Born in 1954 in Brooklyn, an American journalist who has long been a prevalent presence in entertainment-related publications, as well as on websites and television shows. Musto is a former columnist for The Village Voice, where he wrote the La Dolce Musto column of gossip, nightlife, reviews, interviews, and political observations. He is the author of the books Downtown and Manhattan on the Rocks, as well as a compilation of selected columns published as La Dolce Musto. His subsequent collection, Fork on the Left, Knife in the Back, was published in 2011. He is an actor, known for Vamp Bikers (2013), The Smurfs (2011) and Vamp Bikers Tres (2016).