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January 14, 2021
Wrapping Up "Disrobed - the Virtual Event"

I have been writing about the upcoming Disrobed virtual event for over a week now, and wow, it’s been quite a ride! It all started when Tim Chizmar, of Naturist Living Show fame, offered me a sneak peek at the production. This was a review version - not the final cut, missing some small elements […]

January 11, 2021
Disrobed Interview: Dave McClain

Dave is both a naturist and a very experienced actor, and he brings aspects of both to his role as George in Disrobed. He lives in Katy, Texas, not far from fellow castmate Karen Lasater, and the two have performed as husband and wife in other stage productions - though this is their first time […]

January 8, 2021
Disrobed Interview: Eloise Gordon

Eloise is a highly experienced actress from Manhattan, NY. With multiple theatre and screen credits, she brings a fascinating perspective and background to the key role of Skye in Disrobed. You can check out Eloise’s YouTube channel or follow her on Instagram. What made you want to be a part of this play? Was it […]

January 7, 2021
Disrobed Interview: Ian Hayes

Ian Hayes plays Axel, one of the siblings from the naturist family in Disrobed. He is an actor and musician from Massachusetts, and wrote and performed the music for the show in addition to playing a memorable role as the first character to appear nude on-screen. Ian was eager to discuss his perspective as part […]

January 6, 2021
Disrobed Interview: Karen Lasater (Sierra)

Karen Lasater plays Sierra, the matriarch of the naturist family, in Disrobed. She is an experienced actress of stage and screen who hails from Katy, Texas. Karen has worked in the past with fellow cast member David McClain on multiple projects - in fact, David was the one who suggested that she audition for Disrobed. […]

January 5, 2021
Disrobed Interview: Troy Peterson, Director/Co-writer/Star

In this first interview, I talked with Troy Peterson, the man who conceived of the Disrobed online event, co-wrote the adaptation (with Disrobed playwright Steven Vlasak), and directed and starred.

January 4, 2021
Disrobed - The Virtual Event: a Review

The Hollywood Fringe hit Disrobed: Why So Clothes-Minded? returns in a pandemic-friendly format. Here’s a sneak peek at this bold new production.

December 22, 2020
When should you block on Twitter?

Although twitter is one of the best social media sites for nudists, some are very quick to block other users - especially some large accounts’ organizations. What’s the right balance between unwanted content and blocking?

November 26, 2020
Bodies are not Beautiful

One universal truth of nudism is that when you’ve been exposed to naked bodies in a non-sexual context enough, you stop noticing that people are naked. Almost everyone who’s new to nudism has this epiphany, often during their first nude experience: you forget that you’re naked, and that everyone else is as well. It might […]

August 7, 2020
Why are you afraid to be a nudist?

Many people think that nudism is a risky business. But in large part, the risk is in our heads, and far smaller than we think. Here are some of the biggest risks that nudists perceive, and the reality of the risk that is (or isn’t) there.

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