Here is a list of 6 former club kids that have had run in's with the law over the years. Besides the obvious Micael Alig arrest, of course. Christina Superstar: In the late 80's Christina was taken a way in hand cuffs and escorted her to jail after allegedly assaulting an audience member during one of … Continue reading 6 Club Kids Who’ve Had Run Ins With The Law
Astro Erle, Was a New York, club kid that became prominent during the Disco 2000 era. After hearing about Michael Alig's club kids, Erle left the San Francisco bay area and moved to New York in 1989. Astro quickly became a fixture at Disco 2000, Astro was there every week and was paid with drink tickets. Ernie … Continue reading Club Kid, Astro Erle, What Happened
Born in Columbia one May 1, 1971; Andre "Angel" Menendez was a club Kid that lived in New York City. He was murdered by Michael Alig and Robert "Freeze" Riggs on March 17, 1996. Lets take a look at what is known about him. Andre Menendez was 24 years old. Menendez and his family … Continue reading Club Kid Angel Melendez
Born March 5 1948, Nelson Sullivan was a videographer of New York life in the 1980's. He recorded 1900 hours of video over a 7 year span, documenting the likes of Rupaul, Lipsynca, The Club kids and some of the members of the former Warhol crowd, like Sylvia Myles and singer Joey Arias. Although Sullivan's … Continue reading Nelson Sullivan’s Death, What Happened
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
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?
Here are some of Christina's Q&A's from some of her live shows at Danceteria and Tunnel. Q: How long have you been in show business? A: I've been in show business for the last five years and the last three minutes. Q: Tell us your fantasy. A: My fantasies, one fantasy is to torture an audience while I … Continue reading Q&A with Club Kid Christina
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?