The downstairs area of Pure Yoga on the Upper East Side, where the lifestyle expert Kathy Freston celebrated the publication of her new wellness book, The Quantum Wellness Cleanse, on Wednesday, May 6, was a collision of important Manhattan men, many of whom were friends of her husband, former Viacom CEO Tom Freston.
While the Read More
“My daughter is getting an award so I’m a proud duh-dee!” Paul McCartney told the Daily Transom at the Natural Resources Defense Council’s annual Forces for Nature benefit at 583 Park Avenue on Monday, March 30, where his daughter, fashion designer Stella McCartney, and Discovery Communications’ CEO David Zaslav were honored for their respective environmental work. Read More
Former Viacom chief executive Tom Freston has apparently taken his townhouse at 57 East 66th Street off the market, according to the Wall Street Journal. He had listed the former Andy Warhol home in the spring for $38.5 million, only to chop that asking price to $35 million.
Mr. Freston, according to Read More
Tom Freston has put Andy Warhol’s East 66th Street apartment on the market for $38.5 million, according to Page Six. The 12-room, six story apartment was originally bought by Mr. Warhol for $310,000 in 1974; Mr. Freston bought the property in 2000 for $6.5 million. [P6]
Thanks to Eliot Spitzer and Ashley Read More
What’s Next for Tom Freston? Arianna Huffington turns on abrasive bloggers!
Gotham’s Very Gay Bachelor List. 27 out of 101? Really?
Mrs. Tobey McGuire Does Lunch. In L.A., everyone can hear you talk about therapy and baby names at lunch.
Meeting Prince Charles. Royal protocol at Asprey.
Chris Meloni Rocks Read More
In this week’s paper:
Let The Transom take you deep inside the first world, where Viacom king Tom Freston does a mean downward-facing dog; where any public interest in the shooting of The Devil Wears Prada evaporates when Meryl Streep isn’t on set; where Jesse Eisenberg, the young star of The Squid and the Read More
Beneath the striking W.P.A. murals of the New York State Supreme Courthouse, real-estate scion Billy Rudin reached across the dinner table on May 1 to shake the hand of News Corp. heir Lachlan Murdoch. “If I can help you …” Mr. Rudin said, and let his offer hang unfinished in the dull roar of the Read More
Wednesday, July 25
Tom Freston remembers when he lost it. It was the late 80′s, back when Poison was cool, the Stones were crusty and no one knew about Kurt Cobain or Carson Daly. Mr. Freston, the bushy-browed jefe of MTV, felt his once-firm grip upon pop music and culture begin to weaken.
Andy Warhol lived at 57 East 66th Street from 1974 until his death in 1987, dwelling there longer than anyone who has since tried to call the town house home–first a Spanish family and then an American gentleman. Maybe they were spooked by the secret trap door in the master bedroom or tales of the Read More