Ayn Rand On Marilyn Monroe (August 1962)

This commentary by Ayn Rand, excerpted from The Voice of Reason, was originally published in the Los Angeles Times, two weeks after Marilyn Monroe’s death on August 5, 1962. At the time, Rand had begun writing a weekly column for the Los Angeles Times, and subsequently found her writing in national syndication. Despite the consistent notoriety … Continue reading

Frank Sinatra & George Michaels

(In 1990, The Los Angeles Times ran a story about singer George Michael’s plans to do no interviews, music videos, or touring to support his new album in an effort to get out of the limelight. Apparently, Frank Sinatra read the article and didn’t agree.) E.