Camille Paglia takes on Jon Stewart, Trump, Sanders: “Liberals think of themselves as very open-minded, but that’s ...Salon.comJul 29 03:07 AM
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- The Huffington PostJul 23 11:05 AM
NOTE: This is part 2 of a 3-part interview, read part 1 here . I had a chance to discuss this game-changing stage spectacle with both Christopher and Robert across the last week of June 2015. GE : Christopher, what prompted you to write the novel, Somnivm Devs: The Satanic Dream? CSD: I could probably write yet a whole other book on this question. The God I loved so much in my younger years let...
- The Atlantic via Yahoo! NewsJul 10 12:33 PM
Omar Sharif, who died at 83 on Friday, will be remembered and mourned by cinephiles for his range and stature as a legend of old celluloid. Prior to his star turn in Lawrence of Arabia, which earned Sharif an Oscar nomination, he had exclusively appeared in Arabic-language films. Christopher Hitchens noted in The Atlantic in 2003 that Sharif attended the same “colonial mock-English private ...
- The Atlantic via Yahoo! NewsJul 03 04:15 AM
Midway through Goldie Hawn and Michael Eisner’s on-stage conversation at the Aspen Ideas Festival on Thursday, the former Disney CEO proposed a theory for what made Hawn stand out in Hollywood over the years. It’s a statement that recalls Christopher Hitchens’s Vanity Fair essay, “Why Aren’t Women Funny?,” which drew big controversy upon its publication in 2007, given the success of women ...
- Los Angeles TimesJul 31 07:29 AM
Moviegoers wary of the summer's expensively rendered superhero skirmishes can still find mano-a-mano thrills - all verbal, no less tension-filled - in "Best of Enemies." Robert Gordon and Morgan Neville's pungently entertaining, richly observed documentary revisits the 1968 TV debates between conservative...
- NPRJul 31 10:22 AM
ABC paired two pundits from opposite ends of the political spectrum — William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore Vidal — in a series of debates. A new documentary explores the legacy of this war of words.
- Chicago TribuneJul 07 05:34 PM
"In the history of the motion picture business, the number of beautiful, really beautiful women - a Lucille Ball - that are funny, is impossible to find," former Disney CEO Michael Eisner said in a conversation about mindfulness, of all things, with Goldie Hawn at the Aspen Ideas Festival. "The...
- The Huffington PostJul 08 08:32 AM
NOTE: This is part 1 of a part 2 series which includes a full interview A new stage spectacle is essentially a title match pitting G-d against Satan when Christopher S. Douglas n.d.p. Mark T. Wayne teams with international dramaturg, director, philosopher, and writer Robert Craig Baum to adapt Christopher's novel Somnivm Devs: The Satanic Dream for Vegas and stadium audiences around the globe ...
- The Christian Science MonitorJul 31 07:13 AM
The documentary looks at the televised debates between Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley and the acrimonious relationship between the two.
- Seattle TimesJul 08 04:14 PM
Michael Eisner’s comments rekindle a tired discussion about women and comedy.
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