Bear Soup #74: Orlovsky poem; “Does ‘D’ Mean Four Ways?” cont’d; HAIR intro

Bear Soup, with Ron Suresha

Bear Soup #74

Bear Soup, with Ron Suresha, streams online Monday, July 5th, at 10:00pm Eastern & Pacific on BearRadio.net. Repeats Wednesday, same times. In this 74th edition of Bear Soup:

  • a poem by Peter Orlovsky, a Beat poet and partner of Allen Ginsberg
  • the 2nd part of the bi men’s erotic story (NSFW) “Does ‘D’ Mean Four Ways?” from 100% Beef magazine
  • my introduction to the new pictorial book from Bruno Gmuender, Hair: Hairy Men in Gay Art. Your order from Amazon through this link helps support this website.

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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.