Alan Poul has a distinguished career as a film and television producer and director and has been the driving force behind all “Tales of the City” TV adaptations in addition to producing “Six Feet Under” and directing multiple episodes. In this interview, he speaks about his nights at The Saint and the complicated narratives of AIDS and gay liberation in America.
We Were All in Heaven: An Interview With Gregory Lawrence Stewart
Gregory Lawrence Stewart, former art director for Blueboy magazine, talks about his wild NYC nights, his play, and Grace Jones (of course).
All Into That Moment: A Conversation With Don Epstein
Before he worked for the Human Rights Campaign, Don Epstein was a card-carrying member of The Saint. We talked about that infamous Grace Jones performance, AIDS, and his powerful memories from the dance floor.
The Saint Visually Resurrected on Its 40th Anniversary
A virtual glimpse of the moments before opening night on September 20, 1980.
He Is So Fucked up: A Conversation With Tom Brown*
Tom Brown (an alias) was a stage manager at The Saint in 1986. He witnessed erotic — and uncomfortable — performances and assisted legendary artists like Colm Wilkinson, Andy Warhol, and Sarah Vaughan.
From the Archives: The Hanky Code According to ‘Bob Damron’s Address Book’
The Saint Foundation’s archives include a 1980 copy of ‘Bob Damrom’s Address Book,’ a rare guide to gay cruising across America.
These People Are the Harbingers of Culture: A Conversation With Howard Rosenman
Howard Rosenman, the award-winning producer of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Call Me By Your Name,” shares stories from The Saint dance floor and issues a call-to-action for tellers of gay history.
Opinion: Bruce Mailman Was a Harm Reduction Activist
Bruce Mailman is remembered by some as a controversial figure in gay NYC history because of his refusal to close the New Saint Mark’s Baths amidst the AIDS outbreak. But his approach is now widely adopted by public health activists.
Where We Go From Here: The 40th Anniversary of The Saint
Bruce Mailman, the original gay owner of The Saint and The Saint Mark’s Baths, said to always look forward, never backward. And that’s what we intend to do.