Tony Smith

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Trend Watch: Snakes Are Not Your Playthings, People

    ​There's a recurring theme that keeps popping up on our radar, and we're going to have to go ahead and mention it for all sorts of reasons, but mostly because, after thinking about it long and hard and engaging in a vigorous session of Rock-Paper-Scissors with Foster to finally settle the issu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Live: Disco Lives At Vince Aletti's Book Party

    ​ Vince (top left) surveys his empire. Pics by Puja Patel​ Vince Aletti celebrated the release of his book The Disco Files (1973-1978) last night at Santos' Party House by reminding us that disco still exists. Now known for his photography reviews in the New Yorker, he also served as th ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 29, 2009


    A fond look back at the disco underground

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2008

    Live: Lou Reed at the Highline Ballroom's First Birthday Party

    CREDIT Lou Reed Highline Ballroom May 5 When newlywed Lou Reed took the stage for the Highline Ballroom's first birthday party in a loose leather shirt that looked less leathery than his 66-year old face, the songwriter spread his arms. It wasn't quite a triumphant acknowledgement, it wasn't quit ... More >>

  • Film

    October 9, 2007

    Patron Saint

    Sam Wagstaff, reconsidered

  • Art

    May 1, 2007

    Black in the Day

    Does L.A. sculptor Sterling Ruby know where he's going?

  • Art

    September 12, 2006
  • Art

    March 20, 2001
  • Music

    April 25, 2000