In next month’s issue of W, Lynn Hirschberg tries to decipher why director David Fincher went with Rooney Mara to play Lisbeth Salander in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Given that the movie is the first in “the biggest movie franchise since Harry Potter,” the audition process was bound to be contentious. Read More
On Tuesday, Stefano Tonchi will present his first September issue of W and, along with it, his redesign of the magazine.
If the cover is any indication, Mr. Tonchi’s changes are radical. The September cover is a triple gatefold,”which they’d never done,” Mr. Tonchi told Memo Pad. He has also changed the Read More
W is getting a movie. The Cut reports that filming is underway for documentary about the magazine’s–wait for it–September issue. You might remember about that other Condé Nast magazine already has a documentary about its September issue.
So, if Stefano is the new Anna, who will be the Grace Coddington Read More
The New York Times Magazine has added an editor’s note to its M.I.A. profile.
In the note, The Times concedes that writer Lynn Hirschberg grafted two quotes that were given to her at different points in the interview to make one big quote.
Over the weekend, M.I.A. posted a clip from the interview in which Read More
It’s been nearly a week since Lynn Hirschberg’s M.I.A. profile was posted to The Times’ Web site, and the Truffle Kerfuffle continues.
Over Memorial Day Weekend, M.I.A. posted two audio recordings from her interview with The Times that she–eep!–secretly taped. Ms. Hirschberg told us she had no idea that M.I.A. Read More
Other than gawking at someone with an iPad yesterday, The Observer spent more than hour in McCarren Park yesterday discussing this week’s cover story in the Times Magazine about M.I.A. This doesn’t happen all the time! The Times Magazine is, sometimes, an easy thing to ignore.
And it made us Read More
Bomber will drop flowers into New York Harbor. [AP]
M.I.A. writes a song about Lynn Hirschberg. [Village Voice]
Luna Park opens to positive reviews. [NYDN]
Abramovic wraps up her stint at the MoMA. [NYT]
Robots factor heavily into BP’s latest Read More
This morning, M.I.A. tweeted out writer Lynn Hirschberg’s phone number in response to a piece in this weekend’s Times Magazine. The tweet seemed to suggest that M.I.A. wasn’t much of a fan of the piece.
What was Ms. Hirschberg’s reaction?
“I find it kind of interesting that she would cast the Read More
Lynn Hirschberg penned her final piece for The New York Times Magazine this weekend on M.I.A., and what a way to go out! Ryan McGinley shot the–pretty amazing–photos for the piece.
Suddenly Gerry Marzorati seems to be expanding that photo portfolio! Remember Jeff Koons and those bunnies Read More
At the International Center of Photography’s Infinity Awards, held at Pier Sixty on the back end of Chelsea Piers on Monday night, W editor Stefano Tonchi and soon-to-be W editor-at-large Lynn Hirschberg arrived arm-in-arm.
“We are each other’s dates tonight!” said Ms. Hirschberg.
“Do you know Lynn Hirschberg?” Mr. Tonchi asked The Read More