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Party at Paul's! Party at Paul's!

Cancel whatever lame ass plans you have this weekend, because we, my friends, are going to party at Paul Manafort’s mansion in the Hamptons.

WSJ Is Hiring a Mansions Editor to Expand Robust Coverage of Big Fancy Houses  WSJ Is Hiring a Mansions Editor to Expand Robust Coverage of Big Fancy Houses 

The Wall Street Journal is hiring a “mansions editor” (the listing technically reads “Editor, Mansion”) to oversee the publication’s coverage of high-end homes. This job sounds stupid, and I would love to be hired, thanks so much!

Get a Load of Betsy Devos's Freaking House  Get a Load of Betsy Devos's Freaking House 

Are you ready to see Betsy Devos’s house? Fair warning, the number of windows on this sumbitch might trigger your trypophobia. It looks like a giant hunk of Swiss cheese but with an implausibly thick rind. Like, imagine an ’80s sitcom about a marooned alien space ship forced to attend a very preppy high school in…

Is Zillow's Claim Against the Blog McMansion Hell Legit, or an Embarrassment? Is Zillow's Claim Against the Blog McMansion Hell Legit, or an Embarrassment?

Real estate aggregator Zillow—where you may have searched for an apartment or snooped for how much an acquaintance paid for their house—has gotten some bad press after sending a toughly worded cease-and-desist letter to the creator of the viral blog McMansion Hell.

Harper's Bazaar Takes Us Inside the Mega-Mansion of Mohamed Hadid, and—Oh Boy  Harper's Bazaar Takes Us Inside the Mega-Mansion of Mohamed Hadid, and—Oh Boy 

Mohamed Hadid, controversial Los Angeles luxury developer, beloved Il Pastaio patron, and proud father to Gigi and Bella, has been featured with his longtime fiancée Shiva Safai on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar Arabia Interiors. And what a thrill, as I have been dy-ing to get my eyeballs on this billionaire’s 48,000…

No One Should Be Fighting Over This Ugly Ass House Design

Apparently, you can copyright even very bland nightmare mansions, and at least one Long Island couple is pretty pissed that their copyright is getting ripped off.

The Daily Mail Claims Vanity Fair Killed a Story on Mohamed Hadid's Huge and Controversial Mansion  The Daily Mail Claims Vanity Fair Killed a Story on Mohamed Hadid's Huge and Controversial Mansion 

A new report from The Daily Mail—so, yes, taken with a grain of salt—claims that Vanity Fair suddenly killed a story on billionaire property developer Mohamed Hadid, father of Gigi, Bella, Anwar, and one of the biggest, ugliest half-built mansions Bel Air has ever seen.

Let's Pool Our Money and Buy This Allegedly Haunted Mansion  Let's Pool Our Money and Buy This Allegedly Haunted Mansion 

Start rooting around in the couch cushions because a grand mansion once owned by a nineteenth century cookie inventor is currently up for sale.

Meet the Terrible Couple Attempting to Build an American Versailles Meet the Terrible Couple Attempting to Build an American Versailles

David and Jackie Siegel are an American couple who, just like the rest of us, are looking for a nice and comfortable place to raise their family and live out their days. You know how you've always dreamed of a house with a porch swing or a room with a window box? This is just like that, only what David and Jackie have…

22-Year-Old Heiress Buying $150 Million Spelling Mansion 22-Year-Old Heiress Buying $150 Million Spelling Mansion

Petra Ecclestone (daughter of British billionaire and Formula One bigwig Bernie Ecclestone) is getting married in August, and hopefully she's registered for a crapload of furniture: She's buying the famous mansion the Spellings built, the largest home in Los Angeles County. The 57,000-square foot Manor has 14 bedrooms…

Celebrity stylist/professional anorexic Rachel Zoe has put her Hollywood mansion on the market — yours, as a "starter home" for an easy $$2,995,000. Is anyone else surprised by the decor of the pad? Isn't it a little late 90's nouveau-riche-trying-too-hard-modern? It makes us say "Ew." Just like Zoe herself. [Luxist]

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