Wednesday, January 24, 2007
am: hello! pm: goodbye!
breakfast with hello kitty on the 53rd floor of the new york palace hotel. the suite was ridiculous - a triplex with kitchen, dining room, huge windows. hello kitty was there, and all of the editors were supposed to put their business cards in a little bag, because they'd be giving stuff away. someone won a hello kitty toaster, then someone won an electric guitar, and then it was time for the grand prize - a hello kitty bicycle. when they called my name i was in total shock. so yes, i am the proud winner of a pink hello kitty cruiser.
rapper and sharply-dressed gentleman common launched a line of hats at a store in nolita. we, the press, stood around in a teeny tiny storefront while common, jeremy piven, dreamy-steamy ryan reynolds, smokin' hot alicia keys and queen latifah stood on the shortest, narrowest red carpet in the world and smiled for photogs. (see pix here.) there was a party, i guess, i mean people were sipping moet splits at the store next door, but i walked home and got right into bed to get warm...