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‘He was a sexual outlaw’: my love affair with Robert Mapplethorpe

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Fritscher was the founding San Francisco editor-in-chief of Drummer Magazine.

His short-story collection Corporal 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. Inhe was a founding member of the American Popular Culture Association which, introducing diversity to university curricula, prepared him to identify, witness, conceptualize, and write about the post-Stonewall emergence of masculine-identified gay men in literature, art, photography, theater, and film.

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Kurby Smith rated it it was amazing Jun 21, After a long career teaching university literature, journalism, and film criticism, he retired as an associate professor, and currently reads and speaks on the aesthetics and politics of writing, photography, the arts, and censorship. Fritscher was raised in Peoria, Illinois.


We published nine of his fetish photos and profiled him in what was his first coverage in the gay press: Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful. Cock and Jqck During the Schwarzenegger campaign for governor, Fritscher wrote a performance art piece for an eBay offering.

It was the Titanic […]. His jadk too was on trial: His first novel, Paris Demandswas released earlier this year. Ever the humanist channeling whatever voices come to him as a writer, he crossed the gender barrier with his Geography of Women: In addition, he is the only writer who also composes and creates as a photographer and videographer. Dana Shultz marked it as to-read Apr 08, fgitscher Only 2 left in stock more on the way. On 10 Aprilhe wrote me a letter from Colorado.

More Photos from the Frirscher Cult Jul 01, A Gemini, born June 20,he has balanced twin careers in literature and erotica–often recombinantly. For Palm Drive Fritscher wrote, jqck, and directed more than video features.

Leather Blues : A Novel by Jack Fritscher

It was the Titanic s, when the first-class party sped on, innocent of the iceberg of Aids that lay dead ahead. One night, during stoned pillow talk, he exhaled a stream of Kool menthol smoke: Jack Fritscher’s American Men: Paperback91 pages.

I vouched for him when he wanted to shoot the dominatrix Cynthia Slater in the dark dungeon of the Catacombs fisting palace. Extraordinary use of dialog makes for strong character development. InI gave him his first Drummer coverproviding my friend Elliot Siegal as his model. He was a major historical contributor to the best-selling history book, Leatherfolkedited by Mark Thompson.


Refresh and try again. The 21 st -century authority, Magister Peter H. So he shot flowers and statues and objects that obeyed his direction and made no demands. Like many youth of the time, fritschr rebelled against the strict conformity of the 50s.

The narrative arc of his writing life matches the mid-century rise and fall of gay liberation and its viral aftermath. Having become a Catholic seminary student himself, Frischer was excited to see his vocations as writer and priest come together. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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His work includes documentary footage of the first “Bear” contest Pilsner Inn, February Danny Tyran marked it as to-read Aug 06, Sam bought Robert his first Hasselblad to shoot photographs for the new art market Sam had created. In San Francisco in the late s, Robert lived a free life shooting some of his most famous leather photographs. Jason M Bopp rated it really liked it Jul 05, Preview — Leather Blues by Jack Fritscher.

A lot of the slang wasn’t explained and hack me floundering. Sex Writers on Sex Writingedited by M. He changed popular culture.

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