An alphabetical encyclopedia of 1970s and 1980s pop culture is at once a send up and celebration of the icons of the times, offering nearly one thousand entries that range from eight-tracks and Farrah Fawcett to Valley Girls and break dancing. Original.
CMJ New Music Monthly, the first consumer magazine to include a bound-in CD sampler, is the leading publication for the emerging music enthusiast. NMM is a monthly magazine with interviews, reviews, and special features. Each magazine comes with a CD of 15-24 songs by well-established bands, unsigned bands and everything in between. It is published by CMJ Network, Inc.
An Outsider's Inside Look at the Outside of Hollywood
Author: Nicholas Kolya
Category: Performing Arts
Hollywood isn't all about the A-listinternationally famous actors and directors, highly paid writers, powerful producers. No, it's also about the failures, the inhabitants of the periphery, the bottom layers of the entertainment pyramid. That's the role Nicholas Kolya reluctantly played for the last decade. Follow his struggle at the margins of the entertainment industry, a nether region inhabited by washed-up game show hosts and once-perky child stars, professional monkey writers and drug-addicted talent agents. From the crummy sets of direct-to-video puppet movies to pitch meetings at major studios, laugh at his failures as he reaches, and reaches, and reaches, for that elusive golden ringHollywood success.
Time Out Las Vegas is the only crib sheet travelers need to the world's most outlandish city. Whether going for a short or extended visit, this guide is an invaluable companion through the neon maze that awaits in Las Vegas. With the lowdown on all the hotels and casinos, money-saving tips, extensive restaurant reviews, hints on the hottest nightlife, and a full guide to gambling, it leaves nothing to chance. This seventh edition proves that there is more to Sin City than just sequins and slots — the dramatic expansion in hotel accommodations, fine dining, and shopping is attracting tourists from every economic strata, not just those with gambling as their sole agenda. The guide contains a detailed explanation of what games are available in the casinos, as well as tips on how to play them. There is also a chapter on suggested side trips to Hoover Dam, as well as other sights in Nevada and Arizona.
This lavishly illustrated book looks at Goth from both a pop and subculture perspective. Each chapter deals with a different artistic or cultural phenomenon--such as literature, photography, trash Goth, and the femme fatale--followed by an essay on specific aspects of the Goth aesthetic. 70 photos.
Containing over 65,000 entries 'The New Partridge' details, in an accessible way, the slang and unconventional English of the English-speaking world since 1945. It gives equal weight to US and British slang and includes entries from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, South Africa, Ireland and the Caribbean.