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Reading the Room

People come to Hollywood to make it big. Those of us who live in Hollywood watch them come and go, and most of those dreamers are gone soon enough. They didn’t have the one skill that’s necessary out here. Read … Continue reading

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The Trump Whisperers

No one likes chaos. There’s always an explanation for any current mess. There’s always a hidden someone who’s really running things – Dick Cheney whispering in George W. Bush’s ear – Nancy Reagan telling Ronald Reagan what her astrologer told … Continue reading

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Objectionable Objectivity

California is what it is. After more than sixteen years here in this place in Hollywood, what with all the minor earthquakes, and the sonic boom that shook the place hard each time the Space Shuttle was forced to land … Continue reading

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Hollywood for Ugly People

Sure, it is often said that Washington is a Hollywood for ugly people – politicians are all posturing self-obsessed drama queens. But come out and hang around Hollywood a bit and you’ll see – we have plenty of ugly people … Continue reading

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Our Magnificent Obsession with Nonsense

Okay, is it over now? Is it safe to come out? It should be: President Obama said Friday that he “could have calibrated” his words more carefully in the controversy over the arrest of a black Harvard professor by a … Continue reading

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