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Cold Cream, Classical Music, and Carol Channing: My journey of breaking the rules of masculinity (ChicagoNow Evening Blogapalooz-Hour - June 2016)

Cold Cream, Classical Music, and Carol Channing: My journey of breaking the rules of masculinity (ChicagoNow Evening Blogapalooz-Hour - June 2016)
As young men grow up, society prescribes certain guidelines for them. These can be the general cliches of men being inclined to enjoy sports, talk about swimsuit models, and scratch their nether regions in public. But, underlying that, is society’s “golden rule”: If you don’t measure up to these standards, don’t expect to be taken... Read more »

Lori Alan and Mary Birdsong: A Love Letter to Two of the Greatest Comediennes Since Lucille Ball!

Lori Alan and Mary Birdsong: A Love Letter to Two of the Greatest Comediennes Since Lucille Ball!
Growing up in the Chicago Suburbs, a boy is practically left to his own devices to come up with role models. Couple that with two parents who gave me total free rein to discover what I loved, an important reason as to why I was able to become an opera singer and not have the... Read more »

My Book Routine, also known as the habit that knows no end

My Book Routine, also known as the habit that knows no end
I’ve met many people in this world addicted to a great many things: Alcohol, sex, cigarettes. Even love itself can be an obsession. But very people have experienced or know of people who are utterly obsessed with books. And therein lies the plot –  I, honest to God, have a routine of buying a least... Read more »
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