After clutching at the spotlight, a lot of stars learn how to evade things--like parapazzi, fans, and especially the IRS. Here's a very timely summation I was just sent which details the top celebrity tax evaders of all time. It's free, so don't even think of writing it off! Top Celebrity Tax Evad ... More >>
Milton Balkany hedges and misses his bets
So 93-year-old chatterbox Zsa Zsa Gabor refused another operation and went home -- and so did I, to look up my amazing 1993 Village Voice interview with the Hungarian legend, which appears in my stunning book La Dolce Musto. That day, Zsa Zsa mouthed off on everything, darling.
HARKAVY is now blogging at The Smart AssetYour Thursday New York headlines...Revelation in wake of last year's crane deaths: Union official who is teaching crane safety to prevent future accidents admitted in 2003 that he helped mobsters and other unqualified people (including strippers) get into hi ... More >>
I don't know any French except for "free trip," so when publicist Norah Lawlor invited me on a Quebec Tourism Board jaunt to Montreal, I totally understood and bit the bait. As you'll read in the column this week [CLICK HERE], I had le really marvelous time, never feeling as if Montreal is Canada's ... More >>
I was never sure whether to say "Leona Helmsley and her bitch" or "Leona's dog and HER bitch." Either way, both bitches are coming to the stage via the great beyond in a New York Musical Theatre Festival dance production called Wild About Harry. Yes, not only did the pampered pooch of Harry Helmsley ... More >>
The HBO movie Bernard and Doris—a partly true, partly imagined romp about gay butler Bernard Lafferty's weird bonding with his boss, socialite Doris Duke—has gotten kudos, but Duke's old chef, Colin Shanley—a dear friend of mine—has seen it and feels it's more puke than Duke. I allude to thi ... More >>
Double-wide-eyed by an opera trailer at Carnegie Hall and by a Senate race out North Carolina way
The specter of the novelist and the novel defense of Spector. Plus a meal with Haggis.
Stalling for time before channeling Tim Gunn and the ghosts of Leona and Anna Nicole
Today, our head hurts and we're feeling hateful. Maybe it has something to do with spending two hours on the A train last night, only to end crammed onto a shuttle bus full of homicidal straphangers? Anyway, it's really great timing for the ridonculous news that Leona Helmsley left $12 million to ... More >>
Influential Rabbi Barred From Lobbying Federal Prison Officials
Prison Contracts and Homeless Crisis Built Empire
Poor Kathie Lee and Frank Gifford, in the front row of the screening for Eyes Wide Shut, looked appalled; the film's a long, torturous meditation on adultery!
Advice from the ball circuit: 'This category is about your face, not your booty. Now ride your broomstick out of here, baby gorilla.'
Rudy needs a woman