Carl Hiaasen

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Journalist, columnist, and novelist Carl Hiaasen discusses his latest novel, Star Island, about a 22-year-old pop star about to attempt a comeback from her latest drug-and-alcohol disaster, and her “undercover stunt double,” who is kidnapped from a South Beach hotel by an obsessed paparazzo. He’ll also talk about the weekly column he’s been writing in the Miami Herald and his take on the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.


Carl Hiaasen

Comments [4]


I'm sorry to add to the chorus, but this old man is quite out of touch. What generalizations! He really doesn't understand the internet or how blogs work, or what is really novel about them.

Jul. 27 2010 01:30 PM
Mrbad from NYC

Dear Jeebus,

Please put this tired, bored and boring old man out of his misery before he starts writing about how the fall of Rome was precipitated by ancient celebutards ... Really, what does it "tell" me when Celebritys news is runngin 24/7 on network news?
Nothing, I've known since I was a teenager corporate news sources are one step removed from propoganda - celebrity news is at least a degree more honest about its intent. Who cares if aging boomers like you don't "get it" - go mull it over with Dan Rather, oh how tricky the new news age can be especially when all the war news is from "embedded" corporate newsies who report from inside the tanks their parent company makes. You're not a serious man, these are the ramblings of a waning mind and lackluster talent. Good luck with your old timey liberalism - the world is more complex now, dude.

Jul. 27 2010 01:27 PM

This is the most boring interview I have ever heard. The people your guest is talking about worthy of disdain, but this is just coming across as a whingey drone from a couple of out of touch over the hill old farts.

Jul. 27 2010 01:22 PM
ny from ny

Hey Leonard works too!

Jul. 27 2010 01:03 PM

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