Monthly Archives: April 2021

Rudy Giuliani’s former speechwriter calls federal government raid ‘tragic third act’ to his legal career

[ad_1] A former Rudy Giuliani speechwriter called Wednesday’s raid on Giuliani’s Manhattan apartment a “tragic third act” for his legal career. John Avlon, a former member of Giuliani’s staff, said he was “shocked” when he discovered that federal investigators executed a search warrant against Giuliani and seized several electronic devices …

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Entangled in the attack on Bob Dylan’s biographer | Bob dylan

[ad_1] May I share Howard Sounes’ disappointment with Clinton Heylin’s new Bob Dylan biography (Report, April 19). Like him, I have been savagely harassed by Heylin, in my case for having written “a pseudo-historical work”, which gives the impression of having followed Donald Trump’s advice. Heylin appears to have been …

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Agency drops Philip Roth biographer Blake Bailey

[ad_1] Blake Bailey, author of a polarizing new biography of writer Philip Roth, was dumped on Sunday by his agency, the Story Factory, following allegations of sexual misconduct made in the comments section of a literary blog – allegations that Bailey denies. The writer’s former agency told The Times in …

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Prince Philip’s funeral ‘very sad day for Meghan’, says biographer Omid Scobie

[ad_1] Meghan Markle, who is in her third trimester of pregnancy, has been advised by a doctor not to make the long trip to the UK. But the 39-year-old followed the service via a live broadcast Video upload Video unavailable The video will play automatically soon8to cancel Play now Omid …

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Brando and Mailer biographer Peter Manso dies at age 80

[ad_1] Peter Manso, an enveloping biographer of Marlon Brando and Norman Mailer and journalist whose piercing talks with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Edward I. Koch returned to haunt them when they ran for governor of California and New York, respectively, died Wednesday at his home in Truro, Mass., on Cape Cod. …

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CBS reporter Lesley Stahl reflects on 30 years of ’60 Minutes’

[ad_1] Sign up for the Swampscott Reporter newsletter. “60 Minutes” correspondent Lesley Stahl described the first time she saw a career as a journalist as an eye-opening experience. The Swampscott native was 25 and worked as a researcher for New York City Mayor John Lindsay’s speechwriter. The speech-writing team’s office …

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How Philip Roth’s biographer captured the writer’s complicated legacy

[ad_1] Editor’s Note: The editor of Philip Roth: The Biography has temporarily suspended shipping and promotion of the book because its author, Blake Bailey, faces allegations of sexual harassment and abuse. Blake Bailey is out of breath, having climbed two flights of stairs trying to grab the phone before the …

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Meghan’s biographer claims the palace aide silenced her about Kate’s break-up: “Stay in your corner!” | Royal | News

[ad_1] Meghan Markle: expert on the incident of the flower girl with Kate Middleton Meghan’s revealing interview with close friend and famous talk show host Oprah Winfrey rekindled the ongoing feud between Sussex supporters and Cambridge fans. When ITV aired the “intimate conversation” last month, many pointed to how Kate …

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