Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution

By Sara Marcus

“For a moment Wave feminist like myself, women to front inspires splendidly the best way the iteration after mine soaked up the promise and the punishment of feminist consciousness....A richly relocating story.” —Village Voice author Vivian Gornick

Girls to the Front is the epic, definitive background of the insurrection Grrrl movement—the radical feminist punk rebellion that exploded into the general public eye within the Nineteen Nineties, changing America’s gender panorama ceaselessly. writer Sara Marcus, a track and politics author for Time Out New York, Slate.com, Pos, and Heeb journal, interweaves study, interviews, and her personal thoughts as a revolt Grrrl front-liner. Her passionate, refined narrative brilliantly conveys the tale of punk bands like Bikini Kill, Bratmobile, Heavens to Betsy—as good as successors like Sleater-Kinney, Partyline, and Kathleen Hanna’s Le Tigre—and their influence on today’s tradition.

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By Sara Marcus

“For a moment Wave feminist like myself, women to front inspires splendidly the best way the iteration after mine soaked up the promise and the punishment of feminist consciousness....A richly relocating story.” —Village Voice author Vivian Gornick

Girls to the Front is the epic, definitive background of the insurrection Grrrl movement—the radical feminist punk rebellion that exploded into the general public eye within the Nineteen Nineties, changing America’s gender panorama ceaselessly. writer Sara Marcus, a track and politics author for Time Out New York, Slate.com, Pos, and Heeb journal, interweaves study, interviews, and her personal thoughts as a revolt Grrrl front-liner. Her passionate, refined narrative brilliantly conveys the tale of punk bands like Bikini Kill, Bratmobile, Heavens to Betsy—as good as successors like Sleater-Kinney, Partyline, and Kathleen Hanna’s Le Tigre—and their influence on today’s tradition.

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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

By Jill Lepore

Wonder lady, created in 1941, on the point of global struggle II, is the preferred woman superhero of all time. apart from Superman and Batman, she has lasted the longest and commanded the main titanic and wildly passionate following. like any different superhero, ask yourself lady has a mystery identification. not like others, she additionally has a mystery history. 

In Jill Lepore’s riveting paintings of historic detection, ask yourself Woman’s tale offers the lacking hyperlink within the background of the fight for women’s rights—a chain of occasions that starts with the women’s suffrage campaigns of the early 1900s and ends with the bothered position of feminism a century later. 

This variation contains a new afterword with clean revelations in line with by no means prior to obvious letters and pictures from the Marston family’s papers.

With 161 illustrations and sixteen pages in complete color

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By Jill Lepore

Wonder lady, created in 1941, on the point of global struggle II, is the preferred woman superhero of all time. apart from Superman and Batman, she has lasted the longest and commanded the main titanic and wildly passionate following. like any different superhero, ask yourself lady has a mystery identification. not like others, she additionally has a mystery history. 

In Jill Lepore’s riveting paintings of historic detection, ask yourself Woman’s tale offers the lacking hyperlink within the background of the fight for women’s rights—a chain of occasions that starts with the women’s suffrage campaigns of the early 1900s and ends with the bothered position of feminism a century later. 

This variation contains a new afterword with clean revelations in line with by no means prior to obvious letters and pictures from the Marston family’s papers.

With 161 illustrations and sixteen pages in complete color

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Jimmy Buffett and Philosophy: The Porpoise Driven Life (Popular Culture and Philosophy)

Jimmy Buffett and his song have touched the lives of thousands of individuals world wide, spanning generations and genres. yet is Buffett's song only a sturdy time, or is there a deeper point to it? Jimmy Buffett and Philosophy indicates the philosophical aspect of this self-proclaimed non-philosopher's paintings. The articles during this publication offer an obtainable method of brooding about Buffett's tune philosophically and to puzzling over philosophy from the point of view of Jimmy Buffett's song. alongside the way in which, questions are raised approximately figures within the philosophical culture from historical to modern — Epicurus, Diogenes, Heidegger, Josiah Royce, William James, John Dewey, and Judith Butler. additionally, questions about quite a lot of conventional philosophical matters, together with aesthetic concept, id, wisdom, tradition, and being, are explored.

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Jimmy Buffett and his song have touched the lives of thousands of individuals world wide, spanning generations and genres. yet is Buffett's song only a sturdy time, or is there a deeper point to it? Jimmy Buffett and Philosophy indicates the philosophical aspect of this self-proclaimed non-philosopher's paintings. The articles during this publication offer an obtainable method of brooding about Buffett's tune philosophically and to puzzling over philosophy from the point of view of Jimmy Buffett's song. alongside the way in which, questions are raised approximately figures within the philosophical culture from historical to modern — Epicurus, Diogenes, Heidegger, Josiah Royce, William James, John Dewey, and Judith Butler. additionally, questions about quite a lot of conventional philosophical matters, together with aesthetic concept, id, wisdom, tradition, and being, are explored.

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Comics as a Nexus of Cultures: Essays on the Interplay of Media, Disciplines and International Perspectives (Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy)

By Mark Berninger

Those essays from a variety of serious disciplines learn how comedian books and photograph narratives circulation among a variety of media, whereas merging adolescence and grownup cultures and renowned and excessive artwork. The articles characteristic foreign views on comics and image novels released within the united states, Canada, nice Britain, Portugal, Germany, Turkey, India, and Japan. themes variety from movie variation, to journalism in comics, to the present manga growth.

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By Mark Berninger

Those essays from a variety of serious disciplines learn how comedian books and photograph narratives circulation among a variety of media, whereas merging adolescence and grownup cultures and renowned and excessive artwork. The articles characteristic foreign views on comics and image novels released within the united states, Canada, nice Britain, Portugal, Germany, Turkey, India, and Japan. themes variety from movie variation, to journalism in comics, to the present manga growth.

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The Philosophy of Ang Lee (The Philosophy of Popular Culture)

By Robert Arp, Adam Barkman, James McRae

Ang Lee (b. 1954) has emerged as one in every of cinema's such a lot flexible, seriously acclaimed, and well known administrators. recognized for his skill to go beyond cultural and stylistic limitations, Lee has equipped a various oeuvre that comes with motion pictures approximately tradition clashes and globalization (Eat Drink guy girl, 1994, and the marriage dinner party, 1993), a interval drama (Sense and Sensibility, 1995), a martial arts epic (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, 2000), a comic motion motion picture (Hulk, 2003), and an American western (Brokeback Mountain, 2005).

The Philosophy of Ang Lee attracts from either japanese and Western philosophical traditions to ascertain the director's works. the 1st part specializes in Taoist, Confucian, and Buddhist issues in his Chinese-language motion pictures, and the second one examines Western philosophies in his English-language motion pictures; however the quantity finally explores how Lee negotiates all of those traditions, strategically picking out from each one with a purpose to creatively tackle key matters. With curiosity during this filmmaker and his paintings expanding round the free up of his 3D magical event The lifetime of Pi (2012), The Philosophy of Ang Lee serves as a well timed research of the groundbreaking auteur and the various advanced philosophical subject matters that he explores throughout the medium of movement pictures.

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By Robert Arp, Adam Barkman, James McRae

Ang Lee (b. 1954) has emerged as one in every of cinema's such a lot flexible, seriously acclaimed, and well known administrators. recognized for his skill to go beyond cultural and stylistic limitations, Lee has equipped a various oeuvre that comes with motion pictures approximately tradition clashes and globalization (Eat Drink guy girl, 1994, and the marriage dinner party, 1993), a interval drama (Sense and Sensibility, 1995), a martial arts epic (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, 2000), a comic motion motion picture (Hulk, 2003), and an American western (Brokeback Mountain, 2005).

The Philosophy of Ang Lee attracts from either japanese and Western philosophical traditions to ascertain the director's works. the 1st part specializes in Taoist, Confucian, and Buddhist issues in his Chinese-language motion pictures, and the second one examines Western philosophies in his English-language motion pictures; however the quantity finally explores how Lee negotiates all of those traditions, strategically picking out from each one with a purpose to creatively tackle key matters. With curiosity during this filmmaker and his paintings expanding round the free up of his 3D magical event The lifetime of Pi (2012), The Philosophy of Ang Lee serves as a well timed research of the groundbreaking auteur and the various advanced philosophical subject matters that he explores throughout the medium of movement pictures.

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The Lord of the Rings and Philosophy: One Book to Rule Them All (Popular Culture and Philosophy)

By Gregory Bassham, Eric Bronson

The Lord of the jewelry is meant to be appropriate to the true global of relationships, faith, excitement, discomfort, and politics. Tolkien himself stated that his grand story of wizards, orcs, hobbits, and elves used to be geared toward fact and stable morals within the genuine world.
Analysis of the preferred allure of The Lord of the earrings (on web pages and in different places) exhibits that Tolkien lovers are hungry for dialogue of the pressing ethical and cosmological concerns bobbing up out of this incredible epic story.
Can political strength be wielded for strong, or needs to it usually corrupt? Does expertise wreck the really human? Is it morally fallacious to renounce desire? do we locate that means in likelihood events?
In The Lord of the jewelry and Philosophy, seventeen younger philosophy professors, them all ardent Tolkien enthusiasts and so much of them participants to the 4 prior volumes within the pop culture and Philosophy sequence, handle a few of these very important concerns and convey how clues to their ideas can be present in the imaginary global of Middle-earth. The ebook is split into 5 sections, excited by strength and the hoop, the hunt for Happiness, strong and Evil in Middle-earth, Time and Mortality, and the Relevance

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By Gregory Bassham, Eric Bronson

The Lord of the jewelry is meant to be appropriate to the true global of relationships, faith, excitement, discomfort, and politics. Tolkien himself stated that his grand story of wizards, orcs, hobbits, and elves used to be geared toward fact and stable morals within the genuine world.
Analysis of the preferred allure of The Lord of the earrings (on web pages and in different places) exhibits that Tolkien lovers are hungry for dialogue of the pressing ethical and cosmological concerns bobbing up out of this incredible epic story.
Can political strength be wielded for strong, or needs to it usually corrupt? Does expertise wreck the really human? Is it morally fallacious to renounce desire? do we locate that means in likelihood events?
In The Lord of the jewelry and Philosophy, seventeen younger philosophy professors, them all ardent Tolkien enthusiasts and so much of them participants to the 4 prior volumes within the pop culture and Philosophy sequence, handle a few of these very important concerns and convey how clues to their ideas can be present in the imaginary global of Middle-earth. The ebook is split into 5 sections, excited by strength and the hoop, the hunt for Happiness, strong and Evil in Middle-earth, Time and Mortality, and the Relevance

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Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

By Anthony Slide

The fan journal has frequently been considered easily as a exposure software, a fluffy workout in self-promotion by means of the movie undefined. yet as an arbiter of excellent and undesirable flavor, as a resource of information, and as a gateway to the fabled land of Hollywood and its stars, the yank fan journal represents a desirable and fundamental bankruptcy in journalism and well known culture.

Anthony Slide's Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine presents the definitive historical past of this artifact. It charts the improvement of the fan journal from the golden years whilst Motion photograph tale Magazine and Photoplay first seemed in 1911 to its decline into provocative headlines and titillation within the Nineteen Sixties and in a while. Slide discusses how the fan magazines handled gossip and innuendo, and the way they dealt with national concerns corresponding to Hollywood scandals of the Twenties, international battle II, the blacklist, and the dying of President Kennedy. Fan magazines thrived within the 20th century, they usually awarded the background of an in a distinct, occasionally exact, and consistently enjoyable style.

This significant cultural background incorporates a new interview with Nineteen Seventies media character Rona Barrett, in addition to unique observation from a dozen editors and writers. additionally incorporated is a bankruptcy on contributions to the fan magazines from recognized writers reminiscent of Theodore Dreiser and e. e. cummings. The publication is more desirable by means of an appendix documenting a few 268 American fan magazines and comprises distinctive e-book histories.

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By Anthony Slide

The fan journal has frequently been considered easily as a exposure software, a fluffy workout in self-promotion by means of the movie undefined. yet as an arbiter of excellent and undesirable flavor, as a resource of information, and as a gateway to the fabled land of Hollywood and its stars, the yank fan journal represents a desirable and fundamental bankruptcy in journalism and well known culture.

Anthony Slide's Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine presents the definitive historical past of this artifact. It charts the improvement of the fan journal from the golden years whilst Motion photograph tale Magazine and Photoplay first seemed in 1911 to its decline into provocative headlines and titillation within the Nineteen Sixties and in a while. Slide discusses how the fan magazines handled gossip and innuendo, and the way they dealt with national concerns corresponding to Hollywood scandals of the Twenties, international battle II, the blacklist, and the dying of President Kennedy. Fan magazines thrived within the 20th century, they usually awarded the background of an in a distinct, occasionally exact, and consistently enjoyable style.

This significant cultural background incorporates a new interview with Nineteen Seventies media character Rona Barrett, in addition to unique observation from a dozen editors and writers. additionally incorporated is a bankruptcy on contributions to the fan magazines from recognized writers reminiscent of Theodore Dreiser and e. e. cummings. The publication is more desirable by means of an appendix documenting a few 268 American fan magazines and comprises distinctive e-book histories.

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Billion Dollar Batman

By Bruce Scivally

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Title: Billion buck Batman - Bruce Scivally [MOBI]
Author: Bruce Scivally
ISBN: 0615306411
EAN: 9780615306414
ASIN: 0615306411
SKU: ING0615306411
Publisher: Henry grey Publishing
Publication Date: 2011-11-29
Number of Pages: 446
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads
Format: MOBI

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Since his construction in 1939, Batman has develop into essentially the most renowned characters in fiction. From his humble roots in dime comedian books, he turned a serial hero, a widespread visitor superstar at the Superman radio convey, after which the megastar of his personal explosively winning television sequence, spawning a national epidemic of Batmania. After Batman grew to become a film superstar, his exciting exploits have been not child stuff-he was once now a multinational conglomerate's greatest company asset. Billion greenback Batman unearths the tales at the back of the tale of 1 of the main profitable and ecocnomic media creations in background. comprises profiles of the folks who guided Batman from shiny Knight to darkish Knight and revealing behind-the-scenes information regarding Batman serials, television exhibits and flicks. Illustrated with photographs of the actors who've introduced Batman to existence for seven decades.

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By Bruce Scivally

Book Details:

Title: Billion buck Batman - Bruce Scivally [MOBI]
Author: Bruce Scivally
ISBN: 0615306411
EAN: 9780615306414
ASIN: 0615306411
SKU: ING0615306411
Publisher: Henry grey Publishing
Publication Date: 2011-11-29
Number of Pages: 446
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads
Format: MOBI

Synopsis from Amazon:

Since his construction in 1939, Batman has develop into essentially the most renowned characters in fiction. From his humble roots in dime comedian books, he turned a serial hero, a widespread visitor superstar at the Superman radio convey, after which the megastar of his personal explosively winning television sequence, spawning a national epidemic of Batmania. After Batman grew to become a film superstar, his exciting exploits have been not child stuff-he was once now a multinational conglomerate's greatest company asset. Billion greenback Batman unearths the tales at the back of the tale of 1 of the main profitable and ecocnomic media creations in background. comprises profiles of the folks who guided Batman from shiny Knight to darkish Knight and revealing behind-the-scenes information regarding Batman serials, television exhibits and flicks. Illustrated with photographs of the actors who've introduced Batman to existence for seven decades.

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The Avengers and Philosophy: Earth's Mightiest Thinkers

By Mark D. White

An attractive examine the philosophical underpinnings of Earth's Mightiest Heroes

Avengers gather! Tackling fascinating dilemmas and matters that no unmarried nice thinker can face up to, this robust ebook enlists the brainpower of an A-list crew of history's such a lot popular thinkers to discover the subjects in the back of the motion of wonder Comics' all-star superhero team.

  • Arms you with new insights into the characters and issues of The Avengers
  • Deepens your appreciation either one of The Avengers comics and the Joss Whedon motion picture adaptation
  • Answers the philosophical questions you have got consistently had approximately Earth's Mightiest Heroes, together with: Can a reformed legal turn into a superhero? Can an android love a human? If a hero beats his spouse, is he nonetheless a hero?
  • Helps you think that in a different way concerning the participants of the superhero team—Captain the United States, Iron guy, Thor, and the others

This thought-provoking booklet may also help you recognize this band of superheroes larger, even if you may have the Avengers for years or are a Joss Whedon fan simply discovering them.

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By Mark D. White

An attractive examine the philosophical underpinnings of Earth's Mightiest Heroes

Avengers gather! Tackling fascinating dilemmas and matters that no unmarried nice thinker can face up to, this robust ebook enlists the brainpower of an A-list crew of history's such a lot popular thinkers to discover the subjects in the back of the motion of wonder Comics' all-star superhero team.

  • Arms you with new insights into the characters and issues of The Avengers
  • Deepens your appreciation either one of The Avengers comics and the Joss Whedon motion picture adaptation
  • Answers the philosophical questions you have got consistently had approximately Earth's Mightiest Heroes, together with: Can a reformed legal turn into a superhero? Can an android love a human? If a hero beats his spouse, is he nonetheless a hero?
  • Helps you think that in a different way concerning the participants of the superhero team—Captain the United States, Iron guy, Thor, and the others

This thought-provoking booklet may also help you recognize this band of superheroes larger, even if you may have the Avengers for years or are a Joss Whedon fan simply discovering them.

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Roald Dahl and Philosophy: A Little Nonsense Now and Then

By John V. Karavitis

For generations the weather of humor, poignancy, fable, and unfettered morality stumbled on inside acclaimed children’s writer Roald Dahl’s most renowned stories have captivated either young children and adults. Classics like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the large Peach, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Matilda, and The BFG may well firstly seem to be yarns spun for the enjoyment of the adolescent brain, besides the fact that, upon digging deeper one uncovers a treasure trove of philosophical richness that's whatever yet infantile, yet in truth finds the real existential weight, and multi-layered that means of a few of our favourite children’s tales. Editor Jacob M. Held has amassed the insights of today’s major philosophers into the significances, messages, and bigger truths at which Dahl’s rhythmic writing winks, revealing a complete new technique to savour the production of a guy and brain to which readers of every age are nonetheless drawn.

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By John V. Karavitis

For generations the weather of humor, poignancy, fable, and unfettered morality stumbled on inside acclaimed children’s writer Roald Dahl’s most renowned stories have captivated either young children and adults. Classics like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the large Peach, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Matilda, and The BFG may well firstly seem to be yarns spun for the enjoyment of the adolescent brain, besides the fact that, upon digging deeper one uncovers a treasure trove of philosophical richness that's whatever yet infantile, yet in truth finds the real existential weight, and multi-layered that means of a few of our favourite children’s tales. Editor Jacob M. Held has amassed the insights of today’s major philosophers into the significances, messages, and bigger truths at which Dahl’s rhythmic writing winks, revealing a complete new technique to savour the production of a guy and brain to which readers of every age are nonetheless drawn.

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