Sex and the City
“How many people here have I fucked?” called out an exuberant Annie Sprinkle to the crowd Tuesday night at the Museum of Sex. The group had gathered for the reunion of “The Golden Girls of Porn,” as the panel discussion was billed. She got a few laughs, and some raised hands when she asked how many had seen her cervix in her infamous stage show.
The Q&A was led by Ms. Sprinkle’s partner, Elizabeth Stephens and also featured Veronica Hart, Gloria Leonard, Candida Royalle and Veronica Vera—each exuberant, proud and, at times, wistful as they recounted their careers in the adult business. Fittingly, they formed their support group, Club 90, named for Ms. Sprinkle’s nearby former apartment at 90 Lexington Avenue, in 1983, and have met semi-regularly ever since; all were bridesmaids at Ms. Vera’s wedding to artist Stuart Cottingham this past weekend.
“I’m kind of a homebody,” said Kristin Davis.
The buxom 32-year-old former Manhattan madam, who operated a high-class prostitution ring, valued at a reported $5 million, prior to her three-and-a-half-month jail sentence last year, was speaking to reporters on Wednesday night, March 25, at the Safari-themed Cain Luxe nightclub on West Read More
Comedian Janeane Garofalo will be among the performers at a January 14 fund-raiser for Yetta Kurland, who is trying to unseat City Council Speaker Christine Quinn.
Last year, Kurland had a fund-raiser on Fire Island where one of the featured guests was late-night cable show host Robin Byrd. Read More
Last night at a party for The Atlantic Monthly‘s 150th anniversary, held on the stage of the NYU student center auditorium, the aging cable-access porn star Robin Byrd was looking around the room. She saw Robert DeNiro, and locked in.
"Hello!" she said, touching his right arm.
"Hi" he replied.
"Hi," she said, curling a Read More
Maria Callas’ Abortion Debate
None of the news in Greek Fire , Nicholas Gage’s new book about the love affair between Aristotle Onassis and Maria Callas, made as much of a splash as the author’s revelation about the couple’s love child. Mr. Gage, a Greek-born former New York Times correspondent, wrote that contrary to Read More