The Washington Post‘s Al Kamen reports that Barney, President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush’s dog, tried to bite a reporter from Reuters. (This comes via The Huffington Post’s Media vertical.)
Writes Mr. Kamen:
Reuters television White House correspondent Jon Decker reports that President Bush’s dog Barney, going on a Read More
“NBC has handed a cast-contingent pilot order to the drama ‘M.O.N.Y.’
“The project centers on a socially conscious New York public advocate who is thrust into the uncomfortable position of becoming interim mayor and struggles to balance his moral center with the hardball realities of the city’s politics.”
Who gets to Read More
Debbie Newman, most recently an intern for the Daily News’ Rush & Malloy gossip column and freelancer at Life & Style, will be the next editor of Jossip.com.
Since late September, when former Jossip editor Corynne Steindler left the media and celebrity gossip site for the New York Post‘s Page Six column, Jossip Read More
At an event organized by the New York chapter of People for the American Way, former Reuters reporter Joe Maguire said last night that he was fired for writing a critical book about Ann Coulter.
Here’s the audio clip.
[Also, Maguire admits he doesn't know how to type!]
– Azi Paybarah
The Fifth Annual U.S. Maritime Security Conference and Exposition will be at the Jacob Javits Convention Center.
The City Council holds hearings on zoning and franchises oversight, special education, and maritime uses.
United for Peace and Justice holds an anti-war march and rally near the U.N.
Vito Fossella and Diane Savino make an announcement about Read More
May 15, 2006
5 pounds, 11 ounces
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Ten cashmere onesies, please! Jodi Blum, 32, an account executive at Ralph Lauren, didn’t find out the sex of her first baby before birth, but “I thought it was a girl the entire time,” she said, so she made Read More
Reuters is reporting that Larry Silverstein has just accepted an offer to allow the Port Authority to build the Freedom Tower instead of him.
According to Reuters, the implication is that ground could be broken on the Tower in days or weeks.
We’ve got Matthew Schuerman down there now, where Larry made the announcement; Read More
Marshall Berman takes a long, Marxist look at the cleaned up Times Square in Dissent. He marvels at the flickering lights, hangs outside the Condé Nast building, and analyzes screaming TRL-crazed teenagers that flock to MTV studios (including a lone Tupac supporter).
Like any self-respecting leftist, he also gets hassled by the man outside Read More