Studio 54: A Story Of Decadence, Debauchery, And Dancing

Uncategorized | June 15, 2019

Regular people could escape at Studio 54

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Going to work day in and day out all week can grind a person down. All of that pent up stress can make someone blow a valve, Studio 54 served as a way for people to escape; it was the perfect place for someone to cut loose as long as they could get through the door.

Studio 54 had an intense door rule that made it hard for people to get in regardless of who you were. Andy Warhol once said "It's a dictatorship at the door and a democracy on the dance floor." Once inside people were allowed to be whoever they wanted to be, cutting loose and grooving with everyone, it was the place to go when someone needed to escape. 

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Jacob Shelton


Jacob Shelton is a Los Angeles based writer. For some reason this was the most difficult thing he’s written all day, and here’s the kicker – his girlfriend wrote the funny part of that last sentence. As for the rest of the bio? That’s pure Jacob, baby. He’s obsessed with the ways in which singular, transgressive acts have shaped the broader strokes of history, and he believes in alternate dimensions, which means that he’s great at a dinner party. When he’s not writing about culture, pop or otherwise, he’s adding to his found photograph collection and eavesdropping on strangers in public.