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Mel Brooks Was Paid $500K for a Never-Released Project
Diving into some of the most interesting stories from a new biography about the filmmaker.
Andy Kaufman Gets Illustrated in ‘Is This Guy for Real?’
Around 2010, I worked at a coffee shop for a man who believed Andy Kaufman was still alive. It had been a generation since Kaufman’s apparent […]
Joe Hagan on His Controversial New Jann Wenner Biography
Author Joe Hagan discusses his new book about
founder Jann Wenner.
Founder Jann Wenner Is Reportedly Unhappy With His New Biography
The book is said to detail much of his sexual history while running
Jason Zinoman’s Book ‘Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night’ Is Out in […]
New York Times columnist Jason Zinoman has a new book out next year about David Letterman that’s currently available for pre-order. Titled […]
A Lorne Michaels Biography Is in the Works from Susan Morrison
There are plenty of books out there for SNL fans, and now there’s a new one to look forward to: an authorized biography of Lorne Michaels. […]
New Biography Renews the Fight Over Saul Bellow
Brute or genius? Loathed or loved? For me, the war is personal.
The First Comprehensive Biography of Beyoncé Is on Its Way
Jonathan Franzen Will Have a Biography
But it’s not going to be gossipy.
E. Alex Jung
Reporter Penning Robin Williams Biography
Dave Itzkoff has written about Williams a number of times over the years.
Richard Cohen to Pen a Nora Ephron Biography
columnist was the first speaker at Ephron’s funeral.
Peter Serafinowicz Will Sing You Morrissey’s Autobiography as Morrissey
The very funny Peter Serafinowicz uploaded this video today, in which he sings the first page of Morrissey’s new autobiography as Morrissey. […]
Watch Chris O’Dowd Improvise His Biography
Here’s Chris O’Dowd in Improvised Biography, a web series from Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in which famous people, um, improvise their […]
The Other Belushi Biographer Breaks Down ‘Wired’
Journalist Bob Woodward’s journalistic tactics were called into question a couple weeks ago over a dispute with the White House, and Tanner […]
Which David Foster Wallace Biography Proposal Sold and Which One Didn’t?
The answer might surprise you.