The Flaming Suckers
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It is easy to imagine that someone once would've imagined Flaming Suckers a clever covert allusion to gay men. After all you know how we all act and what we really want to do. Equally you can imagine a harried editor just slapping the words on and moving to the next work for fire novel.
In that the guy in the bad pant's closet? I'd always pictured being in the closet uncomfortable but that looks singularly so. And the use of the short-lived term "homophile" is an odd, almost gay-friendly touch.