Posts tagged "book deals"

Jillian Harris Penning A Book About Wieners

Further proof that the book publishing industry will give everyone a book deal but people who actually deserve it … Jillian Harris, the most recent “Bachelorette,” will be writing a dating book based on hot dog toppings. You see, Jillian has this little theory that you can tell a lot about a guy based o…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 29, 2009

Look At This F**king Book Deal!

Okay, so I know I’ve spent many hours gawking at my favorite feel-good blog, Look At This F**king Hipster, a collection of photos of hipster culture at its most annoying. After living in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and Los Feliz in Los Angeles—both hipster meccas—I know first hand that this blog hits the nail on the head…

Ami Angelowicz / June 23, 2009

Woman Gets A Book/Movie Deal From Her Facebook Status Message

When you are a former Dreamworks exec like Lisa Hamilton Day, and have friends in high places, even your Facebook status updates are potential money makers. Lisa posted an update on her page that read, “Lisa Hamilton Day’s Pomeranian raided Chinese takeout bag overnight, opened and ate a fortune cookie. Her fortune: You have strong…

Nikki Dowling / June 19, 2009

Laura Bush Gets A Book Deal

First lady Laura Bush, who, according to the Associated Press, is “among the most reserved and enigmatic public figures of recent times” just got a book deal! Bush will, with the help of a collaborator, “tell the stories of the extraordinary events and people I’ve met in my life, particularly during my years in the…

Catherine Strawn / January 5, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: “Twilight” Is Good For Business And Inmates Find A Way To Have Sex

Forks, WA, has had an unexpected surge in tourists, or rather Edward stalkers, who have been making pilgrimages to the town. [NPR]
In other “Twilight”-related news, Hot Topic reported an 11.4 percent increase in profits for the third quarter, helped largely by sales from its license with the movie. [DNR]…

Catherine Strawn / November 20, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: A Self-Help Book By Tila Tequila, A Song For Britney Spears, And A Crystal Carpet

Tila Tequila just got a book deal. “In this book I will give advice on love, relationships, sex, and how to make your dreams turn into reality…just like I did!” Oh dear. []…

Catherine Strawn / May 28, 2008