Politics in a Word | Gift Book



As Kevin began life, and then entered his teenage years, he experienced a lot of what can only be defined as politics, as many of us do. However, he continued to wear his heart on his sleeve throughout those years and into his mid-20s, but the burden was heavy. Like it or not, Kevin was going to have to accept the notion that politics wasn’t just something you heard about or saw on the nightly news, but an intrinsic part of his everyday life.


So, in that key moment of unfortunate acceptance, he turned his eye to seeing as much of the politics in his own actions and life as he could, as well as watching the behavior and words of others. Once this practice became a daily routine, he was amazed at how the forms of our governmental politics were really born and evolved from how we engage and do business with one another on Main Street, U.S.A., not just in the White House.


“A picture is worth 1,000 words…

but a word can be a whole new picture.” — Kevin E. West

Politics in a Word | Gift Book

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  • Politics in a Word

    Tell your parents it’s finally ok to discuss politics with strangers because Politics in a Word is a fun, new angle for this arduous aspect of life. Politics in a Word, the new companion book to Life in a Word by Kevin E. West, cleverly redefines 50 common words based on our political landscape. You won’t need to reference nearly a half million words in Webster’s Dictionary or the thesaurus. Politics in a Word creatively encapsulates a unique vision of the political spectrum within our everyday lives via ordinary words that are connected to moments, actions, and behaviors. This book is a sophisticated, humorous and insightful companion to Life in a Word. Companion books coming soon: Religion, Sport, Home, Love, School, Work, Travel and Food.

  • About the Author

     Kevin E. West was born in Phoenix, Arizona, grew up in rural Nashville, Tennessee, and eventually migrated to Hollywood, California. He briefly played collegiate golf, has run four Los Angeles marathons, and also played in six Men’s Senior Baseball World Series tournaments. As a veteran television actor, his Guest Star credits include Aquarius, Criminal Minds, Bones, Castle, Touch, CSI: Miami, Justified, Leverage, Lost, 24, Desperate Housewives, NCIS, Alias, CSI, and dozens more, as well as being a stand-up comic and Improv performer. Kevin is recognized as the top expert speaker and opinion leader on the ‘business of show business, having founded the award-winning organization, The Actors’ Network in 1991, as well as being the author of 7 Deadly Sins – The Actor Overcomes. Kevin is the co-author of the two-hour audio CD, The Actor’s Guide to GETTING THE JOB, and the creator of the showbiz interview series, ActorBizGuru.com. Kevin has spoken all across the United States, including the Writers Guild of America, the SAG LifeRaft Foundation and internationally at the Swedish Film Institute. As a philanthropist, Kevin also executive produced, Together We Can, Together We Will, in the wake of the 1992 Los Angeles riots, and the teen runaway benefit, Runnin’ on Empty, which starred Jason Alexander. For 10 years, Kevin produced the Hack n’ Smack Kerry Daveline Memorial Celebrity Golf Classic for melanoma cancer research, which Southland Golf Magazine voted into its top 10 celebrity golf events at the time.

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