Archive for the 'Books' Category


The Force

It was a throwaway line, in a story about Jimmy Iovine. And then my inbox blew up. We’re led to believe that hype equals success, if the story’s in the news, all over the internet, then you’ve made it, but frequently that is not true, not only are so many of today’s stars turntable hits, […]

The Paul Anka Book

Success breeds access. You think it’s about the money, but really it’s about the power. Get in range of those who control the country and you realize what you want most is a seat at the table. Paul Anka got a seat at the table. He sent me a personal note, referenced my back trouble, […]

Harold Bronson’s British Invasion Book

“My British Invasion” He was the first college rep not to be offered a gig at CBS after graduation. He got fired from a trade for writing a negative review. And then he ended up behind the counter at Rhino Records, an emporium on Westwood Boulevard where they commented upon what you bought, usually not […]

Black Edge

“Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street” The world runs on information. And so much of that information is at your fingertips. In newspapers, online…you too can be an expert and compete with world-beaters, assuming you’ve got the interest, the desire and the […]