Paul Cook's Cooked in LA: I Shot for the Stars and Hit Bottom PDF

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By Paul Cook

"Cooked in L.A." is Paul Cook's tale of having a media profession going and getting a wedding going, whereas dealing with down the demons of booze and medicine.

While the e-book makes a speciality of Paul's battles with addictions, this isn't a downer booklet. It has exciting tales of Paul's stream to l. a. and his paintings with Fox television community and KIIS-FM radio. He rubs shoulders with a few famous members together with motion picture manufacturer Jerry Bruckheimer.

Later, after relocating again to St. Louis, Paul returns to L.A. for Grammy Awards distant proclaims and has memorable encounters with Sean Penn and Hunter S. Thompson, between others.

Throughout the booklet, Paul stocks info of his wish to quit booze and drugs---all the whereas utilizing and abusing elements at an grand velocity. it is a difficult street that reaches a cheerful destination.

I suggest this e-book to a person with dependancy difficulties (or a friend of somebody with an addiction). I additionally suggest "Cooked in L.A." to anyone who enjoys media tales and behind-the-scenes star tales.

This is a ebook to learn and then---instead of storing on a shelf---to cross alongside to an individual who could gain advantage from interpreting it.

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I’m gonna get him out of his carrier and let him get some air,” says Jen. Ted’s matted hair and dry nose alert us to his diminished health. This counting kitty has been part of no less than five moves in the last five years with us. The mind of Ted is complex. When he was a kitten, we tried to potty-train him. We kept finding a wet stinky corner in our crappy apartment, so we knew he had not been using the cat box. ” every time the corner was wet. It was strange to us when we realized Ted only used his pee corner when it rained.

He is also in LA this week. Jack greets us with his usual sunburned face and tongues of airborne red hair. Immediately we recognize various MTV Road Rules and Real World cast members walking around. ” “Yeah, it’s Rob Schneider,” I whisper back. “Where? Oh I see,” says Jen. Rob Schneider and a friend have entered the bar about fifteen feet away. A tinge of weirdness hits my stomach. Almost immediately, I am on guard not to let another Smash Mouth episode happen. Remorse over that night is still available any time I think about music or celebrities.

We grab him out of his cage, break one of the tranquilizers in half, and try to feed it to him. Immediately the medicinal taste repulses him, and we lose the element of surprise. It would take a living mouse to get him to open his mouth now. From here on out, good ol’-fashioned force will be my only alternative to get Ted his meds. ” Yeah, massage the sharp object in his tender little neck; I’m sure that’s not excruciating. After a while, Ted’s cursing gives way to a small growl and his pupils increase to a totally frightening size.

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