Book Publicity for Abe Lincoln is hotter than ever. Honest!

LINCOLN, INC.: Selling the Sixteenth President in Contemporary America

Lincoln Inc. - Book Cover

Lincoln Inc.

Newman Communications’ had the pleasure of providing successful publicity services to promote Jacqueline Hogan’s recent release Lincoln, Inc.  including both radio and print publicity for the book.

As the book publicity campaign unfolded, it became clear that Lincoln is still among the most popular presidents, grabing spots on radio that included

  • Nationally syndicated Jim Bohannon Show/Dial Global Network
  • KYW-AM/Philadelphia
  • WGTD-FM/Milwaukee WI
  • and Daybreak USA/USA Radio Network

The print campaign included op-eds in

  • The Christian Science Monitor
  • The Atlanta Journal Constitution with a focus on how Lincoln might measure up as a Republican by today’s GOP.
  • and The St. Louis Dispatch

Listen in to Jacqueline’s radio interview with WSLR-FM.

About Lincoln, Inc:

Nearly a century and a half after his death, Abraham Lincoln’s legacy and cultural clout is almost unparalleled. Noted sociologist Jackie Hogan details this phenomenon in her new book, LINCOLN, INC.: Selling the Sixteenth President in Contemporary America (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; December 2011).

A professor and researcher at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, Hogan fills LINCOLN, INC. with insightful observations on the exploitation of one of America’s most beloved Presidents. From the time of his first campaign to today, Lincoln has been packaged into a brand and marketed to the general public. His image has been used to make millions for corporations and win elections for politicians.

For mor information about Lincoln Inc., visit the publishers site at

Book Publicity Campaign for Jerry Weintraub’s New

When I Stop Talking You’ll Know I’m Dead

Author: Jerry Weintraub with Rich Cohen
Publisher: Twelve (Hachette Book Group)

Book Publicity: When I Stop Talking, You'll Know I'm Dead

When I Stop Talking, You'll Know I'm Dead

Newman Communications brought Jerry Weintraub’s  story to life  with a book publicity tour that had him speaking with national  radio networks including Westwood One, Talk America, and the USA Radio Networks.  Jerry also spoke to major stations such as WBZ in Boston, WCBS in New York, and KABC in Los Angeles as well as to numerous local stations across the country.

In WHEN I STOP TALKING, YOU’LL KNOW I’M DEAD, written with Rich Cohen, a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, we follow entertainment titan Jerry Weintraub from his first great success at age twenty-six with Elvis Presley, whom he took on the road with the help of Colonel Tom Parker, to immortal days with Sinatra, and his crowning hits as a movie producer, starting with Robert Altman’s Nashville, continuing with Diner, Oh, God!, and The Karate Kid series, among others, and summiting with Steven Soderbergh and Ocean’s Eleven, Twelve, and Thirteen, which together earned well over a billion dollars worldwide.

About The Book

Weintraub shepherds us from the poker tables of Palm Springs (the games went on for days) to the power rooms of Hollywood, and from the halls of the White House to Red Square in Moscow and the Great Palace in Beijing—all the while counseling potentates, poets, and kings, with clients and confidants like Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin, John Denver, Bobby Fischer, George H. W. Bush, Armand Hammer, George Clooney, Bruce Willis, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon . . . the list goes on.

With wit, wisdom, and the cool confidence that has colored his remarkable career, Weintraub chronicles a quintessentially American journey, one marked by luck, love, and improvisation. The stories he tells and the lessons we learn are essential, not just for those who love movies and music, but for businessmen, entrepreneurs, artists . . . for everyone.

About The Author:

JERRY WEINTRAUB has spent more than five decades in show business, in the process earning a reputation as one of the savviest negotiators, smartest producers, and shrewdest film investors of our time. He has been praised and honored for his philanthropic work and, as UNICEF’s Man of the Year, was presented the organization’s Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award.

RICH COHEN, a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone, is the author of five books, including the bestsellers Tough Jews, The Avengers, and Israel Is Real.

Michael Jackson: Before He Was King

Michael Jackson, Before He Was King

Michael Jackson, Before He Was King

Michael Jackson was an incredible entertainer. Some of us are even lucky enough to remember his performance on the 25th Anniversary Celebration of Motown on TV. Jackson’s famous moonwalk stole the show and he received rave reviews for his dancing expertise.  As the news  of Jackson’s untimely demise spread the world felt a sense of shock and mourning .

Photographer Todd Gray worked with Michael Jackson for several years before Jackson requested that he become his personal photographer, a relationship that would encompass the singer’s performances with the Jacksons through the release of his smash solo albums Off the Wall and Thriller.

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Recorded Attacks: Max Brooks Radio Interview with The SandBox – WFNX

Audio for this clip was provided by The SandBox / WFNX 101.7 – Boston.

Max Brooks, Zombie Expert and author of The Zombie Survival Guide, returns with his next installment to the Zombie series titled Recorded Attacks.

This time around, Max provides insights to humanities survival against zombies by exploring historical accounts of zombie outbreaks and attacks, and the measures that previous civilizations and cultures took to overcome and survive hoards of undead infected by ”the ancient viral plague”.

Kathy Griffin release of her new book “Official Book Club Selection: A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin”

Kathy Griffin

Kathy Griffin

Kathy Griffin thinks that she is only a D-List celebrity, but with the release of her new book OFFICIAL BOOK CLUB SELECTION: A MEMOIR ACCORDING TO KATHY GRIFFIN, she will soon shoot to A-List stardom! Kathy Griffin has officially selected Newman Communications to help her reach superstar status with a radio media tour promoting this hilarious, yet raw and real story of her life (with the help of Oprah too…are you listening Miss O?). With interviews on some of the biggest stations across the nation, such as WBMX-FM in Boston, The Bob & Sheri Radio Network, and KIOI-FM in San Francisco, Kathy sure got her story out there!

In OFFICIAL BOOK CLUB SELECTION, the two-time Emmy winner & Grammy nominee is unplugged, uncensored, and unafraid to dish about what really happens on the road, away from the cameras, and at the star party after the show. You’ve seen her life today on the Bravo reality show KATHY GRIFFIN: MY LIFE ON THE D-LIST, but now take a glimpse at Kathy before she became the loud-mouthed, cynical (and sometimes envelope pushing) comedian she is today!

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