Barbara Walters

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    May 13, 2013

    Barbara Walters Misquotes Cabaret On Retiring

    TV legend Barbara Walters will no longer be on view--or on The View--as of next summer, when she's stepping down from her longtime perch as TV's reigning quizzer. And she means it.

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    March 29, 2013

    Barbara Walters Retiring? Here's What I Said On TV About That

    Jill Niccolini interviewed me for the Fox 5 News at 10 last night about the report that Barbara Walters is supposedly retiring next year. I'm not sure which sound bites they used--after the interview, I went off to see Tom Hanks in a play---but above is a photo of me telling Jill stuff like:

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Sharon Needles Interview! Hail, Satan!

    Sharon Needles won the fourth season of RuPaul's Drag Race with a witchy mix of ghoulishness and girlishness. And she's back from the dead once again! The world's most fabulous corpse is hosting's Hookie Awards for male escorts this Friday, so I strapped her in her coffin and grilled h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    Let's Stop Caring About A President's Weight, Please

    Yesterday, Barbara Walters sat down with Governor Chris Christie for a live broadcast interview. For his dedication to New Jersey during Hurricane Sandy and the non-partisan, budding friendship with President Obama, the famous newswoman made room for the Governor on her 'The 10 Most Fascinating Peop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2012

    We Need Our Own Diamond Jubilee!

    After all, the one for Queenie has given the UK a much needed boost, everyone scrambling to buy mugs and T shirts and anything with the British flag colors in order to celebrate the old bag's longevity at standing and waving. And lord knows our own country could use such a bump, the latest jobs rep ... More >>

  • Columns

    May 23, 2012

    Help! Show Biz Careers Can't Be Killed Anymore!

    Just when you think they're done, they're back!

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    March 23, 2012

    Diane Keaton: "I've Never Had Plastic Surgery"

    So many stars say they haven't had surgery that I actually expect Barbara Walters to come out and say it too. It's the oldest cliche in the book. An older actor--looking remarkably line-free--says, "I haven't had surgery, but I wouldn't rule it out in the future." But I worship Diane Keaton and s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Syrian President Bashar Assad's E-mail Hacked by Anonymous, Hilarity Ensues

    Our favorite hacker group of questionable motivations, Anonymous, has set its sights on its next target: Syrian president Bashar Assad. Late on Sunday night, Anonymous gained access to 78 different e-mail accounts at the Syrian Ministry of Presidential Affairs, including that of the Minister of Pres ... More >>

  • Film

    February 1, 2012
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    August 10, 2011

    Roseanne: God Is Telling Me To Run For President

    ​Check out my new column, an incredibly zingy and provocative conversation with TV legend Roseanne Barr about her race for the Presidency as a Green Tea Party candidate who wants to throw out the bums and replace them with grandmothers and other solution seekers.

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    May 23, 2011

    Anne Sinclair, Dominique Strauss-Kahn's Celebrity Third Wife, Is Paying All of His Bills

    The happy (?) couple​Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the ex-IMF chief facing attempted rape charges in New York City, is out of Rikers Island on a $6 million bail package, right into another money-burning arrangement. The armed security officer he's required to keep with him at all hours of the day ru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Gayle King Is Oprah's Mother, Not Her Lover

    ​Remember when Oprah Winfrey told Barbara Walters that Gayle King is so very many things to her, including the mother she never had? Well, Gayle was moved to tears to hear that on TV, since it's not the kind of thing you get up the nerve to vocalize in person.

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Oprah Breaks Down Crying When Talking About Her Beloved Gayle (Video Below)

    ​Barbara Walters has an uncanny ability to make people sob, even when simply asking them what kind of tree they'd be. In fact, it must be in Barbara's contract that her interview subjects don't leave the studio until they shed some showy, large-scale tears--and they invariably oblige, just to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Andrew Stein, The Man Who Wanted to Be Mayor, Admits Tax Scam

    ​Former City Council President and one-time mayoral candidate Andrew Stein pled guilty yesterday to a $1 million tax fraud. This didn't rate big headlines since Stein long ago faded into the city's rearview mirror, which is where he always belonged. If he was spotted at all in recent years, it ... More >>

  • Music

    September 1, 2010

    Give Robyn Her Knock Back

    A beloved pop star's Body Talk series withers away to treble

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Barack Obama Will Dish With The View Ladies as POTUS

    ​President Obama is about to make, um, history, by becoming the first U.S. President to appear on a daytime TV talk show -- something George Washington or Abraham Lincoln could never actually get away with, media being what it was in those days (also, they weren't exactly lookers). In the mode ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    Michael Musto to LCD Soundsystem: "Suck it, James Murphy!"

    ​"Eat it Michael Musto: you're no Bruce Vilanch!" So goes James Murphy's pernicious insult of our dearly beloved and long-serving nightlife columnist on "Pow Pow," one of two partial tracks to leak last night from LCD Soundsystem's much anticipated, yet to be titled third record, due in May. ( ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    Jenny Sanford, Elizabeth Edwards Make Democracy Fun Again

    The country's in the toilet -- in lieu of bread, let's get right to the circuses. Jenny Sanford has revealed more hilarious details of her life with South Carolina governor and adulterer Mark Sanford. Apparently the first red flag came when Mark and Jenny were working on the wedding vows and he said ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Photos: Lady Gaga's First Night at Radio City Music Hall

    all photos by David AtlasLady Gaga at Radio City Music Hall​"She's worn red latex to meet Queen Elizabeth, possibly dethroned a queen of a different sort (Madonna), collaborated twice with Beyonce, compelled Barbara Walters to say 'bluffin' with my muffin' on prime-time television, reminded th ... More >>

  • Music

    January 19, 2010

    Lady Gaga Approximately

    You can't be a fabulous pop star like her, no matter what she tells you

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Cronkite Funeral Held in New York

     Legendary newsman Walter Cronkite's funeral was held today at St. Bartolomew's on Park Avenue. (The former CBS anchor passed on Friday at the age of 92.) As expected, the services were attended by celebrity newspeople and well as family and friends, and ended New-Orleans style with "When The S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    Why Do We Hate Old People?

    In any truly civilized culture, older people are greeted with respect as pillars of wisdom to turn to for advice and comfort. But in America, old folk are generally discarded in favor of hot young blondes (except for Barbara Walters). The elderly tend to become invisible, greeted with a sort of pain ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    YouTube Treasure: Patti LuPone Mouths Off as Evita

    One of the musical theater legends of the modern age, Patti LuPone has always had an excitingly personal sense of diction, but in this 1981 Tony awards segment, she sounds like she's chewing on marbles while ebulliently belting out "Buenos Aires" from her triumphant Evita star turn. Everything's com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    Bloomberg, Baba Wawa Endorse Each Other Over Breakfast

    Michael Bloomberg seemed to be pitching for the women's vote at the New York Women's Agenda's Star Breakfast in Midtown this morning. "I was very impressed, as you should know, perfectly honestly, I feel right at home," Bloomberg said about the crowd gathered in the Hilton ballroom. "After all, at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2008

    Danny Meyer: Dreaming of Sarah Palin and Curried Moose

    Danny Meyer has been on our minds lately, as the uptown Shake Shack gets closer and closer to opening. The latest official word is that it will open sometime in the next week and a half, and that they're just waiting for final permits. We caught up with Meyer and ask him our patented, Barbara Walte ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 5, 2008

    Advice to Madonna, Lindsay, Katie, and Meth Addicts

    Stay away from clowns! Just continue to be ones yourselves. (And other Dear ABBA suggestions.)

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2008

    Things You Must Never Say To Me

    "Why don't you look like you're having fun?" Because I'm NOT having fun, ding dong! Or maybe I am, but I'm just not sporting a ridiculously grinning face every second of the godforsaken night. If I kept that up, I'd probably explode from the pressure. Sound like fun? "What channel are you on again? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2008

    Mariah Carey and Barbara Walters' Bizarre Love Revelations

    The world of celebrity relationships dropped a few bombshells yesterday, as Barbara Walters admitted to an affair with a U.S. Senator back in the 1970s and Mariah Carey reportedly married actor/rapper Nick Cannon in the Bahamas yesterday. The Walters revelation that she and former Massachusetts Sen ... More >>

  • Film

    June 5, 2007

    The Mystery of the Tween Demographic

    Bringing smarty back, Nancy Drew returns for another generation of young consumers

  • NYC Life

    April 3, 2007

    Scoopable Litter

    How Rudy's campaign helped the Post snatch the news from the News

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    December 12, 2006
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    September 5, 2006
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    July 4, 2006
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    December 22, 2005
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    October 4, 2005

    Full Disclosure

    Time for Miller to come clean

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    January 25, 2005
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    September 16, 2003
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    August 5, 2003
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    July 15, 2003
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    February 25, 2003
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    September 11, 2001
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    June 20, 2000
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    May 16, 2000
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    December 28, 1999
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    November 9, 1999
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    November 2, 1999
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    June 22, 1999

    Making book

    L-Shaped Studio In 26-Story High-Rise

  • Columns

    January 5, 1999

    NY Mirror

    ''How can you dislike a Barbara Walters co-anchor who had a birthday party at Hooters?''

  • NYC Life

    December 1, 1998

    Recorded History

    The Monica Chronicles

  • Theater

    February 17, 1998

    Home of the Moan

    'The Vagina Monologues' Seizes the Means of Production

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