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Bill Murray Leaving The Nursery At Dawn by Mark R. Elsis

It was either a very late Saturday night or a pretty early Sunday morning. But that depended on who you were and how you looked at the world. The one undeniable thing is that this brief meeting occurred on the first full day of the magical summer of 1980, June 22. I worked hard that […]

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Fifteen Seconds With Andy Warhol by Mark R. Elsis

It was May 5, 1982, a beautiful mid-spring Wednesday evening, and I was taking my girlfriend Kimberly Manning out to attend a concert. We were going to the Ritz nightclub on 11th Street between Third Avenue and Fourth Avenue. This section of Manhattan, southeast of Union Square Park, was called the East Village. It was […]