We received more than a few nods of approval for last week's cover story, "The 50 Most New York City Albums Ever," regarding our #1 pick -- Illmatic by Nas -- but many weren't as happy with the order and selections for the other 49.
Junior Vasquez holds down District 36
This Saturday, October 8, at District 36, legendary DJ Junior Vasquez celebrates his 62nd birthday, a perfect chance for me to hit up the honorary Latino with some highly danceable questions about how he's kept flourishing after all these years and how the club scene has changed. His answers:
The Saint At Large's Black Party at Roseland is that hedonistic freefall of a circuit party, where if you don't engage in all kinds of reckless and enjoyable things, they take away your gay card. Well, here's an anonymous (as it were) reader's first-person account of the deliciously debauched goings ... More >>
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 >>
Reminisces on last night's, last year's, and the last half-decade's parties as Fly Life turns five
The Kevin Aviance assault proves gay bashing is alive and well in New York City
Beforeand afterthe parade passes by
Table 50 gets a makeover; Malcolm Gladwell gets stalked
In the wake of Katrina, clubs step it up with benefit shows
Frank Owen's Party Line
God Must Have Spent a Little More Time on Todays Pop Gospel
The City's Clubs Ring in 2001 on Full Plates
Superclub Battles the City While Banking on Going National
Does Leather Go With Lace? Why Not?
Is Trance the Future Top 40?