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Canadian-born bandleader Paul Shaffer has broken his silence to TV Guide Canada about the possible end of David Letterman’s CBS Late Show–or at least the end of his role in it. The TV star and “It’s Rainin’ Men” writer (yes, really) told the publication:
“We’ve been on 30 years so now we’ve got another Read More
— Mindy Kaling was spotted pleading with John Mayer to give his expert opinion on her love life at Koi in the Trump SoHo. We can only speculate that his answer involved calling her genitals racist.
Last night, at the opening of The Annex, a SoHo satellite of Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Daily Transom found itself on the red carpet with Gossip Girl Taylor Momsen; later that evening, Debbie Harry of Blondie and Dave Mason from Traffic were to perform.
"Blondie like changed my Read More
Paul Shaffer, David Letterman’s longstanding musical sidekick, has doubled his West Side real-estate holdings with the recent addition of a second apartment in the luxurious condo building at 3 Lincoln Center. Mr. Shaffer and his wife Catherine recently snatched up a 1,675-square-foot condo in the 60-story development on West 66th Street for $1.42 million, city Read More
Comedian Marc Maron stood behind the glowing glass podium wearing a tuxedo and a befuddled look. “Am I bombing already?” he asked the black-tie crowd at the Sept. 28 New York Friars Club roast of Chevy Chase, after telling a couple of stinkers.
Tepid laughter rose up from the Hilton’s Grand Ballroom. He had Read More
In his white T-shirt and dark blazer, Friars Club dean Freddie Roman looked like a vacationing Vulcan, but as he stood on the stage of New York’s Town Hall on the evening of June 9, he had some important business to conduct. “To those of you who are not members or guests of the Friars, Read More