• Waiting for De Niro Towards the end of 2010 I was sent by GQ to New York to interview Robert De Niro. Yup that Robert De Niro. You can imagine how nervous I was, especially when I arrived in New York only to find out that “Bob” had just left…to Italy to shoot a film. Not to worry I was promised, Bob would call […] 2011-12-11
  • SoPI, NoPI, and PiPI: How I renamed Paris like New York “What neighborhood do you live in?” I’d often ask, and it seemed, at the time, to be the perfect icebreaker. Hell, it’s THE most common question New Yorkers pose – well perhaps just behind “How much do you make?” But in Paris, what I got in return were often fairly lame and vague responses, as […] 2011-09-13
  • No, I won’t go on vacation with you Each year I have to explain to my friends that I’m not going on vacation with them. Ever. And it’s not because I don’t like them. It’s because I do like them, and I want to keep it that way. Vacationing together would just screw it all up. Unfortunately, my friends don’t buy this logic. […] 2011-08-12
  • Letter to DSK In the summer of 2011, I was asked by GQ to write an open letter to DSK. We all know the story. He’d been arrested in May and cuffed and dumped in Rikers Island soon afterward. Upon release, he’d rented out a rich loft in SOHO to plan his defense. Throughout the summer, the case took on a roller […] 2011-08-12