Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything by James Gleick. "Fascinating and disturbing, amusing and informative, Faster is an eclectic stew combining history, academic research, and anecdotes drawn from the popular media."- The Boston Globe
Food Court Druids, Cherohonkees, and Other Creatures Unique to the Republic. Warning- You or Someone you know may be inside this book. Idiosyncrology n. The study and classification of individuals and groups of individuals based on their distinguishing behaviors and idiosyncrasies.
By Chris Turner. D'oh-it's "The Simpsons." And here's the book with the behind-the-scenes story of how America's favorite nuclear family first arrived at a TV near you, how the series grew into a worldwide icon, and who brings it to life so brilliantly week after week, year after year.
poplorica: a popular history of the fads, mavericks, inventions, and lore that shaped modern Amerca...
Pop culture meets pop reference in this irreverent tour of twenty unlikely events, innovations, and individuals that forever changed how we live today -- the food we eat, the places we live, the love we make, the fads we follow, the clothes we wear, the products we buy, and much more.