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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 specializes in Paul's battles with addictions, this isn't a downer e-book. It has interesting 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 recognized members together with motion picture manufacturer Jerry Bruckheimer.

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

Throughout the e-book, Paul stocks info of his wish to hand over booze and drugs---all the whereas utilizing and abusing elements at an awesome velocity. it is a tricky street that reaches a cheerful destination.

I suggest this booklet to somebody with habit difficulties (or a loved one of somebody with an addiction). I additionally suggest "Cooked in L.A." to anyone who enjoys media tales and behind-the-scenes big name tales.

This is a e-book to learn and then---instead of storing on a shelf---to move alongside to anyone who could gain advantage from examining it.

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We fill them in as we exit the little restaurant. A year and a half later I see that dark red-haired guy on TV standing in a group accepting the Academy Award for Best Picture for the movie American Beauty. Kevin Spacey was recognized for his performance with the Best Actor Oscar. Now we walk on Rodeo marveling at the huge prices in the antiseptic looking stores. ” Being curious, we relent. Leno must be a real stickler. We find ourselves going through extremely rigorous audience evaluation. They also separate us from Tom and Megan, which makes this start to feel more like work than fun.

If he gets loose down there, surely his frenzied head will get jammed under the brake and we will end up in the strangest car fatality ever. Is this how we’re gonna go out? Jen tries to grab Ted around the midsection. ” Like a reflex, Ted flips around and bites her hand. This cat has entered the third dimension of crazy, totally out of character. Maps, drinks and cat hair are flying. We have an insane cat screaming in the cab of our U-Haul and we are screaming too. His hissing promises he will bite any and all comers.

The freakiest night ever of hallucinogenic drugs ensues. It has come to be known as “The Funhouse Mushroom” night. Zyles presents us with two plates. ” We take the crazy fungus first then sit around waiting for them to take effect. The downtime is always awkward. I had taken mushrooms a few times in college. Other than pot, it was my first drug. Mushrooms were hot property in college, and up until now, the drug only created a sensation of heavy uncontrollable laughter, nothing more. So I know what to expect.

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