Rupert Murdoch’s decision to divorce Wendi Deng Murdoch makes official the long-rumored breakdown of their relationship.
But it was not always that way. Years ago, when I was invited to visit their imposing loft apartment, I was struck by the atmosphere of domestic bliss that the titanically powerful couple had created.
Ben Widdicombe is coming to The New York Observer. The former Gatecrasher columnist, who left The Daily News‘ since-revamped gossip column in 2008 (after an impressive four year run) will be a contributing editor and develop an original column for the paper. He will also continue in his current role as editor in chief of Gilt City, part of Read More
The year 2008 began with an extravagant bang and ended with a painful, economic catastrophe-induced whimper. Here, we relive some of the highlights.
We started the year worrying that pom-pomed moccasin boots were here to stay. Thankfully, we now know they were not.
Meatpacking district original Florent Morellet failed to understand the Read More
"I basically started Radar because I didn’t want to work at any other magazine," said Maer Roshan, the editor of the recently folded magazine. "And after six years, all of it came down to this."
Mr. Roshan was surveying his party, the night before Halloween, which had become a kind of Night of the Living Read More
New York Magazine’s Daily Intel is reporting that Ben Widdicombe, former New York Daily News "Gatecrasher" columnist, has moved to Star Magazine, filling the post formerly held by Julia Allison.
Editor-in-chief Candace Trunzo reportedly sent out a welcome e-mail today to Star staffers informing them of Mr. Widdcombe’s arrival. If Ms. Allison’s Read More
Those fickle billionaires behind Door—that’s the nightclub on 23rd Street where you have to be either really rich or a model to get in—may have already decided to slam shut their notorious peephole for good.
“The landlords tried to hike the rent and they decided it wasn’t worth it,” said a source with Read More
Correction to items written today by Dylan Stableford on Mediabistro’s ‘Fishbowlny’, an oddly named New York media blog.
1. Is Page A2 of the New York Times really that funny?, Dylan asked of the Times‘ advertisement of a chuckling fellow holding open the paper. Caption: “Darfur? BWHAHAHAHAHAHA!”
Actually, A2 carries the Read More
The Transom is warily excited about the launch of Queerty. The web site will reportedly be lifestyley and gossipy and fruity all over, which is definitely a combination with which The Transom can get down.
Published by David Hauslaib of Jossip and written by Bradford Shellhammer, a fairly recent Read More