Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Tennis Tuesday

You really had to be there to truly understand just how big tennis was in the '70s and early '80s. A few more star-studded memories BELOW.

The way he were

Song of the Day: 'All Around the World' by Lisa Stansfield and Barry White

OK, this is adorable for a million reasons -- including that it almost reminds me of the crazy deep male backing vocals on Olivia Newton-John's "Let Me Be There"!

Page 1 Roundup (08/31)


Morning Wood


Monday, August 30, 2021


Whew. Glad that W's misbegotten war is finally over. My thoughts are with the people of Afghanistan who want a civilized society, because they will need all the help they can get. If they're "lucky," they'll merely wind up as oppressive as Saudi Arabia, which as awful as that is isn't our problem. 

Manspread Monday


Tongue out BELOW.

Weekend Tennis Roundup

Ilya Ivashka, Elina Svitolina and Anett Kontaveit won third-tier warmups going into the U.S. Open. A full report plus all the ATP beef that's fit to pub BELOW.

All eyes were on Luca Pouille's injury timeout in Winston-Salem. 

Song of the Day: 'We Don't Get Along' by Kathy Valentine (Featuring Rhett Miller)

Interesting to hear a new male-female vocals twist to a song Kathy Valentine wrote some 40 years ago that has been recorded by her old band the Textones, the Go-Go's and her late friend Phil Seymour, who did kind of a rockabilly version for his 1980 debut album. 

More info HERE.

Page 1 Roundup (08/30)


The Wall Street JournalHome gyms hit their stride during Covid

Hot Cat of the Day: What do you think of Damian's friend's catio?

Morning Wood


Sunday, August 29, 2021

Sunday Funnies


“Aw, look at all these photos of us wearing masks, back when we were all able to live aboveground.”

Speedo Sunday


Saturday, August 28, 2021

Saturday 'Stache


Two more poses BELOW.

Friday, August 27, 2021

Caption Me

On the Rag, Vol. 673

 A weekly look at what's making news in the gay magazines:

Dallas Voice: Remembering Fantasha

San Francisco Bay Times: 45 years of Dykes on Bikes

Song of the Day: 'Spellbound' by Siouxsie and the Banshees

Classic first single off Siouxie and the Banshees' fourth LP, "Juju," a promo copy of which my brother Bill brought home from the review pile at the Phoenix Gazette in the summer of 1981. Spellbound? Indeed we were! I remember the album came with a bonus 45 of a song called "Israel," which I later learned had been a standalone single the previous year in the U.K. (We had no idea why it was tucked in the album at the time.) 

With its Star of David on the record's center, I wasn't really sure what was happening. Having grown up agnostic in two vanilla suburbs -- no religious iconography of any kind in our house -- I was kind of weirded out by it. (I didn't even know what "being a Jew" meant until I was in college, much less why Duran Duran and the Queen of Post-Punk were writing songs about this mysterious land.) What strikes me as funny now is that this memory is eight years older than the nation of Isarel was then!

Page 1 Roundup (08/27)


Morning Wood


Hubba hubba. Shirt comes off BELOW.

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Doggy Style

 Although I am a board-certified cat lady, I certainly think the world is filled with adorable pups … well, at least the ones not mauling people. (Eddie’s my second favorite character on “Frasier” after Roz, who herself is a horndog.) Happy National Dog Day!

Thursday Ad Watch


State & Liberty has done it again. Watch BELOW.



Working from home these past 17 months, I don't take the subway much these days. Luckily my friends keep me flush in sneaky pics. Another leggy masked man BELOW.

Song of the Day: 'Glory' by Television


Today's pick is by the least-recognizable face on this rather hilarious "Breakfast Club" parody, featuring Patti Smith, Joey Ramone, David Byrne, Debbie Harry and Tom Verlaine, frontman of the criminally underappreciated Television.

Page 1 Roundup (08/26)

BTW: It's great that people finally learned about "grooming," "sex trafficking," "gaslighting," "colonization," "white privilege" and the like. But not when they misapply the terms for specious reasons, typically to curry favor on social media.

Hot Cat of the Day: Harvey's only boy cousin, Leo, came out of the cupboard