Books tagged: Business Aspects

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Act

By David Rotenberg

 

“Simply put, I don’t think I would’ve found my voice as an actor without David. ” — Scott Speedman, actor

Act has the roadmap for the most crucial task of an actor: getting present. ” — Shawn Doyle, actor

A lively, conversational textbook dedicated to the art ... Read more

Cap in Hand

By Bruce Dowbiggin
With Ryan Gauthier

 

Iconic baseball writer Bill James, in 1987, frustrated with MLB’s labor stoppages and the decline of the minor leagues, wrote that the minors “were an abomination … if you’re selling a sport and the players don’t care about winning, that’s not a sport. That’s ... Read more

Creating the Mania

By Jon Robinson

 

Creating the Mania takes fans backstage with an all-access pass to the behind-the-scenes stories of WrestleMania 34, which became the Mercedes-Benz Superdome’s highest grossing entertainment event at $14. 1 million and a sold-out crowd of 78,133 fans. Follow the yearlong ... Read more

Curationism

By David Balzer

Now that we 'curate' even lunch, what happens to the role of the connoisseur in contemporary culture?

‘Curate’ is now a buzzword, applied to everything from music festivals to artisanal cheese. Inside the art world, the curator reigns supreme, acting as the face of high-profile ... Read more

Death of the Territories

By Tim Hornbaker

 

For decades, distinct professional wrestling territories thrived across North America. Each regionally based promotion operated individually and offered a brand of localized wrestling that greatly appealed to area fans. Promoters routinely coordinated with associates in surrounding ... Read more

Fresh at Twenty

By Kaitlin Fontana

 

Fresh at Twenty: The Oral History of Mint Records is first and foremost the story of an independent record label and the people who helped build it. But it’s also the story of a place and time in popular music — Vancouver through the 1990s and 2000s. Mint helped launch ... Read more

Inexact Science

By Evan Dowbiggin & Bruce Dowbiggin

 

A fascinating in-depth analysis of six of the NHL’s most interesting drafts

From Guy Lafleur to Sidney Crosby to Connor McDavid, the annual draft of hockey’s most talented young prospects has long been considered the best route to Stanley Cup glory. Inexact Science delivers ... Read more

Starmaker

By Jay Bernstein & Larry Cortez Hamm
Other primary creator David Rubini

Revealingly candid, this Hollywood memoir is the story of Jay Bernstein, an entertainment industry fixture who helped launch and sustain the careers of many celebrities including Farrah Fawcett and Suzanne Somers. From his childhood in Oklahoma City and his first job in a Hollywood ... Read more