Books

Books: Mark Bego’s New “Eat Like A Rock Star” Cook Book Coming October 17, 2017

Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook Celebrated rock & roll biographer Mark Bego returns to the scene with his 62nd published book, “Eat Like a Rock Star” (Skyhorse Publishing) on October 17, 2017: his first cookbook. Although he has been cooking all of his life, the idea of combining his love of rock music and food came to […]

Entertainment Author M.A. Cassata Releases Updated Edition Of Fan-Favorite ‘The Elton John Scrapbook’— New Edition Features Detailed Information About The Music Legend’s Life

Entertainment author M.A. Cassata has announced the release of The Elton John Scrapbook: Revised and Updated eBook Edition. The original book was published in 2002, and over the years, fans have requested that a newly updated version be published. Cassata heard her fans’ requests and went to work on the new version that was just […]

In The Glorious Corner: TV’s “The Sinner, Taylor Swifts Rules, In-Demand Musician Tyce, Micky Dolenz’s Guest-Spot on Hulu’s “Difficult People”

    G.H. Harding  SINNER MAN — I’ve watched all four episodes so far of USA’s The Sinner and have to declare it a substantial success. Bill Pullman, toplining with Jessica Biel, is just outstanding. A cop with a dark secret (very much nota new idea) is just dazzling. With a Kris Kringle-like white beard, at […]

Sam Shepard, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright and Oscar-Nominated Actor, Dies at 73

Posted with permission from Tribune Content Agency Sam Shepard, paragon playwright of the American West, was born to roam. With a father who was an Army officer and sometime farmer and a mother who was a teacher, Shepard — born in 1943, the oldest of three — spent his childhood bouncing around the heartland. This […]

Sir Elton John: Gay Stigma and Shame is Still Rife

  Sir Elton John still thinks there is too much “shame” around being gay. The 70-year-old singer – who has sons Zachary, six, and Elijah, four, with husband David Furnish – thinks LGBTQ people are all too often simply “tolerated” rather than “accepted” and is concerned about  statistics around self-harm and suicide in transgender and […]

Batman Proposes to Catwoman in New Comic

    Reprinted by permission Things are finally looking up for the perpetually dark and dour Bruce Wayne, who will commit to love (and, dare I say, happiness?) in the upcoming Batman #24, titled “Every Epilogue Is a Prelude,” written by Tom King and illustrated by David Finch and Clay Mann. Said comic will conclude […]

Test Your Knowledge With The Superheroes Movies Trivia Quiz Book

Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook Are you a fan of superhero movies? Are you already working on your costume for the next midnight release? Do and your friends go head to head in debating who is better, Batman or Superman? Then you’re going to want to check out “The Superheroes Movie Trivia Quiz Book”  written by celebrity tribute […]

The Mac Wire Interview With ‘Alan Sues: A Funny Man’ Author Michael Gregg Michaud

  Love chocolate? Discover what’s new at The Cocoa Exchange. SHOP NOW!   Joanne Grana  Special to TMW Alan Sues is best remembered for being one of the popular cast members of the hit NBC television show, Laugh-In. Sues also had many roles in film and episodic television. Author, Michael Gregg Michaud’s biography, Alan Sues: A Funny […]

Books: Syllables of Rain— A Brave New Novel Peeks Through “The Fog of War”

The impending anniversary release of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s album notwithstanding, it is also 50 years ago this month that then-U. S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara told then-U. S. President Lyndon B. Johnson in a private letter that he had serious concerns about the outcome of the Vietnam War. As we know from history, nearly […]

Books: Alan Sues Biography By Award-Winning Author Reveals the Hilarious and Heartbreaking Story of Laugh-In’s Critically Acclaimed Actor/Comedian

    Albany, Ga. – BearManor Media announces the May 2017 release of Alan Sues A Funny Man by Michael Gregg Michaud. Alan Sues first achieved attention on Broadway in Tea and Sympathy (1953-1955) with Deborah Kerr. Years of later work in films, television, and theater led to his breakthrough appearances on the outrageously funny […]

The First Trailer For Stephen King’s The Dark Tower is Out

  The long-awaited trailer for the adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower, starring Matthew McConaughey as The Man in Black and Idris Elba as The Gunslinger is finally here. Set in an apocalyptic world, The Dark Tower follows Elba’s Roland, as he sets out on a journey to find the magic tower that binds […]

The Glorious Corner: FX “Feud” Over, Madonna’s Blonde Ambition, Monkee Michael Nesmith’s New Book, “Infinite Tuesday” and More!

    G.H. Harding    FEUD OVER — This past week I watched the final two installments of Ryan Murphy’s Feud on FX, which depicted the tumultuous relationship between Joan Crawford and Bette Davis. I think this was one of the best things I’ve watched on the small screen since Murphy’s OJ-series. The writing was […]