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Judd Apatow is an American filmmaker, actor and comedian. He is the founder of Apatow Productions, through which he produced and developed the television series Freaks and Geeks, Undeclared, Funny or Die Presents, Girls, Love, and Crashing and directed the films The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Funny People, This Is 40, Trainwreck, May It Last: A Portrait Of The Avett Brothers, and The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling.
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The Case Against Donald Trump
by Neal Katyal (Nov 25, 2019)
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Why President Trump has left us with no choice but to remove him from office, as explained by celebrated Supreme Court lawyer and former Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal.No one is above the law. This belief is as American as freedom of speech and turkey on Thanksgivingheld sacred by Democrats and Republicans alike. But as celebrated Supreme Cou...
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Thinking In Pictures
by . Sayles (Jul 02, 2003)
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What choices--creative, practical, and technical--make a movie what it is? Here a gifted writer and filmmaker takes us behind the camera and provides a full description of the movie-making process.When John Sayles turned from writing fiction to making movies, he did so with little help from Hollywood: Return of the Secaucus Seven, Sayles's first mo...
Comedy Sex God
by Pete Holmes (May 13, 2019)
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Part autobiography, part philosophical inquiry, and part spiritual quest, Comedy Sex God is a hilarious, profound, and enlightening romp around the fertile mind of stand-up stand-out, podcast king, and HBO superstar Pete Holmes.Pete Holmes is the host of the hugely successful podcast, You Made It Weird; a sold-out-every-night stand-up comedian with...
All That You Leave Behind
A Memoir
by Erin Lee Carr (Apr 08, 2019)
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An acclaimed documentary filmmaker comes to terms with her larger-than-life father, the late New York Times journalist David Carr, in this fierce memoir of love, addiction, and family. Dad: What will set you apart is not talent, but will and a certain kind of humility. A willingness to let the world show you things that you play back as you gro...
Walk This Way
Run-DMC, Aerosmith, and the Song that Changed American Music Forever
by Geoff Edgers (Feb 04, 2019)
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Washington Post staff writer Geoff Edgers takes a deep dive into the story behind "Walk This Way," Aerosmith and Run-DMC's legendary, groundbreaking mashup that forever changed music. The early 1980s were an exciting time for music. Hair metal bands were selling out stadiums, while clubs and house parties in New York City has spawned a new genre o...
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A Death in the Family
by James Agee (Sep 28, 2009)
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The classic American novel, re-published for the 100th anniversary of James Agee's birthPublished in 1957, two years after its author's death at the age of forty-five, A Death in the Family remains a near-perfect work of art, an autobiographical novel that contains one of the most evocative depictions of loss and grief ever written. As Jay Follet h...
A Fan's Notes
by Frederick Exley (Aug 11, 1988)
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Bachelor Nation
Inside the World of America's Favorite Guilty Pleasure
by Amy Kaufman (Feb 04, 2019)
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*A New York Times Bestseller* The first definitive, unauthorized, behind-the-scenes cultural history of the Bachelor franchise, America's favorite guilty pleasure.For sixteen years and thirty-six seasons, the Bachelor franchise has been a mainstay in American TV viewers' lives. Since it premiered in 2002, the show's popularity and relevance have o...