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  • Ronni Chasen: Dark theories over her slaying

     
    Hollywood is a notoriously contentious place, where everyone has a different opinion about which movie is the true Oscar favorite or which actor’s career is totally on the downhill slide. But improbably, it seems as if everyone in town agrees......
  • No Bad Sex in Fiction Award for Franzen

     
    The annual Bad Sex in Fiction Award was announced in London Monday, and American author Jonathan Franzen, who was in the running for passages in his novel "Freedom," did not make the cut. It just goes to show that the......
  • Norris Church Mailer dead at 61

     
    Norris Church Mailer, the sixth and last wife of writer Norman Mailer, died on Sunday in Brooklyn. An author herself, Norris Church Mailer, who had been battling gastrointestinal cancer, was 61. Norman Mailer died in November 2007. Norris Church Mailer......
  • Russell Crowe in eclipse: How Hollywood celebrity has changed

     
    Russell Crowe’s new film, “The Next Three Days,” is a box-office stinker. A thriller released by Lionsgate, the movie did a paltry $6.8 million over the weekend, accompanied by a raft of mediocre reviews — one of the worst starts......
  • Matt Weinstock, Nov. 9, 1960

     
    Nov. 9, 1960: Norman Mailer’s Esquire article on the 1960 Democratic National Convention gets a frosty reaction from Matt Weinstock. CONFIDENTIAL TO "BITTERLY DISAPPOINTED" (in the office romance): After investing nine years in this man, I diagnose...
  • Brand X Files: Daily Beast eats Newsweek. Kanye West cancels on 'Today.' Coffee gets Proof.

     
    Daily Beast gobbles up Newsweek: The new and old media properties will merge, creating a Daily Week/Newsy Beast/Beastweek/something something politics. Looking forward to Time and the Huffington Post announcing their partnership as Huffington Time!...
  • What do hipsters and pornography have in common?

     
    What do hipsters and pornography have in common? As the saying goes, you know 'em when you see 'em. That was the joke moderator Christian Lorentzen used to kick off the eight-person discussion "Look at This F*ing Panel: A Sociological......
  • Critic's Notebook: Lady Gaga, sexuality and 21st century pop: Speaking truth to Camille Paglia

     
    Responding to a piece of pop-musical analysis by Camille Paglia carries risks not unlike those involved in publishing images of a burning Koran. She is a self-serving provocateur with a dogmatic world view, more interested in swatting down others'...
  • Tom Wolfe to get lifetime achievement award

     
    Time for Tom Wolfe to get his white suit dry-cleaned again, as the author will receive the National Book Foundation's 2010 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, it was announced Wednesday. The medal, which is the foundation's...
  • Summer reading: Carolyn Kellogg on Norman Mailer

     
    Although the phrase "beach reads" evokes fluffy page turners, we had conversations around the office this spring that led us to think that people might have used the summer break-from-routine to sink into books that were meaningful, or lasting. What......
  • 'Mad Men': 'Gentlemen, shall we begin 1965?'

     
    As mysterious as Don Draper is, he’s also remarkably predictable. For example, I am sure I wasn't the only one who knew that Don would be paying a visit to Anna Draper the second that Harry mentioned the layover in......