The Politico has hired a Hollywood correspondent, according to a memo sent to staff this afternoon. Jeffrey Ressner, who has written for Time, Rolling Stone, US Weekly, and the Hollywood Reporter, will start tomorrow, and he will report "on the nexis (sic) of Hollywood and politics." Read More
Broadway will dim its lights Oct. 31 at 8 PM to honor the memory of legendary Camelot star Robert Goulet.
Broadway marquees as well as those in cities across North America will be dimmed at 8 PM for one minute.
Charlotte St. Martin, executive director of the League of Read More
In response to industry pressure as well as the film biz’s growing internationalism, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association is changing its rules. The Hollywood Reporter tells us that foreign films will be in the running for the two best picture categories. But the rules won’t go into place until 2009. So Lust, Caution, Read More
Here’s former general Wesley Clark stirring up the Hillary volunteers before last night’s debate, and shortly before he was verbally assaulted at close quarters by a very angry Obama supporter. Read More
Here we go: writing an article about an article about an article, but we cannot resist because the subject of that last “article” is Larry Silverstein—who is, according to a Columbia Journalism Review blog post, the media’s favorite developer.
“The FT’s story, it turns out,” Elinore Longobardi says of Read More
Meet Larry Petkov, 59. He’s the Pennsylvania State Coordinator for Dennis Kucinich, who last night acknowledged that yes, he had seen a U.F.O. ("I saw something," he said.)
Petkov’s sign, by the way, read "If Dems Pick Hillary Vote Independent." Read More
John Edwards thinks that Democratic candidates will suffer in 2008 if Hillary Clinton is at the top of the ticket. He said as much during a private Chicago fund-raiser in July.
For today’s story about the Senate Democrats chances in 08, I went back and looked up what Edwards said at Read More
Eliot Spitzer isn’t conceding anything when it comes to his driver’s license plan. Or, at least, he’s not conceding that he’s conceding anything.
Here’s a transcript from his appearance yesterday on CNN’s American Morning where he discussed his new plan.
Kiran Chetry: The editorial board of "The New York Times" Read More
For today’s paper, I spoke with Chuck Schumer about his efforts to expand the Democratic majority in the Senate and how he thinks his party’s candidates are strong enough to withstand any Republican rallying around the flag in the event of an attack on Iran.
While the piece deals more with Schumer’s take Read More
The SoHo Alliance isn’t done fighting the quick-to-rise Trump SoHo. The watchdog group has filed a request with the city’s Board of Standard and Appeals to revoke Donald Trump‘s Department of Buildings permit to construct a condominium-hotel at 246 Spring Street, said Sean Sweeney, the director of the alliance.
Mr. Sweeney said Read More