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Open Thread Thursday

Decades ago, I used to dream of opening my own gay bar. I had it all planned out in my head. I envisioned a little local saloon, downtown Fort Lauderdale, somewhere on the beachside of the Intracoastal. I had it all mapped out, the floorplan, the decor, the music, the beers on tap. But the one thing I could never ...

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Short Day

Midtown has erupted into sirens. A plane has crashed into a high-rise. Appears to be my apartment block. Well, guess I’ll be heading home early today. UPDATE: The building is at 72nd & York, at least 1000 feet from mine. The fire looks quite bad. At this time of day, the only people likely to be home in that building ...

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(Sally Field Joke Here)

You are kind and obedient, my virtual army of lovers. Embiggen the pic for the list of gay blogs most liked by Advocate readers. Many of my own personal favorites are on there: Andrew Sullivan, Towleroad, BlogActive, Keith Boykin, all of which are down there on my blogroll. Thanks very much to our own Foxy for providing the scan. (Post ...

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Manhunters Beware

A gay Brooklyn man is on life-support with probable permanent brain damage, after being lured to Plumb Beach for sex by four straight young men who contacted him on what police are calling a “popular internet chat line”. Michael Sandy, 29, fled his attackers by running onto the Belt Highway where he was struck by a car, which left the ...

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Evil Old Queen.

Thanks to everybody for all the birthday wishes yesterday. I celebrated by dragging my enfeebled, liver-spotted carcass into bed at 8PM, falling asleep before they even found the body on Law & Order. Celebration was made, however, on Sunday night, on my usual round of beer busts, where multiple shots of Jager were handed to me over the course of ...

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Morning View – MetLife Tower

Built on Madison Square in 1909, the 51-story MetLife Tower ruled as the world’s tallest building until the Woolworth Tower went up downtown four years later. The MetLife completed a multi-year renovation in 2002 and today you’d swear it had gone up yesterday, not 97 years ago. My late aunt once had an office behind one of the clockfaces, screwing ...

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Best. Title. Ever.

I don’t think I’ve ever merely posted about someone else’s blogpost title before, but Little Tom’s header for his story about apartment renovation? I’m stilling laughing 12 hours later. Spackle, Neely, spackle!

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Aaron IM’s A Thoughtful Question

Aaron: Okay…so if a Splash bartender leaves his job and starts doing porn, does that mean that his status in the gay world has gone up or gone down? Joe: Hmm, I’d say that would be a lateral move. Aaron: OK. Joe: Unless he bottoms in the porn. In which case, down. Aaron: He does. Is that so wrong? Joe: ...

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