Jim Windolf

The imperfect charm of Peter Kaplan:

If you have nightmares, they may include your boss as the villain. Kaplan was always on the good-guy team in my dreams.

Bio: Jim Windolf is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and senior consulting editor at M magazine. Follow him on Twitter: @jimwindolf

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The imperfect charm of Peter Kaplan

If you have nightmares, they may include your boss as the villain. Kaplan was always on the good-guy team in my dreams.

Dec. 6, 2013

 
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Central Park, and the billionaires' shadow

The man was tossing a foam baseball to the boy, who swung a toy bat. One57's shadow crept toward them and took them in. They moved thirty feet or so to the northeast, back into the sun, and resumed their game. Fifteen minutes later, the shadow got them again, and they left.

Nov. 22, 2013

 
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Joe Lhota: The man who wouldn’t be king

Last night Lhota seemed to take pride in his reluctance to play the game. After introducing his wife, Tamra, and his daughter, Kathryn, he said, "They have been working tirelessly on the campaign, though they didn't make a commercial." The line was a dig at de Blasio's habit of making clever use of his family, and it got a nice laugh from the Republican die-hards in the room, who were momentarily content with the notion that their man would not stoop to such shenanigans.

Nov. 6, 2013

 
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Outliers in the storm: Donald Trump and Piers Morgan

A couple of local celebrities—Piers Morgan and Donald Trump—made use of Sandy to demonstrate (as if we needed further proof) their total jackassery.

Oct. 30, 2012