Some news stories you may have missed:
• I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling the “dude and dog” days of summer. See what I did there…?
• Britney Spears is pissed off people don’t think she sings live in her concerts. Honey, shush…
• Washington Blade reporter Chris Johnson was ejected from a Department of Justice LGBT Pride event saying the event was closed to the media. Similar events were open to press throughout the Obama administration.
• Netflix is currently developing a 10-episode sequel of Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City with original 1993 series stars Laura Linney and Olympia Dukakis set to star.
• A new poll from Quinnipiac University shows 63% of Americans overwhelmingly disapprove of the Senate Republicans’ healthcare bill, while only 16% approve.
• Check out this thrilling new trailer for the upcoming Hugh Jackman musical flick, The Greatest Showman, due in theaters this December 25. Also starring in the original musical are Michelle Williams, Zac Efron and Zendaya. The original score features songs by the Academy Award winning lyricists of La La Land. I expect the featured song, “This Is Me,” to take off as a new anthem for everyone who finds pride in who they are.