• Dish

  • The Inside Story on the World of Gossip
  • By: Jeannette Walls
  • Narrated by: Jeannette Walls
  • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
  • 3.3 out of 5 stars (39 ratings)

Prime logo Prime members: New to Audible?
Get 2 free audiobooks during trial.
Pick 1 audiobook a month from our unmatched collection.
Listen all you want to thousands of included audiobooks, Originals, and podcasts.
Access exclusive sales and deals.
Premium Plus auto-renews for $14.95/mo after 30 days. Cancel anytime.
Dish  By  cover art

Dish

By: Jeannette Walls
Narrated by: Jeannette Walls
Try for $0.00

$14.95/month after 30 days. Cancel anytime.

Buy for $12.57

Buy for $12.57

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's summary

Ultimate insider Jeannette Walls gives us a cook's tour of the dangerously simmering cult of celebrity, from the birth of the National Enquirer to the rise of tabloid TV, from Walter Winchell to Matt Drudge, from the liaisons of Marilyn Monroe and JFK to the deaths of Elvis and Princess Diana.

Here is a fascinating look at five decades of dish, a behind-the-scenes look at the personalities who control what we see, hear, and read, not to mention the personalities who wish to be seen, heard, and read about. Hear the inside stories you never knew about the trinity of celebrity, publicist, and reporter - the people who have stoked the American appetite for gossip from the salacious days of silver-screen magazines to the instantaneous communication of the Internet.

©2000 Avon Books, Inc. (P)2000 Audio Renaissance, an Imprint of Renaissance Media, Inc.