The Transom in This Week's Observer…

  • At a party for Hollywood costume designer Deborah Landis’ new book, Joan Rivers, who has made a small fortune looking at celebrity clothing at awards shows, declares the ennui she experiences when looking at celebrity clothing at awards shows.
  • Former Morgan Stanley money man Christian Curry, who sued the company for $1.3 billion, is facing three felony charges for making serious threats and resisting two arrests.