Last Night's Parties: Mark Ruffalo Disses Big Oil, Lo Bosworth Vies For Pulitzer

by Mara Siegler · January 13, 2011

Suzanne Corso released her coming of age tale, Lo Bosworth signed her book which focuses on tips for dating/reasons why you should never date her (depending on how you look at it), Mark Ruffalo fought for the environment and more. Last night was packed with life lessons.  

Fracking and Its Effects: A Panel Discussion

Where: Exit Art

Who Was There: Joe Levine, Michael Lebron, Dr. Vince Pedre, Christy Rupp, Josh Fox

Other Details: You gotta love Mark Ruffalo. Not only is the guy a great actor, but he is politically involved. Just days after taking home the prize for Best Actor during the NY Film Critics Awards, he hosted a panel on fracking at Exit Art. His words to big oil: ""It pisses me off. It’s so lacking in any kind of decency or courage. They’re a bunch of slugs and they treat people like dirt. They are basically scumbags. It’s a damn Ponzi scheme.”" [Via]

SUZANNE CORSO'S "BROOKLYN STORY" Book Release Party

Where: Juliet Supper Club

Who Was There: Suzanne Corso, Angie Pontani, Shiran Nicholson, Robin Byrd, Maureen Regan, Danna Weiss

Other Details: Public access cable porn queen Robin Byrd has been on the party circuit, appearing at an event for Johnny Weir on Tuesday and at the Supper Club last night to fete Suzanne Corso. Suzanne is the author of two feature film screenplays, which are based on her novels.  Brooklyn Story, is a young woman’s coming of age tale which may be coming to a theater near you in the future. [Via]

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Lo Bosworth Signs Copies Of "The Lo-Down"

Where: Barnes & Noble Tribeca

Who Was There: Lo Bosworth, dudes who really miss "The Hills"

Other Details: Lo Bosworth signed copies of her book The Lo Down, which centers on dating advice...because she has so many boyfriends on the show???? Maybe she knows her stuff or maybe the publisher couldn't get sexy moron Justin Bobby to sit down and actually focus on writing? Examiner explains the high-concept premise as "Lo liked guys for a hot minute before going onto the next guy when Lo saw the spark of her current guy fizzle, Lo wasn't into all the mushy stuff of relationships."  Profound. [Via]

Apple Store Soho Presents Meet The Actor: Paul Giamatti

Where: Apple Store

Who Was There: Paul Giamatti, "Sideways," fans

Other Details: Paul Giamatti hit the Apple store in Soho for a discussion of his film, "Barney’s Version." Apparently working with Paul is, "like driving a Ferrari or playing a Stradivarius. " Wanna know who said that? Click HERE. [Via]