Apr 14 • 1HR 26M

Entanglements! Nancy Rommelmann and Sarah Hepola Take On Hollywood

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Entanglements, they're everywhere!

In this episode of the Paloma Media podcast, Sarah Hepola and I look at:

+ The Will Smith-Jada Pinkett Smith turmoil

+ The Johnny Depp-Amber Heard mess

+ Online's "cruelty in the name of justice!" flamers

Plus the modern complications of monogamy, Veronica Lake's hair (good!), the world of child actors in Hollywood (mostly bad), why John Updike got it right when he said, "Celebrity is a mask that eats into the face,” and more!

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Shownotes!

"You can't just use me for social media." Jada Pinkett-Smith/Will Smith video

"Dread Carpet," Bill Maher on 2020's Depressing Oscar Best Pics

"I spoke up against sexual violence—and faced our culture's wrath. That has to change." Amber Heard Opinion piece (WaPo)

"Julia Louis-Dreyfuss's Last Fuckable Day

"The Things I'm Afraid to Write About," by Sarah Hepola (Atlantic)

"Jena at 15: A Childhood in Hollywood," by Nancy Rommelmann (LA Weekly)

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