Subject:

Liz Smith

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Columnist Defends Streisand In Gypsy

    As you know, Barbra Streisand is going ahead with her plan to play Mama Rose in another movie of Gypsy, the musical about the tomboy who becomes a star largely thanks to the stage mother she ends up wanting to go away. Well, there's been a lot of cynicism about Babs, who's turning 70, playing this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Thomas Jane Was a Hung Hustler Himself

    This is from Liz Smith's column: "Talk about publicity for a product! "The hunky actor Thomas Jane, currently starring in HBO's Hung, in which he plays a male escort, just admitted that as a homeless 18-year-old in Hollywood, looking for work, he ... escorted. And sometimes with -- men.

  • News

    September 1, 2010

    NYC's Golden Gossip Era Fades

    Gotham gossip loses grip, fights off rabble. Rattled tattletales tell all.

  • Columns

    June 8, 2010

    Reality Star Gets Paid Peanuts!

    Shooting from the hips about Allen Ginsberg, Ron Galella, and other provocateurs

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    I Just Shot a Cameo in The Smurfs Movie

    ​I'm gonna be in 3-D! Yep, I was one of the New York notables featured in a festive scene from the film debut of those lovable Smurfs that I watch on BOOM channel all the time.

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    George Clooney Next Year's Oscar Host?

    ​Even a lot of people who found this year's Oscars telecast as slow and boring as some of those foreign film nominees thought hosts Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin were wickedly delightful, especially when they slyly roasted various big names in the live audience. But one of those stars, Georg ... More >>

  • Columns

    February 2, 2010

    What Does Barbie Have to Do With Playboy's Lesbian Spreads?

    And a slice of wry from Douglas Carter Beane about Mr. and Mrs. Fitch.

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Kaye Ballard and Marlon Brando?

    ​Yes, it's "Really Old Gossip Day," so let me report than in Kaye Ballard's '06 memoir--which I just caught up with (thank you, Mr. Mickey)--the brassy Italian-American comic/singer reveals that she had an affair with Brando at his peak! And she says it was hot, naturally enough, though their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    Run-DMC, the Musical?

    ​It's happening, according to Liz Smith (?!). Paula Wagner, Tom Cruise's producer, has apparently been shepherding Rev Run and DMC around Broadway, collecting inspiration for an original musical. "I feel their story lends itself perfectly to the stage," Wagner told Smith. "This project has bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    How Stars Should Treat Their Fans

    ​I'll never forget when, in my teeny tiny childhood, I wrote an admiration letter to Lucille Ball, and I actually received a signed headshot in the mail as a result. Whether Lucy herself had anything to do with that, it showed that her machine was well greased enough to dole out the tokens of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Was Liz Smith Too Nice?

    Eyeballs bulged through the industry the other day when gossip grand dame Liz Smith wasn't renewed by the New York Post as a result of the horrid economic crunch. Liz has been a biggie for decades, but is it possible that she partly became victimized by her own niceness? A rah-rah supporter of celeb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 11, 2008

    My Glamtastic Week as the Village Voice Covergirl!

    As my reign winds down, I feel like a beauty queen preparing to hand over her crown (and wig and chicken wings and vodka bottles). If you haven’t seen my spread, as it were, I’ll give you one more chance to click on my immortally shameless session (“The Ultimate Re-Vamping”) spoofing Lindsay ... More >>

  • News

    November 13, 2007

    Why Mailer Matters

    Appreciating the rascal writer who started it all

  • Columns

    June 13, 2006
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    May 9, 2006
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    January 31, 2006
  • NYC Life

    November 1, 2005

    The Death of the Dumb Blond

    Why peroxide rot is, like, officially over

  • NYC Life

    November 9, 2004
  • Blogs

    July 29, 2004
  • News

    February 17, 2004

    Friedman's Complaint

    Times to Foxnews.com Columnist: Go Away

  • News

    February 17, 2004

    The Backlash Passion

    A Messianic Meller for Our Time

  • News

    December 23, 2003

    365 Days Later

    The Other of Invention

  • Columns

    November 4, 2003
  • Columns

    October 28, 2003
  • Columns

    June 17, 2003
  • Columns

    April 29, 2003
  • Columns

    March 11, 2003
  • Specials

    September 24, 2002
  • Columns

    September 10, 2002
  • Columns

    December 4, 2001
  • News

    June 19, 2001
  • News

    May 1, 2001

    Reading Between the Lines

    Liz Smith’s Star-Studded Literacy Charity Flunks Better Business Test

  • Columns

    March 13, 2001
  • Columns

    September 26, 2000
  • News

    August 3, 1999
  • Columns

    November 24, 1998

    NY Mirror

    ''In the new George Michael video, two very arresting male cops are locked in a passionate kiss, bringing new meaning to the word entrapment.''

  • News

    October 27, 1998

    Hate of the Union

    Why homophobia has become america’s favorite pastime

  • Columns

    May 19, 1998
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