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Talk About The Passion: Modern Adventures In Retro Pop Culture By Ben Baker, Tim Worthington
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Over 130 pages of in-depth articles, facts, quizzes and fun starring - David Bowie and his pal The Laughing Gnome, - The Beatles in mono, - Fun on Sesame Street, - A beginner's guide to... More > Godzilla, - The rise of the early 80s's Video Nasties, - Frank Sidebottom and Chris Sievey's ever-growing comic legacy, - Viz Comic's most controversial moments, - A look at U.S sitcom favourite Newsradio, - Ribald rubber latex lampoonery in Spitting Image, - My Bloody Valentine make a load of bloody racket... ...plus lots more on British comics, puppets, cheapo movies, TV pilots and beyond! Perfect for lovers of pop culture everywhere.< Less
The Comedy Cash-In Book Book By Ben Baker
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A personal look at what made up the traditional "comedy cash-in" books popular in the UK between the 1970s and 1990s. From Monty Python's exceptionally influential 'Boks' through to the... More > unique, brilliant humour of Harry Hill taking in Morecambe and Wise, The Goodies, Kenny Everett, Saturday Night Live, The Young Ones, Lenny Henry, Smith and Jones, Harry Enfield, Mr Bean, Reeves and Mortimer, Father Ted, Lee and Herring, The League Of Gentlemen and many more along the way. Its also got quite a lot of jokes in it. A must for anyone who likes British comedy.< Less
The Comedy Cash In Book Book By Ben Baker
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A personal look at what made up the traditional "comedy cash-in" books popular in the UK between the 1970s and 1990s. From Monty Python's exceptionally influential 'Boks' through to the... More > unique, brilliant humour of Harry Hill taking in Morecambe and Wise, The Goodies, Kenny Everett, Saturday Night Live, The Young Ones, Lenny Henry, Smith and Jones, Harry Enfield, Mr Bean, Reeves and Mortimer, Father Ted, Lee and Herring, The League Of Gentlemen and many more along the way. Its also got quite a lot of jokes in it. A must for anyone who likes British comedy.< Less
Remotely Interesting: A TV Quiz Book By Ben Baker
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"Remotely Interesting" is a TV quiz book for all the family featuring over 50 all-new rounds covering everything from ALF to Z Cars, Good Morning Britain to Newsnight, opening theme tune to... More > the closing credits. Highlights include: - Probably Definitely True Facts About... The Simpsons, Doctor Who, soap operas and series finales; - Guess the subjects of invariably mad real letters to the Radio and TV Times; - Donald Trump's Presidential Tweets on programmes past and present; - The TV appearances of The Beatles Band; - 'Netflix and keeping our hands where I can see them' with the non-TV TV revolution; - A foreword by 'TV Clangers Man' Tim Worthington; AND MUCH MORE including robots, catchphrases, theme tunes, live TV, game shows, spin-offs, remakes, mothers, kids, booze and a bunch of Christmas stuff for good measure!< Less
The Ben Baker Quiz Compendium By Ben Baker
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The Ben Baker Quiz Compendium is a quiz-master's dream. Hundreds and hundreds of quirky but fun questions for all the family, perfect to fill the awkward silences during that Christmas dinner lull, a... More > particularly boring bit in a film or awaiting sentencing. Although all the answers are completely true (except for the false ones in the True or False rounds), there's a sense of humour and nonsense throughout the book that represents the finest real life quiz nights in the UK and beyond. And it fits right in your pocket too! Its the perfect unique stocking filler, combining the general knowledge book "Your Starter For Ben" and pop spin-off second volume "Never Mind The Quizbooks". I'll see you at the bar...< Less
Your Starter For Ben By Ben Baker
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Your Starter For Ben is a quiz-master's dream. Hundreds and hundreds of quirky but fun general knowledge questions for all the family, perfect to fill the awkward silences during that Christmas... More > dinner lull, a particularly boring bit in a film or awaiting sentencing. And it fits right in your pocket too! Although all the answers are completely true (except for the false ones in the True or False rounds), there's a sense of humour and nonsense throughout the book that represents the finest real life quiz nights in the UK and beyond. I'll see you at the bar...< Less
Never Mind The Quizbooks By Ben Baker
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A funny, interesting and quirky take on the music quiz with hundreds of themed questions about everything from ABBA to Zig and Zag. It'll thrill fellow pop obsessives whilst also being playable by... More > all the family - from your Motown-loving mum and Disco Dad to Screamo Son and Grimecore Speed Garage Gran - or you can keep it all to yourself, neat in your pocket. PLUS: - Learn "Possibly Definitely True Facts" about The Beatles, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and Kanye West! - Revisit "Great Pop Years" from 1964 to 1997! - Plug in for a time when pop fame meant video game! - Watch out for superstar sitcom cameos! - What happens when rockers get what for from their mum! and much much more in over 130 pages of brand new quizzes. Lets (proverbially) rock!< Less