[Blind Gossip] A Washington DC political journalist named Dave Catanese recently quit Twitter for a week. He wrote an essay about it in which he mentions another DC notable who is a prolific Tweeter.
[Jezebel] “Between you and me,” writes Cat Marnell in the book proposal which netted her a $500,000 advance from Simon & Schuster, “half the time I feel very little remorse. AND I have a massive ego, if I really think about it.”
In her proposal, which was leaked to us, Marnell details her life so far. In case you haven’t been keeping up with New York, the New York Times Magazine, » Continued
[New York Post] Which politician, despite his serious and dour demeanor, is “dynamite in the sack,” according to an ex-lover?
[Village Voice] Which family-values-loving Republican candidate (who lost) could never seem to remember the name of the babysitter he dropped his kids with so he could go on flag-waving missions—for three years in a row?
[Huffington Post] Which corrupt pol’s storied vindictiveness keeps many critics silent?
[New Republic] In an article on The New Republic today, journalist Marin Cogan details some of the sexual advances female reporters in Washington, D.C. must field from even the most rainmaking of our elected officials. Nodding toward a House of Cards episode that broached the subject of fraught journalist-source flirtations, Cogan writes that colleagues of hers have been hit on by fundraisers, lobbyists, think-tank brains, and beyond, some of whom were wearing wedding rings whilst trying to get laid.
But one of Cogan’s scandalous recollections stands out from the rest, both for its main star—a “high-profile” congressman—and for the clues it provides: » Continued
[Downfront 2] Did this Superstar try to use his political connections for a hopeless case? Trying to back your friends is one thing, but you can’t burn your connections on a friend that won’t do better himself.
[New York Post] What movie distributor once had an intern who was interrogated by the US Secret Service after she’d slipped a Post-it into a film print headed to the White House that said, “No more war”?
[Hollywood Street King] Today’s blind item seems to have formed a hit list against a group of entertainment’s popular players. That’s because our mystery man turned sour after his former friend and mentor didn’t hold true to his promise of helping our blind item return to the United States. Because our blind item is forced to remain abroad, the very Commander In Chief of this country isn’t his favored Presidential candidate.
Here’s what what our blind item had to say about President Obama: » Continued
[Blind Gossip] October can be a month of surprises, and these two political teams are going into overdrive trying to guess what the other team’s “October Surprise” is going to be, and how to best combat it. Each side has narrowed it down to four possibilities:
Team 1 believes the Surprise could be about:
1. Their candidate’s past homosexual » Continued
[Downfront 2] Why are the stars fleeing from an opportunity to work with a legend? The Screen Icon is having a hard time getting his latest project off the ground. He’s an acclaimed award winner, but stars left and right are dropping out of consideration.
Could this be politics?
[Hollywood Street King] Our blind item [subject] today is clueless. Her divorce from Emmanuel Xuereb, two-years ago, came after claims of a marriage filled with vi*lence and ab*se. That’s why she filed for a restraining order against Xuereb.
After the split was finalized, our blind item began a publicized relationship with Jamie Foxx. That’s because she wanted to get back to work as an actress. She became a Single Lady, but that didn’t last long. Know why? Because » Continued