Author Cooper Koch

Cooper Koch is the founder of He Said Magazine & the lifestyle column Cooped Up, husband to Todd, and Daddy to Claire & Mason.

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Fave Five: Cuties, Classics, Traffic & Trolls

Crushes come and go, but socks are forever. Wait, that’s not right. Maybe it’s classic movies I’m thinking of. Sure, let’s go with that…and all my other faves of the week. Michael Urie I’m crushing so hard on Michael Urie these days. He’s adorable, funny, quirky and sooo cute. (Yes,…

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Fave Five: Looking Good, Smelling Good & Feeling Sunny

Earlier this year, my friend Kim got me started on asking my children every day: “What was your favorite thing today?” It’s sort of like a verbal gratitude journal that helps us focus on positive things and our good fortune in life. In that spirit, here are some of my favorite things…

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Let Me Say This About That

Yesterday, I met up with my dear friend Craig at a local Mexican joint here in Dallas for lunch. We were seated at 12:30 and, after what I thought was just an hour or two of fun conversation, I looked at my watch and realized it was 5:10 – and…

Cooped Up
The Struggle Is Real(ly Beautiful)

Being gay is really hard. Between keeping up the impeccably decorated home and whipping up gourmet bites on the fly when guests drop in, the struggle is real, y’all…not to mention those of us with kids. Even though they’re the best-behaved, best-dressed children on Planet Earth, it’s still work. So,…

News
That’s What He Said: Gay List Daily is now He Said Magazine

Cooper Smith Koch here, Gay List Daily’s founder and publisher. I want to personally tell you about some big changes that are kicking off today and coming soon with our publication – starting at the top, as of this moment, we’re He Said Magazine. What do you think? Personally, we…

Movember
Movember Kicks Off!

Movember kicks off today, and we want to support each and every one of you who’s making the commitment to grow your whiskers to raise money and awareness for prostate cancer charities. Send us pictures of your progress (along with a “before” pic, too!) and your Movember.com fundraising link to movember@gaylistdaily.com. We’ll post your…

National
Rainy Days & Omelets

It’s time once again for another season of Bravo’s Top Chef, possibly the only show on the network without one single stretched-tight Housewife. Thank God. But for the tenth season of the reality competition, set in Seattle, things are seriously heating up. And that’s not just a bad food-related pun.…

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Satire Night Live

There’s nothing as sexy as funny. At least that’s what we tell ourselves every time we make a hot guy laugh until protein shake comes out his nose. For years now, there’s been one news organization that we’ve turned to for hours of entertainment and the smartest writing in the…

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Caroline For A Change

As we told you a couple of months ago, Black Tie Dinner is turning the big 3-0 this year and we couldn’t be more excited. Like any gay thirty year old, they’re looking for ways to freshen up their lives and stay current. (Of course, we know nothing about that.…