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Richard Burton Diaries

CultureZohn: I Spent New Year's Eve With Richard Burton

Patricia Zohn | Posted 03.12.2013 | Books
Patricia Zohn

It had taken all fall to try to set this up -- and I even had to take a back seat to Lindsay Lohan. But it was worth the wait. Richard Burton was the kind of man I had always imagined for whom one could throw everything over. We all get crushes on movie stars and rock stars but Burton was something unique.

Richard Burton's Diaries Detail Love For Liz Taylor

Posted 10.25.2012 | Books

Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor married twice. Their first marriage lasted for ten years (1964-74), and their second marriage happened very sudden...

Diary Dish On Mega-Famous Hollywood Pair

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.14.2012 | Celebrity

Richard Burton reportedly wrote more than 450,000 words in private journals, but the words he reserved for Elizabeth Taylor will likely get the most a...

The Enthralling, Enlightening, Infuriating Gore Vidal. Now Gone, But Not Resting, I Bet!

Liz Smith | Posted 10.02.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

It is with a sigh of sadness that I bid farewell to my longtime friend and sometimes adversary, the famous writer Gore Vidal. Somehow, in the '70s and '80s, and '90s I became embroiled with knowing and admiring both Gore and his occasional mortal enemies, Norman Mailer...Truman Capote...William F. Buckley, Jr. Later, it was Gore vs. Dominick Dunne, with me in the middle.