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Flip Your Wig - Hunx And His Punx "Too Young To Be In Love"

Flip Your Wig – Hunx And His Punx “Too Young To Be In Love”

There is music created by gay people. There is “gay music” that is supposed to be supportive but comes off as pandering. And then there is music so unbelievable and unabashedly gay that it hits you in the face with a g-string filled with glitter. Grab your boas and your booty shorts, it’s about to...
Gay-Nerds Playlist: Hold Me Closer Tiny Dancer

Gay-Nerds Playlist: Hold Me Closer Tiny Dancer

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Nerdrage or Nerdgasm: God of War 4

Nerdrage or Nerdgasm: God of War 4

While God of War helped defined the past decade of gaming, will its creators force another cast of characters through a bloody button mashing revenge or try find a game that best fits the mythology? Is this even necessary considering a late holiday 2012 release? Our resident music homo waxes his speculation and concerns. I...
Flip Your Wig - Thursday: A Retrospective

Flip Your Wig – Thursday: A Retrospective

Welcome to Flip Your Wig, Gay-Nerds’ biweekly column that highlights music by members of the LGBT community and their allies. This week marks the release of Thursday’s sixth full length album, No Devolución. Since the band strives to make the underground music community a constructive place and tackled issues that most bands wouldn’t think of...
Bro Hymns - Hollywood Undead

Bro Hymns – Hollywood Undead

Here at Straight Hipster, we’re always serving you the coolest music before corporate America undermines the artistic integrity with false hopes of phony opulence. We’re going yo reveal an artist that could only exist in this very point in time. I haven’t been moved by a piece of art this much since I first heard...
Magic Missile! Or How I Stopped Worrying and Love The LARP

Magic Missile! Or How I Stopped Worrying and Love The LARP

My handle is FishingTheSky. I am a 23 year old white male graduate student who has a homosexual boyfriend. I enjoy writing, meandering about new environments and attempting to learn new musical instruments. I also love video and tabletop games. I am, with the encouragement of said homosexual boyfriend I mentioned, am a new convert...
Flip Your Wig - R.E.M. "Collapse Into Now"

Flip Your Wig – R.E.M. “Collapse Into Now”

Welcome to Flip Your Wig, Gay-Nerds’ biweekly column dedicated to musicians of the LGBT community and their allies. This week we’re going to look into the latest entry of living legends R.E.M.’s latest album “Collapse Into Now”. Will it turn you inside out, or is it just a pale imitation of the life found on...
Flip Your Wig - Botch "We Are The Romans"

Flip Your Wig – Botch “We Are The Romans”

Welcome Gay-Nerds’ biweekly highlight of music from members of the GLBT community and their allies. Since I’ve been writing this column, I’ve found it increasingly more difficult to keep my inner fan in check while I write. This frustration is almost at a boiling point as I look back on Botch’s ridiculously influential “We Are...
Gay Nerds Playlist: Pink Lard Good For You!!!

Gay Nerds Playlist: Pink Lard Good For You!!!

The lovely people have been listening tp melancholy songwriters, industrial knob twiddling and super sugary girl pop. There may have been a punk or acapella song in there too. Oh, and some band calling themselves Radiohead did something this week. Keep an eye on them. Do you think we’re an endearingly eclectic bunch or do...
Flip Your Wig - The Magnetic Fields "69 Love Songs"

Flip Your Wig – The Magnetic Fields “69 Love Songs”

Welcome a very special edition of Gay-Nerds biweekly highlight of music from members of the GLBT community and their allies. Today is that miraculous corporate confection designed to keep committed folk paranoid and demanding while their single peers face rejection, self-loathing, and an entire day spent weeping uncontrollably to “The Queen is Dead” in their...
Flip Your Wig - Limp Wrist "Discography"

Flip Your Wig – Limp Wrist “Discography”

Welcome to Gay-Nerds biweekly highlight of music from members of the GLBT community and their allies. I love punk rock. I love venturing to shows and watching people slug it out in pits, yelling along to all of the words, seeing up and coming bands cycle through their first appearance in Connecticut (and struggling to...
Under the Radar: Moon

Under the Radar: Moon

While Gay-Nerds strives to cover all areas of Nerd-dom, most of us are partial to playing video games.  We all have our favorites, agree on a few titles, and won’t shut up about our hatred for a few of them.  However, everyone has a few pet releases that fly under other people’s radar.  Diamonds in...
Flip Your Wig: Deerhunter "Halcyon Digest"

Flip Your Wig: Deerhunter “Halcyon Digest”

Welcome to Gay-Nerds biweekly review of music made by members of the GLBT community and their allies. With every New Year’s Day comes the realization that I have been spending the past twelve months living in the mid 1990’s, feeling somewhat guilty about not keeping up with current music. There’s always a week where my...
Flip Your Wig: Halford "Halford III: Winter Songs"

Flip Your Wig: Halford “Halford III: Winter Songs”

Welcome to Gay-Nerds biweekly review of music made by members of the GLBT community and their allies. Since Gay-Nerds is trying to get into the holiday spirit, I decided to find a holiday music record that might have some hopes of being played and, more importantly, enjoyed more than once a year. This week, we’re...
Flip Your Wig - Sleater-Kinney "The Woods"

Flip Your Wig – Sleater-Kinney “The Woods”

Welcome to Gay-Nerds biweekly review of music made by members of the GLBT community and their allies. This week, we’re taking a look at the final bow by a trio of trailblazing women after a fifteen year career. “The Woods” is an absolute gem because it beautifully captured life in the 21st century while rocking...
Flip Your Wig - Torche "Songs for Singles"

Flip Your Wig – Torche “Songs for Singles”

Welcome to Gay-Nerds biweekly review of music made by members of the GLBT community and their allies. This week, we’re going to be taking a lot of our community out of their comfort zone and into the world of metal. I was originally thinking about reviewing something by Gorgoroth, but decided that doing so would...
Flip Your Wig - The Wonder Years "The Upsides"

Flip Your Wig – The Wonder Years “The Upsides”

Welcome to Gay-Nerds first edition of Flip Your Wig, a (hopefully) bi-weekly feature on music made by GLBT people or their allies. For my first review, I wanted to find a record that could branch away from the confines of “gay music” but also be an album could resonate with any of our readers no...