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Jessica Pressler

December 22, 2008 |
15. …But Other Times They Do

Julian Schnabel’s Palazzo Chupi does not look like it belongs in the West Village.

December 22, 2008 |
21. Because the Staten Island Ferry Saved Someone's Life

On a balmy morning in September, Captain Chris Covella saw something bobbing in the waves ahead, nearly a mile from the shore.

December 22, 2008 |
8. Because People Will Still Do Really Crazy Things to Live Here

The full text of a Craigslist ad seeking housing that ran on Monday, November 10.

November 10, 2008
The Dr. Maddow Show

The secret to the success of a wonky lesbian pundit with no TV experience? A Ph.D. from Oxford, a dry sense of humor, and the ability to be nice to Pat Buchanan.

September 1, 2008 |
Now, Where Did We Leave Off?

Returning to regular programming this fall, six New York–based shows we’ve watched every minute of. Below, a back-to-school refresher.

April 28, 2008 | Feature
The Genius of Gossip Girl

How a wunderkind producer, seven tabloid-ready stars, an army of bloggers, and a nation of texting tweenagers are changing the way we watch television.

March 3, 2008 | Feature
Behind Every Housewife…

is a daughter, a hunk, or a housekeeper.

December 22, 2008 | Intelligencer
‘Gossip Girl’ Scribe Dishes on Rose

Implausibly icky.

February 2, 2009 | Intelligencer
Affleck vs. ‘Newsweek’

Moral TARPitude.

December 3, 2007 | Feature
The ‘Gossip Girl’ Playbook

Is CW’s Gossip Girl really that bad? The students of Constance Billard are the same characters we’ve been digesting for decades, if not centuries. Some Cliffs Notes.

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