Seth Abramovitch
 From left: Pope, Friedkin (throwing Devil horns) and Abramovitch

From left: Pope, Friedkin (throwing Devil horns) and Abramovitch

It’s Podcast Time!

The wait is over. Seth’s new podcast, IT HAPPENED IN HOLLYWOOD, launched Oct. 1. In this Hollywood Reporter podcast, Seth and his good friend and co-host Chip Pope dive into the THR vaults to revisit landmark moments in show business history. Each episode features a special guest who was there. In the debut episode, we explore the making of one of the most terrifying and admired horror films of all time: THE EXORCIST. And none other than its Oscar-winning director William Friedkin joins us to reveal all of THE EXORCIST’S behind-the-scenes secrets!

Listen to Episode 1 HERE.

Subscribe to the show HERE.

RECENT WRITINGS

“Jami Gertz Got Game” The Hollywood Reporter|how an actress became an NBA team owner

"Out of His F—ing Mind" The Hollywood Reporter|an exclusive interview with Tom Arnold about his run-in with Mark Burnett

“Everyone Is an Idiot. Everyone Is an Idealogue.” The Hollywood Reporter|the controversial Norm Macdonald Q&A

"Death in a Hollywood Sex Dungeon" The Hollywood Reporter|how a top agency executive's "mummification" ritual ended in tragedy

"I Sold the Same Special Twice!" The Hollywood Reporter|how Netflix is driving an L.A. comedy gold rush

"Lines Got Blurred" The Hollywood Reporter|an exclusive sit-down with Jeffrey Tambor

"Heidi Fleiss Reflects on 25th Anniversary of Her Arrest" The Hollywood Reporter|the "Hollywood Madam" rescues macaws in the desert

"I Have No Side Here" The Hollywood Reporter|Michael Wolff reflects on a wild week and Trump's anger  

"Kathy Griffin: Can a Comic in Exile Come Back?" The Hollywood Reporter|a cover profile of an embattled comic

"I've Heard the 'This Is Your Moment' Speech So Many Times" The Hollywood Reporter|a cover profile of Armie Hammer

"Leah Remini is Not Backing Down" The Hollywood Reporter|the firebrand star pledges not to let up on Scientology

"Friars Club Under Fire" The Hollywood Reporter|inside an institution divided by financial and sex scandals

"How 'Sharknado' Casts Its C-Listers" The Hollywood Reporter|in which Trump is revealed to have nearly played "the President."

 

– About Seth –

[ we promise to keep it short ]

 

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Seth Abramovitch is a senior writer at The Hollywood Reporter, a position he’s held since 2012. His work at THR covers a wide array of topics and has earned seven Los Angeles Press Club awards. He’s penned cover stories on Armie Hammer, Kathy Griffin, Elizabeth Banks and Ellen Page, chronicled the homelessness epidemic in Los Angeles, interviewed jailed boy-band svengali Lou Pearlman, and immersed himself in experiential pieces on Dungeons & Dragons clubs and the pseudoscience of longevity. He’s previously written for The Atlantic, New York, Gawker and Esquire.

 
 

— Seth Abramovitch —

 
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