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Street Walkin' With Sukie
the low down and dirty: clubs, bars, shows
by Sukie de la Croix
2003-04-23

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Someone asked me the other day if the opinions of the columnists in Nightspots reflected my own opinion …

... Hell no!! Let's get this straight, I don't agree with anybody about anything. I think everybody is full of shit, including myself.

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Oh this could get UGLY!! What's this I hear about a certain karaoke company trying to move in on Creaoke's clubs? Several bartenders have told me about being approached by the aforementioned company using a 'creative sales pitch.' Can you smell a lawsuit coming?

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This Windy City Gay Idol contest is turning out to be more fun than I thought it was going to be. At Bobby Love's another 20 great singers strutted their stuff on stage while three judges with shaved heads gave their opinions. What is it with the shaved heads? Back in the good old days gay men shaved their legs … ahh! Memories. I wouldn't mind shaving Scott Free's legs …

Congratulations to all the winners and not-quite-winners who had the balls to get up and sing.

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I keep bumping into Foozie all over the place. This time it was in Berlin. Is she stalking me or am I stalking her?

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Congratulations to Victor, Mr. Charlie's for April + Happy Birthday Stella. I know, I never made the party. Heard it was fun, though … this old girl burned out and had to put her feet up.

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Oh my god, what the hell was going on at Clark's on Clark with that Barony Turnabout show? Seems the bartenders at Clark's were a little too comfortable in drag. I think a couple of new drag queens were born that night. Especially the Bathtub Banana Boy. He knows who he is. I've got pictures of you in drag that are S-C-A-R-Y …

Nice pictures of you in the bathtub by the way.

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Kirk dropped into the Jackhammer Go To Hell night and told me there's a whole new crowd that hang out there these days. Judging by the pictures he took he's right; where did all those cute guys come from?

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Hot Tips: Just look through Nightspots. I'll see you at the next Windy City Gay Idol contest.


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