The then-businessman changed his mind within seconds in the old interview.
The word “shitstorm” had not yet been coined, but that is what the situation became.
As a film, Author: The JT LeRoy Story provides a unique window into this San Francisco based writer, punk rocker, con artist.
My goal was to write the best book ever written by someone considering weight loss surgery. That's a subjective goal, but I gave it everything I had and was not going to turn it over to the public until there was nothing I could do to make it better.
The winds of change, imaginary currents of invention and practicality, often find their way by slowly drifting into an urban neighborhood that has the potential to be reinvigorated into an area with a more useful purpose.
He's a longtime advocate for black students on campus.
Fifty years later, Wolfe now features in an invaluable online video resource on McLuhan that has, also this month, become widely available to scholars and public alike. It's The 'Marshall McLuhan Speaks' Special Collection, created by producers Stephanie McLuhan and Sandy Pearl, in collaboration with the Open Education Consortium.
Breasts are much in the news recently. Remember Tom Wolfe's The Painted Word? Both Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio have been trying to deal with upsurge of painted breasts in Times Square and then Sunday August 23rd was GoTopless Day in which women demonstrated their right to show their breasts in public.
Dennis Palumbo is a thriller writer and psychotherapist in private practice. He's the author of the non-fiction book, Writing from the Inside Out and a collection of mystery stories, From Crime to Crime.