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Lupica on Page Six

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by YankeeFan, May 1, 2008.

  1. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    A blind item from today's NY Post:

    Just Asking
    WHICH columnist for a sleepy tabloid - whose physical stature is as small as his ego is large - is quite the prima donna? Before his recent speech and book-signing at a library in Connecticut, he presented a list of demands, from the mundane (a glass of water, a reserved parking space) to the persnickety (no round table, no tablecloth) . . .
  2. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    "sleepy" ... classic
  3. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    It would have been a better item if they stopped with 'prima donna.' The book stuff is pointless.
  4. Rough Mix

    Rough Mix Guest

    If you are doing a signing the table request stuff makes sense.
  5. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    Any presumptive demands like that are unacceptable and oozing with look-at-me chutzpah.

    You have to be a human enough to respect that even people who work in bookstores are professionals and know how to pull off a signing.... BTW, with much bigger authors (in every way conceivable) that that assclown.
  6. Appgrad05

    Appgrad05 Active Member

    Like Albom.
  7. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    You beat me to it. Excellent work.
  8. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Wow, he wanted a glass of water, a place to park, and a table to his liking. What a douche!
  9. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Agree that's it's overkill to point this out. But given the Midget's sustained self-aggrandizement, it's hard to resist bringing out the heavy artillery.
  10. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    If he'd ask for a bowl of M&Ms with the red ones all taken out, I can understand calling the guy an asshole over this. These seem pretty reasonable.
  11. goalmouth

    goalmouth Well-Known Member

    This is standard stuff in any appearance contract. You can't leave that stuff up to the library/bookstore or -- God forbid -- the publisher, who will sure as shit screw up a cup of coffee.

    The item makes the Post look petty and mean. Oh but it is, so that's how it comes out.
  12. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

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