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HBO’s Fahrenheit 451 is All Smoke With No Fire

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There was a moment during the HBO film adaptation of the Ray Bradbury classic Fahrenheit 451 that I audibly groaned. Up until that point, I had been enjoying seeing the establishment of this dystopia and the struggle of it’s characters come to grips with its oppressiveness. There was subtle social commentary sprinkled here and there, and I enjoyed connecting the …

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The Coiffure Project: The Book. Now, Where’s the Movie?!

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The Coiffure Project has reached yet another plateau. Glenford Nunez, who has been keeping this achievement relatively under wraps, just released The Coiffure Project Vol. 1! What you just read was not an illusion nor was it a hoax. One of the most unique and innovative photo projects of our young century is now available in book form. Which means you can …

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Book ‘Em, Danno!: A Rare Look.

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Welcome to Book ‘Em, Danno!:…, a segment where we suggest a favorably organized group of words that have been conveniently placed into book form. We haven’t necessarily read these books but we have seen them on a shelf somewhere before. Joel Sartore–photographer for National Geographic and animal activist — gives us an intimate look at our fellow earth dwellers who …

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Book ‘Em, Danno!: Abnormally Normal.

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Welcome to Book ‘Em, Danno!:…, a segment where we suggest a favorably organized group of words that have been conveniently placed into book form. We haven’t necessarily read these books but we have seen them on a shelf somewhere before. In this vast space we call Planet Earth, we have all had our fair share of run ins with some …

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Book ‘Em, Danno!: On the Charts.

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Welcome to Book ‘Em, Danno!:…, a segment where we suggest a favorably organized group of words that have been conveniently placed into book form. We haven’t necessarily read these books but we have seen them on a shelf somewhere before. I Love Charts.↓ Where words fail, charts do wonders. Cody Westphal and Jason Oberholtzer, the creators of the I Love Charts tumblr, …

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Book ‘Em, Danno!: Filling Page Space.

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Pharrell Williams is most arguably one of the most influential producers, designers, musicians of our generation, but even the Renaissance Man of the millennium gives props to those who have influenced him. His new book, Pharrell: Places and Spaces I’ve Been, is a cumulative scrapbook of his life experience packaged into one dope coffee table book. It said to be available this coming …

31 Days to Reset Your Life: May 2012 Challenge.

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Heading into the halfway mark of the year, the long-running self help DVD and book series How to Reset Your Life in 31 Days is setting out to help you get your life in check! Developed by Rosetta Thurman, creator of Happy Black Woman, the motivational materials are designed to get anyone out of a rut; whether it be financial, …