Bear Soup #61: The Bear Clan; “Bears on Film”; BOY 2008/9

Bear Soup, with Ron Suresha

Bear Soup #61

Bear Soup #61, streams online tonight, Monday, December 21st, at 10:00pm Eastern & Pacific on Repeats Wednesday, same times. In this edition of Bear Soup:

  • Chuecatown and Ahmet Yildiz mentioned in “Bears on Film” from Warbear’s review in Tekfestival ’09 catalogue.
  • Beard love and lore, from Allan Peterkin’s book, 1000 Beards.
  • A reading from “The Bear Clan” Mike Ramsey’s chapter in The Bear Book
  • All the guys nominated for Best Bear of the Year deserve your support! Vote now!
  • Shoutouts, and the usual audio bear hair-larity.

I’m cooking up something mighty fine . . . it’s a bubbling tub of tasty tangy BEAR SOUP!

Bear Soup is sponsored by the bibliobears at Bear Bones Books.

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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.