Hamilton Nolan · 08/05/15 03:50PM

Who Has More Clout at NYC's Top Restaurants: Brian Williams or Geraldo?

Alex Pareene · 02/18/15 09:00AM

It's difficult, these days, to find examples of the name Brian Williams not being preceded by the word "disgraced," but is the suspended newsman as much of a pariah in New York City at large as he is in journalism circles? To figure out, we ran a (highly scientific) experiment. Gawker, posing as the personal assistants to Brian Williams, Geraldo Rivera, and Allison Williams, called 15 of New York's most exclusive restaurants to see who has the most clout. Congratulations to Geraldo, King of New York!

New Book Says Roger Ailes Cut Geraldo's Mic for Benghazi Dissension

Cord Jefferson · 05/06/13 12:57PM

One day before the presidential election last year, Geraldo Rivera and pro baseball player turned conservative commentator Eric Bolling got into a shouting match on morning comedy kaffeeklatsch, Fox & Friends. The subject of the argument was the then-recent Benghazi attack. Rivera took issue with Bolling's claim that the government and the military did "nothing" in response to the siege of the U.S. consulate, firing back that Bolling was "a politician trying to make a political point," and the two went on from there.

'Don't Be Threatening': Geraldo Rivera's Impossible Advice

Louis Peitzman · 03/24/12 12:22PM

The internet was abuzz with outrage yesterday after comments national joke Geraldo Rivera made on Fox & Friends. In response to the murder of Trayvon Martin, he reflected, "I think the hoodie is as much responsible for Trayvon Martin's death as George Zimmerman was." The angry response he unleashed was warranted, but it's worth taking a look at what Geraldo was trying to say — and why he's full of shit.

Geraldo Rivera's Son 'Ashamed' of Dad's Idiocy

Maureen O'Connor · 03/23/12 12:23PM

This morning on Fox & Friends, Geraldo Rivera said unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin's choice to wear a hooded sweatshirt in public "is as much responsible for Trayvon Martin's death as George Zimmerman was." He used the example of "a dark skinned kid like my son Cruz, who I constantly yelled at when he was going out wearing a damn hoodie or those pants around his ankles."

Jon Stewart Examines Geraldo Rivera's Role in Libya

Matt Cherette · 04/06/11 10:57PM

You can tell that a war zone has really gotten out of control when Geraldo Rivera shows up—and that's exactly what just happened in Libya. On tonight's Daily Show, Jon Stewart examined—and heartily mocked—Rivera's role in the conflict.

Watch Mark Zuckerberg Snub Geraldo Rivera

Arielle Sklar · 10/11/10 12:31PM

What's the difference between Charles Manson, Yasser Arafat and Mark Zuckerberg? There's got to be some kind of hostility because at a recent press conference, Zuckerberg refused to shake Rivera's hand. Watch it all go down in the following video.

Geraldo Rivera

Remy Stern · 10/04/10 05:00AM

Who: The owner of the most famous mustache on cable news, Geraldo is the drama-loving tabloid journalist who currently hosts Geraldo at Large on Fox News.

Vintage Oprah Video Reveals Schlocky Roots

Andrew Belonsky · 09/11/09 12:27AM

You don't mess with Oprah. She's one of the most powerful people in the media world. And, actually, the world as a whole. Viewing the following video, however, one wonders how she made it so far...


cityfile · 08/21/09 08:33AM

Adrian Grenier walking in the West Village, laptop amnd coffee in hand ... Courtney Love getting out of a car in SoHo ... Diddy walking down Broadway ... Geraldo Rivera carrying his dry cleaning across the street ... Sienna Miller walking in SoHo ... Sarah Jessica Parker leaving her townhouse in the Village ... Kanye West walking with Amber Rose in SoHo ... Jodie Foster hailing a cab ... Renee Zellweger leaving ABC studios in Midtown ... Agyness Deyn walking in SoHo ... Jessica Biel getting in an SUV ... Julia Roberts walking downtown ... Melanie Brown and husband Stephen Belafonte shopping in SoHo ... America Ferrera filming scenes for Ugly Betty ... and Lindsay Lohan standing outside the Waverly Inn with sister Ali and a friend.