BLOG IN FULL ORDER Hey! You! Get Out of My Way! Part1 I love New York. Don’t get me wrong, I honestly love New York. I think that I liked it better when it was scary and full of crime though. It kept you on your toes. Not to mention all the day to day drama. The looking over your shoulder to see who or what might be lurking in the shadows. This was the 80’s, the fabulous 80’s. Back when I had a Flock of Seagulls hairdo and people knew what Kajagoogoo meant. Back then when someone was [...]
Back in the early to mid 1980′s signs started popping up above the buddy booths of a west side pornographic theater/bookstore that catered to married, bi sexual and gay men. “Anyone caught engaging in sex with another person will be asked to leave,” was one of the signs posted and ”No sex on the premises,” a manager promptly tells customers before snatching the $10.00 dollars (to enter the theater section) out of their hands. ”It is illegal to have anal and oral intercourse in public, by order of the New York City Health Department,” was another one of the signs [...]
The Adonis theatre at 839 Eighth Avenue in the Times Square district it started life in September 1921 as the Tivoli Theater. In 1975 it became one on New York‘s most popular adult all male porn film theaters, the Adonis Theater, which operated successfully until it was sold in 1994, and was demolished in 1995. My partner was in the Adonis in 1990 and remembers a lot going on inside in different sections of the theater. He also mentioned about some of the interiors, bathrooms and the balcony of the old theater that were shown in the movie trailer. Note: This movie is [...]
Classic footage from the gay “landmark” Christopher street Bookstore in New York City on Hudson street, courtesy of HomosapienNYC. Thank you, enjoy!