A former Playboy magazine editor and columnist, John Blumenthal is the author of The Official Hollywood Handbook, The Tinseltown Murders, The Case of the Hardboiled Dicks, Hollywood High: The History of America’s Most Famous Public School, Love’s Reckless Rash (co-author), Passing Wind of Love (co-author) and the novels What’s Wrong with Dorfman? and Millard Fillmore, Mon Amour, both BookSense76 Picks. His work has appeared in such publications as TV Guide, Esquire, Punch, Playboy, Today’s Health, The Los Angeles Times, The Christian Science Monitor,, Publishers Weekly and The Huffington Post.  

He has also written for television and is the co-author of the movies Blue Streak and Short Time.

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