I was in town for the book project that had taken my research assistant Tory and me through 27 states, interviewing gay bar professionals. Gay bars are a marker of cosmopolitanism for small cities. They are the only physical places where LGBTQ people gather in public, and they serve multi-county regions of multiple states. Small-city gay bars like those in Lima or Ft.
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Meeting with resistance from everyone from neighbors to the local police, Miller had to fight for acceptance from the day he opened. Within the next few years, the bar traded hands a couple of times until current After Dark owner Leo Vodde took over in While there have been external changes — including several address changes before After Dark landing at its current home on Masterson — at the heart of After Dark is Vodde, who has provided not only an entertainment venue but a safe haven for many of its regulars and performers. He let me work in every facet of the business, and he has helped me to understand not only the bar business but also how much goes on after the bar closes. While the early years were fraught with some problems, most stemming from a conservative city not ready to accept the presence of the gay community — much less a place where they might gather — in recent years After Dark has found tremendous acceptance from many corners of the city.
But there was still one country that appreciated the Toons, Japan. Japan had a thriving animation culture and a Toon had a real shot of finding work.
Of course for a Toon drawn like Jessica Rabbit there was really only one type of Japanese animation.
Jessica Rabbit walked down the dark, lonely street dress in an outfit not unlike a Japanese school-girl. On her feet she wore little Mary Jane shoes over her knee-high socks.