Saturday, 3 January 2015

The Real Lolita

Monday, 17 November 2014

The Elvis Presley coverup: What America didn't hear about the death of the king.

After Presley's death, an effort was launched to protect the reputation of the hospital that had treated him.


Sunday, 5 October 2014

When Steven Van Zandt convinced AZAPO to take Paul Simon off a hit list and what Paul Simon really thought of Nelson Mandela

'Anyway, I said to them, “Listen, this is not gonna help anybody if you knock off Paul Simon. Trust me on this, alright? Let’s put that aside for the moment. Give me a year or so, you know, six months'.


Sunday, 28 September 2014

A post modern murder mystery

'Krystian Bala insisted that his violent novel was a sophisticated work of fiction, but Jacek Wroblewski was certain that it held the key to an unsolved murder'.


Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Deborah Mitford

'She laughs. Her sense of humour and recognition of the absurdities of life are apparent throughout both her book and our conversation, bearing out her friend Alan Bennett's remark: "Deborah Devonshire is not someone to whom one can say, 'Joking apart . . .' Joking never is apart: with her it's of the essence, even at the most serious and indeed saddest moments."'


Friday, 19 September 2014

'Tarzan the Worst'

'Denny Miller, who has died aged 80, was a former college basketball star picked to play the title role in the 1959 remake of the 1932 classic Tarzan the Ape Man, a version which, by common consent, is probably the worst Tarzan film ever made'.