Gay Babies

The Sistine Chapel ceiling is sexy. Adam, nude, lounging back, he thrusts his limp penis at the audience, lets it hang onto tourists, religious or otherwise. Consider the romance, the joyous sensuality of his pose. His eyes hold a “come, come touch my finger” expression and God obliges. They will embrace. The rest of theContinue reading “Gay Babies”

You’ve Been Flirting Again

As a student, when presented with an open-ended question such as “what do you feel inadequate about?” the correct impulse, drilled into my young mind, required me to restate the question as a statement and proceed into my answer. I honestly find that tedious as an adult though it may have been easier than aContinue reading “You’ve Been Flirting Again”

Specialists in Failure

Documentaries aren’t truth, they aren’t myth, they are stories all on their own. Indeed, documentaries about products sell those products, but what happens when the product up for sale is a soccer team, or an entire city? That is the central question of Netflix’s two season soccer docuseries Sunderland ‘Til I Die, originally pitched toContinue reading “Specialists in Failure”

Hey World. King Krule, Dir. Charlotte Patmore

  “Perfecto Miserable” A dial tone rings along what appears to be a highway. I wonder if we need phone lines anymore, but what will happen to all that metal, where will the triangular silver steel be placed? Surely, it can’t be recycled any longer, or will they stand there, after the apocalypse, a thingContinue reading “Hey World. King Krule, Dir. Charlotte Patmore”

Blue is the Color

A bizarre constellation of cultural products for a gay man, drag and soccer, occupy most of my waking thoughts; but, now, this is where I’m ironic: modern gay life prides itself on contradictions. We adore five* gay men who transform schlubs into LinkedIn headshots, all the while complaining of superficial Grindr guys. We throw offContinue reading “Blue is the Color”