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Newspaper Outs S&M Bondage Strangulation Victim

Both the New York Post and New York Daily News have been covering the story of the sad bastard S&M enthusiast who nearly choked to death in a East 33rd Street dungeon. The victim, who was found turning blue while hanging from a dungeon room, had been paying the club $100 an hour to strip him naked, dress him up in a dog collar, nipple clamps and women’s shoes and to put him in bondage. Club employees were checking on him frequently, but somewhere along the line he started to choke.

The New York Daily News put in an update piece that was pretty genteel, opting not to name the victim and playing with a cover story (“he was found unconscious on the streets”) while interviewing his wife, who was unaware of the whole S&M shenanigan.

But then the New York Post went in for the kill, named the victim (a 67-year-old retired college professor from Montreal) and informed his wife that her husband nearly died in a dungeon:

He retired three years ago after teaching for 30 years at Vanier College, a two-year junior college in the Ville St. Laurent section of Montreal, said the school’s math-department coordinator, Fred Mayer.
His wife, who declined to give her first name, said, “I thank God that my husband is still alive.”
She asked a reporter to tell her the full story, and when it was finished, she said, “Oh, my gosh, I can’t believe this.”

Stay classy, New York Post.

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