There would have been no KISS without Gene Simmons, the outrageous star whose superlong tongue, legendary sexual exploits, and demonic makeup have made him a rock icon. KISS and Make-Up is the wild, shocking, unbelievable story, from the man himself, about how an immigrant boy from Israel studied to be a rabbi, was saved by rock and roll, and became one of the most notorious rock stars the world has ever seen.
KISS did not become one of the most successful rock bands in history by accident. Long before they first took the stage, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley had a clear-cut operating plan for their business. Over the past forty years, KISS has sold over 100 million CDs and DVDs worldwide and manages over 3,000 licensed merchandise items. In addition to KISS, Simmons’ lucrative ventures include two hit reality shows, a professional sports team, a restaurant chain, and a record company.
"Not the Gene Simmons you THINK you know! 10 stars!"
New York Times best selling author Gene Simmons is back, revealing his unique philosophy of life in this funny guide to getting more out of every aspect of life, Sex Money KISS...how he got it and how you can too.
What will you say right before they put you six feet under? Will you say "I wish I could have...," "I wish I would have...," "I wish I should have...," or will you say, "I did it all. Thank you and good night."
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Rock legend, best-selling author, reality television star, accomplished entrepreneur, and renowned ladies' man Gene Simmons presents Ladies of the Night, an informative and entertaining mix of narrative history and Simmons' own unique philosophy about the inception and legacy of the oldest profession in the world.
The Selfish Giant focuses on a garden surrounding a castle occupied by a giant octopus. While the giant octopus is off visiting his friend the Squid Ogre, young fish play in the garden; when he returns, he chases them away and builds a high wall around the garden to keep out all trespassers. Winter comes to call, and a perpetual bleak chill settles on the garden. The giant octopus grows increasingly lonely until the young fish find their way back in, and break the spell that keeps spring out.
Thumbelina is a tiny penguin, as a result of a wish by her parents for a child of their own. Much of Thumbelina's happiness was stolen from her when an unscrupulous, selfish sea turtle kidnapped her from her dwelling. This sets her on a series of adventures where she learns a great deal about things in life, and later meets a handsome prince who is her own size.