Who Can Fight Like Mario Cuomo?

Saladin Ambar · 01/02/15 10:55AM

"I'm not a terrific candidate," Mario Cuomo once said about his presidential prospects in 1984. "I gave two good speeches."

Happy Birthday

cityfile · 06/15/09 06:23AM

Tory Burch turns 43 today. Former governor Mario Cuomo is turning 77. Helen Hunt is 46. Neil Patrick Harris is turning 36. Courteney Cox is 45. Fashion designer Douglas Hannant is turning 47. PR agency chief Richard Edelman turns 55. Socialite Bettina Zilkha is turning 50. Gallerist Marian Goodman is 81. Former Yankee Andy Pettitte is turning 37. Hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam turns 52. Ice Cube is is 40. Leah Remini is turning 39. Porn star Mary Carey is 29. And Project Runway Season 2 winner Chloe Dao turns 37 today.

Mario Cuomo

cityfile · 02/03/08 10:48PM

Governor of New York from 1983 to 1995, Cuomo is also known for siring a brood of prominent New Yorkers bearing his surname. He's the dad of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and 20/20 anchor Chris Cuomo.

What We Learned From That 'New Yorker' Piece About Howard Rubenstein

abalk2 · 02/05/07 12:30PM

Unless you subscribe, you'll have to visit your local newsstand to read this week's New Yorker profile of P.R. megastar Howard Rubenstein. Is it worth going out into this arctic wonderland and dropping $4.50, or is the piece, as Nikki Finke puts it, just "the usual CEO porn that [Ken] Auletta spins out on a semi-regular basis"? We donned our overcoats and headed into the freezing tundra of SoHo to find out. Here's what we learned when we thawed: