83 Men - In 1979, at the dawn of the Iranian Hostage Crisis, Tara Alexander decided to establish a world record at Plato’s Retreat.
Take that, Iran.
FREEING THE NIPPLE FROM SALES TAX
Al Kronish, one of the Melody Burlesk’s owners, was the first CPA to do tax returns for porn stars. Under constant legal harassment from the city, he kept Times Square’s last bastion of old burlesque open and spread-eagled.
(All photos by Don Demcsik for Tales of Times Square)