Caruso tipped her $5.
Fanny Gold ran her family’s 42nd Street newsstand as an eight-year-old girl in 1915. Living in poverty one block away, she was enchanted by Times Square’s aristocratic era. And was mugged six times there as an old lady.
About the music in #11: The Man Who Booked the Movies
The intro to this podcast uses Josh’s acoustic cover of “Theme From Shaft,” from his new album, Sixty Goddammit.