Tag Archives: Las Vegas

The last word on Mr S?

In today’s Times, my review [£] of James Kaplan’s epic, no-stone-left-unturned biography: Can you imagine Frank Sinatra as an ambassador? The idea seems laughable, yet in 1958 that doyen of American columnists, Walter Winchell, floated the idea that JFK, then … Continue reading

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Frank Sinatra at his best … & worst

  “Sinatra gets harder to appreciate the more you know about him,” says Philip Collins in today’s Times [£]. He tells an old Vegas story about the comedian Jackie Mason, who, back in the 1960s, was reckless enough to treat his … Continue reading

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Unbelievably rich people & Richard Gere

Oh dear, looks like I’m in danger of becoming addicted to Judgmental Maps. Las Vegas is great fun too. As is London.

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