A sizeable pocket of Hollywood descended upon 42nd Street last night for the National Board of Review Awards, at Cipriani. The Carpetbagger tagged along for the ride, and returned with anecdotes of the stars and starlets who descended upon the massive space: Ben Affleck, Aaron Sorkin, Jon Hamm, a bored and yawning Christian Read More
Time magazine has rejected the will of the people and selected Mark Zuckerberg as person of the year.
Julian Assange won the popular vote, but as the editors at Time remind us, Zuckerberg is something of rebel himself:
“Like two of our runners-up this year, Julian Assange and the Tea Party, Mark Zuckerberg Read More
Meet your hosts for the 2011 Academy Awards: James Franco and Anne Hathaway. Ever heard of these young upstarts?
“Everybody’s bitchin’ because there’s been too much competition.”
And so Newmark Knight Frank’s Jimmy Kuhn kicked off the star panel at this year’s Capital Markets in Real Estate Global Markets Recovery with an unintential real estate rap.
Sadly, not all real estate gurus can rhyme, but everyone’s got some talent. We bring you the juicy Read More
Literary Review, a British monthly publication, does its best to alleviate the pains caused by all the cringe-inducing, overwrought, or just plain gross sex scenes that appear in the pages of the world’s most acclaimed novels. Each year it hands out a Bad Sex Award to a novelist who rendered that sacred sensual act laughably Read More
Former NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker will be honored at the Center for Communication’s Annual Luncheon on Nov. 1, according to an update on the center’s website. At the ceremony Zucker will receive the Frank Stanton award for his work in media.
Zucker’s current work in media, however, is a bit up in Read More
Yesterday at the American Magazine Conference at the Fairmont hotel in Chicago, David Carey accepted a Cover of the Year award from the American Society of Magazine Editors.
With time running out to place bets on the novels shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize before the winner is announced on Oct. 12, literary gambling aficionados can now direct their attention to the writers in the running for the Nobel Prize. The spread that’s up on the British betting site Ladbrokes.com Read More
Remnick, who prefaced his remarks by admitting his own style is based on “what doesn’t itch,” spoke about the “real” Wintour–Anna the artistic collaborator, the seeker and nurturer Read More