The golden age of travel began its boom in the 20th century, on shiny jet planes, record setting high-speed trains, ocean liners & even Greyhound buses. This new book from Taschen tracks that age of wide-eyed American wanderlust decade-by-decade with over 400 vintage print advertisements.
Written by Master Griller Steve Raichlen, Project Smoke is a step-by-step guide to cold-smoking, hot-smoking, & smoke-roasting. Mixing his passion for the alchemy of smoking with culinary know-how, Raichlen offers up 100 mouth-watering smoker-centric recipes.
You’re a guy, she’s much older and she’s mom. Gift giving for mother’s day is always a struggle. Let me relieve all stress right now. Order a copy of We Once Had Wings. It’s a just-released novel dealing with the struggles of three generations of women. I know, it’s not for you, but she’ll eat it up. Just order it.
Meathead Goldwyn is the mastermind behind the world’s most popular grilling & BBQing website: AmazingRibs.com and his new self-titled book is the definitive guide to the concepts, methods, equipment, and essential accessories for great grilling.
From Asteroids to Centipede to Missile Command, the influence & impact of Atari is unquestionable. This book explores the art & illustration that helped shape & support these seminal video games and the futuristic images they presented from the dawn of the digital age throughout the past 40 years.
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.