Ben Stein, Author at The American Spectator
Ben Stein
Ben Stein
Ben Stein is a writer, actor, economist, and lawyer living in Beverly Hills and Malibu. He writes “Ben Stein’s Diary” for every issue of The American Spectator.
by | Aug 14, 2020

Thursday Oooh. It’s dark and dreary this morning. Unusual for glorious Beverly Hills. I got up, put on my swimsuit,…

by | Aug 12, 2020

Tuesday A perfect day. I awakened, had a modest breakfast, then read the online news. The polls about Trump/Biden are…

by | Aug 3, 2020

My father, Herbert Stein, was a famous and brilliant economist. But he was in his heart deeply interested in poetry….

by | Jul 29, 2020

Monday Lunch on another perfect Beverly Hills day at the Beverly Hills Hotel. It was surprisingly empty, but, as always,…

by | Jul 25, 2020

Tuesday A scary day indeed. I went to lunch as I almost always do at the Cabana Café at the…

by | Jul 22, 2020

Tuesday Yuck. I awakened feeling ultra-depressed. Lethargic, suicidal, weak, hopeless. I couldn’t figure out why. I had a bland dinner….

by | Jul 12, 2020

Friday Another perfect day here in glorious Beverly Hills. My pal, Glenn Miller (his real name), and my beautiful Polynesian…

by | Jul 7, 2020

Monday A horrible day. I was up a large part of the night with an upset stomach. I am pretty…

by | Jul 6, 2020

Saturday, July 4 I awakened filled with dread, as I customarily do these days. It has to do with my beautiful…

by | Jul 4, 2020

What a terrible morning. I awakened with long-lasting, painful stomach disorders. I almost always have them, but these were unusually…

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