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Gawker made waves this week with the Fox Mole, a young Bill O’Reilly producer who pseudonymously slipped the site a snap of the dysfunctional network lavatories. Up at Hearst Tower, Gawker antipode Town & Country has also quietly employed a mole.
Coincidentally, he goes by “Mr. Fox.”
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“This isn’t my real work,” photojournalist Harry Benson told Off the Record, gesturing at a wall of his photographs.
He was surrounded by intimate candids of bold-face names, taken over the course of his 40-year career at magazines like Life and Vanity Fair. All together they tell a colorful history of New York society, but he’d rather be known for his photographs of U.S. presidents.
Before Matt Taibbi was a heroin-addicted, horse semen-throwing expatriate editor of Moscow’s eXile (and way before he was a coffee-throwing, Vampire Squid-coining, National Magazine Award-winning journalist) he was just a mopey kid at mopey kid-paradise Bard college. Although he did always have a thing for the Russians.
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To conjure the archetype of the Vogue man, Men’s Vogue editor Jay Fielden turned to literature. His new magazine, he had been saying, will be guided by the concept of “things that are real, things that are authentic, things that endure.”
So forget Marc or Calvin for the moment. “I was reading this obituary about Read More