Underlying every advice book is an assumption that the author already is something that the reader wants to be, whether skinny (Bethenny Frankel), rich (Suze Orman) or rich and leisurely (Tim Ferriss).
What does Lena Dunham have that her fans want for themselves? We’re going to rule out her fashion sense and her strange and Read More
As details roll out about the Oprah Winfrey Network (launching on Discovery Health January 1), it’s clear that, more than ever, it pays to be one of Oprah’s friends.
The Oprah Effect, which was the subject of its own CNBC special, can be credited with the rise of many media stars, Read More
While Allison Sarofim‘s annual Halloween party took place the weekend before Halloween, most people celebrated on the actual day since this year it fell on Friday–and there were plenty of masquerades and balls for New York’s socials to attend. Some stopped by the several parties going on around town, while others camped out Read More
Yale economist Robert Shiller, author of the recent The Subprime Solution: How Today’s Global Financial Crisis Happened and What to Do About It and the now immortal Irrational Exuberance, praises Suze Orman in a Wall Street Journal op-ed this morning. The relentlessly sunny Ms. Orman, like only a few other financial gurus, warned Read More
Designer Yves Saint Laurent died at home in his apartment in Paris yesterday at the age of 71. [NY Times]
Tatum O’Neal, who wrote a memoir in 2004 about her drug addiction, was arrested for buying crack on the Lower East Side on Sunday morning from a homeless man. [Read More