Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Welcome to the Oas-ice

Gorgeous fan art tweeted by Zoe Cheng 
to offer this thrilling reminder: 
We're now about 100 days out 
from Johnny's first Grand Prix event! 
Cannot. Wait.
(Hence the countdown clocks in the sidebar
and also here....)

Kayso between dragging myself through the hottest July on record in Chicago...

...and gasping for actualfax coverage of the Summer Olympics...

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Random Wednesday Roundup

Johnny at the Ice House last Thursday,
greeting fans and signing autographs. 
Photo tweeted by @D_Galano21: 
"Just met professional figure skater Johnny Weir. 

OK! Here's a quick roundup of a bunch of stuff you've probably already seen that happened while I was busy having a life—

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

"I’m Doing What I Want to Do, and Nothing Else"

Johnny in Russia, December 2011. 
All photos © Tatiana Edrenkina.

Johnny Weir: 
“At Heart, I’m an Old Russian Woman"
Interview in Sport Express 
posted 06-06-2012
by Slava Malamud
translated by Tatiana Edrenkina
(Parts 1 and 2 available here;
Parts 3 and 4 here.)

Monday, July 16, 2012

The New Johnny Weir: "I Have Never Been So Energized to Fight"

Johnny shows off his Russian-flag-inspired manicure 
at the Russian fan meeting, December 2011. 
Photo © Tatiana Edrenkina.

So today we continue—for no reason at all other than that I love these pics and this interview and I want everybody to read it—our translation of Johnny's interview with Sport Express with parts 3 and 4, translated by the lovely Tatiana Edrenkina and graced with some random new picspam from the Russian fan meeting last December, also by Tati, because she's awesome, and also because yay Russia.