Post Profile






When Rent Was Cheap and Dance Music Reigned

Halfway through Tim Lawrence’s “Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor: 1980-1983,” a six-hundred-page book about four years in the life of a dozen New York City clubs, there’s a short chapter called “Shrouded Abatements and Mysterious Deaths.” It describes two forces that began warping New York City in the early eighties, neither of them musical, and it elegantly explains how a period of artistic flourishing was squashed.
read more

share

Related Posts


A Tim Burton movie wins the weekend box office for the first time in six years

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Money Game

It's been a while since Tim Burton flexed his box office muscles, but the release of his latest "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children," showed that his unique stories can still draw audiences. The movie, release by Fox, won t...

KU’s Self releases presidential ad

Basketball / NCAA : College Basketball Talk

Under Bill Self, Kansas has won at least a share of the last dozen Big 12 titles. Couple that with two Final Four appearances, and a national championship in 2008, and Self would win a Lawrence mayoral election in a landslide. Proba...

Robin Williams' Widow Opens Up About Her Late Husband's Incurable Neurological Disease

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Two years after the death of Robin Williams, his widow, Susan Schneider Williams, has published an essay titled “The Terrorist Inside My Husband’s Brain” detailing the neurological disorder that led Robin to take his own life. Read ...

Dealing with State Farm Insurance Sucks

Business & Finance : Huffington Post: Business Blog

Six weeks ago my home was flooded by a broken refrigerator pipe two apartments above mine. Luckily our coop building requires a generous insurance policy so while we stepped on our hardwood floors to discover small squirting fountai...

Lauren Graham Premieres 'Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life' in NYC

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Just Jared

Lauren Graham goes for an all-black ensemble as she hits the red carpet for the premiere of her latest movie Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life on Saturday (October 1) in New York City. The 49-year-old actress was joined at t...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC