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Palm Springs Babylon: Sizzling Stories from the Desert Playground of the Stars Something About The Slow Burning Sun And The Easy Lifestyle Of Hollywood S Notorious Desert Haven Has Nurtured A Scrumptious History Of Cardinal Sins, Both Public And Private From Philanthropists To Actors In Waiting, Ray Mungo S Palm Springs Babylon Is The Compilation Of These Burning Secrets, Complete With Damning Photographic Evidence And Merciless Documentation.From Clara Bow S Sexual Appetite And Voracious Jim Bakker S Denials Of Promiscuity, To The Rich Veins Of Gossip To Be Mined From The Betty Ford Center, Any Gossipmonger Or Film Buff Will Thrill To This Lurid Social History Of Hollywood Arcana Witness Zaftig Fatty Arbuckle Stand Trial For The Grisly Murder Of A Starlet The Egos Of The Powerful, The Famous, And The Purely Eccentric Locking Horns And The Flamboyance And Controversy, Past And Present, Surrounding This Florid And Flourishing Community Palm Springs Babylon Is A Secret History Of This Hollywood Playground At Its Best Its Sleaziest, Most Corrupt, And Most Deliciously Indecorous In Short, At Its Height Of Glamour.

About the Author: Raymond Mungo

Raymond Mungo born 1946 is the author, co author, or editor of than a dozen books He writes about business, economics, and financial matters as well as cultural issues In the 1960s, he attended Boston University, where he served as editor in chief of the Boston University News in 1966 67 and where, as a student leader, he spearheaded demonstrations against the Vietnam War.In 1967, Mungo

10 thoughts on “Palm Springs Babylon: Sizzling Stories from the Desert Playground of the Stars

  1. says:

    Palm Springs The playground of rich and famousPalm Springs and the surrounding towns were playgrounds for rich and famous which rivaled tinsel town for decadence and excess in the last century This book was written in the same spirit as that of Hollywood Babylon, but this book is less on the history and on tidbits Palm Spring had its own brand of social futility sex, drugs, alcohol, suicides, jealousy and fights This was a place where celebrities came to hide from the glitter of Hollywood and have uninhabited fun For example, gay bars and gay oriented establishments were flourishing in Palm Springs Gloria Swanson hung out in the first lesbian hotel, Desert Knight The Lucy and Desi estate became the most lavish gay oriented establishment Liberace s 1925 Cloisters estate reflected a life style of pure opulence, and it was open to numerous young men Celebrities like Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, Dinah Shore, Jim and Tammy Bakker, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy, Charles Ferrell, Clara Bow, Greta Garbo, and Errol Flynn hung out in this town and partied like there i...

  2. says:

    Lots has changed since the publication of this book in the 1990s, and Mungo got lots of it wrong He has a particular dislike for the late mayor of Palm Springs, Sonny Bono He pokes fun at Bono s attempts to discourage spring breakers, but Bono got rid of them He ridicules Bono creating the Palm Springs International Film Festival which is now one of the top five in the world, and an enormous, well planned local event Considering the size of the bug Mungo has up his rear end about ...

  3. says:

    Today, not really that sizzling other than the heat One can t help but look at a photo of the five fabulous Gabor girls and think of today s equivalent celebrities such as the Kardashians This book is mostly about Hollywood stars traveling to Pa...

  4. says:

    Very trashy account of Hollywood sleaze and debauchery I was totally hooked Excellent if you re into that kind of thing.

  5. says:

    Felt a little embarrassed reading this, like watching Real World or Jersey Shore all the way through.

  6. says:

    Sure, it s dated It published in 1993 Who cares Fun look back at Hollywood s Golden Age and Palm Springs role as the desert getaway of the stars.

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