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Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According To Questlove

Mo’ Meta Blues:  The World According To Questlove

Mo’ Meta Blues is Questlove’s memoir, a mash-up of personal recollections mixed with riffs on music, race, creativity and pop culture.

128 Beats Per Minute: Diplo’s Visual Guide to Music, Culture & Everything In Between

128 Beats Per Minute: Diplo’s Visual Guide to Music, Culture & Everything In Between

128 Beats Per Minute is a photographic account of globally renowned DJ/producer Diplo’s travels through the world and a glimpse into the people, places and music that inspire him.

Tales from Development Hell: The Greatest Movies Never Made?

Tales from Development Hell: The Greatest Movies Never Made?

Tales from Development Hell: The Greatest Movies Never Made? by David Hughes is an entertaining and insightful exploration of initially promising film projects that never saw the light of day.

Shock Value by Jason Zinoman

<em>Shock Value</em> by Jason Zinoman

Shock Value by Jason Zinoman chronicles the rise of George Romero, Wes Craven, John Carpenter and a handful of other young, eccentric filmmakers whose grim and confrontational visions revitalized the 60s/70s horror genre and laid the groundwork for what is modern horror today.

Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest

Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest

Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest is Michael Rapaport’s directorial debut and his tribute to A Tribe Called Quest, arguably one of the most creative and influential music groups for those who came of age listening to early 90’s Hip Hop.

Crazy 4 Cult: Cult Movie Art

Crazy 4 Cult: Cult Movie Art

The annual Crazy 4 Cult art show at Gallery 1988 in LA brings various pop culture-influenced artists together to celebrate cult movies. Crazy 4 Cult: Cult Movie Art presents an array of works from the first 4 years of the show, with artwork inspired by such movies as The Big Lebowski, Donnie Darko, Office Space and many more.

Four Color Fear: 1950’s Horror Comics Revisited

Four Color Fear: 1950’s Horror Comics Revisited

Four Color Fear: Forgotten Horror Comics of the 1950s is a delightfully sadistic foray into the darker side of comics’ “Golden Age.”

Women of the Underground: Music

Women of the Underground: Music

Women of the Underground: Music—Cultural Innovators Speak for Themselves is a series of 20 interviews with influential female musicians from a variety of genres ranging from rock, punk, goth, industrial, ska, performance art and more.