An all-time low in the annals of celebrity journalism?

GQ is one of my favorite magazines. Tucked in and around the glossy fashion and food spreads are some of the best columnists and journalism to be found in the monthlies (GQ had one of the
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The perfect gift for your ‘Scarface’-crazed drug dealer

If you have $999.99 burning a hole in your pocket — and hang out with any of the cult followers of the 1983 Brian DePalma film “Scarface” — have I got a one-of-a-kind gift for you! To celebrate the
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‘Master Piece!’: stripping at Roseland for fun and (non-)profit

Every year the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS June benefit — “Broadway Bares” — seems to get bigger and better. I’m always left wondering how the group will be able to top itself next year, and
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How can you do Bob Fosse’s ‘Dancin” without Bob Fosse?

The aura surrounding the late great Bob Fosse has become so intense that the Roundabout Theatre is planning to revive one of his weakest shows next season — “Dancin’.” The all-dance 1978 piece had
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Rent it now: The Elmore Leonard movie nobody knows

(Your faithful blogger is away this week. I thought it would be fun to run some golden oldies. For current microblogging from the road, follow the Twitter feed on this page or at @joesview on
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‘Flame & Citron’: knowing who to trust in World War II

(Your faithful blogger is taking some R&R this week. I am microblogging at @joesview while I’m gone. See you June 27.) The Danish thriller/historical drama, “Flame & Citron,” didn’t get many
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‘Spent’: addicted to shopping & credit cards

(Part three of my memory lane ramblings. Follow my R&R Twitter feed on this page or on Twitter at @joesview.) We’ve had countless memoirs about drug addiction and all sorts of sexual debauchery,
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Another reason to love Frank Sinatra

New York magazine’s The Vulture blog ran a great 1990 letter from Frank Sinatra to the editors of The Los Angeles Times Calendar section. The Vulture cited the Letters of Note blog for this piece of
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