Updated Wednesday, 2:15 p.m. (PST)
We like a happy ending! No, not that kind. Okay, that kind, too. Our friends at GLAAD tell us the calendar is no longer available on Barnes & Noble's website, and a spokesperson for the company told GLAAD that it was never available in stores.
---Joe King, the well-known cartoonist selling a shockingly tasteless 2012 calendar with the help of retailers such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble, has responded to criticisms of the product by calling himself a victim of bullying and saying that AIDS is an "elective disease." Follow the jump for your daily dose of lunacy.