The Eight-Day Week
Backstage at Madison Square Garden’s Stand Up for Heroes benefit, a double-amputee veteran waited with his mother, as he prepared to go onstage to fulfill his—and probably many other people’s—lifelong dream of playing backup for Bruce Springsteen. Nearby stood a 76-year-old man with one eye clouded over with a diabetic cataract. That man approached the veteran and said, “What happened to you?”
“I lost them in the war,” the young man replied, referring to his lower legs.
The old man fixed his good eye on the veteran and patted him twice—thump, thump!—on the thigh. “Oh yeah, you lost them?” he grinned. “Well, where did you put them?”
A moment of silence passed. And then another. And then the man’s mother began to laugh.
The weather’s finally right for golfing—we’ve been blowing off tee times all summer realizing we’d be sweating too hard to get a good grip on our tallboy or our pitching wedge! Today brings the Eric Trump Foundation Golf Invitational, during which the scion raises money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The evening’s post-golf festivities Read More
Last night at the Hammerstein Ballroom, a mixed bag of celebrities gathered to roast Donald Trump for a Comedy Central special to air March 15. Mr. Trump, who had said on the red carpet that he did the roast in order to get paid and funnel that money to charity, sat rather gamely on a Read More
At the Friars Club roast of Pat Cooper, which was held last Friday, Oct. 19, in the main ballroom of the New York Hilton in midtown, Richard Belzer apparently had a severe cold, or something.
During his roast, the actor-cum-conspiracy theorist was repeatedly and loudly sniffing into the microphone, opening and Read More