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Darkly funny and gleefully mean-spirited, Sellevision explores greed, obsession and third tier celebrity, in the world of a fictional home shopping network.

Welcome to the troubled world of Sellevision, America's premier retail broadcasting network. When Max Andrews, the much-loved and handsome (lonely and gay) host of "Slumber Sunday Sundown" accidentally exposes himself in front of twenty million kids and their parents during a "Toys for Tots" segment, Sellevision faces its first big scandal. As Max fails to find a job in television, another host, the popular and perky Peggy Jean Smythe is receiving sinister emails about her appearance from a stalker. Popping pills and drinking heavily, she fails to notice that her husband is spending a lot of time with the very young babysitter who lives next door. Then there's Leigh, whose affair with Sellevision boss Howard Toast is going nowhere, until she exposes him on air; and Bebe, Sellevision's star host, who finds Mr. Right through the Internet--if she can just stop her shopping addiction from taking over.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780312422288
Branch Call Number: FICTION Burrough Augusten
Characteristics: 229 p. ;,21 cm.


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dotdeangelo Feb 06, 2012

I get his humor. I now watch shopping channels looking for a peep!

Jan 23, 2010

Ridiculous, perverted and entirely over-the-top. I enjoyed it thoroughly.


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