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Dennis McDougal Goes Round Two with Burl Barer on True Crime Uncensored!

Lis Wiehl and Dennis McDougal Saturday! 2pm Pacific/5pm Eastern/10pm UK Listen live on Outlaw Radio by clicking this link! 2pm Pacific, 4pm Central, 5pm Eastern, 10pm UK time. Dennis McDougal, famed journalist, true crime author, and author of his first novel, The Candlestickmaker, returns to True Crime Uncensored.  As he is researching his next book, the biography of Bob Dylan, he will be live from “Dylan Days” in Bob’s hometown where they are celebrating the star’s 70th birthday! More will be revealed about The Candlestickmaker and what the Government was REALLY doing during the VietNam War!   Be sure to tune in for the lively discussion! “The Candlestickmaker takes readers on a voyage that will guarantee they never read the Mother Goose nursery rhyme in the same way again. “ McDougal’s first appearance two weeks ago just wasn’t enough for the patrons of the Lighten Up Lounge! If you missed it, listen HERE To learn all about Dennis McDougal, his books, and to order your copy of The Candlestickmaker, visit his website!  www.dennismcdougal.com The “Fox From FOX,” Lis Wiehl will be …

Dennis McDougal Joins Burl Barer on True Crimes Uncensored!

TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED with BURL BARER “THE BEST TRUE CRIME RADIO PROGRAM ON THE AIR!” ERIN MORIARTY CBS 48 HRS. SATURDAY 2PM PACIFIC ON OUTLAW RADIO, HTTP://OUTLAWRADIO.TV/LISTENLIVE.HTML Saturday, May 14 2pm PT, 5pm ET Well known as an award winning journalist, as well as author of several true crime books, Dennis McDougal will be joining the gang from The Lighten Up Lounge on True Crimes Uncensored!  McDougal’s accomplishments in the field of journalism are legendary, often exposing the underbelly and corruption in Hollywood during his tenure with the LA Times.  In 1993 he turned to writing books full time and has given readers an in depth look into some of the most horrendous crimes, as well as the lives of many renowned celebrities such as Jack Nicholson, Robert Blake and Lew Wasserman. McDougal took readers behind the scenes of pop star Michael Jackson’s troubled career, beginning with his “Victory” tour in the early 1980s; exposed the waste and mismanagement of Band Aid, USA for Africa, Farm Aid, and other “pop charities” of the 1980s; and …

Dennis McDougal and Max Cannon Appearing on The Susan Murphy Milano Show, “Time’s Up!”

Thursday, May 12  2pm-3pm: Dennis McDougal Most recently author of Five Easy Decades: How Jack Nicholson Became the Biggest Movie Star in Modern Time (John Wiley & Sons, 2008), Dennis McDougal has chronicled Hollywood, crime and the media for over 30 years. His forthcoming Things Have Changed (John Wiley & Sons, 2011) is the new biography of music legend Bob Dylan. Before turning his attention full-time to writing books in 1993, McDougal reported on the glamorous and occasionally corrupt aspects of Hollywood as a staff writer for 15 years at the Los Angeles Times. As a Times investigative reporter concentrating on movies, television and pop music, McDougal took readers behind the scenes of pop star Michael Jackson’s troubled career, beginning with his “Victory” tour in the early 1980s; exposed the waste and mismanagement of Band Aid, USA for Africa, Farm Aid, and other “pop charities” of the 1980s; and followed celebrity courtroom dramas, such as the so-called “Cotton Club” murder trial, which featured former Paramount Pictures chief Robert Evans in a major supporting role. McDougal’s reporting has taken him …

Welcome Dennis McDougal!

“McDougal’s reporting has taken him to the top of San Francisco’s Mt. Tamalpais at sunrise with Richard Gere and the Dalai Lama, Rodney King’s rap music debut, Ethiopia with Harry Belafonte, Tokyo with former U.S. Ambassador Mike Mansfield, and Dr. Ruth Westheimer’s Washington Heights bedroom for a discussion of the elements of good sex. He has interviewed dozens of celebrated men and women who have influenced our lives: pop stars, politicians, moguls and cultural icons.” Dennis McDougal has written several books chronicling the stories of celebrities like Jack Nicholson, Robert Blake, and his next book on the life and times of Bob Dylan.  But writing about stars is not all McDougal is about, he is a journalist’s journalist in an era when old school research and reporting a story has become diluted by the fast paced internet and those who quickly churn out a quick headline and  5 minute sound bites.  Dennis McDougal has written for the LA Times, the NY Times and several other newspapers and publications during his career, earning many honors along …