Bear Soup # 16: U.S. Grant; PETA against bearskin caps; Scooter Libby; Rove at IML?; Jim “Tug” Taylor

Bear Soup, with Ron Suresha

Bear Soup #16

In this episode of Bear Soup:

  • Ron’s review of “More Bear Cookin'” by PJ Gray
  • bearish president US Grant makeover on the USD $50 bill
  • animal rights activists from PETA track Prince Charles and Camilla on honeymoon to urge end of bearskin caps on Buckingham Palace guards
  • I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, indicted former VP chief-of-staff, writes of sicko sex with four-legged bears and young girls
  • former White House chief-of-staff and Bush’s brain, Karl Rove, seen at Mid-Atlantic Leather 2004 in Washington DC with dom leather daddybear?!
  • the very humpy pocketbear, Mr MAL 2004, Jim “Tug” Taylor

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.