Tag Archives: William Randolph Hearst

When the Missus and I Visited Hearst Castle 4 Times in 1 Day

Patricia Leigh Brown’s New York Times piece the other day about the Hearst Castle in San Simeon was interesting in its own right. Taking a Dip at Xanadu Guests swim at Hearst Castle, where Hollywood luminaries one cavorted. SAN SIMEON, … Continue reading

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The World’s Oldest Living Altar Boy (Mario Cuomo Edition)

St. Ignatius Loyola Church, the Kim Kardashian of the Upper East Side that’s about to swallow the far more worship-worthy Church of St. Thomas More, is back in the news today. (As the hardlapsing staff has previously noted, we were an … Continue reading

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Campaign Outsider Book Review Review

Paul Collins’s new book, The Murder of the Century: The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City and Sparked the Tabloid Wars, looks like a media-watcher’s dream. From the Wall Street Journal review: In “The Murder of the Century,” Paul … Continue reading

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