Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the Stars (out of print)
Scotty Bowers, a dashing young ex-Marine exuding sex appeal, arrived in Hollywood in 1946 and quickly caught the attention of many of the town's stars. Working out of a gas station on Hollywood Boulevard, Bowers soon became the go-to guy for anyone looking for a bespoke sexual partner; no matter how outlandish the tastes, Scotty could find someone for everyone...In his thirty years 'tricking' and arranging tricks for LA's rich and famous, Bowers went to bed with thousands of people and engineered sexual liaisons of all flavours for countless more. Full Service is the ultimate guilty pleasure, revealing for the first time the shadow lives of the people who created popular culture, told by the man who was so central to fulfilling their desires.
'I have known Scotty Bowers for the better part of a century. I'm so pleased that he has finally decided to tell his story to the world. Scotty doesn't lie - the stars sometimes do - and he knows everybody' - Gore Vidal '[A] juicy, filthy memoir.' - Guardian 'Full Service is a scandal fest, oozing salacious gossip in which Bowers... recalls where who did what to whom and how.' - Sunday Telegraph 'This handsome ex-Marine and his friendly gas station have long been alluded to in Hollywood memoirs. And now, at last, they go public.' - The New York Times 'Scotty Bowers is the most honest person I've known, with the best memory for names and places I've ever seen. If he tells you that something happened to somebody, that's the way it was.' - Bob Benevides - one of the subjects of Full Service, L.A. Weekly
Scotty Bowers moved to LA after World War Two and spent years as a bartender, confidant and gigolo to a host of Hollywood icons. Now eighty-eight years old, Bowers still works as a bartender at private functions in Hollywood. Lionel Friedberg is an Emmy Award-winning producer, director and writer.