Photo: Getty Images Luke Russert, son of Tim, is being recruited by NBC for the network’s presidential election coverage. Some of the housewives on The Real Housewives of New York City don’t want Kelly Bensimon joining the cast because she’s “too blond and beautiful and energetic.” (Wonder who supplied the Daily News with that tip!) The Bachelor star Lieutenant Andy Baldwin hit on a bunch of chicks at a party for the film Stepbrothers at the Empire Hotel by regaling them with a story of how he finished a triathlon despite multiple jellyfish stings. And speaking of Stepbrothers, Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly want to make a movie about the Medellin drug cartel, but they can’t figure out who’s going to play Pablo Escobar. Ron Perelman rejected ex-wife Patricia Duff’s attempts to settle their clash over custody of their daughter. (Perelman has primary custody; Duff suggested they go into joint therapy.) Joe Francis has been hanging out in … [Read more...] about Tim Russert’s Son Luke Eyed for NBC Reporting Gig
Photo: Inside Hook Photo: Inside Hook Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Inside Hook The Best SF Hotel for Every Conceivable Person Who Will Visit You This Holiday Season 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Some people like a full house at the holidays, and don’t mind a blood relative or two snoring away on the pull-out couch. For the rest of us, there are options, the best of which you’ll find immediately below. We have somewhere to stash everybody, from your hipper, younger siblings to your grandparents, who might not mind a night or two in a four-poster bed at one of the city’s oldest and most elegant bed-and-breakfasts. For your sister and her boyfriend, the tattoo artists: Phoenix Hotel, Tenderloin Definitely the best … [Read more...] about The Best SF Hotel for Every Conceivable Person Who Will Visit You This Holiday Season
Mr. By-the-book himself. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Intelligencer staffers Jonathan Chait and Benjamin Hart discuss what to expect when Robert Mueller finally testifies before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. Ben: Tomorrow, at last, we hear from Robert Mueller — and not just in out-of-nowhere press-conference form. Of all the outstanding issues, threads, and/or loose ends the Mueller Report put out in the world, what are you most eager to see the man himself clarify? Jon: I’d love to wring any bit of extra clarity about Paul Manafort and Roger Stone, neither of whom cooperated, and both of whom had the closest links to Russian cutouts during the campaign. He’s going to be very hesitant to reveal anything, but if I could pick an area for him to let down his guard somehow, that would be it. Ben: Republicans will presumably try to downplay Mueller’s findings, and probably attack his and his team’s nonpartisan credibility. What is the … [Read more...] about Will Mueller Tell Democrats What They Want to Hear?