Bear Soup #71: “Bearded Gentleman” Preview & more

Bear Soup, with Ron Suresha

Bear Soup #71

Bear Soup, with Ron Suresha, streams online Monday, May 3rd, at 10:00pm Eastern & Pacific on Repeats Wednesday, same times. In this 71st edition of Bear Soup:

  • Bears on Bears noted in 100% Beef column by Chris Wittke
  • My take on bear community reaction to a new song by Stevo Harris, “I Just Want the One”
  • Announcement of LitBEARary events with Lammy-winning bear author Jeff Mann
  • Three bawdy Turkish jokes, and the usual ursine audio har-dee-har.

All the news, shmooze, views, and skews you can use for the online ursine community — diced, spiced, and cooked up for another bubbling and dee-lish deep dish serving of BEAR SOUP!

Bear Soup is sponsored by the bookish bears 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.