The latest season of You Must Remember This, the hit podcast about behind-the-scenes Hollywood, looks at the women who practically invented the gossip column.
Matt Hanson is a contributing editor at The Arts Fuse, Boston's online independent arts and culture magazine. His work has also appeared in The Baffler, The Guardian, The Millions, The New Yorker, and elsewhere. He lives in New Orleans. www.hansonmatthew.com
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