New York, NY, January 30, 2013 – For anyone who loves Hollywood memorabilia, is an entertainment junkie, and loves to eat and cook – they will treasure Frank DeCaro’s The Dead Celebrity Cookbook: A Resurrection of Recipes from More Than 145 Stars of Stage and Screen (HCI Books). Frank compiled favorite recipes from some of Hollywood’s biggest names; including Lucille Ball, Elizabeth Taylor, Sonny Bono, Liberace, Michael Jackson, John Denver, Frank Sinatra, Rock Hudson, Humphrey Bogart, and Peter Falk, just to name a few. “Flip on a movie channel and get cooking! Required reading.” – Billy Heller, New York Post. “We hear Rock Hudson’s Cannoli is delicious!” – Entertainment Weekly. “In The Dead Celebrity Cookbook, author Frank DeCaro has collected and presented an array of recipes by beloved (and dead) stars….” – people.com “Celebrities like Elizabeth Taylor and Andy Warhol may be gone, but their favorite dishes will never be forgotten. Try one tonight!” – oprah.com “While Halloween might come only once a year, there’s never a bad time for The Dead Celebrity Cookbook.” – bonappetit.com Continue reading The Dead Celebrity Cookbook – Bringing Oscar Favorites To Your Very Own Party→
To his fans he’s the “King of Nostalgia,” but to thousands of show folk, Joe Franklin is a friend who gives stars a place to shine and unknowns the chance to stand out from the crowd. In his 50-year career, Franklin has made it his mission to help the struggling artist get a foot in the door, and with a look-back, it seems this spunky octogenarian not only accomplished his goal, he picked up a little stardust of his own along the way.
In 1951 TV was a toddler still learning and discovering its capabilities. Many of the TV studios were in New York – on the fringes of the Theater District broadcasting game shows, kiddie shows, dramas and comedies live and in black-and-white. That year, station WJZ (which later became ABC,) approached Franklin about doing a TV talk show.Things clicked and “The Joe Franklin Show” premiered with Franklin as host engaging celebrity guests in the art of conversation.
River View Observer Exclusive…Joe Jackson Patriach of the Jackson Family Visits Bayonne’s Ten East Restaurant
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By Evelyn Bonilla
On the tail end of a New York City press event for his film “Destination Fame”, Joe Jackson found some time to meet with good friend Paul DeAngelo. The two join together to enjoy
some great cuisine at one of Bayonne’s most stylish restaurants “Ten East”. The restaurant owned by Patrick and Anthony Franconeri is a Hibachi Restaurant and Sake Lounge; it is located in Bayonne, and specializes in sushi, fusion and hibachi cuisine. Continue reading Joe Jackson Visits Ten East as he Promotes Tribute Film “Destination Fame→
Michael Jackson; Pop icon has died at a Los Angeles hospital at 2:26 pm after suffering cardiac arrest at his home in Los Angeles , according to media reports. The 50 year old musical superstar who ruled the pop charts since he was 5 years old was preparing for a new tour to begin on July 13th. Paramedics reportedly responded to Jackson’s house earlier and found that the singer was not breathing. Jackson was given CPR and rushed to UCLA Medical Center. At this writing a press conference had not been scheduled by either the family nor the hospital to officialy announce the death of the singer.
Jackson was the youngest child in a family that also rode pop stardom for over 40 years from when he and his brothers known as the Jackson 5 were first discoved by Diana Ross in Gary Indiana back in the 1960s.
Michael Jackson leaves behind his 3 children and millions of fans
Jackson’s death was the third such news in the entertainment industry this week. Charlie Angel star and movie star Farah Fawcett lost her valiant battle against cancer today and Legendary sidekick Ed McMahon who died yesterday in California.
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