Books tagged: television industry

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Funny Attractive F*cked Up People: Part I
Price: Free! Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
2014. It was a lot of the same with the group of friends I had. Gossip married us like covalent bonds. Love was always the goal. Cupid had more than one arrow in his holster. It was okay to try any drug once. People who made creativity possible often made life impossible. No one judged you, unless it was behind your back. We were all playing the city’s version of chutes and ladders…
Wrong City
Price: Free! Words: 53,120. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
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Vish’s chance meeting with Sparky, a charismatic stranger with mysterious influence over the entertainment industry, leads to a dream job and a romance with Troy, a starlet with a dark secret. After Troy vanishes, Vish’s quest to find her takes him deep into Los Angeles’ supernatural underbelly, where he finds himself at the center of a war between Sparky and his foes for control of Hollywood.
Demon City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,750. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Felix Dockweiler—former model, current entertainment reporter, and the star of such films as “Frat Party USA”—finds his life disrupted when a pair of fire demons blaze into Los Angeles and rack up a body count while hunting down his brother, Michael. As the temperature rises and wildfires ravage the city, Felix’s search for Michael leads him into L.A.’s seedy, supernatural underbelly.
The Time of My Life
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 44,560. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
When the opportunity came for Peter McNally to join the board of the newly-created London Weekend Television as Finance Director, Peter, still only in his thirties, seized it with both hands. He became a senior member of the team that steered LWT to dramatic success in the 1970s, eventually sharing in its financial fortunes, which has enabled him to enjoy many hobbies in later life.
Karyn Kupcinet Strangled Hollywood Beauty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Andrew Prine was Karyn Kupcinet's boyfriend until shortly before her violent and untimely death on November 28, 1963. Karyn's body lay undiscovered on a couch in her West Hollywood apartment for three days. It was found by two friends. My book reveals many of the likely suspects in her murder, including Prine, who is still alive. Karyn was also a drug abuser. She used methamphetamine habitually.
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.
Something out of Nothing . . . a Hollywood Maverick's Rule Book
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,730. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Something Out of Nothing...a Hollywood Maverick’s Rule Book is an often funny, insider’s view on how to break into show biz and navigate its shark-infested waters. Filled with real "war stories" about working with Academy Award-winning talent, each of the short chapters explains a particular rule to follow in order "to make it" in Hollywood, like "Good Ideas Don't Just Fall off a Turnip Truck."
Joi Lansing Singer, TV Actress And B-Movie Icon
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Joi Lansing died an untimely death in 1972. She was a multi-talented performer signed by MGM in the 1940s. Her curvy figure and facial beauty proved to be hindrances. They restricted her to playing "dumb blondes". Despite the stereotypes she was in steady demand as a singer, nightclub performer, as well as a stage, TV, and movie actress. My E-book focuses on her immense versatility and creativity.
Before, With, After, My Life With The Legendary Jackson5 Family
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
America is certainly the land of opportunity, and perhaps no one knows that better than Stanley Johnson. His life story is chronicled in “Before With After” My Life With The Legendary Jackson5 Family.
Lorton's Quick Reads - Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is a collection of very short stories. Each one is intended to be read in a single sitting, with the goal of being entertaining, with the occasional deep thought tossed in. Most of the time, humor reigns. The stories are so short and enticing, that they are great, fun, quick reads and page-turners.