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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Upcoming Events

An additional choice is happening for this big, BIG weekend:

I had plumb forgotten that this Friday is also the Men-Only Beat and Greet downtown. Lots of flogging, paddling and any other form of Percussion Play.

Folks who are interested should gather at 9PM at the front entrance of the DMV in Hillcrest at 3960 Normal St. for ride-sharing.  Parking is horrid downtown (it's free and very available in the DMV parking-lot), and the experience is more brotherly if you ride-share. Why am I not posting the address?  because they don't want random strangers just showing up without friends to vouch for them.  It's a small, intimate space.

Worth repeating: A LOT of men have been asking how they can pre-purchase movie tickets to our biggest event ever. The direct purchase link is here, and the cost is ten bucks a ticket, with a service fee of $2.  The reason why I am recommending this, is because we filled the theater 2/3 full last time in August, and this time we have a LOT more guys attending, including plenty from out of town.

I want my FetishMen brothers to get first priority!

Our brother James is in Kuwait today, KuWAITing for an exit visa so he can come home to us… He is now permanently away from Bagram in Afghanistan, where they were mortaring the base when he left.

Incidentally, way in the back you can see the Patriot Missile erectors. There are 2 of them. As a 57-year old man, I could use one of those sometimes.

He should be home Monday or so. He is going to need some quiet, private time to unwind and get his feet under him (and to get over some SERIOUS jet-lag from 8,000 miles and 12.5 hours of time-difference away), so let's just let him be for a bit. We will have a nice, big Welcome Home party for him after a couple of weeks.

As always, check the FMSD monthly calendar-at-a-glance
which contains news about ALL known upcoming events. 
Be sure to click on "More Info" to get the best details!

Recent Articles

Read about the first International Mr. Leather contest, excerpted from Drummer Magazine.

Mr. & Ms. SD Leather Contests are Back in San Diego!  Coming up in August…

KICK back & read about the FIRST IML CONTEST in 1979 as covered by the Leather Bible: DRUMMER MAGAZINE.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 29 (every Wednesday), 7PM: Men's DiscussionsTonight's topic: "How to Be An Excellent Sir, and an Effective Top" - Part Two: "Non-Verbal Communication in Courtship, Seduction and Play"

The monstrously huge Movie Night and surrounding events are on track in a big way!
Lots of out-of-towners will be attending:

Friday, May 31, 7-9PM - Kickoff event: "Welcome Home From IML, Kane" party, followed by...

Friday, May 31, 9PM onward: Rowdy Men @ the Eagle, at 3040 North Park Way.


Friday, May 31, 9PM onward: Men-Only Beat and Greet.  See the top of this message.

Saturday, June 1 (first Saturday of each month), 4-7PM: Cigars & Boots
 at Bourbon Street at 4612 Park Blvd - Relaxed, happy, comfortable, serene. Pure brotherhood.

Pre-Movie "Gear Invasion" Dinner @ R Gang Eatery, at 3683 5th Avenue (across from Hash House A-Go-Go).

This is the big one - Folks are coming to San Diego from all over Southern California to be part of this:

Saturday, June 1, 9PM: We will gather on the sidewalk outside of the Birch North Park Theater at 2891 University Ave. We will be hosting a gear contest, taking our biggest group photo yet, and introducing out-of-town guests who have arrived for this weekend's First Annual FetishMen Family Reunion.  We will be enjoying the West Coast premiere of Interior. Leather Bar:
Interior. Leather Bar. (2013) - USA (CALIFORNIA PREMIERE. – Official Sundance Selection) Run Time: 60 min | Director: James Franco & Travis Mathews The 1980 film Cruising (starring Al Pacino as an undercover cop investigating a murder in the NYC gay leather bar scene) was plagued with controversy, and its director was forced by the MPAA to cut 40 minutes of sexually explicit material. Filmmakers James Franco and Travis Mathews set out to reimagine what might have transpired in those lost scenes in this documentary-style film about the making of a film. The cameras roll as Franco and Mathews assemble a mix of gay and straight men, focusing on the actor (Val Lauren) who portrays Al Pacino. What emerges is a portrait of the fascinating dynamics that drive the filmmakers’ need to challenge normalcy, the interplay of celebrity and experimentation and the dilemma faced by actors struggling with the idea of performing in a sexually explicit, gay, S&M film. The result is a provocative exploration of a radical and transgressive society and it’s importance to challenge us with new and unconventional ideas.
After the movie, we will be bringing our ticket stubs to the Eagle (a block and a half away) for a shot of our choice… whether it's a Flaming FartHot JizzCowboy Cocksucker or a Bartender's Wet Dream!

It is also likely that we will be having a Sunday brunch event.  Watch for more announcements.

Photo by the excellent Scott!

Tuesday, June 4 (first and third Tuesday of each month), 7PM: Hands-On Demos
 @ the San Diego Eagle, at 3040 N Park Way. These are utterly safe, relaxed and sociable opportunities to get better-acquainted with the kinky arts.  All are welcome, at all experience-levels.

Debut of new "Pound Puppy" video, cumming up Wednesday, June 5th during Puppy Night @ the Eagle, at 3040 North Park Way. The exclusive premier of's new DVD Pound Puppy with over 500 dollars in exclusive prizes and giveaways!!!! Tell your friends this is going to be a night you won't want to miss!!!

Saturday, June 11: International Mr. and Ms Olympus Leather 2013 is on Saturday, May 11 at the Hilton LAX in Los Angeles, CA; doors open at 7 PM and contest starts at 7:30 PM.  We have 11 contestants which is a record high for International Olympus.

Six men and five women will present fantasies on stage. Past Avatar Club Los Angeles president Alan Stroik returns as our emcee and Michael Klyn is back as our ASL Interpreter. Winners' sashes and back patches by Leather Masters.ASL Interpreter provided by Sharon St. Cyr Fund.

See the contestants and judges at nternational Mr. and Ms Olympus Leather is being held during DomCon: Los Angeles.

June 14-16, 2013: All Male Butchmanns Experience @ APEX in Phoenix Arizona. A weekend opportunity for self-discovery...the emphasis of activities is on personal transformation and growth, particularly related to our fetishes. Strongly recommended by Papa Tony, who did this seminar weekend in June 2012.  PT is gathering a list of San Diego men who want to share lodging and/or travel, and the list is quite large!  Send an email to papatony @ if you are interested.

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