Stories tagged with Steven Spielberg

Hollywood east, on Central Park West

By Laurie Bennett   |   June 21, 2014 at 11:58am   |   0 Comments

The most direct route from New York City to Hollywood may well be through the San Remo.

Muckety this! John Paul Stevens to Owen Wilson

By Muckety   |   February 28, 2013 at 8:14am   |   0 Comments

Incredibly, the line is a straight one.

Muckety this! Bruce Springsteen to Steven Spielberg to Kelly Ripa

By Emily Morgan   |   September 1, 2009 at 6:10pm   |   0 Comments

Bruce Springsteen, hero of the working-class, has been rubbing elbows in the Hamptons, the summertime haven for the rich and powerful.

Beverly Hills manager Stanley Chais sued by Madoff trustee

By Carol Eisenberg   |   May 5, 2009 at 11:29am   |   0 Comments

Jewish philanthropist Stanley Chais was one of Bernard Madoff’s earliest investors, steering tens of millions of dollars of other people’s money to the convicted swindler.

Madoff’s victims span the globe, from Palm Beach to Paris

By Carol Eisenberg   |   December 15, 2008 at 12:11pm   |   1 Comments

The casualties of Bernard Madoff’s alleged $50-billion Ponzi scheme include some of the biggest names in Jewish philanthropy, in addition to titans of the business and real-estate worlds.

The legacy system is alive and well at Rolling Stone magazine

By Emily Morgan   |   July 22, 2008 at 1:43pm   |   0 Comments

It certainly doesn’t hurt to have a star in the family, if you’re gunning for an internship with Rolling Stone.

Entertainment industry overwhelmingly supports Dems in 2008

By Emily Morgan   |   June 24, 2008 at 12:14pm   |   0 Comments

Barack Obama goes to Los Angeles tonight for a star-studded campaign fundraiser at the Los Angeles Music Center.

Hollywood stars gather the night before

By Emily Morgan   |   February 24, 2008 at 10:30am   |   0 Comments

One of the biggest events this weekend for Oscar A-listers, aside from the awards ceremony itself, took place last night. The sixth annual Night Before Fundraiser raised $6 million for the Motion Picture & Television Fund.

Hosts included George Clooney, Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Matt Damon, Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks and Reese Witherspoon.

Bert Fields, celeb lawyer, terrorizes opponents

By A. James Memmott   |   January 31, 2008 at 3:04pm   |   2 Comments

You’re in trouble. You want a lawyer. And not just any lawyer. You want a scary lawyer. Pick up the phone and call Bertram “Bert” Fields, who is known as “L.A.’s scariest lawyer.”

A star-studded presidential campaign

By Emily Morgan   |   January 10, 2008 at 4:15pm   |   0 Comments

Celebrity support, always important in national campaigns, is likely to play an increasing role in the high-cost, heated presidential campaign of 2008.

When it comes to good-looking supporters, Barack Obama leads the pack, with Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston, Halle Berry, Jamie Foxx, and George Clooney. And of course, there’s his powerhouse stumper, Oprah Winfrey.

Hillary Clinton is backed by a slightly older, more established, show business crowd which includes Chevy Chase, Danny DeVito, Rob Reiner and Steven Spielberg.

Bill Gates yuks it up at CES 2008

By Emily Morgan   |   January 8, 2008 at 2:30pm   |   0 Comments

Who knew Bill Gates could be funny?

In his “last day” video shown at the Consumer Electronics Show Sunday, Gates debuted his comedic side, with the help of some famous friends.

In the video, Gates goes over the opportunities he could possibly pursue after leaving Microsoft full-time. He pumps iron with Matthew McConaughey, raps with Jay-Z, and offers his Guitar Hero skills to U2’s frontman, Bono. After trying to negotiate a biopic with Steven Spielberg and George Clooney, Gates offers his services as a running mate to both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.

DreamWorks and Paramount headed for splitsville

By Robert Salladay   |   September 21, 2007 at 7:52am   |   0 Comments

Egos are colliding.

Two years after Paramount Pictures paid a reported $1.6 billion for DreamWorks studios, the ego-fueled relationship is headed toward a messy divorce.

Steven Spielberg and his DreamWorks partner David Geffen have felt slighted that they haven’t gotten more independence and credit within Viacom Inc., which owns Paramount Pictures, given the success of their movies this summer, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Smoke gets in Bono’s eyes

By Muckety   |   May 16, 2007 at 12:38pm   |   0 Comments

Bono still hasn’t found what he’s looking for.

The lead singer of U2 is an unhappy resident of the historic San Remo on West 74th Street in Manhattan, home to such luminaries as Steve Martin and Steven Spielberg.

The New York Times has uncovered a dispute among the building’s elite: Smoke from fireplaces in the building drifts into Bono’s penthouse.

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