Bear Soup #57: Roma, Alvarez on Musclebears, Polarbear news

Bear Soup, with Ron SureshaBear Soup #57

Bear Soup, episode #57, streams online tonight, Monday, November 9th, at 10:00pm Eastern & Pacific on Repeats Wednesday, same times. Bubbling up in the Bear Soup tub this week:

  1. The Ice Cream BearsWhen in Roma, do as the Orsi do . . . highlights of our holiday in Roma with friends from, & al; gladiators at the Forum; the Ice Cream Bears
  2. Audio from Warbear, “21st Century Schizoid Bear”
  3. A reading from the chapter on Musclebears in Muscle Boys: Gay Gym Culture, by Erick Alvarez
  4. More problems for endangered (4-legged) Polar bears — please support WWF and Natural Resources Defence Council
  5. 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 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.