Journalist, exec and author's career highlights
SCHOOL DAYSSwarthmore College London School of Economics EARLY YEARS The Wall Street Journal: staff reporter The New York Times: staff reporter HOLLYWOOD LAND Paramount Pictures: director of creative affairs Paramount Pictures: vice president of production Lorimar Films: president MGM/UA: senior vice president Variety Inc.: vice president and editor-in-chief “Shootout” on AMC: co-host PUBLISHED WORKS “Fade Out: The Calamitous Final Days of MGM” “Destinies” “Thy Kingdom Come” “Shoot Out: Surviving Fame and (Mis)Fortune in Hollywood” (with Peter Guber) “Dangerous Company: Dark Tales From Tinseltown” “Who Killed Hollywood?” “The Gross: The Hits, the Flops — The Summer That Ate Hollywood” “Boffo! How I Learned to Love the Blockbuster and Fear the Bomb”
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