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This Forum In The News--Coverage of us in the media
« on: January 26, 2006, 02:15:06 PM »
In the past couple days, we've been featured on a gay radio talk show in Boston, and the AfterElton website.

A few newspaper stories are in the works.

We'll use this thread to keep you up to date, and include permanent links.

One in Ten Radio Show:

Thread: http://davecullen.com/forum/index.php?topic=320.new#new

Download: http://www.backporch.itrnet.com/Cullen2a.wav

AfterElton Stories:

Thread: http://davecullen.com/forum/index.php?topic=344.0

Direct to the story: http://www.afterelton.com/movies/2006/1/cullen.html

(Update: they followed with several more stories/citations of us.)

Update: Feb 20, 2006:
 
Gannet Newspaper story:

Sunday, this site was the main focus of the cover story in a New Jersey paper's Sunday Magazine.

The story includes many quotes from Dave, and other members of this site.

And there are three related pieces which people here seem to be enjoying.

The link to our piece is:

http://www.courierpostonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060219/SJMAG/602190336/1067

The full package is here:

http://www.courierpostonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section?Category=SJMAG

And the discussion in this thread starts here:

http://davecullen.com/forum/index.php?topic=351.msg51497#msg51497

The story has now been picked up by the 100-paper Gannet chain, and will run in at least one more paper this coming weekend. More on that here:

http://davecullen.com/forum/index.php?topic=351.msg56749#msg56749
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Re: This Forum In The News--Coverage of us in the media
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2006, 02:19:13 PM »
A newspaper in New Jersey wants a local person to include in his story about brokeback and this forum.

The reporter is especially interested in a straight woman obsessed by the film--from New Jersey.

You can email him directly at robaxter@camden.gannett.com

His name is Robert Baxter.

Thanks.
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Re: This Forum In The News--Coverage of us in the media
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2006, 04:03:08 PM »
Dave,

Congrats on the recognition! Of course, you know this forum is going to get bigger and crazier once the Oscar noms come out, right?  ;D

A big 'muchas gracias!' for creating a place where everyone touched by this magnificent film can come together in a spirit of community, friendship, love and support.

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Re: This Forum In The News--Coverage of us in the media
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2006, 08:18:58 PM »


It's a good forum!


(I just wished that Jake read the "yeehaaaa" comment that I made so he would call me! Damn you! ;) )

Congrats!




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Re: This Forum In The News--Coverage of us in the media
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2006, 05:16:40 PM »
Coolness!

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Re: This Forum In The News--Coverage of us in the media
« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2006, 10:37:01 PM »
Nikki Battiste, a producer for the Tyra Banks show just contacted me. They are looking for some real life gay cowboys to feature on the show, and they are taping this Friday at CBS Studios in LA.

If you are or were a gay cowboy, and might be interested in appearing on national TV discussing it, they would love to talk to you. (Of course they'll fly you out, put you up, etc. --- I'm sure it will be a lot of fun.)[/b]

She also said she would be interested in former gay cowboys. They are taping in three-and-a-half days, so finding people ASAP is the priority.

(If you don't know Tyra Banks, she was a supermodel, hosted America's Next Top Model the past several seasons, and now has her own nationally syndicated talk show.)

Or if you know any gay cowboys, or have spotted one on the threads, please give them/us a heads up. I'm sure we have had some. I could swear I've come across some, but God knows I can't place any of the names.

You can contact her directly, and/or discuss it with any of the mods or me if you're at all apprehensive about it. (I just spoke with Nikki and she's great.)

Her contact info:

Nikki Battiste
323.575.8336
nikki.battiste@tyratv.com


(Her phone rolls to her cell afterhours, so you don't have to call 9-5. I just got her email at 10 p.m. my time and chatted with her just now. Just don't call her in the middle of the night.)

The show will probably air in February, sometime before the Oscars. We'll let you know once they firm that up.

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Re: This Forum In The News--Coverage of us in the media
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2006, 12:05:07 AM »
Way to go Dave! Your popular...............

I dont know of any gay cowboys here in Los Angeles but I do know of the Gay Rodeo Circuit, these guys LOVE BBM

Try the IGRA website, they have contacts, maybe you can link this site somehow

Hope she does cowboy's good and doesnt look like Jerry S.....lol


http://www.igra.com/

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Re: This Forum In The News--Coverage of us in the media
« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2006, 06:58:49 AM »
I recommend that whomever is considering contacting Nikki, that they might want to watch a few episodes of Tyra's show.  It isn't the most intellectual program out there.  Just a suggestion.   ;)

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Re: This Forum In The News--Coverage of us in the media
« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2006, 07:07:26 AM »
Nikki Battiste, a producer for the Tyra Banks show just contacted me. They are looking for some real life gay cowboys to feature on the show, and they are taping this Friday at CBS Studios in LA.

If you are or were a gay cowboy, and might be interested in appearing on national TV discussing it, they would love to talk to you. (Of course they'll fly you out, put you up, etc. --- I'm sure it will be a lot of fun.)[/b]
To hell with Tyra Banks.

 *I* want gay cxowboys  ;) :D
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Re: This Forum In The News--Coverage of us in the media
« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2006, 07:09:30 AM »
Nikki Battiste, a producer for the Tyra Banks show just contacted me. They are looking for some real life gay cowboys to feature on the show, and they are taping this Friday at CBS Studios in LA.

If you are or were a gay cowboy, and might be interested in appearing on national TV discussing it, they would love to talk to you. (Of course they'll fly you out, put you up, etc. --- I'm sure it will be a lot of fun.)[/b]
To hell with Tyra Banks.

 *I* want gay cxowboys  ;) :D

I'd take Tyra Banks.   ;)   ;)
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Re: This Forum In The News--Coverage of us in the media
« Reply #10 on: January 31, 2006, 07:22:02 AM »
tyra banks show is a garbage
ive seen one of her show
i dont know if i should laugh or throw my tv outside the porch
its all about being go girl mode  ???
what the heck....

anyway the show might change my perspective since theyre putting real gay cowboy out there.
im hope this is not just pretending similar to YMCA or not their afro american producer

theres gay cowboy out there allright
how bout gay, eskimos. i think that would be hard
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Re: This Forum In The News--Coverage of us in the media
« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2006, 03:53:53 PM »
Nikki Battiste, a producer for the Tyra Banks show just contacted me. They are looking for some real life gay cowboys to feature on the show, and they are taping this Friday at CBS Studios in LA.

If you are or were a gay cowboy, and might be interested in appearing on national TV discussing it, they would love to talk to you. (Of course they'll fly you out, put you up, etc. --- I'm sure it will be a lot of fun.)[/b]
To hell with Tyra Banks.

 *I* want gay cxowboys  ;) :D
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Re: This Forum In The News--Coverage of us in the media
« Reply #12 on: January 31, 2006, 04:12:00 PM »
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I have my favorite but there all good........Already printed and framed "I dont know how to quit you" scene


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Re: This Forum In The News--Coverage of us in the media
« Reply #13 on: January 31, 2006, 06:10:26 PM »
I have absolutely no idea who Tyra Banks is

Never heard of her till now

Am I missing anything important?

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Re: This Forum In The News--Coverage of us in the media
« Reply #14 on: February 01, 2006, 10:26:47 AM »
We loved the movie since in many ways it is our life.  Just hope if Tyra does the show she gets real cowboys and not pretty boy wantabe that play dress up for the weekend or a gay rodeo and have never stepped in cow shit or been up at 5 doing the chores.