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Power was my mentor. How America's favorite TV dad showed me the big picture!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,050. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
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A true story of how Art, an unknown comedian/aspiring writer was uniquely plucked from obscurity and mentored by the legendary entertainer Bill Cosby. Hired as the audience warm up comedian and fired by producers perturbed that he was given an opportunity by Cosby to watch "their" show in-process as an insider. Facing adversity, he challenges his will and pride against their authority and hatred.
Mandela Was Late: Odd Things & Essays From the Seinfeld Writer Who Coined Yada, Yada and Made Spongeworthy a Compliment
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,960. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
MANDELA WAS LATE traverses the inner universe of a satiric genius who maybe should be getting out of the house a little more often. Wrapped in his cocoon of Hollywood residuals, battling his own (mounting?) foibles day by day, former Seinfeld writer/producer Peter Mehlman somehow manages to see the world a little more clearly than the rest of us.
The Someone You're Not: True Stories of Sports, Celebrity, Politics & Pornography
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 99,970. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Bestselling author Mike Sager’s fourth collection showcases his deftly-written journalism at its best and most mature, a riveting marriage of crime reportage and you-are-there literary anthropology. The centerpiece examines the rise and fall of football's RoboQB, Todd Marinovich. Also: Paris Hilton, Dana White, Vetville, Bobby Jindal, Ugly, Pete Carroll, an innocent man jailed for 29 years, more.
Queens Of Comedy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,220. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
They are comedy legends: Lucille Ball, Phyllis Diller, Carol Burnett, and Joan Rivers! Cinderella had a glass slipper, but comics have clown shoes that leave footprints on our fannies and handprints on our hearts. Queens of Comedy includes Dr. Sue’s personal interviews with great stars, show business advice, comedy secrets, and insights into humor and gender.
Diary of a Lollipop in a Peanut Factory
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,970. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
…The story of an unexpected life… Take the train into the station. Step on the platform. Walk to Broadway and open the curtain into the backstage world of New York City—Join designer Jane Elissa as she meets sports, entertainment, and fashion celebrities while raising money to wipe out Leukemia.
The Maybelline Story and the Spirited Family Dynasty Behind It
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 129,740. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
A fascinating and inspiring story of secrecy, ambition, and luck; a tale both epic and intimate, alive with the clash, the hustle, the music, and dance of American enterprise. “A richly told story of a forty-year, white-hot love triangle that fans the flames of a major worldwide conglomerate.” —Neil Shulman, Associate Producer,Doc Hollywood “Salacious! Engrossing! Destined for film!”—New York Post
Gabriel Byrne: The Joe Jackson Interviews Plus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
In 1988 The Irish Times claimed that an Irish rock magazine was "noted for its probing interviews conducted by" author, journalist and broadcaster, Joe Jackson. That same year, Jackson interviewed Gabriel Byrne for the first time. After reading that interview Byrne said "that is the first totally honest, soul-searching interview I have done."This is the back story of that, and a 1992, interviews.
The Coparazzi
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,710. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
In 1989 Patrolmen Vincent Casale was transferred to his dream assignment, The NYPD Movie Unit. The Unit was implemented to protect and assist the motion picture industry while they filmed on the streets of New York. Casale found himself smack in the middle. Lights! Camera! Action! Movie Stars! But were the stars in his eyes too bright?
A Disney Childhood (Comic Books to Sailing Ships)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,690. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a child within the Disney Studio family, Cathy's life was anything but ordinary. Her dad, George Sherman, served as Disney's Head of Publications from the late '50s to '74. When Disney foreign reps visted, they would meet this “typical American family,” for hospitality and a tour of Disneyland. Mr. Sherman died at 45 throwing the family into a mix of grief, courage and adventure.
The Ultimate 80's
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,680. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Explore the 80's culture, movies, music, and fads. Your "go-to" 80's guide for everything cool about the 1980's. You know you're a child of the 80's if...
Heeere's Dusty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,140. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Get the back-stories from a man who covered the Hollywood beat as a TV critic for more 40 years. The book is filled with lively tales about Johnny Carson, Lucille Ball, Bob Hope, Bill Cosby, Carol Burnett and more of Hollywood’s biggest stars. This is a must-read for anybody interested in what happens in Hollywood.
The Meaning of Life (and AIDS Jokes)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,660. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
The Meaning of Life (and AIDS Jokes) is a collection of essays that cover a wide range of subjects, including pop culture, society, politics, rock ‘n roll, life, crazy theories, and most importantly, inappropriate jokes.
The Twilight Effect
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,940. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
"the twilight effect" explores the fan frenzy that surrounds Stephenie Meyer's popular Twilight book series. Much has been written about the author, the actors and the studio involved in this franchise, but little has been revealed about it's fans. This is my story and the stories of a hundred others who were swept away in the fan frantic madness the is...The Twilight Saga.
California Mystique
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,320. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Daughters and Sons of The Golden State. Famous and infamous.
Confidential
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 90,630. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
The Life of Secret Agent Turned Hollywood Tycoon Arnon Milchan
Success in the Cinema: The Money-Making Movies, The Critics' Choices & the Audience Favorites
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,130. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
"Success in the Cinema" is a valuable addition to Reid's series of film books. It should be in every movie enthusiast's library. JHR reviews 110 successful movies with extensive cast, behind-the-camera and release credits plus other essential background information. There's Billy the Kid, A Place in the Sun, Sunset Boulevard, From Here to Eternity, Jane Eyre, Jolson Story, Letter to 3 Wives, etc.
Movies Magnificent: 150 Must-See Cinema Classics
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,390. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
All Reid's books are interesting and useful. This one deals with an impressive range of movie landmarks, including credits, reviews and interesting background details on films like Algiers, Anna and the King of Siam, Bells of St Mary's, Best Years of Our Lives, Blood and Sand, Blossoms in the Dust, Citizen Kane, Cover Girl, Dinner at Eight, etc. Reid's notes on the films are totally fascinating.
Silent Films & Early Talkies on DVD: A Classic Movie Fan's Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
This handbook reviews 178 movies, dating from 1918 to 1934, now available on DVD. They showcase stars like Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Clara Bow, Lon Chaney, Louise Brooks, Charles Chaplin, Joan Crawford, Colleen Moore, Harold Lloyd, Gary Cooper, William Powell, Greta Garbo, Rudolph Valentino, Norma Shearer, Buster Keaton, Shirley Temple, Barbara Stanwyck, Ronald Colman, Lillian Gish, etc.
Hollywood Gold: Famous Films of the Forties & Fifties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
This book's real meat lies in its extensive cast and camera credits plus background information and reviews on all 160 titles from Adventures of Mark Twain through to You Were Never Lovelier. Most enjoyable of many extras are the inside comments on Ghost of Frankenstein, Humoresque, The Killers, Letter from an Unknown Woman, Nightmare Alley, Niagara, The Thin Man, We're Not Married, Malaya, etc.
Zebra's Rock and Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,700. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
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A crazy casting call, a twelve-hour wait and a whole bunch of patience was all it took to land a major role in a multi-million dollar studio film. The nineteen-week production and working side-by-side with Rock Hudson, Ernie Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan, Tony Bill and Jim Brown, turned out to be only part of the exciting journey.