Friday, January 22, 2010
For five scandal-ridden years in the mid 1950’s, Confidential was the most popular, pulpiest, dishiest, Hollywood-shaking, gossip rag in the nation. And it insisted that its stories, no matter how sensational, be true. Confidential defied the studios, exposed the foibles of Hollywood brightest stars and laid the groundwork for our modern 24/7 celebrity culture. Henry Scott, author of a new book Shocking True Story, tells Confidential’s story.
Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the PositiveArtist: by Johnny Mercer