Tom Clancy, whose chillingly realistic novels such as “The Hunt for Red October” reflected his knowledge of the military and the changing nature of threats to the U.S. while providing Hollywood with fodder for blockbuster movies, has died. He was 66.
Last night Alec Baldwin and his pregnant wife, Hilaria Thomas -- she’s due next week -- received dozens of well-wishers in East Hampton on the back porch of the storied Grey Gardens estate owned by Ben Bradlee and Sally Quinn.
When I heard that Alec Baldwin might be hosting a weekly show on MSNBC, I was delighted: Maybe I wouldn’t have to catch reruns of “30 Rock” to get my Baldwin fix. Let’s hope he doesn’t take any anger-management classes before he starts.
Alec Baldwin ordered the cherries. Martha Stewart recognized her cake stands displaying home-baked chocolate chip cookies. And the lemonade? Just 50 cents, one of the best (and only) bargains on the East End.
Addressing the Group for the East End benefit Saturday night in Sagaponack, Long Island, Alec Baldwin implored Group President Robert DeLuca to expand the scope of the Hamptons environmental nonprofit to the Greenwich Village block where the actor lives and is attended by paparazzi.