Things have been crazy for Anderson Cooper this July. First, he ditched the closet and now he’s leaving behind a whole set of them—at his sleek penthouse at 28 West 38th Street.
But change, as they say, is good, and Mr. Cooper has done well, netting slightly more than the $3.75 million ask for the place, listed with Prudential Douglas Elliman broker to the stars Raphael De Niro.
Last night at Eastern Bloc, the Lower East Side gay bar owned by Anderson Cooper’s purported boyfriend Benjamin Maisani, the mood was far from celebratory–it was downright staid. Five or so gay men watched the movie 54 on speakers. The movie is about when New York had a terrific club scene.
We asked a fellow Read More
Per the Times, Anderson Cooper, prior to coming out today, “didn’t want to be known as ‘the gay anchor,’” thus prolonging his time in the glass closet. His decision to come out may have been expedited by the presence of many other gay anchors–Mr. Cooper is less a standard-bearer in TV news than a member Read More
In an email to journalist Andrew Sullivan, CNN host Anderson Cooper put an end to longstanding rumors by writing: “The fact is, I’m gay, always have been, always will be, and I couldn’t be any more happy, comfortable with myself, and proud.” Mr. Cooper’s orientation had of late been the topic of discussion–the TV Read More
At a crowded movie premiere in Midtown recently, The Observer witnessed a young movie and TV star—a dashing young man who’s been involved with several starlets despite whispers about his close relationships with other men—sitting for the entire party in close conversation with a well-groomed gent, even as his co-stars circulated. As we passed, the Read More
When Anderson Cooper launched his daytime television show, Anderson, some wondered how the Vanderbilt would preserve the gravitas required of a CNN anchor who sometimes dons a bulletproof vest.
Broadway Dance Center has expanded its lease at 321 West 44th Street to about 30,000 square feet.
The school and studio, which has its entrance on the 230,000 square foot building’s 45th Street side entryway, which goes by the address 322 West 45th Street, offers both classes for beginners and workshops for seasoned dancers alike taught by acclaimed professionals.
After enormous pressure from competing sites as well as the media, Reddit has instituted what administrators of the 800-lb gorilla of link aggregation call “A necessary change in policy” regarding sexual images of children:
New Year's Eve
As television stations fight for viewers home alone watching television as the ball drops to midnight like feral dogs fighting over scraps of decayed meat, anchors and hosts have had to ramp up their “disgusting” quotient in order to add enough shock value to their programming to warrant next-day coverage.
The Hollywood Reporter previews Anderson Cooper’s new talk show, Anderson. The newsman has been previewing the concept of the show for reporters–it is to include what Mr. Cooper calls “all the different sides of my personality.” Those sides include a well-known predilection for the Real Housewives franchise, one of “the silly reality shows I’m Read More