Claire Sewell

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The Life and Times of Betty Boop: The 100-Year History of an Animated Icon

The author more than makes the case that Betty Boop maintains long-lasting appeal and popularity, thanks to her indelible charm and independence. A fascinating read that explores every facet of the animated icon.

Christmas in the Movies (Revised & Expanded Edition): 35 Classics To Celebrate the Season

A holiday treat about Christmas films that will make the perfect reading gift year-round.

Staging a Comeback: Broadway, Hollywood, and the Disney Renaissance

Kunze paints a fascinating picture of how the Walt Disney Company has become an indelible part of the world.

Will & Grace

The author persuasively proves that Will & Grace deserves its reputation as a classic sitcom and a milestone for LGBTQIA+ representation.

The Golden Girls: A Cultural History

An essential read for The Golden Girls fans and media studies scholars alike.

Out There: The Science Behind Sci-Fi Film and TV

Waldman’s fun guide brings together a fascinating cast of experts to help readers discover the real-life influences behind science-fiction movies and TV shows.

Jessica Lange: An Adventurer’s Heart

A well-researched and highly readable biography that is a must for film studies collections.

Binge TV: The Rise and Impact of the Viewing Revolution

An accessible and essential read for TV enthusiasts who enjoy reading about the history of the medium as much as they do watching it.

No Job for a Man: A Memoir

Like the punk bands Bowie idolized as a teenager, his voice rings true in a crowded genre.

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