In the meantime, nothing says "You're Getting Old" like your teen idol signing a book deal reminiscing about the good ol' days of hard drugs and horny teenaged fans. The biography market is always loaded down with these really-kinda-sad books. How pathetic when you have to earn a few extra dollars by revealing what an absolute shit you were in your glory days.
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Rolling Stone recently revealed that John Taylor, former bassist for the 80's hit band Duran Duran, has sold his memoirs to Dutton for somewhere in the $500K range. Holy crap, people. As a former card-carrying member of the John Taylor Fan Club (okay, not really, but we could've been) we took notice. In the book, we'll get to read all about his drug addiction (gasp!), depression (surely you jest!), and presumably, all the female fans he bedded in a drug and alcohol-frenzy (the hell you say!).
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The saddest part? We'll probably buy the damned book.