A frantic journey across post-war America to find out what went wrong.
Clawing Through the Back Doors of Show Biz
Are you up for the ride?
“I thought I had it tough.”
“This is a hard hitting, impeccably researched and extensively footnoted historical novel of deep cultural import. In fact…What? No Business? What the hell is that? I was talking about…Oh, never mind.” Robert McNamara
“I’ve read some crap in my day. As a writer, I have to. Especially while writing it. No Business is likely my finest work.” Norman Mailer
“Without this invaluable tract at our hands, we should, I suspect, have never survived Valley Forge.”
“While I only had a superficial relationship with Art, we possessed the attraction of opposites.”
“What, I’m not scandalous enough for your damned book?!”
“Trust me; you don’t want any of that…”
“Well, beyond the accuracy and wild storytelling, I believe we had a successful run in the governor’s mansion.”
“This stands as an affront to all that is decent and just. I’m getting copies for the whole family.”
“If this book were carved in stone, it would make a very effective paperweight.”
“We had to destroy civilization to save it. Well, maybe ‘had’ is a little strong. How about ‘chose’?”
“Next to black people providing hungry children free lunches, this “Art” is perhaps the greatest threat to the American way of life.”
J. Edgar Hoover