As the 2012 Presidential Election inches closer and closer, it can be a bit of a struggle to find a lighter side within the world of politics. Bridget Siegel, in her debut novel Domestic Affairs seemingly aims to do just that. Her book follows a young campaign staffer who becomes involved with the wrong Presidential candidate – and oh do we love inner White House controversy.
[Eric Schneiderman, Liz Ros, Bridget Seigel, Marcy Bloom]
This past Saturday Harvey Weinstein, John Sykes and VP & Lucky Publisher Marcy Bloom hosted the release of Bridget’s Domestic Affairs at East Hampton’s Hamptons Players Club. The event catered to a
fantastic crowd who enjoyed cocktails and light bites throughout the evening. Guests included Harvey Weinstein, John Sykes, Marcy Bloom, Alex Karpovsky (from HBO’s Girls), Tinsley Mortimer, George
Kotsiopoulous (Fashion Police), Ambassador Carl Spielvogel & Dr. Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, Greg Blatt (CEO of Interactive Corp), Ann Tenenbaum & Tom Lee, Tanya Zuckerbrot, Andrew & Sandi Farkas, Liz Manne (FilmAid), Elaine & Gerry Schuster and Jon Bresler (LAFCO.)
Bridget Siegel is a Georgetown University alum, who has worked on several top political campaigns including Hilary Clinton’s 2000 Senate campaign, a senior financial consultant on the Kerry/Edwards and Obama/Biden campaign.
Tuesday, May 21
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.