“And now, Joey, I’m going to tell you a little more about my lonely nights in New York, how I walk up and down Broadway, turning in… Read more “Henry Miller in New York”
“Crusty old cadavers, flatback girls, midnight cowboys, old-time vaudevillians, brain-damaged evangelists, freaks, addicts, zombies—what’s not to love?” “Times Square’s most miserable, ghastly forms simmer in a witches’… Read more “Tales of Times Square”
“It was far too dangerous for Burroughs himself to score in the battle zone of Alphabet City (avenues A,B, and C), so that Stew and other friends… Read more “William S. Burroughs in New York”
The Rise and Fall of America’s Most Notorious Street. Documentary by High Rising Productions available on the Blu-Ray of Pieces. An excerpt from 42nd Street: River to… Read more “42nd Street Memories”
Charlie Ahearn, who directed such Mean Street classics as The Deadly Art of Survival and Wild Style, put together this compilation of documentary footage from Times Square,… Read more “Doin’ Time in Times Square”
The birth of punk rock at CBGB, as filmed by Amos Poe and Ivan Kral. As a bonus, check out this trailer for Night Lunch, the film that… Read more “The Blank Generation”
“There was a place on Rivington Street where you could rent cameras really cheaply, and people buying dope would line up and they’d yell at me like… Read more “Blank City: New York No Wave”
Awesome VH1 documentary about NYC 1977.