After three years, Bernie's coming back. Yes, folks, Bernard Kerik, jails commissioner, police commissioner, alleged adulterer, aborted Homeland Security secretary, tax fraudster and perjurer will emerge from federal prison in two weeks and finish out his four year sentence in a New Jersey halfway ... More >>
Michelle Paterson, wife of accidental governor David Paterson, has plans for a tell-all book about the pair's time in Albany, and her press strategy has already kicked into high-gear before the writing is even complete. (Surprise #1: It includes slamming the press!) Cindy Adams at the New Yor ... More >>
As surely as the camera adds inches, Anthony Weiner was always bigger on screen than in person. Weiner's plan to stage his resignation this afternoon outside of a Jewish women's center in Sheepshead Bay, where he launched his loud if inconsequential political career, was surely intended ... More >>
What A train nightmares are made of.Who wouldn't want to be on the beach with a delicious Rockaway Taco in hand on this sweltering day? Apparently not most people who take the A train, according to a McDonald's ad.
Gotham gossip loses grip, fights off rabble. Rattled tattletales tell all.
Bernie Kerik titled his best-selling 2001 autobiography "The Lost Son: A Life in Pursuit of Justice" and you have to admit he has lived up to this creed, if not exactly the way he intended. The ex-police commissioner, having lost his way on the path to law enforcement stardom, awoke this morn ... More >>
Michael Lohan's engaged, the guy who stalked David Letterman found love, the freaky Catholics from The DaVinci Code make me want to forget about their crazy Jesus anal beads and rock out some Bill Withers. Also, kilts. Hey, look, gossip! From a gossip blogger! Presenting your Wednesday Gossip ... More >>
Consider this column still "in beta" or whatever, but we're gonna start rounding up some of our local gossip for you. We don't have a better title for it right now, and if you have one, we'd love to hear your ideas. In the meantime, we've got Oprah's big "get," Cindy Adams and Her War at Home ... More >>
View Larger Map DATE: Friday April 2, 2010, 5:28 p.m. LOCATION: Parade Place & Crooke Avenue, Ditmas Park, Brooklyn. Not often that we get a homicide so close to Prospect Park, but the police say Roland Alonzo-Castro, 18, of Arlington Avenue in Brooklyn was found fatally stabbed on the south end, ... More >>
The latest installment of the dangling tabloid conversation between Bernie Kerik and former person who took his calls Rudy Giuliani is in the Staten Island Advance. In the course of an interview about his blowing off yesterday's scheduled City Hall Michael Grimm endorsement appearance, Americ ... More >>
Who better to have the last say on Bernie Kerik than that Grand Dame of Tabloid letters, Cindy Adams? To help ensure that her wonderful closing interview with Kerik and wife published in today's Post receives the attention it deserves, we here provide some of the nuggets that Adams mined when she vi ... More >>
Has anyone noticed that, for all his dour warnings on the economy, maudlin self-representation in ads, and rage at being mocked by Saturday Night Live, David Paterson is a bit of a jokester? Today he's in Cindy Adams' Post column -- where comedians' press-agents typically plant gags with the ... More >>
HarkavyLosing his ass: Uma Thurman reportedly splits from fiance Arki Busson over money issues. Busson was bilked by Bernie Madoff to the tune of a quarter of a billion dollars. Will the flood of Bernie Madoff victims never stop? The latest casualty may very well be the relationship of New Yorker U ... More >>
...she'd be Queen Bee! Yes, it's time for THAT fun little parlor game again, the one where you marry off two celebs that would make for a felicitously wacky new name. And so--with respects to my colleague Cindy Adams, who's perfected this sort of thing:
Much wood in B'way's Desire Under the Elms revival.
Let's play an amusing little pretend-they-got-married game, the type long perfected in my pal Cindy Adams's column in the New York Post. Just think of the riotous names that could emerge with the right pairings. If Jenna von Oy married Timothy McVeigh, she'd be Jenna von Oy Veigh.
It's not something we look for, but something we always expected to be there, and soon it will be gone. Liz Smith's column is leaving the New York Post, her only and probably last local newspaper outlet, and with it goes an old-fashioned kind of gossip journalism, less rude, less crude, and more obv ... More >>
The Gramercy Park Hotel was once as squalid and fabulous as the rest of New York. In fact, according to the synopsis for the documentary film Hotel Gramercy Park, it was "a drug-fueled haven for the likes of Bowie and Blondie." And so many other tempestuously fun good friends of mine. But a few year ... More >>
Has it gotten to the point with all these sex scandals that we just can't imagine the news without them? Last Monday, with front pages on Hillary Clinton and New York's noisiest neighborhoods seems like ages ago. But are we starting to get a case of sex-scandal fatigue? If you looked at the front pa ... More >>
If eccentric socialite Doris Duke had come back from the dead, she wouldn't have gotten a bigger reaction at the party for HBO's teleflick about her (Bernard and Doris), than another shocking guest who floated in—right-wing hatemonger Rush Limbaugh! "Only in New York, kids," murmured writer Gay Ta ... More >>
Two beloved scribes release two dramatically different books, and celebrate accordingly
Morgenthau: The long, long, long, long arm of the law
Stop the presses! Liberal journos donate to Democrats! Plus: N.Y.C. protesters spark mad tab disease
The Post's blunder was hilarious but not historic. So why has this story lasted?
Living near Ginger, Ray, Greg, Cindy, Dag Hammarskjold, and all that
The Gospel According to John Gotti
Combs Verdict a Tabloid Bonanza
''At Kurfew, the revelers sloppy-kiss as if their only romantic experience was from watching Freddie Prinze Jr. movies.''
The Year in Letters