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James Andrew Miller Powerhouse

September 9, 20168 min
POWERHOUSE: The Untold Story of Hollywood’s Creative Artists Agency is an astonishing—and astonishingly entertaining—history of Hollywood’s transformation over the past five decades as seen through the agency at the heart of it all, from the #1 bestselling co-author of Live from New York (on SNL) and Those Guys Have All the Fun (on ESPN). The movies you watch, the TV shows you adore, the concerts and sporting events you attend—behind the curtain of nearly all of these is an immensely powerful and secretive corporation known as Creative Artists Agency. Started in 1975, when five bright and brash employees of a creaky William Morris office left to open their own, strikingly innovative talent agency, CAA would come to revolutionize the entertainment industry, and over the next several decades its tentacles would spread aggressively throughout the worlds of movies, television, music, advertising, and investment banking. Drawing on unprecedented and exclusive access to the men and wome

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