22-Year-Old Heiress Buying $150 Million Spelling Mansion

Petra Ecclestone (daughter of British billionaire and Formula One bigwig Bernie Ecclestone) is getting married in August, and hopefully she's registered for a crapload of furniture: She's buying the famous mansion the Spellings built, the largest home in Los Angeles County. The 57,000-square foot Manor has 14 bedrooms… » 6/14/11 3:53pm 6/14/11 3:53pm

Parent Takes Private School Clash To The Next Level On Twitter

New York City's Trinity School is America's number one prep school. The institution is 300 years old, and, like most tony private schools, likes to keep any scandals, squabbles or controversies private. But as Nick Summers writes for The Daily Beast, the administration is facing an embarrassingly public dispute. » 4/15/11 12:30pm 4/15/11 12:30pm

This 14-Year-Old's Mom Invested 30 Grand In His Art Collection. Is That So Wrong?

The thing that makes the Wall Street Journal the highlight of my morning is that its meagerly-compensated, unionized reporters have to spend all their time around rich people and they just hate them so fucking much. But then, as reporters, they have to be "objective," so basically they air their grievances with the… » 9/14/07 9:30am 9/14/07 9:30am

Don't You Hate Those Houseguests Who Soil All Your Panties?

What's worse than those rich globetrotting socialites who own numerous usually-empty gigantic apartments in world metropolises and probably actually relate to the "parenting" stories in Vogue? Um, apparently the people they get to sit their houses, according to New York Times story today about film producer Joyce… » 7/05/07 10:21am 7/05/07 10:21am