Thomas P. Farley
is an American journalist, web television reporter and manners expert.
Thomas P. Farley is the editor of the anthology Modern Manners: The Thinking Person's Guide to Social Graces
, a guide to mannerly living that includes essays by Peggy Noonan
, Frank McCourt
and Jamie Lee Curtis
. During his time as an editor in the features department of Town & Country
(2000-2008), he was the editor of T&C'
s "On the Town" and "Social Graces" columns. It was during this time that he first became known to national and New York television audiences as an expert on issues of contemporary etiquette, appearing on CNN
and in periodicals such as The New York Times
and New York
magazine. He left Town & Country
in November 2008 and has since founded the video lifestyle site New York Insider TV. He is also the creator of a site devoted to matters of contemporary etiquette, What Manners Most.
With Irish publisher Kevin Kelly, Farley was the founding editor of The World of Hibernia
magazine, a luxury publication launched for readers of Irish ancestry and covered everything from travel to fashion. He joined Town & Country
in 2000 and after leaving the magazine, in 2008, unveiled New York Insider TV in 2009.
New York Insider
As host and producer of New York Insider TV, Farley is a frequent and popular personality on the New York social scene and has interviewed dozens of celebrities for the show, including Mike Myers