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The Real Housewives Roundtable Discusses: Bethenny Frankel Returns to ‘RHONY’

observer.com — Bethenny Frankel, businesswoman, former talk show host and Skinny Girl (possibly Skinny Broke Girl) is returning to the cast of The Real Housewives of New York for season 7.

Is Washington D.C. the New ‘New Brooklyn’?

observer.com — Practically every week, The New York Times discovers yet another place where cocktails with whimsical names and unpronounceable ingredients are served up in industrial spaces mere blocks from housing projects.
Oct 21, 2014

Is D.C. the new 'new Brooklyn'? No, of course not. But there *are* lots of Times trend stories about new restaurants. observer.com/2014/10/washin…

The One Burning Question We Have After the Second Episode of ‘The Affair’

observer.com — So as much as I love Vinnie's recaps of The Affair , Showtime's surprisingly decent* "he said/she said" drama, there was one key element that was not addressed about the second episode, which aired Sunday night. (Along with all the other TV, my god people. Ease up.)

One-Star Amazon Reviews Aren’t Troubling Andrew Cuomo

observer.com — For Gov. Andrew Cuomo, all things are possible-even a few kind reviews on Amazon. The Democratic governor brushed off the tidal wave of lousy Amazon reviews of his new memoir "All Things Possible: Setbacks and Success in Political Life," arguing he didn't have the time to do a proper book tour to make people love his memoir.
Oct 20, 2014

I doubt many of Cuomo's one-start Amazon reviews came from people who read his book. 99.9% trolling. observer.com/2014/10/andrew…