Hollywood Animal , by Joe Eszterhas. Alfred A. Knopf, 736 pages, $26.95.
Go ahead, I dare you. Pick the book up and try to avoid a sinking feeling in your chest. Over 700 pages, and not an interesting sentence to be found-but that’s not the worst of it. The worst of it is that Joe Read More
The fresh-squeezed carrot juice arrived at the table in New York’s Four Seasons Hotel restaurant. There would be no lemon-ricotta pancakes with applewood-smoked sausage on the side, no two or three glasses of white wine that had once been a morning’s pre-interview pour. This wimpy Kucinich of a cocktail was big Joe Eszterhas’ breakfast.
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After the big demonstration in Philadelphia on Sunday, the Gore-Bush mud wrestlers from the street theater walked down Ben Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia to the fountain at Logan Square. They were covered head to foot with orange mud, the fountain water was full of chlorine, and there was a kind of be-in. I heard the Read More
American Rhapsody , by Joe Eszterhas. Alfred A. Knopf, 432 pages, $25.95.
It’s a familiar scenario: You’re trying to watch a film, but all you keep hearing in your head is the pitch that got the movie made. Well, it’s sort of like Titanic crossed with Thelma and Louise , these two chicks hijack an Read More