May 10, 2012
Some cryptic items on the "Messages" page of Gay Chicago:
Major Libra: Aren't you a little young to be trolloping through bars as you do? Za‘rala'
Lance of the Abbott: Want a repeat of Monday night?? Call me anytime. Oh Really. P.S. "At least I could say … "
Hell of Wheels (or is that Helen): When are you going to stop playing with Vodka long enough to put your skates on, so I can jam your toe-stops to the wall? Hard on Wheels.
Dr. J.A.N.: I still know you live, at least I hope so. Who ever heard of checking tonsils with your tongue? Give me an oral protein injection anytime. Gay Bob.
An ad in Nightlines reads: The Zoo … an electric safari. Chicago's PREMIERE Computer Bulletin Board is alive and on-line at: 312. 907.1831-39
Video/Music Playlist of David Hubbell, Program Director of Berlin, 954 W. Belmont: 1) "Dance Computer One" – Unity; 2) "Total Accent" – Lips Kiss; 3) "Comprehension" – The B Sides; 4) "Come Into My House (Video)" – Queen Latifah; 5) "Pump That Body" – Mr. Lee; 6) "Unity (Video)" – On Top; 7) "Hey D.J." – The Beatmasters/Betty Boo; 8) "F.X." – A Guy Called Gerald; 9) "Pump Pump It Up" – Hypnotech; 10) "Imagination (Video)" – Xymox.
Terri Jewell, a "Black dyke poet and writer," who has appeared in more than 300 publications worldwide, performs her work at Mountain Moving Coffeehouse, at their new address, 1545 W. Morse.
Lesbian photographer JEB (Joan E. Biren) is at Northwestern University as part of Lesbian and Gay Consciousness Month. "A Lesbian Alternative to MTV," is a show combing the music of women with narration, her-storical images, and more than 200 of JEB's own photographs.
Porn star Jeff Stryker is appearing in Jeff Stryker Does Hard Time at the Bailiwick Arts Center, 1229 W. Belmont.
"Pink Champagne: Poetry Done Queerly," a night of queer poetry and more, is hosted by Thunder Ed and features Sukie de la Croix, Yvonne Zipter, and Kate Sloane Fiffer, plus an open mic, at High Risk Gallery, 1115 W. Belmont.
Rufus Wainwright and Tegan and Sarah perform at Martyrs, 3855 N. Lincoln.
"A Taste For Every Palate," a food and wine tasting gala to benefit the Women's Program at Howard Brown, is hosted by Mildred's Circle at Galleria Marchetti, 825 W. Erie.
Thanks go to publishers Michael Bergeron for Chicago Gay Crusader, Ralph Gernhardt for Gay Chicago, Grant Ford and Chuck Renslow for Gay Life and Tracy Baim for all the publications at the Windy City Media Group, which aided the above research. St. Sukie de la Croix is an internationally published reporter, playwright, photographer and historian. He is also the author of the upcoming book Chicago Whispers: A History of LGBT Chicago Before Stonewall published by the University of Wisconsin Press.
Who remembers the Zoo bulletin board?
What happened to Scarlet Life?
Is it true that Thunder Ed has the biggest $*&$% in town? Oh never mind.