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F. Scott Fitzgerald pictured at his writing desk, but now wearing a modern football helmet

College Football Time is F. Scott Fitzgerald Time

Blustery September Saturdays mean it’s time to dig out F. Scott Fitzgerald‘s masterpiece The Bowl again for an annual reading. This is not The Cut-Glass Bowl, Fitzgerald’s more famous (and gloomier) …..

Jeffrey Epstein, with silver hair and a white open-collar shirt, smiles grimly for the police camera

Jeffrey Epstein Biography — New!

Our biography of once (and future?) convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is now live. Jeffrey Epstein is the mysteriously wealthy money manager who was convicted 13 years ago of the …..

Doris Day leans against a tree trunk (real or fake) and smiles broadly for the camera

Doris Day and Carol Channing, Linked Forever in Death

Actress, singer and eternal nice girl Doris Day has died of pneumonia at age 97. (She fudged her age for years, but biographer David Kaufman finally pegged her birth year as …..

Pete Buttigieg Biography – New!

Our new biography of Pete Buttigieg is now live. Pete Buttigieg, as has been widely reported, has unusual credentials for a modern presidential candidate. He is: Under 40 years of …..

One Year Later, Sluggo is *Still* Lit

It was the waning days of 2017, and Andrews McMeel was looking to make a change. The venerable comic “Nancy” had been around for eight decades, and the syndicate was …..

Michael Caine looks frantic as he sits in the open cockpit door of a small plane

Read Michael Caine’s Good-Natured Slag of ‘Jaws 4’

The great Michael Caine drops a quip about Jaws: The Revenge (in which he played “carefree airplane pilot” Hoagie Newcombe): He’s the best. The quote was prompted by a comment from Ricky …..

Alex Trebek wears a blue suit and tie, looking good with gray hair on the colorful set of 'Jeopardy!'

Alex Trebek Has Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer

Alex Trebek, the host of Jeopardy! since 1984, announced this week that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. In a video released by the show (above), he …..

Photo of Jackie Robinson in Dodgers uniform, shot from below, poised to swing

Jackie Robinson, Happy 100th Birthday!

Happy 100th birthday to Jackie Robinson, one of the true American heroes of the 20th century. Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in baseball, a racist barrier so strange and …..

Naomi Osaka in a sweater, looking actually kind of stern at the camera

Naomi Osaka Biography – New!

She beat Serena Williams, she won the Australian Open, she’s on the cover of Time… and now Naomi Osaka has her own Who2 biography. Congratulations to her on all fronts. …..

Tax Fraud By The Numbers: The Trump Timeline

[Editor’s note: After our earlier post on the New York Times’s allegations of tax fraud on the part of Donald Trump and his family, accountant Ken Boyd asked us if we’d be …..

Photo collage of six figures: Edmund Hillary (in climbing gear), Sheryl Sandberg, Jennifer Lopez, Bert and Ernie, and Jackie Robinson

Look at These Big Big Birthdays of 2019

Who turns 21 in 2019? Who turns 50? Who turns 100? Or 200? Would you believe that Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris is already 21? That Hangover goofball Zach Galifianakis is already …..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez smiles in a formal photo, in a blue dress with her dark hair pulled back

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Biography: New!

Our new biography of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is now live. She is, among other things: The new U.S. Representative from New York’s 14th District. At age 28, the youngest woman ever to …..

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