Simon Dumenco

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    The Rock Knew About Osama Bin Laden's Death Before You: Who Knew What When?

    ​In a special Monday edition of our daily media column Press Clips, we're going to focus on the only news that anyone cares about today: the death of Osama Bin Laden. The 10-plus-year tale obviously includes endless details, angles and lessons in international diplomacy, military operations, c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Huffington Post Hires Handful, Ditches AOL-ers; NPR Videos 'Inappropriately Edited'

    ​Since becoming a pair with his company's $315 million purchase of The Huffington Post, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong and HuffPo founder Arianna Huffington have overseen the cutting of hundreds of content providers on the parent company's side, with Armstrong presiding over the laying off of over 2,00 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Did CNN Anchor Rosemary Church Make a Godzilla Joke About the Earthquake in Japan?

    Twitter's angry face​Surprise: Twitter is outraged about something that probably never happened. The day's horrible events in Japan and worldwide have resulted in a huge outcry of support for the victims online, but one that's been punctuated by the strange Twitter trending of the term "Godzil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008

    Overheard Shit About Shit and Shit

    Ex West Coaster at Hiro Ballroom: "L.A. rips out your soul!" . . . Guy to friend at the Madison: "I'll poop on a drag queen if that'll make things more interesting for you." . . . Guy at Barracuda: "I wish guys would be upfront about their business before you get them in bed. I went home with a gu ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    August 7, 2007

    The $23 Million Boa

    Despite her huge payday, Mediabistro mastermind Laurel Touby still stands outside the press-gang elite

  • Columns

    March 30, 2004
  • News

    December 2, 2003

    Fame by Numbers

    In Which Paris Is Constructed (and Deconstructed)