Thursday evening, Sony Picture Classics hosted a screening of Ari Folman‘s Waltz With Bashir–an animated Israeli film about post-traumatic stress disorder and the early 1980s war between Israel and Lebanon–followed by a vice presidential debate and dinner party at the Fifth Avenue home of Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen and his wife, Huffington Post advice Read More
"Oh! You came!" exclaimed actress Renee Zellweger when she spotted designer Carolina Herrera through a crowd of people at Michael’s this afternoon.
Ms. Zellweger was attending a private luncheon to celebrate Living Proof, a Lifetime original movie on which she was an executive producer about a doctor who works to find a cure for breast Read More
For over a quarter of a century, many have had to face the wrath—or even worse, the indifference—of publicist Peggy Siegal, as they jockeyed for invitations to her exclusive screenings. According to Variety‘s Jill Goldsmith, that is all a thing of the past—the wrath that is.
The last we heard from Ms. Read More
“Honestly, I’m having a panic attack,” said Bourne Ultimatum co-star Julia Stiles, 26, wearing sleeveless, shiny purple after the movie’s East Hampton premiere, which was organized by publicist Peggy Siegal on Sunday, July 29. Matt Damon (not present) may be through with being Bourne, but Ms. Stiles isn’t ready to give up on the franchise Read More
Meg Chrisner thought it all looked just perfect, even though the party had been put together on the cheap. And true, the “models” were just friends, and friends of friends. And the liquor had been bought for all of $432—in Jersey, no less!
The evening sounded just like a fantasy of a reality show. Nike Read More
In today’s Transom: the young shall inherit the earth, sooner than you might think or like. Also: Peggy Siegal’s working birthday, Gus van Sant’s hipster premiere.
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Silent Disco Headphone Party Strikes Williamsburg!
Mark Lotto Hits All The Summer Flicks.
The Ultimate Guide To Summer Political Fundraisers. Read More
On a rainy night in October, Schiller’s Liquor Bar was closed to the public. But anyone passing by the restaurant’s location at Rivington and Norfolk streets would have noticed that the restaurant was hopping. Inside, Colin Callender, president of HBO Films, looking casual in a black V-neck sweater, moved about the room conducting equally casual Read More
Less than 24 hours after 30-year-old publicist Lizzie Grubman put her Mercedes in reverse and allegedly plowed into a bouncer and a group of 15 people who were waiting to get past the velvet ropes at Southampton’s Conscience Point Inn, the damage to the well-worn Cape Cod-style nightclub had been patched up and painted over Read More
The prospective Mayoral campaign of Michael Bloomberg makes
interesting food for thought. I myself will almost surely vote for him if he
chooses to run. His likely opposition does not make the pulse race: Mark Green
is the Harold Stassen of city politics; Peter Vallone does not encourage trust
in this writer; other candidates fall Read More
Seated at a banquette at Balthazar on a snowy March afternoon, publicist Lizzie Grubman was remembering a previous joint effort with Peggy Siegal, her brand-new business partner.
“She did the majority of the work for Two Guys and a Girl at Moomba,” said Ms. Grubman, between sips of diet Coke. “I got her the location Read More