As the guest editor of Metro World News for one day, Karl Lagerfeld proved to be a sort of cross between Andy Warhol and the guy who tweeted dumb stuff about the David Beckham underwear ads. Thanks to this Metro World News link, we have the following Lagerfeld emissions -- and bear in mind that the ... More >>
Barack Obama wants you to help his FLOTUS -- First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama, that is -- celebrate her 48th birthday today, sending out an e-mail last week that encouraged campaign supporters to sign a card. (He's just a really thoughtful husband and father and stuff, being the pres ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
Photo by Christian SvobodaSocialites wore their best gowns and biggest coiffs for the ABT opening night gala at the Met, which made it a bad idea to nab a seat right behind them. What you witnessed from a better perch were snippets of the ballet company's upcoming season--some old, some new, ... More >>
Naeem Ahmed pleaded guilty on Monday to stalking Caroline Kennedy's 20-year-old daughter Tatiana Schlossberg, but only because a judge all but made him take the deal. Since 2008, he sent the young girl love letters and gifts. In jail since his arrest in December, a plea deal for a 60-day sent ... More >>
Elizabeth Edwards, lawyer, wife of former presidential candidate John Edwards -- from whom she separated in 2009 after 32 years of marriage (and his extramarital affair/out-of-wedlock child with Rielle Hunter) -- mom of four, breast cancer sufferer, has reportedly died of cancer. The 61-year- ... More >>
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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.
Genevieve De Manio/APHere's an unexpected twist in the Chelsea Clinton nuptial secrecy: It was the wedding planner's idea! Or so says Bryan Rafanelli, organizer of the so-called event of the year, finally revealing the truth about all that Clinton coyness in an article in the New York Times t ... More >>
via WikipediaIf you're going to Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky's wedding this Saturday, be sure to bring cash as a gift. They'll need it! The lavish affair, held in tents 90 miles north of Manhattan, is the wedding of the year, with three-plus million reportedly being spent, no doubt on ... 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 >>
Even though Chelsea's secret wedding is now significantly less of a secret (or so we think), not everyone is welcome. It seems that Al and Tipper Gore won't be going, but it's not known if that's because they're divorcing, weren't invited, or because of that whole "crazed sex-poodle" allegation in t ... More >>
Justin Halpern is a New York Times number one best-selling author. He's the 29-year-old formerly underemployed comedy writer who moved back in with his parents, struggling, and started the Shit My Dad Says Twitter. People thought it was funny, the things his old man said. (The father curses a ... More >>
And remorse over her deadly car accident when she was 17! In her new memoir, ex First Lady Laura Bush reveals that she urged Dubya not to make gay marriage a significant issue because, like, they know some gays!
President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have shown pretty decent taste whenever they visit our fair city. So why the hell'd they do this, of everything else there is to see in town?
Restaurants are still feeling the sting of the deep tomato freeze, which isn't likely to let up until at least mid-April. All winter, restaurateurs have been forced to find ways to use fewer tomatoes or find alternative sources. [Nation's Restaurant News] Michelle Obama is taking her fight a ... More >>
Dozens of seniors in Brighton Beach have been complaining about the poor quality of their daily Meals on Wheels lunches. The problem, they say, started last year when the Jewish Association for Services to the Aged abandoned its own kitchen in favor of catering services. [NY Post] Pepsi and ... More >>
Wal-Mart is testing the idea of switching to private-label spices by replacing McCormick products with its own generic brand in some stores. The chain is currently responsible for 11 percent of McCormick's sales. [Wall Street Journal] Weight loss success stories marketed by such fast-food ch ... 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.
According to the Post, America's Former Mayor was bumped from his favorite seats near the dugout in Yankee Stadium on the first night of the World Series to get him, and wife Judi, away from Michelle Obama. A source blames "the White House." To add insult to injury, Mrs. Obama ended up not ... More >>
South Carolina first lady Jenny Sanford re-emerged into public life at the Susan Komen Race for the Cure in Charleston today. She says she's not going to discuss her marriage any more. Sanford, who is living separately from her husband, has a contract with Ballantine Books for an upcoming me ... More >>
Obama Foodorama has a preview of the October issue of Men's Health, which, in addition to a cover shot of the president himself, features the first-ever in-depth profile of his chef. Sam Kass, who worked with the Obamas in Chicago and oversaw the planting of the White House garden, is profile ... More >>
The People revive August Wilson's 1982 play
The First Lady is reportedly indulging in a little light reading over her summer holidays. According to author Adam Schell, Michelle Obama was spotted taking his novel Tomato Rhapsody: A Fable of Love, Lust and Forbidden Fruit with her to Martha's Vineyard. Tomato Rhapsody is a story of food ... More >>
"Sorry to use the word 'peppy.'" The website for Merge Records says that Bay of Pigs, the new EP from Daniel Bejar's Destroyer which came out on Tuesday, "is an account of the 1961 American invasion of Cuba." That's sort of true--there was a second or two during the songwriting process whe ... More >>
The phrase "politically correct" has been knocking around for decades. Its wikipedia entry shows the continuing argument over its origins. But the term is best known to normal people by its opposite: politically incorrect. This is generally applied to something that you might want to say -- usual ... More >>
Last week, TV starlet Hayden Panettiere showed up with poor, downtrodden single mother Bristol Palin to help promote the illogical premise that teens shouldn't have sex and everything will be fine. This campaign is not only hypocritical ("Do as I say, not as I do"), but it's downright useless and it ... More >>
We assume the Daily News was just being playful when it compared anti-Yankees comments made by Reverend Luis Leon in President Obama's presence Sunday to the controversial remarks made by Reverend Wright during the late Presidential campaign. Leon said during services attended by the Obamas in D.C.' ... More >>
While much of America was watching this years' Oscars, with its awkward montages and musical numbers, on Sunday night, the Obamas were, of course, hosting their first state dinner for the country's governors and their spouses. A staff of ten, including White House executive chef Cristeta Comerford, ... More >>
Our first lady (tick, tick, tick) Laura Bush is penning her memoirs, and reports say she's getting a way smaller advance than the eight million whoppers Hillary Clinton nabbed for a somewhat similar work. And I have some pretty good ideas as to why that is. First of all, with the economy (and publis ... More >>
The smart thing for Caroline Kennedy to do would be to give a big speech on a big theme, which is what we thought her gay marriage stand was leading to. But for the time being Kennedy is just working the media a little bit harder, giving an interview to the Associated Press, to whom she explains tha ... More >>
It's only six weeks since the campaign ended, but we miss Sarah Palin already. So it's nice to see her future in-laws stepping up with some news. Sherry Johnston, mother of Bristol Palin's impregnator and groom-to-be Levi, has been arrested by the Alaska State Police and charged with "six felony cou ... More >>
Waaah! All I wanted for Christmas was a tote bag printed with a nude photo of the first lady of France, and now I'm not gonna get one! It seems that the Pardon purse company was doing a fine business selling totes emblazoned with Carla Bruni Sarkozi's splendid unclothed physique and a speech bubbl ... More >>
I've spent so much time bashing Sarah Palin that I haven't even flipped the devalued coin and addressed my bizarre love for Cindy McCain. What do I find so compelling about the woman who's married to my worst nightmare? First of all, with her frozen, elegant looks, she could be anywhere from 25 to 9 ... More >>
At first glance it looked like another bad week for the rightbloggers. There was a Presidential debate and, as has become customary, they scored it a success for McCain while non-blogger-Americans went the other way. Failing there, rightbloggers milked McCain debate prop Joe the Plumber, expecting ... More >>
It seems the proverbial fat lady has finished her long, long aria. Hillary Clinton will exit the presidential race on Saturday, so we should have only 3 more days of dissection of her campaign. I'd like to think that somewhere there is a front-page mockup of today's Post with a "Don't let the door ... More >>
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Little Light for First Lady as Readers Respond to the 'Scandal Guide'
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