Woody Allen Really Wanted to Take His Teenage Co-Star to Europe 

Gabrielle Bluestone · 03/25/15 10:15PM

Actress Mariel Hemingway apparently spent her youth turning down advances from famous old guys—according to a Page Six report, Woody Allen was so intent on taking her to Europe he flew out to her parents house in Idaho to convince the whole family.

A Lifestyle Is Not a Job

Hamilton Nolan · 10/28/13 10:36AM

If you are lucky enough to have financial means and plenty of leisure time and a lack of more pressing responsibilities, you may be able to focus all of your energies on designing your "lifestyle" to your own utmost satisfaction. Congratulations on your good fortune. This does not qualify as a "job."

Happy Birthday

cityfile · 11/20/09 08:05AM

Give Joe Biden a high five. The Vice President of the United States turns 67 today. (Let's all hope he gets through the day without any more accidents.) The oldest member of Congress, Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia, turns 92 today. Former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton is 61. Mike D of the Beastie Boys turns 44. Joel McHale of The Soup and Community is turning 38. Pat Kiernan of NY1 is turning 41. Actress Sean Young is 50. Bo Derek turns 53. Author Don DeLillo is turning 73. TV anchor Judy Woodruff turns 63. Avant-garde performer Meredith Monk is 67. Tween star Cody Linley turns 20. Former Eagles member Joe Walsh is turning 62. And Mark Gastineau, the retired football star and father of Brittny, is 53. Below: A few folks celebrating birthdays this weekend, including Scarlett Johansson and Tina Brown.