Slate’s Fred Kaplan reports that David Petraeus resigned as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency after he had an affair with one of his biographers, author Paula Broadwell. Ms. Broadwell co-authored a glowing portrait of Mr. Petraeus titled, All In: The Education of General David Petraeus. Read More
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Shortly after being inducted into Gawker TV’s Fameball Hall of Fame at last night’s Webutante Ball, Internet personality Arthur Kade relished his achievement. On the Internet.
“Omg!!!!!!! I just won prince of the ball!!!!!!!” he posted on his Twitter account.
The 32-year-old blogger/actor/writer hybrid took to the dance floor Read More
It’s a new year. The Aileys and the Nutcrackers have come and gone, and so, alas, have Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo—the Trocks, to their friends. They recently spent almost three weeks at the Joyce, and it wasn’t enough. It’s never enough.
No company has evolved more conspicuously than this group of Read More
A Saga of Corruption, Heroin and Charisma: Ridley Scott Delivers Socko Entertainment in American Gangster
Running time 157 minutes
Directed by Ridley Scott
Written by Steve Zaillian
Starring Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Cuba Gooding Jr., Ruby Dee
Ridley Scott’s American Gangster, from a screenplay by Steve Zaillian, is based on an 2000 New York magazine article titled “The Return of Superfly,” by Mark Read More
In those days, The Paris Review occupied a one-room ground floor office on the East River with a lion-tamer’s chair hanging from the ceiling. George lived upstairs in a duplex. His first wife, Freddy, and oldest daughter, Medora, lived up there, too, but the first floor of the Plimpton apartment, with its pool table and Read More
Mr. S: My Life with Frank Sinatra , by George Jacobs and William Stadiem. Harper Collins, 260 pages, $24.95.
One of the odder byways of nonfiction is the dishy memoir by those who have served the great or the near-great. Think of all those books by former White House staff members: seamstress Lillian Rogers Parks’ Read More
This is only the beginning of it, not the end. You think you’ve heard a lot, but you ain’t heard nothin’. Yet.
The New York Times jumped on its scandal and scrubbed hard on Sunday, harder than readers could believe. But the scandal hasn’t gone away.
“This is the worst ten days I’ve Read More