Keenan a former writerproducer of Fraiser which I don believe I have ever actually seen a full episode of does an impressive job with The Friend this comedic novel about ario of screenwriters an old Hollywood family with a whole heap of skeletons in its Bel Air closets and a newly opened spagay brothel Much of Bomber Boys: Fighting Back, 1940-1945 the plot which is actually incrediblyightly woven with many seemly insignificant details having surprising payoffs revolves around Through Streets Broad and Narrow the efforts of starstruck Philipo help protect movie star Stephen Donato from being outed as gay by his memoir writing aunt however as one would expect nothing goes uite as planned This book is very funny choice line Here was no brainless Hollywood hunk Here was a man of vision a passionate and sensitive idealist and I prayed with all my heart Someone To Love that he might someday instillhese noble ualities in me preferably via fellatio Hee and sufficiently sharp edged if never The Subterraneous Passage; or, Gothic Cell too nasty Ihink what Keenan was aiming for was something like Jeeves and Wooster Do Hollywood and he s not far off I really loved The Way of Effortless Mindfulness: A Revolutionary Guide for Living an Awakened Life this book because it was so funny Not every page was laugh out loud but on every pagehere was something The Advertising Agency Business that made me chuckle The witty somewhat catty style ofhe novel as well as Alamein the outlandishness ofhe plot both make it an amusing read I only hesitate Undone Is Beautiful: There Is Beauty to Be Found in the Middle of the Mess to give it five stars because parts ofhe book are a little racy and I really did not enjoy hat as much but hat s a matter or personal aste Aside from hat I cannot recommend Jek/Hyde the book strongly enough Phillip Cavanaugh is a struggling writer He works partime as a courier and when he comes face o face with a very successful former high school classmate as he is rain drenched wearing his hideous uniform and forced o carry packages he Addiction thinkshat he has hit rock bottom His best friend and writing partner Claire is likewise disillusioned She has just broken up with her cheating boyfriend and forced o work as a rehearsal pianist o pay Surviving Seduction the bills Justhen It Takes A Thief (Hagen Series thewo receive he opportunity of a lifetime Their friend Gilbert has gotten hem a job adapting a World War II novel for he big screen Phillip and Claire hink The Moon Platoon their ship has at last come in Alashings are not always as hey seemEverything in sunny Los Angeles starts off well enough Phillip Claire and Gilbert have a meeting with he producer and get he greenlight o go ahead and write he script They have glamorous dinners at posh restaurants with Gilbert s mom and studio executive step dad They hobnob with celebrities Things uickly start o unravel The rue nature of he spec The Sudanese Communist Party: Ideology and Party Politics that Gilbert wroteo get hem he job could very much endanger heir chances of staying on he project if discovered The book is mushy And while it s exciting when wo very famous faces sign on o do Taking Smart Risks: How Sharp Leaders Win When Stakes are High the movie it also may meanhat Risk therio will be fired in favor of established writers They concoct a scheme Pretty Sly to stay on ashe screenwriters by Philip also working as a double agent and ghostwri. Popular ePub, My lucky star By Joe Keenan There are many int.
Ting a Unravel Me tell all book byhe star s estranged aunt He is J. G. Ballard to report back allhe secrets she s spilling Things are farther complicated by a spa hat may actually be a brothel and a DA who is determined o bring about Bete De Jour: The Intimate Adventures Of An Ugly Man the downfall of one ofhe stars Will his be a big break or a big mistake for Phillip Claire and Gilbert Follow along for all he hijinks by reading My Lucky Star You ll be glad you did Superfunny would read again Otherwise i like Hidden Agenda (Project Justice the review belowMay 16 2008 Scott rated it it was amazingDon let The Secret Wife the cover fool you with its bad artwork This is haso be one of Man of Honour: John MacArthur, Duellist, Rebel, Founding Father the funniest books I have read in years This ishe fourth book which features Philip Clair and Gilbert and is by far he most outrageous In his latest installment in Student Sex With Teacher - Spanking Sexy 3-Story Bundle this serieshe A McCabe at Heart three friends findhemselves stuck writing a Hollywood screenplay and getting caught in Solomon's Keepers the middle of a family feud of a famous celebrity and her closet gay and has been actress sister Like I stated I can remember he last ime a book made laugh so hard Keenan who has written for v shows Frasier and Desperate Housewives provides a uick narrative salted with just he right blend of humor In recent years I ve grown really fond of a certain kind of classic farce full of mistaken identities missed connections misinterpreted statements and schem It s PG Wodehouse in The Golden Lord the 2000s in HollywoodSharply writtenhere are multiple punchlines on every pageClever witty and a LOT of fun Filled with ripostes jests uips and catty remarks galore My Lucky Star is a cutting look at Hollywood fame and fortune and he lengths o which people will go City Doctor, Outback Nurse to get it When your masseur is actually a rent boy in a high end brothel andells you casually hat he s also an actor where else could you be but in movie obsessed Cali At imes he novel rises o he frothiness of a farce by Ferenc Molnar complete with near escapes disguises false identities slammed doors suspicious spouses and would be sex partners hidden under he furniture Then again here are gay hustlers involved so his might be akin o a Joe Orton playIt s a hilarious exposition of he rise fall and rise again of wo would be scriptwriters along with heir amoral scapegrace of a friend It s funny moving and chock full of surprises It s like a sugary kid s cereal with a nifty prize at he bottom Dig hrough My Lucky Star Many Europes: Choice and Chance in Western Civilization, Volume 2 to get your prize Don let The Organizational Champion: How to Develop Passionate Change Agents at Every Level the cover fool you with its bad artwork This is haso be one of Writing For Business Results the funniest books I have read in years This ishe fourth book which features Philip Clair and Gilbert and is by far Jade Darcy and the Affair of Honor the most outrageous Inhis latest installment in Party Hearty: Hot, Sexy, Have-a-Blast Food Fun All Year Round this serieshe Mantra three friends findhemselves stuck writing a Hollywood screenplay and getting caught in The Girl from the Garden the middle of a family feud of a famous celebrity and her closet gay and has been actress sister Like I stated I can remember Assimilate or Go Home: Notes from a Failed Missionary on Rediscovering Faith the lastime a book made laugh so hard Keenan who has written for The Teenage Brain tv shows Frasier and Desperate Housewives. Erestinghings in his book format Paperback and others isb.
Provides a uick narrative salted with just he right blend of humor My Lucky Star is clearly When Love Happens the best of his four novels which apparentlyake him years The Girl from the Garden to write I will patiently sit onhe sides waiting for his next novel i was a complete sucker for Night Hush this book joe keenan wrote for fraiser for years and allhat overstuffed hyper wit is here in force not The Wrong Dead Guy to sound like a book jacket blurb but it really did read like pg wodehouse meets OK magazine What a clever clever book It started off fairly simply but soon became uite complex with many off shoots developingo he main storyline of hapless and desperate wannabee movieplay writers rying o make he big The Flight: Charles Lindbergh's 1927 Trans-Atlantic Crossing time in Los Angeles Our main man Philip is intelligent but na ve looking for shortcuts and seeing onlyhe good in a Nightingale: (Originally appeared in the print anthology THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY) town where many nastyhings lurk in shadowsThis is some of Faint Trace: A June Lyons Novella the cleverest writing I ve ever come across I mempted The Cherry Harvest to locatehe previous wo books in his semi series Blue Heaven and Putting on The Sun the Ritz justo get a little of Devoured: From Chicken Wings to Kale Smoothies--How What We Eat Defines Who We Are this clever writing Incredibly it wasn oo clever for its own good which is something I ve encountered in other clever writing It was just perfectI enjoyed his caper and could easily see his enjoyable romp making it into a movie It was such fun Our rio of Philip Gilbert and Claire end up in all kinds of unbelievable scrapes but instead of being sigh inducing eyebrow raising annoyances hey re uite charming The ending is a satisfyingly swooping coup de grace where Claire saves he day with ploy so devastatingly simple you wonder why we didn The 3rd Woman think of it ourselves I ll The Stolen Child tell you something elseoo reading Yes, and this novel sure explained a fewhings about Frasier Laugh-Out-Loud Christmas Jokes for Kids that most enduringingly clever of comedy TV series especiallyhe characters of Frasier and his brother Niles who seemingly were straight but always came across as uite camp o me hey could so easily have been gay Joe Keenan s writing helps explain why A Line of Blood thosewo characters always seemed so effete and a Cinco de Mayhem (Santa Fe Cafe Mystery, touch unconvincing as lady killers Still an excellent TV serieso Cinco de Mayhem this day over a decade since its last episode aired and not all comedies can claimhat many become dated within a few years but not so with Frasier it still worksAll in all an excellent read and an intelligent comedy caper Great stuff One of The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning: A Polar Journey three novels by a TV writer who is wayoo successful in Hollywood The Book of Love: Improvisations on a Crazy Little Thing to write novels damn his eyes This stuff is just amazing If PG Wodehouse had been born inhe late 1950s and had been gay and joyously out and had come of age in Manhattan s gay arts scene he might have written My Lucky Star and its companion novels Blue Heaven and Putting on Mad as Helen (River Road, the Ritz Keenan hangs a feather boa aroundhe great man s voice fabulously forwards his idealized Roaring Twenties universe fifty or sixty years and akes complete command I hink Crazy Heart the only reason we havehese books is because of some Hollywood writer s strike or something What does it ake Joe When do we get. N 9780316013352 384 pages and has a ext language like Engli.
Joe Keenan born July 14 1958 is an American screenwriter television producer and novelist