Some news items you might have missed:
• Variety: The anticipated biopic of music legend Madonna is taking an indefinite holiday. The project, which the icon was going to direct herself, is no longer in development at Universal Pictures, according to multiple sources.
• OUT: With the Academy Awards nominations announced earlier today, here’s 5 of the biggest LGBTQ Oscar snubs of 2023.
— Out Magazine (@outmagazine) January 24, 2023
• The Hill: A new Emerson College poll shows 58 percent of registered Democrats said President Joe Biden should be the party’s 2024 White House nominee, while 42 percent said it should be someone else.
• Back2Stonewall: Sal Piro, who helped found the floorshow at screenings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show at NYC’s Waverly Theater over 40 years ago, has died a the age of 71. After the floorshow became famous, he took the concept national.
— Back2Stonewall.com – Will Kohler (@BACK2STONEWALL) January 23, 2023
• New York Times: Reversing its longstanding resistance, the Biden administration plans to send M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, in what would be a major step in arming Kyiv in its efforts to seize back its territory from Russia.
• Mediaite: Elon Musk’s Twitter reinstated avowed Neo-Nazi and white nationalist Nick Fuentes on Tuesday after he was banned in December of 2021 for violating rules against hate speech.
Trump Dinner Guest and Hitler-Loving Neo-Nazi Reinstated on Twitter https://t.co/6MinnyKHTq
— Mediaite (@Mediaite) January 24, 2023