There’s bad blood between the New York Post and Penguin imprint Dutton.
On Wednesday, the tabloid’s baseball columnist Ken Davidoff posted the 36-page book proposal for a forthcoming book about A-Rod’s biogenesis scandal by reporters Tim Elfrink and Gus Garcia-Roberts.
There’s enough scandal swirling around Alex Rodriguez to qualify him as a candidate on the September primary ballot. If Anthony Weiner, John Liu and Eliot Spitzer can present themselves as serious candidates for high office, well, why not A-Rod?
There is, of course, a big difference between a disgraced politician and a disgraced third baseman. Mr. Rodriguez can afford better lawyers, PR spinners and image consultants. The others might be struggling to achieve redemption from fickle voters, but A-Rod’s team could turn him from goat to hero in a New York minute. Do you realize how many well-paying jobs A-Rod has created in the pharmaceutical industry?
It must have been the view that convinced Gerald Greenwald and wife Glenda to purchase Alex Rodriguez‘s 35th-floor condo at the The Rushmore.
Mr. Greenwald, the former chairman and CEO of United Airlines and current managing partner of the Greenbriar Equity Group, must have been accustomed to lofty views from his days at the airline. And this apartment has views galore—”forever unobstructed views” with 60-linear feet over the Hudson, as the Adam Modlin listing gushes.
The murmur you hear wafting down from Fifth Avenue and 82nd Street is the sound of genteel gloating. The Metropolitan Museum of Art just released its attendance figures for the fiscal year and, at 5.24 million, the total is their highest since 2001, when terrorism dented tourism to New York City. Better yet, the number Read More
“This lady is coming out with all these allegations, all these lies, because she’s writing an article for Sports Illustrated and she’s coming out with a book in May. And really respectable journalists are following this lady off the cliff. And following her lead. And that to me is unfortunate.”
So spoke Mr. Read More