Last evening, at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards at Carnegie Hall, Mayor Michael Bloomberg introduced "Media Mogul" Tyra Banks. "Maya Angelou told Tyra to go into politics, but Tyra said ‘I have too many swimsuit pictures for that,’" said Mr. Bloomberg. "That’s what I said, but I didn’t let it stop me… She Read More
Lauren Le Vine
Last evening, at the Saks Fifth Avenue-sponsored launch for Key to the Cure campaign at Top of the Rock, the Daily Transom shared an ear-popping elevator ride with actress Blythe Danner, whose daughter, Gwyneth Paltrow, is the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s 2008 ambassador for the campaign. We wondered whether Ms. Danner had any shopping tips, should Read More
Matteo Garrone’s Gomorrah, a documentary-like depiction of the brutal Camorra organized crime regime that rules the southern Campania region of Italy, screened to a small audience—including Martin Scorsese, Steve Buscemi, Stanley Tucci, Nick Pileggi, John Turturro, and Gay Talese—Friday evening, followed by a dinner discussion at Osteria del Circo. (Mr. Buscemi told the Daily Transom Read More
Late Tuesday evening, The Daily Transom headed to the Lower East Side, where John Mayer performed a "secret" midnight show at Mercury Lounge. Mr. Mayer was extremely loquacious between songs, but the notorious oversharer remained mum about Perez Hilton’s recent allegations about him on Howard Stern’s radio show. Mr. Mayer did, however, remark Read More
The Daily Transom felt a bit odd ascending to the penthouse at Highbar to celebrate the launch of a new ad campaign for DOW XLA-a new material that’s supposed to be a better choice to put in denim than Lycra and Spandex-featuring Bijou Phillips. After all, now is not exactly the time to think about Read More
On Sunday, August 31, polo player and contractor Michael Borrico‘s Water Mill estate was host to Evian’s lavish "A Taste of Polo" event. A breathless press release had assured us there would be "celebrities, chefs, polo players, and tennis stars in town for the US Open," and some of those promised to be in attendance Read More
On Saturday evening, 600 of the Hamptons’ most philanthropic horse fans donned their finest black apparel and gathered for a somber twilight benefit at photographer Steven Klein‘s West Kill Farm in Bridgehampton. The "MANE" Event was co-chaired by Gwyneth Paltrow and Mr. Klein, and Madonna served as the evening’s honorary chairperson (even though she’s currently Read More
The Daily Transom had never experienced Jonas Brothers mania in its purest form until we journeyed to their concert at the Ross School in East Hampton on Saturday, August 9. The Jonas Brothers are a Disney-promoted band of three brothers from Wyckoff, New Jersey–youngest brother Nick, who is 15, used to date Miley Cyrus and Read More
Twenty minutes to curtain…
Dad: This should be great! I loved The Producers! And I don’t really care for musical theater!
Mom: This should be great! I loved The Producers! And I love musical theater!
Brother: I’m going to judge the entire show based on the first number.
Me: The Read More