Michael Barson

Michael Barson is the author of more than a dozen books that celebrate popular culture. His work has appeared in the pages of Entertainment Weekly, Premiere, American Film, and AMC magazine, among other publications. His books and postcard anthologies include Lost, Lonely & Vicious, Born to Be Bad, Teenage Confidential, True West, and Red Scared!

He lives in suburban New Jersey with his wife of 26 years who hasn't stopped weeping since tying the knot. They have three boys, none of whom has a clue about love or romance—yet.

Books Authored

Reviewed by: 

The year is 1947. America is basking in the afterglow following the successful end of World War II. Life is simple and so is the entertainment, but Americans had changed and so had their tastes.