The month the show is set, Oct. 1975, was one of the most consequential pop culture moments, setting in motion everything from Real Housewives to Taylor Swift at the Super Bowl.
“I knew as certain events were happening, that I would never forget,” comedian Gary Gulman tells The Daily Beast about his new memoir, “Misfit: Growing Up Awkward in the ’80s.”
His clean, deceptively simple stories brought home the front-line reality of World War II with no sentiment or preaching.
An iconic ’70s rock band with a tangled web of toxic romances within the group? Fleetwood Mac’s DNA is all over the new series. Here are the real-life stories behind the fiction.
The Daily Beast talks to Roseanne Montillo, whose new book about Capote and the doomed socialite Ann Woodward reveals them as toxic twin strivers.
As Cathy O’Neil points out in her latest book, shame needs shared communal mores to function correctly. But online shaming just creates pariahs.
Washington Post reporter Craig Whitlock talks about his new book in which declassified documents reveal a tragic lack of U.S. strategy.
“My friends make fun of me that I can spin anything into a thriller. I can’t help the fact that I think about these dark possibilities,” says Andrea Bartz.
Sebastian Junger’s new book does not try to define the word “freedom” but instead asks the reader to meditate on what it means to each individual.
Lee biographer Abraham Riesman opens up about the dizzying time he had squaring his subject’s legitimate accomplishments with Lee’s habit of hogging all the credit all the time.