2. Twenty-three-year-old Austin, Texas, bombing suspect Mark Anthony Conditt, who killed himself yesterday by detonating a bomb in his car during a police chase, kept a blog in 2012 espousing racist, sexist, homophobic views. In one entry on the blog, called “Defining My Stance,” Conditt wrote that homosexuality is “not natural,” and, “I do not believe it is proper to pass laws stating that homosexuals have ‘rights.’”
5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Out director John Cameron Mitchell (“Hedwig and the Angry Inch”/”Shortbus”) explores the queer side of punk rock in the May release “How to Talk to Girls at Parties,” based on a Neil Gaiman sci-fi story and starring Elle Fanning, Matt Lucas and Nicole Kidman.