Books

Aretha Franklin Tribute Out Now By Celebrity Author Mark Bego

    Celebrity author Mark Bego had only days to update his in-depth biography, “Aretha Franklin:  The Queen of Soul” / “Tribute Edition,” and it has hit Number One on Amazon.com’s Best Seller lists!  The moment Bego heard that Aretha was “gravely ill,” he started work on a new beginning and a new ending to […]

Radio Personality Gary Craig Shares Stories, Pranks, Anecdotes and More From His Long Career

    Gary Craig, actor, singer, and renowned radio personality, amused audiences on stage, film, television, and radio. He punked Walter Cronkite and tricked Whitney Houston. He shadowed Larry King, enthused Larry David, and acted with Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, and Christian Bale. Hartfords #1 morning radio personality finally pulls the mask from the myriad […]

Coming Soon — New “Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul” Book By Author Mark Bego

  COMING: “Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul” by Mark Bego Author Mark Bego, who has done two books previously on Aretha Franklin, will be releasing, with Skyhorse Publishing, Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul. Says Bego: “Aretha Franklin will always be remembered as being a true original.  Her voice was so strong and pure, it […]

Books: “Born To Be Bad” Talking to The Greatest Villains in Action Cinema By Timon Singh

  While 1980s action cinema may have been a time of shaggy mullets, big biceps, and one-liners for the heroes, it was a always the villains that stuck in our minds once the credits rolled. Whether they were smuggling cocaine, bearer bonds, Krugerrands, attempting world domination or some good old-fashioned kidnapping, the villains were always […]

American Library Association Removes Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Name From Children’s Literature Award

    The Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal, a significant achievement award in children’s literature presented by a division of the American Library Assn., will be renamed because of the author’s “stereotypical attitudes” toward Native Americans and African Americans. The Assn. for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Assn., voted Saturday that […]

Books: ‘Miss Subways’ A Quirky Novel By David Duchovny

  Jeff Ayers/Associated Press Though primarily known for his acting roles in TV series such as “The X-Files,” David Duchovny has the writing gene as well. “Miss Subways” is a quirky, wholly original — and at times baffling — novel that tackles an Irish myth and gives it a contemporary spin, mixing it with legends […]

Legendary Journalist and Veteran Music Publicist, Mikal Gilmore and Elaine Schock, Releasing New Memoir Detailing Battle Against HPV-related Cancer

  LOS ANGELES – Cool Titles has announced the upcoming publication of  Stay With Me, a powerful new memoir by Mikal Gilmore and Elaine Schock. The initial volume in a moving trilogy about life, death, marriage, family, music, cats, and a dog named Indie,  Stay With Me, is a remarkable personal testimony of one couple’s […]

5 Female Fantasy Books Written by Women To Read In 2018

Shop Avon Online 24/7   Leigh Cuen Displayed with permission from Newsweek Mainstream geek culture is in the middle of a feminist revolution, most obviously in the world of comic book superheroes but also in the esoteric world of fantasy publishing. “I get a little emotional when I go into a bookstore these days and […]

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 […]