In the video for Jonny McGovern's song "Sexy Nerd," guys strip down from cardigan sweaters, bow ties and pocket protectors to tighty-whities and black-rimmed glasses as McGovern sings, "Take your clothes off, but leave your glasses on . . . I need a man to sit on my laptop and open my download." T ... More >>
In a mass email, promoter Daniel Nardicio points out what a cliché it is that people run around saying how "crazy busy" they are all the time. It's not enough to say one's simply busy these days--you have to add "crazy" to it for effect, so you can impress everyone with how incredibly popular and/o ... More >>
I'm hearing that stars who'll be gracing Cherry Grove's Ice Palace with performances this summer will include... Chita Rivera Margaret Cho John Waters
Recently, promoter Daniel Nardicio celebrated his 1000th party by throwing an underwear bash par excellence at Rebel, which was filled with guys in their skivvies, plus me and my friends. One of those pals was celebrated photographer Patrick McMullan, whom I sent into the trenches to document the h ... More >>
After the exhilaration of my Disco Extravaganza on Sunday night, it made perfect sense to grab a bunch of friends and sweep off to Daniel Nardicio's 1000th party--an underwear bash extraordinaire held at the West 30th Street club Rebel. There was just one problem. Only one of us wanted to take our ... More >>
Last year in Cherry Grove, Daniel Nardicio presented Alan Cumming and special guest Liza Minnelli in concert, and it became the buzzy event of the whole gay summer. Those two were pretty delectable together. (And there was that Cabaret connection, so seeing them do a cabaret act made "duh" kind of ... More >>
This past summer, Liza Minnelli made a sensation by appearing as a guest star for Alan Cumming at a couple of shows at Cherry Grove's Ice Palace, produced by Daniel Nardicio. The gays of a certain age hadn't been so stimulated since Liza's mama played Carnegie Hall. And that wasn't the last excite ... More >>
Yesterday, I told you about the illustrious Mr Nude Belvedere pageant held at Daniel Nardicio's Spartacus bash at the Belvedere Guest House in Cherry Grove. It was everything Miss America should be. Well, below is the photo of the fablous trilogy of finalists.
The "Spartacus" well never runs dry, thanks to Koitz's sumptuous photos of the guys who cavorted around like Roman slaves at the Daniel Nardicio event at the Belvedere on Saturday. Enjoy--and try to keep that fringed leather belt down.
Summer's last gasp was an eye popping one at Cherry Grove's Belvedere Guest House--that sumptuous white palace of refinement and strewn condoms--where I cohosted Daniel Nardicio's Spartacus bash on Saturday. The pool area and private deck were filled with guys upon guys (along with Nardicio and DJ ... More >>
Fire Island is a land of high culture where all the cognoscenti indulge in tony pursuits like underwear parties and cabaret concerts--thank God! And here's proof--some feisty images from Daniel Nardicio's underwear bash at the Ice Palace (which I hosted), plus a fully clothed shot from Nardicio's p ... More >>
She was there! Onstage! At the Ice Palace in Cherry Grove, Fire Island, as presented by Daniel Nardicio (above photo, yellow shirt)! Doing two shows! And I hear she got a nice week in Fire Island with her friends, so it was a lovely experience all around. But let's start at the top. On Fri ... More >>
Sometimes it's just so easy to make a deft statement.
And it's big, brother! This is a promo Will Wikle shot to promote a Daniel Nardicio undies party coming up in Fire Island.
This past weekend, it seemed like every single person on the island approached me with their own version of what--or who--they think caused last year's fire at the Pines. Whatever theory you plug into--and whether or not you're convinced that the insurance money in escrow will cover the massive rec ... More >>
I recently linked to another column's report that designer Calvin Klein and his young boyfriend, Nick Gruber, were on a break from each other as the world wept.
This just came in from promoter Daniel Nardicio: "I've been meeting with Calvin Klein boyfriend Nick Gruber to discuss his future... and I like the kid. "He really wants to be in Playgirl, but since I quit the mag in June they've been floundering (this month's cover model is a mess) so I p ... More >>
You've already read my amazing column about why I hate nightlife. Well, now promoter Daniel Nardicio, who's been the victim of other people's bad party pushing, wants to share his pain about that: His list of no-nos: 1) Sending text messages which say "Hey! I haven't seen you in awhile! C ... More >>
Go-Go Harder proves that New York is the best place to go, go, go
A tour of Fire Island, the Hamptons, the anti-Hamptons. All nice. Now it's back to Murray Hill.
As gay marriage becomes the norm, oldsters ask, when did gay life morph into a Jane Austen novel?
No more tooting it up your nose or--if your schnozz is overused--your other orifices. This time, it goes right down the gullet--but don't worry, it'll still make your eyes pop! Sorry, druggies, I'm not talking about actual cocaine. As the warning label on the can states: "This message is ... More >>
It was only a matter of time, kids. This esteemed, prize-winning blog has now become a gala video, courtesy of the New York Film Academy's Geoffray Barbier.
Have I got the one-stop shopping device for you! It's called "L'Intimate" and it's described as "a hidden pleasure" courtesy of some madcap, bizarrely spelled manufacturing label called Misschivus. And l'enough of the thangs fell off the proverbial truck for advice guru Robynne Kamil to hav ... More >>
They all came up at Daniel Nardicio's "Sh*t Show" last night at Bowery Poetry Club, where I gleefully addressed them all as a gossipy guest star. Here are the topics, followed by my educated stabs at responses to them: 1--Natalie Portman didn't do most of her dancing in 'Black Swan', accor ... More >>
Last night at Bowery Poetry Club, host Daniel Nardicio asked the music icon how he categorizes his sexuality. "My sexual orientation?" Moby replied. "Well..."
You read it right here that Playgirl's Daniel Nardicio was going back and forth with Calvin Klein's young beau Nick Gruber about the latter appearing clothesless in the magazine. When things hit a nasty impasse, Nardicio responded: "In three years, when Klein gets tired of blowing you, you' ... More >>
No, not the one about the A-List. I'm talking about Jeffery & Cole Casserole, the program starring Jeffery Self and Cole Escola, which sadly won't have a third season. At Daniel Nardicio's Shit Show last night at Bowery Poets Cafe--where I appeared alongside riotous regulars Bianca Del Rio ... More >>
You know, the guy who sent naked pics of himself to a woman on craigslist, and reportedly went after transsexuals as well. Says Playgirl's Daniel Nardicio:
Geri Visco When I went to Columbia University, there were no drag queens in sight except for an occasional professor who'd accidentally put on his wife's halter top. But the other night at the very same school -- 800 years later, mind you -- the place was positively crawling with them. It ... More >>
Hold onto your designer undies! Playgirl's Daniel Nardicio had a run-in with Nick Gruber, the 21-year-old lover of Mr. "Eternity," Calvin Klein. Says Nardicio:
And they were provided by the guy himself! I'm hearing that promoter/editor Daniel Nardicio has been the recipient of nude shots of one of Logo's A List: New York hunks, the guy sending them over in hopes of getting his ass into Playgirl magazine. And it looks like it might happen. My source says ... More >>
Feast your gaze on the gays vs. the gays. Last week, I blogged about a zingy year-end blurb that had popped up in the gay nightlife publication Next magazine. In it, writer Dan Avery critiqued the Logo reality show A-List: New York, saying the series consists of vapid queens who've done a l ... More >>
Steven Slater's impostor. (via Page Six)Page Six reported today that Steven Slater spent the weekend on a yacht partying with hundreds of other dudes for Playgirl exec Daniel Nardicio's birthday. Thing is, the picture they ran with the item was not of Slater, but of some dude that kinda-maybe ... More >>
"Everything's gonna hang out. We're talking full johnson," Levi Johnston's manager told TMZ about the Playgirl shoot that Sarah Palin's worst nightmare is doing on November 16. Or maybe he meant full Johnston. In any case, that doesn't mean some shots might not include undies too, if just to ... More >>
Out and about, and then back here to walk in Nancy Sinatra's boots.
The annual HX Awards were held last night—in Chelsea, of course—and the gay bar mag's winners turned out to be an illustrious bunch of drag queens and bartenders, though some of them strangely forgot to leave their own happy hours and show up to accept. The winners I most remember are: Best Dra ... More >>
Why isn't anyone fucking anymore?
Yeah, my hot list, compared with the others, which aren't so hot
The nuts over at Disney want to keep that company's clean-scrubbed followers away from jizz buckets, rim queens, and other gay raunch. According to both HX and Next magazines, promoter Daniel Nardicio has heard from Disney reps because his site, thedcard.com, provides an entree to free dirty events ... More >>
Whereand howmen party in this town
New Year's resolutions, many of which are likely to be broken by the time you read this
Table 50 gets a makeover; Malcolm Gladwell gets stalked