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Gay Talese

  1. interview
    Gay Talese on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“Get off your ass. You must show up. You must show up.”
  2. sports
    Gay Talese on Alabama Football’s ChancesStill swimming with the Crimson Tide, from Bear Bryant to Nick Saban.
  3. bons mots
    Gay Talese: ‘There Are Midgets That Are Attractive, But I Never Met One’The legendary writer explains why he’s never had sex in the back of his 1957 Triumph TR3.
  4. ink-stained wretches
    Would You Like to Imagine for a Few Minutes That There Is No Such Thing As the Internet?Gay Talese does it every day!
  5. cultural capital
    The View From Stephen Colbert’s WindowAn artist depicts the views prominent New Yorkers see every day.
  6. ink-stained wretches
    Gay Talese: Being a Drunk Maybe Doesn’t Help You Be a WriterWe’ll never believe it!
  7. gossipmonger
    Blake Lively Finds a New Outsider BoyfriendThe starlet went backstage at ‘Shrek: The Musical’ to befriend its big green star. That, and the rest of today’s gossip.
  8. the greatest depression
    Gay Talese Handing Signs Out to Homeless People NowFinally, SOMEBODY is doing something about this economic problem.
  9. gossipmonger
    Be Prepared to Learn More About the Taleses Than You Ever Wanted to KnowMariah Carey doesn’t want you to see her eyes, Pamela Anderson gets American, and Elite modeling agency goes to Utah!
  10. ink-stained wretches
    Elaine Kaufman Death Scare at the ‘Post’ — All Col’s Fault?For a short period of time last Thursday, the tabloid was thrown into a devastated tailspin at the news that the beloved restaurateur had died. Good thing it wasn’t true.
  11. ink-stained wretches
    Is the Traditional Magazine Writer Doomed? We Say No.The Observer thinks that no young writers want to work for magazines anymore; they only want to blog. We aggressively disagree.
  12. ink-stained wretches
    Gay Talese Shames Us at the Launch of ‘Lapham’s Quarterly’As expected, reproofs of modern American journalism were flying Wednesday night at the launch of Harper’s editor emeritus Lewis Lapham’s new magazine, Lapham’s Quarterly, the first issue of which contains essays and correspondence on the topic of war from writers as diverse as Sun Tzu and Mark Twain. Needless to say, neither of them was at the party. But Gay Talese was!
  13. gossipmonger
    Thy Neighbor’s Wife, and Thy OwnNan and Gay Talese are at work on his and her memoirs about their allegedly open marriage. Jon Bon Jovi is not pleased an energy drink named Mijovi is selling well near his New Jersey residence. Ted Koppel dropped the asking price for his Potomac, Maryland, residence from $4.1 million to $2.3 million. Hillary Clinton complained about the traffic in the Hamptons during her fund-raising stint out east. Stand-up comic Phil Stellar entertained an audience at the Ziegfeld after a movie projector broke during a showing of Hairspray. Meryl Streep says she was kicked out of Yale Drama School for not working hard enough. Gwyneth Paltrow uses face cream that contains snake venom.