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Calendar, Night&Day Drink Up

Drink Up

Some songs make you laugh. Other songs make you cry. “Our Lips Are Sealed” makes you gay. As does “True Colors” and “I Will Survive,” and so much by Madonna. “Maria” from The Sound of Music certainly makes you gay,…
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Calendar, Night&Day Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

I could've anticipated a documentary about the New York Dolls, the cross-dressing band that lit NYC on fire in the early '70s. After all, the group counted Johnny Thunders as a member, and it famously instigated punk (not to mention…
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Film, Ragged Doll

Ragged Doll

There are two audiences for the movie New York Doll: Those who know the lyrics to such songs as "Vietnamese Baby" and "Pills" (and probably formed a band or two after memorizing them), and those who know David Johansen only…
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Music, Hear This Hear This

Hear This

Morrissey fans know that, aside from James Dean and Oscar Wilde, pioneering '70s glam rockers the New York Dolls remain one of the most vital influences on the moody crooner's life, and he has thrown more light in their direction…
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The House of Tudor

This Grand National Banjo Champion displayed more than chops on his three highly innovative solo bluegrass projects for Rounder, but just as purists had settled down and embraced Tony Furtado as the banjo's modern-day champion, he picked up a slide…
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