After a screening of Alex Gibney's Magic Trip (above) the other night, Gibney talked about the Oscar he won for 2007's Taxi To The Dark Side, a searing look at prison abuse in the war on terror.
Revealed Gibney, "The Oscar is in the downstairs bathroom. This way, anyone who goes in there can ... More >>
Home is, as they say, where the heart is. So who's the guy selling you your Lipitor and what the hell are all these rats doing everywhere? In this week's Village Voice cover story, join staff writer Elizabeth Dwoskin for a rousing, fun, morbid round of the game New Yorkers everywhere can rela ... More >>
Well, since it's now hailing outside, I'm stuck inside the office until it lets up just enough for me to run from our office to the Astor Place 6 using my emergency Umbrella Mafia-umbrella without getting completely drenched. Might as well do this thing. Press Clips, Day 11, Late "Hailpocolyp ... More >>
New Yorker's portrait of RogerCranky Roger Stone was on Fox Business Monday still in a lather over Eliot Spitzer.
Fox was determined to bash its favorite john the night he debuted on CNN, so it gave Stone and his "Manhattan Madam" candidate for governor, Kristin Davis, a ten minute block ... More >>
What's already washed ashore and onto our TV screens from Louisiania is its oily-slick senator, David Vitter, who appeared on Fox twice this weekend.
Vitter reassured FoxAmerica that "drill, baby, drill" was still fine with him, though he's better known, if you search your memory ... More >>
Remember Troopergate, the squabble between these two has-beens? Neither does anyone else.The New York Post's Fred Dicker is Albany's most powerful reporter. He's broken so many stories he ought to know when to let one go.
Instead, he wrote a rant yesterday that proves why even the best repor ... More >>
It's Eliot Spitzer in Surround-Sound these days. Between the book ("Rough Justice"),the movie (Alex Gibney doc, unfinished cut), and the big Times interview this weekend in which the ex-gov savaged his would-be successor, Andrew Cuomo, it's All Spitzer, All the Time. Which is clearly how the ... More >>
Saturday at the Tibeca Film Festival, one of the event's most buzzed about features made its debut. After all, there's nothing New Yorkers love more than art about other New Yorkers. And sex. Plus, Rupert Murdoch -- but not together. The as-of-yet untitled and unfinished Eliot Spitzer documen ... More >>