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Celebrity & The Ironies of Fame

Celebrity & The Ironies of Fame

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is rare.

About your host

I’m a travel and entertainment journalist with a litany of publishing successes and a 30-year history as a writer for THE FROMMER GUIDES, back when “Europe on $5 and $10 a Day” was an American dream that came true for millions. In 2004, I established the widely-reviewed independent publishing venture, BLOOD MOON PRODUCTIONS. With a backlist of 50 titles, most of them biographies of seminal…
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What we’ll do

This experience is configured as a conversation about travel and entertainment publishing, America's fascination for celebrities, and the thousands of scandalous, previously unrecorded "oral histories" which until recently, were ignored by the mainstream media. It includes revelations from the dozens of tell-all biographies Blood Moon has published during its tabloid-fueled history, and anecdotes…

What else you should know

Tours begin and end at their designated times (please be prompt), and require that participants can climb a flight of stairs.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
coffee, tea, & pastries

What to bring

Please bring an enquiring mind, a sense of humor, good manners, an appreciation for books (biographies in particular), and empathy for anyone who ever stumbled, failed, became embarrassed, or died during the pursuit of his or her dreams.

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Where you'll be

We'll meet at the entrance to Magnolia House (please ring the doorbell), a Victorian landmark in the Saint George neighborhood of Staten Island, a short walk from Borough Hall and the Terminus of the Staten Island Ferry. I recommend scheduling your visit as a half-day excursion from Manhattan, with lots to see en route, including the Statue of Liberty and the historic architecture of a fascinating neighborhood associated with the Vanderbilts.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Thu, Jul 25    From 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
$40 per person
7 of 7 spots left
Availability for this experience is rare.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 7 guests ages 14 and up can attend.

More tips

Tours begin and end at their designated times (please be prompt), and require that participants can climb a flight of stairs.
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literary walk
Celebrity & The Ironies of Fame
5 reviews
$40 per person
5 reviews
$40 per person