In his new book, Levi Johnston reveals that on the heels of his Playgirl spread--which was shocking, mainly because he didn't go full frontal--his people got a letter from the Corbin Fisher porn studio offering $100,000 if he'd shoot three masturbation scenes. "I was trying to understand how ... More >>
Last night's Times Square Social--a cash-bar networking event for LGBTs, held at Dave & Buster's--was extra surreal considering that two tables down from my book signing perch was none other than Levi Johnston. You know, Bristol Palin's former dancing partner, the guy who's currently competi ... More >>
Wolfgang Wesener The Times Square Social is Hugh Hysell's gathering of LGBT and LGBT-friendly authors, moviemakers, athletes, tapdancers, and entrepreneurs, all putting on a lovely face for their fans while feverishly hawking their latest merch. I'll be one of the aggressors--pushing my book ... More >>
Bristol Palin's memoir, Not Afraid of Life: My Journey So Far, will hit stores next week. On the evidence so far, the thing seems to consist mainly of balls-out venom directed at baby daddy Levi Johnston. Johnston is "the gnat named Levi Johnston constantly spreading false accusations against our ... More >>
Rockin' the suburbs, or at least the Upper West Side. Pics by Nicole Ankowski, more below.Ben Folds Beacon Theatre Tuesday, December 14 Better Than: Watching The Sing-Off Ben Folds is doing fine, thanks -- onstage with four dudes who all look more or less like Shy Ronnie, doing his trademar ... More >>
The elephant in the theater
Ben Folds and Nick Hornby celebrate their new album
• The Muslim cabbie stabbed by a passenger says he's still glad to be a New Yorker: "I feel like I belong here," he said. "This is the city actually [for] all colors, races, religion, everyone. We live here side by side peacefully." Meanwhile, friends of accused stabber Michael Enright say ... More >>
It's a great day in politics when the public is accepting of no better a revenge plot than the one Levi Johnston is clearly putting forth at the expense of the Palin family by running for Mayor of Wasilla, Alaska.
NY Tech MeetUp is a monthly event for the technology community in New York that allows emerging companies to demo their new ideas in front of a large audience of like-minded techies. It's a safe place for these tech geeks, but it's open to outsiders like us, too. We went last June as well, took J ... More >>
Alas! Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston have called things off "for good," begging such questions as, what do you do with the Us Weekly cover in which you announced your engagement to the world when everything goes south again with your Baby Daddy (who isn't just your Baby Daddy but also the al ... More >>
As you know, Alaska's sweethearts Levi Johnston and Bristol Palin have reunited and were sensible enough to tell Us Weekly about it before informing ma, Sarah Palin. If you're in need of a capsule summary of their wretched affair so far: Levi knocked Bristol up and Sarah had to spray air fr ... More >>
The New York Times Styles section today takes on the issue of, well, reinventing the Old New York. With restaurants like Keith McNally's Minetta Tavern, the Graydon Carter-owned Monkey Bar and Waverly Inn, and most interestingly, The Lion, a restaurant owned by former MSNBC anchor and Abrams ... More >>
Failed VP candidate Sarah Palin is very big on telling people they should be axed from their jobs--a bizarre role to assign yourself in this economy. The downsizing queen just went to Nevada to announce "You're fired, Harry!"--meaning that right-wing voters should gather to bump Democratic M ... More >>
Plus, which Tiger Woods mistress is trailer-ier?
Bonjour, kiddies. CLICK HERE and read my Thanksgiving week column giving praises to film star Isabelle Huppert, who swept into town to do a play, promote a movie, and act all Frenchy, in between talking to me about her life choices. I aso journeyed to Harlem for a rousing production of Dream ... More >>
Musical chairs with nuns and a Jew.
We've been flooded with publicity for Sarah Palin's Going Rogue, with large book signings and subsidiary press events (like the nude photos of Palin's former son-in-law-presumptive, now nemesis Levi Johnston). The memoir is on track for a fabulous sale. Rightbloggers, as you might imagine, hav ... More >>
West Africa Story: Fela!. Photo by Chad GriffithIn this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla writes the back story to and guesses at the future of Fela!, the Fela Kuti Broadway biopic that is every bit as fantastic as it needs to be to survive--not that the fact will necessarily help it, in the ... More >>
PlayGirl.comKindly CLICK HERE and read the new column, in which scandal star Levi Johnston sits down with me in his perfectly nice hotel lobby and talks about all kinds of genital-related things Sarah Palin can only dream about.
Today's hot hot stories, brought to you by the blurb jockeys at America's sexiest news sources! Huffington Post: The 18 Biggest lies of Palin's book. Some Hemingway filly is topless. Levi Johnston's hairy armpit. Teabagger party turns violent. Jessica Alba pats herself on the back. Costco s ... More >>
In semi-disrobing for the public's delectation, Levi Johnston joins a long list of luminous and daring celebrities whose careers took off when they took it off. CLICK HERE for my musings on sunfiltered.com about the history of public privates, from Marilyn Monroe to Paris Hilton and beyond, ... More >>
Why can't oh so enlightened New York pass a gay marriage bill? Is it the bible-beaters? The hardcore right? No, says Steve Thrasher, it's the chickenshit Democrats in the state senate. Rob Harvilla goes to Broadway! No, his parents aren't in town: there's a musical called Fela! about the fam ... More >>
Palin the 'big backstabber,' he says. Plus: Don't ask, do tell.
She says his behavior is mean spirited, malicious, sickening and sad, and she doesn't like him getting naked for Playgirl. He says she's a greedy, dishonest hypocrite and a neglectful mother and he told People he's thinking of suing for custody. All the same, Sarah Palin told Oprah this wee ... More >>
We certainly don't want to rain on our own Crazy Yankee Chick's parade, but we have to note how aroused the Yankees have gotten the New York Post. You have to scroll past bunting banners and pinstripe wallpaper to get to any non-Yankees news there today... but first, some Yankees news: Manag ... More >>
"Everything's gonna hang out. We're talking full johnson," Levi Johnston's manager told TMZ about the Playgirl shoot that Sarah Palin's worst nightmare is doing on November 16. Or maybe he meant full Johnston. In any case, that doesn't mean some shots might not include undies too, if just to ... More >>
Sarah Palin's worst nightmare, Levi Johnston, is posing for Playgirl magazine, which is perfect for him--it's online and it's basically a bunch of pictures.
On the April 6 Tyra, the guest is Levi Johnston, the hapless guy who impregnated Sarah Palin's daughter Bristol, but who at least got lucky enough to not go through with the whole thing. Well, Palin is spitting mad that Levi has gone public with his views, and her official response, through a fam ... More >>