Manhattan rental prices are so high these days that looking at the listings—they want how much for that place?—would almost be funny if it weren’t so sad. Renters are accustomed to smiling through their tears as they ink their names on leases they can’t really afford.
But at least one famously funny New Yorker will no longer have to search for the humor in the apartment hunt. Wait, wait… who is it? you ask. Why, it’s Mr. Mo Rocca! City records show the comedian/writer/journalist paid $1 million for a two-bedroom co-op at 69 West 9th Street.
"It’s like every time I look up, I see a dead monkey or a dead elephant," a publicist was musing to a bartender at the post-screening cocktail party for the latest installment of CNN’s Anderson Cooper-hosted special, Planet In Peril: Battle Lines, on Tuesday evening. Images from the special were being projected on the flat-screens Read More
On the night of Wed. April 16, comedian Mo Rocca walked across the stage in the spacious auditorium at the Hilton Washington on Connecticut Avenue in Washington D.C. and thanked several hundred reporters, politicians, and celebrities for showing up at the annual Radio and Television Correspondents Association Dinner.
"I know that the White House Read More
An upcoming Law & Order episode might be "ripped form the headlines" of the Jared Paul Stern trial in which Ron Burkle accused him of extortion. The best part: A source tells the Daily News that Mr. Stern will be played by Mo Rocca! [NY Daily News]
Samantha Ronson has practically moved Read More
Mo Rocca and Tom Wolfe enjoyed the flight they shared from SFO to JFK the other day. “Mo Rocca went out of his way to be a fawning little fan girl,” says one of their co-travellers. Well, it’s hard not to admire a man who travels in white. And? “Both inexplicably chose ranch dressing.” Yes, Read More
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SOFA, so good? In the 1990′s, your empty apartment would’ve seemed Zen, but now all that wide-open space is giving you panic attacks , so pop an Ativan-oh, all right, maybe two -and brave the arty and tarty ladies and all the men still wearing blazers over black T-shirts at the International Read More
Wednesday, March 17
Mo Rocca’s gig as an on-air correspondent for The Daily Show With Jon Stewart might not pay as much as his former job, but at least he can tell his mother about it.
Up until a few months ago, he was making $150 an hour editing Perfect 10: The Connoisseur’s Read More