Headlining Riot Act Comedy Club, DC

June 12, 2012

Last week was such a treat, headlining along with Carolyn Castiglia on Gaylarious at the Riot Act Comedy Club in DC. This popular show produced and hosted by Zach Toczynski and my good friend Chris Doucette had over 250 people. The crowd was amazing. It was a great time and I saw something I never saw in my life – a comedian get a standing ovation. Yes, Carolyn received a well-deserve standing O after giving them a great set and finishing up with her trademark free style rap. Below the comics after the show.

From Left: Chris Doucette, Me, Zach Toczynski, Carolyn Castiglia, and Marcus Paulsen.

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Performing at the Risk show at the Pit Theatre

April 24, 2012

Karith Foster’s America’s Girlfriend – June 22

July 1, 2010

In case you missed it. I was Karith’s guest comedian on America’s Girlfriend last week and we chatted with our friend and comedian colleague Karen Bergreen about her new book Following Polly!  It was a hilarious show. Click on this link to open up the video podcast!

By the way – buy her book. Great read – you can’t put it down.


Top 10 Non-Gay Gay Things Ever

June 22, 2010

As a way to celebrate Gay Pride Week, below is a list of the top non-gay gay things ever. What do I mean when I say “non-gay gay?” Well, non-gay gay means there really isn’t any homosexuality inherent in the things mentioned below. No man-on-man or woman-on-woman action. No anal sex, dental dams, chaps, condoms, brokeback, bareback, packing, unpacking, fudgepacking involved. “Gay” here means what it does. Gay.

10. Dancing at Weddings. What could be straighter than a wedding to bring out the gayness in everything. Doesn’t matter who is dancing or what is playing. It all comes down to the chicken dance and Louie Louie to make this one of the all time gayest things in the history of the world.

9. The Fonz. Although at the time when this show was new he was the coolest thing out there, but time has not been well to Henry Winkler’s leather-clad character. The thumbs up and the “hey” sound makes this guy even gayer than Roy Rogers.

8. Aprons. Housewives from the 50’s used to wear these things. And now George Foreman does while hawking his grill. I am sure there is an old t-shirt everyone has that they don’t mind getting stained. Wear that please. An apron, especially one with a clever saying, is even gayer than the Topsider movement of the 1980’s.

7. Any black and white movie starring Katherine Hepburn or other fast talking hysterical women. Movies don’t come gayer than My Girl Friday, Or The Phildelphia Story when fast talking characters sound like British people on speed. Repeating lines like “Secretry is on the line Mr. Gibson” “I’m taking the 5:30 express to Philadephia.” There really isn’t anything homosexual about these movies, except a few that star Montgomery Clift.

6. Bowling. Anyone old enough to remember watching ABC’s Wide World of Sports’ coverage of the Pro Bowlers Tour will understand the complete gayness of 1970’s mustached men in slacks skipping down a lane. Although hipsters may try to make bowling trendy these days, the shoes themselves make this the gayest sport ever. Even topping rhythmic gymnastics.

5. Casey Kasem. Anyone who reads letters out loud with more pauses than William Schatner is pretty gay. The Top 40 itself was exciting, but the sappy interludes between Dexy’s Midnight Runners and Heart songs made for a very gay radio program.

4. American Idol. We surely will look back at this and laugh that over half America watched tuned in on a weekly basis. Right? The music itself and the Ryan Seacrest crap…This stuff is worst than Miami Vice (which almost made this list). It started looking tired and old after Kelly Clarkson (who almost made this list).

3. Painter Hats worn with Parachute Pants. Really any fashion from the 1980’s was the gayest thing ever. Even gayer than ascots and smoking jackets. Gayer than codpieces or armor.

2. The word Bro. You would think Judd Apatow’s efforts to create a more sensitive, feminine straight guy wouldn’t have taken a hard right turn down Leave it to Beaver Lane. But guess what?  It did.  Stopping calling me bro. These movies and especially the Bromance and hugging it out crap is gay. Ironic that the closer men come to their feminine side, the non-gay gayer they become.

1. Fanny-packing Germans who wear socks with sandals. For a people who brought you World War I, World War II, Hitler, and a slew of tough, image-molding sports cars, you would expect a little less gayness from them. Wrong. German style: there is no substitute.


Iowa Betting on Field of Queens

April 5, 2009

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By William Mullin
Copyright 2009

On Friday, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled that a ban on Gay Marriage in that state is unconstitutional. Citing hard economic times, the court said their ruling had less to do with morality than with cashing in on the tons of disposable income gays can bring to the state. Citing a recent study that show gays are immune to recession, Iowans consider Friday’s ruling more of a state stimulus package rather than a judgement on gay marriage itself.

“I’m excited for them to come to my farm” said Lenny Walls , a lifelong hog farmer outside of Davenport. “I heard some of them want to start a petting zoo.”

Des Moines hairdresser Deitre Furning said she had to close her hair and nail salon last month due to the economy, but now considers reopening. “The gays love manicures and pedicures. I hear they get them three times a day! Three times a day! And our mullets are a perfect fit for the women!

On Monday the Governor is expected to sign the Nice Package! Bill which gives tax breaks for any small-business owner opening a luxury goods or fabulous store. Written by the hosts of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, the legislation lists hundreds of store themes and products that Iowan business owners can market to qualify for tax refunds. Some of the products listed include seaweed crème fraîche face lotion, Lychee Martinis and poppers. It also directs some of the State’s corn ethanol industry be re-tooled for lubricant production.

“We need to get serious with these gays, said the Governor Chet Culver. They demand things that Iowans haven’t even heard of like…biscotti. This is like preparing for the Olympics.”

Some residents are skeptical of the plan. “Well, I’ll tell you one thing – if they don’t really help our economy, people are gonna turn on them. This is a temporary solution, if you ask me”, says Rich Hasburn of Des Moines, who’s adding a leather fetish shop to his family’s livestock farm. “But there’s plenty of empty back rooms around here.”

Many in the Chicago gay community said they would consider visiting the state despite thinking Iowa was a remote part of Texas.

Kyle Ginger who lives in the Boystown area of Chicago remarked “Girl, if they build these things, we’ll come! But sometimes honey, it takes alot for us to come!


Misplaced Mat

August 6, 2008


Misplaced Mat

Originally uploaded by wmullin

I recently ate in the Mayflower Restaurant in Provincetown, which is a an old restaurant which has been around for years and serves mainly locals and cheap tourist who want a diner type of bite for dinner. Old wood paneling walls, booths and wagon wheel chandeliers decorate the interior of this dark restaurant. This photo is a picture of the place mat, an old 1950’s looking illustration of Cape Cod labeling the towns of the Cape. it also has little innocent icons of what people do here like “fishing, biking, boating, hiking, or lobsters! Of course I would love an updated Provincetown place mat listing all the activities one can do while in Provincetown.

It would include

Fisting!

Biking!

Crystal!

Hiking!

Strippers!

Dick Docks!

Boating!

Nipple Piercings!