Paul Alexander is the author of numerous books, among them Boulevard of Broken Dreams: The Life, Times, and Legend of James Dean. His new portrait of Dean, Being James Dean, has just been released by Rosetta Books.

‘Up In Smoke’

Few companies have sought, much less received, retribution for the actions the banks took. Monday, two companies will try to hold JPMorgan Chase to account in court.

'History In The Making'

After Hillary Clinton left 18 million cracks in the glass ceiling, supporters anticipate that she can smash through it in 2016. Paul Alexander reports. Women see in Clinton a female candidate who could not only run for but win the presidency.

Joe Biden stumbled along the way, but helped deliver in battleground states when it mattered. Did Mitt’s pick do the same? Paul Alexander rates the 2012 undercard.


Gary Johnson gets little press, but could still play spoiler in several key states. Paul Alexander on the Libertarian nominee’s dilemma—and why he thinks Romney is blocking his path.

You’re hired? Over the past three weeks, Donald Trump has quietly interviewed three candidates for campaign manager of his potential 2012 presidential run—including scandal-plagued Evangelical lightning rod Ralph Reed.

Donald Trump hasn’t yet declared his candidacy for the 2012 presidential election, but he’s already tangled up in an FEC complaint and an abortion flip-flop. Linked to both is Michael Cohen. Paul Alexander on the Trump adviser’s political résumé—and forays into MMA.