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  1. coronavirus
    The Night the Coronavirus Broke Through to the American ConsciousnessThe NBA’s suspension, a celebrity patient, and Trump’s speech packed with misinformation may have just changed the way Americans think about COVID-19.
  2. coronavirus
    Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Have CoronavirusAnyone but Tom and Rita.
  3. The Rock May Run for President When He Can Get Around to ItIn what is increasingly not just a joke, Dwayne Johnson says he’s mulling a presidential campaign, but not until he has time, probably in 2024.
  4. early and often
    Tom Hanks Narrates Obama Mini-DocumentaryWatch the trailer. 
  5. early and awesome
    Tom Hanks Is the Only Liberal Ecstatic About President ObamaNo complaints from Mr. Hanks.
  6. good fortune on the runway
    Captain Sully a Little Bit Jealous of the ‘New Captain Sully’?His landing was good, but not good enough to really excite Sully.
  7. gossipmonger
    Stampede on the Sex and the City Set!Cynthia Nixon, thankfully, remains unharmed.
  8. the great debate
    Who Is the New Most-Trusted Person in America?With Walter Cronkite gone, the mantle of Most Trusted Person in America is up for grabs. Here’s out list of the top ten contenders.
  9. gossipmonger
    Gisele and Tom Brady Made Out in PublicMere mortals were forced to cover their eyes as the golden couple “sucked face” at a party at the Gramercy Park Hotel. And more, in our gossip roundup.
  10. party lines
    Roberts, Theron, & Walken at Tom Hanks’s Tribute“If it’s cold, you gotta pretend you’re hot, and if it’s hot, you gotta pretend you’re cold.”
  11. gossipmonger
    Jesus Is SufferingMadonna’s boyfriend is getting “straight-up dissed” by the other male models. And more, in your daily gossip roundup.
  12. gossipmonger
    Twilight Star Has a Thing for Tina FeyRobert Pattinson likes the hot nerd type.
  13. gossipmonger
    Kate Winslet Will Bare All No MoreAnd the world wept.
  14. gossipmonger
    Ivanka Trump and Georgina Bloomberg Duel for Most-Deluded TitleOne calls America a ‘meritocracy,’ the other says she’s ‘not rich.’ Girls? In the gossip roundup.
  15. gossipmonger
    Penn Badgley and Blake Lively’s On-Set PDAs Are Making Everyone UncomfortablePlus! Sienna Miller and Baltazar Getty continue their gross affair, and Russell Simmons offers a free yoga lesson to a needy porn star, in today’s gossip roundup.
  16. gossipmonger
    Michelle Williams Mistrusts Ledger’s Aussie KinPlus, dish on Steve Carell, Naomi Campbell, and Winona Ryder in our daily gossip column roundup.
  17. in other news
    Nora Ephron Doesn’t Like White MenDespite having married three and written movies about dozens of them, she’s tired of the genre.
  18. gossipmonger
    Predictably, ‘Lipstick Jungle’ Star Used to Lust After Andrew McCarthyLipstick Jungle’s Lindsay Price had a childhood crush on her co-star Andrew McCarthy. Tom Hanks walked past Eliot Spitzer’s apartment building on 79th and Fifth, but no one recognized him. A Madonna look-alike ran across the second-floor balcony at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction at the Waldorf-Astoria, providing some levity to an otherwise boring event. Fashion Week will relocate to the Tenth Avenue rail yards after 2010. The Queens livery driver who faked the baby rescue weirdly will appear on an upcoming episode of The Real Housewives of New York City. A documentary about storied Tribeca nightclub the Wetlands opens Friday. Marc Jacobs’s boy toy, Jason Preston, got punched in the face outside Hiro after trying to get a guy who had thrown a drink at a girl to apologize.
  19. gossipmonger
    Robert De Niro Pulls Out the Big Guns Against Art GalleryRobert De Niro sued an Upper East Side art gallery that gave twelve of his father’s paintings to a gallery in Rome as part of a debt-payment arrangement. Jason Binn had another kid. NBA commish David Stern, Derek Jeter, and Donald Trump showed up at the wedding of Ahmad Rashad and Sale Johnson, but estranged daughter Casey Johnson did not. Chris Noth and Steve Walter are thinking of moving their jazz club Cutting Room to Hell’s Kitchen. Ashlee Simpson begged photographers not to take her picture when she was smoking outside Angels and Kings. Theodore Sorensen, the lawyer who wrote JFK’s famous “Ask Not…” inaugural address, just bought at $10.75 million condo at 15 Central Park West.
  20. gossipmonger
    ‘Gossip Girl’ Star Chace Crawford Apparently Not Worried About His TruckAt the memorial service for former movie critic Joel Siegel, ABC anchor Charles Gibson noted that the Jewish Siegel sent the best Christmas cards. Gossip Girl star Chace Crawford got cozy with a “rude and nasty” Carrie Underwood at Marquee and a party at Soho Grand (not “Chance” Crawford, as reported by “Page Six”). Vanessa and Donald Trump Jr. dined at Gemma and drank at the Rose Bar in the Gramercy Park Hotel. Cindy Adams claims that members of John Edwards’s camp are “profoundly worried” about the recent allegations that Edwards strayed on his wife. David Lauren and Lauren Bush arrived via motorcycle to the Domino Bazaar Saturday.
  21. in other news
    Google Transit Set to Make Buses Usable by the YoungIn another grand leap forward for mobile New Yorkers, someone other than the MTA is once again making public transit easier. Google is poised to launch Google Transit for the city, which will make it possible to search for directions from one place to another, using the quickest subway or bus route. (You know, sort of like HopStop.com but with the power and popularity of Google)The system is already in place for several other U.S. cities, including Tampa, Dallas, Portland, and Seattle. When they implemented it in Duluth, public bus use shot up 12 percent. This is genius, though the MTA’s routine unannounced delays and murky service changes are likely to throw a lot of wrenches in the gears. After all, can a computer algorithm possibly pre-calculate “goddamn-sick-person-on-the-train ahead-of-us”–related delays? Google May Start NY Transit Maps to Boost Ads [Bloomberg] Google to Map the Subway [Subway Blogger] Earlier: Facebook to Reduce Rage, Increase Hookups on Subway
  22. gossipmonger
    Ba Ba Ba, Ba BarbaraleeHollywood players like Ben Stiller, Toby Maguire, and Steven Spielberg can’t figure out which Democrat to support for president, so they’re donating to multiple ones. (Tom Hanks, Will Smith, and Jennifer Aniston, however, are firmly in Camp Obama.) Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel was passed over for appointment as executive director of New York State Council of the Arts, perhaps because she has donated money to Spitzer, who’s now trying to look ethically pure. Gwen Stefani loves breast-feeding even though she’s been getting bitten. Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz refused to be photographed with their KY Intimacy Kit swag bags at Lollapalooza because they were scared of Joe Simpson. Tracy Morgan wants to get his SCRAM ankle bracelet “blinged out” at Jacob the Jeweler.
  23. gossipmonger
    Also, There Were Parties After the OscarsLeonardo DiCaprio, Ryan Gosling, and Vince Vaughn cruised the Vanity Fair Oscar party at Morton’s solo. (Everyone who is anyone was there.) Except Brad Pitt, who was a no-show at the Oscars despite having starred in Babel and been a producer on The Departed. Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard are leaving the West Village for Brooklyn because of the paparazzi. Meanwhile, in Brooklyn, Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams are fighting. Oprah says that Barack Obama didn’t start the Clinton-Geffen feud. Zero-star Kobe Club owner Jeffrey Chodorow has banned Frank Bruni from all 29 of his restaurants. At $70,000, a private soccer lesson with David Beckham was the lowest winning bid at Elton John’s Oscar-night AIDS benefit. Natalie Portman left an Oscars party with Gael García Bernal.
  24. party lines
    Tom Hanks Can’t Win an Oscar Pool Tom Hanks was in town the other night for a screening of Starter for Ten, a new romantic comedy he produced. The after-party was at the Odeon, and naturally we jumped into his booth to talk about Oscars — and about condoms. What’s your least favorite thing about the Oscars? The getting-dressed part. It’s that horrible competitiveness of whose tux you’re gonna wear. What’s the most you ever won or lost in an Oscar pool? It’s always just twenty bucks a head. And I’ve never won.