Hedda Hopper

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    With the Statler Hilton's Future in Question, Last Night a Loving Look Back at Its Past

    Scott DornJo Fischer, who worked at the Statler Hilton even before it officially opened in 1956Organizers of last night's "Story of the Statler" presentation at the Dallas Center for Architecture expected, oh, maybe 30 or 40 folks to show for architect Marcel Quimby's talk about the historic, neglec ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 31, 2001

    Skip It

    Why the best teen movie of the year, based on a beloved novel, won't be in theaters

  • Music

    May 6, 1999

    Squeeze player

    With his mob connections and starlet phone numbers, Dick Contino was the coolest accordionist in 1950s L.A. -- which is why he's James Ellroy's buddy

  • News

    June 6, 1996

    Kiss and Tell

    Author and screenwriter Harry Preston reflects upon a career spent traveling from here to obscurity