S so many celebrities do he claims to place family first but then doesn t match his actions with his words He should have never accepted two TV jobs at the same time for it meant his family got ow priority And it also meant he did a Torrent of Portyngale: Re-Edited from the Unique Ms. in the Chetham Library, Manchester (Classic Reprint) lousy job at bothWhat ultimately makes this a one star book is Morgan s cluelessness about America and why the country is the way it is He demeans First Amendment rights and Second Amendment rights The book has way too much anti gun rhetoric and it s filled with false claims or factsike people are born gay when confronted by a guest who asks for his proof he says he has none but feels it in his gut He slams anyone conservative Christian or right The Pocket Mommy leaning Republican He grossly over praises some of our worst presidents Carter Clinton and supportsiberal Republicans he thinks will be elected to the presidency someday Chris Christie seriously Piers Morgan s instincts are pretty much always wrong as proven in this book Page after page details his mistaken thoughts on people and politics And ultimately after the book was published Morgan s show was canceled He has basically never been seen in America again He had no business being on TV here couldn t conduct a good interview without a producer feeding him uestions in his ear and showed no appreciation of the freedoms he had when Unnatural Leadership: Going Against Intuition and Experience to Develop Ten New Leadership Instincts living in this country Piers Morgan is ultimately a failure I enjoyed this book for what it was It s really just a bit of anecdotes and memoirs of what occurredeading up to his show taking over for Larry King and some of the noteworthy news stories and show moments over the first three years It reads As If Being 12 3/4 Isnt Bad Enough, My Mother Is Running for President! like a personal diary really The irony of reading this book now of course is that his show has been cancelled I can t say I was a regular viewer or monito. Rred depiction of an adrenaline fueledife anchoring a nightly news show in the world’s most ruthless competitive and pressurized media marketplaceWritten in a compelling diary format Shooting Straight provides a heartfelt account of Morgan’s extraordinary new As If Being 12 3/4 Isn't Bad Enough, My Mother Is Running for President! life and his continuingove affair with America Shocking funny and incisive it proves once again why Piers Morgan has taken the world by stor.
S around his jobs between 2010 2013 through Morgan s diary He shared his many opinions with the reader uite the character Uses Twitter Stickman Odyssey, Book 2: The Wrath of Zozimos like The Donald Before reading SHOOTING STRAIGHT I knewittle about Piers Morgan s background His book contains interesting stories and was well doneAt first I wondered about the diary format for the entries in the book but it made sense and was a good device I enjoyed reading SHOOTING STRAIGHT If you want to know about Piers Morgan and the business of creating a show at CNN I highly recommend it This guy has no business being in TV he has no discernible talent yet at one point was on two different networks in prime time appearing against himself As a judge on America s Got Talent he was a joke since he has no entertainment talent himself nor is American For his nightly talk show it s hard to understand why CNN would select him to replace Larry King when Morgan had never done The Last of the Tribe live TV news interviews before Even King often slammed the choice The book just proves that Morgan was totally wrong for American TV and that his instincts about our country and politics are completely off baseOn the other hand the book is an interesting read for someone who wants to know what goes on behind the scenes in television news The producer made Piers Morganook intelligent and prepared often when the host had no idea who the guest was The network PR people hyped him to be someone he wasn t and his own publicist saved him from some stupid foot in the mouth momentsThe biggest disappointment was to hear him claim his family was his priority when in truth he had nothing to do with his family most of the time His kids from his first marriage were in England and he only saw them a couple times a year His new wife and baby rarely saw him here Ses candidly his refusal to bend to public pressure or political correctness from his childhood in England to his career as a tabloid editor to his meteoric rise to fame in the United States Offering an inside view of the real time drama behind covering huge breaking news stories such as the killing of Osama bin Laden Hurricane Sandy and the massacre at Newtown Morgan’s account is a riveting no holds ba.
This book is written in a journal style with entries coming every few days Most of the book focuses on his new job at CNN and how he got adjusted there Even if you don t agree with his gun views most will find this a fascinating read Fantastic read candid and honest I m a marmite fan and I am also a Piers fanLoved it Prior to reading Shooting Straight I read a ton of reviews including reviews on Goodreads that said the majority of the book is about Piers gun rights campaign I finished this book today and I earned that this is about 10% of the book The rest is a behind the scenes take from Piers Morgan himself about his show his personal ife and his career It was really interesting to see different events over the The Book of Air last 3 4 years from his perspective I also reallyiked that it was in the diary format It was kind of ike a really ong timelineI haven t read Piers other The book had a ot of interesting and funny stories about his encounters with celebrities on and off his show His courageous public views on gun control are some things that need to be said I guess it takes someone originally from outside the country to take a ogical view and put things in perspective Piers Morgan hits America going from tabloid editor and celebrity name dropper to another person completely exasperated by the highly The Seduction of Miranda Prosper lucrative siege mentality of the gun nutters and the NRA s complete contempt for non gun owning people of the United States This blight on the American social scene I think is why so much of the Anglo sphere s focus has shifted back to London and the UK as a favourable society toive in America s The Warrior Princess of Pennyroyal Academy larger population creates aower common denominator for the gun The Pierced Heart lobby s venality to appeal to Learned specific news and gun related details about UK US Politic. As host of the CNN show Piers Morgan Live Piers Morgan has come aong way from his days as a British tabloid editor and judge on America’s Got Talent Love him or hate him it’s undeniable that Morgan is one of the most talked about controversial figures in the media today From gun control and gay marriage to religion and pop icons he tackles the hot button topics head on In Shooting Straight he discus.
Piers Stefan Pughe Morgan born Piers Stefan O'Meara known professionally as Piers Morgan is a British journalist and television presenter He is editorial director of First News a national newspaper for childrenMorgan branched into television mainly as a presenter but has become best known as a judge or contestant in reality television programmes In the UK he was a judge on Britain's Got