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Shawn Taylor is a complicated man with a remarkable capacity for telling his story and investing it with social and philosophical considerations. Currently living in the
As the subtitle suggests,
In addition to insightful and often hilarious reflections on dating, sexual awakening and marriage, Taylor explores his own complex intellectual and emotional life during the ending of relationships, the origins of his own homophobia and how he’s confronted it, his bizarre foray into the Euro-American men’s movement, his confrontations with violence and death, and even his experiences as a science-fiction and fantasy fan.
Imagine Eldridge Cleaver’s Soul on Ice mixed with the movie Clerks, and you’ve got a picture of what Big Black Penis truly is. In its original form, it won the 2006 DIY Book Festival Award for best self-published book.
Shawn Taylor spoke with me from his home by telephone on September 7. We’ll shortly hear how