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Michael Wolff

March 4, 2002 | This Media Life
Spread Thin

Enron's Kenneth Lay and Global Crossing's Gary Winnick weren't just spreadsheet jockeys, they were the last great heroes of the self-delusional business culture.

February 25, 2002 | This Media Life
By George

Clinton survivor George Stephanopoulos, the former Boy Wonder with the great hair, is now a Legitimate News Guy (with great hair). And he may be ABC's next big star.

February 18, 2002 | This Media Life
Sumner Squall

The recent ridiculousness at Viacom -- 78-year-old chairman Sumner Redstone attempting to push out his successor, Mel Karmazin -- is just par for the course in the egomaniacal realm of moguldom.

February 11, 2002 | This Media Life
Enron Outrage

We're all shocked -- shocked! -- by a certain energy company's balance-sheet sleight of hand. What were they thinking?! We ask. But Enronian accounting was merely New Economy boilerplate.

February 4, 2002 | This Media Life
Failure Is Hot!

Talk, which saw itself as a great new vehicle of mythmaking, ended up becoming the embodiment of hype deflation. In an age of dashed expectations, Tina Brown is right on pulse.

January 21, 2002 | This Media Life
Paper Boy

Wunderkind Adam Moss was the handsome young glossy god, the guy who was supposed to change the magazine world -- and then he sought protective custody at the Times.

January 14, 2002 | This Media Life
Mogul Dreams

For boys like EchoStar's Charlie Ergen and Comcast's Brian Roberts who want to grow up to be Rupert Murdoch, there's only one endgame: Control distribution now -- at any cost!

January 7, 2002 | This Media Life
You've Got Hate Mail

The Times' op-ed writers, in adding e-mail addresses to their columns, have unwittingly dared to rouse a rabid beast -- and one with a lot of time on its hands. Trust me, I should know.

December 24, 2001 | This Media Life
The Metamorphosis

We tell ourselves we're different -- less frivolous, less selfish -- because the world's a different place. But our obsession with the change might just signal a different sort of self-absorption.

December 24, 2001 | New York Awards
The New York Awards: Lifetime Achievement

Mayor Rudolph Giuliani

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