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[PDF] INDEX TO DRUMMER
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..."Apology: Missing Credit Lines for Jack Fritscher and Robert Opel," publisher's correction, by John Embry, 24:69...
..."Redneck Biker," prose poem, illustrated with photographs by Robert Opel, credits omitted by publisher John Embry, 23:16-18; apology to Fritscher and Opel for missing credit lines, 24:69...
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[PDF] Leather-Folk: Radical Sex, People, Politics, and Practice Mark Thompson, Editor
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...He led the way for REX, Tom of Finland, and Mapplethorpe to show at 1974's Academy Awards streaker Robert Opel's Fey Way Gallery....

[PDF] FOREWORD: THE FULL URSUS
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...Original Drawings and Prints," were exhibited at Stompers, New York, December 15, 1978, and at the opening of Robert Opel's Fey Wey Gallery, San Francisco, March 25-April 2, 1979. Robert Opel, who was a photographer of nasty bikers, and a writer for Drummer, is most famously remembered as the naked man who streaked the 1974 Oscars....

[PDF] Mapplethorpe Index
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...photographs of, 80, 115, 127, 132-33, 187 Opel, Robert, 59, 120, 122, 144, 152-66, 189, 249, 261n, 281, 284 Orlando (Potter), 105 Orr-Cahill, Christina, 109 Oscar, photographs of, 242-43 Overtone Industries, 68...

[PDF] Pumping Roger: I Did! - Drummer 21 March 1978
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Pumping Roger
...In this circle, eleven years before Robert Opel was shot in his own Fey Way art gallery in San Francisco, Andy Warhol was shot in his studio by Valerie Solanas, founder of SCUM (Society for Cutting Up Men) on June 4, 1968, the day before Bobby Kennedy was assassinated....

[PDF] THE PASSING OF ONE OF DRUMMER'S FIRST DADDIES... "MY LIFE WAS A DRAWING ROOM COM...
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...(Robert Mapplethorpe shot Drummer's toughest, hottest cover, the pop collectible "Biker-for-Hire with Cigar," Drummer 24.) Robert Opel I'm not....
...[Robert Opel streaked the 1974 Oscars, and was later murdered South of Market.]...
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[PDF] GETTING OFF, Editorial
http://www.jackfritscher.com/PDF/Drummer/Getting off Dangerous.pdf
...8 July 1979: the murder of Drummer artist Robert Opel in his Fey Way Gallery, five years after Opel famously streaks the Oscars...

[PDF] An Interview with Jack Fritscher by Aleander Renault for Pornographic Pulsar
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An Interview with Jack Fritscher by Aleander Renault for Pornographic Pulsar - April 2003
...Adding other voices to make a chorus beyond his own voice keening, Fritscher included his interviews of other Mapplethorpe friends and heavy-weights such as Robert Opel, Camille O'Grady, George Dureau, Holly Solomon, Edward Lucie-Smith, and Joel-Peter Witkin....
...taken gorgeous photos of Robert Opel's muse, the singer and poet, Camille O'Grady.)...

[PDF] A COPYRIGHT BIBLIOGRAPHY OF DRUMMER MAGAZINE DETAILING THE WRITING AND PHOTOGRAP...
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...Others in the circle were photographer Jim Stewart; audio porn mogul and photographer, David Hurles/Old Reliable; photographer and publisher, Lou Thomas/Target Studios; leather-bar designer, Tony Tavarosi; sculptor Ed Parente; artist and Ueber-bottom, Tom Hinde; multi-media photographer, Gene Weber, with whom Fritscher traveled to Japan; performance artist and photographer, Robert Opel who had streaked the Academy Awards; and photographer, Robert Mapplethorpe....
..."Redneck Biker," pp. 16-18; written by Jack Fritscher to illustrate 5 photographs by Robert Opel....
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[PDF] erotica writers assoc.wpd
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...Tennessee Williams, photographer/painter George Dureau, photographer Joel-Peter Witkin, director Wakefield Poole, Sam Steward/Phil Andros, Georgina Spelvin (star of The Devil in Miss Jones), Peter Berlin, Robert Opel, Camille O'Grady, David Hurles (Old Reliable Studio), Bob Mizer (AMG Studios, Physique Pictorial), Lou Thomas (Target Studio), and director J. Brian (Seven in a Barn) for whom he wrote the screenplay and novelization of the 1981 film,...
...For television, he has appeared on Oprah, as well as with Camille Paglia in Priapus Unveiled (BBC-Channel 4); and was a producer with Gay Rosenthal Productions, Los Angeles, for "Robert Opel:...

[PDF] HOW TO LEGALLY QUOTE THIS MATERIAL
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...286, 384, 447, 455, 499 Oakland; 25 Obelisk (business); 375-376 Odysseus; 163 Ohio; 54, 56 Oil of Olay; 115, 334 Oklahoma (film); 56, 384 Old Crow (bar); 107 Old Master; 198 Old Religion; 221 Olentangy River; 56 Olivier, Sir Lawrence; 219, 518 Olympic(s); 90, 158, 256, 278 On Golden Pond (film); 427 Ono, Yoko; 323 Opel, Robert; 191-196, 198, 200-202, 204-205,...
...ARTISTS Mapplethorpe, Robert; 203, 217, 275, 282 McKnight, Sharon; 194 O'Grady, Camille; 217, 260-262, 290, 333 Opel, Robert; 191-192, 200, 202, 205, 217, 226,...

[PDF] Prison Blues: Confessions of a Prison-Tour Junkie
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Prison tour; feature essay; Drummer magazine
...I couldn't agree more. Despite Embry's taste-disability caused by over-exposure to the toxic camp of both the "1950s" (as time) and "Los Angeles" (as place), Drummer survived his infamous drag-queen cover on the Halloween issue, Drummer 9, October 1976. That "Cycle Sluts" cover was shot by Robert Opel who was always ironic, iconoclastic, and bent on satire....
...I composed San Francisco Drummer as a kind of international group journal of the 1970s, and encouraged others like Fred Halsted, Rex, Old Reliable, Wakefield Poole, and a non-ironic Robert Opel to add their voices with columns, drawings, and photographs....

[PDF] Stonewall: Stories of Gay Liberation - 50th Anniversary 1969-2019
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Jack Fritscher is a best-selling and highly acclaimed novelist, historian, and magazine journalist whose "Some Dance to Remember", "Gay Pioneers", and "Gay San Francisco" are heritage landmarks in gay literature. Along with fellow authors Chuck Palahniuk, Michael...
...The perversatile Stewart, to whom I am so grateful, soon after, only a few blocks from the SIR Center, was the designer and carpenter who built the interior of Oscar Streaker Robert Opel's Fey-Way Studio, 1287 Howard Street, the first gay art gallery in San Francisco, where Opel was murdered in 1979. Author Stewart's 2011 hello-and-goodbye to all that was his best-selling memoir, Folsom...

[PDF] CONSENT
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...Patti Smith had Robert Mapplethorpe; leather singer/poet Camille O'Grady who played CBGBs with Lou Reed had Oscar Streaker Robert Opel; and Cynthia had the arm of many a man sleeved on her arm....

[PDF] PICTURE BY MAX SAMAUTH
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...Along with Robert Mapplethorpe, and Robert Opel who streaked the 1974 Oscars, Townsend was a charter member of the sex, art, and salon around "Drummer"."I'm...

[PDF] 32
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...Straight and gay East Coast history forgets that Robert also exhibited under the radar in the fabulous FeyWay Studios founded in San Francisco by the Oscarstreaker Robert Opel, who ran his nasty bits past David Niven and Elizabeth Taylor and a billion viewers on the live telecast of the 1974 Academy awards....
...At the opening, Opel exhibited one of Robert's leather models, Larry Hunt, tied in a cage near Robert's photo, titled "Larry Hunt:...

Gay San Francisco: Eyewitness Drummer by Jack Fritscher
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Drummer Magazine Index Timeline of Jack Fritscher' writing
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...DRUMMER 22, May 1978 Masthead: Jack Fritscher, editor in chief 11 Pieces of Writing by Fritscher 2 Photographs (Interior Editorial) by Fritscher solo 1 Interview ("Tom of Finland" by Robert Opel) Produced by Fritscher ...
..."Tom of Finland Interview," by Robert Opel, pp. 90-91, produced by Fritscher...
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[PDF] Pumping Roger: I Did Daryl Roger Hanson]
http://www.jackfritscher.com/PDF/SaintsSinners/PumpingRoger-WEB.pdf
...In this circle, eleven years before Robert Opel was shot in his own Fey-Way art gallery in San Francisco, Andy Warhol was shot in his studio by Valerie Solanas, founder of SCUM (Society for Cutting Up Men) on June 4, 1968, the day before Bobby Kennedy was shot....

[PDF] Edward Parente
http://www.jackfritscher.com/PDF/SaintsSinners/ParenteEdward-WEB.pdf
...Robert Opel's FeyWay Studio, The Wizard's Emerald City, and Poole's Hot Flash on Market near Castro....

[PDF] Larry Townsend: Author, The Leatherman's Handbook
http://www.jackfritscher.com/PDF/SaintsSinners/TownsendLarry-WEB.pdf
...THE DRUMMER SALON Along with Robert Mapplethorpe, and Robert Opel who streaked the 1974 Oscars, Larry Townsend was a member of the sex, art, and salon around Drummer....

[PDF] Cynthia Slater: Kink Queen of Folsom Street
http://www.jackfritscher.com/PDF/SaintsSinners/SlaterCynthia-WEB.pdf
...Patti Smith had Robert Mapplethorpe; leather singer/ poet Camille O'Grady who played CBGBs with Lou Reed had Oscar Streaker Robert Opel; and Cynthia had the arm of many a man sleeved on her arm....

[PDF] Chuck Arnett: Lautrec In Leather
http://www.jackfritscher.com/PDF/SaintsSinners/ArnettChuck-WEB.pdf
Chcuk Arnett introduced psychedelia, surrealism, and the needle into the veins of Folsom street leather art and culture.
...CHUCK ARNETT Lautrec In Leather Robert Opel's CHRISTMAS FIX invitation illustrated with Chuck Arnett's drug-cartoon for the new year's party at Fey-Way Gallery, Midnight, December 30, 1978, featured a surreal Santa Claus shooting up his forearm with a hypodermic needle revealing previous track scars spelling out NOEL....
...He drew the cover of Drummer #5 after Robert Opel dubbed him our "Lautrec in Leather"in Drummer #4 because he so often sat observantly sketching our scene in bars like the Ambush, and the Red Star Saloon which he owned....
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Jack Fritscher, Ph.D.
http://www.jackfritscher.com/
...George Dureau, Holly Solomon, Joel-Peter Witkin, Mark Walker, Miles Everett, Rex, Edward Lucie-Smith, Joseph Vasta, Camille O'Grady and Robert Opel who streaked the Academy Awards....

Gay Pioneers: How Drummer Magazine Shaped Gay Popular Culture 1965-1999
http://www.jackfritscher.com/Drummer/Gay Pioneers/GayPioneers_Vol5.html
...The Power of the Drummer Editorial Desk, Sam Steward, Jim Kane, Robert Opel, Al Shapiro, and an Iconic Dinner Party Hosting Tom of Finland ...
...Shooting Drummer Covers: Robert Mapplethorpe, Lou Thomas, David Sparrow, Robert Opel, and Jack Fritscher ...
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Some Dance to Remember by Jack Fritscher: Full Text Reviews
http://www.jackfritscher.com/Novels/SDR/SomeDance ReviewsN.html
...Robert Mapplethorpe, Pat Califia, Divine, Camille O'Grady, Robert Opel, and Harvey Milk all make appearances, giving the work the clear ring of authenticity....

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...Camille O Grady was rivals at CBGB with punk diva Patti Smith who was coupled with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe the way Camille O Grady was coupled with Drummer writer and photographer Robert Opel w...

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...Synergistically, I also planted it to promote the upcom- ing Etienne and A. Jay - Joint Exhibition at Robert Opel s Fey-Way Gallery, May 27 - June 9, 197...

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...Unlike Halsted, LA writer-photographer Robert Opel famous for streaking the 1974 Academy Awards followed Drummer to San Fran- cisco where he was murdered....

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...Illustration Camille O Grady Proof Sheet, 1978. Photography by Fey-Way Produc- Eyewitness tions (Robert Opel)....

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...P. 363 Gay San Francisco: Eyewitness Drummer 343 Robert Opel s Christmas Card, Fey-Way Studios, 1978. Sent to Jack Frit- scher, this card, printed on one side only, was inscribed in Robert Opel s hand:...
...Love to you from Robert Opel. As a post-mortem vale- dictory to the murdered Robert Opel in Drummer 32 (October 1979), Jack Fritscher published Opel s autobiographical religious poem, The Men, written in praise of Sacred Eros in San Francisco....
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...P. 360 340 Jack Fritscher, Ph.D. Robert Opel Presents Rex, Invitation, 1979. Drawing by Rex....

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...P. 358 338 Jack Fritscher, Ph.D. In 1978, Robert Opel began promoting his own Virtual Drummer to be titled National Pornographics....
...A week after hiring Fritscher to write him a kickoff story, Opel arrived at Fritscher s home and sat at the kitchen table with Robert Mapplethorpe who laughed when Opel asked Fritscher to read the story aloud....

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...Robert Opel s samizdat advertising, America Busted:...
...Robert Opel in association with Katos Rota, presents American Busted:...
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...Besides Robert Opel premiering his film Fuck You, Santa Claus, club artists featured were Camille O Grady direct from the Mineshaft in her first West Coast appearance, Ruby Zebra s queer rock poetry, Spikey Dummer s live music, Tom of Finland, Rex, Chuck Arnett, Olaf, the Hun, A. Jay, and photographer Bill Moritz from the LA salon of Fred Halsted....

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...P. 352 332 Jack Fritscher, Ph.D. Robert Opel streaked the 1974 Academy Awards live telecast....

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...Robert Opel and Singer-Poet Camille O Grady with Interviewer Jack Fritscher of Drummer, Fey-Way Studios, April 17, 1979 (Tuesday, 7:30 P. M.)....
...Bottom: Robert Opel, same evening....

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...The artists listed were: Camille O Grady, Gill Mann, Tom, Jim Stewart, Jonni Marchant, Lionel Biron, Rick Borg, Lou Rudolph, Gordon Pollock, Christina McCabe, Michael Drew, Kent, Stryder, The Hun, Larry Hunt, Tom Hinde, Mark Kadota, Robert Opel....

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...P. 340 320 Jack Fritscher, Ph.D. before the trauma of the murder of Robert Opel, a kind of earth mother, a leather lioness of the arts....

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...Camille was to Robert Opel what Patti Smith was to Robert Mapplethorpe, except that Camille was hot....

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...A week later, Robert Opel appeared as Gay Justice in the Civic Center plaza and with a gun acted out executing Dan White....
...Six weeks later, on July 8, 1979, a real gunman entered Fey-Way Gallery, cornered Robert Opel and Camille O Grady and Anthony Rogers, and in an exchange of words shot Robert Opel to death....

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...Lowell and Herb s Eons Gallery in Los Angeles, like Robert Opel s Fey- Way Gallery in San Francisco and Lou Weingarden s Stompers Gallery in New York, was one of the pioneer galleries for queer art in the 1970s....

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...Tom Hinde, Robert Mapplethorpe, Bill Tellman and Chuck Arnett, Jim Stewart, and Robert Opel himself....

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...P. 301 Gay San Francisco: Eyewitness Drummer 281 Robert Opel with Skull, 1978, Drummer salon portrait shot in Keyhole Studios, San Francisco, published in Opel s obituary in Drummer 31 (September 1979)....

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...P. 295 Gay San Francisco: Eyewitness Drummer 275 While Jim Stewart lived in San Francisco during the Golden Age from 1976 to 1982, he worked as a artist-photographer building a com- munity salon South of Market with other artists such as David Hurles, Tom Hinde, Robert Opel, Camille O Grady, Chuck Arnett, Gregg Coates, Max Morales, and Larry Hunt, the Mapplethorpe model who was...
...murdered. Like Old Reliable Hurles, Rex, and Robert Opel at Fey- Way Gallery, Jim Stewart opened his own SoMa studio, Keyhole, at 766 Clementina Street with a literally underground mailing address in the basement at 768-A Clementina Street....

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...As 1970s leather identity grew, Jim Stewart and Robert Opel followed the earlier 1960s pioneers who had settled SoMa....

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...Robert Opel installed her as resident muse for Fey-Way....
...Even in the quick Camille portrait photos which I shot from the hip during my April 17, 1979, interview with her, Camille had It. At that same interview, my lover David Sparrow as my backup photographer for Drummer added in several photos of Camille and me together, lounging about with Robert Opel, the founding owner of the South of Market Fey-Way Gallery....

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...Eyewitness Drummer John Henry Embry, first publisher of Drummer Don Embinder, publisher of Blueboy magazine Jim Enger, bodybuilder icon 1970s, Fritscher companion Kenneth Anger, magus and leather filmmaker, Scorpio Rising John Rowberry, editor (never editor in chief) beginning in Drummer 40 through 86 Robert Opel, Academy Award streaker, Fey-Way Gallery founder, and murdered Drummer photographer and writer Robert Mapplethorpe, photographer, Fritscher companion Sam Steward...

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...Thanks for agreeing to see me on Friday, June 15. I really look forward to catching up . . . and . . . to discuss the Robert Opel [murder] case [at Fey-Way Gallery, South of Market, July 8, 1979]....

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...Adding other voices to make a chorus beyond his own voice keening, Fritscher included his interviews of other Mapplethorpe friends and heavy-weights such as Robert Opel, Camille O Grady, George Dureau,...

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...The crowd surged for two years through Robert Opel s Fey-Way gallery where he was soon murdered....

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...Jeanne Barney, Robert Mapplethorpe, A. Jay (Al Shapiro), David Sparrow, Larry Townsend, Robert Opel, Chuck Arnett, Phil Andros (Samuel Steward), Fred Halsted, Val Martin, Old Reliable (David Hurles), Jim Stewart, Rex, Tom Hinde, Lou Thomas, Mikal Bales, Wakefield Poole, Patrick Califia, Gene Weber, Bob Zygarlicki, Max Morales, Steven Saylor, John Preston, Richard Hamilton, M.D., Anthony F. DeBlase, Andrew Charles, Tim Barrus, JimEd Thompson, J....

[PDF] Gay San Francisco: Eyewitness Drummer - A Memoir of the Sex, Art, Salon, and Pop Culture War, and Gay History of Drummer Magazine - The Titanic 1970s to 1999
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Index for Gay San Francisco: Eyewitness Drummer - A Memoir of the Sex, Art, Salon, and Pop Culture War, and Gay History of Drummer Magazine - The Titanic 1970s to 1999
...Olympia Press: 81 On the Road: 269, 519, 542 On the Town: 429 On the Waterfront: 546 Onassis, Jackie Kennedy: 84, 137, 151, 198 One Arm: 147, 431, 514 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest: 615 Ontkean, Michael: 553 Opel, Robert: xiii, 22, 23, 25, 26, 70, 77-79, 107, 108, 121, 123, 200, 201, 264, 273, 275, 281, 290, 315, 317-320, 327, 330, 332,...

[PDF] Gay San Francisco: Eyewitness Drummer - A Memoir of the Sex, Art, Salon, and Pop Culture War, and Gay History of Drummer Magazine - The Titanic 1970s to 1999
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Drummer Magazine Timeline Bibliography
...Harvey Milk; Robert Opel; Patti Smith;...
...Cigars 11 Pieces of Writing by Fritscher 2 Photographs (Interior Editorial) by Fritscher solo 1 Interview ("Tom of Finland" by Robert Opel) Produced by Fritscher "Contents Page," one liners "Attitude Begets Attitude," p. 6, editorial...
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[PDF] Gay San Francisco: Eyewitness Drummer - A Memoir of the Sex, Art, Salon, and Pop Culture War, and Gay History of Drummer Magazine - The Titanic 1970s to 1999
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The Mineshaft
...Camille O'Grady was rivals at CBGB with punk diva Patti Smith who was coupled with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe the way Camille O'Grady was coupled with Drummer writer and photographer Robert Opel who streaked the 1974 Academy Awards, and was murdered in his San Francisco gallery, Fey-Way, on July 8, 1979. The gunman mercifully did not shoot Camille O'Grady who was forced to lie on...
...Assault with a Deadly Camera, "Take 11: Robert Opelthorpe:...

[PDF] Gay San Francisco: Eyewitness Drummer - A Memoir of the Sex, Art, Salon, and Pop Culture War, and Gay History of Drummer Magazine - The Titanic 1970s to 1999
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Johnny Gets His Hair Cut
...Jim Stewart was a fixture of our Drummer salon in March 1978 when Drummer writer and photographer Robert Opel, having moved north from LA, helped establish the South of Market identity of art and eros....
...Jim Stewart, who was also a carpenter, helped Robert Opel remodel a storefront at 1287 Howard Street into the first gay art gallery South of Market, Fey-Way....
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[PDF] Gay San Francisco: Eyewitness Drummer - A Memoir of the Sex, Art, Salon, and Pop Culture War, and Gay History of Drummer Magazine - The Titanic 1970s to 1999
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Tom Hinde Portfolio: The Artist Speaks - by Tom Hinde with Jack Fritscher
...Lowell and Herb's Eons Gallery in Los Angeles, like Robert Opel's FeyWay Gallery in San Francisco and Lou Weingarden's Stompers Gallery in New York, was one of the pioneer galleries for queer art in the 1970s....
...Eons opened in March 1976 showing the photographs of Drummer contributor, Robert Opel; the 1977 Eons show featured Tom Hinde, Tom of Finland, Go Mishima, and Zach of Los Angeles....
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[PDF] Gay San Francisco: Eyewitness Drummer - A Memoir of the Sex, Art, Salon, and Pop Culture War, and Gay History of Drummer Magazine - The Titanic 1970s to 1999
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Men South of Market
...At that same interview, my lover David Sparrow as my backup photographer for Drummer added in several photos of Camille and me together, lounging about with Robert Opel, the founding owner of the South of Market Fey-Way Gallery....
...When daredevil Robert Opel who had streaked the Oscars in 1974 foolishly dared to resist, the gunman shot him dead....
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[PDF] Gay San Francisco: Eyewitness Drummer - A Memoir of the Sex, Art, Salon, and Pop Culture War, and Gay History of Drummer Magazine - The Titanic 1970s to 1999
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Summary Timeline
...Drummer 40 through 86 Robert Opel, Academy Award streaker, Fey-Way Gallery...
...Robert Mapplethorpe is not Robert Opel; there is no "Robert Opelthorpe."...
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[PDF] Gay San Francisco: Eyewitness Drummer - A Memoir of the Sex, Art, Salon, and Pop Culture War, and Gay History of Drummer Magazine - The Titanic 1970s to 1999
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...I know. I lived there then. I was the carpenter who customized Robert Opel's storefront into Fey-Way Gallery....
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[PDF] Gay Pioneers: How Drummer Shaped Gay Popular Culture 1965-1999
http://www.jackfritscher.com...inal Version 6/Pioneers_000_Book-WEB-Cover_V6.pdf
Gay San Francisco: Eyewitness Drummer - Gay Pioneers: How Drummer Shaped Gay Popular Culture 1965-1999
..."In 1977 Jack Fritscher became editor-in-chief of Drummer and introduced into `mainstream' gay media such artists as Tom of Finland, Robert Mapplethorpe and David Hurles (Old Reliable), and showcased talents such as Robert Opel, Arthur Tress, Samuel Steward (Phil Andros), Larry Townsend, John Preston, Wakefield Poole, Rex, and A. Jay....
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[PDF] Gay Pioneers: How Drummer Shaped Gay Popular Culture 1965-1999 -- The Drummer Salon
http://www.jackfritscher.com.../Final Version 6/Pioneers_09_Chapter 9_Web_V6.pdf
...In the same way, Barney and I were, along with Al Shapiro and a few early contributors like Robert Opel and Ed Franklin and Fred Halsted, part of the "dedicated force" that caused Drummer to "become" a readerreflexive leather community voice....

[PDF] Gay Pioneers: How Drummer Shaped Gay Popular Culture 1965-1999 -- The Drummer Salon
http://www.jackfritscher.com...Final Version 6/Pioneers_21_Appendix-2_Web_V6.pdf
...Cigars 11 Pieces of Writing by Fritscher 2 Photographs (Interior Editorial) by Fritscher solo 1 Interview ("Tom of Finland" by Robert Opel) Produced by Fritscher "Contents Page," one liners "Attitude Begets Attitude," p. 6, editorial "Cigar Blues," pp. 8-12, feature, illustrated with 5 photographs from Fritscher's 1960-...

[PDF] Gay Pioneers: How Drummer Shaped Gay Popular Culture 1965-1999 -- The Drummer Salon
http://www.jackfritscher.com...Final Version 6/Pioneers_20_Appendix-1_Web_V6.pdf
...Drummer 40 through 86 Robert Opel, Academy Award streaker, Fey-Way Gallery founder,...

[PDF] Gay Pioneers: How Drummer Shaped Gay Popular Culture 1965-1999 -- The Drummer Salon
http://www.jackfritscher.com...Final Version 6/Pioneers_13_Chapter 13_Web_V6.pdf
...2 Guns: Harvey Milk Assassination (27 November 1978) plus Robert Opel Murder (July 8, 1979) Both Impact Drummer;...
...The pioneer gallery was founded and owned by Drummer writer and photographer, Robert Opel, showcasing leather S&M artists and photographers, bringing egos of art and leather personalities to a boil South of Market:...
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[PDF] Gay Pioneers: How Drummer Shaped Gay Popular Culture 1965-1999 -- The Drummer Salon
http://www.jackfritscher.com...Final Version 6/Pioneers_12_Chapter 12_Web_V6.pdf
...Robert Opel's shot in Drummer 9, page 7; and in a mini-dress at the Hawks' 1976 Leather Sabbat where Rob Clayton photographed her receiving the Hawks Humanitarian of the Year Award in Drummer 11, page 25....
...Fritscher published one of B. Moritz's several photographs of the naked streaker Robert Opel confronting LAPD Chief Ed Davis in the Harvey Milk obituary issue of Drummer 26 in January 1979. The Moritz photo appeared previously with a second, even more dramatic, Moritz photo of Opel's lovely body striding though the crowd toward Chief Davis in Fred Halsted's Package 6, pages 22-23, January 1977....

[PDF] Gay Pioneers: How Drummer Shaped Gay Popular Culture 1965-1999 -- The Drummer Salon
http://www.jackfritscher.com...Final Version 6/Pioneers_10_Chapter 10_Web_V6.pdf
...The first was the February 9, 1978, supper for nine men that Al Shapiro and I hosted at Jim Kane and Ike Barnes' 11 Pink Alley firetrap so that some of my star Drummer contributors, Tom of Finland and his lover Veli, and my lover Robert Mapplethorpe, and Sam Steward, and Robert Opel could all meet each other for the first time....
...As David Sparrow, and visitors to our home including Robert Opel, Robert Mapplethorpe, Al Shapiro, Thom Gunn, and even John Embry on truth serum could attest, Drummer in the 1970s was mostly written and edited on my kitchen table at my 25th Street Victorian, because, trying to avoid all the office politics and infighting, and keen to keep my own leather voice separate from...
. . .

[PDF] Gay Pioneers: How Drummer Shaped Gay Popular Culture 1965-1999 -- The Drummer Salon
http://www.jackfritscher.com.../Final Version 6/Pioneers_05_Chapter 5_Web_V6.pdf
...Oscar-Streaker Robert Opel, Photographer and Writer for Drummer, Is Murdered...
...Halsted, along with Academy Awards Oscar Streaker Robert Opel, continued Embry's mistake of challenging Ed Davis in the pages of Package which was quickly driven out of business after only six issues....
. . .

[PDF] Gay Pioneers: How Drummer Shaped Gay Popular Culture 1965-1999 -- The Drummer Salon
http://www.jackfritscher.com.../Final Version 6/Pioneers_04_Chapter 4_Web_V6.pdf
...Chapter 4 99 into one person the way others later confused "Robert Mapplethorpe" and "Robert Opel" into "Robert Opelthorpe."] Because John and Larry both used the same mail drop at 525 Laurel, Larry continually received complaints that "he" [Townsend] had not sent merchandise ordered from "Robert Payne."...

[PDF] Gay Pioneers: How Drummer Shaped Gay Popular Culture 1965-1999 -- The Drummer Salon
http://www.jackfritscher.com.../Final Version 6/Pioneers_02_Chapter 2_Web_V6.pdf
...Shooting Drummer Covers: Robert Mapplethorpe, Lou Thomas, Robert Opel, David Sparrow, and Jack Fritscher...
...Chapter 2 57 The survey of the following select Drummer covers shows how face and bodies and drawings and photographs evolved in early Drummer into the "theme covers" shot by Fred Halsted, Robert Opel, Sparrow and Fritscher, and in one instance, Mapplethorpe....
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[PDF] 235
http://www.jackfritscher.com/PDF/SomeDance/SDTR Reel 4B-Web.pdf
..."Never, my dear, lean over a mirror and look at your face," Robert Opel had said, "not even for a line of coke....
...Opel's fame fused with another Robert: the fetish-face-and-flower New York society photographer, Robert Mapplethorpe....
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[PDF] 165
http://www.jackfritscher.com/PDF/SomeDance/SDTR Reel 3B-Web.pdf
..."Not Fay Wray," Robert Opel said, "Fey-Way."...
...Millions of startled satellite viewers saw Robert Opel naked for an instant....
. . .

[PDF] xix
http://www.jackfritscher.com/PDF/SomeDance/Introduction Van Leer Web.pdf
...And no author, historian or novelist, has detailed with such love and care the importance of now forgotten figures--like the Fey-Way gallery director Robert Opel who streaked the Oscars, or the bartender and artist Robert Kirk--in the development of the Castro....

Interview of Jack Fritscher by Alenander Renault
http://www.jackfritscher.com/InterviewsOF/Alexander_Renault.html
...(Fritscher has taken gorgeous photos of Robert Opel's muse, the singer and poet, Camille O'Grady.) ...

Books to Watch Out For: No. 4, October 1994
http://www.jackfritscher.com/InterviewsOF/Books to Watch Out For.html
...There's your bit about how he and Robert Opel would get into this contest about the women they had in tow....

Honcho Magazine, April 1995
http://www.jackfritscher.com/InterviewsOF/Honcho 04-95.html
...We discussed Mapplethorpe at length, and touched upon such other personalities as Patti Smith, Andy Warhol, porn legend J.D. Slater, and even Robert Opel, the slain performance artist who streaked behind David Niven and Elizabeth Taylor at the 1974 Academy Awards. ...
. . .

Mapplethorpe: Assault with a Deadly Camera by Jack Fritscher
http://www.jackfritscher.com/Non-Fiction/Mapplethorpe/Mapplethorpe.html
...Edward Lucie-Smith Joel-Peter Witkin George Dureau Holly Solomon Camille O'Grady Robert Opel...
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INDEX - also available in Acrobat pdf: Mapplethorpe: Assault with a Deadly Camer...
http://www.jackfritscher.com/Non-Fiction/Mapplethorpe/MAPPLETHORPE_Index.html
...Opel, Robert, 59, 120, 122, 144, 152- 66, 189, 249, 261n, 281, 284 ...

Mapplethorpe: Assault with a Deadly Camera by Jack Fritscher - Reviews
http://www.jackfritscher.com/Non-Fiction/Mapplethorpe/Mapplethorpe-Reviews.html
..."People will read about Mapplethorpe and at the same time they'll suddenly see everybody from [Andy] Warhol to [Robert] Opel to all these other people who are running through doing all these wonderful things that contributed to culture, and art, and writing.I...
...Jim Enger [living], Robert Opel, Fred Halsted, the Mine Shaft.as well as of Mapplethorpe himself, whose "name became a sound bite, a buzzword" and who made many of us see what we didn't want to see....

DRUMMER History: Rear-View Mirror
http://www.jackfritscher.com/Drummer/Drummer_RearView.html
...My friend, Robert Opel, who streaked the 1975 Academy Awards, was a writer and photographer whose work vivified Drummer until he was murdered in the first South of Market art gallery, Fey Way, in July 1979. Fred Halsted, the LA sadist, leatherman, bar-owner, publisher, and filmmaker, who was the S&M Leather King of the West Coast, frequently wrote columns for Drummer....

Drummer Bibliography: An annotated list of writing and photography
http://www.jackfritscher.com/Drummer/Drummer Annotated Bibliography.html
...Others in the circle were photographer Jim Stewart; audio porn mogul and photographer, David Hurles/Old Reliable; photographer and publisher, Lou Thomas/Target Studios; leather-bar designer, Tony Tavarosi; sculptor Ed Parente; artist and Ueber-bottom, Tom Hinde; multi-media photographer, Gene Weber, with whom Fritscher traveled to Japan; performance artist and photographer, Robert Opel who had streaked the Academy Awards; and photographer, Robert M...
...[Historical note: Apology , p. 69, "Drummer inadvertently omitted the credits last issue from 'Redneck Biker.' Robert Opel was the photographer and Jack Fritscher the author....

Drummer Magazine - Issue 32 October 1979: Cover, Masthead, and Contents
http://www.jackfritscher.com...s/Contents-HTML/026-050/Drummer_032_Contents.html
...The Men by Robert Opel , pp. 28-29, writing by Robert Opel researched, collected, and produced by Fritscher ...

Drummer Magazine - Issue 31 September 1979: Cover, Masthead, and Contents
http://www.jackfritscher.com...s/Contents-HTML/026-050/Drummer_031_Contents.html
...In Passing, Robert Opel: His Last High Performance, His Murder , p. 86, essay, collage from original reporting by Maitland Zane, San Francisco Chronicle ...

Drummer Magazine - Issue 22 May 1978: Cover, Masthead, and Contents
http://www.jackfritscher.com...s/Contents-HTML/001-025/Drummer_022_Contents.html
...Masthead: Jack Fritscher, editor-in-chief 11 Pieces of Writing by Fritscher 2 Photographs (Interior Editorial) by Fritscher solo 1 Interview ( Tom of Finland by Robert Opel) Produced by Fritscher ...
...Tom of Finland Interview , by Robert Opel, pp. 90-91, produced by Fritscher ...

Drummer Magazine - Issue 12 January 1977: Cover, Masthead, and Contents
http://www.jackfritscher.com...s/Contents-HTML/001-025/Drummer_012_Contents.html
...Contributors: Lee Albert, Phil Andros, Toby Bailey, Mal Bernstein, Rue Dyllon, Allen Eagles, Frank Edwards, Paul Edwards, Fred Halsted, Kurt Kreisler, Aristide Laurent, G. Calvin Magister, Scott Masters, Marty Morris, Robert Opel, John W. Rowberry ...
...Photography: Mal Bernstein, Rob Clayton, Colt, Roy Dean, Bill Irwin, J&R, Peter Munneke, Robert Opel, Pat Rocco, Dave Sands, Target ...

Drummer Magazine - Issue 11 December 1976: Cover, Masthead, and Contents
http://www.jackfritscher.com...s/Contents-HTML/001-025/Drummer_011_Contents.html
...Chuck Stiehr Famous Sadists in History The Hair Killer written and photos by Robert Opel The Great S/M Murder Mystery:...

Drummer Magazine - Issue 10 December 1976: Cover, Masthead, and Contents
http://www.jackfritscher.com...s/Contents-HTML/001-025/Drummer_010_Contents.html
...Contributors: Lee Albert, Phil Andros, Toby Bailey, Mal Bernstein, Rue Dyllon, Allen Eagles, Frank Edwards, Paul Edwards, Fred Halsted, Aristide Laurent, G. Calvin Magister, Scott Masters, Robert Opel, John W. Rowberry ...
...Photography: Mal Bernstein, Rob Clayton, Colt, Roy Dean, Bill Irwin, J&R, Robert Opel, Pat Rocco, Dave Sands, Target ...

Drummer Feature Article: Pumping Roger: I Did!
http://www.jackfritscher.com/Drummer/Issues/021/Pumping Roger.html
...In this circle, eleven years before Robert Opel was shot in his own Fey Way art gallery in San Francisco, Andy Warhol was shot in his studio by Valerie Solanas, founder of SCUM (Society to Cut Up Men) on June 4, 1968, the day before Bobby Kennedy was assassinated....

Drummer Feature Article: 2nd Rear View Mirror; Dirt, Dish, Truth, and Little White Lies
http://www.jackfritscher.com/Drummer/Issues/127/2nd Rear View.html
...It was the same gay-bar-raiding Chief Davis's boys-in-blue who arrested S&M-leather performance-artist Robert Opel, during the 70's craze of "streaking," for appearing naked at an LA City Council meeting to protest the closing of LA's nude beaches....
...As a note of distinct clarification, Robert Opel is not to be confused historically with premiere American society photographer, Robert Mapplethorpe whose "Biker-for-Hire" graced the now-classic cover of Drummer 24. Somehow, the similarities of both artists' names and fame created a "person" whom the confused public called "Robert Opelthorpe."...
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Drummer Interview: Al Shaprio, A.Jay, & Harry Chess
http://www.jackfritscher.com/Drummer/Issues/107/Al Shapiro.html
...[Robert Opel streaked the 1974 Oscars, and was later murdered South of Market.] ...
...How well I remember the double show we shared together at Robert Opel's Fey Way Gallery. ...
. . .

Drummer Interview: Domino of New York 1978
http://www.jackfritscher.com/Drummer/Issues/029/Domino of New York.html
...Dissolve the New York scene to South of Market, interior, Robert Opel's Fey Way Gallery, 287 Howard Street, San Francisco....

DrummerEditorial: Getting Off Dangerous
http://www.jackfritscher.com/Drummer/Issues/029/Getting_Off_Dangerous.html
...8 July 1979: the murder of Drummer artist Robert Opel in his Fey Way Gallery, five years after Opel famously streaked the Oscars ...

Drummer Feature Article: High Performance (Or, Sex Without a Net)
http://www.jackfritscher.com/Drummer/Issues/026/High Performance.html
...I mean, any guy who gets himself shot in an art gallery (premonitions of the shooting of Robert Opel in his Fey Way gallery) and has himself crucified on top of a running Volkswagen is my kind of date in the world of male-aggression sex. ...

Drummer Feature Article: RexWerk! The Artist, the Work, the Gallery
http://www.jackfritscher.com/Drummer/Issues/SonDrum/RexWerk.html
...Our previous special issue, The Best and Worst of Drummer, 1977, had showcased the artist Chuck Arnett in Robert Opel's article, "Arnett:...

Drummer Feature Article: Castro Street Blues 1978
http://www.jackfritscher.com/Drummer/Issues/024/Castro Blues 03.html
...Sandra Graham; Ginny Lloyd; Robert Opel;...

Drummer Feature Article: Redneck Biker Meditation
http://www.jackfritscher.com/Drummer/Issues/023/Redneck Biker.html
..."Drummer inadvertently omitted the credits from "Redneck Biker" which appeared in the last issue, Drummer 23. Robert Opel was the photographer and Jack Fritscher, the author....
...Written May 7, 1978, and published in Drummer 23, July 1978, to accompany five photographs given to me by photographer, Robert Opel, who, most famously, was the man who streaked David Niven and Elizabeth Taylor at the 1974 Academy Awards....
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[PDF] Drummer Feature Article: 2nd Rear View Mirror; Dirt, Dish, Truth, and Little White Lies
http://www.jackfritscher.com.../D127-Feature_2ndRearViewMirror_DirtDishTruth.pdf
...was the same gay-bar-raiding Chief Davis's boys-in-blue who arrested S&Ma F leather performance-artist Robert Opel, during the 70's craze of "streaking," for appearing...
...As a note of distinct clarification, Robert Opel is not to be confused historically with premiere...
. . .

[PDF] Drummer Interview: Al Shaprio, A.Jay, & Harry Chess
http://www.jackfritscher.com...150/D107-Interview_ AlShaprio_AJay_HarryChess.pdf
...remember the double show we shared together at Robert Opel's Fey Way Gallery....
...San Francisco, for all the galleries going now, lost a major creative force, and arts patron, when Robert Opel, who contributed so much to Drummer, was shot to death by a couple of polyester cowboys in his Fey Way Gallery South of Market....
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[PDF] Drummer Interview: Domino of New York 1978
http://www.jackfritscher.com...t_Issues/029/D029-Interview_DominoNewYork1978.pdf
...Dissolve the New York scene to South of Market, interior, Robert Opel's Fey Way ...

[PDF] DrummerEditorial: Getting Off Dangerous
http://www.jackfritscher.com...Issues/029/D029-Editorial_GettingOffDangerous.pdf
...h 8 July 1979: the murder of Drummer artist Robert Opel in his Fey Way Gallery, five years after Opel famously streaked the Oscars...

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