Author Walter Isaacson wrote the blockbusting, best-selling biography Steve Jobs but definitely not the straight-to-DVD movie starring what’s his face. Now Isaacson is back with another tale of American innovation, chronicling the weirdos & wizards who brought us computers and the Internet.
Escaping into the wilderness is much more enjoyable than facing the realities of today. Especially when you’ve built a cool hideout. And that’s what this book celebrates: contextual architecture, also known as hideouts, cabins, and summer homes in places where peace & quiet do not require a prescription.
In the US, soccer has never been more popular than it is today (we checked). But back in the 70s it was much cooler. This book gives 300 pages of photographic proof that soccer wasn’t about faking injuries and gambling pools. The game’s big stars burned brighter & the games, groupies, hairdos & hooligans were just plain awesomer.
This week at Comic-Con, Warner Brothers will spill all the details about the upcoming release of the complete Batman TV series box-set coming soon to Blu-Ray. Remastered in HD, special packaging, exclusive content … Pow!
As the lead guitarist of Aerosmith for nearly 50 years, Joe Perry has some stories. In this new rockstar tell-all, he tells 416-pages worth.
For the creation of this book, food photographer, fetishist, and founder of culinary art magazine Fool, Per-Anders Jorgensen dined at some of the world’s best restaurants with the chefs themselves: The French Laundry, Roberta’s, Attica, Noma, and so on. Combining mouthwatering photography and 50 recipes, it is both a visual treat and practical cookbook.
In this investigative true spy story Reuters reporter and Pulitzer prize winner John Shiffman tells the incredible tale of a high-tech Homeland Security sting designed to keep America’s military weaponry out of the hands of our enemies in Iran & China.
Every athlete & most fans know that illegal, performance-enhancing steroids are as prevalent in pro sports as Gatorade and trophy wives. Why only cycling and baseball take the wrap is much less clear. This book explores the highly public Biogenesis steroid scandal that brought A-Rod from being the highest paid athlete in baseball down to, well, actually he still makes the most.
Blu-ray versions of Spielberg classics like Jaws, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, and Jurassic Park are just a few of the highlights in this expansive 8-disc collection celebrating one of America’s most prolific directors. Hours upon hours of supplemental films and featurettes dig into the archives, special effects, and making-of his most popular films.
Before you read the first page, you know how this one ends but nonetheless the first-person memoir of an innocent man who spent 25 years locked in prison for the alleged murder of his own wife is an unbelievable tale of injustice, hope, and if you can believe it, forgiveness.