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Steve Fishman

November 1, 2010

Looking for one last turn in the spotlight, 92-year-old Sidney Harman paid his dollar for Newsweek. And Tina Brown was all set to dance. So why did it fall apart?

August 9, 2010 |
The Cuomo Family Business

Andrew Cuomo was his father’s id, aggressive where Mario was cerebral—the muscle that helped win Mario three terms as governor of New York. Now he looks like he’s about to take over his father’s old job. Has he learned enough from both of their mistakes?

June 14, 2010
Bernie Madoff, Free at Last

In prison he doesn’t have to hide his lack of conscience. In fact, he’s a hero for it.

April 5, 2010 | Features
Divorced, Never Separated

Two decades after a divorce, hedge-fund superpower Steve Cohen thought he could live happily ever after with his new wife and Greenwich mansion and $6.4 billion. But that wasn’t the ending to the fairy tale his first wife had in mind.

November 23, 2009 | Features
I Dream of Diane

What do you do with the grief and guilt when your wife drives the wrong way on the Taconic State Parkway with a van full of kids and a body full of alcohol, and ends up in a crash that kills eight? You put her in a shrine.

August 10, 2009 | Features
Exit the Czar

Steve Rattner, the journalist turned banker turned Car Czar, steered his way to the pinnacle of the New York–Washington elite, the most effectively ambitious player of his generation. Then, just as he reached the top, he lost control.

June 8, 2009
Si Newhouse’s Dream Factory

Condé Nast’s own stars compare their glossy empire to the MGM of Old Hollywood. But no one would wish it the same fate.

March 2, 2009
The Monster Mensch

What made Bernie Madoff, a man who helped revolutionize Wall Street and built a completely legal billion-dollar business, perpetrate the greatest fraud in history? And what led Ezra Merkin, born to immense privilege, to enable him?

October 19, 2009 | Intelligencer
Astor Family Values

A jury found Tony Marshall guilty of enriching himself at the expense of his mother, Brooke Astor.

September 20, 2010 | Intelligencer
Rattner’s Rehab

The superstar deal-maker and former car czar tries to put his dented reputation in the rearview mirror with Overhaul.