Series: Celebrity Black Book
Paperback: 744 pages
Publisher: Mega Niche Media; 2008 edition (December 1, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 1.5 x 11 inches
Shipping Weight: 3.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (29 customer reviews)
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Don't waste your money and at the same time you will save a tree. Obtain it through your library. I wish I had! The book is a joke and the only one it will help is the author's bank account! Most of the addresses are c/o agencies and the names and info on their web-cites are already in the book nothing new. Save your money!!
I am so thrilled with "The Celebrity Black Book" that I strongly recommend it to all of the writers I encounter at the various writers' conferences where I serve on faculty. As the author of 39 books, I am often seeking endorsements or a specific celebrity interview, and this book has provided me with the tools I need to contact the celebrities' "people" so that I can get what I need in a timely manner. And, the times I've found an address that wasn't a working one, I simply contacted the author of "The Celebrity Black Book" and he emailed me back with the updated information. How great is that! Whether you're a fan wanting to write a letter to your favorite celeb (My teenage daughters have enjoyed that aspect!) or a professional writer looking for celebrity endorsements for your book or a collector hoping to add to your celebrity autograph collection, this book is a must have on your shelf. I've been a fan of this book for many years, and I'll forever sing its praises. It makes my life much easier, and that makes me smile. Get it--you won't be sorry.
I sent out over 50 letters and never got one auto. I did get half of those request letters returned to sender! Good luck.
Well, just knowing how difficult it is to find an address, at least the most current, makes this book worth the investment. Even though I was even able to find Stephen King's home address quickly using only Google, finding celebs isn't always that easy. Having said that, probably the best buy, if you're going to be needing addresses to the rich and famous over a lengthy period of time, is the online membership which you can cancel any time. However, if your need is temporary, get the book. Also, for you naysayers, this is a book of addresses, not guarantee contacts. To actually get in touch with the celebs takes certain protocols and persistence. Don't expect a letter and response, you're in. These people are busy and get a lot of mail from a lot of people. If you're serious, be a persistent, benevolent pest and you'll get results. Many letters are returned unanswered, but you've got to learn what to say and how to send your letters of inquiry. Good luck.
I collect autographs. There. I've admitted my guilty secret. Jordan McAuley put this book together and offerred it incessently by email to me and I thought of it as interesting, but not worthwhile enough to purchase...until I purchased it. This has been the most useful reference book for me since the Handyman's Guide to Decks and Landscaping. The Mrs. has been producing a community event for seventeen years and has begged, borrowed, and schmoozed around town for funding every year to raise money for the Christmas For Kids event she puts on. Last year, she put me in charge and the first thing I did was skim through the little black book and pick out several celebrities and contacted them for donations. I received within a week twelve separate pictures with autographs from James Garner, Judi Dench, Doris Day, Fess Parker, Julie Newmar, Johnny Depp, and Al Pacino...to name a few. And more came through over the next several months. After contacting the local VFW, I arranged for an auction and, a few months later, had raised over six thousand dollars for the wife's charity. The book is not gloriously written, but it is accurate and concise and in my case, literally a lifesaver as we made sure over 500 underprivileged children had gifts for Christmas AND that many families had heat in their homes for the winter season.The Celebrity Black Book is a fine compendium of information. Who would YOU like to contact?
This book has lots of celebrities in it. I went through the book and found every celebrity I like, now I just have to find the time to write couple of them at a time, but anyways I don't have to search for a celebrity address, I just pull this book off my bookcase and there i go.I haven't got the 2008 edition yet, but I am figuring out a time when i can get it.very good book to have if you ever wanted to contact one of your celebritys. it don't have their personal address, but has the next closest thing for contacting them.
I am on my third edition of Celebrity Black Book. The issues are an essetial part of my volunteer work here in Southern Illinois. I help raise funds for families and organizations in need of funding here. Celebrity Black Book has yet to fail me with their accurate contact informatation of Celebrities. Listings are detailed and updated with issues. My response for items to use for auctions to raise funds for the needy has always been great from all contacted. My rate of returned letters with a bad address is 0%. Thank you Celebrity Black Book.
The Celebrity Blackbook is a fine book if you are a fan looking for an autograph. I must say that the company did great research. But if you are an author or company looking for direct contact, please don't hold your breath. Most contact information in this book seems to go to the person's management firm or publicist so the chance of that person actually receiving your request is quite slim due to filtering. I could easily go online and find anyone's management/agent/publicist information.Worse yet, no email contact information. I actually bought this book for the emails info, wanting to send out respectable non-spam type offers to certain singers for a free copy of one of my books. Unfortunately, I misunderstood what type of information was actually in the book.So overall, it's not a bad book for basic info, but I'll need to dig deeper myself to find the correct information that I need so nI won't be buying next year's edition. I wanted to give this book a 3.5 rating but couldn't do 1/2 ratings so I figured I'd be nice and round up;)
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