Since 1996, Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues has been performed in over 40 countries and translated into over 35 languages. As of last May, it was booked in over 140 cities in the United States. Not bad for a six-year-old play that was first produced in a 74-seat theater in Soho.
Since April 2002, another Read More
Months before the news broke in August 2000 that Daily News publisher Mortimer Zuckerman was separating from his wife, Marla Prather, he’d sold his house in Washington, D.C., to Jonathan Schiller, the law partner of David Boies, of Gore and Microsoft fame. Now comes word that Ms. Prather, who has since been dating Mr. Schiller, Read More
Minor Had Major-League Need
For Meds and Love Gloves
It’s common knowledge that kids have been dipping their hands into the cookie jar of debauched delights since time immemorial. But even the appetites of the most seasoned hedonists would be put to shame by the 15-year-old perp the cops hauled in on April 28. Read More
So winning does matter, after all. That truth was abundantly clear when New York Times editor Joseph Lelyveld strolled into the third-floor newsroom at 43rd Street on Monday, April 16, for the daily’s annual Pulitzer Prize gathering with staff. The champagne had already been cracked. “Well, this is more like it, don’t you think?” Mr. Read More
LOS ANGELES–A young blond woman stood on the corner of Figueroa and Olympic on Monday night. It was shortly after President Clinton, at the center of a media scrum of television cameras and reporters, had finished his rousing speech to the Democratic Convention, and the pretty girl, a college student from San Diego who identified Read More
It was why Mortimer B. Zuckerman had bought the New York Daily News . The President of the United States, upset at how Rupert Murdoch’s New York Post had been painting his wife as an anti-Semite, called the publisher on Sunday, July 16, with the offer of an exclusive interview.
Mr. Zuckerman was–and is–out of Read More
Daily News editor Debby Krenek stood in the newsroom on the evening of March 23 and told her glum staff that the paper’s owner, Mortimer Zuckerman, had been lying to the press about her imminent departure from her job. “Contrary to what you may have heard, I did not resign in November,” she said. She Read More
The appointment, on Jan. 18, of Les Goodstein as president and chief operating officer of the Daily News is part of what insiders at Mortimer Zuckerman’s media holdings have taken to calling “Fred and Mort’s divorce.”
Fred Drasner, Mr. Zuckerman’s business partner who ran the day-to-day operations of the paper as its chief executive and Read More
So just what’s Harold Evans doing now that he’s no longer going to be editorial director of Mortimer Zuckerman’s Daily News and U.S. News & World Report ? That’s what he and Mr. Zuckerman were talking about in Mr. Zuckerman’s office on Oct. 25. “No. 1, I’ve got a contract for two books,” said Mr. Read More
David Bradley, the new owner of the 142-year-old Atlantic Monthly , is a budding magazine mogul. In 1997, he purchased The National Journal , a Washington, D.C., specialty publication with around 6,500 subscribers paying $1,047 per year, and turned it into a little magazine with buzz. He pulled off this feat simply by throwing big Read More