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Friendship by the Book: An Interview with Anne Roiphe

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Epilogue is a gripping memoir by National Book Award finalist Anne Roiphe, who was forced to recompose her life after the sudden loss of her husband of 39 years.

"Swim! Swim For Your Life!": That's Pretty Much All I Can Quote From The NYO's Shocking-And-Hilarious Humor Piece, "Black Comic Introduces McCain"

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Most of the links I have seen for this Observer piece imagining a black comedian introducing John McCain at the RNC have been along the lines of "Don'...

Reading The Pictures: Barack Obama, Master Manipulator

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-06-24-shaw_obama_calculations.jpgIf the corporate media starts to latch on to this "Chicago boss" theme, you can expect a lot more photos, pulled out of context like this, to flesh out the picture.

Jared Kushner On Ivanka, Owning The Observer, His Real Estate Empire And Becoming A Media Figure

Portfolio | Lloyd Grove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

His real estate-rich family has long operated the levers of power and influence in New Jersey, but few in Manhattan had heard of Jared Kushner until h...

Observer Owner Plans Local Politics Site For Every State In The Nation

New York Times | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In the middle of a media-saturated political season, Jared Kushner, publisher of The New York Observer, has been quietly nurturing an ambitious politi...

Bronfman Flips Fifth Avenue Apartment

New York Times | Dealbook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Private equity bosses are constantly fighting off criticism that they are "flippers," buying companies and quickly selling them for a profit without a...

Strike Queen Nikki Finke Named NY Observer's "Media Mensch Of The Year"

New York Observer | Doree Shafrir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

No one has ever accused Nikki Finke--the contentious journalist who has worked for the Associated Press, The Los Angeles Times, this newspaper and the...

Simon Doonan, Ace Reporter

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

We always enjoy the musings of the New York Observer's Simon Doonan, but today's outing on how the offspring of celebrities are taking all the glam me...

Ivanka Trump Shills Her Boyfriend's Newspaper On Oprah

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Billionaire daughter Ivanka Trump appeared on Oprah today, talking about her New York apartment and her childhood of not feeling entitled. And shillin...