Not satisfied with becoming the most commercially successful of mawkish, paint-by-numbers romance novels, Nicholas Sparks also believes he’s the best. From a 2010 interview: “There’s a difference between drama and melodrama; … Continue Reading Nicholas Sparks’ worst attribute isn’t his writing
Marion Barry is writing his autobiography. With foreword by Rick James.
I’d be jealous of my friend Andisheh, a published author with a favorable blurb from the Times, if he wasn’t such a good egg. AMERICAPEDIA Taking the Dumb Out of … Continue Reading No shame in this plug
Once I was sitting on a plane next to a woman reading one of the Harry Potter books. “Have you read [Harry Potter & the Troll’s Gall Bladder?] yet?” “No. … Continue Reading My Harry Potter memories
Disgraced author James Frey, in a new tome chronicling the Second Coming of Christ, depicts the Messiah as “an active bisexual who supports his prostitute girlfriend when she aborts her first … Continue Reading Good thing James Frey isn’t writing about Muhammad
You can’t write a political autobiography without “courage” or “lead” in the title. Pretty arrogant to call yourself courageous, don’t you think?
Sarah Palin makes a cameo in the recently released children’s book, “Help! Mom! Radicals Are Ruining My Country!” In the book written by Katharine DeBrecht, “Governor Sarah” (a character based … Continue Reading just in time for christmas
They’re feuding, but who wants to pick a side? Kind of like choosing between Kabbalah and Scientology. If I had to, I’d stand with Toby Keith, redneck bluster and all. … Continue Reading ethan hawke vs. toby keith
Hugh Hewitt’s ‘How Sarah Palin Won the Election … and Saved America’ Does Not As Yet Have a Publisher Obviously liberal bias is to blame. This is not a joke, … Continue Reading book of the month
Looks like Barack Obama is following his opponent’s lead, launching a defensive and silly attack against media critics. At the very least dispense with the tired partisan cliches and breathless … Continue Reading maybe he should accuse him of being a sexist
A major talent takes his own life.
NUMBER TWO on the New York Times Bestseller List (hardback non-fiction): “Stori Telling,” by Tori Spelling.