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Kate Upton Graces Cover of Vanity Fair's 100th Anniversary Issue - Posted September 3, 2013
Here's a 180 degree turn from this morning's tale of PTSD via modeling: Kate Upton gracing the cover of Vanity Fair's 100th anniversary issue. Upton was photographed by ... [Fishbowl NY]

Kate Upton Graces Cover of Vanity Fair's 100th Anniversary Issue - Posted September 3, 2013
Here's a 180 degree turn from this morning's tale of PTSD via modeling: Kate Upton gracing the cover of Vanity Fair's 100th anniversary issue. Upton was photographed by ... [FishbowlNY]

Artists & Musicians Host Benefit Rebuild Red Hook, Brooklyn - Posted November 9, 2012
Authors and musicians are coming together for a benefit that will raise money to rebuild Red Hook, a water-front community in Brooklyn that was badly damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Novelist/journalist Kurt Andersen will host the event, which is called "Defiance: A Literary Benefit to Rebuild Red Hook," and will tak... [GalleyCat]

'The Age of Innocence' Wins Fuzzy Novel Cocktail Contest - Posted August 24, 2012
Studio 360 hosted a Fuzzy Novel competition this summer, collecting more than 100 cocktails mixed by listeners and named after famous books. Brooklyn's Brett Elms won the contest with the The Age of Innocence co... [GalleyCat]

Journos: Will They Sleep Tonight? - Posted November 2, 2010
We posed a question to a mass of journalists, many covering the midterms, and most everyone obliged. One reporter, who will remain genderless, wished to be anonymous because of fear of his or her PR department. We thank everyone for participating, especially Mr. Weigel fr... [FishbowlDC]

On Designing a Time Machine - Posted January 4, 2010
And speaking of time, this time in lower-case, what mental picture do you see when you hear the word "time machine"? Because the majority of our mental pictures involve the canonical 1971 film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, ... [UnBeige]

Kurt Andersen to Redefine the Good Life at Tomorrow's Pratt Symposium - Posted September 25, 2009
Ah, the good life. It ain't what it used to be, but what does creative value mean in this, the 21st century? Author and Studio 360 host Kurt Andersen will address this very question tomorrow afternoon in Brooklyn, where Pratt Institute has assembled a outstanding group of innovative types for a... [UnBeige]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted August 29, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Senator John Kerry (D-MA), Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), Bob Shrum, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin and Maria Shriver CBS' Face the Nation: Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) and Georgetown University sociologist Michael Eric Dyson ABC's... [FishbowlDC]

Olbermann Names Stelter, O'Reilly & Murdoch The Worst|Andersen Blogs At Time.com|The Cheapest & Most Expensive Mags|Time Warner Gets Ready To Dump AOL|Cronkite Myths: Debunked - Posted August 4, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [Fishbowl NY]

Olbermann Names Stelter, O'Reilly & Murdoch The Worst|Andersen Blogs At Time.com|The Cheapest & Most Expensive Mags|Time Warner Gets Ready To Dump AOL|Cronkite Myths: Debunked - Posted August 4, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [FishbowlNY]

Observer Picks Up Majority Stake In Webby Winner Very Short List - Posted June 15, 2009
Today, IAC and the Observer Media Group officially announced their deal passing majority control of IAC's email newsletter Very Shor... [Fishbowl NY]

Observer Picks Up Majority Stake In Webby Winner Very Short List - Posted June 15, 2009
Today, IAC and the Observer Media Group officially announced their deal passing majority control of IAC's email newsletter Very Shor... [FishbowlNY]

Video: Exclusive Interviews Live at the Matrix Awards - Posted April 28, 2009
mediabistro.com was on the scen... [Fishbowl NY]

Video: Exclusive Interviews Live at the Matrix Awards - Posted April 28, 2009
mediabistro.com was on the scen... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 03.26.09 - Posted March 26, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Its day 66 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

Left Coast Lectures: Art Center's 'Big Picture,' USC's 'Art in the Public Sphere' - Posted January 27, 2009
So many talks, so little time. This week saw the launch of two interdisciplinary lecture series that provide an impressive list of reasons to make your way to Southern California (as if the frigid temperatures here on the East Coast weren't incentive enough). On Monday, the Art Center College of Design... [UnBeige]

"Studio 360's" Design for the Real World Now a Podcast - Posted January 18, 2008
For years you've been hearing people like Michael Bierut and Paola Antonelli and Steven Heller chat about the inane and insane highlights from the design world on PRI show "Studio 360." That segment, named Design for the Real World, is now a bi-weekly podcast, which you can ret... [UnBeige]

How George Lois Got Andy Warhol Into That Can of Soup - Posted January 6, 2008
Not to be missed is this week's edition of "Studio 360," a conversation between the Muhammad Ali-rapping George Lois and the ... [UnBeige]

"Design Matters" Season Five Schedule Announced - Posted January 2, 2008
Effervescent host (and quite the hostess as well) Debbie Millman has leaked the new season of "Design Matters" to UnBeige first, kicking off January 18 with our ... [UnBeige]

The Martha Stewart Moment at the AIGA Gala - Posted November 8, 2007
It was only a few months ago that the boozy reports from AIGA's Design Legends Gala trickled in to our eager UnBeige ears. Although we seem to have forgotten most of the highlights, one in particular has stuck with us. Apparently, a certain Martha Stewart delivered the biggest hit of the... [UnBeige]

Blog O'Fear: The Rules and Etiquette of Blogging (Featuring Us!) - Posted October 13, 2007
Bless that Liz Danzico for live-blogging this blogging panel while we were talking about blogging. The panel, moderated and concepted by Steve Heller, no stranger to blogs as editor of AIGA Voice, writer for a daily design column in PRINT online, writer for Design Observer and A Brief Message and ... [UnBeige]

Daniel Libeskind's Speed Reading All Makes Sense - Posted October 11, 2007
After burning through a stream of consciousness about graphic art, architectural models, Cranbrook, Kathy McCoy, sketches, mountains and the Denver Art Museum so fast our agile fingers can't even process them, Daniel Libeskind's reason for rushing ... [UnBeige]

Mile High Design With Kurt Andersen - Posted October 11, 2007
We're here, we're here! And if first signs are correct, this is one super sexed-up AIGA design conference. The paper-thin blue box identity flips in and out of conference materials, playful and elegant. This convent... [UnBeige]

Michael Bierut Roasted; We've Got the Charred Bits - Posted October 2, 2007
Why we are not invited to such things, we do not know. But when we hear things like "Michael Bierut is being roasted at an exclusive benefit held at the Architectural League," we think, well, good thing we have the spies. Well-dressed spies, who drink far too much and only remember... [UnBeige]

79 Short Essays Gets Very Short Listed, But They Still Want Michael Bierut to be the Capital of Lebanon - Posted September 12, 2007
We were jazzed to see one of our favorite books skyrocket to the top of the VSL charts. But even here, in this online world founded by peeps who we assume a... [UnBeige]

Robbed At The Mirror Awards - Posted June 14, 2007
Andersen, Auletta, Kurtz also shut out The first annual Mirror Awards were presented at a Meredith Vieira-hosted luncheon today at the W hotel in Midtown, and our mediabistro.com mothership — a finalist in the media information services category — lost to ... [Fishbowl NY]

Robbed At The Mirror Awards - Posted June 14, 2007
Andersen, Auletta, Kurtz also shut out The first annual Mirror Awards were presented at a Meredith Vieira-hosted luncheon today at the W hotel in Midtown, and our mediabistro.com mothership — a finalist in the media information services category — lost to ... [FishbowlNY]

Who Spiked the Water at 1745 Broadway? - Posted June 11, 2007
It's been a very strange week for the world's largest publishing company. First we had Wednesday's surprise announcement that Crown svp and publisher Steve Ross would be moving to Collins, with ... [GalleyCat]

AIGA's NEXT Conference Promises Big Names, Beer and Drama - Posted May 11, 2007
Lots going on at the Organization Formerly Known as the American Institude of Graphic Arts that we need to catch you up on. The site has just launched for AIGA's national design conference, NEXT, which is taking place this October 11-14 in Denver. Kurt Andersen, ... [UnBeige]

The U.S.'s First-Ever Design Criticism MFA Program Is Official - Posted May 7, 2007
We heard that SVA would be starting a design criticism program about six months ago and now we've got the official word: "The Master of Fine Arts in Design Criticism will prepare graduates for careers as design critics, journali... [UnBeige]

Ellies 2007: The Liveblog - Posted May 1, 2007
After winning in five of seven nominated categories, New York editor-in-chief Adam Moss juggles his way up to the winners' circle FishbowlNY will be liveblogging tonight's National Magazine Awards — the so-called Ellies — from the blingy confines of at Jazz @ Lincoln Center. Refresh FishbowlNY all night for the latest winners,... [Fishbowl NY]

Ellies 2007: The Liveblog - Posted May 1, 2007
After winning in five of seven nominated categories, New York editor-in-chief Adam Moss juggles his way up to the winners' circle FishbowlNY will be liveblogging tonight's National Magazine Awards — the so-called Ellies — from the blingy confines of at Jazz @ Lincoln Center. Refresh FishbowlNY all night for the latest winners,... [FishbowlNY]

Carr's Carpetbagger Bagged - Posted March 6, 2007
Kurt Andersen, writing in New York magazine a few weeks ago: [David] Carr (whom I employed six years ago at Inside.com) is a quirky, entertaining, singular writer. I was pleasantly surprised when the paper of record hired a... [Fishbowl NY]

Carr's Carpetbagger Bagged - Posted March 6, 2007
Kurt Andersen, writing in New York magazine a few weeks ago: [David] Carr (whom I employed six years ago at Inside.com) is a quirky, entertaining, singular writer. I was pleasantly surprised when the paper of record hired a... [FishbowlNY]

David Carr-Kurt Andersen Love-In Continues - Posted March 1, 2007
Carr, Andersen: Lots of love there The love affair apparently started way back in 2001, when Kurt Andersen employed David Carr at Inside.com. Carr was, as Andersen wrote in New York magazine recently, "a quirky, entertaining, singular writer." ... [Fishbowl NY]

David Carr-Kurt Andersen Love-In Continues - Posted March 1, 2007
Carr, Andersen: Lots of love there The love affair apparently started way back in 2001, when Kurt Andersen employed David Carr at Inside.com. Carr was, as Andersen wrote in New York magazine recently, "a quirky, entertaining, singular writer." ... [FishbowlNY]

Monday Morning Meta Media Mashup - Posted February 26, 2007
A weekly meta-roundup of our favorite (mostly) New York media pundits, what they're saying, why they're saying it, and an all-important grade, subjective and arbitrary — just like their columns! "... [Fishbowl NY]

Monday Morning Meta Media Mashup - Posted February 26, 2007
A weekly meta-roundup of our favorite (mostly) New York media pundits, what they're saying, why they're saying it, and an all-important grade, subjective and arbitrary — just like their columns! "... [FishbowlNY]

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