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Peep Shows were a phenomenon as common to Times Square as slot machines to Las Vegas. Live Nude Girls became the neon community catchphrase. We visit Roger K as he creates the technology in his private laboratory at Show World.
Roger K’s peep electronics lab was upstairs, at 8th Ave. & 42nd St., in 1984. (photo by Jeff Goodman, for Tales of Times Square)
panels from early comix by Josh and Drew Friedman
A peep show dancer’s view, if you were to shine a light. (panels from early comix by Josh and Drew Friedman)
Coin of the Realm: Live Nude Currency at many emporiums throughout the Square.
About the music in #6: The Peeps
The intro to this podcast uses Josh’s acoustic cover of “Theme From Shaft,” from his new album, Sixty Goddammit.
Incidental music appears from Josh’s albums throughout the podcast: Famous & Poor, The Worst!, Blacks ’n’ Jews, Josh Alan Band and Sixty Goddammit.
"Pennies From Heaven” sung by Josh’s early ‘80s Do-wop group, City Limits