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Go ahead . . . ask her anythingOver the radio and now on her popular TV talk show, Wendy Williams has always been approached for her blunt, in-your-face words of advice. Hows she doin? "Ask Wendy" has become more than just a fan-favorite TV segment; its her calling card. Wendy has helped her viewers cope with everything from backstabbing girlfriends and deadbeat boyfriends to crazy mothers-in-law and jealous coworkers. Fans trust Wendy, even when her advice is tough to hear. Shes earned her reputation as "the friend in your head. "On TV Wendy only has a few minutes to respond to each audience member, but in Ask Wendy she goes deeper, answering questions sourced from viewers across the country. No question is off-limits and no situation is too outrageous for her to take on. Wendy shoots straight from those womanly hips of hers to help you manage all the crazy that comes into your life-- keepin it real by drawing on the personal experiences that have shaped her unique perspective. Wendy reveals never-before shared intimate secrets about struggling with weight, navigating rough times in her marriage, and learning to accept herself. Along with the usual girlfriend, boyfriend, and family drama, Wendy straight-talks on topics like style, body image, and office etiquette, and of course she tackles your wildest sex questions. If youve dealt with it, Wendy has a solution for it. Filled with fun personality quizzes, Wendys laugh-out-loud anecdotes, and tons of spot-on advice, Ask Wendy will help readers to end the drama in their lives.
Cape Wind: Money, Celebrity, Class, Politics, and the Battle for Our Energy Future on Nantucket Soundby Wendy Williams Robert Whitcomb
When Jim Gordon set out to build a wind farm off the coast of Cape Cod, he knew some people might object. But there was a lot of merit in creating a privately-funded, clean energy source for energy-starved New England, and he felt sure most people would recognize it eventually. Instead, all hell broke loose. Gordon had unwittingly challenged the privilege, power, and assumptions of some of Americas richest and most politically connected people, and they would fight him tooth and nail, no matter what it cost, and even when it made no sense. Wendy Williams and Robert Whitcomb have covered the Cape Wind controversy from its first days, from meetings of concerned mansion owners at the Wianno Club in ultrarich Osterville- near socialite Bunny Mellon's many-chimneyed home-to debates on the floor of the U.S. Senate. Their entertaining, acidly funny account reveals that the battle over wind energy in Nantucket Sound is, at its heart, about an issue relevant everywhere in America: how the wealthy manipulate democracy to serve their own interests. Cape Wind is a rollicking tale of democracy in action and plutocracy in the raw as played out among colorful and glamorous characters on one of America's most historic and renowned pieces of coastline. It is also a cautionary tale about the challenges of evolving beyond reliance on fossil fuels and "foreign oil," and an all-too-real lesson about why America lags behind the rest of the developed world in adopting clean energy. The battle over Nantucket Sound is only the most spectacular of coastal conflicts over energy. the environment, and aesthetics that have erupted in recent years-not only in the U.S. but in many other countries. Wind power is coming, all over the world, and in many places where the turbines appear, so does controversy. As clean energy technology develops, so will the battles. This book explains why, in a deliriously readable way.
When Jim Gordon set out to build a wind farm off the coast of Cape Cod, he knew some people might object. But there was a lot of merit in creating a privately funded, clean energy source for energy-starved New England, and he felt sure most people would recognize it eventually. Instead, all Hell broke loose. Gordon had unwittingly challenged the privileges of some of America's richest and most politically connected people, and they would fight him tooth and nail, no matter what it cost, and even when it made no sense. Cape Wind is a rollicking tale of democracy in action and plutocracy in the raw as played out among colorful and glamorous characters on one of our country's most historic and renowned pieces of coastline. As steeped in American history and local color as The Prince of Providence; as biting, revealing and fun as Philistines at the Hedgerow, it is also a cautionary tale about how money can hijack democracy while America lags behind the rest of the developed world in adopting clean energy.
Shock jock extraordinaire Wendy Williams lets loose with the first in a series of novels based on her alter ego, the divalicious radio DJ Ritz Harper. Ritz puts the "s" in shock and the "g" in gossip, and Drama is her middle name. Ritz is a suburban girl on the outside, but inside she's a hustler's hustler who's masterfully maneuvered her way into the spotlight after ruining the career of a well-respected newswoman (and former college friend). Ritz's "exclusive" rockets her to the top of the ratings, and she's rewarded with her very own show. Like a talking Venus flytrap, she verbally seduces her on-air guests, only to have them for lunch as she spews gossip about their lives. Ritz becomes the darling of the station's afternoon slot. But what happens when Ritz goes from drive-time diva to drive-by victim? Has Ritz bad-mouthed the wrong person? Has her signature cat-and-mouse "bomb drop" been dropped on her instead?As Ritz lies crumpled on a city sidewalk, all she can think as she struggles to maintain consciousness is "Who did this to me? Who?"Readers will salivate as they try to figure out where the fictional Ritz ends and the real-life Wendy begins. Wendy will involve her millions of listeners by asking them what should happen to Ritz, which will be revealed at the beginning of the next novel, scheduled to be published in fall of 2006 for Christmas.
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DJ Ritz Harper used every trick in the book to become a media darling inDrama Is Her Middle Name, shock-jock Wendy Williams's exposé of a life she knows better than anyone. Playing a clever trick of her own, Williams left her heroine on the brink of death at the end of the novel. Now the second installment of the chronicles reveals what Williams's readers are dying to know:Is the Bitch Dead, or What? The drive-by shooting that brought her down forces Ritz to look back on her climb to the top and the people she loved, lost, used, and abused along the way. There's the brief dalliance with Tracee, her best friend, and the romance with a man with some secrets of his own; the loss of her beloved Aunt M; and the recent appearance of the father who abandoned her and is now demanding a financial payoff and fifteen minutes of fame. At the heart of it all is Ritz's need to figure out where the real-life Ritz ends and the radio bitch begins. For the huge audience hooked onThe Wendy Williams Experienceand readers itching to find out what happens to the over-the-top star ofDrama Is Her Middle Name, Is the Bitch Dead, or What?is packed with all the irresistible shocks and insider dish that make Williams the hottest voice in America today.
New York Times bestselling author and radio and television personality Wendy Williams delivers a page-turning novel based on her alter ego--the divalicious radio DJ Ritz Harper.As the reigning "Queen of Radio," Ritz Harper has managed to out, ridicule, or mess with everyone from hip-hop stars to high-class snobs. So, she's decided to take her career to the next level: Hollywood, baby! Decked out in Chanel from head to toe, and sporting bodacious new breast implants, Ritz is ready for her close-up. But first, she has to deal with the dirtiest dealmakers in Tinsel Town--and the trashiest trash-talkers in her reckless past. Is Ritz worried? Of course not. She's saving all the drama for her on-air debut, where the scandalicious details of her life could send her ratings through the roof. Even if the hottest players and heaviest hitters in Hollywood come gunning for her, this tell-it-like-it-is bombshell plans to drop a few bombs of her own--before you can say "Lights! Camera! How you doin'?"
She's the kind of media personality that artists love because she builds them up -- and fear because she can bring them down. She's interviewed many of the biggest names in entertainment -- Jennifer Lopez, Whitney Houston, and Queen Latifah among them -- and is known for her ability to disarm and get them to reveal their secrets. Known as both a "shock jock diva" and "the biggest mouth in New York," Wendy Williams is always at the top of her game, whether she's doing color commentary for the VH1 Fashion Awards or giving romantic advice on her daily drive-time show. But there's more to the Queen of Urban Radio than meets the mike. Wendy's Got the Heat is her story -- about growing up in a predominately white suburb, recovering from drug addiction, struggling to launch a successful career in one of the most male-dominated media industries -- and it's by turns painful, hilarious, triumphant, and totally true.
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