Monthly Archives: December 2020

Literary Titans biographer Scott Donaldson dies at 92

[ad_1] There was value in attempting to write a full portrait of a lifetime, concluded Donaldson, but no biographer could produce a work “so splendid and comprehensive, so valid and insightful, so sensitive to the past, in harmony with the present, and anticipating the future to the point of deserving …

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Joe Biden appoints Native Americans as speechwriter and deputy director of presidential staff office

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday appointed his longtime business associate, Indo-American Vinay Reddy, as speechwriter and fellow community member Gautam Raghavan, who previously served at the House Blanche, as deputy director of the Office of Presidential Personnel. The appointment of Reddy and Raghavan comes with …

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Biographer Ian Douglass talks about working with ‘the realest guy in the room’, then one of the smallest guys in wrestling

Not About Wrestling / Ian Douglass Welcome to another episode of “Not About Wrestling”. This week, I’m talking to prolific writer, former broadcast journalist, and renowned “overrated athlete,” Ian Douglass. Douglass is a journalist and co-author of three wrestling biographies. His first book, The Realest Guy in the Room: The …

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Biden speechwriter Jon Meacham on America’s Soul Battle

[ad_1] Shortly after the election results were announced in key Pennsylvania state, Joe Biden delivered a victory speech announcing the need to “restore the soul of America.” “Our nation is shaped by the constant battle between our best angels and our darkest urges,” the president-elect said, barking hoarse in a …

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‘Billie’: New Doc follows both Holliday and the meticulous biographer who died before revealing his findings (trailer)

Greenwich Entertainment *The first biographer to fully immerse herself in the world of Billie Holiday was a New York journalist and avid fan named Linda Lipnack Kühl. For about eight years in the 1970s, Kuehl interviewed everyone she could find who had a personal association with Holiday — musicians, managers, …

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