Writers aren’t born, they’re made—from practice, reading, and a lot of caffeine. And sometimes tutelage.
Those who can’t do, learn. In this installment of our series in which the clueless apprentice with the experts, we learn lands, creatures, and spells from Magic great Jon Finkel.
Before he became famous, Lawrence Welk was just another hoofer working for tips. Then he reached out to Rainer Maria Rilke.
On Sunday night, Hollywood’s finest will clasp the man of their dreams to their chests. Ladies and gentlemen, meet Oscar.
Some movies inform. Some movies entertain. And some pry open your skull and punch you in the brain.
In a country so proud of its apple pie, there is an element of distrust for thin men.
As Election Day draws near, it’s time for us to acknowledge: There’s a good chance that soon we won’t have Sarah Palin to kick around anymore. Our writer consults the experts on dealing with withdrawal.
An adventurous new show proves you can’t boost your ratings without breaking a few eggs.
Rosemary’s Baby author Ira Levin died this week—and it wasn’t a lousy book review that killed him.
The jazz chanteuse talks about meeting a legend, experimenting with styles, and finding her own voice.
When her friend moves into a house whose Halloween block party draws swarms of trick-or-treaters from all over LA, our writer visits, entering a dimension where the candy corn is organic and the ghosts have SAG cards.
People who hate television love to talk about it, not realizing they could be spending their time improving their minds—with novelizations. The best of the oeuvre, with and without Steve Urkel.