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Drawing on more than twenty years of interviews, anecdotes, and personal experiences, Uninvited: Confessions of a Hollywood Party Crasher recounts the unique journey of a former Los Angeles Times reporter who, struggling with the collapse of his industry and personal tragedies, falls in with a group of intrepid gatecrashers who routinely pierce Tinseltown’s celebrity party ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published November 5th 2019 by Chicago Review Press
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Teena in Toronto
Mar 06, 2020 rated it it was ok
Adrian Maher was a reporter for the Los Angeles Times and a freelance journalist for some magazines. He has also written, directed and/or produced documentary television programs. He was also an event crasher, crashing everything from art shows, awards dinners, film festivals, celebrity parties and more ... this book provides some tales of some of those experiences.

There is apparently a subculture of people who are addicted to crashing events they aren't invited to. There even is/was a monthly m
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Ian Bull
Mar 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I loved Maher's book. I had no idea this subculture of party-crashers existed, an only-in-Los-Angeles story of people seeking the thrill of getting past security, rubbing elbows with celebs while devouring expensive food and drink, and then escaping with valuable party gift bags at evening's end. The crashers come from all walks of life, with their own rules of engagement and protocol, all with different skills and strategies -- and all have unique backstories that compel them to behave this way ...more
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