Sound Man – A Life Recording Hits with The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, Eric Clapton, The Faces . . . By Glyn Johns (Blue Rider Press / Penguin)

If you were the type who devoured everything when a new record came out in the late 60s and into the 70s, you scoured the liner notes. A name that kept popping up during my investigations ... Continue Reading →

How We Got To Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World, by Steven Johnson

How We Got To Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World, by Steven Johnson (Riverhead Books) Johnson presently tops my list of most intriguing non-fiction writers. He first entered ... Continue Reading →

Carl Reiner and Tom Bergeron in spotlight with Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters

  The Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters honored Carl Reiner at their latest awards luncheon. Two chairs were placed on the Sportsmen’s Lodge ballroom stage for the legendary Reiner ... Continue Reading →

Ray Davies, Americana – The Kinks, The Riff, The Road: The Story

Ray Davies, Americana – The Kinks, The Riff, The Road: The Story (Sterling) Over time, Ray Davies has proven himself as one of the truly remarkable musicians to emerge from the ... Continue Reading →

“A Survivor’s Guide To Hollywood” from Robin Riker helps navigate your career and life

If you’d like some help navigating your career challenges and maybe even improve your life, there’s a book by actress Robin Riker called “A Survivor’s Guide to Hollywood.” ... Continue Reading →

Cameron Diaz’s The Body Book Educates Women on Fitness and Eating Natural Foods

      By David Riess and Karen Jackson   Actress and former model Cameron Diaz (star of the hit movies: There’s Something About Mary, The Mask, The Charlie’s ... Continue Reading →

Dark Delicacies, a book store dedicated to the horror genre

 The title “Dark Delicacies” may sound like chocolate candy, but actually it’s the name of a book store that dwells solely in the horror genre. It’s in the midst of the Burbank ... Continue Reading →

“Photo Opportunities” – Book Review

“Photo Opportunities” by Madeline Yale and Corinne Vionnet (Kehrer Verlag) Photo books are an intriguing corner of the publishing world. As the world glides toward the fully digital, ... Continue Reading →