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‘Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood’ at the Toronto Film Festival – Oh Dear

Scotty Bowers, author of the b.s.-laden book “Full Service,” is the subject of a “documentary” (cough, cough) by Matt Tyrnauer. Image courtesy of the Vanity Fair, which really ought to know better. This is Scotty Bowers, who wrote a heaping … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, Part 26

In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. We have moved on, ever so slightly, to the further exploits … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, Part 25 [Updated]

In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. Several regular readers have asked whether I have given up on … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, Part 24

In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. This is interesting. The city of Beverly Hills has compiled a … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, Part 23

In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. I’m examining the history of 1110 Benedict Canyon Drive, where, as … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, Part 22

In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. I’m examining the history of 1110 Benedict Canyon Drive, where, as … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, Part 21

In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. I am still on Bowers’ account of his first purported tryst … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, MIA Edition

You might be wondering: Where’s the next post on Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service?” I have been busy with other tasks. I was asked to write a column for The Times and was happy to profile Ed Fuentes. Here’s the story: … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, Part 20

In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. I’m sure you’re thinking: “Part 20 and you’re still on Pages … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, Part 19

In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. I am still on the trail of the mysterious Mr. Jacob/Jack/Jacques … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, Part 18

In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. I have been examining what Scotty Bowers describes as his first … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, Part 17

In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. Now this is interesting – at least to me. In the … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, Part 16

In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. All those posts about the … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, Part 15

In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. Let’s recall that it was 1946 and Scotty Bowers was working … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, Part 14

In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. On Page 2 (I warned you this would be tedious) Scotty … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, Part 13

In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. On Page 2 (I warned you this would be tedious) Scotty … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, Part 12

In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. Bowers is about to describe his first Hollywood encounter – with … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, Part 11

In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. Before we go any further, we need to take a little … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, Part 10

In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. In my last post, I began examining an alleged 1946 encounter … Continue reading

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‘Full Service’: Fun With Fact-Checking, Part 9

In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. After digging through The Times, old phone directories and other resources … Continue reading

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