Topic: Celebrity Books

The 5 Funniest And Most Ruthless Reviews Of Gwyneth Paltrow’s Ridiculous Cookbook

The 5 Funniest And Most Ruthless Reviews Of Gwyneth Paltrow's Ridiculous Cookbook

I can’t get enough of Gwyneth Paltrow lately.  Between her GOOP newsletters and her cookbooks old and new, I could be entertained for weeks.  Since Gwyneth has kept pretty quiet about the overall reaction to her book, and because she actually wrote the book and therefore must wholeheartedly believe everything she wrote and takes it seriously, I don’t exactly feel sorry for her at the moment. More »

Celebrity Photographer Tyler Shields Wrote A Novel Called Smartest Man

Celebrity Photographer Tyler Shields Wrote A Novel Called Smartest Man

Celebrity photographer Tyler Shields has been working on his coffee table book The Dirty Side of Glamour – comprised of his daring, often exploitative photos of hot young actors — for years. “I’ve been working so long on it that it feels like it may never end,” he told Celeb Dirty Laundry in September. So it’s surprising that Dirty Side is not the book project he announced on his website yesterday. More »

Crushable Books: Taboo’s ‘Fallin’ Up: Keep It On the Positive’

Crushable Books: Taboo's 'Fallin' Up: Keep It On the Positive'

Taboo (real name: Jaime Gomez) is best known as “the guy in the Black Eyed Peas who isn’t Will.I.Am and kind of dresses like Neo from The Matrix.” So when a copy of his memoir, Fallin’ Up, landed on my desk, my immediate reaction was “Why?” But reading the book has given me some insight into who Taboo is and actually made me respect him. While his own story is interesting – he grew up Latino in East L.A., had a kid young, and met his future BEP bandmates when they were doing rap and B-boy battles – it’s, sadly, the parts of his book about other celebrities that are the most interesting. More »