Subject:

Michael Alig

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    The Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 1/31/14

    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.

  • Voice Choices

    January 29, 2014

    ONE MORE CHANCE

    Flex and co. revive the tunnel

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    Remembering The Early Days of The Michael Alig Crime Coverage

    I'm no Woodward or Bernstein, but I was at the forefront of getting out the buzz on the famed club kid slaying when word started percolating in 1996. I had chronicled Michael Alig's rise and fall from day one. I was the first one to write about him and was involved in many of his events, celebratin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    I Should Have Been In The Peter Gatien Documentary

    ​I'm the documentary king, having appeared in docs about bisexuality, Paris Hilton, The Boys in the Band, Charles Bush, Jackie Curtis, the Gramercy Hotel, Jack Wrangler, the Roxy, Squeezebox, Michael Lucas, Kiki & Herb, Divine, Vito Russo, Michael Alig, Bert Stern, Quentin Crisp, Joey Arias, F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Michael Alig A No-Show At Nightlife Panel

    ​Last night, I moderated a really fun and informative panel about the history of New York nightlife at the Museum of Arts and Design. On the panel were such formidable presences as Susanne Bartsch, Hattie Hathaway, Desi Monster, and Ladyfag, all ready to share their colorful stories of life a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Michael Alig Has Written a Musical About Lady Gaga

    ​This Saturday night in Toronto, there will be a performance of Of a Monstrous Child: a gaga musical, in which two people play Lady Gaga and someone playing British club provocateur Leigh Bowery is "the electronic emcee." But that's not the shocking part.

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Michael Alig Update! Major Happenings!

    ​The club kid leader/killer is telling people he'll get out this fall. He's been moved out of a maximum security place and into a less strict hangout way upstate, en route to freedom. And having been through a decade and a half of incarceration, what awaits him on release? Well, Alig says t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Michael Alig Update

    ​I recently got booked to be on a panel discussion happening next March, a consortium which would feature all kinds of nightlife personalities from the past, present, and future. And it turned out that one of them is club-kid-leader-turned-club-kid-killer Michael Alig, who's been detained in ... More >>

  • Columns

    May 11, 2010

    Broadway Star Makes AIDS and Jesus Funny!

    The Limelight's born again, and so am I

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Me and Michael Alig: Ah, the Memories

    ​This shot was taken when club kid leader Michael Alig was a rambunctious but creative party thrower, before he lost his shred of conscience and killed a dealer in a fight, with the help of his roommate in 1996.

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Whatever Happened To The Club Kids?

    ​God, how I miss the club kids--those late '80s/early '90s pleasure seekers who ran around night haunts dressed like plushies and working your nerves until entering a K-hole and standing still for four days. I know what happened to SOME of these kids, of course: Michael Alig is in jail, James ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    How Not To Commit Murder

    ​In light of the slaying of Playboy model Jasmine Fiore and last week's pursuit of "person of interest" Ryan Jenkins--along with some knowledge culled from other cases in recent memory--I have some suggestions as to how NOT to carry out a murder and think you can get away with it.

  • Columns

    July 28, 2009

    Club Kids Take Over Dunkin' Donuts!

    Cazwell's 20-minute bashes.

  • Columns

    July 15, 2009

    "Facts of Life" Sweetie Costars with Gay Porn Studs

    Meeting Mindy Cohn in Fort Greene. Side trip to Nashville.

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Mindy Cohn Hangs With The Gay Porn Stars!

    Read my new column here and read an exclusive interview with The Facts of Life's Mindy Cohn--yes, irrepressible, neurotic Natalie--about her new movie, in which she plays a "fruit fly" awash in a world of gogo dancers, porn stars, and Boy Butter. It's a long way from Mrs. Garrett--or is it? In the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Vintage Clip of Club Kid Killer Michael Alig

    Michael Alig, the club kid leader who along with his pal Freeze gruesomely offed a young dealer named Angel Melendez in the mid '90s, will eventually come out of jail, which is why half of New York has double bolted its doors shut while the other half is prepping for the most debauched party of al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    LGBT Criminals Ruin It For Everyone

    Skylar Deleon, the one-time costar of the immortal Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, has been handed the death sentence because he killed a couple, supposedly to get money to finance his own sex change operation. Thanks, a lot, Skylar! You have shamefully joined the hordes of LGBT criminals who have rui ... More >>

  • Columns

    April 1, 2009

    Jim Carrey Pounds a Muscle Bear on All Fours!

    Those darned kids—like Alig, Lindsay, Samantha—will do anything to get attention, won't they? By Michael Musto

  • Columns

    May 29, 2007

    The Unreality Show

    Idol's Carrie channels Christ in Atlantic City. In do-me heels. Get real (like David Hyde Pierce).

  • Columns

    February 27, 2007

    Strange Bedfellows

    Accosted by fat guys, disgusted by Ann Coulter—all side effects of fabulousness

  • NYC Life

    April 4, 2006

    Chelsea Mourning

    Nightclubs get the whip, but the cabaret law is still kicking

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    A New Century

    1996–2005: from Aids in Africa to 9-11, Clinton's blowjob to Cindy Sheehan

  • NYC Life

    May 17, 2005

    Mofos Unite

    Records, blowjobs, and blackouts: The filthy bash turns five

  • NYC Life

    November 16, 2004

    'Fever' Pitch

    Karaoke for a cause in Brooklyn; bitch sessions about bottle service

  • NYC Life

    August 31, 2004

    Operation: Republican

    Fly life goes underground, meets Republicans; billionaires get busted

  • NYC Life

    June 22, 2004

    Prom Date

    Ultragrrrl hosts her prom dates, The Killers; Voice alumni celebrate

  • Columns

    September 16, 2003
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    September 9, 2003
  • Film

    September 2, 2003

    In the Club

    Club Kid Flick Needs a Bump, and Dee Dee's Home Alone

  • Columns

    August 12, 2003
  • Books

    June 10, 2003

    Avenging Angel

    Frank Owen's Party Line

  • Columns

    May 13, 2003
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    January 21, 2003
  • NYC Life

    August 27, 2002
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    August 13, 2002
  • Columns

    July 23, 2002
  • NYC Life

    June 25, 2002
  • Specials

    April 16, 2002
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    March 26, 2002
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    February 26, 2002
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    June 5, 2001
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    July 18, 2000
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    October 19, 1999
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    July 13, 1999

    NY Mirror

    Mr. Mayor, you are so cute, the way you continually fuck with my schedule!

  • News

    April 20, 1999

    Busted in the Tunnel

    The View From Gatien's Camp

  • Columns

    March 30, 1999

    NY Mirror

    On the Academy Awards, I loved the quick cut to Warren and Annette after Whoopi's crack about older men and younger women.

  • Film

    February 9, 1999
  • Columns

    December 8, 1998

    NY Mirror

    Springer loves playing Ed Sullivan to all those lesbian stripper nuns and their disgruntled drug dealers. 'These people don't have

  • Columns

    October 20, 1998

    NY Mirror

    Brigid Berlin read to a stellar old-guard crowd, including Monique Van Vooren, who came late, got everyone's attention, then left early.

  • Columns

    June 23, 1998
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