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Remember These Celebrity Power Pets?

yesterdayLGBT / Gay :

From Abraham Lincoln to Freddie Mercury, famous people need BFF pets, too.

What does scaramouche mean?

Ever wondered what Freddie Mercury and Queen were singing about in Bohemian Rhapsody when you hear ‘Scaramouche, Scaramouche. Will you do the fandango?’ I thought exactly that when I saw AbeBooks had recently sold a 1921 first edition of Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini for $3,000/£2,250. What does Scaramouche mean? Or rather, who was Scaramouche? Scaramouche […]

Do the Hustle

Disco Hustle Lovisone 1979 Submitter: I found this in the 790s…and it was not the only disco book I found. The guy on the cover looks a bit like Freddy Mercury, don’t you think? The song is still running through my head! Holly: Oh good, we haven’t had a disco book in a while! I […]

Freddie Mercury's Former Home and Studio in London, England

Garden Lodge Mansion is on a quiet residential street in Kensington, London. If it weren't for the piles of sorrowful letters, you would never guess that it was once the home of one of rock music's most irrepressible performers, Queen frontman Freddie Mercury. Mercury moved into the house in 1985, and decorated sumptuously. Show More Summary

John Lennon, Freddie Mercury Stamp Collections to Go on Display

In their respective youths, John Lennon and Freddie Mercury were both philatelists, according to the BBC. Lennon inherited his older cousin’s stamp collection when he was 10, and Mercury collected between ages 9 and 12. This September,...Show More Summary

Open Thread - Nearer, My God, To Thee

Make fun all you want (and we will too), but this week has been a tragedy. So instead of stealing the music of Freddie Mercury, how about you have the band play this tonight, Reince? Open thread below...

Gavin Newsom Rips GOP for Freddie Mercury Track, Support of Gay Conversion Therapy: WATCH

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom posted a searing Facebook video today attacking the Republican Party for including gay conversion therapy in its platform, and attacking Mike Pence for supporting it. Pence said in 2000 that...Show More Summary

Trump Used 'We Are the Champions' at RNC Against Queen's Wishes

Queen's lead singer, Freddie Mercury, died from AIDS in 1991. Trump's running mate supports anti-gay therapy.

That Sound You're Hearing Is Freddie Mercury Spinning In His Grave

last monthFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

The Republican National Convention has kicked off with all kinds of almost laughable madness, from Scott Baio going full-on MRA, to Paul Ryan pissing off the whole of Cleveland by waving a Terrible Towel, and Melania Trump whole-sale stealing a...

Sting -- Freddie Mercury Would Turn Thumbs Down on Trump (VIDEO)

Sting has no doubt... Freddie Mercury would be mighty unhappy that Donald Trump made his grand entrance Monday night to his iconic song. Sting was leaving Craig's Monday night when our photog told him "We Are the Champions" was used to intro the…

Donald Trump Needs His Convention to Get Better

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

Nevermind that “We are the Champions” is an anthem from a late 20th century band whose lead singer, Freddie Mercury, died of AIDS and who was as flamboyant as the songs he produced. Even at a Republican National Convention that found...Show More Summary

The Moment Donald Trump Made Freddie Mercury Roll Over In His Grave

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Oh, the irony. The GOP just unveiled its most anti-LGBT policy platform ever ? and then welcomed Donald Trump to the Republican National Convention’s smoke-filled stage with Queen singer Freddie Mercury’s vocals blaring out. California Lt. Show More Summary

Donald Trump -- Mercury Retrograde at RNC

Donald Trump made a rock star entrance Monday night at the Republican National Convention. A wash of light carved the unmistakeable outline of the candidate.  He unmasked himself by walking onto the stage to Freddie Mercury. Trump took the…

Marlins Want to Be Relevant Late in the Season for a Change

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Jose Fernandez was discussing the Miami Marlins' latest victory when Freddie Mercury interrupted due to someone's cellphone ringtone.

When It Comes to Vocal Range, It's Not Just Size That Matters

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Most people have a modest two-octave vocal range when they sing, but some rare talents can manage five octaves or more. Think the late great, Freddie Mercury of Queen, or Guns N’ Roses’ Axl Rose, although composer-singer Tim Storms holds the Guinness World Record for the largest vocal range: a whopping 10 octaves. Read more...

Adam Lambert Teams With Queen for ‘I Want To Break Free’ (VIDEO)

American Idol star Adam Lambert is back on the road with Queen, serving as the heir apparent to Freddie Mercury. And it's resulted in some epic performances. Case in point, this towering performances of "I Want To Break Free" live from Queen's European tour at Rock In Rio Lisbon. Watch the performance video here:

Shooter Jennings – “Love Kills” (Freddie Mercury & Giorgio Moroder Cover) Video

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Earlier this year, Shooter Jennings released his very weird new album Countach (For Georgio), a tribute to Giorgio Moroder. We posted the Marilyn Manson-assisted cover of Moroder’s David Bowie collaboration “Cat People,” and today Jennings shared the video for “Love Kills,” his cover of Moroder’s 1984 collaboration with Freddie Mercury. In a conversation with Nerdist, […]

Bayern Munich complete historic quadruple

4 months agoSports / Football : Soccer Blog

Bayern Munich singing the mandatory “We are the champions”. Freddy Mercury would not have approved of the quality of the singing but even by Bayern Munich’s standards, Saturday marked a special occasion. Never before had a team won four straight Bundesliga Titles, not before Bayern Munich clinched the achievement with a 2-1 triumph at Bavarian […]

See Carrie Underwood Channel Freddie Mercury and C-3PO at ACC Awards

Carrie Underwood's current single goes by the name "Church Bells," and at the May 1st American Country Countdown Awards she seemed to be paying tribute to two saints from the house of pop. The newly-crowned ACC Awards Female Vocalist of the Year delivered a strutting performance of the song that must have been...

Singer's Secrets: 5 Most Incredible Discoveries of the Week

A worrisome STD and a clue to when a person will first have sex make the list: Science Reveals Freddie Mercury's Singing Secrets : Freddie Mercury had one of the most memorable voices in music, and now researchers have unlocked some of its mystery. For one thing, his vocal chords moved...

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