Comedians have been known to occasionally tease their colleagues by shouting out “Too soon!” when one of them crosses the line separating good comedy from bad taste. The expression is often heard when someone tries to mine comedy too soon after a tragedy.
An important piece of Atlantic City’s past is sitting along the East River in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn, waiting for an executioner’s axe to fall.
Just on the strength of their career statistics, the Moody Blues — now in their 50th year of existence — should have long since been enshrined in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame. Modern music’s original cosmic cowboys, they’ve recorded 23 studio and live albums, 18 of which went platinum or gold.
Atlantic City, this down-on-her-heels dowager of a tourist spot and convention town, still had a strong nightlife pulse at “KY and The Curb,” which is what hipsters of the day called the intersection of Kentucky and Arctic avenues.