Gayle King

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2014

    Listen to Rush Limbaugh Flame Out as He Realizes He Has No Clue What He's Talking About

    Let's say you have some friends and/or relatives who haven't figured out yet that it's not all that smart to get their news from people whose entire economic model is based upon keeping those friends and/or relatives pissed off. And let's say those friends and/or relatives occasionally puke back at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2013

    Tighten Up, Francis: Rightbloggers Reassure Us the Pope Isn't That Gay-Friendly

    Last week the Pope made some nice-sounding comments about gay priests ("Who am I to judge") which, as even casual students of the Holy Mother Church will know, do not constitute policy statements. Nonetheless the pleasure with which it was received in some quarters presented rightbloggers with an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2013

    The Most Absurd Beyonce Headlines We've Seen Recently

    Being Beyonce is apparently a tough gig to pull off. Not only is she a pop icon, she's also a faux-baby-bump-sporting member of the Illuminati who is buying Neverland Ranch. And that's just the Bey of the past year or so. Look back a bit further and you'll figure out that she's been pregnant once ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    Oprah Gets Raked Over By Joan Rivers

    In her new book about hating absolutely everyone including herself, Joanie naturally puts Oprah Winfrey on the grill. Writes the comic: "And don't say 'Oprah, who?' "Stedman's beard, that's who.

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Gayle King Is Nice, But Spike Lee Snubbed Me

    The opening-night party for Broadway's The Mountaintop -- the play that imagines an encounter between Martin Luther King and a motel maid -- brought a luminous bunch of biggies to Espace last night. Gayle King was nice, as always, and when I told her I liked her Lady Gaga interview, she lit up and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Live: People Gather To Watch Jay-Z And Kanye's Throne, See The Stars

    ​ The Throne (Watch The Throne listening session) Hayden Planetarium Monday, August 1 Better than: any listening session I've ever been to. Album listening parties have almost always existed as excuses to drink on the record company's dwindling dime, the music itself largely ignored; backgro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    The Onion Wants a Pulitzer Prize; New York Post Puts Up iPad Paywall

    ​In today's edition of Press Clips, our daily media column, the seriously unserious comedians at "America's Finest News Source" do the "I get no respect" routine, kicking off a campaign to score journalism's highest prize, while some more traditional reporters obscure their work, perhaps unint ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 5, 2011

    Octogenarian Showstopper Rules New York!

    Revived: Marilyn Maye and Sally Kellerman. Clubs aren't dead yet, either.

  • 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

    October 6, 2010

    Live: Drake And Trey Songz Sneak Into Best Buy Theater, Purr Some Innuendos

    Hopefully Drake got a free camera out of this. Pic by Puja.​Drake/Trey Songz Best Buy Theater Tuesday, October 5 Secret, invite-only hip-hop shows don't exist, even if we went to one last night. Then again, with a lineup of Drake, Trey Songz, and Pitbull, we couldn't be too surprised at the l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2010

    How to Follow the White House Press Correspondents Dinner on Twitter

    Time editor Richard Stengel, Gayle King and MSNBC's Savannah Guthrie​Happy May Day! Or happy White House Press Correspondents Dinner Day, depending how famous you are, how closely you follow the high school side of politics or how much you wish you were famous. Or! How much you wish you were c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    Oprah and Gayle: Are They?

    Gayle King photo by David Shankbone​They deny it, and naturally one doesn't want to fall into that old stereotype about how any two powerful women who hang together must be doing it. But Stedman never seemed that persuasive a force to me, and now Rosie O'Donnell has stirred the pepperpot by s ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 31, 2007

    Can You Top This?

    Unrelated: the city's sex life bottoms out; Hillary's gal Friday; Dean among the Queens

  • Columns

    April 25, 2000
  • Columns

    December 29, 1998

    NY Mirror

    Grace Jones appeared in rainbow-colored wings to address us as 'my subjects' while Lee Majors danced wildly with the ballsy puppets.