Gore Vidal

Assault At Spring Valley High

Aaron Vallely | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK
Aaron Vallely

I had only been having dinner with my cousin, Andy, while we watched the recent Vice Documentary where President Obama made a visit to a federal priso...

Caroline Frost

'There's Nothing Fake, They Really Do Despise One Another...'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Never the twain shall meet… but they did, and ‘Best of Enemies’ goes behind the scenes to tell the tale. In 1968, the US ABC Network was str...

On the Nature of Public Opinion

Aaron Vallely | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK
Aaron Vallely

History has given us a colossal record of deceit, manipulation of the many by a resourceful and shrewd few, and the sustained distortion of public perception so robustly at any one time, it is imperative we review the model of society we have inherited. Power derives its life-force from control.

Vidal's Death

Aaron Vallely | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Aaron Vallely

The writer most admired by Gore, was Frenchman Michel De Montaigne, whom was born in 1533. Montaigne was to Gore, what Gore is to me. A literary forefather.

Tim Teeman on the Private Life of Gore Vidal

Ben Mirza | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ben Mirza

The private life of Gore Vidal is what fascinated journalist and author Tim Teeman. In his illuminating new book In Bed with Gore Vidal: Hustlers, Hollywood and the Private World of an American Master, Tim reveals the sexual rollercoaster that was Vidal's life, and how this rollercoaster shaped his views on sex and sexuality in general.

WATCH: 'I Don't Know Who You Are'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Politics

Many British viewers will join political broadcaster David Dimbleby as he presents the BBC's live US election coverage through the night from Washingt...

Gore Vidal - Probably the Most Important Man of American Letters Since Mark Twain

John Wight | Posted 30.09.2012 | Home
John Wight

Though a man of the left, Vidal carried the air of a patrician who could give any English aristocrat a run for their money when it came to emitting an aura of superiority. However, in Vidal's case, a sense of arrogance was well deserved given his abundant talent and intelligence.

RIP Gore Vidal

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home

Celebrated author, playwright and commentator Gore Vidal has died at the age of 86, his nephew said on Wednesday. Burr Steers said Vidal died at hi...

Great Works Of Friction: Legendary Literary Feuds

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 15.02.2012 | Home

Feuding, fighting and fisticuffs are not things we normally associate with literary types. More often we think of someone sat at a desk covered in ...

Sue Mengers - A Woman of Substance

Maia Newley | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK
Maia Newley

Sue, who passed away on Saturday, 15th October at her home in Beverly Hills, had a tendency to provoke strong reactions in people: some loved her, others hated her - probably pretty much in equal measure.