It was the annual one thrown by the real St. Patty--celebrity photographer Patrick McMullan, who pulls together a group of monieds, zanies, and their admirers, for a night of schmoozing, boozing, and carousing. And food! The bash started at KTCHN, where every seat was filled, and each person was l ... More >>
Recently, promoter Daniel Nardicio celebrated his 1000th party by throwing an underwear bash par excellence at Rebel, which was filled with guys in their skivvies, plus me and my friends. One of those pals was celebrated photographer Patrick McMullan, whom I sent into the trenches to document the h ... More >>
Jason Russo of HeyMrJason Photography was at my Disco Extravaganza on Sunday and captured extraordinary moments like photographer Patrick McMullan reacting to topless Holly Van Voast as I wrapped up a song with arms up, disco diva style. There's a lot of flaunting, exulting, and reacting going on i ... More >>
The theme was "turquoise and white" at the dinner party for the Geoffrey Bradfield-designed apartment in the window of BoConcept on West 18th Street and we turned it out till we were blue in the face. Or till we saw blue in the face. I felt underwater, but strangely afloat, loving the chance to fi ... More >>
Scenes from capitalism's big annual fashion celebration
Check out my ultra chic new column, which is fringed, dimpled, scalloped, and low-hanging enough to cover your knees, but not so low that your Louboutins don't show.
This week's column is a romp through that other gay resort--Provincetown, Massachusetts--which is sexy, seafoody, racy, and endlessly entertaining. Here are Patrick McMullan's glorious photos from the trip, which capture the magic, the sass, and the fresh air.
Being able to dictate your emails and texts sounds like a dream--and it is--but the system does hit an occasional snag that could prove embarrassing. Longtime cable star Robin Byrd recently sent an email to celeb photographer Patrick McMullan, inviting him to her house for a weekend and concluding, ... More >>
Hanging with the upper crust as the recession finally lifts
Patrick McMullanAndrew Embiricos--a personable, charming guy who happened to be the grandson of screen legend Rita Hayworth--was found dead a few days ago, and it was announced as a probable suicide. I promptly posted my own point of view, which dissented from that idea, and in the process, ... More >>
Patrick McMullanI knew Andrew Embiricos from the scene. The 25-year-old grandson of movie legend Rita Hayworth and son of Yasmin Aga Khan and shipping magnate Basil Embiricos, he was a strikingly handsome, personable guy who radiated charm no matter what crisis he was weathering.
Patrick McMullanMichael and Marina Levitis invited me to their Rasputin restaurant in Sheepshead Bay (2670-Coney Island Avenue; 718-332-8111), so I put on my Cossack hat, grabbed some friends, and raced there with my tongue out to help celebrate the place's 20th anniversary in style. When we ... More >>
The Copacabana turned it out last night with food, booze, percussionists, and dancing Copa girls for the gala launch of my book, Fork on the Left, Knife in the Back, promoted by Chip Duckett. Countess LuAnn de Lesseps and Lisa Lampanelli cohosted and were pure delight, both taking the stage ... More >>
Boys in underwear, A-List: New York stars, Countess LuAnn... They all came together at last night's show for the very gay-friendly 2(x)ist underwear etc, which I wear whenever I want to look alluring while vacuuming.
Photo: Landon Ford The points system really works! At least it does when you really heed it rather than convince yourself that french fries are a light summer vegetable and chocolate sauce is an aperitif. Thanks to sticking to Weight Watchers while cutting out sugar as if it were the devil, ... More >>
:It's Norma Desmond time. I've been going through my inventory and finding lots of instances were I stuck my face in photos with celebrities at various parties (often when they were hosting bashes for me or vice versa). Humor me and enjoy these images of yours truly with: *Liberace (above ... More >>
Eliza Kruger, once anonymousWhen Gawker took down New York GOP representative Christopher Lee of the 26th district, they did so based on the emails of an anonymous woman who made a Craigslist posting. In it, the woman begged, "Will someone prove to me not all CL men look like toads?" In respo ... More >>
Celebrated photographer Patrick McMullan is the father of my godson and sort of the grandfather of my career in the public eye, since he was the first one to repeatedly train a lens on my puss and even get the pictures published. And the bigger he gets, the more his archives are worth, which ... More >>
Well, not really. It's actually a shot of DJ/writer Anita Sarko and myself, taken the other night at a gala movie premiere party. But when Clint Spaulding from Patrick McMullan's photo company shot it, the promoter got antsy on the behest of Gerard Butler, who assumed the camera was aimed a ... More >>
Patrick McMullan is the go-to man for documenting celebrity events with the penetrating gaze of his sturdy yet compassionate camera. If Patrick (or at least one of his minions) isn't there, then it's quite possible your event didn't actually happen and in fact you don't really exist. He's b ... More >>
Plus Abe Lincoln's logs and more than 15 minutes at Warhol's birthday party.
Recession update: Cheapo bashes; home alone with Altoids.
Tidbits that will make you rise again
Taking the political pulse in the corridors of fashion.
Advice from grannies and trannies; other topics are glossed over
Elvis sightings, ethnic humor, and tomcat cruising, plus a peek at Jodie Foster's panic room
The trailer's exciting. If that's not your thing, then try Hairspray. It grows on you.
Chatting with Legally Blonde's Orfeh. Plus: Outtakes from the urban-myth closet.
Christmas is upon us, so enjoy yourselvesbut don't go around grabbing people's lips
Celebs who won't let you take their picture are bad; non-celebs who demand you do are worse.
Meet Zelda, the inspiring and unstoppable nonagenarian club-hopper
Irwin Chusid presents a film fest of the musically bizarre
Ultragrrrl hosts her prom dates, The Killers; Voice alumni celebrate