Monday, October 22, 2007

Saying Goodbye to Hilly

James Wolcott quotes in full Mary Harron's account of the funeral of Hilly Kristal, held a week ago today at the Bowery Ballroom. It's gorgeous, really.

A question: do punk rock mourners still wear torn shirts?

4 comments:

megisi said...

A question: do punk rock mourners still wear torn shirts?

not at first ...

steve simels said...

A lovely piece.

Danny Fields is one of the creepiest guys I ever met -- I can't believe anybody actually likes him or enjoys hanging out with him -- but he got one thing right:

CB's had hands down the best sound of any club in the city. Either side of the stage you were on, it was always a treat....

Brooklyn Girl said...

A question: do punk rock mourners still wear torn shirts?

Only the Jewish ones.

Kid Charlemagne said...

Thanks for posting this.