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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00
This examination reconsiders Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" through a four-part trickster framework: appetite, boundlessness, transformative power, and a proclivity for setting and falling victim to tricks and traps. The Trickster in Ginsberg utilizes different narratives of the trickster Coyote and the historical and biographical contexts of... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2010; US$ 12.99
Sig Hansen has been a star of the Channel 4's The Deadliest Catch from the pilot to the present. Seen in over 150 countries, the show attracts more than 49 million viewers per season, making it one of the most successful series in the history of cable TV. With its daredevil camera work, unpredictably dangerous weather, and a setting as unforgivable... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2010; US$ 14.99
The Sun newspaper asked if Chris Morris's July 2001 Brass Eye Special on paedophilia was 'the sickest TV ever?' It was certainly the most controversial, though his uncompromising style of comedy meant he was rarely far from trouble. Morris first came to national prominence at the heart of a group of virtually unknown comedians brought together by... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2003; US$ 54.29
Hauptbeschreibung In diesem Handbuch wird Populäre Kultur als interdisziplinäres Forschungsfeld und als eigenständige Wissenschaftsdisziplin begründet. Es informiert in rund 120 Artikeln über alle Sparten der Populären Kultur wie Literatur, Film, Fernsehen, Musik und Neue Medien. Die Beiträge widmen sich dabei allgemeinen Begriffen (wie z.B. Fan,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 18.99
Superhero fans are everywhere, from the teeming halls of Comic Con to suburban movie theaters, from young children captivated by their first comic books to the die-hard collectors of vintage memorabilia. Why are so many people fascinated by superheroes? In this thoughtful, engaging, and at times eye-opening volume, Robin Rosenberg--a writer and well-known... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 15.00
Join investigative humorist Henry Alford as he navigates the wild world of internet personalities ? celebrating individuals ranging from the movie reviewer Filthy Critic to the cartoonist Angry Little Asian Girl; from online stack trader Tokyo Joe, who conducts much of his business in the nude, to a lovable Kansas contractor who critiques hardware... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 13.95
Peter Hyman wants the model/Fulbright Scholar girlfriend, the job with generous stock options and the well-appointed 2BR w/vu. Instead he routinely finds himself single and underemployed in his closet-free walk-up. The last woman he liked got back together with her lesbian lover; the one before that threw up on the first date. Welcome to the almost... more...
- Touchstone 2004; US$ 14.99
Rock Paper Scissors (RPS), the ultimate decision-making tool, is played the world over. By the late twentieth century, however, the sport's illustrious governing body, the World Rock Paper Scissors Society, had fallen on hard times. It was then that brothers Douglas and Graham Walker boldly took up the challenge to restore the World RPS Society to... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2005; US$ 12.00
The Marijuana-Logues started as an Off-Broadway show, consisting of these three guys, Arj Barker, Doug Benson, and Tony Camin sitting on stools and elucidating and illustrating the wisdom of weed. Since you probably never got motivated enough to actually go see the show, now is your chance to enjoy such gems as, ?Some people say marijuana is a crutch?yeah,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2003; US$ 109.95
France?s performance in the 2002 World Cup brought back painful memories of a time when France was a weak contender in world and European football ? a time when national or club teams rarely won, and the French were renowned for having little interes t in the game. Today, football plays a unique role in French society. French players and coaches are... more...