When Political Economy Mugged Us
And left us Kimberly Guilfoyle’s weird glamour shots.
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Virginia Heffernan talks to prolific author Kurt Andersen about Evil Geniuses, his latest New York Times bestseller; liberalism in the ’70s through the aughts; economics and Reagan; and that creepy photo of Kimberly Guilfoyle and Gavin Newsom in a 2004 Harper’s Bazaar.
Podcast production by Melissa Kaplan. Engineering help from Richard Stanislaw.
• ”When Kimberly Guilfoyle and Gavin Newsom Were a Power Couple in the Liberal Elite,” by Heather Schwedel, Slate, Aug. 26
• ”Yesterday’s Crimes: Dog Mauling in the Eye of a Media Storm,” by Bob Calhoun, SF Weekly, May 22, 2017—looking back on the 2001 dog mauling case that made Guilfoyle a media star.