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|Born||August 8, 1948|
|Alma mater||University of California, Berkeley|
|Notable awards||Samuel Johnson Prize|
(m. 1992; died 2012)
Richard Zoglin (born August 8, 1948) is an American journalist and author.
Zoglin wrote about entertainment for Time for over 20 years. He is the author of Hope: Entertainer of the Century, a 2014 biography of comedian Bob Hope.
In 2008, he published Comedy at the Edge: How Stand-up in the 1970s Changed America, describing Lenny Bruce and the influence of the generation of stand-ups who followed him and elaborated on his style.
Zoglin obtained a bachalor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley, where he later received his master's degree in journalism.
Zoglin was married to Charla Krupp on August 1, 1992, until her death from breast cancer on January 23, 2012. Charla Zoglin was an entertainment editor for Glamour. Zoglin's father was the head of Zoglin Brothers Builders in Kansas City.
- Comedy at the Edge: How Stand-up in the 1970s Changed America. Bloomsbury USA. February 3, 2009. ISBN 978-1-58234-625-0.
- Hope: Entertainer of the Century. Simon & Schuster. November 4, 2014. ISBN 978-1-4391-4858-7.
- Elvis in Vegas: How the King Reinvented the Las Vegas Show
- ^ Naremore, James (2008). More than night: film noir in its contexts. University of California Press. pp. 163–. ISBN 978-0-520-25402-2. Retrieved May 6, 2011.
- ^ Smith, Jacob (February 7, 2011). Spoken Word: Postwar American Phonograph Cultures. University of California Press. pp. 155–. ISBN 978-0-520-26704-6. Retrieved May 6, 2011.
- ^ a b "Weddings; Charla Krupp and Richard Zoglin". The New York Times. Retrieved April 12, 2013.
- ^ "Elvis in Vegas". July 23, 2019 – via www.simonandschuster.com.
- 1948 births
- 20th-century American journalists
- American male journalists
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- 21st-century American biographers
- 21st-century American journalists
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- Living people
- Time (magazine) people
- UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism alumni
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