“It’s good to be home,” LL Cool J told a room full of bloggers on Tuesday night. He was hosting a Father’s Day event along with Bing, the Microsoft-powered search engine that hopes to give Google a run for their money. (The Observer took the Bing Challenge, and shockingly, Bing won).
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Last Wednesday night, the Transom found ourselves schmoozing with an intimate crowd at the Paley Center after the Peggy Siegal screening of the Morton Downey Jr. documentary, Evocateur. It was an eclectic mix of media personalities: Dan Abrams, Regis Philbin, Dick Cavett, Gloria Allred, Donny Deutsch and Richard Bey (whom we had at first confused for Jay McInerney until he started talking about the time he’d had Gennifer Flowers on his radio show). As we cast around for other familiar faces, we happened on two men wearing identical suits, glasses and slicked-back hair.
And thank God we did, because you know it’s not a Paley Party until AndrewAndrew—the “iPad deejays/brand consultants,” as they were referred to on Girls (although that leaves out the duo’s other vocations as theater and restaurant critics, hosts of an East Village radio show, fashion designers and interior decorators)—show up.
The stars of The Master, the new movie that is not about Scientology but may actually be about Scientology, were not very forthcoming about the film’s possible religious inspiration.
Amy Adams, when asked if she researched the religion for her role in the film, said, “No, I actually read Dianetics a long time Read More
Actress Anne Hathaway debuted a new pixie haircut at the inaugural Lapham’s Quarterly Decades Ball Monday night (to say nothing of her Les Mis-starved bod), but the most talked-about attendee was former chairman of the Federal Reserve Paul Volcker.
Though less inherently glamorous, the economic adviser, whom we hear came with Jackie and Nick Drexel, is enjoying a moment of political celebrity after making JPMorgan chief Jamie Dimon eat his anti-regulatory words.