Hal Bodner is the author of the best selling gay vampire novel, Bite Club and the lupine sequel, The Trouble With Hairy. He tells people he was born in East Philadelphia because so few people know where Cherry Hill, New Jersey is located. The first person he saw ever saw was the doctor who delivered him, C. Everet Coop, the future US Surgeon General. Thus, Hal was ironically destined to become a heavy smoker.
He moved to West Hollywood in the 1980s and has rarely left the city limits during the past several decades. Hal is so WeHo-centric that he cannot find his way around Beverly Hills, the next town over. Hal has been an entertainment lawyer, a scheduler for a 976 sex telephone line, a theater reviewer and the personal assistant to a television star. He once owned Heavy Petting, a pet boutique where all the movie stars shopped for their Pomeranians. He also owned an exotic bird shop.
Hal has also written a few erotic paranormal romances -- which he refers to as “supernatural smut” -- most notably In Flesh and Stone and For Love of the Dead. His comic gay super hero trilogy will debut in 2015 with Fabulous in Tights to be followed soon thereafter by A Study in Spandex. He has recently agreed to write a series of mystery novellas featuring a gay detective and his sidekick, the madam of a bordello.
Hal recently married a man roughly half his age who had no idea that Liza Minnelli and Judy Garland were related. He believes that the use of hair dye is rarely an adequate substitute for .
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