Charles Fleming (author)

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Charles Fleming is an American author. He is editor of the Los Angeles Times' Hollywood business section, Company Town, and reviews motorcycles for the newspaper's Highway 1 department. He is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School of Journalism, where he teaches entertainment reporting, arts reporting and news writing.[1]

Fleming has reported on the business of Hollywood as a staff writer for the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner, Variety, and Newsweek. He has also written extensively as a freelance reporter for Vanity Fair, Entertainment Weekly, and TV Guide.[2]

He is an Eagle Scout.[3]

Published works[edit]

  • Secret Stairs: A Walking Guide to the Historic Staircases of Los Angeles
  • Secret Stairs East Bay: A Walking Guide to the Historic Staircases of Berkeley and Oakland
  • The Ivory Coast
  • After Havana
  • My Lobotomy
  • High Concept: Don Simpson and the Hollywood Culture of Excess. Doubleday. 1998. ISBN 0-385-48694-4. 
  • Three Weeks in October: The Manhunt for the Serial Sniper (ISBN 0-525-94777-9)
  • A Goomba's Guide to Life
  • The Goomba Diet


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-11-26. Retrieved 2009-12-30. 
  2. ^ "Charles Fleming". Penguin Random House. Retrieved 28 April 2018. 
  3. ^ Fleming, Charles (30 December 2009). "At age 100, the Boy Scouts have some good deeds yet to do". Retrieved 28 April 2018 – via LA Times. 

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