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William Knoedelseder is a veteran journalist and best-selling author who honed his investigative and narrative abilities during 12 years as a staff writer in The Los Angeles Times, where his ground breaking coverage of the entertainment sector generated a long series of showcases. His two-year analysis of payola and other corrupt practices from the document business triggered five national grand jury investigations across the country, led to the arrest and conviction of an score of coordinated figures and formed the basis of his very first bestselling book, Stiffed: A True Story of MCA, the Music Business and the Mafia (Harper Collins 1993). Stiffed was named Best Non-Fiction work of 1993 by Entertainment Weekly, which called it#x201c;the most funniest book of this year...and the funniest. ” Both of the main mob figures portrayed in Stiffed--New Jersey crime boss Gaetano “Corky” Vastola along with Roulette Records creator Morris Levy--afterward served as the models for HBO’s Tony Soprano and his songs business mentor Herman “Hesh” Rabkin.
Since 2000, Knoedelseder has written three other novels.
In Eddie’s Title (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) chronicles the brutal murder of a Philadelphia teenager which made national headlines when Knoedelseder, as executive producer of the Knight Ridder news program Inquirer News Tonight, pressed the town to make people the content of 911 tapes listed during the night of the killing, that finally revealed an entire breakdown of Philadelphia’s emergency response program;
I’m Dying Up Here: Heartbreak and High Times in Standup Comedy’s Golden Era (Public Affairs/Perseus) recounts Knoedelseder’s moment since cub reporter covering the L.A. comedy club scene if David Letterman, Jay Leno, Robin Williams and Andy Kaufman were young and undiscovered. It's been optioned for film by actor Jim Carrey.
Knoedelseder’s latest, Bitter Bre