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by Rick FriedbergOften funny and always enlightening, it offers an insider's view on how to navigate the shark-infested waters of “The Biz.” Filled with anecdotal "war stories," working with Academy-award winning talent, each short chapter explains a rule to follow like "Good Ideas Don't Just Fall Off a Turnip Truck," Humility is a Highly Over-rated Virtue" and many more. This is a candid tale for anyone who relishes the "real stuff" behind the music, acting, comedy, television, video, advertising and movi... more
by Kenneth Adrian EllisWhat does it mean to be a Kinetic? Kinesis is when there is motion of an organism because of a stimulant like light. To be Kinetic is to have the ability to harness the power of kinesis within one's self. Like Telekinetics, Psychokinetics and those with Extra Sensory Perception, Kinetics have a supernatural ability. This talent allows Kenneth to release tension from his body by voice command. Author Kenneth Adrian Ellis has a documented Kinetic gift that he reveals to readers in the eye... more
by S R COOPERTwo Books in One. Irreverent, poignant, true. These books celebrate the joy and humor of parenthood. The bestselling trilogy instigated a boom of "Fifty Shades" babies. And it turns out, True Love doesn't look quite like you expected. 100-page, full-color, illustrated Seussian book for parents. Like Adam Mansbach's "Go the F**k to Sleep," a reality check for new parents. Must-reads if reading the E L James trilogy made you a mom. Great baby shower gift. Great Mother's Day gift. Baby shower and d... more
by S R COOPERBlue is the new Grey. Irreverent, poignant, true. This book celebrates the joy and humor of parenthood. The bestselling trilogy instigated a boom of "Fifty Shades" babies. And it turns out, True Love doesn't look quite like you expected. 50-page, full-color, illustrated Seussian book for parents. Like Adam Mansbach's "Go the F**k to Sleep," it's a reality check for new parents. A must-read if reading the E L James trilogy made you a mom. Great baby shower gift. Great Mother's Day gift. www.50sha... more
by Kate RigbyHave you ever worried about not being quite hip enough? Or maybe you are one of those who flaunts your unhipness with abandon. Either way, is for you. Although it charts my own personal unhip top 50 with the likes of Gilbert O’Sullivan, Morris Dancing, Vicar of Dibley, Shopping Trolleys and Brolleys, I picked those characters, characteristics, attributes or material objects with a universally unhip feeling to them. Each is given an unhip rating up to five for you to keep a count of your own... more
by Steve Anderson
The first and only pictorial history of tabletop football games from 1890-1979. 200 color pages showing over 280 games along with football trivia, short bios on players gone forgotten over the years, and other football memorabilia baby boomers and earlier generations grew up with. Many rarely scene games are depicted including ones endorsed by Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant, Sam Huff, Chuck Bednarik, Joe Namath, and Gale Sayers.
by Stacey GustafsonFeaturing sixty-three tell-all tales from the trenches of motherhood, the anthology is a brash, voyeuristic peek inside the topsy-turvy world of suburban motherhood, midlife madness, and all points in between. If you’ve ever called SWAT on a neighbor, faked a heart attack in church, or pulled your hair out while questioning the sanity of your family, her tongue-in-cheek brand of humor will resonate with you.
by Mark ResideStunno's a young surfer who went to the beach... Boards on the Roof and wetsuit in Reach ... Join Stunno the surfing echidna on his adventure chasing that elusive barrel.
by Beau PhillipsI KILLED PINK FLOYD's PIG (Inside Stories of Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll) is a collection of funny/decadent/ outrageous stories from the author's years as a high-profile radio programmer and MTV exec. The book gives fans a behind-the-scenes peek at what really happened backstage when rock was great. It features 35 never-been-told stories (and photos) of the biggest classic rock superstars. A view from inside bands’ dressing rooms, tour buses, hotel suites and private planes.
by Ben OhmartPaul Frees. The voice of your Ghost Host at Disneyland/world's Haunted Mansion. The dastardly Boris Badenov from Bullwinkle. Professor Ludwig von Drake via the Wonderful World of Disney. The Pillsbury Dougboy. The Ape in George of the Jungle. Half the Beatles in their cartoon series. Narrator of The Shaggy Dog, The War of the Worlds, and other classic films. And 1000s of radio shows (Suspense, Escape), commercials (Toucan Sam of Fruit Loops cereal) and voice overs (Spartacus, Patton and hundred... more
by Alex Kane
Alex Kane lives in west-central Illinois, where he works as a freelancer, plays too many first-person shooters, and blogs about culture and technology in his spare time. A graduate of the 2013 Clarion West Writers Workshop, his stories have appeared in Omni, Spark, Digital Science Fiction, and the YA anthology Futuredaze, among other places. His reviews and criticism have also been published in Foundation: The International Review of Sc... more
by m.jules bevansA teacher of English at a private boys school in Istanbul is confronted with his past when the CIA and Turkish intelligence interrogate Mehmet about his association Ali Bin Shah Ram, a known Yemeni terrorist. He is forced into becoming a double agent to betray his friend. Events become complicated when he finds himself caring for his CIA handler, Josie Halavi. From the cobblestoned streets of Istanbul to terrorist attacks planned for the Paris metro, the American Embassy in Madrid and New Yor... more
by James EdwardThis is the complete unofficial Tell-All book combining the history of the past with the present stars of the motor sports world of NASCAR. In depth coverage of 10 tracks, 20 moments that defined the sport, 50 drivers mixing with yesteryear and today, 14 families that made the sport and 6 owners that changed how it has been run. Book is written in large print.
by Bobbi JG Weiss
WRITERS ARE ACTORS. I know that for a fact because I've been both. And over the years I've realized how much the two arts overlap. Writers are onpage actors. The skills necessary for the page parallel those necessary for the stage. So I've turned my training as an actor into a handy little bag of writing Tools, Techniques and Tricks that I still use to this day. Come discover a whole new, hands-on, and if I do say so myself, fun way to develop characters, plot solid stories, and j... more
by Leslie AdattoNew York City is world-renowned for its skyline and high atop its lofty heights beats a feast of breathtaking rooftop destinations for every taste and imagination. ROOF EXPLORER’S GUIDE: 101 New York City Rooftops by Leslie Adatto is the first and ultimate guide to an urban treasure trove of rooftop gems. This complete guide showcases a dazzling array of surprising rooftop escapes in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and the Bronx, from hotel rooftop bars and restaurants to elevated p... more
by Caryn Rose18 days, five countries, and seven concerts: this was how long-time Springsteen chronicler and veteran Backstreets contributor Caryn Rose spent her summer vacation, running from Paris to Prague to Vienna to London to Dublin, following Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band on tour. Were European Springsteen fans that different from their Stateside counterparts? Were the shows overseas truly better than the ones in the States? Part travelogue and part rock and roll love letter, Rose takes you wi... more