By Barry Avrich
Barry Avrich — a self-made, Montreal-born movie producer/director, flamboyant ads govt, and mythical biographer and connector of moguls and stars. For over 3 many years, he has relentlessly produced motion pictures on one of the most infamous show-business titans and in addition discovered the time to industry and advertise function movies, live shows, and the most important exhibits on Broadway.
In his memoir, Moguls, Monsters, and Madmen, Barry takes readers from his early days, shaping his model as an artistic adman with the notorious Garth Drabinsky and witnessing the genius of mythical Rolling Stones promoter Michael Cohl, to his acclaimed documentaries on Harvey Weinstein, Lew Wasserman, Bob Guccione, and so on. pass behind the curtain on his such a lot provocative motion pictures — like The final Mogul, Unauthorized, and Filthy Gorgeous — and persist with Barry as he strikes from the ability rooms of Hollywood to the launches of amazing manufacturers whereas striking round with royalty, rogues, consumers, and confidants.
An remarkable raconteur, Barry spares not anyone, least of all himself, as he info his outstanding relationships and encounters with every person from Frank Sinatra, Quincy Jones, and conceit reasonable columnist Dominick Dunne to Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. Moguls, Monsters and Madmen is a pointy and witty exposé of express enterprise and infamous characters.
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