Guest Diary

Friday, February 12, 2016

Gore Vidal's Final Feud

Gore Vidal in 2000. Photograph by Franco Origlia/Getty Images. GORE VIDAL'S FINAL FEUD by Kitty Kelley Gore Vidal took fiendish delight in his feuds. Pulverizing his adversaries with invective, he...Read the Full Story

Friday, February 12, 2016

LIZ SMITH: Means of expression

by Liz Smith How Lady Gaga Destroyed the United States Military (It's a joke, I think, but scarily, maybe not for people who believe it!) ... Judy and Fred in "Easter Parade" ... Channing...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

LIZ SMITH: Tuesday's Touchdown

LIZ SMITH: Tuesday's Touchdown — Beyonce and Bruno Mars "tackle" Coldplay ... "Downton Abbey" — jumping sharks? ... "The Fantasticks" — the real "Now and Forever" ... Seal and his "Passion" ... La...Read the Full Story

Monday, February 8, 2016

LIZ SMITH: Play It as It Lays

LIZ SMITH: Did Joan Didion "Destroy" Los Angeles? Is She the Angel of Death? Vanity Fair Reports, You Decide. Also — Channing Tatum ... George Clooney ... Shakespeare in Hong Kong ... Victor Mature...Read the Full Story

Friday, February 5, 2016

LIZ SMITH: Reading About The Ancients

LIZ SMITH: Reading About The Ancients; Warning Signs For Our Time? ... Len Cariou Brings Songs and Sonnets and Shakespeare to Broadway ... David Bowie Celebrated in San Francisco ... Bob Woodward...Read the Full Story