Edward Vincent "Ed" Sullivan (September 28, 1901 – October 13, 1974) was an American entertainment writer and television host of Irish origin, best known as the presenter of a TV variety show called The Ed Sullivan Show that was broadcast from 1948 until 1971. Its 23-year run made The Ed Sullivan Show one of the longest-running variety shows in U.S. broadcast history.
File:Wikinews-logo. svg Wikinews has related news: An interview with gossip columnist Michael Musto on the art of celebrity journalism A gossip columnist is someone who writes a gossip column in a newspaper or magazine, especially a gossip magazine.
Hedda Hopper (May 2, 1885 – February 1, 1966) was an American actress and gossip columnist, whose long-running feud with friend turned arch-rival Louella Parsons became at least as notorious as many of Hopper's columns.
Louella Parsons (August 6, 1881 – December 9, 1972) was an American gossip columnist who, for many years, was an influential arbiter of Hollywood mores, often feared and hated by the individuals, mostly actors, whose careers she could negatively impact via her radio show and newspaper columns.
Dorothy Mae Kilgallen (July 3, 1913 – November 8, 1965) was an American journalist and television game show panelist known nationally for her coverage of the Sam Sheppard trial, her syndicated newspaper column, The Voice of Broadway, and her role as panelist on the television game show What's My Line?.
Michael Musto (born December 3, 1955) is an American writer who began his professional career at The Village Voice, where he writes the weekly La Dolce Musto celebrity and gossip column. He is an Italian American and a graduate of Columbia University, where he was a theater critic for the Columbia Spectator. He is the author of Downtown and Manhattan on the Rocks. A selection of his columns has been published as La Dolce Musto.
Ana Marie Cox (born September 23, 1972) is an American author and blogger. The founding editor of the political blog Wonkette, she is currently the Washington correspondent for GQ Magazine. She previously worked at Air America Media.
Rona Barrett (born October 8, 1936) is an American gossip columnist and businesswoman. She currently runs the Rona Barrett Foundation, a non-profit organization in Santa Ynez, California, dedicated to the aid and support of senior citizens in need.
Mike Walker is a gossip columnist for The National Enquirer, and hosted the magazine's 1999-2001 MGM-produced newsmagazine, National Enquirer TV. He is also the author of the 2005 book, Rather Dumb: A Top Tabloid Reporter Tells CBS How to Do News. Since April 11, 1996, Walker is a guest every week on The Howard Stern Show to play "The Gossip Game. " He gives four gossip stories, and the Stern crew guesses which one is false. Walker wrote the #1 New York Times best-selling book about the O.J.
Eugenia Lincoln Falkenburg (January 21, 1919 - August 27, 2003) was a Spanish-born model and actress who was nicknamed Jinx by her mother. Born in Barcelona, she was raised in Chile. Her family moved to the United States where she became a top model. Her brother Bob Falkenburg was the 1948 Wimbledon singles champion.
Jimmie Fidler (August 24, 1900 - August 9, 1988) was an American columnist, journalist and radio and television personality. He wrote a Hollywood gossip column and was sometimes billed as Jimmy Fidler. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Fidler was a former Hollywood publicist who became a syndicated columnist with his "Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood" column in 187 outlets, including the New York Post and the Los Angeles Times.
Sheela Lambert (born 1956 in New York City) is an American civil rights activist, therapist and writer. She is the moderator of a number of Yahoo Groups in the Bisexual community including Bi Writers Association, Bi Women of All Colors and Bi Mental Health Professionals Association and is active in a number of bisexual rights groups including BiNet USA.
Adela Rogers St. Johns (née Adela Nora Rogers; May 20, 1894-August 10, 1988) was an American journalist, novelist, and screenwriter. She wrote a number of screenplays for silent movies and, late in life, appeared with other early twentieth-century figures as one of the 'witnesses' in Warren Beatty's Reds, but she is best remembered for her groundbreaking exploits as a "girl reporter" during the 1920s and 1930s.
Ted Casablanca (born Bruce Bibby) is an American entertainment journalist for E! Online and has a column called The Awful Truth where he reveals near-impossible-to-obtain gossip on the private lives of celebrities. The column has enjoyed a tremendous, and always cutting-edge following for more than a decade.
Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr. (born March 23, 1978), better known as Perez Hilton, is an American blogger and television personality. His blog, Perezhilton. com (formerly PageSixSixSix. com), is known for posts covering gossip items about musicians, actors and celebrities. He is also known for posting tabloid photographs over which he has added his own captions or "doodles.
Elsa Maxwell (May 24, 1883, Keokuk, Iowa — November 1, 1963, New York City) was an American gossip columnist and author, songwriter, and professional hostess renowned for her parties for royalty and high society figures of her day. Maxwell is credited with the introduction of the scavenger hunt and treasure hunt for use as party games in the modern era.
Nigel Richard Patton Dempster was a British journalist, author, broadcaster and diarist. Best known for his celebrity gossip columns in newspapers, his work appeared in the Daily Express and Daily Mail and also in Private Eye magazine. At his death, the editor of the Daily Mail Paul Dacre was reported as saying: "His scoops were the stuff of legend and his zest for life inexhaustible".
Sheilah Graham Westbrook (September 15, 1904 – November 17, 1988) was an English-born American nationally syndicated gossip columnist during Hollywood's "Golden Age," who with Louella Parsons and Hedda Hopper wielded power to make or break careers prompting her to describe herself as "the Last of the unholy trio. " Graham was also known for her relationship with F.
Oscar Odd McIntyre (February 18, 1884, Plattsburg, Missouri - February 14, 1938, New York City, New York) was a famed New York newspaper columnist of the 1920s and 1930s. The Washington Post once described his column as "the letter from New York read by millions because it never lost the human, homefolk flavor of a letter from a friend. " For a quarter of a century, his daily column, “New York Day by Day,” was published in more than 500 newspapers.
Milly Cangiano, is a Puerto RicanGraduated from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, journalist, dedicated to the entertainment business. She writes about show-biz celebrities in the local newspaper, Primera Hora. Cangiano hosteded a daily television variety show broadcast by Televicentro in Puerto Rico, and WAPA America in the U.S. titled Sacando Chispa (Causing Sparks)until 2007.
Earl Wilson (May 3, 1907 in Rockford, Ohio – January 16, 1987 in Yonkers, New York) was an American journalist, gossip columnist and author, perhaps best known for his nationally syndicated column, It Happened Last Night. Wilson's column originated from the New York Post and ran from 1942 until 1983. His chronicling of the Broadway scene during the "Golden Age" of show business formed the basis for a book published in 1971, The Show Business Nobody Knows.