Journalist, exec and author's career highlights

SCHOOL DAYS

Swarthmore 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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