Buddy Early

So much for my 2020 vision

June 19, 2020 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, July 2020 Issue. Not even the most inventive Hollywood minds could script a three-and-a-half year run like we’ve had. Sure, individually the phenomena of [...]

Life A.C.: After Corona

April 17, 2020 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, May 2020 Issue. As I am writing this, I have been quarantined in my apartment due to the Coronavirus pandemic for, oh, I guess about six months. Actually [...]

Phoenix Pride

March 20, 2020 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, April 2020 Issue. This column ought to come with a warning: you may interpret this as one of those “things used to be better back in the day” meditations. [...]

Nobody grabs my butt anymore

February 21, 2020 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, March 2020 Issue. When I was in my 20s and early 30s, I suppose I was a bit of a barfly. You could’ve found me in any one of a half-dozen watering holes [...]

Love the job you’re with

December 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, January 2020 Issue. My senior year in high school I wrote in multiple yearbooks: “Watch for me on Saturday Night Live.” That’s when I thought I was [...]

News is real, Trump is fake

November 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, December 2019 Issue. When the buffoon who currently occupies The White House moves out — whether that’s in January of 2021 or sooner — this nation can [...]

Celebrating a Flirty Thirty

October 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, November 2019 Issue. Happy 30th Anniversary to Echo Magazine! I had to get that out of the way immediately; otherwise, I’d forget the same way I do on [...]

The Past I Heard …

October 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, November 2019 Issue. To celebrate Echo’s 30th birthday, this year I will be catching up with some of Arizona’s LGBT personalities from past and present to [...]

The Past I Heard …

September 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, October 2019 Issue. Janus Theatre was theater for gays (and everyone else) To celebrate Echo’s 30th birthday, this year I will be catching up with some of [...]

Appalachia is purt near heaven

September 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, October 2019 Issue. This summer I was able to cross something off my bucket list. Most things on that list involve sporting events — the Summer Olympics, a [...]

Why every day is casual Friday

August 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, September 2019 Issue. I’ve been told on occasion I clean up well. That usually means a person is so surprised to see me wearing a dress shirt and/or tie [...]

The Past I Heard …

August 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, September 2019 Issue. To celebrate Echo’s 30th birthday, this year I will be catching up with some of Arizona’s LGBT personalities from past and present [...]

Sleeping single in a queen-size bed

July 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Buddy Early, August 2019 Issue. I am approaching a monumental milestone at the end of the year. No, I’m not talking about a birthday with a zero at the end; nor am I [...]
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