Last night, The Observer rushed over to the West Side in order to make the cocktail hour of what we assumed would be another long-winded charity dinner. (Not that there’s anything wrong with that!) MSNBC’s Luke Russert, we were told, would be headlining the Gala for Good honoring leaders of Malawi alongside Victoria’s Secret angel Behati Prinsloo.
“The story writes itself!” we thought to ourselves giddily. Though on entering the dark and gloomy building whose address corresponded to our hastily written notes, we were in for a rough surprise.