Bear Soup #50a: Re-premiere, Heiskell, Ursamen

Bear Soup returns August 17th

Bear Soup re-premieres tonight

The two-year hibernation is over! Bear Soup podcast, episode #50a, will stream online again tonight, Monday, August 17, at 10:00pm Eastern on

Joining us in the Bear Soup hot tub this week:

Jeff Heiskell
Jeff Heiskell
  • Interview with singer/songwriter/musician, former Judybats lead man, now solo artist and all-around cool Knoxville dude, Jeff Heiskell.Check out Bearotic‘s excellent article on Heiskell.

Check out Heiskell’s MySpace page.

Buy the Heiskell album Clip-On Nose Ring at Amazon.

  • a Turkish bear joke from the collection of folktales I compiled this year

There’s room in the tub for everybear, everycub, so grab your rubber ducky and tune in tonight for BEAR SOUP!

Bear Soup is sponsored by our buds at Bear Bones Books.

Disclaimer: Clothing and rubber duckies optional. No rubber duckies were harmed in the making of this audio. Some wrinkling, shrinkage, or discoloration may occur. Check with your doctor to see if you’re healthy enough to sit in the hot tub for a half-hour or longer.

Author: Ron Suresha

Ron Jackson Suresha is an editor, anthologist, and writer. He is considered an authority on emergent queer masculinities, in particular the subcultures of gay and bi male Bears and of male bisexuality. For Ron's service to the bear community, he was named "Bear of the Year" 2008. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Suresha attended the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, 1976-8), where he studied creative writing, and Vista College (Berkeley, Cal., 1989-92), where he studied American Sign Language. For more than two decades, he has worked as a freelance proofreader for trade book publishers such as Shambhala Publications. He was married in October 2004 to Rocco Russo. He is also a licensed Justice of the Peace in Connecticut, an ordained minister, ULC, and a member of the New London Green Party. Nonfiction works include Bears on Bears: Interviews & Discussions; Bi Men: Coming Out (coeditor, with Pete Chvany); Bisexual Perspectives on the Life and Work of Alfred C. Kinsey (editor). His latest book is The Uncommon Sense of the Immortal Mullah Nasruddin: Stories, jests, and donkey tales of the beloved Persian folk hero, published by Lethe Press.