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Azzadine Alaia Ride The Stars

Azzadine Alaia was born in Tunis, Tunisia, an ancient city dating back to Carthage. His family were wheat farmers, but his glamorous older sister nurtured his love of fashion and his mother’s friend gave the young man VOGUE magazine. Elegance extraordinaire. After studying at Tunis’ École des Beaux-Arts Azzadine lied about his age and migrated […]

Amber Rayne – A Late RIP

From 2004 to her retirement from the Adult Video Industry in 2015 Amber Rayne ran wild as a goddess of lust over the screen of TVs and computers. Her performances covered every genre from lesbianism, no holds barred, and her heart’s delight, bondage. Sadly Amber passed from this Earth in 2016. A victim of a […]

Brian Saltern RIP

Brian and I met at the Jefferson Theater where I was doorman at the Weinstein’s fabulous after-hours extravaganza in 1980. We remained friends through the years. He let me in where he worked and I did the same. He was a gentleman on every occasion. Sadly he has left this mortal coil at the tender […]

FASTER PUSSYCAT KILL KILL / Tura Santana

The South Shore Drive-In was located off 128 outside of Boston over the Blue Hills from my suburban development of split-level houses. No one went to the twin screens in the daytime, but on summer nights my father drove my mother and their six children to the open-air theater, where we watched THE TEN COMMANDMENTS […]

PRINCE RIP

Prince’s first show was at the Minneapolis’ Capri Theater on January 5, 1979. Throughout his long career the rock star performed his music at 1,332 concerts. I was lucky enough to catch his Palladium gig in December 1981. Richie Boy, my coke connection, and I was walking down West 14th Street and the concert hall’s […]