Time magazine has picked the 140 Twitter feeds “that are shaping the conversation,” a list that includes plenty of young celebrities but also Chuck Grassley, Harry Reid and John McCain. The list is based on followers and freedom from canned thoughts, which is the problem with most Twitter feeds. Readers also are being put in charge of ranking them, with a list currently led by Kelly Oxford. (Time)
More Say “I Do”: Musicians Sara Bareilles, Lance Bass, Cyndi Lauper and LeAnn Rimes, as well as screenwriter Dustin Lance Black and actor Verne Toyer have signed on to Freedom to Marry’s letter to President Obama urging him to support same-sex marriage.
Huffing Over Hoover: The screenwriter of “The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover” takes issue with the script for Clint Eastwood’s upcoming “J. Edgar,” written by Black. Larry Cohen’s 1977 film, which starred Broderick Crawford, didn’t present the gossipy tales of cross dressing and closeted life of the FBI chief, and Cohen argues that those stories are not backed up by credible evidence. (New York Times).
Tonight: “Standing on Ceremony,” a group of one-act plays about same-sex marriage, returns to the Coronet Theater in Los Angeles with Peri Gilpin, Richard Kind, Wendie Malick, Kathy Najimy, Jean Smart and Jason Patrick Stuart.