Bear Soup #56: Maulucci interview; more “A Brief History of Bears”; save the Polar Bears!

Bear Soup, with Ron SureshaBear Soup #56

Bear Soup, episode #56, streams online tonight, Monday, October 12th, at 10:00pm Eastern & Pacific on BearRadio.net. Repeats Wednesday, same times. Bubbling up in the Bear Soup tub this week:

  1. Interview with Joe Maulucci, silver-tongued proprietor of BearRadio, on the Bear Radio network’s 6th anniversary
  2. Another reading from the book, Faeries, Bears, and Leathermen: Men in Community Queering the Masculine, by Peter Hennen
  3. An article about endangered (4-legged) Polar bears — and a fundraising idea for Bearclubs everywhere to start directing some of their charitable work to environmental causes and to support organizations like WWF and Natural Resources Defence Council
  4. Shoutouts, announcements, and the usual bear puns and furry audio folderol.

There’s room in the tub for everybear, everycub, whatever, whomever . . . so just drop trou and drop in for a brand new BEAR SOUP!

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

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.