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Shut Up, Haters! She’s Just Being Miley

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Music, Posts

I  have lived with my shame too long, and I can't take it anymore. My name is Mark Peikert, and I'm a 24-year-old Miley Cyrus fan.

Notice I said Miley Cyrus, and not Hannah Montanna. I could care less about her Disney Channel juggernaut (although she has enough pull to nab Heather Locklear as a guest star). No, I am a lover of Miley's music career.

Like most addictions, the whole thing began innocently enough. A friend made me listen to "See You Again," without telling me the singer's name. Intrigued by the cigarette-gutted voice rasping out stalker-like lyrics, it wasn't until the chorus when she sang "She's just being Miley" that I realized, to my horror, I was rocking out to a tween idol.

I listened to "See You Again" over and over in secret, fascinated...

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Dirty Southern Laundry: Del Shores’ Cult Classic Movie ‘Sordid Lives’ Now a Hilarious Logo TV Series

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

Though diminutive actor Leslie Jordan may be best known for his Emmy-winning recurring role as Beverly Leslie on Will and Grace, he's probably better loved by the obsessed fans of Del Shores' 2001 cult classic flick, Sordid Lives. Happily for anyone who's ever been charmed by Jordan's portrayal of Brother Boy, institutionalized by his family in Texas for being a gay man with a proclivity for dressing in drag and lip syncing to Tammy Faye songs, he's very much present in the new Logo television series based on the film...

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