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Book publishing re-learned an old lesson this winter. Books by celebrities are not automatic best sellers. Indeed. they are flops. To wit: Sean Penn's novel,...
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Famed playwright David Mamet, winner of the Pulitzer Prize,  is not known for writing sympathetic parts for women. Indeed, most of his famous plays,...
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Rose McGowan is "Brave." And as Citizen Rose, in her E! documentary, I was fascinated by her childhood, her resolve, and the path she's...
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Wednesday was a wild day for Donald Trump. While he was busy tweeting inanities to distract the media, a ticking bomb went off that...
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I'm still catching up from yesterday, one of those rare days when you spend the...
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Bill Clinton is still a rock star. So it made sense that he was seated with fellow rock stars Elton John, Sting, and Billy...
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There are many great stories in Joe Hagan's "Sticky Fingers," the biography of Rolling Stone and Rock Hall founder Jann Wenner. Almost none of...
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The revelations about Harvey Weinstein-- horrible but nothing on the scale of Donald Trump or Bill Cosby-- have caused mayhem on Twitter and elsewhere...
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S.I. Newhouse, known as "Si," has died at 89. His family bought Conde Nast magazine publishers in 1959, and he ran it the rest...
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I've put off this piece for about a day. But John Morris, the only friend I ever had who made it to 100,...