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Best Tweet Ever Joan Rivers Wishes You a Very Jewish St Patrick Day
March 18 2012 10:55 PM ET

Best Tweet Ever: Joan Rivers Wishes You a Very Jewish St. Patrick’s Day 

Jami Smith

Also on Gaysayer's Best Tweet Ever this week, we discuss Rick Santorum's win streak in the Republican primary and the politics of Uganda. No, not really. We just make fun of them.

WATCH Randy Rainbow isnt marrying Kirk Cameron
March 12 2012 7:15 PM ET

WATCH: Randy Rainbow isn't Marrying Kirk Cameron

Advocate Contributors

Comic Randy Rainbow has a hilariously awkward fake phone chat about gay marriage, which naturally ends with a big musical number from Annie Get Your Gun.

A YouTube Art Form Rick Santorum Parody Songs
March 12 2012 4:00 AM ET

A YouTube Art Form: Rick Santorum Parody Songs

Lucas Grindley

The Harris family's tribute to Rick Santorum, "Game On," has been played more than 800,000 times. But not everyone is a fan, as you can tell by the parody songs popping up on YouTube.

Best Tweet Ever Kirk Cameron 15 Minutes Is Up Again
March 09 2012 8:20 PM ET

Best Tweet Ever: Kirk Cameron’s 15 Minutes Is Up (Again)

Jami Smith

Celebrity allies Craig Ferguson and Alec Mapa discipline Mike Seaver’s bullying in a very special episode of Gaysayer.

Ron Pauls Drag Race Joins the Twitterverse
March 08 2012 10:00 PM ET

Ron Paul's Drag Race Joins the Twitterverse

Scott McPherson

A new satirical Twitter account, pokes fun at current events and brings the seemingly opposing realms of politics and drag queens into one hysterical feed.

Disney Housewives Prince Charming is an Evil Queen
March 04 2012 4:10 PM ET

WATCH: Prince Charming is an Evil Queen on  

Jeremy Kinser

Cinderella's Prince Charming was revealed to be an "evil queen" during the reality series spoof The Real Housewives of Disney on last night's episode of Saturday Night Live.

Gaysayer Best Tweet Ever March 2
March 02 2012 7:25 PM ET

Best Tweet Ever: Romney Plays Devil, Santorum Plays God 

Jami Smith

Also this week on Gaysayer’s Best Tweet Ever: Snooki is pregnant, and other tragedies.

Seth Rogen Takes on Brett Ratner Chris Brown
February 28 2012 4:45 PM ET

Seth Rogen Takes on Brett Ratner, Chris Brown

Michelle Garcia

Seth Rogen made a dig at singer Chris Brown and Brett Ratner, who was once set  to produce the Academy Awards ceremony but pushed to quit after he used a homophobic slur.

And the Gaysayer Oscar Tweet Goes To
February 27 2012 3:05 PM ET

And the Gaysayer Oscar Tweet Goes To…

Jami Smith

The best thing about the Academy Awards is the comedians who tweet about it.  Here are our favorites from last night.

Best Tweet Ever: Chris Christie Sucks Down a Cannoli
February 26 2012 4:05 PM ET

Best Tweet Ever: Chris Christie Sucks Down a Cannoli

Jami Smith

Also this week on Gaysayer’s Best Tweet Ever: Joan Rivers is gunning for an Oscar nod.

Dana Goldberg My Night With the President
February 21 2012 5:00 AM ET

Dana Goldberg: My Night With the President 

Jami Smith

The lesbian comedian spoke with The Advocate about giving back to the LGBT community, why government should stay out of our bedrooms, and her brush with the president.

Bill Maher Chris Christie Is Ruining My State Reputation
February 18 2012 5:05 PM ET

Bill Maher: Chris Christie Is Ruining My State's Reputation

Lucas Grindley

Comedian Bill Maher says that when New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed same-sex marriage on Friday, it took the already bad reputation that his home state has and made it worse.

John Stewart Glitter Bombers Act Like Petulant Children
February 17 2012 3:05 PM ET

Jon Stewart: Glitter Bombers Act Like Petulant Children

Neal Broverman

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart is none too impressed with the "glitter-bombing" of GOP candidates, saying it's "more clever than a pie in the face, but less clever than something actually clever."

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