The attempt to tackle the sexual legacy of John Kennedy was an unmitigated disaster for Sy Hersh, the low point of an otherwise illustrious career. Why would Hersh, the man obsessed with public policy, tackle this sordid tale in the way that he did?
What did that decision-making process look like? "Hmmm, well my dog is a FEMALE and I think she is so PRETTY so I'm going to name her either 'she' or 'beautiful' in another language and I will love it until the Apocalypse.
Generations after generation have been awestruck by her, her beauty, and her immortal public persona. Behind the glitz, glamour and glimmer, there was one woman to whom Marilyn Monroe owed it all: Lois Weber Smith.
"I've always been a roots enthusiast really, it's always been based around the blues and folk music, so there are large areas of influence there. I didn't just want to just make a straight blues album."
The arts do not make a city. The arts are the city and without them we are left with the drab, dead monstrosities of East Germany and communist Russia where the soul of our Id and Ego have been crushed between the huge intersecting powers of an all dominating Super Ego.
In adulthood we discover that other gay men had adopted these women in exactly the same way in childhood. Why do we, as individuals, gravitate to women, even the same women, before we are part of a gay scene, and before we are swept up in any collective gay groupthink?
With New York Fashion Week around the corner, designer Dennis Basso offers a sneak peek at his upcoming collection for spring.
The year was 1951. Right at the time that many associate with Leave it to Beaver and postwar domestic bliss, Marilu Norden's married life was shattered.
The SyFy channel calls Virginia City, Nevada one of America's most haunted towns. Lining its wood-paneled sidewalks are allegedly haunted houses and the professional ghost-hunters who roam their historic halls.
I'm interviewing filmmaker and director, Christie Strong of Strong Features about what it means to construct a transmedia story and how she's developing her own unique project using various social media sites to provide an interactive and ever-changing environment for her audience.
It would be a pleasure to report that what John Malkovich has come up with as part of the 2013 Lincoln Center Festival is a refreshing aperitif. It isn't.
Our modern culture is obsessed with celebrity deaths and a celebrity death with a mystery attached takes the cake. We'll never let go of our Marilyn Monroe, and what did happen to Amelia Earhart?
With Justin Bieber becoming the first person to reach 40 million followers on Twitter (nearly eight million more than President Obama), it has become appallingly obvious that we no longer judge people based on character, integrity or even their contribution to society.
The new HBO documentary created in 2012 showcases A List Celebrities, Novelists, Professors reading the personal letters of Marilyn Monroe, an attempt...
Among many resonant moments in Liz Garbus's documentary Love, Marilyn, a pouf-lipped Lindsay Lohan reads from Marilyn Monroe's diary, one in an ensemble of A-list blond stars -- and a few brunettes.
I am a singing telegram delivery girl. When I tell people about my occupation I get one of two questions. The first is, "Do they still have those?" The answer is yes.