Cover of: Tales from the left coast | James L. Hirsen

Tales from the left coast

true stories of Hollywood stars and their outrageous politics

1st ed.

Published by Crown Forum in New York .
Written in English.

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About the Book

"It's common knowledge that Hollywood leans left. This peculiar phenomenon would not be all that important if it weren't for the fact that celebrity status has come to mean power. We're not talking about the kind of power that gets you out of a shoplifting fix or a cross-dressing jam. We're talking real political power." "These days lots of stars try to use their status to mess with public policy. Never mind that Hollywood celebs often have no more training or expertise in the stuff they're promoting than the average John or Jane Q. What they do have is press coverage. That makes them influential. And they have star power. That makes them big draws for politicos who need to raise big bucks." "In Tales from the Left Coast, author and political commentator James Hirsen aims his satirical squirt gun at Hollywood to expose celebrity "pundits" for what they really are: media circus hounds who can't tell populism from Bolshevism."--Jacket.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class 791.43/028/092273
Library of Congress PN1998.2 .H59 2003

The Physical Object

Pagination v, 314 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of pages 314

ID Numbers

Open Library OL24221268M
Internet Archive talesfromleftcoa00hirs
ISBN 10 0761517855
LC Control Number 2003006919
OCLC/WorldCat 52031281
Goodreads 2717131

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