Spencer Morgan is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. His column Men of Manhattan appears in the New York Observer. He is a contributing editor at Playboy magazine.

Former American Idol hopeful Constantine Maroulis is now a Broadway star in Rock of Ages—and also, a cougar magnet. The Daily Beast’s Spencer Morgan takes the crooner out hunting for style.

As this weekend’s gay pride parades rise to new heights of respectability, The Daily Beast goes off the beaten path to attend “Leather Pride Day,” an old-school, X-rated orgy of outrageous behavior.