1:30 p.m. Tim Gunn will screen his new video short: "Fashion Victims," followed by Q&A with P.E.T.A. senior vice president Dan Mathews. At the Bryant Park Hotel screening room, 40 West 40th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
6 p.m. Film presentation on psychiatrist, philosopher and author Frantz Fanon. At Founders Auditorium, 1650 Bedford Read More
Putin and Bush no longer gaze soul-searchingly into each other’s eyes, but despite the two nations’ dissolving comradeship, Russians, even friends of the Kremlin, keep buying up massive New York condos.
Earlier this month, around the time that two American military attachés were expelled for their visit to a Siberian military factory, the Moscow-based Read More
Gossip Girl actress Blake Lively is so just one of the people, while Helena Christensen is categorically not. Ms. Lively went to Café Habana over the weekend and waited in line! For more than half an hour! Meanwhile, Ms. Christensen walked up to the eatery but kept on walking when she saw there was a Read More
Joan Rivers says she’s become bored of talking about celebrities’ designer duds on the red carpet. But Regis Philbin, 76, is just preparing to reinhabit the you-look-fantastic red carpet roost he ruled back in the 1970s. It turns out the morning chat-show host has just been tapped to Read More
“Celebrity costuming at awards shows is boring,” declared the comedienne Joan Rivers. “They’re all exactly the same. You can take any dress from Gwyneth and put it on Julia. There is no originality at all any more.”
Ms. Rivers, a spry 74, was standing in her spacious, gilded Fifth Avenue apartment on Monday, Nov. Read More
The first round of auditions for Joan Rivers’ untitled Bravo talk show occurred during the second week of July in a steamy studio space on West 54th Street, near the former Studio 54 and “one door down from Gold’s Gym,” said Ben Russell, one of the aspirants. “Very strategic.”
Mr. Russell works in fashion and Read More
Fall’s hottest accessory? Though monogrammed Goyard luggage and lizard Gucci clutches are undeniably important, this season’s most vital accessory is definitely a healthy, sparkling colon. Everyone who is anyone in Manhattan is having their bowels cleansed, scrutinized and even photographed. Colonoscopy parties will soon be replacing Botox parties! Between Katie Couric’s cancer-screening campaign and Sharon Read More
Sit down, folks, because Joan Rivers is doing stand-up again , even if it hasn’t always been a picnic. “One time some asshole from the New York Post came in to see a show and later wrote, ‘Old stuff! It was all old stuff,’” Ms. Rivers told us. “And I was like, Read More
Actors have never been more annoying. The James Lipton*ization of their overpaid, cheesy profession has unleashed hitherto unimaginable levels of self-importance. Every time I turn on Entertainment Tonight , I am confronted by a thespian blathering on about his or her “instrument” or “body of work” while soaking up compliments on their “interesting choices.” Even Read More
For God’s sake, buy yourself a pet. If your building won’t allow dogs, then get a ferret or a gerbil. Anything! Why? The fact is, we pet-owning New Yorkers (e.g., Joan Rivers) are weathering these post-catastrophe days better than you non–pet owners. “My Lulu and Veronica have kept me sane,” raved the evergreen Joan about Read More