For Richer or Poorer
During one of his infamous Power Juicer infomercials from the early 1990s, a stunningly fit-for-his-age Jack LaLanne declared, “That’s the power of the juice!”
Mr. LaLanne, known as the Godfather of Fitness, lived to be 96 and swore that juicing had transformed him from an ill and frail teenager into the fitness extremist who, well into his golden years, took a liking to towing boats while swimming shackled and handcuffed.
Disgraced Public Figures
In light of the passage of Governor Cuomo’s tax bill last week, The Observer decided to informally poll the rich. What’s your take, you happy few?
Roger Stone writes to correct something in my item about the Eliot Spitzer movie. Stone says he never said “eat shit” after walking out of the film screening. What he did say is “Bullshit.”
Here’s Stone, who also takes objection to Gibney’s assertion that Ken Langone had Spitzer followed by private investigators:
In a brief interview just now, Rudy Giuliani's top political adviser, Tony Carbonetti, confirmed a report in today's Cindy Adams column that he is leaving Giuliani Partners to work for Ken Langone, but insisted that it did not amount in any way to a defection from the Giuliani camp.
"I am always Read More
Here is Michael Bloomberg holding court with a few people at the Four Seasons in midtown before a roundtable discussion to outline the mayor’s priorities for the city.
The white-haired guy to the right is (former?) Eliot Spitzer nemesis Ken Langone.
The annual "Card Luncheon" is when Bloomberg tells city elite Read More
Suozzi began the day attacking Eliot Spitzer. He ended it in an argument with Charlie Rangel.
Rangel, stepping nimbly into the role of Spitzer attack surrogate, sent a sharp letter earlier today to Suozzi demanding that he reject the political and financial support of Ken Langone, who said recently compared national Democrats to lunatics in Read More
The chairmen of Schenectady and Suffolk Counties are circulating a letter that calls on Tom Suozzi to distance himself from “Republican activist” Ken Langone.
“Denounce Mr. Langone. Tell him to stop his campaign. And give back the money. Anything less compromises you as a candidate and as a Democrat,” reads the letter, a copy Read More