Wet pearls against red lips. Sparkling high heels walking through filthy water. A tongue encased in silver.
Before she became famous, Marilyn Minter was a product of much of the same “nightclub kid” scene of the 1970s and 1980s that begot Madonna. And the artist’s works–hyperrealistic close-ups of gleaming body parts–were as censored and controversial Read More
Welcome to the latest installment of our ongoing interview series, Meet the Neighbors! Toni Martin grew up in Queens, lived in Manhattan but settled in Brooklyn, where she is now a specialist for the Corcoran Group. She has sold units all over the borough since joining the firm two years ago, thanks in part Read More
Welcome to the latest installment of our ongoing interview series, Meet the Neighbors! Barbara Godson has been working in city real estate for decades since coming to New York even longer ago from the United Kingdom. A doyen downtown, Godson knows every building inside and out, as well as all the streets she traverses Read More
Welcome to the latest installment of our ongoing interview series, Meet the Neighbors! Steven Leon has only been with Citi Habitats for six years, but real estate has been in his blood forever. The rare Soho native, Leon got into the business while selling some of his family property and realized he had a Read More
Welcome to the latest installment of our ongoing interview series, Meet the Neighbors! Beth Benalloul is a senior vice president and associate broker with Corcoran, where she specializes on selling apartments in her own backyard of the Upper East Side–for the sake of expertise and convenience. When not selling, selling, selling, she spends time Read More
Julian Assange, speaking with the BBC, says that the accusations of sexual misconduct made against him in Sweden are a smear campaign, that it’s working to tarnish his image, but that in the end the attention only makes Wikileaks stronger.
“Two days ago I did a search on Google for my name, some Read More
Carrie Fisher’s touring show Wishful Drinking was recently filmed for an HBO special that debuts December 12. The show, which began on Broadway, is taken from her book of the same title and provides a broad overview of her many tabloid scandals — though Ms. Fisher says she’s actually not that much of a drinker. Read More
Welcome to a new regular feature from The Observer Real Estate Desk. In this inaugural edition, we ask Elayne Roskin, a senior vice president and managing director at Brown Harris Stevens, 11 questions about the city and herself. Ms. Roskin grew up in New York with real estate in her blood. (Don’t we all?) The Read More
Interview just turned 40, and is taking the opportunity to trot out a digital magazine. The 40th anniversary issue will be available on the iPad, and HuffPo has a video of the Interview-for-iPad demonstration.
The magazine said in its announcement:
It’s entirely fitting that Interview is once again at Read More
How much worse can things get for journalists?
Newspapers and magazines are closing; the ones that remain grow thinner by the week as if somehow cursed; freelance budgets are being slashed and staffers accustomed to taking it easy are being forced to write like their livelihoods depend on it. (Hint: They do.) The Read More