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matt-beynon-rees's picture
Mar.30.2010
The Swedish title of Part I in Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy was “Men Who Hate Women.” Which only goes to show that you can write a huge international bestseller and not have a clue as to why people really would read your book. Larsson’s U.K. publisher changed the title to “The Girl With the...
sam-barry's picture
Mar.08.2010
Many years ago I lived in West Los Angeles near Culver City. When you live in certain parts of Los Angeles you cross paths with the stars—literally. You see them driving by when you are at a stop light, or you are told they just ate in the restaurant where you are about to have lunch. Once I...
harrison-solow's picture
Mar.07.2010
We were planning to go - our invitation still sits on the desk in the "to be answered" pile. I guess I had better move it.  I love going to the awards. Some people who go regularly, find it a bore or pretend they do. I guess some people think it is  cool not to admit that one finds...
danny-donovan's picture
Jan.25.2010
Now, the last episode of The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien aired on Friday, January 22nd, 2009. I have been an avid Conan fan since I was about 13 and he took the Late Night show from Dave Letterman, during the original Late Night Wars of the early 90s. Now much of this has been bandied about...
farzana-versey's picture
Nov.13.2009
Is a story salacious because of what it is or how it has been portrayed? Is it about the man or other people's perspective? Indian actor Om Puri's wife has written his biography. He publicly lambasted her for revealing his sexual encounter with his 55-year-old maid Santi when he was 14; then...
farzana-versey's picture
Nov.08.2009
Simon Cowell has made a huge contribution. Nah, not to eyebrow-raising ‘perfectionism’, but to charity. He has donated his time. 60 minutes of his lifetime have been auctioned for charity and snapped up for £19,000. I have no idea what he will do with the bidder in that hour. The buyer happens to...
anastasia-m-ashman's picture
Oct.12.2009
Growing up in a countercultural town, the presentation and packaging tactics of Madison Avenue and Hollywood, and the protocol of the diplomatic world seemed like subversive tools of the establishment. I often think of a brilliant local character known as a founding father of California’s rich...
harrison-solow's picture
Oct.05.2009
This whole thing started with an email exchange last summer. It went like this: She: “I watched “Chasing Amy,” with Ben Affleck and Joey Somebody—lesbian falls in love with guy, guy is finally OK with her woman-past but finds out that she has slept with men before—she had led him to believe that he...
holli-herrle-castillo's picture
Oct.05.2009
I read a comment about the Roman Polanski debacle on a news site that basically said that just because a man has sex with a child once, that doesn't make him a pedophile. My first (and only) thought was that the person writing the comment was obviously also a pedophile and justifying his or her...
annette-dunlea's picture
Sep.30.2009
Book in The Media - Half Way To HollyWood Title:Halfway To Hollywood: Diaries 1980 to 1988: The Film Years Author: Michael PalinHardcover: 680 pages Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson (17 Sep 2009) Language English ISBN-10: 0297844407 ISBN-13: 978-0297844402 Product Dimensions: 23.6 x 16.2 x 4.6...