Monthly Archives: December 2013

Eyes In The Sky

The FAA announced plans to allow Alaska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Texas and Virginia to test drones for commercial use starting in 2015. The BBC reported that the head of the FAA, Michael Huerta, said safety would be the priority as it considers approval for unleashing the unmanned aircraft into US skies to provide […]


Last month Area held a re-union party to celebrate the lives of the club-goers. I skipped the event to babysit my landlord’s two children. Area wasn’t really my scene. I was living in Paris throughout its heyday. The doorman Joe Breeze couldn’t stand me, but the bouncers were part of my crew. I entered without […]

Richard’s Ride

Back in the 90s I ran into Richard Hell in the West Village. He was getting into a purple Barracuda. Cynthia Sley from the Bush Tetras was wowed by the car. Me too. It was very cool and he was a legend. Just listen to BLANK GENERATION

Duck Dynasty Demise

The year is 2013. Criminalizing homosexuality is a losing battle for the God-fearing GOP, yet gays are a target of hatred for many Americans. Faggot remains a popular insult among the young and mainstream media regularly portrayed counter-culture sexuality as an aberration. Straight men are scared of queers. This week GQ published an interview with […]

Why Then Matters

Several months ago I was at a party in Williamsburg. My tales of hitchhiking, bareback sex, and cocaine nightclubs mesmerized a clutch of true believers and a young girl holding a PBR asked, “When did then end?” “Then?” “Then.” The question was shared her friends’ inquisitive eyes. “There is nothing like then now.” “Nothing like […]