Nelson Sullivan’s Friends, The Fabulous Pop Tarts

Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato formed a disco-pop-rock duo called The Fabulous Pop Tarts. They were friends with Videographer Nelson Sullivan, who documented both men on a personal level and their Performances at The Danceteria. They produced two albums, Age of the Thing which included their hit single, “New York City Beat”, and Gagging on … Continue reading Nelson Sullivan’s Friends, The Fabulous Pop Tarts

10 More Thing’s You Don’t Know About Christina

I was looking through my notes for an upcoming blog that I'm working on and I found enough random facts for another 10 things blog. So here is another 10 things you might not know about club kid Christina. https://youtu.be/3Jpv2Qz98SE The contents of her purse: She revealed to Nelson Sullivan that she kept the following … Continue reading 10 More Thing’s You Don’t Know About Christina

Nelson Sullivan On His Film Style And Vision Of The Future

Nelson Sullivan is most well known for his unique documentation of NYC life in during the 1980's His camera caught many fascinating, over the top personalities and his footage is still being viewed three decades later. Here is some of what Nelson, himself had to say about his filming technique, his influences and his thoughts on the … Continue reading Nelson Sullivan On His Film Style And Vision Of The Future

Club Kid Christina’s Infamous Birthday 1987. What Happened?

What really went down on Christina's infamous birthday party at Tunnel in Manhattan, 1987. There is video of the night but because of the background noise, music and voices it is difficult to hear what is being said. Did she really pull a knife out of her purse and start swinging it around at every one? I don't know, … Continue reading Club Kid Christina’s Infamous Birthday 1987. What Happened?

Nelson Sullivan talks Christina’s Death Details

The last two posts about Club Christina's death were uploaded on my YouTube Channel Retro Room last month. One of the comments pointed me to this video of Nelson Sullivan discussing some of the details of her death on the phone with Michael Musto and apparently Musto couldn't have cared less. The video is called "Getting Ready for the … Continue reading Nelson Sullivan talks Christina’s Death Details

What Happened to “Club Kid” Christina Superstar?

In the late 80's the New York Club scene was the stomping ground of the Club Kids, lead by Michael Alig, a party promoter at the limelight. With over the top costumes and make up that sometimes bordered on grotesque and wild behavior, the club kids became a draw for New York night lifers. They were paid and given … Continue reading What Happened to “Club Kid” Christina Superstar?