Ayn Rand On Marilyn Monroe (August 1962)

This commentary by Ayn Rand, excerpted from┬áThe 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

Bowie on Hitler, Dylan, Dean, Drugs & Love

(From Cameron Crowe’s infamous Playboy interview with David Bowie, circa September 1976.) BOWIE ON HITLER BOWIE: Rock stars are fascists. Adolf Hitler was one of the first rock stars. PLAYBOY: How so? BOWIE: Think about it. Look at some of his films and see how he moved. I think he was quite as good as … Continue reading