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Jimmy Savile and the cult of celebrity: how could he not get away with it?

As more details emerge about Jimmy Savile’s behaviour as a sexual predator, what is becoming clear is that his status as a celebrity helped to protect him.  The question most people have asked, as the scale of his crimes is … Continue reading

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Is it time for Walter Mosely and James Ellroy to collaborate on the great LA novel?

I have always been interested in Los Angeles (LA) as a town, a destination, and as an idea.  The city embodies much of what makes America a great place to live.  It is a patchwork quilt of ethnicities, cultures, and … Continue reading

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