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Zappos Gives Kanye Some 'Sh-t' - Posted November 21, 2013
If Bret Easton Ellis hosts a podcast and nobody listens, does it make a sound? It does if the guest is Kanye West and his latest beef goes about as well as his beefs with Vogue and Jim... [PRNewser]

Bret Easton Ellis Kicks Off Podcast with Kanye West - Posted November 18, 2013
We've all read the incendiary Bret Easton Ellis tweets. So it's somewhat surprising, for anyone not familiar with his voice, to hear how mellow he sounds. Off the top of his new PodcastOne show, Ellis is one part NPR-worthy and another college campus groovy DJ. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Bret Easton Ellis Kicks Off Podcast with Kanye West - Posted November 18, 2013
We've all read the incendiary Bret Easton Ellis tweets. So it's somewhat surprising, for anyone not familiar with his voice, to hear how mellow he sounds. Off the top of his new PodcastOne show, Ellis is one part NPR-worthy and another college campus groovy DJ. ... [FishbowlNY]

Wentworth Miller is OUT Magazine's 'Newsmaker of the Year' - Posted November 13, 2013
Once again, there are four different covers for OUT magazine's annual "OUT100" issue. Pictured below, from left to right: - Director Lee Daniels (Artist of the Year); - Actor Jim Parsons (Entertainer of the Year); - Actor Wentworth Miller (Newsmaker of the Year); - Marriage equality advocat... [Fishbowl NY]

Wentworth Miller is OUT Magazine's 'Newsmaker of the Year' - Posted November 13, 2013
Once again, there are four different covers for OUT magazine's annual "OUT100" issue. Pictured below, from left to right: - Director Lee Daniels (Artist of the Year); - Actor Jim Parsons (Entertainer of the Year); - Actor Wentworth Miller (Newsmaker of the Year); - Marriage equality advocat... [FishbowlNY]

Bret Easton Ellis Doesn't Know Bret Easton Ellis - Posted October 2, 2013
I failed this: Bret Easton Ellis--Or Dr. Seuss? The Quiz http://t.co/jQrV0gofeH -- Bret Easton Ellis (@BretEastonEllis) October 2, 2013 In all fairness, we failed The Awl's quiz too.... [Fishbowl NY]

Bret Easton Ellis Doesn't Know Bret Easton Ellis - Posted October 2, 2013
I failed this: Bret Easton Ellis--Or Dr. Seuss? The Quiz http://t.co/jQrV0gofeH -- Bret Easton Ellis (@BretEastonEllis) October 2, 2013 In all fairness, we failed The Awl's quiz too.... [FishbowlNY]

How Marisha Pessl Found Her Literary Agent - Posted July 26, 2013
Elle Magazine ran a long profile of Special Topics in Calamity Physics author Marisha Pessl this month. Pessl has a new book called ... [GalleyCat]

Kanye West Samples 1930s Protest Poem - Posted June 24, 2013
In Kayne West's challenging and explicit new album, he sampled Nina Simone singing "Strange Fruit"--a song that originated as a 1930s protest poem. Below, we've created a free Spotify... [GalleyCat]

Bret Easton Ellis Addresses David Foster Wallace Comments - Posted May 14, 2013
Novelist and screenwriter Bret Easton Ellis hosted an ... [GalleyCat]

James Deen Wins 'Best Male Performer of the Year,' and Isn't Retiring from Porn Any Time Soon - Posted January 20, 2013
Our porn crush James Deen won top honors tonight at the 30th annual AVN Awards at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, landing the award for Best Male Performer of the Year. He gave his acceptance speech directly to the porn actresses presenting the aw... [FishbowlLA]

Gavin Polone Proposes a Nikki Finke Experiment - Posted August 1, 2012
Move over, Bret Easton Ellis. You've been replaced on the Nikki Finke media hit list by Gavin Polone. ... [FishbowlLA]

Nikki Finke Coverage of TDKR Tragedy Sparks New Levels of Twitter Outrage* - Posted July 20, 2012
Nikki Finke has never been interested in winning a popularity contest. Be that as it may, fellow journalists and many others are absolutely livid at her Deadline.com coverage of the Aurora, CO tragedy. In an ... [FishbowlLA]

Finke-Easton Ellis Feud Gets a Whole Lot Uglier - Posted July 19, 2012
Reclusive blogger Nikki Finke appears to be foolishly going after someone who has no fear of her. In the latest bit of news connected to the public feud that erupted last Friday between Finke and author Bret Easton Ellis thanks to an article on Gawker and quick echo at the New York... [FishbowlLA]

Coincidence? Finke Fires Back at THR Hours After Bret Easton Ellis Exclusive - Posted July 18, 2012
TheWrap - or, as Nikki Finke prefers to call it, TheCrap - remains number one on her list of direct-competitor enemies. A close second is The Hollywood Reporter. This afternoon, just hours after t... [FishbowlLA]

Bret Easton Ellis Fills In the Nikki Finke Blanks - Posted July 18, 2012
In case you have not been paying attention, Gawker did a rather dishonorable thing the other day. They picked up on one old and two new tweets from @BretEastonEllis ... [FishbowlLA]

Porn Star James Deen & Lindsay Lohan to Star in New Bret Easton Ellis Film - Posted June 13, 2012
Bret Easton Ellis is making the dreams of straight girls the world over come true by putting porn star James Deen on the big screen. Ellis tweeted the news that both Deen and Lindsa... [FishbowlLA]

Porn Star James Deen to Star in New Bret Easton Ellis Movie? - Posted January 23, 2012
Our favorite male porn star may just crossover into mainstream film. Bret Easton Ellis has been tweeting about a film script he is writing with James Deen in mind: ... [FishbowlLA]

The Fairmont Hotel Offers Kobo eReaders To Gold Guests - Posted August 12, 2010
The Fairmont Hotel is lending Kobo eReaders to gold member hotel guests in select properties in the U.S. and Canada. The eReaders feature a library of new titles from Random House book including works by Bret Easton Ellis, ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Bret Easton Ellis Discusses eBooks In Video - Posted July 23, 2010
Author Bret Easton Ellis thinks that eBooks might be good for book sales. The author spoke to GalleyCat via Big Think to create the above video. Ellis told our sibling blog that his friend is buying more books thanks to the iPad. Galley Cat ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Bret Easton Ellis on eBooks: "The Royalty Rate Is Actually Going to Be the Same, If Not More" - Posted July 22, 2010
Via the video magic of Big Think, we asked novelist Bret Easton Ellis about digital books--learning about his iPad, eBook royalties, and the future of the novel... [GalleyCat]

How Bret Easton Ellis Discovered Michiko Kakutani - Posted June 4, 2010
In an interview with Details magazine, novelist Bret Easton Ellis talked about the 1980s, getting older, and the first tim... [GalleyCat]

Bret Easton Ellis' Twitter Review Career - Posted June 10, 2009
Ever since building his own Twitter page for a New Yorker article, novelist Bret Easton Ellis has made blogging headlines as he used his new platform to review films and records in 140-character bur... [GalleyCat]

Mark Haskell Smith: Kids Don't Read the Classics - Posted November 15, 2007
Over at GalleyCat , LA-based writer Mark Haskell Smith thinks that Bret Easton Ellis is in the same category as Herman Melville. Well, there's no accounting for taste, said the old lady when she kissed the cow. Smith's on strike, but he's b... [FishbowlLA]

Trade Round-Up: August 30, 2007 - Posted August 30, 2007
Atonement Wows Venice Fest A-list celebs and their filmmaker friends are causing a commotion in the canals right now at the Venice Film Festival, which kicked off its 75th anniversary yesterday with the premiere of Joe Wright's war romancer Atonement. Variety gives ... [FishbowlLA]

This Week's "Next Big Thing", the Gatsby Edition - Posted April 24, 2007
2 years ago Jeff Hobbs left New York behind for Los Angeles, moving the day after his wedding when his new wife got a production job. But as the LA Times' Scott Timberg reports, Hobbs didn't completely leave Manhattan behind as... [GalleyCat]

A Full Circle of Dealmaking - Posted February 15, 2007
For this item, it's prudent to start at the very beginning. Which would be 1982, when Bennington freshman Bret Easton Ellis showed up at true crime writer Joe McGinness's writing workshop with some sample pieces and ended up with a mentor who went so far with his help as to recommend... [GalleyCat]

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