Needing a Gay Chaperone

Who needs a gay chaperone? That’s the question pick-up line I heard from the salivating youngster, approaching my companions at an extremely popular Chicago nightclub, The Crimson Lounge—full of poseurs and provacateurs and a team of forty-something women with matching dyed blond hair and black outfits and a real-life Planet of the Apes characters and …

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Stomp in the Theatre

It was a Lovefest at the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan, IL earlier this week, and my family relished being part of it.  We went to see the show Stomp, in town for two days, and if the audience could have kissed each performer, they would have.  The actors must have felt the rapture from the crowd, as …

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