A propulsive history chronicling the conception and creation of Disneyland, the masterpiece California theme park, as told like never before by popular historian Richard Snow.One day in the early 1950s, Walt Disney stood looking over 240 acres of farmland in Anaheim, California, and imagined
In celebration of the Brady Bunch s 50th anniversary, TV writer Kimberly Potts writes a Seinfeldia like definitive history of the show that changed the family sitcom and made an indelible impact on pop culture.There isn t a person in this country who hasn t heard of The Brady Bunch Whether it s the
Jessica reveals for the first time her inner monologue and most intimate struggles Guided by the journals she s kept since age fifteen, and brimming with her unique humor and down to earth humanity, Open Book is as inspiring as it is entertaining This was supposed to be a very different book Five
Famed American actress Demi Moore at last tells her own story in a surprisingly intimate and emotionally charged memoir For decades, Demi Moore has been synonymous with celebrity From iconic film roles to high profile relationships, Moore has never been far from the spotlight or the headlines.
The last book from beloved Hollywood icon Carrie Fisher, The Princess Diarist is an intimate, hilarious, and revealing recollection of what happened behind the scenes on one of the most famous film sets of all time, the first Star Wars movie When Carrie Fisher discovered the journals she kept
Emmy award winning gadfly Mike Rowe presents a ridiculously entertaining, seriously fascinating collection of his favorite episodes from America s 1 short form podcast, The Way I Heard It, along with a host of memories, ruminations, illustrations, and insights It s a delightful collection of
From the writer of Slate s Dear Prudence column comes a witty and clever collection of essays and cultural observations spanning pop culture from the endearingly popular to the staggeringly obscure.Sometimes you just have to yell New York Times bestselling author of Texts from Jane Eyre Daniel M.
From beloved CBS Sunday Morning correspondent and humorist Mo Rocca, an entertaining and rigorously researched book that celebrates the dead people who have long fascinated him.Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries reading about the remarkable lives of global leaders, Hollywood heavyweights, and
From Prince himself comes the brilliant coming of age and into superstardom story of one of the greatest artists of all time featuring never before seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets, and the exquisite memoir he began writing before his tragic death Prince was a musical genius, one
Developing video games hero s journey or fool s errand The creative and technical logistics that go into building today s hottest games can be harrowing and complex than the games themselves, often seeming like an endless maze or a bottomless abyss In Blood, Sweat, and Pixels, Jason Schreier
Lin Manuel Miranda s groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject, the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British, defended the Constitution, and helped to found the United States Fusing hip hop, pop, R B, and the best traditions of theater, this once in a generation
Busy Philipps s autobiographical book offers the same unfiltered and candid storytelling that her Instagram followers have come to know and love, from growing up in Scottsdale, Arizona and her painful and painfully funny teen years, to her life as a working actress, mother, and famous best friend.
I was saying things in songs that female singers didn t really say back then I wasn t submissive or begging him to come back, I was kicking his ass, kicking him out, kicking my own ass too My Blondie character was an inflatable doll but with a dark, provocative, aggressive side I was playing it
When Friends debuted in 1994, no one anticipated the sensation it would become Through its decade long run, the show maintained an uncanny connection to its audience, who saw it both as a reflection of their own lives and an aspirational escape from reality I ll Be There for You is a deep dive
The first definitive, unauthorized, behind the scenes cultural history of the Bachelor franchise, America s favorite guilty pleasure For fifteen years and thirty five seasons, the Bachelor franchise has been a mainstay in American TV viewers lives Since it premiered in 2002, the show s popularity
In So Close to Being the Sh t, Y all Don t Even Know, Parks and Recreation star Retta takes us on her not so meteoric rise from roaches to riches well, rich enough that she can buy 15,000 designer handbags yet scared enough to know she s always a heartbeat away from ramen with American cheese.
From The New Yorker s fiercely original, Pulitzer Prize winning culture critic, a provocative collection of new and previously published essays arguing that we are what we watch From her creation of the first Approval Matrix in New York magazine in 2004 to her Pulitzer Prize winning columns for