Poor Little Rich Girls: The Ballad of Sara and Clare Bronfman

Published: Aug 10, 2010
Length: 20 minutes (5,057 words)

The Savior of Conde Nast

Someday, when they tell the story of how digital magazines saved Conde Nast, it will begin in San Francisco’s Caffé Centro sometime in May 2009. It was there that Wired creative director Scott Dadich asked Wired editor Chris Anderson to meet him to discuss the creation of a prototype for a new digital tablet. Mr. Dadich knew the iPhone screen was far too small to re-create the magazine experience, but it got him thinking about a Minority Report-like touchscreen that could work. Mr. Dadich took out a cocktail napkin and drew an illustration of what Wired could look like on a 13-inch tablet screen.

Published: Aug 3, 2010
Length: 5 minutes (1,463 words)

How to Make It As An Artist In New York 101

Marco Antonini stood in front of a tiny classroom at the Brooklyn art collective 3rd Ward on Monday night working a PowerPoint and explaining to a group of young artists how to make it in the New York art world.

Published: Nov 3, 2009
Length: 7 minutes (1,899 words)

The Si Way

Published: Oct 20, 2009
Length: 22 minutes (5,738 words)

The Malaise-Proofing of Michael Bloomberg

Dispensing with any elaborate pretense about being in a competitive re-election contest, Mr. Bloomberg’s handlers have begun to use the mayor’s public appearances to address what happens after 2009. Their political task: to figure out a way of avoiding the historic curse of the complacent, unfocused and regrettable third term.

Published: Jul 7, 2009
Length: 7 minutes (1,768 words)

Murdoch’s Monster: The Journal of the Plague Years

Published: Jun 10, 2009
Length: 14 minutes (3,593 words)

Summer of Glove!

Published: May 26, 2009
Length: 15 minutes (3,970 words)

Co West, O’Brien!

On June 1, Mr. O’Brien will debut as the new host of NBC’s Tonight Show. And since February, the majority of his New York staff has relocated to Los Angeles, where NBC is currently putting the finishing touches on a new Tonight Show theater. It’s housed in Stage One of Universal Studios, the original home of The Jack Benny Show and the home, for a time, of Knight Rider.

Published: May 19, 2009
Length: 5 minutes (1,429 words)

Mr. Meacham’s Magazine

At almost 40, Jon Meacham, with his recessive posture, his slow gait, his bone-dry jokes, may not strike you immediately as the man who can make your magazine look good.

Published: May 12, 2009
Length: 10 minutes (2,573 words)

Paula Froelich’s Mercurial World: ‘Society Is Pretty Much Dead,’ Says Sassy Page Six Vet

Published: Apr 22, 2009
Length: 17 minutes (4,461 words)