The Heart-Stopping Glamour of Donald & Ivana Trump in the 1980s

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Sure, he was a "short-fingered vulgarian" with weird hair even back then, but there was something compelling about Donald Trump in the 1980s, when he burst onto the New York social ... See the Rest

Society Fashion Designer Arnold Scassi Dies

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Uptown designer Arnold Scaasi –  whose pouffy, polka-dotted, beaded, and big-bowed gowns were staples for giddy society debs and stalwart Park Avenue ... See the Rest

Meet Dee Dee Delux – Artist Greer Lankton’s Creepy (But Oh-So-Fab) Alter Ego

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Greer Lankton was the iconic trans artist known for creating lifelike dolls that were often modeled on friends and celebrities like ... See the Rest

Clubkid Paintings For Sale! Unseen by the Public Since 1990!

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Somebody sent me this Craigslist offering: "For sale: a set of TEN (10) Original Acrylic on Canvas CLUB KIDS Paintings, done by Famed Pop Artist Clayton LeFevre in the late 1980s. Each painting is ... See the Rest

#FashionFlashback: Claude Montana’s 1984 Shoulder Pad INSANITY!

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1984 was the year shoulder pads went MASSIVE. It was the go-go '80s, remember, the era of conspicuous consumption when we all wanted MORE! MORE! MORE! and BIGGER! BIGGER! BIGGER! The economy was flush with new money, Wall Street was bangin', and in our coke-addled minds we ... See the Rest

DragCon Panel: “Clubland Fashion Through the Decades” with MILK, the Boulet Brothers, and ME


It's a rollicking romp through decades of drag queens, clubkids, and nightlife legends with your panel hosts the oh-so-Seussian Boulet BrothersRuPaul's Drag Race season six legend-in-the-making MILK and myself. Topics include: ... See the Rest

Andy’s Randy Summer: Christie’s Online Auction of Andy Warhol’s LGBT-Themed Works

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Now through Thursday (June 25th), it's a fabulous once-in-a-lifetime online auction at Christie's of over 100 Warhol photographs, prints and drawings "in which the ... See the Rest

Former Clubkid Ernie Glam Has Written a Novel “The Darkest Tunnel”

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Clubkid journalist and "fashion extremist" Ernie Glam has published a new novel set in the New York club scene, circa 1989. From the See the Rest