In a few weeks, the Upper East Side girl’s private school Brearley, which is celebrating its 125th anniversary, will be swarmed by media stars.
On May 8, News Corporation chief Rupert Murdoch will serve on a panel, as will his daughter Elisabeth Murdoch, a Brearley grad, sources told the Transom. Let’s hope Rupe’s gotten over Read More
It is no coincidence that the logo for the Magazine Publishers of America (MPA) inaugural Magazine Innovation Summit centered around an oversized capital ‘I.’ The Internet, innovation, and iDomination were high priorities for the event—a fact only further confirmed by the conference’s tagline, “technology changes everything.”
Held in the Grand Hyatt New York and the Read More
The American Museum of Natural History was occupied by writers, editors, and agents on Tuesday night, April 28, for the PEN Foundation’s annual black-tie gala.
During the pre-dinner cocktail hour in the museum’s spacious rotunda, Norton editor Bob Weil said softly that he hoped the big dinosaur skeleton mounted in the middle of the room Read More
Peter W. Kaplan, the fourth and longest-serving editor of The New York Observer, announced to his editorial staff today that he is resigning from the newspaper effective June 1, 2009.
“I wanted to take care of my family,” he said in an interview. “My family has been—it sounds like a baseball thing, doesn’t it?—relegated to Read More
THIRTY WAYS OF LOOKING AT HILLARY: REFLECTIONS BY WOMEN WRITERS
Edited by Susan Morrison
HarperCollins, 254 pages, $ 23.95
Let’s imagine this book’s concept—30 well-known women writers talk about how they “feel” about Hillary Clinton—applied to 30 male writers and a male presidential candidate. Adjusting for gender, the essay titles would now read: “Barack’s Underpants,” Read More
When Heath Ledger’s masseuse found the actor unconscious Tuesday, she called Mary-Kate Olsen for advice before dialing 911. The NYPD spokesman said, "I’m not going to speculate on why 911 was not called first." [City Room]
Also, multiple types of anti-anxiety meds and sedatives, all prescribed to Ledger, were found in Read More
When a man has big feet, one assumes that he might be the proud possessor of monumental genitalia. When a lady has big feet, one hopes she is not the proud possessor of monumental genitalia, and prays she can find decent shoes in her size without being obliged to order them from tawdry cross-dresser catalogs Read More