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James EhrlichExec. Producer/Director 415.595.3355 media at hippygourmet
The Hippy Gourmet TV Show signs with the
prestigious Sanford J. Greenburger Associates literary agency
for the Hippy Gourmet Cookbook and Guide to the Universe series
Francisco, California – April 26, 2004 – Today The
Hippy Gourmet TV Show signed Peter Harrison McGuigan from the
firm of Sanford J Greenburger Associates as the exclusive literary
agent for the Hippy Gourmet Cookbook and Guide to the Universe
series. Sanford J. Greenburger is a world recognized literary
agency, representing best selling authors and titles, (www.greenburger.com).
McGuigan was drawn to represent the Hippy Gourmet show’s
cookbook series when he heard about the show on national public
radio’s Talk of the Nation show with Neil Conan. “As
soon as I heard about The Hippy Gourmet Show, I instantly felt
that this was a television series destined for great success.”
Mr. McGuigan continues, “Here it is, finally, a television
series that understands the balance of family style recipes, combined
with sustainable living and food source philosophies that enlightens
while it entertains viewers to the possibilities of a better,
Gourmet Cookbook and Guide to the Universe will include a multiple
set of instructional cookbooks, combined with philosophical and
humorous anecdotes based on the life and times of this increasingly
successful television cooking series.
In a related
story, Apple Computer will also be featuring The Hippy Gourmet
TV Show in a nine page article posted to the Apple Computer website
(www.apple.com), also attributed to the NPR coverage on Hippy
Gourmet’s use of Apple Macintosh computers and Final Cut
Pro software in producing and editing all of their shows.
Hippy Gourmet TV Show
The Hippy Gourmet is a weekly, 30-minute cooking series now in
it’s fourth successful season. Reaching over three million
homes each week from Northern California to Minnesota, the series
is set to begin broadcasting recipe segments on PBS this summer.
Bruce Brennan is the host of the Hippy Gourmet show and is an
original flower-power gourmet chef and expert on natural, sustainable
and organic ingredients. The Hippy Gourmet Show is produced and
directed by James Ehrlich, a television and media professional
who has produced for network television.
Reflective of his background in both general trade and science
publishing, Peter is drawn to smart, offbeat non-fiction, particularly
works of narrative non-fiction on pop culture niche history, biography,
music and science. He works closely with each author to develop
innovative, rock-solid proposals and manuscripts, and is happiest
when representing controversial, out of the ordinary or provocative
subjects and authors. Peter studied creative writing, journalism
and literature at Virginia Tech and Virginia Commonwealth University,
and has a degree in English.
Sanford J. Greenburger Agency
Books, their writers, and their agents tell the story of Sanford.
J. Greenburger Associates. Its prestigious reputation, built representing
such icons as Kafka and Sartre, provides the foundation for the
dynamic and independent spirit of the agency today. With over
two dozen New York Times bestsellers in two decades, SJGA provides
representation to contemporary authors ranging from Nelson DeMille
to Nicholas Sparks.
Contact: James Ehrlich
The Hippy Gourmet TV Show