Michael Musto

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  • 2 years ago

    "I'm fameish," slapstick chanteuse Lady Rizo deadpanned to me, understandably sounding a tiny bit bitter. Funny, Rizo doesn't look fameish. She looks like a major talent who can wow an audience with her "caburlesque" antics and who would have been...

  • 2 years ago | Nightlife

    I'm no Woodward or Bernstein, but I was at the forefront of getting out the buzz on the famed club kid slaying when word started percolating in 1996. I had chronicled Michael Alig's rise and fall from day one. I was the first one to write about hi...

  • 2 years ago | Nightlife

    XL--the gay dance club that's attached to the Out NYC hotel--has gone through some changes this year, including the letting go of co-owners John Blair and Beto Sutter, who resurfaced with a hit party at Stage 48 on Saturdays, thereby giving them h...

  • 2 years ago | Celebs

    And that's good because she gets to play them a lot. She's brill as the rotten cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester on Glee. And in Broadway's Annie revival, she's just stepped into the part of the sour orphanage lady Miss Hannigan, the one whose driv...

  • 2 years ago | Advice

    It happened to me twice in the last couple of years. Two people I bitterly broke up with reached out on Facebook, filling me with a large mixed salad of weird feelings. My immediate response was being surprised and actually flattered that, after s...

  • 2 years ago | music

    The role of Evita Peron has appealed through the years to grand divas like Patti LuPone, Faye Dunaway, Madonna, and that Argentinian woman from last year. But did you know that froggy-voiced, bulging-eyed British vaudeville entertainer slash actre...

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