Monthly Archives: August 2010

Questions

Two questions follow me when people ask me about my book. “How many gay prostitutes have you been with?” The truth is I do not know for sure; I can only estimate. When reworking the book this year, I had … Continue reading

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And Your Name Is?

I went back and forth about using real names versus fictional names in my memoir. Real names add some validity, but I also understand privacy. I decided to give people the choice when I was able. I contacted all the … Continue reading

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First Snip of THE CUT

Tonight was the first reading of Dustin Engstrom’s adaptation of my memoir, entitled The Cut, at Open Circle Theater here in Seattle. This is the first swoop of a roller coaster ride that I have been on for a while. I … Continue reading

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Clean House

If I were to leave my tiny condo in Seattle today intact and never return, one would come in to my lived-in home and find all the evidence of my book scattered about. There would be a lot of odd … Continue reading

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Trivia

The book has been formatted and finalized. It will be printed next week and distributed to people to review before it’s release in December. Here are a few facts about the book: The finished book will measure 6” x 9”. … Continue reading

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THE CUT

There will be a workshop and private first reading of Dustin Engstrom’s stage adaptation of my book, entitled The Cut, in a few weeks. The reading will feature Seattle actors Dylan Sladky (playing me!),  Monica Wulzen,  Ron Sandahl, David Rollison, … Continue reading

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Dennis Milam Bensie-Paraphiliac

In 1998, I was diagnosed with OCD and Paraphilia: being sexually aroused by something atypical or extreme. It was a relief for my relentless compulsion to cut men’s hair to finally have a name and a treatment. I opened up … Continue reading

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