Press Clips has returned, or rather a short, bastardized version of Press Clips has returned, special for today. There's a fair bit of media news today, most of it involving highbrow New York news startup Capital New York. It's gaining some new staff members and also $1.7 million from an ange ... More >>
Anderson Cooper and I have so much in common. Our moms are world famous socialites, though mine is only the queen of lower Brooklyn. Our bodies are in exactly the shape we want them, though in my case, that involves looking like a human beanbag chair. And we both have connections to the bar Easte ... More >>
Alex GeanaWell, sexploit. Is referred to. On their website.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, shot in the head only one month ago in the Arizona killing spree of six others, has healed enough to speak; she asked for toast at breakfast time. "Yes, that's accurate," Giffords' chief of staff, Pia Carusone, told MSNBC. The moment occurred Monday morning at TIRR Me ... More >>
I know, I know. I should be out of here already. But since I'm already on this terrible, indulged roll, one more very, very important piece of business:
The New York Observer's man-tastic new look! Big ups to Bill O'Reilly. Breitbart wants us all to die, or something. Hugo-a-go-go at the Times Magazine. Pissy paywall battles, angry clowns, the Lloyd Grove Orgy, and more! Press Clips, Day 17, Lunch Edition, right here.
Gotham gossip loses grip, fights off rabble. Rattled tattletales tell all.
Picture in your mind who you would expect as the first applicant of the year to NYU. What comes to mind? Give up? Well, it was....
And now, for something not-at-all different! I'm gonna start picking off some of my favorite media stories of the day, and throwing them in a new column with an old name: Press Clips. Maybe you've heard of it? I'm not nearly as attractive as the last guy, but I smile pretty. Anyway, we'll do this ... More >>
Not since Gawker acquired and then did basically nothing with CityFile The Awl came along last April has an editorial unveiling been so anticipated! Capital New York -- the brainchild of former New York Observer editors Tom McGeveran and Josh Benson -- is basically going to be the New Order t ... More >>
The New York Post's Media Ink columnist Keith Kelly almost gleefully reports today on the New York Daily News staffers (except for editor-in-chief Martin Dunn) reportedly being handed buyout offers early this week and late last week.
Maybe you've noticed the assault. No, not the hipsters abusing the Chinese people, though maybe there is some overlap. The real issue is more extraterrestrial than entitled NYU students, who are practically native at this point. It's the Yaliens -- they're everywhere, taking over New York Cit ... More >>
They think they have Joe Stack's body, along with that of someone who may have been working in the building Stack dive-bombed. (He is feared to be IRS employee Vernon Hunter, 67.) Stack's apparent suicide note has received careful attention. Business Insider thought to look at the source cod ... More >>