William Stadiem

Everything about William Stadiem. Author, Screenwriter, Lawyer.

Selected Articles

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Mohamed Hadid

Mohamed Hadid’s Fight to Become the King of Bel Air Real Estate

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Behind Claude’s Doors

The Infamous Madame Claude and Her High-Profile Client List.

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Harvard’s Final Clubs

Can Harvard’s Storied Final Clubs Resist the Tides of Change?

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Olivia de Havilland

Olivia de Havilland and the Most Notorious Sibling Rivalry in Hollywood

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Studio Head: The Greatest Story Never Sold

The only in Hollywood hairdresser-to-mogul success of Jon Peters.

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The Maslin Stain

The modern high-tech indelibility
of a bad review

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No Resistance

Letter from Paris

Where the top French Michelin chefs like to eat when they come to LA.

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Eating Your Heart Out

The Agony and Ecstasy of Seating at Spago.

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Sin city has gone the way
of all flesh

The New Puritanism in Once Naughty Paris

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Billion-dollar blood money

The crimes and non-punishment of real estate scion Robert Durst.

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The Last Emperor

The final days of Fiat’s Gianni Agnelli.

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Herbalife’s Mark Hughes

The bizarre pyramidal success and even stranger death of Herbalife
founder Mark Hughes.

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Based on an original idea

Plagiarism at the top in Hollywood.

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L.A. Hookers, Russian Gangsters, Sex and Death

The Russian Mafia Usurps the Hollywood Call Girl Trade.