Karina Longworth

Karina Longworth, photo by Emily Berl
Karina Longworth, photo by Emily Berl

Karina Longworth is a writer, film historian, and podcaster. She is the creator, producer, and host of You Must Remember This, a podcast on the secret and forgotten history of twentieth century Hollywood, as well as the author of books on George Lucas, Al Pacino, and Meryl Streep.

Her latest book, Seduction: Sex, Lies and Stardom in Howard Hughes’s Hollywood, was released by Custom House in November 2018.

She lives in Los Angeles.


selected bibliography

Seduction: Sex, Lies, and Stardom in Howard Hughes's Hollywood by Karina Longworth
Seduction: Sex, Lies, and Stardom in Howard Hughes’s Hollywood (2018)

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online resources

Karina Longworth’s website
“The Secret Hollywood of You Must Remember This,” the New Yorker, June 28, 2021
“Hollywood’s Fame Scholar Is Reinvigorated,” Vulture, August 24, 2020
“Longworth Makes Old Hollywood New,” the Atlantic, November 14,2018

Video: Longworth on Bullseye with Jesse Thorn