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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.

The Kick-A** Book of Cobra Kai: An Official Behind-the-Scenes Companion

This book is perfect for fans who can’t get enough of the drama at the dojos.

A Hard Kick in the Nuts: What I’ve Learned from a Lifetime of Terrible Decisions

It’s doubtful that anyone had “Steve-O self-help book” on their pop culture bingo card. But (although he’s certainly no Brené Brown) Steve-O’s ability to be both vulnerable and funny works surprisingly well in this format.

The Misfits

While this slim book succeeds in bringing together the facts about the film in a tidy linear format, it lacks enough critical analysis to elevate its message. Film fans will find it a useful, entertaining retelling.

Sofia Coppola: Forever Young

A useful book for film scholars due to the production details included for each film, along with an index and bibliography.

Phasers on Stun! How the Making (and Remaking) of Star Trek Changed the World

While Britt’s insightful and entertaining history may not take fans where no one has gone before (considering there have been decades of books written about the expansive Star Trek franchise), he still offers a fun ride that few fans will be able to resist.

Being Patrick Swayze: Essential Teachings from the Master of the Mullet

A charming addition that will add style and substance to the pop culture corner of library collections.

TV Snapshots: An Archive of Everyday Life

A vital addition to media studies and popular culture collections.

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