Feb 092010
 

I have a demo coming up this weekend for the Madtown Kinkfest. I really love the folks there, and I’m looking forward to it. I have a somewhat unique situation in that, because of popular demand, (believe me, it sounds even weirder to me than it does to you) I’m tracked on my own session so that there aren’t any other courses running concurrent with mine.

So, no pressure

But something’s been bugging me a bit. Continue reading »

Nov 192009
 
No one can say Gray doesn't love the pussy.

No one can say Gray doesn't love the pussy.

 Leave it to Gray to go ranting about some shit.

 The subject of the most recent Graydancer’s Ropecast included a rant (which isn’t all that ranty, so if you are hoping for spittle-flying desk-pounding histrionics, you’ll be sorely disappointed. I kinda was hoping for some heavy breathing and shouting, but noooooo…) about the difficulty of teaching suspension bondage in the environment of a broad-spectrum BDSM event.

To get it from the old goat’s mouth, go here:

(and if you want to hear the BEST ROPECAST EVAR!!1!! go here)

To paraphrase: the thrust of his rant seems to be that it is near to impossible to teach suspension well in the context of a short-form class.  There are too many skills involved to really do the thing right. In a mid/advanced-level rope-specific setting, with several hours allocated, small classes and multiple instructors, he beleives a class on suspension would  seem to be more feasible.

 This is partially due to the fact that many, many people attending cons might be dabbling in playstyles with which they have little to no familiarity, and zero experience.

Gray pondered the core issue of someone who possessed no rope of their own and had never done any rope bondage deciding that they wanted to take a suspension class. The issue being, you know too little: why would you think you could do this at all?  Seems kind of presumptuous to jump in to one of the most complex types of rope bondage there is on your first go, right? Continue reading »

Jul 172009
 

I was lamenting the fact that I had not only the bitterness of not being able to perform in the run of the musical I’d been rehearsing for months, but also how that had precluded my being able to take a presenter’s berth for few BDSM events.

Several I’d really been interested in I hadn’t even applied for, and why would I? I was busy busy.

Then, of course…not so much.

But The Lord (Ganesha, of course!) moves in mysterious ways, and I am tickled to announce that, in the past 3 days, I have been offered two spots at two different events on two different coasts!

My East Coast pervs, you ain’t rid of me yet because my happy black ass (soon to be my sweaty black ass…Jersey!?? in SUMMERTIME?!) will be at Floating World in August!

The Floating World 2009

I’ll be talking about Taboo Play, Playing with Race, and Role-Playing. Lots of fun, funky, fucked-up topics, for sure.

Then over Folsom Weekend and closer to home, I’ll be at one of the events nearest and dearest to my heart, the SM Odyssey Folsom Fringe.

SM Odyssey

Not sure what I’ll be on about at that event. Stay tuned!

Will I see you here or there? Will I see you everywhere?