college reunion (dear god, has it been that long?), I'm Slapping Jason Ritter for John. Jason's been in a number of things, the only one of which I've seen is Swimfan - and unfortunately, he wasn't the lead in that one; he's so much cuter than Jesse Bradford. Maybe he can be the victim in "Swimfan 2 - The Deep End of the Pool"??? Jason was also in a few episodes of Undressed - if you've never watched it, it's a great source for twink skin.

Oh, and I know there are more skin pics of Jason floating around out there somewhere. If you have them - or know where they are - ping me so I can post 'em. Thanks!

More Jason Ritter

Update: D'oh! Augusto was kind enough to point out the most important thing about Jason - he played a gay character in Happy Endings. I've never seen it, but I seem to remember hearing about a gay kiss? I dunno - if you see it, let me know.

I don't think these pic do Jason justice -- are these the only avbl out there in the WWW? He looked cute in "Happy Endings."
Eric W | 2011-05-09 21:51

He was also in Joan of Aracdia.
TC | 2011-05-09 21:51

Although I have always oooggggglllled this boy I'm disappointed that there aren't more "skin" pics of him. Also, it's surprising that he's not hairy like his VERY cute Dad was!!!
Mike | 2011-05-09 21:51

Slap! - Gilmar Rodrigues
Due to the fact of my slight hangover this morning, I'm taking the easy way out. Jim (who sent Juliano Lopes) was kind enough to alert me to another Brazilian hottie that he characterized, if I remember correctly, as "not as hot as Juliano, but hot nonetheless". Well, I think Jim's wrong. Gilmar Rodrigues is way hotter than Juliano to me. There's something in his face I really like - and Juliano doesn't have it. To say nothing, of course, of that stunning body.

So anyway, I'm sorry to pile another Brazilian hottie on top of the last, but I figured everyone would enjoy it regardless. And Jim was kind enough to bail me out by sending this lovely collection of pictures - I don't think I could have gone on a picture hunting expedition this morning...

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Update: YummerMan was kind enough to send along some FABULOUS new pictures of Gilmar.

Update 2: Oops. I need to read my e-mail more carefully, YummerMan also included a link to an incredible YouTube video of Gilmar:

Rob, you silly thing. Of course you like Gilmar over Juliano. It's that something in his face....he looks like a young boy...not anywhere near the MAN that Juliano is!!!!
Jim | 2011-05-09 21:51

Wow! What a HOT carpenter. He can touch my wood anytime!
Martymar | 2011-05-09 21:51

This is what they call a waking DREAM!
Rich | 2011-05-09 21:51

What a HOTTIE! Love the hair... The best shots are of him with his shorts/pants almost off his ass and showing pubes. Woof... what a hair God.
anonymous | 2011-05-09 21:51

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Why I don't (often) vote Democrat...
... part 3282379273: A Democratic candidate for governor in Georgia has reversed her position on gay marriage in Georgia.

Support a Democrat, support a Republican - I don't especially care - they are virtually indistinguishable these days. But please don't support a Democrat and tell me it's because the party is soooooooooo much better on gay issues. Individuals? Fine. But not the party.

The Republicans re-elect Bush on the strength of a get-out-the-vote campaign centered on anti-gay marriage initiatives -- a strategy that they are repeating in 2006 -- and Bush, according to new reports, is going to reverse course to push the Kabuki vote on a Federal amendment, and Bush has stacked the Federal judiciary with extreme conservatives, and . . . and . . . and, and you find a Democrat in Georgia (where gay marriage is very unpopular), who has changed her mind on a technicality, and you conclude that there is no difference between the parties on this issue.

Just more proof that "gay Republican" is not an oxymoron, it is just a plain moron.
Bruce Wilder | 2011-05-09 21:51

Straight democrats. I just don't get it. It's UNNATURAL!!!
Dave | 2011-05-09 21:51

Your blog sucks because of the political issues. is so much better. Just keep the guys coming?
BentSux | 2011-05-09 21:51

the reason to vote dem even if they are not perfect on all gay issues is to stop bush from getting another right wing wacko on the supreme court.

do you honestly think the republican in georgia will be better for you on gay issues?
anonymous | 2011-05-09 21:51

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Slap of the Month - May!
Whew! I managed to round up a nice high-speed Wi-Fi connection at my current stop. And it's been raining (augh!!!), so I haven't been able to do a lot else. And I didn't want to make my peeps wait until Monday to vote for Slap of the Month, since I think it's going to be a heated contest this month! There were a lot of people rallying around Ryan Kwanten early in the month and the pile-on for Juliano Lopes on Wednesday was amazing. There was also the first (and definitely not the last) mystery Slap (David Guillo), and some excellent repeats (Matthew Davis) and some HOT first-timers (Mike Vogel).

Unfortunately, I missed a day or two because of my obnoxious travel schedule, but I think there's a great selection regardless. I tried to include a decent amount of fur - and that's actually my personal inclination, but Hollywood is so uncooperative! - and there are, of course, some nice twinks too!

So let's hear it, who was the hottest in May??

Ryan Kwanten

Jonathan Jesensky

Scott Caan

Garrett Hedlund

Barry Watson

Matthew Davis

Jake McDorman

Cam Gigandet

Brian Bloom

Keith Anderson

Carl Edwards

Shawn Christian

Daniel Goddard

Steve Bacic

Ben Affleck

Andy Samberg

Peter Berg

Mike Vogel

Steve Howey

Ben Foster

David Guillo

Dennis Quaid

Hugh Jackman

James Marsden

Shawn Ashmore

Brian Austin Green

Matthew Goode

Greg Plitt

Juliano Lopes

Slap! - Justin Bruening
Today's Slap is All My Children hunk Justin Bruening, who plays... You know, it's really surprising that I don't watch more soaps - the guys are so reliable about taking off their shirts. And I work at home most days, so I could have them on. But I never seem to remember to tune in - Passions is the occasional exception.

Anyway, here's Justin - not as cute as former Slap (and former Aquaman??) Justin Hartley - but still damn fine.

Most pics courtesy of Soap Hunks.

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Update: In my spastic attempt to get Justin posted quickly, I completely forgot to mention that Rich was the one who alerted me to him. Thanks!

Traveling again!
Yup, I'm on the road again. I'm hoping to have a few minutes free this evening to catch up on my posting, including the Slap of the Month. But I don't know if I'll have WiFi or not - and I still haven't picked up my Sprint Mobile Broadband card. But soon - right after my Treo 700p!

So check for Slap of the Month later today, but at the latest tomorrow - I hope...

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