Some of Jim Yousling's Best Friends...
some of the special times they knew with you.
The Host Master was this guy named Jim
He was pure theoretical.
The ongoing series of events he staged (and attended)
throughout the '80's, usually parties of a rather informal sort, showed
people that socializing need not be restrictive in terms of many of the
boundaries that continue to stratify culture today. Most creative people
everywhere know this.
Jim Yousling practiced it.
Age. Sexual preference (if known). Politics. Race. Career
(or lack thereof). These things were meaningless in the midst of a creative
culture that could be.
What we've unearthed here is some stuff which suggests
a part of who this guy, Jim
Yousling, was. It breaks out into a group of pages that represent
aspects of the man, or more pragmatically, aspects of what we are able
This collection (a small portion
of which is shown here) was salvaged and is maintained by Stuart Timmons.
Photographs, when artists are known, are credited. Greg Cloud shot the
pictures on this page. Individuals pictured are noted when they are known
(sometimes with catty comments). We welcome identification of any others.
Roasting of Mr. Yousling
de Mayos (1984, 85, 87...)
for Men (gay porn meets rock-n-roll)
Kitty (an alter ego)
and Fun Stuff that inspired Jim
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