It’s Friday and it’s Scandal Report, people! It’s also Sundance season, so this week Page Six and Gatecrasher holed up in Park City to write up any and all celebrity dalliances with the wild, the hot, and the juicy. And there were enough parties to give them all the dirt they needed. Hold on: there Read More
Yes, the bitter cold days of late January are all about us, here in New York. The idea of walking daunts us. We’re hopping around half-frozen puddles of toxic slush. Nothing — gloves, socks, scarves — can keep us as warm as we want to be. At times there is no end in sight.
Well, Read More
Art Basel, the gallery and dealer showcase in Miami that happened last week, is a bit of a misnomer. Well, the “art” part at least — there may be plenty of paintings and sculptures, but the thing is really all about the parties. New York’s hot young things and celebrity luminaries all decamped to Miami, Read More
Happy Friday, everyone! It’s once again time for Scandal Report, that brief respite from all things bland and mundane. Scandal Report takes you inside the juiciest, raciest stories of the week and explains which New York tabloid covered them the best. Gatecrasher and Page Six have been at each other’s throats these past few weeks. Gatecrasher scored an Read More
The city may have spent the week recovering from a pumpkin-sized hangover after a three-day Halloween bender — but have no fear! The gossip has to be reported, and we have to grade it. It’s The Observer‘s weekly Scandal Report. We’re coming to you late this week due to a couple breaking stories this afternoon Read More
This week’s gossip-hunting scrum took place mostly in the shadow of one key story: Charlie Sheen’s outlandish (if not unexpected) freak-out at the elegant and iconic Plaza hotel. When a former A-list star — currently the highest-paid man on television — pulls these kind of shenanigans, it’s prime tabloid fodder. But there were other stories, too. Read More
Which of the city’s top tabloids won the week? Which had the most scoops, exposed the most fatuous scenesters and dished the most agreeable dirt? With Richard Johnson’s tenure up at the venerable Page Six and Emily Smith still acclimating herself to the vaunted gig, the Daily News smells blood.
Every Friday The Observer looks back Read More
With Fleet Street blond Emily Smith taking over for the departed Richard Johnson at the New York Post‘s Page Six, and Frank DiGiacomo (a former Observer staffer) newly installed at the New York Daily News‘ Gatecrasher column, the city’s two warring tabloids are ramping up their gossip coverage in a no-holds-barred attempt to win out. Read More
The Daily News offers their warmest congratulations to Hillary Clinton on her daughter’s engagement. They hear (from Bill) that Chelsea’s fiance is “a great human being,” and they can’t wait to see the ring once it’s properly sized and everything.
But in the meantime, a small present: their accompanying “proud papa” photo of Read More
Mort Zuckerman’s weapons in the fight for print: optimism and $150 million presses.
The Daily News owner has invested in “advanced high-speed color presses,” reports the Times. This is a bold statement of faith in the medium, an appeal to readers’ investment in the paper as a physical object, and, most Read More