and television icon Gina Gershon may be best known for her movie roles in Bound and Showgirls and television appearances on Curb Your Enthusiasm and How
to Make It in America, but deep down she is a self-described cat lady. In Search of Cleo follows Gina’s
desperation and despair when her assistant loses her beloved cat, Cleo. Gina
spends two months roaming the back streets of Los Angeles at all hours of the
night, searching for Cleo and meeting several quirky and outrageous characters
who help or hinder her in different ways, including Ellen DeGeneres, who
searches with Gina and recommends her pet psychic, Sonia; Arthur, the newspaper
delivery man who gives her advice; and the mysterious fortuneteller, who
appears from the shadows to give her a statue of Saint Gertrude, the protector
of cats everywhere.
soon finds herself enmeshed in LA’s strangest subcultures, doing everything she
can to bring Cleo home, including chanting with a bunch of crystal-wielding
hippies and being slapped with a chicken by a Santeria priest. Along the way,
she reflects on the various cats that have been a part of her life and shares
her travails as a single girl in search of both her cat and some sanity.
In Search of Cleo
will delight pet lovers and singletons alike as it introduces Cleo to the
celebrated pantheon of literary cats that includes Dewey, Homer, and Oscar. Download and start listening now!