Meet the FBI’s best (and most unlikely) informant

In 1996, Michael Blutrich was a successful attorney and former law partner of future New York governor Andrew Cuomo as well as the owner of the iconic gentlemen’s club SCORES, which was frequented by high-power patrons ranging from A-list celebrities to members of the Mafia (notoriously, the New York Rangers visited SCORES on the night they won the Stanley Cup, filled the Stanley Cup with champagne, and left it behind at the end of the night). To say the least, things …

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BenBella joins the Clone Club

I’m delighted to announce the newest addition to our Smart Pop line–an exciting new book on the philosophy of the hit BBC show Orphan Black!

What We Talk About When We Talk About Clone Club, by Gregory E. Pence, PhD, explores issues raised in Orphan Black about human cloning, genetic enhancement, and mysterious science. It takes a humorous look at cloning in popular culture and explains when Orphan Black gets the science behind cloning right, and when it doesn’t.

Gregory E. Pence is a founder and …

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Fun with Pamela Anderson in LA!

This past week, I had the privilege of meeting with brilliant cultural icon and BenBella author Pamela Anderson in Los Angeles! Here we are with Pam’s literary agent, Bill Gladstone:

While we’re putting the finishing touches on Pam’s upcoming book Raw, I’m excited to announce that we will be collaborating with her again soon on a new cookbook, The Sensual Vegan. Here’s to a great partnership!

Wonderful as always to see you, Pam and Bill!