Anderson's Cooper's Boyfriend Is Starting Bedlam

Anderson's Cooper's Boyfriend Is Starting Bedlam

That's the new bar "inspired by London's infamous psychiatric hospital" which Eastern Bloc's Benjamin Maisani (a/k/a Anderson's man) and Pablo Raimondi are opening any moment now at 40 Avenue C.

I'm told that Bedlam's decor is reminiscent of "the lat- 19th-century gentleman's club/parlor: think Robert Louis Stevenson and Edith Wharton.

"The walls have been papered in Victorian-era novels and dictionaries and furnished with a collection of anatomical prints from the period, cases of oddities and curios, old leather-bound books, a glass case filled with birds and artifacts of natural history.

"Expect a menagerie of taxidermy (North American animals e.g., moose, bear, ram, stag) as well as various other objects of fascination."

If anyone can supply me a punchline that includes a mental hospital, Anderson Cooper, and moose heads, I'll be so grateful I'll meet you by the cases of oddities and curios and toast you with stag juice.

Anderson's Cooper's Boyfriend Is Starting Bedlam
Anderson's Cooper's Boyfriend Is Starting Bedlam

 


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