#PictureThis2 : Arlene Gottfried’s Sometimes Overwhelming

Angel and Woman on Boardwalk, Brighton Beach, 1976.

NSFW: As a girl, Arlene Gottfried went to Woodstock armed with a small 35mm camera that once belonged to her uncle and afterward, her Brooklyn neighborhood offered her plenty to shoot in her in her own neck of the woods. Gottfried spent a lot of time in Coney Island and Brighton Beach, as well as the Manhattan's burgeoning nightclub scene. She says ... See the Rest

Combo Post: Keith Haring + NY Post = A Wedding Gift For Madonna

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The last two posts, the nude guy on the cover of the NY Post and Keith Haring's new exhibit in San Francisco, gave me the idea for this combo post. When Madonna was marrying Sean Penn, Keith was invited to the wedding at took Andy as his date. Around that time, nude pictures of Madonna were published in Penthouse and the Post cover screamed the ... See the Rest

80s Flashback: Michael Jackson & Freddie Mercury’s Long-Lost Duet

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In case you didn't know (I didn't!) the late Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury recorded a few songs together in the 80s, but they were never released. They were a popular bootleg for fans and you once could find them all on YouTube, but they've all been deleted. The surviving members of Queen cleaned 'em up and are releasing them. This one is, ... See the Rest

Kat Graham Giving Us Purple Michael Hoban Life

EXCLUSIVE: Kat Graham wears a 3 piece purple outfit as she heads to club DBA for a Joyrich event with fiance Cottrell Guidry and a friend

Yaaaassss Miss Kat Graham. Love the Michael Hoban North Beach Leather flava she is giving us. Mind you, I have no idea if this really is vintage NB Leather, but let me have this '80's moment, yes? (Photo: Pacific Coast News) ... See the Rest

The Pyramid: An Oral History (Did Someone Say “Oral”?)

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Yes, an oral history of the New York club that served as laboratory/ repertory theater and clubhouse for the likes of John Kelly, Larry Tee, Antony Hegarty of Antony and the Johnsons, RuPaul, Lady Bunny and many, MANY others. The Pyramid was the cornerstone of the East Village scene for those who came to watch the inspired performances. I moved to ... See the Rest

Music Video of the Day: Matt Goss Croons “I Do”

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'80s boybander Matt Goss (of UK sensation Bros) reinvents himself as a silky-smooth Vegas lounge singer and OH you're just going to melt. ... See the Rest

Snap!: Adam Ant, Looking All Kinds of Fabulous

Singer and musician Adam Ant seen at ITV studios in London

I love that Adam is out and about again, being photographed by the paparazzi after his troubling last decade. And I lovelovelove that he's still cooking up new looks at his age. That being said, this IS kind of odd –not sure I would have gone with the mini-ponytails  over the  headband – but more power to him. You be you, gurl. (Photo: Pacific ... See the Rest

Flashback 1986: My (Mercifully) Brief Go-Go Dancing Career

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HA! Thank you, Matthew Neff for tweeting me this video, and 5ninethavenueproject for posting it. It's definitely me. Dancing on a go-go block at Rock 'N Roll Fag Bar, in a jockstrap and white Keds (go figure) and more hair than I ever remember having. Stick through it until you are treated to my once-plump bottom – it was worth the price of ... See the Rest