Homage to the Frying Pan
Joe My God pays tribute to the Frying Pan, an old lightship that was for years the vessel for the kickoff bash of the Saint-at-Large's famous Black Party, "where several hundred men danced in its spooky hold," recalls Joe, "risking tetanus and a few other things." (The Saint, for short-timers, was a legendary dance club in the old East Village.)
Joe's readers also reminisce: "It brings back great memories from when the ship was a tourist attraction in Southport, NC, in the early 80s. I went to visit it with a guy I was dating at the time. When below deck, he gave me a terrific blowjob. I looked out one of the portholes and could see the feet of other tourists walking by."
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