LATEST BOOK NEWS
AUTHOR INTERVIEWS, NEWS & STORIES ABOUT BOOK:
* Chip talks The Ascension of Jerry on “Connie Martinson Talks Books” show - Summer, 2012
* Chip’s alma mater, USC, spotlights Chip’s five desert-island “Must-Read” books - Summer 2012
*The Ascension of Jerry takes silver at Hollywood Book Festival in general nonfiction category.
* Vroman’s bookstore bestseller.
* ”Why is civic activism and journalism legal and who was Jerry Schneiderman?“ - KCET, June 11, 2012
* Author interview for The Ascension of Jerry – This American Wife web radio, June 8, 2012
* “Jerry Schneiderman: The Rabble-Rouser you’ve never head about but should know” - L.A. Weekly, May 22, 2012
* “Author Chip Jacobs details Jerry Schneiderman Murder Triangle in New Book“ - KCBS/KCAL TV, May 17, 2012
* ”“Killer Prose: With ‘The Ascension of Jerry,’ writer Chip Jacobs reveals his wildest tale yet” - Pasadena Weekly, March 23, 2012 (Note: the “murder corporation” referenced in this article was located near but not inthe old Bullocks department store in Pasadena.)
AUTHOR APPEARANCES SO FAR: official book launch at Vroman’s bookstore in Pasadena (March 27 – 7 P.M.), Signings and/or readings at Bookplates, Pasadena Litfest, Claremont Forum, Santa Monica Public Library, Monrovia Public Library and the West Hollywood Book Festival. Stay tuned for more!
RECENT ARTICLES & OP-EDS
* “Chromium 6 Suspected at Disney” - Los Angeles Times, August 22, 2012
* Governor Jerry Brown can do more to green up California, Bloomberg View, May 29, 2012.
* What if Republicans Closed the E.P.A.? The New York Times, Aug. 25, 2011.
* The mystery photographs of RFK in Los Angeles shortly before his murder. chipjacobs.com, May 5, 2011.
* “Does the Climate Bill Have a Chance?” The New York Times, May 9, 2010.
* “California’s Solar Scorecard,” The New York Times, April 22, 2010.
* “Earth Wind and Wire: Going Beyond Solar Panels,” The Los Angeles Times, Feb. 7, 2010.
* “Recession May Forge Housing Shift in California,” The Los Angeles Times, Sept. 13, 2009.
* “Air of Deceit. Was Convicted Smog-Credit Swindler Anne Sholtz Part of Shady International ‘Money Repatriation’ Schemes with Links to the CIA?” Pasadena Weekly, Aug. 20, 2009.
* “House Hunting? It’s Not a Buyer’s Market Everywhere,” The Los Angeles Times, May 3, 2009.
* “A Strong Signal on Global Warming,” The New York Times, Jan. 26, 2009.
* “Prepare for a Quake? L.A.’s too Busy,” The Los Angeles Times, Sept. 24, 2008.
* Watch Chip on C-SPAN Book TV’s broadcast of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, 2009.
ASCENSION OF JERRY: Murder, Hitmen and the Making of L.A. Muckraker Jerry Schneiderman YouTube cut
WHEELING THE DEAL: The Outrageous Legend of Gordon Zahler, Hollywood’s Flashies Quadriplegic YouTube cut
A STAR IS BOUGHT: CNN/Entertainment Weekly expose on Johnny Grant and the shameless Hollywood Walk of Fame – 1999. YouTube cut.