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Just Saying Things

Hollywood, Sunday, February 24, 2019 – There’s a glow in the distance, about ten blocks east. That’s the Oscars. They’re handing out the little gold statues again. This happens every year. The locals hide, but everything will be back to … Continue reading

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The Careless Ones

F. Scott Fitzgerald spent the last years of his life in Hollywood, in a little apartment just down the street here on North Laurel Avenue, editing others’ screenplays and typing away at “The Last Tycoon” – the novel he never … Continue reading

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Broken China

Henry Kissinger once described diplomacy as “purposeful ambiguity” – don’t say too much, don’t say too little. Let the opposing party think that things are going their way, but also let your allies know you’re not selling them out – … Continue reading

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The Transition to a New World

Americans wanted a change, and they got it – they elected Donald Trump, although what most people wanted is unclear, as Jeremy Stahl notes here: Hillary Clinton’s lead in the popular vote has now topped 2.5 million, the New York … Continue reading

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