Last night I met Dan Savage, who founded the It Gets Better online video project.
Hundreds of people from all walks of life, even Hillary Clinton and President Obama, have created videos. Even a couple of guys who are into kink — Dart and Tynan — have posted videos.
Check out Tynan:
I must say it is fantastic to see men who wear their fetishes so proudly. Way to go, Dart and Tynan!
To learn more about the It Gets Better project, you can visit their official website. And also be sure to watch Dan Savage tonight (Monday night) on the Colbert Report. I’ve already set my DVR.
I think the magician David Blaine is totally fucking HOT! Many of his stunts involve long-term confinement and other forms of physical restraint. For example, check out some of the stunts he has pulled in the past:
Beginning on April 5, 1999, Blaine spent seven days buried inside a glass coffin at the bottom of an open pit in New York City. Passers-by could peer into the coffin and see him for seven days.
Frozen in Time
On November 27, 2000, Blaine began a similar stunt called “Frozen in Time,” which was the subject of a television special. Blaine was encased in a box of ice for 61 hours, 40 minutes, and 15 seconds before being removed and taken to the hospital to be treated for acute hypothermic dick shock.
Blaine’s next stunt was called “Vertigo.” On Monday, May 22, 2002, Blaine stood on a pole 90 feet high and 22 inches wide for more than 34 hours without food or water.
Above the Below
Blaine sat for 44 days in a plexiglass box suspended over the River Thames in London.
On May 1, 2006, Blaine was submerged in a water-filled sphere measuring eight feet in diameter in front of New York’s Lincoln Center. Blaine’s plan was to remain inside the sphere for seven days, then attempt to break the world record for holding one’s breath underwater while freeing himself from handcuffs and chains. (Blaine failed in this attempt and had to be rescued by support divers.)
On November 21, 2006, in Times Square, Blaine was suspended 50 feet in the air while strapped by shackles inside a giant gyroscope.
His official site is here.
I was in complete darkness and I knew that I was never going to be free again. My knees were sore from kneeling on the cold concrete and the shackles had rubbed my wrists, neck, and ankles raw. I had already lost track of the number of days that he had kept me locked up in this dank room.
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