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Lisa DePaulo

September 25, 2000 | Profile
Yep, I'm ... Game

Forget about those people she writes about—Liz Smith herself is the story. She's feuded (and made up) with Frank Sinatra; flirted with everyone from Warren Beatty to Norman Mailer; flacked for Liz Taylor, Barbara Walters, and Madonna; married a college-football star; and had her heart broken by a college girlfriend. So is she coming out? "Honey," she says, "I've never been in."

March 13, 2000 | Feature
Whose Life Is It, Anyway?

In Tom King, David Geffen thought he'd found the perfect biographer: a young, openly gay rising star at the Wall Street Journal who promised him a "fair and accurate" book. But after he got a peek at The Operator, which hits stores this week, Geffen began complaining that he'd made a deal with the devil.

March 29, 1999 | Feature
Thou Shalt Have Dirty Thoughts

Thanks, Bill. Now even Orthodox rabbis are talking about oral sex.

January 25, 1999 | Profile
Nouveau Rich

How the wife of a billionaire fugitive reinvented herself as a Grammy-nominated songwriter, peripatetic party girl, and first-class FOB. Lisa DePaulo on the second coming of Denise Rich.

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