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Hard Gay saves ramen shop

Hard Gay, with his super-short leather pants and thrusting “hip radar,” is a controversial character. An exaggerated gay clown, as if his “hard” attitude makes him gayer than the average closeted gay person in Japan.

On the other hand, this clip shows him helping a ramen store, interacting with potential customers on the street and even clowning around with small children in a playground. Sort of Bruno-esque, but with none of the violent reaction you would expect in most parts of the US. (Credit: J-son, via his pal at Oracle).

What do you think of Hard Gay??

Anderson Cooper’s boyfriend: a huge meat head?

Anderson Cooper's boyfriend: a meat head?

Is Benjamin (Antoine) Maisani really Anderson Cooper’s boyfriend? Gawker claims that this co-owner of East Village bar Eastern Bloc is the closeted CNN anchor’s boyfriend. I think Andie can do better than this extreme muscle queen, but maybe he has a rare mind underneath all that meat.

Thanks to Alexander Chee for passing on this breaking news!