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Book Soup Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Famous Sunset Strip Book Store Throws A Literary Party It’s only fitting that when a famous bookstore throws a party, that some famous authors will show up.  Book Soup, the Sunset Strip’s fortress of literature, held their 40th Anniversary party … Continue reading

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Famous Hollywood Memorabilia Dealer Eric Caidin Dead at 62

The Amazing Life and Surreal Death of a Hollywood Legend When Eric Caidin was in his young teens, he had figured out something that most folks never do:  How he could spend his entire life doing pretty much what he … Continue reading

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The Real ‘Go Ask Alice’

“Dear Nobody” – A Savage Diary of a Young Woman Legs McNeil tells the story of discovering the diary when his postman’s daughter came over to borrow some books.  “She said that the best thing she had read lately wasn’t … Continue reading

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William Friedkin Off The Cuff

Get the Popcorn and Settle in for an Evening with the Always Entertaining Bill Friedkin Whenever Director Bill Friedkin drops in to Larry Edmunds Bookshop in Hollywood to sign some of his books the fun and banter will certainly liven … Continue reading

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99 Percent Gang Shooting In Glendale

Hollywood Studio Launches Controversial Web Series Robin Hood meets All In The Family Everything about ThiaMedia Studios is, well, different.  It’s a Hollywood Studio, only it’s in nearby Glendale.  The Security Guard is a dog who barks to announce your … Continue reading

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Hollywood Philosophy on the Street

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The Birth of Hollywood

Los Feliz Area Home To Many Early Hollywood Film Studios Writer and historian Don Seligman has a new book out that shines a bright light on the beginnings of “Hollywood” in the early 1900s in the Los Feliz – East … Continue reading

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Ed Hardy Chats About His Life in Tattoos

He Built An Empire Putting Ink on Skin From the Long Beach Pike to International Fame, Ed Hardy Made His Dreams Come True World famous Ink Man Ed Hardy showed off his new book at the Sunset Strip’s iconic Book … Continue reading

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Three Stooges Hollywood Filming Locations

New Book Details All The (Until Now) Unknown and Obscure Places The “Boys” Shot Their Films Author Jim Pauley spent 13 years of his life tracking down the often obscure locations where the 3 Stooges films were shot.  Finding these … Continue reading

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Inside The Rolling Stones Juggernaut

Andrew Oldham’s Saucy, Entertaining Text of the British-American Music Business Book Review by “Five” In the third book of Andrew Loog Oldham’s “triography,” Stone Free, the former manager, producer, and the man behind the discovery of the British rock ‘n … Continue reading

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