“I don’t eat at Wendy’s,” Robert Lenna, the Maine Municipal Bond Bank’s executive director, said when asked why he and three other officials had dinners costing almost $4,000 with Wall Street bankers selling the state’s debt.
Rod Blagojevich , the ex-Illinois governor on trial for the second time for alleged political corruption, denied some of the charges against him in a day of testimony sprinkled with celebrity references.
In my book, any restaurant guarded by a doorman clutching a list of names is suspect. Is The Lion, a newly revived Manhattan restaurant, posing as a club? Or is it vice versa? Whatever the case, I wasn’t getting in.
Larry King , who dominated prime-time cable news before falling behind Bill O’Reilly of Fox News and MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann , ended his 25-year run at CNN with an interview of former President Bill Clinton .
Piers Morgan , the former tabloid editor who succeeds CNN talk-show host Larry King this month, enjoyed competing with News Corp.’s Rupert Murdoch and hopes to “kick his butt” going up against cable leader Fox News.
Former CBS Corp. television producer Robert “Joe” Halderman was sentenced to six months in jail for trying to extort $2 million from David Letterman by threatening to reveal information about the talk-show host’s sex life.