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
In mid-October, about three weeks to go before election night, Barack Obama found himself in the classy old Metropolitan Club on 66th Street with a group of his top New York fund-raisers.
He told them there was “extraordinary expertise” in the room. “Who knows?” he said. “There might be some of you Read More
Chace Crawford is no East Coast elitist! The Gossip Girl star told reporters that Sarah Palin is "quite attractive" before refusing to "talk politics." [US Weekly]
Lydia Hearst is expected to continue with Fashion Week, despite being sent to the hospital for kidney stones on Tuesday. [P6]
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On Octobser 17th Rolling Stone will be 8-by-11 inches instead of 10-by-11 3/4 inches, The Times’ Richard Pérez-Peña reports today.
Last month, when we reported that the magazine was considering a redesign, we asked a few people on the street what they thought. "I’d feel less cool reading the new one," Read More
Yesterday, we told you that Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner was considering a major redesign of his magazine. He sent out a test copy to subscribers and asked them to participate in a survey to tell him what they thought.
Media Mob hit the streets of Manhattan to do a survey of its Read More
"We are considering a major change in the format of Rolling Stone from its current look to one more like the enclosed test issue," wrote Jann Wenner, founder of Rolling Stone in a note to select subscribers.
Enclosed in a manila envelope from Rolling Stone, which Media Mob has acquired, is Mr. Wenner’s letter Read More
In today’s New York Post, Keith Kelly reports that Jann Wenner may be trying to sell US Weekly to Condé Nast for $750 million.
That’s a lot of scratch for pictures of Katherine Heigl getting Starbucks, but according to Kelly, the magazine is not only "lucrative" (he uses the term twice), but profitable Read More
Syndicate Public Relations, Dec. 20, La Esquina, 203 Lafayette Street
The boutique public-relations firm that has snatched up clients from all over the city celebrates in style with dinner at last year’s party spot (and client) La Esquina, followed by drinks at the Rose Bar at (client) Gramercy Park Hotel. “It’s a well-worn Read More
The current Rolling Stone offers an image of Heath Ledger, barefoot, floating Jesus-like on water–and a cover line touting “Famous Failures Back in the Real World.” The magazine isn’t referring to Ledger’s Oscar loss for best actor or Brokeback Mountain‘s best-picture defeat, but to an inside piece on American Idol.
According to a Wenner Media Read More
Bruce Springsteen is scheduled to headline Jann Wenner’s 60th-birthday party Saturday night, in a private fete at Le Bernadin. Festivities kick off at 7:30, according to the invitations–which list the evening’s hosts as Wenner’s boyfriend, Matt Nye; his wife, Jane Wenner; and Bette Midler with her husband, Martin Von Haselberg.
A Wenner spokesperson declined Read More