Nick Gruber works quickly.
Fresh off his plan to write a tell-all about his time spent with Calvin Klein, the ex porn player has a whole new guy he can one day write a book about:
Reportedly its John Luciano, "a well-connected Hollywood fixture" who happens to be the nephew of famed mobster Lucky ... More >>
As we noted last night, singer Whitney Houston died yesterday at the age of 48. She was found dead of unknown causes in her hotel room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Beverly Hills police Lt. Mark Rosen told the Associated Press that "there were no obvious signs of any criminal intent." The death of t ... More >>
I just got an email inviting me and some others to a party being shot for a reality show, which I thought was perfectly nice.
But here's what author Michael Gross wrote back (for everyone on the cc'd list to read):
"I will certainly try to come, but my book will be published next Tuesday, ... More >>
If the font scares you, the satellite has won.Have you heard!? A satellite that's been alternately described as "massive," "bus-sized," and "six-ton" is "barreling" -- or possibly traipsing, stumbling, or lackadaisically meandering in its fancy shoes toward Earth. It's going to take until Fr ... More >>
I recently wrote about the attempts of Hungarian yenta Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband, Frederick von Anhalt, to sell Zsa Zsa's Beverly Hills home.
Von Anhalt claims he has the right to do this because (according to him) Zsa Zsa rescinded a pre-nup that said he wouldn't have any ownership in her ho ... More >>
What's that URL again?Noel Biderman, the CEO and founder of married-person dating website Ashley Madison (tagline: "Life is short. Have an affair."), like any observer of powerful men in America, was not all that surprised by Anthony Weiner's obsession with cyber sex, but he does appreciate t ... More >>
We were looking forward to some reports from last Thursday night's gala at the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Beverly Hills, where Tom Cruise received his humanitarian award. But we noticed, as it approached, that normally assertive anti-Scientology protester-types in Los Angeles had put out the word ... More >>
Brooklyn's King says there's something in the water.Larry King is expected to boost the profile of the Original Brooklyn Water Bagel Co. as a new franchisee and spokesperson for the small but growing bagel chain. Per Nation's Restaurant News, the notoriously suspendered and owlish former talk ... More >>
• Rep. Charles Rangel will finally get his punishment: The House is expected to vote on his censure for 11 ethics violations today. Although the octogenarian Congressman has been lobbying for a reprimand instead of the harsher censure, it seems unlikely that that will happen. [NBC NY]
Elizabeth Daniels/Eater LABig, beige, and in Beverly Hills.Not only has Scott Conant spent the past few months doing his best to keep Faustina afloat, he's been busy preparing Los Angeles for the launch of his massive, massive West Coast outpost of Scarpetta. And now Eater LA brings word that ... More >>
Emeril Lagasse sold his Midtown Manhattan loft for $4.6 million, after reducing the price six different times from $7.65 million last year.
[Wall Street Journal]
A food truck war has broken out between the Rickshaw Dumpling Truck and the Frites 'N' Meats truck after the former parked too clo ... More >>
daveness_98/flickrDe-liver me.The question of whether or not foie gras is torture earned our own Sarah DiGregorio a James Beard Award nomination. But her writing chops would probably be lost on the folks from the Animal Protection & Rescue League. The organization and several other animal rig ... More >>