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Toss out the Barbasol and go for a pampered shave. Step back into a time when the barber shop wasn’t just a place for pulling teeth, blood-letting and a relaxing enema, but a mecca of manliness where time and care were taken in the perfected art of a good, clean shave. Now you can have the red-and-white pole experience in your own bathroom (with or without four men singing a cappella in perfect harmony behind you), thanks to homme improvement thermal shaving cream from bliss spas. This powerful concoction made of aloe vera, sweet almond extract, st. john’s wort and…

Whether your sugar daddy hasn’t sprung for that new wine cellar yet, or you are just one of those wound-tight, Martha Stewart types who wants everything “just so” – your favorite new gadget is here. The Wedge (not to be confused with the kitten heel or sling-back mule) is a nifty gadget that literally wedges stacks of wine bottles or cans into a perfect pyramid of prissiness. Because it works on any flat surface, The Wedge can be your dirty little Type-A secret that keeps liters of Perrier at bay in the fridge or a loud and proud way to…

Social butterflies, prepare to have your wings atwitter with entertainment options aplenty in store this week. Get your culture on with a trip to the museum, sip on a sugary sweet serenade from a “powerpop” boy band and make sure to leave room for your daily requirement of artsy circus acts too. Weekend Calendar Art Into Rock Thursday, November 8 (Tonight), 5 – 8 p.m. How do we sum this up? Phil Collins (the artist, not the pop singer) has a video exhibition at the DMA called “the world won’t listen.” From what we can gather, it’s a bunch of…

Think of us as the gay(er) version of Oprah’s book club. Our literary scholars head directly for the back of the gay bookstore where the actual literature resides (after a quick perusal of a few “photographic” magazines, of course) to find you the latest and greatest in gay-interest books. A Push and a Shove is the first novel from gay author and Ft. Worth Star-Telegram chief film critic, Christopher Kelly, and it brilliantly captures the horror experienced by anyone who was ever tortured for being gay. The story is raw, disturbing, suspenseful and surprisingly erotic as protagonist Ben Reilly goes…

Open wide. No, wider. C’mon, unhinge that jaw a little, there’s a new burger in town. And it’s big. Really big. (Insert your own jokes about juicy meat, plump buns and special sauce here). The Tin Star across from the Quadrangle is history, but the restaurant space’s next chapter is black, white and red all over. Get ready to sink your teeth into Mooyah, a great new concept in fast casual that offers carnivores perfection through simplicity. That’s right. Forget a menu that takes your entire lunch hour to read. Mooyah has burgers (beef, turkey and veggie), fries and shakes.…

Fergie may not want any drama (no, no, no drama), but we do. And while you’re at it, pile on the comedies, too, and maybe some hunky dancer types for good measure. November is bulging at the seams with great shows just begging to be watched, and you can take a peek for just a few bucks. NOH – Angels, Demons & Dreamers Through November 17 Promising “theatrical magic” (and hopefully no David Copperfield), this show follows five Japanese Supernatural plays. We’re not quite sure what to expect, but there is mention of a “magic pillow” and a “bird catcher…

You’ve bought the Johnny Fairplay Fajita Factory, Anna Nicole’s Nietzsche Books on Tape Series, and America’s Next Top Model Train Set, but they’ve all left you with a bit of buyer’s remorse. Now get ready to rethink everything you ever thought you knew about reality-TV-star-designed products. Best known as half of the hottest gay male team to ever win The Amazing Race, former US Air Force Captain Reichen Lehmkuhl has now paired up with designer Udi Behr to create a stunning collection of men’s titanium jewelry, called the FLY NAKED with Reichen Collection. Rings, bracelets, money clips, cuff links and…

Happy Day of the Dead, everyone! Or National Men Make Dinner Day, the start of National Fig Week, and if you prefer to get your ugly on, Lyle Lovett’s birthday. But no matter how you choose to celebrate, here’s where you can spread the gay in our fair city this weekend. Weekend Calendar Fashion at the Park Today – Sunday, November 4 Times Vary Head to NorthPark Center for a major fashion fix this weekend. Shop the shows of 18 top designers under one luxury tent over four days. Watch the runways get worked by models wearing the latest Oscar…

When you reach in your closet (or any closet for that matter), the last thing you’re going to find is Carson Kressley. So what’s a gay to do if he’s born with a body for sin and a fashion sense from hell? Fear not. There’s a new bible in town and it’s all about fashion, whether you’re a victim of it or a slave to it. Learn the commandments of style that are written in stone, as well as those that change from season to season. When you’re done, you’ll have the tools you need to be coveted by your…

For centuries, one question has plagued scholars: why is it every time there’s a party, the crowd ends up in the kitchen? We don’t know either, but before you get ready to rock the house with your next über fete, we recommend a visit with the ladies at Kitchen Design Concepts to delve into your culinary psyche. Rather than just tricking out your digs like a bad episode of “Pimp My Ride,” Kitchen Design Concepts has come up with a Lifestyle Assessment Survey to help you figure out exactly what kind of space you really need. Are you a homo…