81: Studio 54
April 9, 2019
64 min
GAYS! DRAG QUEENS! LIZA! DISCO! DRUGS! TAX FRAUD! DO I REALLY NEED TO GO ON? Studio 54 was the epicenter of 70s hedonism--a place that not only redefined the nightclub, but also came to symbolize an entire era. Its co-owners, Ian Schrager and Steve Rubell, two friends from Brooklyn, seemed to come out of nowhere to suddenly preside over a new kind of New York society. Now, 39 years after the velvet rope was first slung across the club's hallowed threshold, a feature documentary tells the real story behind the greatest club of all time and the crimes that brought it down. **LOOKING FOR MORE TCO? WHO COULD BLAME YOU!** J[oin our Patreon fam](https://www.patreon.com/TrueCrimeObsessed) and **instantly get over 80 FULL BONUS episodes** to BINGE RIGHT NOW! Including our episode-by-episode coverage of **"Serial," "The Jinx," "Making A Murderer," "The Staircase"** and so many more! You can also get ad-free versions of our regular episodes! [JOIN HERE!](https://www.patreon.com/TrueCrimeObsessed) **COME TO OUR PRIDE SHOW!** Come hang with us in NYC on Saturday, June 29th--the 50th Anniversary of The Stonewall Riots! It will be one of our most special and memorable live shows to date! [Get tickets here!](https://www.truecrimeobsessed.com/see-us-live) **To learn about our sponsors AND GET THOSE PROMO CODES, [Click here!](https://www.truecrimeobsessed.com/get-our-promo-codes)**
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