Fresh off Star Wars fame–and a drug overdose–Carrie Fisher found her true calling: as a writer. In this excerpt from her acclaimed biography of Fisher, Sheila Weller gives us the scoop.
On the 50th anniversary of Janis Joplin’s breakout as a solo artist—with a movie and a new book just released—the legendary singer’s best friend tells of their bond and their escapades—from Haight Ashbury to Woodstock.
She sings. She acts. And now, as a world-weary stripper in the hit movie Hustlers, Jennifer Lopez is getting buzz for an Oscar nomination.
She suffered the worst tragedy anyone could imagine, but she’s put her pain into action and launches a bold new public service ad today. Sheila Weller reports.
Looking back on her brief encounter with rock god Jimi Hendrix, Sheila Weller shares some deep lessons about life and love—and a few secrets.
When Brandi Carlile was joined on stage by these three legends, it was an unforgettable, age-defying moment. Listen up!
Today is the sixth anniversary of the legalization of gay marriage. Sheila Weller chronicles what it took and what it means to one midlife couple to be legally wed.
On the 25th anniversary of the double murders that rocked the nation, Sheila Weller, who literally wrote the book on the topic, contemplates if Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman would still be alive if the case unfolded today.
It wasn’t easy to be the “fat girl” in the band, but Cass Elliot built an unconventional career that rocked the culture. For the first time, Owen Elliot-Kugell shares the story of her mother’s struggles.
Their relationship spanned years and was forged through common ground and intimate discussions. Now Sheila Weller shares how Peggy Lipton’s death has left her stunned and how under the actress’s calm, blond beauty beat a fierce and searching heart.