Page Six is still the gold standard. Gawker is stronger than ever. And gossip at the Daily News is ready to make a comeback.
The Village Voice‘s Joe Coscarelli and Foster Kamer survey the world of gossip reporting in their cover story this week, and suggest that as the playing field has become more crowded, Read More
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Richard Johnson cannot be bought! Well, he wants to be bought but he’s not allowed.
Gawker reported on Friday evening that Richard Beckman, who recently picked up Janice Min for The Hollywood Reporter, tried to snag Mr. Johnson from Page Six by doubling his salary and offering him a signing bonus. Read More
In the Nude
Former Page Six-er Paula Froelich posed naked for her ex-boyfriend, the painter Les Rogers. Later, she planted an item with her former boss Richard Johnson in the Post‘s gossip column about it.
The item also mentioned that Ms. Froelich would be reading from the recently released paperback edition of her book Mercury in Read More
The Observer has learned that Page Six reporter Corynne Steindler is leaving the Post for a senior reporting position at Bonnie Fuller’s web site, HollywoodLife.com.
The move makes Ms. Steindler the third reporter in just over two months to leave Page Six. Paula Froelich left in July shortly after her book was published; Bill Hoffman Read More
On Saturday, Sept. 5, during the last and possibly most traffic-congested weekend of the summer, car enthusiasts ogled a parking lot full of Ferraris in front of East Hampton’s Georgica Restaurant and Lounge, as house music blasted in the background. The cars had just returned from the first annual Ferrari Hamptons Rally and were now Read More
Braden Keil, a prince of the New York Post newsroom and the city’s greatest real-estate scoop artist, died Tuesday night, at the age of 53. The cause was complications from melanoma.
Yesterday at the Post‘s Sixth Avenue newsroom in midtown, the loss was palpable.
Mr. Keil sat along with the Page Read More
While most of the sports world was gathered in Tampa over the weekend, the top of the Sports Illustrated masthead was left behind to schmooze with the media set Sunday night at the Oak Room at the Plaza. "Our sponsors are having very tough years," said S.I. editor Terry McDonell. (In flush times, advertisers like Read More
Unsurprisingly, Vanity Fair photographer Todd Eberle had a difficult time corralling the 64 power lunchers who assembled at the Four Seasons restaurant for a photoshoot on Monday. Also, it seems that Richard Johnson called half of the crowd old. [P6]
Now Madonna and Alex Rodriguez are just looking to share a neighborhood, Read More
As we mentioned yesterday, Gilding Lily author Tatiana Boncompagni is set to face off in court with her sister Natasha over the authorship of Tatiana’s forthcoming novel, HarperCollins’s Hedge Fund Wives. Unfortunately, it seems like this isn’t going to be the nice, quiet family lawsuit Tatiana might have hoped for. This morning, the Daily Read More
The Serbian sweetheart of 2007 has lost his New York support.
That bad blood between Novak Djokovic and Andy Roddick that we discussed? It bubbled all over center court last night. After Djokovic’s hard-earned four set victory over Andy Roddick last night, he shot back in a post-match on-court interview at Roddick for Read More