Larry King

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    October 2, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    Watch a Clip of the Sweet Love Story Behind an Arizona Deli

    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 >>

  • Film

    July 25, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    The Best Description Of The Tea Party Ever Written

    "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.

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    How Difficult Is Streisand To Interview? Larry King Speaks

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Stephen Colbert Lost His Virginity To Larry King

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Kathy Griffin: Barbara Walters Is Crazy!

    "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.

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    Larry King: "I Don't Miss The Kardashians"

    ​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?

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Larry King Talks To Me About His Gala Tribute, Part One!

    ​ 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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    Larry King Enters Into Yet Another Union, This Time with Brooklyn Water Bagel Co.

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Howard Stern Is Really Bad at Twitter

    ​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 >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 15, 2010


    Jon Stewart takes on the world

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2010

    Rikers Island Carrot Cake: To Die For?

    Not From Riker's​The 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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    I Will Miss Larry King

    ​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 >>

  • Columns

    April 20, 2010

    Anderson Cooper Vs. Dr. Death

    Fun with assisted suicide. Plus: Puffy Combs on the craft of acting?

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Is Larry King Actually Sexy?

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2010

    Gossip Folks: Horse-Killing Socialite Doesn't Get Facebook; Christina Hendricks, Best Looking Woman in America

    ‚ÄčOn 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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    "I Wish Him Chronic Diarrhea!"

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Jesus Penis Is Causing Pandemonium in Oklahoma!

    via TowlerRoad​This 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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Tila Tequila Canceled By Larry King's Show!

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Olbermann and I Discuss Prejean's Latest Hijinx

    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.

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    Jeez, Chris Brown, Do Better

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Who Should Perform at The Michael Jackson Tribute?

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2009

    More Twitter Fun: Twanalysis

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    Gay Recap: Dolly Parton Confuses, Ed Koch Evades

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    Rachael Ray on Larry King

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 12, 2008

    The Ultimate Paris Hilton Interview

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2008

    Turkey Alert: Paris When She Fizzles

    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 >>

  • Columns

    December 25, 2007

    The Very Best "Best of '07" Round-Up!

    The absolutely last word on words not to have lived by during the previous year

  • Books

    September 25, 2007

    Iran to Cali

    A first-time novelist gets her hands wordy

  • Columns

    June 26, 2007

    Two Hot to Handle

    I talked to Dancy, but Christian bailed. Paris Hilton got out, too.

  • NYC Life

    February 6, 2007

    Something in the Way He Moves

    Larry Seiler has cerebral palsy. But he doesn’t want your pity—he wants your love.

  • Music

    May 9, 2006

    Crown Royal

    T.I. reigns, but leaves the best lines for his subjects

  • News

    January 10, 2006

    Spygate: And No Special Counsel, Either

    Team Bush digs in heels on domestic wiretaps

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005
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    January 5, 2005
  • News

    November 2, 2004
  • Columns

    March 30, 2004
  • Music

    January 20, 2004

    Out Of Hand

    A bar-stool freebird of yore avoids a million nights alone

  • News

    March 25, 2003

    Paint It Black

    U.S. Journos Get Rare Access to Hell

  • Art

    January 21, 2003

    Rays of Light

    Another Opening, Another 85 Shows

  • News

    June 25, 2002

    Secrets of the Ha-Ha Sisterhood

    Coming of Age in Lescom Nation

  • Columns

    May 7, 2002
  • Film

    February 19, 2002
  • News

    January 23, 2001

    Chads Into Confetti

    A Great Day for America

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    July 18, 2000
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    March 28, 2000
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    February 22, 2000
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