That Michael Musto interview in the Huffington Post

"Cultural Critic and Nightlife Personality" Michael Musto was interviewed by James Nichols in the Huffington Post last week and it's just a delightful reminiscence from someone who was there during Studio 54, who knew Michael Alig back in the day, who cares about the ways nightlife has changed from its heyday (which, according to him, was in the late 70s) to the current time. Read it. Here's a couple of the best quotes:


"Well, now there’s the Internet, now there’s Yelp, now everyone has a blog, everyone has a point of view on Facebook. So the entire world is a nightlife columnist or a critic -- but how many are really in the trenches every night like I am? And how many of them have my particular vision? They don’t. They have their own vision, which is wonderful, but I’m literally out there checking out new trends, catching up with the old, celebrating new stars on the scene and very few people my age would have the energy to do that -- but I do."


"It’s hard when you think of the glory days that I’ve lived through. I mean, one good thing about the horrible economic crunch that’s hurt everyone’s lives and nightlife is that you don’t find as many messy people in clubs annoying you and having to be thrown out at closing time. Most people are fully together; they’re going to a club or bar for a specific reason. They’re enjoying themselves for that period in time, they’re going home and they’re going to wake up and go to the gym or go to their job or whatever. So I find there’s a lot more self-composure than there used to be. I’m not necessarily saying that’s a good thing because, you know, having a methy rock star vomit on your lap or something can be interesting [laughs]."


Read the full interview here.




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