It starts with small lies…and ends with a big one. One of the best ways to scatter the growing gay man alliances of the 70s.
David gives a shout out to Fakeologist at the beginning. Yes, I did help David with some audio issues. Does anyone know what other episode David mentions Fakeologist?
In episode 149 David interviews Charles (Chuck) Ortleb a gay writer and publisher whose career bloomed at the start of the AIDS epidemic, and then crashed when he started to criticize the HIV=AIDS dogma promulgated by the CDC and powerful pharmaceutically funded organizations within his own community. The New York Native was a widely read newspaper in the early 1980s in New York’s gay community, but its criticism of the new and soon to be massively profitable AZT, through writers like John Lauri