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COL437: Old School Bears Online

On this episode of Cubs Out Loud, we are joined by a robed Hadrian to talk about the good ole days of bears online. From sneaking onto erotic newsgroups to the dating apps of today, the cubs take a nostalgic trip through the history of a bear’s online life.  Plus we go on a bit of a tangent about supporting bear services and content.

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What’s Going On?

  • Jeff: The Usual
  • Chester: Driving for Ubear Eats
  • Gary: one of those weeks
  • Hadrian: Work and Western Exposure

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  • Paul Allen Hobby: RE:COL436: Smokin in the Bear’s Dean: Love this episode. I smoke pipes, cigars, and cigarettes and will absolutely say cigars and pipes are for taste, smell, relaxation, and socializing, cigarettes are pure compulsion.

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Dating Sites of Yore:

  • Bearnet.net
  • Bearbook/Bruizr
  • BearCiti
  • Gay.com “Bear Room”
  • Newsgroups

Dating Sites of Current:

  • Bear411
  • BearWWW
  • BearForest
  • Squirt

Dating Sites that appear to be Rolling with the Times:

  • BiggerCity
  • Chasabl/Grommr
  • HeftyNet
  • BearUnderground

Modernization of Bears Online:

  • Facebook Groups

Dating Apps

  • GROWLr
  • Scruff

Cruising Apps

  • (defunct) Mobli
  • W Bear
  • Instagram

Porn-esque

  • Tumblr

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COLDR: S9E07: 9021-HO

Hey dudes and dudettes, it’s time for another episode of COL Drag Race T Time. Radical! SO, like in this episode, the queens turn back time to 1993 and take the guys to Beverly Hills, 9021-HO. Find out who was “all that” and who wasn’t “fly”.

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RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 Episode 7

Thoughts on This Episode:

  • [Gary] – Comedy & Acting Challenge!!
  • [Damon] – Bitter Bitches get Bagged
  • [Chester] – Yawn. Another filler episode

Thoughts on Untucked:

  • [Damon] – Memories
  • [Chester] – Aja gifts Nina some dresses
  • [Gary] – Keepin it 100 & Family Values

Cooldown Topics

Takeaways:

  • [Chester] – Strongest look for Aja, I mean Adore 2.0
  • [Gary] –  Too little, too late
  • [Damon] – High School can suck

Snaps / Eyerolls:

  • [Gary] – Snaps for… Drama Slaps & Aja’s Runway
  • [Gary] – Eyerolls for… The gawd damn production crew
  • [Damon] – Snaps for… RuPaul’s crack at Farrah being born in 93
  • [Damon] – Eyerolls for… Aja & Nina’s 9021-Oh no she better don’ts
  • [Chester] –  Snaps for… Sasha’s on-point look
  • [Chester] – Eyerolls for… Alexis and perfecting 90210

Closing Thoughts:

  • [Damon] – Shine when you can, or you just might lose
  • [Chester] – Numbers Game: Shea/Trinity w/ 2 wins
  • [Gary] – Eight remain, let the nitpicking begin

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COL407: All T, No Shade: Racism & Sex

In this episode Cubs Out Loud, the guys are joined again by two CA pups, Pup Beacon and Pup Yoshi, to continue an “All T, No Shade” episode about racism and the gay community. In part two, the guys get onto the topic of racism and sex. From marketing to porn, the guys take time to discuss issues of stereotypes and how they affect perspectives.

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Racism & Sex

Discussion points:

  • How minorities are sexualized and desexualized
    • Wanting a black man cause he has a big dick
    • A Latino cause he’s spicy
    • An Asian man because he is submissive
  • Minorities not being seen in marketing as often as white men
  • Minorities aren’t seen in porn as often as white men, and when they are…
    • Black men are thugs
    • Latinos are cholos
    • Asians are subs

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COL391: Chester’s Hibearnation Adventure

col391In this episode of Cubs Out Loud, Damon’s away on assignment while Jeff, and Gary talk with Chester about his experience at the ‘Gateway City’ bear run in St. Louis, Hibearnation. From dark room interactions to food served in a bath house, we discuss that and more. Anyone up for a flogging by the atrium?

Introduction Topics

What’s Going On?

  • Jeff: BLIZZCON!!!!
  • Chester: Another Roadtrip: Hibearnation!
  • Gary: Technology Fails

Weekly Topic

St.Louis, the Gateway to the Bear Community?

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COLDRAS: S2E08: All Stars Supergroup

coldras-s2e8In this week’s episode of COL Drag Race, Gary, Damon and Chester ruveal all in the final episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars 2. Who gets the crown? Who sashays away? Where is all the drama?? In this rapping, dancing and glam-o-rama filled episode, find out who takes the flag in the final lap.

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RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 2 Episode 8

  • Maxi Challenge: Read U, Wrote U rap single
  • Runway/Main Stage: All Star Glamorama

First Impressions:

  • [Gary]: AB Soto? Where’s Lucian Piani?
  • [Damon]: The Gag Seen ‘round the World!
  • [Chester]: Where’s the “magic”

Thoughts on This Episode:

  • [Gary]: Can you handle it?
  • [Damon]: A fun take on a classic challenge/Podcast realness
  • [Chester]: In it for the ride.

Cooldown Topics

Takeaways:

  • [Gary]: Not much blew me away
  • [Damon]: What if??
  • [Chester]: Winner based on overall season.

Snaps / Eyerolls:

  • [Gary]: Snaps for… Roxxxy’s Final Look
  • [Gary]: Eyerolls for… Roxxy’s ‘lack of awareness’
  • [Damon]: Snaps for…Katya’s performance/RuPaul’s emotions
  • [Damon]: Eyerolls for…Roxxxy
  • [Chester]: Snaps for… Ro-LASKA-tox vs Jynx Monsoon, Revisited
  • [Chester]: Eyerolls for… What, no lunch?

Closing Thoughts:

  • [Gary]: Reunion show?
  • [Damon]: The winner was….expected
  • [Chester]: I was bored…

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