First Takes - Sun, Sand, Celebrity, Sin
by Howard Johns.
In the wake of his popular Palm Springs Confidential (Barricade Books, 2004), Johns — a longtime Palm Springs Life contributing editor — has produced a razor-sharp compendium of accounts of celebrities
on their best and worst behavior in and around Palm Springs.
“The once-glamorous blond bombshell was puffy-eyed and overweight, and depended on cash handouts from friends and the fleeting love of strangers to assuage her feelings of worthlessness,” Johns writes. “It was a pitiful sight.”
An exclusive excerpt from Hollywood Celebrity Playground will appear in the January 2007 issue of Palm Springs Life. Don’t miss it!