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.
A roundtable on sexism in Hollywood and comedy.
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Memories of “Hollywood’s most grinding bore,” Ronald Reagan.
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.”
Seth Rogen, Amy Pascal, and the inside story of Sony’s hacking saga.
The Interstellar director and the art of the blockbuster cult film.
How celebrity-led humanitarian aid exacerbated a crisis.