- May 28, 2001
- Prosper's Books
Prosper Assouline is building a publishing empire one high-society, style-obsessed picture book at a time. Who says publishers have to be boring snobs?
- February 19, 2001
- House Cleaning
Little, Brown publisher Sarah Crichton was just replaced by Michael Pietsch, leaving everyone to wonder if the publishing house is being Warner-ized.
- December 11, 2000
- Marquee Marks
With three transfers and a plan to take over the Biltmore, the Manhattan Theatre Club is the latest nonprofit to storm Broadway's commercial bazaar.
- December 4, 2000
- Horror Showman
How Lloyd Kaufman of Troma Entertainment (Class of Nuke 'Em High; The Toxic Avenger) became the city's leading B-movie auteur.
- October 16, 2000
- Candor and Web
Once, Broadway news and gossip was limited to the newspaper columns of a boldfaced few. But the Internet has made Walter Winchells of us all.
- May 8, 2000
- Gotta Get a Gimmick
The season passes, along with "Cats" and two legendary showmen, David Merrick and Alexander H. Cohen, who managed to drag their rivalry into the Heaviside Layer.
- February 14, 2000
- Look Who's Stalking
The ugly feud between pop paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould and science writer Robert Wright has been simmering for ten years now -- except somebody forgot to tell Gould.
- December 20, 1999
- The World Is Not Enough
Philippe Starck has checked out of his hotel and into a SoHo loft, where he's dreaming up the housing of the future and -- with Peter Gabriel's help -- planning to launch a satellite.
- December 6, 1999
- Getting Smart
Once a perennial also-ran, Showtime has climbed to the top of the cable heap with a daring new strategy: making good TV.
- February 22, 1999
- The Name Game
Stars are taking to our stages -- uptown and down, on Broadway and Off -- in unusual numbers, keeping some shows and even some theaters alive. But at what cost?