Hollywood

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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.

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Her House of Cards

How a 26-year-old cocktail waitress ended up running a private weekly poker game for some of Hollywood’s highest rollers.

Excerpted from Molly's Game.

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Making Up Hollywood

The story of Max Factor, a Polish immigrant who revoltuionized Hollywood cosmetics starting in the 1920s, and his “Beauty Calibrator” machine.

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Confidentially Yours

A history of the celebrity profile.

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Planet Pam

A profile of Pamela Anderson.

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Oscar Night in Hollywood

As early as 1948, the Oscars sucked.

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The Last, Disposable Action Hero

In Hollywood’s new blockbuster economy, the actors who portray superheroes are as interchangeable as the costumes they wear.

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All About Eve—and Then Some

A profile of Eve Babitz – muse, writer, LA party girl.