Satellite Sam Issues
The second arc of SATELLITE SAM comes to its thundering conclusion: everybodyÕs secrets get a little bit of daylight and all hell is set to break loose in front of, and behind, the cameras. Who killed Satellite Sam and why? What happened to Michael White during the war? And who can he trust to help him set things right?
Act three of SATELLITE SAM starts here with a bang -- is someone at the LeMonde Network a killer? What happened to the girl who knows all the secrets? Will the dark secret that threatens the whole show come out in the gossip columns? The fabulous fifties were never so filthy.
SEX! DEATH! LIVE TV! Michael and Kara make a major breakthrough in their unofficial investigation into the death of the man that played "Satellite Sam" as everyoneÕs kinks and obsessions go into overdriveÑand scandal threatens to tear the show and the network apart.
SEX! DEATH! LIVE TV! As the showÕs writer finds himself ensnared in a blackmail scheme, the girl behind the scenes stumbles onto the late Carlyle WhiteÕs biggest secret of allÑwhich can't help his son Michael from descending even further into a world of cheap sex and celebrity.
VOLUME TWO of SATELLITE SAM starts HERE: The son of the slain star of SATELLITE SAM steps into his fatherÕs shoes in more ways than one while falling into bed with any woman thatÕll have him. One of the stars of the show with a dubious past finds herself in the media spotlightÑand trouble with the law. All while a sex and blackmail scandal threatens to envelop the show and the nascent LeMonde Television NetworkÑunless someone stands up and saves the day. SEX! DEATH! LIVE TV! Brought to you by MATT FRACTION (SEX CRIMINALS, Hawkeye) and HOWARD CHAYKIN (BLACK KISS, CENTURY WEST).
The plot sickens as Michael and Kara descend into some dark, DARK places together all in the name of discovering the truth behind Carlyle White's death. The only truth they're going to find is that some hungers never go away. Meanwhile, Guy finds himself between a rock and a hard place as his secret threatens to sneak out. It's sex, death, and live TV the way YOU demanded it from this summer's dark noir smash.
Tiny details of the late Carlyle White's life start to come into focus the longer his son stays sober and asks questions. The network struggles to survive its war against three radio-era behemoths and the FCC. Truth comes out, clothes come off, and Mike finds out just how far down he can go.
Mike reaches out to the only woman he recognizes in his dead father's collection of personal girlie snaps, and not only does she have stories about the old man would curl your hair, but she sees a method to the old man's madness. What if there's a picture of his killer somewhere in the room where he died?
The star of beloved daily television serial "Satellite Sam" turns up dead in a flophouse filled with dirty secrets. The police think it was death by natural causes but his son knows there was something more? if only he could sober up long enough to do something about it. This noir mystery shot through with sex and violence exposes the seedy underbelly of the golden age of television.