January 14 - New Book(s)

Waylon Thacker published the 176-page paperback 'Elvis: The Script'.

Description: Elvis is a 2022 biographical film directed by Baz Luhrmann, written by Luhrmann, Sam Bromell, Craig Pearce and Jeremy Doner. 

It follows the life of the rock and roll singer and actor Elvis Presley, told from the perspective of his manager, Colonel Tom Parker, whose financial abuse of him is a major plot point.


Following the death of Lisa Marie Presley various quick money grab "books" on Elvis, Priscilla and Lisa Marie were published on Amazon. Buyer, beware.

According to the list compiled by the Elvis Information Network, the internet and Wikipedia have been working overtime in the past 48 hours following news of Lisa Marie Presley's sad passing. The book market has been flooded with more than 30 "quickie" titles (both softcover and/or Kindle/digital) with new print-on-demand (POD) books have various (original) titles including:

  • Biography of Lisa Marie Presley - Elvis' Heir.
  • Lisa Marie Presley (1968-2023).
  • Everything About Lisa Marie Presley - Lisa Marie Presley: The Untold Stories.
  • Lisa Marie Presley: Singer and Only Daughter of Elvis Presley Dies at 54.
  • Lisa Marie Presley: The Heartwrenching Death of Lisa Marie Presley.
  • Lisa Marie Presley: Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Romance.
  • Lisa Marie Presley: Her Life Challenges - Lisa Marie Autobiography.
  • Lisa Marie Presley Dies Aged 54 After Cardiac Arrest - Presley In Her Own Right.
  • Life of Lisa Marie Presley - Daughter of Rock 'n' Roll legend.
  • What Happened to Lisa Marie Presley: Heart Attack or Cardiac Arrest, Is the Daughter of Priscilla Presley Dead? - The Life of Lisa Marie Presley.
  • Everything About Lisa Marie Presley (only 14 pages!).
  • The Romance of Lisa Marie Presley and Michael Jackson: Calabasas Romance
  • Goodbye Lisa Marie Presley - The Legacy of Lisa Marie Presley.
  • Heartbreak and Tragedy: The Tragic Rise and Fall of Lisa Marie Presley.
  • From Elvis Presley's Daughter to Queen of Her Own Destiny: The Lisa Marie Presley Untold Story.

AFI Awards

The American Film Institute honored the Best Movies of 2022 as they took their place in cinematic history. Baz Luhrmann attend the 2022 AFI Awards accepting the honors for the 'ELVIS' movie, the only biographical drama of a musician to have been included in the yearly AFI's list of top ten films in the history of the awards.


Here is the cover art for the 304-page 'Elvis and the Colonel: An Insider's Look at the Most Legendary Partnership in Show Business' by Greg McDonald and  Marshall Terrill.

Synopsis: Marshall Terrill is a veteran film, sports and music writer and the author of more than 30 books. They include best-selling biographies of Steve McQueen, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Billy Graham, and Pete Maravich. His book, Steve McQueen: The Life and Legend of a Hollywood Icon, is in development to be made into a feature film. 

He also executive produced the 2017 feature film documentary, Steve McQueen: American Icon and the 2022 documentary Johnny Cash: The Redemption of an American Icon. He resides in Tempe, Arizona, with his wife Zoe.

(Source: Amazon)