By Art Harris, The Bald Truth, (c) www.artharris.com, all rights reserved
As a cub reporter, I covered the King’s funeral after he died of a drug overdose on Aug. 16, 1977, and tromped through Memphis woods to dodge security and get a closer look, then returned for the first anniversary of Elvis Presley’s birthday, Jan. 8…
Both dates are sacred pop culture days to remember, to mourn and celebrate for millions of fans who consider Memphis Mecca and virtually deify Elvis, a lightning rod for that Nascar demo of voters no Presidential candidate can do without.
But Michele Bachmann (R-Mn.) may have to after blowing a shameless, no brainer attempt to align the heart of her candidacy with America’s bedrock voters, Elvis fans, calling for an all-out, Hound Dog, Blue Suede appreciation of the King on his Birthday… Read the rest of this entry »
Art Harris on Jane Velez Mitchel: Cops Pushing Misty’s Ronald Button!
From Bald Truth Staff, (c) www.artharris.com, all rights reserved.
We’ll ask you the same thing, Jane Velez Mitchel asked Art Harris: Will Ronald’s plea deal to testify against ex-wife Misty Croslin and her brother, Tommy, in the drug trafficking case in exchange for a possible 15 year sentence send her a message that he’s throwing her under the bus? Or is he? Sources close to the case laid out plans to try to turn him against her, and use her Ronald hot button to make her crack…
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By Art Harris, The Bald Truth, www.artharris.com, all rights reserved
She splits her time now between New York City and Atlanta, where she hit her hot streak as a Fulton County prosecutor (almost 100 felony cases, no losses at trial), then wound up as the late Johnny Cochran’s sidekick on “Cochran and Grace,” a legal show with a brief run.
But Nancy Grace had legs, and kept running to make her own TV history: from Court TV anchor to CNN Headline News superstar with a loyal 700,000 nightly fan base of true crime afficionados, to author and now gifted novelist.
Recent book signings for her first novel and New York Times bestseller, “The Eleventh Victim,” (Hyperion, $25.99) strongly autobiographical, stretched out the door of an Atlanta book store the other day, as she posed and signed autographs for friends, fans, and locals who thanked her for once keeping their city safe.
Nancy Grace Makes Novel Debut: The Eleventh Victim, (Hyperion, $25.99)
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By Bald Truth Staff, (c), www.artharris.com
The Atlanta Journal Constitution’s snappy Peach Buzz columnist provocateur, Richard Eldredge, was kind enough to hype us a kudo on the James Brown II DNA scoop…He wrote:
“DNA DOESN’T LIE
Former CNN-er turned Atlanta blogger Art Harris has The Associated Press and “Entertainment Tonight” eating his dust after he broke news on his Web site: Peter Shahid, an attorney for James Brown II’s guardian, confirms to the AP Harris’ report that the boy is the late singer’s son. Read the rest of this entry »