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The most ever LGBT-inclusive ads played during the Super Bowl

The most ever LGBT-inclusive ads played during the Super Bowl.

The Super Bowl was charged with Latinx political statements during the spectacular half-time show starring Jennifer Lopez and Shakira. But the LGBT community was also well-represented, much to the dismay of some conservatives, during the intermissions. In fact, according to GLAAD this was a landmark broadcast as far as representing the pink dollar. And it's not even June. 

Theater Review: “The Great Leap”

Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 pm; Friday at 8 pm; Saturday at 3 and 8 pm; Sunday at 2 and 7 pm.

The U.S. has a history of promoting western sports to the inscrutable East. Back in the 1930s, Lefty O’Doul, Moe Berg and Ted Lyons went to Japan to teach baseball seminars at Japanese universities.

Theater Review: “Red Bike”

“Red Bike” plays through February 16, 2020 at Moxie Theatre, 6663 El Cajon Blvd. in the Rolando district.

Get ready for a bumpy but amusing and wonderful psychological ride when you take your seat at Moxie Theatre for Svich’s “Red Bike.”

Lisa Berger directs the San Diego premiere of this wondrous 90-minute two-hander – the first in a seven-play cycle – through Feb. 16.

Did Adam Driver stretch monologue to cut transphobic SNL sketch?

Did Adam Driver stretch monologue to cut transphobic SNL sketch?

Although his movie performances are getting a lot of attention, Adam Driver seemed to question whether or not a role in his latest appearance on Saturday Night Live was transphobic or not. 

During his opening monologue, Driver went long and he said it was for a good reason.

First-ever drag queen Super Bowl ad

First-ever drag queen Super Bowl ad.

Kim Chi from season 8 and Miz Cracker from season 10 of RuPaul's Drag Race are making television history this weekend. The two will be the first ever-drag celebrities featured in a Super Bowl ad.

A teaser was released this week for the Sabra Hummus ad in which the two queens get ready to watch the big game. 

“Ready, Cracker?” Kim Chi asks in the video. 

Theater Review: "Matilda, the Musical"

“Matilda, the Musical” plays through February 23, 2020 at Coronado Playhouse, 1835 Strand Way, Coronado.

Some people have a childhood so horrendous it’s downright funny. Of course, they’re fictional (and in this case, invented by that loony writer, Roald Dahl).

Theater Review: “Bloomsday”

Theater Review: “Bloomsday”

Playwright Steven Dietz’s “Bloomsday” – a charming, wistful, funny and thought-provoking meditation on youth, age, regret, Dublin and James Joyce – plays through Feb. 2 at North Coast Repertory Theatre.

In Joyce’s monumental(ly long) novel “Ulysses,” the character Leopold Bloom meanders around Dublin on June 16, which has evermore been known – and celebrated – as Bloomsday.