MAYBE THE ALARMISM IS JUSTIFIED AFTER ALL: Those “Christianists” seem to be everywhere — even, according to the June issue of Mixmag, at London’s Fiction, which advertises itself as the “birthplace of polysexual partying.” Excerpt:
The pretty brunette is hovering by the speaker stand explaining why she’s slightly worried about enjoying herself at Fiction. “I was gay for 13 years but I recently found Jesus,” she confides out of nowhere. “Yes, most of these people are going to hell.” Not much surprises us in clubs these days, but we buy her a drink for sheer originality.
Judging from the photo, however, she hasn’t exactly gone the full Falwell. . . .
At any rate, I wonder if this will inspire a new chapter in The Clubber’s Survival Guide? Perhaps one on fresh drink-cadging scams . . . .
UPDATE: Several readers complain that I’m dropping the ball on Blog Sweeps
Week Month by not linking the photo. Alas, however, it’s not linkable — it’s only in the print issue, and while I guess I could scan it, I do try to maintain some respect for people’s intellectual property. Here’s a link to their rather rudimentary website (it’s got a blog, though).