Vicki Abelson



A bestselling author, performer, producer and talk show host, Vicki Abelson thrice appeared on “Saturday Night Live,” costarred in a pilot for Comedy Central and went mano a mano with Michael Imperioli in Henry Jaglom’s “The M Word.”

Vicki’s celebrity interview talk show, “Game Changers With Vicki Abelson,” can be seen Wednesdays, live at 5 p.m. PT, on Facebook, YouTube, X (Twitter) and LinkedIn. Guests have included Norman Lear, Jason Alexander, Eric McCormack, Pete Bogdanovich, Steve Lukather, Harry Shearer and Tommy Chong, to name a few. The pandemic birthed “Shooting the Shit With Vicki,” an interactive community-building talk show, airing Mondays, live at 5 p.m. PT, on Facebook. Vicki’s fictionalized memoir, the five-star, No. 1 Amazon Best Seller “Don’t Jump: Sex, Drugs, Rock ‘N Roll … And My Fucking Mother,” published by Carl Reiner’s Random Content, was named one of the 7 Best Books by or About Women by the San Diego Book Review, and was a No. 1 Best Summer Read on Amazon.

For 12-plus years (BC: before COVID), Vicki presented the crème de la crème of the music, screen and literary worlds at her bicoastal celebrity-driven literary salon, “Vicki Abelson’s Women Who Write.” Guests included Ed Asner, Garry Marshall, Cloris Leachman, Eric Roberts, Jackie Collins, Paul Williams, Valerie Harper, Mike Nesmith and Micky Dolenz, to name but a few. A featured contributor to The Huffington Post, The Fix, Upworthy and Reimagine, Vicki leads writer’s workshops, does speaking engagements and coaches privately, in the real and cyber worlds.

Vicki Abelson holding her book.
In recovery since April 7, 2002
“Getting sober saved me. Recovery continues to save me every day in so many ways, as long as I’m willing to heed the wisdom of others. It works when I work it.”
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