Okay, so it’s not exactly a new stump speech. Or even a speech, really. (Heck, are these people even celebrities?) In any case, this ethanol-scented clip features singer John Mayer getting into a tiff with former Mac spokesman Justin Long. Whatever about? Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, of course—a politician Mr. Mayer is game Read More
At newyorksocialdiary.com, David Patrick Columbia digests his personal relationships with a long list of American presidents.
Actor Jack Nicholson has taken a real shining to Hillary Clinton. In this audio clip, recorded last week, radio host Rick Dees puts the 70-year-old actor, who went on the air to endorse the senator from New York, on “a party line” with Ms. Clinton, 60.
“I thought you were going to call Read More
The Parker, a small boutique on Madison Ave. near 78th Street, was overflowing last night with an eclectic mix of partygoers who had come to celebrate downtown designer-DJ Izzy Gold’s new, limited-edition “Kiss Kiss” T-shirt. The design of the soft, gray item was inspired by Patrick McMullan’s 1996 book of the same name—a weighty chunk Read More
With Rambo on his side, presidential hopeful John McCain has nothing to worry about. In this clip from Fox News, an anchor asks actor Sylvester Stallone (a.k.a. Sly) who he supports in the upcoming presidential race. Considering Mr. McCain’s cinematic war-hero history—you know, the whole Hanoi P.O.W. stint back in the 60’s—Mr. Stallone has Read More
Morning Memo: Brad Pitt Scares Shutterbug; Jimmy Kimmel Avenges Self on Sarah Silverman for Racy Matt Damon Duet
For Jimmy Kimmel’s birthday, his girlfriend, Sarah Silverman, and Matt Damon starred in a music video called “I’m [Bleep]ing Matt Damon”; Mr. Kimmel is retaliating with his own star-studded, catchy clip: “I’m [Bleep]ing Ben Affleck.” [P6]
Oscar nominee Tilda Swinton switches between two lovers—German artist Sandro Kopp, 29, and the father Read More
The grass at Bryant Park isn’t even cold yet, but the folks behind last week’s midtown mayhem have already started seducing coverage for their next runway romp. Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios will take place from March 9-13. Confirmed designers, as of today, include: Kelly Nishimoto, Kevan Hall, Octavio Carlin, Maggie Barry and Read More
This morning at around eight o’clock, Barneys flung open its doors to welcome stylish spendthrifts—reportedly over 100 of them—who had lined up to make like locusts at the store’s warehouse sale. Our morning coffee must have been spiked with too much sanity, because we weren’t there to report on the dumpling-line doppelganger. But a Read More
When an Us Weekly reporter tried to speak with Scarlett Johansson after her Today show appearance, the actress snapped: “You have got to be kidding me after that [plastic surgery] cover you did.” [Gatecrasher]
The hot new fragrance for women can’t be bottled—it just sorta happens. [NYT]
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Last night, Parker Posey said she had a cold.
“Can you tell?” the actress asked in an earnest tone. No, we assured her. And it was true. Considering the flight of otherwise red-faced, smooshy-coiffed guests who had just braved a blizzard to attend the New York Academy of Art’s Tribeca Ball, Ms. Read More