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Hugh Grant

Hugh’s Views

An Irish friend who pays much closer attention to the media than do I often passes on to m...

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Epstein’s Web

Discussing the case of Jeffrey Epstein recently, my interlocutor asked me whether the indu...

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Route 27

The Shinnecock Erection

The Indians are getting uppity, at least in Southampton. After a couple centuries of rela...

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Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle: CIA Asset?

Meghan Markle is doing such a good job at destroying the monarchy, she could be a foreign ...

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Work’s for Jerks

I’ve never done an honest day’s work in my long and useless life, so it is acutely ann...

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Oleg Cassini

Wicked Widow

How much money is enough? Would $30 million suffice for an old woman with no children? ...

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, 2016

Carpet Bomb

Pat Buckley would be spinning in her grave if she knew what has happened to the Met Gala s...

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Michael Cohen

Rat Tales

Nobody likes a rat. No one outside of his immediate family will be sad to see Michael Cohe...

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Lady Jane Erskine

Class Rejects: A Guide to the British Aristocracy

Please accompany me along the career trajectory of my English friend Minty. She receives a...

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Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris known as Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier: Liar, Cheat, Thief, and Plagiarist

Some time ago, I was asked to review a vast biography of Bertolt Brecht, the German playwr...

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Melania Trump

Human Nature’s Difficult Need for Esteem

There is a 42-year-old mother in Houston who, in her mad longing to be “the perfect woma...

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Glastonbury Campsite

Pray for Rain

In my salad days as vulgarity correspondent"€”that is to say, a reporter on the disgusti...

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Tattoo Much

Ariana Grande, of whom I had not heard until Salman Abedi killed 22 people at her "€œcon...

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Atala au tombeau, Girodet, 1808 - Musée du Louvre

The Butt of the Joke

You know you are getting old when even the judges look young; but another sign of aging is...