Bear Soup #59: Tom Ford in Advocate; Jonathan Cohen interview & story; prayer for Ahmet

Bear Soup, with Ron SureshaBear Soup #59

Bear Soup, episode #59, streams online tonight, Monday, December 7th, at 10:00pm Eastern & Pacific on Repeats Wednesday, same times. The Bear Soup is thick this week (and no, Jack, we don’t lisp!):

  1. The hairy-chested Tom Ford on the cover of the Dec. 2009 issue of the Advocate
  2. Reading of the interview with Jonathan Cohen, author of the novel Bear Like Me, from the revised edition of Bears on Bears
  3. Jonathan’s  short story “Bears and Their Toys,” satire from the forthcoming anthology, Bears in the Wild
  4. Prayer for Ahmet Yildız
  5. Shoutouts, and the usual ursine audio bear circuit party.

We’re locked and loaded for Otter whatever (what-otter?) . . . so drop in for a brand new BEAR SOUP!

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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.