Sunday, November 8, 2009

...In Love and War

There are plenty of products out there showing gorgeous men in skimpy trunks grappling, dominating and submitting. Sometimes, though, I want a little more of the "homoerotic" in my homoerotic wrestling. Of course the dick slap across the face, or the post-match blow job or fuck gets to the point. But a little more subtle, and often much more erotic, is the wrestling kiss. When they pull out the liplock, suddenly I'm not trying to guess if these guys are actually gay or just toying with us. When one man's tongue is shoved down another man's throat, I don't really care anymore.
I'm not referring to the post-victory seal of ownership, though that's nice as well. But the aggressive or defensive kiss in the middle of a match is a really delicious plot twist. In the middle of Patrick Donovan's domination of Brandon Aldrich in Mat Brats 1, Brandon employs a defensive liplock that derails the veteran Patrick. Pecboy Patrick returns the favor with a cranking headlock on Brandon, who's flat on his back with Patrick's tongue down his throat. Patrick breaks the liplock, explaining that any further reward for Brandon will require him to earn it through abject suffering.

Patrick's no stranger to kissing as ring-plot. His partner in
Tag Team Torture 1 was the notorious kisser, Sean Patrick (in my mind I always wrote the backstory that these performers were lovers). In humiliation after humiliation suffered at the hands of heels Jose and Cruze, Patrick and Sean find themselves in naked, face-to-face, mirror-image camel clutches, with their lips shoved together in the middle of the ring (I confess I love this so much I wrote it into my fiction, with Adrian Pasdar and Milo Ventimiglia in a helpless liplock in the clutches of Sendhil Ramamurthy and Christopher Meloni). The choreography here is sweet. This isn't the only time this device is used in BG East, but it's certainly one of the sweetest. Cruz and Jose also torture the skinny studs in a remarkable naked, stacked, double camel clutch and boston crab that's got to be seen to be believed.
Though Sean Patrick earned the moniker "The Kisser," it must be said that Kid Vicious has got to be the master (of many things but in particular) of the aggressive match kiss. KV's knack for using his wiry body to systematically pick to pieces his hot stud opponent's is "mind"blowing all in itself. But his sadistic joy in wrapping his prey up in paralyzing positions and slapping a forced liplock on gets my motor running.

An astonishing tag moment near the top of my homoerotic wrestling favorites is the fantastic beatdown that the Brooklyn Bodywrecker and Shane McCall put on Liam Ryan and Brian Powers in Tag Team Torture 2. I think all tag team matches should include the overt storyline of teams of lovers fighting one another. After BBW made Shane is boy in Dark Knights 5, they show up clearly having sorted out their daddy/cub relationship. Liam and Brian similarly let us know that they had each other's backs well before arriving in the ring. There's a brief moment of fun when skinny boy Liam puts some ecstatic hurt on leatherboy BBW, but inevitably the heels slam the shit out of the Liam and Brian. Ultimately, Brian's taped into one corner, and after having Liam's face shoved in his partner's crotch from every angle, the heels torture the skinny Irishman in the center of the ring. Near the final moment of victory, BBW gives his cub a treat by pinning Liam's face against Shane's crotch while the two heels enjoy some convincing making out. On paper, this may all sound like it runs thin, but I buy this from start to finish.

Sometimes my kink is just seeing guys beating the crap out of one another. Sometimes I'm really looking for some humiliation. But serve me up some genuine liplocks as aggression (or defense) in the wrestling ring, and I'm sold.

2 comments:

  1. M/M couple versus M/M couple in the squared circle, winners locking lips while grinding the losers' heads to the mat with their knees. You may have just sold me on the idea of monogamy, Bard.

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  2. Isn't that a kick? That match on Tag Team 2 was one of those that I never saw coming. I was not buying the tape for that match, but I'm so pleased that I did! I'd love to see more of that plot line.

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