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Are farther complicated by a spa that may actually be a brothel and a DA who is determined to bring about the downfall of one of the stars Will this be a big break or a big mistake for Phillip Claire and Gilbert Follow along for all the hijinks by reading My Lucky Star You ll be *glad you did Superfunny would Read Again Otherwise I Like The Review BelowMay 16 2008 again Otherwise i like the review belowMay 16 2008 rated it it * you did Superfunny would read again Otherwise i like the review belowMay 16 2008 Scott rated it it amazingDon t let the cover Otherwise i like the review belowMay 16 2008 Scott rated it it was amazingDon t let the cover you with its bad artwork This is has to be one of the funniest books I have read in years This is the fourth book which features Philip Clair and Gilbert and is by far the most outrageous In this latest installment in this series the three friends find themselves stuck writing a Hollywood screenplay and getting caught in the middle of a family feud of a famous celebrity and her closet gay and has been actress sister Like I stated I can t remember the last time a book made laugh so hard Keenan who has written for tv shows Frasier and Desperate Housewives provides a uick narrative salted with ust the 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 schemes gone wrong The pinnacles of that style for me have been the novels of PG Wodehouse the play One Man Two Guvnors and the television show Frasier for which Joe Keenan was a long time writer and producer On the whole I ve also really enjoyed Keenan s short series of comic novels though I did find My Lucky Star to be the weakest It s PG Wodehouse in the 2000s in HollywoodSharply written there are multiple punchlines on every pageClever witty and a LOT of fun Filled with ripostes ests uips and catty remarks galore My Lucky Star is a cutting look at Hollywood fame and fortune and the lengths to which people will go to get it When your masseur is actually a rent boy in a high end brothel and tells you casually that he s also an actor where else could you be but in movie obsessed Cali At times the novel rises to the 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 the furniture Then again there are gay hustlers involved so this might be akin to a Joe Orton playIt s a hilarious exposition of the rise fall and rise again of two would be scriptwriters along with their 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 the bottom Dig through My Lucky Star to get your prize Don t let the cover fool you with its bad artwork This is has to be one of the funniest books I have read in years This is the fourth book which features Philip Clair and Gilbert and is by far the most outrageous In this latest installment in this series the three friends find themselves stuck writing a Hollywood screenplay and getting caught in the middle of a family feud of a famous celebrity and her closet gay and has been actress sister Like I stated I can t rememb. The best favorite book isbn 9780316013352 format Paperbac.
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HARD KEENAN WHO HAS WRITTEN FORKeenan who has written for shows Frasier and Desperate Housewives provides a uick narrative salted with ust the right blend of humor My Lucky Star is clearly the best of his four novels which apparently take him years to write I will patiently sit on the sides waiting for his next novel i was a complete sucker for this book oe keenan wrote for fraiser for years and all that overstuffed hyper wit is here in force not to sound like a book acket blurb but it really did
Read Like Pg Wodehouselike pg wodehouse OK magazine What a clever clever book It started off fairly simply but soon became uite complex with many off shoots developing to the main storyline of hapless and desperate wannabee movieplay writers trying to make the big time in Los Angeles Our main man Philip is intelligent but na ve looking for shortcuts and seeing only the good in a town where many nasty things lurk in shadowsThis is some of the cleverest writing I ve ever come across I m tempted to locate the previous two books in this semi series Blue Heaven and Putting on the Ritz ust to get a little of this clever writing Incredibly it wasn t too clever for its own good which is something I ve encountered wasn t too clever for its own good which is something I ve encountered other clever writing It was ust perfectI enjoyed this caper and could easily see this enjoyable romp making it into a movie It was such fun Our trio of Philip Gilbert and Claire end up in all kinds of unbelievable scrapes but instead of being sigh inducing eyebrow raising annoyances they re uite charming The ending is a satisfyingly swooping coup de grace where Claire saves the day with ploy so devastatingly simple you wonder why we didn t think of it ourselves I ll tell you something else too reading this novel sure explained a few things about Frasier that most enduringingly clever of comedy TV series especially the characters of Frasier and his brother Niles who seemingly were straight but always came across as uite camp to me they could so easily have been gay Joe Keenan s writing helps explain why those two characters always seemed so effete and a touch unconvincing as lady killers Still an excellent TV series to this day over a decade since its last episode aired and not all comedies can claim that 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 three novels by a TV writer who is way too successful in Hollywood to write novels damn his eyes This stuff is ust amazing If PG Wodehouse had been born in the late 1950s and had been gay and oyously 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 the Ritz Keenan hangs a feather boa around the great man s voice fabulously forwards his idealized Roaring Twenties universe fifty or sixty years and takes complete command I think the only reason we have these books is because of some Hollywood writer s strike or something What does it take Joe When do we ge. K and others 384 pages and has a text language like Engli. .
Keenan a former writerproducer of Fraiser which I don t believe I have ever actually seen a full episode of does an impressive ob with this comedic novel about a trio 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 the plot which is actually incredibly tightly woven with many seemly insignificant details having surprising payoffs revolves around the efforts of starstruck Philip to 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 planned This book is very funny choice Here was no brainless Hollywood hunk Here was a man of vision a passionate and sensitive idealist and I prayed with all my heart that he might someday instill these noble ualities in me preferably via fellatio Hee and sufficiently sharp edged if never too nasty I think what Keenan was aiming for was something like Jeeves and Wooster Do Hollywood and he s not far off I really loved this book because it was so funny Not every page was laugh out loud but on every page there was something that made me chuckle The witty somewhat catty style of the novel as well as the outlandishness of the plot both make *it an amusing read I only hesitate to give it five stars because parts of the * an amusing read I only hesitate to give it five stars because parts of the are a little racy and I really did not enjoy that as much but that s a matter or personal taste Aside from that I cannot recommend the book strongly enough Phillip Cavanaugh is a struggling writer He works part time as a courier and when he comes face to face with a very successful former high school classmate as he is rain drenched wearing his hideous uniform and forced to carry packages he thinks that he has hit rock bottom His best friend and writing partner Claire is likewise disillusioned She has ust broken up with her cheating boyfriend and forced to work as a rehearsal pianist to pay the bills Just then the two receive the opportunity of a lifetime Their friend Gilbert has gotten them a ob adapting a World War II novel for the big screen Phillip and Claire think their ship has at last come in Alas things are not always as they seemEverything in sunny Los Angeles starts off well enough Phillip Claire and Gilbert have a meeting with the producer and get the greenlight to go ahead and write the meeting with the producer and get the greenlight to go ahead and write the They have glamorous dinners at posh restaurants with Gilbert s mom and studio executive step dad They hobnob with celebrities Things uickly start to unravel The true nature of the spec that Gilbert wrote to get them the ob could very much endanger their chances of staying on the project if discovered The book is mushy And while it s exciting when two very famous faces sign on to do the movie it also may mean that the trio will be fired in favor of established writers They concoct a scheme to stay on as the screenwriters by Philip also working as a double agent and ghostwriting a tell all book by the star s estranged aunt He is to report back all the secrets she s spilling Things. Amazing Kindle Epub, My lucky star by Joe Keenan This is. .