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Books That Make You Podcast

Books That Make You is a channel about all things bookish. Home to the The Books That Make You show with host Desiree Duffy of Black Chateau Enterprises. Where she discuses books with authors and experts, unraveling the inner pages of all the books that help make us who we are. BTMY also live streams bookish events as well as posting author readings and bookish contest on

Jul 8, 2019

Desiree Duffy talks with Ken Davis about Books That Make You know what it’s like to meet a serial killer. 

Books written by journalists and news people tend to be some of the most interesting. These people are often on the front lines experiencing the stories you read in the paper and see on the news, as part of their real life. They can get close to the action, get to know the players intimately, and uncover aspects to stories like no one else. They can even come face-to-face with a serial killer and live to tell about it. 

Ken Davis is a multi-Emmy Award-winning producer, writer, and on-air reporter who has worked for all the major TV networks in news and entertainment. Beginning as the nation's youngest TV news anchorman, he went on to have wild adventures with everyone from superstars to serial killers during his four-decade career. 

His memoir, In Bed with Broadcasting is a backstage pass into the world of broadcasting and is chock-full of exclusive, behind-the-scenes adventures with the famous and infamous. 

This un-put-down-able book hasstories about:  Mae West, Phil Spector, Walter Cronkite, Barack Obama, Julie Louis-Dreyfuss, Henry Fonda, Bill Cosby, and many more public figureslike that serial killer—but we’ll give you the skinny on that a little later.