Latest book: New York Survivor (2012) You don't have to be medically challenged to appreciate this book, but it helps. It is a self-proclaimed and self-effacing comedian's up & down ride through life. A story of how life's inevitable struggles sometimes make you stronger at the broken places. It's the author's hilarious memoirs, redux - first written in 2007 and now expanded in 2012. It describes his young days in Long Island City and his career at People magazine, The New York Times and MMR, Inc. He also relates his antics in school, his crazy friends, Army days, surviving cancer, dealing with retirement, many travels, and his experiences with many famous media darlings of publishing and television. It is a very lively autobiography that will not disappoint anyone with a healthy sense of humor.
Life & Death on the Queen Mary 2 The reader sails along on the most famous ship in the world. The cruise takes you from New York Harbor to Bermuda, Key West, Cozumel, Grand Cayman Island, Ocho Rios, Ft Lauderdale and back to New York. Once on board, the reader will ask: Who killed Diane Shanley? Who is Mrs. Rich Bitch? What secrets are Harold and Elaine keeping? What happens to Jennifer and Phillip? Why can't the QM2 sail through the Panama Canal? What does Eddie Alvarez do on elevator number 4? Why did QM2 redesign it's smokestack? What kind of drug is gammahydroxybutyrate (GBH)? How safe are you on any ship of foreign registry?
Love, Sex & Politics (Published 2008) -During the 2008 Presidential Campaign-
A love story of two Americans, Amanda Whitestone (Hillary Clinton team member) and Johnny Faziano (Obama pollster)
competing with each other during the fascinating Democratic Party Primary of 2008.