Ben Svetkey

journalist and author

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Former LA Bureau Chief for Entertainment Weekly and the author of the new novel Leading Man

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Benjamin Svetkey spent 20 years as a writer and celebrity interviewer for Entertainment Weekly.

Point: Peering into the Eyes of a Celebrity and Learning… Nothing

Benjamin Svetkey spent 20 years as a writer and celebrity interviewer for Entertainment Weekly.

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