Billions of Virgins in Ecstasy / Late-Night TV Zingers / Photo History of Harvey Milk / Strange Photo History of "Milk" the Movie / Photo History of San Francisco's Castro / Herb Caen's Strangest Items / Strange in the Papers / Strange's Fun Picks / Strange's Spiritual Picks / Visioning / Taster of Poisons / Strange bio in San Francisco Chronicle / e-mail Strange

 

Peculiar Gifts from Strange de Jim

 

I accidentally did something brilliant that won me hundreds of wonderful new best friends, all of whom enjoyed having me massage them.

I hope my discovery will improve your life even more than it improved mine.

Click for the free story.



Our History: the Actual News as Delivered by Our Favorite Court Jesters.

Instants of pure joy and gossip

Thousands of late-night jokes, years of them.

Can you believe I wrote them down?

Click for the best topical zingers in the world from 1999 to last night.

www.strangebillions.com/zing/

Then www.facebook.com/strangedejim
which gradually just became jokes from all sources.


How do enemies become friends? In the photo history San Francisco's Castro you can actually watch as a blue-collar Catholic neighborhood relatively peacefully adds "World's Gay Capital" to its list of attractions. Click for lots of details and photos from 1870 to last month. www.strangebillions.com/castro/


Sean Penn won Best Actor for portraying him brilliantly in Milk. Here's my pictorial history of charismatic gay rights leader Harvey Milk, with photos by his protégé Daniel Nicoletta.

www.strangebillions.com/harvey/


Harvey Milk on his last birthday. Photo Daniel Nicoletta.

 

And then Gus Van Sant and Sean Penn built a movie set around us. The Strange photo history of Milk, including transcripts and videos of Sean Penn's and Dustin Lance Black's Oscar acceptance speeches..

www.strangebillions.com/milkmovie/


 

Visioning has exercises such as making a wish, relaxing, breathing loving energy up your spine, and then believing your dream into reality. All a lot of hooey? Read the entire text free. www.strangebillions.com/visioning/

 

The Strange Experience has photos of a hundred friends, including these, willing to say they enjoyed meeting me blindfolded, undressing, and being given a Strange massage. The peculiar circumstances of these Strange Experiences taught me half the secret of True Love. Details at www.strangebillions.com/billions010/.




Herb Caen made me San Francisco's most famous unknown by running hundreds of my quips in his column in the San Francisco Chronicle. Here are 300 of my favorites. www.strangebillions.com/herb/

Here's my interview by the Chronicle after I spoke at Herb's funeral. Click.


Herb Caen


After Herb died I sent quips to a number of columnists. www.strangebillions.com/media/


Yours truly


In "Strange but True" in the January 23, 2004 issue, the San Francisco Chronicle recapped my career as simple author/town-fool/masseur. Click for article. strange 1st chronicle


Here are two pages of books, CDs and dads I've found fascinating, fun, and/or spiritual. You're welcome to enjoy them yourself and even make money sharing them with others.

www.strangebillions.com/fun/

www.strangebillions.com/spiritual/


 

New Age Journal, April 1976, reprinted with permission.

I am a taster of poisons. As you can imagine it is a profession which requires great skill. Actually I have to sense the poison, not taste it. Even a sip could be quite uncomfortable, especially with some of the crueler psychedelics.

I'm proud of my ability. I've never been sick a day in my life. Few in my line of work can make that claim.

Fortunately and unfortunately for me, my master is a very highly placed and very unpopular man. Fortunately, for that makes me a necessity. I am the breath of life to him. Unfortunately, for my skill is often tried.

Click for rest of story at www.strangebillions.com/taster/.


 

The San Francisco Chronicle recapped my career again in Janurary 2011.
Click for article.
Strange lesbian


Billions of Virgins in Ecstasy / Late-Night TV Zingers / Photo History of Harvey Milk / Strange Photo History of "Milk" the Movie / Photo History of San Francisco's Castro / Herb Caen's Strangest Items / Strange in the Papers / Strange's Fun Picks / Strange's Spiritual Picks / Visioning / Taster of Poisons / Strange bio in San Francisco Chronicle / e-mail Strange

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