Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Training Update! Plus Random Russia Pics!

Johnny Weir. Photo © Tatiana Edrenkina @ Official Johnny Weir Blog.
Johnny in Russia, December 2011. 
Exclusive photo 
© Tatiana Edrenkina.

So you may be wondering why we're suddenly in Russia after rolling around for days in all the GLAAD Media Awards coverage from NYC, and in fact there is an actual train of thought that got us here but it's maybe not an express train cuz the stops along the way were slightly random, but here goes: First I started seeing this article being tweeted by various people, so I went to look at it and naturally it was in Russian, but I scrolled through it anyway and if there's one thing in Russian I recognize, it's this: "Джонни Вейр." And I was just about to annoy Alice with it since Google Translate was all " that the intentions of Weir's best that neither is..." (excuse me?), but then my dear friend Tatiana Edrenkina came to everyone's rescue with a tweeted translation! Which is this:

Monday, March 19, 2012

For Annie, With Love

Johnny with dear, lovely Ann Henriques 
at the Welcome to My World book signing in Clifton, NJ, 
on February 22, 2011. After she met him that night, 
Annie sent me an email and pictures, including this photo, 
to share her amazing experience with me.
The subject line read simply, "OMG....!"

Friday, March 16, 2012

Until We Meet Again...

Johnny Weir. @ Official Johnny Weir Blog.
Photo tweeted by Johnny 
after his Reborn Garden performance 
with this message: 
"Thank you @JpJweAngels!! 
It is my honor to be here!"

The response from his beloved Japanese Angels.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Artistry on Ice! Plus Random Japan Pics!

Big news!! Johnny will tour again 
with China's "Artistry on Ice" this June 
for the third year in a row!! 
Scheduled show dates for "Artistry on Ice: Red Temptation" 
are June 9 in Taipei, Taiwan; June 12 in Shanghai, China; 
June 15 in Shenzhen, China; and June 17 in Beijing, China. 
More info on his website
I love that the announcement of Johnny's return to the cast 
on the official Artistry on Ice Weibo page concludes 
with this phrase: "Let us look forward with screaming!" 
Yes, let's! And may the cavalcade of Weibo pics and vids 
be everything it was last year and more...

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Johnny in Japan: So Much Happy

Johnny Weir. Photo © Ineko Nakagawa @ Official Johnny Weir Blog.
Johnny is delighted to hug one of his many "beauties
who came to greet him upon his arrival 
at Narita airport in Tokyo last Thursday.
Photo courtesy of Ineko Nakagawa
who captioned this, "Super close-up." Love it.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Back to the Future. Again.

Johnny Weir. Photo © Tatiana Edrenkina @ Official Johnny Weir Blog.
Johnny in Russia, December 2011. 
Absolutely stunning photo © Tatiana Edrenkina
Please click twice for full-size view. 
So beautiful. Thank you, Tanya, 
for sharing your gift with all of us!

Kayso you may be wondering why we're featuring a (simply gorgeous) photo from December 11, 2011, when today is March 1, 2012....