The Really Real Spud Goodman?

There are many things to say about Spud Goodman, but that task is better left to the host of The Spud Goodman Show. The perplexing, spatula-wielding and Pepto Bismol-drinking talk show host came to prominence in the middle 80’s, first on local cable TV, then in national syndication and most recently with his highly-rated, radio show and Podcast. In the

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The Real Tony Montana(s)?

In answer to the question, “Was the truth hard to decipher?” Roben Farzad admits when dealing with notorious cocaine dealers, where each and everyone suggests that they were the role model for Tony Montana in Scarface…”You have to select and trust your research carefully.” Farzad replies. His new book, Hotel Scarface Where Cocaine Cowboys Partied and Plotted to Control Miami

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A Conversation With Seattle’s Enigmatic Peter Miller

“You judge a shop like mine by the books I don’t have,” says Peter Miller the enigmatic Seattle bookshop owner. Long before the online bookseller based in the same city became a ubiquitous household name, Miller had carved out a unique niche with a thoughtfully restrained store selling wonderful books on architecture and design. Anyone who has had the fortune to

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Women In Politics

As Donald Trump loomed behind her in the 2nd Presidential debate, Hillary Clinton says her “skin crawled”. In her new book, What Happened, she reveals her most detailed comments about what happened during one of the campaign’s more memorable moments. Clinton calls this an attempt to “pull back the curtain” on her losing bid for the presidency. “This is not okay,

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On First Listen

On first listen, you’ll know you have to hear it again. How Much Is Enough? is one of those rare songs that immediately captures your attention. Is it the plaintive, almost fragile voice? Yes, but you quickly realize the singer’s voice has depth and power as she clearly annunciates the song’s title. Could it be the delicate guitar coda? Yes,

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