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As an eyewitness participant, Fritcher contributed an article on artist Chuck Arnett to editor Mark Thompson’s Leatherfolk: Provide feedback about this page. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A Romantic Comedy He is the double-jointed author of literary fiction as well as of erotic fiction, including 4 novels, 5 fiction anthologies, 3 nonfiction books, and 2 produced plays.
His short-story collection Fritzcher in Charge of Taking Care of Captain O’Malley Gay Sunshine Press, was the first collection of leather fiction, and the first collection of fiction from Drummer magazine.
Danny Tyran marked it as to-read Aug 06, Suspecting the worst, Robert sped up the quantity and quality of his work to express his soul and build a legacy of more thanpictures. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. He is the double-jointed author of literary fiction as well as of erotic fiction, including 4 novels, 5 fiction anthologies, 3 nonfiction books, and ffritscher produced plays.
Genet-like literary merit drives relationship jacj beyond testosterone. Bronson marked it as to-read Aug 09, Inhe dyed his hair red, bought a book on yoga, and walked around Greenwich Village looking for the Beatniks.
Some Dance to Remember: Historically, this is the first book to investigate gay wicca and witchcraft; pink magic; gender magic; the Satanism of Anton LaVey; leather SM; the gloryhole grimoire of Saint Priapus aka Saint Sebastian; and the Christian sexism of firtscher Inquisition demonizing women, gays, Jews, and Muslims.
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In San Francisco fitscher the late s, Robert lived a free life shooting some of his most famous leather photographs. Lists with This Book. He was a hustler who did far more than shoot his own face and run into his darkroom to develop himself.
His formal training in philosophy, theology, literature, and criticism is the architecture of his sweeping historical work on witchcraft, the drama of Tennessee Williams, the photography of Robert Mapplethorpe, and the popular culture of homosexuality.
On May 22,the night after the White Night riotsFritscher met his spouse Mark Hemry under the marquee of the Castro Theatre during a post-riot Castro Street peace demonstration that also celebrated the birthday of Harvey Milk.
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Each issue had totally uncensored and sometimes weird personal ads, readers’ letters, pictures from Old ReliableRexand others, interviews, pornographic fiction by Fritscher, ads by purveyors of erotic merchandise, and articles on such topics as “Clothes Harvesting” stealing athletes’ clothes from locker roomsjockstraps, cigars, and other fetishes which by today’s standards are extreme.
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He is a regular contributor to OurAgenda. It was the Titanic s, when the first-class party sped on, innocent of the iceberg of Aids that lay dead ahead.
As I sit in my California garden among the tall calla lilies where Robert once sat, I miss his sweet face, lithe body and ironic voice, but his aura remains vivid — from his late-night phone calls, photos and letters. Available to ship in days.
The year marked the 20 th anniversary of his completing his historical epic, Some Dance to Remember: Assault With a Deadly Camera. He often wore a green velvet jacket for dressing straight at drop-dead soirees in London, New York, and Mustique with friends and faces he shot: Fritscher and Shapiro pulled the L.
They rose during the lates invention of history’s first viable small lesbigay book publishers whose anthologies took the place of the once-flourishing gay magazines which by the millennium had collapsed because of internet competition. He was one of only two editors-in-chief in Drummer history.
From tohe served on the board of directors of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts where he founded and directed the museum film program. Robert, swear to God, bit the fritscehr with his teeth.
Themes and rituals of Catholicism thread through his fiction and nonfiction from the incarnational Some Dance to Remember to the passion and death of Mapplethorpe: Fritscher was the founding editor of the first gay “zine” of the s, Man2Man Quarterly —as well as San Francisco’s California Action Guide Retrieved 24 February He was more beautiful than the pouty Botticelli rock star Jim Morrison.
Those writings and photographs, annotated with historical commentary by the author, are available free online at this site. To ask other readers questions about Leather Bluesplease sign up. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.