Tag: Hollywood

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Hollywood Heiress's Marriage Turns to Dark Tale of Theft, Murder Plots

She was the daughter of movie mogul Harry Warner. He was 15 years younger and embezzled her money, landing himself in jail. In prison, he offered a young inmate named Richard Matt $100,000 to kill her.

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The Deadpan Genius of Buster Keaton

The melancholy comedy of the silent screen star.

Excerpted from The Life of Images: Selected Prose.
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The Best Years of Our Lives

Memories of “Hollywood’s most grinding bore,” Ronald Reagan.

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Keezus

On Kendall Jenner, public versus private lives, and the American Dream.

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The Third Revelation of Father John Misty

The many lives of Josh Tillman, who on the way to releasing one of the year’s best albums was “a defiant child of God, a broke dishwasher, a successful drummer, a Dionysian shaman, a failed poet, a drug-hoovering spiritualist, and a gleeful prankster.”

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“They Have Your Emails.”

Seth Rogen, Amy Pascal, and the inside story of Sony’s hacking saga.

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The Exacting, Expansive Mind of Christopher Nolan

The Interstellar director and the art of the blockbuster cult film.

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George Clooney, South Sudan and How the World's Newest Nation Imploded

How celebrity-led humanitarian aid exacerbated a crisis.

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To Have and Have Not

Lauren Bacall at 86.

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The Down and Dirty History of TMZ

How a lawyer from the Valley created a gossip empire.