Not willing to let a bad story die quietly, John Spencer took a swipe at Ben today for quoting him suggesting that Hillary Clinton had plastic surgery.
Referring back to the denial strategy I thought he abandoned, Spencer told The Resident that Ben’s article “was a Read More
Today’s Page Six says that “Rudy Giuliani has made enemies among a group that should be solidly behind “America’s mayor”—the Society of Former Special Agents—after canceling as their keynote speaker.”
Howard Rubenstein, who represents the New York Post, also represents the Former Special Agents of the FBI. (He also works with the New York F.B.I. Read More
If we’re very lucky, once in a generation an unexpected new musical comes along and changes everything. That is the thrilling achievement of Spring Awakening, which has been brilliantly directed by Michael Mayer, at the Atlantic Theater Company.
The Atlantic is on a roll! The theater has followed its production of Martin McDonagh’s staggeringly Read More
It’s an old trick of the trade to release bad news late on a Friday.
How about awkward and embarrassing news like the resignation of someone who had been publicly upbraided by her patrons?
That would be Gretchen Dykstra, who announced her departure from the World Trade Center Memorial Foundation just now, after Read More
It’s been fun and exhausting quarterbacking the Politicker, and, well, the results are for you to judge.
But the good news for us and for you is that we now have sealed the deal on our new political editor: Josh Benson of The New York Times, formerly of The New York Observer.
You Read More
Eric Alterman, Mediekritiker
“In any case,” wrote Eric Alterman on the Huffington Post yesterday, “I am about as low-level a celebrity as exists anywhere. And yet whenever [sic] see my name on P6, it’s always something nasty and often something inaccurate.”
Here are Eric Alterman’s three Page Six mentions: March 28, 2004: Read More
So my old employer, The New York Sun, has stolen away Politicker contributor and former New York Press reporter Azi Paybarah.
My only consolation is that I’ve obtained a copy of the memo from Sun managing editor Ira Stoll:
From: Ira Stoll
Sent: Monday, March 13, 2006 2:30 PM
Subject: New employee Read More
The New York Observer’s First Annual Community Benefits Agreement Tourney just wrapped up. What are those, you say, wrinkling your nose? Well, C.B.A.’s are ways for the community and developer to come together and create win-win situations for everybody! Those are words that everybody but The New York Sun editorial board likes to Read More
Message to New York Observer: Get Ben Smith his own laptop. Thanks. Read More
In honor of Salon’s new women’s blog, The Broadsheet, The Transom is pleased to present yet another excerpt from the New York Observer’s men-only blog, The Cockpit.
How Many R’s Are In “Marry”?
Dude, did you see what Kenny Chesney said about his she-had-me-at-goodbye “marriage” to Renee Zellweger? “It was like opening Read More