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Doggone It
November 2009

Doggone It

Tony Ferreira—Barneys in Bev­erly Hills’ go-to personal shopper—had just arrived in Atlanta, the first stop of his summer vacation, when he got a call...the call no pet owner wants to get.

For Me?
October 2009

For Me?

When it comes to birthday presents, Jerry Lewis isn’t easy to shop for—but no one hit the target better than his old pal.

True Blue
September 2009

True Blue

Howard Rosenman on his 40-year friendship with Diane von Furstenberg, a woman who's remained true to herself despite the remarkable paradox in her family.

The Prize
August 2009

The Prize

Alan Zweibel gets won as a prize in a silent auction but somehow comes out on the losing end—and David Mamet, John Guare or John Patrick Shanley just may have to pay the price.

Eric Idle’s Motivation
July 2009

Eric Idle’s Motivation

Eric Idle—a "vaguely straight man" who loves his musical theater—takes us back to waiting for the awards to roll in for his beloved Monty Python's Spamalot on its big Tony year. How long would he have to stew?

Jazz, Baby
June 2009

Jazz, Baby

Hugh Hefner shares his favorite memories of the Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl.

A Certain Grace
May 2009

A Certain Grace

Josh Radnor takes you to Ben Lee and Ione Skye's otherworldly Indian nuptials, where Amma, a divine manifestation in human form, officiates.

Manifestly Maestro
April 2009

Manifestly Maestro

A unique view of maestro Leonard Bernstein through the lens of longtime friend and admirer Howard Rosenman.

Obama’s Inauguration All Together Now
March 2009

Obama’s Inauguration All Together Now

A trip to Barack's swearing-in ceremonies as seen through the eyes of 19-year-old Nickelodeon host Lily Collins.

Stage Fright
February 2009

Stage Fright

What happens when a six-foot python goes missing from the Oscars? Famed producer Gil Cates has a great story to tell.

Bewitched, Bothered, Bacall’d
November 2008

Bewitched, Bothered, Bacall’d

Golden Globes executive producer Barry Adelman tells a great story about his first encounter with the regal Lauren Bacall.

My Last Lunch with Orson
October 2008

My Last Lunch with Orson

Henry Jaglom tells about the last, and most memorable, of his regular lunches with Orson Welles.