Then they press the issue, step it up a notch, as New Yorkers can do, “No, you don’t understand. We want to see Cheryl.” At this point I start to walk away “I only read her blog – my word man! She hardly knows I exist.” This is when I start to run as they chase me.
Luckily, at my hotel tonight Mathew Broderick and Nathan Lane are having their opening party for the Odd Couple - security is tight. So this mob is stopped at the automatic revolving door by two huge guys “packing heat” while they let me pass.
What can I say? They really like Cheryl. But then don’t we all?
When you have the opportunity to choose which person to check into a hotel with – always pick the one that looks most like your prom date. It will give you a natural advantage of being slightly more energized. A smile, polite behavior, and slight flirtation can get you an upgrade.
What is the difference between a Marriott at $200 a night and the Marriott New York Marquis at $400? In New York, you get a full size candy bar, not just a mint on the pillow.