Maer Roshan

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Courtney Love In a Holocaust Movie?

    She's working on it! I found that out in Maer Roshan's book Courtney Comes Clean: The High Life and Dark Depths of Music's Most Controversial Icon, a breezily arresting read full of snappy dialogue between himself and the woman he found both "exhilarating and exhausting." Among the dizzying highli ... More >>

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    June 8, 2011

    Amina Abdallah Araf al Omari, Kidnapped Gay Syrian Blogger, Might Be Made Up

    Not her?!​The defiant lesbian blogger Amina Abdallah Araf al Omari (a.k.a. Amina Arraf or Amina Abdallah), who was reported kidnapped on her blog "A Gay Girl in Damascus" by a cousin this week, may not exist at all or otherwise has a lot of explaining to do. Her story circulated everywhere fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    The Fix is a Website About Addiction; Happy New York Times Paywall Day!

    ​First of all, if you click on this, you will have wasted one of your 20 monthly free New York Times articles on something about white male bloggers. That's because in addition to a new website about addiction from Radar founder Maer Roshan, which went up with little-to-no build-up, today is a ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010

    The Daily Kill Dossier, Part 2: Another Hit List of News Corp's Freshest Poaches

    ​Previously, on Lost: we revealed the names of a bunch of people who fate landed in the News Corp. building to go work on Rupert Murdoch's Dharma Initiative, a daily newspaper for the iPad called The Daily. Now we know who some of The Others are. Press Clips, Day 25, The News Corp Daily iPad Kill ... More >>

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    November 18, 2010

    BOOKSHAKALAKA: The National Book Awards Jam Throws Down for 2010

    The 2010 National Book Awards at the Cipriani Wall Street ballroom. All the people who were at these tables are still hungover.​An unlikely ballroom of people in the troubled business of literature -- publishers, editors, writers, reporters, and respective sycophants -- gather yearly to ostens ... More >>

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    October 27, 2008

    Radar's Laid Off Staffers Still Plan To Party

    It was sad news that the "pop, politics, scandal, and style" magazine Radar went under the radar and folded last week. But let's take a half-full approach: It turns out they're not canceling their Halloween party! They're just turning it into a funeral! A p.r. email went out telling us the bash is ... More >>

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    May 17, 2005
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    August 31, 2004

    The Daily Grind

    New York magazine's ambitious convention gamble breaks even—great big fancy ads help

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    May 20, 2003
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    April 29, 2003
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    May 18, 1999