I ended up at a divey gay bar the other night–stretching, as usual–and at the peak of the evening, the onstage drag queen announced that the guy manning the door had just celebrated turning 21!
Happy birthday, fella!
This was so sweet–until you realized that the person in charge of carding people to get in hadn’t been legal himself until just recently!
And once again, nightlife falls prey to a hilarious irony.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 5, 2011