What Not to Ask Salman Rushdie

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Photo: Patrick McMullan

We made the mistake of asking Salman Rushdie if he had any unfortunate Valentine’s Day stories last night at the Cinema Society screening of The International. “The Khomeini fatwah was pronounced on Valentine’s Day,” he explained patiently. “Twenty years ago. So that would be the worst.” Watch our Party Lines slideshow for more awkward moments with Naomi Watts and Clive Owen.