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YouTube Awards

Aside from the clever OKGo treadmill video, I was unfamiliar with any of the winners of the 2006 YouTube Awards, announced yesterday. I just can’t believe Mr. Pregnant didn’t win anything.

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Dancing With The Boys

Chris of San Francisco’s Remember The Party hipped me to this incredible performance by two boys who incorporate break-dance moves into a rollicking, hilarious swing-dance routine, in what will undoubtedly become one of YouTube’s most viewed clips. The person who posted the clip slyly disabled blog embedding in order to drive traffic to his NSFW twinkie-porn site (which he links …

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Attractile Dysfunction

BELOW: DJ Michael Fierman leans over his record as he sooths the morning masses shortly after taking the Black Party stage at 11AM. Notice that unlike the preceding two DJs, Fierman is using vinyl. That’s Bonnie Pointer’s Heaven Must Have Sent You on the turntable. Another Black Party has come and gone, always with an astonishment of how quickly time …

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Morning View – McDonalds

OK, not exactly a “morning view”, since I took this on Friday night. This is the entrance of the McDonald’s on 42nd Street in Times Square, which bills itself as the world’s largest. Isn’t that exciting? No? Not really? Embiggen to smell the grease.

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Rerun

Probably not much blogging today, will be sleeping all day (or as much as I can), to get ready for tonight’s event. In the meantime, here’s my (too long) “live blogging” of last year’s Black Party. And here’s a very short story I wrote about the 2005 event.

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DJ Michael Fierman Chats With JMG

Veteran DJ Michael Fierman will play the closing set at this week’s Saint-At-Large Black Party. Today, Michael answers a few questions for JMG.JMG: Tell me about playing at the original Saint. How did you get the gig? Michael Fierman: Playing records at the Saint was the equivalent of a Carnegie Hall performance for piano recitalists; the ultimate achievement. The prestige …

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ACT-UP Anniversary March

Thursday, March 29th, please join me at noon for the 20th anniversary ACT-UP march on Wall Street to demand universal health care, single-payer insurance and drug price controls. Marchers will assemble at 11:30am at the Federal Building, at the corner of Broadway & Worth. Other bloggers, please spread the word. Let’s get the gay blogosphere well represented at this important …

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Sex O’Clock

Last night a feisty pre-Black Party crowd swarmed the Eagle, where I found myself in group of the New York Boys Of Leather, chatting with a cute young FTM named Kyle. I can’t recall how the topic came up, but Kyle hipped me to the FTM portmanteau du jour: “clock”. Clit + cock = clock. Everybody got that? Now you …

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