Friday, June 17, 2016
The Groovy List wants to "Make America Gay Again"
The Groovy List is a weekly Top 10 of recommended videos featuring pop culture, politics and gorgeous guys:
1) Groovy Guys: Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper
This week both men responded to the tragic shooting in Orlando - Andy participated in a NYC vigil for the 49 victims, while an emotional Anderson read their names on CNN. And on June 30, they will stage a one-night-only benefit of their show, AC2, at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando with all proceeds going to the OneOrlando Fund. Tickets go on sale this Tuesday and may be purchased online at drphillipscenter.org or by phone at 844-513-2014.
2) Groovy Music: Tom Goss
The singer performs a cover of Namoli Brennet's "Bleecker St." in memory of the victims of the Orlando shooting.
3) Groovy Couple: Justin Moore and Nick Grant
The popular Instagram couple (@justinick_pgh) want to "Make America Gay Again" in a video for American Apparel, which has launched a limited-edition Gay Pride collection featuring its own version of Donald Trump's campaign slogan.
4) Groovy Movie Star: Diane Keaton
The Academy Award-winning actress is a guest on Ellen to promote her and Ellen's new animated film, Finding Dory, which opens today.
5) Groovy Birthday Gal #1: Cyndi Lauper
To celebrate Cyndi's 63rd birthday on June 22, below you can watch her perform and chat on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on March 1, 1984, September 21, 1984 and October 16, 1986.
6) Groovy Birthday Gal #2: Olympia Dukakis
To celebrate Olympia's 85th birthday on June 20, below you can watch her promote Steel Magnolias on Late Night with David Letterman on February 28, 1990.
7) Groovy Birthday Gal #3: Nicole Kidman
To celebrate Nicole's 49th birthday on June 20, below you can watch her on Australia's Young Talent Time promoting her 1983 film, BMX Bandits, and in a 2015 Vogue video (in which she answers 73 questions).
8) Groovy Off-Broadway Guy: Joe Morton
The Emmy Award-winning Scandal actor - who is currently playing comedian/activist Dick Gregory in Turn Me Loose at NYC's Westside Theatre - is interviewed on The Broadway Channel's One on One.
9) Groovy Gorgeous Guy: Aaron Tveit
The actor promotes his new CBS series, BrainDead, on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
10) Groovy Underwear
In a Father's Day episode of Boxers or Briefs?, DanielXMiller, the Style Reporter for The Underwear Expert, interviews two shirtless Dads.