“James, I downloaded the app,” coos Petra Nemcova, swimsuit model dressed as Fifi the French maid, to James Frey, literary fabulist, who lounges in a Corbusier arm chair, in this ad for Booktrack that calls itself a “white-noir short.”
Alone, a beautiful woman is exposed to a new form of entertainment. Enticed and left wanting Read More
The panel David Paterson convened to “review” deportation proceedings is being cast as a rebuttal to Arizona’s law allowing local police to check resident’s citizenship status.
But in a scrum with reporters, Paterson said the target isn’t Arizona–it’s Washington. Paterson said his new panel “may not affect very many people but” the “symbolism Read More
Andrew Cuomo just wrapped up a conference call about civil charges his office filed against Pedro Espada for looting a non-profit he ran. Among the charges is that he spent about $20,000 on sushi delivered to his home in Mamaronek, and not only is that a lot of sushi, Espada claims to live in his Read More
Rep. Anthony Weiner has a mouth on him, as evident in this week’s Observer article about Mr. Weiner’s growing national prominence.
Here’s a highlight reel from the April 7 event at the Lower East Side bar Libation mentioned in the article. Thanks to Chas Danner, creative director of event-host Manhattan Young Democrats, Read More
Here’s audio from the Q-and-A portion of Andrew Cuomo’s conference call about Quadrangle, Steven Rattner, and Global Strategy Group. When asked if ongoing pension probe now includes the current comptroller, Tom DiNapoli, a Cuomo aide says that’s a “logical” thing to assume.
It’s worth a listen. Cuomo sounds pretty comfortable speaking to reporters. (Read More