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Putting a gay spin on 'Game of Thrones'




Jonathan Van Ness and Erin Gibson, executive producers of the Funny or Die web series
Jonathan Van Ness and Erin Gibson, executive producers of the Funny or Die web series "Gay of Thrones." Gibson created the series and directs all the episodes and Van Ness stars in the series.
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Now that you mention it, 'GoT' is kind of gay

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Even if you're not an avid watcher, you've surely heard of "Game of Thrones," the hugely popular fantasy series, now in its eighth and final season on HBO. But what about "Gay of Thrones"? It's a Funny or Die web series, starring Jonathan Van Ness ("Queer Eye"), that recaps each episode with rapid-fire pop culture references and lots of humor thrown in. The premise is that Van Ness (also a hair stylist in real life) is chatting with a client (such as Gabrielle Union or Kumail Nanjiani) about the latest episode. John Horn visited the Funny or Die studios and spoke with Van Ness and Erin Gibson, who created the series and directs each "Gay of Thrones" episode.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=h1GimHDhCCM

Could an abortion bill in Georgia threaten film/TV production there?

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Georgia's governor today signed a bill that bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy. Georgia is the third-biggest state for film and TV production in the country — a $9 billion industry. Some film/TV producers had threatened to leave if the bill went into law. Jim Galloway of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution talks with John Horn about how the new abortion bill might affect film/TV production there.

Bringin' the funk from Havana

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Cimafunk, the Cuban singer who Billboard Magazine named one of the top 10 Latin artists to watch in 2019, made a recent visit to Los Angeles. The Frame contributor Betto Arcos spent some time with the artist who’s called "the Cuban James Brown."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1YBngPfU-o