Rock’s “Supermensch”! Mike Myers’ Brilliant Documentary On Shep Gordon!

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Time To Meet A “Supermensch!”

Here is one of the most entertaining entertainment documentaries I’ve seen – and a terrific inside look at Hollywood – and Hollywood excess – it’s the classic story of Shep Gordon, who did indeed wear this T-shirt while managing the group Alice Cooper:

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Mike Myers Tells The Story!

In his directorial debut, Mike Myers tells this fascinating story of the astounding career of the ultimate Hollywood insider, Shep Gordon! Here is the trailer:

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Myers takes advantage of a ton of great archival footage PLUS great new interviews with a ton of celebrities who worked with Gordon!

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The Making Of A “Supermensch!”

Shep Gordon fell into music management by chance after moving to LA after graduating from college in the late 60’s. He immediately became friends with Jim Hendrix and Janis Joplin!

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Gordon helped turn Alice Cooper into a superstar, along with a wide variety of musicians and performers. Alice has some great anecdotes to share about their adventures…

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Gordon also managed chefs such as Emeril Lagasse, ushering in the era of celebrity chefs on television!

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Mike Myers spent twenty years persuading Gordon to let him tell his story. There is a poignant aspect to their relationship that is revealed in the film as well.

Oh, and Shep was a ladies man too…

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This is a GREAT movie, and a fascinating look at the world of music, movies and HOLLYWOOD.

And let’s never forget that because of Shep we have this:

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I LOVE Alice Cooper, and as a group and a solo performer, I could listen to classic songs like “I’m Eighteen” and “Elected” forever….which leads to this great movie that uses a Cooper tune:

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Yes, the cult classic “Rock ‘n’ Roll High School” includes Alice Cooepr’s incendiary classic, “School’s Out!”

Read all about the classic “blow up your high school” film here:


https://johnrieber.com/2013/02/09/schools-out-rock-n-roll-high-nuke-em-high-and-alice-cooper/

And make sure you check out this classic documentary!

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