He’s the sort of actor who can do Hamlet and Charlie’s Angels in the same year. He shuns managers and agents and once agreed to voice the part of Garfield because he mistakenly believed it was a Coen brothers film. Bill Murray’s extraordinary career is rich with fascinating anecdotes, contradictions,...[more]
Dozens of books exist about “sexy” drinks: the Cosmo, Sex on the Beach, Buttery Nipple. But what about the old man drink? The Old Fashioned. The Sidecar. The Gibson. What about them? It’s time to pay tribute to those timeless go-to drinks that the old man at the bar always orders. They’re back...[more]
On the heels of Secret Lives of Great Authors, Great Artists, and Great Composers comes Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers—a look at screen legends ranging from D.W. Griffith and Charlie Chaplin to Martin Scorcese and the Coen Brothers. Learn behind-the-scenes bios and true tawdry tales of your favorite...[more]
Over a career spanning 30+ years, Christopher Walken has generated an enormous cult following.(If you need proof, just search for “cowbell” on YouTube.) ChristopherWalken A to Z offers the first biography of this quirky show-business legend, with entries on everything from Actor’s Studio (the legendary...[more]
A completely revised and updated edition of the 1998 book, The Encyclopedia Shatnerica, an irreverent A-to-Z encyclopedia covering all aspects of the life and career of actor William Shatner.
You laughed at Secret Lives of the Presidents (80,000 net). You cried at Secret Lives of the First Ladies (25,000 net). Now it’s time to leave the history classroom and go down the hall to English 101. Here are irreverent and fun-filled bios of all the writers you were forced to read in high school...[more]
Here’s an irreverent twist on a perennial gift book genre: the baby name book meets the weird, unusual, otherworldly realm of science-fiction. Sci-Fi Baby Names compiles 500 distinctive surnames from sci-fi books, movies, and TV shows into a handy reference with a crazy, retro, sci-fi design. Think...[more]