Parties, panels and other notable media gatherings
WHAT: FOX 5 Celebrates The 40TH Anniversary Of The 10PM News
WHO: See guest list [below]
WHERE: Fresco II On The Go, 40 East 52nd [between Park and Madison]
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: The guest list includes three mayors, moguls and Geraldo:
MAYOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG, ERNIE ANASTOS, ROSANNA SCOTTO, JUDGE MARILYN MILIAN, DONALD TRUMP, FORMER MAYORS ED KOCH AND DAVID DINKINS, SENATOR CHUCK SCHUMER, INSIDE EDITION’S DEBORAH NORVILLE, NYPD COMMISIONER RAY KELLY, GERALDO RIVERA, MAURY POVICH, CONNIE CHUNG, CURTIS SLIWA, RON KUBY, JOAN HAMBURG, WENDY WILLIAMS, CAROLINA BERMUDEZ, ANDREW HEYWARD, GABE PRESSMAN, MAX GOMEZ, MARVIN SCOTT, JOHN ROLAND, BILL McCREARY, BILL MAZER, RON CORNING, JODI APPLEGATE, JOHN MORRA.
NOTE: RSVPs only.
WHAT: Shelf Life: Twinkie, Deconstructed
WHO: Steve Ettlinger, author and twinkie expert extraordinaire
WHERE: McNally Robinson Booksellers, 52 Prince St
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: The Twinkie talk and tasting promises “organic and vegan twinkies, knock off varieties, the originals, and champagne to wash it down.”
WHAT: Gene Wilder: My French Whore: A Love Story
WHERE: Barnes and Noble, 555 Fifth Ave
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: The quirky actor (remember Willy Wonka?) discusses his debut novel with unlikely ally Letty Cottin Pogrebin, one of the founding editors of feminist bible Ms. Magazine.