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Seitz, Matt Zoller

Summary: A mobster walked into a psychiatrist's office ... No, it wasn't the start of a joke: it was the start of a program that changed TV history. By shattering preconceptions about the kinds of stories the medium should tell, The Sopranos launched our current age of prestige television. Television critics Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz were among the first to write about the series before it...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2019

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Summary: Examines "hyper-masculinity" as a destructive force in the personal development and socialization of boys and young men. Discusses the roles of popular culture and peer pressure in influencing boys to adopt a masculine pose.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgil Films 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MAS

Pasulka, Diana Walsh

Summary: "More than half of American adults and more than seventy-five percent of young Americans believe in intelligent extraterrestrial life. This level of belief rivals that of belief in God. In American Cosmic, D.W. Pasulka examines the mechanisms that foster a thriving belief in extraterrestrial life. Her work takes her from Silicon Valley to the Vatican Secret Archive and reveals how media has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2019

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Kenyon, Amy Maria.

Contents: Rumors from a motel in Detroit -- Mapping postwar space and culture -- Spaces of detachment -- Critiques of suburban conformity -- Everyday life and suburban estrangement -- The city that would not go away -- Postwar space and culture in context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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Jackson, Lauren Michele

Summary: "This book provides a cultural, political, and social survey through the most American of pastimes that continues to thrive today. With narrative, accessible criticism, research, and popular cultural touchstones we can all recognize, I'd like to introducereaders to the black presence that holds up daily life as they know it. It is a crucial account of the people, stories, and culture that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Hills, Rachel

Summary: "Fifty years after the sexual revolution, we are told that we live in a time of unprecedented sexual freedom. But beneath the veneer of glossy hedonism, millennial journalist Rachel Hills argues that we are in the grip of a new brand of sexual control. Cosmopolitan meets Foucault in this full-scale investigation of the role that sex plays in today's culture. Coming of age in the early 2000s,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2015

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Bolin, Alice

Summary: "A collection of sharp, poignant essays that expertly blends the personal and political in an exploration of American culture through the lens of our obsession with dead women"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Summary: "National Book Award-winner Jesmyn Ward takes James Baldwin's 1963 examination of race in America, The Fire Next Time, as a jumping off point for this groundbreaking collection of essays and poems about race from the most important voices of her generation and our time. In light of recent tragedies and widespread protests across the nation, The Progressive magazine republished one of its most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2016

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De Voll, Cal

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Leo. Feist, Inc. 1919

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Summary: Mobile phones that read your mind? Video games that can cure cancer? Wearable robots that give you the strength of Ironman? David Pogue predicts which technologies will transform our daily lives. These advancements are already taking shape in laboratories around the world, and gadgets that once were purely science fiction are on the verge of becoming as common as the iPhones and Androids Pogue...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

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Maggs, Sam

Summary: A handbook for ladies living the nerdy life, including fanfic, cosplay, cons, books, memes, podcasts, vlogs, OTPs and RPGs and MMOs and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 302.23 MAG

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Hofler, Robert

Summary: An exploration of the origins of sexual expression in popular culture from 1968 to 1973 places the writers, producers, and actors responsible for creating these controversial works within their cultural and social frameworks.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 HOF

Lee, Jennifer 8.

Summary: "A woman's search for the world's greatest Chinese restaurant proves that egg rolls are as American as apple pie"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5951 LEE

Ómarsdóttir, Harpa

Summary: A step-by-step instruction book that will make it possible for you to recreate the gorgeous looks of nine of Disney's best loved... or is that hated?... villains. Among the variety of styles are options that are ideal for both straight and curly hair, as well as for a variety of hair textures. Each hairstyle is created on a real person and photographed in full color to make even the most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDDA USA 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 644 OMA

Smith, Rachelle Lee

Summary: A photographic essay that explores a wide spectrum of experiences told from the perspective of a diverse group of young people, ages 14-24, identifying as queer (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning), Speaking OUT: Queer Youth in Focus presents portraits without judgment or stereotype by eliminating environmental influence with a stark white backdrop. This backdrop acts as a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PM Press 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 307.7 SMI

Summary: Rolling Stone magazine is the definitive source for music and pop culture trends. In addition, find culture and social commentary on current news and events in each issue of Rolling Stone magazine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Straight Arrow Publishers 1967

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Kinney, Rebecca J.

Summary: "The first book to analyze how contemporary ideas of Detroit circulate in popular culture in order to map the extension of the mythology of the frontier in American culture. Kinney analyzes a cross-section of twentieth and twenty first century cultural locations--an internet web forum, architectural photography, advertising and commercial culture, documentary film, and print and online...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.434 KIN

Jones, David Albert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2010

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Wilson, Lauren

Summary: The official cookbook offers recipes for food inspired by the show, including such dishes as chicken ©Ł la Lucille, Carl's biscuits, Carol's beet and acorn cookies, and Hershel's healing elderberry tea, along with tips on food survival.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Insight Editions 2017

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O'Connor, Jane.

Summary: Describes the archaeological discovery of thousands of life-sized terracotta warrior statues in northern China in 1974, and discusses the emperor who had them created and placed near his tomb.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2002

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Schocket, Andrew M.

Summary: "The American Revolution is all around us. It is pictured as big as billboards and as small as postage stamps, evoked in political campaigns and car advertising campaigns, relived in museums and revised in computer games. As the nation's founding moment, the American Revolution serves as a source of powerful founding myths, and remains the most accessible and most contested event in U.S....

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 SCH

Summary: Entertainment Weekly magazine is your front row seat for the latest on movies, TV, music and more. Each issue of Entertainment Weekly magazine delivers the best in entertainment news -- every week.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Entertainment Weekly, Inc. 1990

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Summary: There's a fine art to selling earlobe lifts, inflatable massage boots, and mini-staircases for arthritic dogs. This ABC News program enters the strange world of A. J. Kubani and his New Jersey-based company, Telebrands-a purveyor of quirky household products showcased in late-night TV infomercials. In a one-on-one interview, Kubani discusses his main strategy: identifying a mundane, irksome...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Anthony 2009

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