Category Archives: Subcultures

Mayor of Folsom Street launches at Center for Sex and Culture

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Daddy Alan Selby. It’s been nearly a decade since we lost him. At that time, he was working on his autobiography, titled “The Mayor of Folsom Street.” In memorium, this year, that book will finally be published. It’s planned release is December, 2014. On June 6th, an exhibit based of materials from his archive will open at the Center for Sex and Culture in San Francisco. In 2015, the archive will move to Chicago, to The Leather Archive and Museum. On Sunday, March 2nd, the project will launch at CSC. A small, informal fundraiser from 5 to 8 pm will feature a short reading from the book, a sneak peak at the exhibit, a silent auction, an open mic of speakers and the launch of the Mayor of Folsom St t-shirt fundraising campaign.

Jingle boys! Hot Leather Dad captures Santa skivvy run in SF Castro in cool seasonal video. Ho! Ho! Ho!

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Jingle boys! Also a few girls, Dads, Queens on Segways, frosty snowmen, etc. Hot Leather Dad Steve Gaynes shot the scene seen here. Click through for groovy video! A fun(d)raiser for the SF AIDS Foundation.

Lichen that Beard!!!

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Old man beard lichen. Really! That’s what it’s called and we are lichen it.

‘Burban Street Art. Really!

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Suburban, that is! For Bourbon St. And boys showing their dicks for beads click here. These Novy boots are knocking sox outside The World Famous Turf Club, Hayward’s Gay bar, one of the oldest in the SF Bay Area. Post WWII – 1946. Welcome homo, boys!

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Cool pink t-Rex. Artist unknown. Drawing on map. In a Chronicle box. I think this is the same artist who did the yellow Dr. Seuss fish in the next medley.

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Do you give a flying fuck? JoJo Mendoco does. Yellow fish? Maybe.

SF Eagle sports cool vintage bar art. Texan digs it!

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Cool bar art in the patio of the SF Eagle. Paint on plywood. Big! The Texan has fun with them. That’s ex-Texan, meaning from Texas and the operative word is FROM. The artist is Webster, 1998 vintage. In the style of that Finnish guy, Tom.

Rural Dungeon Still Life/s: Part Two…

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Chain cage. Works like a full body Chinese finger trap. Poster art from London scene.

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Barbering strop and antique calipers. No dungeon should be without.

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Detour. Repurposed floatation device or boat bumper. More chain.

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Good advice! Feeding tray. Corner of the main cage. Cozy.

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Many a night many a day. Locked up safe and away. Those who dig cages find it a nice stay.

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Dubious history, great Novy art and duct tape.

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Bear flag and medical exam tables.

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Sling of course. For a St. Andrew’s Cross click here

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Another cage. Faux bamboo.

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And a head cage. Want a pear tree? It’s in the orchard…

Want a Big Cock? Try Radiation!

20131109-211154.jpgRadiation Range? Well, it worked with vegetables on Gilligan’s Island. Maybe it’s just a mid-century myth. It could always back-fire into a micro-bantam. Hate when That happens! Cockadoodledoo…