Red Carpet Real Estate
The hearts of a million North Jersey housewives were just broken.
Yesterday, the Post reported that Chicago’s favorite daughter, Oprah Winfrey, was looking at a home in Alpine, America’s ritziest zip code, according to Forbes. And not just any home but the $68 million mansion built by real estate investor Richard Kurtz, the most Read More
Jumping on Couches
Block out your afternoon tomorrow for the last most important daytime television broadcast of the year: Oprah’s Favorite Things. The annual audience giveaway special kicks off the holiday shopping season, especially for the lucky products featured (whose publicists should all get bonuses). The episode taped weeks ago, and all the details have kept under wraps. Our Read More
Today’s episode of the Oprah Winfrey show was a very special episode in which Winfrey sat down with some of her daytime talk competitors who are no longer on the air. Winfrey’s TV talk reunion included Phil Donahue, Ricki Lake, Geraldo Rivera, Sally Jesse Raphael, and Montel Williams.
At one point Winfrey awkwardly Read More
As part of her final season victory lap, Oprah Winfrey is communing with some of her fellow daytime talk legends.
Tomorrow’s episode of the “Oprah Winfrey Show” will feature appearances from Ricki Lake, Phil Donahue, Geraldo Rivera, Sally Jessy Raphael, and Montel Williams. This much nineties nostalgia and daytime talk power has never before Read More
ROUND 'EM UP
- Oprah has her own special Oprahplane now, and you can take a ride on it! It’s kind of like that 30 Rock episode where Liz Lemon thinks she meets Oprah on a flight, except…real.
- Another day, another story of a pharmacist scamming old people and taxpayers out of millions of Read More
Under David Carey’s leadership, Hearst will follow-up its Popular Mechanics iPad app with digital editions of O, Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar and Cosmopolitan later this year, according to Ad Age.
(@Esquiremag tweeted the Ad Age article with the line “We’re working hard on the pad for you — promise.”)
O‘s app will Read More
Rich Get Richer
As Oprah Winfrey moves into the next phase of her career with the launch of the Oprah Winfrey Network, which debuts at the beginning of next year, she is taking her net worth—some $2.4 billion—and investments more seriously.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Ms. Winfrey has hired Peter Adamson to manage her billions. Read More
HBO executives announced today that they have purchased the rights to Rebecca Skloot’s 2010 hit book “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.”
According to the press release, Oprah Winfrey and Alan Ball will serve as producers on the feature-length film adaptation of the book.
From The Washington Post‘s review of Ms. Skloot’s non-fiction tale: Read More
On Monday, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will once again swell with celebrities, socialites and fashion editors for the annual Costume Institute Gala to kick off the this year’s exhibit titled “American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity.” But since this year Gap is the official sponsor and Gap creative director Patrick Robinson is honorary co-chair Read More
“Did you see Tina Fey and Sheryl Crow are wearing the same dress?” CBS correspondent Lesley Stahl whispered to a friend at the New York Women in Communications Matrix Awards at the Waldorf Astoria on Monday morning, April 19. And there they were: Ms. Crow and Ms. Fey in almost-identical floral Dolce & Gabbana fitted Read More