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OTHER HEROES: African American Comics Creators, Characters, and Archetypes By Other Heroes
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The catalog from the 2007 Jackson State Universtiy art exhibtion featuring a who's who of famous and award winning African American comics creators and characters. Preface by Dwayne McDuffie, essays... More > by RC Harvey, Turtel Onli, Alex Simmons, Nancy Goldstein, William Foster, and curators John Jennings & Damian Duffy. All profits past printing costs are donated to the Scholarship America Disaster Relief Fund to help Hurricane Katrina and Rita survivors seek post-secondary education. For more information go to: http://www.eyetrauma.net/brain/curation.htm< Less
Trying to understand the Universe. From the Big-Bang to the Brain. By Bruce Hoeneisen
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This popular science book is about questions and the search for answers. Where do we come from and why? Where are we going to and when? What is the Universe made of? What makes the world tick? Why... More > does time advance? Is the quantum world understandable? Can we comprehend relativity, curved space-time and black holes? How did the first living cell form? What is the code of DNA? How do species evolve? Why did nature invent sexual reproduction? Why did one species take-off and develop culturally far more than any other? What are the limits of sustainability of planet Earth? How is the brain programmed? How does consciousness emerge, or why do we awaken? Why are we not automata? Why?< Less
Everything I Needed to Know About Life I Learned from Marvel Comics By Joseph Muszynski
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As a young reader, the author found Marvel Comics (circa 1977) to be examples of popular myths that were just as educational as our commonly accepted institutional myths, but even more compelling. As... More > examples of stories that inform every facet of our lives, comics can equal these other stories. In 1977, the author was reading comics, but also surrounded by myths of religion, history, culture, and neighborhood.< Less
The Secret Chord By Peter Banks & Jonathan Evens
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Is there really a 'Secret Chord' that would both please the LORD and nearly everybody else as described in Leonard Cohen's popular song 'Hallelujah'? Whilst a significant number of books have been... More > published exploring the relationships between music, art, popular culture and theology, many of which we have enjoyed and from which we have benefitted, they tend to be either academic analysis or semi biographical about artistes whose output the writers' enjoy. By contrast, The Secret Chord is an accessible exploration of artistic dilemmas from a range of different perspectives which seeks to draw the reader into a place of appreciation for what makes a moment in a 'performance' timeless and special. The writers' experience of creativity is of disparate and often contradictory ideas being crushed, swirled, fermented, shaken and stirred in our minds in order that the fine wine of creativity results.< Less
Life Begins at 30: What I've Learned So Far and Why You Don't Care By Inda Lauryn & TaKeshia Brooks
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What began as an experiment in writing challenges became a self-reflective examination of black women, pop culture and the media. Life Begins at 30 is a conversation exploring the mirror of the... More > large and small screens, music and books as seen through the eyes of a media intellectual. One scholarly paper and one short story are offered as bonus material alongside the essays.< Less
Outside Voices: an email correspondence By Jake Berry & Jeffrey Side
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This 18-month transAtlantic email correspondence between JAKE BERRY and JEFFREY SIDE ranges across and intertwines a variety of topics that include: poetry and music; film and TV; the changes in... More > culture over the past few decades; the differences in regional U.S. and U.K. accents; the difficulty of reaching the famous in order to interview them; the songwriter as poet and vice versa. "All we can do is create work to the best of our ability and make it as available as possible."< Less
The Herb Alpert File By Stephen Vincent O`Rourke
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The Herb Alpert File- The first ever biography of the great entertainer. From an unexpected Gold Record in 1962 on to his induction into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame in the 21st Century- Herb Alpert... More > has had a unique tale to tell...Now for the first time ever, a book pieces together the highlights and career of one of America's top entertainers! The Herb Alpert File provides the facts, figures and history of this long overlooked chapter in American music history. A multi-Grammy winner, dynamic executive and member of the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame, Alpert is the embodiment of the American dream. The Herb Alpert File finally provides the general reader with a chapter long overlooked in the annals of American pop culture.< Less
The Herb Alpert File By Stephen Vincent O`Rourke
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The Herb Alpert File- The first ever biography of the great entertainer. From an unexpected Gold Record in 1962 on to his induction into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame in the 21st Century- Herb Alpert... More > has had a unique tale to tell...Now for the first time ever, a book pieces together the highlights and career of one of America's top entertainers! The Herb Alpert File provides the facts, figures and history of this long overlooked chapter in American music history. A multi-Grammy winner, dynamic executive and member of the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame, Alpert is the embodiment of the American dream. The Herb Alpert File finally provides the general reader with a chapter long overlooked in the annals of American pop culture.< Less
Mise-en-scène: The Journal of Film & Visual Narration Volume 3/Number 1 (Spring 2018) By Simon Fraser University
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Mise-en-scène: The Journal of Film & Visual Narration is an international, peer-reviewed journal focused exclusively on the artistry of frame composition as a storytelling technique. With... More > its open-access, open-review publishing model, MSJ strives to be a synergistic, community-building hub for discourse that begins at the level of the frame. Published twice a year by Simon Fraser University and indexed in EBSCO, Mise-en-scène is the official film studies journal of the Department of English at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.< Less
The Thrills: Michael Jackson, MTV and Multi-Platinum Success By San Sharma
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Released in 1982, Michael Jackson's Thriller album went on to become the biggest selling album of all time, with sales of over 54 million copies. By investigating the context in which the album was... More > released, what preceded it and what was to follow, and by analysing the music and performance that continues to capture youth today, this book outlines the reasons for Thriller’s enormous success, how it set new standards and the changes it impacted on the music industry, musical aesthetics and music in American society.< Less

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