About Jesse Kornbluth

Jesse Kornbluth is is a New York-based writer and editor of HeadButler.com, a cultural concierge site he launched in 2004. As a magazine journalist, he has been a contributing editor for Vanity Fair, New York and Architectural Digest. As an author, his books include Airborne: The Triumph and Struggle of Michael Jordan; Highly Confident: The Crime and Punishment of Michael Milken and Pre-Pop Warhol. As a screenwriter, he has written for Robert De Niro, Paul Newman and PBS. On the Web, he co-founded Bookreporter.com. From 1997 to 2002, he was Editorial Director of America Online.

Movies For A Summer Weekend When There’s Nothing New To See

Don’t waste your money or time on the movies this weekend. Instead, check out these worth while films suggested by Jesse Kornbluth.

Do You Know The Man In The Photo? He’s the World’s Greatest Singer

You’re truly missing out if you haven’t heard the music of these artists. Jesse Kornbluth on some seriously talented Muslim musicians.

Night Work

Jesse Kornbluth reviews David C. Taylor’s “Night Life” – a thriller you won’t be able to put down.

The Song of my Summer: ‘Nights Like This You Better Not Miss’

Jesse Kornbluth will be jamming out to this artist all summer.

A Terrific Thriller by a Great Writer You’ve Never Heard of

A thriller for the beach that’s too good for the beach? That’s better than the new Alan Furst? This….

A Daughter Is Her Father’s Heart, Walking Away On Feet

Jesse Kornbluth looks at Robert Munsch simple, beautiful story “I Love You Forever”.

A 4.5 Minute Ovation At Cannes. The BFG Finally Comes To Life.

Most summer films for kids and families are dreadful. “The BFG,” which opens on July 1, looks like a masterpiece.

The King Of Historical Thrillers Has A New Book. I Prefer An Old One.

Jesse Kornbluth reviews Alan Furst’s “The Foreign Correspondent”.


Love Everyone: The Transcendent Wisdom of Neem Karoli Baba Told Through the Stories of the Westerners Whose Lives He Transformed

Jesse Kornbluth on the life of an incredibly inspiring poet.

Who Thinks More About Death — You Or A Dying ‘Great’ Writer?

Jesse Kornbluth the violet hour: when writer’s reach their end.

1 Of The 10 Best Historical Novels. A Sicilian ‘Gone With The Wind’

Jesse Kornbluth reviews a classic love story with a Sicilian twist.

Trump? How Did This Happen? In 1951, Eric Hoffer Drew A Map

Jesse Korbluth unpacks the predication Eric Hoffer had for the future of America more than 50 years ago.

A Leader. And a Thinker. His Birthday? Yesterday. He’d be 1,836

Jesse Kornbluth celebrates Marcus Aurelius.

Never Too Hungover: Hangover Prevention Drink

Jesse Kornbluth personally reviews the hangover preventative, Never Too Hungover.

Bruce Springsteen Won’t Sing In North Carolina. Who’s Next?

Jesse Kornbluth on who will join the protest against North Carolina’s anti-transgender laws.

John le Carré: Who’s Worse, a Russian Crook or an English Banker?

The corruption that props up the powerful world of money is the topic of John leCarré’s novel, “Our Kind of Traitor.”