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Talk About Sex – 105: Superbowl Realness

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In this episode, it’s NYC vs. ATL as I talk with Karsh, the black gay blogger himself. We reflect on love, lust and liberty in our respective cities.

Originally recorded in August 2013.

Show notes & links:

the state of NYC gay nightlife
Splash closing
gay dating racism
Strange Days (one of my favorite movies)
Trent not living a gay lifestyle
Love & Hip Hop Atlanta
The Dating Game
41 Reasons why you’re still single (Thought Catalog)
cuffing season
dating goals

Quotes of the Week: This Just Can’t Be Summer Love


If y’all don’t hear from me it’s because I died after seeing.
Gary loses another friend to Black Twitter coonery

Who’s been watching Project Runway and can explain why this Asian man’s hair is so nappy????
Pepper Ann has questions

I’m a hoe on Twitter and Twitter only!
Me too Houston Freak!

Legitimate Rape is trending….Not cool bro… What did Kobe do this time?

No caffeine, just meth.
Kate Walsh: breakfast of champions

After the Olympics ends I’m going to have to find a whole new set of teenagers to jerk off to.
The first week was terrible Michael Ian Black

I don’t see why the last day of the Olympics shouldn’t be all the gold medalists playing dodgeball till we have an ultimate champion.
Frankie Boyle via Twitter

What’s the difference between an Olympic event and sex? In sex, having the fastest time won’t win you a medal.
A friendly reminder from Dr. Ruth

Police are killing Black children with impunity and a girls hair is trending on Twitter.
Occupy the Hood sick of y’all talking smack about Gabby Douglas

Give me “Magic Mike: The Wood” edition. I would drop money on Omar Epps, Taye Diggs and Richard T. Jones #justsaying
Jeremy via Twitter

“Madea’s Black Magic Mike,” coming 2013
Cord Jefferson via Twitter (ask and ye shall receive!)

Ridiculously fun weekend at Disneyland. Cannot BELIEVE I’d never done the Tiki Room before. Would be better with lap dancers, tho.
Amy Brenneman is my kind of girl

I’m only stripping to put myself through therapy.
Megan Amram via Twitter

(Hysterically yelling) Anthony you’re not allowed to date a 19-year old. I already have four friends dating teenagers, I can’t take any more!

Anderson Cooper’s a Vanderbilt. He didn’t come out of the closet, he came out of an antique armoire made from rare Southeast Asian agarwood.
Adam Carl via Twitter

On a serious note though, who the HELL would still go to Eddie Long’s church?! He steals money, molests kids… And those damn hair pieces!!
Marc. Lamont Hill has questions too

“Protecting the sanctity of marriage” sounds an awful lot like “Keeping the races pure.”
Johnny Polygon via Twitter

I just had to tell my coworker that I can hear her telephone convo re: her vaginal itch and that if I can hear it, then others can, too. SMH
Just another day at the office for Mr. Jones

Koochie Kardashian was able to build a mini empire, birth a brand & popularized the barrel curl. What has your koochie done for you lately?
Roberts_Rules via Twitter

Certain people thought they were ‘so cool’ in middle school & now they’re here at the grocery store pushing carts for dollar tips. Exactly.
Xem Van Adams reminding everyone it’s a marathon not a sprint

Good dick is easy to find. Finding good, healthy dick is the difficult thing.
Wes via Twitter (the struggle continues)

Sidenote: Ricki Lake better bring back that doorbell on her new show.
Karsh via Twitter (Cosign!)

NYC weather to its residents today: fuck your hair. fuck your armpits. fuck your butt crack. i’m fuckin up all your shit today #mwahahaha
baratunde via Twitter (brutal summer)

Sometimes, you don’t know who you live next to. And sometimes, who you’re even married to.
Terry McMillan would know!

Quotes of the Week – Generation Ratchet


Watching Hugh Hefner have sex must be like watching someone try to puncture a Capri Sun pouch with an earthworm.
Jenny Johnson via Twitter

There are some things you don’t do. Getting gang-banged in front of your mother is one.
commenter Fair intoit – Sin’s Decollaring (The Upper Floor) NSFW!

We’re going to have a pizza party to celebrate the arrival of [my new assistant].
Ooh, at Chucky Cheese?!
Na, they don’t let me play in the balls any more.
That’s what she said!
(Shit my former assistant says)

It’s a shame I can’t log on to Adam4Adam without my 8th grade English teacher bothering me.
Oh NOs Ed!

This isn’t a laughing matter at all, but one of my friends told me taking a piss was “at a medium spice, not quite habanero yet.”
He might want to get that checked out @_bingethinker!

Never trust a big dick and a firm handshake.
Now now @Anti_Intellect

Cock-worship is the sincerest form of flattery.
Don’t forget the balls Jeremy!

Think I’m gonna wear basketball shorts at the gym with no draws. Give all the old white people a lil thrill!
DL Dude feeling charitable

White people only like diversity when it comes to restaurants.
Christian Lander

Eating yo pussy like cold pizza.
Not the visuals I wanted Juven!

When is the To Catch A Predator reunion show?
Let me know when it’s on Blowout!

So many beautiful young men wasted on the desires of the dick!!
Fabled Verse has been cranky lately

Clueless has convinced a generation of students that lobbying for higher grades for shit work is a good substitute for studying.
Professor Karsh has been cranky too

You know your Pastor’s a little too hip when he titles his sermon “If Jesus was on Facebook, would you be tagged in pictures with him?”
This is why I don’t go to church any more @de_profundis!

I don’t need a stable relationship, I just need a stable internet connection.

Too many funerals, not enough graduations. Too many baby showers, not enough weddings.
Yves Saint Laurent via Twitter

When your past calls, don’t answer. It has nothing new to say.
Chris Brown parody

Quotes of the Week: Time Flies When You’re Having Fun


I think I just shot a hadouken out of my penis.
That can’t be good Damon!

Ask me about my weiner!!!!
If you insist Dante

Are you a bottom?
For the right price.
Ewww you have sex for money?
Ewww you have sex for free?
Oh Adrian

Yeah, it’s not cute that he’s trying to be kinky in his sleep. Timing is everything.
The best advice of the year from omniphiliac

Every time Grindr posts about marriage equality an angel loses his hard-on.
Jessica Halem via Twitter

So there’s a show called The Joy Of Teen Sex? Our society is completely fucked. And this is coming from a porn site.
Tube8 via Twitter

I love seeing bottoms in Jordan.
Steven has interesting fetishes

Dammit, I found another co-worker on A4A!
How do you think I feel? Every time I go on Grindr on my lunch hour all I see are men in my building who look straight.

Nothing says I love you, like paying for the abortion.
A friendly reminder from Jiz

How much of a hurry do you have to be in to have to rely on Siri to find an abortion clinic? That feels like a “sit down and type” question.
Paul Carr via Twitter

How sure are we that pepper spray is any worse than the regular ambience of a crowded Walmart?
John Gruber with a good question

Living Social is offering the following deal: five Big Macs and five large fries for $13. Does it come with a free angioplasty?
I’m lovin it Alicia Jessop

Choosing between Real Housewives of Atlanta or The Soul Train Awards is like choosing between genital warts or chlamydia.
Lonnell doesn’t like what’s on Black TV

I’d like to thank my time line for reminding me Tyler Perry has another show. I’d also like to judge you all for watching it.
UptownNotes.com via Twitter

TJ Holmes leaves CNN for BET. BET doesn’t have any news shows, so he’s becoming the front news man for an entire network. Or he could have a three-episode stint on the new season of The Game, only time will tell.
My money’s on the latter Karsh

Kelly Clarkson endorses Ron Paul; no word yet on whether this will be offensive to her African-American fan.
No, I wasn’t offended John

Just like a job, when it’s comes to friendships, you can’t keep the title if you are slacking on your duties.
Sounds good Kevin

Sometimes your biggest mistake isn’t falling for them, it’s thinking they fell for you too.
C’mon somebody!

The closer we get to our destination, the more people we seem to leave behind.
Ernest Greene III via Twitter

Why Do You Write?

QOTY Karsh.jpg

Karsh, the black gay blogger

I took the end of the year to reflect on the blog and I asked myself why I started writing again. Truth is this blog has been my therapy.

In a world of structural and interpersonal poison, this blog is the only space I have complete control of.

I had a mental breakdown of sorts while in San Francisco and the first step of the healing process was to figure out where I was emotionally. You have to situate yourself within the world before you can figure out the direction you want to go in the future.

The Quotes of the Week (QOTW) was really an exercise in storytelling. If you look back, although I’m using other people’s quotes, the category was always about me: what was important in my life at the time, who inspired me that week, where I was emotionally…

But as one of my mentors would always tell me: Anthony, at some point you’re going to have to stop being a consumer of knowledge and start being a producer of knowledge.

As they say, all good things must come to an end.

Before we bring this chapter to a close, I want to thank everyone who has been featured on the QOTW. You consistently make me laugh and challenge me to do better and for that I am indebted to you.

I also want to leave you with what I’m calling The Quote of the Year, by Mr. Jones. Let it wash over your spirit for a minute and we’ll reconvene in a few.

QOTY Jones.jpg

The next step in this healing process is to rebuild the home (that is my heart), brick by brick.

…to be continued.

Quotes of the Week – Ending 12.5.10

I eat pussy with a spoon so I don’t get my hands dirty.
Quez B. via Twitter

You ever met somebody and just knew they would turn out to be a video ho?
Mr. Jones via Twitter
(every time I go to Jamaica, Queens!)

gay tupperware

I haven’t shopped in three days. I don’t even know who I am anymore.
White Girls Problems via Twitter

Angelo won $10K! Did he ever finish paying off that mail-order bride?
Karsh readying his A-game sarcasm for Top Chef All Stars

What makes you happy?
Head and payday, ideally together!
SexAndBrickCity via Formspring

Like present-day gay men, “clubbing” was essential to the sexual advancement of cave men.
womp womp Jeremy

I get excited when a sexy hood nigga checks me out. Then I get really scared this sexy hood nigga is checking me out! ::hides iPhone::
ShawnQT via Twitter

Sex appeal is fifty percent what you’ve got and fifty percent what people think you’ve got.
Freaky Fact via Twitter

It’s common courtesy to warn [someone] if you’re loud during sex. Nobody’s trying to get evicted over a piece of ass.
Sigma Jackson via Twitter

I want to be a recording artist. I may have to make a deal with the devil, but look how well it worked for Rihanna.

Republicans are now suicide bombers for the ultra rich. Democrats keep bringing a knife to a gunfight.
Brandon David Wilson via Twitter

In a free society, we are supposed to know the truth. In a society where truth becomes treason, we are in big trouble.
WikiLeaks commentary by Ron Paul

Unreasonable people change the world. Be willing to be unreasonable, and you’ll make your own world a more beautiful and fulfilling place.
Ralph Marston via Twitter

The entrepreneurial spirit is about creativity, optimism, street smarts. In other words, playing MacGyver, but for business.
Tony Hsieh via Twitter

I work very hard to get paid to do absolutely nothing.

I hate the comfort zone. I don’t think anything that’s really creative can be done without danger and risk.
Julie Taymor

If there’s a singular responsibility that we have as authors, artists, intellectuals, journalists, etc. it is to expose new possibilities.
Marc Lamont Hill via Twitter

At the end of the day rhetoric ain’t blocking no bullets or silencing any hunger pains.
Buddha Tutentkhamen via Twitter

Love is always in the air. Not everyone is brave enough to inhale it.
Life dictionary via Twitter

We all have obligations but being unhappy isn’t necessarily part of life and it damn sure ain’t in none of our job descriptions.
Chad Ochocinco via Twitter

Sometimes we just fall in love with lies.
Cornel West via Twitter

Can people really see themselves as they are? or only the person they think they are?
Alicia Keys with a good question

People who are wrong never want to argue.
D0wJ0nEs via Twitter

Relationships aren’t complicated. People just make them that way. Particularly when they are with the wrong person.
Tyme White via Twitter

I’d rather be lonely than to wake up one day and have a bunch of fake ass bitches with motive around me.
Trent Jackson via Twitter

As long as you remain true to who you are, no one can use you against you.
Queer Kid of Color via Twitter

Playtime is over.
Derrick L. Briggs via Twitter

When you make a choice, you change the future.
Deepak Chopra via Twitter

Quotes of the Week – Ending 11.14.10

Dick changes people.
D0wJ0nEs via Twitter

Joe Jackson looks like Fat Cat from Chip and Dale’s Rescue Rangers.
Karsh via Twitter

I’m kind of scared of how I know every single line of The Golden Girls.
ralphfv via Twitter

We still categorize music by race?…wow
Urban Prince via Twitter

How does one pronounce “Sbarro”?
gabebondoc with a good question

Do these kids do anything other than sing and f*ck?
Patrik-Ian Polk new to Glee

What’s the gayest thing you’ve ever done?
My boyfriend.
womp womp Davey Wavey

Voting for politicians who were born wealthy because you “like their morals” is what has been fucking America into the ground.
Mike Rundle via Twitter

Four Loko is like the new HIV/AIDS or crack: put into minority communities to kill people off…and you dumb asses are falling for it.
blacksocialite via Twitter

Not to minimize bullying, but every black child has been bullied for centuries in this country thru racism. Why no attention to that?
Dr. David Hampton with a good point

Hip hop has become a primary means by which we talk about race in the United States.
Tricia Rose via Twitter
(which is not good imo)

Just because someone has a Ph.D. does not mean they speak truth to power, nor does that mean a commitment to those who suffer.
Vernon Mitchell Jr. via Twitter

tell us how you really feel Ryan Drake

Sometimes I wish I could forget all self value and just be a ho.
Daboisnick via Twitter

I don’t have Ex’s. I have Y’s. Y the hell did I do that?
Kingnoah3000 via Twitter

What you object to reflects what you value.
Jessie Daniels via Twitter

Learning to exercise patience and discipline. Sometimes being still for a moment can prevent major mistakes.
Marc Lamont Hill via Twitter

We don’t live in a society where it is okay to be yourself and have others be happy with it. Live your truth, and f*ck the opinions of others.
Derrick L. Briggs via Twitter

People spend too much time worrying about what other people think of them. Just live. Just be great. Your beauty will shine thru.
Stephanie Alva via Twitter

You have to recognize and acknowledge your wounds before you can begin to heal them.
Terry McMillan via Twitter

I love men who can make me laugh. You won’t meet too many. Believe me!
Xem VanAdams via Twitter

You know you really love someone when you don’t hate them for breaking your heart.
Jaimee via Twitter

Love forces you to deal with the funk. This is why many of us are afraid of love.
Cornel West via Twitter

Quotes of the Week – Ending 10.31.10

(Latino male and Asian female friends)
I know! You should be a geisha for Halloween!
Fuck you! You should be a Mariachi band.
We can go to the store and get some tape to bound your feet?

I don’t have sex with white people for political reasons.
Wait, what?

I’m just trying to raise my adopted ethnic baby to be as down to earth as possible.
White Girl Problems via Twitter

(White girl explaining why she won’t marry/have children with her current boyfriend)
It took four generations to gets these eyes, I didn’t come this far to have a son without blue/green eyes.

I don’t understand how Mexican hair gets cut.
(with clippers?)
Daboisnick via Twitter

To think in 100 years we will have evolved to no body hair…I’m 100 years too early.
TMI visuals provided by Scrivs

As my 5 year-old son and I carved the pumpkin today, I swear I heard him say, “That’s what happens to snitches.”
Conan O’Brien via Twitter
(New TBS show starts this week!)

If Gretchen’s finger is on the pulse, the body must be a corpse.
Karsh not happy with the Project Runway finale

Ever notice how the most hoodrat, ain’t shit Black men want the most corporate, Ivy League educated Black women?
Mr. Jones with a good point

…so this black dude driving a 2010 Mercedes E350 coupe just put five dollars in his tank.
ImOblivious via Twitter

$300 jeans and you smell like animal porn? Priorities all the way fucked up.
Najah via Twitter

I refuse to always give my seat up to the elderly. If I worked 14 hours straight and you sat home all damn day, which one of us is really tired?
DDOLAZS via Twitter

For all of you new school kids who are wannabe bitches, watch Dynasty to learn how to be a real bitch.
(or Passions!)
Trent Jackson via Twitter

Why do we even have laws?
commenter yrbmer – Ohio McDonald’s Tells Employees To Vote Republican If They Want To Continue Receiving Raises And Benefits (Think Progressive)

I hate when people try to take race out of questions about class/economics as if race has no impact or relationship to poverty.
Aimee Thorne-Thomsen via Twitter

There is this myth that those who commit suicide have deep mental issues. Not so…get abused enough, and you’ll think about doing it too.
Nathan James echoing what I said

Loneliness really gets you twisted…you become blinded to what’s really going on.
Tyler Jacob via Twitter

I took your power away when I stopped caring.
Carter via Twitter

A boy will offer you pleasure. A man will offer you a future.
Amanda Adriani via Twitter

Quotes of the Week – Ending 10.17.10

I hate typical racist jokes. At least be creative with your racism/ignorance.
Urban Prince via Twitter

My body is tighter than an Asian girl’s pussy. Thanks Plant Fitness!
Ryan Drake via Twitter

OMG, you’re so racist.
I’m not racist.
You always say white people don’t have souls!!
(dramatic pause) You’re just bringing that up because you’re dating a white guy!

It’s all fun and games until you’re getting your hair cut and someone sends you a penis pic.
Daboisnick via Twitter

If you get sexted by someone you don’t wanna sext with, were u just molexted?
Rene via Twitter

An older woman on Facebook just messaged me. ‘You is too handsome to be gay.’ She is too old to be fucking up her subject verb agreement.
A Day in the Life via Twitter

You know, other than being crazy she was a pretty cool girl.

I’m quite sure that at least one of those [Chilean] miners could use a rape kit. You know one of them was turned into a cock servicing cave slut.
Chase Coxxx via Twitter

What’s more romantic, candlelit dinner by the lake, or taking a midafternoon ferry through Rome?
A dude that swallows.
Sex and the Brick City formspring

Sex doesn’t solve everything.
Mr. Jones via Twitter

You should not be dating if you don’t have a pot to piss in or a window to throw it out.
Derrick L. Briggs via Twitter

I laugh at the [guys] with body pics on Twitter. Show that face you fuckin’ beast! Watch those followers drop lower than your self esteem.
Cody via Twitter

Facebook relationship status should have the option: “is getting played by___________”
Peter Griffin via Twitter

Carl Paladino is into porn in which women have sex with horses, but considers gays disgusting and perverted. Tea Party logic at it’s finest.
Jack Often via Twitter

Dear Vh1: You guys have fucked up the legacy of Vh1 Divas!
Kevin Simmons via Twitter

I’m not getting that Sailor Moon looking Playstation Move shit. Waving a wand around in my living room looking like the Tooth Fairy.
Karsh via Twitter

I wish I could go back to high school. This grown-up shit is for the birds.
Rlegend via Twitter

Now something magical happens when you believe your big goals are achievable and you make those goals public. You start thinking, plotting, and doing all the little steps that are going to take you there.
Having Big Goals and Stating Them Proudly (37signals)

Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.
Washington Irving

It feels good to be at the point in my life where I know what works and what doesn’t. It hasn’t always been that way.
Trent Jackson via Twitter

Quotes of the Week – Ending 10.10.10

If another mofo says “It’s chilly out there” to me, I just might scream. Folks, check your calendars. It’s October.
Mr. Jones pointing out the obvious

Never do anything you wouldn’t want to explain to the paramedics.
Dashaun Wesley via Twitter

Oh shit I just found a new way to talk behind people’s back on the internet: just put it on Myspace! Nobody is ever on there. I just put on Myspace “I ate Nicki Minaj’s pussy backstage at the awards” just to see if anyone was listening. *crickets*
lil duval via Twitter

Lil Zane is making a comeback? Don’t you have to be somewhere first to come back from?
Karsh via Twitter
(I liked Lil Zane!)

Insomnia is back. I aint fuckin enough.
Marlon Wayans via Twitter

My son just asked me if bigger gay dudes always smash the little gay dudes. I told him I wasn’t going there.
Jimi Sweet via Twitter

As far as these tops with all these demands, wishes, wants, commands or thinking they’re a hot commodity, please tell them they’re so 1998.
Ranity via Twitter

I will never understand the point of stitching thousands of diamonds on underwear. My penis is its own treasure. No jewels on my boxer-briefs.
Xem VanAdams via Twitter

Its always the spectators…
JuztDevious via Twitter

Be polite to all, but intimate with few.
Thomas Jefferson

I keep forgetting that just because you don’t fit my standards doesn’t mean you’re a bad person.
ralphfv via Twitter

I don’t hate you. I nothing you.
Queer Kid of Color via Twitter