September 30, 2017

Production of a Lifetime: Whitney Houston and Clive Davis

Downstairs at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Feb. 11, 2012, black cars delivered celebrities, among them Serena Williams, Britney Spears and Gayle King, to Clive Davis’s […]
September 15, 2017

Encounters: Giorgio Moroder Still Feels Love at 77

Encounters By JACOB BERNSTEIN What does a 77-year-old D.J. require before playing a late-night set of disco hits? “A hamburger,” Giorgio Moroder said a few weeks […]
September 8, 2017

Last Night, Calvin Klein — This Morning, Algebra

Ariel Nicholson Murtagh made her fashion week debut Thursday night walking in Raf Simons’s Calvin Klein show. She is 6-foot-1, weighs 125 pounds and has a […]
July 19, 2017

Amanda Lepore, Transgender Club Diva, Tells All About Her Plastic Surgery

The transgender night life diva Amanda Lepore is, to quote the filmmaker Joel Schumacher, a “moving sculpture,” a person who has made her own body her […]
July 1, 2017

Is There Anything Ansel Elgort Can’t Do?

When the actor Ansel Elgort strolled into Times Square on Wednesday for an appearance on ”Good Morning America,” the first face he encountered was his own. […]
May 10, 2017

Party Coverage: Scene City: Sean Penn, Leonardo DiCaprio and Naomi Campbell at Haiti Charity

Party Coverage: Scene City By JACOB BERNSTEIN How many red carpet interviews did Sean Penn give for his Haiti charity, J/P HRO (short for Jenkins-Penn Haitian […]
May 5, 2017

The Return of Kyle MacLachlan (and Agent Cooper)

Welcome to a celebrity profile in which you learn almost nothing about the project the subject is promoting. As your tour guide, I do apologize. So […]
April 20, 2017

Encounters: Maurizio Cattelan, Naughty as Ever, Takes a Tour of the Whitney

Encounters By JACOB BERNSTEIN “Let’s follow this lady and see where she goes,” Maurizio Cattelan said on a recent Tuesday afternoon while ambling around the West […]
April 1, 2017

My Son, My Daughter: A Mother’s Evolution

Isabel Rose, the telegenic heiress to one of New York’s best-known real estate dynasties, has always had an ability to make her publicity-wary family squirm. In […]
March 25, 2017

Postscript: When David Rockefeller Met Brooke Astor: The Ultimate New York Power Couple

At the Museum of Modern Art’s annual spring benefit last June, Helen Mirren could be spotted near one of the artists being honored that night, Brice […]