Feeling the Bern
In the old days, we indulged in reckless hedonism, but nowadays, we have panels about it. And so, I soberly took part in 24th Letter's salon discussion about the history of NYC's frolicsome nightlife, at Christie's auction house, for a packed house of lively fabbies who seemed to perk up even more ... More >>
Above is a newscaster confusing the names "Osama" and "Obama" three times within 30 seconds. She's far from the only one! In fact, it happened enough times in the media that the Columbia Journalism Review decided to look into why. Also in a Friday edition of our daily Press Clips media column: Repor ... More >>
If you thought the ceremonies weren't funny, don't blame him.
Part of the fun of having all those faux-friendships on Facebook is that you can constantly tell people stuff like, "My friend Rihanna said..." Naturally, you don't add that you've never actually met the woman! So here's my query: Do you have any famous FB friends, and did you go after th ... More >>
Roger Ailes could have a big mess on his hands based on court documents made available today, which allege that the Fox News chairman encouraged a former employee to mislead federal investigators. The exclusive New York Times report quotes court documents indicating a taped phone call exists, ... More >>
I was just on Judith Regan's show on Sirius radio when my husbear Bruce Vilanch phoned in and revealed that he'll again be writing the jokes for the Oscar telecast. Vilanch said he recently met with first-time hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway to see how to optimize their presence on the ... More >>
Well, here we are. The final Press Clips. COME ON, POOKIE! Let's burn this mothafucka down!
"Kerik's Mug Shot is Released," says the New York Times. Well, guess even broadsheets are tabloids now. The Daily News has it too, and even bigger, and the Post headlines the "disgraced ex-police commissioner"'s incarceration story "Kerik in the clink." Also, Eyewitness News anchor Bill Ri ... More >>
The latest and most detailed recounting of the epic New York City police disaster known as Bernie Kerik is in Leonard Levitt's fascinating new tell-all history, NYPD Confidential. Levitt, who wrote a column for Newsday that now runs on the Web, tells of sitting at his desk in One Police Plaz ... More >>
The "cockroaches" are after him again: Former Police Commissioner Bernie Kerik has been indicted in Washington for making false statements to the Bush White House when he was being vetted for Secretary of Homeland Security. That vetting, you may recall, was a debacle which not only revealed Kerik's ... More >>
My tour of modern Grease. Plus a celebulecture and a swashbuckled queen or two or three.
Soldier, jailer, hero, myth: the rise and fall of Bernard Kerik
Not so fast on canonizing KerikBush's pick has big critics in New York