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Ben Mezrich

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Review: The Social Network

The ever unpredictable David Fincher, along with screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, didn't try to go high tech with this monumental "bio-pic" about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
Fincher, Eisenberg put a face on it
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 01, 2010
Get Seen: Brehon, Beka, Jennifer, Ben

Get Seen: Brehon, Beka, Jennifer, Ben


... at the Ben Sherman Opening  Brehon Cao-Garcia, PR representative at Regan Communications We stopped her because she looked pretty in a print dress. She...
By Stuff Boston  |  November 30, 2009
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Interview: Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Harrelson

Vampires may have taken a bite out of the popular zeitgeist in the past couple of years, but the nearly $25 million in ticket sales that greeted the opening of Zombieland, as it shuffled into theaters this past weekend, just goes to prove that while fles
 Picking the brains of Zombieland 's stars 
By BRETT MICHEL  |  October 09, 2009
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The Accidental Billionaires

In this nonfiction account of the Harvard origins of the social-networking phenomenon, the author boils down the essence of why Facebook — orginially called thefacebook — was created and the root of its power: nerds obsessing over sex. In this excerpt,
The founding of Facebook: A tale of sex, money, genius, and betrayal
By BEN MEZRICH  |  July 24, 2009
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Double down and Hollywood up

Sometimes Hollywood gets it right; sometimes Hollywood . . . ah, elaborates .
Playing the facts against the fiction of 21
By BRETT MICHEL  |  March 26, 2008
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21

An Asian leading man is, it seems, too big a gamble for Hollywood’s myopic big players.
A novel transformation
By BRETT MICHEL  |  March 25, 2008