Nostalgia

Anglophiles to the Hunt

Long before the word “oligarch” became a substitute for major Russian crooks and fraudsters, and a decade before Tom Wolfe invented “masters of the universe,” we had Wall Street Croesuses posing as gentlemen in Scottish moors. I remember it as if it were yesterday. Clay Felker, my editor at Esquire magazine, assigned me to write …

His Kind of Town

In celebration of Frank Sinatra’s centennial, the Fontainebleau tips its hat to Ol’ Blue Eyes. When the Fontainebleau announced that it would be paying tribute to Frank Sinatra’s centennial this year, the phones started ringing. Hundreds of requests were made. Some people offered stories. Others wanted to donate family photos and old Fontainebleau merchandise. One person …