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    • James Brown's 'Live at the Apollo' (33 1/3 Series)

    • By: Douglas Wolk
    • Narrated by: Bill Quinn
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    In this remarkable book, Douglas Wolk brings to life an October evening in 1962, at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem - an evening at the height of Cold War tensions. In great detail, Wolk pieces together what took place (and what was recorded) that night, and illustrates beautifully the enduring power of one of James Brown’s - and popular music’s - defining moments: Live at the Apollo.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Comic-Con Strikes Again

    • By: Douglas Wolk
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Comic-Con International is the world capital of fandom. Every year 130,000 people flock to San Diego for a five-day marathon of Hollywood star power, sensory overload, gigantic shopping bags, grand feats of imagination, tacky nostalgia, very long lines, and people dressed up as Princess Leia. It's the place where people who love the fantastic side of culture go to express that love and where the companies that want to sell them fantasies in every possible medium try desperately to woo them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Comic Con 101

    • By Admiralu on 02-28-18

    Regular price: $2.99