On the 16th of December 1948, Louis Denham Fouts died in Rome of a heart attack at the young age of 35 after years of excess – drugs, cigarettes, alcohol and a wild and promiscuous lifestyle. 1,070 more words
One of the most interesting things in the new Broadway revival of The Elephant Man is the way Bradley Cooper plays the pathetically deformed John Merrick. 1,504 more words
Joan Didion - first lady of New Journalism - celebrates 80th birthday today. And is more alive than ever.
New Journalism is on its way back into newspapers, blogs and magazines. This 1960s trend was fueled by Joan Didion. Today is het 80th birthday and her work seems more alive than ever. 274 more words