Matthew Rettenmund (born December 25, ) is the author of the novels Boy Culture and Blind Items: A (Love) Story, as well as the non-fiction books. Boy Culture is a novel by Matthew Rettenmund. It centers on a call boy in the city of Chicago, Illinois and his two roommates. The protagonist goes by X. Matthew Rettenmund is raising funds for Boy Culture: The Series (indie) (gay) ( lgbt) (comedy) on Kickstarter! Ten years after “Boy Culture” the.
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I love this book. I liked how the chapters were little insights to his life, and how each one was labeled as a confession about himself. I think that the novel is better since the main hero, “X”, has an innocence rettenmynd was lost in It’s always an hard task to write a good novel from a very good movie, and I think that most of the time you like one of them, the novel or the movie, but not both.
Compelling voice coupled with a sincere, realistic Sep 09, Scott Magill rated it really liked it.
There are things that I do, and regret later. The story itself is interesting as it put me in the mind of a gay prostitute. Just another unbelievable love story. Rettenmund is an author after my own heart, citing such wonders as E.
The novel tells the story of X, who is There are things that I do, and regret later. He also has two room mates.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. His affection for his roommates is heart-felt, and I really felt his frustration with wanting to go farther with Andrew while rettemnund off the advances of other his underage voy, Joe. I fell in love with it totally. The result is an old-fashioned well, sort of love triangle peppered with savage one-liners-a touching portrait of love and lust among three very dif X a wily hustler, has a dilemma.
Everything seems to be centered on sex. What a waste of money and time! So I was hesitant to read “Boy Culture” since I think the movie is one of the most wonderful gay romance movie out there. I feel sad for Gregory, I think it’s not his fault if he was like that, it was a generation gap.
Boy Culture by Matthew Rettenmund
When X starts to think that it would be nice to have a boyfriend, to find Mr Right, he falls for his roommate Andrew, a man that in the book is stronger than X, both in body that in morality.
A thing I didn’t like of the book is the output of X’s relationship with Gregory, the octogenarian trick who tells X stories, and who helps him to realize he rettenmynd in love with Andrew. I saw the movie before Matthfw realized this was a book first. This book gets 1 out of 5 stars. It was also humorous at times.
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Oct 22, Laura rated it it was amazing. Is this really all of “boy” culture? Jones rated it really liked it.
X a wily hustler, has a dilemma. Some gay novels aim to titillate, others to reveal, a few to punish, still fewer to enlighten.
From this very bad first experience X learned two rettenmund The main character speaks directly to the reader telling us we can use the appendix to skip to the dirty parts if we want. I don’t always enjoy a first person novel where the protagonist is unlikeable or unredeemable. View all 5 comments. To ask other readers questions about Boy Cultureplease sign up.
Published in the 90s, it has that pre-Bush era levity and grit.
Love love love this book! Much more fun to read about men lusting after men. Peppermaud rated it it was amazing Feb 24, This was another of those, ‘the cover, oh dear god, the cover! Talk about “fly on the wall. They live in Chicago, and they are full of drama. Trivia About Boy Culture. Yet the characters were simpatico, and they changed by the story’s end. Rettenmunnd what’s worse, the novel is entitled Boy Culture.
Would rettenmunnd been better named Hustler Culture.
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