Genre: Popular Culture

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Oct 18
Batman: Facts and Stats from the Classic TV Show by Robert Garcia (review)

Batman: Facts and Stats from the Classic TV Show by Robert Garcia (review)

This is one of my favorite Batman and Robin shows ever. So when I saw this book was coming out I had to preorder it. The colors and way they did the text blurbs, remind me strongly of the show. They have that voice over feel to them. Some of the pictures were blurry however, which I didn’t expect. And while there are facts and statistics, there are far less of them than I had expected. Half the book describes the show’s villains, 2-4 pages for the most recognized ones like Catwoman, Mr. Freeze and the Joker. And then a… Read more »

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Oct 22
As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes (review)

As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes (review)

  Okay, so technically this isn’t a fantasy or sci-fi book. But it’s all about The Princess Bride, which is a fantasy movie, so it counts. Right? As I read this book, the narrator in my head had Cary Elwes’ voice. As it should be of course, since I have loved The Princess Bride since I first saw it in 1987 at the age of 9. I can quote almost every line in the movie, and getting to read about what was going on in the minds and behind the scenes of the cast was absolutely fantastic. Don’t forget to… Read more »

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