Moguls, Monsters, and Madmen

Moguls, Monsters, and Madmen

An Uncensored Life in Show Business

Book - 2016
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A sharp and witty memoir by Barry Avrich: Montreal-born film producer and director, flamboyant advertising executive, and legendary biographer and connector of moguls and stars. In Moguls, Monsters, and Madmen, Barry takes readers from his early days, shaping his brand as a creative adman with the infamous Garth Drabinsky and witnessing the genius of legendary Rolling Stones promoter Michael Cohl, among others. Go behind the scenes of his most provocative films and follow Barry as he moves from the power rooms of Hollywood and launches incredible brands.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : ECW Press, ©2016.
ISBN: 9781770412873
Characteristics: xvi, 387 pages :,illustrations, portraits ;,23 cm.

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mammothhawk229e
Mar 02, 2019

Author was just a crackerjack salesman who happened to be a facilitator between charities & Hollywood & dabbled in the entertainment industry (theater, documentary). He also had (mis)adventures in political races, Pan-Am game race & his promotion companies.
Chuckled at his rent-a-fan club business during his university days.
Winced on Harvey Weinstein attempt to bury author's documentary of Harvey. Playbook too similar in dealing with sexual harassment suits.
Dry book it is not with name dropping & dishing dirt.

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