Monday, January 09, 2012

Star Island by Carl Hiaasen (book trailer)

Here's an amusing approach to a book trailer, created for 2010's Star Island by Carl Hiaasen: Pop star Cherry Pye (née Cheryl Bunterman) is about to attempt a comeback from her latest drug-and-alcohol disaster. But then her "undercover stunt double," Ann DeLusia, is kidnapped (by mistake) from a South Beach hotel by an obsessed paparazzo...

Related links:
Paparazzi Take Center Stage In Hiaasen's 'Star Island' (NPR)
It's retribution time, Hiaasen-style (LA Times)
Hiaasen's 'Star Island' is celeb satire yummy as Cherry Pye (USA TODAY)
Book Reviews | "Star Island" by Carl Hiaasen (The Lit Review)
Book Review: Carl Hiaasen's Star Island (Creative Loafing Charlotte)
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Die Laughing: Funny Crime and Mystery Fiction


A woman with a complicated past returns home to become the small town's new sheriff. Best Mann For The Job is by the writer/artist team of Chris and Erica Well. Read it from the beginning at Watch the trailer on YouTube.