My parents moved to Brooklyn in 1955 when I was almost two years old, and by the time I was four, the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants had played their last home games in the five boroughs. Until Casey Stengel and the Mets arrived in 1962, the only baseball team in town was the Read More
Forbes is making “
Elisabeth Moss a.k.a. Peggy Olson weds Fred Armisen.
The New York Times is not impressed with our senators’ bet on the World Series.
N.B.A. Commissioner David Stern seems to like eminent domain.
The Awl graphs those Read More
Scarlett Johansson has reportedly let Woody Allen‘s adoration go to her head. [P6]
Like everyone, Lindsay Lohan has an opinion on Sarah Palin; Ms. Lohan is not too fond of the vice-presidential candidate’s sponsorship of a conference to "convert" gay people. [Celebrity Myspace] Read More
Quantum of Solace, the James Bond film set for a November 7 New York release, is a story, like most Bond movies, of “treachery, murder, and deceit,” according to the 007 website. The film’s producers, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, proved that they know a thing or two about betrayal when they declined Read More
The massive, earth-shattering February 6 party Gucci is planning to coincide with the opening of their biggest store will be held on the lawn of the United Nations in Turtle Bay. “A Night to Benefit Raising Malawi and UNICEF,” which is what the fete has been named, is to be the first event of its Read More
Tonight, Alicia Keys, Kylie Minogue, Annie Lennox and Melissa Etheridge are in Oslo, Norway, taking part in a concert honoring current Nobel Peace laureates Al Gore and the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Ms. Lennox, addressing a crowd at today’s event, asked: “Can celebrities save the world? It rankles. What kind Read More
Singer Alicia Keys took the stage yesterday before a rally of W.G.A. strikers, and they cheered her arrival enthusiastically. The master musician, 27, took the microphone and told the excited picketers, who were preparing to march, that she supported them, shouting, “Let’s walk!”
Instead of walking with the picketing guild members, however, she Read More
We caught up with actor/author John Leguizamo last night at the premiere of The Diving Bell and The Butterfly. The native New Yorker stars in the forthcoming adaptation of fellow Colombian Gabriel Garcia Márquez’s novel, Love in the Time of Cholera, which premieres tomorrow. But last night Mr. Leguizamo seemed more focused on Read More
“You know service is the best Prozac, or any drugs that are out there for stress. Service! It’s cheap, it’s good!” AIDS activist and Keep A Child Alive founder Leigh Blake told audiences yesterday at Condé Nast’s Black Ball in support of her organization.
Ms. Blake, who left school at 14 to follow the Who Read More
Clive Davis leaned back in a leather chair in the study of his
Pound Ridge, N.Y., estate. The 68-year-old, Brooklyn-born record executive, who
has launched the careers of everyone from Aretha Franklin to Alicia Keys, was
explaining what makes a hit.
“First of all, it’s got to be a great hook,” Mr. Davis said. Read More