Embedded: Confessions of a TV Sex Journalist

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Jun 1, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 304 pages
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"Just like Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, this book is a great ride: sexy, hilarious, raunchy, and unexpectedly touching."
-Danny Leiner, Director of Dude, Where's My Car? And Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

ROSS DALE is a Wesleyan graduate serenely sailing through post-college life when he gets the offer he can't refuse. For double his pay, Playboy TV wants him to produce their show Sexcetera, an explicit experience in journalism billed as "true stories from the sexual frontier."

A prep student from a sheltered home, Dale finds himself everywhere he never imagined he'd go: shooting gang bangs with the West Coast Gang Bangers, attending the annual Nudes-A-Popping Festival at an Indiana nudist resort, brothels in Amsterdam, swinger parties and more.

Behind Dale's initial shock, a fascination grows for the characters in front of the camera: some funny, some gross, all facing the pressure of trying to balance humdrum, day-to-day existence with outrageous sex lives. Plus one of his leading ladies, a gorgeous and naked soft-core movie queen, just might have a thing for him. Dale's odd job becomes a life-changing adventure, and he's enjoying the ride.

By turns hilarious, wry, and deliciously erotic, Dale evokes the bizarre world of pornography and the people who inhabit it, and gives readers a story about finding love in the least likely of places.

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Review: Embedded: Confessions of a TV Sex Journalist

User Review  - Karmen - Goodreads

Ross wrote his autobiography very well. Full of emotion, laughter, humor and pain. Would highly recommend. Read full review

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User Review  - Ramona Hidalgo - Goodreads

I got this book with my best friend at Strande's bookstore in NYC. I got it for a buck, and it was a buck well spent. Read full review

About the author (2008)

Ross Dale has been writing and producing television since 1998. He has worked for The E! True Hollywood Story, making documentary profiles of a wide variety of cultural icons, including Burt Reynolds, Marlon Brando, and Alfred Hitchcock; written and produced over one hundred stories for Playboy TV's Sexcetera; and is currently working on the second season of his wildly successful Playboy TV reality series Naked Happy Girls. He now lives in Hollywood, California.

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