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To Make Matters Worse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,280. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Danny Marianino's constant quest to find a comfortable place to poop as a youngster will have you in tears as you laugh and groan with him in this enlightening look into the enigmatic author and musician's childhood. Readers of his previous books will enjoy returning to Danny's unique voice as he takes you through his trials and tribulations as a rambunctious youth with a seemingly spastic colon.
Once a Pulp Man: The Secret Life of Judson P. Philips as Hugh Pentecost
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Once a popular mystery writer, Judson P. Philips rose through the ranks of pulp fiction magazines, achieving success as Hugh Pentecost. Years later, he established a summer stock theater that launched several careers. Despite personal success and professional achievement, Philips maintained he was a failure. Audrey Parente examines the complicated life and career of a complex artist.
The Tao of Kevin Spacey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
He's been called the greatest actor of his generation. But Kevin Spacey is more than just an Academy Award winning icon and visionary behind House of Cards, the runaway hit Netflix original drama. Kevin Spacey is also an inspiring advocate for talent, a tireless proponent for the arts, and an undeniable man of mystery who keeps the tabloids buzzing.
The Tragic Secret Life of Jayne Mansfield
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,540. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Having spent ten years as Jayne Mansfield's press secretary, Raymond Strait knows intimately both the public image and the private person that were Jayne Mansfield. Sitting through hundreds of hours of interviews and private conversations -- not only with Jayne but also with her husbands, her lovers, and her children -- gave Ray the opportunity to present a revealing portrait of the woman.
P. S. I Love Lucy: Lucille Ball's Palm Springs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,320. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz visited Palm Springs as young lovers. Once married, they built a home here, raised a family and constructed a hotel. Until Desi broke her heart here and all Lucy had was her love for the desert. This is how it happened...
The Queens of Comedy: Amy Schumer, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and Chelsea Handler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,450. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
They've been called the most innovative and irreverent performers of their time. But Amy Schumer, Tina Fey, Chelsea Handler, and Amy Poehler are much more than a gang of girls who know how to tell jokes. They are also comedy pioneers blazing trails alongside (and ahead of) most of their legendary peers in a male-dominated business.
The Unauthorized True Story Behind The Ghostbusters Reboot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
For the first time ever, go behind the scenes of the long road to reboot with bestselling author Ian Fineman’s bombshell-loaded and refreshingly brisk recount of never-before-told tales of pre-production woes and other major revelations regarding the new all-female remake of Ghostbusters. A must read for fans of the iconic film and its lasting legacy!
Chelsea Handler: The Unauthorized Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
From her past on E!'s "Chelsea Lately," to her well-hyped future in late night as the host of a new Netflix series, it's now Chelsea Handler's world. And we’re all just living in it. For the first time ever, go beyond the scenes to meet the real Chelsea Handler in this powerfully revealing unauthorized brisk biography from bestselling entertainment author and veteran journalist Ian Fineman.
The Story of Sunseed — And Other True Adventures
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,200. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Some may call this a love story. It's that and more: memoirs, a spiritual quest, and reflections on wisdom gained along the way. The Story of Sunseed is a quintessential journey of our time. It compels us to take a fresh look at today's world and everything we think we know about it. By the end we learn just as our world has been transformed over a lifetime, the same opportunity exists for us.
Things Parents Can't Have
Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A short, humorous look at parenting, based on my experience, with a little exaggeration. Genre: nonfiction Length: 5 pages
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey: From SNL to Sisters on Camera and in Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
For the first time ever, bestselling author Ian Fineman profiles the rise of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, providing an unprecedented account of their individual and collective journeys to the zenith of their industry,
Claudia Jennings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Claudia Jennings is perhaps the most recognizable Playmate, aside from one, i.e. Marilyn Monroe to appear in films. Victoria Vetri was another. Jennings untimely death, at 29, occurred only months before she would have turned 30. Some critics believe she was limited as an actress. Yet a New York Magazine writer praised her "fully clothed" acting in the off Broadway production of Dark of the Moon.
Revered to Reviled: The Untold, Unauthorized, and Uncomfortable Truth About Bill Cosby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Nonviolent
For the first time ever, the surreal and stunning downfall of Bill Cosby is recounted in devastating detail by global bestselling author and entertainment news veteran Ian Fineman.
Cut Short: The Unauthorized True Story of Daniel Bryan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
It's the story WWE doesn't want told. It's the story Daniel Bryan knows to be true. It's the story no one has heard until now.
Stories From Ireland & Other Beautiful Places: ORANGE HAIRED ANGEL
You set the price! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Astrology, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This first story from my Irish travels centers on Angel B. Halloran and her baby named Bradpitt. I meet her in the town of Ballymagill in the West of Ireland. Sweet as she was, Angel was also crazy about actors. We go from Ron Howard to Brad Pitt to Peter O'Toole and end up with a story about Robert Redford. I hope you enjoy the Orange Haired Angel.
Surging To Success: The 25 Entrepreneurs, Authors, Entertainers, Innovators, And Straight-Up Nerds Who Are Following Their Passions And Finding Success
Price: Free! Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
From profiles with Oscar-winning screenwriters and New York Times Bestselling authors, to Q&As with the entrepreneurs behind products you use every day, we have spent the last year pulling back the curtain on success, ambition and finding happiness through your career. In short: surging to success. This book represents the best of our efforts. Read. Enjoy. Surge On.
Las diez mejores películas de Bond… ¡de todos los tiempos! #10 Operación Trueno
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,780. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Las diez mejores películas de Bond… ¡de todos los tiempos! Nada hay más subjetivo que esto. ¡Y nada más divertido! Venga y únase al autor de superventas internacionales Mark Williams en una odisea de James Bond mientras explora el fenómeno James Bond, en éste, el quincuagésimo aniversario del estreno del filme de Bond que llegó al # 10 de su lista: Operación Trueno.
The Best Nonfiction and Storytelling Podcasts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by AA Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
There are so many nonfiction and storytelling podcasts out there, all vying for your attention! How do you know which to choose? Author David Bain listens to more than 24 hours of podcasts per week and shares his research with you, with commentary and details on the top 15 free podcasts in the category. The podcasts, listed with links, should provide you with hours of happy listening!
Lenny Bruce Narcotics Busts And Obscenity Cases, 1959-1966
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Until 1962 Lenny Bruce appeared on mainstream programs like the Steve Allen Show and others. Bob Hope, Shelley Berman, and Jonathan Winters were among the entertainers who admired him. Yet no other comedian was willing to put himself on the line for free speech as did Lenny. He once said jokingly that his lawyers booked more court dates for him than his agents scheduled him for nightclub dates.
Brigitte Helm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Brigitte Helm was a mercurial actress. Convicted by a Third Reich court of running over an elderly woman in her auto, Brigitte's career began after her mother sent her photo to the wife of German film director Fritz Lang. Versatile and reclusive she married a German industrialist. Brigitte refused most requests for interviews in her later years. I have researched my e-book using vintage newspapers