More About the Author
Pingel started his 70s geekism with his love for all 70s TV but his most loved show was Charlie's Angels. He has written what he calls "TV history books" which looks at some of the hottest hit shows from the 70s. Each book includes interviews with the show stars, episode guides, fact tips and so much more!
Pingel has written two books on Charlie's Angels, "Channel Surfing: Charlie's Angels & Angelic Heaven: A Fan's Guide to Charlie's Angels. Other titles include: Channel Surfing: Wonder Woman, The Brady Bunch: Super Groovy after all these years; Works of Pingel. His new book "Betty White: Rules the World" is out now.
Pingel became known as an Angelogist in the media and created CharliesAngels.com, which premiered on the internet in October 1996. The site was quickly picked as the site of the day by Yahoo! and WebTV. Since 1996, the site has kept fans updated on the current works of the actresses and all the information a Charlie's Angels fan could want.
Pingel was called upon during preparation for the 2000 Charlie's Angels movie as a consultant with producers Leonard Goldberg and Drew Barrymore and director McG. Pingel also auditioned for the boyfriend of Natalie (Cameron Diaz) played by Luke Wilson. Pingel can be viewed in the commentary section on the new DVD release, Charlie's Angels: The Complete Series (2012).
Pingel is an avid collector of Charlie's Angels memorabilia, his collection holds over 1,200+ items. But his Angel collection is the largest includes rare items such as the original Harry's Angels script, a Charlie's Angels pinball machine, Charlie's Angels dolls, dresses, make-up sets and much, much more. His collection includes over 2,000 cool angel items including the famous Farrah Fawcett "Red Swimsuit" poster.
Pingel was with Kate, Farrah & Jaclyn when they did their appearance on the 2006 Emmy Awards show.
He also has been a Hollywood publicist; he has worked with great stars as Farrah Fawcett, Pat Boone, Harlem Globetrotters, Della Reese, PJ Soles.
As an actor, he has been seen on the Los Angeles stage in Transvestites on the Run, and in Fawcett's hit reality show, Chasing Farrah, Marc Anthony's "Ahora Quien" music video, American Most Wanted, Unsolved Mysteries, A Few Good Men