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When Ray Liotta made us stop and take notice
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How the Hollywood Left Fell in Love with Nicaragua’s Sandinistas
One thing you can say about Dr. Timothy Leary: the man has always had a talent for convincing himself that wherever he is is where it’s at.
Rolling through Brooklyn in the late ’90s with an American Master.
When the risk-taking star of Broadcast News was the hottest actor in Hollywood.
Thompson turned himself into a totem of his own invention, and spent his days rattling the bars formed by the cage of his celebrity. His illustrator tries to put the best possible light on the matter, but betrayed and appalled, he can’t.
In one of Hollywood’s hottest comebacks of the ’80s, Dennis Hopper rose from the ashes of a diabolical past.
Sara Davidson’s 40-year friendship with Joan Didion
Dying young fit the romantic image of the hard-drinking writer, and Bradshaw was a confirmed romantic who concocted his own literary persona: the magazine journalist as world-weary adventurer and dashing man-about-town.
By studying the link between artistic creativity and mood disorders, psychologist Kay Jamison has worked to make the world safer for people with manic-depressive illness. Now she’s about to find out whether she’s succeeded
What Becomes a Legend Most?
In this corner, wearing a brown suit and tinted glasses, weighing in with 50 exclusive promotional contracts and grossing $25 million a year…
Tom T. Hall’s wanderings in search of inspiration ceased Friday when he died at age 85. The best of the songs he left behind take chances, confront grown-up dilemmas, and bear the stamp of a literary sensibility.