The Post feels it has prompted a carding crackdown. [NYP]
James Dolan writes country songs that target his enemies. [NYT]
Emergency rooms crowded in the wake of the St. Vincent’s closing. [WSJ]
Candace Bushnell‘s got two more books coming. [AP]
Well, Dave Dinkins likes Obama, for one. Read More
On Saturday, Aug. 8, East Hampton’s Main Street was packed with people making their way to the Fifth Annual Authors Night at the East Hampton Library. So long was the line of parked cars that one of the presenting authors, Allen Planz, an elderly poet and charter captain, sprawled himself out on the sidewalk, shoe Read More
ICM agent Heather Schroder took the step of sending an e-mail to all the authors she represents—a list that according to industry database Publishers Marketplace includes Candace Bushnell, Tom Bissell, and Harry Reid—to tell them that even though the publishing industry is in the midst of unprecedented upheaval, things will be fine eventually and that Read More
At around 1 o’clock Thursday morning, Morgan Entrekin decided it was time to extract himself from the dance floor at Socialista and head home. "I’m having an excellent time!" he said, half empty beer in hand. "I wish I were 20 years younger! I could dance all night."
The reason he couldn’t: "I have Read More
Do financial reporters care what the candidates think, wonders Felix Gillette. "Few in the world of financial reporting found much to say about either Mr. McCain or Senator Barack Obama’s responses to the unfolding crisis that week. After all, should business reporters really care more about Mr. McCain’s ‘commission of technicians’ than, say, Henry Read More
The Observer‘s Doree Shafrir reviews Candance Bushnell’s new novel One Fifth Avenue. It’s about love, lust, longing and one pricey co-op.
One Fifth Avenue
By Candace Bushnell
Hyperion, 433 pages, $25.95
When Candace Bushnell started writing her “Sex and the City” column in this newspaper in 1994, Rudy Giuliani was mayor, the average price of a Manhattan apartment was $450,000 and very few people had Internet access at home. To judge by her latest Read More
So here’s a question: Will there ever not be Sex and the City-themed public-relations extravaganzas in New York City?
Last night marked roughly four months since the release of the undead franchise Sex and the City: The Movie, which means it was time for the release of the DVD, and therefore time to stretch a Read More
There’s an episode of Sex and the City, about halfway through the first season, in which Carrie learns that Mr. Big used to be married. His ex is a publisher, and Carrie decides to check her out by scheduling an appointment with her under the pretense that she has a book to pitch. When she Read More
Candace Bushnell is insisting that the use of designer labels in her writing is about women’s identities, not dropping brand names. [Vogue UK]
"Not interested," said Christian Louboutin, when asked if he might ever expand into designing clothes. [Vogue UK]
After bringing success to her own brand of Jimmy Read More