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Missing Nora Ephron: Everything is Copy on HBO

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.18.2017 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The patron saint of smart New York women, Nora Ephron is sorely missed. We have not seen her like since 2012 when she died at age 71 of pneumonia and ...

Keep It Zippered

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 03.15.2017 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

The conduct of the Republican primaries makes Lord of the Flies look like a well-ordered society.

Donald Trump Has Spent Years Trying To Prove He's Not A 'Short-Fingered Vulgarian'

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 01.03.2017 | Media

Donald Trump is apparently still upset about a journalist criticizing his teeny-tiny fingers decades ago. In his most recent editor's letter, Vanity F...

We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live: The Joan Didion Documentary's Pioneering Approach to Collaborative Filmmaking

Elizabeth Nicholas | Posted 01.17.2015 | Arts
Elizabeth Nicholas

Here is a compendium of characters Didion herself might appreciate, and one which her own family is now joining.

What's Next For Jill Abramson

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.05.2014 | Media

Jill Abramson might be done with the New York Times, but you can bet she's not done with journalism just yet. The former New York Times editor, wh...

Vanity Fair Opens Up About That Gwyneth Paltrow 'Takedown'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.04.2014 | Celebrity

Apparently, that Gwyneth Paltrow "takedown" article in Vanity Fair isn't going to be much of a takedown at all. Vanity Fair's Graydon Carter used ...

Vanity Fair To Run 'Epic Takedown' Piece On Gwyneth Paltrow

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.16.2013 | Celebrity

Vanity Fair intends to publish a cover story about actress Gwyneth Paltrow, despite the fact that the actress tried to sabotage the piece. Editor ...

Walls Can Talk: Readers Get Stories of New York Murals

David Tereshchuk | Posted 12.02.2013 | New York
David Tereshchuk

According to media lore, thanks principally to the vintage series The Naked City on ABC television, "there are eight million stories" in New York. But one of the great untold stories of this metropolis is the high-quality art on its walls.

Gwyneth Paltrow Feuding With Vanity Fair?

Posted 09.10.2013 | Celebrity

What is Gwyneth Paltrow hiding, or what specifically doesn't she want to tell Vanity Fair? The New York Times reports the 40-year-old actress aske...

Galliano's Addiction -- Death by Dior: Part Two, The Vanity Fair Scoop

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 08.04.2013 | Celebrity
Alison Winfield Burns

Galliano describes "hearing the rustle of the taffeta" and "being able to smell the perfume on the girl." The glee that once was Galliano's shines through still, alive and well. Galliano brings fairy tales to life, although he's been very close to losing his own.

From THE SLANT: Inside the Celebrity Interview with Kevin Sessums

Stephanie Fairyington | Posted 07.10.2013 | Media
Stephanie Fairyington

In Sessums's view, celebrity occupies a paradoxical position in the magazine world. On the one hand, the public's insatiable appetite for stories about the rich and famous is the engine motoring newsstand sales and revving up online traffic.

Bette Midler as Sue Mengers: A Match Made in Heaven

Patricia Bosworth | Posted 06.25.2013 | Arts
Patricia Bosworth

Last night Bette Midler made a triumphant return to Broadway for the first time in 30 years, playing the brash superagent Sue Mengers in John Logan's one-woman show I'll Eat You Last. It was a bravura performance.

Review: I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 06.25.2013 | Arts
Sugar Rautbord

I loved Bette, the set, Logan's book and the intimacy created with Sue on the couch and we the uninvited dinner guests in our armchairs. Sheer genius in every detail.

Vanity Fair's Comedy Issue Covers Are Pretty Awesome

Posted 12.05.2012 | Comedy

Judd Apatow got the rare distinction of guest editing the first ever issue of Vanity Fair solely devoted to comedy, and for the issue, they went all o...

Are Movies Better Than Ever? Actually, Yes -- Some of Them Are!

Liz Smith | Posted 11.24.2012 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

I have seen three movies I actually liked in this era of diminished movie-going. And when I went to actual movie houses last week -- well, I have to admit it cost a lot for tickets and there was almost no audience at the times attended.

Michael Lewis on Barack Obama's Long Game, Secret Wish List, and His "Lust for Normalcy"

Vanity Fair | Posted 11.14.2012 | Media
Vanity Fair

The project started when Lewis had some time between books, and asked himself: "What would I like to do?" Before long, he realized he'd like to "spend time hanging out with Obama and see what being president is like." No small order.

Graydon Carter And Vanity Fair Tackle The Real Issues--With Style

Liz Smith | Posted 10.20.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

This leader of the plush, glamorous last of the great excessive magazines offers followers of the rich and famous a neat look at the issues.

Looking Good: Richard Gere in 'Arbitrage'

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.15.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Richard Gere in Arbitrage does for Brioni what he did for Armani in American Gigolo. He looks good in a suit. On Sunday night for the new movie's East...

Fire At Waverly Inn Desroys Part Of Famed Mural

Posted 08.26.2012 | New York

GREENWICH VILLAGE — A piece of artist Edward Sorel's famous mural inside the Waverly Inn has been damaged after a fire broke out in the basement of ...

Chelsea Handler--Is That Vodka Talking Trash About Angelina Jolie?

Liz Smith | Posted 06.23.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

Chelsea, you're a funny woman, a great big star on E!, a best-selling author and clearly a pal to Aniston. But Jennifer doesn't need your defense of her.

John Oliver at the Museum of the Moving Image Dinner

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.20.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Among the many anecdotes and readings offered by an array of speakers honoring the memory of Christopher Hitchens at the Cooper Union Great Hall.

Vanity Fair's Lavish Launch of Tribeca

Erica Abeel | Posted 06.18.2012 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

No one is saying, as in the past, that Tribeca lacks an identity. Jump in and sample what's on tap. You will at least hit something interesting.

LOOK: Christie's Green Auction Party

Posted 04.12.2012 | New York

Christie's auction house hosted their third annual Green Auction party on Wednesday where guests including Lauren Bush, Graydon Carter, and Glenn Clos...

Graydon Carter To Help Design New Beatrice Inn

Posted 12.07.2011 | New York

Eater reports that former hot spot Beatrice Inn is set for a transformation with an unnamed new restaurant, and according to the restaurant's liquor l...

Top Condé Nast Editors Enjoy All-Star Year | Posted 01.09.2012 | Media

The three are having career years — or at least years that should go down as All-Star seasons on their Hall of Fame plaques. There’s Wintour, who,...