In the late Summer of 2014, Bobby and I began discussing and brainstorming what this website would be. I was sick of volunteering for a city that rarely paid me back with LA, I’m Yours, which was a fun and great way to engage with many but ultimately putting others first while ignoring myself. I was a body possessed by a metropolitan ghost. Continue reading “The Story Behind The Puppy”
Some things are just so beautiful and confusing and strange that they deserve a much closer look than they’re getting. One of those things is illustrator and graphic novelist Richard McGuire‘s “HERE” comics being turned into a .gif. Continue reading “A .gif Story About Past, Present, & Future”
Planned Parenthood needs our help. They provide invaluable services for the sexually active and are necessary for both men and women but people want to shut them down. If you don’t stand with Planned Parenthood, you’re probably standing in the 1950s with your antiquated views on reproductive health and women’s rights. Continue reading “Artistic Activism: Tuna Bora’s Planned Parenthood Fundraiser”
A good, stupid, great debate modern people love having is whether or not magazines are doing well. “But the Internet!” people cry. “Magazines are a niche product!” Who knows if this is true (or if anyone cares) but magazines still exist and are wonderful windows into a tactile printed present and past. Continue reading “Giuditta Aresi’s Illustrated Magazines”
Who doesn’t want to get down with a bear? I remember in early college discovering what bears were before discovering my sexuality and being down with them but I distinctly remember friends seeing bear pride shit and going “Ewwww. Bears.” as if they had just watched someone unwrap a dirty diaper and then microwave it. Bears are great! They’re big, furry, cuddly gay men with all the feelings in the world.
Horoscopes are great, not-real-but-maybe-real advice columns based on your place in the cosmos. I love them but I keep a safe distance from them as to not define my life by these star searches. (Actually, I only read these because they are the best and a friend makes them. It’s well worth the yearly fee.) Portland based illustrator Michael Sanderson probably likes horoscopes a little more than me because he made a fantastic, fucking gay as hell collection of posters based on the signs called Constellation Park. Continue reading “Here Are Some Gay Horoscope Dudes For You From Michael Sanderson”