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.

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.”

This is scorching now. I adore it. You might too.

Jesse Kornbluth reviews the music of Lukas Graham.

Philip Slater: The Chrysalis Effect: The Metamorphosis Of Global Culture

The Chrysalis Effect shows that the chaos and conflict experienced worldwide today are the result of a global cultural metamorphosis, one which has accelerated so rapidly in recent decades as to provoke fierce resistance. Jesse Kornbluth reviews the book here.

All Things Cease to Appear

I hated George Clare. I wanted him punished. You will too.

The Must-Read Book About O.J. Simpson & Nicole Brown: ‘Raging Heart’

Jesse Kornbluth takes a look at the OJ Simpson case in a way you’ve never seen before.

Graham Greene: The Quiet American

Jesse Kornbluth reviews the works of Graham Greene.

Oscar Special: Enough of ‘The Revenant,’ Here Are 8 Best Foreign Films

Jesse Kornbluth, with eight amazing foreign films worth seeing.

The Narrow Door: A Memoir of Friendship

Jesse Kornbluth reviews “The Narrow Door” – a captivating read by Paul Lisicky.

Jason Isbell: Something More Than Free

Sometimes an artist gets a Grammy who actually deserves it, and this was one of those times.

Spring Training Baseball Games Begin 3/1. Time To Plan A Garden.

Gardening made easy. Jesse Kornbluth covers the books that show you how.

Pundits Are Making Me Puke…Time To Read…George Orwell

The Orwell Reader: Fiction, Essays, and Reportage

A Great Book of Victorian Photography…By the Guitarist of Queen?

Jesse Kornbluth reviews A Village Lost and Found by Brian May.

2015: Sinatra’s 100th Birthday & Billie Holiday’s. Bet You Didn’t Know.

Jesse Kornbluth on celebrating two legends.