Books

The Glorious Corner: Super Bowl 2018, Liz Smith Rememebered, Vinny Pastore and More

    G.H. Harding  SUPER GAME — I’m not a huge pigskin fan, but last night’s Super Bowl game was a real nail biter, right down to the very end. I’m certainly intrigued by the Brady-persona; but, last night I just couldn’t believe  one minute they were  trumping him up and the next, they were […]

The Glorious Corner: Elton John’s Farewell Tour, Radio Host Don Imus Moving On, Rockers Honey West at NYC’s Famed Cutting Room and More

  G.H. Harding  HONEY WEST LANDS AT CUTTING ROOM — It’s virtually impossible to break a new rock ‘n roll band these days. Classic rock radio is in extremely short supply; even here in NYC, Q104.3, our sole classic radio station, plays only the classic hits … from the classic bands. The Dobbie Brothers, Genesis, […]

Interview: Author Jeanine Furino Talks About Her Debut “All The Single Girls” Book

     Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook   Author Jeanine Furino is a self-professed TV fanatic. A few years ago she started a Twitter account devoted to vintage movies and classic TV series. Her popular Retro TV Lovers blog has thousands of followers including actors from classic TV shows, including: […]

Books: Retro TV Lover Presents All the Single Girls

  Love retro TV shows that feature strong, independent female characters? Then this new fun and informative book is what you have been waiting for! Retro TV Lover Presents All the Single Girls tells the story of the American single woman as she has been depicted on television from the 1950s to 2014, and how […]

Patty Duke, Victim of FCC Scam, Tells All in Stunning New Autobiography

    Albany, Ga. – BearManor Media announces the release of In the Presence of Greatness: An Actress’s Sixty-Year Journey by Patty Duke with William J. Jankowski. The Miracle Worker. The Patty Duke Show. Those perennial film and television titles still reverberate with audiences entranced with Academy Award-winning film actress and Broadway and television icon […]

Christmas Classic: Why We Love Frank Capra’s ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

      Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook   WASHINGTON, December 4, 2014 – It’s hard to believe that Frank Capra’s endearing 1946 Christmas classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” was an Academy Award loser despite receiving 5 Oscar nominations. That’s because today, over 60 years since its debut, Capra’s wonderfully heartfelt film […]

The Glorious Corner: Joanna Bonaro’s Delightful Good ‘n Screwed, John Lennon Remembered, Author Mark Bego’s “Eat Like A Rock Star” Signing, and More!

    G.H. Harding GOOD ‘n SCREWED IN BROOKLYN —Joanna Bonaro’s delightful TV-pilot Good ‘n Screwed received its Brooklyn-premier Friday night at the 2017 American Filmatic Arts Awards; winning in the Best Woman Filmmaker in short screenwriting and Best Ensemble Cast/Short. Though we’ve seen the pilot before, on their massive screen Friday night, we picked up […]

6 Royal Romance Books To Read After The Royal Engagement

  Rachael Ellenbogen Displayed with permission from International Business Times The announcement of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s engagement on Monday was the news people everywhere were waiting to hear. Their tale is the kind of story romance books are written about, which is why reading those books is a perfect way to celebrate the […]

Amazon To Turn ‘Lord Of The Rings” Into a TV Series

    Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook Amazon.com Inc has bought the global television rights to “The Lord of the Rings,” the company said on Monday, in what may be its biggest and most expensive move yet to draw viewers to its streaming and shopping club Prime. Amazon said it will produce […]

The Glorious Corner: Ozzy’s Final Tour, Marcus Goldhaber Releases Album, New Lou Reed Bio, Rolling Stone Mag’s 50th Anniversary and More!

  G.H. Harding  Marcus’ Mission — Singer Marcus Goldhaber, Monday night at Steve Walter’s Cutting Room, officially launched his new album Carry You On; his terrific new project wherein the songs were written based on stories  from newly returned veterans. The evening began with a talk back, moderated by Billy Terrell, and a panel, including Dan […]

Interview: Parade Talks to the All-Star Cast of ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ Remake

  Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook   As Murder on the Orient Express, the new star-studded update of Agatha Christie’s classic whodunit, steams ahead for big screen (Nov. 10), the cast—including Daisy Ridley, Judi Dench, Josh Gad, Penélope Cruz and director Kenneth Branagh, who also plays detective Hercule Poirot—talk about on-set excitement, […]

New Book By Famed Photographer Peter Simon Brings Unique Perspective to Martha’s Vineyard

Via press release (Martha’s Vineyard, MA) – With a career having spanned over 50 years, Peter Simon has covered an incredible range of subjects from 1960s free love and protest to the greatest names in rock ‘n’ roll, reggae and pop music, major league baseball, and so much more. Now, with his newest book “MARTHA’S […]

Kevin Sorbo: Gianni Versace Sexually Harassed Me

  Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook   Maria Vultaggio Displayed with permission “Hercules” actor Kevin Sorbo alleged famous fashion designer Gianni Versace sexually harassed him. The allegation was made on Adam Carolla’s podcast Tuesday, which came after the pair discussed the dozens of women who have accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of […]

The Glorious Corner: Mark Bego’s “Eat Like A Rock Star” Hits #3 On Amazon’s Best Selling Cookbook List, Marcus Goldhaber’s “Song For Peace”, Mike Greenly’s Huff Post, Micky Dolenz on Radio’s Jonesy Jukebox and More!

  G.H. Harding  BEGO HITS THREE — As Mark Bego’s Eat Like A Rock Star hits #3 on the Amazon best Selling cookbook list, some inner-gremlins prevented our party photos from running Monday. Here they are again, featuring: The Rascal’s Gene Cornish, Debbie Davis and Mary Wilson; Cory Daye from The Savannah Band; and, Imaginary Friends’ Beth Wernick, […]

DC Universe NYCC Panel Recap

  Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook Displayed with permission from iDigital Times The DC Universe panel at New York Comic-Con 2017 gave fans a peek at upcoming issues and arcs from some of the biggest titles in DC Comics. The early Sunday panel had some of the best writers and artists in the DC universe, including writers […]

Rock & Roll Biographer Mark Bego Turns Chef With “Eat Like A Rock Star”

  Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook     With 12 million books in print, the rock & roll biographer known as “The Prince of Pop Music Bios,” Mark Bego, has suddenly morphed into a celebrity chef with his new all-star rock & roll cookbook:  “Eat Like a Rock Star.”  His long-time friend, Mary Wilson of The Supremes, […]

Banned Books Week: Harry Potter and the Censors’ Wrath

Displayed with permission from Newsweek The American Library Association (ALA)’s yearly Banned Books Week, held this year between Sunday September 24 and Saturday September 30, is both a celebration of freedom and a warning against censorship. Launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores […]