It's nearly Hanukkah and Jewish food is really having a moment. Yesterday, Grub Street posted this trailer for Deli Man, a documentary about the historic, giant menu joints featuring footage of Larry King, Jerry Stiller, and many slices of pastrami. Sadly, it appears that family-owned delis from aro ... More >>
"Can somebody tell me what the Tea Party is all about? "They say that God is being taken out of our Constitution. "Well, God isn't in the Constitution.
In his book Truth Be Told, Larry King gives some very generous advice to his replacement (who turned out to be Piers Morgan): "If you're ever going to interview Barbra Streisand," writes Larry, "do it live. "At least then you'll know when you're going to start." Larry learned his lesson years ago ... More >>
True story. In his book Truth Be Told, ex CNN host Larry King remembers going on The Colbert Report, and since he feels Colbert basically does a parody of Bill O'Reilly, Larry purposely did a parody of himself and shticked it up to high heaven. "We had fun," he recalls. Especially afterwards! Af ... More >>
"She's fuckin' nuts!" declared Kathy Griffin at last week's Larry King event put on by the Friars. "She'll cut you!" The Sheraton shindig was supposed to be a tribute to Larry, but thankfully some roast-like moments like that snuck in.
TV interviewing legend Larry King gets a Friars tribute Monday night at the Sheraton. In anticipation of that glittery gala, I turned the tables and gave Larry a grilling. Here's part two of our chat. Me: Hey, Larry. You're doing TV specials these days. What else?
On Monday night at the Sheraton Ballroom, onetime Abbot of the West Coast Friars Club Larry King gets a Friars Testimonial dinner, emceed by Katie Couric and featuring testimonials from the likes of Joan Rivers, Kathy Griffin, and Donald Trump. I called Larry to toast the TV legend on his a ... 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 >>
Howard Stern joined Twitter last week, probably at the behest of his manager or boss because his account is wholly uninspired. As the self-proclaimed "King of All Media" (seriously, it's in his bio) and the recipient of a $500 million five-year contract with Sirius Radio -- not to mention the ... More >>
Jon Stewart takes on the world
Not From Riker'sThe New York Times City Room blog has the inside scoop (slice?) on the sweetest thing at Riker's Island: the bakery culture, but specifically the carrot cake. "They don't hardly give it to us enough," said Hilberto Vargas, a baker currently serving time in Rikers for stripping ... More >>
Whenever some weird celebrity like Tammy Faye Baker or Marie Osmond was in the news--or even when they weren't--you could count on Larry King to have them on for a grilling. If a Jackson family scandal erupted or Paris Hilton was headed to jail, you knew Larry was going to spend time dissect ... More >>
Fun with assisted suicide. Plus: Puffy Combs on the craft of acting?
I never thought of Larry King as that much of a hottie before, but with all the gossip hitting the tabs, he turns out to be the biggest Hollywood player since George Hamilton! The suspendered crypt keeper-lookalike is actually a raging ladies man who allegedly cheated on wifey with her young ... More >>
On this wonderful morning, take a minute to imagine what it would be like to be so foreign and so out of touch that you scrambled to hire a big-time publicist to fight rumors started about you on Facebook. Then, close your eyes for a second and think about what it would be like to look like Chris ... More >>
That's what a cranky relative of mine says whenever someone upsets him. And it seems like a pretty reasonable fantasy, as opposed to way more extreme curses like "I wish him getting stuck in an elevator that's playing John Tesh music" or "I wish him alone time with Larry King after the Ciali ... More >>
via TowlerRoadThis is even more scandaloso than the rumors about Larry King and the wife's sister. A fully erect crucifix in an Oklahomo--I mean Oklahoma--church is getting extreme reactions from parishioners (some of whom have become ex parishioners). This thing puts the "erection" back in ... More >>
The unexpected has happened and late heiress Casey Johnson's lady love Tila Tequila was booted from tonight's Larry King Live in favor of more illustrious guests--namely the authors of the political book Game Change and the third White House party crasher. Yesterday, TMZ claimed Tila was all ... More >>
In an already legendary fit, Carrie Prejean took her mic off and waltzed off the set on Larry King Live the other night, upset about Larry's questioning and the fact that he was allowing call-ins whereas she'd supposedly made a deal forbidding that to happen.
We do not get paid enough to give the play by play of Larry King's interview with Chris Brown (his first since assaulting Rihanna earlier this year), which is alternately halting and stuttering and defensive and almost entirely objectionable. (King: "Why do you think you were violent?" Brown: "I d ... More >>
On September 26, Vienna will be home not to just mountains of high-caloric wiener schnitzel, but to scads of bad-for-you stars singing their love for Michael Jackson so they can gain a mass televised audience and revive their careers. It's basically the memorial all over again, but without al ... More >>
They tell us Twitter is still a thing, so here's something to fun up our lonely deskbound lives: Twanalysis, which checks your tweets and tells you what kind of online personality you present. Here's what the Village Voice stream gets: "Personality: renowned inquisitive fair. Style: chatty academic ... More >>
Sometimes such dizzying things happen in the media that I am too stunned to type them in and share them with you kids. Thank Goddess for Rex Wockner, the gay blogger who does a column called "Quote, Unquote," reminding us of that month's queer-related utterances from notables and blabbermouths. It ... More >>
Embedded video from CNN Video Rachael Ray was on Larry King Live last night, and if you missed it, well, you didn't miss much. Talking with guest host Ali Velshi, the perky food personality shared some obvious tips for eating and shopping economically. You've heard many of these tips before: don't ... More >>
It's in my column this week! Click here and you'll get a gander into Paris's world, as she tells me what it's like to have her face melting off (in her new movie, that is) and how she's grown and developed since her days of partying and jail time. Most importantly, I get to re-ask Larry King's immor ... More >>
Some would say Paris Hilton's best performance was telling Larry King that she's embraced the Bible instead of open bars, but Paris herself feels it's in the romantic comedy The Hottie and the Nottie. The Teflon socialite took her role in the film so seriously that she worked with the same acting c ... More >>
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