Guest Diary

Friday, July 21, 2017

LIZ SMITH: My Emmy Choices

The first Emmy Award winners in 1949. by Liz Smith & Denis Ferrara My Emmy Choices. (Don't Worry — They Don't Have to Be Yours! ) “IT’S an honor just to be nominated,”...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

LIZ SMITH: Winter Has Come

Arturo Toscanini, the subject of a fascinating new biography, “Toscanini: Musician of Conscience.” by Liz Smith & Denis Ferrara Winter Has Come. "GOT" Has Returned. Will...Read the Full Story

Monday, July 17, 2017

LIZ SMITH: Marvelous Monday

Albert Finney and Audrey Hepburn in “Two For the Road.” by Liz Smith & Denis Ferrara Audrey ... Marilyn ... Patricia Clarkson ... Uma Thurman ... Concerts in Bryant Park. “IF...Read the Full Story

Thursday, July 13, 2017

LIZ SMITH: Shows and Tales

One of my prizes is the UPI photo Lauren Bacall gave me of herself and Elizabeth Taylor at Sardi's, circa 1981, laughing uproariously and with my caricature on the wall right behind them. by Liz...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

LIZ SMITH: Sex and power

Jessica Lange à la Marilyn, c. 1970 by Liz Smith & Denis Ferrara Daniel Craig (and Adele!) Are they on board for the next Bond movie? Also Alexander Skarsgard Loves Jessica Lange, and Cyndi...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

LIZ SMITH: History Repeating

Olivia de Havilland and Bette Davis in In This Our Life (1942). by Liz Smith & Denis Ferrara Movies — Remakes, Reboots and Nuns Run Amok! Also, The Great Olivia de Havilland is NOT Amused...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

No Holds Barred: We the Shoppers

Me in my summer closet. Photos: Patrick Halbe by Blair Sabol It has come to this — there is no getting around it! We have become a nation of shopping addicts. All of us! I have never trusted a...Read the Full Story

Monday, July 10, 2017

LIZ SMITH: High Camp

Susan Hayward, drink in hand, backed by a well-stocked bar, is about to give Marsha Hunt a piece of her mind — and plenty more! — in “Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman.” by Liz...Read the Full Story

Friday, July 7, 2017

What to Wear Where: Meeting Ali

by Karen Klopp & Hilary Dick She strode into the lobby of the Lotos Club on a cushion of fresh air. Hilary and I were waiting, extremely excited to meet her. Eyeing us, she stuck out her hand and...Read the Full Story