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
While doing research for my previous blogs I found out some interesting things about Christina that didn't quite fit into any of my previous blogs. So for those who are curious about the life of the Club Kid here are 10 things you probably didn't know about Christina. She was an artist. Most of the artwork … Continue reading 10 Things You Don’t Know About Christina Club Kid
The legendary and infamous Chelsea Hotel, one of the most haunted hotels in north America. So Famous is the Chelsea, I have decided to compile 17 reasons why in order of room number, but I will begin with what the Chelsea's most Famous resident ghost, Larry, want's guests to know about the Chelsea Hotel, as reported by thechelsahotelblog.com. … Continue reading The Infamous Rooms Of The Chelsea Hotel
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
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
This is a follow up to my last post. In my research into the circumstances of Christina's death in may of 1989. I concluded that there was not enough information to draw any conclusions. While I still believe this to be true some new information I have come across may shed some light on the … Continue reading Did Club Kid Christina Commit Suicide? UPDATE:
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?