Recently Dead: Lou Reed

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Lou Reed, a hugely influential songwriter who helped shape nearly fifty years of rock music, died today on Long Island. He was 71. The cause of his death is unknown, but Reed underwent a liver transplant in May. His career and accomplishments over 50+ years are almost too numerous to list. With the Warhol produced band The Velvet Underground in the ... See the Rest

Quote Unquote: Joe Dallesandro

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"I get many questions about the song 'Walk on the Wild Side'. First, I never met Lou Reed until after I'd moved to Europe. Second, I was 18 and married with a child when I filmed Flesh and worked at the Factory answering phones and other jobs Monday through Friday. I did not hang out at the Factory, and rarely went out with the group unless it had ... See the Rest

Never Once Gave It Away

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Little Joe Never Once Gave It Away

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Everybody had to pay and pay. (via popular sizes)   ... See the Rest

THE DAILY FREAK SHOW: JAMES INTERVIEWS HOLLY WOODLAWN

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James St. James and Thairin Smothers visited Warhol Superstar Holly Woodlawn for her 64th birthday, and James got to have a fascinating sit-down interview with the legend (and subject of Lou Reed's "Walk On The Wild Side"). They talked about her early years in NYC, getting discovered by Andy Warhol and Paul Morrissey, her experience shooting Trash ... See the Rest

THE DAILY FREAK SHOW: JAMES INTERVIEWS JOE DALLESANDRO

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James has a lively and revelatory interview with Warhol superstar and iconic sex symbol Joe Dallesandro in WOW's basement (formerly the legendary punk club The Masque). Their conversation spans Joe's life from his days posing nude in Muscle Physique magazines at 15, to his years in Warhol's Factory starring in Paul Morrissey films, and the years ... See the Rest

Turning the Page

On Saturday, May 30, the "Bettie Page: Heaven Bound" show at the World of Wonder Storefront Gallery comes to an end. As a final sendoff, we'll be hosting a Bettie Page lookalike contest judged by the show's curator Lenora Claire, RuPaul's Drag Race panelist Santino Rice, and legendary Andy Warhol superstar Joe Dallesandro. "Like Bettie," says ... See the Rest

Turning the Page

On Saturday, May 30, the "Bettie Page: Heaven Bound" show at the World of Wonder Storefront Gallery comes to an end. As a final sendoff, we'll be hosting a Bettie Page lookalike contest judged by the show's curator Lenora Claire, RuPaul's Drag Race panelist Santino Rice, and legendary Andy Warhol superstar Joe Dallesandro. "Like Bettie," says ... See the Rest