We have always been fascinated by the movies about the Mob such as The Godfather and Goodfellas. Author Charles Brandt, former homicide investigator joins the show to talk about Jimmy Hoffa and his book, soon to be a movie, “I Heard You Paint Houses”, Updated Edition: Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran & Closing the Case on Jimmy Hoffa.

 

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Glyn Johns talks about his amazing career as a sound man, and all the incredible musicians he has worked with throughout his life. Check out his book: Sound Man: A Life Recording Hits with The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, the Eagles , Eric Clapton, the Faces . . .

 

Key figure in the Water Gate hearings that brought down President Richard Nixon, John W. Dean talks about his book, The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It. Dean provides a great historical account of what really happened, in this full account about Watergate, and Nixon’s involvement.

 

 

If you get in trouble, because you did something bad, or are accused of doing something bad…who ya gonna call? Ira Judelson, author of the book The Fixer: The Notorious Life of a Front Page Bail Bondsman, dishes on celebrity clients he’s offered special services to, including easier rides through court and better lives in prison. Judelson has worked with rapper Ja Rule, DMX and ‘Soccer Mom Madam’ Anna Gristina.

Loni Love is an American comedienne and actress talks about her book Love Him Or Leave Him, but Don’t Get Stuck With the Tab. She was the runner-up on Star Search 2003 and was named “Top 10 Comics to Watch” in both Variety and Comedy Central in 2009.

Magician, juggler, and high-wire artist Philippe Petit talks about his daredevil escapades that have made him famous. Not just your average high wire artist, he taught himself and is known for walking between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center and had been arrested over 500 times! Join us as we talk about his  book, Creativity: The Perfect Crime.

How do you get from being a self-proclaimed anarchist, living under the stairs, to running your own multi-million dollar business? Sophia Amoruso will tell you how as she talks about her book #GIRLBOSS and her successful clothes line, Nasty Gal.

Lisa Robinson, rock writer for Vanity Fair, looks back on years spent with countless musicians backstage, after hours and on the road, in her book There Goes Gravity. From Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, the Clash to Eminem and Lady Gaga…Lisa has interviewed them all!

 

Emmy Award & Golden Globe winning producer Jeff Kutash joins the Steven Maggi show to talk about his incredible success as a producer, dancer and choreographer. He was inducted into the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame in 2000 and created the show Splash that played at the Riviera hotel one of the longest running shows in Las Vegas. Listen in as we talk about rock-n-roll, celebrities & Las Vegas!

Philip Bailey from Earth Wind and Fire joins the show again talking about their success in the early years, and how he eventually teamed up with Phil Collins to record his biggest hit yet, Easy Lover. Check out his book here, Shining Star: Braving the Elements of Earth, Wind & Fire.

Television great, Dick Cavett has meet them all, from Hollywood giants like Groucho Marx and Bob Hope, to rock legends Janis Joplin and John Lennon. He talks about all of this in his new book Brief Encounters Conversations, Magic Moments, and Assorted Hijinks.