Okay, enough sad stuff. Time to get back to my usual nonsense, don't you think?
The item of clothing on your left is known as a "wrestling singlet." They come in all sorts of designs and colors, are made of Spandex (TM) and make sure everyone at the meet knows when a wrestler is a little too excited about pinning (or getting pinned by) his opponent, if you know what I mean (wink, wink, nudge nudge). I tried to choose as demure an image as possible for this post, just so my readers wouldn't get fired when they opened it at work. But trust me when I say that GoogleImages offered up more than a few images of wrestling singlets that seemed more suited for porn sites, than my silly little blog.
Anyway, YouTube poster simianbrother added his own tribute to all things Spandex (TM) back in 2009 but it seems to just now have caught the eye of gay news blogger Andy Towle, and consequently, mine. Here (via) is simianbrother's version of Backstreet Boys' "I Want It That Way:"
At my age, the video sort of made me feel like gay Pedobear, but I can certainly understand simianbrother's appreciation of the garment... Dear D was a wrestler in high school. I was going to make a joke about asking him to model his old uniform, but I know he'd hate me for it (ain't I a stinker?).