One way to get a really nice apartment is to be a fictional character.
They seem to live way better than we do, even when they don't make any more money than we do.
Publicist Ronn Torossian has noticed this amusing disparity, so he writes:
Watching the season five premier of Mad Men, I felt compe ... More >>
Rosie GrayThe Law & Order: SVU fake Zuccotti set. Zuccotti Park was cleared by police over three weeks ago now, but the encampment was resurrected for a brief moment in Foley Square yesterday. Tents, tarps, signs, a library, even a kitchen fully stocked with food -- all the familiar objects w ... More >>
In 2009, the New York Observer dubbed Hadley Marie Nagel the "Egghead Debutante." At the time, Nagel couldn't believe she had received a four-year scholarship to Johns Hopkins. ("I mean, I didn't apply for it, so it was totally out of the blue!") She was the youngest lobbyist in Washington at ... More >>
Target audiences: they happen.The New York Observer hits the big time, getting a cameo on Gossip Girl. And who from their editorial staff was there? Gawker gets murked by some Taiwanese guys. Business Insider is making another hire. Speaking of which, Media Party Season has arrived, unless, o ... More >>
Doubt you'll be seeing these at a Shanghai bus stop.Josh Schwartz is taking Gossip Girl bi-continental and producing a Chinese version of the famous Upper East Side set series, the Post reports, made with Chinese actors and broadcast in China. It's hard for us Western folk here to understand exac ... More >>
Here's a hilarious video I did for movieline.com, asking opening day customers who just saw the lesbian family dramedy The Kids Are All Right whether Annette Bening should stick with Warren Beatty or run off with Julianne Moore.
The answers I got will add some extra zing to your potpourri.
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The fated day is almost upon us: This Sunday is the series finale of ABC's beloved tropical clusterfuck, Lost. If you've yet to find your ideal finale viewing party bar, now is probably the time to figure it out. Do you prefer island-appropriate mixed drinks? Or perhaps a city-wide scavenge ... More >>
Pretty much every human on planet Earth would look as punk as Thurston Moore does when sandwiched between Gossip Girl's two crispiest male leads. But he still looks punk as fuck. This by way of Sonic Youth's appearance on the episode airing on October 12--Moore's second cameo on the show, if ... More >>
L-R: Kelli, Sebastian, Camille, PC, Jessie, Taylor
Bravo's new "unscripted" rip-off of Gossip Girl, NYC Prep began last night with a bang. We were introduced to an array of sophomores, juniors, and seniors (freshmen? Hells no!) from various unnamed private schools on the Upper East Side. Not that a ... More >>
"I judge what we did in the film, what's done in the musical and in the fiction film--I judge all of this in terms of whether the two women would like each one of these things, and I think they would in each case."
Iconic 82-year-old filmmaker Albert Maysles is having a good month. HBO's fictiona ... More >>