Free shipping over $99 | Interest Free *no credit check* financing is available!

“Caleb Gallo” Raises The Bar For Queer Web Series; Don’t Miss Out

by Dan Tracer June 30, 2016

caleb-gallo-episode-4

In the category of “internet distractions,” web series rank right up there with memes and Olympic gymnasts’ Instagram accounts. But occasionally, one will shine brighter than than any cat photo or male leotard could ever hope to.

When we first saw Brian Jordan Alvarez’s The Gay and Wondrous Life of Caleb Gallo back in January of this year, we knew it was something special.

Typically, a web series pushing past the 4/5 minute mark induces an almost universal cringe, but coming in at nineteen minutes, the first episode is a joy.

Related: “Caleb Gallo” Is A New Gay Web Series That’s Worth Your Time

Now the fourth episode is out, and the style and voice of the show is only getting stronger. And while the plot stays ever so bizarre, there’s a truth these guys are nailing — what does it feel like to be seeking and celebrating real connection in a world that is increasingly disposable and disconnected by the minute?

Apparently it involves unintentionally inflicting pain on the people you care about, and lots of shirtless dance parties. Speaking from personal experience, this seems about right.

Related: The Gay Age Gap Is Real — And It’s Annoying As Hell

Alvarez is currently shopping the show around to networks, hoping to get a bite from a streaming service like Netflix or Amazon. Or, as he tells Queerty, “HBO would be great too.” Wouldn’t it, though?

“We love this show and we want to bring it to more people,” he adds. “If something like this, that is truly funny, hits the right audience, we can change some minds and possibly change the world. Which we need right now more than ever.”

Watch the latest installment, which costars Jason Greene as fluidly fabulous Freckle, below:

 




Dan Tracer
Dan Tracer

Author


Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Think

Calum McSwiggan Pleads Not Guilty To Lying About Hate Crime Attack, “Devastated” Nobody Believes Him

by Graham Gremore September 27, 2016

It’s been a rough few months for YouTube star Calum McSwiggan. In June, the 26-year-old internet celebrity claimed he was the victim of a violent antigay hate crime outside the Abbey in West Hollywood that allegedly left him “with three broken teeth and six stitches in my forehead.” “Last night was the worst night of my life [...]

Continue Reading →

WATCH: Katy Perry Votes Naked, Gets Arrested

by matt baume September 27, 2016

Mastermind Katy Perry’s plot has been successful! Yesterday she tweeted that she was going to use her body as click bait to change the world. And today she has made good on that threat, with a nude video about voting. Will it actually change the world? That remains to be seen. (Spoiler: no.) “This year, you can look [...]

Continue Reading →

Whole Foods Supervisor Who Said “Only Gay People Wear Crocs” Faces Discrimination Suit

by Derek de Koff September 27, 2016

According to a lawsuit filed Wednesday, a Whole Foods employee in Boulder, Colorado feels she faced ongoing discrimination due to her sexual orientation — all at the hands of a supervisor who made fun of her clothing, her Crocs in particular. “She told me that I looked ‘unfuckable,'” Jennifer Johnston tells CBS4. “And that only [...]

Continue Reading →