Prospect Park West Writer, Literary Hoaxer Join Forces To Dis Bloggers

At yesterday's Brooklyn Book Festival, Prospect Park West author Amy Sohn and JT Leroy mastermind Laura Albert talked about the "mindless malice" of blogging and how the Leroy hoax was actually a way of telling the truth. » 9/14/09 2:40pm 9/14/09 2:40pm

The Woman Who Impersonated Fake Writer JT Leroy Shows Zero Remorse

When alleged former West Virginian truck stop hustler/HIV positive transgender male writer JTLeroy was discovered to be a hoax » 9/30/08 1:40pm 9/30/08 1:40pm, the fictional construct of a San Francisco scribe named Laura Albert, I was torn about it. I had read all of Leroy's books, and on one hand I half-admired Albert for conning a bunch of…

Tina Knowles Wants To Make Our Old, Fat Asses Look Bootylicious

  • Beyonce's mom Tina Knowles is designing a new clothing line, Miss Tina, for the Home Shopping Network that will cater to the older and more "full-figured" woman. "There's a forgotten woman who wants a pencil skirt, too, or a blouse that's a little lower cut," says Knowles, explaining the motivation behind her line. [WWD, …
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