Daylight Video

On this day 40 years ago, the New York Dolls broke up after a couple of tempestuous but influential years. Here they are in 1973 performing “Chatterbox,” featuring guitarist Johnny Thunders on vocals.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.