In the World According to Star Wars, author Cass Sunstein uses George Lucas’ modern mythology as a fundamental cultural backdrop to explore profound questions about being a parent, a child, and a human.
Of all the war films ever made, none capture the paranoia & tragicomedy of the Cold War like Stanley Kubrick’s subversive classic Dr. Strangelove. The new Criterion edition delivers it like never before: a 4K digital transfer & DTS-HD Master Audio, plus 4 short documentaries, trailers, actor interviews & lots of other extras.
From #1 best-selling author James Andrew Miller, Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood’s Creative Artists Agency tracks the 5 decade transformation of Hollywood through the ascent of the powerful CAA and the ultra-ambitious players who built this one-of-a-kind entertainment empire.
The Mathews Men tells the heroic story of seven brothers, all Merchant Marines who, as they supplied the war in Europe, found themselves & their shipmates battling Hitler’s U-Boats on Chesapeake Bay despite being grossly outmanned & outgunned by the German Navy.
Skid Row was an 80s hair-band juggernaut but there’s a lot more to the story. Sex, drugs, & excess, yes but flamboyant frontman Sebastian Bach went on to grace the Broadway stage, with starring roles in Jekyll & Hyde, Jesus Christ Superstar and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. He also appeared for seven seasons on the hit television show The Gilmore Girls. This is his tell-all.
If you’ve got a burger fetish, this book is for you. Created by Washington, DC, chef, food stylist, and burger perv Mathew Ramsey, Pornburger is the ultimate guide to the beefcake, offering insights on meat blends, grinds, and cooking methods plus buns & custom condiments, all scandalously photographed.
Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon. This legendary American icon is exactly the type of guy you should take your life lessons from. Sorry, dad. No Dream Is Too High condenses Aldrin’s event-filled life into a short list of principles he values, each illustrated by fascinating anecdotes and memories.
Written by an ex-Navy Seal sniper, Raising Men applies lessons learned in training that fathers can pass along to their sons. Not the sniper stuff, more general ideas about adventure and exploring the great outdoors together to gain a greater father & son connection.
Written by Emilio D’Alessandro, Kubrick’s personal assistant & close friend for over 30 years, Stanley Kubrick and Me grants us unprecedented access to the obsessively private life of one of the most important filmmakers in the history of cinema. How he worked, how he lived and what made him tick.
From Silk to Silicon shares the stories of extraordinary men and women who led transformative changes in technology, media, banking, politics, & more. Names like Genghis Khan, Margaret Thatcher and Intel founder Andy Grove are a few of the people profiled.