Campbell Robertson, the dogged Times journalist who has worked his way up from office clerk to gossip reporter to Broadway-beat man, is headed to Iraq.
“We were out last night and he was picking my brain on Iraq,” said Times Baghdad bureau chief Jim Glanz in a telephone interview on June Read More
It breaks The Transom’s heart to say goodbye to Boldface, The New York Times‘ sort-of gossip column. Joyce Wadler took it to scarifying heights of convoluted contempt and joy; then young Campbell Robertson took over and proceeded to write the holy shit out of it. Under his tenure, it was often a jaw-dropping treasure of Read More
Today’s Transom begins with a loving stylistic tribute to outgoing Boldface columnist Campbell Robertson. (Who says The Transom isn’t subtle and multi-textual! Smell us!) The Transom has known about Mr. Robertson’s reassignment at the NYT for some time and tears have been shed more than once.
The Transom also hears that folks Read More
Among last week’s list of National Magazine Award finalists was a title unknown to most New Yorkers: 5280, the city magazine of Denver, made the cut in two categories. But the byline on those stories was not so new: Both were by Maximillian Potter.
Mr. Potter, 33, abandoned New York in 2003, after being chewed Read More