Last week ABC announced that it had picked up a particularly depressing new comedy pilot: “Selfie,” a series inspired by My Fair Lady that, according to ABC, “tells the story of a self-obsessed 20-something woman who is more concerned with ‘likes’ than being liked.” “Selfie”’s tragic heroine endures an embarrassing public breakup that makes her the subject of a viral video, leaving her with “more social media ‘followers’ than she ever imagined—but for all the wrong reasons.” It
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In what may be one of his last hurrahs as mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg on Monday unveiled a campaign that aims to bolster young girls’ self-esteem by telling them they’re beautiful the way they are.
Despite the unseasonably kind weather, the palms were turning brown and the hanging petunias were crying out in thirst last night on the terrace at Chelsea's Maritime Hotel. The fashionable crowd, filled with Celine bags and Vogue staffers, and more than one pretty young jewelry designer draped in her own wares, didn’t seem to notice. They had gathered at the event grandly dubbed “Young New York” to fete Scott Stringer, who is the current Manhattan borough president. The gray-haired Stringer is short, balding, and wears rimless glasses.
This homage to the Franch New Wave makes make Lena Dunham look like Hannah Arendt.
Three critics find the bright spots in a medium in transition
Three critics find the bright spots in a medium in transition.