While Margaret Thatcher is washed-up in England, the post–Gulf War American right has taken the warrior queen to its heart—and she’s determined to reinvent herself as an international power player. But, as our author reports, Thatcher’s plans to create a new world forum may be foundering thanks to the storm of controversy raging around her maladroit millionaire son. Has Mrs. T. missed her moment?Read more
On the Richter scale of high divadom, this is a major quake. Melina Mercouri’s whole body is racked with sobs. “My life is sheeet!” she shrieks in Hellenic English. “I…Read more
For the Bored Print Media, It’s Become All the News That’s Fit to See By Maureen Orth The Village Voice – October 29 – November 4 Day I: This reporter…Read more
In 1976, pop stars are being pursued by some politicians the way
corporate executives and fat cats used to be. Under the new campaign laws, individuals are limited to donations of $1,000, but thanks to a loophole in the legislation, entertainers can donate their services for whatever they can bring in at the gate.