Marti and I flew l'Avion from Paris, landing at Newark in the late afternoon of Thursday December 18, about to kick off our 2008 Eurotrash Holidaze Tour. After months of trip and party planning we were excited about reuniting with our New York Krew: Jody and Emmett, Runaway Bry, Deb and Ted, Glitter Boy, Kirk, Jon, Amy and others. Because I'd be hosting Martipalooza -- a big belated milestone birthday party for my bride a couple of nights later -- we were also looking forward to seeing a host of other U.S. pals who would be traveling to New York from all around the country to celebrate with us.
The in-kitchen bickering Romagnolis: among my favorite TV chefs from the 1970s & '80s.
Here's some archival footage of Jon and Amy in action . . .
Marc is such a talented cat. A truly original songwriter. A superb guitar player. A great friend. All that and he drinks coffee . . .
Here's Alan's original 1975 version of "I Love Rock 'N Roll" with his prototypical boy band, The Arrows:
You would be wrong.
The burgers were awesome as well.