Michael Alig was released from prison last week. In the months leading up to his release, and the days since, Alig has been interviewed by Vanity Fair.com, People.com, Huffington Post Live, Inside Edition, Rolling Stone, Deadspin and The Daily Beast. He's scored writing gigs for the New York Post, W ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
Peter Gatien is the notorious club owner who brought us New York's unbridled playpen the Limelight until being deported to Canada for tax evasion. Well, my Canadian friend Grant Ramsay tells me about the club Gatien opened up there (but left a few months ago):
You read it here first! (Whatever it is.)
Plus sizing up other leading ladies, nightlife crime, and Tony hopefuls.
"One of Canada's most famous deportees, club lord Peter Gatien, is apparently o-u-t at CiRCA. That's the spot he opened in Toronto in 2007." Was the oft-troubled onetime owner of New York's Limelight ousted again? Stay tuned and see.
A friend of mine in Canada, Grant Ramsay, just forwarded me a letter from the new issue of Fab magazine, which screeches against deported club king Peter Gatien for supposedly turning his one eye against the gays. Gatien’s Toronto club CiRCA not only has weird typography, it apparently has some bi ... More >>
Devout banter about a very different Bible class, plus sleuthing about Sleuth and ragging on Rita
Michael Shannon flies first-class in a new thriller; Olbermann gets an award named after a former thriller. Plus other gnats and tats.
Halloween triggers another hellish series of misfortunes for New York nightlife
Kid Robot's "secret" store opens up with toys by The Daily Show, rapper Lupe Fiasco, and more
19962005: from Aids in Africa to 9-11, Clinton's blowjob to Cindy Sheehan
Club Kid Flick Needs a Bump, and Dee Dee's Home Alone
Frank Owen's Party Line
Clubland Potentate David Marvisi Gets the Rug Pulled Out From Under Him
Young Fresh Fellows Seek Same
The Polices Sunday-Night Tunnel Vision
Superclub Battles the City While Banking on Going National
The World-Famous Staten Island Hip-Hop Collective Has a Government Informer Working Within Its Ranks; at the Same Time, the Group Is Being Investigated by the Feds for Gunrunning. Coincidence?
A New Scandal Threatens the Club Owners License
Club Kids Cry Rape; Moral Panic Ensues
My spies say that Playgirl is planning to run nude beach shots of Ricky Martin, presumably revealing la pinga loca.
Steven Lewis: Villain or Scapegoat?
The View From Gatien's Camp
On HBO, Falcon talks about his burgeoning drama career. Kidding he talks about his penis.
The politics of dancing: what's behind the campaign to close the Limelight
New details about Tunnel drug overdose allegation
Brigid Berlin read to a stellar old-guard crowd, including Monique Van Vooren, who came late, got everyone's attention, then left early.
Wild Man Chris Paciello Has the Juice at Liquid