If there ever were a pair of shoes that were near impossible to fill, they’d be the rhinestoned loafers of Freddie Mercury. The iconic rocker was as good as it gets, which is why we can’t be the only ones who were surprised (and a little nervous) when it was announced that American Idol vet […]
Fri 05 Sep The staff at the Hard Rock Cafe Sydney are releasing their inner rockstar and channelling Freddie Mercury for an HIV and AIDS fundraiser called 'Freddie...
The view from the Freddie Mercury Bar in Stone Town, Zanzibar. Photo via Wikimedia Commons Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous island off Tanzania, where the street sellers are in the business of pushing Freddie Mercury instead of crack. Shortly after I arrived, a man with a gleaming gold tooth jogged up the road and stopped in front of me. Show More Summary
Actor Ben Whishaw, who is set to take on the role of Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic, has spoken to The Sunday Times Magazine about the courage it takes to come out as gay.
From what I understand, it took Freddie a bit of time to come to terms with his sexuality, and once he did … he was living in a time when, as a celebrity or a rock star, it was something that was kind of off-limits.Maybe, for diehard fans of the band who loved Freddie, it’s […]
Fresh from his North American tour with Queen, Adam Lambert reflects on the legacy of Freddie Mercury, the advent of the 'post-gay' generation in music, and the launch of his 'Live Proud' campaign. read more
Interesting interview with Adam Lambert by Curtis M. Wong, deputy editor of HuffPo Gay Voices. Framed by the fact that in six, vertiginous years, Lambert has gone from auditioning with “Bohemian Rhapsody” for American Idol to fronting...Show More Summary
For Adam Lambert, touring the world with Queen is both “the summer gig of a lifetime” and a bona fide, full-circle career milestone. The 32-year-old pop star came into the national spotlight after crooning the legendary rock band’s seminal...Show More Summary
Has there been a more famously flamboyant frontman than Jake Shears since Freddie Mercury? One of the lead singers of Scissor Sisters (along with Ana "Ana Matronic" Lynch), Shears' (né Jason Sellards) onstage antics and songwriting focusing on explictly gay...
Wow, these guys must have been so damn bored. Whatever, the main dude does a pretty good Danny and has some Freddy Mercury action going on. It's amazing how many very flamboyant music videos we have come out of ISAF's operation's in Afghanistan. This one ranks right up there with Call Me Maybe. Read more...
Yesterday, we featured the Luis Suarez Barcelona shirts that are already on sale. Today, Suarez is compared to Queen legend Freddie Mercury as he sings “Barcelona” on his unveiling at the Nou Camp, alongside Neymar. Among the highlights are the cheeky banners up in the Nou Camp, some singing from the current (for now) Liverpool [...]
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Watch Adam Lambert performing "Somebody To Love" in Las Vegas with Queen.
When it was first announced that Adam Lambert of American Idol fame would be stepping into Freddie Mercury’s famed jumpsuit for a tour with the band legendary band Queen, the rock world didn’t know exactly how to respond. The similarities are there, sure. Both men are good looking, flamboyant, gay, and have ridiculous vocal ranges.
There's a moment in Queen's seminal hit, "We Are the Champions," where Freddie Mercury admits, "And bad mistakes / I've made a few." No, Mercury wasn't an NBA general manager during the draft. But he might as well have been. Such is the appeal of the NBA draft. Show More Summary
What do Jack Bauer, Freddie Mercury, and the President of the United States have in common? Find out in this week's real-time 24 recap! TV Recap: 24: Live Another Day, 6 p.m.-7 p.m. originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]
(instagram adam lambert) Queen's new frontman Adam Lambert performed a rare, 30-year-old Freddie Mercury track called "Love Kills" during their live iHeartRadio show this week in anticipation of the band's upcoming 17-city U.S. summer tour. Yahoo music gives some background:...
DraZ is a Chicago rapper who has a lot of skills, and he wants to prove it to you and everyone with his brand new song, “I Want It All” and like Freddie Mercury, he wants it now. The song also welcomes Gritz and Vic Lawrence, the latter no relation to singer/actress Vicki Lawrence.
BAD DOG 4:48 A film about a dog and the owner who loves him. Shot with a GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition and a Sony fs100 written and directed by: Elisha Yaffe cinematography by: Freddie Mercury (dog) camera op: Jeremy Cohen produced by: Jeremy Cohen and Elisha Yaffe special thanks: Mary Kate Martin, T.J. Show More Summary