Richard Lawson, Gawker’s entertainment writer and TV recapper extraordinaire, has taken his leave of Nick Denton‘s media conglomerate for the second time in the past two years. He will be joining another Gawker ex-pat, former editor in chief Gabriel Snyder at The Atlantic Wire, where Mr. Lawson will be a senior writer for entertainment and culture. Read More
There was an awkward moment last night at the premiere of Gus Van Sant’s new movie Restless. Mr. Van Sant was giving an interview to an AOL/HuffPo reporter.
Working from memory, the conversation went something like this:
Reporter: So what cars do you drive?
Gus Van Sant: A Volkswagen Passat.
Reporter: A 2012 Passat or Read More
In today’s New York Post, a variety of scandals play themselves out (most prominently, the unveiling of the maid who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of rape), but the ongoing saga of Rupert Murdoch is dealt with only obliquely, and deep within the book. A Page 26 review of various magazines out this week deals Read More
In the Arena, formerly known as Parker Spitzer and as the CNN star vehicle that would bring Eliot Spitzer back into the good graces of Americans, was canceled today. It premiered on October 4, 2010.
“Ask Ashley,” in which onetime gubernatorial good-time gal Ashley Dupre answers readers’ questions in the pages of the Read More
Arianna Huffington has made her triumphant return to the country where she spent her salad days and Huffington Post UK went live this morning.
“In so many ways my time in Britain set the course of my life,” writes Ms. Huffington in her first editor’s note, “I started (and finished) college here. I Read More
In keeping with Read More
We read with extreme interest the Page Six news that Lindsay Lohan was to be on the cover of the September issue of Vanity Fair–though the item, which posited the specific photographer for Vogue‘s upcoming Kate Moss cover (Mario Testino), only informed us that the VF photoshoot was taken during Ms. Lohan’s house Read More
That poll gives the reader five options as to how Diana’s “age advancement” looks, three of which are purely aesthetic (“She would have looked younger,” “She would have looked older,” Read More
In today’s Socratic dialogue between Adam Moss and Frank Rich on New York‘s Daily Intel, the esteemed editor teases his new star writer’s forthcoming contributions to the magazine.
“When you came over to New York, we said we’d try a weekly dialogue of some sort. Right now you’re closing next week’s cover story Read More
We reported last week on the American expansion of the bikini-loving online wing of British newspaper The Daily Mail. The Guardian is also expanding its online presence here, but under rather different circumstances – and for the second time. Does anybody remember Guardian America? Yeah, that’s because it didn’t go so well. We Read More