Printer Friendly

Richard Wang.

Created the subversive Web 'zine Blair, which has everyone asking "Gay or Eurotrash?" and other burning questions

By day, New York City forensic psychiatrist Richard Wang, 29, devotes himself to the oddball, the eccentric, and sometimes those incompetent to stand trial. Off the clock he opts for only the former two categories, editing the hysterical, hip, and more than a little mischievous Blairmag.com. Also a contributing editor for the super-fashionable Index magazine, Wang, along with a few friends, started Blair as a lark designed to amuse each other. But soon he discovered that strangers couldn't resist its quirky, queer, and subversively side-splitting contents, either. ("I've always enjoyed tickling strangers," he quips.) Recent Blair features involve Carol Channing's demented film work, Pippi Longstocking, sexually questionable wrestler GoldDust, and the infamous interactive game "Gay or Eurotrash?"--in which you're invited to determine whether a secretly photographed subject is just that.

"One of the guys whose picture was in `Gay or Eurotrash?' was unhappy with it," Wang admits gleefully. "Some guy in Atlanta ran into him at the gym and said `Aren't you a gay or Eurotrash?' and apparently he didn't like that sort of recognition."
COPYRIGHT 2001 Liberation Publications, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2001, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:creator of Web 'zine "Blair"
Author:L.F.
Publication:The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Aug 14, 2001
Words:194
Previous Article:Mike Shea.
Next Article:Maxine Lapiduss.
Topics:


Related Articles
"The dreams of webzines fizzle out".
The truth about the Blair affair. (From the Ministry of Truth).
New online journal covers electronic magazine distribution.
Blog and e-zine?

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2020 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters