New York City's acknowledged position as the mecca for arts and entertainment in America means that aspiring artists and performers flock here in untold numbers, willing to sacrifice everything for the opportunity to present their work at the highest levels in their fields.
I wanted to tell you that you're a paragon of journalists. Not for a moment have you revealed even the tiniest hint of emotion on your face. However, Bob, it's time to break up with your plastic surgeon.
Michael Gross plays fair. He always requests the cooperation of his subjects and then, unfazed by their refusal, goes on to unearth their social misdemeanors and felonies. Snark? To him, it's just journalism.