They Call Me Supermensch
Score: 4.5
From 41 Ratings

They Call Me Supermensch


  • Author: Shep Gordon
  • Release Date : 2016-09-20
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 10055443 Bytes


An eye-popping peek into entertainment industry from the magnetic force who has worked with an impeccable roster of stars throughout his storied career.In the course of his legendary career as a manager, agent, and producer, Shep Gordon has worked with, and befriended, some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry, from Alice Cooper to Bette Davis, Raquel Welch to Groucho Marx, Blondie to Jimi Hendrix, Sylvester Stallone to Salvador Dali, Luther Vandross to Teddy Pendergrass. He is also credited with inventing the "celebrity chef," and has worked with Nobu Matsuhisa, Emeril Lagasse, Wolfgang Puck, Roger Vergé, and many others, including his holiness the Dalai Lama. In this wonderfully engaging memoir, the charismatic entertainment legend r...

They Call Me Supermensch

They Call Me Supermensch


  • Author : Shep Gordon
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-09-20
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062355973


They Call Me Supermensch Book Description :

An eye-popping peek into entertainment industry from the magnetic force who has worked with an impeccable roster of stars throughout his storied career. In the course of his legendary career as a manager, agent, and producer, Shep Gordon has worked with, and befriended, some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry, from Alice Cooper to Bette Davis, Raquel Welch to Groucho Marx, Blondie to Jimi Hendrix, Sylvester Stallone to Salvador Dali, Luther Vandross to Teddy Pendergrass. He is also credited with inventing the "celebrity chef," and has worked with Nobu Matsuhisa, Emeril Lagasse, Wolfgang Puck, Roger Vergé, and many others, including his holiness the Dalai Lama. In this wonderfully engaging memoir, the charismatic entertainment legend ...

Alice Cooper  Golf Monster
Score: 4.5
From 6 Ratings

Alice Cooper Golf Monster


  • Author : Alice Cooper
  • Publisher : Three Rivers Press
  • Release Date : 2008-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307382917


Alice Cooper Golf Monster Book Description :

The provocative rock star describes his love affair with golf, reflecting on how he discovered the game, how it helped him overcome a self-destructive downward spiral into alcoholism, and how he evolved from hacker to scratch golfer to serious Pro Am competitor. Reprint. 30,000 first printing....

Who Are All These Children and Why Are They Calling Me Mom

Who Are All These Children and Why Are They Calling Me Mom


  • Author : Faith Bogdan
  • Publisher : Charisma Media
  • Release Date : 2013-04-02
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781621360292


Who Are All These Children and Why Are They Calling Me Mom Book Description :

Psst...over here! I’m hiding out in the laundry room eating dark chocolate. Got a sec? Good. I was wondering, is it just me, or do you sometimes find it really hard to be a mom? Faith Bogdan never planned to have children, but within six years, she had four. Who Are All These Children and Why Are They Calling Me Mom? is the story of Faith’s journey to fully embrace unexpected motherhood as, little by little, God revealed the heart issues that prevented her from relishing the role He’d called her to fulfill. Whether you’re a mom to tots or teens, Faith offers real hope for change and concrete guidance to help you navigate the joyful, messy, and sometimes overwhelming challenges of motherhood....

Successful Artist Management

Successful Artist Management


  • Author : Xavier M. Frascogna
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 082307689X


Successful Artist Management Book Description :

The authoritative, standard reference on artist management in the music industry expands its insights even further in this updated edition, formerly titled Successful Artist Management. Earning accolades for years, including ASCAP's prestigious Deems Taylor Award for books on the industry, this vital reference keeps pace in its third edition with the demands of the ever-changing musical entertainment field. Emphasizing that, despite the glamour of the industry, artist management is still subject to the solid rules that govern all good business practice, the authors include interviews with top record executives; coverage of new forms of business, such as the limited-liability company; and updates on the legal framework of the music industry. Professio...

NOFX
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

NOFX


  • Author : NOFX
  • Publisher : Da Capo Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-12
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780306824784


NOFX Book Description :

NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories is the first tell-all autobiography from one of the worldÕs most influential and controversial punk bands. Alongside hilarious anecdotes about pranks and drunkenness and teenage failuresÑfeaturing the trademark NOFX sense of humorÑthe book also shares the ugliness and horror the band members experienced on the road to becoming DIY millionaires. Fans and non-fans alike will be shocked by stories of murder, suicide, addiction, counterfeiting, riots, bondage, terminal illness, the Yakuza, and peeÉlots and lots of pee. Told by each of the band members (and two former members), NOFX looks back at more than thirty years of comedy, tragedy, and completely inexplicable success. Ê...

The Chris Farley Show
Score: 3.5
From 26 Ratings

The Chris Farley Show


  • Author : Tom Farley, Jr.
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2008-05-06
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1440636036


The Chris Farley Show Book Description :

The New York Times bestselling biography of an American comedy legend After three years of sobriety, Chris Farley's life was at its creative peak until a string of professional disappointments chased him back to drugs and alcohol. He fought hard against them, but it was a fight he would lose in December 1997. Farley's fans immediately drew parallels between his death and that of his idol, John Belushi. Without looking deeper, however, many failed to see that Farley was much more than just another Hollywood drug overdose. In this officially authorized oral history, Farley's friends and family remember his work and life. Along the way, they tell a remarkable story of boundless energy, determination, and laughter that could only keep the demons at bay f...

Coming Up Short

Coming Up Short


  • Author : Curtis Walker
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
  • Release Date : 2014-02-07
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1495345874


Coming Up Short Book Description :

COMING UP SHORT details the history of the NHL's Winnipeg Jets, one of pro hockey's least successful, but most beloved teams. Jets historian and former season ticket holder Curtis Walker chronicles the team's tumultuous 17-year journey in exhaustive detail from their humble beginnings in 1979 to their tearful departure in 1996. This authoritative history of the Jets' NHL years is written by a fan, for fans, to remember and celebrate their team with equal parts fondness, anguish and humor....

Name Drop

Name Drop


  • Author : Ross Mathews
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2020-02-04
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781982116507


Name Drop Book Description :

From Ross Mathews, the nationally bestselling author of Man Up!, judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race, and alum of Chelsea Lately, a collection of hilarious and irreverent essays about his experience with Hollywood’s most talked-about celebrities. Pretend it’s happy hour and you and I are sitting at the bar. I look amazing and, I agree with you, much thinner in person. You look good, too. Maybe it’s the candlelight, maybe it’s the booze. Either way, let’s just go with it. Keep this all between you and me, and do me a favor? Don’t judge me if I name drop just a little. Television personality Ross Mathews likes telling stories. He was always outrageous and hilariously honest, even when the biggest celebrity he knew was his favorite lunch lady in t...

The Song Machine  Inside the Hit Factory
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

The Song Machine Inside the Hit Factory


  • Author : John Seabrook
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2015-10-05
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393241938


The Song Machine Inside the Hit Factory Book Description :

"An utterly satisfying examination of the business of popular music." —Nathaniel Rich, The Atlantic There’s a reason today’s ubiquitous pop hits are so hard to ignore—they’re designed that way. The Song Machine goes behind the scenes to offer an insider’s look at the global hit factories manufacturing the songs that have everyone hooked. Full of vivid, unexpected characters—alongside industry heavy-hitters like Katy Perry, Rihanna, Max Martin, and Ester Dean—this fascinating journey into the strange world of pop music reveals how a new approach to crafting smash hits is transforming marketing, technology, and even listeners’ brains. You’ll never think about music the same way again. A Wall Street Journal Best Business Book...