On this blog you I am going to share my world with you. What can you expect to find here -- First of all lots of sexy men, off all shapes and types, something for everyone, as I can find beauty in most men. You are going to find that I have a special fondness for Vintage Beefcake and Porn of the 60's, 70's, and 80's. Also, I love the average guy, and if you want to see yourself on here, just let me know. Be as daring as you like, as long as you are of age, let me help you share it with the world! Also, you are going to find many of my points of views, on pop culture, politics and our changing world. Look to see posts about pop culture, politics, entertainment, sex, etc. There is not any subject that I find as something I won't discuss or offer my point of view. Most of all, I hope you are going to enjoy what I post. ENJOY!

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Happy Birthday today August 29th

Happy 37th to actor William Levy!
From: Favorite Hunks & Other Things

Groovy Flashback: Fall TV Promos 1980 - 1989

AUGUST 29, 2015
From: Deep Dish
With a new TV season right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to look back at some fall TV promos from ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC (which you then could read about in TV Guide's annual Fall Preview issue). So let's continue with the 1980s (click here for the 1960s and '70s):

ABC's 1980 Fall Preview: "You & Me & ABC" featuring the network's stars and such new shows as Bosom Buddies, It's a Living, Too Close for Comfort and Breaking Away.

CBS's 1980 Fall Promo: "Looking Good Together"

NBC's 1980 Fall Promo: "We're Proud - Proud as a Peacock"

ABC's 1981 Fall Promo "Now is the Time! ABC is the Place!"

CBS's 1981 Fall Promo: "Reach for the Stars on CBS"

ABC's 1982 Fall Promos: "Come On Along" featuring the network's stars and a preview of its new shows, including Matt Houston and The New Odd Couple.

CBS's 1982 Fall Promo: "Great Moments"

NBC's 1982 Fall Promo: "Just Watch Us Now"

ABC's 1983 Fall Preview: "That Special Feeling on ABC" featuring such new shows as Oh, Madeline with Madeline Kahn and Hotel with James Brolin and Bette Davis.

An ABC preview special featuring The Love Boat cast and other network stars of the 1983-84 season.

CBS's 1983 Fall Promo: "We've Got the Touch"

NBC's 1983 Fall Promo: "Be There"

ABC's 1984 Fall Promo: "We're With You on ABC"

CBS's 1984 Fall Promos: "We've Got the Touch" featuring the network's stars

NBC's 1984 Fall Promo: "Let's All Be There"

ABC's 1985 Fall Promo: "You'll Love It!" (by Randy Newman) and a preview of the season's new shows, including Growing Pains, Moonlighting and Dynasty II: The Colbys of California.

CBS's 1985 Fall Promo: "We've Got the Touch" (for a third and final year)

NBC's 1985 Fall Promo: "Let's All Be There"

ABC's 1986 Fall Promo: "We Belong Together"

CBS's 1986 Fall Promo: "Share The Spirit of CBS"

NBC's 1986 Fall Promo: "Come Home to NBC"

ABC's 1987 Fall Preview: "Something's Happening on ABC"

CBS's 1987 Fall Promo: "CBS Spirit, Oh Yes"

Fox's 1987 (and first) Fall Promo: "Don't Let Fox Weekend Pass You By" featuring the stars of Married...with Children, The Tracey Ullman Show and 21 Jump Street.

NBC's 1987 Fall Promo: "Come Home to NBC"

ABC's 1988 Fall Promos: "Something's Happening on ABC" to the tune of "Dancing in the Street"

CBS's 1988 Fall Promo: "You Can Feel It"

Fox's 1988 Fall Promo: "Don't Let Fox Weekend Pass You By"

NBC's 1988 Fall Promo: "Come Home to the Best...Only on NBC" featuring the network's stars

ABC's 1989 Fall Promo: "Something's Happening Here on ABC"

CBS's 1989 Fall Promo: "Get Ready"

Fox's 1989 Fall Promo: "This is the Year...This is Fox" featuring the network's stars

NBC's 1989 Fall Promo: "Come Home to the Best...Only on NBC" featuring the network's stars

Monday, August 28, 2017

Groovy Flashback: Fall TV Promos 1961 - 1979

AUGUST 28, 2015
From: Deep Dish
With a new TV season right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to look back at some fall TV promos from ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC (which you then could read about in TV Guide's annual Fall Preview issue). So let's begin with the 1960s and '70s:

CBS's 1961 Fall Season Preview with hosts Andy Griffith, Garry Moore, Sebastian Cabot, Bob Cummings, Rod Serling, Raymond Burr and Ed Sullivan.

Edie Adams and Jerry Lewis appear in this preview of "The New ABC's" 1963-64 season featuring its new round logo.

Bewitched stars Elizabeth Montgomery and Dick York appear in this promo for ABC's 1965-66 season.

Batman's Adam West and Burt Ward host this preview of ABC's 1966-67 season.

Elizabeth Montgomery (Bewitched), Judy Carne (Love on a Rooftop) and Marlo Thomas (That Girl) appear in this "Ladies' Night" promo for ABC's 1966-67 Thursday night line-up.

Garry Moore hosts this preview of CBS's 1966-67 season (the first clip's quality is better, but the second one is the complete show).

Danny Thomas stars in "Remember Next Year?: A Lighthearted Look at NBC's Coming Season", which takes place in 1987 when a magazine writer from the moon wants to know what television was like in 1967.

Here is a 1968 promo for CBS's Mayberry R.F.D., a spin-off of The Andy Griffith Show that ran for three seasons.

It's NBC Week 1968 with The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir and The Mothers-in-Law.

ABC's 1969 Fall Preview: "Meet Us In September, Meet Us On ABC"

Hugh Downs and Joe Garagiola from NBC's Today host this preview of the network's 1969-70 season.

ABC's 1970 Fall Preview: "Let's get together this fall on ABC"

A CBS fall promo for The Mary Tyler Moore Show, which debuted on September 19, 1970.

ABC's 1971 Fall Preview: "This is the place to be"

ABC's 1972 Fall Preview: "This is the place to be" (once again)

ABC's 1973 Fall Preview: "This is the place to be" (for a third season)

CBS's 1973 Fall Preview featuring Calucci's Department with James Coco: "This Year Like Last Year The Best Is Right Here On CBS" and "CBS is Easy on the Eyes"

ABC's 1975 Fall Preview: "Welcome to the bright new world of ABC"

Lloyd Bridges from NBC's Joe Forrester hosts this 1975 special to promote the network's "Superseason", which includes The Invisible Man, Movin' On, The Montefuscos, Fay and Ellery Queen.

ABC's "Still the One" preview of its 1977-78 season doesn't mention any of their current shows.

CBS's 1977 Fall Preview featuring The Betty White Show and Wonder Woman.

ABC's 1978 Fall Preview features many of the network's stars singing "We're the one you can turn to!"

CBS's 1978 Fall Preview: "Turn Us On, We'll Turn You On"

NBC SEE US from 1978 featuring W.E.B. (with future Dynasty star Pamela Bellwood), Dick Clark's Live Wednesday and The Waverly Wonders (with Joe Namath).

ABC's 1979 Fall Preview: "Still The One!" with the network's stars enjoying a picnic and riding in hot air balloons.

CBS's 1979 Fall Preview: "We're Looking Good"

Friday, August 25, 2017

Dish of the Day #1965: Woof Week

From: Deep Dish
Charlie Matthews


August 25, 2008
This is nothing more than speculation, but fun speculation!

So there are reports from British paper, the Telegraph that Dark Knight director Chris Nolan wants Cher, yes, Cher, to play Catwoman in the sequel to the hugely popular Batman movie

An unnamed studio executive is reported to have said, "Cher is Nolan’s first choice to play Catwoman. He wants to
her to portray her like a vamp in her twilight years. The new Catwoman
will be the absolute opposite of Michelle Pfeiffer and Halle Berry’s
purring creations."

It is certainly an interesting idea, but not sure what to make of it.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

The Book Of ABC's For Adult Children (Illustration By Maurice Vellekoop) Page C & D

From: Brent's Auto Wall

Dish of the Day #1956: Computer Geek Week

Today's Dish is Cody Cummings.
From: Deep Dish

Hot Heeb of the Day for August 5, 2013

From: Hot Heebs
Hilton Beach, Tel Aviv

Today in History...

August 5, 25 – 

Guangwu claims the throne as emperor, restoring the Han dynasty after the collapse of the short-lived Xin dynasty.

5 Ways Same-Sex Parents Can Prepare Their Kids For School

From: NewNowNext
Curiosity, Teasing & Bullying

By the time most kids of same-sex parents are school age, they’ve already had to respond to questions from well-meaning adults — things like, “Where is your mommy?” or “Which one is your dad?” In most cases, a simple “I have two moms” or “Daddy and Papa are my parents” were sufficient.

However, young classmates can be a bit more persistent. And kids in general can be hurtful, whether they are intending to or not. “Why don’t you have a mommy?” “That’s not your dad… I saw your dad this morning!” “Everybody else has a mom.” “He doesn’t have a mom because she’s dead.” Those are just a few of the things said to or about our son by his classmates. I’m sure other families have heard far more… and far worse.

Parents should find out how teachers deal with situations like these, whether they arise out of curiosity or teasing. Though your child may be able to handle him or herself and field the questions with confidence, it never hurts to be backed up by the teacher. Your kids will only benefit from the additional support.

 For the most part, however, teasing (and as kids get older, bullying) happens outside the classroom, so your child’s teacher may not be witness to it. If your child tells you something happened, don’t assume the teacher knows. Keep her/him in the loop.

“I invite parents to come to our early conversations in class about families. We address immigration, single parents, same-sex parents, and adoption, and the kids always have great questions. If we are too scared to talk about these things, we are doing the kids an injustice.” John

“I would help introduce the student to classmates I think they would get along well with, and even pair them with kids who like the same things. This can help them feel more comfortable in class and adjust quickly.” Laura, 5th grade teacher, North Carolina

The truth is, kids are going to be inquisitive about anything different from their own experience. Equipping your child with simple, honest answers is the best defense in most situations. Above all else, remind your child (which means many, many times) that they can always talk to you or their teacher.

As same-sex parents, it’s important to be the educator regarding your family. Don’t assume your child’s teacher has had a student with same-sex parents before. Even if they’re fully accepting and supportive, they’ve likely never dealt with situations like the ones listed — and they’ll be looking to you for guidance.

One last nugget of teacherly wisdom:

“Most teachers are happy to discuss issues like these with you. We teachers want to have a great relationship with our students and their families. But don’t be afraid to be that parent — the one that takes things up with the principal or board of education. Never be afraid to advocate for your child.” —Kemberly, 3rd grade teacher, Maryland

I hope the list has been helpful!

My sincerest thanks to my 10 terrific teachers for your wisdom, input, and willingness to learn. And to all of the teachers out there — thank you, thank you, thank you for all that you do.

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This story originally appeared on the Designer Daddy blog. Brent Almond is a husband, dad, illustrator living in DC who advocates for LGBTQ families and their struggle for equality and visibility.
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