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The Smoking Gun: A Dossier of Secret, Surprising, and Salacious Documents from the Files of the Smokinggun.COM
     

The Smoking Gun: A Dossier of Secret, Surprising, and Salacious Documents from the Files of the Smokinggun.COM

by William Bastone, Daniel Green, Barbara Glauber
 
From the creators of the highly popular Web site thesmokinggun.com-a wildly entertaining collection of previously unpublished documents (court transcripts, FBI files, morgue and police reports, etc.) that hilariously illuminate some of the most important, scandalous, or bizarre news stories of recent years. Including:

  • What Sid Vicious told police when

Overview

From the creators of the highly popular Web site thesmokinggun.com-a wildly entertaining collection of previously unpublished documents (court transcripts, FBI files, morgue and police reports, etc.) that hilariously illuminate some of the most important, scandalous, or bizarre news stories of recent years. Including:

  • What Sid Vicious told police when they found him with the corpse of his girlfriend at the Chelsea Hotel
  • How Martha Stewart threatened and berated her neighbor's landscapers ("f***ing illegal aliens")
  • A CIA memo on the use of "trained cats" as assassins
  • Ted Kaczynski's request for a sex change
  • The confidentiality agreement that Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman required their household staff to sign
  • The most twisted JFK conspiracy theory ever
  • Burt Reynolds's debts to toupee companies as revealed in his bankruptcy papers
  • And hundreds more.

Author Biography: William Bastone, an investigative reporter for the Village Voice; Daniel Green, a freelance journalist; and Barbara Glauber, TSG's designer and a principal of the graphic design firm Heavy Meta; together launched www.thesmokinggun.com in 1997.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756773229
Publisher:
DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Pages:
216

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