Happy Birthday

cityfile · 08/11/09 06:40AM

Jonathan Adler, designer, author, occasional TV personality, and husband of Simon Doonan, turns 43 today. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is turning 59. Playwright David Henry Hwang is 52. Model Carolyn Murphy is turning 34. Nicholas Lemann, dean of the Columbia School of Journalism, turns 55. Actress Viola Davis is turning 44. Architect Peter Eisenman is 77. Commercial real estate broker Tara Stacom is turning 51. White-collar defense attorney Andrew L. Frey is 71. TV personality Joe Rogan is 42. FedEx founder Fred Smith is 65. And Hulk Hogan celebrates his 56th birthday today.

Happy Birthday

cityfile · 08/11/08 06:19AM

Designer, author and TV personality Jonathan Adler turns 42 today. Hope Simon Doonan has something exciting planned for you two tonight. Others celebrating today: Playwright David Henry Hwang turns 51, renowned architect Peter Eisenman is 76, and model Carolyn Murphy celebrates her 33rd. The dean of Columbia's journalism school, Nick Lemann, is 54. Attorneys Mark Alcott and Andrew L. Frey turn 69 and 70, respectively. Commercial real estate guru Tara Stacom is 50. And aging wrestler Hulk Hogan is 55.

Nicholas Lemann

cityfile · 02/03/08 09:39PM

A former staffer at the New Yorker, Lemann is the dean of the Columbia School of Journalism, where he currently supervises some 300 students and oversees the Columbia Journalism Review.

George Soros Asks Questions To Which He Knows The Answers

Sheila · 11/08/07 01:45PM

The New York Public Library held a day-long event called "Orwell Comes to America" yesterday, a series of discussions to"diagnose the symptoms of propaganda and misinformation" in media—especially when it comes to politics and the shaping of public thought. I visited the one about the science of manipulation, moderated by Nick Lemann, the dean of Columbia's J-School who also sometimes writes for The New Yorker, though without distinction. Have you heard? War is the new Peace!