Category Archives: Video

Video on and about Hollywood, celebrities, tourists, weirdness, fun, new star installations on the Boulevard, and other high strangeness.

Television Story Titans

Richard Kramer and Peter Mehlman in Epic Discussion of Books, TV, Writing, Story-telling, Acting, and Screenwriting. A lively audience packed into Book Soup in Hollywood recently to meet and listen to two of Hollywood’s big names in television comedy. Richard … Continue reading

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Hollywood Hosts “Public Enemy” Author

Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn Talk About Their Lives As American Dissidents As the famous documentary states, “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,” but it was videotaped for the world to watch on youtube, right from Skylight Books in Hollywood.  … Continue reading

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Hollywood Television Writer Nick Antosca

Book Soup Hosts Reading From “The Girlfriend Game” Author and Hollywood television writer Nick Antosca gave a reading from his new book “The Girlfriend Game” at Book Soup on Thursday, September 12, 2013.  Nick told What Up Hollywood that this … Continue reading

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Mae Murray

A Heartbreak With A Smile Michael Ankerich, author and biographer of books and articles on the Silent Film Era, was in Hollywood recently to talk about his new book “Mae Murray – the Girl With the Bee-Stung Lips”.   Mr. Ankerich … Continue reading

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Last Supper in Hollywood – 2013

The Annual Event at El Coyote Restaurant in Hollywood. The Place that was the Beginning of the Journey for Sharon Tate and Friends; the saga of the Manson Family; Class War, Cultural Rejection and the Mythology of Hollywood.   Check … Continue reading

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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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I Am The Ghost On The Hollywood Red Line Video

I Was Just Trying To Film The Subway Going Through The Tunnels From the Rear Car, but What I Got Was Something Different. A weird optical illusion, I’m not sure how it was caused, probably by my position.  My ghostly … Continue reading

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Phone Phreakers Romp Down Memory Lane

New Book Details The History of Telephone Hacking (Phone Phreaking) Phil Lapsley led an entertaining discussion of the history of the battle between the telephone company and the rag-tag army of hackers who were intent on hacking into the amazingly … Continue reading

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Pitching A Script at 90 mph in One Minute

Meet Marlow.  He’ll Show You How To Sell Your Script.  And He Wears The Coolest Hat In Hollywood John Robert Marlow was at Book Soup last week, not only to show the crowd of writers and screenwriters the secrets of … Continue reading

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