Carly Simon

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Mike Wallace: Probed harder and more flamboyantly than his contemporaries at evasive subjects

There are some gaps in our knowledge of American culture. We recognise their novelists, pop stars and comedians. We certainly know their movie stars. (...)

John Prine in Nashville in 2016. Photograph: Kyle Dean Reinford/The New York Times

Born: October 10th, 1946 Died: April 7th, 2020 John Prine, who has died aged 73 due to complications of Covid-19, was a highly influential American s(...)

Carly Simon: Donald Trump is ‘so vain’. Photograph: Liz Linder

Carly Simon somehow appears both brittle and unbreakable as she opens the door to her hotel room, where a publicist hovers discreetly. She is wearing (...)

A Bombardier Learjet. The brand is struggling with market changes.

Learjet –once the epitome of luxury travel for celebrities like Frank Sinatra -- is gasping for breath, and Bombardier Inc. is making a last-ditch att(...)

As Amazon currently scouts the United States in search of a location for its new HQ2 city mayors from several major cities have been using their best chat-up lines to woo the retail giant. Photograph: David Ryder/Getty Images

I always found it hard to watch British comedy series The Office. Its intense reliance on cringe comedic value made me feel the same way others do abo(...)

 Britain’s prime minister Theresa May with head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker at Downing Street, London, on April 26th. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

In a BBC film broadcast last week, the singer Carly Simon performed the previously unheard fourth verse of You’re So Vain. The song is about a narciss(...)

The first two albums of the Too Slow To Disco series reintroduced audiences to an abundance of sultry, smooth mood music made on the US West Coast (...)

Adele: Pre-performance nerves.  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The adrenaline that courses through a performer’s body before they take to the stage in front of thousands of expectant fans would be enough to(...)