Programming: The Executioner

The Internal Revenue Service probably does not know what to make of Bill Drake. How can he run a multimillion-dollar radio consulting service out of his home in the Bel Air section of Los Angeles? And that inflatable plastic armchair and the swimming pool in which it floats — are they taxable as luxuries or deductible as an executive suite?

Actually, the pool is just where Drake, who at 31 looks like a beach boy emeritus, gets his ideas. They are subsequently executed inside the $150,000 house. And executed is the word. He...

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