Category Archives: Los Angeles

Pig! (you are what you eat)

From doctor boy jake hale. Like a pig in shit. Oink!

Cannabis Soup Street Art

More unstoppable than ever!

Muscle bear handyman hangs with Jam, the Giant Poodle.

At the Ambrosia cafe, in one of Long Beach, California’s several Gayborhoods.

The Cop and the Homeboy: Hector Silva Photography


Los Angeles area artist Hector Silva is best known for his meticulous, realistic pencil drawings. Favorite subjects include homoeroticism among Southland Latino homeboy cultures. Here, he turns his quirky eye on an interchange between a lawman and a smoking civilian. For our dinner with Hector, click here.

WC (water closet) Fields: Mens Room Sign Seen


Sight seen at North Hollywood Diner: Naked Minoan Fisherboy!

Lots of quirky decor in this NoHo institution. Andrew’s North Hollywood Diner has been in business since 1959, and is open 24 hours a day.

Too many Wall Warts…

Wall warts, wall warts everywhere, but not a wart that works…

Hector Silva in the Advocate Artist Spotlight

Image: Hector Silva

Friend of this site Hector Silva has a nice write-up in The Advocate’s Artist Spotlight series. His realistically rendered drawings range from simple portraiture to explicitly kinky, very hot erotica. For the Christopher Harrity article click here, and for our dinner with Hector, click here.

House of the Naked Davids! Campy LA Landmark up for Sale

Norwood Young's "House of the Naked Davids"

Nineteen naked “Davids” festoon the Hancock Park residence of Norwood Young. The huge reproductions of Michelangelo’s famous statue have not always been popular with Young’s neighbors. His decorating choices have made him the subject of several lawsuits over the years. He notes of the sale: “It’s up to the new owner to decide what to do with all the David statues.” For the LA Times article, plus a video of the strange spread, click here.

Rest in Peace. Rest in Power. George Wong

Friend of this site George Wong passed away the morning of June 6, 2011. George was a long-time officer with Avatar Los Angeles and a Gay Games gold medalist in volleyball. He will be missed. For the Leatherati obituary, click here.