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The Improv

by Tripp Whetsell, Budd Friedman & Jay Leno

Have you heard the one about the aspiring Broadway producer who bought a closed restaurant and changed the course of American comedy?

It’s no joke—his name is Budd Friedman, and his legendary club helped...

Significant Zero: Heroes, Villains, and the Fight for Art and Soul in Video Games

by Walt Williams

From the award-winning videogame writer behind Spec Ops: The Line comes an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at how today’s blockbuster video games are made.

When his satirical musings in a college newspaper...

Calypso Drift {1}

by Steinberg Henry & Darius 'Earl' Etienne

In 1992, Steinberg Henry left his doctoral work at York University, Toronto, to develop a few policy directions for his country's national broadcaster. Well, he never made it back to York and for ten years immersed...

Stan Lee

by Bob Batchelor

The Amazing Spider-Man. The Incredible Hulk. The Invincible Iron Man. These are just a few of the iconic superheroes to emerge from the mind of Stan Lee. From the mean streets of Depression-era New York City...

How I Accidentally Started The Sixties

by Howard Bloom

Before Timothy Leary, before free love, before the word hippie became a part of the preferred nomenclature, Howard Bloom and his band of explorers were pushing boundaries and minds.

Embarking on a great journey...

Miss D and Me: Life with the Invincible Bette Davis

by Kathryn Sermak & Danelle Morton

For ten years Kathryn Sermak was at Bette Davis's side--first as an employee, and then as her closest friend--and in Miss D and Me she tells the story of the great star's harrowing but inspiring final years,...

Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Other Four-Letter Words

by Michael Ausiello

In this evocative and gorgeously wrought memoir reminiscent of Rob Sheffield’s Love Is a Mixtape and George Hodgman’s Bettyville, Michael Ausiello—a respected TV columnist and founder and editor-in-chief...

Skinheads, Fur Traders, and DJs

by Kim Clarke Champniss

The true story of a legend of Canadian pop culture broadcasting and the way he got his start: working for the Hudson’s Bay Company in the Northwest Territories as a fur trader — in the 1970s.

Skinheads, Fur...

Aesthetics Signature in Islamic Arts 'Illumination and Illustration'

by Pouran Lashini Abeyan

As a traditional Islamic artist, my goal is to inspire and educate the readers if they want to understand religious art in general and specifically Islamic art. They need to understand and feel their spirit...

What I Learnt: What My Listeners Say ¿ and Why We Should Hear Them

by Jeremy Vine

Jeremy Vine has been presenting a BBC Radio 2 show since 2003 that attracts more than seven million listeners. In that time he calculates he has taken more than 25,000 calls on topical subjects - big issues...

It Takes Two: Our Story

by Jonathan Scott & Drew Scott

From the beloved hosts of Property Brothers on HGTV, an inspiring, personal, and laugh-out-loud memoir 


Liner Notes: On Parents & Children, Exes & Excess, Death & Decay, & a Few of My Other Favorite Things

by Loudon Wainwright

“This book is as candid, moving, and hilarious as Loudon Wainwright’s music.” 

—Judd Apatow

"Wainwright is an engaging and witty memoirist."

Wall Street Journal

Loudon Wainwright III, the son of esteemed...

Frank & Charli: Woodstock, True Love, and the Sixties

by Frank Yandolino

Stories of Remarkable People and Enduring Love in the Time of Woodstock

In the 1960s and '70s, Frank Yandolino rode the hippie counterculture movement alongside visionaries like Artie Kornfeld and Michael Lang,...

Family, Friends and Fans

by Jason Aldean & Tom Carter

Country music star Jason Aldean spent his adolescent years singing in rowdy bars, unaware that they would be his first steps toward achieving icon status.  Riding in rickety vans from show to show with his...

Living Like Audrey

by Victoria Loustalot

Living Like Audrey is a captivating and insightful look at an iconic woman who was an inspiration to many and whose style, personality, and uniqueness inspires generation after generation. Victoria Loustalot...

My Little Corner

by Jill Wallace

Jill Wallace's memoir of her full life is a fascinating and uplifting read. Managing well after a childhood accident, she was initially refused disability allowance, and began a long fight for justice as a result. ...

No Is a Four-Letter Word: How I Failed Spelling but Succeeded in Life

by Chris Jericho & Paul Stanley

Three-time New York Times bestselling author and six-time WWE champion Chris Jericho shares 20 of his most valuable lessons for achieving your goals and living the life you want, jam-packed with fantastic stories...

F. F. Proctor - Vaudeville Pioneer

by William Moulton Marston

This vintage book contains William Marston's 1943 biography of Frederick Freeman Proctor, the famous variety entertainer of early twentieth century. Proctor was a vaudeville impresario who invented the method...

Irvin S. Cobb

by William E. Ellis

"Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn." -- Irvin S. Cobb

Born and raised in Paducah, Kentucky, humorist Irvin S. Cobb (1876--1944) rose from humble beginnings to become one of the...

Anne Bancroft

by Douglass K. Daniel

"Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you?" These famous lines from The Graduate (1967) would forever link Anne Bancroft (1931--2005) to the groundbreaking film and confirm her status as a movie...