"We’re having a lot more fun than we did on Liberty Island!" said Tina Brown, the czarina of The Daily Beast, at her Web site’s launch party last night in the Meatpacking District.
No, it didn’t quite have the extravagance, say, of that 1999 Talk launch party on Liberty Island, where Read More
We channeled the spirit of Edgar Allen Poe alongside Josh Lucas, David Schwimmer, Arden Wohl, and Mary-Kate Olsen at the Accompanied Literary Society Halloween party.
The art world remembered Robert Rauschenberg at a Coalition for the Homeless benefit.
We spent an anxious Election Eve with Graydon Carter, Tina Brown, Salman Read More
On Wednesday evening, a small and somewhat exhausted crowd gathered at the newly refurbished Oak Room to celebrate a screening of After the Party, Australian filmmakers Kirsty de Garis and Timothy Jolley‘s documentary about the life of the novelist, crime reporter, and Vanity Fair columnist Dominick Dunne. Mr. Dunne, who is currently battling cancer, was Read More
Is this diva Fuller herself? Us Weekly editor Bonnie Fuller, who has shown a whole generation of spoiled young magazine brats what it’s like to have a real job, hosts a book-launch bash in Chelsea for Planned Parenthood president Gloria Feldt’s new tome, Behind Every Choice Is a Story. Meanwhile, a few Read More
“Table tennis is a very romantic game,” Harry Evans said the other night, over the din of bouncing basketballs at the City Athletic Club on West 54th Street. “The movements are balletic, and there’s a musical rhythm with the sound of the ball. Tennis is like bassoons; this is like a clarinet.”
Mr. Evans, Read More
Who knows how many readers are going to paw their way through all 370 pages of Tina and Harry Come to America: Tina Brown, Harry Evans, and the Uses of Power . The forthcoming unauthorized barrage, written by Vanity Fair contributing editor Judy Bachrach, immediately smells musty and mid-1990′s, like a Seinfeld rerun or an Read More
Call it an even week for CBS News. On the one hand, the network rid itself of Susan Molinari, the human Quaalude of morning-show hosts. On the other hand, CBS News president Andrew Heyward disbanded the network’s investigative unit after only one year of operation. A noble experiment designed to supply the network’s evening news Read More
Harry Evans, editorial director of Mortimer Zuckerman’s mini media empire, has declared war on a persistent and, to his mind, extremely bothersome foe: Toby Young.
Toby Young ? That partygoing British freelancer with the shaved head who once edited The Modern Review and did light-lifting for Graydon Carter at Vanity Fair ?
The same. Read More
The merger of the legendary editor Harold Evans and the would-be benevolent press lord Mortimer Zuckerman looks like the natural consummation of a beautiful friendship. In providing a shelter for Mr. Evans, who was nudged out of Random House, Mr. Zuckerman brings some instant flash and cachet to his four less-than-sparkling publications, U.S. News & Read More