Posts Tagged ‘Television’

Fred Stoller

May 23 . 2013

Fred Stoller has played the annoying schnook in just about every sitcom you’ve seen on TV, but he’s never found a solid gig and his life of a perennial guest star is chronicled in Maybe We’ll Have You Back.

Julia Sweeney

May 15 . 2013

Comedian Julia Sweeney, creator of the androgynous “Saturday Night Live” character Pat, is also a talented essayist and her new book If It’s Not One Thing It’s Your Mother is poignant, provocative, and wise.

Guy Saville, Rick Paskin

February 28 . 2013

Guy Saville, blends fiction with the Nazi’s very real plans for world domination in this horrific, thrilling reimagining of Nazi-occupied Africa in Afrika Reich. Then, Rick Paskin with, hopes to stimulate discussion about how people deal with death in real life vs. how they view death as fictionalized in the media.

Larry Tye

July 19 . 2012

Larry Tye has written the first full-fledged history not just of the Man of Steel but of the creators, designers, owners, and performers who made him the icon he is today in Superman.

Chris Gethard

February 28 . 2012

Chris Gethard is an actor, comedian, and writer as well as the star and creator of The Chris Gethard Show; his new book is A Bad Idea I’m About to Do.

Jerry Blavat

September 23 . 2011

The autobiography of entertainment icon Jerry Blavat, You Only Rock Once is the wildly entertaining and unfiltered story of the man whose career began at the age of 13 on the TV dance show Bandstand and became a music legend.

Michael Uslan

August 31 . 2011

In this fully illustrated memoir, The Boy Who Loved Batman, Michael Uslan recalls his journey as an early childhood fan through to the decades he spent on a caped crusade of his own: to bring Batman to the silver screen as the dark, serious character he was at heart.

Jason Zinoman

July 19 . 2011

New York Times critic, Jason Zinoman delivers the first definitive account of horror’s golden age, bringing a new brand of politics and gritty realism to the genre in Shock Value.

Gary Dell’Abate

June 9 . 2011

Gary Dell’Abate, Howard Stern Show producer, miracle worker, professional good sport, and servant to the King of All Media, for the first time tells the story of his early years and reveals how his chaotic childhood and early obsessions prepared him for life at the center of the greatest show on earth in They Call Me Baba Booey.

David Thomson

December 16 . 2010

Film critic  David Thomson  gives movie goers a comprehensive yet personal list of 1,000 must-see films  that are arranged alphabetically with  a  chronological index  in Have You Seen…?