Happy 4th of July to our U.S.-based audience. Jeff gets the show going with news of contracts he's signed over the past week--one for the novella Love's Opening Night and the other for the short Hat Trick: Be True, Be Proud, Be Strong, which will appears in the JMS Books charity anthology Love Is Proud. Jeff also calls out some other Orlando tribute projects: an Extasy Books anthology, Broadway for Orlando's "What the World Needs Now" recording as well as two dance pieces.
The guys talk about their weekend in Ashland, OR, where the saw a performance of The Wiz. Will celebrates the Valley of the Dolls 50th anniversary, which features a new edition hardback as well as Blu-Ray releases. In books, Jeff reviews A.J. Truman's Out on a Limb while Will's got What's in a Name from Pat Henshaw. They also make note of an event coming up at the Ripped Bodice in Culver City, CA that features Christopher Rice, Damon Suede and Eric Shaw Quinn.
Tammy Middleton, who writes as T.M. Smith, stops by as part of the Official 2016 GRL Blog Tour. She talks about the new book in her All Cocks series, Live For Love. She's also got a giveaway going on and listeners can find the Rafflecopter for that below.
Talking about TV, Jeff and Will mention that Netflix now has Eastsiders, Truth Slash Fiction won big at SeriesFest and that they're loving UnReal and Wrecked. Superhero porn parodies are also discussed, specifically that Men.com is on its way to giving Captain America a boyfriend.
Musicals are also on tap with a brief review of the historic live stream of She Loves Me, as well as a review of the London cast recording of Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined.
Brandilyn is here with comfort reads in the form of audiobooks.
There is a poll their running through July to find out who listens to the podcast.
Complete shownotes for episode 39, and the chance to enter the Big GRL Blog Tour Giveaway, are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.