Jack Frost and the Secular Pantheon
WikipediaSaturday marks Lucille Ball's 100th birthday. Those of us who grew up watching I Love Lucy (and later, The Lucy Show) on Nick at Nite and TV Land know what an amazing comedic talent she was. But for all of the wails of "waahhhhh" and all the "'splainin'" she had to do, she was also ... More >>
John Hansen, The Christine Jorgensen StoryThere seems to be a bottomless well of these. Screen fame obviously equals a throbbing desire to get into heels if you're a man and a bowler hat if you're a dame. These are thanks to the J.C. Suares-edited book, Hollywood Drag. Let the glamorous, a ... More >>
Requiem for a dreamland
I detest loud people and in fact I don't trust anyone who barrels up to me at a club and starts screeching about their various projects in between singing snippets of radio hits and clanking their clunky jewelry. I have much more affinity for someone with mystery and surprise--i.e., who's FUCKING QU ... More >>
The Zipper is packed up and on a flatbed truck. The Zipper and The Spider are both heading for an amusement park in Honduras, according to the New York Post. The call to arms has gone out on the Coney Island Message Board: Rally for Astroland. Noon. Sunday. Surf Avenue Entrance to Astroland. Se ... More >>
Will this be the winter of Coney's discontent?
Only in the early '70s could Elliott Gould have been a matinee idol. Since then? The Brooklyn schlemiel's long goodbye.
Erotic obsession and cold, cruel truths about unrequited love
Rebels with inner cause: O death where is thy sting-a-ling-a-ling?
Art, Commerce, and the Persistence of Mammaries
Into the Future Aboard Electroluxes
Worlds Hardest Movie Quiz 2001