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A few leather-based. Their skins have been mild, they usually have been very extreme. loads of them have been into dance. a type of serious type of ny night inventive craziness. Ondine got here out of that. It was once the violent pace period, and folks may perhaps fly off the deal with at whatever. They have been into excessive paranoia and will simply strike. Violent humans. loads of them died younger: they jumped off roofs, or slit their throats; cracked up autos and bikes. Andy used Ondine because the Pope in Chelsea women. I gave him his name—Pope—because to me he was once very regal, regularly in command, a truly excessive authority. He had his ups and downs. in a while, Andy helped him get this activity at Carnegie Tech. He’s very jointly now. He’s mellowed out. beverages just a little, yet not more velocity. ONDINE I’m referred to as Ondine after the nature within the Giraudoux play. I got here out of the water at some point at Riis Park with seashells on, they usually known as me Ondine. the 1st time I met Warhol I had him thrown out of an residence. I acknowledged, “I don't want this voyeur in the following. ” He gave the look of a grey specter. I didn’t provide an exceptional goddam who he was once. there have been the beginnings of an orgy and he was once staring. What does Warhol stare at? He stares on the international. yet that evening he used to be watching what was once beginning and that i simply proposal that was once unfair: there has been a definite glance in his eye; it wasn’t ask yourself, or eager to become involved, or no longer having the ability to be concerned . . . he used to be simply staring at with this staring at eye, and that i acknowledged, “Get him out of right here, guy. I don’t are looking to see him I He’s placing a damper quite often social gathering. ” They removed him. That made him love me in an odd approach. I had placed my foot down. i used to be the Pope in Chelsea women whilst Andy had reached his golden throne, while he had completely a halo. humans well-known me from the movie. They’d stroll as much as me in the street and say, “Hiya, Pope! ” simply anyone. I suggest, 4 Negroes within the subway. “Hiya, Pope! ” DANNY FIELDS the opposite famous determine on the manufacturing unit from Harvard was once Chuck Wein. He represented Edie’s previous and current just a little the way in which Andy represented her destiny. They either resented that they weren’t extra of the opposite. Andy desired to be in her instant prior, her wealthy, robust, Waspy earlier, and Chuck desired to be part of her destiny. They fought for her soul and her loyalty and her consciousness. She became an increasing number of to Andy simply because he moved within the long island circle, and clear of Chuck, who represented Cambridge and that crowd. yet Chuck, although transitional, used to be to not be neglected. He used to be very robust in the constitution of the manufacturing facility itself—the leading minister. He had walked around the globe to determine the ground of volcanoes; he was once mystical and noted aliens and astral parapsychology and synchronicity and vortexes. A snow activity I yet he was once incredible at it—smart, magnetic, and extremely attractive. He considered Edie as a Trilby form of construction; he was once going to be her von Sternberg. yet I’m definite he was once in love together with her. He wanted her up to she wanted him. Paul the USA Brigid Berlin and Viva Henry Geldzahler Chuck Wein, Andy, and Edie Danny Williams Andy and Gerard Malanga Richie Berlin Lou Reed Walter Hopps Billy identify Paul Morrissey Andy and Rod l. a. Rod TOM GOODWIN one of many issues that Chuck used to be incredible at was once getting Edie to do issues on movie.