Oh! You pretty things, why can’t you stay together? After a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it five-month courtship, great American leading man Leonardo DiCaprio and cable television actress Blake Lively have called it quits. Yes, it’s for real this time — reps for both parties have confirmed the split. US Weekly broke the story, but I say, Read More
As explained in The Observer just a few weeks ago, genius filmmaker David Lynch has stopped making movies in an attempt to become a David Lynch movie. Which is Lynchian! The recent spree of non-Hollywood projects — Transcendental Meditation, a coffee line, an electronic music album called Crazy Clown Time — witnessed its Pièce Read More
Kanye West is a usual fixture in the front row at New York Fashion Week, but this September he skipped the whole spectacle, leaving a void that
Kelly Cutrone Speaks to The Observer About Taking Over André Leon Talley’s Spot on America’s Next Top Model
Tyra’s got a new sidekick.
Kelly Cutrone will take over as the newest judge on The CW’s America’s Next Top Model, taking the place of André Leon Talley, the former Vogue editor-at-large.
The Observer received confirmation during a chat with the People’s Revolution head honcho herself.
“I’m really excited,” Ms. Cutrone told The Observer via Read More
A week ago, The Observer took a look at Miss Lily’s, a Jamaican jerk joint on Houston Street that’s unleashed the anger of Anna Wintour. She lives next door, and she was worried it would become an all-night hotspot. And it sort of has. Too bad all the fashion models love the place! Read More
“There aren’t many dissenters in the room,” said another young man at the party Monday night for Steven Brill’s new book, Class Warfare, about education reform in the United States. The young man, blond, worked with one of the schooling organizations celebrated in the book.
“But, us two,” he continued to The Observer. “We’re certainly Read More
Wednesday, September 28
Hip Hop for Haiti
As we head into October, New York again braces itself for the annual autumn spree of charity functions. And though the foundations vary, representing any number of worthy causes, it still seems you can’t go a week in this town without a benefit Read More
On a charming August night, The Observer was sitting on our fire escape with two friends, having cigarettes, having beer. We had brought out an iPhone dock, a diminutive speaker machine that plays music right from a mobile device, at a decent, but not offensive-to-the-neighbors, volume.
Then, with a jerk of an arm, there came Read More
Leave the flasks at home, New York moviegoers!
Last August, Gov. Cuomo passed a law that allows movie theaters with restaurants to serve booze as well, making a trip to the cinema that much more appealing. Now, AMC Theaters tells The New York Post that they are considering equipping their eight theaters in Read More
Nicki Minaj made her first appearance during Fashion Week at the Prabal Gurung show, and when her massive pink wig floated down the runway the three-row-deep block of Vogue editors could only watch. She took her seat across from Anna Wintour and her gang and the mob of men with cameras followed, their backs Read More